THURSDAY, MARCH 5

Collage Workshop with Suzanne Natzke is being held 1-3:30 p.m. at the Pasco Fine Arts Council Center, 4145 Fairford Drive, New Port Richey. Registration is required, by calling 727-845-7322, visiting www.pascoarts.org or visiting the center Tuesdays through Fridays between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, New Port Richey: Hand Quilters for CARES, 8-11:30 a.m.; Silver Sneakers: Senior Fit, 10-10:45 a.m., free for members, $3 for nonmembers; Silver Sneakers: Classic, 10:15-11:15 a.m., free for members, $3 for nonmembers; Bridge, 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., the cost is $4; Tai Chi, 3-4 p.m. Call 727-847-1290.

Color Me Happy will be held at the South Gate Senior Center, 5352 Charlotte Ave., New Port Richey, 10-11 a.m. Be creative, relax, socialize and have fun coloring intricate designs. Call the South Holiday Library at 727-834-3331.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Storytime: Rhymes to Readers, 11-11:45 a.m., is for newborns to five years old; Bonjour Mes Amis, 2-4 p.m., is for adults and seniors. Practice conversational French in a small friendly group; Individual Resume Experience, 4-4:45 p.m. and 5-5:45 p.m., is for teens and adults. Schedule an appointment with a library staff member to help assist with building or updating your resume in our job lab. Registration is required; Teen Yoga Series, 5-6:30 p.m., is for middle and high school students; Everyday English Conversation Class, 6-7 p.m., is for adults. Registration is required. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Color Me Happy, from 10 a.m. until noon; English Conversation Practice, 10-11 a.m., is for adults; Little Learners Storytime, 2-3 p.m., is for children two and a half to five years old; Digital Art Class by Prodigy, 4-5:30 p.m., is for students in eighth to 12th grades; Read to the Sharing Our World Therapy Dogs, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grades read to a specially trained therapy dog. Call 727-861-3049.

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

Community Dinner – serving shrimp fettuccine alfredo – will be served by the Social Committee at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 5340 High St., New Port Richey, 5-6:30 p.m. Adults are $10 and children under 12 are $7. Drive through service will be available. For more information – or to place an order – call 727-849-7521.

CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, New Port Richey: Stained Glass, 8-11:30 a.m., the cost is $4; SHINE, 9-11 a.m., provides free and unbiased health insurance counseling. An appointment is required and can be scheduled by calling 800-963-5337; Library Open, 9 a.m. - noon; Silver Sneakers: Chair or Floor Yoga, 9-9:45 a.m., the cost is $4; Gentle Exercise, 11-11:45 a.m., the cost is $3; Mahjong, from noon until 4 p.m.; Stamp Club, 1-4 p.m., Social Dancing, 2-3 p.m., the cost is $6 per couple. Call 727-847-1290.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Blockbuster Matinee, noon - 2:30 p.m., is for adults and seniors; One-on-One Tech Class, 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m., registration is required. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Signing for Everyday Living, 3-4 p.m., is for teens, adults and seniors. Call 727-861-3049.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

West Pasco Audubon Society’s Morning Bird Walk will be held at Werner Boyce Salt Springs State Park, 8737 U.S. 19, Port Richey, at 8 a.m. For more information call Christine Rowland at 917-459-2631.

Eagles of Pasco County will be presented by Kimberly Rexroat, Eaglewatch Coordinator for Pasco and Hernando Counties, at Starkey Preserve Environmental Education Center, 10500 Wilderness Road, New Port Richey at 11 a.m. The event is sponsored by the West Pasco Audubon Society. For more information call Christine Rowland at 917-459-2631.

StoryWalk Installation and Ribbon Cutting will be held at James E. Grey Preserve, 6938 Plathe Road, New Port Richey, at 10 a.m. The StoryWalk is a collaborative effort involving New Port Richey Public Library, New Port Richey Parks and Recreation Department, Friends of the NPRPL and their generous donors. The first installment will feature the book “The Busy Tree” by Jennifer Ward. For more information visit www.nprlibrary.org.

