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Briefs: Teens can watch 'Pitch Perfect' at Spring Hill library

TEEN PROGRAM AT LIBRARY: The Hernando County Public Library System will offer a Teen Movie Afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.

The movie to be shown is Pitch Perfect, rated PG-13. Refreshments will be served.

There is no cost to attend. The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hernando County. For information, call (352) 754-4043 or visit hernandocountylibrary.us.

BIG BAND DANCE: The Brook­ridge Woman's Club will host a big band dance with the Frankie Dee New York Orchestra from 3 to 6 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., west of Brooksville.

The orchestra features 18 musicians and several singers who will perform big band, jazz, polkas, Frank Sinatra and other songs. Intermission entertainment will be provided.

Tickets are $12 and include dessert and coffee. Guests may bring their own food, snacks and drinks.

For information or tickets, call (352) 200-5294, (352) 835-4050 or (352) 596-9486.

HIGH POINT DANCE: A dance is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 19 at the High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road, High Point.

Music will be provided by Two Fold. Tickets are $5. Call (352) 596-2827.

PROM EXPO: Tickets are available for the Kiwanis Club of the Nature Coast's annual Passion for Fashion Prom Expo and Fashion Show, from 5 to 10 p.m. Feb. 2 in the gymnasium at Notre Dame Catholic School, 1095 Commercial Way, Spring Hill.

Area restaurants will offer tastings from their menus from 5 to 6 p.m., and there will be entertainment by Dennis Baker and Soul Xpres, as well as local talent, throughout the evening.

There will be a fashion show of dresses by David's Bridal, Seven McGrath Designs and donated dresses.

Students and parents will be able to find prom essentials at the event. There will also be prizes given away, including jewelry, tuxedo rentals, dresses and other items for prom.

There will be dresses available, both for free and for purchase. Dresses that have been donated will be given away free. New dresses offered by vendors will be available for purchase.

Tickets are $5 or a donation of a gently used homecoming/prom gown. Tickets are available and donations drop-offs may be made at the school, at Up 4 Breakfast in Barclay Crossings and at the WWJB/WXJB radio station in Brooksville. Tickets and donations of dresses or accessories also may be made by calling Pat at (352) 345-4427.

Vendors with prom-related items may still participate. Spaces are $25, plus a donated item or service for the giveaway; call Kathie at (352) 684-2183. Restaurants also may participate for $25, plus food offerings; call Vicki at (727) 458-3335. Also, business card-size ads in the program are still available for $10.

The deadline is Jan. 18; call Pat at (352) 345-4427.

PARENTING PROGRAM: A series of workshops offering positive solutions for families will be offered from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 7 to March 14, in the media center at Westside Elementary School, 5400 Applegate Drive, Spring Hill.

The six-session program was developed by the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning. It helps promote positive and effective parenting behaviors, children's social and emotional development, and addresses the challenging behaviors and mental health needs of children.

The training is designed to give parents general information regarding key strategies that may be used with all children. Sessions are not designed to offer parents specific advice for their children's individual issues.

Training materials will be provided, and there is no cost to participate. Free child care will be provided by a certified teacher.

To reserve a seat, call Janeen at (352) 797-7022, ext. 407.

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