New Year's Eve is party time in West Pasco
By CAROLYN HOPKINS
© St. Petersburg Times, published December 30, 2000
The Regency Park Civic Association is sponsoring a New Year's Eve gala, dinner and dance Sunday at the clubhouse, 10240 Regency Park Blvd., Port Richey. A buffet dinner will be served at 7 p.m. followed by dancing from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. to music by Sandy and Company. Tickets are $25 per person and include set ups, noise makers, a champagne toast at midnight and a Continental breakfast. Bring your own beverage. For information call, 862-4224 or 847-2290.
The American Legion Hudson Post 335 is sponsoring a New Year's Eve Party beginning at 8 p.m. Sunday at the post home, 11421 Osceola Drive, New Port Richey. Hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, party favors, a champagne toast at midnight and dancing to music by Jack and Equal Justice is planned. Cost is $25 a couple or $15 for singles. Reserve seating is by advance ticket purchase only. General seating tickets will be sold at the door. For information, call 868-3445.
The Polish American Social Club is sponsoring a New Year's Eve celebration Sunday at the clubhouse, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors will open at 5 p.m. A prime rib or chicken dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. with dancing beginning at 9 p.m. to music by the Music Blenders. At midnight, coffee and doughnuts will be served. Tickets are $22.50 per person with reserved seating, only. For reservations, call 868-9763 or 862-1145 or (352) 688-6385.
The Donald M. Michels Jr., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6180 and Auxiliary are sponsoring an annual New Year's Eve celebration from 8 p.m. to midnight Sunday at the post, 11551 Osceola Drive, New Port Richey. Tickets purchased in advance are $30 per couple, $18 for singles or at the door, $35 for couples and $20 for singles. Tickets include party favors, munchies, and breakfast at midnight. The VFW Country Band will provide music. For information, call 863-8824.
The Parkwood Acres Civic Association is sponsoring a New Year's Eve dance beginning at 9 p.m. Sunday at the clubhouse, 3734 Dick St., Hudson. Tickets are $15 per person. Food will be provided. Bring your own beverage. Tickets will be sold at the door. For information, call 868-5354.
The Knights of Columbus, Father Farrell Council 6476 is sponsoring a special dinner and dance New Year's Eve celebration Sunday at the council hall, 2040 Grand Blvd., Holiday. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. followed by a floor show and dance music by the New Changing Times. Tickets are $45 per person. Advance reservations are suggested by calling, 934-8025.
The American Legion Paradise Post 79 will celebrate New Year's Eve Sunday afternoon and evening at the post, Legion and Veterans, New Port Richey. The celebration will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Usual midnight festivities will be observed at 6 p.m. Cost of $15 per person includes party favors, dinner, music by Short Notice and a champagne toast. Seating for parties of eight or more will be reserved. For information, call Ken Clark, post commander, at 842-8672 or the post at 842-4378.
The Pasco Italian-American Civic Club is sponsoring a New Year's Eve dinner and dance Sunday at the clubhouse, 7621 Maryland Ave., Hudson. Festivities begin with an open bar at 7 with dinner at 8 p.m., followed by music by Peter Columbo and Band. The midnight toast will be followed by a continental breakfast. Tickets are $40 per person. For information and to make a reservation, call 863-2235.
The Beacon Square Civic Club, Bradford Drive, Holiday is sponsoring a New Year's Eve Dance with a Continental Breakfast. Doors will open at 8:30 p.m. Sunday with dancing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with music by the Versatones. Cost is $17.50 per person. For information, call 848-5199.
The Polish American Pulaski Association is sponsoring a New Year's Eve Ball and dinner Sunday at the clubhouse, 4626 Darlington Road, Holiday. Dinner featuring prime rib or baked chicken will be served from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with dancing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. to music by Marc Bouchard. Tickets are $27 for members and $30 for non-members. For reservations only, call Helen Baker at 934-4594 or Beverly Zawacki at 1-877-453-1530, toll free. Punch will be available and there will be a Continental breakfast.
The T.A.T. Civic Association is sponsoring a gala New Year's Eve dinner and dance Sunday at the clubhouse, 3210 Darlington Road, Holiday. A prime rib dinner with double baked potato, vegetable, salad, dessert and coffee will be served at 7:30 p.m. Dancing to the music of Hollywood Hank will start at 9 p.m. There will be a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are $27 for a non-member or $25 for a member. Tickets include dinner, favors and the midnight toast. You may bring your own beverage. For information, call 938-5217.
The Polish Legion of American Veterans, Dennis A. Orloski Post 184 is sponsoring a New Year's Eve dinner and dance Sunday at the post home, 4035 Madison St., Elfers. Doors will open at 5, dinner featuring prime rib au jus, baked potato, vegetable, salad, and dessert will be served from 6 to 8 p.m. followed by dancing to music of the Dukes from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. There will be favors, balloons, champagne and a Continental breakfast. Tickets are $25. For reservations, call Beverly Zawacki at 848-5607 or toll free, 1-877-453-1530.
- Information about people and special events in west Pasco (including Holiday, Port Richey, New Port Richey and Hudson) must be sent in writing one week before the event or one week before deadline for reservations or tickets to Carolyn Hopkins, Pasco Times, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey 34668. For information in most of west Pasco, call (727) 869-6231. From Holiday, call (727) 842-9465. Unless noted, all phone numbers are area code 727.
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