THURSDAY, MARCH 12

New Port Richey Shrine Club will meet at American Legion Paradise Post Number 79, 5329 Legion Way, New Port Richey, at noon. All Shriners and Masons are welcome. To RSVP call Frank Goff at 727-375-7900.

CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, New Port Richey: Hand Quilters for CARES, 8-11:30 a.m.; 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 Galen Wilson Senior Center, 8600 Galen Wilson Blvd., 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.

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; TANSTAAFL – Avoiding Online Scams, 1-2:30 p.m., is for adults. Presentation will cover five of the most common current online scams; Bonjour Mes Amis, 2-4 p.m., is for adults and seniors. Practice conversational French in a small friendly group; Individual Resume Experience, 4-4:45 p.m. and 5-5:45 p.m., is for teens and adults. Schedule an appointment with a library staff member to help assist with building or updating your resume in our job lab. Registration is required; Teen Yoga Series, 5-6:30 p.m., is for middle and high school students; Everyday English Conversation Class, 6-7 p.m., is for adults. Registration is required; Master Gardeners, 6-7 p.m., is for adults and seniors. Propagation #103 will discuss examples and samples of unusual ways to propagate certain plants that we all know and love. Registration is required by visiting http://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/pasco/. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Early Voting, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., is held daily until Saturday March 14; Color Me Happy, 10 a.m. - noon; English Conversation Practice, 10-11 a.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, MARCH 13

CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, New Port Richey: Stained Glass, 8-11:30 a.m., the cost is $4; SHINE, 9-11 a.m., provides free and unbiased health insurance counseling. An appointment is required and can be scheduled by calling 800-963-5337; 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, noon - 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 or children two through 5 years old. Sensory fun for the little ones; One-on-One Tech Class, 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m., registration is required. Chef Warren Presents – InstaPot Cooking, 2-3:30 p.m., is for adults and seniors. Learn the pros and cons about this kitchen sensation and how to best utilize it in the table-for-two kitchen. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Early Voting, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., is held daily until Saturday March 14; Signing for Everyday Living, 3-4 p.m., is for teens, adults and seniors. Call 727-861-3049.

SATURDAY, MARCH 14

Pithlochaskotee Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at American Legion Paradise Post Number 79, 5329 Legion Place, New Port Richey, at 10 a.m. Coffee will be served at 9:30 a.m. The discussion topic will be women’s issues. For more information cal 727-785-3587.

Bunco for Backpacks benefitting Marjorie’s Hope will be held at Seven Springs Golf and Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., Trinity, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person, and include an auction, 50-50 raffle, dessert, coffee bar and vendor tables. For more information call Debi Shackowsky at 727-776-5458 or visit https://marjorieshope.com.

Stargazing Event at J.B. Starkey Wilderness Park, 1055 Wilderness Blvd., New Port Richey, from 8 until 10 p.m. Local astronomers will have their microscopes displayed and targeting specific spots in the night sky. For more information call Jack at 727-255-3083.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Bon AppéTeens, 2-3:30 p.m., is for tweens and teens in sixth through 12th grades. Participants will make some pie-in-a-jar treats to keep or give as gifts. Registration is required; 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: Early Voting, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., is held daily until Saturday March 14; Celebrating Pi, 2-3 p.m., is for children in kindergarten through third grades. Call 727-861-3049.

SUNDAY, MARCH 15

Vehicle Cruise will be held at Gulf Harbors Civic Association Clubhouse, 4610 Floramar Terrace, New Port Richey, from 8 until 11:30 a.m. All collector cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. There is no entry fee and there will be no prizes awarded. An all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast will be held, which is $4 per person and children under 5 years old are free. Pearl of the West Masonic Lodge Number 146 will also be hosting a child ID event.

Free Restaurant Style Breakfast will be held from 8 until 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.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Early Voting, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., is held daily until March 14. Call 727-861-3049.

MONDAY, MARCH 16

Gulf Winds Sailing Club will hold an open house at Gulf Harbors Civic Association Clubhouse, 4610 Floramar Terrace, New Port Richey, 7-8:30 p.m. Door prizes, refreshments and discounted fees for new members will be available. For more information call Karen Larsen 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, 9:45-10:45 a.m., the cost is $3; Beginning Knitting, 10 a.m. - noon, the cost is $3; Choice Hearing Clinic, 10-11 a.m. The services provided include ear wax check, ear wax removal, hearing screenings and the cleaning and servicing of hearing aids. Participants who wear hearing aids will receive one free package of batteries; Silver Sneakers: Circuit Training, 10:30-11:30 a.m., the cost is $3; Gentle Exercise, 11-11:45 a.m., the cost is $3; Library Open, from noon until 4 p.m. Call 727-847-1290.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Qi Gong, 10-11 a.m., is for adults; Chair Yoga, 2-3 p.m., donations to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society are accepted; Homework Help, 3-5 p.m., is for students. Registration is required; 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; The Kilted Man, 5:30-7 p.m., is for families, adults, seniors, tweens and teens. Matthew Gumsey will perform a sampling of Celtic music and lore. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Twisted Stitchers, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., is for adults; Spring Back in Time - Let’s Go to the Hop, from 11 a.m. until noon, is for children. Ice cream floats and Rock n’ Roll included in this flashback to the 50s; Chess Club, 3-6 p.m., is for adults; SCORE – Starting an Assisted Living Business, 5:30-7:30 p.m., is for adults; Girls Learning Code, 6-7:30 p.m., is for female students in second through seventh grades. For girls in second and third grades a parent must stay with them during the one-hour session. Registration is required. Call 727-861-3049.

