Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Events

Pasco Events for Sept. 8-14

8 Friday

Used book bazaar: Buy used books, audio and video media, magazines and related materials. Hosted by Friends of Hugh Embry Library, with proceeds going toward 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.

9 Saturday

'Creating a Hummingbird Haven': Participants in this workshop will learn about the plants, shrubs and trees, plus water and feeders, that are needed for a good haven for hummingbirds. Provided by the Pasco County Extension Service. 9 a.m. Free; registration requested. Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd., Land O'Lakes. (352) 518-0156. pasco.ifas.ufl.edu/events_calendar.shtml.

'Ask a Master Gardener': Ask about Florida-friendly gardening, or bring plants in for Pasco County Master Gardeners to identify and share tips. 9 to 10 a.m. Free. Zephyrhills Library, 5347 Eighth St., Zephyrhills. (813) 780-0064.

San Antonio Farmers Market: The theme of this month's market is "School Days." Vendors are encouraged to bring school supplies to donate to San Antonio Elementary School. Everyone who donates will be entered into a drawing for a gift basket. There will be free arts and crafts for children. The monthly event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of San Antonio. Nonprofit agencies wishing to participate are eligible for complimentary vendor spaces. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission; vendor spaces are $25. San Antonio City Park, 32810 Pennsylvania Ave., San Antonio. (352) 437-5161.

'Plants for Winter Color': Plan now to add a splash of color to landscapes during the winter season. Provided by the Pasco County Extension Service. 10 a.m. Free; registration requested. Zephyrhills Library, 5347 Eighth St., Zephyrhills. (352) 518-0156. pasco.ifas.ufl.edu/events_calendar.shtml.

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 Public Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. (813) 997-6881.

'Medical Cannabis: Your Questions Answered': The speaker will be Dr. Scott Beghardt. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Free. Wright's Natural Market, 6630 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. (727) 848-5140. facebook.com/wrightsnaturalmarket.

10 Sunday

Knights of Columbus 8155 Memorial Golf Tournament: There will be two hole-in-one contests, one sponsored by Ocean Honda and the other by Affordable Golf Carts. There also will be a putting contest and other contests. Dinner will be catered by Pit Boss Bar-B-Q. This year's tournament is in honor of Ray DeDea, a past grand knight and faithful navigator. 1 p.m. $75 per player. Timber Greens Country Club, 6333 Timber Greens Blvd., New Port Richey. (727) 267-6990.

11 Monday

St. John's 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. 9 to 11 a.m. Free. CARES Rao Musunuru M.D. Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. (727) 848-8664. caresfl.org.

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony: Hosted by the Retired New York City Firefighters of Spring Hill, the event remembers and honors the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Light refreshments will be served prior to the ceremony. The ceremony will include the posting of colors, lowering the flag to half-staff, the laying of wreaths and a 21-gun salute. Afterward, food and beverages will be available for purchase at the post. Visitors are invited to arrive early and view the 9/11 memorial on the grounds, which includes items from all attack sites. 10 a.m. VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 796-0398.

CPAP/BI PAP Clinic: Continuous positive airway pressure and 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.

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. WellCare, 5113 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. (813) 997-6881.

13 Wednesday

'Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?': Dr. George Dagher, a cardiologist, will discuss the importance of knowing one's numbers and controlling risk factors. The seminar will take place in the Bekesh Education and Conference Center, Rooms 2 and 3. Call or go online to pre-register. Noon. Free. Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey. (727)953-6887. baycareevents.org.

Death Cafe: Participants at the gathering drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. It is a group-directed discussion of death, with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is not a grief support or counseling group. Seating is limited; reservations are required. 7 p.m. Free. Heartwood Preserve, 4100 Starkey Blvd., Trinity. RSVP to (727) 376-5111. deathcafe.com.

14 Thursday

Job search and career assistance: CareerSource Pasco Hernando's Mobile One Stop will be available to help job seekers with their search for work, creating and printing resumes, accessing local and statewide job listings, and getting information about programs provided by CareerSource. The mobile unit is a self-contained resource room on wheels, with 12 computer stations, satellite internet and telecommunications, and printing/copying capabilities. 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Zephyrhills Library, 5347 Eighth St., Zephyrhills. (352) 279-4400. careersourcepascohernando.com/pages/mobile_onestop_info.

Composting workshop: Learn the basics of composting to improve soil for better flowers and vegetables. For Pasco County residents. Provided by the Pasco County Extension Service. 2 p.m. $35 fee includes one compost bin. Registration requested. Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. (352) 518-0156. pasco.ifas.ufl.edu/events_calendar.shtml.

Meeting room dedication: The library's meeting room will be dedicated to the late Jane Colin, who was an active volunteer with the PAWS for Friendship program and an avid lover of the library. Light refreshments will be served. 4:30 to 5 p.m. Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. (727) 834-3204.

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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