Bring your dog for a night out at coffeehouse
Dogs and their owners are invited to A Dog's Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Cuppy's Coffee House, 7635 Horse Lake Road. Dogs must be on leashes and have proof of current vaccinations. The event will include dog games, contests, musical entertainment and raffles. Vendors and exhibitors will have dog and wildlife-related information, services and products. Adoptable dogs will be on site. Funds raised from this event will benefit Hernando Primates, a nonprofit sanctuary. Ann Kelly, the director of Hernando Primates, will bring a black-and-white lemur and Amur leopard cubs from the Czech Republic. For information, call (352) 345-4837.
New flood maps ready for review
An open house for the Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps will be from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. today in the cafeteria at Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway. Hernando County, the Southwest Florida Water Management District and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have been working for several years on new flood maps for the county, which includes more than 24,000 parcels of land to be designated as flood risks for the first time. The preliminary maps will be available for viewing, and are also available online at hernandocounty.us/floodmap. For information, call (352) 540-6300.
BROOKSVILLE/ SPRING HILL
Half-day Friday for appraiser's offices
The Hernando County Property Appraiser's Office will be closed from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday for training purposes. Offices are in Room 463 of the County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville; and the Westside Government Center at 7509 and 7525 Forest Oaks Blvd. For information, call (352) 754-4190.
Weed and Feed events Saturday
Volunteers are needed for the Spring Hill Garden Club's Weed and Feed event from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at two locations: the Nature Coast Botanical Gardens, 1489 Parker Ave., and the waterfall entrance on Spring Hill Drive at Commercial Way. Volunteers will help with the removal of invasive plants and vines. A brunch will follow. For information, call (352) 683-9933 or visit naturecoastbotanicalgardens.com.
Southwest Florida Water Management District's Withlacoochee River Basin Board, 9 a.m., 2379 Broad St., south of Brooksville.
Southwest Florida Water Management District's Coastal Rivers Basin Board, 1 p.m., 2379 Broad St., south of Brooksville.
Holy Cross free food distribution: 9-11 a.m., Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (727) 808-4096.
Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.