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Car Show Celebrates Father’s Day-June 17

Car Show Celebrates Father’s Day-June 17 at Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens on the corner of Trouble Creek and Madison in New Port Richey. The address is 4244 Madison Street. It’s Saturday, the day before Father’s Day. 

The show is from 10 am to 3 pm.

Registration is $10 per car to enter; any make, model or year. Public is free to come and look.  For further information, call 727-845-8708. 

Entertainment in the form of “The String Beings” will be there,  and a free raffle and food trucks for your dining pleasure.

Car Show Celebrates Father’s Day-June 17

Car Show Celebrates Father's Day-June 17

Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens is on Madison but also on Trouble Creek. Please enter at the front on Madison. See the location here.

The idea is to have a great day looking at classic and custom cars, then go buy one for Dad  🙂 .  Be sure to wear sunscreen so you don’t freckle and a hat always makes good sense too. Bring water to stay hydrated.

Finally, if you love your dog, you might want to check out our Trinity Yappy Hour which is held the second Wednesday of every month except December. It’s a Fiddlers Green and you can bring your furry best friend. 

This local information brought to you by Toni Weidman, Florida Luxury Realty. Please contact the organizers for more information.

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New Port Richey Holiday Parade-Dec 10 2016

New Port Richey Holiday Parade-Dec 10 2016; yes, that’s tonight, folks. This is the 40th annual Street Parade in New Port Richey, FL.

New Port Richey Holiday Parade-Dec 10 2016

And, the parade is downtown, starting at 6 pm.
According to the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce: “Come enjoy the Holiday Street Parade, Saturday, December 10th at 6pm. This is a great holiday tradition and super fun for the entire family. Thanks to our sponsor Spectrum and host Holiday Rotary. If you can’t make it, Tampa Bay MultiMedia, Inc. will stream the parade live starting at 6:30pm on webeamtv.com.”

In other words, take the family and line Grand Blvd., to watch a fun-filled stream of lighted and decorated vehicles and floats.  Santa and his elves will be there too. Take chairs and blankets for the young ones, dress warmly, bring hot chocolate and have a great time. The kids can catch beads, enjoy the music and the lights. 

New Port Richey Holiday Parade-Dec 10 2016

 

New Port Richey Holiday Parade-Dec 10 2016Furthermore, 
between 3 pm and 5 pm, you can have the kids pictures taken with Santa at the West Pasco Historical Society in Sims Park. Bring the whole family and see Santa. Pictures are free. #pictureswithSanta.

Photos courtesy of West Pasco Chamber of Commerce.

Finally, this information brought to you by Toni Weidman, Florida Luxury Realty and Toni’s Touchstone Crystal by Swarovski If you have questions, please contact the Chamber. Or visit their Facebook page here.

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This is a great way to start the Holiday season and have lots of family fun.  Hope to see you there!

Toni Weidman, GRI
Broker-associate
Florida Luxury Realty
727-237-0083

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New Port Richey Holiday Parade-Dec 10 2016

 

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How The Grinch Saved Christmas 2016

How The Grinch Saved Christmas 2016 is Friday, Dec. 9 and will be held at Spartan Manor at 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey, FL. 34653 from 7 pm to 11 pm. 

How The Grinch Saved Christmas 2016

This is the 6th annual edition of How The Grinch Saved Christmas presented by the  How The Grinch Saved Christmas 2016West Pasco Business Association, and promises to be even more fun than the first five. 
The money raised will go to support a local family to help make their holiday brighter. There will be music, treats, cash bar, auctions, raffles, a spirit table, Tickets are $45.00 each. 

This is one of the most fun events leading up to the holidays and I recommend you get your tickets early: It always sells out! 

Grinch Punch For The Kids (you know how to turn it into an adult drink, I’m sure).

Grinch Punch

 How The Grinch Saved Christmas 2016

Author: Heidi
Recipe type: Christmas
Ingredients
  • Hawaiian Punch Lemon Lime Splash
  • Lemon Lime Soda (e.g. 7UP)
  • 1 Gal Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Green Sparkling Sugar 
Instructions
  1. Pour sparkling sugar on small plate.
  2. Wet rim of glass and place in sugar and rotate to create rim.
  3. Fill glass with 3 parts Hawaiian punch and 1 part soda.
  4. Add a half scoop of ice cream and stir with straw.

