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Kids invited to be in Aquafina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run Competition


Time for kids to show off baseball skills

Area youth are invited to participate in the Aquafina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run Competition at 1:30 p.m. April 26 at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane. The free event is an official skills competition of Major League Baseball. Youth compete in four age divisions: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14. The individual pitching, hitting and running champions, along with the all-around champion in each age group at the local competition, will be awarded and will advance to the sectional level of competition. Each participant must bring a copy of their birth certificate and fill out a registration/waiver form before the start of the competition. Call (352) 540-3835.


Boy Scout dinner Friday

The Boy Scouts of America will host the annual American Values "Friend-raising" Dinner Friday at the Sand Hill Scout Reservation dining hall, 11210 Cortez Blvd. There will be food, fellowship, information on the Boy Scouts, and the announcement of this year's Distinguished Citizen for outstanding contributions to Hernando County. Check-in will be at 6 p.m., and the program will start at 6:30 p.m. For information or to RSVP to attend, call Duane Rieker at (352) 556-3713.

Today's picks

Big Band Dinner Dance: 2 to 5 p.m., VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. Dinner available starting at 1 p.m. $10 for dancing, $6 for dinner. (352) 596-9486.

Community Block Party: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Christian Church in the Wildwood, 10051 Country Road, Weeki Wachee. (352) 596-1388.

Spring Kids' Karnival: 2 to 4 p.m., Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-4870.

Sunshine State Muscle Car Club's Spring Super Show: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 29114 Cortez Blvd., east of Brooksville. Registration is $20. (352) 238-1156.

Stage West presents Driving Miss Daisy: 2 p.m., 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $10, reserved seating. (352) 683-5113.

String Break Music Fest: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. Ticket prices vary. (863) 984-8445.

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Kids invited to be in Aquafina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run Competition 04/18/09 [Last modified: Saturday, April 18, 2009 10:41am]
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