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Pasco Things to Do for May 9

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Cinema Saturday: The Tarpon Springs Public Library hosts Cinema Saturday at 2 p.m. Saturday and May 24 at the library, 138 E Lemon St. A newly released DVD will be screened. Seating is limited to the first 80 patrons. For the movie title or other information, call (727) 943-4922 or email

Celebrate mom: Richey Community Orchestra performs a "Sinatra Salutes the Ladies" dinner show on Sunday at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. Entertainer Andy Stefano performs selections such as Summer Wind, My Way, Witchcraft, New York, New York and more at this Mother's Day show. Cocktails start at 1 p.m. (cash bar). Dinner is served at 1:30. The show starts at 3. $40. Advance reservations required online at or at the RCO box office, 6827 Amberjack Lane, Hudson. Call (727) 919-3866.

Mother's Day weekend magic

Magic show: Jay Scott Berry, a magician from Australia, performs at 8 p.m. today, 5 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday at Merlin's Theater, 7150 Congress St., New Port Richey. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children. During the 5 p.m. show on Saturday, bring a canned good to save $3 on an adult ticket purchased at the theater. Otherwise, tickets can be purchased online at or at the box office at the theater, which is open from noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call (727) 748-8822.

Dinner and a show with a mind reader: Mind reader-mentalist "Lar" performs mind reading and telepathy over a three-course dinner at 7 p.m. Saturday at the River Ridge Golf and Country Club, 11022 Tee Time Circle, New Port Richey. Tickets are $26. Call (727) 378-3332.

Art events

The wild side of art: The May exhibition at the Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery is called "Walk on the Wild Side" and is on display through May 31 at the gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. It features wild, innovative and creative abstract and digital art, collage and expressionistic and surrealistic media. Art by John Howie, the featured artist for the month, and students from River Ridge High School also is on display. Gallery hours are noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Call (727) 848-6500 or email

Musically inclined

A musical tribute: Cynthia Haring and members of her Tampa Bay World Nation children's group perform "A Music Tribute to the Greatest Generation" at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bayonet Point Health and Rehabilitation Center, 7210 Beacon Woods Drive, Hudson. For information, call (352) 686-7038 or visit

Big-band sounds: The 42nd Street Big Band performs "South of the Border: Love That Latin Beat" at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. $12. Call (727) 842-6777.

Faith and freedom concert: The Nature Coast Festival Singers perform a concert called "Faith and Freedom" at 1 p.m. May 17 at Stephen's Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey, and at 3 p.m. May 18 at United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Call (727) 868-6365.

Looking ahead

Evening with the author: The Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery will hold "An Evening With the Author" from 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 16 at the gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. The featured author is Kelly Miller of Tampa, who will read excerpts from her mystery novels Dead Like Me and Deadly Fantasies. A Q&A and book signing will follow the reading. To reserve a spot, call (727) 848-6500.

Pasco Things to Do for May 9 05/08/14 [Last modified: Thursday, May 8, 2014 4:49pm]
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