Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Events

'Grease,' art on display and other Things to Do on the North Suncoast

On stage

'Let the Good Times Roll' musical revue: An evening of pop songs by the female vocalists of the 1950s and '60s will be presented cabaret style at 7 p.m Friday and at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday in the Black Box Theatre at Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. All seats are reserved at tables of four. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students (kindergarten through college). Dessert and coffee will be served. For information, call (352) 797-7088, ext. 296.

Comedy: Cookin' with Gus is on stage through May 15 at Jimmy Ferraro's Studio Theatre, 5732 Main St., New Port Richey. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays; doors open 30 minutes before each show. Tickets are $28, including tax, plus a $2 service charge per order. Visit ferrarostudiotheatre.com (click on white box under "Buy Tickets") or call (727) 409-0293.

Summer nights: Grease continues with Thursday matinee, Saturday evening and Sunday brunch performances through May 22 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Dinner and show, $49.50, plus tax and tip. Show only, group and youth tickets available. Call (727) 863-7949 or visit showpalace.net.

Art events

Art on display: A photo, digital and 3-D art exhibition will be on display through June 3 at the Pasco Fine Arts Council, 4145 Fairford Drive, New Port Richey. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. There will be a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. May 6. Regular gallery hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and from 9:30 a.m. to noon Fridays and Saturdays. For information, call (727) 845-7322 or visit pascoarts.org.

More art on display: Art by Lloyd Johnson and Gary Bartlett will be on display at Bug's Splatter Gallery, 5718 Sixth St., Zephyrhills, from Saturday through July 23. Regular gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and until 7 p.m. the first Friday of each month. For information, call (217) 341-0274 or send email to [email protected]

Art exhibit: "Artists in Residence," an exhibit featuring the artwork of Pasco-Hernando State College students, is on display through May 11 in the Rao Musunuru M.D. Art Gallery on the PHSC West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fridays. For information, call (727) 847-2727.

Musically inclined

Bells are ringing: The Suncoast Bronze Ringers will "Go Hollywood" at 3 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Presbyterian Church of Seven Springs, 4651 Little Road, New Port Richey. The community handbell choir will perform music from movies. Admission is $5. For information, call (727) 868-6365.

Mother's Day dinner concert: Tickets are on sale for the Richey Community Orchestra's "Mother's Day Pops Bouquet," which will start with cocktails (cash bar) at 1 p.m. May 8 at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. A full-course dinner will be served at 1:30 p.m., and the show will follow at 3 p.m. Tickets are $40. Seating is at tables of 10. Reservations are required. For information, call (727) 919-3866 or visit richeycommunityorchestra.com.

A Mother's Day tribute: John Timpanelli will perform a Mother's Day tribute show over dinner at 2 p.m. May 8 at the King of Kings Church Hall, 10337 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Tickets are $25. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. For tickets and information, call (727) 457-4899.

For the family

A bunch of blueberries: Faith United Methodist Church, 12128 State Road 52, Hudson, will host the sixth annual Pasco Blueberry Jamboree from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature food, music, activities for kids, blueberry-inspired baked goods and vendors. A pulled pork dinner will be served from 5 to 7:30 p.m. April 29. Admission to the jamboree is free. For information, call (727) 856-5000.

On the big screen: The New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center will host Family Movie Night, to feature Kung Fu Panda 3, at 8:10 p.m. Saturday at Sims Park, 5547 Main St., New Port Richey. Bring blankets and chairs for seating. Admission is free; light concessions will be sold. For information, call (727) 841-4560.

Other fun

Dine for a cause: Leadership Pasco will host its sixth annual Taste of Pasco from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Rotary Pavilion at the Concourse, 12010 Alric Pottberg Road, Spring Hill. Local restaurants will sell their specialties, and proceeds will benefit Pasco Kids First, PACE Center for Girls and the Angelus. For information and a list of participating restaurants, visit tasteofpasco.com.

Paddles and poker: The Bayou Poker Paddle, a benefit event for Raffle Rescue, a pet rescue charity, will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7 at Miller's Bayou at Gill Dawg, 5419 Treadway Drive, Port Richey. To get the best poker hand and collect tokens for a chance to win prizes, race non-motorized watercraft (such as kayaks, canoes and paddle boards) to large inflatable check points on the bayou. For information, visit bayoubattlefl.com.

Mini models: The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling, in the West Pasco Industrial Park, 2645 Success Drive, Odessa, showcases mini model trains from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the third Saturday of each month through May. The museum features four scratch-built operating train layouts, military models, turn-of-the-century buildings and several doll house exhibits. Admission is $7 for adults and children 12 and under are free. For information, call (352) 585-2662 or visit fine­scalemodeling.org.

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