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Yoga, meditation buffet part of Cultural Affairs Committee workshop

New Port Richey's Cultural Affairs Committee hosts a meditation and yoga buffet to provide the community with an opportunity to explore different methods of meditation and yoga practice.

The workshop is from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 3 at Peace Hall, at the corner of Sims Lane and Grand Boulevard in New Port Richey. The workshop gives guests half-hour tastes of three types of meditation and three styles of yoga. Meditation techniques include mantras, mindfulness and sound. Yoga styles include gentle yoga, energy yoga and centering yoga. Bring a yoga mat and perhaps additional padding. Cost is $40. Call (727) 372-9800 or visit to register.

SOFTBALL: Men and women ages 18 and up can register for the J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex's fall adult softball leagues at 1 p.m. today at the complex, 2830 Gulf Trace Blvd., Holiday. The leagues start the week of Aug. 16 and include a 10-game regular season with single elimination playoffs. $475 per team. Call (727) 942-7439.

TRIATHLON: The New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center will host the North Bay Hospital Coteeman Triathlon at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 10 at New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center, 6630 Van Buren St. The event features a 150-yard pool swim, a 9-mile bike course and a 3.1-mile run that goes from the recreation center, downtown to Orange Lake and past Morton Plant North Bay Medical Center. Cost for an individual is $75, or $85 on the day of the race. Teams can register for $95, or $105 day of. Call (727) 847-2424 or visit

BASKETBALL: Veterans Memorial Park hosts the Pasco Jam three-on-three basketball tournament from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 and Aug. 11 at the park, 14333 Hicks Road, Hudson. The organized tournament has real referees and trophies for top teams. There will be two age groups, ages 13 to 15 and ages 16 and up. The cost is $75 per team. For more information, call (727) 861-3033 or (727) 861-3034.

VOLLEYBALL: The J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex will host a youth volleyball camp Aug. 12-15 instructed by youth sports training specialist Jon Aponte. The camp is open to kids ages 9-11 and will take place from 9 a.m. to noon. $50 per participant, with an optional daily clinic for an extra $10 per day from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Space is limited. Call (727) 942-7439 or visit

5K AND FAMILY WALK: Healthy Start Coalition hosts the second annual 5K and 1-Mile Family Walk on Sept. 14 at Waterfront Park, 8119 Old Post Road, Port Richey. Families can run, walk, toddle, stroll or crawl over the finish line. The 5K for all ages is $25 before July 31 and $30 after. The 1-mile family run/walk is free. Preregistration check-in for the 5K is 6:45 to 7:15 a.m., check in for the 1-mile is 7 to 7:45 a.m. The 5K begins at 7:30 a.m. and the 1-mile begins at 8:30 a.m. Call (727) 841-7888 or visit

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