THURSDAY, FEB. 28

A ribbon cutting will be held, 11:30 a.m., for the Port Richey Health Center, 6506 Embassy Blvd. Call 727-378-2987.

A card party is held, 11 a.m., every Thursday at Fraternal Order of Eagles #3153, 5446 Leisure Lane, New Port Richey. The cost is $5, and lunch is included. Call 727-847-1090 or 727-359-4399.

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 meat loaf. 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. Call 727-853-1279.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Mahjong Morning, from 10 a.m. until noon; Computer Basics, 1:30 p.m. Bring laptop for hands-on learning. Registration required; Preschool Prep, 1:30 p.m., for children ages 2 to 5; Homework Help, 3 p.m., for children in kindergarten through fifth grade; 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; Maker Space Craft: Potholders, 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; 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: 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.

FRIDAY, MARCH 1

A prime rib 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 $15 for adults and $9 for children under 12. Drive thru service available. Call 727-849-7521 by Thursday to reserve a meal.

The Gateway Gallery and Emporium, 6216 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey, will hold an exhibit reception, 6-9 p.m., for the featured artist, Eva Berman. There will be refreshments and musical entertainment. Call 727-815-1222 or visit gatewaygalleryemporium.com.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Blockbuster Matinee, noon. Call 727-853-1279.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Chair Yoga, 10 a.m.; 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: Coupon Clip, Swap, Save, 2 p.m. Call 727-834-3204.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Baby Time, 11:15 a.m., for babies under 2; Family Movie Night at South Holiday, 5:30 p.m. Wear pajamas and bring blankets. Call 727-834-3331.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

The West Pasco Audubon Society will meet, 11 a.m., at J.B. Starkey Wilderness Park Education Center, 10500 Wilderness Road, New Port Richey. This month’s meeting will feature a presentation titled “Wild Raptors” by Barbara Walker and Clearwater Audubon Society’s Wild Raptor Sanctuary team. A ¼ mile morning nature walk will be held before the meeting at 8 a.m. For more information, visit www.westpascoaudubon.com.

Storybook Forest, presented by Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties, will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Crews Lake Wilderness Park, 16739 Crews Lake Drive, Shady Hills. The event will feature characters from children’s stories, food, free activities, interactive displays and storytellers. Free shuttle pick-up from Crews Lake Middle School, 15144 Shady Hills Road, Shady Hills. Visit www.phelc.org for more information.

A strawberry festival will be held by Cindy’s Pets in downtown New Port Richey, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. behind Community Congregational Church, 6533 Circle Blvd. The event will include strawberries, vendors, food, kid’s zone, prize drawings, a dog agility walk and a dog show. Visit www.cindyspets.org for more information.

A stargazing event, led by the Pasco Astronomers, will be held, 7-9 p.m., at the J.B. Starkey Wilderness Park, 10500 Wilderness Park Blvd., New Port Richey. Call Jack at 727-255-3083 or call the park at 727-834-3247 for more information.

An all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast will be held, 7:45-11 a.m., at the Holiday United Church of Christ, 4826 Bartelt Road, Holiday. The breakfast will include plain, blueberry and chocolate chip pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee. The cost is $4.50. Visit Holidayucc.com.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Chair Yoga, 11 a.m.; Elementary Melty Beads, 2 p.m., for children in kindergarten through third grade. Call 727-834-3204.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Lego Mania and More, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.; Follow the Leader Painting Class, 2 p.m. Registration required. Call 727-861-3049.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Open Sewing, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Bring a sewing project. Machines will be provided, and an expert seamstress will be available to answer questions. Some experience is needed. Registration required. Call 727-834-3331.

