Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

New Port Richey rec center offers swim day for dogs


Dogs can take a dive during Poochie Paddle

Dogs are invited to swim in one of three Poochie Paddle sessions Oct. 29 at the New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center, 6630 Van Buren St. Large dogs swim from 10 to 11 a.m., small dogs swim from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and guide dogs swim from 1 to 2 p.m. People must bring proof of current vaccinations for each dog, and they are not permitted to swim with the dogs. The cost is $5 per dog; free for one accompanying human, and $1 per spectator. For information, call (727) 841-4560.


Get 31% off on Oct. 31 at Hospice thrift shops

All items will be 31 percent off on Oct. 31 at all five Gulfside Regional Hospice Thrift Shoppes in Pasco County. The stores are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and are located at:

• 12154 U.S. 19, Bayonet Point, (727) 861-4900.

• 3601 Universal Plaza, New Port Richey, (727) 842-7262.

• 36524 State Road 54, Zephyrhills, (813) 788-5461.

• 37925 Sky Ridge Circle, Dade City, (813) 782-7200.

• 21780 State Road 54, Lutz, (813) 909-0485.


Veterans to give out red Buddy Poppies

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Holiday Post 10167 plans to distribute Buddy Poppies Nov. 3-6 at the following Pasco locations: Bob Evans Restaurant, 1600 U.S. 19, Holiday; Winn Dixie, 1640 U.S. 19, Holiday; Sam's Club, 4330 U.S. 19, New Port Richey; Publix, 5127 U.S. 19, New Port Richey; and Save-A-Lot, 1849 U.S. 19, Holiday.

The Buddy Poppy is the VFW's official memorial flower, representing the blood shed by American service members. Proceeds benefit the VFW relief fund, which helps financially struggling veterans and their families. Call (727) 938-5977.


New CARES market seeking vendors

Vendors are being sought for the new CARES Flea Market, 4029 Gall Blvd. Tables are $10; market hours are 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Proceeds benefit Community Aging and Retirement Services, Inc., a not for profit. For information, call Larry Munroe at (813) 293-0987.


Vendors sought for annual crafts show

CARES, Community Aging and Retirement Services, Inc., seeks vendors for its Nov. 5 arts and crafts show at King of Kings Lutheran Church, U.S. 19 and Cinema Drive. Cost is $15 per table; call (727) 863- 6868.

New Port Richey rec center offers swim day for dogs 10/08/11 [Last modified: Saturday, October 8, 2011 12:15pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Tributes pour in for ex-national security adviser Brzezinski


    WASHINGTON — Well before he went to the White House in 1977, Jimmy Carter was impressed by the views of foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski. That Carter immediately liked the Polish-born academic advising his campaign was a plus.

    Foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski died Friday.
  2. One year after deaths, Sunset Music Festival kicks off with emphasis on water and security

    Public Safety

    TAMPA — Before the beat drops, or even builds, you hear Steve-O.

    "If you don't get water you're lame!"

    "Hey! Free water! Come on!"

    Steve "Steve-O" Raymond motions to guests making the line to grab free water bottle at the entrance of the Sunset Music Festival on the grounds of the Raymond James Stadium parking lot in Tampa. ( LUIS SANTANA   |   Times)
  3. Twins eventually cash in as Rays lose, fall back to .500 (w/video)

    The Heater

    MINNEAPOLIS — The Rays could only battle their way out of trouble for so long Saturday afternoon before succumbing in a 5-2 loss to the Twins.

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 27: Brian Dozier #2 of the Minnesota Twins celebrates hitting a two-run home run as Derek Norris #33 of the Tampa Bay Rays looks on during the eighth inning of the game on May 27, 2017 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Rays 5-3. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) 700010973
  4. Rays Tales: The stories behind Corey Dickerson's ascension

    The Heater

    The 25 pounds DH/LF Corey Dickerson lost during the winter through diet and exercise are considered the primary reason for his ascension to one of the American League's most productive hitters, going into the weekend leading in hits, multi-hit games and total bases, and ranked in the top five in average, runs and …

    Tampa Bay Rays designated hitter Corey Dickerson (10) connects for a sac fly, scores Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Steve Pearce (28) in the fourth inning of the game between the Seattle Mariners and the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.
  5. Fans in Florida and beyond won't forget Gregg Allman

    Music & Concerts

    The end can come quickly for those who live fast and live hard, who create worlds with their talent and sometimes come close to throwing them away.

    This Oct. 13, 2011 file photo shows Gregg Allman performs at the Americana Music Association awards show in Nashville, Tenn. On Saturday, May 27, 2017, a publicist said the musician, the singer for The Allman Brothers Band, has died. (AP Photo/Joe Howell, File)