Friday, February 23, 2018
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Brooksville barbecue, silent auction will benefit child with heart condition

BROOKSVILLE

Barbecue will benefit child with heart condition

The Heart of Isaac benefit barbecue dinner and silent auction will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, 109 S Broad St. The event is a benefit for the family of 17-month-old Isaac Wetherington, who was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a congenital heart defect. The defect also was found in his brother, Tekoah, 7. Isaac is the son of Stephanie and Jason Wetherington and the grandson of Eddie and Denise Moen, all of Brooksville. Eddie Moen also has been battling cancer. Tickets are $10. Call (352) 232-4791 or (352) 848-5288. Visit isaacsheart.com.

Prom for adults will help abuse shelter

"Dancing for Dawn," a prom for adults benefit for the Dawn Center, Hernando County's shelter for abused women and children, will be from 7 to 11 p.m. April 28 at the Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive. Entertainment will be provided by the Quitters. Appetizers and desserts will be served. There will be door prizes and a photo opportunity. Guests will have a choice of a cocktail or draft beer, and a cash bar will be available. Tickets are $35 each and must be purchased by Saturday from the White Daisy Salon and Day Spa, 414 E Liberty St., Brooksville, or Karen and Co. Barber Shop, 7080 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Call Gypsie MacSweeney at the White Daisy, (352) 754-2422.

Today's picks

Hernando County Fair and Youth Livestock Show: 5 to 11 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. $7; $4 for ages 4 to 12, and free for 3 and younger. (352) 796-4552.

Weeki Wachee High School presents 'Into the Woods': 7 p.m., Weeki Wachee High School, 12150 Vespa Way, north of Weeki Wachee. Adults $10 in advance and $15 at the door; students $8. (352) 797-7029.

Springstead High School presents 'Anything Goes': 7:30 p.m., Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Adults $10; students $6. (352) 476-9086. shstickets.com.

Stage West presents 'Doubt: A Parable': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113. stagewest.net.

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