Sunday, February 25, 2018
News Roundup

Kidz and Rigz event today at Hernando County Fairgrounds

BROOKSVILLE

Show to feature monster trucks, other vehicles

Kidz and Rigz will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St. The event includes vehicles of all shapes and sizes, including semitrailers, monster trucks, tractors, bulldozers, emergency vehicles and race cars. There will also be children's activities, vendors and food. Tickets are $5, $3 for ages 4 to 12 and free for ages 3 and younger (maximum family total, $25). A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Shriners. Presented by the Hernando Builders Association and Oak Hill Hospital. Call (352) 596-1114.

Pet adoptions held weekly

Home at Last Pet Adoptions will host adopt-a-thons from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each Saturday at Petco, 7223 Coastal Blvd., west of Brooksville, in the rear of the store. Although the organization specializes in Siamese cats, other cats and kittens will be available. All are spayed or neutered, have had age-appropriate vaccinations, have tested negative for feline leukemia and AIDS, have microchips and have been treated for parasites. Fees vary and are tax deductible. All pets may be viewed online at halpetadoptions.petfinder.com. Requests for specific pets to be brought to an adopt-a-thon may be made, and individual appointments may also be scheduled. Call (352) 476-6832 or send email to [email protected]

SPRING HILL

Entries needed for holiday contest

Participants are still being sought for the Spring Hill Garden Club's annual Holiday in the Gardens event, which will be at 9 a.m. Dec. 1 at the Nature Coast Botanical Gardens, 1489 Parker Ave. All participants will be entered in a "best decorated tree" contest. So far, 21 clubs, businesses and organizations have signed up to decorate a Christmas tree during the event; there are 13 left. The cost is $25. Those interested may stop by the gardens between 9 a.m. and noon on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday to select a tree and pay the fee. During the kickoff event, entertainment will be provided and refreshments will be served while the trees are being decorated. For information, call (352) 683-9933 or visit naturecoastgardens.com.

Today's picks

Hernando County Kennel Club Dog Show and Obedience and Rally Trial: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Florida Classic Park, 5360 Lockhart Road, east of Brooksville. Parking $4, free admission. (352) 666-1932.

Arc Nature Coast Freedom Walk: 8 a.m., VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. $15; $10 for age 9 and younger. (352) 544-2322.

Family Game Day: 1-4 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. (352) 754-4043.

Shark Theatre presents 'Dark of the Moon': 2 p.m., Black Box Theatre, Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. Adults $8; students $5. (352) 797-7088, ext. 296.

Stage West presents 'Beyond Therapy': 8 p.m., 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $12. (352) 683-5113. stagewest.net.

Live Oak Theatre presents 'Take It Easy': 8 p.m., Bridge Christian Life Center, 7279 Pinehurst Drive, Spring Hill. $15; $5 for children 13 and younger. (352) 593-0027. liveoaktheatre.org.

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