Sept. 21 – Quit Your Way – Quitting tobacco isn’t easy but Tobacco Free Friday offers tools and services to get you started. Held from 3-5 p.m. at the Creation Health Wellness Center, 38233 Daughtery Road. Reservations required. Call (813) 929-1000 for information.
Sept. 22 – Este Loves at Rhythm & Brews – Este Loves can be found spreading good vibes, playing her guitar and singing original and familiar songs in her own unique and organic style. Show starts at 8 p.m. at Rhythm & Brews, 4711 Gall Blvd. Visit the Rhythm & Brews Facebook page for more information.
Sept. 22 – Score For Your Business – Join Pasco Hernando SCORE to discuss marketing. Jack Grise will be at the SMART Start Dade City Entrepreneur Center, 37837 Meridian Ave., #309, at 8:30 a.m. to discuss your marketing ideas and questions. Coffee and donuts will be served. Visit pascohernandoscore.org for information.
Sept. 23 – Silent Auction and Benefit Concert – Held at the Brick Farmhouse Antiques & Coffee Shop, 14220 Eighth St. from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. The days’ events will benefit F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Down Syndrome West Florida. Tickets are $25. Call (352) 437-4249 for information and a complete list of events, which include a dessert baking contest, dinner catered by Southern Harmony and live country music by the Jase Randall Band.
Sept. 23 – Block Party BBQ – Heritage Park will host a BBQ cookoff and sampling from 1-3 p.m. at 37135 Coleman Ave. Cost to sample and vote on BBQ entries is $5. This event is kid friendly with music, face painting and the BBQ contest. Cooks welcome for the chicken and rib categories. Contact Lido Capogross at (352) 467-4769 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information and contestant requirements. Judging starts at 2 p.m.
Sept. 23 – Paul Fournier at Rhythm & Brews – Paul Fournier, the front man for Wild Root Music, is a songwriter, guitarist, vocalist and drummer. Now is your chance to get up close and personal with Paul. Show starts at 8 p.m. at 4711 Gall Blvd. Visit the Rhythm & Brews Facebook page for more information.
Sept. 23 – Salvation Army Golf Tournament – The second annual golf tournament will be held at Silverado Golf & Country Club, 36841 Clubhouse Drive. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $50 per golfer and includes 18 holes, cart, buffet, gift bag and prizes. Prize packages also available. Call (352) 521-3126 for information and to register.
Sept. 25 – Grief, Pain and Suffering – Whatever challenge you’re facing Chaplain Doug Higgins offers hope. Held from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Creation Health Wellness Center, 38233 Daughtery Road. Reservations required. Call (813) 929-1000 for information.
Sept. 26 – 1960s Themed Concert – The public is invited to Saint Leo University’s Fall Faculty Recital where its accomplished instructors will present “Camelot to Woodstock: Music of the ’60s,” at 7 p.m. in Selby Auditorium, Lewis Hall. The campus is located at 33701 S.R. 52 in St. Leo. Admission is free. Visitors can park for free on surface lots or in the campus garage. Contact Megan Orendorf, at (352) 588-8401 or email@example.com for more information or special seating requests.
Oct. 2 – Performing CPR and Choking Rescue on Babies – Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, 7050 Gall Blvd., will offer a free and lifesaving American Heart Association class for parents who are expecting a baby or have a newborn. The class will teach participants how to perform infant CPR and choking rescue and will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. This is not an AHA certifying or credentialing course. Call (813) 783-6124 to register beforehand.
Oct. 7 – Yard and Bake Sale – A huge yard and bake sale will be held from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at Atonement Lutheran Church, 29617 S.R. 54 in Wesley Chapel. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Oct. 7 – Pasco Master Gardener Horticultural Festival – Held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at San Antonio City Park, 12200 Main Street in San Antonio. Free parking and gardening products galore await from all of your favorite plant nurseries in the central Florida area. Vendors will be selling tools, plants and anything and everything garden related. Call the UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office at (352) 518-0156 for information.
Oct. 7 – Fall Festival – Bayfront Health Dade City will be hosting a family friendly Fall Festival at the hospital, located at 13100 Fort King Road. From 3-7 p.m. The festival will be put on by the Patient and Staff Satisfaction PASS Committee for staff and families. Call (352)518-1020 for information.
Oct. 12 – Bingo With A French Flair – Florida Hospital Zephyrhills will host Bingo in the Creation Café from 2-3 p.m. at 7050 Gall Blvd. Attendees will enjoy homemade French pastries and coffee while they learn about PatientSecure from Mike Vanderbilt, Patient Access Director. The new technology, which was installed earlier this year, provides an extra layer of identity protection for patients every time they come to the hospital. Bingo winners will receive small prizes. Call (877) 534-3108 to register and for information.
