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Get a handle on ins and outs of credit for free


Get handle on ins and outs of credit for free

The Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service will present a financial management class, "Credit Management," at 10 a.m. Thursday, at Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave.

Participants will learn skills in handling credit in order to avoid delinquencies and bankruptcies.

There is no cost to participate. For information, call (352) 540-6391.


Library offers two hit movies and popcorn

The Hernando County Public Library System will have free showings of these movies at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library:

Despicable Me, 6 p.m. Tuesday. The 2010 animated film, rated PG, is about the despicable Gru, who is planning the biggest heist in the history of the world — he is going to steal the moon. But then he encounters three orphaned girls who see him as something that no one else ever had: a potential dad. Popcorn will be provided by Friends of the Library of Hernando County. Families may bring drinks in a covered container.

Eat Pray Love, 2 p.m. Thursday. The 2010 film, rated PG-13, stars Julia Roberts as a recently divorced woman who travels around the world to "find herself." Light refreshments will be provided.

The library is at 9220 Spring Hill Drive. No registration is required to attend either movie. For information, call (352) 540-6391.


Winter exhibit offers range of artworks

The Winter Art Exhibit is now on display at the Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery, 201 Howell Ave.

The exhibit features handmade quilts by Ruth Redeker, models by the Suncoast Ship Model Society, photographs by the Spring Hill Camera Club, and a new selection of poetry by members of Just Poets.

There are also works by artists Edward Anderson, Joanmarie Whittinghill, Wanda McVeigh and the Barbara Kerr Art Critique Group, as well as paintings from the Highwaymen collection of John and Carol Tucker.

Also on display is the Porcelain Collection by David "the Claymaker" Mack. African American Women in Hernando County, a series of photographs by George F. Woodson, is on exhibit in the Mary A. Coogler gallery. And, in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Junior Service League of Brooksville, is an exhibit of memorabilia from the organization's archives.

An art reception is planned for 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 10. The exhibit continues through March 7. For information, call (352) 540-3810.


New date for club's coin, currency show

The West Hernando Coin Club will now have its Coin and Currency Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St.

The show was originally scheduled for Jan. 29.

Thirty dealers will participate, with about 50 tables. Admission and parking will be free. Food will be available, and door prizes will be awarded.

Contact Mark Palermo at (813) 361-0740 or


Career Central plans job search workshop

Career Central will present a free "Finding a Job" workshop at 6 p.m. Jan. 31 at Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave.

The workshop will be in three parts: first to examine the job market as it is today and the trends that exist; second, to look at the five steps in planning a job search; and lastly, to discuss networking and how to take advantage of the benefits of talking to people.

For information, call (352) 540-6391.


Ladies Golf League's fashion show, lunch

The High Point Ladies Golf League will sponsor a fashion show and luncheon at noon Feb. 5 at High Point Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road.

Fashions from Belk's will be presented. Door prizes will be awarded.

Tickets are $8 and are available at Dime Jingle, the Golf Pro Shop (between 7 a.m. and noon), at the High Point office, or by calling Peg Bankey at (352) 596-5324.


Annual motor coach rally rolls in February

The Southeast Area Motorcoach Association/Family Motor Coach Association will host the annual rally Feb. 2-6 at the Hernando County Airport, off Broad Street, south of Brooksville.

New and pre-owned motor homes will be on display and vendors will be available (no pets will be allowed in the vendor area).

Gates will open to the public at 8:30 a.m. each day (closed to the public on Feb. 6). Day passes will be $7 each and three-day passes are $10 each. Children 12 and younger will be admitted free.

For information, call (352) 796-0154.

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