THURSDAY

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

“Food Safety Basics” will be held, 2-3 p.m., at Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. Presented by UF-IFAS Extension. Register by visiting www.Eventbrite.com and search “Food Safety.” Call 727-453-6800 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; Big Ideas: “Birds and Animals-How Smart Are They?” 4:30 p.m.; Teen Yoga, 5 p.m. 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; Scrappers Delight: Scrapbooking Club, 2-4 p.m.; 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: Silly Storytime: Toddler, 10:15 a.m.; Silly Storytime: Preschool, 11 a.m. Call 727-861-3040.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: 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 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 are invited to celebrate Grandparents’ Day; Tech Time, 2 p.m. Seniors and adults learn about computers, smart phones and tablets; Teen Advisory Meeting and Pizza, 4 p.m. Teens plan library programs to earn volunteer hours. Call 727-834-3331.

FRIDAY

Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation, 6333 River Road, New Port Richey, will hold a hearing aid battery giveaway from 10 a.m. until noon. The batteries will be given as supplies last in the most common sizes: 10, 13, 312 and 675. Call 727-312-3881 or visit www.familyhearinghelp.org for more information.

The Gateway Gallery and Emporium, 6216 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey, will hold an exhibit opening reception for the featured artist of the month, Photographer Bob Webb, 6-9 p.m. There will be refreshments and musical entertainment. Call 727-815-1222.

West Pasco Business Association Friday Breakfast Chapter meets at 8:30 a.m. every Friday at Oasis Coffee Spot, 9213 Little Road, New Port Richey. New members are welcome. Contact Maria Johnson at 727-934-0940 or email maria@wpba.biz.

A chicken cordon bleu 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. Doors open at 4:45 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults and $9 for children under 12. Drive thru service available. Call 727-849-7521 to reserve a meal.

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. Newcomers welcome. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Friday Afternoon Films, 2-4 p.m. Call 727-861-3049.

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

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Baby Time, 11:15 a.m. Books, bubbles and rhymes for children under 2; Family Movie Night at South Holiday, 5:30 p.m. Wear pajamas and bring a blanket. Contact the library for movie title. Call 727-834-3331.

SATURDAY

Sertoma Speech and Hearing Foundation Pajama Party and Story Time will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St. There will be story time, Bingo for books, cookies, pizza and prizes for best boy and girl pajamas. Call 727-312-3881 or the library at 727-853-1279.

Beth-El Shalom Messianic Congregation will celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, at 7 p.m. at 6902 Congress St., New Port Richey. Attendees will hear the shofar blown close to 100 times and taste the Rosh Hashanah foods. All are welcome. Admission is free. For information and to pre-register call 727-375-7502 or email Rabbi@Jewishheritage.net. Visit www. Jewishheritage.net.

An electric tailgate party will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Sims Park/Gloria Swanson Parking Lot. In celebration of National Drive Electric Week, there will be electric vehicles, including bikes. Plug-in vehicles may be available for test ride-and-drives. Presented by the City of New Port Richey with Plug In America, the Sierra Club and the Electric Auto Association. Visit driveelectricweek.org for more information or visit www.facebook.com/nprparksandrec.

A common plants and trees program will be held, 9 a.m., at J.B. Starkey Wilderness Park, 10550 Wilderness Park Blvd., New Port Richey, in the Starkey Environmental Education Center. There will be a discussion and slide show, followed by a hike. Call Rick at 727-834-3247 for more information.

Mommy & Me Painting in the Park will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Sims Park. Visit www.facebook.com/nprparksandrec for more information.

A kickball fundraiser, for the American Heart Association, will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Veterans Park Field #3, 14333 Hicks Road, Hudson. Presented by Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. Each team needs 11 players. Organizations may set up teams or individual players may come early to organize teams. The cost is $10 per player. Observers are welcome. For registration or more information, call Melissa at 727-375-6638 or Jeanie at 727-423-4503.

A barbeque and ice cream delight will be held, 1-3 p.m., at New Port Richey Eastern Star, 5329 Sunset Road. There will be chicken or pork barbeque with potato salad and coleslaw. Choice of ice cream is $1. For reservations, contact Evelyn at 727-207-2149 or evelyn.mrsis@gmail.com, or Bob and Hazel Smoyer at 727-264-8642 or Rsmoyer@tampabay.rr.com.

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 group will discuss the U.S. Constitution and collect items for the Veterans Stand Down program. Call 727-785-3587.

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.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Game Days, 2 p.m., for youth of all ages. Call 727-853-1279.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Family Program, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.; Hudson Book Club, 11 a.m.; Jenu Six & The Old Souls, performing folk, bluegrass, country and blues, 2-3 p.m. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Keep Calm-Yoga On, 11 a.m. Call 727-861-3049.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Olivander’s Wand Workshop, 2 p.m. Children in grades four through seven make their own Harry Potter wand. Call 727-834-3204.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Stem Saturday, 2-4 p.m., for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Play with Legos, Snap Circuits and Keva Planks. Miss Kate will give a 3D printer demonstration. Call 727-834-3331.

