Donations for the Dawn center taken on Saturday
The Oak Hills Homeowners Association will collect nonperishable food and other items for the Dawn Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the wing wall entrance monuments at Loretto Street and Kirkwood Avenue and at Belltower Street and Keysville Avenue. Donations of unopened and unexpired nonperishable food and condiments are needed, as well as cleaning supplies, diapers (sizes 3, 4 and 5), copy paper and paper products. Cash, checks and Walmart gift cards will also be accepted; checks should be made out to the Dawn Center. The Dawn Center is a shelter that offers emergency assistance to victims of domestic and sexual violence. For information, contact Patt Grasham at (352) 200-4778 or [email protected]
Aero Modelers' spring event set for May 5
The Hernando Aero Modelers will present their annual Spring Big Bird Extravaganza from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5 at the club field at the Cemex plant entrance, 16301 Ponce De Leon Blvd., north of Brooksville. There will be flying events and static aircraft displays. Food and beverages will be available. Admission is $3 per person or $5 per carload. There is a $10 landing fee for pilots. For information, call Ed Carpenter, (352) 344-1688.
The "Spaghetti Roll" fundraiser for the Gold Shield Foundation is today at Horse Lake Plaza on the State Road 50 truck route, Brooksville. The wrong day was listed in Thursday's edition. The outdoor event kicks off with a DJ at 5:30 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 6 p.m. and a performance by Blues Pig at 7 p.m. Dinner is $10; $5 for ages 3 to 10. For information, call (352) 593-4184.
Brooksville Arbor Day celebration: 10 a.m., Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville. (352) 540-3810.
"Bedtime Stories" literacy event: 6-8 p.m., Bright Beginnings Preschool, 3013 Landover Blvd., Spring Hill. Free, but reservations required. (352) 686-8070.
Relay for Life of Brooksville: 6 p.m. today to 11 a.m. Saturday, Hernando High School, 700 Bell Ave., Brooksville.
Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner: 6 p.m., Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. $75 general tickets; $175 for VIP tickets. (352) 686-8200.
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