Feb. 22 – Medicare Answers – A SHINE volunteer will be at the Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., at 2 p.m. to answer questions about Medicare. Call (352) 567-3576 for information.
Feb. 22 – Fly Tying – Learn how to tie the basics in one of this free Fly Tying class. Perfect for beginners of all ages. Fly tying will provide you with the lessons on how to tie the perfect fly and catch that monster fish you want. Held from 5-8 p.m. at Flint Creek Outfitters, 14129 Seventh St. Visit www.flintcreekoutfitters.com for information and to sign up.
Feb. 24 – Yard and Bake Sale – Majestic Oaks and Emerald Pointe mobile home parks will hold their annual two-park yard and bake sales from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Refreshments will be available. The parks are located across from each other on Chancey Road, east of State Route 39. There will be many sellers in both parks.
Feb. 24 – Hittin’ the Road for Hospice – The sixth annual motorcycle poker run will go across Pasco County, beginning in New Port Richey at 5817 S.R. 54 and end in Zephyrhills at 4149 New River Road. Registration is open now at www.HittinTheRoadForHospice.org. Also visit the website for a list of poker run stops. Day of registration will also be available at an increased price.
Feb. 24 – Parkwide Yard Sale – Florida Estates Park, located east of U.S. 301 on the south side of County Road 54, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. A bake sale and canteen will also be available at the clubhouse on Connecticut Street.
Feb. 24 – The Lights Fest – The Lights Fest is an experience where thousands of friends and families gather to listen to live music, fill up on food trucks and light up life by sharing personal wishes, dreams and goals. At the perfect moment, everyone ignites their personalized sky lanterns with Tiki torches and lets them take flight. Held at Little Everglades Ranch, 17951 Hamilton Road, from 4-8 p.m. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for ticket prices and information.
Feb. 24-25 – Living History and Civil War Reenactments – Held at the Pioneer Florida Museum & Village, 15602 Pioneer Museum Road, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. Skirmishes emerge from the village and battles will take place at 2 p.m. each day. The public is invited to tour the authentic Confederate and Union camps; reenactors will be in character. Visit www.pioneerfloridamuseum.org for information.
Feb. 27 – Get Ready for Spring Break Using Essential Oils – This free presentation will be held from 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.
Feb. 27 – Big Brothers Big Sisters Orientation – Find out what it means to be a Big Brother or Big Sister and get a head start in the process. Held from 5:30- 7 p.m. at Wesley Chapel Honda, 27750 Wesley Chapel Blvd. Contact (813) 997-6881 or email@example.com for information.
March 2 – Allegany County, N.Y. Picnic – It’s time for the 62nd annual picnic, to be held at the First United Methodist Church, 38635 Fifth Ave. and 10th Street. Doors will open at noon, with plenty of parking available. Bring a dish to pass, and your own table setting and beverage. Coffee will be available. Plan on having a great day and visiting with friends and relatives from Allegany County. A 50/50 and door prizes will be featured. Call Dick at (716) 387-7725 or Lance at (518) 235-8707 for information.
March 2 – First Friday – In downtown Dade City starting at 5 p.m. for extended shop hours, specials, sales and live entertainment. Visit the Dade City Merchants Association for information.
March 2-4 – Saint Leo University Musical – Return to the Forbidden Planet is an Olivier-award-winning musical loosely based on Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” and the 1956 science fiction film, “Forbidden Planet”. Performances will be held each night at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday at 2 p.m. All will be held in the BlackBox Theatre, in the Benedictine Hall, 33701 S.R. 52. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information and to reserve a seat. Admission is free with a $10 suggested donation at the door.
March 3 – Quilt Show – The Oaks Quilters will be hosting a quilt show from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Boots Hall at Red Oaks RV Resort, 5551 SW 18th Terrace in Bushnell. Show includes modern and vintage quilts, raffles, vendors, demonstrations, a boutique, silent auctions and more. Admission is a non-perishable food item or monetary donation for a local charity. Food will be available for purchase. Call (727) 699-9667 for information.
