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Community Calendar, May 22

Infant Care Class, 6 p.m. at Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 S.R. 54. A $40 fee and reservations are required. Call (727) 834-5630. HPH Hospice is offering Grief’s Journey, a support and educational group for grieving adults facilitated by an experience HPH bereavement counselor. The group will meet for eight weeks beginning at 3 p.m. at Generations Christian Church, 1540 Little Road, Trinity. To preregister, call (727) 863-7971. Senior Games, noon at the New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center, 6630 Van Buren St. Attendees are asked to bring a lunch. Call (727) 372-0537. VFW Holiday Post 10167 will holding its 2013 Buddy Poppy Drive from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday at these locations: Winn Dixie, 1640, U.S. 19, Holiday; Save-A-Lot, 1824 U.S. 19, Holiday; Publix, 5127, U.S. 19, New Port Richey; Wawa gas station, corner of U.S. 19 and S.R. 54, New Port Richey and Cody’s Original Roadhouse restaurant, 39870 U.S. 19, Tarpon Springs. Buddy Poppies are silk flowers that are made by veterans in VA hospitals as part of their therapy. Donations for the flowers benefit patients at Bay Pines and Tampa Veterans hospitals and help needy veterans and their families. Call (727) 942-3932.
The One Community Now Networking Group meets at 5:30 p.m. at Generations Church, 1540 Little Road, Trinity. Call (727) 364-5158. Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Silly Storytime – Toddler Tales, 11:15 a.m.; Silly Storytime – Preschool Pages, noon. Call (727) 861-3040. Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: “Tail Waggin’ Tutors,” during which children and dogs will bond over a shared story, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Call (727) 861-3049. South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Baby Time, songs, rhymes and stories for babies up to age 2, 11:15 a.m. Call (727) 834-3331. Fish fry dinner, 5-7 p.m., held by Knights of Columbus Council 6476, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. Cost is $8 per person. Call (727) 697-3302. Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: Knitters for Charity, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call (727) 861-3040. South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday: Semi-annual book sale, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, presented by the Friends of the South Holiday Library. Call (727) 834-3331. Generations Church, 1540 Little Road, Trinity, holds a weekly Celebrate Recovery program, 6-10 p.m. The evening includes a fellowship meal, teaching time, small group break-outs, followed by social time. Dinner cost $5. Contact Joe Plantaia at (727) 375-8801, ext. 2399. The Villas at Sunset Bay, 7423 Kauai Loop, New Port Richey, will hold a pre-Memorial Day cookout 1-4 p.m. The public is invited to an old fashioned cookout with all the trimmings. Robert Pollock of Wilson, Ford and Lovelace P.A. will answer questions related to the Veterans Administration Aid and Attendance benefits. RSVP by calling (727) 376-6814. Pasco County Environmental Lands will hold a Butterflies and Dragon Flies Walk at 10 a.m. at Aripeka Sandhills Preserve, 18000 Aripeka Road (west of U.S. 19), Hudson. Call (727) 847-2411, ext. 8333. Free Movie Night for Adults, 6-9 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill, 9344 Spring Hill Drive. The featured film is “Les Miserables.” A spaghetti dinner is offered for $2. Reservations are required for dinner and/or child care. Call (352) 683-2600. Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road: LEGO Mania, 2-3 p.m. Call (727) 861-3040. Pasco Extension will present a free seminar titled “Gardening for Birds” at 10 a.m. at Home Depot, 10017 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Call (727) 847-2411. Gulfside Regional Hospice Thrift Shoppes will hold a special Memorial Day sale, offering a 25-percent discount off of regularly priced items, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at 12514 U.S. 19, Bayonet Point and 6117 S.R. 54 (at Madison Avenue), New Port Richey. Call (727) 861-4900 or (727) 842-7262, respectively. The New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center, 6330 Van Buren St., is taking registration for its camps for children ages 6 to 12. Summer Day Camp is offered from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. June 17 through Aug. 9. The cost is $400 for eight weeks or $120 for two consecutive weeks for city residents; $480 for eight weeks or $140 for two weeks for nonresidents. Adventure Camp will be held June 10 - 14 and Splash Camp Aug. 12 - 16. The cost is $60 per child, per camp. Call (727) 841-4560.

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