THURSDAY, FEB. 7

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.

Faith United Methodist Church, 12128 S.R. 52, Hudson, holds “Supper At The CHurch” at 5 p.m. every Thursday. The meal includes a main course with two side dishes, bread, dessert and a beverage. This week’s main dish is baked chicken. The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children. Carry out dinners are available until 6 p.m. Call 727-856-5000 for more information.

Morton Plant Mease Experts will hold a “Coronary Artery Disease” seminar, noon, at Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, Bekesh Education & Conference Center, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey. Led by Laura Mosher, M.D., an interventional cardiologist. For required reservations, call 727-953-6877 or visit www.BayCareEvents.org.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Rhymes to Readers, 11 a.m.; Bonjour Mes Amis, 2 p.m. Attendees practice conversational French; Teen Yoga, 5 p.m. Call 727-853-1279.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Mahjong Morning, from 10 a.m. until noon; Paws for Reading, 4:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade read to a furry friend to practice reading skills; How to Finance Your Small Business, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Young Adult Book Discussion, 6 p.m. Topic: “All the Bright Places” by Jennifer Niven. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Color Me Happy, from 10 a.m. until noon, for adults. Supplies provided; Papercrafting Fun: Paper Beads. Registration required; Read to the Sharing Our World Therapy Dogs, 4:30 p.m., a story time with therapy dogs for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Call 727-861-3049.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Storytime, 11:15 a.m., for ages 2 to 5; Tech Time, 2 p.m. Seniors and adults learn about computers, smart phones and tablets; Teen Volunteer Meeting and Pizza, 5 p.m. Teens earn volunteer hours to plan programs. Call 727-834-3331.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Nuts for Needlework, 2 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.

FRIDAY, FEB. 8

Children’s Dental Day will be held from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. at New Port Richey Family Health Center, 2114 Seven Springs Blvd., Trinity. Free dental services will be provided for uninsured children under 18. A parent or guardian must accompany the patient. Most insurance plans are accepted, including Medicaid and Florida KidCare. Limited walk-in slots are available. For appointments, call 352-518-2000.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Fingerpaint Friday, 10:30 a.m.; Adult Coloring, 1 p.m. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Friday Afternoon Films, 2 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. Call 727-861-3040.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Baby Time, 11:15 a.m. Books, bubbles and rhymes for babies under 2; Sew It Seams, 1-4 p.m. Call 727-834-3331.

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

SATURDAY, FEB. 9

A “Diversity of Wildlife” program will be held, 8-10:30 a.m., at Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park, 10500 Wilderness Park Blvd., New Port Richey, in the Starkey Environmental Education Center. A walk-hike on the Nature Trail will follow. Contact Rick at 727-834-3247 or fbuckman@pascocountyfl.net for more information.

A slightly-used purse auction and tea will be held, noon, at New Port Richey Eastern Star, 5329 Sunset Road. The cost is $6 for sandwiches and tea. For reservations, call 727-534-7229.

An antiques and collectibles appraisal fair will be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Community Congregational Church, 6533 Circle Blvd., New Port Richey. Bring up to three items, $5 per item, and a certified appraiser will give you an estimate of the current retail value. There will also be a silent auction, used books, baked goods and a hot dog lunch. West Pasco Historical Society staff will be available to give information. Call 727-849-1943 for more information.

The Pithlochaskotee Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet, 10 a.m., at the American Legion Paradise Post #79, 5329 Legion Place, New Port Richey. Coffee will be served at 9:30 a.m. The group will discuss JROTC. Call 727-785-3587.

A blood drive will be held, from 9 a.m. until 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 and a free t-shirt. 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.

The Finnish-American Club, 6016 Delaware Ave., New Port Richey, will hold a pannukakku breakfast, 8-11 a.m. Call 727-847-3280.

Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 S.R. 54, Trinity, will hold a Childbirth Super Prep Class, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. 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.: Game Days, 2 p.m., for youth of all ages. Call 727-853-1279.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Movie and Popcorn, 2 p.m., for children in grades four through seven and their families. Call 727-834-3204.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Pawsome Pets, 11 a.m. There will a presentation by Pasco County Animal Services and crafts. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Hudson Book Club, 11 a.m.; Billy Kemp Concert, 2 p.m.; Valentine’s Slime, 2 p.m. Supplies is limited. Call 727-861-3040.

SUNDAY, FEB. 10

Must Love Dogs 5K will be held, 9 a.m., at Crews Lake Park, 16739 Crews Lake Drive, Spring Hill. This is a fundraiser for the San Francis Veterinary Hospital Angel Fund, which provides financial assistance for the pets of families that need medical care. This is a run/walk for people with their leashed dogs. For more information, call Lisa Campos at 727-459-7331.

