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Events in Hernando County for the week of June 13

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Eat-N-Skate fundraiser: 5 to 8 p.m., Rainbow Rollerland, 1125 W Jefferson St., Brooksville. $5. Includes hot dog and a drink; house skates are free. Funds raised help Team Florida, a speed skating team, go to nationals. Kathy, (352) 942-7543.

Flag Day Ceremony: 2-4 p.m., Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582, 14494 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Free. The ceremony will be led by Boy Scout Troop and Cub Pack 459. The flag ritual will be performed by Elk officers, and the veterans group will demonstrate the folding of the flag. Servicemen/women, veterans, Elk members and guests are invited. A light lunch will follow the ceremony. (352) 585-2713.

Stage West presents "Jungle Book": 2 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book comes alive in this children's production. Directed by W. Paul Wade. (352) 683-5113 or stagewest.net.

VFW serves breakfast: 9 to 11 a.m., VFW Post 8713, 1681 E Jefferson St., Brooksville. Menu includes scrambled eggs, toast or biscuit, sausage or bacon, grits, potatoes or biscuits and gravy, sweet rolls, fruit, coffee and juice. $5. (352) 796-4449.

Monday

Alzheimer's Family Organization's annual Alberta's Charity Luncheon Fashion Show: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Living Word Church, 5151 Rowan Road, New Port Richey. Lunch provided by Argento's Italian Bistro. There will be raffles and auctions. $25 each (buy seven, get one free). (727) 848-8888.

"Why Landscapes Fail: Too Much, Too Little, Too Late" horticulture class: 5:30 p.m., Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 1653 Blaise Drive, Brooksville. Free. (352) 754-4433.

Tuesday

Mushroom Walk: 9-11 a.m., Chinsegut Nature Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. Brian Akers will lead the walk. Free. (352) 754-6722.

Wednesday

"Fertilization of Pastures" presented in Pasture Production series: 5:30 p.m., Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 1653 Blaise Drive, Brooksville. Presented by Stacy Strickland, regional specialized extension agent. Free. Registration required. The final class, "Hay Production in Central Florida," will be June 22. (352) 754-4433.

"Government Gone Wild: The Tea Party Edition … Government is Broke(n)" seminar: Doors open at 5:30 p.m., presentation starts at 6:30 p.m., Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. Spearheaded by Hernando County Republican chairman Blaise Ingoglia, the seminar will discuss the federal deficit and national debt. Seating is limited; reservations required. No walk-ins allowed. Free. Register online at governmentgonewild.org or call (352) 942-4131.

Polish club hosts Summertime Bazaar Picnic: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Polish American Social Club of Pasco County, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Indoor event to include auction, games, dancing and cakewalk. Picnic foods served, including sandwiches, salads, dessert and coffee or tea. Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.

Friday

American Legion hosts "Hernando Has Talent": 7 p.m., American Legion Post 99, 208 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. Individuals and groups will perform to win prizes: first place is $150, second $75 and third $25. Up to 30 contestants will compete today, with 10 finalists returning Saturday. Winners will be determined by three judges, plus votes from the audience. The audience can vote for their favorites for $1 per vote (50 cents per vote will go to the winner's choice of charitable organization or fundraiser in Hernando County). Admission is $5 at the door. Food and drinks available for purchase during the show. Contestants can still sign up; there is no cost to participate. Jennifer Frye, (352) 942-3919 or (352) 796-2826, or visit hernandohastalent.yolasite.com.

"It's Chili in June" HCREC event: 6 p.m., Masaryktown Community Center, 539 Lincoln Ave., Masaryktown. $5. Hosted by the Hernando County Republican Executive Committee. Republican office holders, candidates running for office and Republican clubs will provide crock pots of homemade chili. Attendees will be able to sample various chili and vote for the "Chili Hot Shot" for 2010. Home-baked cakes and cold drinks will be available for an additional purchase. There will be door prizes, line dancing and a 50-50 raffle. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by mailing a check and a self-addressed envelope to the HCREC at 22331 Powell Road, Brooksville, 34602. (352) 796-2088 or (352) 796-4741.

Stage West presents "Jungle Book": 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book comes alive in this children's production. Directed by W. Paul Wade. (352) 683-5113 or stagewest.net.

Saturday

American Legion hosts "Hernando Has Talent" finale: 7 p.m., American Legion Post 99, 208 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. Individuals and groups will perform to win prizes: first place is $150, second $75 and third $25. Winners will be determined by three judges, plus votes from the audience. The audience can vote for their favorites for $1 per vote. Admission is $5 at the door. Food and drinks available for purchase. Jennifer Frye, (352) 942-3919 or (352) 796-2826, or visit hernandohastalent.yolasite.com.

Girl Scout Shout!: 10 a.m.-noon, Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville. Free. Hosted by the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida. Families can bring a picnic lunch. There will be games, hands-on activities, displays and information on the Girl Scouts. Registration and troop placement will be available. 1-800-881-4475, ext. 1798.

Hot Summer Nights in Downtown Brooksville: 5 to 10 p.m., throughout downtown Brooksville. Includes the Love Your Neighbor farmers market in front of the historic courthouse; the Market on Main Street, between Liberty and Broad streets; chalk art on the streets, artists' displays, musical entertainment, comedy, car and motorcycle display and various family activities. (352) 428-9275.

Introductory Archery Workshop: 9-11 a.m., Chinsegut Nature Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. Equipment will be provided. Safety instructions will be given. Free. Space is limited and reservations are a must. (352) 754-6722.

Latin American Civic and Cultural Association hosts western-style Father's Day Celebration: 8 p.m.-midnight, SNPJ Hall, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. Music by DJ Willie Matos. Admission is $10. (352) 688-0763 or (727) 869-9398.

Stage West presents "Jungle Book": 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book comes alive in this children's production. Directed by W. Paul Wade. (352) 683-5113 or stagewest.net.

Events in Hernando County for the week of June 13 06/12/10 [Last modified: Saturday, June 12, 2010 11:12am]
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