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Academia Hernando presents "Innovations of Public Health": 10 a.m. to noon, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. The speaker will be Lindsey King. The program is part of Academia Hernando's "Innovations" Spring 2009 lecture series. The cost is $7. (352) 597-0158.

Last week for Winter Art Exhibit at City Hall: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville. The exhibit features hand-painted china by the Hernando Porcelain Artists, handmade quilts by the Hernando Quilters, model ships by the Suncoast Ship Model Society, photographs by the Spring Hill Camera Club, and a new selection of poetry by members of Just Poets. On the second-floor are paintings by artists Karen Heidler, Irene Kerr, Christine Morano and Patricia Ann Ritter, as well as stencil prints by Masao Yamada. Also, special to the gallery is an exhibit of works by Jasmine Munford. (352) 544-5407.

Today/CONTINUING

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 67: Bingo. Warm-ups at 4:45 p.m., early bird at 6 p.m. and regular games at 6:30 p.m. 16314 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. (352) 796-1679.

Poor Rich's Chess Club of Hernando County: 6:30 to 10 p.m., cafeteria, Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Bring chess set; club sets are available. Instructions provided to new and less-experienced players. Schoolchildren welcome. Jim, (352) 683-7560, or Andy, (352) 686-8195.

Spring Hill Duplicate Bridge Club: Games start at 12:30 p.m., Regency Oaks clubhouse, 4445 Breakwater Blvd., Spring Hill. For partners, call Kit, (352) 666-7339. For information, call Mary Ellen, (352) 596-1524.

Spring Hill Garden Club: Plant nursery, 9 a.m. to noon, 1489 Parker Ave., Spring Hill. Kathy Lockwood, (352) 683-9933.

St. Theresa Social Club: Bingo, 6 p.m., parish center, 1107 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. (352) 684-5771.

Tuesday/NEW

Last week for Winter Art Exhibit at City Hall: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville. The exhibit features hand-painted china by the Hernando Porcelain Artists, handmade quilts by the Hernando Quilters, model ships by the Suncoast Ship Model Society, photographs by the Spring Hill Camera Club, and a new selection of poetry by members of Just Poets. On the second-floor walls are paintings by artists Karen Heidler, Irene Kerr, Christine Morano and Patricia Ann Ritter, as well as stencil prints by Masao Yamada. Also, special to the gallery is an exhibit of works by Jasmine Munford. (352) 544-5407.

Library to show 'The Rookie': 3 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Dennis Quaid stars in this true story about teacher Jim Morris, who, 12 years after leaving minor league baseball because of an injury, is encouraged by the students on his high school team to try out for the major leagues. At 35, he became the oldest major league rookie in nearly 30 years. The film is rated G. Light refreshments will be served. There is no cost to attend. (352) 540-6391.

Storytime preschool program: 1 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Storytime is for ages 3-5 years and offers stories, finger plays, songs and other activities. Free. (352) 540-6391.

Tuesday/CONTINUING

Fit N Fun 4 Kids: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, off Darby Lane, Brooksville. For youth ages 7 to 14. Participants play video games powered by stationary GameBikes. Free. JoAnn Munford, (352) 540-3835.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209: Karaoke, 7 to 9 p.m., in the canteen. 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 796-0398.

Spring Hill Women's Chorus: 9 a.m., Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive. New members welcome. Esther Lamoreaux, 688-6099, or Sandra Termin, 684-7173.

Information for the Events column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. Information can be faxed to (352) 754-6133 or e-mailed to pday@sptimes.com (please include club's name in e-mail subject line). The deadline for news is 10 days before your event or reservation deadline. Events must be open to the public. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket (if applicable) or contact person and phone number are missing. Call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

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