Barbecue festival will benefit sick Sheriff's Office sergeant
The Guns and Hoses Hernando County Barbecue Festival will be from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. There will be food and games. Tampa Bay Buccaneers players will be meeting, greeting and cooking. There will be raffles to win a seven-day Hawaii trip and two 42-inch flat-screen TVs. All proceeds go to the Frank Loreto Family Fund to benefit Sgt. Frank Loreto of the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Tickets are $10 per person, $15 per couple, $20 per family. For information, call Brian McGinnis at (352) 678-0950.
Bowling event helps youth program
The Hernando County Sheriff's Office Youth Education Services is hosting the 10th annual Bowling Extravaganza on July 17 at Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way. Sponsorships and registrations are being accepted. The entry fee is $150 per team (includes four bowlers with three games of bowling, shoe rental and a lane sponsorship); team only is $75 (for four bowlers). Lane sponsors are $100. Individual bowlers may participate for $20 each. Funds raised will benefit YES, a nonprofit group formed to develop programs for youth in Hernando. For registration forms, call Sue Raffensperger at (352) 754-6830, ext. 53663. Printable registration forms are also available online at hernandosheriff.org.
'Jungle Book' concludes at Stage West: 2-4 p.m, Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113 or stagewest.net.