May 25 – Medicare 101 – SHINE will be offering free answers to Medicare questions at the Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., starting at 2 p.m. Call (352) 567-3576 for information. SHINE provides free, unbiased one-on-one insurance counseling and information about Medicare options and prescription drug assistance for elders and their families and caregivers. Volunteers are needed. Contact Sue at sue.samson@AAAPP.or or (727) 570-9696 ext. 234 for volunteer information.
May 26 – Great Morning to You! – Get awesome tips on becoming a morning person from Myriam Parham, RD, CDE and Veronique Polo, MBA, CLC. Call Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Wellness Center (813) 779-6476 for required registration and information. Held from 1-2 p.m. at 38233 Daughtery Road.
May 27 – Darby Harvest Country Store Community Sale and Market – This free event offers a friendly outdoor market with an array of products. A BBQ food truck will be on site and locals will be selling their “trash” that you might treasure. Free space available for vendors or anyone with yard sale items. Call (813) 526-6631 for information. Held from 12-4 p.m. at 31116 Darby Road.
May 29 – Memorial Day Service – The VFW Post #8154 will be holding a memorial service at Oakside Cemetery, 5301 First St., at 10 a.m. Call the VFW at (813) 782-7194 for information.
May 29 – AMVETS Memorial Day – AMVETS Post 550 is inviting all veterans to a thank you party on Memorial Day. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served from noon to 2 p.m. Please bring a dish to pass. All veterans eat free and all others only $3. A live country/rock band will entertain you from 2-5 p.m. At 5 p.m. a drawing for a Pot of Gold will be held. AMVETS Post #550 is located at 4645 Airport Road in Zephyrhills.
May 30 – Big Brother Big Sister Orientation – Come to this orientation session to learn about the Big Brother Big Sister program of Tampa Bay. Held from 5:30-7 p.m. at Wesley Chapel Honda, 27750 Wesley Chapel Blvd. Help to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
May 30 – Insurance and Estate Planning – Do you need help getting out of debt or guidance creating and maintaining a budget? Join us for this informative financial series. These classes will be facilitated by Scott Taylor, a University of Florida Extension instructor. Held from 5:15-6:15 p.m. at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills’ Creation Health Wellness Center, 38233 Daughtery Road. The program is free, but reservations are required. Call (813) 779-6476 for information.
May 31 – Mobile Vet Center – A Mobile Vet Center (MVC) will be available at the Veterans Service Office at 37255 Florida Ave. in Dade City from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. A Readjustment Counselor Tech and Benefits Officer will be onsite to provide readjustment counseling services. Veterans and family members interested in learning more about services provided by the Vet Center are encouraged to attend the event or contact AJ Jones, Readjustment Counseling Tech at (727) 372-1854.
May 31 – Intro to Nutrigenomics – Drs. Duane and Nancy McEndree discuss how foods affect our genes and how genetic differences influence how one responds to nutrients. Call Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Wellness Center (813) 779-6476 for required registration and information. Held from 1-2 p.m. at 38233 Daughtery Road.
June 1 – Ergonomics and the Sitting Epidemic – Learn how posture and daily activity impacts your health. Held from 1-2 p.m. at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills’ Creation Health Wellness Center, 38233 Daughtery Road. Free to the public, but reservations are required. Call (813) 779-6476 to reserve a space.
June 3 – YMCA Summerpalooza Party – The entire community is invited to join the local YMCA to celebrate the start of a summer full of family fun. The free party will be held from 1-4 p.m. at the East Pasco Family YMCA, located at 37301 Chapel Hill Loop. Call (813) 780-9622 for information. The free summer bash will feature a pool party, family fun games, arts & crafts, healthy refreshments, music, prizes and more.
June 5 – Square Dance Lessons – This 10-week program will be held from 7:30-9 p.m., at Strawberry Square, 4401 Boot Bay Road in Plant City. Meet new friends, stimulate your brain, improve your mobility. Casual dress, partner not needed, great wooden floor. Cost is $3 per lesson and interested dancers must attend in first couple of weeks in order to not fall behind. Call (813-752-0491) or email Keith at firstname.lastname@example.org or Marty at email@example.com for information.
