Improve your outlook, life in workshop
The Hernando County Recreation Department is offering a Better You workshop from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturdays, June 6 to 27, at Delta Woods Park, 3400 Deltona Blvd.
The first session will include discovering your power, how to increase natural energy and learning to attract everything you want. The second session includes gaining clarity in one's life, empowering yourself for success and deleting negativity from your life. The third session will be a creative workshop day, using effective dreaming to get what you want while dealing with limiting beliefs. The final session will be on understanding the basics for a healthy body, breathing for fun and creating your own vision board.
The instructor is Lori Bainum, a certified life coach and motivational speaker.
The course is open to anyone age 16 or older. The cost is $99. To register or for information, call (727) 480-1566, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the recreation office at (352) 754-4031.
Girl Scouts troops are forming in your area
Girl Scouts of West Central Florida invites girls and adults to join as new troops are forming in the area.
Girl Scouts is open to girls ages 5 to 17. Adult volunteers are needed to help. To learn more, visit the Web site at www.gswcf.org, or contact Roni Francois at email@example.com, (813) 262-1798 or toll-free 1-800-881-4475, ext. 1798.
Trail Association plans guided 6-mile hike
The Florida Trail Association will have a hike along the Withlacoochee River, at Silver Lake, on May 14. Participants can meet at 9 a.m. at the McDonald's on Cortez Boulevard, just east of Interstate 75, or pay a $1 parking fee at Silver Lake, off Croom Rital Road.
The hike will be led by Tom Hogan, a certified hike leader for the trail association. It will be a 6-mile loop hike. Participants should bring water, lunch and bug spray and wear appropriate clothing.
For information, call Lois at (352) 796-1201.
City seeks volunteers to fill board positions
The Brooksville City Council is accepting applications from those interested in volunteering on these boards:
• Beautification Board — There are two positions open, one to fill a vacant three-year term through Dec. 31, and one to fill a vacant three-year term through Dec. 31, 2010.
• Brooksville Housing Authority — There is one position to fill an expiring four-year term through Dec. 31, 2013.
All applicants must be registered Florida voters. To be considered, an application form and authorization for a background check must be completed, which are available in the city clerk's office at City Hall, 201 Howell Ave. For information, call (352) 540-3810.
Training, update class for weather watchers
The National Weather Service will conduct a Skywarn weather training and update class at 7 p.m. May 27 at the Coast Guard Auxiliary, 4340 Calienta St.
This free two-hour class will certify participants as a National Weather Service "weather spotters" (local weather observers) for a three-year period.
The class is sponsored by the Spring Hill Amateur Radio Club and the National Weather Service office in Ruskin. There are no obligations, and all training materials are provided.
The class is open to anyone interested; participants do not need to be ham radio operators.
Those attending should bring their own paper and a pencil or pen for taking notes. To sign up or for information, call Dave Millendorf (KB3GYN) at (352) 650-0023 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hospital auxiliary to have sheet sale
The Hernando Regional Hospital Auxiliary will have a sheet sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 13 in the cafeteria at Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd.
A portion of the sales will benefit the auxiliary's scholarship fund. For information, call Pam at (352) 442-0169.
Love Your Neighbor to have flea market
Love Your Neighbor will have its next flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 16 at the American Legion, 208 E Fort Dade Ave.
Vendors and donations are welcome. Funds raised help feed the homeless and the needy in Hernando County.
Love Your Neighbor, a nonprofit group, also sponsors free dinners and clothing and food distributions from 4 to 6 p.m. each Sunday at the American Legion. For information, call John Rudny at (352) 573-8756.
Powell Middle to have sixth-grade orientation
Powell Middle School will have an orientation for incoming sixth-graders and their parents from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the gymnasium.
The school is at 4100 Barclay Ave. For information, call (352) 797-7095.
Explorer K-8 artists to have reception May 13
A Your Explorer Artists art reception will be at 6:30 p.m. May 13 at Nicholson Gallery at Nicholson Engineering Associates, 7468 Horse Lake Road.
The reception theme is "Art Connects Us All" and features the works of students from Explorer K-8 School.
The public is welcome, but is asked to be prompt.
For information, call Roxanne Campbell at (352) 797-7094, ext. 260.
Westside orientation for kindergarteners
Westside Elementary School will have a kindergarten orientation breakfast from 9:10 to 10:10 a.m. Tuesday in the cafeteria.
Parents and guardians of incoming kindergarteners are invited. Information on the school's procedures and what takes place during a typical kindergarten day will be discussed. Children do not need to attend.
The school is at 5400 Applegate Drive. For information, call (352) 797-7080.