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Hernando County Recreation offers dog training classes

SPRING HILL

Chance to get your puppy trained well

Those who wish to sign their puppies up for the dog training classes on Saturdays at Rotary Centennial Park can still do so. Those who missed the first class on April 4 can come to class 30 minutes early on Saturday for a makeup session. Puppy Kindergarten, for puppies 5 months and younger, is offered at 9 a.m. Saturdays; the cost is $75 for the six-class program. Elementary School, for dogs 4 months and older, is at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays and costs $95 for the six-class program. Both programs are taught by an instructor from Dog Gone Solutions. Call Hernando County Recreation at (352) 754-4043 or visit doggonesolutions.com.

Aquatics class for Special Olympics

Hernando County Special Olympics will start its aquatics program at 9 a.m. this Saturday, with practices continuing every Saturday at the Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd. There is no cost to register an athlete. For information, contact Frances Click at (352) 597-5003.

Irish comedian to perform at lunch

The St. Frances Cabrini Council of Catholic Women is hosting a sit-down luncheon and show with Irish comedian Danny Justice at noon April 22 in Xavier Hall, 5030 Mariner Blvd. Women and their spouses are welcome. The luncheon will be catered by John Mason. Prizes will be awarded. Tickets are $18 each and must be purchased by Friday . Call Alice at (352) 688-4766.

Today's meetings

Hernando County Affordable Housing Advisory Committee, 9 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Hernando County Local Mitigation Strategy Committee, 1 p.m., Hernando County Emergency Operations Center, 18900 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville.

Hernando County Aviation Authority, 3:30 p.m., Hernando County Airport office, 15800 Flight Path Drive, south of Brooksville.

Today's picks

Library to show "Breakfast at Tiffany's": 2 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, Spring Hill. Free. (352) 540-6391.

Brookridge Entertainment presents Rodi Alexander and Mark Friedman: Doors open at 6:30 p.m., showtime at 7 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., west of Brooksville. $15. (352) 597-4620.

Hernando County Fair: 5 to 11 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. Gate admission $7 for adults, $4 for ages 4 to 12 and free for ages 3 and younger; parking $2. Midway armbands are $15. (352) 796-4552. Today's events include:

• Karaoke contest finals, 6 p.m.

• Steer sale, 6 p.m.

• Rock bands, 7 p.m.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Hernando County Recreation offers dog training classes 04/08/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 8, 2009 9:20pm]
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