March 3 – Car Show – Held in downtown Dade City from 3-7 p.m. Cost is $10 per car registration; trophies will be presented. Giveaways to the first cars registered. Activities for kids will also be featured. The public and car enthusiasts are encouraged to visit the fabulous shops and restaurants in Dade City. Call (813) 879-1616 for information.
March 3 – The Market Place – The monthly market place will be held at Hibiscus Park at Seventh Street and Bougainvillea Avenue from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The pet friendly event is free to attend, open to the public and includes live entertainment. Shop local vendors for a variety of products including honey, home décor, garden accessories, jewelry, bakery items, jellies/jams, homemade soaps and much more. Contact email@example.com or (352) 424-4972 for additional information or interested vendors.
March 3 – Backyard Fruit Trees – There are many different types of fruit trees that can be grown in your back yard. This seminar covers how to select, plant and care for them so you can “reap the fruits” of your labor. Registration required at Eventbrite. Held from 9-10 a.m. at 36702 S.R. 52. Contact the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Office at (352) 518-0156 for information.
March 3 – A Day of Reflection – Facilitated by Ricky Cotton and hosted by the Benedictine Sisters of Florida featuring the fascinating life of Thomas Merton (1915-1968) OCSO. Held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Holy Name Monastery, 12138 Wichers Road in St. Leo. Contact (352) 588-8320 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
March 3 – Pig Roast – The VFW Post #8154 will be holding a pig roast at 3954 Paul S Buchman Hwy. Gates open at noon and dinner will be served at 2 p.m. Tickets are $8 for admission and food and $4 for admission only. Live music will be featured from 1-5 p.m. Call (813) 782-7194 for information.
March 3 – Yard Sale – Richland Baptist Church is hosting their annual yard sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the church, 40443 Stewart Road. Stop by to shop for furniture, household items, tools, clothing and more. Chili dogs and baked goods will also be for sale for lunch. Call (352) 567-2990 for information or to make a donation.
March 3 – Spring Bazaar – The Country Aire Village Spring Bazaar will be held from 7 a.m.-12 p.m. in the south clubhouse. CAV is located east of Zephyrhills at the corner of County Road 54 and 23rd Street.
March 5 – Soup and Pie Dinner – The Ladies of Cairo Court #97 Ladies Oriental Shrine are hosting a soup and pie dinner from 3-6:30 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, 5950 12th St. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Shriners Hospital For Children. Call (813) 469-0439 for information.
March 6 – Kicking Toxins Out of Your Home – This free class will focus on using essential oils to kick toxins out of your home. Held from 3-4:30 p.m. at The Living Food Bakery & Café, 38201 10th Ave. All are welcome, and a free prize will be given away. Call (813) 399-4467 or (813) 479-7724 for information.
March 6 – Bridge-Breaking Competition – Young children and their families are invited to come watch the Annual Bridge-Breaking Competition held by Saint Leo University’s Department of Mathematics and Science at 6 p.m., in Selby Auditorium, Lewis Hall at 33701 S.R. 52. Admission is free. The competition includes teams of college students who constructed model bridges from lightweight wooden sticks and glue. Vote on which bridge is most attractive and see which one can hold the most weight. Contact email@example.com or (352) 588-8024 for information and special arrangements.
March 7 – Free Spring Concert – Saint Leo University student musicians and guests will perform “The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass,” at the annual spring concert at 7 p.m., at the Saint Leo Abbey Church, 3301 S.R. 52. All are welcome and admission is free. This event will be an evening of modern bluegrass music written for choir musicians with instrumental accompanists. Contact Megan Orendorf at firstname.lastname@example.org or (352) 588-8401 for information, special accommodations or directions.
March 7 – Reading from West Virginia Author – Novelist and essayist Jesse van Eerden will read from her latest work, “The Long Weeping: Portrait Essays,” at Saint Leo University’s Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library at 7 p.m. at 33701 S.R. 52. Admission is free and all are welcome. Contact (352) 588-8260, or by email at email@example.com for information.
