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Pasco Events starting Sept. 14

Published Sep. 10, 2018

Events

14 Friday

Used Book Bazaar: Buy used books, audio and video media, magazines and related materials. Hosted by the Friends of Hugh Embry Library, with funds raised to help fund programming at the library. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. (352) 567-7449.

Blood Drive: OneBlood will have a bus on site for blood donations. Donors receive a cancer awareness T-shirt and a wellness checkup (blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening). ID required. Appointments can be scheduled online (use sponsor code #12280). Noon to 5 p.m. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson. oneblooddonor.org.

For Your Health Seminar Series: A complimentary light lunch is provided. The topic is "Treatment Options for Osteoarthritis of the Knee," presented by Jennifer Cook, MD. Noon. Free, but reservations required. Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, Trinity. RSVP to (727) 834-5630.

15 Saturday

St. Mark's Pancake Breakfast: Includes all-you-can-eat buttermilk pancakes, as well as coffee, juice, and sausage or ham. Syrup provided. 8 to 10 a.m. $4 adults, $1 children. St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 7922 State Road 52, Hudson. (727) 863-5646.

Meet With a SHINE Volunteer: Get Medicare questions answered. SHINE is a program through the Florida Department of Elder Affairs that guides seniors and people with disabilities through the complexities of Medicare, long-term care insurance and prescription assistance. 10 a.m. Free. Land O' Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O' Lakes. (813) 929-1214. floridashine.org.

All-American Charity Golf Tournament: Shotgun start at noon. Includes dinner from Hungry Harry's Family BBQ, a dessert Bar by LoYo's Ice Cream and Yogurt Shop, silent auction, best-dressed patriotic outfit contest, as well as various golf contests and prizes. This is a fundraiser for Guardian ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay and the "We Honor Veterans" Program at HPH Hospice. Hosted by the Pasco Federated Republican Women's Club and Republican Club of Central Pasco. 11 a.m. $65 per golfer, $240 per team of four. The Groves Golf and Country Club, 7924 Melogold Circle, Land O' Lakes. (813) 428-6541.

'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' Fred Rogers Documentary: The film explores the life, lessons and legacy of the iconic children's television host. Popcorn and drinks provided by the Friends of the Hudson Library. 2 to 4 p.m. Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson. (727) 861-3040.

Teen PJs and Pizza: Teens can wear their pajamas, bring a sleeping bag or blanket and join in on this daytime "slumber party" that will be filled with games, crafts and lots of food. 2 to 4 p.m. Free. New River Library, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. (813) 788-6375.

Spaghetti Dinner: Hosted by the Men's Club at the church. 5:30 p.m. $10. St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey. (727) 849-4330.

16 Sunday

Our Lady Queen of Peace Breakfast Buffet: 8 a.m. to noon. $8, children $5; take-out available. Our Lady Queen of Peace, 5340 High St., New Port Richey. (727) 849-7521.

Immune Support Workshop with Essential Oils: Learn about essential oils and creating your own oil-infused products to take home. 7 to 9 p.m. The class is free; 'make and take' items are $5 per item. Gateway Studio, 5740 Missouri Ave., New Port Richey. RSVP to (727) 277-1449.

17 Monday

King of the Butterflies: Saving the Monarch: The Dade City Garden Club presents this program featuring Anita Camacho, president of the North American Butterfly Association-Tampa, who will talk about monarch migration, waystations for monarchs, selecting milkweed for this region and how you can contribute to saving pollinators in general. Camacho has been raising butterflies for more than 20 years, and in 2018 has released more than 400 monarch butterflies, along with other native butterflies. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free. Dade City Garden Club, 13630 Fifth St., Dade City. (908) 890-4630 or joanhep@gmail.com. dadecitygardenclub.com.

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 between several programs. 5:30 to 7 p.m. WellCare, 5113 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. (813) 997-6881.

18 Tuesday

Atrial Fibrillation Seminar: Raul Jiminez, M.D., a board-certified electrophysiologist, will discuss A-Fib risk factors, symptoms and treatment options. A complimentary lunch will be served. 11:30 a.m. Free, but seating is limited and reservations are required. Rao Musunuru, M.D. Conference Center, 14100 Yosemite Drive, Hudson. RSVP to (727) 869-5498.

For Your Health Seminar Series: A complimentary light lunch is provided. The topic is "New Minimally-Invasive Techniques in Bunion and Hammertoe Correction," presented by Aaron Mates, MD. Noon. Free, but reservations required. Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, Trinity. RSVP to (727) 834-5630.

Opioid Crisis Seminar: A representative from Pasco County Alliance for Substance Abuse will discuss the opioid crisis in Pasco County and the resources available to help eliminate this epidemic. Attendees will hear personal stories of recovery and learn about prevention, treatment and recovery support. Held in room B303 in the conference center at Pasco-Hernando State College, Porter Campus, 2727 Mansfield Blvd., Wesley Chapel. 12:30-2 p.m. Free. 1-855-669-7472. phsc.edu.

Pasco Extension Seminar: First Time Vegetable Garden: Learn the secrets of growing vegetables in your yard. 2 p.m. Free; register at Eventbrite.com. New River Library, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. (352) 518-0156. pasco.ifas.ufl.edu/events_calendar.shtml.

Basics of Essential Oils: 3 to 4 p.m. Free. Living Food Bakery and Cafe, 38201 10th Ave., Zephyrhills. (813) 479-7724.

Immune Support Workshop with Essential Oils: Learn about essential oils and creating your own oil-infused products to take home. 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The class is free; 'make and take' items are $5 per item. Gateway Studio, 5740 Missouri Ave., New Port Richey. RSVP to (727) 277-1449.

Delicious Dishes — Quesadillas: Tweens in grades 4-7 are invited to cook up quesadillas and learn about a variety of Hispanic cultures. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Free. Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. (727) 861-3049.

GFWC Little Women Ice Cream Social: Girls ages 12-18 are invited; parents are welcome. The Little Women of Lutz is a volunteer organization for girls 12 to 18 who can earn more than 100 service hours a year. 7 p.m. Free. Lutz Civic Center, 98 First Ave. NW, Lutz. (765) 617-7575.

19 Wednesday

COPD Screenings: 10 a.m. to noon. Free. Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey. (727) 953-6877. baycareevents.org.

Box Car Workshop: Make a cardboard box car for the Recreation Center's Family Movie Night that will be Sept. 22. Limited supplies provided. Advance registration recommended. 4 p.m. Free. New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. (727) 853-1279. nprlibrary.org.

20 Thursday

Rubio hosts mobile office hours: The Gulf Coast regional office of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will provide information on services, answer questions, address concerns. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saint Leo University, Student Community Center, Greenfelder-Denlinger Boardroom A, 33701 State Road 52, St. Leo. Email to jonathan_torres@rubio.senate.gov. (352) 588-8291.

Chili Supper: Sponsored by the United Methodist Men. 5 to 6 p.m. $7, $4 for ages 10 and younger. Faith United Methodist Church, 12128 State Road 52, Hudson. (727) 856-5000.

Advanced Estate Planning: The Knights of Columbus host this program, which includes estate planning of wills, trusts, elder law and Social Security disability law. Donuts and coffee served. 6 to 7 p.m. Our Lady Queen of Peace, 5340 High St., New Port Richey. (727) 849-7521.

Information for the Events column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Pasco Times, at pday@tampabay.com. 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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