Thursday, January 18, 2018
Events

'Urinetown,' art exhibits and other Things to Do on the North Suncoast

On stage

'Urinetown': The musical runs weekends through Sunday at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Shows are at 8 p.m., except Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $18, reserved seating (cash or check preferred). Call (727) 842-6777.

Art events

Art on display: A photo, digital and 3-D art exhibition will be on display through June 3 at the Pasco Fine Arts Council, 4145 Fairford Drive, New Port Richey. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Regular gallery hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and from 9:30 a.m. to noon Fridays and Saturdays. For information, call (727) 845-7322 or visit pascoarts.org.

More art on display: Art by Lloyd Johnson and Gary Bartlett will be on display at Bug's Splatter Gallery, 5718 Sixth St., Zephyrhills, through July 23. Regular gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and until 7 p.m. the first Friday of each month. For more, call (217) 341-0274 or email [email protected]

For the family

A-maze-ing: Visitors will be challenged to find their way out of a sunflower maze from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through May 29 and on Memorial Day, May 30, at Sweetfields Farm, 17250 Benes Roush Road, Masaryktown. The maze is made out of the flowers that grew from 375,000 sunflower seeds. Admission is $9.50 plus tax for ages 12 and up, $5 plus tax for ages 3 to 11. For information, call (352) 279-0977 or visit sweetfieldsfarm.com.

Find your way out: JG Ranch, 17200 Wiscon Road, Brooksville, will host its spring corn, sunflower and nature walk mazes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The corn and nature walk mazes are for all ages; the sunflower maze is for children. A hayride will transport patrons to the start of all of the mazes. Food and fresh produce will be available for purchase. The last maze admission will be at 3 p.m. No sandals or flip-flops. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 3 to 11 and free for ages 2 and younger. For information, call (352) 799-0556.

On screen

'I'll Be Me': Gulfside Hospice and Pasco Palliative Care will present a screening of the film Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. The film follows the journey of the country musician on his farewell tour while he and his family coped with his Alzheimer's disease diagnosis. A discussion will follow. Free. Light refreshments will be served. For information or to RSVP, call Jennifer Chianella at (727) 992-8984.

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