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Crescent Community Clinic tea benefit needs donations, guests


Tea to benefit clinic needs donors, guests

Crescent Community Clinic is asking for donations of teacups, saucers and teapots for the upcoming benefit Tea Party, which will be 1 p.m. June 12 at Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St. Tickets to the event are $15. Guests also will have an opportunity to have their photo taken with Alice in Wonderland, the Mad Hatter or Cheshire Cat for $7. All proceeds will benefit Crescent Community Clinic, a nonprofit, volunteer-based walk-in clinic that provides primary health care and basic dental services for adults ages 18-64 who do not have health insurance. Contact Maureen Soliman at (352) 650-9006 or, or Diane Rowden at (352) 573-4178 or

St. Frances event begins 4-day run

The St. Frances Cabrini Parish Carnival will kick off at 4 p.m. today on the parish grounds, 5030 Mariner Blvd. The event will continue through Sunday, opening at 4 p.m. Friday, at 10 a.m. on Saturday and at 1 p.m. on Sunday. There will be rides, games, food and entertainment. Admission and parking are free. Tickets for rides and games can be purchased. For information, call (352) 683-9666 or visit


Bats and balladeer will swoop in

Chinsegut Nature Center will kick off its annual Birding and Wildlife Festival with an Evening of Bats and Ballads from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at the center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. This will be a bat presentation and viewing of bat emergence with George and Cyndi Marks, along with a music performance by Dale Crider. Dinner will be provided by Papa Joe's Italian Restaurant. The event is limited to 100 people. Tickets are $7.50 in advance and $10 at the gate; children 5 and younger admitted free. RSVP to (352) 754-6722 or (850) 922-0664. The festival will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and will include various presentations, tours, children's activities, vendors and more. Early morning birding tours will be offered before the festival from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., by reservation only. Call (352) 754-6722.

Today's meeting

Hernando County Tourist Development Council, 3 p.m., Quality Inn and Suites, 30307 Cortez Blvd., east of Brooksville.

Today's picks

Library to show 'Invincible': 2 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Rated PG. Free. (352) 540-6391.

PHCC Encore Academy offers Microsoft Excel: 6-9 p.m., Pasco-Hernando Community College Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Spring Hill. $18. Toll-free 1-877-879-7422.

Shark Theater presents 'Cafe Cabaret': 7 p.m., Black Box Theater at Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. $12 adults; $10 for students (recommended for ages 7 and older). (352) 797-7088, ext. 296.

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