Celebrate Good Neighbor Trail's grand opening
The city of Brooksville invites bicyclists, joggers and walkers to the grand opening celebration of the Good Neighbor Trail at 10 a.m. Saturday at S Brooksville Avenue and Russell Street. There will be live entertainment and refreshments. Visitors will have the opportunity to view the old train station and genealogy museum. For information, call Jeanne Griffin Moore at (352) 540-3810.
Meet hazmat team at fire station today
Hernando County Fire Rescue Station 11 will host an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the station, 6388 Barclay Ave. The hazmat team will provide hands-on demonstrations and refreshments will be available. For information, call (352) 540-6317.
Attend ball, help children's hospital
Tickets are still available for the 27th annual Partners in Hope Ball to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. The evening will include a cocktail hour, dinner, silent auction and entertainment by the band Lucky Penny. Tickets are $75 per person and can be bought from any committee member, St. Jude's Tampa office or at these Domino's Pizza locations: 8381 Northcliffe Blvd., Spring Hill, (352) 684-0005; 13081 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, (352) 686-2100; or 8510 State Road 52, Hudson, (727) 819-3278. People who buy two tickets at Domino's will receive a free large, one-topping pizza.
Spend Halloween on the dance floor
The Hernando County Foster Parent Association's Halloween Party/Fall Dinner Dance will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 31 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. The event will include entertainment, prizes and raffle baskets. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 4-12. Children will receive candy. Funds benefit Hernando County foster children. For information, call Linda at (352) 754-0377.
Check out dozens of quilts on display
The Hernando County Quilters' Guild and Spring Hill Garden Club will host the "Quilts in Bloom" show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 24 at Nature Coast Botanical Gardens, 1489 Parker Ave. More than 150 quilts made by guild members will be on display throughout the gardens. There will be live music, refreshments, a quilt raffle, a plant raffle and vendors selling quilting supplies. Admission is $4. In case of rain, the event will be Oct. 31. Call (352) 683-9933 or visit www.naturecoast botanicalgardens.com.
Southwest Florida Water Management District, 6 p.m., 2379 Broad St., south of Brooksville. Public meeting about the order in which minimum flows and levels for lakes, rivers, streams and aquifers in the district will be determined.
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