Category Archives: New Port Richey

New Port Richey Rotary participates in worldwide Purple Pinky Day

Rotarians know about the work Rotary International does all around the world to banish polio, and they also know they cannot stop until the disease that kills and cripples is eliminated. In late October the Rotary Club of New Port Richey’s Interact Club and its members participated in the 2017 Purple Pinky Day to spotlight … Continue reading New Port Richey Rotary participates in worldwide Purple Pinky Day

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

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

Pasco EDC welcomes new SMARTstart Manager for West Pasco

Economic Development and Banking veteran Tari Mitchell to run new West Pasco Center The Pasco Economic Development Council (Pasco EDC) is pleased to welcome new SMARTstart Program Manager, Tari Mitchell.  Mitchell was previously involved with the Pasco EDC through numerous committees and task forces over the last year. “I have worked with EDC’s in other … Continue reading Pasco EDC welcomes new SMARTstart Manager for West Pasco

7th Annual “How the Grinch Saved Christmas” Dec. 8

The 7th Annual “How the Grinch Saved Christmas”, an event created by the West Pasco Business Association, will take place on Friday, Dec. 8 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Spartan Manor (6121 Massachusetts Ave., 34652) in New Port Richey. Lively holiday merrymaking will abound full of heartwarming holiday cheer as members of WPBA … Continue reading 7th Annual “How the Grinch Saved Christmas” Dec. 8

Sertoma Speech & Hearing annual Casino Night Oct. 28

Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation will hold its annual “Casino Night” fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 28 at Seven Springs Golf and Country Club (3535 Trophy Blvd., 34652) in New Port Richey. Visitors will enjoy gaming, auctions, dancing and dinner.  A DJ will be on site offering a wide variety of music throughout the evening. Tickets … Continue reading Sertoma Speech & Hearing annual Casino Night Oct. 28

Feeding Pasco’s Elderly to host Annual Ambassador’s Breakfast

Help improve quality of life for Pasco seniors The Pasco County Senior Services Division is pleased to announce Feeding Pasco’s Elderly will host the 3rd Annual Ambassador’s Breakfast on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Verizon Event Center located at 8718 Trouble Creek Road, in New Port Richey, Florida. … Continue reading Feeding Pasco’s Elderly to host Annual Ambassador’s Breakfast

WPBA Holds Event to Fight Breast Cancer

West Pasco Business Association will hold its 4th Annual “Bowling for Boobs” sponsored by John F. McMenamin, Jr. and McMenamin Law Group on Tuesday, Sept. 26 beginning at 5:30 p.m. It will be held at Lane Glo Bowl South in New Port Richey (8631 Old County Road 54, 34653). “We are excited about our 4th … Continue reading WPBA Holds Event to Fight Breast Cancer

New Port Richey Zombie Fun Run Oct. 7

The New Port Richey Parks & Recreation Youth Advisory Board is hosting a Zombie Fun Run for Elementary and Middle School aged children at the James E. Grey Preserve on Saturday, October 7, 2017.  This is a Fun Run only; the course is not certified and is not officially timed. Zombies will be staged throughout … Continue reading New Port Richey Zombie Fun Run Oct. 7

2017 Sweet Potato Round-Up & Fall Farming Market Sept 23

The New Port Richey FarmNet is pleased to announce the 2017 Sweet Potato Round-Up and Fall Farming Market taking place on Saturday, September 23, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the West Pasco Habitat for Humanity (4131 Madison Street) in New Port Richey. It is open to the public and there is not charge to … Continue reading 2017 Sweet Potato Round-Up & Fall Farming Market Sept 23

West Pasco Plant Clinic opens Tuesdays

UF/IFAS Pasco Master Gardeners offering West Pasco Plant Clinic through partnership with Marchman Technical College The UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County Master Gardeners are pleased to announce the opening of the West Pasco Plant Clinic at Marchman Technical College located at 7825 Campus Drive, New Port Richey, in Building Five (5), Office 008B. Pasco Master Gardeners … Continue reading West Pasco Plant Clinic opens Tuesdays

