Pasco Events starting Sept. 28

Published September 24 2018

28 Friday

Discussion with a Doctor — Diabetes: Presented by Florida Family Primary Care Center. Learn how diabetes education is an important part of helping people reduce their risk for complications and improve quality of life. Spanish interpreters will be on hand. 2 to 4 p.m. Free. CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. (813) 324-0344.

Family Game Night: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Free. Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. (727) 861-3049.

29 Saturday

Sweet Potato Round-Up: Get your sweet potato recipes ready, at harvest featuring hundreds of pounds of locally grown, organic sweet potatoes, offered by New Port Richey FarmNet growers at nominal prices ($3 a pound, $5 for two pounds, $10 for five pounds), with samples and recipes available. Benefits Friendship Farms and New Port Richey FarmNet. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.. West Pasco Habitat for Humanity, 4131 Madison St., New Port Richey. (727) 269-1786, 849-1626.

Sukkot, the Feast of Booths: Enjoy food, music and the message of Sukkot. 5 p.m. Free admission. Beth-El Shalom Messianic Congregation, 6209 Congress St., New Port Richey. (727) 375-7502.

30 Sunday

Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School Open House: Tour school and grounds; learn about academic, athletic and extracurricular opportunities; and meet the principal, teachers and coaches. 1 p.m. Bishop McLaughlin High School, 13651 Hays Road, Hudson. (727) 857-2600, ext. 244.

1 Monday

Holes for Hope Golf Tournament: This is a benefit for Sunrise of Pasco Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center. Includes breakfast and lunch. Registration at 7:30 a.m., shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. There will be contests, challenges and raffle prizes. $125 per golfer. $500 for foursome. Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club, 12900 Lake Jovita Blvd., Dade City. (352) 521-3358.

2 Tuesday

'Pets and You' Essential Oils Workshop: Learn about essential oils and using them around animals, plus create your own oil-infused products to take home. The class is for humans only. 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The class is free; 'make and take' items are $10 per item. Gateway Studio, 5740 Missouri Ave., New Port Richey. RSVP to (727) 277-1449.

Ask a Master Gardener: Pasco County Master Gardeners are on hand for free garden advice for those with garden pest problems, ailing plants (bring sample for diagnosis), or other landscape dilemmas. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free. Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson. (352) 518-0156.

Zephyrhills National Night Out: Meet and greet law enforcement, government officials and agencies. 6 to 8 p.m. Zephyrhills Police Department, 6118 8th St., Zephyrhills.

Pasco Extension Seminar: Fall Vegetable Gardening: Learn proper timing and care for a Florida vegetable garden. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free; register at Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson. (352) 518-0156.

3 Wednesday

Banyan Fall Health Fair: There will be healthcare and wellness exhibits, as well as information on health insurance options, blood pressure checks, vision screenings, hearing assessments, medical research opportunities, final arrangements information and lots of giveaways. 9:30 a.m. to noon. Free. Banyan Senior Apartments, 11390 U.S. 19, Port Richey. (727) 825-0018.

Regency Park Library Teen Advisory Board: Help plan future events for teens at the library while earning volunteer hours. 4 to 5:30 p.m. Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. (727) 861-3049.

4 Thursday

Pasco Extension Seminar: Canning Your Produce: A family and consumer sciences agent will present the basics of home canning. 2 to 3 p.m. Free; register at Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. (352) 518-0156.

New River Library Teen Advisory Board: Teens gather to plan future youth events at the library, and get volunteer hours. For youth in grades 6-12. 3:30 to 4 p.m. New River Library, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. (813) 788-6375.

South Holiday Library Teen Advisory Board: Pizza will be served. For youth in grades 6-12. Members help plan library programs, while earning volunteer hours. 4 to 5 p.m.. South Holiday Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Road, Holiday. (727) 834-3331.

Information for the Events column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Pasco Times, at The deadline is two weeks before your event or reservation deadline. Events must be open to the public. Information cannot be published without the time, date, place, ticket price (if applicable) or contact person and phone number. Call (727) 869-6235.