THURSDAY, OCT. 25

A Hurricane Michael Toy Drive will be held from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., through Saturday, at Goodyear Tire Center #1945, 5038 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. In collaboration with The Pasco County Sheriff. Each person to make a donation will receive a $5 gift certificate for the location. Call Mary at the center at 727-849-7516.

2018 Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education Candlelight Vigil will be held, 6-8 p.m., at Pasco-Hernando State College, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. The vigil will remember those who have lost their battle to addiction. Speeches will be made from community and faith leaders, as well as adults and youths who have struggled with addiction. The candlelight service will begin at 6:30 p.m. A resource fair will also be held. For more information, email Monica Rousseau at mrousseau@pascoasap.com.

A stroke support group is held by the Neuroscience Center of Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, 3 p.m. on the last Thursday of every month, at the Rao Musunuru, M.D., Conference Center, 14100 Yosemite Drive, Hudson. If you would like to attend, call 727-869-5498 or 800-741-5119.

Fifth Wheels will hold a “Night Out,” 4:45 p.m., at Chili’s Bar & Grill, 9600 U.S. 19, Port Richey. For required reservations, call 727-364-7728.

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 pulled 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: Trick or Treat Parade, 11 a.m.; SHINE Medicare 101, 1 p.m.; Bonjour Mes Amis, 2 p.m. Attendees practice conversational French. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Color Me Happy, from 10 a.m. until noon, for adults. Supplies provided; Read to the Share 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.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Paws for Reading, 4:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade read to a furry friend to practice reading skills; Anime Club, 6 p.m., for grades six through 12. Call 727-861-3040.

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, OCT. 26

Swing for Charity 2018, presented by Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, will be held 8:30 a.m., at Plantation Palms Golf Club, 23253 Plantation Palms Blvd., Land O’Lakes. The proceeds will benefit American Heart/American Stroke Association. For more information, contact Jonathan Jefferson at Jonathan.Jefferson@hcahealthcare.com or 727-819-2957.

The Knights of Columbus Council will hold an “All You Can Eat” dinner, 5-7 p.m., at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Road, Holiday. The menu includes baked or fried fish, an optional chef’s choice, french fries, potatoes, vegetables, pasta, coleslaw, dessert, and tea and coffee. The cost is $10. Call JoAnn at 727-389-0518 for more information.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Dance Party, 11 p.m.; Board Games and Boomers, 2 p.m. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Signing for Every Day Living from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. This is a five-week course, and all are welcome. Provided by the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Florida, Inc; Friday Game Night, 5:30 p.m. 727-861-3049.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Coupon, Clip, Swap, Save, 2 p.m., for adults. Call 727-834-3204.

SATURDAY, OCT. 27

National Take Back Day will allow people to bring unused or expired medications from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Gulf View Square, 9409 U.S. 19, 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.

A Revolutionary War genealogy workshop will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. Presented by the Pithlochaskotee Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Women are invited to bring their documents to start research about their Revolutionary War ancestors. Call 727-785-3587.

The Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Club will hold a fundraising “Tailgate Swap-n-Shop” from 7 a.m. until noon at the Millennium Academy School, 10005 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. People can buy and sell a variety of Ham Radio and electronics equipment. F.C.C. Amateur Radio testing will be held at 9 a.m. The donation is $5 and includes a free selling spot. For more information, call Chris at 727-484-8099 or visit www.gulfcoastarc.org.

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 Training Facility, 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.

Puppy Paddle will be held from 11 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., at the New Port Richey Recreation & Aquatic Center, 6630 Van Buren St., New Port Richey. Dogs under 18 inches will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. and dogs taller than 18 inches will swim from 1:30-3:30 p.m. The cost is $5 per dog. Proof of vaccination is required for entry. There will also be a dog costume contest. For more information, call 727-841-4560.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Tween Zombie Plush, 2 p.m., for grades four through seven. Call 727-834-3204.

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

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Early Voting General Election from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Call 727-834-3331.

SUNDAY, OCT. 28

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, OCT. 29

Comprehensive eye screenings will be held, 11 a.m., at CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, New Port Richey. Presented by Healthy Vision Institute. The screenings will be for detection of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, cataracts and glaucoma. It will be done without pain or dilation, using a portable retina imaging system. Call 727-847-1290.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Chair Yoga, 2 p.m.; Gentle Yoga, 3:15-4:15 p.m.; Build Me A Story, 5 p.m. Children ages 4 to 12 will create a scene and share their stories. Call 727-810-7167.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Taoist Tai Chi, 10-11:30 a.m.; Baby Storytime, 10:15 a.m. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: General Elections Early Voting, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.; Twisted Stitchers: Crochet Club, 10 a.m. Call 727-861-3049.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Early Voting General Election, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Call 727-834-3331.

TUESDAY, OCT. 30

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.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Tasty Tuesdays Local Organic Market, from 10 a.m. until noon.; Kids Yoga, 11 a.m. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: General Elections Early Voting, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.; Pumpkin Painting Party, 4:30-6 p.m., for grades four through seven. Registration required; Makerspace Open Hours, 5-8 p.m. Work on your own 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. Call 727-861-3049.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Early Voting General Election, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Call 727-834-3331.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Trick or Treat Storytime, 10:30 a.m.-noon; Tuesday Afternoon Stitchers, 3:30-5:30 p.m. All skill levels welcome. Call 727-861-3040.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31

Trunk or Treat will be held, 6-8 p.m., at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church, 7922 S.R. 52, Hudson. Call 727-863-5646.

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.

Halloween Trunk or Treat will be held by the Bayou Business District, 5:30-7 p.m., in the Walmart parking lot, 8701 U.S. 19, Port Richey. People are welcome to load candy or small toys in their trunk to hand out to children as well as wear costumes and decorate their table. Call 727-364-7516.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Guten Tag: Beginner, 12:30 p.m. Intermediate, 2 p.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; QiGong, 7 p.m. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: General Elections Early Voting, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.; Baby Storytime, 10:30 a.m., for 16 to 18 months; Toddler Storytime, 11:15 a.m., for ages 1 to 2; Preschool Storytime, 11:45 a.m., for ages 3 to 5. 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 ages 4 and up. Call 727-834-3204.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Early Voting General Election, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Call 727-834-3331.

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