THURSDAY, JAN. 24

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.

The Fifth Wheels, a social club for single seniors, will hold a dinner at Leo & Joe’s New Jersey Pizza & Restaurant, 8802 FL 52, Port Richey. Newcomers welcome. Reservations required. Call 609-851-3790.

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 sausage with red and yellow peppers. 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; Paws for Reading, 4:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade read to a furry friend to practice reading skills; Make a Mess with Art, 6 p.m.; The Whispering Tree, 6 p.m. Eleanor Kleiner and Elie Brangbour play folk-rock. 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: DIY Kaleidoscopes, 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; 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, JAN. 25

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Dance Party, 11 a.m. Call 727-853-1279.

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: Coupon Clip, Swap and Save, 2-3 p.m. Call 727-834-3204.

SATURDAY, JAN. 26

2019 Collards Festival & Winter Garden Expo will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Grand Gardens, 5721 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. There will be various types of collard greens and other cool weather produce, gardening materials, locally grown vegetable seeds, organic soil, loquat fruit trees and more. Garden tours will be offered and a program about FarmNet and New Port Richey’s urban agriculture project will be held. For more information, call Dell deChant at 727-849-1626.

Teen Tag will be held, 7:30-10:30 p.m., at Sims Park. This event is for ages 13 to 17, presented by the New Port Richey Recreation & Aquatic Center. Registration is required at the center,

6630 Van Buren St., New Port Richey. The cost is $5. A waiver must be signed by a parent or legal guardian. Call 727-841-4560 for more information.

A chili cook-off will be held, 5:30 p.m., at Beacon Square Civic Association, 3741 Bradford Drive, Holiday. The cost is $5 per contestant, as well as for people participating in open judging. The prize is $100. For required registration, call Carol at 321-652-0223.

An “About Boating Safely” class will be held by the Hudson Flotilla 11-7 U.S.C.G. Auxiliary, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., at the Hudson Flotilla U.S.C.G. Auxiliary Center, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. The cost is $40 for the first family member and $20 for each additional family member. Completing the course will earn attendees the Florida Boating Safety Education Card. For registration call 727-697-8013 or email hudsonflotilla11.7@gmail.com.

The Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Club will hold their annual Field Day, Saturday and Sunday, in Sims Park. It starts at 2 p.m. Saturday and runs for 24 hours. This event demonstrates the reliability of ham radios from any location to create an independent communications network. The public is welcome. For more information, contact Don at 727-868-0176 or email wa4t@arrl.net.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Family Forts, 4:45-7 p.m. Bring blankets to build a fort and read together for Family Literacy Day. Other materials, activities and snacks will be provided. Call 727-853-1279.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Adult Craft and Hot Chocolate, 10:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; Family Lego Challenge, 2 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for the most creative designs and everyone receives a participation gift. Call 727-861-3040.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Tween Kraft Crafts: 2 p.m. Children in grades four through seven make pasta crafts while eating macaroni and cheese. Call 727-834-3204.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Jewelry Jam with Kate, 2 p.m. Call 727-861-3049.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Sew It Seams, 1-5 p.m. Call 727-834-3331.

SUNDAY, JAN. 27

Revolution Roller Derby, a co-ed flat-track roller derby league, will hold a “battle,” 5:30 p.m., at Spinnations, 8345 Congress St., Port Richey. It will feature their Co-ed team, Mom & Pop’s Militia, versus a group of worldwide skaters. Tickets are $12 at the door. Donations will be accepted for $2 off entry price. The league will be collecting canned goods and toiletries for the Coalition for the Homeless of Pasco County. A tailgate party will also be held. Bring a chair for closer seating. Visit www.revolutionrollerderby.com for more information.

The Fifth Wheels, a social club for single seniors, will hold Fun Bowling at 6 p.m. at Lane Glo Bowl North, 6935 Ridge Road, Port Richey. The cost is $1.25 per game. Newcomers are welcome. Call 727-207-8417.

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. 28

The Republican Club of Central Pasco will meet, 7 p.m., at Copperstone Executive Suites, 3632 Land O’Lakes Blvd. The meeting will feature State Senator Tom Lee. The public is welcome. Social begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 813-996-3011.

NAMI Family and Friends Support Group is held at 6:30 p.m., the second and fourth Monday of every month, at the Medical Center of Trinity’s West Campus, Behavioral Health, 5637 Marine Parkway, New Port Richey. For more information, call 727-992-9653 or visit http://namipasco.org.

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.; Build Me A Story, 5 p.m. Children ages 4 to 12 will create a scene with Legos and share their stories. 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. Call 727-861-3040.

TUESDAY, JAN. 29

Recovery International, an award-winning emotional health support group, meets at 2 p.m. every Tuesday at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 8014 S.R. 52, Hudson. The public is welcome. Call 727-863-7049.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay will hold its “Big Orientation” 5:30-7 p.m. at Wesley Chapel Honda, 27750 Wesley Chapel Blvd. 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.

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. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Groovy Smoothies, 2 p.m.; STEM Studio, 4:30-6 p.m. Tweens in grades four through seven explore science, technology, engineering and math in hands-on projects; 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; Coding for Kids, 6:30 p.m. This is a six-week program for children in grades two through seven. Registration is required. 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: 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.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30

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; Reel Teens, 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: Color Me Calm, 10 a.m., for adults; Little Crafts for Little Kids, 1:30 p.m., for ages 2 to 5. Call 727-861-3040.

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