Crescent plans a social to tout second clinic
Friends of Crescent Community Clinic will host an after-hours social at 5:30 p.m. today at Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. Visitors can learn about Crescent's Spring Hill primary health care and basic dental services clinic that will open later this spring, expanding its services beyond Brooksville. For information or to RSVP, call Maureen Soliman at (352) 650-9006 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Awareness run for motorcycle safety
ABATE of Florida, Freedom Chapter, will host a Motorcycle Awareness Dice Run on Saturday, starting at BB Magee's Tavern, 12400 Ramfis Road, at County Line Road. Kickstands up at 10:30 a.m. The run will be escorted by the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, led by County Commissioner David Russell, to the Hernando County Courthouse. May is Motorcycle Awareness Month, and Russell will read a proclamation. There will be a mystery run, which is $10 for one card or $15 for two. The last bike will be in at 3 p.m., followed by prizes and awards. All vehicles welcome. For information, call (352) 650-5352.
Apply for passport at library Saturday
The Hernando County Clerk of Circuit Court's Office will host a Passport Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. The event is aimed at providing passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications. To submit a passport application during the fair, bring a birth certificate (original with raised seal), driver's license, one passport photo and two checks: one payable to the U.S. Department of State (per application) and one for the Clerk of Circuit Court. Call (352) 540-6768. For information and application forms, visit the website at travel.state.gov.
Join food fest after 5K run or fun walk
The fifth-annual Spring Lake 5K Run will be at 8 a.m. May 28 on the Arc Nature Coast grounds, 5283 Neff Lake Road, east of Brooksville. Registration starts at 7 a.m. and the race at 8 a.m. The event will include the 5K run and a 2-mile fun run/walk. Prizes will be awarded and there will be a post-race food fest. The entry fee is $25 for the 5K and $20 for the fun walk/run. A T-shirt is guaranteed to those who register by Friday. Register online at active.com or call (352) 544-2322, ext. 109, e-mail to email@example.com or visit the website at thearc-naturecoast.org.
Elks plan luncheon for war zone vets
A luncheon to honor Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their spouses will be at 1 p.m. May 22 at Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582, 14494 Cortez Blvd. The menu includes baked ziti, salad, roll and dessert. The luncheon is free for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their spouses. Nonveterans are also welcome; the cost is $8. Reservations are required by May 19. Call Gail at (352) 799-4464 or (352) 232-2355, or Kathy at (352) 796-7083.
Elder American Day celebration: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Oak Hill Hospital Partner's Club, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Free, but reservations needed. (352) 597-6333.