Candidates forum today is also on cable
The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee will sponsor the 2010 Primary Candidates Forum at 6 p.m. today in the County Commission Chambers at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. A meet and greet will precede the forum at 5 p.m. The forum will be carried live on the Hernando County Government Channel, Bright House cable Ch. 622. It will be webstreamed at www.hernandocounty.us, and simulcast on WWJB-AM 1450 radio. For information, call Carla Hayes at the chamber, (352) 796-0697.
Appraiser's Office closed half day
The Hernando County Property Appraiser's Office will be closed from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 13 for training purposes. Offices are in Room 463 of the County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville; and the Westside Government Center at 7509 and 7525 Forest Oaks Blvd. For information, call (352) 754-4190.
Volunteers needed for weed removal
The Spring Hill Garden Club will have a Weed and Feed event from 8 to 10 a.m. Aug. 14 at two locations: the Nature Coast Botanical Gardens, 1489 Parker Ave., and the waterfall entrance on Spring Hill Drive at Commercial Way. Volunteers are needed to help with the removal of invasive plants and vines. After weeding, participants will be treated to brunch. For information, call (352) 683-9933. Visit the website at www.naturecoastbotanicalgardens.com.
Interfaith group seeks dinner help
People Helping People of Hernando needs restaurants, organizations and smaller groups of individuals to prepare a meal entree for one of their weekly Sunday dinners. PHP serves free meals to people in need from 4 to 6 p.m. every Sunday at the Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Cash donations also are needed. People Helping People is a local interfaith nonprofit organization. To help out or for information, call (352) 686-4466. Checks can be mailed to: People Helping People, P.O. Box 6182, Spring Hill, FL 34611.
Florida Library Youth Program presents Fritzy Brothers — One Man Circus: 10:15 a.m., Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. Free. (352) 540-6391.
Holy Cross food distribution: 9-11 a.m., Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (727) 808-4096.
Wesleyan Village Congressional Candidates Forum: 1 p.m., Nicholson Center, 8210 Wesley Drive, Brooksville. Includes Democratic and Republican candidates for the District 5 congressional seat. (352) 799-1644.