Bundt cake fundraiser

AdventHealth Dade City and AdventHealth Zephyrhills Auxiliary are hosting a Nothing Bundt Cakes Thanksgiving Fundraiser. Only preorders will be accepted. A single Bundtlet is $5; a dozen Bundtinis is $20; an 8-inch cake is $25; and a 10-inch cake is $35. Completed order forms are due in the AdventHealth Zephyrhills Gift Shop by 3 p.m., Nov. 22. Cash, check, credit card or payroll deduction will be … [Read more...]

Blood drive in Dade City

The Dade City Family Health Center, 37912 Church Ave., in Dade City, will host a OneBlood Blood Drive on Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All donors will receive a wellness checkup, including blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening, and a free blanket and $10 eGift card. Make an appointment online at OneBloodDonor.org, and use sponsor code #16271. … [Read more...]

With age, comes ‘the grumps’

Varla is a 10-year-old male green iguana, which is pretty old for an iguana. His favorite foods are grapes, watermelon and a nice tossed salad. Varla does not like to be bothered when he is eating. His favorite music is anything other than the mariachi music the neighbors play, which seems to annoy him. Varla dislikes the fat guy who feeds him and cold winter months. His favorite game is slapping … [Read more...]

One foot? No problem

Kevin Durkin tracked this limpkin all over the Learning Gate Community School campus in Lutz before he got the right photo. The limpkin only had one foot, but seemed to be managing just fine. … [Read more...]

Health News 11/13/2019

Patient comfort, a priority for these ladies In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sew Caring group at AdventHealth Wesley Chapel put their hearts into helping care for breast cancer patients. The group provided comfort for the patients throughout the month of October with handcrafted pillows. Many of the breast cancer patients are sore following surgery, and the pillows add the … [Read more...]

Chalk Talk 11/13/2019

Bahamas school supply drive Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) is collecting donations of school supplies to assist the schoolchildren of the Bahamas. An estimated 18,000 children and their families have been displaced since Hurricane Dorian struck the islands on Sept. 1. Ten schools were destroyed on the island of Abaco alone, while many other schools sustained damages. The children … [Read more...]

12/07/2019 – Breakfast with Santa

The GFWC Pasco Junior Woman’s Club will present a charity Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 7 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., at Lexington Oaks Community Center, 26304 Lexington Oaks Blvd., in Wesley Chapel. Tickets are $5 per person and include breakfast, a kid’s craft, a raffle and pictures with Santa. Proceeds will go toward providing Christmas gifts to local families in need. Guests can choose between four … [Read more...]

History through bricks

The Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Old Water St., in Tampa, will present a “Brick History” exhibit now through Feb. 16, featuring key figures from Mozart to Martin Luther King, scientific discoveries from the Big Bang to DNA, and recent history from mobile phones to the moon landings. Events will come to life through the use of Lego bricks, featuring 28 crafted models, each depicting a person, … [Read more...]

11/20/2019 – Food workshop

Pasco County’s SMARTstart will host “Food is the Biggest Business” on Nov. 20 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., as part of its free education series. The workshop will be at the new East Pasco Incubator Kitchen, in the SMARTstart East Pasco Entrepreneur Center, 15029 14th St., in Dade City. There will be a panel of food entrepreneurs from around the region. The special guest emcee will be Jeff Philbin, … [Read more...]

11/20/2019 – Make windchimes

The New River Library will sponsor windchime-making on Nov. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Zephyrhills Senior Center, 13853 15th St., in Dade City, and the same day from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the East Pasco Family YMCA, 37301 Chapel Hill Loop in Zephyrhills. Participants can make windchimes with beads, shells and more.   … [Read more...]