Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Events

Pasco Events for Jan. 5

5 Friday

Dance Class for Active Couples: This is a new class that meets weekly. Learn and master a series of basic dance patterns, including cha cha, rumba, waltz, schottische and country steps. 1 to 2:30 p.m. $6 per couple. CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, Elfers. (727) 847-1290. caresfl.org.

Social Dinner: Includes ham, potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll, dessert and drinks. 4:30 to 6 p.m. $10 adults, $9 children. Reservations required; take-out available. Our Lady Queen of Peace, 5340 High St., New Port Richey. (727) 849-7521. ladyqueenofpeace.org.

Lions Club Bingo: Games are played every Tuesday and Friday. 6 p.m. Zephyrhills Lions Club, 5827 Dean Dairy Road, Zephyrhills. (813) 788-1444. e-clubhouse.org/sites/zephyrhills.

6 Saturday

Propagating from Seeds 101: Grow an attractive and abundant garden on a budget, learn how to successfully germinate seeds, and raise seedlings. Provided by the Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service. 9 a.m. Free; registration requested. Clayton Hall at Pasco County Extension Service, 36702 State Road 52 (at Pasco County Fairgrounds), Dade City. (352) 518-0156. pasco.ifas.ufl.edu/events_calendar.shtml.

Music with Mar: This internationally-known educational music class is designed for children and caregivers. Children will be exposed to puppets, books and music, and will have an opportunity to sing, dance and play instruments. Designed to enhance and promote basic social, motor, language and cognitive skills for children ages 6 and younger. 10 to 11 a.m. Free. Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson. (727) 861-3040.

Enhanced Fitness: This new class can be done with a chair (optional) and is designed for the active older adult to improve core stability and balance using a variety of tools, such as wrist and ankle weights, and other equipment. Classes are conducted three times a week (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays) for a 16-week duration. 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Free for those 60 and older. CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, Elfers. (727) 847-1290. caresfl.org.

Family Bingo: Children in kindergarten through third grade and their families are invited to play bingo. Prizes provided by the Friends of Centennial Park Library. 2 to 3 p.m. Free. Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. (727) 834-3204.

7 Sunday

Paws for Patriots Fundraiser: This is a Pampered Chef fundraiser hosted by the Holiday VFW Auxiliary Post 10167. There will be an opportunity to win a 50/50 and a "Basket of Cheer," as well as gift certificates to purchase Pampered Chef products (up to $1,000 in product value will be awarded). Snacks will be served. Funds raised will benefit Paws for Patriots. 2 to 3:30 p.m. $20. VFW 10167, 4619 Bartelt Road, Holiday. (727) 255-0781. pamperedchef.com/go/VFWPawsforPatriots.

8 Monday

St. John’s Hearing Clinic: Includes ear wax checks, ear wax removal, hearing screenings and cleaning and servicing of hearing aids. Participants who wear hearing aids will receive one free package of batteries. 9:30 to 11 a.m. Free. CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. (727) 848-8664. caresfl.org.

PBS Reading Circle: Children can enjoy a story and activity about one of their favorite PBS characters. 11 a.m. Free. New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. (727) 853-1279. nprlibrary.org.

Portrait Class: Portrait class with live models. Features all art mediums. Noon to 2:30 p.m. $3. CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, Elfers. (727) 847-1290. caresfl.org.

CPAP/BI PAP Clinic: Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) or bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) clinics (available every Monday). 1 to 3 p.m. Free. Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey. (727) 953-6877. baycareevents.org.

Teen Photography: Youth ages 13 to 18 are invited to join this monthly program. Each month, participants will learn a new aspect of photography and create something on their own. Proper dress code and a signed liability waiver are required. 5 to 7 p.m. Free; call to register. Land O’ Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O’Lakes. (813) 929-1214.

Yoga for Stress Release: The class offers fundamental techniques tailored to the level of ability and fitness of the participants, with an emphasis on relaxation and mindfulness. Comfortable exercise clothing needed. Bring a large beach towel or yoga mat. Liability waiver must be signed. 6 to 7 p.m. Free. Land O’ Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O’Lakes. (813) 929-1214.

Roller Derby Recruitment: Revolution roller derby is looking for men and women ages 16 and older to join their teams. Bring a mouth guard, meet the current team and find out what it’s about. 7:30 p.m. Free. SpinNations Skating Center, 8345 Congress St., Port Richey. (727) 280-7981.

9 Tuesday

St. John’s Hearing Clinic: Includes ear wax checks, ear wax removal, hearing screenings and cleaning and servicing of hearing aids. Participants who wear hearing aids will receive one free package of batteries. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free. CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, Elfers. (727) 848-8664. caresfl.org.

"Lose the Jiggle Safely and Naturally": This class will discuss healthy eating and natural essential oils to promote healthy weight management. Those attending can enter to win a free oil gift. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free. Living Food Bakery and Cafe, 3820 10th St., Zephyrhills. (813) 479-7724, 399-4467.

10 Wednesday

Vein Disease Treatment Advances: Dr. Brandt Jones, vascular surgeon, will discuss the latest advances in the treatment of common vein disease, including deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, IVC thrombosis and venous insufficiency. A Q&A session will follow. 10 a.m. Free. Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey. (727) 953-6877. baycareevents.org.

11 Thursday

Silver Sneakers Balance and Beyond: Improve core stability and balance using a variety of tools, such as bands, balls and other equipment. The class is designed for the active older adult. The class is offered every Thursday. 9 to 10 a.m. $3 per class or 10 for $20; free for Silver Sneaker cardholders. CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, Elfers. (727) 847-1290. caresfl.org.

Lady Shriners Card Party: All money raised goes to the Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa. 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. $5 at the door. Bahr’s Mobile Home Park Club House, 39401 Dancers Lane, Zephyrhills. (813) 788-7967.

Composting Workshop: Do’s and don’ts of composting in Florida for better vegetables and flowers. Provided by the Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service. 2 p.m. $35, includes compost bin; registration requested. Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. (352) 518-0156. pasco.ifas.ufl.edu/events_calendar.shtml.

Healthy Eating Produces Healthy Living: The discussion is part of a series that presents an understanding of what creates health and how you can be an active participant. 4 to 5:30 p.m. Free; call to reserve a seat. Zephyrhills Library, 5347 Eighth St., Zephyrhills. (813) 780-0064. www.pascolibraries.org.

Information for the Events column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Pasco Times, at [email protected] 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.

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