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Quilt show opens at Hernando Heritage Museum

BROOKSVILLE

Quilt show opens today at Museum

An opening day celebration of the Hernando Heritage Museum's annual Quilt Exhibit will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today on the museum grounds, 601 Museum Court. There will be vendors and demonstrators outdoors. Also, Brenda Grampsas, certified quilt appraiser, will present free trunk shows at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Food will be available. Tours of the museum and the exhibit will be available for $5 per person. The exhibit continues through the end of July. For information, call the museum at (352) 799-0129.

Reviewers needed for city contest

Brooksville is seeking individuals to serve on the city's Screening Committee Review Board to review nominations received for the 2011 Great Brooksvillian. The City Council will review the names of those interested and make appointments to the committee. The committee will meet at least twice, during business hours, at City Hall, to review the Great Brooksvillian nominations and make recommendations to the City Council. Those interested in serving on the committee must submit their interest no later than 5 p.m. Tuesday to the City Clerk's office at City Hall, 201 Howell Ave. Call (352) 540-3853 or e-mail jpeters@cityofbrooksville.us.

Class in CPR/AED brings certification

A CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) class will be offered at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Brooksville Enrichment Center, Suite 120 of the Medical Arts Building at Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17222 Hospital Blvd. Additional classes will be offered July 21 and Aug. 4. The class meets the guidelines of the American Heart Association and is designed for professional health care providers, although anyone is welcome to attend. Upon completion of the course, students will receive a two-year certification card. The cost is $20. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Call (352) 597-8875.

INVERNESS

Hit the parks for fun and fireworks

The annual "Inverness Patriotic Evening — An Old-Fashioned Hometown Festival and Fireworks Extravaganza" will be from 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday at Liberty Park and Wallace Brooks Park in downtown Inverness. Liberty Park is off N Apopka Avenue just past the Withlacoochee State Trail; Wallace Brooks is off Dampier Street. There will be children's activities, food vendors, music and fireworks at dusk. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and flashlights. No personal fireworks or pets allowed. Admission and parking are free. Call (352) 726-3913.

Today's picks

Family Freedom Fest: 3-11 p.m., Fun and Wheels, 9227 County Line Road, Spring Hill. (727) 937-1755.

Hernando County Democratic Club hosts Hernando Independence Celebration: 6-9 p.m., Strong Tower Vineyard and Winery, 17840 Forge Drive, Shady Hills. $10; or pay $20 and it includes membership to the club. (352) 597-9551.

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Quilt show opens at Hernando Heritage Museum 07/01/11 [Last modified: Friday, July 1, 2011 8:19pm]
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