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Candidates forum Monday at Brooksville City Hall



United Communities of Hernando County hosts a candidates forum from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave. The forum will be broadcast live on WWJB-AM 1450, and Hernando County Government Broadcasting will tape the forum for rebroadcasting. Those attending can meet state and local candidates and hear their platforms. Also available will be the ballot booklet on the proposed state constitutional amendments to be voted on Nov. 6. The public is invited to attend. For additional information, call (352) 686-1851.

Expect delays on McIntyre Road

Motorists are reminded that roadway construction and resurfacing will begin Monday on McIntyre Road, between Mondon Hill and Croom roads. Work will be done by Asphalt Paving Systems and is expected to take about 60 days to complete. The roadway will remain open during construction, but motorists should expect delays and are encouraged to use alternate routes. For additional information about the construction, call Hernando County Division of Transportation Services at (352) 754-4062.

Kids and art at Lykes Library

The Hernando County Public Library System will offer an Art Attack! program from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave. The program is geared for youth ages 5 to 12, who will learn about a famous artist, then make their own work of art, inspired by that artist. All materials and supplies will be provided, courtesy of the Hernando County Arts Council. There is no cost to participate. For additional information, call (352) 754-4043.


Pet adopt-a-thon today at Petco

Home at Last Pet Adoptions hosts an adopt-a-thon from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today and every Saturday at Petco, 7223 Coastal Blvd., west of Brooksville, in the rear of the store. Although the organization specializes in Siamese cats, other cats and kittens will be available. All are spayed or neutered, have had age-appropriate vaccinations, have tested negative for feline leukemia and AIDS, have microchips and have been treated for parasites. Fees vary and are tax deductible. All pets may be viewed online at Requests for specific pets to be brought to an adopt-a-thon may be made, and individual appointments may also be scheduled. For additional information, call (352) 476-6832 or send an email to

Today's picks

Scandinavian Cultural Fair: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 666-2220.

Horror High III: 6-11 p.m., Springstead High School, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $7 adults; $5 students. (352) 797-7010.

Halloween Harvest Festival: 6 to 10 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. Free admission. (352) 754-4031.

Wild n' Wicked Nights: 7-11 p.m., Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. $8; $4 for ages 6 to 12, and free ages 5 and younger. (352) 592-5656.

'Sweeney Todd': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $15. (352) 683-5113.

Candidates forum Monday at Brooksville City Hall 10/19/12 [Last modified: Friday, October 19, 2012 6:18pm]
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