Reading festival features book sale, authors
The Hernando County Reading Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St. A free goody bag will be given to the first 300 children to arrive. The event will include games, door prizes, face painting, balloons and a Friends of the Library children's book sale. There will be storytelling with Windell Campbell and U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent. Visitors will also have a chance to meet children's book authors. Food available for purchase. Admission and activities are free. Call (352) 797-7018.
It's time to register for the Bingo Bash
The Brookridge Woman's Club is taking reservations for the annual Bingo Bash March 19 at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Games start at 10 a.m. Coffee and ice tea will be available throughout the day. Doughnuts will be served upon arrival. Lunch and dessert will be served. Cost is $35; payment is due by Thursday. There will be 52 games with a payout of $3,200. All funds raised will benefit the scholarship fund. Reservations are required. Call Norma Rankin at (352) 597-3530.
Guests to the next Brookridge Line Dance Social on March 19 at the Brookridge Clubhouse can bring their own snacks, beverages and ice. Only a disc jockey will be provided. A notice in Thursday's Hernando Times was incorrect on this point. Call (352) 397-6088.
Hernando County Water Awareness Series presents "The Green Swamp, Brooksville Ridge and The Springs: How are They Connected?": 10 a.m. to noon, Hernando County Utilities Department, 21030 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Free. (352) 540-6780.
Frontier Park 39th anniversary Celebration/Street Dance with Southern Reign Band: 7 p.m., 15549 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. (352) 442-3210.