Club offers gun and knife show this weekend
The Hernando Sportsman's Club will host its summer Gun and Knife Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St. The show will include new, used and antique firearms, knives and accessories. Admission is $6; children 15 and younger will be admitted free but must be accompanied by an adult. For information, call (352) 799-3605.
SPCA shelter needs pet food
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals/SPCA of Hernando County needs food for the pets at its no-kill shelter, including moist pet food for both dogs and cats. Monetary donations are also needed. The SPCA is a nonprofit, no-kill shelter that does not receive government funding. The shelter, at 9075 Grant St., west of Brooksville, is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Those wishing to help may call (352) 596-7000. Visit the website at spcahernando1.org.
HPH Hospice seeks volunteers
HPH Hospice is recruiting volunteers. A two-part orientation will be provided from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the Sturgill Hospice Care Center, 12242 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Lunch will be provided. Numerous volunteer opportunities are available, including patient support. Volunteers may donate as little as four hours every other week, or more as their schedules allow. There is no cost for the orientation, but registration is required. Attendance both days is mandatory. For information or to reserve a seat, call Jacque Lambert at (352) 796-2611.
Final concert of Cabaret Series
The Spring Hill Community Association will present the final concert in its Summer Cabaret Series from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. The concert will feature Lil Deuce Coupe, which will perform a variety of music from doo-wop to disco. Hors d'oeuvres will be served. Wine, beer and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Tickets are $12 per person. For information or to reserve tickets, call (352) 666-4746.
Free Day for the Needy: 10 a.m., Second Chance Restoration Ministries, 19235 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. (352) 340-6857, 585-6881.
Rock the Block summer party: 5 p.m.-midnight, Rookies Sports Bar and Grill, 3095 Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill. (352) 593-4114.
VFW Post 9236 steak dinner: 6-8 p.m., VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. $10. (352) 596-9236.
Stage West presents 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113. stagewest.net.
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