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Tickets on sale for Hudson Middle School Jazz Band show


Tickets on sale for jazz and Bourbon St. music

The Concordia Chorus will sponsor the following events at the High Point Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road:

• Hudson Middle School Jazz Band, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Refreshments will be served. Tickets are $3, which will benefit the school's music department.

• "Bourbon Street Bash" with Norm Bernard and his Little Big Band, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 31. The show will include vocalists and soloists. Snacks will be provided. Tickets are $7.

Tickets for both events can be purchased at the High Point office, or by calling Gini at (352) 592-2147.


Eat waffles, help send Scouts to Space Coast

Cub Scouts Pack 406 will host a waffle breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Ridge Manor United Methodist Church, 34350 Cortez Blvd. The breakfast includes waffles, scrambled eggs, bacon, orange juice and coffee. The cost is $5. Funds raised will help defray costs for the pack's trip to the Kennedy Space Center in February. For information, call (352) 583-4726.


Nature Coast high presents its thespians

Nature Coast Technical High School's Thespian Honor Society will present its annual Thespian Showcase at 7 p.m. Friday in the Black Box Theatre, 4057 California St. The showcase features the one-act play Playwriting 101: The Rooftop Lesson, as well as monologues, scenes and musical theater pieces. Tickets are $5, available at the door.

For information, call Lori Erickson at (352) 797-7088, ext. 296.

Veterans fair gives benefits assistance

U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite will host a Veterans Benefit Resource Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 30 at Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St.

Information and assistance that will be provided includes veterans claims service, education benefits, employment services, housing/social services, health care enrollment, and medical and dental services.

For information, call (352) 799-8354.


Concerts benefit choral program

Two concerts to benefit the Springstead High School choral program are planned:

• Light Night Brass Tribute Show, 2 p.m. Feb. 7. The concert celebrates the music of America's greatest horn bands, including Chicago, Earth Wind and Fire, Tower of Power, and Blood, Sweat and Tears. Tickets are reserved and are $12 for orchestra seats and $10 for general seating.

• Live-n-Let Die Experience, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20. This rock 'n' roll tribute band pays homage to the music of the Beatles and other musicians inspired by the Beatles. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students.

Both shows will be at the Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd. Tickets can be purchased online at For information, call (352) 797-7010, ext. 221, or (352) 476-9086.

YMCA classes teach emergency aid

Emergency aid training will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 3, and again on March 3, at the Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd.

Participants will learn how to perform CPR on an adult, infant and child; how to recognize the signs of sudden cardiac arrest, heart attack and stroke; how to relieve foreign-body airway obstruction, and how to use an automated external defibrillator.

The cost is $30 for YMCA facility members, $40 for program members and $50 for nonmembers. The cost includes the CPR/AED book and a certification card upon completion of the class.

Class size is limited to 10 participants. Register online at or call Lisa Cunningham at (352) 688-9622.

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