Looking for something fun to do with the kids tonight or Saturday, or just searching for something cool to do on a Friday or Saturday night out?
Check out some of the highlights of activities and fun things going on in the area today, Feb. 1, and tomorrow, Feb. 2.
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Friday, Feb. 1
Fresh Friday Night Farmer's Market & Art Event
Time: 5-9 p.m.
Location: Downtown New Port Richey. The farmers market event is located in Railroad Square in New Port Richey, one block east of Grand Boulevard on Nebraska Avenue, and Cavalaire Square, one block East of Grand between Nebraska and Missouri avenues.
Cost: The market is free to attend, but the goods cost money.
Why go?: The market offers fresh air shopping in downtown. Products offered include plants, produce, jellies, jams, baked goods and crafts.
First Friday Night Open Reception: 3 Exhibits
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Progress Energy Art Gallery. 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey, FL
Why go?: The art galley opening features not one, not two but three exhibits. They are the Florida Landscape Artists, Red Hot! Celebrating the Color Red and an exhibition of student artwork. The gallery is also right around the corner from the farmer’s market.
Free Family Movie
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Living Faith Community Church of The Nazarene, 11038 Little Road, New Port Richey
Why go?: You get to see a family friendly movie for free. Post-movie snacks will also be provided.
Black History Month Display
Time: 1-4 p.m., Friday, Saturday.
Location: 6431 Circle Blvd., New Port Richey
Why go?: Planners are endeavoring to set up a display in honor of Black History Month in the West Pasco Historical Society's headquearters. The hope is to open it Friday. When it opens, It will be open throughout February on Fridays and Saturdays, 1-4 p.m.
Joseppis Friday Night Cruising
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: 9721 U.S. Highway 19, Port Richey
Cost: Free to attend
Why go?: Joseppi’s is holding a car show, and you can also stop in to the restaurant.
Sat., Feb. 2
"Will Run 4 Chocolate" 5 K and family fun run
Location: Starkey Park, 10500 Wilderness Park Blvd New Port Richey, FL 34655
Time: 8 a.m.
Why go: It's planned by local business Hammertime Fitness and Landon Plastic Surgery. Proceedsbenefit the Landon Outreach Foundation. Packets can be picked up Friday at Hammertime Fitness.
Cotee River Flute Circle Meeting
Time: Lessons start at 10:30 am, flute circle is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St, New Port Richey,
Why go?: The flute circle is a way for beginners or experienced players of the the Native American flute to gather and share music and lessons.
Crystal Bowl Meditation Experience
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Peace Hall, right across from Sims Park in New Port Richey
Why go?: Crystal bowl meditation benefits the body, mind and spirt, planners say. The session is hosted by Ronald Hays, a St. Petersburg-based motivational speaker and author.
Looking for good live music at local bars and venues? Check out Tim Cronin's weekly listing.