The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce will assist Feeding Tampa Bay on July 16 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., for a food giveaway at the Pasco County Mega Food Pantry, 36727 Blanton Road in Dade City. First come, first served. No ID required. For information, call the chamber at (352) 567-3769.
The UF/IFAS Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service will offer kids a chance to explore bugs and gardening through a self-guided, interactive online summer camp from July 27 through Aug. 17. Kids can work at their own pace with on-demand instructional videos and activities designed for ages 8 to 13. Topics include insects, hydroponics, re-rooting, seeding and growing plants. The cost for the camp is $40 per person and includes access to instructional videos and activity kits with the necessary supples. Parents can pick up supply kits July 22 through July 24 at Hudson Branch Library, the Pasco Extension Office in Dade City, or Heritage Park Community Garden in Land O’ Lakes. Parents must choose a time and date to pick up kits. No refunds will be granted once tickets are purchased. Preregistration is required by July 20. Visit bit.ly/38BPaJp.
Darby Harvest Country Market, 31116 Darby Road in Dade City, will host a Vintage Farm Girl Market on July 25 from 9 a.m.to 1 p.m. There will be about 20 vendors selling handcrafted, repurposed and unique treasures in vintage, farmhouse, farm and garden, and junk and unique styles. Guests also can sip lemonade, and get up close and personal with a mini cow or other farm critters.
The Land O’ Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, will have a Summer Reading Club curbside pickup on July 15 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., and from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.; and on July 18 at 2 p.m. This week’s theme is Shark Week. The kit will include activities and crafts. Supplies are limited to 50 families. No library card is required. Call (813) 929-1214
The Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., in Dade City, will offer “Truffles for 1,” a live, virtual event for teens on July 15 at 3 p.m. Participants can learn to prepare a chocolate candy. Kits will be made available. Register online at PascoLibraries.evanced.info/signup/calendar.
Pasco County Libraries will present a video tutorial on how to make a simple do-it-yourself mermaid sugar scrub with a few simple ingredients on July 15 at 3 p.m., for grades eight to 12. To watch the video, visit @RegencyParkLibrary on Facebook and Instagram.
Pasco County Libraries will offer an underwater story time with a mermaid, through Zoom, on July 15 from 10 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. A mermaid will read a book, followed by a question-and-answer session. To register for this Zoom meeting, call (727) 861-3020.
Pasco Libraries will offer a virtual seminar entitled “Discover Your Story with Genealogy” on July 14 from 10 a.m. to noon, through Zoom. The guest speaker will be Drew Smith from the University of South Florida. For registration, visit PascoLibraries.evanced.info/signup/calendar.