Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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Love Your Neighbor will host free Thanksgiving dinners in Brooksville

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BROOKSVILLE

Nonprofit offers free Thanksgiving dinner at 2 sites

Love Your Neighbor, in partnership with Men of Faith, will host the annual free Love Your Neighbor Thanksgiving dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 18 at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave. A free Thanksgiving dinner will also be from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 26 at the Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St. Volunteers and donations are appreciated. The nonprofit group expects to serve between 500 and 600 meals this year, as well as provide turkeys to families in need. Those wishing to help may contact Lisa at (352) 428-9275 or the Rising Sun at (352) 848-0090.

SPCA needs food donations for pets

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals/SPCA of Hernando County needs food items for the pets at its no-kill shelter, including dry and moist pet food for dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. Monetary donations are also needed. The SPCA is a nonprofit, no-kill shelter that does not receive government funding. The shelter, at 9075 Grant St., west of Brooksville, is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. To help, call (352) 596-7000. Visit the website at spcahernando1.org.

Roller derby helps scholarship fund

The Hernando Derby Girls will have a "Sheriff vs. Inmates" Derby Scrimmage for Charity from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Rainbow Rollerland, 1125 W Jefferson St. There will be raffles and an after-party at Applebee's in Brooksville. Tickets are $10 at the door (veterans half price with ID or uniform); children 7 and younger admitted free (cash only). A portion of proceeds will benefit the Lonnie C. Coburn Memorial Scholarship Fund. For information, call Rainbow Rollerland at (352) 796-0040.

COUNTYWIDE

Habitat will give away holiday food baskets

Habitat for Humanity of Hernando County will provide holiday food baskets for Thanksgiving and Christmas, as well as children's gifts for Habitat families and Hernando County residents in need. Those interested in helping are asked to call Debbie Prescott at (352) 754-1159 or email to [email protected] hernando.org.

Today's picks

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

Sunshine State Muscle Car Club Fall Super Car Show: 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Beef 'O' Brady's, 7601 Horse Lake Road, Brooksville. Registration $20; spectators free. (352) 796-1270, 442-3445. ssmcc.net.

Hernando Jazz Society hosts 'USA in Song': 1:30 p.m.; Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd., Spring Hill. Members free; nonmembers $10. (352) 835-7183.

Stage West presents 'Beyond Therapy': 2 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $12. (352) 683-5113. stagewest.net.

Live Oak Theatre presents 'Take It Easy': 3 p.m., Hernando Park, 205 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. $15; $5 ages 13 and younger. Veterans will receive free admission with a paid ticket (present current military ID or VA card at the gate). (352) 593-0027. liveoaktheatre.org.

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