Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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Pasco Events for Sept. 15-21

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16 Saturday

Pancake breakfast: All the buttermilk pancakes you can eat, plus sausage or ham, coffee and juice. 8 to 10 a.m. $4 for adults; $1 for children. St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 7922 State Road 52, Hudson. (727) 863-5646.

Robert D. Sumner Memorial Golf Tournament: The tournament is a fundraiser for the Pioneer Florida Museum and Village, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Florida's pioneer heritage. The tourney was named after Sumner, who was a trustee at the museum for many years and who served as a fundraising chairman for the museum. 8:30 a.m. $50 per player, includes golf and lunch. Silverado Golf and Country Club, 36841 Clubhouse Drive, Zephyrhills. (352) 567-0262, 206-8889.

YarT Sale: Featuring local artists and crafters who will sell their works of art. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. Forever Treasures Fused Glass Creations, 12614 Chicago Ave., Hudson. (727) 858-0184. facebook.com/events/1233281433465769.

Book signing with author Valerie Faulkner: The local author recently published her second book, I Must Be in Heaven: Knotholes in the Windowsill. Her first book, I Must Be in Heaven, A Promise Kept, won the Florida Writers Association, Royal Palm Literary Award in 2007. Both books are true stories about Faulkner and her family's struggles. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. (727) 853-1279.

'Got Pain? Got Inflammation? Get Relief, Naturally!': Leslie Larsen will speak. 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.

The Magic of Elliot Smith: For all ages. 2 to 3 p.m. Free. Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. (352) 567-3576.

Fifty Shades of Fashion Show: Color Me Abstract will host this event to benefit the "Dynamic Mom" Scholarship Fund. Featuring everyday women modeling clothing by local designers, including Quennay Price, Yronne Louis and favorites from LuLaRoe. Send email to comments@icolormeabstract.com. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Admission, $20; child care available for $5. Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd., Land O'Lakes. (813) 929-1229. facebook.com/colormeabstract.

18 Monday

Pasco County Legislative Delegation: This annual pre-session meeting will be an opportunity for residents, elected officials, cities and local governments, as well as civic organizations, to address the delegation before the start of the 2018 legislative session. The deadline to sign up to speak was Sept. 11; requests after that date will be considered should time allow. All speakers should, if possible, email their materials and handouts to Jonathan Till at jonathan.till@myfloridahouse.gov. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunlake High School, 3023 Sunlake Blvd., Land O'Lakes. (813) 780-0667.

St. Stephen's Thrift Shop Sale: The sale continues daily through Sept. 23 and includes buy-one-get-one glassware. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey. (727) 846-1378, 849-4330.

19 Tuesday

Fill-a-Bag Book Sale: The sale continues during regular library hours through Sept. 23. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Zephyrhills Library, 5347 Eighth St., Zephyrhills. (813) 780-0064. pascolibraries.org.

West Pasco Plant Clinic: The Pasco County Master Gardeners will staff this plant clinic every Tuesday, except for the college's scheduled holidays. Residents may stop in and get information about soil testing, fertilizers, fruits and vegetables, ornamentals, turf problems and insect identification, as well as get other questions answered. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Marchman Technical Education Center, 7825 Campus Drive, New Port Richey. (352) 518-0156. bit.ly/2iB6040.

'A-Fib' presentation: The tutorial will be presented by Dr. Darshan Patel, who is board certified in cardiovascular disease and electrophysiology. A complimentary lunch will precede the program, which is part of Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point's series on atrial fibrillation during A-Fib Month. 11:30 a.m. Free. Seating is limited; reservations required. Rao Musunuru M.D. Conference Center, 14100 Yosemite Drive, Hudson. (727) 869-5498.

Bay Area Legal at CARES: Free services are offered to help the elderly with legal problems. Call for an appointment. 1 to 4 p.m. CARES Rao Musunuru M.D. Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. (727) 847-5494. caresfl.org.

Crepe myrtles seminar: Learn how to care for crepe myrtles, the versatile small tree that is drought and heat tolerant. Provided by the Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service. 2 p.m. Free; registration requested. New River Library, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. (352) 518-0156. pasco.ifas.ufl.edu/events_calendar.shtml.

Teen volunteer training: This is the training session to become a teen volunteer at 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. 5 p.m. Land O'Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes. (813) 929-1214.

Teen Advisory Board: For youth ages 12 to 18. 6 to 8 p.m. Land O'Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes. (813) 929-1214.

20 Wednesday

For Your Health seminar series: The topic is "Lung Cancer: Symptoms, Screening and Treatment," presented by cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon Dr. Peter Mikhail. A complimentary light lunch is provided. Noon. Free, but reservations required. Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, Trinity. (727) 834-5630. medicalcentertrinity.com.

'Living Well with a Chronic Illness': Pasco Palliative Care will provide this community presentation, which includes an "Ask the Experts" panel discussion. The presentation will be given by Dr. Charles Suggs III, a board-certified physician at Pasco Palliative Care. It will include information about palliative care, including the criteria for receiving care, what qualifies as a chronic condition and how palliative care can work with one's current doctors. Free living wills will be given to everyone in attendance. 2 to 4 p.m. Free, but reservations are required by Sept. 15. Gulfside Hospice West Clinical Office, 6117 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey. (727) 845-5707.

21 Thursday

Substance Abuse Prevention Conference: Hosted by the Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention and BayCare Behavioral Health, the theme of this year's conference is "Strengthening Our Communities: Opportunities for Action." The keynote speaker will be Andy Duran, executive director of Linking Efforts Against Drugs. Afterward, there will be a panel discussion on the needs of people in recovery and how to prevent relapse. There will also be vendors and exhibitors. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $30 in advance; $35 at the door. Lunch included. Saddlebrook Resort Tampa, 5700 Saddlebrook Way, Wesley Chapel. pascoasap.com/annualconference.

SHINE to offer Medicare 101 presentation: A SHINE volunteer will answer Medicare questions. 11 a.m. Free. New River Library, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. (813) 788-6375. floridashine.org.

Author Roslyn Franken speaks: Franken will discuss the true story of how her mother survived the Holocaust and her father survived the atomic bomb as a POW in Japan. 2 to 3 p.m. Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. (352) 567-3576.

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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