THURSDAY, FEB. 14
The Thrift Shop at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey, will have all dresses for $3 through Saturday. A half-price sale on blouses will follow, Monday 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.
Caregiver Support Group, Alzheimer’s Association Group Guidelines, will be held, 1 p.m., at First Baptist Church, 6800 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey. The guest speaker will be Geralyn Fortney, the SHINE program assistant at Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas, Inc. Call 727-849-4210.
The Coin Club of Pasco County will meet, 7 p.m., at The New Lakes of Regency Park Civic Association, 8330 Civic Drive, Port Richey. An auction will be held before the meeting starts. Visitors welcome. Call Chuck at 727-534-7597.
Pasco Master Gardeners will hold “Ask a Master Gardener,” 1-2 p.m., at Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. An “Organic Veggie Gardening – the Basics” workshop will follow at 2 p.m., presented by UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Services. To register, visit Eventbrite.com and search “Organic Veggie.” Call the extension service at 352-518-0156 for more information.
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 pork chops. 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.
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.; Master Gardeners: “Worms Eat My Kitchen Scraps,” 6 p.m. For required registration, visit Eventbrite.com and search “Worms.” Call the library at 727-853-1279.
Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Mahjong Morning, from 10 a.m. until noon; Valentine’s Day Chocolate Fondue, 2 p.m., for adults; Paws for Reading, 4:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade read to a furry friend to practice reading skills. 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; Makerspace Craft: Valentines Picture Frame, 2 p.m. 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; Book Club, 2 p.m.; Kids Read Aloud Book Club, 4:30 p.m., for children in grades three through five. Call 727-834-3331.
Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: 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. 15
Pasco Fine Arts Council, 4145 Fairford Drive, New Port Richey, will hold a reception for the 2019 art annual exhibition and competition, 5-7 p.m. For more information, visit www.pascoarts.org or call 727-785-7322.
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. 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. 16
A craft show will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 8014 S.R. 52, Hudson. There will also be a car show and refreshments for sale. Crafters can set up a table for $10. Cars enter the show for $20. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus #10377. For more information or to purchase a table, call 727-868-6920.
Nature Coast 912 Patriots Group will hold a meeting, 11:30 a.m., at Praise Family Worship Center, 17920 Meridian Blvd., Hudson. The public is welcome. Call the church at 727-863-8989.
A pancake breakfast will be served 8-10 a.m. at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church, in the Fellowship Hall, 7922 S.R. 52, Hudson. The cost is $4 for adults, $1 for children, for all-you-can-eat buttermilk pancakes, coffee, juice and sausage. Call 727-863-5646.
New Life Metropolitan Community Church, 4133 Thys Road, New Port Richey, holds a flea market from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the third Saturday of every month. Vendor spaces are $10 per space. Call 727-849-6962.
Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Make & Create: Chinese New Year, 2 p.m., for children in kindergarten through seventh grade. Call 727-834-3204.
Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Creation Stations: Magnet Magic, 11 a.m. Call 727-861-3049.
Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Music with Mar, 10:15-10:45 a.m. and from 11 a.m. until noon, for children under 3. This is a research-based, educational music class. Call 727-861-3040.
South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: I Love Greenscreen, 2-4 p.m. Call 727-834-3331.
SUNDAY, FEB. 17
Pampered Chef Raise the Roof, with McCoy Veterans Home, will be held 1-4 p.m., at Holiday VFW Aux. Post 10167, 4619 Bartelt Road, Holiday. This is a fundraiser with a cash bar and prize drawings. Call Judy at 727-255-0781.
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. 18
An “Oh Florida!” 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.; Books 2 Movies Discussion, 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.; Chess Club, 4 p.m. Call 727-861-3049.
Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Baby Storytime, 10:15 a.m.; Monday Movie Matinee, 2 p.m.; Teen Advisory Board, 4 p.m. Teens in grades six through twelve earn volunteer hours by planning library programs. Call 727-861-3040.
