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MOUNTAIN MAN RENDEZVOUS IS THIS WEEKEND

DADE CITY

The Fort Dade Mountain Man Rendezvous will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Withlacoochee River Park. The event is designed to recreate life as it was in the area in the 1800s and will feature knife throwing, bow making and primitive arts and crafts, along with food and music. The rendezvous is presented by the Pasco County Parks and Recreation Department and the Rotary Club of Dade City. Admission is $2 for adults or $5 per car, with children under 12 admitted free. For more information, call (352) 567-0264.

COUNTYWIDE

Workshops will focus on trail plan

The Pasco County Greenways, Trails and Blueways Advisory Committee and the National Park Service Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program will host two workshops aimed at gathering public input for a countywide trail master plan. The first workshop will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Starkey Environmental Education Center, 10500 Wilderness Park Road. Another meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Feb. 5 at the American Legion Hall at 37745 Church Ave. in Dade City. For more information, call (727) 856-4823 or (813) 929-1260.

Have a heart and wear red Friday

Take a fashionable stand against heart disease by wearing red Friday as part of the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women movement, a national effort that celebrates the energy, passion and power that women have to band together to wipe out heart disease. One in three women has cardiovascular disease, and every minute one woman dies from it. Wear something red and jeans to work, make a donation of $5 or more, and learn how to love your heart by finding out ways to prevent heart disease. More than 10,000 companies, including Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, will participate in National Wear Red Day. Visit www.goredforwomen.org to find out more.

NEW PORT RICHEY

NASCAR driverto visit college

NASCAR driver Jerick Johnson and his 76 Freedom Car will be at Rasmussen College, 2127 Grand Blvd., Holiday, from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday. The public is invited to meet the driver, take pictures, sit in the race car and celebrate Team Johnson's partnership with Rasmussen College. Visitors will get a free T-shirt and free tickets to the Feb. 8 NASCAR race in New Smyrna Beach. For details, call the college at (727) 942-0069.

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