Two fundraising events are planned this weekend to benefit the employees of Papa Joe's Italian Restaurant, east of Brooksville, which recently was destroyed by fire.
• Providence Church and friends of Papa Joe's Italian Restaurant will host a fish fry/hot dog fundraiser from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the baseball pavilion at Anderson Snow Park, 1360 Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill. The cost is $6 for a fried fish dinner, including hush puppies, a side and a drink. Hot dog dinners are $4. For information, call (352) 650-1985.
• Dinners will be sold from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 4191 Spring Lake Highway. The menu will include a choice of chili or beans and ham, served with corn bread and a drink. Donations will be accepted. For information, call Aline Bryant at (352) 428-3707.