Powell Middle Advisory Council meets today
The Powell Middle School Performing Arts Center's School Advisory Council will meet at 6:15 p.m. today in the media center. The school is at 4100 Barclay Ave. For information, call (352) 797-7095.
Kindergarten roundup for Winding Waters
Kindergarten roundup for the new Winding Waters K-8 School will be conducted from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Weeki Wachee High School, off U.S. 19 north of Weeki Wachee.
The new K-8 school is under construction at 12240 Vespa Way, adjacent to the high school, and will open in August.
High school to have garage sale Saturday
Weeki Wachee High School will have a garage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the north side parking lot (bus loop). The school is at 12150 Vespa Way, at Commercial Way. For information, call (352) 797-7029.
AARP Drive Safety classes coming in June
The following AARP Driver Safety Program classes will be offered in June. This is a six-hour class that costs $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers (members must bring their AARP cards):
• 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. June 1 and 8, Brooksville Enrichment Center at Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17222 Hospital Blvd. Call (352) 688-2486 to register.
• Noon to 3 p.m. June 7 and 9, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Call (352) 797-7497 to register.
• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 15 and 22, Brooksville Enrichment Center at Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17222 Hospital Blvd. Call (352) 684-6348 to register.
• 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 18 (one-day class), Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., west of Brooksville. Call (352) 666-2246 to register.
Kindergarten breakfast Tuesday at Westside
A Kindergarten Orientation Breakfast will be from 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesday in the cafeteria at Westside Elementary School, 5400 Applegate Drive.
Parents and guardians of all incoming kindergarteners for the 2011-12 school year will have an opportunity to find out what a school day in kindergarten will be like. School information will be provided as well. For information, call Mrs. Wharton at (352) 797-7080.
Learn how to use rain barrels in landscaping
A Rain Barrel Workshop will be offered at 10 a.m. May 26 at the Hernando County Utilities Department, 21030 Cortez Blvd.
The workshop will be presented by John Korycki of the Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Program. He will discuss how using rain barrels in the landscape can reduce dependence on irrigation and supplemental rainfall.
Participants will receive a completed rain barrel, along with instructions on its proper use and set up.
The cost is $30 for the completed rain barrel. Advance registration is required. Call Korycki at (352) 540-6230.
Hernando Jazz Society to play concert May 29
The Hernando Jazz Society will perform in concert at 2 p.m. May 29 at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd.
Special guests include Norm Bernard, Janet Breithaupt, Kim Evans, Lorri Hafer, Eddie Lawrence and Barry Titone.
Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Tickets are available at the Stage West Box office, which is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, as well as one hour before showtime. Call the box office at (352) 683-5113.
For information on the show, call Bill McLoughlin at (352) 799-9690.