Category Archives: Activities

Shop Small for Big Returns on Florida’s Nature Coast

Thanksgiving is upon us. What a blessing it is to live in the paradise of Florida’s Nature Coast during the fall season. While we do not have extravagant color shows from the changing of the leaves, we do have beautiful wildflowers that change with the seasons, and more subtle things make this an ideal time … Continue reading Shop Small for Big Returns on Florida’s Nature Coast

Homosassa Inshore Fishing Report with Captain Toney

Updated Nov. 22, 2017 The latest cold fronts have not packed that much of a punch. Just a cool day with breezy-to-windy conditions. The newcomer to the inshore bite, besides trout and red fish, has been sheepshead. Sheepshead usually gear up on the near shore rocks some time around Christmas, but my clients and I … Continue reading Homosassa Inshore Fishing Report with Captain Toney

Chinsegut Conservation Center December Programs

December 1st 5:30 PM           Owl Prowl: It’s the time of year when owls are on the hunt…for each other. Join us for a night time walk to listen and look for barred and great horned owls at Chinsegut. Hike open to all ages. No need to register! December 2nd 10:00 AM        Archery for Beginners: Ages … Continue reading Chinsegut Conservation Center December Programs

Community Gathers for Annual “Turkey in the Hole” Ritual

Camp E-Nini-Hassee hosts traditional Thanksgiving fireside ceremony For more than 35 years, a small Florida community has gathered at Eckerd Connects’ Camp E-Nini-Hassee to share “gratefuls” around a camp fire. It is a part of the “Turkey in the Hole” ritual that the camp hosts each Thanksgiving holiday. This year it was held on Sunday, … Continue reading Community Gathers for Annual “Turkey in the Hole” Ritual

National Speaker to Address Sunrise Peace Breakfast Dec. 7

Nationally known survivor, Melissa Dohme-Hill, has signed on as the keynote speaker for the 14th Annual Peace Breakfast on December 7th on the Saint Leo University campus. The Sunrise Peace Breakfast is a giving event in which sponsors and attendees attend a free breakfast and learn about Sunrise, the various programs offered, and what is … Continue reading National Speaker to Address Sunrise Peace Breakfast Dec. 7

Wildlife Park to host November 25 Bird Walk

Experienced and novice birders are welcome The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, in cooperation with Citrus County Audubon Society, will host a bird walk on Pepper Creek Trail on Saturday, November 25, 2017. An experienced birder from Citrus County Audubon, will lead the walk on this trail which … Continue reading Wildlife Park to host November 25 Bird Walk

Join the 18th Annual Cotee River Christmas Boat Parade

The 18th annual Cotee River Christmas Parade will be Saturday, December 2, beginning at 6 pm from the Port Richey waterfront and ending at Sims Park in New Port Richey. Boats of all kinds, decorated with strings of lights and holiday flare will glide along the Cotee River from Miller’s Bayou in Port Richey’s Waterfront … Continue reading Join the 18th Annual Cotee River Christmas Boat Parade

Mind, Body & Soul Festival enchants Sertoma Dec. 7-10

The Family-friendly, “not under the influence” event showcases the Healing Arts There is much debate about the healing arts in America. With medical care and big pharma becoming increasingly expensive and, in some cases, ineffective, many are turning to the treatments and “cures” of old. If you are curious about what’s available outside of the … Continue reading Mind, Body & Soul Festival enchants Sertoma Dec. 7-10

Wildlife Puppeteers to Present New Play Nov. 22

New puppet plays to highlight “Night at the Wildlife Park“ The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will be presenting an exciting new series of Wildlife Puppeteers’ plays. The Night in the Wildlife Park play is scheduled for Wednesday, November 22 at 2:00 pm in the Florida Room at … Continue reading Wildlife Puppeteers to Present New Play Nov. 22

Fall Arts in the Wildlife Park Show Nov. 18-19

The Citrus Watercolor Society will be holding its Fall Arts in the Wildlife Park exhibit and sale in the Visitor Center of the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park November 18 – 19, 2017. This show features the artwork of the Society’s many talented watercolorists. Originals, prints and cards will be available for purchase. … Continue reading Fall Arts in the Wildlife Park Show Nov. 18-19

