Thursday, August 16, 2018
Events

Pasco Events for June 15

15 Friday

Mad Science presents ‘Sounds Like Science’: Children in grades K-3 and their families are invited to unlock the mystery of sound using ordinary items to make spectacular noises. 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Free. Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. (727) 861-3049.

Adult Coloring: 1 to 5 p.m. New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. (727) 853-1279.

16 Saturday

Farm-to-Table Cooking Demo: Organic vegetables grown on a local farm will be cooked and shared. Space is limited; call to reserve. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Free. Living Food Bakery and Cafe, 38201 10th Ave., Zephyrhills. RSVP to (813) 715-0622.

Nature Detective Workshop — Bees: Dade City Garden Club presents fun, educational hands-on workshop for children ages 6 to 12; must be accompanied by an adult. Kids learn fun bee facts, sample honey, and take home related books and materials. 10:30 a.m. Free. Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. RSVP to (352) 567-3576.

Summer Meals with Chef Warren: This will be a presentation by award-winning cookbook author and celebrity chef Warren Caterson. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free. Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson. (727) 861-3040.

Tweens Make Music with Makey Makey: This STEAM program turns fruit from the refrigerator into drums or a keyboard using a circuit board and laptop. 2 to 3 p.m. Free. Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. (727) 834-3204.

17 Sunday

Our Lady Queen of Peace Breakfast Buffet: 8 a.m. to noon. $8 adults, $5 children. Take-out available. Our Lady Queen of Peace, 5340 High St., New Port Richey. RSVP to (727) 849-7521. ladyqueenofpeace.org/

Father’s Day Brunch: The brunch includes a champagne cocktail. Various seatings available. Reservations required. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $19.95 members, $25.95 nonmembers (tax and gratuity not included). Gulf Harbors Yacht Club, 3926 Marine Parkway, New Port Richey. (727) 849-4559.

18 Monday

Choice 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. 10 to 11 a.m. Free. CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, Elfers. (727) 807-7082. caresfl.org/

Observational Drawing Class: Artists and art lovers are invited to improve their drawing skills while learning about historical and contemporary drawing practices. All experience levels welcome. All supplies provided (easels, charcoal, newsprint paper and drawing subjects). However, participants can bring their own paper and drawing tools, if desired. 5 to 7 p.m. Free. Land O’ Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O’ Lakes. (813) 929-1214.

19 Tuesday

‘Vermicomposting’ Pasco Extension Seminar: Use the right type of worms to get started on vermicomposting. 2 p.m. Free; registration requested. New River Library, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. (352) 518-0156. pasco.ifas.ufl.edu/events_calendar.shtml

Essential Oils Class: Enter to win an oily prize. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free. Living Food Bakery and Cafe, 38201 10th Ave., Zephyrhills. (813) 479-7724.

Teen 1990s Hip Hop Party: 3:30 to 5 p.m. Free. Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. (352) 567-3576.

Teen Movie Night: Showing the 2012 film, Pitch Perfect, rated PG-13. Beca Mitchell, a freshman at Barden University, is persuaded into joining the Bellas, an all-girls singing group. Starring Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson. 4 to 6 p.m. Free. Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. (727) 834-3204.

Tween Book Tasting: Youth in grades 4-7 are invited to sample books. Snacks included. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Free. Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. (727) 861-3049.

Essential Oils Workshop: Learn about essential oils and creating your own summer scrub, spray or roller bottle. 7 to 9 p.m. The class is free; ‘make and take’ items are $5 per item. Gateway Studio, 5740 Missouri Ave., New Port Richey. (727) 277-1449.

20 Wednesday

Summer Reading — Aquatic Adventure: Children in grades K-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in these hands-on STEAM stations (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free. Zephyrhills Library, 5347 Eighth St., Zephyrhills. (813) 780-0064. pascolibraries.org/

Piano with James J.: 3 to 5 p.m. Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson. (727) 861-3040.

Pre-Teen 1990s Hip Hop Party: 3:30 to 5 p.m. Free. Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. (352) 567-3576.

Community Health Lecture: Topic is "Innovative Procedure to Reduce the Risk of Atrial Fibrillation," presented by Luis Annoni, M.D., who is board-certified in cardiovascular disease and cardiac electrophysiology. Dr. Annoni will discuss the Left Atrial Appendage Closure device, a procedure that may reduce the risk of stroke from atrial fibrillation. A complimentary dinner will be served. Hosted by Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. 5 p.m. Free, but seating is limited and reservations are required. Hilton Garden Inn Suncoast Parkway, 2155 Northpointe Parkway, Lutz. (727) 869-5498. bayonetpointhospital.com/

Spay-ghetti Dinner Fundraiser: Benefit for SPCA Suncoast. Entertainment by the Embry Brothers Trio. With a 50-50 drawing, silent auction and a doggie wedding. The menu includes beverages, salad, spaghetti, meatballs, dinner rolls and dessert. Purchase tickets on eventbrite.com or stop by the SPCA on Congress Street. 6 to 10 p.m. $30. Seven Springs Golf & Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., New Port Richey. (727) 375-0811.

21 Thursday

Kidz Kamp: For elementary students in kindergarten through (graduated) fifth grade. Participants can choose a sport or dance/gymnastics. Includes an activity, snack and lesson. Offered each Thursday through July 12. Registration required. 2 to 4 p.m. Free. Hudson First United Methodist Church, 13123 U.S. 19, Hudson. (727) 868-6178. hudsonfirstumc.org/

Teen ‘Rock and Roll the Dice’: Board game extravaganza. With snacks and music. 4 to 5:30 p.m. Free. New River Library, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. (813) 788-6375.

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

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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