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Events, week of May 1

Today

Breakfast at Aripeka Elks: Breakfast cooked to order. 8:30 a.m. to noon. Prices vary from $2.50 to $4.50; cost for children younger than 10 is $2.50. Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. (727) 863-2520.

Aquifina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run Competition-Spring Hill: Area youth ages 7 to 14 may participate. Arrive early to register. Entrants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and fill out a registration-waiver form. Winners in different age groups will have a chance to advance through four levels of competition, including team championships at major league ballparks and the national finals at the 2011 MLB All Star Game. 10 a.m. Free. Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 688-9622. suncoastymca.org.

Aquifina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run Competition-Brooksville: Area youth ages 7 to 14 may participate. Arrive early to register. Entrants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and fill out a registration-waiver form. Winners in different age groups will have a chance to advance through four levels of competition, including team championships at major league ballparks and the national finals at the 2011 MLB All Star Game. 1 p.m. Free. Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville. (352) 540-3835.

Yom Hashoah — Holocaust Remembrance Day: Rabbi emeritus Cyrus Arfa will officiate, and clergy from several churches in the community will participate. The event is to honor the memory of 6 million Jews and 5 million others who were killed in the Holocaust. 2 p.m. Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., Spring Hill. (352) 686-7034.

Monday

Hernando County Bar Association Law Week activities: Radio program on WWJB-AM 1450, 9 to 11 a.m.; Ask-A-Lawyer, 9 a.m.-noon, commission chambers, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. amandagermannesq@bellsouth.net.

PHCC interview skills workshop: This workshop will offer an interactive presentation about answering interview questions. Common problems with interview protocols will be covered, and everyone attending will be able to participate in an interactive interview session. 6 to 8 p.m. Free. Pasco-Hernando Community College Spring Hill Campus, 451 Beverly Court, Spring Hill. 1-877-879-7422.

Tuesday

Hernando County Bar Association Law Week activities: Radio program on WWJB-AM 1450, 9 to 11 a.m. amandagermannesq@bellsouth.net.

Play to Learn: This is an indoor toddler program for babies and their mothers. 10 to 11:30 a.m. $3 per class. Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, Brooksville. (352) 540-3835.

Library to show 'You Again': The film stars Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver, Ramona Odette Yustman and Betty White in a comedy about a young woman who finds out her brother is about to marry the girl who bullied her in high school. The 2010 film is rated PG. 2 p.m. East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. (352) 540-6391.

Career Central kicks off public speaking series: Includes basic public speaking, questioning techniques, preparation and delivery. Participants will be required to speak in front of the group. This is a four-part series conducted Tuesdays through May 24. 4 to 5:45 p.m. Free, but registration is required. Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 540-6394.

Green Screens to show 'Food Inc.': The movie was the winner of the 2009 Film Critics Award. Documentary filmmaker Robert Kenner exposes America's industrialized food system and its effect on the environment, health, economy and workers' rights. Arrive earlier for snacks and drinks. 6 p.m. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 683-3151.

Wednesday

Master Gardeners weekly plant sale: Plants for shade and sun are available, including flowering plants, ground covers, shrubs and trees. Funds raised benefit the Hernando County Master Gardener Program. 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Prices vary. Master Gardener Nursery, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. (352) 754-4433.

Firearms safety class: This is a firearms orientation program for new gun shooters. Completion of this class also provides the required documentation to apply for a Florida concealed carry permit. This class is about five hours, including range time. Class size is limited; registration required. 9 a.m. $50. Hernando Sportsman's Club, 16121 Commercial Way, Brooksville. (352) 597-9931. hernandosportsmansclub.com.

Hernando County Bar Association Law Week activities: Radio program on WWJB-AM 1450, 9 to 11 a.m.; Law Week banquet at Southern Hills Plantation Clubhouse, 6 p.m.; Big Bad Wolf vs. Three Little Pigs mock trial for Hernando County students, 9 a.m. to noon, Hernando County Courthouse, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. amandagermannesq@bellsouth.net.

Spaghetti Night at VFW: Includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti and meatballs, salad bar, garlic bread and spumoni Italian ice cream. 4:30 to 7 p.m. $6.50. VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. (352) 596-9236.

Thursday

Hernando County Bar Association Law Week activities: Radio program on WWJB-AM 1450, 9 to 11 a.m.; Big Bad Wolf vs. Three Little Pigs mock trial for Hernando County students, 9 a.m. to noon, Hernando County Courthouse, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. amandagermannesq@bellsouth.net.

Movement and Music program for children: Children ages 3 to 5 can learn rhythm and movement through song and music. Registration is required. Sponsored by Friends of the Library of Hernando County. 10 a.m. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 540-6390.

Stuffed animal library sleepover: This is a special storytime in celebration of Children's Book Week. Children are invited to bring a stuffed animal. After the 11:30 a.m. storytime, participants can choose to let their stuffed animals spend the night at the library and get picked up between 10 and 11 a.m. Friday. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 540-6391.

National Day of Prayer event: Conservative Christian Teens for America, along with local churches of various denominations, will gather on the steps of the courthouse to pray for the nation, families and leaders. There will be music, scripture readings and founding fathers' quotes recited. 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. (352) 588-4036.

'Funny Girl' opening night: A musical based on the life of comedian and Broadway and film star Fanny Brice. Through May 15. 8 p.m. $15 for adults; $8 for students 17 and under. Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-5113. stagewest.net.

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