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Art in the Park today includes crafts, music

The 28th annual "Art in the Park" Art, Craft and Music Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane. The event, presented by the Hernando County Fine Arts Council, includes fine arts and crafts, a countywide student art exhibit, a free children's art activity zone and continuous entertainment. Admission is free; a $1 parking donation is requested.

Show features music of Manilow

The Hernando Performing Arts Guild presents I Am Music ... The Music of Barry Manilow at 7 p.m. today at the Hernando High School Performing Arts Center, 700 Bell Ave. The concert will feature classic hits such as Mandy, Copacabana and I Can't Smile Without You. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25, reserved seating. Call the hotline at (352) 799-5577.

Office will just do driver's licenses

Hernando County Tax Collector Juanita Sikes has announced the opening of a driver's license-only office at 11319 Ponce de Leon Blvd., at the Florida Highway Patrol station. The office is open from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. For information, call (352) 754-4230 or visit the website at


9/11 memorial pavers for sale

The Fire Department New York Retirees of Spring Hill are selling brick pavers for the 9/11 memorial on the grounds at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. The memorial is in front of the post and adjacent to the World War I and World War II memorial, across from the proposed Korean War and Vietnam War memorial site. The cost is $50 for an engraved brick paver. Each paver includes four lines, with 16 characters per line, for engraving. Checks or money orders should be made out to the 9-11-2001 Memorial Fund and mailed to P.O. Box 343, Brooksville, FL 34601. For information, call Joe Holland at (352) 686-4401.

Today's picks

Will McLean Music Fesival: 9 a.m., Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. $20; ages 11 and younger free. (352) 465-7208.

Club 40 pylon race: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hernando Aero Modelers Field, Cemex entrance road, 16301 Ponce De Leon Blvd., north of Brooksville. Free admission and parking. (352) 346-9948, (352) 796-0474.

Fashion Show Extravaganza for guardian ad litem program: 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. $30. (352) 666-8843.

Dinner and auction fundraiser: 5-7 p.m., VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. $10; proceeds benefit Voice of Democracy and Patriot Pen scholarships. (352) 796-0398.

Spring Fling Festival with Bob Kravos and the Boys in the Band: Goulash dinner available for separate cost. 6-10 p.m. $10 admission. (989) 768-0031.

'Music Man': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $15; $8 for students. (352) 683-5113.

Art in the Park Festival today includes crafts, music and more

03/09/12 [Last modified: Friday, March 9, 2012 8:39pm]
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