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Events: Oct. 25-31

Today

Broadway Spectacular: 2 p.m., Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Presented by the Springstead High School choral department. $6 at the door.

Car and bike show: Noon to 4 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. Food available. (352) 796-0398.

Carwash fundraiser for Breast Cancer 3-Day: 9 a.m. to noon, Pit Stop, 4279 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.

Charity breakfast for Alzheimer's Family Organization: 8-11 a.m., Spring Hill Moose Family Center, 5214 Mariner Blvd. Varied menu available. $5 for youth and adults; free for ages 5 and younger. Hosted by the Women of the Moose Chapter 1765.

VFW Men's Auxiliary breakfast: 9 a.m.-noon, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. Includes eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, pancakes, and biscuits and gravy. $6. (352) 596-9236.

Monday

Academia Hernando presents "Israel and the Middle East" lecture: 10 a.m., Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. The speaker will be Barry Augenbraun. The program is part of the Myths and Realities fall lecture series. $7. (352) 597-0158.

Brooksville Hospital Auxiliary hosts Jewelry Fair: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. (352) 442-0169.

Tuesday

Brooksville Hospital Auxiliary Jewelry Fair: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. (352) 442-0169.

Genealogy groups presents "Overcoming the Brick Wall — Simple Solutions to Your Major Problems": 6:30 p.m., Family History Center, Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, 21043 Yontz Road, Brooksville. Presented by the Genealogy Society of Hernando County. The speaker will be professional genealogist Debbe Hagner. Free. Kathleen Marsh, (352) 796-1623.

"Hassle-Free Landscape Plants" horticulture class: 6:30 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. The speaker will be urban horticulture agent Jim Moll with the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service. Free. No registration needed. (352) 754-4433.

Pumpkin Patch Program: 10:15 a.m. for ages 18-35 months, 11:15 a.m. for ages 3-5, Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. Includes stories, songs and trick-or-treating inside the library. Children can wear costumes and should bring their own trick-or-treat bags. Free. No registration needed. (352) 540-6391.

Wednesday

Brooksville Music Club presents "Musical Notation" with trumpeteer Mike Tranchida: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 475 North Ave. W, Brooksville. Light refreshments will follow. Nonmembers welcome. Free. (352) 799-4029.

Pumpkin Patch Program: 10 a.m. for ages 18-35 months, 11 a.m. for ages 3-5, East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Includes stories, songs and trick-or-treating inside the library. Children can wear costumes and should bring their own trick-or-treat bags. Free. No registration needed. (352) 540-6391

Thursday

Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce New Residents Reception: 5:30 to 7 p.m., Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. Free. (352) 796-0697, ext. 15.

"Old Foggies" Third Thursday Breakfast Club fish fry: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bayport Park, main pavilion, 9373 Cortez Blvd., Weeki Wachee. The fish fry will be at 1 p.m. Bring a lawn chair, a dish to share, photos and stories. Some "old foggies" participating include Murray Grubbs, Clyde Daniels, John Mason, Wayne Hedick, Bob Snow, Homer Hunnicutt and Gene Manuel. RSVP as early as possible to Leland and Barbara McKeown, (352) 796-2808.

Pumpkin Patch Program: 10 a.m. for ages 18-35 months, 11 a.m. for ages 3-5, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Includes stories, songs and trick-or-treating inside the library. Children can wear costumes and should bring their own trick-or-treat bags. Free. No registration needed. (352) 540-6391.

Resume workshop: 7 to 9 p.m., Pasco-Hernando Community College North Campus, Room A251, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. Participants should bring a flash drive or other memory device. Free. Class size is limited; reservations required. (727) 879-7422.

Friday

Catholic Charities Golf Tournament: Registration at 11 a.m., buffet lunch at 11:30 a.m., shotgun start at 1 p.m., Dunes Golf Club at Seville, 18200 Seville Clubhouse Drive, north of Weeki Wachee. $60 per golfer. (352) 686-9897, ext. 25.

Chinsegut Night Walk: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Chinsegut Nature Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. Listen and look for bats, frogs, owls and other creatures of the night. Bring a flashlight and insect repellent. (352) 754-6722.

Girl Scouts Founder's Birthday Celebration: 6 to 9 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 475 North Ave. W, Brooksville. For girls in kindgarten through 12th grades. Dress in costume (nothing too scary). Free. For safety, it is recommended that girls do not wear masks (face painting preferred) and should wear closed shoes with socks. Roni, toll-free 1-800-881-4475 or rfrancois@gswcf.org.

Hernando County Shrine Club annual yard sale: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 13400 Montour St., off Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. Jack, (352) 666-4980, or Fred, (352) 597-1703.

Pumpkin Patch Program: 10:15 a.m. for ages 18-35 months, 11:15 a.m. for ages 3-5, West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. Includes stories, songs and trick-or-treating inside the library. Children can wear costumes and should bring their own trick-or-treat bags. Free. No registration needed. (352) 540-6391.

'War of the Worlds' production: 8 p.m., Forum at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $5. (352) 683-5113.

Saturday

Brooksville Cardiology's 10th annual Health Fair: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Sand Hill Scout Reservation lodge, 11210 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Includes free health screenings, health care presentations, food, drinks and games, as well as music and entertainment. Flu shots for $20. A flag-raising ceremony will be at noon. Halloween costumes encouraged. Free parking, admission. (352) 592-4938.

Pet Vaccination Clinic with Florida International Teaching Zoo staff: 10 to 11:30 a.m., Tractor Supply Co., 18741 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats will be $6. Dog distemper/parvovirus combo shots and cat distemper shots are $14, and dog kennel cough/bordatella shots are $15. Administered by a veterinarian. (352) 867-7788.

Regal Railways Train Show and Swap Meet: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Homosassa Lions Club, 3705 S Indiana Terrace at E Homosassa Trail, Homosassa. Admission is $4; children 12 and younger admitted free. (727) 244-1341.

'War of the Worlds' production: 8 p.m., Forum at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $5. (352) 683-5113.

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