Friday, February 23, 2018
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Kiwanis Club of Brooksville to co-sponsor Florida Blueberry Festival Parade

BROOKSVILLE

Blueberry fest parade steps off May 4

The Kiwanis Club of Brooksville will co-sponsor the Florida Blueberry Festival Parade at 6:30 p.m. May 4 in downtown Brooksville. The parade theme is "Get the Blues." Trophies will be awarded. Commercial entry fees are $75 (an additional $50 if a third unit is entered); all other entries and horse groups are $50 (an additional $25 if a third unit is entered). Fees for individuals and single horse entries are $35. All entries must be received by 5 p.m. Thursday; only 100 entries will be accepted.

Contact Karen Beasley at [email protected] or Lindsay Morgan at (352) 540-3856 or [email protected]

Inaugural festival seeks volunteers

Volunteers are needed for the inaugural Florida Blueberry Festival May 4 to 6 in downtown Brooksville. Several meetings have been scheduled for people to learn about the festival and volunteer opportunities: 8 a.m. Monday, Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville; 2 p.m. Monday, Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway, west of Brooksville; 9 a.m. Tuesday, Hernando County Association of Realtors, 7321 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville, and 5 p.m. Tuesday, Coney Island Drive Inn, 1112 E Jefferson St., Brooksville. Those unable to attend a meeting may call (352) 754-4173 or send email to [email protected]

SPRING HILL

Lottery winner bought ticket here

One of the two winning Fantasy 5 tickets in Thursday's Florida Lottery drawing was purchased at Fast Lane Express, 13045 Spring Hill Drive. The winning numbers were 2, 12, 18, 19 and 20. Each winner will receive $115,006.90. The other winning ticket was purchased in Kissimmee.

Rockaways to take Lake House stage

The Spring Hill Community Association will present the Rockaways in an outdoor concert at 6 p.m. today at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Gates open at 5 p.m. Food and drink vendors will be on hand; beer and wine will be available. The band performs music from the Beatles and other groups from the 1950s through the 1970s. The Rockaways have opened for Molly Hatchet, Olivia Newton-John and REO Speedwagon. Tickets are $15 at the gate. Call (352) 666-4746 or visit springhilllakehouse.org.

Today's picks

Hernando Aero Modelers present HAM RC Fun-Fly: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., club field at Cemex Entrance Road, 16301 Ponce De Leon Blvd., north of Brooksville. $3 per person or $5 per carload. (352) 263-8198.

Reception for artist Linda Jaglois: 1-3 p.m., Easy Street Home Decor, 100 N Brooksville Ave., Brooksville. Free. (352) 556-3984.

Library to show 'Happy Feet Two': 1 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Rated PG. Free. (352) 754-4443.

Kids Helping Kids presents 'Journey into the '60s': 7 p.m., Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway, west of Brooksville. Adults $8 at the door; students $5. (352) 684-7455. jitpa.com.

'Doubt: A Parable': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113.

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