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Restaurants, vendors can still sign up for Hernando Sampler, February Fun Festival


vendors still have time to sign up for sampler, fun fest

Area restaurants and food vendors can still sign up to participate in the Hernando Sampler and February Fun Festival that will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. The event, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Spring Hill Central, will showcase the diverse dining offered in the county. There will also be entertainment, local vendors and crafters, plus activities for dogs. To participate, or for information, call Linda Nevard at (352) 208-3772 or send e-mail to

Learn about the FCAT at Deltona Elementary

An FCAT Information Family Night for third, fourth and fifth grades will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today in the cafeteria at Deltona Elementary School, 2055 Deltona Blvd. Parents can learn strategies to help their children prepare for the standardized state test. For information, call (352) 797-7040

Workshop will cover Florida-friendly yards

The Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service's Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Program, the Southwest Florida Water Management District and the Hernando County Utilities Department will host a Florida-friendly landscaping workshop from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 20 at the SNPJ Lodge, 13383 County Line Road. The workshop will feature demonstrations and talks on irrigation systems and efficient watering, vegetable gardening and other topics. There will be door prizes, refreshments and educational materials. The cost is $10 per person. Registration and payment are required by Tuesday. Call (352) 754-4433.

Today's picks

Library to show Just Like Heaven: 2 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Rated PG-13. Free. 540-6391.

Brookridge Entertainment presents Aussie Powerhouse Greg Bonham: Doors open at 6:30 p.m., showtime at 7 p.m., Brookridge clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. $15. 597-4620.

Nunsense, the Musical: 7:30 p.m., Springstead Theatre, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $10 for adults, $6 for students. Mark Pennington, (352) 797-7010.

Today's meetings

Withlacoochee River Basin Board, 9 a.m., Southwest Florida Water Management District, 2379 Broad St., south of Brooksville.

Coastal Rivers Basin Board, 1 p.m., Southwest Florida Water Management District, 2379 Broad St., south of Brooksville.

Hernando County Aviation Authority, 3:30 p.m., Hernando County Airport, 15800 Flight Path Drive, south of Brooksville.

Hernando deaths

A detailed list of obituaries is published in Section B.

Restaurants, vendors can still sign up for Hernando Sampler, February Fun Festival 02/11/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 8:21pm]
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