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"Getting Rid of Insects" horticulture class: 10 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Presented by Urban Horticulture Agent Jim Moll of the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service. Free. (352) 754-4433.

Hernando County Fair: 5 to 11 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. Gate admission $7 for adults, $3 for seniors 60 and older, $4 for ages 4 to 12 and free for ages 3 and younger; parking $2. Midway armbands are $15. Today's events include steer show/showmanship at 6 p.m. and Paso Fino horse show at 6:30 p.m. (352) 796-4552.

Spring Hill Regional Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary host fundraiser sale: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., hallway by the hospital gift shop, 10461 Quality Drive, Spring Hill. Offered will be bath and beauty gift baskets, jewelry (sterling silver and $5 fashion jewelry) and books. Visitors can also sell or trade their unwanted gold for cash or new merchandise. All proceeds will go toward the scholarship fund and to nonprofit organizations. (352) 686-6471.

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American Legion Post 99: Bingo, 11 a.m., 208 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. The kitchen will be open. (352) 796-9369.

Beginners Line Dancing: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., SNPJ Lodge, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. The cost is $3 per person. Doors open at 1 p.m. (352) 686-9874.

Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 544-5407.

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.

Hernando Council Senior Citizens No. 1: Pinochle, noon to 3:30 p.m., 8187 Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. The cost is $3, which includes lunch and prizes. Linda, (352) 573-7696.

Pierogi and Bake Sale at St. Andrew's Ukrainian Catholic Church: Noon to 3 p.m., 8064 Weeping Willow St., Spring Hill (off Cortez Boulevard, at Arby's and AutoZone). The sale includes pierogis and baked goods such as bapka, cookies and poppy, nut, apricot and prune rolls. Alyce, 688-1839, or the church, 597-5589.

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.

VFW Post 8681 and Ladies Auxiliary: Spaghetti dinner, 4 to 7 p.m.; bar bingo, 7 p.m. 18940 Drayton St., at County Line Road, Shady Hills. (727) 856-1860.

VFW Post 8713 and Ladies Auxiliary: Bingo, 6:30 p.m., 1681 E Jefferson St., Brooksville. (352) 796-4449.

VFW Post 9236 and Ladies Auxiliary: Spaghetti dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m., 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. (352) 596-9236.

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Brookridge Entertainment presents Rodi Alexander and Mark Friedman: Doors open at 6:30 p.m., showtime at 7 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., west of Brooksville. Alexander can dance and sing in different languages, mixing comedy into her performance. Friedman is an accomplished pianist who has his own style of comedy and impressions. Tickets are $15 each. (352) 597-4620.

Brooksville Sectional: Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., off Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. The tournament will include stratified open pairs and 299er pairs at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. There will be a continental breakfast and refreshments; lunch will also be available. (352) 597-5221 or (352) 597-0979.

Hernando County Fair: 5 to 11 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. Gate admission $7 for adults, $4 for ages 4 to 12 and free for ages 3 and younger; parking $2. Midway armbands are $15. Today's events include karaoke contest finals at 6 p.m., steer sale at 6 p.m., rock bands at 7 p.m. (352) 796-4552.

Library to show 'Breakfast at Tiffany's': 2 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, Spring Hill. The classic comedy, based on the 1958 Truman Capote novella, stars Audrey Hepburn as socialite Holly Golightly and George Peppard as struggling writer Paul Varjan. The film is not rated. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hernando County. Free. (352) 540-6391.

Maundy Thursday Tableau "Is It I, Lord?" reenactment: 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. The presentation brings to life the Last Supper in the Upper Room with Jesus and his 12 disciples. The tableau was written by Richard Neal, former pastor of the church and current District Superintendent of the Jacksonville District of the Florida Methodist Conference. A communion will follow the tableau, which will be open to all those attending, regardless of religious denomination.

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American Legion Post 99: Bingo, noon, 208 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. The kitchen will be open. (352) 796-9369.

Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 544-5407.

Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: Karaoke in the lounge, 2 to 5 p.m., with a snack table available. Bingo warm-ups, 4:15 p.m.; regular session, 5:45 p.m. 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. Warm-ups are 25 cents per game. Food and soft drinks available; free coffee. (352) 596-2582.

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.

Marine Corps League, Spring Hill Detachment 708: Wing night, 5 to 8 p.m., 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. (352) 597-7979.

VFW Post 8681 and Ladies Auxiliary: Fish night, 4 to 7 p.m., 18940 Drayton St., at County Line Road, Shady Hills. (727) 856-1860.

VFW Post 8713 and Ladies Auxiliary: Karaoke, 7 p.m., 1681 E Jefferson St., Brooksville. (352) 796-4449.

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 [email protected] (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.

Hernando County events listings 04/07/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 7:29pm]
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