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Ride the rails at the Second Annual Crew Lake Park Appreciation Day

Ride the rails at the Second Annual Crew Lake Park Appreciation Day

Pasco County, Florida -- The Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad (CPGRR) is sponsoring the Crews Lake Park Appreciation Day September 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  This annual event is to introduce the park to new users and for Tampa Bay Area residents to check out the current amenities within the park.  This event will also continue to raise funds to create R/V spaces for overnight visitors.

Pasco Police Athletic League Football and Cheerleading camp

Pasco Police Athletic League Football and Cheerleading camp

Pasco County, Florida -- The 2nd Annual Pasco police Athletic League (PPAL) football and cheer camp has been scheduled for Saturday, July 20 at Arthur Engle Park.

The camp is open to any child ages 4-13 who are interested in developing their football or cheerleading skills.  Although the camp is sponsored by PPAL, youths do not have to be members of the league in order to attend.

Antique car museum to open to benefit Foundation for Early Learning

Antique car museum to open to benefit Foundation for Early Learning

Pasco County, Florida -- Jim Cook invites the public to share in his passion once again by hosting the third annual family-friendly “Cook’s Antique & Classic Car Museum Tour” on Sunday, September 22.

The open house will benefit the Foundation for Early Learning in Pasco and Hernando Counties, Inc., raising awareness about the 501(c)(3) non-profit aimed at quality Early Childhood education. 

This is no ordinary museum tour or awareness event; although it holds some of America’s rarest collectibles, it is 100 percent family friendly and 100 percent FREE for everyone.

Free story time in the park

Free story time in the park

Zephyrhills, Florida -- New, free summertime events are coming to downtown Zephyrhills.

Wonderful Wednesdays will take place each Wednesday will take place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the shady lawn of Goin' Postal's headquarters. Each Wednesday will have a special theme and related activities and this Wenesday, June 5, will be Story Time in the Park. Children's picture books by local author Dr. M.J. Price will be there with fun literacy games afterwards.

All ages are welcome and children must be accompanied by an adult.

New support group for families with Autism

New support group for families with Autism

Pasco County, Florida -- There is a new support group for Autism and Neurological Disorders- Helping HANDs.

Helping HANDs stands for offering Hope for Autism and Neurological Disorders. This group is for parents or any family members or friends impacted by Autism and Related Neurological Disorders such as Tourette’s, Down Syndrome, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Aspergers or other Autism Spectrum. Meet other families with similar issues!

Curious George Bike day

Curious George Bike day

Pasco County, Florida -- Curious George Bike Day is happening at Starkey Park!

On May 18, this event will encourage families to have fun outdoors, get active and see what the park has to offer. Just some of the activities are:

  • Live music by Shana Banana
  • Free books
  • Cooking demo
  • Story time with Curious George
  • Dog adoptions
  • Inflatable bounce houses
  • Much more!

Make sure to bring your bicycle, tricycle or big wheel for a bike ride. 

Sign up for summer camp!

Sign up for summer camp!

Pasco County, Florida -- Register your kids for camp before summer starts!

Summer Day Camp at Shady hills Community Center will run for 7 weeks from June 24 thru August 9 for ages 5-13. Camp hours are from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Make sure to bring the following info to registration: Proof of Pasco County residency, driver licnese or picture ID, emergency phone numbers and medical insurance info, cash or checks made payable to BOCC, birth certificate and proof of Kindergarten completion. 

The cost of the camp is $15.00 per week.