Events19 FridayAcademia Hernando Spring 2018 Lecture Series: "Treasures of the Romanovs," presented by Joe Menasce. Series includes eight lectures and one field trip. Field trip only open to subscribers. 10 a.m. to noon. $65 for the entire series including field trip, $9 per individual lecture. Pasco-Hernando State College Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Spring Hill. (352) 597-6640. sites.google.com/site/academiahernando2010/home/series-subscription.Organic Winter Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida: Research-based information presented from the University of Florida. Part of the Water Awareness Series. Call to RSVP. 10 a.m.-noon Free. Hernando County Utilities Administration Building, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. (352) 754-4705.German American Club Inaugural Ball: The event will include the installation of new officers. Bring your own beverages, and hors d’oeuvres to share. Two complimentary glasses of wine per person will be served from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Music provided by Manni Daum. Doors open at 4 p.m. Dancing from 6 to 10 p.m. Elegant to semi-formal attire. No tickets sold at the door. 4:30 p.m. Advance tickets are $11 for members, $14 for guests. Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., Brooksville. (352) 688-3744.20 SaturdayMaster Gardener Nursery: Find healthy native and Florida-friendly plants to spruce up landscapes, at bargain prices. Nursery open from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Saturdays, through March 31. 9 a.m.-noon Free admission. Master Gardener Nursery, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. (352) 754-4433.Burn Boot Camp: Scott and Amy Passarella will offer free pop up fitness camps at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and at 9 a.m. Saturdays through the end of January. 9 a.m. Free. Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-4870. burnbootcamp.com/spring-hill-fl.Emergency Preparedness Fair: Learn how to seek shelter in an emergency, hurricane preparedness and other useful tips. Hernando County Emergency Operations staff members will be on site. For information, email Sandi at [email protected] 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 21043 Yontz Road, Brooksville.Brooksville Garden Club Field Trip: Visit the gardens with members of the Brooksville Garden Club. Car pooling available at 10 a.m.. Call Diane for information. 11 a.m.. Nature Coast Botanical Gardens, 1489 Parker Ave., Spring Hill. (727) 418-6678. naturecoastgardens.com.Art League Fashion Show and Luncheon: Presented by the Nature Coast Art League, the event includes a fashion show featuring fashions by Bon Worth, jewelry vendors and handmade shawls, 50/50 drawing, door prizes and a silent auction. 1-4 p.m. $15 per person, includes luncheon. St. Andrew’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, 8064 Weeping Willow St., Brooksville. (352) 398-1532.Wine Glass Painting: Enjoy a glass of wine while painting a wine glass. Instruction provided. Call to RSVP. 1-3 p.m. Advance registration is $25, includes all supplies and complimentary wine tasting, cheese and crackers. Strong Tower Vineyard and Winery, 17810 Forge Drive, Shady Hills. (352) 584-1396.Children in the Wild: Hard Working Parents: The program, for ages 5-9, explores hard-working animal parents. Children will learn how animals raise their families through games, stories or crafts. 2 p.m. Free, registration required. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. (352) 754-6722. myfwc.com/calendar.24 WednesdayMaster Gardener Nursery: Find healthy native and Florida-friendly plants to spruce up landscapes at bargain prices. Nursery open from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Saturdays, through March 31. 9 a.m. to noon. Free admission. Master Gardener Nursery, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. (352) 754-4433.Dementia Care Seminar: Hosted by the United Way of Hernando County, the free event is for families and professional caregivers focusing on loved ones living with Dementia or Alzheimer’s. Education and interactive discussions will highlight struggles, solutions and the power of hope. Call to RSVP. 9:30 a.m. to noon. Free, registration required. St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 345-6270.The Good, the Bad and the Bugly: Learn how to discern pests from the good bugs. 10:30 a.m. Free. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 540-6230.