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Pasco County Things to Do for the weekend of July 11

Tarpon Springs’ “Night in the Islands” features live music, games and Greek dance instruction on Saturday.

Tarpon Springs Center of the Performing Arts

Tarpon Springs’ “Night in the Islands” features live music, games and Greek dance instruction on Saturday.

Art events

Art exhibition: The Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery's annual Member Artists' Exhibition and art eligible for the People's Choice Award is on display through July 26 at the gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Awards will be announced at a People's Choice Awards Reception today. Gallery hours are noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. For information, call (727) 848-6500 or e-mail nprgallery1@gmail.com.

On screen

Friday Flix: New Port Richey Library Friday Flix presents a month of magical realism on screen at 6 p.m. Fridays today through July 25 at the library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. Tonight's film is Les Miserables (2012). For information, call (727) 853-1279 or visit nprlibrary.org.

Cinema Saturday: See a film newly released to DVD at 2 p.m. Saturday and July 26 at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E. Lemon St. Seating is limited to the first 80 people. For the movie title or more information, call (727) 943-4922 or email t slibrary@pplc.us.

Get outdoors

Celebrate the islands: Tarpon Arts presents "Night in the Islands" from 6-11 p.m. Saturday at the Sponge Docks on Dodecanese Boulevard between Hope and Athens streets in Tarpon Springs. Features live Greek music, dancing and dining. Admission free. (727) 942-5605.

Summer fun: The New Port Richey Parks and Recreation Department hosts "Summertime in the City" from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 19 at Sims Park, at Grand Boulevard and Bank Street in Downtown New Port Richey. Wristbands may be purchased for $5, and allow unlimited access to water slides, carnival-style games and a dunk tank. The event also features a DJ with music, food vendors and drawings for prizes. At 8:30 p.m., stay for a free showing of the movie Mr. Peabody & Sherman. Bring chairs or a blanket to sit on. For information, call Mike Speidel at (727) 841-4560 or email SpeidelM@CityofNewPortRichey.org.

On stage

The hills are alive: See Rodgers & Hammerstein's The Sound of Music at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays today through Sunday and July 18-20 at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine Street. $24, or $22 for members and students. For information, call (727) 942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org online.

Cinderella: The Tarpon Operetta Company for Children performs a folk tune operetta version of Cinderella at 2 p.m. Saturday and July 19 at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 South Pinellas Ave. The operetta company provides an acting, singing and theater experience for children 6 to 13 years old. $10, or $5 for children and members. For information, call (727) 942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org online.

Double the laughs: See Coupled, a comedic musical that revolves around three couples who vacation together yearly, at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, July 18 through Aug. 10 at Jimmy Ferraro's Studio Theatre, 5732 Main St., New Port Richey. A champagne reception, during which you'll meet and greet the cast, follows the open night's performance. Tickets are $23.36 plus tax. For information, call (727) 409-0293.

Talent Search: John Timpanelli Productions and St. Martin's Episcopal Church host an all-ages "Talent Search" show at 7 p.m. July 25 and Aug. 29 at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 15801 U.S. Highway 19, Hudson. The audience will select a winner from each show, who will perform as the guest artist the following month. Tickets are $10. For information about auditions or for tickets, call (727) 207-8496.

Pasco County Things to Do for the weekend of July 11 07/10/14 [Last modified: Thursday, July 10, 2014 11:50am]
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