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HOME TOURS: The Historic Hernando Preservation Society will host a Secret Garden Home Tour at 3 p.m. May 19, starting at the Hernando Heritage Museum, 601 Museum Court, Brooksville.

The tour includes two homes that are located directly behind the museum: the Colonel Martin House, which was built in 1885, and the Pedonesi House, built in the early 1900s. Along with inside tours to view the architecture, both have gardens with many varieties of flowering plants.

Guests will also be treated to a French picnic on the lawn at the museum, which also has a garden area. The museum is the historic May-Stringer House, built in 1856.

Tickets are $25. For information or to reserve tickets, call (813) 470-0085.

TRAIN SHOW AND SWAP MEET: Regal Railways will host a model train and toy show and swap meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19 at the Brooksville Elks Lodge, 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville.

Vendors will be on hand with various scales of trains, tracks, accessories, T-shirts and other items for sale as well as a model train layout.

A local Boy Scout troop will have lunch available for purchase.

Admission is $4; children 12 and younger are admitted free. Early bird admission is available for $6, with entry from 9 to 10 a.m. For information, call Joe at (727) 244-1341. Visit regalrailways.com.

MOVIES AT THE LIBRARY: The Hernando County Public Library System will offer the following free movie showings at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive:

Super 8, 2 p.m. May 10. Starring Elle Fanning, Amanda Michalka and Kyle Chandler. After a group of friends witnesses a train wreck, strange things begin to happen in the small town. The 2011 science fiction thriller, rated PG-13, is written and directed by J.J. Abrams and produced by Steven Spielberg.

The Vow, 2 p.m. May 24. Starring Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams. After a car accident puts her in a coma, newlywed Paige wakes up with severe memory loss, leaving her husband, Leo, trying to woo her back. The film is rated PG-13.

Popcorn and movie trivia are offered at all movie showings, which are sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hernando County. For information, call (352) 754-4043 or visit hernandocountylibrary.us.

PROM FOR SENIORS: In celebration of Older Americans Month, Brooksville Regional and Spring Hill Regional hospitals and the Enrichment Centers will host a Senior Extra-Senior Prom from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 17 at GlenLakes Country Club, 9000 GlenLakes Blvd., Weeki Wachee.

The event includes dinner, music, entertainment and a gift for everyone attending. There will be a crowning of the Senior Extra-Senior Prom king and queen.

Reservations are required. There is no cost for the prom, but attendees must first become members of Senior Extra, a free program.

To learn more about Senior Extra, or to make reservations, call (352) 754-3230.

BROOKSVILLE HISTORY: The Hernando County Public Library System will host a history program about Brooksville from 11 a.m. to noon May 10 at Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

The speaker will be Bob Martinez, publisher of Old Brooksville in Photos and Stories, who will discuss what life was like in Brooksville 100 years ago.

All ages are welcome. There is no cost to attend. For information, call (352) 754-4042.

LANDSCAPE CLASS: A free class, Florida-Friendly Landscape Maintenance, will be presented at 10:30 a.m. May 9 at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive.

The speaker will be John Korycki of the Florida Yards and Neighborhoods program, who will discuss Florida-friendly practices for maintenance in the landscape, including mowing methods, irrigation, fertilization applications and pest control.

No registration necessary. Space is limited, and seating will be first come, first seated. For information, call (352) 540-6230.

Hernando area event listings 04/27/12 [Last modified: Friday, April 27, 2012 6:32pm]
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