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Pasco class notes

Published Sep. 20, 2013

Coming Up

Oct. 7-18: FCAT retakes

Oct. 14-18: FTE week

Oct. 18: End of first quarter

Class notes

Gulfside Elementary: Ronald McDonald Care Mobile will be on site Monday. School fundraiser begins Monday. All Pro Dads Breakfast at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Moon Lake Elementary: Boy Scout sign up, 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Volunteer/Business Orientation, 10:30 a.m. Friday.

West Zephyrhills Elementary: Anti Bullying Dessert Night, 6-7 p.m. Thursday. All Pro Dads breakfast, 8:20 a.m. Friday.


• A special collection of works by the art students of Day Spring Academy Middle School will be included in the "Small World, Big Love," exhibit held through the month of October at the Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. An opening reception will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 5. For information, call (727) 848-6500.

• The Greater Pasco Youth Symphony is enrolling music students from fifth through 12th grade who can play the violin, viola, cello, brass, woodwind, percussion and other instruments. Students will be taught to play in an orchestra setting and perform in a public concert each semester. Enrollment is open through Oct. 4. Students will be given an audition to determine their playing level. Rehearsals and auditions will be held every Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Redeemer Community Church, 9230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. To schedule an audition, call Emiko Wennerholt at (727) 858-8024.

Center of the Arts at Wesley Chapel, 30651 Wells Road, Wesley Chapel. (813)794-8772 or (727)774-8772.

• Tickets are available for Sound and Vision performed by University of Tampa's Wind Ensemble at 7 p.m. Oct. 15. Free.

• Tickets are available for Dallas Children's Theater presentation of E.B. White's Stuart Little, at 10:30 a.m. and 12 noon Oct. 16. Appropriate for kindergarten through fifth grade. $4.

Center of the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey

• Tickets are available for Dallas Children's Theater presentation of E.B. White's Stuart Little, at 10:30 a.m. and noon Oct. 16. Appropriate for kindergarten through fifth grade. $5.

College Bound

• J.W. Mitchell High College Planning Night will be held Monday in the school media center. Session I, 6 to 6:45 p.m. for grades 9-11, "College Planning: Making Your Plan for Life After High School." Everything you need to know about getting into the school of your choice. Session II, 7 to 7:45 p.m. for seniors only: College Application Help Night: How to begin and complete your college applications. For information, contact Michele Chamberlin at (727) 774-9200.

• Ridgewood High will host a College Application Night for Ridgewood seniors and their families at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Media Center. There will be information on how to complete online applications and tips for college application essays.

Friday is the deadline to register for the ACT, which will be administered on Oct. 26. Go to Oct. 3 is the deadline to register for the SAT, which will be administered on Nov. 2. Go to

• Oct. 15 is the deadline to apply for the 2014 Barnes Scholarships. Four scholarships will be awarded at $15,000 per year; $1,000 to semifinalists. Based on academic achievement, financial need, community service and evidence of overcoming significant obstacles in life. Apply online at

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Library notes

Centennial Park, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday (727) 834-3204

• Teen Gaming, 4 p.m. Tuesday. Grades 6-12.

• Paws for Friendship, 4 p.m. Thursday. Grades K-5.

• Tween Program, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades 4-7.

Hudson Regional, 8012 Library Road (727) 861-3040

• Teen Sketch Night, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Grades 6-12.

• LEGOmania, 2 p.m. Saturday. For kids.

Hugh Embry, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City (352) 567-3576

• Tween-Teen YuGiOh! Tournament, 4 p.m. Wednesday. Grades 5-12.

• Teen Gaming, 4 p.m. Thursday. Grades 6-12.

Land O'Lakes, 2818 Collier Parkway, (813) 929-1214

• Teen Advisory Board, 6 p.m. Tuesday.

• Reading Buddies, 10 a.m. Saturday. Grades K-5. Call to register.

New River, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills (813) 788-6375

•Knitting Club, 6 p.m. Thursday. Grades 6 and up.

• Children's Popcorn and a Movie, 1:15 p.m. Saturday. Grades K-5.

Regency Park, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey (727) 861-3049

• Anime Club, 4 p.m. Wednesday. Grades 6-12.

• Tail Waggin' Tutors, 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Grades K-5.

• Game Zone After Dark, 6 p.m. Friday. Grades 6-12.

• Family Movie, 2 p.m. Saturday. All ages.

South Holiday, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday (727) 834-3331

• LEGO Maniacs, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Grades K-5.

• Sit-N-Knit, 11 a.m. Saturday. All ages.

• Bead There or Bead Square, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades K-5.

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