Florida Naval Sailor’s Association will hold their monthly meeting at American Legion Post 79, 5329 Legion Place, New Port Richey, starting at 1 p.m., preceded by coffee and doughnuts social time at noon. Membership is open to veterans and active-duty members of the Navy, Marines and Coast Guard – and their spouses – are welcome. For more information call Chuck at 727-534-7597.

Purim Celebration will be held at Beth-El Shalom Messianic Congregation, 6209 Congress St., New Port Richey, at 5 p.m. For more information call 727-375-7502 or visit www.Jewishheritage.net.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Greenscape Child and Adult Family Bonding Acrylic Painting, 1-3 p.m., is for children, tweens and teens – along with one adult family member per kid. Registration is required; Everyday English Conversation Class, 2-3 p.m., is for adults. Registration is required. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Early Voting, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., is held daily until Saturday March 14; Lego Mania and More, 2-3 p.m., is for children in kindergarten through third grade. Call 727-861-3049.

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

Free Restaurant Style Breakfast will be held from 8 until 8:45 a.m. at Joining Hands Mission United Methodist Church, 4204 Thys Road, New Port Richey. The meal is open to the public, and all are welcome. There is an optional Worship Service at 9:30 a.m. For more information call 727-264-1288 or visit www.joininghandsmissionchurch.org.

A Walk and Talk About Spring Flowers will be held at Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park Environmental Education Center, 10500 Wilderness Drive, New Port Richey, from 4 until approximately 5:30 p.m. Anne Marie – a Certified Florida Master Naturalist – will lead and share her knowledge and experiences during a 1.7 mile walk on one of the park’s unpaved trails. The hike is recommended for those 12 years of age and older. Make sure to wear closed toe shoes. For more information contact Rick Buckman – Program Coordinator with Pasco County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources – by calling 727-834-3247, or send him an email at fbuckman@pascocountyfl.net.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Early Voting, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., is held daily until Saturday March 14. Call 727-861-3049.

MONDAY, MARCH 9

How to Handle a Glucose Emergency will be presented at Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey, at 10 a.m. A certified diabetes educator will explain how to recognize and take car of low and high glucose emergencies. Registration is required by calling 727-953-6877 or by visiting www.BayCare.Events.org.

Women’s Connection of New Port Richey Luncheon Meeting will be held at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey, from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Maria Goodsell will present “If Feedom Is So Priceless, Why Did It Cost So Much?” Penny Coleman will discuss Lifewave Phototherapy. The cost is $15, and a reservation is required. Call Karen at 727-842-9090 or Betty at 727-807-6760 by Saturday, March 7.

Revolution Roller Derby, a co-ed flat-track roller derby league, will hold a recruitment night, 7-10 p.m. every Monday night, at Spinnations, 8345 Congress St., Port Richey. No skating experience is required. Visit www.revolutionrollerderby.com for more information and tickets.

CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, New Port Richey: Tai Chi: Beginners, 8:45-9:45 a.m., the cost is $3; Tai Chi: Advanced, 9:45-10:45 a.m., the cost is $3; Beginning Knitting, 10 a.m. - noon, the cost is $3; Silver Sneakers: Circuit Training, 10:30-11:30 a.m., the cost is $3; Gentle Exercise, 11-11:45 a.m., the cost is $3; Library Open, noon - 4 p.m. Call 727-847-1290.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Qi Gong, 10-11 a.m., is for adults; Chair Yoga, 2-3 p.m., donations to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society are accepted; Homework Help, 3-5 p.m., is for students. Registration is required; Gentle Yoga, 3:15-4:15 p.m.; Writers Group, 4:30-8 p.m., offers both novice and experienced writers the time to read their work and receive helpful critiques. The friendly atmosphere improves writing skills, gleans publication advice and offers promotional meet and greet events for local writers; Game Creation Club, 5-7:30 p.m., is for teens and adults. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Early Voting, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., is held daily until Saturday March 14; Twisted Stitchers, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., is for adults; Chess Club, 3-6 p.m., is for adults; Girls Learning Code, 6-7:30 p.m., is for female students in second through seventh grades. For girls in second and third grades a parent must stay with them during the one-hour session. Registration is required; Call 727-861-3049.

