THURSDAY, AUG. 8

The Coin Club of Pasco County meets the second Thursday of every month, 7 p.m., at Elks Lodge, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Visitors welcome. Call Chuck at 727-534-7597.

Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 S.R. 54, Trinity: Chatterboxes, 3 p.m. This is a support group for people suffering from communication deficits because of a Cerebral Vascular Accident or other neurological disorders; Childbirth preparation class, four-week series, 7-9 p.m. each Thursday in August. An obstetrics tour will be offered. For reservations call 727-834-5630 or visit www.MedicalCenterTrinity.com.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Storytime: Rhymes to Readers, 11 a.m.; Bonjour Mes Amis, 2 p.m. Attendees practice conversational French; Teen Yoga Series, 5 p.m.; Master Gardeners Seminar: Propagating from Seeds, 6 p.m. Call 727-853-1279.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Mahjong Morning, 10 a.m.-noon; Studio H Orientation, 10:15 a.m. Registration required; Paws for Reading, 4:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade read aloud to a furry friend to practice reading skills. Registration required. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Color Me Happy, 10 a.m., for adults; Read to the Sharing Our World Therapy Dogs, 4:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade read to a specially trained therapy dog. Call 727-861-3049.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Ask a Master Gardener, 1 p.m.; Master Gardener: “What Do I Do with My Orchid Now?” Presented by UF/IFAS Pasco Extension; Barking Good Reads, 4:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade read aloud to a furry friend to practice reading skills. Call 727-834-3204.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Book Club, 2 p.m. New members welcome. Call 727-834-3331.

FRIDAY, AUG. 9

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Fingerpaint Friday, 10:30 a.m. Call 727-853-1279.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Chair Yoga, 10 a.m. DVD led; Knitters for Charity, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Friday Afternoon Films, 2 p.m. Call 727-861-3049.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Color Me Happy, 2 p.m., for adults. Call 727-834-3204.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Teen Final Party, 6 p.m. Call 727-834-3331.

SATURDAY, AUG. 10

A blood drive will be held, 9 a.m.-noon, at American Legion Paradise Post 79, 5329 Legion Place, New Port Richey. Identification is required prior to donation. All donors will receive a wellness checkup. Schedule an appointment online at www.oneblooddonor.org, and use sponsor code #12269, or call 1-888-936-6283. Call Post 79 Blood Chairman Terry Wells at 727-204-4931 for more information.

Medical Center of Trinity (9330 S.R. 54, Trinity): Saturday Childbirth Superprep class, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. For reservations call 727-834-5630 or visit www.MedicalCenterTrinity.com.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Game Days, 2 p.m. Youth of all ages are welcome to play video games or board games. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Call the library at 727-853-1279.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Sew What, 1-5 p.m., for ages 9 to 13. Registration required. Call 727-834-3331.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Lego Build: Millennium Falcon, 2 p.m. Registration required. Call 727-861-3049.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Chair Yoga, 11 a.m. Call 727-834-3204.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Final Party: Adult Craft, 10 a.m. Call 727-861-3040.

MONDAY, AUG. 12

Okra Occasion will be held, 6 p.m., at New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St., presented by Friendship Farms & Fare, FarmNet and Grand Gardens. There will be samples, two short films about urban farming, a recipe mini-booklet and okra for sale. There will also be a “Best Okra Dish” contest. To participate, contact the organizers, bring the dish and 50 copies of the recipe. The deadline is Friday. Up to 10 entrees will be accepted, first come, first served. Call Dell deChant at 727-849-1626 for more information.

Women’s Republican Club of Pasco County will meet, 6:30 p.m., at Beef O’ Brady’s, 5546 Main St., New Port Richey. Social hour will start at 5:30 p.m. Guests and men are welcome. Call Kirsten at 727-488-3796 for more information.

The NAMI Family Support Group, for family and caregivers of individuals with a mental illness diagnosis, meets 6:30-8 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of each month at the West Campus of the Medical Center of Trinity, 5637 Marine Parkway, New Port Richey. Call 727-992-9653.

The Thrift Shop at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey, will have a half-price sale on ladies’ purses and shoes through Saturday. The shop hours are from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Call 727-846-1378.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Qi Gong, 10 a.m.; Chair Yoga, 2 p.m.; Gentle Yoga, 3:15-4:15 p.m.; Writers Workshop, 4:30 p.m. Read your work and receive helpful critiques. Call 727-853-1279.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Baby Storytime, 10:15 a.m., for babies under 18 months; Monday Movie Matinee for Adults, 2 p.m.; Teen Advisory Board, 4 p.m. Teens in grades six through 12 earn volunteer hours to plan and run teen library programs. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Twisted Stitchers, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. This is a crochet club for adults; S.C.O.R.E.: Basic Quickbooks, 5:30 p.m. Call 727-861-3049.

TUESDAY, AUG. 13

The Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society meets 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the Land O’ Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. This month’s meeting will be a movie night featuring “Sex, Lies and Butterflies.” The public is welcome. Call Sandy at 727-207-1853. Visit www.pasconativeplants.org.

Fifth Wheels, a social club for single seniors, will have lunch, 1 p.m., at Country Pizza & Italian Grill, 6205 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. Newcomers welcome. Reservations required. Call 609-851-3790.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Tasty Tuesdays Local Organic Market, 10 a.m.; S.C.O.R.E.: Small Business-Creating a Successful Business Plan, 5:30 p.m. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Book Club, 2 p.m.; Delicious Dishes: Homemade Rice Krispie Treats, 4:30-6 p.m., for grades four through seven; Mom and Baby Support Group, 6-7 p.m. This is a weekly group to provide free breastfeeding and mothering support. Sponsored by WIC and the Florida Department of Health; Ukulele Strum and Sing, 6 p.m. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Toddler Storytime, 10:15 a.m.; Preschool Storytime, 11 a.m.; Tuesday Afternoon Stitchers, 3:30-5:30 p.m. This is a needlework group for all ages and levels of experience. Call 727-861-3040.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: AARP Safe Driver Class, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. For required registration go to www.aarp.org/drive or call Mohan Hebbar at 407-342-9300. Call the library at 727-834-3204.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14

Medical Center of Trinity (9330 S.R. 54, Trinity): Tour of Obstetrics, 5:30 p.m. For reservations call 727-834-5630 or visit www.MedicalCenterTrinity.com.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group, a structured closed group open to those with a mental illness diagnosis, meets 7-8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the WellCare Office in the Southgate Shopping Center, 5113 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. Call 727-992-9653 or visit www.namipasco.com.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: H.E.R.O.: Helping to Educate Regarding Orientation, 4 p.m. A peer support group for LGBTQ teens, ages 13 to 17. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Baby Storytime, 10:20 a.m., for babies under 18 months; Toddler Storytime, 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., for ages 1 to 2; Preschool Storytime, noon, for ages 3 to 5; Anime Club, 4 p.m., for grades six through 12. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Chair Yoga, 10 a.m. Instructor led; Studio H Orientation, 6 p.m. Registration required.727-861-3040.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Adult Final Summer Party, 2-4 p.m. There will be a simple craft; Friends of the South Holiday Library Meeting, 6 p.m. Call 727-834-3331.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Storytime Plus, 10:15 a.m., for toddlers and preschoolers; Lego Club, 4:30 p.m., for ages 4 and up. Call 727-834-3204.

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