Fall Concert featuring “The Turnstiles”, the ultimate Billy Joel Tribute Band, Oct. 7

Saturday, October 7, at Sims Park (6341 Bank Street) from 7-8:30PM, the City of New Port Richey Parks and Recreation Department invites you to enjoy the “Turnstiles” band tribute to Billy Joel and his music. Ever since “Turnstiles” performed their sold out debut show in 2011, they have performed to tens of thousands of enthusiastic … Continue reading Fall Concert featuring “The Turnstiles”, the ultimate Billy Joel Tribute Band, Oct. 7

Boogie on the (Port Richey) Bayou

Port Richey’s waterfront district is located along the Gulf of Mexico both north and south of the Pithlachascotee (Cotee) River. It isn’t well marked and doesn’t look like much from U.S. 19, but it houses some really nice businesses owned by determined entrepreneurs that are improving the area with help from the City of Port … Continue reading Boogie on the (Port Richey) Bayou

Sertoma Foundation to give away Hearing Aid Batteries Sept. 1

Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida has scheduled a battery giveaway for Friday, Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at its new offices in New Port Richey now located at 6333 River Road. The Foundation will offer free hearing aid batteries in the most common sizes while they last: 10, 13, and … Continue reading Sertoma Foundation to give away Hearing Aid Batteries Sept. 1

Canoe Battleship Sept. 9 at NPR Aquatic Center

The City of New Port Richey Parks and Recreation Department, will host Canoe Battleship on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 5:00-8:30pm at the Recreation and Aquatic Center located at 6630 Van Buren St., New Port Richey. In our 3rd Annual Co-ed Canoe Battleship, canoes of four players will fight it out in a tournament style … Continue reading Canoe Battleship Sept. 9 at NPR Aquatic Center

Social Event to be Held at the Historic Hacienda Hotel on August 26th

Evening fundraiser will support the restoration of historic New Port Richey landmark An exquisite evening is being held by the Friends of the Hacienda and Historic New Port Richey (FOHH) to help raise funds for the restoration of the historic Hacienda Hotel. The August 26 event will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. inside the main … Continue reading Social Event to be Held at the Historic Hacienda Hotel on August 26th

Two Senior Centers to close temporarily in August

Land O’ Lakes and Galen Wilson centers closing for remodeling The Pasco County Elderly Nutrition Division announces the temporary closing of the Land O’ Lakes Senior Center and the Galen Wilson Senior Center for remodeling projects.  Registered diners are welcome to enjoy meals at an alternate Senior Center during the closures, which will be as … Continue reading Two Senior Centers to close temporarily in August

Pool Party Aug. 12 at NPR Rec Center

Thinking about school starting soon?  Feeling like you haven’t had enough summer yet? On the evening of August 12th the New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center will be THE place for FUN IN THE SUN! From 6pm-9pm the Aquatic Center pools will be open for our third and final pool party of the summer … Continue reading Pool Party Aug. 12 at NPR Rec Center

US Rep Gus Bilirakis presents Tanner Smith with Congressional Award Bronze Medal

The Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. It is the highest honor the U.S. Congress can bestow upon our nation’s youth. Medalists complete personal goals in four areas; voluntary public service, personal development, physical fitness, and expedition/exploration. Tanner Smith, a River Ridge High School Senior and member of the City … Continue reading US Rep Gus Bilirakis presents Tanner Smith with Congressional Award Bronze Medal

SEED: The Untold Story at NPR Public Library August 1

On Tues., Aug. 1 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Dell deChant, chair, Religious Studies Department, USF in Tampa, will present “SEED: The Untold Story” at the New Port Richey Public Library (5939 Main St.) in downtown New Port Richey. “SEED: The Untold Story” is a multi-award winning film. Few things on Earth are as miraculous … Continue reading SEED: The Untold Story at NPR Public Library August 1

