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Hernando County actors, 'Sweeney Todd' auditions Saturday at Springstead Theatre


'Sweeney Todd' auditions on Saturday

The Boulevard Players will conduct auditions for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at 6 p.m. Saturday at Springstead Theatre, 3300 Mariner Blvd.

Auditions are open to Springstead High School alumni and the community. Those auditioning must be at least 17 years old.

Production dates are July 23-25, with showtimes at 7:30 p.m. each day and 2 p.m. matinees on July 24 and 25.

Reserved tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students. Funds raised will benefit Springstead's choral department. For information about the auditions or to purchase tickets, call (352) 476-9086.


Officials gathering input on flood risk

The Southwest Florida Water Management District and Hernando County are gathering input needed to improve identification of flood risks in the county.

The information will be used to update area floodplain information and develop preliminary Federal Emergency Management Agency flood insurance rate maps.

A workshop focusing on Hernando County's Bystre Lake watershed will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Water Management District's office at 2379 Broad St., south of Brooksville.

At the meeting, preliminary models and floodplain information will be presented to the public for review and comment. After addressing the comments, the floodplain information will be finalized and presented to the district's governing board for permission to develop the preliminary flood insurance rate maps for submittal to FEMA.

For information, call (352) 796-7211, ext. 4297.

To find out which watershed you live in, visit www.water


Want to adopt? Attend orientation Monday

Those interested in adoption are invited to an adoption orientation with the Children's Home Society of Florida at 6 p.m. Monday at 11 N Magnolia Ave.

Case managers will be on hand to speak about the group's adoption services and the children currently needing families.

Founded in 1902, with headquarters in Winter Park, the nationally accredited society is one of the largest and oldest statewide private providers of social services. For information, call (352) 334-0955.

Hernando County actors, 'Sweeney Todd' auditions Saturday at Springstead Theatre 06/09/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 9, 2009 7:05pm]
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