Mother's Day picnic May 1 at Delta Woods Park
The Hernando County Recreation Department will host its annual Mother's Day Picnic from 4 to 7 p.m. May 1 at Delta Woods Park, 3400 Deltona Blvd. This family event includes competitions in tennis, basketball, shuffleboard and horseshoes. There will be carnival games, toss the iron skillet, a watermelon-eating contest and other activities. Food will be served at 5:30 p.m., followed by a water balloon and raw egg toss, and bingo with prizes. Tickets are $10 per person and must be purchased in advance. Payment must be made by check, money order, MasterCard or Visa. Stop by the recreation office at 205 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville, or get an application online at www.hernandocounty.us/parks_rec. Call (352) 754-4031.
Get pets vaccinated and help good causes
Veterinary staffers from the Florida International Teaching Zoo will provide a low-cost pet vaccination clinic from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply Co., 18741 Cortez Blvd. Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats will be $6. Dog distemper/parvovirus combo shots and cat distemper shots will be $14, and dog kennel cough/bordatella shots will be $15. All vaccinations will be administered by the veterinarian. Documentation will be provided. All proceeds are tax-deductible contributions that benefit the teaching zoo, Project Green Jungle and elephant survival programs. Call (352) 867-7788.
Celebration of Poetry: 7-9 p.m., Pasco-Hernando Community College North Campus, Room B-104, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. (352) 797-5132 or (352) 797-5109.
Hernando County Fair and Youth Livestock Show: 5 p.m.-1 a.m., 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. Midway ride armbands $20. Parking $2 per vehicle. Admission $7 for adults, $4 for kids 4-12, free for 3 and younger. (352) 796-4552.