Get a free meal Sunday at Senior Citizens Club
People Helping People of Hernando will serve free meals to individuals and families in need from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road.
Meals are served on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. People Helping People is a local interfaith, nonprofit organization. Volunteers and donations are welcome. For information, call (352) 573-4178.
Festival Singers set spring concert series
The Nature Coast Festival Singers will present its Spring Concert at the following locations:
• 3 p.m. Sunday, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee.
• 3 p.m. March 21, St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 7922 State Road 52, Hudson.
• 3 p.m. March 28, Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.
The chorus, which includes nearly 80 voices from three counties, performs a variety of music from classical to contemporary. The concert will include Haydn's Missa brevis as well as other pieces. The director is James Urbanski.
There is no cost to attend. A free-will offering will be accepted to support the Ayer Endowment Fund, which provides scholarships for music education from elementary through college level.
For information, call Sandy at (352) 556-3428.
Chamber offers course in networking skills
The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce offers a networking class 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the training room at the chamber, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville.
The class, designed for individuals who are shy or uncomfortable talking to strangers, will be conducted by Vince Vanni. Topics will include small-talk skills, working the room, qualities of a good networker, how to use business cards, how to follow up and business etiquette.
The class is open to the public. The cost is $15 for members, $25 for nonmembers. To register, call (352) 796-0697, ext. 15.
Breakfast fundraiser and craft fair March 21
The Brookridge Helping Hands will host a fundraiser pancake breakfast and craft fair from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 21 at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St.
The breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee and tea. The cost is $4 for adults, $3 for children ages 5 to 11 and free for children ages 4 and younger.
There will be vendors with crafts and baked goods, a silent auction and raffle. There is no admission cost to just shop.
The Brookridge Helping Hands is a sewing-for-charity club that has sewed, knitted and crocheted numerous items for various organizations, such as baby items, fleece hats for military personnel to wear under their helmets, gowns and other items for hospice patients. Donations of good used patterns or colored sheets are also welcome.
For information, call (352) 597-7682.
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Library offers free e-mail basics class
The Hernando County Public Library System will offer a free E-Mail Basics computer class at 9:30 a.m. March 18 at the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road.
This is a two-hour class that will cover e-mail terminology, etiquette and hands-on practice using Google's Gmail.
There is no cost, but registration is required due to limited space. To register, call (352) 754-4443. For information, call (352) 754-4042.
St. Patrick's Day event set at VFW Post 9236
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236 will host a St. Patrick's Day Celebration from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the post, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd.
Corned beef and cabbage with the traditional sides will be served for $8. Entertainment will be provided by Maurice.
Tickets can be purchased at the door. Call (352) 596-9236.
Yard and bake sale will benefit ministries
Fellowship Community Church will have a yard and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 20 at 11250 Spring Hill Drive.
All proceeds will be used for outreach ministries within the church and community. For information, call (352) 686-4612.
Spring rummage sale set for March 20
The Women of Grace Presbyterian Church's Spring Rummage Sale is from 8 a.m. to noon March 20 at the church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive.
The sale will include books, clothing, glassware, toys, jewelry, various household items and baked goods. A light lunch will be available. For information, call (352) 683-2082.
K of C Council 11317 selling auction tickets
The Knights of Columbus Council 11317 will host its 15th annual auction March 27 in the parish hall at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 13485 Spring Hill Drive. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., and a buffet dinner will be at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $12, which can be purchased at the parish office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon Friday, or after weekend Masses, or by calling Barbara Stacy at (352) 684-7419. The deadline to purchase tickets is March 20.
Woman's Club marks 100th anniversary
In celebration of its 100 year anniversary, the Greater Federation of Women's Club/Brooksville Woman's Club will host an open house celebration from 4 to 7 p.m. March 19 at the clubhouse, 131 S Main St.
The event will include the history of the club and a slide presentation , as well as refreshments. For information, call Phyllis Mlecka at (352) 796-2089.
Model ships, wood carvings at show
The Suncoast Ship Model Society and Weeki Wachee Woodcarvers Club will host a joint show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 27 at the Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Center, 3357 Susan Drive, at Toucan Trail.
The clubs will display a variety of ships, boats and wood carvings. For information, call Jim at (352) 592-6419.
USO dinner hosted by Knights of Columbus
The Knights of Columbus, St. Jude Assembly 1721, will host a USO dinner and dance March 20 at the K of C Hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is at 6 p.m.
The meal includes ziti, meatballs, sausage, bread and more. Music will be provided by Angelo. Guests who have served with the military are encouraged to wear uniforms and other articles of clothing from their branch of service.
Tickets are $8.50 and must be purchased in advance. Call Jim De Marco at (352) 683-7290.