Oct. 13 – Focused Selling Skills – This program will address salespersons tactics and ways to improve the selling process in the new millennium. Held from 1-3 p.m. at SMARTstart Dade City Entrepreneur Center, 37837 Meridian Ave., #309. Visit pascohernando.score.org for information and to register.
Oct. 14 – Clays for the Community – Put on by the Boots & Roots Foundation, the fourth annual event will be held at 2 p.m. at Tampa Bay Sporting Clays, 10514 Ehren Cutoff in Land O’ Lakes. Profits from the event will help give back to local agriculture, outdoors and sportsman communities, focusing on youth, people in need and other local charitable organizations. Dinner is served at 5 p.m. Visit www.bootsandroots.org/registration for registration information and prices, and competition rules.
Oct. 14 – Fall Brewfest for Hospice – Grab your friends and raise a glass to support Gulfside Hospice at the Fall Brewfest at the Zephyrhills Community Event Venue, 5200 Airport Road from 3-7 p.m. The outdoor beer festival will feature craft beers from local breweries, live music, vendors and food trucks. All event proceeds will benefit Gulfside. Single tickets are $25, doubles for $45 and a 6-pack for $125. Must be 21 or older to attend. Visit BrewfestforHospice.org for tickets and information. Vendor and sponsorship opportunities are available.
Oct. 14 – Lawn Care Made Easy – Caring for a lawn is not difficult, once you discover the proper fertilization techniques, water requirements and cultural care your lawn needs in Florida. Come learn how at this seminar, held from 10-11 a.m. at the Zephyrhills Library, 5347 Eighth St. Call the UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office at (352) 518-0156 for information.
Oct. 14 – Dentistry from the Heart – Free dental care will be provided at at Premier Community Healthcare, 37944 Pasco Ave. in Dade City from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. No appointments necessary. This event is first come, first served. Community members 18 and older without access to dental care may choose one of the following: one filling, one extraction or cleaning services. First 100 patients guaranteed to be seen. Call (813) 971-1688 for information.
Oct. 21 – Pasco High School Reunion – The Reunion of the Decades will be held from 5-10 p.m. at Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club, 10641 Old Tampa Bay Drive. The Class of 1977 is hosting this year and welcomes the Class of 1987 for the first time. Space is limited. Get early bird pricing at $45 per person when your reservation is received or postmarked by Sept. 1, then cost will be $50. Price includes buffet dinner, live band and donation to PHS scholarships. A cash bar will be available. Contact email@example.com or call (813) 713.3110 for information.
Oct. 29 – Annual Boxer Bash Howl-O-Ween – Florida Boxer Rescue welcomes the public to the 17th annual fundraiser. All proceeds go towards operating expenses, primarily medical care for our foster Boxers, and allow us to bring additional dogs into the foster program. Acitivites will include hay rides, costume parades for children and dogs, bounce houses, Halloween arts and crafts, food, beer, wine, and trick or treating. Held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at SmokeHouse Creek Ranch, 30232 Darby Road. Visit www.flbr.org for information.
Nov. 11 – Summer Jam – The Rotary Club of Zephyrhills presents Summer Jam 2017 hosted at Silverado Golf & Country Club, 36841 Clubhouse Drive, from 1-5 p.m. Free for all families and children. Experience two monster water slides, mini golf, slip-n-slide. Penguin and animal educational encounters will be presented. Contact Sean at (813) 388-0970 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Nov. 11-12 – Florida Bug Jam – A two-day event again this year, the annual Bug Jam will welcome four-cylinder hot rods and clattering rust buckets from around the country. The 29th annual event will be held at the Pasco County Fairgrounds. Saturday will include a poker run, the annual parade at 2 p.m. and a cruise in until 7 p.m. Sunday is show day. Visit floridabugjam.com or call (352) 588-4697 for a complete list of events and information.
Nov. 19 – Christmas Car, Truck, Jeep and Bike Show – Benefitting Eckerd Raising Hope for Children and Families, this holiday car, truck and bike show will benefit foster and homeless children of Pasco and Pinellas. A toy drive will also be held for the children. A new toy donation results in free entry. Otherwise entry is $10 for vehicles – spectators are free. Held from 12-5 p.m. at 4740 Allen Road. Come for Vendors, family fun, food, raffles and trophies. Call (813) 388-0805 for information.
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