SUNDAY, MARCH 3

Revolution Roller Derby, a co-ed flat-track roller derby league, will hold a “battle,” 5:45 p.m., at Spinnations, 8345 Congress St., Port Richey. It will feature their Co-ed team, Mom & Pop’s Militia, versus Antique Roll Show. Tickets are $12 at the door. Donations will be accepted for $2 off entry price. The league will be collecting donations for Pet Peace of Mind – Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care. A tailgate party will also be held. Bring a chair for closer seating. Visit www.revolutionrollerderby.com 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, MARCH 4

A senior fitness program will be held, 1-2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, for 16 weeks at Galen Wilson Senior Center, 8600 Galen Wilson Blvd., Port Richey. The exercises, for 55 and up, will focus on cardiovascular, strength training, balance and flexibility. Chairs may be used for support. This is held in partnership with YMCA of the Suncoast. For required reservations, call 727-834-3317.

The Thrift Shop at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey, will have 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.

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. 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.; S.C.O.R.E: Creating a Successful Business Plan, 5:30 p.m. Register at pascohernando.score.org. Call the library at 727-861-3049.

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 5

A pancake supper will be held, 5:30 p.m., at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey. All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, fruit and dessert will be served. The cost is $6. Call the church at 727-849-4330.

An eating disorder recovery support group will be held 5:30 p.m., every Tuesday, at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point at the Rao Musunuru, M.D., Conference Center, 14100 Yosemite Drive, Hudson. If interested, contact Kimberly Miller at 727-619-4366 or kamrecoverygroup@gmail.com.

Love and Loss Group will be held 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through April 9, 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.; Kids Yoga, 11 a.m.; S.C.O.R.E.: Basic Quickbooks, 5:30 p.m. Register at www.score.org/take-workshop. Call the library at 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Cookin’ It Keto, 2 p.m.; Game On, 4:30 p.m.; 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, 10:15-10:45 a.m.; Preschool Storytime, 11-11:30 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.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: South Holiday Home School Monthly Meet-Up, 3:30 p.m. For students in kindergarten through eighth grade; 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: Friends Book Club, noon. The group will discuss “The Good Girl” by Mary Kubica; S.C.O.R.E: Utilizing YouTube in a Small Business, 5:30 p.m. Register at pascohernando.score.org. Call the library at 727-834-3204.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6

The Suncoast Maryland-Delaware-Virginia Club will meet, 1 p.m., at Country Pizza Inn, 6205 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. Former residents of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and West Virginia are welcome to attend. For required reservations, call 727-942-4170.

The Finnish-American Club, 6016 Delaware Ave., New Port Richey, will hold a potluck and membership meeting at noon. Call 727-847-3280.

The Suncoast Maryland-Delaware-Virginia Club will meet, 1 p.m., at Country Pizza Inn, 6205 U.S. 19. Former residents of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and West Virginia are welcome to attend. For required reservations, call 727-942-4170.

Pasco Master Gardeners will hold “Ask a Master Gardener,” 5:30 p.m., at Hudson Library, 8012 Library Road. A workshop called “What is Hypertufa?” will follow at 6 p.m. For required registration, go to www.eventbrite.com and search “Hypertufa.” Call the Pasco County Extension Service at 352-518-0156 for more information.

T.O.P.S. FL #416, “Take Off Pounds Sensibly,” a support group meets at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday at The New Lakes Civic Association, 8330 Civic Drive, Port Richey. The weigh-in is held 8:15-9:15 a.m. The first week is free. The annual fee is $32 with a $5 monthly chapter fee. Call Jill at 727-934-8699 for more information.

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.

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.: 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; 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; Teen Advisory Board Meeting, 4 p.m. Teens in grades six through 12 earn volunteer hours to plan events. 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; Tween Book Club and Craft, 6 p.m. The group will discuss “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio. Call 727-861-3040.

PLANNING AHEAD

Investigation Station’s Annual Pot of Gold Relay Race will be held 10 p.m. Friday, March 29, during Relay for Life at Mitchell High School, 2323 Little Road, New Port Richey. The funds will benefit an educational splash pad to be built by the museum at the Veterans Memorial Park, Hudson. Teams of four can register online at www.investigationstation.net/pot-of-gold-relay.html

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.