Sunday, September 23, 2018
Events

Pasco Events for Sept. 22

22 Friday

Havana Casino Night: Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce presents casino-style gaming to benefit Hurricane Irma victims. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Members pay $25 in advance, $30 at door; non-members pay $30 advance, $35 at door. White Room Bar and Lounge, 6472 Land O'Lakes Blvd., Land O'Lakes. (813) 298-3232.

23 Saturday

Soap Box Derby: Race fans and motor heads are invited to watch this soap box derby and check out custom and antique motorcycles and cars. Includes vendors, DJ dancing and food for purchase. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. First United Methodist Church, 5901 Indiana Ave., New Port Richey. (727) 255-9042. fumcnpr.com.

Composting — The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Permaculture farmer Loretta Buckner speaks. 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free. Wright's Natural Market, 6630 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. (727) 848-5140. facebook.com/wrightsnaturalmarket.

Teen volunteer training: Become a teen volunteer at Land O'Lakes Library. Those wishing to participate should fill out the form on the website, then register for a session. Call the library for assistance. 2 to 3 p.m. Land O'Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes. (813) 929-1214.

24 Sunday

Baha'i faith presentation: Dr. Jay R. Millder and the West Pasco Baha'i faith community present "Spiritualizing Our Lives to Build a Better World — Baha'u'llahs Vision for Humanity." Dinner provided. 5 p.m. Longleaf Community Center, 3141 Deland St., New Port Richey. (727) 505-4821.

25 Monday

Choice hearing clinic: Includes earwax checks and removal, hearing screenings and cleaning and servicing of hearing aids. Participants who wear hearing aids receive a 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.

'Your Diabetes Questions Answered': Certified educator will discuss blood glucose monitoring, medication, risk reduction and healthy coping skills. 10 a.m. Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey. Bekesh Education and Conference Center, Meeting Rooms 2 and 3. RSVP to (727) 953-6877. baycareevents.org.

26 Tuesday

Banyan Fall Health Fair: There will be health care and wellness exhibits, information about health insurance options, plus blood pressure checks, vision screenings, hearing assessments, final arrangements information and giveaways. There's also an 11 a.m. seminar, "Caption Phones for the Hearing Impaired." 9 a.m. to noon. Free. Banyan Senior Apartments, 11390 U.S. 19, Port Richey. (727) 825-0018.

West Pasco Plant Clinic: Pasco County Master Gardeners will staff this clinic every Tuesday, except on scheduled holidays for the college. Residents can get information about soil testing, fertilizers, fruits and vegetables, ornamentals, turf problems and insect identification. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Marchman Technical College, 7825 Campus Drive, New Port Richey. (352) 518-0156. bit.ly/2iB6040.

For Your Health seminar series: Complimentary light lunch provided. Topic is "Stem Cells," presented by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Peter Candelora. He will discuss stem cell therapy in regard to arthritis and rotator cuff problems. Noon. Free, but reservations required. Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, Trinity. (727) 834-5630. medicalcentertrinity.com.

Big Brothers Big Sisters orientation/training: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay has dozens of children in Pasco County on its waiting list. 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.

Bowling for Boobs: Hosted by the West Pasco Business Association to benefit the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign. Along with teams of bowlers competing, there will be a Memory Board to honor loved ones affected by breast cancer. 5:30 p.m. Spectator admission is $15, which includes food. Photos for the Memory Board are $10. Lane-Glo Bowl, 8631 Old County Road 54, New Port Richey. (727) 934-0940. wpba.biz.

28 Thursday

Aim for a Cure — Sunshine Kids Clay Shoot: Includes a morning of clay shooting, lunch, prizes and awards. Hosted by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group to benefit the Sunshine Kids Foundation. Contact Olivia Crumbley at [email protected] or call. 8 a.m. $125 per person or $450 per team of four. Tampa Bay Sporting Clays Facility, 10514 Ehren Cutoff, Land O'Lakes. (727) 505-8810. mytbsc.com.

Veterans Home Ownership Resource Fair: West Pasco veterans and their families can take advantage of one-stop shopping for home ownership. Speakers include Frank A. Jones of the Pasco County Division of Veterans, Kobus Applegrijn of Habitat for Humanity, and Connie Walker of Wells Fargo with DeLynn Gaston of the Mortgage Firm. Provided by the West Pasco Board of Realtors, West Pasco Habitat for Humanity, the Pasco County Division of Veterans Services and others. Light refreshments will be served. 9:30 a.m. to noon. Free; RSVP by Sept. 25. West Pasco Board of Realtors, 5409 Sunset Road, New Port Richey. (727) 848-8507.

Medicare 101: A SHINE volunteer will answer Medicare questions. 2 p.m. Free. Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. (352) 567-3576. floridashine.org.

Sertoma Foundation ribbon cutting: Celebration of the Sertoma Speech and Hearing Foundation of Florida's new location includes music and food. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free, but RSVP to [email protected] or call. Sertoma Speech and Hearing Foundation , 6333 River Road, New Port Richey. (727) 312-3881.

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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