Tuesday, December 12, 2017
News Roundup

Winning Fantasy Five ticket sold in Spring Hill

SPRING HILL

Fantasy Five winning ticket sold at Publix

One of the five winning tickets in the Florida Lottery's Fantasy Five drawing on Sunday was purchased at the Publix at 4158 Mariner Blvd. The winning numbers were 3-4-8-9-10. Each winner receives $33,658.62. The other winning tickets were purchased in Mulberry, West Palm Beach, Pembroke Pines and St. Petersburg.

PINE ISLAND

Bark Island open to dogs, owners

Hernando County Parks and Recreation will host its next Bark Island event from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Alfred A. McKethan Park, 10800 Pine Island Drive. Dogs and their owners are welcome to play and enjoy the beach. Pets must be current with their vaccinations, and tags must be provided. Owners should have a leash on hand and are responsible for picking up after their pets. The cost is $7 per car or walk-up patron. To register or for information, call (352) 754-4031.

BROOKSVILLE

Apply now to be in Christmas Parade

The Kiwanis Club of Brooksville and the city of Brooksville will present the 39th annual Brooksville Christmas Parade at 10 a.m. Dec. 8 in downtown Brooksville. Applications for participants are being accepted through Thursday. The entry fee is $60 for commercial floats; $35 for all other groups, organizations and horse groups; and $25 for individuals and single horses. Participating horses must have proof of a current Coggins test. Applications are available online at kiwanisclubofbrooksville.org. For information, contact Karen Beasley at (352) 279-9777 or [email protected], or David Hamilton at (352) 279-4400 or [email protected]

WEEKI WACHEE

Park plans Holiday Nights Parade

Weeki Wachee Springs State Park will host its first Holiday Nights Parade at 7 p.m. Dec. 15 at the park, 6131 Commercial Way. The event will include a parade of golf carts through the park, showcasing local businesses, schools, nonprofit groups and individuals. The fee to enter is $10, which will go to the Friends of Weeki Wachee, to be used for projects within the park. Those interested in participating are invited to a meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the park to go over the parade route and answer any questions. Participants will compete for cash awards in several categories. For those who do not have a golf cart, the park has a list of vendors who will rent carts for a reduced rate. For details, call Weeki Wachee at (352) 592-5656.

Today's meeting

Hernando County Housing Authority, 3 p.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Today's picks

'Growing and Caring for Citrus' class: 10:30 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Free. (352) 754-4433.

Reception for artists Paul Shaskan and Valdora Ward: 5-7 p.m., Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St., Brooksville. (352) 556-3984.

Rollerskating fundraiser: 5-8:30 p.m., Rainbow Rollerland, 1125 W Jefferson St., Brooksville. $7 at the door includes skating and all-you-can-eat cheeseburgers and hot dogs. Funds benefit the inline speed team. (352) 796-0040.

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