Poker run to pay off for Humane Society
The Cruising for Critters Poker Run, a benefit for the Humane Society of the Nature Coast, will start at 9:30 a.m. Saturday with registration and a free breakfast at AAA Auto Club South, 1410 Pinehurst Drive. Kickstands go up at 10 a.m. The game ends at the Cotee River Cafe, 12830 Shady Hills Road. The grand prize is a piece of artwork by Scott Jacobs, valued at more than $1,500. Door prizes will be awarded. Those who preregister may purchase one scorecard for $10 or three for $20; at the event the cost is $12 for one and $25 for three. Preregister at the AAA office, the Humane Society shelter at Wiscon and Mobley roads in Brooksville, or online at cruisingforcritters.com. Call Trina Bowden, (352) 683-3446, ext. 2242.
Cats and kittens seek good homes
Adopt-a-thons with Home at Last Pet Adoptions will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday this month at Petco, 7223 Coastal Blvd., in the rear of the store. A variety of cats and kittens will be available. All are spayed or neutered, have had age-appropriate vaccinations, have tested negative for feline leukemia and AIDS, are microchipped and have been treated for parasites. Pets may be viewed online at halpetadoptions. petfinder.com, and requests can be made for certain pets to be brought to an adopt-a-thon. Fees vary and are tax-deductible. Call (352) 476-6832 or send e-mail to [email protected]
Charity game will benefit sergeant
The annual Guns 'n Hoses flag football game will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Nature Coast Technical High School's football stadium, 4057 California St. The game will feature Hernando County Professional Fire Fighters Local 3760 against Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 164. Admission is $5. All proceeds will go to the Loreto Family Fund, to help Sgt. Frank Loreto of the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. For information, call Dave Kortman, (352) 279-7212.
Buy, sell, appraise at coin club show
The West Hernando Coin Club will host a show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. The event will include more than 30 vendors who will sell, buy and appraise gold, silver, coins and paper money. Admission and parking are free. Food and drinks will be available. There will be free hourly door prizes and a free gold drawing. For information, call Vincent, (352) 678-7769.
Group to host Father's Day dance
The Brookridge Social Dance Group will host a Father's Day dance from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St. Music will be provided by Short Notice Duo. Ice and coffee will be provided; guests may bring their own beverages. Doughnuts will be served about 9:30 p.m., after the 50/50 drawing. Admission is $5 at the door. For information, call (352) 597-0723.