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Valentine's dinner - The Love Boat: Noon to 2 p.m. today.Regency Residence, 6711 Embassy Blvd., Port Richey. RSVP to Nancy, (727) 849-9335. Dinner with entertainment. Donation: $5, with proceeds to American Cancer Society.

Bingo, bridge, pincochle and more today:

- Bingo: 5:45 p.m. Colonial Hills Civic Club, 3852 Prime Place, New Port Richey, (727) 849-8478.

-Tai chi class: 7 p.m. Beacon Square Civic Club, 3741 Bradford Drive, Holiday, (727) 849-3740. Donation: $5.

-Bridge playing and instructions: 11:30 a.m. Elfers Senior Center, 4136 Barker Drive, (727) 847-1290. Donation: $2.

- Double Deck Pinochle Club: 6 p.m. at Embassy Hills Association, 9509 Palm Ave., Port Richey, (727) 842-8681. Singles welcome.

Stash Sewing Club: 1 p.m. today at New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St. Members will show their sweatshirt jackets. Guests are welcome. No fee. For information call Maryann at (727) 375-5416.

Dinners, buffets and more today:

- Karaoke and buffet: Karaoke at 3 p.m., buffet at 5 p.m. VFW McKay Post 7987, 7445 Chester McKay Drive, New Port Richey, (727) 376-3502. Donations: $3.

- Jazz and dinner: 6 p.m. VFW Randolph Ford Post 7845, 6315 Stone Road, Port Richey, (727) 847-6277. Music by Mr. Lucky's Jazz Band. Dinner donation: $6.

Spaghetti dinner: 4:30-6 p.m. Friday. Sunshine Mobile Home Park, 5718 Ashen Ave., Elfers, (727) 859-0021. Full dinner. Donation: $4.25.

Fish fry: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.Cotee River Lions Club in the Pavillion, 8320 Plathe Road, New Port Richey, (727) 863-6070. All you can eat full dinner. Donation: $7.

Sadie Hawkins Day dinner dance: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday.VFW Randolph Ford Post 7845, 6315 Stone Road, Port Richey, (727) 847-6277. Costumes optional. Yankee Rebel Band. Ticket donation: $12.50.

Healthcare fraud seminar: 11 a.m. Tuesday.CARES Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson, (727) 863-6868 for reservations. Sylvia Gaddis from the Area Agency on Aging will speak about the Senior Medicare Patrol Program.

Free Japanese self defense classes: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 for ages 16-40; 2:15 p.m. Feb. 23 for ages 8 to 15. Sign up to learn how to protect yourself. Call to reserve at (727) 372-3597. Sponsored by Aikido Academy of Martial Arts, 5336 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey.

Championship wrestling: 8 p.m. Feb. 23. Jewish Community Center, 9841 Scenic Drive, Port Richey, (727) 847-3814. Whether you are a diehard fan or have never seen a wrestling show before, it's guaranteed you will not go home unhappy. Tickets: $7 in advance, $10 at the door. The center is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Day trip: Book now for a visit to Bok Sanctuary and Pinewood Estate, both national historic landmarks. Bus leaves at 9 a.m. March 11 from the CARES Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. Box lunches will be available. Trip donation: $38. Call trip coordinator, Julie at (727)856-9135.

31st Greene County, Pa. reunion: 11 a.m. March 1 at Seven Springs Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., New Port Richey, (727) 376-0039. Reunion open to anyone from Greene County, Pa. Robert McCracken is available for information and reservations at (727) 863-4570.

Harmony and rhythm classes: Every Monday. Pasco Odessa Park, 1627 Chesapeake Drive, (727) 834-3278 or (813) 926-1141. This program for boys and girls provides musical growth through singing, acting and dance. Schedule: 10 a.m. for ages 2 to 5; 4:15 p.m. for ages 3 to 5; 5 p.m. for ages 6 to 9; 5:45 p.m. for ages 10 to 12.

Send all events with group name, address and public telephone number at least 14 days in advance to Lucille Lazich, West Happenings, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey 34268, fax (727) 869-6233 or e-mail to

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