March 7 – Marion/Florida Snowbird Picnic – The annual Marion, Mich./Florida Snowbird Picnic will be held at the Country Aire Village Clubhouse starting at 10 a.m. A potluck dinner will be served at noon. Bring your favorite dish to share and your own table service. Coffee and ice tea will be provided. Everyone from Marion and the surrounding area is welcome to attend. Country Aire Village is located on the corner of County Road 54 and 23rd Street east of Zephyrhills.
March 8 – Religious Freedoms and Restrictions – The public is invited to a free presentation on religious freedom issues globally featuring Rabbi David Saperstein. Held from 1-3 p.m. at the Saint Leo Abbey Church, 33701 S.R. 52. Contact Megan Orendorf at firstname.lastname@example.org or (352) 588-8401 for information and special accommodations and directions.
March 10 – Farmers Market – Held in the San Antonio City Park from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Offering fresh produce, hand-crafted wine, yard art, plants, jams and jellies, dog treats, honey and bee products, repurposed glass items, dried herbs and herbal products and baked goods. Hot dogs, popcorn, coffee and sodas available for purchase. Vendor spaces are available for $25. Contact Winnie Burke at (352) 437-5161 or email@example.com for information.
March 10 – Spring Antique Faire – Sop downtown Dade City for furniture, garden decor, jewelry, tools, primitives, shabby chic and vintage items from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Visit the Dade City Merchants Association Facebook page for more information.
March 10 – Sweetheart Dinner and Dance – Held from 4:30-10 p.m. at the Dade City VFW #4283, 12735 VFW Road. Dinner will be served until 6:30 p.m. and will feature prime rib, potatoes, vegetables and salad for $15 per person. Music and dancing will follow dinner. Dance without dinner for a $5 cover.
March 10 – Dancing With Our Stars – An Argentine Tango, the waltz, swing and a Latin sizzle number are part of the dance styles to be featured at this annual dinner and fundraising event benefitting the Benedictine Sisters of Florida and their ministries. Held at the Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club, 10641 Old Tampa Bay Drive in San Antonio beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person and sponsorships are available. Contact (352) 588-8320 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information or visit www.benedictinesistersoffl.org.
March 10 – Midwest Country Concert – David Church, and his wife, Terri Lisa, will take you back in time to relive the greatest days of music. Held at the Lion’s Club, 5827 Dean Dairy road, from 4-5:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 in advance or $15 at the door. Call (740) 974-9885 or (731) 707-0155 for information.
March 10 – Propagating from Seeds 101 – Attractive and productive gardens are attainable on a budget. Attend a free Pasco Extension seminar to learn tricks of the trade to germinate seeds and raise the seedling to beautiful plants. Registration required at Eventbrite. Held from 10-11 a.m. at the Zephyrhills Library, 5347 Eighth St. Contact the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Office at (352) 518-0156 for information.
March 10 – Founders Day – The 108th Founders Day parade and heritage festival will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in historic downtown. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. with the theme Moonshine, Turpentine and Timber. Live music, local art, vendors, carnival games, a petting zoo, and more will be featured. Visit www.mainstreetzephyrhills.org for a full schedule, map and more information.
March 11 – Founders Day Music Festival – Beginning at 10 a.m. at the Zephyrhills event center at 5200 Airport Road. Multiple bands will perform on stage. Cost is $5 per person with children 10 and younger admitted for free. Food and beverage vendors will be on site. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.
March 11 – Dressage Show – Blazing Saddles Ranch, 10219 Wirt Road, will be holding a dressage and western dressage schooling show. The event will begin at 7 a.m. and go all day until about 5 p.m. Visit www.blazingsaddlesranch.net or visit the ranch’s Facebook page for more information.
