THURSDAY, NOV. 7

The Champions of Life Gala will be held, 6 p.m., at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. This is a fundraiser presented by the West Pasco Women’s Wellness and Pregnancy Center. Dinner will be served. Gianna Jessen will be the guest speaker. For more information or registration, visit www.pascopregnancy.com or call 727-846-9999.

The Coin Club of Pasco County meets the second Thursday of every month, 7 p.m., at Elks Lodge, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Visitors welcome. Call Chuck at 727-534-7597 or visit www.PascoCoinClub.com.

“Lectures on the Lawn” will be held, 7-9 p.m., at Starkey Ranch District Park, 11880 Lake Blanche Drive, Odessa. There will be a keynote presentation, “Ten Foods That Define Florida,” by American historian and author Gary R. Mormino. There will also be live music by Andy Bryant before the presentation. Bring your own blankets or chairs. Food vendors available. Visit www.facebook.com/PascoParksFL for more information.

A reception for the Expressions of Thanks “Youth Art Contest” will be held, 4-6 p.m., at Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 S.R. 54. Students in kindergarten through twelfth grade submitted artwork, poetry and essays to celebrate the service of military veterans. It will be on display through Dec. 1. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call Mary Sommise at 727-834-4969 or email MedicalCenterTrinity@HCAhealthcare.com.

A fall health and wellness expo will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Atria Park of Baypoint Village, 7927 S.R. 52, Hudson. There will be vendors and door prizes. Call 727-863-5808 for more information.

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson: Crafters for Charity, 8:30-11 a.m. The cost is $1; Silver Sneakers Chair Yoga, 8:45-9:45 a.m. Free for cardmembers, $3 for nonmembers; SHINE, from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Get answers to your health insurance questions. Call 1-800-963-5337 for appointment; Tai Chi, 10-11 a.m. The cost is $3. Call 727-863-6868 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.

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

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Mahjong Morning, 10 a.m.-noon; Little Crafts for Little Kids, 1:30 p.m.; Paws for Reading, 4:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade read aloud 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, 10 a.m.; Read to the Sharing Our World Therapy Dogs, 4:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade read to a specially trained therapy dog. Call 727-861-3049.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Storytime, 11:15 a.m.-noon, for ages 2 to 5; I Heart Technology, 2 p.m., for seniors and adults. Learn and discuss computers, smartphones and tablets. Call 727-834-3331.

FRIDAY, NOV. 8

A wine tasting and auction will be held, 6:30-10 p.m., at Seven Springs Golf and Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., New Port Richey. Presented by the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Florida and sponsored by Jessica Harris Interpreting Services. There will also be entertainment, games and hors d’oeuvres. The cost is $30 per person and $50 per couple. Dress code is business casual. For tickets and additional information, call 727-853-1010 or visit www.deafhhsfla.org.

Pasco Fine Arts Council, 4145 Fairford Drive, New Port Richey, will hold a reception, 5-7 p.m., for the member show, “All About Landscapes.” Call 727-845-7322 or visit pascoarts.org.

A health seminar, “Is My Heartburn Normal?” will be held, noon, at Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 S.R. 54. It will be led by Mathew Ninan, M.D. as part of the “For Your Health” seminar series. A complimentary light lunch will be provided. For reservations, call 727-834-5630 or email MedicalCenterTrinity@HCAhealthcare.com.

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson: Silver Sneakers Classic, 8:45-9:45 a.m. Free for cardmembers, $3 for nonmembers; Line Dance: Intermediate, 10-11 a.m., Advanced, 11 a.m.-noon. The cost is $3. Call 727-863-6868 for more information.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Fingerpaint Friday, 10:30 a.m. 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.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Baby Time, 11:15 a.m. Books, bubbles and rhymes for babies under 2; Color Me Happy, 2 p.m., for adults. Call 727-834-3331.

SATURDAY, NOV. 9

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 topic will be Native American Indian Program. Call 727-785-3587.

“Native Plants 101,” presented by the Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society, will be held 10 a.m.-noon, at the Land O’ Lakes Heritage Park, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. Presented by Mary Ellen Gotto. The public is welcome. Call Sandy at 727-207-1853. Visit www.pasconativeplants.org.

