Friends of the Library Book Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. (727) 861-3049.
Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale: Proceeds will support library programming. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Land O’Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O’Lakes. (813) 929-1214.
Used book bazaar: Buy used books, audio and video media, magazines and related materials. Hosted by the Friends of Hugh Embry Library, with proceeds to help fund programming at the library. 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. (352) 567-7449.
Knights of Columbus Council 6476 All-You-Can-Eat Dinner: Doors open at 4 p.m. Includes baked or fried fish and another entree choice. 5 to 7 p.m. $10. St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. (727) 389-0518.
Wine tasting and auction: The evening will include entertainment, games and hors d’oeuvres. Baskets donated by the community will be auctioned during the evening, including silent auction items from Disney, Sea World/Aquatica and Southwest Airlines. Dress is business casual. This is a benefit for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Florida; proceeds will go toward programs and services in Pasco and Hernando counties. 6:30 to 10 p.m. $30 each; $50 per couple. Seven Springs Golf & Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., New Port Richey. (727) 853-1010. deafhhsfla.org.
Salty Paws Inshore Fishing Tournament: A mandatory captain’s meeting will be at 6 p.m. at Silverking Brewing Co., 325 E Lemon St., Tarpon Springs. Fishing begins at 12:01 a.m. Saturday for overnight-equipped boats and at first light for all others in this catch/photo and release tournament for trout, redfish and snook. All active fishermen on vessels must be registered. Fishing must be done on hand-held, non-motorized rods and reels only. There are no boundaries for fishing. Anglers must weigh in between 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday. $70 per angler; $250 for a team of four. Dockside Grille, 5015 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. (813) 629-1907 or visit saltypawsfishing.com.
Yard sale and flea market: 8 a.m. to noon. Zephyrhills Lions Club, 5827 Dean Dairy Road, Zephyrhills. (813) 788-1444. e-clubhouse.org/sites/zephyrhills.
‘Growing and Cooking With Herbs’: Discover how to add fresh flavor to meals with herbs grown in the garden, with tastings. 9 a.m. Free; registration requested. Clayton Hall at Pasco County Extension Service (Pasco County Fairgrounds), 36702 State Road 52, Dade City. (352) 518-0156. pasco.ifas.ufl.edu/events_calendar.shtml.
West Pasco Art Guild Young Artists Workshop: Children will have an opportunity to experiment with different tools and techniques. The topic will be "Fractured Art," with Karen Jaenichen. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. $5 for guild members; $10 for nonmembers. West Pasco Art Guild and Gallery, 6206 Jefferson St., New Port Richey. (727) 271-1914. westpascoartguildandgallery.org.
Big Brothers Big Sisters orientation/training: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay has dozens of children in Pasco County on its waiting list for a big brother or big sister. Adult mentors are needed and may choose among several programs. 10:30 a.m. to noon. New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. (813) 997-6881.
Heartwood Preserve Turns One: Celebrate Heartwood’s birthday with cake, refreshments, a henna artist and fun activities. 3 to 7 p.m. Free. Heartwood Preserve, 4100 Starkey Blvd., Trinity. RSVP to (727) 376-5111. heartwoodpreserve.com/
Aripeka Elks Senior Prom: Bring a date and relive high school days by dancing to the music of Joel and Lynne. Proper attire required. Includes a full dinner, dessert, coffee and tea. A cash bar will be available. 4:30 to 10 p.m. $20. Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. (727) 868-2994. aripeka2520.org/
Casino Night: Includes a raffle auction to win prizes. 6 to 10 p.m. $25; tickets available at the door. Includes $500 in play money, one free drink ticket and three raffle tickets. St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. (727) 938-1974, ext. 109.
5K Run with the Bobcats: Registration will be from 6:30 to 7:45 a.m. The race starts at 8 a.m., followed by a free family fun run at 9 a.m. Funds raised will benefit the nationally ranked PHSC women’s cross-country team. Awards presentations will include prizes for top male and female finishers and master male and female. Also, top finishers in each age group will receive awards. There will be refreshments, photos and other activities. $30. Pasco-Hernando State College, West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. phsc.edu/womens-cross-country/phsc-5k-info.
