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Pasco group for adult writers seeks members

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Adult writing group looking for members

A group is forming for adults who are writers at all levels or who are interested in hearing authors read their work. Marc Yacht, local author of Doc's Leisure Reader: Commuter Tales and Bedtime Stories, is coordinating. Meetings will start in September at the CARES Rao Musunuru Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. For information or to register, call (727) 863-6868.

AARP offering driving courses in 2 locations

Brush up on your driving skills in a two-part course hosted by AARP. One course is from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 12 and 13 at the New Port Richey Police Department, 6739 Adams St., New Port Richey. To register, call (727) 372-1495. Another is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 25 and 27 at the Hudson Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson. To register, call (727) 856-3880. A third class is from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 30 and 31 at the CARES Rao Musunuru Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. To register, stop by the center. All classes cost $12 for AARP members, $14 for nonmembers.

Help serve community with Civitan club

A new service club is coming together in Pasco County. People who spend time serving the community are invited to be part of a Florida Civitan Club chapter to focus its efforts in Lacoochee, Trilby and Ridge Manor. For information, call (352) 583-3585 or e-mail awacs85@gmail.com.

Sports notes

Youth basketball: Registration will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex for a non-competitive, instructional youth basketball league for boys and girls ages 7-15. The league is sponsored by Pasco County Parks and Recreation and the Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex, 3032 Collier Parkway. Teams will be formed by parks staff. Season runs from August to October. Cost is $35 per child plus $8 uniform fee. For information, call (813) 929-1220.

Adult basketball: Pasco County Parks and Recreation is organizing an adult basketball league to play on Saturdays starting Aug. 28 at the J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex, 2830 Gulf Trace Blvd., Holiday. Register a team through Aug. 21. The cost is $300 per team. Space is limited. For information, call (727) 942-7439.

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