engineering and science fair needs volunteers
Volunteers and sponsors are needed for the annual Hernando County Science and Engineering Fair, which will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. Professionals and retirees with science and engineering backgrounds are needed to help with judging of scientific method and engineering projects. Individuals with strong interests in botany, animal sciences, behavioral sciences, engineering, medicine/health or environmental studies are welcome. Projects will be from Hernando County students in the sixth through 12th grades. Businesses are needed to sponsor special awards with plaques or monetary awards. Contact Colleen Doulk at (352) 797-7024, ext. 252, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public invited to weigh in on THE BUS
The Hernando County Metropolitan Planning Organization will host a community transit workshop from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday in the atrium at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St. Residents can review and comment on the current fixed-route service and proposed changes to THE Bus, the county's public transit system. For information, call (352) 754-4057 or visit websites at hernandocounty.us/mpo and hernandobus.com.
Encore Academy to offer senior expo
The Encore Academy at Pasco-Hernando Community College will host a Winter 2012 Senior Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the PHCC Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court. The free event will include mini-seminars about beginning computers, digital photography, genealogy, art and painting, memory screening, pet first aid and other topics. Seating is limited. The Encore Academy is a service of PHCC to provide educational opportunities and special-interest workshops to the senior (50 and older) community. For information, call toll-free 1-877-879-7422 or visit the website at phcc.edu/encore.
Notre Dame pancake breakfast fundraiser: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $3. (352) 683-9666.