THURSDAY

“Food Safety Basics” will be held, 2-3 p.m., at Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. Presented by UF-IFAS Extension. Register by visiting www.Eventbrite.com and search “Food Safety.” Call 727-453-6800 for more information.

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. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Color Me Happy, from 10 a.m. until noon, for adults. Supplies provided; Scrapper’s Delight: Scrapbooking Club, 2-4 p.m.; Read to the Share Our World Therapy Dogs, 4:30 p.m., a story time with therapy dogs for children in kindergarten through fifth grade; Rock the Library: Tween SRC Final Party, 6:30 p.m. Tweens in grades four through seven can enjoy airbrush tattoos, giant games, crafts and snacks. Call 727-861-3049.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Storytime, 11:15 a.m., for ages 2 to 5; SRC Final Party: Happi Holli Puppet Workshop, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade will create puppets and bring them to life. Call 727-834-3331.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Silly Sam Summer Reading Celebration Party, 10:30 a.m. Call 727-861-3040.

FRIDAY

Stuff the School Bus for Teachers will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Walmart stores located at 8701 U.S. 19, Port Richey, and 8745 S.R. 54, New Port Richey. Volunteers will be handing out shopping lists and collecting donated school supplies that will be distributed to Pasco County schools. To volunteer, or for more information, visit www.unitedwaypasco.org.

The Gateway Gallery and Emporium, 6216 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey, will hold an exhibit opening reception for the featured artist, The Red Apple T.C. Students, 6-9 p.m. There will be refreshments and musical entertainment. Call 727-815-1222.

A roast pork dinner will be served, 5-6:30 p.m., by the social committee of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 5340 High St., New Port Richey. Doors open at 4:45 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults and $8 for children under 12. Drive thru service available. Call 727-849-7521 to reserve a meal.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Blockbuster Matinee, noon; H.E.R.O.: Helping to Educate Regarding Orientation, 12:30-2:30 p.m. A peer support group for LGBTQ teens, ages 13 to 17. Call 727-853-1279.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: SRC Final Party Starring Silly Sam, 11:15 a.m., for babies, toddlers and pre-kindergarteners; Tech Time, 2 p.m. Seniors and adults learn about computers, smart phones and tablets. Call 727-834-3331.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Friday Afternoon Films, 2 p.m.; Game Zone After Dark, 6-8 p.m. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Chair Yoga, 10 a.m.; Knitters for Charity, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Newcomers welcome; Summer Reading Final Party: Cesar the Magician, 2 p.m., for all ages. Contact library for movie title. Call 727- 861-3040.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Color Me Happy for Adults, 2-3:30 p.m. Call 727-834-3204.

SATURDAY

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay will hold its “Big Orientation,” 10:30 a.m.-noon, at New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. Attendees will learn about the variety of offered programs and the requirements to become a “Big.” Visit www.bbbstampabay.org or call Deb Kristol-Irwin at 813-997-6881.

A Pasco Park Walk will be held, 9 a.m., at Crews Lake Wilderness Park, 16739 Crews Lake Drive, Spring Hill. All pets that attend from Pasco County Animal Services will be available for adoption. Visit www.pascocountyfl.net/pas and select “Pasco Park Walks” for more information.

A pancake breakfast will be held by The Volunteer Way, 8:30-11 a.m., at Regency Park Civic Center, 10240 Regency Park Blvd., Port Richey. There will also be face painting and crafts. Call 727-815-0433 or visit www.thevolunteerway.org.

