Hernando County events July 24-30

Today

Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church chicken barbecue dinner: Noon. $10 adults; $5 children. Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church, 13460 Olympic Village Lane, west of Brooksville. (352) 650-0307.

Monday

'Growing Food for Hernando County's Hungry' meeting: The program will include community outreach, gardening, awareness and a presentation on "Hungry in America." It will include information about helping to grow healthy local food for churches and organizations such as People Helping People, Love Your Neighbor, Jericho Roads Ministries and others, as well as expanding the Auro Community Garden for this project. 9 a.m. Green World Path, 1665 Donto Way, Brooksville. (352) 799-0200.

Citrus Problems: Find the answers to problems with citrus trees at this Florida-friendly gardening class provided by the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service. 10 a.m. Free on first-come, first-seated basis. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 754-4433.

Termites and Your Florida Home: Learn how to protect your home from termites. 5:30 p.m. Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 1653 Blaise Drive, Brooksville. (352) 754-4433.

Tuesday

Florida Library Youth Program presents storyteller Windell Campbell: Best for ages 5 to 12. 10:15 a.m. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 540-6391.

Pasture Management series presents 'Hay Production': 6 p.m. Free, but registration required. Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 1653 Blaise Drive, Brooksville. (352) 754-4433.

Wednesday

Florida Library Youth Program presents Make and Take Craft: Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to the library to make a craft. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 540-6391.

Florida Library Youth Program presents Cesar Domico the Magician: For children ages 5 to 12. Space is limited; tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before showtime. To allow the greatest number of children into the program, adults and teens are asked to remain outside the meeting room. Parents/guardians must remain on library premises. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hernando County. 10:15 a.m. East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. (352) 540-6391.

Florida Library Youth Program presents Snip Snap Snout: John Hlivyak will tell folktales and other children's stories. 11 a.m. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 540-6391.

Controlling Lawn Insects: Learn how to have a pest-free lawn. 10 a.m. Free on first-come, first-seated basis. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 754-4433.

Thursday

Florida Library Youth Program presents 'Razzmatazz': Featuring ventriloquist, magician and juggler Lowell Tauszik. Best for ages 5 to 12. 10:15 a.m. Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 540-6391.

Florida Library Youth Program presents Snip Snap Snout: John Hlivyak will tell folktales and other children's stories. 11 a.m. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 540-6391.

Library to show 'Music of the Heart': True story of a teacher who fights to bring music to underprivileged youth in Harlem. Stars Meryl Streep, Aidan Quinn, Gloria Estefan and Angela Bassett. Rated PG-13. Light refreshments served. 2 p.m. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 540-6374.

Hernando County Fine Arts Council Quarry Gallery opening reception: The exhibit features works on loan from artists who are residents of Hernando County. There will also be a dessert bar and silent auction. 5 to 9 p.m. Mining Association Enrichment Center Special Needs Disaster Shelter, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd., Brooksville. (352) 754-4788. hernandoarts.org.

Spring Hill Art League artist reception: Featuring artists Susan Duda, Stuart Harrison, Judy Johnson and Jana Withers. Refreshments served. Their work will be on display through August. 5 to 7 p.m. Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St, Brooksville. (352) 799-9690.

Friday

Green Meadow dedication: Brooksville Cemetery will celebrate the addition of Green Meadow, which will offer natural burials in an environment where native flora and wildlife flourish. 10 to 11 a.m. Brooksville Cemetery, 1275 Olmes Road, Brooksville. (352) 540-3806.

Florida Library Youth Program presents 'Snack Smart, Move More': Presented by the Hernando County Health Department for ages 5 to 12. 10:15 a.m. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 540-6391.

Children's Stories and Crafts Program: The themed programs include stories, songs, games and crafts. Starts at 11 a.m. for ages 18 to 35 months, and 11:45 a.m. for ages 3 to 5 years. No registration required. Programs continue through Aug. 5 and are provided by the Kiwanis Club of the Nature Coast. No registration required. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 540-6391.

Florida Library Youth Program presents Snip Snap Snout: John Hlivyak will tell folktales and other children's stories. 11 a.m. East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. (352) 540-6391.

Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra tribute concert: Refreshments will be served. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Forest Oaks of Spring Hill, 8055 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-3323.

Summer Sock Hop with 'Lil Deuce Coupe: There will be a contest for the best '50s attire, raffles and prizes. Refreshments will be served. Beer, wine and soda will be available. Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. Provided by the Spring Hill Community Association. 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 666-4746. springhilllakehouse.org.

Ghost Tours: Legend has it that the Heritage Museum, a four-story, 12-room house, built more than 151 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. Hand-held 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.

Saturday

Springstead High School Band carwash: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations accepted. Chick-fil-A, 13143 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 797-7010, ext. 223.

Florida Library Youth Program presents Cesar Domico the Magician: For children ages 5 to 12. Space is limited; tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before showtime. To allow the greatest number of children into the program, adults and teens are asked to remain outside the meeting room. Parents/guardians must remain on library premises. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hernando County. 10:15 a.m. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 540-6391.

Library to show 'Yogi Bear': Yogi and Boo Boo team up with their old nemesis, Ranger Smith, to save Jellystone Park from closing. The 2010 film, rated PG, features the voices of Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake as Yogi and Boo Boo. Also stars Anna Faris and Tom Cavanagh. 1 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 540-6391.

High Point open mic: Musicians can sign up and perform. Guests may bring their own drinks. The snack bar is open. 6 to 9 p.m. Free. High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road, High Point. (352) 597-1113.

Hernando/Pasco Has Talent Finals: Watch talent compete for a grand prize of $500. Second prize is $300. Third prize is $200. Money raised will support PHCC Foundation scholarships. The box office opens one hour prior to showtime. Spectator admission is $15. Pasco-Hernando Community College Performing Arts Center, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. (352) 848-1411. phcc.edu/tix.

Ghost Tours: Legend has it that the Heritage Museum, a four-story, 12-room house, built more than 151 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. Hand-held 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.

Hernando County events July 24-30 07/23/11 [Last modified: Saturday, July 23, 2011 10:15am]

© 2014 Tampa Bay Times

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...