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Posted on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 8:45 am

Second Tuesday – Florida Native Plant Society

The Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM at The Land O’ Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd/US 41, Land O’ Lakes, 34639, between SR 52 and SR 54.  Meetings of the Chapter are free, and all interested parties are invited to attend, to bring questions about their yard, and participate in light refreshments and the native plant drawing. Telephone inquiries are taken by Sandy at (727) 207-1853.

Chapter website: http://www.pasconativeplants.org.

ils Lenz, Chair 813-782-9491 or Vicky Jones, Vice Chair 813-431-1149 ordonlvicl@yahoo.com.  August meetings are on the 15th and 29th only.

Sept 7&8 – Monthly Book Bazaar

The Friends of the Hugh Embry Library announce the monthly Book Bazaar to be held Friday and Saturday from 11 am – 2:30 pm at 14215 Fourth Street, Dade City.   Bargain books in all categories. For information call 352-567-3576.

Sept 7 – San Antonio Park Bench Dedication Honoring Garden Club Founding Members

From 10:30 – 11:30am in San Antonio City Park, The San Antonio Founders Garden Club is having a dedication and blessing of a new park bench in honor of the 23 original founders who took over the beatification of the park in 1961. We invite the public and families of our original founders to attend. Founders: Jeanette Barthle, Stella Barthle, Rose Cope, Margaret Cissel, Alice Epperson, Bobbie Epperson, Jo Ann Franz, Marie Harper, Ruth Pike Herrman, Mary Jones, Effie McCabe, Margaret Keifer, Patsy Reynolds, Theresa Schrader,Charlene Spalding, Elizabeth Cannon, Blanche Naeyaert, Sylvia Gude, Dolores Nalley, Alice Burger, Betty Burger, Sid Corrigan and Mary Schrader.

Sept 7 – Zephyrhills Chamber Breakfast at Golden Corral

The Zephyrhills Chamber will host its monthly breakfast Thursday at 7 am at the Golden Corral.  $5 for members and $10 for non-members.  For information call the Chamber at 813-782-1913

Sept 7 – Lions  Club Sight Program

The Zephyrhills Lions Club will be accepting applications for its Sight Program from 9-11:30 am at 5827 Dean Dairy Road, Zephyrhills.  The program is open to all residents of Pasco County in need of basic eye care.   Applicants must bring documents which can be found on www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/zephyrhills  For more information call 813-788-1441.

Sept 8 – East Pasco Business Women Networking Meeting

The East Pasco Business Women will host its monthly lunch at 11:30 at Scotland Yards Golf & Country Club., 9424 US Hwy 301, Dade City.   Networking from 11:30 -12:00 with guest speaker at 12 Noon.  For information contact Dawn at 813-997-5154.

Sept 9 – San Antonio Farmer’s Market “School Supplies”

The Rotary Club of San Antonio will present the monthly Farmer’s Market in the San Antonio City Park from 9am – 2pm.  The September theme is “School Supplies” with collections of school supplies to replenish those used throughout the year.  For more information contact Winnie Burke at 352-437-5161 or email RotarySanAntonio@gmail.com

Sept 9 – New Hospice Volunteer Training

Life’s Treasures Thrift Store, operated in support of HPH Hospice, will conduct a Hospice Orientation session for prospective thrift store volunteers on Friday, August 18, 1:30 p.m.- 3 p.m. at the store located at 4910 S. Allen Road in the Westgate Shopping Center in Zephyrhills. This training is required prior to becoming a volunteer. Life’s Treasures is always seeking adults and teens 14 and up to join the team. Teens can earn community service hours required for the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program. For information or to register for the orientation session please contact Anne Ferrell at (813) 357-5321 or ferrella@chaptershealth.org.

Sept 11 – 9/11 Memorial Service

The Marine Corps League Sgt. Maj. Michael S. Curtin Detachment #1124 of Zephyrhills announces a memorial service to be held at Veterans’ Way in Zephyr Park to honor those lost on 9/11. The public is invited. For information call 813-788-5676 or 813-481-0718.

Sept 12 – Homeowners Get Help with Cogongrass

The Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm at The Land O’ Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd/US 41. This Tuesday the subject is “Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program”, presented by Mona Neville, Pasco County Forester.  Cogongrass is an invasive, non-native grass which occurs in Florida and several other southeastern states.  It is considered to be one of the “Top 10 Worst Weeds in the World”.  The Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program’s primary objective is to reduce the spread of cogongrass to new areas by helping private landowners control or eradicate existing infestations.  Meetings of the chapter are free, and all interested parties are invited to attend, to bring questions about their yard, and participate in light refreshments and the native plant drawing. Telephone inquiries are taken by Sandy at (727) 207-1853.  Chapter website: http://www.pasconativeplants.org.

The Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm at The Land O’ Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd/US 41. This Tuesday the subject is “Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program”, presented by Mona Neville, Pasco County Forester.  Cogongrass is an invasive, non-native grass which occurs in Florida and several other southeastern states.  It is considered to be one of the “Top 10 Worst Weeds in the World”.  The Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program’s primary objective is to reduce the spread of cogongrass to new areas by helping private landowners control or eradicate existing infestations.  Meetings of the chapter are free, and all interested parties are invited to attend, to bring questions about their yard, and participate in light refreshments and the native plant drawing. Telephone inquiries are taken by Sandy at (727) 207-1853.  Chapter website: http://www.pasconativeplants.org.

Sept 13 – Small Business Owners Business Beat Breakfast

San Antonio Citizens Federal Credit Union will host its monthly small business Business Beat breakfast Wednesday at 7:30am.  As always, it is FREE to attend. Please RSVP to 352-588-1356.

Sept 15 – Business Owners Invited to Business Beat

The Pasco County Historical Society will host its monthly meeting Friday at 7 pm at the Pioneer Florida Museum, 15602 Pioneer Museum Road, Dade City.  A potluck dinner will be served prior to the guest speaker, Greg Gude, Battalion Chief (Retired).  Meetings are open to the public.  For more information call 352-567-7449.

Sept 16 – Int’l Coastal Cleanup Day

Pasco County is continuing to partner with Keep Pasco Beautiful in an effort to clean our roads and waterways. The event will take place on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at locations throughout Pasco County. To find out how you can volunteer with the Pasco County Coastal Cleanup call (727) 856-7252 or email info@keeppascobeautiful.org.

September 16 – Robert D. Sumner Memorial Golf Tournament

The event will be held on September 16th at Silverado Golf & Country Club, Zephyrhills.  Begining with an 8:30 am shotgun start.  The fee is $50 per player and will be a 4 player scramble. The pro shop can pair individuals to make a team if needed.  The player fee includes golf, golf cart and lunch. Prize packs will be available the morning of the event for $20 each (cash only).  Prize pack contains 4 closest to the pin, 1 long drive, 1 closest to the line, two mulligans and two drink tickets. There will be a silent auction, door prizes, 50/50 tickets and much more.  Golf application and information is available at www.pioneerfloridamuseum.org or by stopping by the museum Tuesday-Saturday between the hours of 10 am -5 pm.

Sept 16 – Straw Hat Scarecrow Craft Workshop

A free event will be held at Life’s Treasures Thrift Store from 11am-1pm. Learn how to make a scarecrow for autumn decoration. Life’s Treasures is located at 4910 S. Allen Rd. Register by calling 813-355-4830.

Sept 18 – Pasco County Legislative Delegation Meeting

The Pasco County Legislative Delegation annual Pre-Session meeting will be at Sunlake High School Gymnasium, 3023 Sunlake Blvd

Land O Lakes. This is an opportunity for citizens, elected officials, cities and local governments, and other civic organizations to address the delegation before the start of the 2018 Legislative Session. For more information, please contact Jonathan Till either via email at jonathan.till@myfloridahouse.gov or by calling (813) 780-0667.

Sept 23 – Block Party BBQ Tasting & Contest

Heritage Park is hosting their second annual Block Party BBQ from 1:00 – 3:00 pm Saturday at 37135 Coleman Avenue, Dade City.  This kid and family friendly event includes music, face painting and a BBQ contest.  $5 fee for BBQ and fixings.  Judging starts at 2:00 pm.  For details on contest participation call Lido at 352-467-4769.

Sept 30 – Saturday in the Square

Main Street Zephyrhills has announced the 2nd Saturday in the Square will be held on September 30 from 5pm – 8pm along 5th Avenue.   Event sponsors have worked with local merchants to have special sidewalk sales, open houses and door prizes. Live entertainment will be provided by The Time Travelers.  Several activities have been planned for the children including kids games and a pizza party.   Everyone is invited to bring a lawn chair or blanket to enjoy the festivities.  For more information visit www.mainstreetzephyrhills.org .

Oct 14&15 – Dade City Antique Faire & Market

The Dade City Merchants Association will present their annual Antique Faire & Market Saturday from 8am – 5pm and Sunday from 9am – 3pm.  Shop local and have fun!  For more information call 727-253-0945 or visit www.dadecitymerchantsassociation.com