Thursday, December 14, 2017
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Get your artifacts identified

GET ARTIFACTS IDENTIFIED: An Artifact ID Day will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 26 at the Loyal order of Moose Lodge 1676, 17129 Wiscon Road, Brooksville.

Archaeologists will be on hand to identify and classify prehistoric and historic artifacts, such as arrowheads and pottery.

The event is sponsored by the Historic Hernando Preservation Society, the University of South Florida's Department of Anthropology and the Florida Public Archaeology Network.

There is no cost. There will be no buying or selling of artifacts at this event. For information, call (352) 795-0208.

LANDSCAPE CLASS: Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Program coordinator John Korycki will present a free class, "Florida-Friendly Landscape Maintenance," at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.

The class will include mowing methods, irrigation, fertilization applications and pest control.

No registration is taken. Seating is addressed on a first come, first seated basis. For information, call (352) 540-6230.

LINE DANCE SOCIAL: A Brookridge Good Times Line Dance Social will be from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 19 at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge.

DJ Dave will entertain. There will be dances from beginner to intermediate played. While no lessons will be offered, there will be instructors on hand to give aid, if needed. Guests can bring their own snacks and beverages. Admission is $5. For information, call Norma at (352) 397-6088.

HIGH POINT DANCE: A "Night of Dancing" will be offered from 7 to 10 p.m. May 19 at the High Point Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road, High Point. Music will be provided by Starburst. Admission is $5. For tickets or to reserve a table, call Marlene at (352) 596-2745.

ANTIQUE APPRAISALS: The St. Frances Cabrini Knights of Columbus 13209 will host a Spring Antique Appraisal Show from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 19 at in Xavier Hall, 5030 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.

This event is fashioned after the Antiques Roadshow television show. It will include a certified personal property appraiser, Dale Smrekar, who specializes in collectibles, fine art, jewelry, coins and paper money, oil paintings, sports memorabilia, antique guns, antique swords and knives, vintage toys and other items.

Only verbal appraisals will be provided; the cost is $5 per appraisal. Refreshments will be available. For information, call Jack Hauser at (352) 686-9767.

ARC DANCE PARTY: The Arc Nature Coast will host a Spring Fling Dance Party from 7 to 10 p.m. May 18 at the Arc Nature Coast Education Center and Regional Evacuation Shelter, 6495 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.

PJ the DJ will entertain. There will be food, drinks and door prizes.

Admission is $4. For information, call Nancy at (352) 544-2322, ext. 109 or email [email protected]

SCHOLARSHIP BANQUET: The Black Educators Caucus will host the annual Marie A. Lawson Scholarship Banquet at 6:30 p.m. June 9 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill.

Horace Copeland, former professional football player with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will speak. Three local high school seniors will each be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

Tickets to the event are $40 each.

For information or tickets, call Sarah Bennett at (352) 796-2124, Evelyn Washington at (352) 796-3259 or Christene Yant at (352) 683-2766.

VOLUNTEER WITH HOSPICE: HPH Hospice is recruiting volunteers. Numerous volunteer opportunities are available, such as patient support and kitchen help in the residential wing of the Sturgill Hospice Care Center.

A two-part orientation for new volunteers will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 22 and 25 at the office at 12260 Cortez Blvd. Spring Hill. Attendance is mandatory both days. Lunch will be provided.

To register or for information, call Anne Clarke at (352) 597-1882.

CAR SHOW: A Brooksville Beauties and Beasts Car Show will kick off at 8 a.m. May 19 at Crystal Chrysler Dodge Jeep, 14358 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville.

Registration is $15 in advance and $20 on the day of the show. Registration will be accepted through 10 a.m.

All years, makes and models of cars and trucks are welcome. More than 45 awards will presented. For information, call Ken at (352) 341-1165 or Mike at (352) 341-1019.

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