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'Company of Wayward Saints' at Stage West: 2 p.m., 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $10. (352) 683-5113.

Four Chaplains Memorial Service: 2 p.m., Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. The service honors the four military chaplains, all of different faiths, who died aboard the USS Dorchester, which was torpedoed during World War II on Feb. 3, 1943. The event is hosted by American Legion Post 186. (352) 597-1210.

Late Night Brass Tribute Show: 2 p.m., Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. The concert celebrates America's greatest horn bands, including Chicago; Earth, Wind and Fire; Tower of Power, and Blood, Sweat and Tears. The concert benefits Springstead High's choral program. Tickets are reserved; $12 for orchestra seats, $10 for general seating. Buy tickets at springsteadtheatre.com or call (352) 797-7010, ext. 221, or (352) 476-9086.

Potluck Super Bowl Party: 6 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. Bring a dish to share. (352) 596-9236.

MONDAY

Academia Hernando presents "Great American Trials": 10 a.m. to noon, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. The lecture will be presented by Bill Heath. The series continues on Mondays through March 22. $7 per lecture. (352) 597-0158.

"New Laws That Affect Your Landscape in Deed Restricted Communities" class: 5:30 p.m., Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 1653 Blaise Drive, Brooksville. Free. First come, first seated. (352) 754-4433.

TUESDAY

Grant Writing Workshop: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Petersburg Times/Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Conducted by Barbara Sweinberg. The cost is $60. Participants should bring a bag lunch. Registration can be done at the door. The event is sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness/NAMI Hernando. Funds raised will benefit the Beautiful Mind Center in Spring Hill. Rita, (352) 556-5078.

Karen's Kit'n Kaboodle thrift shop hosts "$5 Bag Day": 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 2301 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill (on St. Andrew's Episcopal Church grounds). (352) 686-1114.

WEDNESDAY

"Diet According to the Scriptures" with internationally acclaimed author and raw food chef Paul Nison: 6:30 p.m., Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St., Brooksville. Topics include: "Foods our Creator Wants Us to Eat," "The Divine Eating Schedule for Health," "Why Believers Suffer from Disease," "How to Get the Blessing of Good Health" and "The Health Instructions of Our Creator." Free. RSVP to Ruth Gavis, (352) 398-7755.

Hospital auxiliary jewelry sale: 7 to 4 p.m., Spring Hill Regional Hospital, 10461 Quality Drive, Spring Hill. The sale will benefit the Spring Hill Regional Hospital Volunteers' scholarship and charity fund. Pat, (352) 666-8755.

"It's Your Right To Decide" health care advance directive forum: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, Spring Hill. Hosted by HPH Hospice. Attorney George M. Germann will talk about health care advance directives. He will also discuss power of attorney, health care surrogates, wills, living wills, do-not-resuscitate orders and common pitfalls to avoid. Sister Ann Stango, doctor of ministry and education specialist for St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa, will discuss freedom of choice issues related to health care advance directives, such as upholding one's personal, spiritual and religious values, and the concept of burden versus benefit. Also, Frank Defrancesco of Hernando County Fire Rescue will offer health safety tips. A continental breakfast will be served. Seating limited; registration required. RSVP to Janet Clymer, (352) 597-1882.

Library hosts Toddler Time program: 10 a.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. The program, for ages 18-35 months, includes age-appropriate stories, finger plays and songs. (352) 540-6391.

THURSDAY

Brookridge Entertainment presents "America's Diamond, Live" with Jay White: 7 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., west of Brooksville. White has performed as Neil Diamond in more than 8,000 shows in five countries, including more than 1,000 shows during the past five years at the Riviera Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. Tickets are $15. (352) 597-4620.

"In His Footsteps" soup and sandwich outreach program: Noon to 2 p.m., St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 13485 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free lunch provided. (352) 686-2857.

