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Saturday event will cause delays and road closures in Brooksville


Saturday 5K event will cause delays and road closures

There will be temporary delays and road closures in downtown Brooksville between 8 and 11 a.m. Saturday for Youth and Family Alternatives' Run for New Beginnings Youth Shelter, a 5K run and walk. A Kids Fun Run starts at 7:30 a.m., and the 5K begins at 8 a.m. The route begins at Fort Dade and Howell avenues. There will be a post-race party at the Hernando Park band shell. The cost is $25 for the 5K and $20 for the fun run. Registration can be done online at For information, call Katie Borremans at (352) 754-5608.


Get your dog or cat vaccinated at clinic

The Florida International Teaching Zoo veterinary staff will offer a low-cost pet vaccination clinic from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply Co., 18741 Cortez Blvd. Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats will be $6. Dog distemper-parvovirus combo shots and cat distemper shots will be $14, and kennel cough (Bordetella) shots for dogs will be $15. All vaccinations will be administered by a veterinarian. Documentation will be provided. Proceeds are tax-deductible contributions that will benefit the teaching zoo facility under construction in Bushnell. For information, call (352) 867-7788 and leave a message.

Today's picks

Fish Night at VFW Post 9236: 4:30-7 p.m., VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. Prices vary, $5.50-$7.50. (352) 596-9236.

Ethnic Festival at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church: 5-10 p.m., St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 13485 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free admission and parking, (352) 666-3063.

Wild n' Wicked Nights: 7-11 p.m., Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. $5 for adults; $3 for ages 6 to 12. (352) 592-5656.

Spook West: 8 p.m.-midnight, Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $5. (352) 683-5113.

Haunted Farm: 7 p.m.-midnight, theGrove Events Venue, 8485 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. $5 for either the haunted barn or hayride, or $7 for both. (352) 610-8485.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Weather watch

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Saturday event will cause delays and road closures in Brooksville 10/20/11 [Last modified: Thursday, October 20, 2011 4:40pm]
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