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Tickets available for today's Beach Ball and Cruise-In for Hernando Habitat for Humanity


Event benefits Habitat, offers chance at $25K

Tickets are still available for Habitat for Humanity of Hernando County's annual Beach Ball and Cruise-In today at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way. The car cruise-in is from 4 to 6 p.m. and the ball is from 6 to 10 p.m. The ball includes dinner, a silent auction, contests, games, music and dancing. Guests can also enter for a chance to win $25,000 cash (must be present to win). General admission tickets are $30; VIP tickets are $50. Visit or call (352) 754-1159.

Bid on pottery, aid Fostering Hope

The Nature Coast Potters will host "Pots for Tots" from 3 to 9 p.m. today at Dirty Dog Pottery, 14162 Hurricane Drive. The event will include various demonstrations, such as pottery throwing, as well as items for sale and auction. The raku kiln will be fired up at 6 p.m. for live firings of silent auction pieces that will be distributed to the buyers at 9 p.m. Proceeds benefit Fostering Hope Florida, which has homes in Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties. For information on the event, call Hil-Dee Fisher at (352) 232-3771. For information on Fostering Hope Florida, visit


Sample foods, help Relay for Life

The Preceptor Delta Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will host A Taste of Relay for Life from 4 to 6 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, 109 S Broad St. The cost is $5 for 10 tastings. Funds raised will benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. For information, call Bev Lewis at (352) 279-1198, Marsha Roderick at (352) 796-5490 or Gail Brooks at (352) 279-8411.

Today's picks

Brooksville Relay for Life Pancake Breakfast and Yard Sale: Breakfast 8-11 a.m., yard sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Beef 'O' Brady's, 7601 Horse Lake Road, Brooksville. Breakfast is $5 adults, $3 children.

Backyard Bonanza Audubon Fundraiser: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Ahhochee Hill Sanctuary, 24268 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. (352) 797-3545.

Red Eagle Lodge presents the 11th annual Native American Intertribal Pow-Wow: 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Floral Park, 9530 S Parkside Ave., Floral City. $3 adults, $1 for ages 6-16, free for ages 5 and younger. (352) 400-5644 or (352) 563-2817.

Hernando County Fair and Youth Livestock Show: Gates open at noon, Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. $7 adults, $4 ages 4 to 12. Parking, $2. (352) 796-4552.

Tickets available for today's Beach Ball and Cruise-In for Hernando Habitat for Humanity 04/08/11 [Last modified: Friday, April 8, 2011 8:17pm]
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