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Pasco Things To Do for the weekend of June 6

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m Movie in the Park: The New Port Richey Cultural Affairs Committee and the New Port Richey Parks and Rec Department host a free showing of the movie The Croods at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Sims Park at Grand Boulevard and Bank Street in New Port Richey. Bring chairs or a blanket. Concessions will be available. For information, call (727) 841-4560, email [email protected] or visit citynpr.org.

Film

Cinema Saturday: Watch a movie newly released to DVD at 1 p.m. June 14 at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 Lemon St. E. Seating is limited to the first 80 people. For the movie title or other information, call (727) 943-4922 or email [email protected]

On Stage

Church Basement Ladies: See this musical comedy at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays and 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. For more information, call (727) 409-0293 or visit ferrarostudiotheatre.com.

Follow the yellow brick road: Join Dorothy Gale of Kansas as she travels through the magical land of Oz alongside the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion. The Wizard of Oz runs through June 15 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, all plus tax and tip. For information, call (727) 863-7949 or visit showpalace.net.

The Prisoner of Second Avenue: See this comedy by Neil Simon at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays today through Sunday and June 13-15 at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Tickets cost $14 to $16. For more information, call (727) 942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org.

Art Events

Submit your art: The Pasco Arts Council is seeking submissions of art in drawing, fine craft (clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood), mixed media, painting (including pastel), photography and sculpture categories for the Pasco Art Annual Exhibition, which is not juried but will be professionally judged. Artists who are 18 and older may submit one entry each, and entries cannot exceed 48 inches, including bases and frames. Two-dimensional work must be framed or museum-wrapped and equipped with hanging wire. No saw-tooth hangers will be accepted. Three-dimensional work must be self-supporting. All work must be original. No reproductions are eligible for entry, nor are works copied from other artists' art. The cost to enter is $20 for PAC members and $30 for nonmembers. For more information, call (727) 845-7322, email [email protected] or visit pascoart.org.

Get Outdoors

Night in the Islands: Tarpon Arts presents this event from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Sponge Docks on Dodecanese Boulevard between Hope and Athens streets in Tarpon Springs. It includes Greek music, dancing and dining. Admission is free. For more information, call (727) 942-5605.

Obstacle race: Overcome 25 "epic" obstacles at the Rugged Maniac obstacle race from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 14 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, adult bounce houses, a foam dance pit and music. The cost is $74 until Monday and $85 at the gate. Students and military receive a $10 discount. Spectators attend for free. To learn more, visit ruggedmaniac.com.

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