Enjoy! Courtesy of Simply Thrifty.
How The Grinch Saved Christmas 2016Be sure to enjoy How The Grinch Saved Christmas 2016.

This event information brought to you by Toni Weidman. Please contact the organizers (above) for further information. And enjoy the event.

And Have A Wonderful Holiday Season

Toni Weidman, GRI
Broker-associate
Florida Luxury Realty
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Barktoberfest 2016 New Port Richey

Barktoberfest 2016 New Port Richey  presented by Paw Wash Plus will be held in the beautifully remodeled Sims Park downtown. A 5K run will be part of the fun. When is Barktoberfest? October 23 (Sunday) from 11 am to 3 pm.

Barktoberfest 2016

Known as the Super Pet Adoption Event, this 8th annual edition of Barktoberfest will have adoptable animals, and the proceeds will benefit local animal rescues.

Barktoberfest 2016

To be sure, the pet costume contest is always loads of fun and we look forward to it every year. There will also be food, raffles, vendors, live entertainment and more.

As always. the wonderful Denim Quiche will provide the musical entertainment. They are great and you will enjoy the music. Paw Wash Plus is running this great event. They have two locations in New Port Richey:

2319 Seven Springs Blvd. (727-375-7070)
6343 Massachusetts Ave (727-847-3030); a great place to have your dog washed or wash it yourself there.

Barktoberfest 2016

If you are interested in the 5K run, sign up on their website, click here.
Entertainment & Cool Photo Stops & Prizes on route! Family Fun and Pets, strollers, and walkers are welcome.

5K Schedule At Barktoberfest 2016

7-7:45 am Registration /Packet Pick up
7:59 am National Anthem
8:00 am 5K ($30) Run Start
8:15 am 5K ($30) Run with Dog Start
9:30 am ($10) Fun Run Start
10 am-10:30 am Awards / Prizes

To clarify, this is a non-chip timed event with entertainment along the route –  participants are encouraged to run-walk-and enjoy the event. Specifically, prizes for age group winner (1st) based upon the order of finishing and self-timing. All 5K participants receive a shirt & unique finisher medal to commemorate 2016 Barktoberfest!

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Prizes for Most Festive, Age Group Awards, & the Fastest Dog (must run with human)! Run and stay for the Barktoberfest 11 am – 3 pm.

Furthermore, this fun and furry event is brought to you by Toni Weidman, Florida Luxury Realty. Please contact the managers for further information.

Toni Weidman
Broker-associate
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Barktoberfest 2016 New Port Richey

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KIAFest Main Street Blast

KIAFest Main Street Blast 2016 is back. The prequel to July 4th is held each year in Sims Park.  Be there for the all-American celebration on July 1 and July 2, join in the fun at 5 pm on Friday. Saturday’s schedule  starts at noon. Afterwards,  the Fireworks Blast is at 9:00 pm over Orange Lake.

KIAFest Main Street Blast
Orange Lake by Toni Weidman

KIAFest Main Street Blast 2016

Once again, this 17th Annual Main Street Blast is sponsored by Friendly KIA and New Port Richey Main Street.  Bring the family; there’s something for everyone.

Of course, the star of this red, white and blue event is the fireworks show but don’t miss the live music presented on the main stage, the shopping opportunities at the vendor displays, military vehicles on display, food, beer garden, kids games. Indulge your July 4th longings for apple pie and ice cream. 

Schedule of entertainment.

FRIDAY
5:30 pm Event Opens/National Anthem
5:00 – 6:30pm TBA
7:00 – 8:30pm Stardust Memories David Bowie Tribute
9:00 – 10:30pm The Wholigans

SATURDAY

12:00 Noon – Event opens, music and announcements.
In the meantime, there are Food Vendors, Beer Garden, Arts and Crafts, Kid’s Games, Food Court, and Commercial Vendors.
2:00 – 3rd Annual friendly KIA Trolley Pull at Grand Boulevard between Bank and the Incubator.
Team Registration is 12 noon to 1:30 pm.
2:30 announcement of Trolley Pull Winners
5:30 National Anthem

5:30 – 6:30 Live Music-Band TBA
7:00 – 8:30 live music -PETTY HEARTS
9:00 – FIREWORKS over Orange Lake (weather/conditions permitting)
9:15 – 10:30 live music – FLEETWOOD MAX

We always get there on Saturday and enjoy seeing everything including the people. As a matter of fact, we run into many friends there. It’s a truly small-town atmosphere. 

