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MUSICAL FUNDRAISER: A "Country Jubilee" fundraiser show will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at the High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road, High Point. Doors open at 5 p.m.

The show will feature young performers trying to succeed in the country music field.

Tickets are $5 and may be purchased in advance or at the door. Proceeds will benefit High Point Meals for Shut-Ins and Kids on the Horizon. For tickets or information, call (352) 597-9887 or (352) 200-8843.

SENIOR EXPOS: The Encore Academy at Pasco-Hernando Community College will host its annual Winter Senior Expo at the following locations:

• Friday, West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey.

• Jan. 17, Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Spring Hill.

• Jan. 24, North Campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville.

• Jan. 31, East Campus, 36727 Blanton Road, Dade City.

Each expo will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those attending can learn about services available from area agencies and businesses and attend free mini-seminars on topics such as art and painting, computer and digital photography. The expos are free.

The Encore Academy is a service of PHCC to provide educational opportunities and special interest workshops to adults older than 50. For information, call toll-free 1-877-879-7422.

EARLY BIRD TICKET SPECIAL FOR 'JUDAH BEN-HUR': Judah Ben-Hur, the musical, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17 and 18 and at 3 p.m. Jan. 19 at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville. Lew Wallace's musical is coproduced by Youth With a Mission of Tampa Bay and Live Oak Theatre. Proceeds will be used to send the show's cast to the Philippines to help build homes. Those who purchase adult tickets now through Friday pay $12 per adult ticket; thereafter, tickets are $15 each. Tickets for students 13 and younger are $5. Tickets include coffee, tea and dessert. Visit or call the box office at (352) 593-0027.

Hernando County news and notes 01/03/14 [Last modified: Friday, January 3, 2014 4:00pm]
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