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Dining in the Dark event to celebrate the senses


Dining in the dark event to celebrate the senses

The Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind will present "Dining in the Dark: A Celebration of the Senses" on May 15 at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. A reception will be at 5 p.m. Dinner is at 6 p.m., when blindfolded diners will partake in a six-course meal in complete darkness. Dancing and entertainment will follow. Tickets are $100 each; Lighthouse clients, past and present, and uniformed service personnel pay $80. Sponsorships are available. Funds raised benefit services for visually impaired and blind babies and children in Hernando and Pasco counties. For information, call (352) 754-1132, send e-mail to or visit the Web site at


Motorcycle run to benefit breast cancer

A Breast Cancer Research Benefit Motorcycle Run will take place Saturday. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the ride begins at 10 a.m. at Florida Cancer Institute-New Hope, 7154 Medical Center Drive, across from High Point, Spring Hill. The ride ends at Sleepy Hollow Fishing Lodge, 10333 E Gobbler Drive, Floral City, where there will be a live band, steak dinner and raffles. Free T-shirts will be given to the first 100 people registered. The cost is $15 per person, which includes the steak dinner. For information, call Tambra, (352) 592-8129.

Today's picks

Brookridge on Revue: 7 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. $8, available at the door. (352) 597-3530.

Hernando County Fair and Youth Livestock Show: 1-11 p.m., 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. Parking $2 per vehicle. Admission $7 for adults, $4 for ages 4-12, free for 3 and younger. (352) 796-4552.

The Shadow Box concludes at Stage West: 2 p.m., Forum, Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Dining in the Dark event to celebrate the senses 04/17/10 [Last modified: Saturday, April 17, 2010 12:49pm]
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