Week of Sept 22
Oct. 5 – Old Timer’s Picnic – This annual family event will be held at the Pasco County Fairgrounds, 36722 S.R. 52, in the Madill building. Dinner will be a covered dish/fish fry and attendees are asked to bring a covered dish to share. Organizers will provide fish, beverages, and dinnerware. Serving begins at noon, but attendees are urged to come early. Call Sam Sessa at (352) 588-3553 for information.
Photos by Richard Riley
Oct. 5 – Gardening 365 – Pasco County’s largest plant festival returns to San Antonio City Park, 12200 Main Street, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Plants from vendors and Master Gardener Volunteers will be available for purchase, along with gardening seminars to help you keep your plants healthy and growing strong. Master Gardener Volunteers will be available to answer all of your plant questions.
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Photos by Richard Riley
Sep. 7 – The Market Place – The event returns with a variety of vendors, crafts, foods and more! The Market place is open to the public from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Hibiscus Park, Seventh Street and Bougainvillea Avenue in front of Dade City Garden Club. Call (352) 424-4972 for information and vendor opportunities.
Not Sep. 7 – David West posts:
IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT DADE CITY CRUISE IN! Please read and share with others who may need to know.
THERE WILL BE NO SEPTEMBER CRUISE-IN (Labor Day weekend).
NEXT CRUISE-IN, OCTOBER 5, 2019.
NEW LOCATION: The Cruise In is relocating two blocks to the west of its current location to TJ's Deli (SR 52/Meridian and 9th St.) and the American Legion Hall (right behind TJ's at Church Ave. and 9th St. We will also use the large open (shaded) field across the street from the American Legion Hall on Church Ave.
NEW TIME: Noon - 5 pm. first Saturday each month, October through May.
Please share and help spread the word. Thank you.
Sept. 7 – Hummingbirds in the Garden – Learn from an accomplished hummingbird lover and birder how to attract these unique birds to your yard, including species that rarely make Florida their home. This seminar will highlight the best plants, trees and shrubs as well as where to locate them. Also, the importance of feed and water to help you create the perfect hummingbird home. Join members of the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension at this free seminar, located at 15029 14th St., from 9-10 a.m.
Upcoming Events from DCN and The Laker
July 24 – Conversational Spanish/English – The class will be held from 6:15-7:45 p.m. at Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth Street. Both English speakers and Spanish speakers are welcome to this class.
July 26 – Basic Sewing Class for Kids – The class will be held from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth Street. Learn the basics of sewing in this class. We have the sewing machines and material, but you must call (352) 567-3576 to register.
July 31 -- 6 pm NEPCC Town Hall Meeting, at First Presbyterian Church, Dade City. Not sponsored by the Church, just using their facilities. Public discussion about developments and events in NE Pasco Rural Protected Area.
July 8-12 – Liberty Camp – hosted by the First Baptist Church of Dade City, incoming 1-6th graders can have some colonial fun while exploring the Biblical history of the United States. Visit the church’s website at www.fbcdadecity.orgfor information.
Week of June 30-July 6, 2019
by Richard K Riley
July 2 -- Next cookie class at the Dade City Woman’s Club is July 2nd at 6pm it is a Tuesday night. We will be making 4th of July cookies. Contact me Lisa Knous Green if you want to get on the list. The cost is $27.00 and all you have to bring is a 11x17 cookie sheet with an edge. Lashea N Jim Lockhart will have the cookies and all the piping bags for decorating. This class will be a little larger so more people who missed the other two can come.
The Dade City Garden Club has partnered with the City to help save the Monarch Butterfly. Since their Monarch City USA designation, the Dade City Youth Council and the garden club have scheduled a Monarch Butterfly Festival in Dade City on October 12.