St. Joseph's Day party at Holy Cross Lutheran
The Sons of Italy, Nature Coast Lodge 2502 will host the annual St. Joseph's Day Feast and Celebration from 3 to 7 p.m. today at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive. The event includes a blessing, followed by a pasta Milanese dinner. There will be an old-fashioned market with flowers, vegetables, St. Joseph bread and pastries for sale. Donations will be accepted and provided to a local church and charities. For information, call (352) 688-9234 or (352) 686-3865.
Nature Coast singers to perform
The Nature Coast Festival Singers will present its first Spring Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. A freewill offering will be accepted. For information, call Shirley at (352) 597-2235.
Pine Island Beach advisory is lifted
The Hernando County Health Department lifted the swimming advisory Friday that had been in effect for more than a month for people using Pine Island Beach. Bacteriological test results received by the Health Department on Thursday indicate the water quality at Pine Island Beach is now in the good range, and the Feb. 7 swimming advisory has been rescinded.
Autism awareness walk is next week
Parent Partners in Education Inc. and the Hernando County Exceptional Student Education Department will present the 2011 Hernando Autism Awareness Walk from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 26 at Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway. To register for the walk or for information, visit hernando autismwalk.com.
Fun Swim Meet: Warmups at 8:30 a.m.; first event at 9:30 a.m. Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $3 for youth 17 and younger, $4 for adults. (352) 688-9622.
Hernando Sportsman's Club Gun and Knife Show: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. $6; children 15 and younger will be admitted free but must be accompanied by an adult. (352) 799-3605.
Market on Main Street/Brooksville Nights: 9 a.m.-8 p.m., downtown Brooksville. (352) 428-9275.
NAMI bowl-a-thon fundraiser: 3 p.m., Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. $25 per bowler. (352) 684-0004.
Brookridge Line Dance Social: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. $5. (352) 397-6088.
High Point St. Patrick's Day dance: 7-10 p.m., High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road, High Point. $5 at the door. (352) 596-2827.
Latin-American Civic and Cultural Association's Mardi Gras Latin Style: 8 p.m., SNPJ Lodge/Suncoast Dance Party Center, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. $8 for members, $10 for nonmembers. (352) 340-5066.