Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Briefs: Orchid Club plans festival March 29-30 in Spring Hill

SPRING HILL

Related News/Archive

A Festival of Orchids set for next weekend

The Orchid Lovers Club of Spring Hill will present A Festival of Orchids from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 29 and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 30 at SNPJ Hall, 13383 County Line Road.

The festival will include orchid vendors, plant sales, orchid supplies, repotting of orchids, raffles, an educational table and door prizes. Admission is $1. For information, call 585-7109.

SPRING HILL

Library to show two entertaining movies

The Hernando County Public Library System will have viewings of two movies Thursday at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive.

The first film to be shown will be Space Cowboys at 2 p.m. The movie, rated PG-13, is about four retired fighter pilots who assist NASA during a satellite crisis.

The 2000 movie stars Clint Eastwood (who also directs), Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland and James Garner.

The second movie viewing is geared toward teens and will be shown at 5:30 p.m. The 2005 Disney film Ice Princess will be shown. Brainy "ugly duckling" Casey Carlyle has never fit in, but always dreamed of being a figure skater champion. Against her mother's wishes of her focusing on getting into Harvard, Casey begins to train to become a U.S. figure skater.

The movie is rated G and stars Michelle Trachtenberg, Joan Cusack and Kim Cattrall.

There is no cost to attend either movie. Light refreshments will be served. The programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hernando County. For information, call 540-6391.

COUNTYWIDE

Healthy Families aids new parents, babies

Healthy Families Pasco has expanded and is now Healthy Families Pasco-Hernando, now offering support to expecting and new parents in Hernando County.

Families are eligible for service if they are expecting a new baby or have a baby younger than 3 months old, and have completed a voluntary assessment that indicates they could benefit from Healthy Families Florida home visiting services. Eligibility is not based on family income, but on the variety and severity of challenges a family may be facing.

Healthy Families home visitors educate parents about child health and development, teach problem-solving skills, conduct infant screening for developmental delays, connect parents and children to a medical home and make referrals to other family support services as needed.

For information about Healthy Families, contact Becky Bennett at (727) 967-7509.

Briefs: Orchid Club plans festival March 29-30 in Spring Hill 03/21/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:45am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Bucs' Doug Martin relying on strength from drug rehab to power his return

    Bucs

    TAMPA — He would not talk about the drug he abused. He would not identify the rehab facility he entered in January or how long he was there.

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin participates in an "open OTA practice" at One Buc Place, the team's training facility, in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.
  2. NCAA: Former USF basketball assistant gave improper benefits

    Colleges

    TAMPA — Former USF men's basketball assistant coach Oliver Antigua provided impermissible benefits, including lodging at his home, for two prospective student-athletes while they received on-campus tutoring, according to findings reported to the school by the NCAA.

  3. Assault charge may not sway voters in Montana election (w/video)

    Nation

    BOZEMAN, Mont. — Republican multimillionaire Greg Gianforte won Montana's only U.S. House seat on Thursday despite being charged a day earlier with assault after witnesses said he grabbed a reporter by the neck and threw him to the ground.

    People fill out ballots for the special election to fill Montana's only U.S. House seat at the Montana Pavilion at MetraPark on Thursday in Billings, Mont. [Associated Press]
  4. Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?

    World

    LONDON — He was quiet and withdrawn, a college dropout who liked soccer — and, some say, showed alarming signs of being radicalized years before he walked into a pop concert at Britain's Manchester Arena and detonated a powerful bomb, killing himself and 22 others.

    Salman Abedi was identified by British authorities as the man behind Monday’s attack.
  5. Soldiers launch attacks in besieged Philippine city

    World

    MARAWI, Philippines — Backed by tanks and rocket-firing helicopters, Philippine troops launched "precision attacks" Thursday to clear extremists linked to the Islamic State group from a city that has been under siege since a raid that failed to capture one of Asia's most-wanted militants.

    Soldiers fire at enemy positions Thursday while trying to clear the city of Marawi, Philippines, of armed militants.