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Richard Wagner will be the topic of the Centennial Opera Group's presentation at 12:30 p.m. today at Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. A video of Wagner's Bayreuth Opera House and highlights of his major operas will be shown. Free.

Lighting up: More than 200 decorative cigarette lighters are on exhibit at the Hudson Regional Library, Fivay and Library roads, through Feb. 28. They belong to John M. Angelini, a nonsmoker.

Beautiful flowers: A photo exhibit by Carol Gula, "The Passion of the Flower," and photos and art by others, continues through March 2 at Progress Energy Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Free.

Watercolors: West Pasco Art Guild continues its watercolor show through March 2 at the gallery, 6206 Jefferson St., New Port Richey. The exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Don't stop the world: "The World Goes 'Round: The songs of Kander and Ebb (Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Cabaret)," will be at 8 p.m. today, Saturday, and Feb. 22 and 23, and at 2 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 24 at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets are $25 for nonmembers, $23 for members. Call 942-5605.

Drifting along: Songs ofthe Drifters (There Goes My Baby; This Magic Moment) will be performed from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Spring Hill Civic Association Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the gate, plus $5 for meet and greet with the band after the show. Call (352) 666-4746.

Girl groups: The Divas of DooWop will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at Springstead High School Theatre, Mariner Boulevard, Spring Hill. Featured performer is Shirley Alston Reeves, lead singer of the Shirelles (Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow). Groups include the Bobettes (Mr. Lee), the Chiffons (One Fine Day) and Barbara Lewis (Baby I'm Yours). Tickets are $30 to $55. Call (352) 279-1652.

High kickers: The Silver Follies Revue will present "Hooray for Hollywood" at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Springs Performing Arts Center, 11345 Robert Trent Jones Parkway, Trinity. The show features the Pat Griebel dancers and guest singers and comics. Tickets are $8. Call Heritage Springs at (727) 372-5411. Tickets available at the door.

Romantic ballads: Tenor Phil Tropeawill perform at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Tickets are $10. Call (727) 842-6777.

Choirs of choirs:First United Methodist Church of Hudson will present the 21st annual "Festival of Choirs" at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church, 13123 U.S. 19, Hudson. Free, but a donation will be accepted.

Photo show: The Chasco Camera Club of Port Richey will exhibit 30 photos in the Brooksville City Hall Spring Art Show from Monday through April 9. The show is in the City Hall Art Gallery, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. There will be a reception for exhibitors from 5 to 7 p.m. March 19. Free.

Music by sunset: The Crown 5 band will play oldies and doo wop from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Sunset Beach in Tarpon Springs. The concert will start with a bonfire and roasting marshmallows for s'mores. Take lawn chairs and a picnic dinner or buy popcorn, hot dogs, soda and bottled water. Free.