Angel Food Ministries accepting orders
Angel Food Ministries orders will be taken at the following locations:
• Christ Lutheran Church, 475 North Ave. W, Brooksville: 9 a.m. to noon today, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 5, 6 to 8 p.m. April 7, and 9 a.m. to noon April 11. Order pickups will be from 9 a.m. to noon April 11. Payments must be made in cash or food stamps. Call the hotline at (352) 799-3452.
• First Lutheran Church, 30419 Park Ridge Drive, Ridge Manor West (this is a substation of the Christ Lutheran Church location): 4 to 6 p.m. April 7 and 8 to 10 a.m. April 11. Distribution will be from 9 a.m. to noon April 25. Cash payments only.
• Christian Church in the Wildwood, 10051 Country Road, Weeki Wachee: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, 5 to 7 p.m. April 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 10 and 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 12. Distribution will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 25. For orders made at the church, payment must be made in cash or food stamps. Credit or debit card orders can be made online through April 12 at www.ccwildwood.com. Call (352) 596-1388, ext. 810. Anyone placing an order at the church during April will be given a free raffle ticket for a chance to win a $30 regular food box. Also, anyone new signing up for an Angel Food order during the church's block party from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 19 will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win a $22 fruit and veggie box.
• Nature Coast Family Fellowship, Suite 1, 14832 U.S. 19 N, Hudson: 8 a.m. to noon today, and from noon to 3 p.m. April 4, 6, 8, 11 and 13. Orders at the church must be paid with cash or food stamps. Debit and credit cards can be used for online purchases through April 12 at www.naturecoastfamily fellowship.org. Call (352) 650-7773 or (727) 271-4662.
Angel Food Ministries is a nonprofit, nondenominational organization that provides grocery relief to anyone interested in participating. The cost is $30 per unit, which retails for about $60. Various specialty boxes are available, as well as senior packages and the allergen-free food box that became available in March. New this month is a fish and shrimp seafood box for $35.
Festival celebrates young children
The 20th annual Week of the Young Child Community and Family Fun Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 18 at the Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, off Darby Lane.
The event will include entertainment, balloons, displays, hands-on activities, clowns and games. The purpose is to promote the need for quality child care and education. There will be exhibits by numerous Hernando County agencies. Food will be available for a fee.
For information, call (352) 540-6363 or (352) 754-5068, ext. 200.
Garden Club's spring sale next weekend
The Spring Hill Garden Club's spring plant sale will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and April 4 at the nursery, 1489 Parker Ave.
There will be baked goods available as well as tours of the adjacent Nature Coast Botanical Gardens. For information, call (352) 683-9933 or visit www.naturecoastbotanicalgardens.com.
Yard sale to support local Relay for Life
A community yard sale to benefit the Spring Hill Relay for Life will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 4 at Spring Hill Health and Rehab, 12170 Cortez Blvd. Parking lot spaces are available for $25.
All money raised will go to the American Cancer Society's Spring Hill Relay for Life. To reserve a spot, call Joycelyn Giancarlo at (352) 597-5100.
Boys and Girls Club holds spring camp
The Boys and Girls Club of Hernando County, 5404 Applegate Drive, will offer a Spring Break Camp 2009 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 6-10 and April 13.
The cost is $60 per child for April 6 to 10 and $14 per child for April 13. Lunch and snack is provided each day.
The camp will include arts and crafts, team sports, games and computers, a field trip to Lowry Park Zoo (for an additional $20), water Olympics and a water slide.
Space is limited. For information, call (352) 666-0068.