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Cauldron Spring Paddle Trip

Cauldron Spring Paddle Trip

Port Richey, Florida -- Ready to grab your canoes and go on an adventure? The trip is Saturday, Aug. 11 at 9 a.m. beginning at 9120 Old Post Road in Port Richey.

All paddlers must bring their own kayak or canoe. The cost is $5.

Each person is required to have a USCG approved personal floatation device and whistle. Participants must also sign a liability waiver before launching.

City's Cultural Affairs Committee begins restoration of square

City's Cultural Affairs Committee begins restoration of square

New Port Richey, Florida – The City of New Port Richey’s Cultural Affairs Committee and volunteers from the community came together Saturday, July 21 at Cavalaire Square to kick off the Cultural Restoration Initiative.

The City’s Public Works Department pulled out dead shrubbery and repaired water and electrical services in the planters surrounding the square prior to the volunteer work day. 

Morning Nature Walk

Morning Nature Walk

New Port Richey, Florida -- If you love the outdoors and enjoy making new friends, there's an event just for you going on in Pasco County.

The best part is - it's FREE!

The West Pasco Audubon Society is organizing a monthly nature walk starting on Saturday, Aug. 4 at 7:30 a.m.

The event kicks off at 10500 Wilderness Road in New Port Richey.

Walkers are told to meet at the park's education center. Advice to those who are participating is to dress for the weather. The event is open to all ages.

New Port Richey storm clean up extended

New Port Richey storm clean up extended

New Port Richey, Florida -- For residents who have been affected by Tropical Storm Debby, the roll off dumpster has been extended. The dumpster is located at 6420 Pine Hill Road.

Items such as carpet, lawn furniture, house furniture, fence, and box springs, etc. will be accepted. Resident’s may not bring items like, computers, monitors, appliances, lawn mowers, or any hazardous waste.

Outdoor travel writers to explore Nature Coast

Outdoor travel writers to explore Nature Coast

 

The Citrus, Hernando and Pasco County Offices of Tourism Development are promoting the Nature Coast the old fashioned way, by word-of-mouth.

A week-long trip from May 19-26, called the “Nature Coast” FAM Tour, is designed for outdoor/travel writers to experience some of Florida’s best attractions.

The six journalists, who have been published in many notable publications including Alaska Airlines, Southern Living, and Gonomad.com among others, will travel from as far away as California, Oregon and Massachusetts. 

Hummingbird (and beyond) Festival

Hummingbird (and beyond) Festival

Dade City, Florida-- On Saturday, May 19 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., flap your wings over to the Hummingbird Festival at the Pioneer Florida Museum. 

Guests will enjoy:

Free Gardening Classes

Free Gardening Classes

New Port Richey, Florida - Get ready to learn some new gardening skills.  Starting Sunday, May 6 at the West Pasco Historical Society at 6431 Circle Blvd in New Port Richey at 1 p.m.

Each Sunday at the Learning Garden at Peace Hall (near Sims Park) volunteers will teach you the art of permaculture. You will learn how to get free soil delivered to your home, how to create nutrient rich compost for free, how to plan and organize your garden, how to make rain barrels, and much more.

Attend 6 classes and you'll receive free seedlings to take home with you.