THURSDAY, FEB. 13

New Port Richey Shrine Club will hold a meeting and lunch at American Legion Post Number 79, 5329 Legion Way, New Port Richey, starting at noon. Financial advisor Perry Nafziger will be the featured speaker. The cost is $10. Call Frank Goff at 727-815-7900 to RSVP before Feb. 10. All Masons are welcome to attend.

Collage Workshop with Suzanne Natzke is being held 1-3:30 p.m. at the Pasco Fine Arts Council Center, 4145 Fairford Drive, New Port Richey. Registration is required, by calling 727-845-7322, visiting www.pascoarts.org or visiting the center Tuesdays through Fridays between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

“Sneak Peek” Open House will be held at Marchman Technical College, 7825 Campus Drive, New Port Richey, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Prospective students can tour the campus and explore the numerous programs. For more information call 727-774-1700.

Florida Friendly Lawn Care will be held from 6 until 7 p.m. at the New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St. This is a free seminar from the UF-IFAS Pasco County Extension office. Call 727-847-2411 for more information.

Free Community Dinner will be held from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. at Joining Hands Mission United Methodist Church, 4204 Thys Road, New Port Richey. For more information call 727-842-8136 or visit www.joininghandsmissionchurch.org.

CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, New Port Richey: Hand Quilters for CARES, 8-11:30 a.m.; Silver Sneakers: Senior Fit, 10-10:45 a.m., free for members, $3 for nonmembers; Silver Sneakers: Classic, 10:15-11:15 a.m., free for members, $3 for nonmembers; Bridge, 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., the cost is $4; Tai Chi, 3-4 p.m. Call 727-847-1290.

Color Me Happy will be held at the South Gate Senior Center, 5352 Charlotte Ave., New Port Richey, 10-11 a.m. Be creative, relax, socialize and have fun coloring intricate designs. Call the South Holiday Library at 727-834-3331.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Storytime: Rhymes to Readers, 11-11:45 a.m., is for newborns to five years old; Bonjour Mes Amis, 2-4 p.m., is for adults and seniors. Practice conversational French in a small friendly group; Teen Yoga Series, 5-6:30 p.m., is for students in sixth through twelfth grades; Everyday English Conversation Class, 6-7 p.m., is for adults. Registration is required. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Color Me Happy, 10 a.m. -noon; English Conversation Practice, 10-11 a.m., is for adults; Jewelry Jam with Kate, 2-3:30 p.m., is for adults; Little Learners Storytime, 2-3 p.m., is for children two and a half to five years old; Digital Art Class by Prodigy, 4-5:30 p.m., is for students in eighth to twelfth grades; Read to the Sharing Our World Therapy Dogs, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grades read to a specially trained therapy dog. Call 727-861-3049.

FRIDAY, FEB. 14

CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, New Port Richey: Stained Glass, 8-11:30 a.m., the cost is $4; Library Open, 9 a.m. - noon; Silver Sneakers: Chair or Floor Yoga, 9-9:45 a.m., the cost is $4; Gentle Exercise, 11-11:45 a.m., the cost is $3; Mahjong, from noon until 4 p.m.; Stamp Club, 1-4 p.m., Social Dancing, 2-3 p.m., the cost is $6 per couple. Call 727-847-1290.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Fingerprint Friday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., is for newborns up to 5 years old; One-on-One Tech Class, 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m., registration is required. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Handmade Valentines, 10 - noon, is for adults; Friday Afternoon Films, 2-4 p.m.; A Very Alternative Valentine’s Day, 6-7:30 p.m., is for teens. Call 727-861-3049.

SATURDAY, FEB. 15

Pasco Astronomers will hold a Stargazing event at Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park, 10550 Wilderness Blvd., New Port Richey, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more information contact Jack Brockhurst at 727-255-3083 or send him an email to jacam9803@yahoo.com.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Everyday English Conversation Class, 2-3 p.m., is for adults. Registration is required. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Creation Stations – Bubble Dance Party, 11 a.m. - noon, is for children; Galentine’s Day Afternoon Tea, 2-3 p.m., is for adults. Registration is required. Call 727-861-3049.

SUNDAY, FEB. 16

Free Restaurant Style Breakfast will be held 8-8:45 a.m. at Joining Hands Mission United Methodist Church, 4204 Thys Road, New Port Richey. The meal is open to the public, and all are welcome. There is an optional Worship Service at 9:30 a.m. For more information call 727-264-1288 or visit www.joininghandsmissionchurch.org.

MONDAY, FEB. 17

Libertad, Club Hispano Republicano de Pasco will meet at Havana Dreamers Café, 3104 Town Ave., No. 107, Trinity, with social time at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starting at 7 p.m. For more information call the club president, Julia Aguayo, at 954-304-2730.

Gulf Winds Sailing Club will meet 7-8:30 p.m. at Gulf Harbors Civic Association, 4610 Floramar Terrace, New Port Richey. Guests are welcome to attend. For more information call Karen at 727-807-5485.

