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Book sale today in Spring Hill benefits Hernando County library system


Pick up books today, help library system

The Friends of the Library of Hernando County will host a Members Only Sale from 1 to 3 p.m. today at the Little Red Schoolhouse Bookstore, 1208 Kenlake Ave. Those who join the Friends at the sale will receive a $5 gift certificate to be used at a later time. Refreshments will be served. Funds raised from the Friends of the Library's bookstore sales, membership fees and fundraisers benefit the Hernando County Public Library System toward library books, equipment and furnishings, special programs and the Florida Library Youth Program. For information or for information on store hours, call (352) 684-0060.

Student yard sale will aid pantries

The Nature Coast Children's Crusade will host a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive. The Children's Crusade is a group of student volunteers at Nature Coast Technical High School who volunteer and host fundraisers and other events to benefit area food pantries. Funds raised from the yard sale will benefit the Behind the Stone Ministries at Holy Cross. Call (727) 808-4096.

Workshop helps smokers kick habit

Smokers interested in kicking the habit are invited to a free informational workshop at 8 a.m. or at noon on Tuesday at the Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd. This is an hour-long workshop that will provide information to help smokers quit. Refreshments will be served. Space is limited. Call toll-free at 1-888-866-0843.


Teams will race for diabetes research

Hernando Challenge, an event to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, will start at noon today at Veterans Memorial Park, 12254 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. The event, a benefit for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, is similar to the reality television show The Amazing Race. Teams of two will solve a set of clues to find checkpoints throughout the county. The winning team receives a $500 cash prize. The cost is $20 per person. For information, call (352) 684-2198 or visit online at www.

Today's picks

Antique Appraisal Show: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, Xavier Hall, 5030 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $5 for each item appraised. Verbal appraisals only. Jack Hauser, (352) 686-9767 or (352) 239-1878.

Passport Fair: 9:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.

Rock N' Soul: Beatles and Motown Revue: Featuring British Export and Act 3. Gates open at 4 p.m., show starts at 6 p.m., Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. Advance tickets $7; $10 at gate. (352) 666-4746.

Brookridge Line Dance Social: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. $5. (352) 397-6088.

Stage West presents 'Everything in the Garden': 8 p.m., 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $18 adults, $9 students. (352) 683-5113.

Book sale today in Spring Hill benefits Hernando County library system 05/21/10 [Last modified: Friday, May 21, 2010 8:23pm]
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