Music, Festivities on tap to herald opening of center
The Enrichment Centers and city of Brooksville will host a picnic and grand opening celebration of the Mining Association Enrichment Center Special Needs Disaster Shelter from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 25 at 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd. The Friendly Four Band will perform at 10 a.m., opening ceremonies are at 11 a.m., a ribbon-cutting will be at 11:30 a.m. and Louie Fortunato will entertain at 12:30 p.m. Free health screenings will be provided. There will also be contests at the adjacent Brooksville Quarry Golf Course, including closest to the pin and a putting challenge (discounts will be offered on rounds of golf and membership). Shuttle parking will be provided by the Grand at 725 Desoto Ave. For information, call (352) 544-6022.
Firefighters sale will benefit 9/11 memorial
The Retired NYC Firefighters of Spring Hill Chapter 343 will have a garage sale fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 1229 Muscovy Drive. Proceeds will benefit the 9/11 memorial site at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209. For information, call (352) 686-4401.
For information about the benefit concert and barbecue for Dean and Rosie Pratt that will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Family First Assembly, 12435 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, call the church at (352) 683-2030. A different phone number was listed in Saturday's edition.
Tobacco Free Hernando, 4 p.m., Hernando County Health Department, 15470 Flight Path Drive, south of Brooksville.
Withlacoochee Regional Water Supply Authority, 4:30 p.m., Southwest Florida Water Management District, 2379 Broad St., south of Brooksville.
'Florida Lawn Care Made Easy' horticulture class: 10 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. (352) 754-4433.