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Free children's festival Saturday at Jerome Brown Community Center

BROOKSVILLE

Free Children's festival will be held Saturday

The Week of the Young Child Community and Family Fun Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place. There will be clowns, face painting, children's games, a bounce house, hands-on activities and entertainment with DJ Willie, Kevin the Pirate and Tony the Balloon Guy. Admission and activities are free. Food will be available. For information, call (352) 540-6363 or visit www.phelc.org.

Get free crisis response training

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office, Emergency Management Section, will offer Community Emergency Response Team training from 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays, April 5 through May 10, with a drill from 10 a.m. to noon on May 15 (a Saturday). Graduation will follow the drill. Participants will learn how to help themselves and their neighbors during times of crisis. Topics include disaster preparedness, fire suppression, emergency medical first aid, search and rescue, disaster psychology and disaster communications. This free training is offered to residents 18 and older. Attendance at all sessions is required to receive a certificate of completion. To register or to obtain more information, call Pam Harris at (352) 754-4083.

Barbecue benefits Cancer Society

To raise funds for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union's Brooksville Branch will host a barbecue from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at 18915 Cortez Blvd. The meals include chicken, two sides and a roll. The cost is $5. All donations are welcome. To obtain more information or to preorder a meal, call (352) 799-6322, ext. 51199.

SPRING HILL

Free meals for needy on Sunday

People Helping People of Hernando will serve free meals to people in need from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. People Helping People is a local interfaith, nonprofit organization. Meals are served on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. Volunteers and donations are welcome. For information, call (352) 573-4178.

WEEKI WACHEE

Safely get rid of old medications

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office will host Operation Medicine Cabinet from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Weeki Wachee State Park, 6131 Commercial Way. This is a pharmaceutical take-back program that provides residents a chance to bring unused, unwanted or expired prescriptions, controlled substances and over-the-counter medications for safe disposal.

Correction

The next Day Of Discovery will be on April 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Hernando POP headquarters, 417 W Jefferson St., Brooksville. A story Wednesday gave an incorrect time for the event.

Today's pick

'The Marriage Supper' with author Rebecca Park Totilo: 7 p.m., Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St., Brooksville. Free. (727) 688-2115 or (352) 848-0090.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

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