June 7 – Parenting Presentation – This presentation, titled ‘Helping Your Kids Find a Life Purpose Part II’ will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills’ Creation Health Wellness Center, 38233 Daughtery Road. Help your child discover their unique path and purpose. The program is free, but reservations are required. Call (813) 779-6476 for information.
June 8 – Bingo in the Creation Café – June Bingo in Florida Hospital Zephyrhills’ Creation Café at 7050 Gall Blvd. will include one of America’s favorite treats: chocolate chip cookies. The fun takes place from 2-3 p.m. and includes a presentation by Diane Reith, RN, on the many services provided to patients by the hospital’s case management department. There will also be a few games of Bingo for prizes and refreshments. Call (877) 534-3108 and make a reservation.
June 10 – Family Fun Day – Smith Family Walkers present a charity walk to raise money to end Alzheimer’s. A family fun day will be held at the VFW Post #4283, located at 12735 VFW Road, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Backyard carnival games, food, drinks, snow cones and popcorn will be available. Bring the whole family out for a day of fun. Carnival games are a $1 donation per ticket, $5 for 10 tickets or $10 for arm bands. Call Betty at (813) 715-0344 for information.
June 10 – Farmers Market – Held in the San Antonio City Park from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The market, sponsored by the Rotary Club of San Antonio, will offer fresh produce, hand-crafted wine, yard art, plants, jams and jellies, dog treats, honey and other bee products, repurposed glass items, dried herbs and herbal products and baked goods. Hungry shoppers will be able to purchase hot dogs, popcorn, coffee and sodas. Vendor spaces are available for a fee of $25. Contact Winnie Burke at (352) 437-5161 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
June 10 – Attracting Pollinators to your Garden – This seminar will discuss what elements are needed in the home garden to attract butterflies and hummingbirds. If you have wanted to create a habitat for these pollinators, then come to this seminar and learn how. Held from 10-11 a.m. at The Zephyrhills Library, 5347 Eighth St.
June 13 – Getting Ready for Retirement – Scott Taylor, a University of Florida extension instructor, will give you planning tips for your retirement. Held from 5:15-6:15 p.m. at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills’ Creation Health Wellness Center, 38233 Daughtery Road. Program is free, but reservations are required. Call (813) 779-6476 for information.
June 14 – Flag Day – The American Legion Post 15 located at 37745 Church Ave. will salute the flag and pay tribute to all it stands for. The American Legion will also be retiring and disposing of flags that can no longer be displayed by burning them in a very dignified ceremony. Held at the American Legion Hall at 10 a.m. This event is open to the public. Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the ceremony. Call (352) 518-0021 for information.
June 15 – One Event: Two Responses – We have a choice when it comes to responding to events. Learn how you can retrain yourself do that stress is minimized. Held from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills’ Creation Health Wellness Center, 38233 Daughtery Road. Program is free, but reservations are required. Call (813) 779-6476 for information.
June 23 – Eight Secrets to Weight Loss – Are you curious about how to shed pounds? Best kept secrets are shared. Held from 1-2 p.m. at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills’ Creation Health Wellness Center, 38233 Daughtery Road. Reservations required by calling (813) 779-6476 for this free program.
June 24 – Zephyrhills SummerFest – This family friendly event celebrates summer, families and our great country. Held from 4-6 p.m. at Zephyr Park, 38116 Fifth Ave. Bring your lawn chairs and a blanket. Event will feature watermelon eating and dance contests, a kids area, local food vendors and fireworks over the lake. Family and pet friendly. Entry and parking is free. Proceeds benefit the Samaritan Project of Zephyrhills.
June 26 – Summer Smoothie Demo – Sample a patriotic and nutritious smoothie. Held from 2-3 p.m. at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills’ Creation Health Wellness Center, 38233 Daughtery Road. Program is free, but reservations are required. Call (813) 779-6476 for information.
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