Black History Month banquet to honor educator
Black History Month Productions will present the fourth annual Black History Month Recognition Banquet at 8 p.m. March 3 at the Lorenzo Hamilton Community Center at Kennedy Park, 899 Kennedy Blvd. The event is designed to recognize, celebrate and honor a black Hernando County native for accomplishments in his or her profession or for service to the community. This year's honoree is Brenda Joyce Wright Cason, the Hernando County school system's first black female assistant principal. Tickets are $15. Also, advertising is available in the banquet souvenir journal. The deadline for ads is Feb. 20. Call (352) 688-2861.
Art in the Park moved from May to March
The Hernando County Fine Arts Council is seeking artists, food vendors, volunteers and entertainers to participate in the 28th annual Art in the Park Festival, which will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 10 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 11 at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane. The deadline to register is Feb. 27. The annual event, typically held in May, has been moved to March because of the Blueberry Festival that will be in May this year. Contact Jan Knowles at (352) 279-5182 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rockin' Thru the Ages dance upcoming
The Kiwanis Club of the Nature Coast will host its seventh annual Rockin' Thru the Ages charity event from 6 to 11 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. The event includes dinner and dancing. Tickets are $40. Call Debbie Cutlip at (352) 293-4317 or visit kiwanisnaturecoast.org.
'John's Favorite 50' horticulture class: 10 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. (352) 540-6230.
Senior singles dance: Complimentary lessons at 7 p.m., dancing 8-11 p.m., Spring Hill Domino Club, 15120 County Line Road. $5 admission. (352) 293-4009.
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