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Toys for Tots benefit planned for Tuesday

SPRING HILL

Toys for Tots benefit planned for Tuesday

A benefit for Toys for Tots will be from 3 to 10 p.m. Tuesday at Texas Roadhouse, 12935 Cortez Blvd.

Those who donate an unwrapped toy will receive a complimentary Baby Blossom or fried pickles appetizer. Santa will also be on hand.

For information, call (352) 596-2225.

BROOKSVILLE

Humane Society hosts weekend fundraiser

The Humane Society of the Nature Coast will have a Party of Gold fundraiser from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 13 at the shelter, 7200 Mobley Road.

Those with unwanted or broken gold earrings, chains, bracelets and rings can trade them in for cash. A chair masseuse will also be available.

For information, call the shelter at (352) 796-2711.

BROOKSVILLE

Reception for local artist Ellen Snyder

The Spring Hill Art League will present an artist reception for local artist Ellen Snyder from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Pak Mail, 19514 Cortez Blvd. Refreshments will be served.

Snyder is a watercolorist and muralist. Her work will be on display at Pak Mail throughout November and December. For information, visit springhillartleague.com.

HIGH POINT

Community dance to take place Nov. 20

A High Point Community Dance will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 20 at the community center, 12249 Clubhouse Road.

Music will be provided by Mario De Leon. Guests can bring their own beverages; coffee and ice will be provided at no cost.

Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. For information or table reservations, call Laverne Oswald at (352) 596-2827.

BROOKSVILLE

Banquet to honor Hall of Fame inductees

Hernando High School will host a Sports Hall of Fame banquet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Faith Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave.

The event will include the 2011 Inaugural HHS Sports Hall of Fame inductees: Bronson Arroyo, Jerome Brown, Tom Fisher, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Bernice Mosby, Maulty Moore, Tom Varn and Jason Sartor.

Tickets to the banquet are $20 per person. For tickets or more information, call Millie Garcia-Vargas at (352) 797-7015, ext. 408.

The inductees will be introduced during halftime at the varsity football game on Friday at Tom Fisher Memorial Stadium. The game will begin at 7:30 p.m., with Hernando High playing Central High School.

The foyer in Hernando High's gymnasium will also have the Sports Hall of Fame inductees' photos on display. The school is at 700 Bell Ave.

BROOKSVILLE

2011 Master Gardener calendar is available

The 2011 Hernando County Master Gardener calendar is now available. The calendars are $3 and may be purchased at the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 1653 Blaise Drive.

The calendar features month-by-month expert advice on Central Florida landscaping and information pertinent to both longtime gardeners and beginners. Stop by the extension office for a calendar or, for information, call (352) 754-4433.

SPRING HILL

Show at temple will benefit charity

Temple Beth David Sisterhood will host "Spinning Through the Decades," featuring Jessica and Shawn Doolittle, from 8 to 11 p.m. Nov. 13 at the temple, 13158 Antelope St.

The Doolittles will sing, and a DJ will provide music from the 1940s through 1970s.

Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple, which includes refreshments and a dessert bar.

Funds raised will benefit Kids Helping Kids, a charitable organization founded by the Doolittle siblings — Shawn, 20, and Jessica, 15.

For more information or reservations, call Donna at (352) 610-4549 or the temple office at (352) 686-7034.

Toys for Tots benefit planned for Tuesday 11/05/10 [Last modified: Friday, November 5, 2010 9:04pm]
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