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Coming up

Dance show: Brooksville Dance Academy will present "Planet Dance" at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Central High School Theatre, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway, Brooksville. Tickets are $10, or $9 for seniors 60 and older and children 12 and younger, which can be purchased at the dance studio, 22293 Cortez Blvd., or at the door. Call (352) 799-2614.

Music, dance and modeling: DiAna's Dance Express will present its "10-Year Dance and Theater Extravaganza" at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Performing Arts Center at Hernando High School, 700 Bell Ave., Brooksville. The event will include dance, modeling, musical theater and ballroom. Complimentary drinks and desserts will be provided during intermission. Tickets are $17. Call (352) 597-5979.

Art reception: A reception for the Summer Art Exhibit at Brooksville City Hall will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the gallery, 201 Howell Ave. The exhibit, which continues through Aug. 7, features works by Hernando Quilters, Suncoast Ship Model Society, Spring Hill Camera Club and Just Poets. There is also a reunion display that includes works by artists Diane Becker, Leslie Duncan, Betsy Glasson, Fred Mannarino, Mary Alice Queiros, Rosalie Washington and Valdora Ward. Also on display are the works of Suzanne C. Lovell, Craig Mylrea and Roy Williams. The reception is sponsored by the Hernando County Fine Arts Council. Call (352) 540-3810.

Quick trips

Magical memories: This Magic Moment, a story set to the music of the 1950s and '60s, continues through July 26 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Tickets to matinees and evening performances are available. Dinner and show, $46; show only, $34.95, plus tax and tip; children 12 and younger, $28.45 and $23.45. Call toll-free 1-888-655-7469.

Look ahead

Father's Day dance: The Spring Hill Domino Club will host a Father's Day dance at 8 p.m. June 19 at the club, 10552 Spring Hill Drive. Admission is $6 for members, $10 for nonmembers. Call (352) 684-2720 (call after 6 p.m.), or (352) 442-0922.

Festival of freedom: The Juneteenth Historical Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 20 at 510 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Brooksville. The family event will feature Southern food, singing and modern dancing, a 2010 presentation and the reading of the proclamation. The event is sponsored by Just Us, a nonprofit organization. For information, call (352) 238-3500.

Celebrate dad with Frankie Dee: A Father's Day Dinner Dance with the Frankie Dee New York Orchestra will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. June 21 at VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. Mardi Gras beads will be given and door prizes awarded. Admission is $10. Chicken Parmesan dinners are $7; reservations are required for dinner. An open menu also will be available. Call Mary at (352) 596-9486.

Curtain call

Barbershop musical: Auditions for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Springstead Theatre, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Those auditioning must be at least 17. Production dates are July 23-25. Call (352) 476-9086.

Heavenly laughter: Auditions for Heaven Can Wait will be held at 7 p.m. June 19 and 1 p.m. June 20 at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The play calls for 12 men and six women. Production dates are Sept. 10-27. Call (352) 684-1787.

Hernando fun calendar is chock full o' stuff 06/11/09 [Last modified: Thursday, June 11, 2009 12:53pm]
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