Yard sale will benefit Behind the Stone
The Nature Coast Children's Crusade will host a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive.
The Children's Crusade is a group of student volunteers at Nature Coast Technical High School who volunteer and host fundraisers and other events to benefit area food pantries. Funds raised from the yard sale will benefit the Behind the Stone Ministries at Holy Cross.
For information, call (727) 808-4096.
Powell school advisory group holds meeting
The Powell Middle School MicroSociety and Performing Arts Center's School Advisory Council will meet at 6:15 p.m. today in the media center, 4100 Barclay Ave.
Parents, students and interested community members are welcome.
For information, call (352) 797-7095.
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Storyteller to share some of his favorites
The Hernando County Public Library System will host a storytelling program with local author and storyteller Jerry Cowling at 2 p.m. Friday at the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road.
Cowling will share some of his favorite stories. The free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hernando County. For information, call (352) 540-6391.
Men's group forming to act as role models
Area men are invited to the first MUST (Men United Standing Together) meeting at 2 p.m. Monday in Suite 202 at Pinebrook Medical Center, 14540 Cortez Blvd., just west of the Suncoast Parkway.
The MUST Community Education Team is a new group to be made up of adult men who will serve as models of healthy masculinity, respect and gender equality, while conducting community outreach and educational programs.
For information, contact Dawn Easter, prevention and social change advocate for the Dawn Center, at (352) 592-1288 or [email protected]
Cemetery and housing boards seek volunteer
Brooksville City Council is accepting applications from individuals interested in volunteering on the following boards:
• Cemetery Advisory Committee — One position to fill an unexpired four-year term through Dec. 31, 2011. Applicants must be city residents or have a documented tie to the Brooksville Cemetery.
• Brooksville Housing Authority — One position to fill an expiring term through June 30, 2014.
Those applying for either board must be registered Florida voters. For consideration, an appropriate application must be completed and submitted no later than 5 p.m. June 4 to the City Clerk's office at City Hall, 201 Howell Ave. Applications can be picked up at the office or downloaded through the website at cityofbrooksville.com/forms.
For information, call (352) 540-3810.
Have your antiques appraised at show
St. Frances Cabrini Knights of Columbus Council 13209 will host an Antique Appraisal Show from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Xavier Hall, 5030 Mariner Blvd.
Visitors will have an opportunity to have their antiques, pottery, guns, toys, trading cards, furniture, coins, stamps, collectibles or old paintings appraised. Photographs of large items (such as rugs or furniture) are acceptable. Dale Smrekar, a professional estate liquidator and certified personal property appraiser, will provide the verbal appraisals. Nothing will be purchased or sold at this event.
The cost is $5 for each item appraised.
The Knights will have drinks and snacks available. For information, call Jack Hauser at (352) 686-9767 or (352) 239-1878.