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Hernando County school events

Central High School: The athletic department's dinner and silent auction is 6 p.m. May 7 in the gym. Admission is $15 per person and $35 per family. The cost for families with 2011-2012 incoming freshmen will be $20. Call Linda Hilbert at (352) 797-7020, ext. 415.

Challenger K8: The SAC meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday, the PTSA meets at 6 p.m. May 5.

Deltona Elementary School: The third-grade musical will be from 7 to 8 tonight in the cafeteria.

Hernando Christian Academy: An open house for potential students is 6 p.m. today and May 12.

Hernando High School: The USA Wrestling Club is being offered for elementary and middle school students from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Hernando High School wrestling room. The cost is $35 for an annual USA Wrestling Club membership card. Call coach Beach at (352) 797-7015, ext. 257.

Live Oak Theatre Company: The theater company is offering a summer program Aug. 1 to 5 and Aug. 8 to 12 for children ages 8 to 15. Visit or call (352) 593-0027.

Moton Elementary School: The school's "Sailing into Success" festival will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

• The Spring Concerts and Art Show will begin at 6 p.m. May 19 in the cafeteria. "Musical Memories," by kindergarten and first grade, will be 6 to 6:30 p.m.; "Music and Me," the fourth- and fifth-grade concert, will feature the Moton Harmaniacs and will be 6:45 to 7:15 p.m.

Nature Coast Technical High School: Shark Theatre will present the musical revue Cafe Cabaret in the Black Box Theatre at 7 tonight and Friday, and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10 for students and $12 for adults. All seats are reserved. The show is recommended for ages 7 and older. For reservations, call Lori Erickson at (352) 797-7088, ext. 296.

• The school's Children's Crusade is sponsoring the Shark Aid 2011 Charity Festival from noon to 5 p.m. May 7 in the stadium. Admission is $3 and two cans of food. Proceeds benefit the United Way and other Hernando charities. Canned food will be donated to the postal food drive to help fill the county's free-food pantries.

West Hernando Middle School: An All Pro Dad Pizza Night is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the school cafeteria. Anthony Becht, a former football player for the New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Arizona Cardinals, will speak. RSVP to Tula Kelleher, Title I Parent Educator, at (352) 797-7035, ext. 256.

Westside Elementary School: Westside families are invited to "What's Up With Westside Night?" from 6:30 to 7:30 tonight in the Family Center.

• Kindergarten roundup: Parents and guardians are asked to bring their kindergarteners with them to receive a kindergarten readiness screening and a school tour.

Free books: Through its "We Give Books" initiative, "Read for My School Florida," the Pearson Foundation is set to donate 50,000 books to Florida elementary schools. The foundation is the nonprofit arm of international media company Pearson plc. All Florida public elementary schools are eligible to receive books through May 9. Every time a book is read with a student or by a student online at, Pearson will donate a book to that elementary school. For information, contact Ginny Kirkland at the Pearson Foundation at or (229) 251-7339.

Hernando County school events 04/27/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 3:03pm]
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