Inaugural K-9 Classic Golf Tournament will be held, 8:30 a.m., at Seven Springs Golf and Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., Trinity. The proceeds will benefit the long-term medical needs of Pasco County’s retired K-9s. There will also be a silent auction and a long-drive contest. The cost is $75 per golfer and $20 for the golfer’s best friend package, which includes two team Mulligans, one automatic putt and a 10-inch putting string. Putting string is $4 per foot. Sign in is at 8 a.m. To RSVP or find out more information, call Thomas M. DeLuca Jr. at 813-767-9541 or Gail Cooper at 813-480-0811. Visit www.pasco-k9-fundraiser.com.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Summer Reading Final Party: Cesar the Magician, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Call 727-861-3049.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Lego Maniacs, 10-11:30 a.m. Duplo blocks will be provided for young attendees. Call 727-834-3331.

SUNDAY

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

The Thrift Shop at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey, will hold a half-price sale, through Saturday. The shop hours are from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Call 727-846-1378 or 727-849-4330.

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, an excerpt of the documentary, “Seed: the Untold Story,” a recipe mini-booklet and okra for sale. Everyone is welcome to bring a dish for the “Best Okra Dish” contact. To participate, contact the organizers, bring the dish and 50 copies of the recipe. Call Dell deChant at 727-849-1626 or by email at the “Contact” section of the Friendship Farms & Fare website, www.tarrylane.wixsite.com/friendship.

Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 S.R. 54, Trinity, will hold a tour of obstetrics at 5 p.m. For reservations call 727-834-5630 or visit www.MedicalCenterTrinity.com.

Love and Loss Group will be held 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays, through August 13, at Kontos Community Center in St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 9426 Little Road, New Port Richey. Anyone that has experienced a death is welcome. The group is free and on-going. Join during any week. Call 352-942-7424 for more information.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Chair Yoga, 2 p.m.; Gentle Yoga, 3:15-4:15 p.m. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Twisted Stitchers Crochet Club, from 10 a.m. until noon; Chess Club, 4-6 p.m. Call 727-861-3049.

TUESDAY

Alzheimer’s Family Organization Caregiver’s Support Group Meeting will be held, 10 a.m., at Regional Medical Center of Bayonet Point, 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson. Caregivers are welcome to attend. Contact Laura Arnold by phone, at 727-863-0176, or email, larnold32@gmail.com for more information.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Tasty Tuesdays Local Organic Market, from 10 a.m. until noon; Kids Yoga, 11 a.m. Bring a mat or towel. Call 727-861-3040.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Tuesday Night Stitchers, 4:45 p.m. All skill levels welcome; Ask a Master Gardener, 5:30 p.m.; Pasco County Extension Master Gardening Seminar, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Game On, 4:30-6 p.m. Makerspace Open Hours, 5-8 p.m.; Mom and Baby Support Group, 6 p.m. This is a weekly group to provide free breastfeeding and mothering support. Sponsored by WIC and the Florida Department of Health. Call 727-861-3049.

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.

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

WEDNESDAY

The Silver Seniors will meet, 11:30 a.m., at Denny’s, 12105 U.S. 19 N., Bayonet Point. Newcomers welcome. Call 727-312-5171 for more information.

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.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: QiGong, 7 p.m. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Baby Storytime, 10:30 a.m., for 16 to 18 months; Toddler Storytime, 11:15 a.m., for ages 1 to 2; Preschool Storytime, 11:45 a.m., for ages 3 to 5; Anime Club, 4-6 p.m., for grades six through 12. Call 727-861-3049.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Storytime Plus, 10:15-11 a.m. Stories and songs for toddlers and preschoolers; Lego Club, 4:30 p.m., for ages 4 and up. Call 727-834-3204.

PLANNING AHEAD

The New Port Richey Shrine Club will meet 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at American Legion Post #79, 5329 Legion Way, New Port Richey. Lunch will be served at noon. Pepin Academies, who assist students with autism, will discuss their mission. The cost is $10. RSVP before Monday by calling Frank Goff at 727-375-7900.

For nonprofit groups. Must include organization name, street address, city, date, time, cost and public contact phone number. Mail to 11321 U.S. 19 N., Port Richey, FL 34668; or email to community@suncoastnews.com. Deadline is at least three weeks before the event. Announcements are published as space permits.