you're invited to world habitat day celebration
Habitat for Humanity of Hernando County will celebrate World Habitat Day from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. today at the Habitat office, 19490 Cortez Blvd. Volunteers and staff will be on hand to share information on the home-ownership program, as well as the new Brush with Kindness program. Refreshments will be served at 2 p.m. and a question-and-answer session will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Call (352) 754-1159.
Learn about hospice at ice cream social
HPH Hospice will host a volunteer recruitment ice cream social from 2:30 to 4 p.m. today at the Grande, 725 Desoto Ave. Visitors will learn about various volunteer opportunities with hospice. For information, call (352) 796-2611.
Animal shelter needs volunteers
Hernando County Animal Services is recruiting volunteers. There are openings for rescue coordinators, lost and found advocates, pet adoption advocates and pet photographers. Animal lovers with time to volunteer are encouraged to visit the website at hernandocounty.us/code/animal/ to view job descriptions and a complete volunteer application. All volunteers may be subject to background checks and fingerprinting. For information, call Animal Services at (352) 796-5062.
Club holding free bridge luncheon
The Nature Coast Bridge Club will host a "Communitywide Free Bridge Luncheon" at 11 a.m. today at the Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. The event is open to all bridge players in Hernando, Pasco and Citrus counties who did not play in a club game prior to Oct. 1. There is no cost, but seats need to be reserved. RSVP to Beverly Tillberry at (352) 556-3892 or Annabelle Hills at (352) 597-5221.
Check out two-day skateboard camp
Hernando County Recreation will offer skateboarding lessons for beginners and intermediate levels from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 15 and 22 at Stewy's Skate Park, 6799 Pinehurst Drive. Ages 6 to 17 can participate. The camp program will be provided by Go Skate. Campers will learn skate park etiquette, proper foot placement, how to balance, techniques and a few tricks to show their families. The cost is $55 for both days. Registration is required by Friday. Register online at goskate.com/camps/hernandocounty. For information, call the Recreation Department at (352) 754-4031.
'Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks' premieres at Stage West: 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113.
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