Hernando/Citrus Planning Organization TAC Public Meeting Nov. 29

The Hernando/Citrus Planning Organization (MPO) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, beginning at 10:00 a.m., at 1661 Blaise Drive, Hernando County Building Division Training Facility, Brooksville, Florida. Items scheduled on the agenda include: 2015 Base-Year Socio Economic Data FY 2019 – FY 2023 Florida Department of Transportation … Continue reading Hernando/Citrus Planning Organization TAC Public Meeting Nov. 29

Hernando Parks and Recreation announces additional office location

The Hernando County Parks and Recreation Department announces the opening of a second office location. Due to space and operational needs, the Recreation staff have relocated to the Community Activity Center – Teen Hall at 205 East Fort Dade Avenue in downtown Brooksville. Parks Administrative staff will remain located at 16161 Flight Path Drive. The … Continue reading Hernando Parks and Recreation announces additional office location

Crescent Community Clinic hosting Help for Homeless day Dec. 21

The National Homeless Person’s Memorial Day is December 21st. Crescent Community Clinic is hosting a health day for homeless men and women, and especially veterans, who wish to have a health screening and sign up for free chronic health care and/or mental health services. Individuals may go to any bus stop and board THE BUS … Continue reading Crescent Community Clinic hosting Help for Homeless day Dec. 21

Great Americans Alzheimer’s Awareness Exhibit moving to Beverly Hills

The Great Americans Alzheimer’s Awareness Exhibit that opened at the Floral City Public Library on October 20 will move to the Central Ridge Public Library on November 15, 2017. The exhibit, sponsored by Coping with Dementia LLC, contains portraits of 24 great American authors, artists, athletes, musicians, politicians, actors, and entertainers who have succumbed to … Continue reading Great Americans Alzheimer’s Awareness Exhibit moving to Beverly Hills

General Robert E. Lee portrayed by Al Stone Nov. 17

The Pasco County Historical Society announces its next meeting will feature an historical portrait of General Robert E. Lee by Al Stone on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 7:00 PM, at the Pioneer Florida Museum & Village, 15602 Pioneer Museum Road in Dade City, FL  33523. Meetings are free and open to the public. DINNER: … Continue reading General Robert E. Lee portrayed by Al Stone Nov. 17

13th Annual Healthy Living Fair Nov. 17 in Lecanto

Join Citrus County Support Services on Friday, November 17, 2017 from noon to 2:30 p.m. for the 13th Annual Healthy Living Fair! The event takes place at the Citrus County Resource Center, located at 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto.  Admission is free! There will be over 60 vendors on site offering free information, health … Continue reading 13th Annual Healthy Living Fair Nov. 17 in Lecanto

Help ‘Stuff the Bus’ with Pasco County Public Transportation

Pasco County Public Transportation (PCPT) invites the community to ‘Stuff the Bus’ with food on Saturday, November 18, 2017 to help feed less fortunate Pasco County families during the Thanksgiving holiday. PCPT and The Volunteer Way are partnering to collect donations of frozen turkeys and hams, and non-perishable foods such as boxed stuffing, instant mashed … Continue reading Help ‘Stuff the Bus’ with Pasco County Public Transportation

Pasco County to Hold Holiday Toy Drive

Chairman Moore invites community to donate toys to Pasco schoolchildren Pasco County Board of County Commissioners Chairman Mike Moore is partnering with the Pasco County District School Board to collect new toys for Pasco County children.  The inaugural Holiday Toy Drive will be held November 1, 2017 through November 27, 2017. All toys will be … Continue reading Pasco County to Hold Holiday Toy Drive

Public Meeting Nov. 16 about Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenways

A public meeting to discuss management plan update for the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenways State Recreation and Conservation Area will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Inglis Community Center, 137 Highway 40 West, Inglis, Florida 34449. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Division of Recreation … Continue reading Public Meeting Nov. 16 about Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenways

Historic Hernando Preservation Society News

History of the Richloam General Store special speaker presentation by Eric Burkes on Thursday, November 2, 2017 @ 6:30PM at the Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave, Brooksville 34601. Richloam General Store was built and founded by Sidney Brinson in 1920. The building served as the Express Office, the Post Office and General Store for … Continue reading Historic Hernando Preservation Society News

