THURSDAY, AUG. 22

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. For reservations call 727-834-5630 or visit www.MedicalCenterTrinity.com.

A free community dinner is served, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, at Joining Hands Mission United Methodist Church, 4204 Thys Road, New Port Richey. Call 727-842-8136 or visit www.joininghandsmissionchurch.org.

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center (12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson): Crafters for Charity, 8:30-11 a.m.; SHINE, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Get answers to your health insurance questions. Call 1-800-963-5337 for appointment; Tai Chi, 10-11 a.m. The cost is $3; Quilters for Charity, noon. Bring a project and help with the community quilt. The cost is $1. Call 727-863-6868 for more information.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Storytime: Bonjour Mes Amis, 2 p.m. Attendees practice conversational French. Call 727-853-1279.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Mahjong Morning, 10 a.m.-noon; Hudson Book Club, 1-2 p.m.; Little Crafts for Little Kids, 1:30 p.m., for children 2 to 5; 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: Afternoon Movie, 1:15 p.m.; 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: South Holiday Friends of the Library Book Sale, all day. Call 727-834-3331.

FRIDAY, AUG. 23

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center (12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson): Line Dance: Intermediate, 10-11 a.m., Advanced, 11 a.m.-noon. The cost is $3. Call 727-863-6868 for more information.

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: Gentle Yoga, 10 a.m.; 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: South Holiday Friends of the Library Book Sale, all day. Call 727-834-3331.

SATURDAY, AUG. 24

An “About Boating Safely” class will be held by the Hudson Flotilla 11-7 U.S.C.G. Auxiliary, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., at the Hudson Flotilla U.S.C.G. Auxiliary Center, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. The cost is $40 for the first family member and $20 for each additional family member. Completing the course will earn attendees the Florida Boating Safety Education Card. For registration call 727-697-8013 or email hudsonflotilla11.7@gmail.com.

The West Pasco Democrats will meet at 11 a.m. at The Cottages, 5905 Pine Road, Port Richey. The guest speaker will be Roz Fenton, head of the Friends of the Library. All are welcome. Call 727-807-9786 for more information.

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.

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center (12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson): Yoga, 10 a.m. The cost is $5. Call 727-863-6868 for more information.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: South Holiday Friends of the Library Book Sale, all day. Call 727-834-3331.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Dragons Love Tacos Party, 11 a.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade make salsa and enjoy tacos. Registration required; Jewelry Jam with Kate, 2-3:30 p.m. Registration required. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Violinist Andrew Michael Polo, 2-3 p.m. Electric violin performance of pop, R&B and rock songs. Call 727-861-3040.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Book Folding, 10 a.m.-noon. All levels of experience welcome. Call 727-834-3204.

SUNDAY, AUG. 25

Joining Hands Mission United Methodist Church, 4204 Thys Road, New Port Richey, serves a free restaurant-style breakfast at 8 a.m. every Sunday. Call 727-264-1288 or visit www.joininghandsmissionchurch.org.

MONDAY, AUG. 26

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of St. Vincent de Paul Church will hold a card party, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., at Father Farrell Hall of St. Vincent de Paul Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Road, Holiday. Lunch will be served. The cost is $7. Call 727-389-0518 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.

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center (12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson): Hearing Clinic, 10 a.m.-noon. This includes an ear wax check, removal, screenings, servicing hearing aids, one free package of batteries; Tai Chi, 10-11 a.m. The cost is $3; Silver Sneakers Classic, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Free for members, $3 for nonmembers. Call 727-863-6868 for more information.

The Thrift Shop at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey, will have a half-price sale on small appliances 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.: Library Advisory Board, 9:30 a.m.; Qi Gong, 10 a.m.; Friends of the NPR Library Meeting, 11 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; Build Me a Story, 5 p.m. Children ages 4 to 12 will create a scene with Legos and share their stories. 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 pm. Teens in grades six through twelve earn volunteer hours by planning 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. Call 727-861-3049.

TUESDAY, AUG. 27

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center (12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson): Silver Sneakers, 9-10 a.m. Free for members, $3 for nonmembers; Rug Hookers, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Bring your own project. The cost is $4. Call 727-863-6868 for more information.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Tasty Tuesdays Local Organic Market, 10 a.m.; Advanced Jewelry Creations, 2 p.m. Registration required. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Mystery and Suspense Book Club, 2 p.m.; STEM Studio: Newspaper Tables, 4:30 p.m. Tweens in grades four through seven learn about the basics of structural engineering; 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 and Preschool Yoga with Ms. Luann, 10:30 a.m.; Volunteer Way Mobile Food Pantry, noon; 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.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: South Holiday Friends of the Library Book Sale, all day. Call 727-834-3331.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28

The Truth About Grief Group is held on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month, 1 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5443 Sunset Road, New Port Richey. For reservations, call 727-359-9997.

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point will hold a weight management information seminar, 6 p.m., at the Rao Musunuru, M.D., Conference Center, 14100 Yosemite Drive, Hudson. The seminar will be presented by Donald Fridley, II, D.O. Call 727-869-5498 for required reservations.

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center (12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson): Zumba/Silver Sneakers, 9-10 a.m. Free for members, $3 for nonmembers; Doll Making, 9:30-11 a.m.; Beginner Line Dance, 11 a.m. The cost is $3; Yoga, 6 p.m. The cost is $5. Call 727-863-6868 for more information.

Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 S.R. 54, Trinity: JDRF Cups of Hope, type one diabetes support group, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; American Heart Association Family and Friends Infant CPR, 6 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 18 to 30 months old; Preschool Storytime, noon, for ages 3 to 5; Game Zone, 4 p.m. Video games for grades six through 12. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Chair Yoga, 10 a.m. DVD led; Adult Craft: Pom Pom Coasters, 2 p.m.; Teen Yoga, 4:30 p.m. 727-861-3040.

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.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: South Holiday Friends of the Library Book Sale, all day. Call 727-834-3331.

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