'Hernando Has Talent' show on stage tonight
The Hernando Times and Stage West Community Playhouse present "Hernando Has Talent" at 7:30 tonight at the playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd. The show includes the 15 finalists from auditions conducted this month, including singers, dancers and a comedian. The first-place winner receives $500 cash, second place $300 and third place $200. Tickets for spectators are $10 each. Proceeds benefit Stage West's scholarship fund. The box office opens one hour before showtime. Call (352) 683-5113.
Group seeks help caring for needy
People Helping People of Hernando serves free meals to people in need from 4 to 6 p.m. Sundays at the Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. PHP is a local interfaith nonprofit organization. The group also provides free clothing, groceries and resource materials to those in need. The group needs volunteers and donations. Call (352) 686-4466. Checks can be mailed to: People Helping People, P.O. Box 6182, Spring Hill, FL 34611.
Reserve a spot in 'Row for a Cure'
Reservations are being taken through Tuesday for the "Row for a Cure" event that starts at 8 a.m. Aug. 7 at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way. The cost is $35 per person or $55 per couple, which includes canoe/kayak rental, lunch and an after-party. The event, sponsored by Florida Cancer Institute-New Hope and Spring Hill MRI, will benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. For details or to RSVP, call (352) 596-1926, ext. 183.
Carnival event for entire family today
Families are invited to a carnival from 1 to 5 p.m. today at Brooksville First Presbyterian Church, 250 Bell Ave. There will be food, music, water sports, badminton and other activities. Children and adults are encouraged to bring their bathing suits for the water-themed games. The free event kicks off the church's vacation Bible school. For information, call (352) 796-4228 or visit the website at god-loves-u.com.
Discover creative side at POP event
Hernando County POP (People of Passion) will sponsor a Day of Discovery from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 7 at the facility at 417 W Jefferson St. The workshop will offer a hands-on creative experience in watercolor, oils, pastels, sculpture and collage. The cost is $35 per person, which includes all supplies, lunch and hands-on time to explore. Advance registration is required. Call (352) 345-4462.
Brookridge Line Dance Social: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Brookridge Community Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. $5. (352) 397-6088.
Jolly Rancher's 4-H Club Ho-Down Dinner, Dance and Barn Auction: 5-8 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St, Brooksville. $10 for adults; $5 for ages 12 and younger. (352) 650-0409.