THURSDAY, OCT. 24

A World Polio Day Hope Luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. The guest speaker will be Rao Musunuru, M.D. Tickets are $10. For tickets or more information, call Steve Diller at 727-992-8344.

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 kielbasa. 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.

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. Call 727-853-1279.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Mahjong Morning, 10 a.m.-noon; Hudson Book Club, 1 p.m.; Little Crafts for Little Kids, 1:30 p.m.; Paint Your Own Ceramic Pumpkin for Tweens, 4 p.m., for grades five through eight. Registration required; 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.; Not Your Mama’s Waffles, 2 p.m. Registration required; 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; Afternoon Movie, 1:15 p.m.; Barking Good Reads, 4:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade read to a furry friend to practice reading skills; SCORE: Using YouTube in Your Business, 5:30-8 p.m. Call 727-834-3331.

FRIDAY, OCT. 25

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

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Chair Yoga, 10 a.m. Instructor led; 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: Gentle Yoga, 10 a.m.; 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, OCT. 26

2019 Out of the Darkness Community Walk will be held at 11 a.m. at Sims Park, 5547 Main St., New Port Richey. This walk raises awareness about depression and suicide and provides support and assistance to those who have lost someone to suicide. Online registration, at www.afsp.org/pascp, ends at noon on Friday, and walkers can register at the event until the walk begins. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. The program will start at 10:30 a.m. Donations will be accepted until Dec. 31. There will be a memory board to honor loved ones. For more information, contact Marie Kelley, call 205-370-3908 or email marie.afsp@gmail.com.

National Take Back Day will allow people to bring unused or expired medications from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Walmart, 8745 Little Road, New Port Richey. The medication disposal program will accept expired or unwanted prescriptions and over the counter medicine. Presented by Pasco ASAP and the Pasco Sheriff’s Office. Visit www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback for more information.

2019 Mutt Strut, a dog costume contest and parade, will be held, 4 p.m., at Crews Lake Park, 16739 Crews Lake Drive, Spring Hill. All proceeds will benefit the San Francis Veterinary Hospital Angel Fund, which provides financing to people with pets that require medical care. For more information, call Lisa Campos at Lisa.sanfrancis@gmail.com.

A spaghetti dinner will be held, 4-6:30 p.m., at the Holiday United Church of Christ, 4826 Bartelt Road, Holiday. There would be spaghetti and meat sauce, salad, bread, dessert and coffee. Eat in or take out. The cost is $6. Visit Holidayucc.com or call 727-937-1520 for more information.

The West Pasco Democrats will meet at 11 a.m. at The Cottages, 5905 Pine Road, Port Richey. The guest speaker will be Clyde Carter, NAACP. All are welcome. Call 727-807-9786 for more information.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Storytime: Youth Writers Group, 10 a.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.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Rebecca Hurlburt Author Talk, 10:30 a.m.; Sew What? 1-5 p.m. Call 727-834-3331.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Friends of the Regency Park Library Board Meeting, 10 a.m.; Cook-a-Book: Spider “I-Scream” Sandwiches, 11 a.m., for children in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Inspired by “Spider Sandwiches” by Claire Freedman. Registration required; Halloween Fright Fest, 6 p.m. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: “Build Your Own City” Contest for Kids, 10:15-11:30 a.m., for ages 6 to 15; Halloween Movie for Teens and Tweens, 2-4 p.m. Call 727-861-3040.

SUNDAY, OCT. 27

A beach cleanup will be held from 9 a.m. until noon at Robert K. Rees Park Beach, 4835 Green Key Road, New Port Richey. It will be held by Pasco Sheriff’s Volunteer Jeep Unit and Salty Soul Foundation. For more information, call 727-465-6227.

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.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Disco Freak, 3 p.m. Part of the Passport Concert Series. Call 727-834-3331.

MONDAY, OCT. 28

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of St. Vincent de Paul Church will hold a card party and luncheon, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., at Father Farrell Hall of St. Vincent de Paul Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Road, Holiday. The cost is $7. Call 727-389-0518 for more information.

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson: Tai Chi, 10-11 a.m. The cost is $3; Silver Sneakers Classic, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free for members, $3 for nonmembers; Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, 1-3 p.m. Call 727-863-6868 for more information.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Library Advisory Board Meeting, 9:30 a.m.; Qi Gong, 10 a.m.; Friends of the Library Meeting, 11 a.m.; Chair Yoga, 2 p.m.; Gentle Yoga, 3:15-4:15 p.m.; Writers Workshop, 4:30 p.m. Read your work and receive helpful critiques; Game Creation Club, 5 p.m.; Haunted Gingerbread Houses, 5 p.m. Registration required. Call 727-853-1279.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Baby Time, 10:15 a.m., for babies under 18 months; Pasco Painters, 1-3 p.m. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Twisted Stitchers, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. This is a crochet club for adults; SCORE: How to Really Start Your Own Business, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Call 727-861-3049.

TUESDAY, OCT. 29

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 Balance, 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. 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. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Pretzel Creations, 4:30-6 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.; Coding for Kids: Intermediate, 6:30 p.m., for children in grades two through seven who have completed the “Scratch for Beginners” course. Bring a laptop if possible. Attendance all five weeks is required. Registration required. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Trick or Treat Story Time, 10:30 a.m.-noon; 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: ESOL English for Speakers of Other Languages, 10:30 a.m.; Lego Maniacs: Brick or Treat, 4:30 p.m. DUPLO blocks will be provided for younger attendees. Costumes are encouraged. Call 727-834-3331.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 30

Oak Hill Hospital will present a symposium entitled, “The Latest Treatments for Chronic Pain of the Shoulders, Elbows, Feet & Ankles,” 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.

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.; 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. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Storytime Spooktacular, 11 a.m. Costumes are welcome; Spooktacular Cooking: Haunted Gingerbread Houses, 4-5:30 p.m. Registration required. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Studio H Orientation, 10 a.m.; Introduction to Spanish, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; White Elephant Bingo, 2-3 p.m. Bring one or two small gifts; Spooky Trivia and Pizza for Adults, 6:30 p.m. Call 727-861-3040.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Tiara Club for Adults, 2-4 p.m. Make beaded hair accessories and jewelry. Call 727-834-3331.

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