Saturday, June 23, 2018
News Roundup

Hernando, Pasco events and meetings

Today's picks

HERNANDO COUNTY

Viva Florida 500 book discussion of 'A Land Remembered': Noon-1:30 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

Cornell University Glee Club all-male choir: 7 p.m., Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $15; $10 students. (352) 797-7010.

PASCO COUNTY

Habitat for Humanity Women's Build informational mixer: 6 p.m., Wesley Chapel Toyota, 5300 Eagleston Blvd., Wesley Chapel. (352) 567-1444. habitatpasco.org.

'Growing Delicious Tomatoes' Master Gardener program: 6:30 p.m., Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson. Free; registration preferred. (352) 518-0156.

Today's meetings

HERNANDO COUNTY

Hernando County Commission, 9 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Hernando County Community Alliance, executive roundtable meeting, 9 a.m., Hernando County schools facilities department, 8016 Mobley Road, Brooksville.

Library Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.

City of Brooksville Beautification Board, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

PASCO COUNTY

Pasco County Commission, 10 a.m., historic courthouse, 37918 Meridian Ave., Dade City.

Dade City Commission, 5:30 p.m., City Hall annex, 14150 Fifth St.

New Port Richey City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 5919 Main St.

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Rays journal: New confidence carries over for Willy Adames

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Authorities find

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Rays team up to beat Yankees again, 4-0

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