reserve your secret garden home tour tickets
The Historic Hernando Preservation Society will host a Secret Garden Home Tour at 3 p.m. May 19, starting at the Hernando Heritage Museum, 601 Museum Court. The tour includes two homes that are directly behind the museum: the Colonel Martin House, which was built in 1885, and the Pedonesi House, built in the early 1900s. Along with inside tours to view the architecture, both have gardens with varieties of flowering plants.
Guests will be treated to a French picnic on the lawn at the museum, which also has a garden area. The museum is the historic May-Stringer House, built in 1856. Tickets are $25. For information or to reserve tickets, call (813) 470-0085.
Residents get chance to Ask-A-Lawyer
The Hernando County Bar Association will host its Ask-A-Lawyer program from 9 to 11 a.m. May 18 in the commission chambers at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St. Residents will have an opportunity to ask legal questions and discuss legal issues at no cost or obligation. For information, call the Day Law Office at (352) 684-6545.
HPH Hospice hosting two-part orientation
HPH Hospice is recruiting volunteers. Numerous volunteer opportunities are available, such as patient support and kitchen help in the residential wing of the Sturgill Hospice Care Center. A two-part orientation for new volunteers will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 22 and 25 at the office at 12260 Cortez Blvd. Attendance is mandatory both days. Lunch will be provided. To register or for information, call Anne Clarke at (352) 597-1882.
Hernando County Water Awareness Series: Are You New to Hurricane Season?: 10 a.m. to noon., Hernando County Utilities Department, 21030 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Free. (352) 754-4705.
Friday Night Dance: Lessons at 7 p.m. and open dancing from 7:30 to 10 p.m., Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill. $5. (813) 789-4497.
'Barefoot in the Park': 8 p.m. $15, $8 students. Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-5113.