March 13 – Healthy Animals Using Essential Oils – Learn how to keep your animals healthy or restore them to health in this free class held from 3-4:30 p.m. at The Living Food Bakery & Café, 38201 10th Ave. All are welcome. A free prize will be given away. Call (813) 399-4467 or (813) 479-7724 for information.
March 15 – Medicare Answers – A SHINE Volunteer will be available to answer Medicare questions at 11 a.m. at the New River Library, 34043 S.R. 54. Call (813) 788-6375 for information.
March 17 – Paulie Palooza – The seventh annual Paulie Palooza music festival will be held at the Zephyrhills Community Event Venue, 5200 Airport Road. Admission is a $5 to Gulfside Hospice, Food will be available for purchase. A car show, raffles and live music performed by local bands will be featured. Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chair. Vendor and sponsor opportunities are still available. Contact Carla Armstrong at (727) 845-5707 or email@example.com, or visit ghppc.org for information.
March 17 – Kicking Toxins Out of Your Home – This free class will focus on using essential oils to kick toxins out of your home. Held from 10-11:30 a.m. at The Living Food Bakery & Café, 38201 10th Ave. A free prize will be given away. Call (813) 399-4467 or (813) 479-7724 for information.
March 17 – Rummage Sales – The Grand Horizon community will be holding parkwide and clubhouse rummage sales from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch and a bake sale will be available in the clubhouse. The park is located behind Lowes and Walmart off Green Slope Road. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
May 17 – Rotary Bowl – Dade City Noon Rotary Club’s eighth annual Rotary Bowl will be held at Pin Chasers, 6816 Gall Blvd. Check in and a happy hour will begin at 4:30 p.m. Practice time will start at 5 p.m. and the bowling will begin at 6 p.m. Sponsorship opportunities are available with a May 10 deadline. Register for 18 lanes of bowling golf, auction and raffles and prizes. Complimentary dinner and soft drinks will be served and a cash bar will be available. Contact (352) 585-3762 or email@example.com for information.
March 20 – Essential Oils 101 – Learn what are essential oils and what they can do in this free class. Held from 3-4:30 p.m. at The Living Food Bakery & Café, 38201 10th Ave. All are welcome, and a free prize will be given away. Call (813) 399-4467 or (813) 479-7724 for information.
March 27 – Oils From the Kitchen – Explore ways to use essential vitality oils in the preparation of food in this free class. Held from 3-4:30 p.m. at The Living Food Bakery & Café, 38201 10th Ave. All are welcome, and a free prize will be given away. Call (813) 399-4467 or (813) 479-7724 for information.
March 27 – Big Brothers Big Sisters Orientation – Find out what it means to be a Big Brother or Big Sister in Pasco County and get a head start in the process. Held from 5:30- 7 p.m. at Wesley Chapel Honda, 27750 Wesley Chapel Blvd. Contact (813) 997-6881 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
March 31 – Healthy Animals Using Essential Oils – Learn how to keep your animals healthy or restore them to health in this free class held from 10-11:30 a.m. at The Living Food Bakery & Café, 38201 10th Ave. All are welcome, and a free prize will be given away. Call (813) 399-4467 or (813) 479-7724 for information.
March 31 – Jelly Bean Fling – Held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Pioneer Florida Museum & Village, 15602 Pioneer Museum Road. Stop by for vendors galore, food and live music and family friendly activities like making Easter bonnets, Easter egg hunts, face painting, touch a truck, barrel train rides and more. Visit and take a photo with Jasper the Easter Bunny. Call (352) 567-0262 or visit PioneerFloridaMuseum.org for information. Admission is $5 with free parking.
April 14 – Bowl for Kids’ Sake – It’s time for the 2018 Bowl For Kids’ Sake campaign. Support community children by making a team, collecting donations and bowling. The Zephyrhills event will be held at Pin Chasers, 6816 Gall Blvd., from 12-2 p.m. Visit www.bbbstampabay.org/bowl for information and to register. Donations can be made online, or via cash and check. At the party, each team will get two hours of bowling, pizza, drinks, t shirts and more.
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