NEW PORT RICHEY
Talent contest finals scheduled for Saturday
The finals of the Hernando Pasco Has Talent Contest will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Pasco-Hernando Community College Performing Arts Center (West Campus), 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Spectator admission is $15 per person. Contestants will be competing for cash prizes: First prize is $500, second prize $300 and third prize $200. Funds raised will support PHCC Foundation scholarships. The box office opens one hour prior to showtime. Tickets can be also purchased online at phcc.edu/tix. For information, call (352) 848-1411.
'Stuff the Bus' school supply drive Friday
The United Way of Hernando County's annual "Stuff the Bus" school supply drive for Hernando County teachers will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through July 31. Residents are encouraged to drop off school supplies or gift cards at various locations throughout the county, including Publix supermarkets, Walmart stores and Staples. "Stuff the Bus" is a community effort that focuses on furnishing supplies for local teachers and their classrooms. All donations stay in Hernando County. For information, visit unitedwayhernando.net or call (352) 688-2026.
Cemetery to open 'green' burial section
Brooksville Cemetery will dedicate its newest section, the Green Meadow, from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at 1275 Olmes Road. The Green Meadow will offer a "green," natural burial option in an environment of native flora and wildlife. It will provide a habitat for endemic birds and animals, returning lands to their native grasses, flowers and shrubs. For information, call the Brooksville Parks and Recreation Department at (352) 540-3830 or visit cityofbrooksville.us.
Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church chicken barbecue dinner: Noon, Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church, 13460 Olympic Village Lane, west of Brooksville. $10 adults; $5 children. (352) 650-0307.