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Fashion Show Extravaganza will benefit guardian ad litem program

SPRING HILL

FUNDRAISING FASHION SHOW IS MARCH 10

A Fashion Show Extravaganza to benefit the guardian ad litem program in Hernando County will be March 10 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. The event will include a luncheon and fashions presented by Fine Lines Boutique. There will be entertainment throughout the show. Local businesses have contributed raffle prizes. Tickets are $30. Call Fine Lines at (352) 666-8843 or Evelyn at the guardian ad litem office, (352) 754-4226. Guardian ad litem is composed of volunteers who advocate in court for the best interests of children alleged to have been abused, neglected or abandoned. There are currently 90 volunteers serving more than 225 children in Hernando County. For details about the program, visit guardianadlitem.org.

SPRING HILL

Learn the art of haiku through free program

The Hernando County Public Library System will offer a simple introduction to the art of Japanese haiku poetry from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. The program will include guidelines to follow in practicing this small form of poetry, as well as time for group discussion and creative writing. The program will also be offered from 10 a.m. to noon March 22 at the West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave. There is no cost to participate, but registration is required. Call (352) 754-6392 or visit the website at hernandocountylibrary.us.

Today's picks

Weeki Wachee Swamp Festival: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek, 6300 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. Admission $3, free for ages 12 and younger. swampfest weekiwachee.com.

Hernando County Truck Fest: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. $15, free for ages 10 and younger. (352) 585-1062.

Read Across America 'Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss': 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. $13 adults, $8 for ages 6 to 12, free for ages 5 and younger. (352) 592-5656. weekiwachee.com. For more events, see Page 4.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

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