Yard sale this morning aids Helping Hands
The Activities Committee of the Hernando County Clerk's Office will have a yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon today at the Community Activity Center, 205 E Fort Dade Ave.
Proceeds will assist the employee Helping Hands Program efforts.
WWII comes alive at commemoration
A World War II Commemorative Day will be presented from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park. The park is off County Road 476 on S Battlefield Drive (Exit 314 off Interstate 75).
The event will include World War II Allied and Axis re-enactors, living history encampments and displays, uniform and weapons demonstrations, military vehicle exhibits and a militaria collectors show.
Food and beverages will be available or visitors can bring a picnic lunch.
Admission is $3 per vehicle. For information, call (352) 793-4781.
Summer Sizzler Dance slated for Friday
The Arc Nature Coast will host a Summer Sizzler Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at West Hernando Middle School, 14325 Ken Austin Parkway, west of Brooksville.
There will be a DJ and door prizes. Admission is $2, which includes food and beverage. For information, call Nancy at (352) 544-2322, ext. 109.
Vendors sought for multicultural festival
Vendors can now sign up for the HUMAN (Hernando Unified Multicultural Association Network) Festival, which will be 10:30 a.m. to dusk Oct. 3 at the SNPJ Lodge/Suncoast Dance Party Center grounds, 13383 County Line Road.
Clubs, merchants and entertainers can participate by selling food and art or offering presentations and stage performances. Independent participants must keep a multicultural theme to their presence. There will be a food court serving ethnic foods.
Booths are $50 each; electricity is available for an additional $5. The exclusive use of the kitchen and food court is $200 for the entire day. Those wishing to reserve kitchen and food court needs must respond as soon as possible. Applications must be received by Sept. 22.
For applications or information, call Dennis and Arlene Cotto at (813) 841-7700, Gladys Pedersen at (352) 683-6235, Santos and Rosemarie Reyes at (727) 856-0135 or Justa Bozman at (352) 796-0570.
St. Joan of Arc dinner kicks off Ethnic Fest
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church will host the Ethnic Festival kickoff dinner Aug. 28 in the parish hall, 13485 Spring Hill Drive. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is at 6 p.m.
The menu will include barbecued ribs and chicken, and various fixings. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased at the parish office and after all weekend Masses. Some tickets will be sold at the door, with limited seating.
For information, call Tony Del Vecchio, (352) 666-3063.