Jewelry show fundraiser: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville (in Conference Room 2). The sale includes precious and semi-precious stones set in rings, bracelets and necklaces of 10-, 14- and 18-karat gold and sterling silver. Some gold-filled items will be available. Funds raised benefit the auxiliary's scholarship fund. Pam, (352) 442-0169.

Library hosts Storytime and Toddler Time programs: Toddler Time at 10 a.m., Storytime at 11 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Toddler Time is for ages 18-35 months, and Storytime is for ages 3-5 years. Programs include age-appropriate stories, finger plays and songs. (352) 540-6391.

Partners in Health "Stand With Haiti" fundraiser: 5:30 p.m., Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. There will be live entertainment by Sandy Figueroa with Gypsy Starr, as well as a silent auction. Wine and cheese will be served. Tickets are $25 per person, with all proceeds going to Partners in Health, which provides health services in Haiti. Tickets available at the door or in advance at Brooksville Natural Foods, Spring Hill Natural Foods, Red Mule Pub and Westover's Flowers. Tricia, (352) 796-3519.

St. Frances Cabrini Parish Carnivale 2010: 4 to 10 p.m., St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Includes carnival games, midway rides, food, cannoli and zeppoli stand, a beer garden, baked goods and craft vendors. Admission and parking free. (352) 683-9666.

FRIDAY

Arc Nature Coast's Sweetheart Dance: 7 to 10 p.m., West Hernando Middle School, 14325 Ken Austin Parkway, west of Brooksville. A DJ will entertain. Admission is $2, which includes food, beverage and door prizes. Nancy, (352) 544-2322, ext. 109.

Carnivale 2010: 5 p.m. to midnight, St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Includes carnival games, midway rides, food, cannoli and zeppoli stand, a beer garden, baked goods and craft vendors. Entertainment includes Tina's Dance Studio, Klassic Kountry Kloggers, Shazadi (ethnic dancers) and the Hudson Stompers. Admission and parking free. (352) 683-9666.

'Company of Wayward Saints' at Stage West: 8 p.m., 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $10. (352) 683-5113.

Jewelry show fundraiser: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville (in Conference Room 2). The sale includes precious and semi-precious stones set in rings, bracelets and necklaces of 10-, 14- and 18-karat gold and sterling silver. Some gold-filled items will be available. Funds raised benefit the auxiliary's scholarship fund. Pam, (352) 442-0169.

Library hosts Storytime and Toddler Time programs: Toddler Time at 10:15 a.m., Storytime at 11:15 a.m., West Hernando Branch/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave.,Spring Hill. Toddler Time is for ages 18-35 months, and Storytime is for ages 3-5 years. Programs include age-appropriate stories, finger plays and songs. (352) 540-6391.

Tommy Rydell with Tommy Marra and the Crests in concert: 8 p.m., Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $40 ($55 seats are sold out). (352) 279-1652.

SATURDAY

American Cancer Society fundraiser: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., R&R Garage Doors, 16050 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville. Includes crafts, raffles, gifts, food, music and entertainment. Admission is free. The LifeSouth bloodmobile will be on site for blood donations. Hosted by cancer survivors Victoria Foust and Victoria Crowe. Funds raised will benefit the American Cancer Society's Hernando Gift Room, which provides underinsured and uninsured patients with free bras, wigs, prostheses, turbans and scarves. Registration for Relay for Life will be taken. (352) 799-3685 or (352) 442-9771.

Bandshell Bash and Brooksville Cruise-In: 4 to 8 p.m., Hernando Park, 205 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. Free outdoor concert and car show. Sponsored by the Hernando Fine Arts Council.(352) 754-4788.

Carnivale 2010: Noon to midnight, St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Includes carnival games, midway rides, food, cannoli and zeppoli stand, a beer garden, baked goods and craft vendors. Entertainment starts at 1 p.m., and will include the Notre Dame Catholic School chorus, the Hernando Jazz Society, the Hudson Stompers, accordianist David Musatta, Heaven's Gate Ministries, vocalist Daniela Serricchio and Shazadi (ethnic dancers). Admission and parking free. (352) 683-9666.