Pancake breakfast: Includes pancakes, a breakfast meat, oatmeal, coffee and tea. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. $3. St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. (727) 938-1974, ext. 109.
Choice Hearing Clinic: Includes earwax checks, earwax removal, hearing screenings, and cleaning and servicing of hearing aids. Participants who wear hearing aids will receive one free package of batteries. 10 a.m. to noon. Free. CARES Rao Musunuru M.D. Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. (727) 807-7082. caresfl.org.
CPAP/BI PAP Clinic: Continuous positive airway pressure or bilevel positive airway pressure clinics are 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.
Bay Area Legal at CARES: Free services are offered on the first and third Tuesday of each month to help the elderly with legal problems. Call for an appointment. 1 to 4 p.m. CARES Rao Musunuru M.D. Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. (727) 847-5494. caresfl.org.
‘Ask a Master Gardener’: Find out what pests are in your garden, what plants grow best in Florida and how to make lawns and landscapes thrive. 5:30 p.m. Free. Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson. (352) 518-0156.
‘Tree Care and Pruning’: 6:30 p.m. Free. Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson. (352) 518-0156. pasco.ifas.ufl.edu/events_calendar.shtml.
‘Caring for Holiday Plants’: Learn how to care for poinsettias, Christmas cactus, amaryllis and other plants. 6:30 p.m. Free. Land O’Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O’Lakes. (352) 518-0156. pasco.ifas.ufl.edu/events_calendar.shtml.
Colon Health 101: Gastroenterologist Ernest L. DiGiovanni, DO, will discuss colon health, colon cancer risk factors and early detection and what to expect during and after screenings. 10 a.m. Free. Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey. RSVP to (727) 953-6877. baycareevents.org.
Teen volunteer meeting: Teens and tweens can help plan future events and activities, as well as learn about volunteer opportunities at the library. 4 to 6 p.m. Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. (352) 567-3576.
Knights of Columbus Council 6476 spaghetti dinner: All-you-can-eat spaghetti with meat sauce, as well as salad, dessert and beverage. Doors open at 4 p.m.; dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. $6. St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. (727) 389-7067.
Qi gong: Instructor Deb Plotkin will help participants align their breathing, movement and awareness in this restorative and meditative exercise. The class is offered weekly at the library. 7 to 8 p.m. Free. New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. (657) 206-4827. nprlibrary.org.
Thursday Salsa Soiree: Presented by Dancing with Grace, who will teach techniques and steps for the first hour. The second hour will be to practice. 10 a.m. to noon. Free. Land O’Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O’Lakes. (813) 929-1214.
Lady Shriners card party: All money raised will go to Shriners Hospitals for Children-Tampa. 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. $5 at the door. Bahr’s Mobile Home Park clubhouse, 39401 Dancers Lane, Zephyrhills. (813) 788-7967.
‘Growing Mushrooms at Home’: Those attending will learn the basics of small-scale mushroom farming. 2 p.m. Free; registration requested. Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. (352) 518-0156. pasco.ifas.ufl.edu/events_calendar.shtml.
Holocaust scholar to speak: Victoria Barnett, a scholar at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will discuss "Theologian Against the Nazis: New Questions, New Findings about Dietrich Bonhoeffer." The presentation is sponsored by the Saint Leo University Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies. RSVP to [email protected] 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free. Saint Leo University, 33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo. (800) 334-5532.
Atrial fibrillation lecture: The topic will be "What Everyone Needs to Know About Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke," presented by Dr. Luis Annoni, who is board certified in cardiac electrophysiology and cardiovascular disease. A complimentary dinner will be served. 5 p.m. Free; registration required. Heritage Pines Clubhouse, 11524 Scenic Hills Blvd., Hudson. RSVP to (727) 869-5498.
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