Aug. 16 – Desserts With Danny – State Rep. Danny Burgess, District 28, will be at Creative Souls Café, 38426 Fifth Ave., from 6-8 p.m. for a meet and greet event. Coffee and desserts will be provided for free.
Aug. 16 – Bingo – August Bingo will take place from 2-3 p.m. in the Thyme Out Café at Florida Hospital Dade City, 13100 Fort King Road. Play a few games of Bingo for prizes, enjoy cake with buttercream icing, and a short presentation on how to avoid dehyrdration and heat stroke by Dina Erickson, RN, the hospital’s stroke coordinator. This is a free event, but reservations are required. Call (833) 300-2371 for information.
Aug. 17 – National Thrift Shoppe Day – In honor of the special holiday all six Gulfside Hospice Thrift Shoppes will offer savings of 25 percent off storewide, plus double punches on store loyalty cards. Each shop will also be holding a drawing for store gift certificates and other prizes. Shops are open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and closed on Sundays. Local shops are at 36524 S.R. 54 and at 36504 S.R. 54.
Aug. 18 – Social Dance – A dance will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Strawberry Square, 4401 Promenade Blvd., Plant City. Cost is $6. Bring your own snacks, drinks and table service. No alcohol allowed on the property. Visit strawberrysquaredancing.com for information or contact (863) 409-7714 or email@example.com for directions.
Aug. 18 – Wine For A Purpose – Break out that little black dress and support Sunrise of Pasco County at a special wine tasting event from 6-8 p.m. at Beach House Wiregrass, 30070 S.R. 56, Wesley Chapel. Tickets are $30 or two for $50. A variety of wines and appetizers from local restaurants will be featured, along with live entertainment, raffles and auction items. Visit sunrisepasco.org for information and to reserve tickets.
Aug. 18 – Pet Adoption Event – All adoption fees will be waived to help local families bring home a new pet during this national event. Held 12-6:30 p.m. at Pasco County Animal Shelter, 19640 Dogpatch Lane, Land O’Lakes. All adoptions include spay/neuter, microchip and vaccinations. The waived fee applies to all dogs and cats with no exclusions. County residents are required to purchase appropriate county licensing at time of adoption. Visit www.mypasco.net/PAS for information.
Aug. 18 – Antique Faire and Sidewalk Market – This monthly event, held the third Saturday, will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. throughout the downtown shops. Shop with the local merchants for furniture, garden décor, jewelry, tools, shabby chic and more.
Aug. 20 – DIY Bath and Beauty Series – Learn to make nourishing body wash, lavender bath salts, and a nourishing face mask. Held 6-8 p.m. at Links at Lake Bernadette’s clubhouse restaurant, 5430 Links Lane. Space is limited, so register by calling Susan at (321) 217-2000. Pricing for products are a la carte and affordable. Door prizes, cash bar and more will be featured.
Aug 21 – DIY Using Essential Oils – Held 3-4:30 p.m. at Living Food Bakery & Café, 38201 10th Ave. Call Marti at (813) 399-4467 or Deanna at (813) 479-7724 for information.
Aug. 22 – Vegetable Gardening Basics – Interested in starting a vegetable garden, but have no idea where to begin? Join this free UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension seminar to learn about how to choose a location for a garden, what makes good soil, when to plant different vegetables, and how to control common vegetable garden pests. Held at 15029 14th St. from 10-11:30 a.m. Contact Eden at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Aug. 22 – Chair Yoga – Easy stretching routine that works wonders. Reservations required. Held 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Creation Health Wellness Center, 38233 Daughtery Road. Call (813) 779-6476 for information.
Aug. 23 – Cooking Demo – Learn to make Vero’s triple play smoothie, which includes three valuable ingredients. Reservations required. Held 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at Creation Health Wellness Center, 38233 Daughtery Road. Call (813) 779-6476 for information.
Aug. 24 – Ladies Night Out – Held 8-10 p.m. at the Sunset Bar at Skydive City, 4241 Sky Dive Lane. Stop by for fun games and prizes. All ladies receive a discount on beer and wine.
Aug. 24 – Pomegranate Field Day – Stop by James Grove and Ranch, 17821 James Road, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to see a citrus grove that has been converted to pomegranates. A field talk by Manager Joseph Alexander will be featured, along with a Q&A with researchers. A light lunch will also be provided. Ali Sarkhosh of UF/IFAS will also be speaking. Presented by the Florida Pomegranate Association, tickets are $5 for members or $10 for non-members. Contact (863) 604-3778 or visit pomegranate-date.eventbrite.com for information and tickets.
Aug. 25 – Saturday In The Square – A classic car cruise in will be held during this month’s Saturday in the Square event. Held from 5-8 p.m. downtown. Local craft food and beverages will also be featured. No coolers allowed. Bring a lawn chair and stay a while. Visit the Main Street Zephyrhills Facebook page for information.
Aug. 25 – Infinity Hair Salon – The Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a ribbon cutting celebration at Infinity Hair Salon, 6536 Stadium Drive, Suite M, at noon. Call (813) 389-8261 for information.
Aug. 27 – DIY Bath and Beauty Series – Learn to make makeup remover pads, anti-frizz nourishing hair serum, and fresh breath mouthwash. Held 6-8 p.m. at Links at Lake Bernadette’s clubhouse restaurant, 5430 Links Lane. Space is limited, so register by calling Susan at (321) 217-2000. Pricing for products are a la carte and affordable. Door prizes, cash bar and more will be featured.
Aug 28 – How to Use Essential Oils – Held 3-4:30 p.m. at Living Food Bakery & Café, 38201 10th Ave. Call Marti at (813) 399-4467 or Deanna at (813) 479-7724 for information.