SUNDAY

Congregation Ohr Chadash, 3190 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater, will hold Rosh Hashanah services at 7:30 p.m. Traditional food will be served. Call 727-726-1472 for more information.

MONDAY

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

Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 S.R. 54, Trinity, will hold a tour of obstetrics at 6 p.m. For reservations call 727-834-5630 or visit www.MedicalCenterTrinity.com.

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/.

The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees meeting will be held at 1 p.m. at Habitat for Humanity, 4131 Madison St., New Port Richey. Pizza will be served beforehand at noon. The guest speaker will be Warren Michener. Call 727-376-2857 for more information.

West Pasco Business Association Monday Lunch Chapter meets at noon every Monday at Brass Tap, 10700 S.R. 54, Trinity. New members welcome. Contact Maria Johnson at 727-934-0940 or email maria@wpba.biz.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Chair Yoga, 2 p.m.; Gentle Yoga, 3:15-4:15 p.m. Call 727-853-1279.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Twisted Stitchers: Crochet Club, 10 a.m.-noon; SCORE: Using the Internet in Your Business, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Coding for Kids, 6:30 p.m. If you have a laptop, please bring it. Some laptops will be provided. For children in grades 2 through 7. Call 727-861-3040.

TUESDAY

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.

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point will hold a seminar, as part of their Tuesday Tutorials, entitled “When Help is Needed – Sadness, Grief, Life Stress, Traumatic Events,” noon, at the Rao Musunuru, M.D., Conference Center, 14100 Yosemite Drive, Hudson. The seminar will be presented by Sue Wegener, B.S.N., R.N. Registration and lunch will start at 11:30 a.m. Call 727-869-5498 for required reservations.

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 “Climate-Wise Landscaping: Practical Actions for a Sustainable Future” presented by Ginny Stibolt. The public is welcome. Call Sandy at 727-207-1853. Visit www.pasconativeplants.org.

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 at wa4t@arrl.net.

Recovery International, an award-winning mental 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.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Club meets at 3:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Sunshine Christian Homes, 5250 Whipporwill Drive, Holiday. The first meeting is free. Contact Judy by phone at 318-595-1209 or email msjterrill@yahoo.com.

The West Pasco Business Association Tuesday Evening Chapter meets at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Brix 33, 8351 S.R. 54, New Port Richey. Contact Maria Johnson at 727-934-0940 or email maria@wpba.biz.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Tasty Tuesdays Local Organic Market, from 10 a.m. until noon. A cooking demo will be held at 10:30 a.m.; Kids Yoga, 11 a.m.; SCORE Business Workshop, 5:30 p.m. Call 727-861-3040.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Friends of the Library Book Sale, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Tuesday Night Stitchers, 4:45 p.m. All skill levels welcome. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Galaxy in a Jar Craft, 4:30 p.m., for children in grades four through seven; Makerspace Open Hours, 5-8 p.m.; 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.

Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday: Teen Advisory Board and Gaming, 4-5:30 p.m. Teens in grades eight through 12 plan programs to earn volunteer hours. Call 727-834-3204.

South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Lego Maniacs, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Duplo blocks will be provided for young attendees. Call 727-834-3331.

WEDNESDAY

New Port Richey Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. at New Lakes in Regency Park, 8330 Civic Drive, Port Richey. Beverly Hanson of the Audubon Society will discuss Hummingbirds. Doors open at noon. Call Rosemary at 727-484-6741 for more information.

A Matter of Balance Workshop will be held, 12-12:40 p.m., every Wednesday and Friday for six weeks, at CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. This workshop will help seniors improve their balance, flexibility and strength. For required registration, call 727-863-6868.

TCBY Spirit Night, benefiting SPCA Suncoast, will be held, 6-8 p.m., at 3140 Little Road, Trinity. Call 727-375-1177 for more information.

The Silver Seniors will meet, 11:30 a.m., at Sioux City Restaurant, 8515 Little Road, New Port Richey. Newcomers welcome. Call 727-312-5177 for more information.

Dignity Harbor, a food pantry and clothing closet, is open from 10 a.m. until noon every Wednesday at Riverside Baptist Church, 6219 River Road, New Port Richey. Requested time slots are also available. Call 727-847-1731.

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.: 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.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Friends of the Library Book Sale, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.; Baby Storytime, 10:15 a.m.; Friends of the Library Meeting, noon-1 p.m. All are welcome. Call 727-861-3040.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: 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; Anime Club, 4-6 p.m., for teens in grades six through 12. 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.

PLANNING AHEAD

The New Port Richey Shrine Club will meet 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at American Legion Post #79, 5329 Legion Way, New Port Richey. Lunch will be served at noon. All Masons and Shrines are welcome. The cost is $10. RSVP before Monday by calling 727-375-7900.

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.