Pearl Harbor Day program is today at school
The We Remember 27-H-1 group will host a Pearl Harbor Day program at 11 a.m. today at Chocachatti Elementary School, 4135 California St., south of Brooksville. The event will be in the memorial garden, where 16 trees were planted nine years ago in honor of the 16 Hernando County servicemen who gave their lives during World War II. Schoolchildren will place a flag at each tree as the names of the servicemen are called out. The school's music classes will entertain. For information, call (352) 686-6962.
Utility's payment window is closed
Hernando County Utilities has permanently closed its customer service drive-through payment window at 7429 Spring Hill Drive. Payments can be put into the night deposit box at the location through Friday. Customers can make payments in person in the customer service lobby at 7425 Spring Hill Drive until Thursday. The department will then reopen Monday at its new location at 7405 Forest Oaks Blvd. For more information, call (352) 754-4037.
Wreath laying at 2 places Saturday
Wreaths Across America, a holiday wreath-laying event to honor veterans, will be at two locations Saturday: Florida Hills Memorial Gardens, 14354 Spring Hill Drive, east of Spring Hill, and Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW 102nd Ave., near Bushnell. At Florida Hills, wreaths will be placed at veterans' graves starting at 10 a.m.; a ceremony will be at noon. Call Dennis Reich at (352) 587-2178. At Florida National Cemetery, wreath-laying at grave sites will be at 10 a.m., with a ceremony at 11:45 a.m. at the flag assembly area, and a ceremonial wreath presentation at noon. Call Kurt Rotar at the cemetery at (352) 793-7740.
Hernando County Community Anti-Drug Coalition, 3:30 p.m., BayCare Behavioral Health, 7074 Grove Road, west of Brooksville.
Hernando County Port Authority, 7 p.m., Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach.
'Protecting Your Plants from the Cold' horticulture class: 10 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. (352) 754-4433.
Brooksville Rotary Club golf tournament: 1 p.m., Brooksville Golf and Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive, Brooksville. $75, includes dinner. (352) 799-6974.
VFW Post 9236 spaghetti and meatball dinner: 4:30-7 p.m., 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. $6.50. (352) 596-9236.
Walk Through Bethlehem: 6-8 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill, 9344 Spring Hill Drive. (352) 683-2600.