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Expect cold mornings this weekend in Hernando

COUNTYWIDE

Cold mornings this weekend, then warmer

Friday was the coldest morning of the fall in Hernando County, and it was expected to be even a bit chillier this morning. The low recorded early Friday at Hernando County Airport was 40 degrees. It was even a bit cooler at the University of Florida weather station near Nobleton — 37 degrees at about 7 a.m. Patchy frost and a low of 32 were expected in inland locations around Hernando this morning, according to the National Weather Service. A high of 68 is expected today, with temperatures back down in the mid 30s early Sunday morning. A gradual warming trend is forecast for early in the week.

Concert includes Handel's 'Messiah'

The Nature Coast Festival Singers will present their annual Christmas concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. Another performance will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Brooksville Wesleyan Church, 8168 Jasmine Drive, Brooksville. The concert includes the Christmas choruses from Handel's Messiah and other seasonal songs. Admission is free; an offering will be taken during intermission. For information, call Shirley at (352) 597-2235.

Tax preparation volunteers needed

Monday is the deadline to sign up to volunteer for the annual AARP Tax-Aide program, which provides free tax assistance and preparation services for low- to middle-income taxpayers. Volunteers who assist with electronic filing of returns receive a free, weeklong training course in January. Volunteers who file returns must pass a written exam and commit to work a minimum of four hours a week during tax season, from Feb. 1 through April 15, at a tax-assisting site in the county. Volunteers should have basic computer skills and experience in preparing their own returns. Other volunteer positions are available. Contact aarp-wcmurphy@hotmail.com or call (352) 200-5790.

SPRING HILL

Central High DECA holds bowl-a-thon

Central High School's DECA organization will host a bowl-a-thon fundraiser Dec. 5 at Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way. Check-in is at noon; bowling is at 1 p.m. The cost is $20 per bowler, which includes three games, shoe rental and lunch. Corporate lane sponsorships are available. There will be raffles and door prizes. Funds raised will help support Central High DECA member Michelle Venezia's national campaign for DECA president. Call Nick Catroppo at (352) 585-6527 or ncatroppo@gmail.com.

HERNANDO BEACH

VFW breakfast set for Sunday

The Men's Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236 invites the community to breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday at the post, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. The breakfast will include eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, pancakes, biscuits and gravy and other items. The cost is $6 per person. Call the post at (352) 596-9236.

Today's pick

Thanksgiving Weekend Bluegrass Festival: noon to 11 p.m., Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. Prices vary. (352) 754-3082.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Expect cold mornings this weekend in Hernando 11/27/09 [Last modified: Friday, November 27, 2009 7:19pm]
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