Aug. 29 – Proper Food Safety – Learn how to handle fruits and veggies to ensure max benefits, limit waste, and prevent illness/toxins. Reservations required. Held 1-2 p.m. at the Creation Health Wellness Center, 38233 Daughtery Road. Call (813) 779-6476 for information.
Sept. 1 – Cruise In – Visit downtown Dade City to show off your vehicle, check out all of the vehicles on display, enjoy delicious food from local restaurants, shop and hang out with friends. Held the first Saturday of each month. Event begins at 2 p.m.. Call (352) 437-3466 or (352) 518-5683 for information.
Sept. 6 – Cooking Matters – This four week series is presented by the UF/IFAS Extension from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St. Learn about nutrition and healthy eating while also sampling easy and healthy recipe ideas you can enjoy at home. Call Shari Bresin at (352) 518-0156 for information and to sign up.
Sept. 8 – Why Bats? – Bats are important, but they are also threatened. Their populations are declining, largely as a result of human activity. Join and learn more about our beneficial flying friends at this free UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension seminar. Registration required at Eventbrite. Held 10-11 a.m. at the Zephyrhills Library, 5347 Eighth St. Call (352) 518-0156 for information.
Sept. 12 – Guardian Ad litem Info Session – Children in our community need your help. Find out how you can help abused, neglected and abandoned children by attending a Guardian ad Litem information session at 1:30 p.m. The sessions are held monthly at the Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. Contact Larnelle Scott at (727) 834-3493 or Larnelle.email@example.com or visit www.herotoachild.org for information.
Sept. 15 – Music & Motorcycles – The 14th annual event, presented by Main Street Zephyrhills, will be held in downtown Zephyrhills from 4-9 p.m. Live music by The Bearded Brothers will be featured at 6:30 p.m. along with vendors, food, drink and the bike show. A 10-class ride-in bike show will be featured with first and second place trophies and best in show. Visit www.mainstreetzephyrhills.org for information.
Sept. 15 – Charity Show of Talent Auditions – Auditions for the annual fundraising event (scheduled for March 2, 2019) will be held from 3-6:30 p.m. Call is for singers, dancers and musicians. Call or email Faith Pridmore or Cheryl Chadick at (352) 588-8443 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
Sept. 15 – Antique Faire and Sidewalk Market – This monthly even, held the third Saturday, will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. throughout the downtown shops. Shop with the local merchants for furniture, garden décor, jewelry, tools, shabby chic and more.
Sept. 18 – Relay For Life Kickoff – The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of East Pasco kicks off its new fundraising season at Atonement Lutheran Church at 29617 FL-54 Wesley Chapel, from 6-7:30 p.m. The community is invited to come out and learn more about the Relay For Life movement and how they can help the American Cancer Society attack cancer from every angle. Visit www.relayforlife.org/eastpascofl for information.
Sept. 25 – Winter Supplementation for Cattle – Held 6:30-8 p.m. at Clayton Hall, Pasco County Extension Office, 3670 S.R. 52. Come and learn how to take proper care of your cattle during the winter months. Learn about forage management, protein/energy needs, winter annuals, managing body condition. Contact Laura Bennett, UF/IFAS Livestock Agent, at (352) 523-5023 for information.
Sept. 29 – Reunion Of The Decades – Pasco High School’s 2019 Reunion of the Decades will be held from 5:30-10:30 p.m. at Covington Farm, 36222 Covington Road. Hosted by PHS Class of 1978 and welcoming the class of 1988. Proceeds fund PHS scholarships. Various sponsorship and advertising opportunities available. Donations for a silent auction are also being accepted. Tickets are $50 per person including dinner, dancing and a donation. Reservations needed by Sept. 10. Contact email@example.com or (352) 424-1874 for information.
Sept. 29 – Robert D. Sumner Memorial Golf Tournament – The third annual tournament will be held at Silverado Golf & Country Club, 36841 Clubhouse Drive. Spend the day on the golf course, have fun and help contribute to the continuation of the Pioneer Florida Museum. Sponsorship opportunities available. Cost to play is $50 per person for the 4-player scramble. Play includes golf cart and lunch. Prize pack also available for $20. Call (352) 564-0262 or (352) 206-8889 or visit www.pioneerfloridamuseum.org for information and to register.
Oct. 1 – Holes For Hope – Support Sunrise of Pasco County by participating in a gold tournament at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club, 12900 Lake Jovita Blvd. Breakfast and registration begin at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to secure a sponsorship or to sign up for golf. Call (352) 521-3358 for additional information.
Oct. 6 – Fall Brewfest for Hospice – Benefiting Gulfside Hospice, the Brewfest is coming to Heritage Park, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., from 6-9 p.m. Stop by for unlimited sampling of craft beer and wine, live music, vendors, food trucks, games and more. Tickets are $25 for a single, $45 for a double, or $120 for a 6-pack. Admission to the event includes beer and wine sampling in a souvenir cup. Visit BrewfestForHospice.org or call (727) 845-5707 to buy tickets or see a list of participating breweries. Contact (727) 845-5707 or email@example.com for sponsorship or vendor opportunities.
Oct. 28 – Breast Cancer Walk – Come out and join us for a breast cancer walk. There will be vendors, barbeque and tons of raffles. The walk will begin at noon at Krusen Field, 4626 Krusen Field Road. Visit www.facebook.com/events/235223357091280 for information and updates.
Nov. 3 – Seafood Festival – This free, family-friendly event is meant to bring out those who share thing in common – the love of seafood. Stop by for multiple seafood vendors serving all of your favorites, enjoy our arts and craft vendors, and a beer and wine garden. A kids’ zone will also be featured. Held 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at Zephyr Park, 38116 Fifth Ave. Visit www.gopartylive.com/zephyrhillsseafoodfestival for information.
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