San Antonio Credit Union is hosting a free shred day at its Zephyrhills Office, 7301 Gall Blvd., on Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. For additional information, call 352-588-2732.
The Starkey Ranch Theatre Library Cultural Center, 12118 Lake Blanche Drive in Odessa, will host its first Teen Book Club on Sept. 23 at 4:30 p.m. This introductory meeting will include a discussion on a variety of topics, including general interests and what titles teens would like to read. Registration is online at PascoLibraries.org.
The Straz Center will host “Voices of the Community,” a series of free town hall discussions, via Facebook Live and Zoom. Each gathering is at 8 p.m. The next meeting is on Sept. 23 and entitled “Giving Voice,” about the evolution of the artistic and social power of the spoken word, hip hop, and its Caribbean elder, reggae. For information on upcoming events, visit StrazCenter.org. The Zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/s/83745518504.
The Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative will host a “Celebrations Around the World” on Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m., on the topic of Oktoberfest, for all ages. There will be music and food, and participants can learn about the customs and culture of this special occasion. Registration is at HCPLC.org.
The Pioneer Florida Museum & Village, 15602 Pioneer Museum Road in Dade City, will host a Nature Brunch on Sept. 22, on the topic of the Florida Black Bear. A light meal and drink will be provided. The cost is $12 to $18 per person. There is limited seating due to COVID-19. Reserve spots by calling 813-789-0904. No-shows and cancellations within 48 hours of the event will not be refunded.
The Starkey Ranch Theatre Library Cultural Center, 12118 Lake Blanche Drive in Odessa, will offer a Sunset Story Time on Sept. 22 at 6 p.m., for families. Once a month, the group will meet outside (weather permitting). Guests can wear their favorite pajamas. Masks are recommended. Registration is required online at PascoLibraries.org. For questions, email .
The Starkey Ranch Theatre Library Cultural Center, 12118 Lake Blanche Drive in Odessa, will host a “Cultivating Calm, Concentration and Connection Meditation Group” on Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. No experience necessary. Chairs will be set up. Participants can bring a towel or yoga mat for the floor if preferred. Those taking part in the group also should bring a journal or notebook. Masks are recommended. Registration is online at PascoLibraries.org.
Citrus County Utilities Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program will offer a free, virtual gardening workshop, on Sept. 21 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Topics will include lawn and landscape fertilization, soil testing, irrigation practices, and more. Registration is online at CCUFFLprogram.eventbrite.com. For questions, call Steven Davis at 352-527-5708.
The Tampa Rose Society will meet on Sept. 21 at 7 p.m., at the Seminole Garden Center, 5800 Central Ave., in Tampa, to share tips and tricks on how to grow roses. There will be a raffle, too. Social distancing and face masks will be required. Admission is free. For information, call 813-933-6166.
UF/IFAS Pasco Extension will offer a class on edible landscaping on Sept. 21 at 3:30 p.m., at the New River Library, 34043 State Road 54 in Wesley Chapel. To register, visit PascoLibraries.org.