Neil Simon's 'Good Doctor' takes stage
Shark Theatre presents The Good Doctor at 7 p.m. today and Friday and at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Black Box Theater at Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. The Neil Simon comedy, set in 19th century Russia, is an adaptation of a series of comic short stories by Anton Chekhov. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students; children younger than 5 will not be admitted. For information, call (352) 797-7088, ext. 296.
Show scheduled for coin collectors
The West Hernando Coin Club will host a coin show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 6 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. Professional numismatist Randy Campbell with ICG Grading Service will be available for coin and currency grading and appraising. There will be more than 30 tables that will buy, sell and appraise gold, silver, U.S. and foreign coins, and paper money. There will be door prizes and a free gold drawing. Admission and parking are free. Call (352) 678-7769.
SPCA looking for bookkeeping help
The SPCA of Hernando County is seeking a volunteer bookkeeper. Needed is a volunteer with accounting experience with nonprofit organizations who can work from home. This accounting assistant would be involved with developing budgets, as well as the organization's basic financial systems. Interested? Call Nancy at (352) 345-8498.
Elks host lunch for Gulf War veterans
Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582 will host a free luncheon for Persian Gulf War veterans at 1 p.m. Nov. 14 at the lodge, 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. Veterans wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to Gail Cleaves at (352) 799-4464 or (352) 232-2355 or to Kathy at (352) 799-7083. Reservations must be received by Nov. 10.
Garden Club drops fall quilt show
The Spring Hill Garden Club has canceled the fall quilt show that was scheduled for Nov. 6 at the Nature Coast Botanical Gardens. The club plans to host another show in 2011. For information, call (352) 683-9933 or visit the website at naturecoastbotanical gardens.com.
Thrift shop now offers furniture
Karen's Kit & Kaboodle Thrift Shop at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church has announced the grand opening of its new furniture storage building at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at 2301 Deltona Blvd. The thrift shop will offer a variety of furniture, from chairs to electric organs to wall units, plus artwork. Call (352) 683-2010.
Loomis Brothers Circus: Show times at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. $15 for adults. Each paid adult ticket includes free admission for two children; additional children are $5 each. (727) 385-2426.
Pumpkin Patch Program: 10 a.m. for ages 18 to 35 months, 11 a.m. for ages 3 to 5 years, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. (352) 540-6391.