Party represents first steps within Relay for Life
A "Block Party" kickoff event for the Spring Hill Relay for Life will be held Oct. 4 at VFW Post 8681, 18940 Drayton St., at County Line Road. Sign-in starts at 6 p.m., and a complimentary dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The party is a chance for teams to register and for people interested in becoming part of Relay for Life. Relay is an 18-hour overnight event designed to celebrate survival and raise money for research and programs of the American Cancer Society. During the event, teams take turns walking or running laps. Each team tries to keep at least one team member on the track at all times. The Spring Hill Relay for Life will be March 30-31 at Nature Coast Technical High School. Call Maureen Wickert at (352) 585-7406.
Photography program tracks area's heritage
The Hernando County Fine Arts Council is accepting applications from children ages 12 to 15 who are interested in learning photography through "South Brooksville: Past, Present and Future," a six-week mentoring program that explores south Brooksville's history through old photographs while chronicling contemporary south Brooksville through photographs taken by project participants. Participants will each receive a mentor, have their photographs included in an exhibit and keepsake booklet and receive a digital camera kit to keep and a one-year membership in the Spring Hill Camera Club. Participants must be south Brooksville residents, have a grade-point average of 2.5 or higher and have a letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, pastor or community leader. Visit hernandoarts.org or call (352) 754-4788.
Fairgrounds Flea Market: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. (352) 796-4552.
VFW Auxiliary Sunday breakfast: 8-11:30 a.m., VFW Post 8681, 18940 Drayton Street, Shady Hills. $6. (727) 856-1860.
Benefit carwash for Alzheimer's Association: 1-5 p.m., Advanced Auto Parts, 4296 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Donations accepted.
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