Saturday, April 21, 2018
Events

'How to Train Your Dragon,' a corn maze and other Things to Do on the North Suncoast

For the family

Find your way out: JG Ranch, 17200 Wiscon Road, Brooksville, will host its spring corn, sunflower and nature walk mazes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The corn and nature walk mazes are for all ages; the sunflower maze is for children. A hayride will transport patrons to the start the mazes. The event also will feature a play area and activities for children. Food and fresh produce for sale. The last maze admission will be at 3 p.m. No sandals or flip-flops. $10 for adults, $5 for ages 3 to 11 and free for ages 2 and younger. For information, call (352) 799-0556.

Art events

Art exhibit: The seventh annual Faculty and Staff Summer Art Show will be on display through Aug. 3 in the Rao Musunuru M.D. Art Gallery at the Pasco-Hernando State College West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. For information, call (727) 847-2727.

Art on display: A photo, digital and 3-D art exhibition will be on display through Friday at the Pasco Fine Arts Council, 4145 Fairford Drive, New Port Richey. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. 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, 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]

On screen

Train your dragon: The Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd., and the Heritage Park Foundation will host Free Friday Movie Night at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The featured film will be How to Train Your Dragon. For information, call (813) 929-1229.

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