Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Events

Pasco events for Nov. 25-Dec. 1

25 Friday

Saint Leo Drop-N-Shop Children's Camp: Hosted by the Saint Leo women's basketball team in the Marion Bowman Activities Center. Open to ages 4-14, the camp will include games and activities, such as basketball, baseball, crafts and swimming. Campers are to bring their lunch; and those planning to go in the pool should bring a bathing suit, towel and sunscreen. 8 a.m. to noon. $40 for first child ($10 for additional children). Early drop-off and late pick-up rate is $10 per hour. Saint Leo University, 33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo. (352) 588-7344. saintleocamps.com/wbasketball/camps.php.

26 Saturday

About Boating Safely: Provided by the Hudson Flotilla 11-7 US Coast Guard Auxiliary. Successful completion earns the Florida Boating Safety Education Card. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special commander's pricing offered at $25, which includes class, digital manual and processing. Hudson Flotilla Training Facility, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. (727) 697-8013.

Making and Caring For a Bonsai Gift: Demonstrations throughout the day on creating a bonsai for a unique gift. Also, learn how to care for the miniature treescapes during cooler months. Visitors may bring a bonsai for demonstration and advice, then take a stroll through the gardens and get inspiration on decorating the bonsai for the holiday season. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Eve's Garden Gifts, 5602 Land O' Lakes Blvd., Land O'Lakes. (813) 996-5012.

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 to 4 p.m. Land O' Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes. (813) 929-1214.

Midnight Indoor Frisbee: Gym A and B will be open for the event (pools and fitness center will be closed). Open to ages 14 and older. Music will be provided by the house DJ. 5:30 p.m. Free for members, $5 for nonmembers. New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center, 6630 Van Buren St., New Port Richey. (727) 841-4560. citynpr.org.

28 Monday

Hearing Clinics: 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) 863-6868. caresfl.org.

Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary 6476: Card party in Father Farrell Hall. Doors open at 10 a.m. Hot lunch served at noon. St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. (727) 389-0518.

29 Tuesday

Tuesday Tutorial: The seminar is "Back, Neck and Spine Problems: Minimally Invasive Surgery," presented by Juan Raposo, MD, who is board certified in orthopaedic surgery. A complimentary lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. The seminar starts at noon. Free, but reservations required. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson. (727) 869-5498. rmchealth.com.

Couples Country Dancing: New weekly classes just started. 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays. $3 per person, per class. CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, Elfers. (727) 847-1290. caresfl.org.

SHINE Hosts Medicare Program: SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) will present this program, which is for those wishing to make changes to their Medicare Prescription Drug or Medicare Advantage plan. The enrollment period ends Dec. 7. Refreshments will be served. 3 p.m. Free. The Groves Golf and Country Club, 7924 Melogold Circle, Land O' Lakes. (727) 570-9696, ext. 273.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Orientation/Training Events: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay has more than 50 children in Pasco County on its waiting list for a big brother or big sister. Adult mentors are needed and may choose between several programs. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wesley Chapel Honda, 27750 Wesley Chapel Blvd., Wesley Chapel. (813) 997-6881.

30 Wednesday

Desmond Doss documentary screening : This documentary of the life of Desmond Doss, the protagonist of the current film Hacksaw Ridge, starring Mel Gibson. This documentary is appropriate for youth. Free popcorn and drinks. 5 p.m. Free. Beth-El Shalom Messianic Congregation, 6209 Congress St., New Port Richey. (727) 375-7502.

1 Thursday

SLAMabration: An evening of slam poetry, featuring the Slam Poetry Club and special guests SASS (soprano, alto, second soprano), a Saint Leo choral group. Hosted by Saint Leo University's School of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Language Studies and the Arts. Held in the Selby Auditorium in Lewis Hall. 7 p.m. Free. Saint Leo University, 33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo. [email protected]

Information for the Events column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Pasco Times, at [email protected] The deadline for news is two weeks before your event or reservation deadline. Events must be open to the public. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price (if applicable) or contact person and phone number are missing. Call (727) 869-6235.

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