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Briefs: Christian Church in the Wildwood will host a community block party


Games aplenty at spring break camp

The City of Brooksville Recreation Department will offer a "Spring Break Madness" Recreation Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7-11 at the Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, off Darby Lane.

Activities will include dodgeball, basketball, kickball, volleyball, badminton, air hockey, Caroom, Knock-Hockey, foosball, board games and Dance, Dance Revolution.

The cost for the camp is $60 per child. After-care can be provided from 3 to 5:30 p.m. for an additional $12 for the week. For information, call 544-5498.


Book sale to benefit Relay for Life

A used book sale to benefit the Relay for Life will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday at the Spring Hill Health and Rehab Center, 12170 Cortez Blvd.

Donations of books in good condition are appreciated and can be dropped off at the facility at any time before April 1.

Funds raised from the event will benefit the American Cancer Society.

For information, call 597-5100.

Elvis impersonator to entertain at temple

Temple Beth David will host a '50s Sock Hop/A Night With Elvis at 6 p.m. April 5 at the temple, 13158 Antelope St.

Music from the 1950s and '60s will be played and a deli supper will be served. At 9 p.m., Elvis Impersonator Kenn E will entertain. The cost is $18. Call Marlene at 650-4521.


Hospital's centers looking for members

Oak Hill Hospital's Spring Hill and Brooksville enrichment centers are recruiting members.

The centers offer a variety of activities, including exercise, yoga, duplicate bridge, pinochle, Mexican train dominoes, quilting, clogging, line dancing, painting, Scrabble and Spanish lessons. The centers also are meeting places for support groups and clubs, as well as the Department of Veteran Services to address concerns and answer questions on veteran issues.

The Spring Hill Enrichment Center is at 11375 Cortez Blvd. (behind Oak Hill Hospital); the Brooksville Enrichment Center is at 670 Broad St.

For information, stop by one of the centers or call the Spring Hill center at 597-6331 or the Brooksville center at 544-5900.


Free classes offered

to help adults

HEART (Hernando's Education for Adult Readers in Training) Adult Literacy offers free reading, math and language arts classes, as well as free pre-GED testing and English for Speakers of Other Languages, at various sites throughout the county:

• From 5:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Career Central, 7361 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill.

• From 9:30 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays, Northcliffe Baptist Church, 10515 Northcliffe Blvd., Spring Hill.

• From 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Grace World Outreach Church, 20366 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville.

• From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, HEART Adult Literacy, 801 N Broad St., Brooksville.

Classes are for adults 18 and older. No appointments are necessary; walk-ins are accepted. Those attending must bring a Florida photo ID. Most sites offer free child care.

For more information, call 797-7018.

Briefs: Christian Church in the Wildwood will host a community block party 03/28/08 [Last modified: Friday, March 28, 2008 2:45pm]
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