Grace Lutheran December Events

Grace Lutheran Church at Carrollwood has some exciting events happening in December that are free and everyone is welcome to join us. Saturday, December 2 from 5-8pm come join us for “A Night In Bethlehem.” Be transported back in time to Bethlehem on the night when Jesus was born. Experience village life as you wander through the shops in the marketplace—bakery, leather working, scribe, pottery shop and more. Participate in the Nativity story with live animals. The event will take place rain or shine. Sunday, December 10 at 4:00pm “The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols” will be presented by … Continue reading Grace Lutheran December Events

Women-n-Charge December Meeting

Join the vibrant ladies of Women-n-Charge on Friday, December 1st from 11:15am-1:15pm at Pebble Creek Country Club (10550 Regents Park Dr., Tampa, 33647). The meeting includes lunch, a presentation, and time to network. We share our talents, build relationships, and share our resources with other women in business. The cost is $15 for members (who RSVP by Tuesday before) and $18 for all guests. Please register at For more information, please call Judy at 813-600-9848 or Annual Christmas Party Luncheon & Gift Exchange Jingle, Jangle, Jingle! It’s time for Women-n-Charge to Mix & Mingle! Please join us for … Continue reading Women-n-Charge December Meeting

The Cold and Flu Season is Here!

Anne Childers, Staff Writer Dr. Michele Johnson-Towson is a board-certified pediatrician with 26 years of experience in caring for children ages newborn to 21 years old. The doctor is encouraging patients to schedule now for flu shots. Vaccines are available and same-week appointments are possible. Dr. Johnson-Towson and her staff are dedicated to keeping patients both healthy and educated on changes in children’s healthcare. The live attenuated nasal flu spray vaccine is not recommended this year due to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) failing to prove it was adequate enough over the last 3 flu seasons to keep patients … Continue reading The Cold and Flu Season is Here!

Pasco County All-Star Football Game

Thursday, December 7th, Sunlake HS, 7:00pm. Best of the East vs. Best of the West. The best players, from every school, from every position, square off in the 3rd Annual All-Star Game. Tickets only $10, parking $5. Come and be a part of football history. Over 2,000 fans have packed Sunlake Stadium the first two years. This year’s game promises to be even bigger! Continue reading Pasco County All-Star Football Game

Calling All Elves!

As the Holiday season quickly approaches, it is time to remember those among us in our communities who have suffered life changing events, injury, illness, or those who are disabled. These individuals, requiring care, will be spending the season in care facilities. “Elves for Elders” is a program created to provide these seniors, veterans, and disabled adults with the items they are in need of, as a gift, so that they too can share in the spirit and joy of the season! Aging Solutions, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides legal guardianship services to these individuals without charging. Aging … Continue reading Calling All Elves!

Tax Collector Mike Fasano Announces Holiday Food Giveaway

Tax Collector Mike Fasano, House Speaker Richard Corcoran, Sheriff Chris Nocco, Supervisor of Elections Brian Corley & Property Appraiser Gary Joiner announce that the 23rd annual Farm Share Holiday Food Giveaway will be held on December 15, 2017 from 9:00am to 11:00am. The giveaway, which includes fresh food donated by Florida’s farmers as well as meat and other items needed to make a complete holiday meal, will be held at Faith Baptist Church located at 9230 Ridge Road in New Port Richey. All needy families are welcome. “In addition to food donated by Florida farmers, we purchase hams, potatoes, canned … Continue reading Tax Collector Mike Fasano Announces Holiday Food Giveaway

West Pasco Audubon Society

The West Pasco Audubon Society meets the first Saturday of each month at 11:00am at the J. B. Starkey Wilderness Park Education Center, 10500 Wilderness Road, New Port Richey, 34655. The program on Saturday, December 2, 2017 will be a talk on “Entomology 101 – Insects Around Us”, presented by James Stephenson, University of Florida/IFAS Pinellas County Extension Specialist. Join us to learn about this fascinating and diverse group of organisms! On Saturday, December 2, 2017 there is a Morning Nature Walk at the J. B. Starkey Wilderness Park. Meet at 8am at the Wilderness Park Education Center. The 118th … Continue reading West Pasco Audubon Society

NAMI Pasco Support Group Meetings

The Pasco County Chapter of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) offers two types of support group meetings each month, one for those living with mental illness and another for family and friends of those with mental illness. This covers all brain disorders including, but not limited to OCD, depression, bi-polar, schizophrenia, multiple personalities, etc. Information: 727-992-9653 or NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group A structured closed group open only to those with a mental illness diagnosis. This group is for individuals 18 and older interested in the recovery process, sharing coping skills, and being with others who understand the … Continue reading NAMI Pasco Support Group Meetings

Pasco County Extension Service

Join the University of Florida/IFAS Pasco County Extension Service and learn how to develop and maintain a community garden! We will cover topics such as creating a mission statement, gardening techniques, pest management, and much more. Course is composed of four 4-hour classes over successive Saturdays in January, from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Land O’ Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639. Course fee is $200.00. Registration required at Any questions, contact Eden Santiago Gomez, Community Gardens Program Assistant, UF/IFAS Extension Office, Pasco County, at (352) 518-0156 or Continue reading Pasco County Extension Service

Pasco County Extension Service Seminars

Rain Harvesting Workshop Date: December 9, 2017 (Saturday) Time: 9:00am – 10:30am Location: Land O’ Lakes Community Center 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd./US 41 Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639 Details: We will be discussing water conservation both indoors and outdoors. The workshop is hands on. Participants will make a rain barrel. Pre-registration/payment is required. Fee is $25.00. Limit one barrel per household. No payments will be accepted at the door. No refunds available. For more information, call the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Office at (352) 518-0156. Caring for Holiday Plants Date: December 14, 2017 (Thursday) Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm Location: Centennial Park … Continue reading Pasco County Extension Service Seminars

Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness

Written by Anne Childers The locally owned and operated $1.99 Cleaners at 3619 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. has been providing excellent service to the community for 14 years. Owner Jason Hernandez is guided by his Christian values to satisfy his customer’s needs, and since he owns his own state-of-the-art processing plant, you can be assured your items get the care they deserve from start to finish for shirt laundry and dry cleaning! There is no up-charge for silks, linens, and pleats. They strive to provide quality work at an affordable price. $1.99 Cleaners also plays a major part in the … Continue reading Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness