Woman's Club Bingo Bash to pay out $3,200
The annual Bingo Bash sponsored by the Brookridge Woman's Club will be March 21 at the clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St. The bash will have a $3,200 payout. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m., with games starting at 10 a.m. Tickets cost $40, which includes a doughnut, homemade lunch, coffee and iced tea. Reservations are now being taken; full payment must be received by the end of February. Those wishing to see the floor plan are invited to stop by between 4:30 and 5:45 p.m. at a Friday night bingo. For information or reservations, call Norma Rankin at (352) 597-3530.
Navy submarine vets invited to luncheon
Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582 will host a luncheon to honor all Navy submarine veterans at 2 p.m. Sunday at the lodge, 14494 Cortez Blvd. All Navy submarine vets are invited. RSVP to Gail at (352) 799-4464 or Kathy at (352) 796-7083.
Roundtable digs into lighthouse history
The Old Hernando History Roundtable will host its quarterly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at John's Corner Family Restaurant, 711 S Broad St. The speaker will be Toni Collins, who will portray Catharine Hobday, assistant lighthouse keeper of the Cedar Keys Light Station on Seahorse Key during the 1870s and mother of Andrew Hobday, the lighthouse keeper. For information, call Roger Landers at (352) 796-5420.
Relay for Life carnival kicks off Thursday
A Relay for Life Charity Carnival will kick off Thursday and continue through Sunday in the Towne Center parking lot, 3021 Commercial Way. Carnival hours are 4 to 10 p.m. Thursday, 4 to 11 p.m. Friday, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. A Family Fun Day on Saturday will include pony rides, petting zoo, a magic show, bounce house, elephant rides, carnival rides and games, face painting, a DJ with music and other activities. Funds raised will benefit the American Cancer Society's Spring Hill Relay for Life. For information, call Kim at (352) 686-0407.
Hernando County School Board, 2 p.m. workshop, 7 p.m. board meeting, 919 N Broad St., Brooksville.
Storytime preschool program: 1 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West, east of Brooksville. Storytime is for ages 3-5 years and offers stories, finger plays, songs and other activities. Free. (352) 540-6391.
"Avoiding the Most Common Landscaping Mistakes" horticulture class: 6:30 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Free. 754-4433.
Brookridge Woman's Club Bingo Bash accepting reservations