Find your family a furry new member at adopt-a-thons
Home at Last Pet Adoptions hosts adopt-a-thons from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays at Petco, 7223 Coastal Blvd., in the rear of the store. The nonprofit organization has a variety of home-fostered cats and kittens of all ages. All are spayed or neutered, have had age-appropriate vaccinations, have tested negative for feline leukemia and AIDS, have microchips and have been treated for parasites. Fees vary and are tax-deductible. All pets may be viewed online at halpetadoptions.petfinder.com. Requests for specific pets to be brought to an adopt-a-thon may be made, and individual appointments may also be scheduled. Call (352) 476-6832 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn about plants that grow well locally
A Hernando County Water Awareness Series presentation will be from 10 a.m. to noon today at the Hernando County Utilities Department, 21030 Cortez Blvd. Sylvia Durell, the Florida Friendly Landscaping program coordinator for the Utilities Department, will give a presentation on three dozen plants that grow well in Hernando County. There is no cost to attend. For information, call (352) 754-4705.
Master Gardener calendar available
The 2013 Hernando County Master Gardener calendar is now available. The calendar features month-by-month advice on how to care for landscaping in Central Florida. Calendars are $3 each and available at the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 1653 Blaise Drive. For information, call (352) 754-4433.
Candy Cane Acres: 6-9 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. $10 per carload. (352) 796-4552.
Walk Through Bethlehem and Live Nativity: 6-8 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 683-2600.
Holiday Lights at Weeki Wachee Springs: 6-10 p.m., Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. $2; ages 5 and younger free. (352) 592-5656.
'One Incredible Moment' Christmas cantata: 7 p.m., Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. (352) 597-1456.