Volunteers invited to apply for spot on zoning board
The Hernando County Commission is accepting applications from individuals interested in volunteering on the Hernando County Planning and Zoning Commission. There is a vacancy of an unexpired term on the commission through Dec. 31, 2009. The commission acts as an advisory body to the County Commission on rezonings and other land use issues. Applicants must be residents and registered voters in Hernando County. Applications are available in the county administrator's office, Room 460, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. Completed applications must be returned to the office no later than 5 p.m. Jan. 5. For information, call (352) 754-4002.
Calendar features gardening advice
The 2009 Hernando County Master Gardener Calendar is available for $3 and can be purchased at the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. The calendar features month-by-month expert advice on Central Florida landscaping and information pertinent to longtime gardeners and beginners. For information, call (352) 754-4433.
Note to readers
The St. Petersburg Times' limited-edition coffee table book, 125 Years: Tampa Bay Through the Times, is now available. This hardcover edition features more than 200 pages of black-and-white and color photos and historic front pages, such as those announcing the sinking of the Titanic and the bombing of Pearl Harbor. From the earliest settlers in the bay area to the recent World Series appearance by the Rays, the book captures hundreds of experiences that have shaped our community. The book can be purchased at the front counter of the Times bureau at 15365 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. The cost is $39.95 plus tax.
Christmas Big Band Dinner-Dance with Frankie Dee New York Orchestra: VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. Dinner available starting at 1 p.m., dancing from 2 to 5 p.m. $16 for dinner and dancing or $10 for dancing only. 596-9486 or 796-0398.
"Not Just for Christmas" holiday concert: 7 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Free. 796-2096.
Psychic Fair: 1-4 p.m., Inner Peace Bookstore, 421 W Jefferson St., Brooksville. 544-0304.