A spaghetti dinner fundraiser will be held, 5:30 p.m., at Community Congregational Church, 6533 Circle Blvd., New Port Richey. The meal will also include salad, bread, meat or vegetarian sauce and dessert. The cost is $10. Reservations are required by Feb. 9. There will also be live entertainment. Call 727-849-1943 for more information.

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, FEB. 11

A card party and salad luncheon will be held at 10:30 a.m. by the women of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey. The cost is $7. Lunch will be served at noon. Call Esther at 727-816-8930 or the church at 727-849-4330 for reservations.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay will hold its “Big Orientation,” 5:30-7 p.m., at WellCare, 5113 U.S. 19, 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 “Florida Love Stories” lecture will be held, 6-7:30 p.m., at the City of New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center, 6630 Van Buren St. This lecture is part of The Florida Humanities Council Speaker Series, which will be held every Monday in February. Call 727-841-4560.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Chair Yoga, 2 p.m.; Gentle Yoga, 3:15-4:15 p.m.; Writers Workshop, 4:30 p.m.; Valentine’s Day Entrees, 5 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 1 p.m. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Baby Storytime, 10:15 a.m.; Apps for Seniors, 2 p.m. Registration required. Call 727-861-3040.

TUESDAY, FEB. 12

Holiday Tuesday Evening Al-Anon Family Group meet, 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays, at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, Education Building, 4843 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. This group offers help to the families and friends of problem drinkers and alcoholics. Call 352-697-0497 for more information.

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. The topic of this month’s meeting is “Saving Florida, One Lawmaker at a Time,” presented by Sue Mullins. The public is welcome. Call Sandy at 727-207-1853. Visit www.pasconativeplants.org.

The Roundtable Computer Users Group will meet at 1 p.m. at the South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Road, Holiday. The public is welcome. Call Bill at 727-841-8282 or visit www.tinyurl.com/2944bj7.

Love and Loss Group will be held 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through Feb. 12, 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.: Tasty Tuesdays Local Organic Market, 10 a.m. Nutrition Demo, 10:30 a.m.; Kids Yoga, 11 a.m.; SCORE Business Class, 5:30 p.m. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Book Club, 2 p.m.; Delicious Dishes: Homemade Toaster Pastries, 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. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Toddler Storytime, 10:15-10:45 a.m.; Preschool Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m.; Documentary & Discussion, 2 p.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.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Mobile Medical Unit, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Pasco County residents can receive basic health care at no charge. Emergency services are not provided; Lego Maniacs, 4:30 p.m. Duplo blocks will be provided for the younger attendees. Call the library at 727-834-3331.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Teen Advisory Board and Gaming, 4-5:30 p.m. Teens in grades eight through twelve earn volunteer hours by planning programs. Call 727-834-3204.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13

The New Port Richey Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. at the New Lakes at Regency Clubhouse, 8330 Civic Drive, Port Richey. There will be a guest speaker from Sweet Dreams Amarylis Nursery. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Call 727-484-6741.

The Silver Seniors will meet, 11:30 a.m., at Sioux City Restaurant, 8515 Little Road, New Port Richey. Newcomers welcome. Call 727-312-5177 for more information.

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.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Guten Tag: Beginner, 12:30 p.m. Intermediate, 2 p.m. Learn and practice conversational German. Registration required; Beads and Buttons, 4 p.m. Children make Valentine’s Day gifts; H.E.R.O.: Helping to Educate Regarding Orientation, 4 p.m. A peer support group for LGBTQ teens, ages 13 to 17; Qi Gong, 7 p.m. Call 727-853-1279.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Artsy Craftsy, 2 p.m. Make bouquets of flowers out of old books; SCORE: Basic Quick Books, 5:30 p.m. Call 727-834-3331.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Baby Storytime, 10:30 a.m., for babies under 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 p.m., for grades six through twelve. 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 children under 4. Call 727-834-3204.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Little Crafts for Little Kids, 1:30 p.m., for ages 2 to 5. Call 727-861-3040.

PLANNING AHEAD

Pasco Fine Arts Center, 4145 Fairford Drive, New Port Richey, will hold a plein air workshop with Suzanne Natzke on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Registration is required by Saturday, Feb. 9. Registration is also open for Feb. 19-March 19 class sessions. For more information, call 727-345-7322 or visit www.pascoarts.org.

The New Port Richey Shrine Club will have a Valentine lunch, 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at American Legion Post #79, 5329 Legion Way, New Port Richey. Lunch will be served at noon. There will be a guest speaker. The cost is $10. The public is welcome. RSVP before Monday by calling 727-375-7900.

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