TUESDAY, FEB. 19
Suncoast Women in Networking will hold a luncheon at noon at Beef ‘O’Brady’s, 5546 Main St., New Port Richey. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m. Members, guests and visitors are welcome. The guest speaker will be Jackie Skelton, from JR World Travel. She will discuss safe traveling, passports, necessary insurance and diets. Call President Linda McFarland at 727-863-6151 for more information.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point will hold an Afib seminar, as part of their Tuesday Tutorials, noon, at the Rao Musunuru, M.D., Conference Center, 14100 Yosemite Drive, Hudson. The seminar will be presented by Kenneth H. Yamamura, M.D. Registration and lunch will start at 11:30 a.m. Call 727-869-5498 for required reservations.
A heart-healthy screening, presented by BayCare Health System, will be held from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey. This will include a check for blood pressure, body mass index, cholesterol and a pre-screening for diabetes. For required registration, call 855-546-6304.
The First United Methodist Church of Hudson Caregiver’s Support Group Meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m. at 13123 U.S. 19, Hudson. Caregivers are welcome to attend. Contact Laura Arnold at 727-863-0176 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Tasty Tuesdays Local Organic Market, 10 a.m.; Kids Yoga, 11 a.m.; Life Hack Academy: Desserts, 5 p.m., for middle and high school students. Call 727-861-3040.
Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Tween Craft: Glass Stone Magnets, 4:30 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.; Medicare 101 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: Lego Maniacs, 4:30 p.m. Duplo blocks will be provided for the younger attendees. Call 727-834-3331.
Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: SHINE Medicare 101, from 10 a.m. until noon; World Travelers Club: Paris, 3:30 p.m. Mary Beth Isaacson will hold an interactive media presentation. Call 727-834-3204.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20
The West Pasco Republican Club will meet, 7 p.m., at Heritage Springs Country Club, 11345 Robert Trent Jones Pkwy., Trinity. The keynote speaker will be Brian E. Corley, supervisor of elections in Pasco County. Social will start at 6:30 p.m. There will be a buffet with beef tips in Hunter sauce and chicken piccata with salad, sides and a beverage. The cost is $22. RSVP by Thursday by calling Anne Corona at 727-514-1120.
The West Pasco County Genealogical Society will hold a genealogy seminar, “The Importance of Newspapers to Successful Ancestry Research,” 12:30-2:30 p.m., at the CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. The cost is $5 for society members and $7 for nonmembers. A brief business meeting will follow. Nonmembers are invited to the meeting. To register, text 727-271-0770 or email email@example.com to register.
A “Tools to Quit” smoking program will be held, 5-7 p.m., at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson. There will be four free weeks of patches, gum or lozenges as supplies last. For required registration call 813-929-1000.
Medical Center of Trinity (9330 S.R. 54, Trinity): The Compassionate Friends Support Group, 7:15 p.m. For reservations call 727-834-5630 or visit www.MedicalCenterTrinity.com.
A newborn care class will be held, 6 p.m., at Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 S.R. 54, Trinity. An obstetrics tour will also be available. For required 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.
The Breast Cancer Support Group will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Medical Center of Trinity, 9332 S.R. 54, Suite 402, Trinity, in the American Cancer Society Resource Room. For required reservations, visit www.MedicalCenterTrinity.com or call 727-834-5630.
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; H.E.R.O.: Helping to Educate Regarding Orientation, 4 p.m. A peer support group for LGBTQ teens, ages 13 to 17; Messy Art Club, 4 p.m.; Qi Gong, 7 p.m. Call 727-853-1279.
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; Board Game Bash, 4 p.m. 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 4 and up. Call 727-834-3204.
Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Social Circle, 1 p.m.; Little Crafts for Little Kids, 1:30 p.m., for ages 2 to 5; Color Me Calm, 6 p.m., for adults. Call 727-861-3040.
Friends of the Hacienda Old Hickory Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, March 16, at Meadow Oaks Country Club, 13125 Fairwinds Road, Hudson. The fee for individual participants is $75 and a foursome team is $275. The fee includes 18-hole golf with cart, Hickory Club set with three era golf balls and a banquet. All money raised will go towards the Friends of the Hacienda. For more information call 813-468-8825 or 727-457-3982.