Get Fit With THe Recreation Department
The Hernando County Recreation Department will offer free "Get Out Get Active Saturdays" from 7 to 7:45 a.m. each Saturday, starting this week, at Anderson Snow Park, 1360 Anderson Snow Road. All ages may participate and families are welcome. The first four weeks will help people achieve the level of being able to participate in a 5K or 3-mile walk, run or ride. The program is provided by master personal trainers and lifestyle coaches Herson and Kim Garcia. There is no cost to participate and no registration is required. Participants should show up by 6:55 a.m. For information, call the recreation office at (352) 754-4031.
Celebrate fall with Korean War Vets
The Korean War Veterans and Ladies Auxiliary will host a Fall Festival dinner-dance Sept. 25 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The event will feature a buffet dinner, entertainment by Shazasi and Jewels of the Desert, and a dancing troupe show that includes audience participation. Music for dancing will be provided by John Martin and the Key Notes Band. There will be door prizes and a cash bar. Tickets are $20 per person; table reservations for eight or more are available. For information or tickets, call Rich at (352) 688-7196.
Bridge club offers beginner lessons
The Nature Coast Bridge Club will offer a six-week beginning bridge class on Tuesdays, starting Sept. 14, at the Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Each two-hour class will be taught by accredited instructors. The cost is $75 for the class and $20 for the book. Those interested may call Mary Ann Dufresne at (352) 592-4882.
Shelter's contact info has changed
Youth and Family Alternatives has announced that the phone and fax numbers at New Beginnings Youth Shelter has changed. The new phone number is (352) 540-6015 and the new fax number is (352) 540-6051. The name of the street where the shelter is located has also changed from Clinton Avenue to Sheriff Mylander Way. The shelter's address is now 18377 Sheriff Mylander Way. The shelter provides food, clothing, shelter and counseling services to runaway and at-risk youth ages 10 to 17 from Hernando, Citrus and Sumter counties.
Singers beginning Christmas rehearsal
The Nature Coast Festival Singers will begin rehearsals for the ensemble's Christmas concerts Monday at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. All rehearsals will be at 7 p.m. Mondays. The chorus will perform the Christmas choruses from Handel's Messiah, as well as other pieces. New singers are welcome. Music will be available for purchase at rehearsal. New members will also be required to purchase concert attire. For information, call Shirley at (352) 597-2235.
Hernando County Tourist Development Council, 3 p.m., Quality Inn and Suites I-75, 30305 Cortez Blvd., Ridge Manor West.
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