Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Annual Pasco Horsemen's Association event takes place Saturday

Hudson

Horsemen event today features food, riding

If you love horses, there will be plenty to see at the annual Pasco Horsemen's Association event from 10 a.m. until about 6 p.m. today at 13215 Fivay Road. Association president Curtis Robinson said more than 2,000 people came to last year's event. There will be food — hamburgers, hot dogs, Italian sausages, pulled pork and more — for $5 a plate for adults and $2.50 for kids. Money goes to horse lessons for children who can't afford it. There will be horse riding, dunk tanks, a water slide, barrel races and more. For information, go to pascohorsemens.com or call (727) 226-2569. "If people are thinking about getting a horse, they could learn a lot from this place," Robinson said.

New port Richey

Free course helps you quit smoking

Thinking of quitting smoking? A free six-week course designed to help you quit is being offered by the Gulfside North Area Health Education Center. Participants will also get a month's worth of nicotine gum, patches and lozenges for free. Registration for the classes is preferred, but people can just show up, too. Classes begin Sept. 2 and go to Oct. 7. Three groups are available in west Pasco:

• 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursdays at the Good Samaritan Clinic, 5334 Aspen St., New Port Richey. For information, call (727) 848-7789.

• 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson. Classes are in the cafeteria "shoreline" conference room. For information, call (813) 929-1000 ext. 213.

• 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays at Career Central, 4440 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Call (813) 929-1000 ext. 213.

Wesley chapel

Join former Buc for hospice 5K

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers fullback Mike Alstott will attend the annual Hike for Hospice, an event to raise money for hospice patients and their families. The 5K is sponsored by Gulfside Regional Hospice and will be held Nov. 14 at Wesley Chapel District Park, 7727 Boyette Road. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the hike begins at 9 a.m. Alstott will sign autographs for fans at 7:30 a.m. and greet all of the hikers at the starting line, according to Gulfside Hospice. To register for the event, go to firstgiving.com/hikeforhospice or call toll-free 1-800-561-4883. Registration for adults is $25, children ages 11 to college is $15 and those 10 and under are $5. All hikers will receive a T-shirt, snack and beverages.

Note to readers

A hot dog lunch and movie scheduled for Sunday at the Jewish Community Center of West Pasco has been canceled.

Pasco deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Annual Pasco Horsemen's Association event takes place Saturday 08/13/10 [Last modified: Saturday, August 14, 2010 1:10pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. St. Petersburg council sets millage rate in first budget hearing

    Local Government

    ST. PETERSBURG — The City Council set the millage rate and gave initial approval to Mayor Rick Kriseman's $538 million budget at Thursday night's hearing.

    Mayor Rick Kriseman talks about the state of the city on Tuesday, two days after Hiurricane Irma passed through the state. [EVE EDELHEIT   |   Times]
  2. How many more people would lack coverage under Cassidy-Graham? We can guess

    Politics

    WASHINGTON — It's safe to say the new Obamacare rollback measure toward which the Senate is charging would mean fewer Americans have health coverage. Exactly how many is unclear. Some argue it could be more than 22 million people. Others say it could be fewer.

  3. Woman's decomposed body found near St. Petersburg railroad tracks

    Crime

    ST. PETERSBURG — A woman's body was found near the railway tracks behind an empty building at 3100 38th Ave. N, according to St. Petersburg police.

  4. Warehouse burns on Tampa's east side

    News

    TAMPA — Hillsborough County emergency crews are at the scene of a two-alarm fire at a warehouse near 56th Street and East Hillsborough Avenue.

    Hillsborough County firefighters battle a blaze Thursday night at a warehouse on Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa. [Hillsborough County Fire Rescue]
  5. 'Dream big' drives Lightning's Conacher brothers

    Lightning Strikes

    BRANDON — Two words: Dream big.

    Cory Conacher includes them every time he signs an autograph for a young hockey fan.

    Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cory Conacher (89) on the ice during Lightning training camp in Brandon Friday morning (09/15/17).