Friday, July 20, 2018
Events

Pasco Events for Aug. 25-31

25 Friday

Feeding Pasco's Elderly hosts inaugural Leadership Breakfast: The Pasco County Elderly Nutrition Division/Feeding Pasco's Elderly will host this east Pasco event to mirror the Ambassador's Breakfast fundraising event that has been held the past two years on the county's west side. County Commissioner Ron Oakley will be honored at the breakfast. Sponsorships are available from $500 to $2,500. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Free general admission; RSVP online. Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club, 12900 Lake Jovita Blvd., Dade City. (727) 834-3340. feedingpasco.com/giving.

AARP Chapter 4764 hosts charity silent auction: This is a benefit for the Alzheimer's Association and will include a potluck lunch. Those who paid their 2017 dues will get in free and also receive five free prize bidding tickets. Nonmembers pay $15 at the door. Membership dues are $10 for those 50 and older. 10 a.m. Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd., Land O'Lakes. Email to [email protected]

Mom's Night Out: Adult time at the library. 6:45 to 9 p.m. Free. South Holiday Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Road, Holiday. (727) 834-3331.

26 Saturday

About Boating Safely: Provided by the Hudson Flotilla 11-7 Coast Guard Auxiliary. Completion earns the Florida Boating Safety Education Card. Advance registration is appreciated. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. $40 for the first family member and $20 for each additional member; includes class, digital manual and processing. Hudson Flotilla Training Facility, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. (727) 697-8013.

Nature Detective Workshop — Butterflies and Moths: Provided by the Diggers of the Dade City Garden Club, this fun, educational hands-on workshop is for children ages 6 to 12, who must be accompanied by an adult. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. RSVP to (352) 567-3576.

Dog Trick Show: Dogs from Share Our World Therapy Dogs will perform tricks. For elementary school-age children. 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.. Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. (727) 861-3049.

Teen volunteer training: This is the training session to become a teen volunteer at the Land O'Lakes Library. Those wishing to participate should fill out the form on the website, then register for one of the training sessions. Call the library for assistance. 2 p.m. Land O'Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes. (813) 929-1214.

27 Sunday

Puppy socialization talk: Chris Meverden, a local dog trainer with North Tampa Dog Training Academy, will discuss important socialization skills for puppies. Participants will find out how to help their puppies grow into well-behaved dogs. For the safety of puppies that are not fully vaccinated, this is an educational event for humans only. 11 a.m. to noon. Free. Essentials PetCare, 8701 U.S. 19, Port Richey. (727) 487-0936. ow.ly/7n5l30dYjVj.

28 Monday

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.

29 Tuesday

'Keeping Healthy' tutorial: The topic will be chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The speaker will be Dr. Jose Pascual, board certified in pulmonary disease and internal medicine. A complimentary lunch will be served. 11:30 a.m. Free; reservations required. Rao Musunuru M.D. Conference Center, 14100 Yosemite Drive, Hudson. RSVP to (727) 869-5498.

Big Brothers Big Sisters orientation/training event: 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. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wesley Chapel Honda, 27750 Wesley Chapel Blvd., Wesley Chapel. (813) 997-6881.

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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