Monday, November 20, 2017
News Roundup

Pasco, Hernando county events and meetings

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HERNANDO COUNTY

Learn about Hernando County Adopt-a-Road program: 3 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

'School Ties' movie showing: 7 p.m., Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., Spring Hill. Donations appreciated. (352) 686-7034.

PASCO COUNTY

Yoga Happy Hour: Hosted by the city of New Port Richey's cultural affairs committee. 6:30 p.m., Cavalaire Square, 5733 Missouri Ave., New Port Richey. Free; donations accepted.

Today's meetings

HERNANDO COUNTY

Hernando County Commission, 9 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Hernando County Library Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.

Hernando County School Board, reception for five final superintendent candidates, 6 p.m., 919 N Broad St., Brooksville.

PASCO COUNTY

Pasco County Commission, 10 a.m. workshop, West Pasco Government Center, 8731 Citizens Drive, New Port Richey.

Dade City Commission, 5:30 p.m., City Hall annex, 14150 Fifth St.

New Port Richey City Council, 7 p.m. workshop on the Hacienda Hotel, City Hall, 5919 Main St.

Port Richey City Council, 7:30 p.m., City Hall, 6333 Ridge Road.

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Updated: 18 minutes ago
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Updated: 26 minutes ago

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Updated: 26 minutes ago

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