triathlon for kids open to students ages 5 to 14
The annual Kiwanis SuperKids Triathlon is Saturday at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way. There will be swimming, biking and running. Helmets required for the biking portion. The event is open to all Hernando County students ages 5 to 14, with races in three age groups: 5 to 7, 8 to 10 and 11 to 14. All participants receive an award; trophies will be given to age-group winners. A mandatory prerace check-in will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Participants must bring their bikes for inspection and overnight securing. Hot dogs and goody bags will be issued at check-in. The first race begins at 7:45 a.m. Saturday. Hernando County superintendent of schools Bryan Blavatt will officiate each race. Applications are available at schools or online at springhillkiwanis.org/super -kids-triathlon or call Joseph Guadagnino at (352) 398-6210.
Songs of Faith and Freedom show today
The Nature Coast Festival Singers will present Songs of Faith and Freedom at 3 p.m. today at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. The concert will include music by Irving Berlin, Ralph Vaughan Williams, J.S. Bach and patriotic songs such as Armed Forces — The Pride of America, God Bless America and more. Admission is free. An offering will be collected. For information, call Liesl King at (352) 835-7076 or (352) 848-4484.
Spring Hill Garden Club needs your help
Since the Spring Hill Garden Club took over responsibility for maintenance of the Spring Hill waterfall in January 2011, the group has relied heavily on donations from residents and businesses in the community. Services and monetary donations are appreciated. To help, call the club at (352) 683-9933.
Mother's Day brunch: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Marine Corps League Detachment 708, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. $8. (352) 597-7979.
Barefoot in the Park: 2 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $15; $8 students. (352) 683-5113. stagewest.net/mainstage.htm.