Community Fair benefit for Haiti relief efforts: noon to 6 p.m., Brooksville Healthcare Center, 1114 Chatman Blvd., Brooksville. The event, cosponsored with Access Health Care, will include health screenings, Haitian foods, activities and games for children, private auction items, live music and other activities. Funds raised will benefit the relief cause. Brooksville Healthcare Center has partnered with Agape Flights to fly items into Haiti. Donations of nonperishable food items, medical supplies, over-the-counter pain medications, blankets, tents, water and batteries are needed. (352) 799-0046, ext. 5317 or e-mail Gertrude, gseraphin24@gmail.com.

'Company of Wayward Saints' at Stage West: 8 p.m., 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $10. (352) 683-5113.

Mardi Gras Buffet and Dance: 5 to 8:30 p.m., Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church, 13460 Olympic Village Lane. Includes dinner, games, prizes and dancing. Tickets are $12. Adults only. (352) 650-0307.

Never Fade bluegrass gospel concert: 7 p.m., Gulf Ridge Park Baptist Church, 20200 Manecke Road, Brooksville. An offering will be taken. (352) 799-0236.

Pancake breakfast and rummage sale: 8 a.m. to noon, Brooksville First Presbyterian Church, 250 Bell Ave. Proceeds benefit the church fund and ministry, including the food pantry, the Dawn Center and Mary's House. (352) 796-4228.

Ridge Manor Area Crime Watch omelet breakfast: 7 to 11 a.m., Ridge Manor Community Center, 34240 Cortez Blvd., Ridge Manor. Sheriff Richard Nugent will be the head omelet chef, assisted by Crime Watch members. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children, which includes a custom-made omelet (choice of ham, cheese, tomatoes, mushrooms, bacon bits, onions and peppers), as well as sausage, grits, biscuits and gravy, coffee, tea and orange juice. (352) 583-5009 or (352) 583-2556.

RSVP hosts "Touch of Hernando County" Informational/Health Showcase: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Brooksville Elks Lodge, 14494 Cortez Blvd. Information available on health care, insurance, support systems, animal care, specialty medical personnel, assisted and nonassisted living facilities, Medicare and children, elders and family issues. The LifeSouth bloodmobile, the Alzheimer's mobile unit and the Visiting Nurse Association mobile unit will be on site. There will be a raffle and silent auction, blood testing and demonstrations. Donations of nonperishable foods will be collected to benefit local pantries. (352) 796-8117.

Shark Aid 2010 "Giving Back to the Village" Charity Concert: 1 to 5 p.m., Nature Coast Technical High School's football stadium, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. Bands performing include Southern Reign, Radio Therapy, Act of Class, 3 Weeks Notice and Lights Burn Down. Admission is $1 and two nonperishable food items. The concert is hosted by the Nature Coast Children's Crusade and benefits the United Way of Hernando County and local food pantries. Patrick O'Grady, (352) 797-7088.

Spring Hill Kiwanis semiannual bake sale: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in front of Sam's Club, 13360 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 634-1637.

Valentine's Day Dinner-Dance: Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Ave., Spring Hill. Cocktails at 5 p.m., dinner 6 to 7 p.m., dancing 7 to 11. Music provided by Lulu. The menu choice is chicken soprano with sliced brandy mushrooms or an 8-ounce top sirloin steak with grilled onions and brandy mushrooms. Tickets are $35 and must be purchased by Monday. (352) 666-6888.

VFW Post 9236 Sweetheart Valentines Dance: 6 to 10 p.m., 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. Music provided by Terry Lions. An optional steak dinner is available for $10. (352) 596-9236.

Events around the county 02/06/10 [Last modified: Saturday, February 6, 2010 1:32pm]

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