THURSDAY

A pre-season football party will be held, 5-9 p.m., at Fiddlers Green Irish Pub and Eatery, 7813 Mitchell Road, Trinity. Proceeds will benefit Rescue Pink, an animal rescue that helps people with the spay or neuter, vet bills, rehoming and fostering of animals. The event will include a pizza eating contest, an antique car show, a football toss contest and prize drawings. Rhythm Express Band will perform. Call the restaurant at 727-907-3268 or visit www.rescuepink.net.

Dulcet Restaurant & Lounge (6220 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey): Bill Castner, Big Band, oldies, 1940s and 50s, 6-9 p.m. Thursday; Al Chisolm & Velvet, R&B, Motown, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday; Ginger & The Cat, Modern Rock Jazz Band, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday; Derrick Williams, Motown Keyboardist, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Call 727-494-7654.

New Port Richey Elks Lodge 2284 (7201 Congress St.) — Thursday: Bar Games, 1 p.m. Karaoke, 6-9 p.m.; Friday: Dinner, 5-7 p.m. Reservations required. Music by SPF-40, 7-10 p.m.; Saturday: Food, 5-6:30 p.m. Music by At Large, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesday: Trivia, 3-5 p.m.; Wednesday: Food, 5-6:30 p.m. Music by Louie Bravo, 6-9 p.m. For reservations call 727-846-8012.

A country, bluegrass and gospel jam session will be held 2-4:30 p.m. Thursdays, at King of Kings Fellowship Hall, 10337 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Refreshments will be available. Donation is $3. Call 727-868-5744.

FRIDAY

Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520 (9135 Denton Ave., Hudson) — Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., followed by music and dancing until 8 p.m., Fridays. The public is welcome. For reservations call 727-868-2994.

Moose Lodge 1747 (6825 Beach Blvd., Hudson) – Fish fry and more, 4-7 p.m. Fridays; Baked ziti dinner, 6 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $8; Breakfast, 8-11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays; Karaoke, 6-9 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; Chicken dinner, noon-7 p.m. Monday; Tacos, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesdays; Sloppy joes, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 727-868-9894.

SATURDAY

The New Port Richey Caribbean Carnival and Festival will be held, noon-11 p.m., in Sims Park. The event will have island-inspired food and music. Presented by Dulcet Restaurant and the Iona Foundation. For more information, visit www.eventbrite.com and search “Caribbean Carnival.”

Jam Session with Northern Connection features country, bluegrass and gospel, 1-4 p.m. every Saturday, at King of Kings Fellowship Hall, 10337 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Refreshments will be available. Donation is $3. Call 727-868-5744.

SUNDAY

Sonny Oden country jam sessions will be held 2-4 p.m. Sundays, at King of Kings Fellowship Hall, 10337 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Refreshments will be available. Donation is $3. Call 727-868-5744.

MONDAY

Jam sessions are held 6-9 p.m. Mondays at the Beacon Square Civic Association, 3741 Bradford Drive, Holiday. The sessions feature country, rock and folk music. Snacks are available for purchase. Admission is $3. Call 727-807-7007 for more information.

A ballroom dance is held every Monday, 7-10 p.m., at the New Lakes of Regency Park Civic Center, 8330 Civic Drive, Port Richey. Music by DJ Mike and dance lessons by Elinore, 5-7 p.m. The cost for the dance is $6, the dance lessons are $8, and $11 for both. Call 727-459-2076 or visit www.bayareasinglesdance.com for more information.

Events must include organization name, street address, city, date, time, cost and public contact phone number. Ongoing events must be resubmitted once a month. 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.