BROOKSVILLE/ SPRING HILL
Early voting for Aug. 14 primary starts today
Early voting for the Aug. 14 primary election begins today and runs through Aug. 11. Hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day, except for Sunday, when the hours will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Early voting is available only at the main and branch offices of the supervisor of elections — not at polling places. The main office is at 20 N Main St., Room 165, Brooksville; the branch office is at 7443 Forest Oaks Blvd, Spring Hill. Registered voters must bring photo and signature identification. For information, call the Supervisor of Elections Office at (352) 754-4125.
Farmers Market closes for August
The Downtown Brooksville Farmers Market, which normally takes place each Saturday in front of the courthouse on Main Street, has shut down for August. Organizers say they will take the time to work on improvements, with plans to reopen Sept. 1. For vendor information, contact Lena at (352) 540-9670 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WWII re-enactors will stage battle
The Dade Battlefield Society will host its annual World War II Commemoration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603. Uniformed re-enactors representing both Allied and Axis forces will demonstrate weaponry and other items common to the times. There will be military vehicles on parade, weapons demonstrations and a re-enactment battle at 2 p.m. each day, as well as a ceremony to the fallen. Admission to the park is $3 per carload, up to eight people, or $1 per person for walkers or bicyclists. Call (352) 793-4781.
Clubhouse dance celebrates Hawaii
Brookridge Social Dance will host a Hawaiian-themed dance from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. today at Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St. Music will be provided by Vic Thompkins. Guests may bring their own refreshments. Coffee and ice will be available. Dunkin' Donuts will be served about 9:30 p.m., after the 50/50 raffle. Admission is $5 at the door. For information, call (352) 597-0723.
Brooksville Lions Communitywide Flea Market: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Clover Leaf Plaza, 880 Broad St., Brooksville. (352) 593-4063.
Beat the Heat: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Northcliffe Baptist Church, 10515 Northcliffe Blvd., Spring Hill. Free. Sponsored by the Hernando County Sheriff's Office. Bike safety, games for kids, food and demonstrations.
Friends of the Library Summer Christmas Sale: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Little Red Schoolhouse Bookstore, 1208 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 684-0660.
Book signings with author Tim Dorsey: 12:30 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West; 3:30 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. (352) 540-6374.