SPRINGSTEAD COLLEGE WORKSHOP: A "Ready for College" workshop is scheduled from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Springstead High School cafeteria, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.
All Springstead students and their parents are welcome. For information, call Kathleen Hicks at (352) 797-7010, ext. 210.
MEETING ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES: The Area 13 Family Care Council will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Monday at the Wildwood Agency for Persons with Disabilities, 1601 W Gulf Atlantic Highway, Wildwood.
Those interested in issues regarding people with developmental disabilities and their families are encouraged to attend. New members are being sought.
Area 13 covers Hernando, Citrus, Lake, Marion and Sumter counties. For details, call Betty Kay Clements at (352) 753-1163 or email email@example.com.
CHURCH YARD SALE: Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill, will have a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 18 and 19.
There will be a variety of items, including computers, printers, televisions and electronics, jewelry, books, furniture and household items. Baked goods, food and drinks will available.
For information, call the church at (352) 596-0080.
WRITING WORKSHOP: The Hernando County Public Library System will offer two writing workshops with local author Jack Jones, who specializes in mystery, fiction and travel journalism:
• 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill.
• 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive.
The workshops will include practical tips, techniques and resources. There will be time for group writing exercises and discussion.
There is no cost to participate. For information, call (352) 754-4043 or visit hernandocountylibrary.us.