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Author Jill Tietjen to speak at Temple Beth David in Spring Hill


Co-author of book on famous women to speak

West Hernando-Spring Hill Hadassah will host a lunch with author Jill Tietjen at noon March 31 at Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St. Tietjen is the co-author, with Charlotte Waisman, of Her Story, A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America. Tickets are $3 each, which includes lunch, and must be purchased by March 22. For tickets, call Rose at (352) 688-1686, Myrna at (352) 686-9243, Elaine at (352) 666-8467 or Barbara at (352) 666-1350.

Put woodcarvers' show on calendar

The Weeki Wachee Woodcarvers' annual show and sale will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 21 at the Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Center, 3357 Susan Drive. The show will feature hundreds of wood carvings for show and sale, including duck decoys, birds, relief carvings, caricatures and wildlife creatures. Tool and wood vendors will be on hand. Refreshments will be available. Also, for a $1 donation, visitors will receive a chance to win one of the numerous carvings that have been donated by members of the Weeki Wachee Woodcarvers. For information, call Brian Feil at (352) 835-4148 or send

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Today's picks

Astronomy Night with St. Petersburg Astronomy Club: Meet at Perry Oldenburg Mitigation Park, Deer Run Road, off U.S. 41, north of Brooksville. 754-6722.

Cole Van Hoy Poker Run: Breakfast at 9 a.m., last bike out at 10:30 a.m., Pit Stop Bar and Grille, 14445 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. $20 per rider, $10 for passengers.

Florida Old Time Music Championship: Beginning at 10 a.m., Sertoma Youth Ranch, south of Spring Lake on Myers Road. Eliminations at 2 p.m.; finals at 7 p.m. $10; children under 12 free. (352) 588-4734 or

'How, When and Why We Prune Our Landscape Plants' horticulture class: 10 a.m., Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. Free. 754-4433.

Karaoke with the Shoe, Dale and Nancy Shoemaker: 6-11 p.m., High Point Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road, High Point. $4. 596-7909 or 596-2397.

Latin-American Civic and Cultural Association spring dance: 8 p.m. to midnight, SNPJ Lodge/Suncoast Dance Party Center, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. $8 for members, $10 for nonmembers. 688-0763 or 592-8494.

Stage West presents 'The King and I': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $18. 683-5113.

Hernando deaths

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Author Jill Tietjen to speak at Temple Beth David in Spring Hill 03/13/09 [Last modified: Friday, March 13, 2009 8:09pm]
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