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Order holiday wreath, support youth programs and scholarships


Holiday wreath orders TAKEN THROUGH OCT. 31

The Rotary Club of Spring Hill is taking orders through Oct. 31 for its annual holiday wreath fundraiser. The wreaths are a 22-inch-round mix of noble fir, incense cedar and berried juniper, and are decorated with a plaid bow and natural pinecones. Orders can be shipped anywhere in the continental United States and can include a gift message. The wreaths will be delivered to recipients during the first two weeks after Thanksgiving. The cost is $39, which includes shipping. Funds raised support local scholarships and youth programs, including the annual Middle School Brain Bowl. For information or to place an order, call Carol McElroy at (352) 684-6840.


Tickets available for outdoor concert

The Spring Hill Community Association will present the Rock N' Soul III outdoor concert at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 15 on the Lake House grounds, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Gates open at 4 p.m. The opening act will be the Shadow Ridge Band. Headlining will be Act 3, performing a tribute to the music of the 1960s and '70s. Limited seating is available; advance ticket purchase is recommended. The cost is $10 for advance tickets and $15 at the gate. Food and drink vendors will be on hand, and beer and wine will be available. For information or reservations, call (352) 666-4746.

Walk for insight on visual impairment

The Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind invites the public to participate in the annual White Cane Safety Day, which will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Anderson Snow Park, 1630 Anderson Snow Road. Sighted walkers will don simulator glasses or blindfolds and walk with visually impaired persons to learn about them and their experience. Each participating pair will be accompanied by a sighted guide to ensure safety. Donations are appreciated, with proceeds to benefit the Lighthouse. Those wishing to participate are asked to RSVP by Friday. Call (352) 754-1132.

Today's meeting

Hernando County Community Alliance, 9 a.m., Hernando County Schools Facilities Department, 8016 Mobley Road, Brooksville.

Today's picks

Victorian Tea: Noon-3 p.m., Brooksville Woman's Club, 131 S Main St., Brooksville. $7. (352) 799-3801, 796-6026.

Reception for Summer Art Exhibit: 5-7 p.m., Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 540-3810.

Wine-tasting fundraiser for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer: 6 p.m., Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive, Brooksville. $20. RSVP to (352) 277-6346.

Shark Theater presents 'Kindertransport': 7 p.m., Black Box Theatre, Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. $8 adults; $6 students. (352) 797-7088, ext. 296.

Brookridge Entertainment presents John Timpanelli: 7 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. $20. (352) 610-4901.

Order holiday wreath, support youth programs and scholarships 10/12/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 7:34pm]
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