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Pasco Things to Do for the weekend of June 13

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Obstacle race: Overcome 25 obstacles at the Rugged Maniac obstacle race from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Little Everglades Ranch, 17951 Hamilton Road, Dade City. Obstacles include towers of stacked shipping containers, underground tunnels of mud and a water slide. Each runner gets a T-shirt, free professional race photos, a beer (21 and older) and access to a festival featuring a mechanical bull, a foam dance pit and music. The cost is $85 at the gate. Students and military receive a $10 discount. For information, visit

On stage

The Prisoner of Second Avenue: See the Neil Simon comedy at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. $14-$16. For information, call (727) 942-5605 or visit

Church Basement Ladies: See this musical comedy at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays and 2 p.m. select Saturdays through June 29 at Jimmy Ferraro's Studio Theatre, 5732 Main St., New Port Richey. Doors open an hour before each performance. Tickets are $23.36 plus tax. Call (727) 409-0293 or visit

Follow the yellow brick road: through Sunday at Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Cocktails start at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m. Fridays, 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays. $49.50 for dinner and show; $38.45 show only; ages 11 and younger, $24.95 and $19.95. Prices don't include tax and tip. For information, call (727) 863-7949 or visit

Talent Search: John Timpanelli Productions and St. Martin's Episcopal Church host an all-ages "Talent Search" show at 7 p.m. June 27, July 25 and Aug. 29 at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 15801 U.S. 19, Hudson. The audience will select a winner from each show, and the winner will perform as the guest artist the following month. Tickets are $10. For information about auditions or for tickets, call (727) 207-8496.

On screen

LGBT Film Series: Reel Pride, the 2014 LGBT film series, is at 6 tonight and June 20 at the New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St. Concussion will be shown at 6 tonight, with Bridegroom at 8. For information, visit

Movie night: The Mark will be shown at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Free Church of Jesus Christ, 2435 U.S. 19, Suite 250, Holiday. Children are welcome to attend but they must be accompanied by an adult. Admission and refreshments are free. For information, call (727) 934-0222.

Musically inclined

Organ concert: An organ concert in honor of the Feast of St. Anthony of Padua is at 7 tonight at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 32848 Massachusetts Ave., San Antonio. Featured organists include Margaret Mary Owens, an organ performance major at Florida State University; Blaise Carson, who will study music at Ave Maria University in the fall; Clare Hernandez, a high school student who was awarded the American Guild of Organists Margaret McAlister Organ Scholarship; Sandra Lau, St. Anthony's organist; M. William Gervais, who studied at Union Theological Seminary School of Sacred Music in New York; and James Carmichael, organist and choirmaster at Apostles Lutheran Church in Brandon. Admission is free and a reception follows. For information, call (352) 588-3081.

Art events

Digital camera workshops: The Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery hosts a series of educational workshops for people who would like to learn more about using digital "point and shoot" cameras. Jim Smetson, owner of the Pasco Camera Exchange, is the instructor. The first workshop in the series, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey, is for owners of who rarely take the camera off the automatic setting because they don't understand how to use the various settings and have found instruction manuals inadequate. The cost per workshop is $20 per person. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended. For reservations, call (727) 848-6500 or email

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