Babysitting course offers certifications
The Hernando County Recreation Department will offer a babysitting course, sponsored by the American Heart Association, from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at Delta Woods Park, 3400 Deltona Blvd. The class is for ages 11 to 18. The class will cover what potential babysitters need to know and what parents want in a safe and responsible sitter. The cost is $55, which includes pizza and drinks, as well as all certifications in babysitting, CPR and general first-aid basics, good for two years. For information or to register, call the Recreation Department at (352) 754-4031 or instructor Julie Stack at (352) 684-5664, or visit the website at cprresq.com.
Santa coming to breakfast today
Breakfast with Santa will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., west of Brooksville. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, breakfast potatoes, sausage gravy and biscuits, orange juice, coffee and tea. Tickets at the door are $8 for adults, $6 for children ages 5 to 11 and free for ages 4 and younger. For information, call (352) 610-4124.
Offices closing for the holiday
The Hernando County supervisor of elections branch office at 7443 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill, will be closed Thursday. The main office in Room 165 at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville, will be open. Both offices, as well as all other county offices, will be closed Friday and Dec. 26 for the Christmas holiday. For information, call (352) 754-4125.
Santa's Grove Winter Wonderland: 4-8 p.m., theGrove Events Venue, 8485 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. $5 for children; $2 for adults. (352) 610-8485.
Live Oak Theater Company presents 'What in the Dickens Happened to Scrooge?': 3 p.m., Bridge Christian Life Center, 7279 Pinehurst Drive, Spring Hill. $15 adults; $5 for children 13 and younger. (352) 593-0027.
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