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Registration open for 6th Annual Salt Springs Classic Kayak Race & Fun Paddle

Registration open for 6th Annual Salt Springs Classic Kayak Race & Fun Paddle

New Port Richey, Florida -- Preregistration for the Nature Coast's premier kayak competition the Salt Springs Classic Kayak Race & Fun Paddle, featuring a 5-1/2 mile open-water and river course, is now open!

This year’s race is May 12, check-in is at 8 a.m., with a Captain's Meeting at 8:30 a.m., and race start at 9:00 a.m.

The race and paddle begins in the scenic lagoons and inlets of Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park then through the mouth of the park and into open Gulf of Mexico waters and culminates up the Pithlachascotee River in downtown New Port Richey

Sign up now for 3rd Annual "POW/MIA Awareness" Charity Golf Tournament

Sign up now for 3rd Annual "POW/MIA Awareness" Charity Golf Tournament

Odessa, Fla. -- Join area golfers and veterans for the Rolling Thunder's 3rd Annual "POW/MIA Awareness" Charity Golf Tournament on May 12 at The Eagles Golf Club in Odessa.

Registration and breakfast begin at 7:30 a.m. with a four person scramble shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. An awards luncheon will follow play. Tournament prizes include 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishes, Hole-in-One, Closest to the Pin, and Straightest Drive. We will also have numerous raffle prizes along with an auction.

7th Annual Zephyhills Scramble

7th Annual Zephyhills Scramble

Zephyrhills, Fla. -- The Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce and The Rotary Club of Zephyrhills have joined together once again to offer an afternoon of golf, fun and prizes.

The 7th Annual Zephyrhills Scramble will be held May 4 at Silverado Golf and Country Club, with registration beginning at 11 a.m. and a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Proceeds from the event will benefit local youth and education programs through community service projects operated by both organizations.

Driving event returns to Little Everglades Ranch

Driving event returns to Little Everglades Ranch

Dade City, Fla. -- This weekend grab the family and head out to the Little Everglades International Combined Driving Event at Little Everglades Ranch.  The unique event is a selection trial for the 2012 world championship. Teams that compete are from the United States and around the world. During the event you will see driving teams with carriages and horse or ponies in single, pair and four in hand compete.

Saturday, Feb. 25, is day for the entire family with activities including:

 

Registration open for Silly & Fun Family 5K Walk/Run

Registration open for Silly & Fun Family 5K Walk/Run

 

New Port Richey, FL -- Registration is now open for the “Silly & Fun Family 5k Walk/Run” on Saturday, March 31 at J. B. Starkey Wilderness Park in New Port Richey.

The Silly & Fun Run offers a morning of family fun, including:

  • FREE Activities
  • FREE VPK Registration
  • FREE Music
  • FREE Food
  • FREE Photos
  • Raffle sponsored by Suncoast Running

Entry Fees:

Habitat Women Build 2012

Habitat Women Build 2012

Pasco County, FL - In February and March, construction crews of female volunteers will raise their hammers at a Habitat for Humanity of East & central Pasco County construction site. The Women Build project this year is also a milestone for the local Habitat. This will be Habitat for Humanity of East & Central Pasco County's 100th home built.

Lowe's and Habitat for Humanity are looking for local women to volunteer for a day at their Habitat construction site. Construction or home improvement experience is not necessary.

Canoe and kayak rentals available in Lutz

Canoe and kayak rentals available in Lutz

Lutz, Florida -- Park visitors to Lake Park, 17302 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, can now rent a canoe or kayak to explore the scenic park in a different way.

Four-hour rentals are offered at $25. A park entry fee will also apply at $2 per vehicle carrying up to eight people, and $1 each additional person. Only cash, check and traveler's check payments are accepted.

Canoes or kayaks can be rented on site at each entry station. Those wishing to rent a canoe or kayak must be 18 years old, and complete a liability release and rental agreement form prior to payment at the entry station.