THURSDAY

The Florida Jazz Express, an 18-piece band, will perform, 8 p.m., at Dockside Grille, 5015 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. Admission is free. Call 516-480-8587.

Dulcet Restaurant & Lounge (6220 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey): Eric Mullins Pasco Kids Talent, 7-8:30 p.m. Open Mic, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday; Steve, Steel Drums, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday; John Hughes, Instrumental Jazz Saxophonist, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday; Derrick Williams, Motown Keyboardist, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Call 727-494-7654.

New Port Richey Elks Lodge 2284 (7201 Congress St.) — Thursday: Bar Games, 1 p.m. Karaoke, 6-9 p.m.; Friday: Dinner, 5-7 p.m. Reservations required. Music by At Large, 7-10 p.m.; Saturday: Food, 5-6:30 p.m. Music by Carlos & Norma, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesday: Trivia, 3-5 p.m. Wii Bowling, 7 p.m.; Wednesday: Food, 5-6:30 p.m. Music by Louie Bravo, 6-9 p.m. For reservations call 727-846-8012.

A country, bluegrass and gospel jam session will be held 2-4:30 p.m. Thursdays, at King of Kings Fellowship Hall, 10337 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Refreshments will be available. Donation is $3. Call 727-868-5744.

FRIDAY

Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520 (9135 Denton Ave., Hudson) — Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., followed by music and dancing until 8 p.m., Fridays; Sunday Breakfast, 8:30-11 a.m., first and third weeks only; Happy Hour, 3-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The public is welcome. For reservations call 727-868-2994.

SATURDAY

“Almost ABBA” will perform, 7-8:30 p.m., at Sims Park. Attendees will hear the band play hits from “Mamma Mia.” Presented by the City of New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center. Call 727-841-4560.

A “Birthday Bash” cancer fundraiser will be held by the Eagle Riders, 2-6 p.m., at the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Hudson, 6840 Beach Blvd., Hudson. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. There will also be food, prize drawings and live music by April Red. Call 516-710-9254 for more information.

A “Las Vegas Casino Night” will be held, 6-10 p.m., at the Columbian Event Center, 5850 Farrell Way, Port Richey. Presented by Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation. The event will feature games, a Chinese auction, food and dancing with music from a local DJ. Tickets include dinner, 100 Gaming Bling Bucks and tickets for beer or wine. Tickets are $40 in advance or $45 at the door. Call 727-312-3881 for more information.

A Saturday night dance will be held, 7-10 p.m., at the Gulf View Events Center, 9401 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Music by DJ Mike. A spaghetti dinner buffet will be available. The cost is $10. Singles and couples welcome. Call 727-459-2076 or visit www.bayareasinglesdance.com for more information.

Jam Session with Northern Connection features country, bluegrass and gospel, 1-4 p.m. every Saturday, at King of Kings Fellowship Hall, 10337 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Refreshments will be available. Donation is $3. Call 727-868-5744.

SUNDAY

Sonny Oden country jam sessions will be held 2-4 p.m. Sundays, at King of Kings Fellowship Hall, 10337 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Refreshments will be available. Donation is $3. Call 727-868-5744.

MONDAY

Jam sessions are held 6-9 p.m. Mondays at the Beacon Square Civic Association, 3741 Bradford Drive, Holiday. The sessions feature country, rock and folk music. Snacks are available for purchase. Admission is $3. Call 727-807-7007 for more information.

A ballroom dance will be held, 7-10 p.m., at the New Lakes of Regency Park Civic Center, 8330 Civic Drive, Port Richey. Music by DJ Mike and dance lessons by Elinore, 5-7 p.m. The cost for the dance is $6, the dance lessons are $8, and $11 for both. Call 727-459-2076 or visit www.bayareasinglesdance.com for more information.

TUESDAY

A musical variety show, presented by Tin Pan Alley Productions, will be held, 6:30-8 p.m., at Oasis Coffee Spot, 9213 Little Road. The show will feature singing, comedy and impressions by John Timpanelli and Friends. The suggested donation is $5 per person. Visit www.tinpanalleyprod.com.

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