Line dance canceled; next one is Aug. 27
The Brookridge Line Dance Social scheduled for July 23 has been canceled. The next social will be 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St.
Call (352) 397-6088.
'Murder Me Always' an Elks fundraiser
The Thespians of Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520 will perform Murder Me Always on Aug. 6 at the lodge, 9135 Denton Ave. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and showtime is at 7.
The show is adapted from a book by Lee Mueller. It is not only a "who done it" that the audience will be expected to solve, but there will be a few laughs as well.
This is a fundraiser for the lodge. Tickets are $15 and are available in the lounge. Reserved seating available for tables of eight or more, and these tickets are available in the office (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays).
For reserved seating tickets, call (727) 868-2994; for open seating tickets, call (727) 863-2520.
Drawing for cruise aids Humane Society
The Humane Society of the Nature Coast is holding a drawing for a five-day cruise for two on the Carnival ship Paradise through the western Caribbean with ports of call in Grand Cayman and Cozumel.
The cruise departs on Feb. 11 from the port of Tampa. Tickets are on sale through Nov. 13.
The drawing will be at 2 p.m. Nov. 13 at the annual Nature Coast Pet Expo at Tom Varn Park. Ticket holders do not need to be present to win, but if the winner is present, he or she will be awarded $100 in spending cash.
The estimated value of the cruise is $700, which has been donated by Glenn Harsin.
Tickets are $1. Proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of the Nature Coast, a nonprofit, no-kill shelter at the corner of Mobley and Wiscon roads.
Tickets can be purchased at the shelter, by calling (352) 796-2711 (debit or credit card), or online at HumaneRescue.org.
Support group offers care to caregivers
HPH Hospice and Catholic Charities have a Comfort for Caregivers Support Group that meets from 11 a.m. to noon on the last Friday of each month at the Catholic Charities office at 1423 Kass Circle, off Spring Hill Drive. The next meeting is July 29.
The group is facilitated by a licensed social worker with HPH Hospice, who provides information, education and emotional support.
All caregivers are welcome. There is no cost. For information, call Christine Adkins or Loraine Jones at HPH, (352) 597-1883.
4-H dinner, dance and auction on July 16
The Jolly Ranchers 4-H Club will have a Ho-Down Dinner, Dance and Barn Auction July 16 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner is served at 6.
Entertainment will be provided by a DJ. The event will include a "Kiddie Corral" that includes games, food and supervision for children.
The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger (cash or credit cards only).
Call the fairgrounds at (352) 796-4552.
Pasture management issues? Here's help
A free class series on pasture management will be offered at 6 p.m. Tuesdays, July 12-26, at the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 1653 Blaise Drive.
The series will be presented by Stacy Strickland, regional specialized extension agent. The topic on July 12 is "Weed and Insect Management"; July 19 is "Fertilization Pastures"; and July 26 is "Hay Production."
There is no cost to participate. To register, call (352) 754-4433.