Revolution Roller Derby, a co-ed flat-track roller derby league, will hold a recruitment night, 7-10 p.m. every Monday night, at Spinnations, 8345 Congress St., Port Richey. No skating experience is required. Visit www.revolutionrollerderby.com for more information and tickets.

CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, New Port Richey: Tai Chi: Beginners, 8:45-9:45 a.m., the cost is $3; Tai Chi: Advanced, 9:30-10:30 a.m., the cost is $3; Beginning Knitting, 10 a.m. - noon, the cost is $3; Silver Sneakers: Circuit Training, 10:30-11:30 a.m., the cost is $3; Choice Hearing Clinic, 10:30-11:30 a.m., provides ear wax check, ear wax removal, hearing screenings and the cleaning and servicing of hearing aids, including one free package of batteries. Call 727-807-7082 for more information; Gentle Exercise, 11-11:45 a.m., the cost is $3; Library Open, noon - 4 p.m.; Creative Card Making, 1-3 p.m., the cost is $12. Call 727-847-1290.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Qi Gong, 10-11 a.m., is for adults; One-on-One Tech Class, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m., registration is required; Chair Yoga, 2-3 p.m., donations to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society are accepted; Gentle Yoga, 3:15-4:15 p.m.; Writers Group, 4:30-8 p.m., offers both novice and experienced writers the time to read their work and receive helpful critiques. The friendly atmosphere improves writing skills, gleans publication advice and offers promotional meet and greet events for local writers; Books 2 Movies, 5-7:30 p.m., is for adults. Call 727-853-1279.

TUESDAY, FEB. 18

Suncoast Women In Networking will hold a meeting with networking starting at 11:30 p.m. and lunch at noon at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, 5546 Main St., New Port Richey. The featured speaker will be Satish Siva, M.D., of Pasco Cardiology Center in Trinity. For more information call president Linda McFarland at 727-863-6151.

Memorial Service will be held from 2 until 3 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 8320 Old C.R. 54, New Port RicheyGulfside Hospice is sponsoring the event to remember deceased loved ones. The service is open to the community and refreshments will be serves. Due to limited seating RSVP’s are requested by Friday, Feb. 14 by calling Jan Double at 727-845-5707 or sending her an email at jan.double@gulfside.org.

CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, New Port Richey: Hand Quilters for CARES, 8-11:30 a.m.; Silver Sneakers Classic, 10-11 a.m., the cost is $3; Beginners Couples Dancing, 1-1:45 p.m., the cost is $3 per person; Tai Chi, 3-4 p.m. Call 727-847-1290.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Tasty Tuesdays Local Organic Market, 10 a.m. - Noon; UF-IFAS Nutrition Demonstration, 10:30-11 a.m., is a presentation focused on nutrition and healthy eating education; Kids Yoga, 11-11:45 a.m., for children aged newborn to 5 years. Bring your own mat or beach towel; Nature’s Creations – Seascape Shell, 2:30-4:30 p.m., is for adults and seniors. Registration is required. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Stitch in Time, 10 a.m. - noon, is a basic sewing group learning quilting. Members are responsible for providing their own fabric and material. Registration is required; Make and Take Tuesday – Paper Flower Hearts, 4:30-5:30 p.m., is for students in fourth through seventh grades; Mom and Baby Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Ukulele Strum and Sing, 6-7:30 p.m., is for all ages; Call 727-861-3049.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19

CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, New Port Richey: Library Open, from 10 a.m. until noon; Silver Sneakers: Zumba Gold, 10-11 a.m., the cost is $3; Silver Sneakers: Yoga Stretch, 10:15-11:15 a.m., the cost is $3; Book in Bag Club, 1-3 p.m.; Line Dancing, 1-2:30 p.m., the cost is $3. Call 800-625-2257 for a required appointment. Call 727-847-1290.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: One-on-One Computer Class, 10 a.m. – noon, Registration required; SHINE, from 11:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. and 1:15-2:15 p.m., provides free and unbiased health insurance counseling. Registration and an appointment is required. Call 1-800-963-5337 for appointment; Guten Tag: Intermediate German 2-3 p.m.; H.E.R.O.: Helping to Educate Regarding Orientation, 4-6 p.m., a peer support group for LGBTQ teens, ages 13 to 17; Messy Art Club, 4-5:30 p.m., is for 3 to 12 years old. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Baby Storytime, 10:20-10:45 a.m., for newborns through 18 months; Toddler Storytime, 11-11:20 a.m. or 11:30-11:50 a.m.; Preschool Storytime, noon - 12:30 p.m.; Healthier You, 1-3 p.m., is for adults and seniors. Premier Community Healthcare presents a free program on living healthy; Taste Test Challenge – Trick Your Taste Buds, 4-5:30 p.m., is for students in eighth through 12th grades. Registration is required. Call 727-861-3049.

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