Finally, This fun event information brought to you by Toni Weidman, Florida Luxury. Please get in touch with the organizers if you have questions. Check out their Facebook page here.

Especially if you’re going to be there during the day, be sure to wear sunblock, and, perhaps a hat. And stay hydrated.

Toni Weidman
Broker-associate
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Sims Park Summer Sunset Concerts

Sims Park Summer Sunset Concerts Series presented by the City of New Port Richey. Concerts are scheduled for July 9, July 23, and August 6. In the event that one of our awesome summer storms, the concert will be cancelled that evening.

The Concerts will be held at the bandshell in newly remodeled Sims Park in downtown New Port Richey. Sims Park is easily reached from Main Street and Bank Street. 

As you are aware of if you have ever attended events at Sims Park, there is very limited seating , so bring chairs, or blankets to sit on. Also, bring water and insect spray. No alcoholic beverages, please. Concerts will run from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

New Playground at Sims Park.

Sims Park Summer Sunset Concerts

Sims Park Summer Sunset Concerts Schedule

Concerts will run from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

For your information, there is a concert scheduled this Saturday night (June 18) by Shawn Brown Band (Jazz) so why not make plans to come out to Sims Park to enjoy the music.

  • July 9 will be Katz Downstairs
  • July  23 – Coastal Acoustic Barefoot Music
  • August 6 – Isaac Byrd Jr. Jazz

Sims Park Summer Sunset Concerts

For further information, you can take a look at their website here.

Summertime is a great season to come out and enjoy the sounds of summer as well as meeting other New Port Richey folks who enjoy the same things. Have a wonderful time.

This event is brought to you by Toni Weidman, Florida Luxury. Please contact the organizers if you have questions.

Toni Weidman
Broker-associate
Florida Luxury Realty
727-237-0083
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SPCA Suncoast My Furry Valentine

SPCA Suncoast My Furry Valentine event will be held, when else, on Valentine’s Day. This Sunday.  It opens at 10 am and runs to 2 pm. 

Please do not call me for details, please call the SPCA Suncoast at 727-849-1048

SPCA Suncoast My Furry Valentine

is being held at the SPCA Suncoast, 7734 Congress Street, New Port Richey, FL 34653.

Some of the fun things to do will be a kissing booth (bring a towel  😉 ), face painting (visit the kissing booth first), photos with the star Niko, 50/50 drawing, and shelter tours. Come out and meet Niko, the latest success story. There will be furry valentines for adoption.

And come out and meet Ken Watkins who is running for Honorary Governor of West Pasco. He has selected SPCA Suncoast as his charity to raise funds for in the Hon. Governor race. 

SPCA Suncoast My Furry Valentine

SPCA Suncoast website is here SPCA Suncoast and has lots of information about the SPCA Suncoast’s mission to rescue homeless animals. I was President of the Board of the SPCA Suncoast a few years back and I can tell you it takes hard work and true dedication to keep animal shelters running.

So if you can’t make it on Valentine’s Day, please consider a donation to the shelter. TThe SPCA is always delighted to receive donations.  

SPCA Suncoast was established in New Port Richey in 1964. It has grown and changed over the years but still remains a warm and loving place for animals to wait for their forever family.

The surgery suite was recently renovated. But new kennels are needed (that’s why a donation would be great) to help decrease diseases. There’s a donation button on the first page of their website.

SPCA Suncoast My Furry Valentine

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Lip Sync Battle Pasco

Lip Sync Battle Pasco

What is Lip Sync Battle Pasco and when is it?
Lip Sync Battle Pasco is presented by United Way of Pasco County. Held on Feb 3, 2016 at 6 pm at the Verizon Event Center, 8718 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey, FL 34653.  Rep. Gus Bilirakis is the Presenting  Sponsor. 

Lip Sync Battle PascoLip Sync Battle is already a huge viral sensation and now Spike is taking it to the next level with its very own show, hosted by LL Cool J.  Based on this quickly rising show, Lip Sync Battle Pasco will feature four local celebrities like you’ve never seen them before syncing  their hearts out in hysterically epic performances.

