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West Hernando Coin Club hosts a coin and currency show today


Coin, currency show features 30-plus dealers

The West Hernando Coin Club will host a coin and currency show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582, 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. Parking and admission are free. Door prizes will be awarded, and there will be a gold drawing at 2 p.m. Food will be available. The event will feature more than 30 dealers and 45 tables. ICG Grading Service will be on hand to offer free verbal opinions and $9 slabbing. For information, contact Mark Palermo at (813) 361-0740 or msentllc@


Art league hosts watercolor session

The Spring Hill Art League will host a watercolor workshop with award-winning artist Karen Heidler from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. The cost is $45 for members and $55 for nonmembers. To reserve a seat and obtain a list of supplies needed, call Grace Ashcraft at (352) 556-3984.

Cats available at adopt-a-thon

Home at Last Pet Adoptions will host an adopt-a-thon from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today at Petco, 7223 Coastal Blvd., in the rear of the store. The organization specializes in Siamese, but other cats and kittens will be available. All are spayed or neutered, have had age-appropriate vaccinations, have tested negative for feline leukemia and AIDS, have microchips and have been treated for parasites. Fees vary and are tax deductible. Adopt-a-thons will continue on Saturdays through the end of March. View pets online at Requests for specific pets to be brought to an adopt-a-thon may be made, and individual appointments can be scheduled. Call (352) 476-6832 or send email to

Today's picks

Tin Can Tourists winter convention open house: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, Spring Lake. $3 per vehicle. (941) 748-1483.

Blues on the Hill: Free programs start at noon; barbecue and music with Dave Shepard and the Blues Riders at 4 p.m. Ahhochee Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, 24268 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. $15 for the barbecue. (352) 797-3545.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash: 1-3 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Free. (352) 754-4043.

Rockin' Thru the Ages charity event: 6-11 p.m., Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. $40. (352) 293-4317.

'Trouble at the Tropicana' mystery dinner theater: 6 p.m., Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., Spring Hill. $15. (352) 686-7034.

'Trouble on the High Seas' mystery dinner theater: 6 p.m., Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville. $15 for adults; $8 for children 11 and younger. (352) 796-4969.

Chris Olson's 'Memories of Elvis' show: Doors open at 6 p.m.; showtime at 7 p.m. High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road, High Point. $12 per person. (352) 597-2974, 592-0815.

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