TUESDAY, MARCH 10

Suncoast Amateur Radio Club will hold its meeting at New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St., from 6 until 7:50 p.m. For more information contact Don by calling him at 727-868-0176 or send him an email to wa4t@arrl.net.

Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will meet at Land O’ Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. (U.S. 41) at 7 p.m. “Crop Wild Relative – Native Plant Cousins of the Foods We Eat” will be presented by Katie MacMillan, Grant Specialist with Pasco County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources. For more information contact Sandy Vanno by calling 727-207-1853, sending her an email to svanno@tampabay.rr.com or visit www.pasconativeplants.org.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Support Group will meet at Advanced Research Institute, Inc., 7114 Congress St., New Port Richey, 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more information contact Christina Tyson by calling 727-835-3261 or email her at Christina.Arel@ARIclinical.com.

CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, New Port Richey: Hand Quilters for CARES, 8-11:30 a.m.; Silver Sneakers Classic, 10-11 a.m., the cost is $3; Beginners Couples Dancing, 1-1:45 p.m., the cost is $3 per person; Tai Chi, 3-4 p.m. Call 727-847-1290.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: Tasty Tuesdays Local Organic Market, 10 a.m. - Noon; UF/IFAS Nutrition Demo, 10:30-11 a.m., is for adults and seniors. Darla Fernandez will provide a monthly educational component to the organic market, where she will focus on nutrition and healthy eating; Kids Yoga, 11-11:45 a.m., for children aged newborn to 5 years. Bring your own mat or beach towel; Homework Help, 3-5 p.m., is for students. Registration is required. Call 727-853-1279.

Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey: Early Voting, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., is held daily until Saturday March 14; Stitch in Time, from noon until 2 p.m., is for adults and seniors. Registration is required. Basic sewing group will learn quilting, and members are responsible for providing their own fabric; Book Club, 2-3 p.m., is for adults; Delicious Dishes – Taco Cones, 4:30-5:30 p.m., is for tweens in fourth through seventh grades. Registration is required; Mom and Baby Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m. Call 727-861-3049.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

New Port Richey Garden Club will meet at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 4651 Little Road, at 1 p.m., preceded by social time at 12:30 p.m. The program will be “Right Plant – Right Place.” For more information call 404-402-5065.

CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, New Port Richey: Library Open, from 10 a.m. until noon; Silver Sneakers: Zumba Gold, 10-11 a.m., the cost is $3; Silver Sneakers: Yoga Stretch, 10:15-11:15 a.m., the cost is $3; Line Dancing, 1-2:30 p.m., the cost is $3; Bay Area Legal, 1-2 p.m., helps the elderly with legal problems. To find out if you qualify for free legal services, and to schedule an appointment, call their Legal Aid Line at 800-625-2257, Monday through Friday from 8:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Call 727-847-1290.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.: One-on-One Computer Class, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., Registration is required; Guten Tag: Intermediate German 2-3 p.m.; H.E.R.O.: Helping to Educate Regarding Orientation, 4-6 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: Early Voting, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., is held daily until Saturday March 14; Baby Storytime, 10:20-10:45 a.m., for newborns through 18 months; Toddler Storytime, 11-11:20 a.m. or 11:30-11:50 a.m.; Preschool Storytime, from noon - 12:30 p.m.; Healthier You, 1-3 p.m., is for adults and seniors; Level Up, 2-4 p.m., is for children in kindergarten through fifth grade; Perler Bead Mania, 4-5:30 p.m., is for teens. Call 727-861-3049.

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