Friday, November 24, 2017
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Habitat for Humanity's paint program helps groups that helps others

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COUNTYWIDE

Habitat paint program is brush with kindness

Habitat for Humanity of Hernando County is offering its "Brush With Kindness" program to local nonprofit organizations. The program provides free exterior paint to groups that have identified homeowners in need of assistance. Through the program, the Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill, in partnership with Preferred Property Associates Realtors Inc., will be repainting the Spring Hill Community Association's Lake House facility. Nonprofit groups interested in hosting a "Brush with Kindness" day are encouraged to call Habitat at (352) 754-1159 or stop by the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Goodwill's BookWorks needs your donations

Goodwill's BookWorks preschool literacy program kicked off this month and continues through March 14. Donations of new or like-new books for children ages 2 to 5 are needed, as well as volunteers who can read to children at Head Start centers, then present each child with a personalized book to take home. Donated books should include a note indicating they are "for BookWorks." They may be dropped off at any Goodwill-Suncoast store. The local stores is at 4750 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. For other sites, visit goodwill-suncoast.org or call toll-free 1-888-279-1988; those interested in volunteering may call either ext. 1013 or 1976.

RIDGE MANOR WEST

Library to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday

The Hernando County Public Library System will celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with a birthday bash from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. The event will include games, activities and door prizes based on Dr. Seuss' books. Call (352) 754-4043.

Today's pick

'Trouble on the High Seas' mystery dinner theater: 6 p.m., Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville. $15 for adults; $8 for children 11 and younger. (352) 796-4969.

Clarification

Children younger than 16 may play golf at Timber Pines with adult supervision. A column published Sunday was unclear on this point.

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