Friday, June 22, 2018
News Roundup

Spring Hill group's Festival of Art seeks exhibitors, vendors

WEEKI WACHEE

Festival of art seeks exhibitors and vendors

Exhibitor and vendor spaces are available for the Spring Hill Art League's 39th annual Festival of Art, which will be from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 23 and 24 at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way. The juried art show will feature fine art, photography/digital art and fine crafts. The cost is $100 for league members and $125 for nonmembers. The application deadline is Saturday; thereafter, the cost is an additional $25. The event will also include children's activities, musicians and a food court. Admission is $8, $4 for ages 7 to 12 and free for ages 6 and younger; all park amenities included. For information, call Kathleen at (352) 346-7428 or visit springhillartleague.com for details.

COUNTYWIDE

Harmonizers offer Singing Valentines

The Hernando Harmonizers, the local chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, will offer Singing Valentines from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 13 and 14 at locations throughout Hernando County. The cost is $40, which includes two love songs performed by a quartet. The group also will present the recipient with a long-stem red rose, a personalized valentine card and a photo of the occasion. The Singing Valentines can be done at any prearranged location (home, work, restaurant, etc.). For information and reservations, call Gene at (352) 684-7931 or Charles at (352) 686-7559.

BROOKSVILLE

Low-cost pet shots clinic is Saturday

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 in Bushnell. For information, call (352) 867-7788 and leave a message.

Wildlife Festival needs volunteers

Volunteers are needed for the Nature Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival, which will take place March 22 to 24 at the Chinsegut Conservation Center on Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. A festival volunteer workshop will be at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the center. Those interested can learn more about the festival and how to help out. For information, send email to Andy Wraithmell at [email protected]

Today's meeting

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

Today's picks

Viva Florida 500 book discussion of 'Their Eyes Were Watching God': 2-3:30 p.m., West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

Writing workshop with local author Jack Jones: 4:30-6:30 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. (352) 754-4043.

'The Powerbroker' independent film screening: 6 p.m., Pasco-Hernando Community College North Campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. Free. (352) 797-5014.

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