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Ridge Manor Kiwanis stages dinner show

RIDGE MANOR

Kiwanis Club puts on dinner and show

The Kiwanis Club of Ridge Manor will host a dinner show featuring Crazy Carol on Dec. 12 at the Ridge Manor Community Center, 34240 Cortez Blvd.

A roast beef dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Showtime is at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call Jim at (352) 799-0901 or Ken at (352) 583-4740.

SPRING HILL

Decorate evergreens at botanical gardens

Clubs, organizations and businesses are invited to decorate an evergreen for the annual "Holiday in the Gardens" at the Nature Coast Botanical Gardens, 1489 Parker Ave.

Groups will decorate the trees starting at 9 a.m. Dec. 5. Refreshments will be provided. There will be a contest for the best decorated tree. The trees will remain on display through January.

To reserve a tree, stop by the gardens Wednesday or Saturday mornings or call (352) 683-9933. The gardens can be visited any day during daylight hours.

BROOKSVILLE

Golfers, sign up for charity tournament

The 32nd annual Rotary Club of Brooksville Charity Golf Tournament will be Dec. 9 at Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive.

The cost is $75 per golfer. Sponsorships are also available for $75. Proceeds will benefit the Rotary's charitable activities.

The deadline is Dec. 4 for sponsorships and Dec. 9 for golfers. For sponsorships and golfer registration forms, call Jerry Sheffield at (352) 799-2265 or the Rotary at (352) 796-1143.

SPRING HILL

Tickets on sale for vets' Christmas party

Korean War Veterans and Ladies Auxiliary Chapter 174 are selling tickets for the annual Christmas party on Dec. 12 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. Doors open at 2 p.m.

The event, which is open to the public, will feature a buffet dinner and Kenn "E" Grube presenting his "Elvis on Tour" tribute show.

Music for dancing will be provided by the Key Notes band.

Tickets are $22 per person. Tables for eight people or more may be reserved. For information or tickets, call Rich at (352) 688-7196.

SPRING HILL

Cattle Barons' Ball benefits cancer group

Hernando County's fourth annual Cattle Barons' Ball to benefit the American Cancer Society will be at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. The theme will be "Stetsons and Stilettos."

The goal for the event is to raise $52,000 for the society's Reaching Out to Cancer Kids program, supporting the ROCK Camp, research and scholarships.

Sponsorships, partnerships and volunteer opportunities are available.

For details, contact Jean Harberts toll-free at (800) 940-1969, ext. 101, or send e-mail to jean.harberts@cancer.org.

SPRING HILL

Annual vigil recalls the loss of children

The annual nondenominational candlelight vigil for Our Children, Loved and Remembered, will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 13 at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event will be in Classrooms 3 and 4 in the Cabrini Center.

The vigil is for parents who have suffered the loss of a child of any age, from any cause of death.

Those attending are encouraged to bring a photo of the child being remembered. For information, call Dorothy at (352) 684-1369.

HERNANDO BEACH

Get your boat ready for holiday parade

Boat owners are invited to participate in the annual Hernando Beach Yacht Club Boat Parade, which will be at 6 p.m. Dec. 12, starting from the Yacht Club docks, 4163 Shoal Line Blvd.

Participants can decorate their boats with lights and holiday scenes. The parade will be about 1½ hours, and will be led by vessels of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-8.

Trophies will be awarded for the most original theme, best lit and funniest.

The entry fee is one unwrapped toy, which will be donated to a children's charity.

A karaoke songfest will follow the parade at the Yacht Club. Hot dogs and chili dogs will be served. A cash bar will be available. For information or to enter a boat, call Dan McCann at (352) 200-5763.

WEEKI WACHEE

Fishing tournament sponsorships needed

Sponsors are needed for the 2010 Hogan Law Firm Charity Fishing Tournament to benefit HPH Hospice. The tournament will cast off April 24 from Bayport. A dinner and awards ceremony will follow at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way.

Last year's event included more than 50 anglers participating and raising more than $13,000 for the local hospice, a nonprofit organization that provides care, comfort and support to more than 1,000 individuals affected by a life-limiting illness on an average daily basis in Hernando, Citrus and Pasco counties. For details, contact Debbie Hogan (debbi@hoganlawfirm.com) or Jennifer Rey (jennifer@hoganlawfirm.com) at (352) 799-8423.

SPRING HILL

Get tickets now for annual variety show

The sixth annual Golden Revue Gala Holiday Cruise is at 8 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5, and 2 p.m. Dec. 6 at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd.

The annual variety show includes entertainers 50 and older, including singers, dancers, comedians and other talent. Tickets are $10. Call the box office at (352) 683-5113.

Ridge Manor Kiwanis stages dinner show 11/13/09 [Last modified: Friday, November 13, 2009 5:13pm]
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