Sunday, June 24, 2018
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Hernando events, Aug. 19-25

Today

Breakfast buffet at Aripeka Elks: All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet that includes scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage patties, pancakes, French toast, hash brown casserole, Hawaiian kielbasa, biscuits and gravy, home fries, fresh fruit, pastries, coffee, tea and orange juice. 8:30 a.m. to noon. $7. Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. (727) 863-2520.

Fairgrounds Flea Market and Thrift Store: Includes indoor and outdoor vendors. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. (352) 796-4552.

Monday

Pot roast at Marine Corps: Includes pot roast, mashed potatoes and gravy, and green beans. 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. $3.75. Marine Corps League Detachment 708, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. (352) 597-7979. mcl708.org.

Tuesday

Uncle John's Fishin' School summer program: This will be a "Captain's Table" that will include inshore and offshore charter captains who will answer fishing questions. This is the final presentation in the program, offered by the Hernando County Public Library System. 5:30 p.m. Free. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043. hernandocountylibrary.us.

Wednesday

Beginner Computer Class for Adults: The class is provided by the Hernando County Public Library System. There will be six computers available for students. All students will be able to follow along from the instructor's laptop. 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Free, but space is limited, and reservations are required. Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043. hernandocountylibrary.us.

VFW Post 9236 Steak Shoot: 1 p.m. VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. (352) 596-9236.

Thursday

PHCC Encore Academy Plus 50 information and orientation session: There will be an overview of the Encore Academy Plus 50 Ageless Learning Program, which provides computer workshops, personal enrichment courses and social activities designed for adults 50 and older. The Plus 50 Completion Initiative will also be reviewed for those interested in completing a degree or certification program. The main presentation will be followed by a meet-and-greet with instructors. Past and present members (students) will be available to answer questions. Two sessions: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Pasco-Hernando Community College Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Spring Hill. Toll-free 1-877-879-7422. phcc.edu/encore.

Randomality at 52 opening reception: A reception for Lisa Barrus' photographic display, "Life's Simplicity." Remains on display through Sept. 20. 4 to 6 p.m. Free. Pasco-Hernando Community College Art Gallery, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. (727) 816-3229. phcc.edu/gallery.

Friday

Tommy Mara and the Crests: The concert will include a variety of music, from doo-wop to today's Top 40. This is a fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Club of Hernando County. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; showtime at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25, plus tax; bring a new school supply. Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. (727) 863-7949.

Saturday

Fairgrounds Flea Market and Thrift Store: Includes indoor and outdoor vendors. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. (352) 796-4552.

Bike Run for Scholarships: Sign-ups from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the detachment, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. This will be a dice run with stops at Floral City VFW Post 7122, Hernando VFW Post 4252 and AmVets Post 447 in Inglis, ending back at Detachment 708, where hamburgers and hot dogs will be served. Last bike in will be at 4 p.m. There will be high- and low-score prizes, raffles and a 50/50 drawing. The event is supported by the detachment and the ABATE of Florida Freedom Chapter. $10 per rider; additional cards are $5. Marine Corps League Detachment 708, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. (352) 596-1922, (352) 597-7979.

For Each 1 Reach 1 Mentoring Program activity event: For children age 4 to 7. 1 to 3 p.m. Free, but space is limited, and reservations are required. For Each 1 Reach 1 Mentoring Program, 7284 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. (352) 556-2768.

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