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Hernando Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society holds Garden Party and Plant Auction


Garden Party and Plant Auction

The Hernando Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will host the annual Garden Party and Plant Auction at 7 p.m. Monday at the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 19490 Oliver St.

Residents unfamiliar with what plants grow well in their neighborhood are encouraged to attend. Chapter members will share their experiences in using native plants and offer suggestions for which plants work best in certain places. The program will include a slide show.

There is no cost to attend. For information, visit the Web site at or e-mail [email protected] .


Princess event from unicorns to tea party

The Spring Mermaids Service Unit of Girl Scouts of West Central Florida will host a Royal Princess Daisy event for girls in kindergarten and first grade from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 25 at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way.

The event will feature unicorn races, glamor arts and crafts, fairy-tale stories and songs, a treasure hunt and a royal tea party. There will be a photo opportunity for parents. Participants are welcome to dress up as their favorite princesses.

There will be an adult activity center with information on Girl Scout opportunities.

The cost is $4 for registered Girl Scouts and $12 for non-Girl Scouts. Those who bring a friend will receive a gift.

Reservations are requested. Call Dawn at (352) 597-3260 or Sarah at (352) 592-7897, or e-mail [email protected] .


Clubhouse selling tickets for season

Brookridge Entertainment is selling season tickets for the 2009-10 season.

All shows are at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and showtime at 7 p.m. Shows include:

• Oct. 8, A night of comedy with Tim Walkoe

• Nov. 12, singer/comedian John Charles

• Dec. 10, comedy act with Max Winfrey

• Jan. 14, entertainer and singer Gary Puckett

• Feb. 11, tribute to Neil Diamond with Jay White

• March 11, "Let's Hang On" offering the sounds of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

• April 8, country music singer Leanne Williams.

The cost for all seven shows is $88 for Brookridge residents and $104 for nonresidents. Call Barbara at (352) 597-4620.


British Soccer Camp at Anderson Snow

First Hernando Youth Soccer and Challenger Sports have teamed up to host the weeklong British Soccer Camp from July 20-24 at Anderson Snow Soccer Complex on Anderson Snow Road.

Details and online registration are available at or . For information, call Fred at (352) 650-4898.

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