The Volunteer Way and Pasco County Public Transportation will collect nonperishable food items for people in need at “Stuff the Bus with Food,” held from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at two Wal-Marts: 8745 S.R. 54, New Port Richey, and 8701 U.S. 19, Port Richey. The collected food will be donated to The Volunteer Way Food Bank. The event sponsors are Greg Henry, restoration specialist, George’s Wholesale Tire Pros and Synovus Bank. Call 727-815-0433 for more information.

The Massachusetts Club Suncoast Area will hold an indoor picnic at noon at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Hall, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served. Members and guests are asked to bring their own place settings, a beverage and a side dish or dessert to share. All current and former residents of Massachusetts and their guests are welcome. The guest fee is $5. Call 727-372-4651 for more information.

A native plant sale, presented by The Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society, will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Land O’Lakes Heritage Park, 5401 Land O’Lakes Blvd. There will also be a Master Gardener information table to help with questions. Visit www.pasconativeplants.org for more information.

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson: Yoga, 10 a.m. The cost is $5. Call 727-863-6868 for more information.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Game Days, 2 p.m. Youth of all ages play board games and video games. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 727-853-1279.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Sew It Seams, 1-4 p.m. Registration required. Call 727-834-3331.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Crafts for Kids, 10:15 a.m.; “What’s Voiceover? Where You Hear It and How You Do It,” 10:30 a.m.-noon. Register for a youth workshop taught by voice actor and narrator, Sybil Johnson; Anime Club, 3-4:30 p.m. Call 727-861-3040.

SUNDAY, NOV. 10

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, NOV. 11

A card party and salad luncheon will be held, 10:30 a.m., at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey. Lunch will be served at noon. The cost is $7. For required reservations, call the church at 727-849-4330 or Esther at 727-816-3930.

Women’s Connection of New Port Richey will hold a luncheon meeting from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. There will be a quarter auction. The guest speaker will be Ruth Warnick, a cardiac nurse. The cost is $15. For required reservations, by Saturday, call Linda at 727-856-4042 or Betty at 727-807-6760.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay will hold its “Big Orientation” 5:30-7 p.m. at WellCare Office in the Southgate Shopping Center, 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.

The Thrift Shop at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey, will have a half-price sale on small appliances through Saturday. The shop hours are from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Call 727-846-1378.

TUESDAY, NOV. 12

A 2019 National Philanthropy Day event will be held, 11:30 a.m., at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. Presented by the Nature Coast Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals with Strategic Partner Community Foundation of Tampa Bay. There are seven categories and forty nominees. Categories include Philanthropist of the Year, Philanthropist Small Business of the Year, Youth in Philanthropy and Carl Roger Orth Media in Philanthropy. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at afp-naturecoast.org. For more information, contact Nancy Dougherty at Nancy.dougherty@metromin.org or 727-277-8351.

A holiday bereavement workshop will be held, 3 p.m., at Gulfside’s Bereavement and Community Outreach Center, 6230 Lafayette St., New Port Richey. The workshops will help families celebrate the memories of loved ones. Call Jan Double at 727-845-5707 to sign up.

Oak Hill Hospital will present a symposium, “Diabetes Care: Managing and Living Well,” 5:30-7 p.m., at Heritage Pines Country Club, 11524 Scenic Hills Road, Hudson. Part of the “For Your Health” Communication Education Series. Reservations required. Call 352-597-6333.

A health seminar, “Current Treatments in Osteoarthritis Including Non-Operative and Operative Care,” will be held, noon, at Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 S.R. 54. It will be led by Peter Candelora, M.D., as part of the “For Your Health” seminar series. A complimentary light lunch will be provided. For reservations, call 727-834-5630 or email MedicalCenterTrinity@HCAhealthcare.com.

Suncoast Amateur Radio Club meets 6-7:50 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St. Contact Don by phone at 727-868-0176 or email wa4t@arrl.net.

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.

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 “How the Longleaf Pine Keeps Its Cool Under Fire” presented by Laura Starkey. The public is welcome. Call Sandy at 727-207-1853. Visit www.pasconativeplants.org.

A health program, “Learn More About Weight Loss Surgery,” will be held, noon, at Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 S.R. 54. It will be led by Dilendra Weerasinghe, M.D. Complimentary refreshments will be available. For reservations, call 727-834-5630 or email MedicalCenterTrinity@HCAhealthcare.com.

