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Brooksville Raid scheduled for Jan. 15-16 at Sand Hill Scout Reservation


Mount up for the Brooksville raid re-enactment

The 31st annual Brooksville Raid Re-enactment and Festival will be 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 15 and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at 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. A Ladies' Tea will be Jan. 15, and the Grand Review on Jan. 16. The event is presented by the Hernando Historical Museum Association and North Pinellas County Scout Sertoma Club. Food concessions, chair rentals and wagon rides will be available. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for ages 6 to 12, and free for children 5 and younger and Scouts in uniform. Call (352) 799-0129 or visit

Rec department offers CPR, first aid training

The Hernando County Recreation Department will offer the American Heart Association's CPR Adult, Infant and Child/AED (automated external defibrillator) course, as well as the First Aid course, on Jan. 15 at Delta Woods Park, 3400 Deltona Blvd. CPR/AED will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; First Aid will be 2 to 5 p.m. The cost is $40 for CPR/AED only, $30 for First Aid only, or $60 for both. To register, call the Recreation Department at (352) 754-4031 or Julie Stack at (352) 684-5664.


Library to screen free Nicolas Cage movie

The Hernando County Public Library System will have a free showing of the movie The Sorcerer's Apprentice at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road. Balthazar Blake, a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan, tries to defend the city from his archnemesis, Maxim Horvath. To help him, he recruits Dave Stutler, a reluctant protege. The 2010 film, rated PG, stars Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel and Alfred Molina. Refreshments will be served. For information, call (352) 540-6391.


Tickets for the Polish-American Social Club's dinner-dance Sunday afternoon are $25 per person. The price was incorrect in Wednesday's Club column. Reservations are required. RSVP to Agnes (727) 372-1053 or Marcy (352) 597-5908.

Brooksville Raid scheduled for Jan. 15-16 at Sand Hill Scout Reservation 12/31/10 [Last modified: Friday, December 31, 2010 5:18pm]
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