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Donated cookbooks needed for weekly farmers market in downtown Brooksville


Cookbooks needed for weekly market

Love Your Neighbor is seeking donations of cookbooks for its weekly farmers market table, where the organization typically offers new and used cookbooks for donations. The organization sponsors Saturday at the Market, a weekly farmers market, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday on Main Street, between E Jefferson and Broad streets, in front of the courthouse in downtown Brooksville. New vendors are welcome, including people wishing to sell home-baked goods. Proceeds will benefit Love Your Neighbor, a nonprofit group that feeds and assists struggling families and the homeless. Donations may be dropped off at the Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St. Call John Callea at (352) 428-9434 or Lisa Callea at (352) 428-9275.

Charity Fun-Fly planned today

The Hernando Aero Modelers will host its annual RC Charity Fun-Fly from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the club's field at the Cemex entrance road, 16301 Ponce De Leon Blvd., north of Brooksville. Scheduled events include free flying, pylon racing, precision pattern flying, giant sailplane demonstrations, World War I and World War II fly-bys, electric planes, parasails, a paratrooper drop, learn-to-fly training, static displays and a computer simulator. Food and drinks will be available. Admission is $3 per person or $5 per carload. Proceeds benefit the Hernando County Cattlemen's Association. Call (352) 346-9948 or 597-5346.

Help clean up cemetery Sept. 17

The African-American Spring Hill Cemetery Association will conduct its annual cemetery cleanup at 8 a.m. Sept. 17. The cemetery is at 8580 Fort Dade Ave. Volunteers are asked to bring tools, lawn mowers, weed eaters, tree pruners, chain saws, machetes, water, shears, large trash bags and rakes. Call Alyce Walker at (352) 796-1283.


Special Olympics bowling is Sunday

Special Olympics will host its Hernando County bowling matches at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mariner Lanes, 3544 Mariner Blvd. Spectators are encouraged to watch and show their support. Special Olympics of Hernando County provides year-round sports training and competition for more than 100 children and adults with intellectual disabilities. To learn more, call Judy at (352) 797-0090. Visit the website at

Today's picks

International Pageant Productions' Miss Hernando/Pasco Pageant: 2 p.m., VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. Spectators pay $5. (352) 256-9959.

Monster Truck Show: Pit party at 5:30 p.m., 9/11 tribute at 7 p.m., truck show at 7:30 p.m., $15 general admission; $12 for ages 3 to 12, free for ages 2 and younger. Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St, Brooksville. (352) 585-1062, (352) 796-4552.

Humane Society Fur Ball: 5:30, Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. $75. (352) 796-2711.

Donated cookbooks needed for weekly farmers market in downtown Brooksville 09/09/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 5:26pm]
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