THURSDAY, SEPT. 5

Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 S.R. 54, Trinity: Chatterboxes, 3 p.m. This is a support group for people suffering from communication deficits because of a Cerebral Vascular Accident or other neurological disorders; Childbirth preparation class, four-week series, 7-9 p.m. each Thursday in September. An obstetrics tour will be offered. For reservations call 727-834-5630 or visit www.MedicalCenterTrinity.com.

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.

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson: Hearing Clinic, 10 a.m.-noon. There will be ear wax checks, removal, screenings, hearing aids service, and one free package of batteries; Crafters for Charity, 8:30-11 a.m.; 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.

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 pm.; Paws for Reading, 4:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade read aloud to a furry friend to practice reading skills; How to Really Start Your Own Business, 5:30 p.m. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Color Me Happy, 10 a.m.; Twin Bottle Vases, 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.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Nuts for Needlework, 2 p.m. Bring a needlework project; 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.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Storytime, 11:15-noon. Stories, rhymes and songs for children ages 2 to 5; Teen Advisory Board, 4 p.m. Call 727-834-3331.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

A seafood dinner will be served, 5-6:30 p.m., by the social committee of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 5340 High St., New Port Richey. There will be shrimp, clam strips and fish. Doors open at 4:45 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults and $8 for children under 12. Drive thru service available. Call 727-849-7521 to reserve a meal.

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson: 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.: Blockbuster Matinee, noon. 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: Gentle Yoga, 10 a.m.; Signing for Every Day Living, 1 p.m. This is a five-week course for anyone wishing to learn basic sign language. All ages welcome. Provided by the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Florida, Inc.; Friday Afternoon Films, 2 p.m.; “The Office” Trivia Night, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 727-861-3049.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Color Me Happy, 2 p.m., for adults. Call 727-834-3204.

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.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 7

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay will hold its “Big Orientation,” 10:30 a.m.-noon, at New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St. 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.

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.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Book Worm, 1-4 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade make book ends. Call 727-834-3331.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Regency Park Recycles, 10:30 a.m. Learn about recycling in Pasco County; Lego Mania and More, 11 a.m. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Canvas Painting for Adults, 10:15 a.m. All supplies will be provided; Canvas Painting for Kids, 3 p.m., for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. All supplies will be provided. Call 727-861-3040.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Chair Yoga, 11 a.m.; Elementary Movie Time, 2 p.m., for children in kindergarten through third grade. Call 727-834-3204.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 8

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, SEPT. 9

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay will hold its “Big Orientation,” 5:30-7 p.m., at WellCare, 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.

Women’s Republican Club of Pasco County will meet, 6:30 p.m., at Beef O’ Brady’s, 5546 Main St., New Port Richey. Social hour will start at 5:30 p.m. Men are welcome. Call or text Kirsten at 727-488-3796 for more information.

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. The speaker, Connie Culve, will share her story, “It’s Hard to Soar Like an Eagle When You Are Running with the Chickens.” The feature will be Vicki’s Heavenly Bling and Paparazzi Jewelry. The cost is $15. For required reservations, by Saturday, call Linda at 727-856-4042 or Betty at 727-807-6760.

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.

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson: Hearing Clinic, 9:30-11 a.m. There will be ear wax checks, removal, screenings, hearing aids service, and one free package of batteries; 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. Call 727-863-6868 for more information.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Qi Gong, 10 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. Call 727-853-1279.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Baby Time, 10:15 a.m., for babies under 18 months; Monday Movie Matinee for Adults, 1:30 p.m.; Teen Advisory Board, 4 pm. Teens in grades six through twelve earn volunteer hours by planning teen library programs. 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; Coding for Kids: Scratch for Beginners, 6:30 p.m. Children in grades two through seven learn how to use the programming language Scratch. Attendance all six weeks is required. Bring a laptop if possible. Registration required. Call 727-861-3049.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 10

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. This month’s meeting will cover the Ruby-Throated Hummingbird presented by Christine Rowland. The public is welcome. Call Sandy at 727-207-1853. Visit www.pasconativeplants.org.

Living with Crohn’s and Colitis Support Group will be held, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Advanced Research Institute, Inc., 7114 Congress St., New Port Richey. For more information, contact Christina Tyson at 727-835-3261 or Christina.Arel@ARIClinical.com.

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Activity Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson: 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. 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; SCORE: Small Business: Results Based Marketing, 5:30 p.m. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Sewing Basics: Grocery Tote Bags, 10-11:30 a.m. Registration required; Delicious Dishes: Mac and Cheese in a mug, 4:30-6 p.m., for tweens in grades four through seven; 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. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Toddler Time, 10:15 a.m., for babies 18 to 36 months; Preschool Storytime, 11 a.m., for babies 18 to 36 months; 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.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Teen Advisory Board and Gaming, 4 p.m. Teens in grades eight through twelve earn volunteer hours by planning programs. Call 727-834-3204.

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 ESOL, 10:30 a.m.; Lego Maniacs, 4:30 p.m. DUPLO blocks will be provided for younger attendees. Call 727-834-3331.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 11

Medical Center of Trinity (9330 S.R. 54, Trinity): Tour of Obstetrics, 5:30 p.m. For reservations call 727-834-5630 or visit www.MedicalCenterTrinity.com.

The New Port Richey Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. at the Trinity Presbyterian Church, 4651 Little Road, New Port Richey. A program will follow at 1 p.m. Public welcome. Call 404-402-5065.

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.

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.

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 or visit www.namipasco.com.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: 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: Baby Storytime, 10:20 a.m., for babies under 18 months; Toddler Storytime, 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., for 18 to 30 months old; Preschool Storytime, noon, for ages 3 to 5; Anime Club, 4-5:30 p.m., for teens in grades six through twelve. Call 727-861-3049.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Chair Yoga, 10 a.m.; Conversational Spanish, from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Registration required; Friends of the Library Meeting, noon. Public is welcome; Adult Craft: Terracotta Apple Jar, 2 p.m.; Minute to Win It for Teens, 4:30 p.m. Teens in grades eight through twelve compete in challenges. Call 727-861-3040.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Storytime Plus, 10:15 a.m., 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: Artsy Craftsy, 2-4 p.m. Make faux stained glass in a picture frame. Please bring a frame with glass. Call 727-834-3331.

PLANNING AHEAD

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

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