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SCIENCE FAIR JUDGES NEEDED: Volunteers are needed for the Hernando County School District's Science and Engineering Fair, which will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St.

Professionals or retired professionals with science and engineering backgrounds are being sought to help with judging of projects by students in grades 6 to 12.

Also, businesses are needed to sponsor special awards with plaques or money. Those interested in judging or sponsoring an award may contact Colleen Doulk at doulk_c@hcsb.k12.fl.us or (352) 797-7024, ext. 301.

BEREAVEMENT PROGRAM: HPH Hospice will offer its Grief's Journey bereavement program from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 3 through March 24, at its office at 12260 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. This eight-week program is for newly bereaved adults or those just coming to terms with their grief over the death of a loved one. A hospice bereavement counselor will help the group understand the grief process and explore coping strategies.

The sessions are open to anyone; no prior association with HPH Hospice is required. Preregistration is required; class size is limited. Attendance at one of the first two meetings is required to continue with the group.

For information or to register, call toll-free 1-800-486-8784.

SIGN UP FOR ADULT LITERACY CLASSES: The Suncoast Technical Education Center, through the Hernando County school system, offers tutoring and classes for people 18 years and older who are interested in earning a high school diploma or brushing up on reading, math or language arts skills. Classes are available at four sites, with ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages), pre-GED testing and free child care available at most sites. No appointments are necessary. Class sites include:

• 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, J.D. Floyd K-8 School, 3139 Dumont Ave., Spring Hill (free child care available for children ages 2 to 5).

• 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., Brooksville (free child care available for children ages 4 to 10).

• 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Grace World Outreach Church, 20366 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville (free child care available for children ages 2 to 5).

• 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at HEART Literacy, 801 N Broad St., Brooksville (no child care and no ESOL classes offered at this location).

For information, costs and requirements, call (352) 797-7018.

Hernando County things to do 01/17/14 [Last modified: Friday, January 17, 2014 5:56pm]
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