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson: Bay Area Legal: Free legal advice for Pasco residents. Call the center for appointment; Silver Sneakers, 9-10 a.m. Free for members, $3 for nonmembers; Rug Hookers, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Bring your own project. The cost is $4; Diabetes Self-Management Workshop, 1-3:30 p.m.; Prevent Cancer Through Nutrition, 1-2 p.m. Call 727-863-6868 for more information.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Tasty Tuesdays Local Organic Market, 10 a.m. Kids Yoga, 11 a.m. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel; Writers Group, 4:30 p.m. Bring your work to receive helpful critiques; SCORE Small Business: Tax Implications for Small Businesses, 5:30 p.m. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Delicious Dishes: Chocolate Pudding Cookies, 4:30 p.m., for tweens in grades four through seven; Mom and Baby Support Group, 6-7:30 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 Time, 10:15 a.m., for babies 18 to 36 months; Preschool Story Time, 11 a.m., for babies 18 to 36 months; Premier Community Healthcare, 1-4 p.m. There will be assistance with Medicaid, food stamps, Florida Kid Care and Health Insurance Marketplace applications; 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 residents can receive basic health care at no charge. Emergency services are not provided; English for Speakers of Other Languages, 10:30 a.m.; Lego Maniacs, 4:30 p.m. DUPLO blocks will be provided for younger attendees. Call 727-834-3331.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13

Port Richey Citizens’ “Meet Your Neighbor” will be held, 5:30-7 p.m., at Rum River Tiki Bar, 7811 Bayview St., Port Richey. Presented by Port Richey Citizen’s Advisory Committee. The public is welcome. For more information, call Claudia Smith at 727-215-7034.

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point will hold a weight management information seminar, 6 p.m., at the Rao Musunuru, M.D., Conference Center, 14100 Yosemite Drive, Hudson. The seminar will be presented by Donald Fridley, II, D.O. Call 727-869-5498 for required reservations.

The Trinity Democratic Club will meet, 6:30 p.m., at Fox Hollow Golf and Country Club, 10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway, Trinity. The guest speaker will be Marty Shapiro of the National Popular Vote. Self-pay dinner and happy hour begin at 5 p.m. Call 727-482-8709 or email TrinityDems@gmail.com for more information.

The New Port Richey Garden Club will meet, 1 p.m., at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 4651 Little Road. The program topic is “floral arrangements for the home.” Doors open at 12:30 p.m. For more information, call 404-502-5065.

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson: Zumba/Silver Sneakers, 9-10 a.m. Free for members, $3 for nonmembers; Doll Making, 9:30-11 a.m. The cost is $1; Beginner Line Dance, 11 a.m. The cost is $3; Yoga, 6 p.m. The cost is $5. Call 727-863-6868 for more information.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: One-on-One Computer Class, 10 a.m. 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: Everyday English Conversation Class, 6:30 p.m. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Baby Storytime, 10:20 a.m., for babies under 18 months; Toddler Storytime, 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., for children 18 to 36 months; Preschool Storytime, noon; Level Up, 2-4 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade will play giant games, board games and the Nintendo Switch; Anime Club, 4-5:30 p.m., for teens in grades eight through twelve. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Chair Yoga, 10 a.m. Instructor Led; Introduction to Spanish, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Friends of the Library Lunch & Learn, noon. It will be led by the Supervisor of Elections, Brian Corley; Friends of the Library Meeting, 1-2 p.m.; Adult Craft: Color Your Own 2020-2021 Pocket Calendar, 2 p.m.; Yoga for Kids with Ms. Lu Ann, 4:30 p.m.; Studio H Orientation, 6 p.m. Call 727-861-3040.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Bingo at Galen Wilson Senior Center, 8600 Galen Wilson Blvd., Port Richey, 9:45-11 a.m. Call the South Holiday branch at 727-834-3331.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: British Telly, 10:30 a.m.; Artsy Craftsy, 2-4 p.m. Call 727-834-3331.

PLANNING AHEAD

The New Port Richey Shrine Club will meet at noon Thursday, Nov. 12, at American Legion Post #79, 5329 Legion Way, New Port Richey. Lunch will also be served. Shriners and masons are welcome. The cost is $10. RSVP before Monday by calling Frank Goff at 727-815-7900.

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.