Friday, February 23, 2018
News Roundup

Pasco County events

Living wills: The Hook Law Group and Gulfside Regional Hospice will provide free living wills on Tuesday as part of National Healthcare Decisions Day. Living wills, which indicate who should make health care decisions on your behalf and what treatments you would or would not want, will be available at the following locations:

• Hook Law Group, 4918 Floramar Terr., New Port Richey, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday.

• Gulfside Regional Hospice west Pasco administrative office, 6117 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey, from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday.

• Gulfside Center for Hospice Care, 5760 Dean Dairy Road, Zephyrhills, from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday.

For information about National Healthcare Decisions Day, call (727) 842-1001.

Bible camp: First United Methodist Church of Zephyrhills will offer a free Vacation Bible Camp from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 15-19 at the church, 38635 Fifth Ave. Children who are 4 years old by Sept. 1 through rising 6th graders are welcome. Participants will sing and dance, play games, and enjoy crafts and science experiments. To register, visit fumczhills.org or call the church office at (813) 782-5645.

Helping Habitat: Habitat for Humanity will have a Raise the Roof event at The Shops at Wiregrass Mall from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 17 and 18 at 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel. The two-day event challenges local businesses and people 16 and older to donate or volunteer in the effort to eliminate poverty housing in the area. After the event, the walls raised at The Shops at Wiregrass will be disassembled in sections and taken to the first Habitat home site in Wesley Chapel, where they will be raised. Morning and afternoon shifts are available. Lunch, water, Gatorade, T-shirt, and goodie bag will be included. Tools are provided. Closed-toe shoes are required. Sunscreen is recommended. Donation of at least $25 and pre-registration are required. Visit ephabitat.org to register or call (352) 567-1444.

Spaghetti fundraiser: Boy Scout Troop 72 will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 2 to 6 p.m. May 4 in the clubhouse of Timber Lake Estates, 34301 Countryside Drive, Zephyrhills. Dinner includes salad, spaghetti, a drink, and dessert. Tickets for the fundraiser will be pre-sold until April 29. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for children ages 12 and under, and $20 for a family four-pack for two adults and two children. Call (813) 479-3845 or email [email protected]

'Painting With a Twist': Florida Cancer Affiliates will host this fundraiser benefiting Relay for Life from 1 to 4 p.m. May 5 at 8351 State Road 54, Suite 112, Trinity. Half of the usual $45 per person fee for the three-hour class go towards Relay for Life. For information and to register, visit PaintingWithATwist.com/trinity. Use the pass code "RELAY" to RSVP and register.

Care for caregivers: Alzheimer's Family Organization presents a free Stress Buster Day for caregivers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 8 at The Residence at Timber Pines, 3140 Forest Road, Spring Hill. The event features lunch, refreshments, chair massages, manicures and information about stress reduction, staying healthy through tai chi, and an Alzheimer's disease update. Reservations are required by May 1. For information and to register, call (727) 848-8888 or visit alzheimersfamily.org.

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