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Spring Hill library to kick off its Reading with the Rays summer program

SPRING HILL

Kids can read with the Rays this summer

A special kick-off to the "Reading with the Rays" summer program will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. The event will include the Rays Street Team, Rays mascot Raymond and giveaways. Starting June 17, students can stop by a local library branch to pick up a "Reading with the Rays: Read Your Way to the Ballpark" score card. Students who read books as part of the program will have an opportunity to win prizes, including one free ticket to a Rays game. The program is presented by the Rays Baseball Foundation and the St. Petersburg Times' Newspaper in Education. For information, call (352) 540-6391.

COUNTYWIDE

Camps available for children 4-14

Hernando County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of summer camps at locations throughout the county. The camps are available for children ages 4-15. Camps available include: Camp Carousel, Horsing Around at Blair Performance Horses, Kids Cook, Advance Cooking, basketball, cheerleading, football, sports camp, soccer, softball (fast-pitch), pitching clinic, volleyball, golf and lacrosse. For dates, locations and costs, visit hernandocounty.us/recreation, stop by the Recreation Department at 205 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville, call (352) 754-4031, or e-mail recreation@hernandocounty.us.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Entrants welcomed for talent revue

Entries are being accepted through 5 p.m. June 17 for "Hernando/Pasco Has Talent." All types of acts will be scheduled to audition at 7 p.m. July 18-20 (singing, dancing, comedy, etc.). The audition fee is $10. The show will be at 7:30 p.m. July 30 at the Pasco-Hernando Community College Performing Arts Center, 10230 Ridge Road. First prize is $500, second is $300 and third is $200. The first 100 entrants will be auditioned. Find registration forms, rules and guidelines at tampabay.com/hastalent. All proceeds will support PHCC Foundation scholarships. Call (352) 848-1411.

Today's meeting

Brooksville Planning and Zoning Commission, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, 201 Howell Ave.

Today's picks

Master Gardeners weekly plant sale: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Master Gardener Nursery, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. (352) 754-4433.

'Pest Resistant Plants' horticulture class: 10 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Free. (352) 754-4433.

'Goal Setting and Investing' Financial Management Class: 2 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Free. (352) 540-6391, (352) 754-4433.

Spring Hill library to kick off its Reading with the Rays summer program 06/07/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 9:11pm]
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