Mom-son dance needs helpers (Hello, Dads)
The Hernando County Recreation Department still needs volunteers for the Mother-Son Dance from 4 to 10 p.m. May 10 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd. Volunteers are needed in the kitchen for food setup, prep and serving. Others are needed to give out drinks and help with cleanup. Anyone interested may call Penny Oliver at 540-6363. The dance will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Dance music will be provided by Exclusive DJ Services. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Tickets are $10 each and must be purchased in advance and paid for by check or money order. For information, call 754-4031.
Yacht club holds fleet blessing
The Hernando Beach Yacht Club will host the 29th annual fleet blessing on Saturday at the club, 4163 Shoal Line Blvd. The ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. All vessels that line up at the club will be blessed and receive a certificate. A wreath will be laid on the water in memory of departed mariners and to pay homage to those who are serving or have served in the U.S. military. A special wreath will be laid in memory of Greg Frey, a yacht club member who recently died. After the ceremony, there will be a reception and dinner starting at 6 p.m. A stuffed pork chop dinner will be served; the cost is $10. Reservations required. Call Irene Matasavage at 596-4136.
Concert series goes country
The Spring Hill Community Association will present a "Double Dose of Country" featuring Hernando singers Brian Chytka and Jenny Rimmer from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. The opening act is Ed Gallaway. Gates open at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for general seating and $15 for VIP seats. All tickets are an additional $5 if purchased at the gate. The concert is part of the association's 2008 concert series, with shows on the fourth Saturday of each month. Upcoming shows include Jazz Time with the Company Swing Band on May 24 and a Battle of the Bands on June 28. For tickets or information, call 666-4746.
Hernando Symphony Orchestra concert: 2 p.m., Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $12. 597-9555 or hernandosymphony.com.
Psychic Fair: 1-4 p.m., Inner Peace Bookstore, 421 W Jefferson St., Brooksville. 544-0305.
Dinner and dance with Frankie Dee New York Orchestra: 2-5 p.m, VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R Noll Drive, Spring Hill. $15 for dinner and dancing; $9 for dancing only. 596-9486.
Detailed obituaries can be found in Section B.