Science fair looking for volunteers
Volunteers are needed for the Hernando County District Science and Engineering Fair, which will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. Projects are from students in grades 6-12 from throughout the Hernando County School District. Welcome are individuals with strong interests in botany, animal sciences, behavioral sciences, engineering, medicine/health or environmental studies. Also, monetary donations are needed to help support the student awards program. Contact Colleen Doulk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (352) 797-7024, ext. 301.
Banquet recognizes election supervisor
The Black History Month Recognition Banquet will be at 8 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Lorenzo Hamilton Community Center at Kennedy Park, 899 Kennedy Blvd. The annual celebration is designed recognize and honor a black Hernando County native of note for outstanding accomplishments. This year's honoree will be Annie D. Williams, Hernando County Supervisor of Elections. Tickets to the event are $12 each. Call (352) 688-2861.
Hospice to offer Alzheimer's class
HPH Hospice and the Alzheimer's Association will host a five-week series for individuals caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or those who anticipate being in the position of caring for someone with the disease. The program will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 10 to March 10, at the HPH team office, 12260 Cortez Blvd. There is no cost, but space is limited and advance registration is required. Call Janet Clymer at (352) 597-1882.
American Cancer Society's annual Cattle Barons' Ball: 6 p.m., Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. The theme is "Stetsons and Stilettos." $100 per person. (352) 686-8979, (352) 597-6331 or (352) 799-6000.
Brookridge Social Dance hosts Valentine's Dance: 7:30-10:30 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., west of Brooksville. $5 at the door. (352) 597-0723.
Country Gospel Jam: 2-5 p.m., Faith Fellowship Church, fellowship hall, 19255 Campground Road, off Cobb Road, Brooksville. (352) 796-6589.
Hernando County Philippine-American Association Pre-Valentine's Day Dinner-Dance: 6:30-11:30 p.m., SNPJ/Suncoast Dance and Party Center, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. $15. (352) 848-1031, (352) 666-5381 or (352) 684-7464.
Sons of Italy, Nature Coast Lodge 2502 annual scholarship dinner-dance: 6-10:30 p.m., Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill. $19. (352) 597-3727.
Southeast Area rally of the Family Motor Coach Association: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Hernando County Airport, off Broad Street, south of Brooksville. $7; children 12 and younger admitted free. (352) 796-0154.