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Rotary's radio auction starts Saturday

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Rotary's Radio Auction kicks off Saturday

The Rotary Club of Brooksville is hosting the 34th annual Live on Air radio auction from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. The event will be broadcast on radio stations WWJB-AM 1450 and WXJB-FM 99.9. More than $40,000 in new merchandise and services will be auctioned off. Items will be described on air and people can call (352) 754-2500 to enter bids. For information, call Terry Weaver at (352) 796-9891 or go to brooksvillerotary.org.

Brooksville

Day celebrates kids with games

Shiloh Problem Solvers will present a "Come Together Day" to honor children from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 31 at Kennedy Park, 1000 Kennedy Blvd. There will be activities such as flag football, baseball, board games, track and field events and a three-point ball shoot out. Complimentary food will be provided for participants. Prior to the event there will be separate prayer breakfasts for men and women at 8 a.m. There will be speakers and a youth program. For information, call Pastor Clarence Clark at (352) 345-9596, Calvin Brown at (352) 799-7044 or Paul Boston at (352) 797-5451.

SPRING HILL

Hernando market needs vendors

The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce invites vendors to participate in the annual Hernando Marketplace from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7 at Anderson Snow Park, 1360 Anderson Snow Road. Arts and craft vendors, local businesses and nonprofit organizations can participate. The event will include a family activity area with games, an egg hunt and face painting. Booth fees for businesses and nonprofits are $75 for chamber members and $100 for nonmembers. Booth fees for food vendors are $125 for chamber members and $150 for nonmembers. For information or to register, contact Dawn Badami at (352) 796-0697, ext. 225, or dawn@hernandochamber.com.

Celebrate orchids at annual festival

The Orchid Lovers Club of Spring Hill's annual Festival of Orchids is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Suncoast Dance and Party Center, 13383 County Line Road. The event will include a variety of orchids and orchid supplies for sale as well as a potting and advice booth. Admission is $2, which includes entry into the hourly plant raffle. For information, call Dave at (352) 683-2767 or Pat at (727) 856-3485.

HERNANDO BEACH

Auxiliary teaches kayaking, canoeing

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a basic kayaking and canoeing class at 9 a.m. Saturday at its facility at 4340 Calienta St. This is a safety program for paddle enthusiasts. Topics include entering and exiting a paddle craft safely, hull designs, boating emergencies and legal requirements. The cost is $20. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. For information, call (352) 397-5417.

Today's picks

Library to show 'Hereafter': 2 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Rated PG-13. Free. (352) 540-6374.

John Shepherd sings: 6 p.m., Forest Oaks of Spring Hill lobby, 8055 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-3323.

Rotary's radio auction starts Saturday 03/21/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 9:47pm]
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