TUESDAY, MARCH 17

Guardian ad Litem Information Sessions will be held every Tuesday at 8324 Corporate Way, New Port Richey, at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Guardian ad Litem is a service to advocate for abused, neglected and abandoned children in the court system. For more information call 727-843-3493 ext. 3768 or visit www.herotoachild.org.

Gulfside Hospice’s Bereavement Services team will be holding a support group meeting at 10:30 a.m. at Gulfside’s Bereavement and Community Outreach Center, 6224 Lafayette St., New Port Richey. For more information call Santana or Houston at 727-845-5707.

Suncoast Women In Networking will be holding their regular luncheon at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, 5546 Main St., New Port Richey, at noon, with networking starting at 11:30 a.m. The speaker will be Carolyn Carter and her topic will be, “Going above and beyond filling out tax forms – why you should get professional help with your taxes, Social Security and tax planning.” For more information call Linda McFarland at 727-863-6151.

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; Kids Yoga, 11-11:45 a.m., for children aged newborn to 5 years. Bring your own mat or beach towel; Books to Movies, 5-7:30 p.m., is for teens, adults and seniors. Each month, friendly inquisitive people have a lively discussion about a book and related film. You're invited to take part in this fun exchange of ideas, fueled by free pizza and carbonated beverages. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Spring Back in Time – Peace, Love and Friendship, 11 a.m. - noon, is for children. Return to the 60s for a read-in; Stitch in Time, noon - 2 p.m., is for adults and seniors. Registration is required. Basic sewing group will learn quilting, and members are responsible for providing their own fabric; #NowTrending – Rainbow Bagels, 2-3 p.m., is for adults. Join us on St. Patrick’s Day to learn how to make rainbow bagels. Registration is required; Make and Take Tuesday – Baby Tree Friend, 4:30-5:30 p.m., is for tweens in fourth through seventh grades. Join us as we adventure across space with our favorite guardians and create a traveling tree out of clay. Registration is required; Mom and Baby Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m.; Ukulele Beginner Class 1, 6-7:30 p.m., is for all ages. Learn to play basic chords and simple songs on a ukulele. There are a limited number of ukuleles available for use during these classes, or you can bring your own. This class is taught by the Tampa Bay Ukulele Society. Call 727-861-3049.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18

Marjorie’s Hope Community Give-Back Storefront will be open for Staff of the Pasco County School District at 5228 S.R. 54, Unit 1 and 2, New Port Richey, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily until Saturday, March 21. This event is a thank you exclusive to ALL Pasco County Schools staff, and will feature clothing, shoes, accessories and supplies at no charge. To gain entry, please bring your district issued ID. For more information call Debi Shackowsky at 727-776-5458 or visit https://marjorieshope.com.

CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, New Port Richey: Library Open, 10 a.m. - 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; Line Dancing, 1-2:30 p.m., the cost is $3; Book in Bag Club, 1-3 p.m. Call 727-847-1290.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: One-on-One Computer Class, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Registration is required; SHINE, 10:30-11:30 a.m., is for seniors and adults. The Florida Department of Elder Affairs’ SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) Program provide free, unbiased information and detailed information on the basics of the Medicare program, including Medicare supplement insurance, Medicare Advantage plans, and financial assistance programs. SHINE volunteers will also be available to answer questions and provide enrollment or benefit application assistance; 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 children and tweens 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.; Spring Back in Time – Disco Down, from 11 a.m. until noon, is for children. Dance the afternoon away as we revisit the 70s and join us for a disco party; Preschool Storytime, from noon - 12:30 p.m.; Healthier You, 1-3 p.m., is for adults and seniors; Cook-a-Book – Green Eggs and Ham, 2-3 p.m., is for children in pre-k through fifth grade. Join us for this timeless Dr. Seuss favorite and make eggs with a twist. Registration is required; Anime Club – Upgrade Your Ramen Edition, 4-5:30 p.m., is for teens in eighth through twelfth grades. Get together with other teens to watch anime and share your favorites. This week we will be upgrading ramen with delicious additions and sauces. Call 727-861-3049.

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