Fashion show to aid guardian ad litem
The Hernando County Guardian Ad Litem Program and Fine Lines Boutique will host Put the Magic in Your Closet, a fashion extravaganza, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 6 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. Models will stroll the runway wearing designer clothing, from casual to elegant. Lunch will be served, and musical entertainment will be provided by Carla Becker, Bobby Lewis Entertainment and DJ Willie Matos. More than 60 gifts will be raffled. Tickets are $30 and available at Fine Lines Boutique, 5168 Mariner Blvd. No tickets will be sold at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Hernando County Guardian Ad Litem Program, an organization of volunteers who advocate in court proceedings for children alleged to have been abused, abandoned or neglected. For information, visit guardianadlitem.org or call (352) 754-4226.
Help horses with a song or dance
A Have a Heart for Horses benefit talent competition for O'Hana Horse Rescue will be from 2 to 7 p.m. April 13 at Saxon Manor, 200 S Saxon Ave. The competition is open to singers, dancers and actors who wish to perform, wearing their best Western clothes. There will be vendors and food available. The cost is $5 to enter the contest, with proceeds going to O'Hana, a nonprofit organization that houses, cares for, feeds and protects unwanted, abused and neglected horses and donkeys. For information or to participate, call Suzi Hosfeld at (352) 256-9959.
Recognize the next Great Brooksvillian
Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Great Brooksvillian. The annual program recognizes outstanding men and women who have made significant contributions to the history, culture or economy of Brooksville. A perpetual plaque is maintained at City Hall to commemorate and memorialize the honorees. An individual plaque is presented to each honoree. Nominations will be accepted through 5 p.m. April 30. Information and nomination forms are available at cityofbrooksville.us. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (352) 540-3853.
Storybook Forest offers fun for kids
The Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties will host its fourth annual Storybook Forest event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 6 at Crews Lake Wilderness Park, 16739 Crews Lake Drive, Shady Hills. Early childhood educators will create interactive displays based on children's books. Children will learn about the story and create a related craft at each display, and will also meet popular characters such as Clifford the Big Red Dog, the Berenstain Bears and Olivia the Pig. Children can have their picture taken with the characters for free and will receive a book related to the character. For sponsorship opportunities or for information, contact quality supervisor Bev Doucet at email@example.com or call (727) 233-8291.
Block Party: 5-7:30 p.m., Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 540-3835. cityofbrooksville.us.