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Brooksville Elementary School Advisory Council meets Monday


Brooksville Elementary council meets Monday

Brooksville Elementary's School Advisory Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the staff meeting room at the school, 885 N Broad St.

School families and community members are welcome. New members are wanted. SAC members include parents, business and community partners, teachers and administration. The group's focus is to help improve the school. For information, call Amy Anderson at (352) 797-7014, ext. 255.


See 'Last Song' for free Tuesday at library

The Hernando County Public Library System will have a free showing of the film The Last Song at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road.

The 2010 film, rated PG, stars Miley Cyrus as a reluctant teenager who spends the summer with her estranged father, played by Greg Kinnear, in a small Southern beach town. While she would rather be home in New York, her father tries to reconnect through the only thing they have in common: music.

Light refreshments will be served. For information, call (352) 540-6391.


Learn Facebook basics at free class April 29

A free class, "Facebook for Beginners," will be offered at 9:30 a.m. April 29 at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive.

Participants will learn about the popular social networking website. The class will cover what Facebook is, how to use it and the privacy issues involved. Assistance will be provided to participants who wish to set up a Facebook account.

Class registration is limited to 11 participants, so early registration is recommended. Stop by the library or call (352) 540-6374.


Pledge to conserve water this month

The Southwest Florida Water Management District encourages residents to pledge to conserve water during the state's annual Water Conservation Month in April.

Everyone who takes the pledge will be entered into a drawing to win one of 25 water conservation kits. To pledge, visit water

Swiftmud has developed an easy, online water conservation pledge for the whole family. Family members can pledge to reduce daily showers by two minutes; replace showerheads with low-flow models; turn off the tap while brushing teeth and shaving; fix dripping faucets; turn off the home's irrigation system and only water as needed; check the home's irrigation system for leaks; run the clothes washer and dishwasher only when full; and use a hose with a shutoff nozzle when washing the car.

To learn more about water conservation and order free materials, visit conservation.


Sign up for AARP Driver Safety classes

The AARP Driver Safety Program classes will be offered in April. This is a six-hour class that costs $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers (members must bring their AARP cards):

• 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday and April 13, Suite 120 of the Medical Arts Building at Brooksville Enrichment Center at Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17222 Hospital Blvd. Call (352) 592-1057 to register.

• 1 to 4 p.m. April 8 and 15, Spring Hill Enrichment Center, Suite 105, Medical Arts Building at Spring Hill Regional Hospital, 10441 Quality Drive. Call (352) 799-3370 to register.

• 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 16, Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. Call (352) 666-2246 to register.

• 9 a.m. to noon April 20 and 27, Brooksville Enrichment Center. Call (352) 666-2246 to register.

Brooksville Elementary School Advisory Council meets Monday 03/31/11 [Last modified: Thursday, March 31, 2011 5:26pm]
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