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Briefs: Watch parade for Christmas in July

COUNTYWIDE

Watch parade for Christmas in July

To celebrate Christmas in July, Hernando County Government Broadcasting will air the 2007 Brooksville Kiwanis Christmas Parade on Bright House cable Ch. 622 at 9 a.m. Thursday.

To view the Ch. 622 program schedule, go to www.hernandocounty.us/cr/hcgbschedule.htm. For information, call Hernando County Government Broadcasting at 540-6777.

SPRING HILL

Training for caregivers is available Tuesdays

The Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will present caregiver training for those who are caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's or dementia.

Workshops will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 5 in the Aspen building at Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail.

The workshops include:

• Tuesday, Alzheimer's disease. The speaker is Dr. Jimmy Edmond of GeriCares, who specializes in geriatric medicine.

• July 29, Grief, Loss and End of Life Care. The speaker is registered nurse Lori Erceg of Hernando-Pasco Hospice.

• Aug. 5, Legal and Financial Issues. The speaker is attorney Gregory Gay of Gay & Ehrhardt, P.A.

There is no cost to participate in the training. For information or to reserve a spot, call (352) 688-4537.

BROOKRIDGE

Do the beach boogie at celebration

Brookridge Social Dance will host a Celebration of the Beach Dance from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at Brookridge Clubhouse, 8151 Hampton St. Music for dancing will be provided by Marty Carroll.

Those attending can bring their own beverages. Ice, coffee and hot tea will be available throughout the evening. Doughnuts will be served about 9:30 p.m.

Dress is casual. Tickets are $5 per person. Call Dot at (352) 597-0723.

BROOKSVILLE

Golf Camp 4 Kids begins Monday

The Brooksville Recreation Department will host Golf Camp 4 Kids from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to Thursday at the Quarry Golf Course, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd.

The camp is for beginners and intermediate-level players ages 6 to 12. The cost is $60, which includes lunch each day and a shirt with initial registration.

After-care is available from 2 to 5:30 p.m. for an additional $12 for the week.

Adult volunteers who have golf experience are welcome.

For information, call (352) 544-5498.

SPRING HILL

Driver safety classes begin in August

The AARP Driver Safety Program is a refresher course for drivers ages 50 and older. The cost is $10.

The course will be offered at the following locations in August:

• 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 6 and 11, Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd. (behind Oak Hill Hospital). Call (352) 666-4044 to register.

• Noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 12 and 14, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Call (352) 797-7497 to register.

• 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 20 and 27, Spring Hill Enrichment Center. Call (352) 666-4044 to register.

SPRING HILL

Arts and crafts show is looking for sponsors

The Spring Hill Art League seeks sponsors for the 35th annual Harvest of Art juried fine art/craft show, which will be Nov. 15-16 at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave.

Proceeds benefit the art league's scholarship program ($1,000 scholarships are awarded yearly to graduating Hernando County seniors). Sponsors can be an exhibitor at the event, advertise in the event's newspaper supplement or pledge an amount for an Art Purchase Award.

Cash contributions to the scholarship fund are appreciated. Contributors of $100 or more will be listed in the supplement and recognized at the show. For information, call Paul at (352) 597-7435.

SPRING HILL

An evening of music will benefit ministries

The Spring Hill Community Association will present An Evening of Joyful Music from 5 to 9 p.m. July 26 at Palmwood Pavilion on the Lake House grounds, 1202 Kenlake Ave.

The event is a benefit for Nature Coast Christian Church Ministries and will feature a variety of performers from area churches.

Food and drinks will be available. There will also be craft vendors and information booths. The local bloodmobile will be on site. Admission will be free for those who bring a donation of nonperishable food.

Vendor spaces are available for $25. Electricity is an additional $5 and will be available first-come, first-served. Vendor setup will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on the day of the event.

For information, call (352) 666-4746 or visit www.springhilllakehouse.org.

Briefs: Watch parade for Christmas in July 07/18/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 4:25pm]

    

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