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Teen summer of fun at your Hernando County library

Hernando County Public Library System will offer its teen summer library programs June 9-19. Special events include painting with coffee, a photography contest and a "Rock Band Rock Off Tournament."

The "Express Yourself, Paint with Coffee" event will be on the following days and locations:

• 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill.

• 10:15 a.m. to noon June 11, Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

• 1 to 3 p.m. June 17, East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West.

• 10:15 a.m. to noon June 19, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive.

Photo gallery: The Teen Photo Gallery Night will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 16 at the Spring Hill Branch library. Dress attire is preferred. Refreshments will be served.

Youth wishing to submit photos must bring them to any of the branch libraries no later than June 12. First and second place winners will receive a $25 gift card.

For complete rules and submission guidelines, visit the Web site at www.hcpl.lib.fl.us or pick up a flier at any library branch.

Rock Band contest: Rock Band Rock Off jam sessions will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on these days:

• June 10, East Hernando Branch Library.

• June 12, Spring Hill Branch Library.

• June 15, West Hernando Branch Library

• June 18, Lykes Memorial Branch Library

Each band must include four performers (guitar, bass guitar, drummer and singer). Each band will have an allotted time to practice. At the end of each jam session practice, one band will be selected to compete at the Rock Band Rock Off Tournament, which will be at 2 p.m. June 19 at the Spring Hill Branch Library.

All programs are free and are sponsored by the Friends of the Library. For information, call (352) 540-6391.

COUNTYWIDE

Preschoolers offered imagination program

The United Way of Hernando County is offering the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, a free pilot program for preschool children (ages birth-3).

Hernando County residents who register their preschoolers in the program will receive a new age-appropriate book mailed directly to their home every month until the child enters kindergarten.

To kick off the program locally and to allow parents to learn more about the program, United Way will have an Imagination Library Rollout and Registration Event from 1 to 3 p.m. June 17 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill.

All children ages 5 and younger may be registered into the program at the event. For information or to register now, call Untied Way at (352) 688-2026 or visit the Web site at www.unitedwayhernando.com.

COUNTYWIDE

Public hearing on solid waste tax on June 23

Hernando County Utilities' Solid Waste and Recycling Division is conducting a mass mailing to all Hernando County property owners about a public hearing June 23 regarding the non-ad valorem annual Solid Waste Assessment that appears on property tax bills.

The Solid Waste and Recycling Division must send official notification to the 75,000 property owners in Hernando County. In effort to reduce costs and maintain cost-effectiveness, the notifications will be done on postcards. As a result the information will be in small font.

The June 23 hearing will be at 9:30 a.m. in the county commission chambers at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Copies of the notice in larger print are available at these locations: Northwest Solid Waste Management Facility, West Hernando Convenience Center, East Hernando Convenience Center and Hernando County Utilities administration office and customer service center.

BROOKSVILLE

Dance Academy group

show set for June 13

Brooksville Dance Academy will present "Planet Dance" at 7 p.m. June 13 in the Central High School Theatre, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway.

The dance group is under the direction of former Radio City Music Hall Rockette Diane Chiucchi. They perform ballet, tap, jazz lyrical, hip hop and musical theater, and perform throughout the year at local nursing homes, the Kumquat Festival in Dade City, Brooksville Christmas Parade and other community events.

Tickets to the show are $10 for adults, and $9 for seniors 60 and older and children 12 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at the dance studio, 22293 Cortez Blvd., or at the door. Call (352) 799-2614.

Teen summer of fun at your Hernando County library 06/03/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 3, 2009 10:00pm]
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