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Breakfast at Arikepa Elks: 8 a.m. to noon, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast is $2. A full menu also will be offered, with varying prices. Bottomless coffee is $1. (727) 863-2520.

Brookridge on Revue: 7 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. Includes local performers. Guests may bring beverages. Ice, snacks, coffee and ice tea provided. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $8, available at the door. Presented by the Brookridge Woman's Club. Call for reserved seating, (352) 597-3530.

Earth Day Celebration: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Crystal River Preserve State Park and St. Martins Marsh Aquatic Preserve, 3266 N Sailboat Ave., Crystal River. The event will include live music, children's games and crafts, demonstrations, a plant sale, food and boat rides. Admission is free. (352) 563-1136.

Hat Trick Theatre Productions presents The Fantasticks: 3 p.m., Eleanor Dempsey Performing Arts Center at Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School, 13651 Hays Road, Hudson. $15 reserved seating, $9 general admission. (727) 857-2604 or online at www.ed-pac.org.

Hernando County Fair and Youth Livestock Show: 1-11 p.m., 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. Pure Paso Federation's Paso Fino horse show at 2 p.m., poultry show at 3 p.m. Midway ride armbands $15. Parking $2 per vehicle. Admission $7 for adults, $4 for ages 4-12, free for 3 and younger. (352) 796-4552 or www.hernandofairgrounds.com.

Psychic Fair: 1-4 p.m., Inner Peace Bookstore, 421 E Jefferson St., Brooksville. Sponsored by the Inner Peace Church of the Spirit. Readings from psychic mediums, crystals, gemstones and intuitive books available. Maria, (352) 544-0304.

The Shadow Box at Stage West: 2 p.m., Forum, Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The play revolves around a trio of terminally ill patients at a hospice who are being interviewed about the process of dying. The three are all at different stages, as are those who love them. Tickets are $10. (352) 683-5113 or stagewest.net.

MONDAY

Brooksville Regional Hospital Auxiliary gold-buying, health and candle fair: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., 17240 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. The health and candle fair will be in conference room 2. The gold-buying event is in the cafeteria. Pam, (352) 442-0169.

Controlling Lawn Insects horticulture class: 5:30 p.m., Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 1653 Blaise Drive, Brooksville. Presented by Jim Moll, urban horticulture agent. Free. No registration required. (352) 754-4433.

Early Learning Coalition panel discussion on early childhood education: 1-4 p.m., Room B104/105, Pasco-Hernando Community College, North Campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. The meeting's focus will be on brain development research and school readiness. The panel will be facilitated by PHCC psychology instructor Kathleen De Sousa. Panelists include Anthony Carboni of Saint Leo University, Mary Harper of St. Petersburg College and James McHale of the University of the South Florida-St. Petersburg. The meeting is free. Register at phcc.edu/rsvp/panel. (352) 797-5101 or (727) 233-8291.

Hernando County Fair and Youth Livestock Show: 5-11 p.m., 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. Midway ride armbands $18. Parking $2 per vehicle. Swine show and showmanship, 7 p.m. Special $3 gate admission for military, law enforcement and fire rescue personnel with ID. General admission $7 for adults, $4 for ages 4-12, free for 3 and younger. (352) 796-4552 or www.hernandofairgrounds.com.

TUESDAY

Brooksville Regional Hospital Auxiliary gold-buying, health and candle fair: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., 17240 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. The health and candle fair will be in conference room 2. The gold-buying event is in the cafeteria. Pam, (352) 442-0169.

Hernando County Fair and Youth Livestock Show: 5-11 p.m., 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. Parking $2 per vehicle. Special $10 admission includes unlimited rides. Admission $7 for adults, $4 for ages 4-12, free for 3 and younger. (352) 796-4552 or www.hernandofairgrounds.com.

High Point Ladies' Fire Auxiliary hosts entertainment with Louie Fortunato: 6:30 p.m., High Point Clubhouse, 12249 Clubhouse Road. Includes songs of the 1950s, '60s and others. Admission is free; donations will be accepted at the door. (352) 200-8843.

WEDNESDAY

Hernando County Fair and Youth Livestock Show: Exhibits open at 3 p.m. for seniors 60 and older. General gate opens 5-11 p.m., 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. Steer show and showmanship, 7 p.m. Midway ride armbands $18. Parking $2 per vehicle. Special $3 admission for seniors 60 and older. Admission $7 for adults, $4 for ages 4-12, free for 3 and younger. (352) 796-4552 or www.hernandofairgrounds.com.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lucy Morgan speaks at PHCC: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Pasco-Hernando Community College West Campus, Room R-151, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Morgan was the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize in investigating reporting. She has been a reporter with the St. Petersburg Times since 1968 and is the newspaper's former Tallahassee bureau chief. She works on special projects and writes occasional columns. The event moderator will be Bill Stevens, North Suncoast editor for the Times. Free. (727) 816-3738.

Spring Hill Regional Hospital Auxiliary gold-buying, health and candle fair: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., 10461 Quality Drive, Spring Hill. The event will be in the hall by the gift shop. Proceeds go to the scholarship fund and local charities. Pat, (352) 666-8755.

Victims' Voice 2010: 3 p.m., Hernando County Courthouse, jury selection room, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. In observance of National Victims Rights Week, the program will remember and recognize victims of crime. Mary Johnston, (352) 754-4255.

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