Ultimate Indoor Frisbee and Men’s Adult Basketball Leagues at NPR Rec Center

The Ultimate Indoor Frisbee League season begins August 24th and Men’s Adult Basketball League begins September 13th The City of New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center is hosting their Ultimate Indoor Frisbee League which begins August 24th and runs through November 9th.  Teams play at the Recreation and Aquatic Center gym from 8:30 to … Continue reading Ultimate Indoor Frisbee and Men’s Adult Basketball Leagues at NPR Rec Center

Sertoma Volunteer Wins Service to Mankind Award

Gulf Shores Sertoma Club presented local resident Art Miller with the Service to Mankind Award in appreciation for his voluntary community service. Mr. Miller has continuously supported Sertoma, Rotary and other community service organizations by always being ready to  roll up his sleeves and dig into the necessary work on a variety of fundraisers. This … Continue reading Sertoma Volunteer Wins Service to Mankind Award

West Pasco Habitat for Humanity Offers Repair Program

Since 2016 West Pasco Habitat for Humanity has been offering affordable home repairs to the public. From leaky roofs to making your home wheel chair accessible, Habitat’s Roofs, Ramps and Repair program aims to help qualifying individuals or families with minor and critical home repairs at an affordable cost. While West Pasco Habitat for Humanity … Continue reading West Pasco Habitat for Humanity Offers Repair Program

“Trolls” Movie Showing in Sims Park 7/29

Saturday, July 29th, “Trolls” will be shown at Sims Park (6431 Bank Street) starting at 8:30PM. Presented by The City of New Port Richey Parks and Recreation, “Trolls”is a cute, colorful adventure inspired by the tall-haired troll dolls that first became popular in the 1960s. It centers on Princess Poppy, who teams up with grumpy … Continue reading “Trolls” Movie Showing in Sims Park 7/29

Summer Sunset Concert Series features Shawn Brown Band 7/22

The Shawn Brown Band will perform at Sims Park (6431 Bank Street) from 7-8:30pm July 22 in the last of the Summer Concert Series, presented by The City of New Port Richey Parks and Recreation. “Shawn began playing the piano at the young age of 3 years old and then became the organist, accompanying his … Continue reading Summer Sunset Concert Series features Shawn Brown Band 7/22

Ortiz Family Moves Into Home Built By West Pasco Habitat for Humanity

West Pasco Habitat for Humanity held a home dedication for the Ortiz family in early June at their new home on School Road in New Port Richey. It was attended by upwards of 40 people representing the local community, Habitat board members, and well wishers, including family and friends. Angel and Sandra Ortiz and their … Continue reading Ortiz Family Moves Into Home Built By West Pasco Habitat for Humanity

Pasco County Libraries host food & fun ‘Summer Break Spots’

Children can enjoy free lunch and fun programs at four west Pasco Libraries Four west Pasco Libraries are proud to be hosting a Pasco County Schools’ Summer Break Spot – featuring a Lunch Bus serving free, nutritious meals to all children ages 18 and under.  Enrollment is not required for this free program. “We are … Continue reading Pasco County Libraries host food & fun ‘Summer Break Spots’

Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park Opens Day-Use Area

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service opened a new day-use area at Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park June 23. Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park provides picturesque coastal habitat types for a wide variety of outdoor resource-based recreational activities in one of the fastest growing areas of the state.  Visitors can enjoy fishing … Continue reading Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park Opens Day-Use Area

New Port Richey FarmNet Farmer’s Market at Habitat for Humanity

Now Open from 9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon New Port Richey FarmNet enjoyed a successful opening on June 3 and is now preparing for its regular weekly schedule where people who want to buy organic produce can do so through the New Port Richey FarmNet Farmer’s Market located at the West Pasco Habitat for Humanity … Continue reading New Port Richey FarmNet Farmer’s Market at Habitat for Humanity