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Community news: movies at library, Humane Society garage sale

MOVIES AT THE LIBRARY: The Hernando County Public Library System will offer the following free showings of movies at the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West:

The Conspirator, 2 p.m. Tuesday. The 2010 film, directed by Robert Redford, is about Mary Surratt, who was charged as a conspirator in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Rated PG-13, the movie stars Robin Wright, James McAvoy and Tom Wilkinson.

Big Miracle, 2 p.m. July 24. Drew Barrymore stars as a Greenpeace activist set on saving a family of gray whales trapped in the fast-frozen waters of the Arctic Circle. Rated PG.

Adventures of Tintin, 1 p.m. July 28. The animated film, rated PG, is about the adventures of reporter Tintin and Capt. Haddock, who set off in search of a sunken ship. Featuring the voices of Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis and Daniel Craig.

The following movies will be shown at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive:

War Horse, 2 p.m. July 12. The 2011 film, directed by Steven Spielberg, follows the journey of a horse as it moves through World War I. Starring Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson and David Thewlis. Rated PG-13.

Joyful Noise, 2 p.m. July 26. Starring Dolly Parton, Queen Latifah and Keke Palmer, the 2012 movie is about a church choir preparing for a national competition. Rated PG-13.

The movies are sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Popcorn and movie trivia will be offered. For information, call (352) 754-4043 or visit hernandocountylibrary.us.

ENRICHMENT WORKSHOP THROUGH ENCORE ACADEMY: The Encore Academy at Pasco-Hernando Community College will offer the following enrichment workshops at the PHCC Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court:

• Tai Chi, 6 to 8 p.m. July 16, 23 and 30. The cost is $12 for each two-hour workshop.

• Like a Library Burning, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. July 19 and 26 and Aug. 2. Published author Suzanne Baginskie speaks about how to tell one's life story. The cost is $12 for each two-hour workshop.

• Cleopatra: Life and Legend, 1 to 4 p.m. July 24. The workshop will separate fact from fiction regarding the Egyptian queen and temptress. The cost is $18 for the three-hour workshop.

All workshops are open to the community; membership in the Encore Academy is not required. Registration is required; the deadline is two days prior to workshop start date.

The Encore Academy is a service of PHCC that provides educational opportunities to adults age 50 and older. For information or to register for any of the workshops, call toll-free 1-877-879-7422.

HUMANE SOCIETY GARAGE SALE: The Humane Society of the Nature Coast will have a thrift store garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 14 and 15 in the Carrabba's plaza at 10110 U.S. 19, Port Richey.

Donations for the sale may be dropped off beforehand at any of these locations:

• Humane Society shelter, Mobley and Wiscon roads, Brooksville; call (352) 796-2711.

• Humane Society of the Nature Coast ReTAIL Outlet and Adoption Center, Suite 369, Gulf View Square mall, 9409 U.S. 19, Port Richey; call (727) 842-9279.

• Party Central, 13007 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill; call (352) 596-2355.

CPR, FIRST AID CLASS: The Hernando County Recreation Department will offer the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Delta Woods Park, 3400 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill.

The class includes CPR/automated external defibrillator instruction, as well as first aid. The cost is $60, which includes certification cards good for two years.

For information or to register, call Julie Stack at (352) 346-0462 or the recreation office at (352) 754-4031, or visit cprresq.com.

Community news: movies at library, Humane Society garage sale 07/04/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 5:38pm]
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