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Brooksville raid re-enactment to be held today


Brooksville raid re-enactment to be held today

The 31st annual Brooksville Raid Re-enactment will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Sand Hill Scout Reservation, 11210 Cortez Blvd. The event will include camps, artillery demonstrations, the Brooksville Raid battle and music by the 97th Regimental String Band. Presented by the Hernando Historical Museum Association and North Pinellas County Scout Sertoma Club. Food concessions are available. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger and Scouts in uniform. Visit the website at

Drop off unwanted pharmaceuticals

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office will conduct its Operation Medicine Cabinet pharmaceutical collection program from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Wachovia Bank, 4319 Commercial Way. Another collection will be taken from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Senior Expo at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. The program provides residents a chance to bring unused, unwanted or expired prescriptions, controlled substances and over-the-counter medications for safe disposal. For information, call (352) 754-6830.


SPCA accepting vehicle donations

The SPCA of Hernando County now accepts donations of cars and trucks. All donated vehicles must run. All donations are tax-deductible. Pickups can be arranged. The SPCA is a nonprofit, no-kill shelter that does not receive government funding. The shelter is at 9075 Grant St., west of Brooksville. For information, call Mr. Kasey at (352) 666-1697 or the shelter at (352) 596-7000.

Today's picks

Florida Championship Wrestling Live: 7:30 p.m., National Guard Armory, 16836 Spring Hill Drive, south of Brooksville. $20, $10 kids, $25 ringside. (352) 754-2776 or

High Point Community Dance: 7-10 p.m., High Point Clubhouse, 12249 Clubhouse Road, High Point. $5. (352) 596-2827.

Stage West presents 'Man of La Mancha': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $15 adults; $8 students 17 and younger. (352) 683-5113 or

Market on Main Street/Brooksville Nights: 9 a.m.-9 p.m., downtown Brooksville, 10 S Main St., Brooksville. (352) 848-0090 or (352) 428-9275.

St. Frances Cabrini Knights of Columbus host Soup-A-Thon: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or 4:30-6:30 p.m., St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $5 per person. Tickets are limited. (352) 683-9666 or (352) 686-9767.

Extreme Fitness health fair-open house fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Extreme Fitness, 4212 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. (352) 610-4362.




Brooksville raid re-enactment to be held today 01/14/11 [Last modified: Friday, January 14, 2011 8:18pm]
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