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Home at Last Pet Adoptions has special needs cats in need of good homes


Special needs cats need a good home

As part of Adopt a Less-Adoptable Pet Month, Home at Last Pet Adoptions will have "special needs" cats and kittens, as well as other felines, available for adoption from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays in September at Petco, 7223 Coastal Blvd.

Among the potential pets on hand this Saturday will be will be Scarlett, a Siamese kitten with a neurological disorder that causes her to be "wobbly"; and Luther, a gray tabby adult who is slightly mentally challenged but is sweet and trusting.

Pets can be seen online at and can be brought to one of the adopt-a-thons; appointments can also be set.

HALPA is a nonprofit organization; all donations are tax-deductible.

For information, call (352) 476-6832.


Art show to feature famed photographer

The Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery will host Art N Market Walk, an art show and sale, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 16 at City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., and along Main Street.

The event will feature Carlton Ward Jr., an internationally-recognized conservationist photographer and author, who will give a presentation at 2 p.m. in the council chambers. A book signing will follow of Carlton's acclaimed book, Florida Cowboys: Keepers of the Last Frontier.

Local art and social organizations will have booths along Main Street to showcase their members and works. There will also be music and live entertainment.

The event will be in conjunction with the monthly Market on Main Street/Brooksville Nights, which will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. throughout downtown Brooksville.

Also, an art reception for the Summer Art Exhibit at the City Hall Art Gallery will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at the gallery. Refreshments will be provided by the Junior Service League of Brooksville and the Hernando County Fine Arts Council.

The exhibit, which continues through Nov. 5, can be viewed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (except holidays).

For information, call (352) 540-3810.


Season tickets on sale for Brookridge shows

Brookridge Entertainment has season tickets available for the 2010-11 season.

All concerts are at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m., at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St.

Shows include

Oct. 14: Blues Brothers Revue

Nov. 11: Jimmy Travis

Dec. 9: The Marlins

Jan. 13: Top 10 Rock and Roll Revue

Feb. 10: Bennie and the Jets (tribute to Elton John)

March 10: Fernando Varela (known as the "Puerto Rican Pavarotti")

April 14: The BJ Windsong Show

Season tickets are $88 for Brookridge residents and $104 for nonresidents. Tickets to individual shows are $15 per person. For information or tickets, call Larry or Vivian Schmitz at (352) 610-4901.

Home at Last Pet Adoptions has special needs cats in need of good homes 09/15/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 7:29pm]
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