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Briefs: Mother's Day Dance tickets available from Latin American cultural group


Tickets available for Mother's Day Dance

The Latin American Civic and Cultural Association will sponsor a Mother's Day Dance at 8 p.m. May 9 at the SNPJ Suncoast Dance Party Center, 13383 County Line Road.

Music will be provided by Son de mi Tierra, a 10-piece band. There will also be a professional DJ.

Advanced tickets are $12 for members, $15 for nonmembers; tickets are an additional $3 each if purchased at the door. Tickets for children ages 6-14 are $7.50.

For tickets or reservations, call (352) 584-8973, (352) 683-6118, (352) 688-0763 or (352) 592-8494.


Games of Chance on April 25 with lunch

The High Point Senior Community's Ladies Fire Auxiliary will offer Games of Chance from noon to 3 p.m. April 25 at the community clubhouse, 12249 Clubhouse Road.

The cost is $10 per person donation, which includes lunch and a packet of cards. For details, call Audrey at (352) 592-4831, Louise at (352) 597-4403 or Marlene at (352) 597-6660.


Benefit motorcycle run for cancer patients

The Breast Cancer Support Group at Florida Cancer Institute — New Hope will have a benefit motorcycle Saturday run to benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life campaign.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the ride starts at 10 a.m. at the facility at 7154 Medical Center Drive, off Cortez Boulevard, Spring Hill. It will end at Sleepy Hollow Fishing Lodge, 10333 E Gobbler Drive, Floral City.

The cost is $15 per person, which includes a steak dinner at Sleepy Hollow. A band will entertain.

For information, call Tambra Randazzo at (352) 592-8129.


United Methodist Women luncheon set

The United Methodist Women a "Just My Way" luncheon April 25 in the fellowship hall. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The event will include entertainment and door prizes. Tickets are $12 each and are available in the church office.

For information, call (352) 683-9505.


People with CMT disorders get support

A support group for people with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disorders is forming in west central Florida.

The first meeting will be from 10 a.m. to noon May 9 at Citrus Memorial Hospital, 502 W Highland Blvd. The group will gather in the Gulf Room of the historical school building, just north of the main hospital building on Citrus Avenue.

CMT is the most commonly inherited peripheral neuropathy, affecting 2.6 million people.

The meeting will provide an opportunity for patients and family members to meet and to determine speakers for future meetings.

For information, call Ronnie Plageman at (352) 860-1578.


Company to present 'Oklahoma' April 24-26

The Salerno Theatre Company will present Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic American musical Oklahoma! April 24-26 at Eleanor Dempsey Performing Arts Center at Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School, 13651 Hays Road.

The show will bring back classic songs such as Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin', People Will Say We're in Love and The Surrey With the Fringe on Top, as well as the title song.

Showtimes are at 8 p.m. April 24-25, with matinees at 3 p.m. April 25-26. Tickets vary from $9.99 to $29.99 and can be ordered online at or by calling (727) 857-2604.


Kindergarten roundup dates; bring child's ID

Kindergarten roundups will be conducted at Hernando County elementary schools on these dates:

• Brooksville Elementary, 4-6 p.m. April 29

• Deltona Elementary, 9 a.m.-noon and 4-6 p.m. May 12

• Eastside Elementary, 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 6-7 p.m. April 28

• Explorer K8, 5-6 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 5

• J.D. Floyd K8, 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 5

• Moton Elementary, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. April 29

• Pine Grove Elementary, 6-8 p.m. April 23 and 9-11 a.m. April 24

• Suncoast Elementary, 4:30-6 p.m. April 28-29

• Spring Hill Elementary, 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. April 22

• Westside Elementary, 9 a.m.-noon and 5-7 p.m. May 5.

Parents must bring their child's birth certificate (certified copy), parent identification, proof of residency (utility bill/lease/mortgage papers), updated immunization record and health physical dated within a year of registration. Prospective kindergarteners must be 5 by Sept. 1.


Help your young child learn writing skills

"Writing Without Pencils," a workshop for parents of students in kindergarten through third grade, will be offered at 6:30 p.m. April 21 in the cafeteria at Brooksville Elementary, 885 N Broad St.

The workshop will be led by Mary Osborne, coordinator of the Pinellas County Writing Project, who will present ways to help children improve writing and creativity.

Child care provided for children age 3 and older. Space is limited. To register, call Amy Anderson at (352) 797-7014, ext. 255.

Briefs: Mother's Day Dance tickets available from Latin American cultural group 04/13/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 15, 2009 10:36am]
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