Art in the Park needs Volunteers
The Hernando County Fine Arts Council needs volunteers to help at the 25th Art in the Park Festival on May 2 and 3 in Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane. Volunteers are needed in the following areas: greeters, exit interviewers, children's card-stamping and art area, parking/traffic, raffle and hospitality tent. The event will feature about 100 artists and crafters and a student art tent. There will also be continuous entertainment with musicians, performing artists, poetry and theater. Admission is free, but there will be a $1 request for parking. Call Mary Jane Russell at (352) 754-4788 or visit www.hernandoarts.org.
Low-cost pet vaccines available
Florida International Teaching Zoo's veterinary staff will provide a low-cost pet vaccination clinic from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Tractor Supply, 18741 Cortez Blvd. Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats will be $6. Dog distemper/parvovirus combo shots and cat distemper shots are $14, and dog kennel cough/bordatella shots are $15. Documentation will be provided. Proceeds benefit Teaching Zoo programs. Call (352) 867-7788.
Come downtown for Springfest
A Brooksville Community Springfest will be from
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in downtown. The event combines the Love Your Neighbor flea market at the American Legion, 208 E Fort Dade Ave., the Market on Main Street, a cookbook festival and bake sale, a music festival and children's events. A Springfest Mass Gospel Choir performance at 1:30 p.m. will include singers from eighth grade to adults. Call Mark Reeves at (352) 796-6791 or Lisa Callea at (352) 428-9275.
Celebrate music, more with ministry
Spring Hill Community Association's "Joyful Music and More" celebration will be 3 to 8 p.m. April 25 at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. The event will benefit the Nature Coast Christian Church Ministry. Vendor spaces are available for $30; electricity is an additional $5. The event will include performances with area church bands, choirs, comedy and puppetry. Admission to the event is free with a nonperishable food donation. For information, call (352) 666-4746.
Withlacoochee River Basin Board, 9 a.m., Southwest Florida Water Management District, 2379 Broad St., south of Brooksville.
Coastal River Basin Board, 1 p.m., Southwest Florida Water Management District, 2379 Broad St., south of Brooksville.
Wine and cheese receptions for artists Diane Becker, Paul Shaskan: 5 to 7:30 p.m. Becker's reception is at Nanette's Spirit of the Hand Gallery, 13157 Cortez Blvd., and Shaskan's is at Patio Paradise, 7069 Coastal Blvd. (both are in Coastal Way Plaza, within walking distance of each other). Free.
Detailed obituaries are
published in Section B.