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Events: history, writing, arts, ghosts

Events

Thursday

Veterans History Workshop: Participants can share their experiences with other veterans. The workshop will also include writing exercises and tips for putting memories down on paper. 11 a.m. Free. Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 754-4042.

PHCC Encore Academy offers 'Creative Writing': Students are introduced to the basic elements of writing by using characterization, dialogue, point of view and conflict, and go from idea to finished piece. 1 to 3 p.m. $12. Pasco-Hernando Community College Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court. 1-877-879-7422.

Friday

Reception for artist Ana Cuzzone: Refreshments will be served. Cuzzone's works will remain on display through the end of September. Presented by the Spring Hill Art League. 3 to 5 p.m. Free. Art, Craft Bridal & Frame at Town Square Mall, 3021 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. (352) 556-3984.

'The Curse of the Hopeless Diamond': The Encore Ensemble Theater presents this dinner theater mystery/comedy with audience participation. 6 p.m. $25. Central Ridge Community Center, 77 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. (352) 212-5417.

Ghost Tours: Legend has it that the Heritage Museum, a four-story, 12-room house, built more than 155 years ago by Brooksville pioneer John May, is inhabited by the spirits of long-deceased family members, including May's 3-year-old daughter, Jessie. Handheld cameras and recording devices welcome. Reservations required. 8 to 10 p.m. $20, cash only. Hernando Heritage Museum, 601 Museum Court, Brooksville. (352) 799-0129. hernandohistorical museumassoc.com.

Saturday

Project Appleseed rifle marksmanship clinic: Participants are taught fundamental rifle marksmanship skills that allow a rifleman to be accurate out to 500 yards, with iron sights, standard rifle and surplus ammunition. Participants should bring their own ear and eye protection, rifle with sling and ammo, rifle mat, snacks and drinks. Lunch available for purchase. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Men pay $45 per day or $70 for both; for women, $5 per day or $10 for both; $5 for both days for youth 20 and younger, and free for active military and disabled persons with ID. Also, there is a club range fee of $14 per day for all participants. Hernando Sportsman's Club, 16121 Commercial Way, north of Weeki Wachee. (727) 452-4650. hernandosportsmansclub.com.

Fairgrounds Flea Market and Thrift Store: Includes indoor and outdoor vendors. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. (352) 796-4552.

Girl Scout recruitment fair: Hosted by the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida. There will be exhibits, hands-on activities and registration. Troop leaders will be on hand. Contact Roni Francois at rfrancois@gswcf.org. 2 to 5 p.m. Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. (813) 325-9086.

VFW Post 9236 steak dinner: 6 to 8 p.m. $10. VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. (352) 596-9236.

'The Curse of the Hopeless Diamond': The Encore Ensemble Theater presents this dinner theater mystery/comedy with audience participation. 6 p.m. $25. Central Ridge Community Center, 77 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. (352) 212-5417.

International Latin Night: Latin cuisines from different countries will be served. DJ H.R. will entertain. Guests are encouraged to dress in clothing from their Latin nation. 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. $10 for men; $5 for women. Latinos Unidos Social Club, 12528 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 556-2294.

Ghost Tours: Legend has it that the Heritage Museum, a four-story, 12-room house, built more than 155 years ago by Brooksville pioneer John May, is inhabited by the spirits of long-deceased family members, including May's 3-year-old daughter, Jessie. Handheld cameras and recording devices welcome. Reservations required. 8 to 10 p.m. $20, cash only. Hernando Heritage Museum, 601 Museum Court, Brooksville. (352) 799-0129. hernandohistorical museumassoc.com.

Events: history, writing, arts, ghosts 09/04/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, September 4, 2012 8:40pm]

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