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Hernando author Jerry Cowling to lead walking tour of Brooksville


Local author to lead walking tour of city

The Hernando County Public Library System will host a walking tour of Brooksville with local author and storyteller Jerry Cowling at 10 a.m. Tuesday, starting at Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave. The tour will include a discussion of City Hall, murals, Alfred McKethan, the Brooksville Raid and other local historical topics. There is no cost to participate, but registration is required. Call (352) 540-6394.

Relay for Life hosts tasting at church

The Taste of Relay for Life will be 4 to 6 p.m. today in the fellowship hall at First United Methodist Church, 109 S Broad St. The cost is $5 for 10 tastings. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. The event is sponsored by the Preceptor Delta Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority and Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative. For information, call (352) 279-3537, (352) 279-1198 or (352) 796-5490.


Baseball bash to benefit high school

Bunco Bash for Baseball, a benefit event for the Hernando High School baseball program, is scheduled for April 23 at VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. Dinner will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., and games will be from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., followed by the awarding of prizes. There will also be raffles and a 50/50 drawing; tickets are $1 each, six for $5 or 20 for $10. Tickets to the event are $20 per person. Reservations are required by Friday. Checks should be made payable to Leopard Baseball Boosters. For information or to RSVP, call Tracy Gates at (352) 799-7441 or mail checks to 22715 Skyview Circle, Brooksville, FL 34602.

Today's picks

Feast of Little Italy: 10 a.m.-10 p.m., the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. Admission is $5; children 12 and younger admitted free. Parking is free. (352) 666-4746.

Orchid Lovers Club presents Festival of Orchids: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., SNPJ Lodge/Suncoast Dance Party Center, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. Admission is $2. (352) 597-3736 or (727) 856-3485.

Benefit Variety Show: 6-10 p.m., VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. Tickets are $10. (352) 796-0398.

Dinner-dance fundraiser for Arc Nature Coast: 5-10 p.m., Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. Tickets are $15. (727) 869-4737 or (727) 862-2428.

Red Eagle Lodge Native American Intertribal Powwow: 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Floral Park, 9530 S Parkside Ave., off U.S. 41., Floral City. $3 for adults, $1 for ages 6-16, free for 5 and younger.

'Shadow Box' at Stage West: 8 p.m., 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113.

Hernando County Master Gardeners' Spring Plant Sale: 9 a.m.-noon, Master Gardener Nursery, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. (352) 754-4433.

Spring Hill Garden Club Spring Plant Sale: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 1489 Parker Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 683-9933.

Hernando author Jerry Cowling to lead walking tour of Brooksville 04/09/10 [Last modified: Friday, April 9, 2010 8:09pm]
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