THURSDAY, JAN. 17

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.

Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 S.R. 54, Trinity: Lymphedema Support Group, 3 p.m.; Huntington’s Disease Support Group, 6:30 p.m. For reservations call 727-834-5630 or visit www.MedicalCenterTrinity.com.

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 roast pork. 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; Bon AppéTeens, a cooking workshop for teens, 3 p.m. Registration required; 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. 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; Explorer Series, 2-3:30 p.m.; 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. Call 727-834-3331.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Bingo, 2 p.m., for adults; 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, JAN. 18

An Arbor Day celebration will be held, 11 a.m., at Frances Avenue Park, 5580 Frances Ave., New Port Richey. Members of the city staff and city council, the city’s environmental committee and the fourth-grade class from Genesis Elementary School will participate in the celebration. New trees will be planted following the children’s program.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Signing for Every Day Living, 1 p.m. This is a five-week course presented by the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Florida, Inc.; 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; Taoist Tai Chi, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. 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 for Adults, 2-3:30 p.m. Registration required. Call 727-834-3204.

SATURDAY, JAN. 19

A pancake breakfast will be served by the South Buena Vista Community at South Buena Vista Hall, 4212 Buena Vista Lane, Holiday, 8-10:30 a.m. There will also be scrambled eggs, sausage and apple sauce. Call 989-944-0064.

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.

The Fifth Wheels, a social club for single seniors, will hold a coffee break social, 10:15 a.m., at Hudson Beach, 6345 Clark St. Weather permitting. Bring a morning drink and snack. Newcomers welcome. Call 609-851-3790.

The Finnish-American Club, 6016 Delaware Ave., New Port Richey, will hold a “Yooper” pasty dinner and program, 5 p.m. Call 727-847-3280.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Yu-Gi-Oh! Battles, 10 a.m., for 8 and up. Call 727-853-1279.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Music with Mar with Ms. Colleen, 10-10:45 a.m. and 11-11:45 a.m., for children under 3. This is a research-based, educational music class; Pre-Teen Anime Afternoon, 2-3:30 p.m., for grades four through seven. Call 727-861-3040.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Make and Create: Snowflakes, 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: A Year of Fun, 11 a.m., for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Call 727-861-3049.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Shrink Charms, 2-4 p.m., for grades four through seven. Call 727-834-3331.

SUNDAY, JAN. 20

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, JAN. 21

Gulf Winds Sailing Club will meet, 7 p.m., at Gulf Harbors Civic Association, 4610 Floramar Terrace, New Port Richey. This is a club for boating enthusiasts. Open to members and guests. No sailing experience or boat ownership is required for membership. Call Dave Larsen, Commodore, at 727-807-5485.

TUESDAY, JAN. 22

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.; Kids Yoga, 11 a.m.; Writers Workshop, 4:30 p.m.; Big Ideas: Artificial Intelligence Today and In the Future, 4:30 p.m. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Mystery and Suspense Book Club, 2-3 p.m.; Tween Craft: Perler Bead Keychains, 4:30-6 p.m., for tweens in grades four through 7; 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., presented by the Tampa Bay Ukulele Society. Bring your own ukulele or use one of the provided. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Toddler Storytime, 10:15-11 a.m.; Preschool Storytime, 11-11:45 a.m.; Tuesday Afternoon Stitchers, 3:30-5:30 p.m. 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 the library at 727-834-3331.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Teen Pretty Little Windows, 4 p.m. Teens in grades eight through 12 make a “stained glass” window decoration with food coloring. Call 727-834-3204.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23

A health seminar entitled “Diverticulitis: Has the Management Changed” will be held, noon, at Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 S.R. 54. Jared Frattini, M.D., will discuss the causes and treatment of diverticulitis in 2019, as part of the For Your Health seminar series. For reservations, call 727-834-5630 or email MedicalCenterTrinity@HCAhealthcare.com.

A “Finally, The Truth About Grief” class is held, 1 p.m., the second and fourth Wednesday each month, at Faith Evangelical Church, 5443 Sunset Road, New Port Richey. This is a confidential group led by a certified grief and bereavement counselor. Call 727-359-9997 for more information.

A spaghetti dinner with music jam will be held, 5 p.m., at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 10337 U.S. 19, Port Richey. The donation is $7. Call 727-868-5744.

JDRF Cups of Hope, type one diabetes support group, will be held, 5:30-8:30 p.m., at Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 S.R. 54, Trinity. 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.

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; 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; Game Zone, 4 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 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; Piano with James J., 2-4 p.m.; Color Me Calm, 6 p.m., for adults. Call 727-861-3040.

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