LEARN ABOUT HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES: Pasco-Hernando Community College will continue its College Connection series, an introduction to local health and human services programs in Hernando County, with the following programs:
• Jan. 8 — "Community Health," presented by Ann-Gayl Ellis with Nature Coast Community Health/Hernando County Health Department.
• Jan. 15 — "Community Education," presented by John Winans with the Alzheimer's Family Organization.
• Jan. 29 — "Mental Health Support," presented by Darlene Linville with the National Alliance on Mental Illness/NAMI Hernando.
• Feb. 5 — "Children and Adolescents in Crisis Services," presented by Katie Williams with Pathways Counseling.
• Feb. 19 — "Medicaid and Food Stamps," presented by Robert Bradburn with Access Florida and the Florida Department of Children and Families.
• March 5 — "Mental Health Services," presented by Sandra Marrero with BayCare Behavioral Health.
• March 19 — "Social Services," presented by Tresa Watson of the Hernando County Community Anti-Drug Coalition.
• April 2 — "Social Services," presented by Veda Ramirez of the Hernando County Health and Human Services Department.
• April 16 — "Veterans Services," presented by Matt Peters, veterans services manager for Hernando County.
All programs begin at 3 p.m. and are conducted at the PHCC North Campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. There is no cost to attend. For information, contact Sonia Rodriguez at (352) 797-5004 or [email protected], or Courtney Boettcher at (727) 816-3738 or [email protected]
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT LECTURE: Academia Hernando will kick off its 2013 Winter Lecture Series with "Eleanor Roosevelt — The Depression Years" at 10 a.m. Jan. 14 in the sanctuary at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee.
The program will be a one-woman show presented by Susan Marie Frontczak. It includes a series of vignettes that reveal Mrs. Roosevelt's public and private personae. After a 45-minute monologue, there will be a question-and-answer session.
Additional lectures in the series include:
• Jan. 21: "Medieval Art: An Overview," by David Hoffman.
• Jan. 28: "Contemporary China," by Kun Shi, director of the USF Confucius Institute.
• Feb. 4: "John Quincy Adams: Sixth President of the United States," presented by George Spiero.
• Feb. 11: "The Spanish-American War of 1898," presented by Ross Lameraux.
• Feb. 18: No lecture. Instead, there will be a bus trip Feb. 19 for series subscribers only to the Hurm Museum and Florida Natural History Museum in Gainesville.
• Feb. 25: "The Vikings," by Joe Menasce.
• March 4: "Women Under the Third Reich," by Adele McCollum.
• March 11: "The Way We Were," presented by E.J. Salcines, a retired appellate judge.
The cost for the lecture series is $55 per person and includes the Feb. 19 bus trip. Walk-ins pay $10 for the Jan. 14 program and $8 for all other lectures. Call (352) 597-0158.