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A call for used computers, help for diabetic children, auditions set and more


'Angels' seek used computers and gift cards

The Christmas Angel Program of Hernando County is seeking used working computers, preferably with Windows XP or Windows 7, and, if possible, with the discs needed to run these computers. All donated computers will be scrubbed of all sensitive information. Donations of gift cards (for clothing, food baskets and school supplies) or cash are also needed for Thanksgiving and Christmas. For information, call Mary or Bill at (352) 596-1552.


Diabetic children can get support

The "OASIS" Type 1 Diabetes Support Group of Hernando County will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Absolute Health Care, 3378 Mariner Blvd. This is the first meeting of the group, which is for children with Type 1 diabetes, their parents and grandparents. It will include games, information and support for better management of diabetes. RSVP to

Stage West seeks young singers

Auditions for the children's production Christmas Around the World will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 23 at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd. The show needs 20 to 30 children ages 6 to 12 to perform Christmas carols of many nations. Also needed is an older man for the role of Santa Claus. Children auditioning should choose a favorite Christmas carol to sing. Performance dates are Dec. 9-11. For information, call (352) 684-1787 or e-mail or


Time to apply for juried art show

The Spring Hill Art League is seeking artists, crafters, musicians and vendors to participate in the 38th annual Fall Harvest of Art on Nov. 12 and 13 at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way. Artists, fine craftsmen, country crafters, photographers and those who make pottery, stained glass and jewelry are welcome to participate in this juried show. The annual event will include live music, dance programs, a juried student art show, children's activities and food. For an exhibitor application, visit the website at, call (352) 346-7428 or send e-mail to


Fine arts council to plan for 2012

The Hernando County Fine Arts Council will have its annual meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Brooksville Enrichment Center, Suite 120, Brooksville Regional Hospital Medical Arts Building, 17222 Hospital Blvd. The council will discuss plans for 2012, including Art in the Park, in March. Contact Jerry Cowling at (352) 797-0984 or jdcowling@tam


Vincent Barnes was killed as he rode his bicycle along U.S. 19 in April. Barnes' first name was incorrect in a story published Saturday.

Today's picks

Temple Beth David Fall Harvest Festival: Noon to 4 p.m., Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., Spring Hill. Free admission. (352) 686-7034.

Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks wraps up at Stage West: 2 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113.

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