Sunrise of Pasco shines a light on Domestic Violence at 21st Candlelight Vigil

Kelly Sinn, CEO for Sunrise of Pasco, welcomed survivors, family, friends, staff, and members of local law enforcement to the 21st Annual Candlelight Vigil held at Agnes Lamb Park on October 26th.  The annual event celebrates survivors, honors local community members, and features The Clothesline Project. This year’s event featured two survivors who shared their … Continue reading Sunrise of Pasco shines a light on Domestic Violence at 21st Candlelight Vigil

Night of Lights at the Museum in Floral City

Art and history will highlight the “Night of Lights” at the Floral City Heritage Hall Museum on Thursday, November 9 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Located in the town center, the Museum will participate with other businesses and the library in the Annual Floral City Night of Lights evening. The newly introduced exhibit, “Another Day, … Continue reading Night of Lights at the Museum in Floral City

2017-2018 Music at the Museum Concert Series

One of Citrus County’s best-kept secrets is the outstanding music that is offered in the gorgeous setting of the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum and you are invited! On November 16, 2017, Harpeth Rising comes to Inverness. Harpeth Rising fuses folk, newgrass, rock and classical genres into something organically unique. The three musicians of the group include: Maria … Continue reading 2017-2018 Music at the Museum Concert Series

Pasco County Bus to be Part of ‘Touch-a-Truck’ 2017

Touch-a-Truck at Starkey Ranch Pasco County Public Transportation  (PCPT) invites our Pasco County neighbors to climb aboard and ‘Touch a Bus’ at the Touch-a-Truck at Starkey Ranch event on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Kids of all ages will enjoy exploring more than 100 different military, police, fire, and construction … Continue reading Pasco County Bus to be Part of ‘Touch-a-Truck’ 2017

Lori Anne’s features “Elvis on Tour” Nov. 3

Join us for First Friday’s in Dade City with everyone enjoying the non-rush of exploring local unique shops “some with treats” dining in one of our favorite restaurants. Experience of magic of music in the air from the talented local musicians from 5-9pm on Friday, November 3. Lori Anne’s is featuring  “Elvis on Tour” and will have … Continue reading Lori Anne’s features “Elvis on Tour” Nov. 3

Hands-On Science Program for Young Women Comes to Trinity, FL

The Perry Initiative will be holding an exciting, one-day program at Medical Center of Trinity which aims to get young women interested in pursuing careers in orthopaedic surgery and engineering. . The event is also sponsored by Medical Center of Trinity. Women currently comprise only 7% of the surgeon and engineer workforce in orthopaedics. The … Continue reading Hands-On Science Program for Young Women Comes to Trinity, FL

Enjoy Sangria, Music & Fun at Makers & Shakers Nov. 3

Don’t forget to make a stop at Makers & Shakers as part of your First Friday festivities. We offer music, sangria, and FUN for your shopping pleasure! What is Makers and Shakers? Makers and Shakers was inspired by the term “movers and shakers” which refers to business leaders making great accomplishments. The original term was coined … Continue reading Enjoy Sangria, Music & Fun at Makers & Shakers Nov. 3

Brooksville Veterans Parade Nov. 11

The City of Brooksville along with the Enrichment Centers of Hernando County will be holding their Annual “Veteran’s Appreciation Parade”, Saturday, November 11th,  starting at 10:00 am. The parade will run from the Brooksville City Hall Building at 201 Howell Avenue through the downtown area (Main Street to Liberty, to South Magnolia, to Fort Dade, … Continue reading Brooksville Veterans Parade Nov. 11

New Port Richey Youth Host Food Drive

The City of New Port Richey Parks and Recreation Department Youth Advisory Board is pleased to announce they are participating in National Homeless Awareness Month by hosting their 7th Annual Food Drive. In conjunction with raising awareness of the plight of homelessness in the area and seeking donations of non-perishable food items, they are staging … Continue reading New Port Richey Youth Host Food Drive

Feed Florida Event to be held Nov. 5-8

Department of Children and Family ( DCF)  will be holding a Feed Florida Event at the Pasco County Fairgrounds on 11/5-11/8/2017.  These events have been held across the state to allow citizens to receive benefit cards for losses that were incurred during the hurricane. These events have attracted approximately 10,000 people per day. The event will … Continue reading Feed Florida Event to be held Nov. 5-8