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Pasco things to do for the weekend of July 25

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'Surf's Up' Family Night: Bring the family for a late-night swim today from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center, 6630 Van Buren St. The cost is $3 per person. Features a DJ with music, games and concessions for purchase. Call Mike Speidel at (727) 841-4560 or visit

Wine festival: The festival is Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Florida Estates Winery, 25241 State Road 52 near Land O'Lakes. Features vendors of goods that guests can browse and buy, plus live entertainment and a chance to sample wine and meet the winemaker. The event is pet friendly. For more information, call (813) 996 2113.

On screen

Friday Flix: Watch the film The Holy Mountain (1973), directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky, as the final installment of the Friday Flix month of magical realism at 6 tonight at the downtown library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. For more information, call (727) 853-1279 or visit

Cinema Saturday: See a film newly released to DVD Saturday at 2 p.m. 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

Surf's up: See the film Soul Surfer at 6 p.m. Saturday in Pyracantha Park at the James Irvin Center, 38122 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., Dade City. A dance for teens follows at 8 p.m. Admission is free and refreshments will be available. For more information, call (352) 523-5050.

On stage

Talent Search: John Timpanelli Productions and St. Martin's Episcopal Church host an all-ages "Talent Search" show at 7 p.m. today and Aug. 29 at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 15801 U.S. 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 more information about auditions or for tickets, call (727) 207-8496.

'Coupled': See Coupled, a comedic musical about three couples who vacation together yearly, at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 10 at Jimmy Ferraro's Studio Theatre, 5732 Main St., New Port Richey. Tickets are $23.36 plus tax. For more information, call (727) 409-0293.

Tarpon Springs Summer Performing Arts Fest: See three shows this weekend as part of the festival. "In the Cool of the Evening" features the music of Johnny Mercer at 7:30 tonight at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. The Semi-Royal Shakespeare Company will perform Shakespeare's Lovers and Madmen at 8 tonight and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs. Fun With the Ruleys, a play about life, love, family and food, is on stage at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Performing Arts Center. Tickets for each event are $16, or $14 for members and students. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit

Magic: World champion close-up magician Michael Ammar performs at 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday at Merlin's Theater, 7148 Congress Street, New Port Richey. Tickets are $15 or $12 for children younger than 12 in advance, and $20 or $15 for children younger than 12 at the door. Buy tickets at or at the box office between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. today or Saturday. Call (727) 748-8800 or (727) 748-8822.

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 Saturday at the gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Gallery hours are noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Call (727) 848-6500 or email

Looking ahead

Comedy: The Alan Prophet Comedy Show with Lou Angelwolf is 6:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Moose Lodge, 1936 Abacus Road, Holiday. Tickets, $12.50. Dinner is available from 4 to 6 p.m. for $8. Call (727) 937-9030.

Pasco things to do for the weekend of July 25 07/23/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 7:10pm]
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