Lip Sync Battle Pasco County will be presenting:

4 Local Celebrities
8 Hilarious Performances
Plus 2 Special Performances
1 Night of Fun and Fundraising  

Each contestant will perform twice during the night, 1 song chosen by piano silhouettethe Lip Sync Pasco Committee and 1 song of the contestant’s choice. Each performance will include costumes, back up dancers, special effects and anything the contestant can come up with. We will work with local theaters, drama departments and dance studios to help the contestants with their needs. Tickets are $25.00 and  can be purchased from a contestant, or  spontlitz@unitedwaypasco.org Or Call 727-835-2029. You can take a look at the Facebook event page here.
Also, click here For United Way Of Pasco.

The winner of Lip Sync Battle Pasco will be chosen by audience vote. Each vote will be $1. Contestants can raise votes prior to the event by getting sponsorships. They hope to utilize electronic online voting to encourage more purchases of votes and constant voting throughout the night. The winner will receive the LSBP Championship Belt.

*All proceeds will benefit United Way of Pasco County.

Toni Weidman GRI
Broker Associate
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Winter Wonderland Family Festival

Winter Wonderland Family Festival. 

This is the 2015 schedule. Come out and enjoy Dr. Unger’s 6th Annual Family Festival on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 10 am-2 pm at the Seven Springs Middle School Sports Practice Field. Seven Springs Middle School is on the west side of Little Road; south of SR 54.

Winter Wonderland Family Festival

This year will be “Winter Wonderland.” A fun-filled event for the whole family. There are some exciting activities planned including, snow drifts for sliding, a winter village, and a snowball target throwing zone. Santa Claus will also be on hand for visits with the children. So mom’s and dad’s bring your children and see what a great time everyone will have at this exciting event.

Winter Wonderland Family Festival

The event is FREE and open to the public. All donations will go to the Trinity Rotary Charitable Foundation whose mission is to make a difference in the health, education, and welfare of the lives of children within the community and beyond. 

Check out their Facebook page, click here.

This local event information brought to you as a courtesy by
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Toni Weidman, GRI
Broker-associate
Florida Luxury Realty
Trinity, FL
727-237-0083

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Good Samaritan Festival of Trees 2015

Good Samaritan Festival of Trees 2015

The 6th Annual Good Samaritan Festival of Trees 2015 is Friday, Nov. 20 at 6 pm at the Verizon Event Center on the corners of Trouble Creek and Little Roads. There will be 35 fully decorated trees on display which you may bid on (wreaths, too). Tickets are $25 for one; $40 for two.  The money will benefit Good Samaritan Clinic. To purchase tickets, contact Melissa Fahy,  click here.

Tonight (Nov. 17) is  Friends and Family Preview night, there’s a list of items attached that the Good Samaritan Clinic needs and if you bring one it’s your ticket into tonight’s preview. Also held at the Verizon Event Center. Good Samaritan Clinic does so much good work for the people of our community.

Good Samaritan Festival of Trees 2015

The 6th Annual Good Samaritan Festival of Trees 2015 is presented by Friendly KIA. Friday’s event is the Auction evening when you will be able to bid on the any of the 35 fully decorated trees and wreaths  Tickets for Friday night are $25 for one; $40 for two.

Friday Auction EventGood Samaritan Festival of Trees 2015

List of items needed for Tuesday event: Bring one or more.Good Samaritan Festival of Trees 2015

History of the Good Samaritan Clinic:

From their website: According to Registered Nurse Jerry Boise, Good Samaritan opened its doors in 1990 in a small house near his residence along Grand Boulevard in Holiday. Boise began volunteering at the clinic nearly 19 years ago. By that time it had moved to a double wide trailer at 4035 Thys Road, just north of State Road 54.

In September 2005, a $900,000 federal grant the clinic received via Pasco County helped Good Samaritan  move to the Aspen Street building which formerly housed the Florida Cancer Institute.

The clinic now has five paid staff members, four grant-funded staffers and 80 volunteers, according to CEO Melissa Fahy.

“We’ve come a long way in 25 years,” said Fahy, who came on board nearly nine years ago.

See you there with your donations.

Toni Weidman
Broker-associate

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