Saturday, May 26, 2018
News Roundup

Hernando County selling tickets to Father/Daughter Dance

BROOKSVILLE

Father/daughter dance tickets are on sale

The Hernando County Recreation Department is selling tickets to its annual Father/Daughter Dance, which will be from 6 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 3 and 4 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd. The event will include music, snacks and drinks. Guests are encouraged to bring cameras. Substitute dads — such as a grandfather, an uncle, a friend or an older brother — are welcome. Tickets are $15 each and must be purchased in advance. Registration forms are available at the recreation office, 205 E Fort Dade Ave., or online at hernandocounty.us/parks_rec. Payment must be made by check, money order or credit card (MasterCard or Visa). Call (352) 754-4031.

HPH Hospice seeking volunteers for visits

HPH Hospice needs volunteers to help with patient support visits in the home. For those interested, HPH Hospice will host a two-day volunteer orientation from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 7 and 9 at the office at 698 S Broad St. Lunch will be provided. Adults and teens 14 and older may participate. Attendance both days is mandatory. Registration is required. For more information, call Jacque Lambert at (352) 796-2611.

Today's picks

Florida Classic Clusters dog shows: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Florida Classic Park, 5360 Lockhart Road, east of Brooksville. Free admission; $5 parking. (813) 480-3975. floridaclassicpark.com.

Brooksville Raid Re-enactment: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., with the raid re-enactment at 2 p.m. Sand Hill Scout Reservation, 11210 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. $8 for adults and $4 for ages 6 to 12; ages 5 and younger and Scouts in uniform are free. brooksvilleraid.com.

Florida Manatee Festival: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Citrus Avenue at U.S. 19, downtown Crystal River. $3. citruscountychamber.com.

'A Streetcar Named Desire': final show: 2 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $15; $8 students. (352) 683-5113.

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