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Bluesapalooza coming to park on Sept. 18

HERNANDO BEACH

Bluesapalooza coming to park on Sept. 18

The Hernando County Recreation Department will present the second annual Bluesapalooza from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 18 at Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek, 6300 Shoal Line Blvd. The 10-hour outdoor music festival will feature the Rockaways (formerly Live and Let Die) at noon, Beautiful Bobby Blackmon at 2 p.m., the Sean Chambers Band at 4 p.m. and the Damon Fowler Group at 6 p.m. There will also be food and craft vendors, nonprofit and commercial exhibits, contests and games. Admission is $5 a person. For information, call the Recreation Department at (352) 754-4031.

WEEKI WACHEE

Taste of Jazz! seeks participants

The Hernando County Fine Arts Council is seeking volunteers, sponsors and musical acts, as well as restaurants, to participate in the third annual a Taste of Jazz!, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 6 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way. The event will feature jazz music, a showcase of local restaurants and other entertainment and activities. Volunteers, sponsors and musical acts wishing to participate should call the fine arts council's voice mail at (352) 754-4788 or send an e-mail to hernandoculture@yahoo.com. Restaurants wishing to participate may contact Dennis McKenna at (352) 584-7023 or dmckenna@tampabay.rr.com.

BROOKSVILLE

Sign up now for adult ed classes

The Hernando County School District's adult community education at Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., is accepting registration for a variety of classes, such as Zumba, auto shop, acrylic painting, basic drawing, silversmithing, writing your life story, buying and selling on eBay, and basic computer skills. Brochures are available at all Hernando County library branches, as well as online at hernandoschools.org (click on "school sites," then "adult education" in the drop-down box). Call the office at (352) 797-7091 between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays to determine the best time to stop by to register. To register, a photo ID is required. Payments must be made by cash or check.

Today's meetings

Spring Hill Fire Rescue Commission, 4 p.m. meeting, 5 p.m. hearing on 2010-11 budget, 3445 Bob Hartung Court, Spring Hill.

Brooksville City Council, 6:30 p.m. hearing on 2010-11 budget, Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

Today's picks

Toddler Time Preschool Program: 10 a.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Geared for toddlers ages 18 to 35 months. Free. (352) 540-6391.

Mommy & Me: 9:30-11:30 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. For children ages 2 to 4 and their parents (mom or dad). $40 per year. (352) 796-2096 or (813) 495-0920.

Bluesapalooza coming to park on Sept. 18

09/07/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, September 7, 2010 9:28pm]
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