Learn methods for keeping your brain in shape
HPH Hospice will offer a "Maintain Your Brain" workshop from 2 to 3:30 p.m. June 23 at the office at 12260 Cortez Blvd. The workshop, which is for baby boomers and seniors, will be facilitated by Jerry Fisher, a program specialist for the Alzheimer's Association. He will give participants tips on keeping their brains agile, which can help reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Registration is required. For information, call Janet Clymer at (352) 597-1882.
Kids, start summer break with fun event
The Kiwanis Club of Brooksville invites area youths to a free "Slip Slidin' into Summer" event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane. There will be hot dogs and drinks, games and prizes. Children should be prepared to get wet. For information, call Robert Draper at (352) 796-8531 or (352) 796-5141, or visit kiwanis clubofbrooksville.com.
Meet artists, sample foods at reception
A "Taste of the Arts" spring art reception will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the City Hall Art Gallery, 201 Howell Ave. Visitors can meet participating artists and enjoy an array of foods from local restaurants. The gallery's spring exhibit, which continues through Aug. 6, features etched and carved glass by Robert G. Smith; sculptures by Rosalie LoCurcio; paintings by artists Kris Crollard, Carole Knudson, Carol Kreider and Caroline Kwas; and the photography and digital art of S.J. "Joe" Galletta. It also includes works by the Hernando Quilters, Suncoast Ship Model Society, Spring Hill Camera Club and Just Poets. The event is free. For information, call (352) 540-3810.
Point to Point Ride for Lea's Prayers & Postage: Signups at 11:30 a.m., Deep South Family BBQ, 7247 Cedar Lane, east of Brooksville. Starts at 12:30 p.m., heading for Sleepy Hollow, 10333 Gobbler Drive, Floral City. $10. (352) 799-5060.
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