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1244635 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2012-08-07 18:49:22.0 UTC 2012-08-07T14:49:22.000-04:00 amateur-ballroom-dance-competition-comes-to-brooksville Published 2012-08-07 21:06:17.0 UTC 2012-08-07T17:06:17.000-04:00 news/briefs DTI 95229396 BROOKSVILLE Can you waltz Or Foxtrot? Get ready to dance An amateur ballroom dance competition will be from 6 to 10 p.m. today at Brooksville Elks Lodge, 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. The event, hosted by Let's Dance Nature Coast, will include waltz and foxtrot competitions. Couples competing must be amateur dancers 18 and older. Trophies, cash and prizes will be awarded. All those attending will receive a chance to win door prizes. Those who bring in nonperishable food for the needy will receive an extra chance. A cash bar will be available. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Elks charities. Registration is $12 online, $15 at the door per couple. Spectator admission is $15. An all-you-can-eat buffet dinner will be offered for $6.50. Visit letsdance naturecoast.com or call (727) 753-8728. Donations needed for school supplies Donations are needed for the annual Operation Backpack, co-hosted by Jesus and Me Ministries and Friends of the Children. The event will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place. One free backpack per child, filled with school supplies, will be given to students in kindergarten through eighth grade while supplies last. An adult must be present. The event will also include food and entertainment. Supplies and donations may be dropped off at the Jerome Brown Center or at 419 Howell Ave. before Friday. For information, call (352) 540-3835. Gun and knife show is this weekend The Hernando Sportsman's Club will host its summer Gun and Knife Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St. The show will feature all types of new, used and antique firearms, knives and accessories. Admission is $6; children 16 and younger will be admitted free, but must be accompanied by an adult. Vendor tables are available. For information, call Randie at (352) 799-3605. Visit the website at hernandosportsmansclub.com. RIDGE MANOR WEST Learn to write your personal history The Hernando County Public Library System will offer a personal history workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road. Participants will have an opportunity to share their memories, try some writing exercises and get tips for writing their personal histories. There is no cost to participate, but registration is requested. Call (352) 754-4042 or visit hernando countylibrary.us. Correction A fire destroyed a home at 20106 Wildwood Drive on the west side of Brooksville on Thursday. A story published Saturday reported the incorrect house number. Today's meeting Hernando County Environmentally Sensitive Lands Committee: 5 p.m., Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. Today's pick 'Landscape Alternatives to Grass' horticulture class: 10:30 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. (352) 754-4433. Times staff News,Hernando,Briefs Amateur ballroom dance competition comes to Brooksville PDAYN HER Hernando djj67nz3dz1j djj67 Hernando County 1 Herrail080812.her 2012-08-08 04:00:00.0 UTC 2012-08-08T00:00:00.000-04:00 false templatedata/tampabaytimes/StaffArticle/data/2012/08/07/95229396-amateur-ballroom-dance-competition-comes-to-brooksville StaffArticle 2012-11-19 16:46:51.0 UTC 2012-11-19T11:46:51.000-05:00 BROOKSVILLECan you waltz Or Foxtrot? Get ready to danceNews,Hernando,BriefsNews,Hernando,Briefs<span style="display:none;" class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Tampa Bay Times</span></span><a rel="item-license" href="/universal/user_agreement.shtml">&#169; 2016 Tampa Bay Times</a><br /><br />Times staff 2271400 2016-03-31 14:03:33.0 UTC 5 Months Ago dewitt-when-it-comes-to-downtown-revival-brooksville-finally-getting-it news/business/realestate DeWitt: When it comes to downtown revival, Brooksville finally getting it StaffArticle 2267685 2016-03-02 22:13:40.0 UTC 6 Months Ago big-change-comes-gently-to-brooksvilles-red-mule-pub news/business Big change comes, gently, to Brooksville's Red Mule Pub StaffArticle 2259467 2015-12-30 20:20:49.0 UTC 8 Months Ago promise-to-remove-red-light-cameras-in-brooksville-will-come-to-pass-in news/localgovernment 2015 in Review: Promise to remove red-light cameras in Brooksville will come to pass in October StaffArticle <p><b>BROOKSVILLE</b></p> <p><b>Can you waltz Or Foxtrot? Get ready to dance</b></p> <p>An amateur ballroom dance competition will be from 6 to 10 p.m. today at Brooksville Elks Lodge, 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. The event, hosted by Let's Dance Nature Coast, will include waltz and foxtrot competitions. Couples competing must be amateur dancers 18 and older. Trophies, cash and prizes will be awarded. All those attending will receive a chance to win door prizes. Those who bring in nonperishable food for the needy will receive an extra chance. A cash bar will be available. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Elks charities. Registration is $12 online, $15 at the door per couple. Spectator admission is $15. An all-you-can-eat buffet dinner will be offered for $6.50. Visit letsdance naturecoast.com or call (727) 753-8728.</p> <p><b>Donations needed for school supplies</b></p> <p>Donations are needed for the annual Operation Backpack, co-hosted by Jesus and Me Ministries and Friends of the Children. The event will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place. One free backpack per child, filled with school supplies, will be given to students in kindergarten through eighth grade while supplies last. An adult must be present. The event will also include food and entertainment. Supplies and donations may be dropped off at the Jerome Brown Center or at 419 Howell Ave. before Friday. For information, call (352) 540-3835.</p> <p><b>Gun and knife show</b><b> is this weekend</b></p> <p>The Hernando Sportsman's Club will host its summer Gun and Knife Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St. The show will feature all types of new, used and antique firearms, knives and accessories. Admission is $6; children 16 and younger will be admitted free, but must be accompanied by an adult. Vendor tables are available. For information, call Randie at (352) 799-3605. Visit the website at hernandosportsmansclub.com.</p> <p><b>RIDGE MANOR WEST</b></p> <p><b>Learn to write your personal history</b></p> <p>The Hernando County Public Library System will offer a personal history workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road. Participants will have an opportunity to share their memories, try some writing exercises and get tips for writing their personal histories. There is no cost to participate, but registration is requested. Call (352) 754-4042 or visit hernando countylibrary.us.</p> <p><b>Correction</b></p> <p>A fire destroyed a home at 20106 Wildwood Drive on the west side of Brooksville on Thursday. A story published Saturday reported the incorrect house number.</p> <p><b>Today's meeting</b></p> <p><b>Hernando County Environmentally Sensitive Lands Committee:</b> 5 p.m., Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville.</p> <p><b>Today's pick</b></p> <p><b>'Landscape Alternatives to Grass' horticulture class:</b> 10:30 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. (352) 754-4433.</p> <p></p> <p></p>trueruntime2016-08-30 05:54:24