Saturday, May 26, 2018
News Roundup

Upcoming Hernando County events

Today

All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast at Aripeka Elks: All-you-can-eat pancakes, $2. Bottomless coffee, $1. A varied menu is also available. 8 a.m. to noon. Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. (727) 863-2520.

Fairgrounds Flea Market: Includes indoor and outdoor vendors. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. (352) 397-3351, (352) 796-4552.

Monday

Nature Coast Bridge Club Sectional Tournament at Clubs: All awards will be silver master points, with competition at the club level and the Florida 128 unit level. 12:30 p.m. $5 per player. Towne Square Family Restaurant, 3021 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. (352) 556-3892, (352) 597-5221. daily-recap.com.

Tuesday

Composting for Home Landscapes: John Korycki of the Hernando County Florida Yards and Neighborhoods program shows composting basics and the best way to incorporate compost in the landscape. 10:30 a.m. Free; first come first seated. Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 1653 Blaise Drive, Brooksville. (352) 540-6230. extension.hernandocounty.us.

Nature Coast Bridge Club Sectional Tournament at Clubs: All awards will be silver master points, with competition at the club level and the Florida 128 unit level. 12:30 p.m. $5 per player. Towne Square Family Restaurant, 3021 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. (352) 556-3892, (352) 597-5221. daily-recap.com.

Library offers 'Open Your Own Business' Lunch and Learn: The program will be presented by Jerry Karp, a certified business analyst with the University of South Florida Small Business Development Center. Participants will learn about licensing requirements and city, county and federal regulations. Also covered will be the major factors to include in a business plan. Participants should bring their lunch. 1 p.m. Free. Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 754-4043. hernandocountylibrary.us.

'Live Bait vs. Artificial Lures' fishing program at library: This program kicks off the Uncle John's Fishin' School summer programs for all ages, sponsored by ANDE Monofilament, DOA Lures and MirrOlure. Participants will learn about the best baits and how to rig them, how to work a lure, where to use them and which ones are best. Knot-tying also will be covered. 5:30 p.m. Free. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 540-6374.

Family Night at the Arc: A complimentary dinner will be provided at 6:30 p.m., and the presentation on special needs advice and planning will be at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Carol Wallace, a partner in the elder law firm of Clements & Wallace. Wallace practices in the areas of estate planning, wills and trusts, guardianship and probate, and asset protection planning. Doors open at 6 p.m. Arc Nature Coast Education Center and Regional Evacuation Shelter, 6495 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 544-2322, exts. 109 or 110.

Coast Guard Auxiliary offers 'Suddenly in Command': This course prepares boat passengers generally not at the helm for emergencies. 7 to 9:30 p.m. $10. Hernando Beach Coast Guard Auxiliary, 4340 Calienta St., Hernando Beach. (352) 397-5417.

Wednesday

Nature Coast Bridge Club Sectional Tournament at Clubs: All awards will be silver master points, with competition at the club level and the Florida 128 unit level. 12:30 p.m. $5 per player. Towne Square Family Restaurant, 3021 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. (352) 556-3892, (352) 597-5221. daily-recap.com.

The Birdsongs in concert: Christian alternative pop/rock band. 6:30 p.m. Free admission. Christian Church in the Wildwood, 10051 Country Road, north of Weeki Wachee.

Senior Singles dance: Free dance lessons from 7 to 8 p.m.; open dancing follows until 11 p.m. $5 admission. Spring Hill Domino Club, 15120 County Line Road, Spring Hill. (352) 293-4009.

Thursday

Communications intelligence course: A two-day course is offered through the corporate training department at Pasco-Hernando Community College. Using DISC, a learning-based research tool, students will learn to communicate with people in all types of situations, to help make phone calls, emails, in-person meetings, negotiations, texting and voice mails easier. A personal assessment will be provided. 8 a.m. to noon. The second class is June 28. Chamber members, $159; nonmembers, $189. Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville. (727) 816-3123. hernandochamber.com.

Master Gardeners volunteer program orientation: Anyone with a love of gardening, a willingness to learn and a desire to share wise gardening practices is invited to attend an introductory class at the extension service to learn about becoming a Master Gardener. 9 a.m. Free, but preregistration required. Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 1653 Blaise Drive, Brooksville. (352) 754-4433. extension.hernandocounty.us.

Nature Coast Bridge Club Sectional Tournament at Clubs: All awards will be silver master points, with competition at the club level and the Florida 128 unit level. 6:30 p.m. $5 per player. Towne Square Family Restaurant, 3021 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. (352) 556-3892, (352) 597-5221. daily-recap.com.

Friday

Free CPR/Automated External Defibrillator class: This free class, sponsored by the American Heart Association, is offered as part of CPR Awareness Month. Presented by Julie Stack of CPR RESQ Training Services. The course includes CPR awareness training for adults, children and infants; how to handle a choking emergency, and knowing how and when to use an AED. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance; no certification cards will be issued. No registration is required, but seating will be limited and early arrival is suggested. All ages welcome. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Free. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 684-5664.

Nature Coast Bridge Club Sectional Tournament at Clubs: All awards will be silver master points, with competition at the club level and the Florida 128 unit level. 12:30 p.m. $5 per player. Towne Square Family Restaurant, 3021 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. (352) 556-3892, (352) 597-5221. daily-recap.com.

'The Pajama Party Murders': Encore Ensemble Theater presents this interactive musical mystery and comedy dinner show. 6 p.m. $25; reservations required. Central Ridge Community Center, 77 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. (352) 212-5417.

'Songs of Sinatra' dinner show kicks off Summer Cabaret Series: Featuring Bill Stabile. Beer, wine and soft drinks will be available. 6 p.m. Tickets are $25, which includes a full dinner. Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 666-4746. springhill lakehouse.org.

Friday night dance: Predominantly line and partner dancing to all styles of music. Free line dance at 7 p.m., followed by open dancing from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Bring snacks and beverages. $5 at the door. Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill. (813) 789-4497.

'Yesterday Broadway, Today Stage West' Musical Revue: 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-5113.

Ghost Tours: Legend has it the Heritage Museum, a four-story house built more than 155 years ago by Brooksville pioneer John May, is inhabited by the spirits of long-deceased family members. Handheld 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 historicalmuseumassoc.com.

Saturday

West Hernando Coin Club Coin and Currency Show: The event features more than 30 dealers that will sell, buy and appraise coins, including gold, silver, coins, and paper money. ICD Grading Service will offer free verbal opinions and $9 slabbing. Food and drinks will be available. A free gold drawing will be at 2 p.m. Door prizes awarded. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission and parking. Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582, 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. (813) 361-0740.

Fairgrounds Flea Market: Includes indoor and outdoor vendors. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. (352) 397-3351, (352) 796-4552.

'The Pajama Party Murders': Encore Ensemble Theater presents this interactive musical mystery and comedy dinner show. 6 p.m. $25, reservations required. Central Ridge Community Center, 77 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. (352) 212-5417.

Musical and comedy show: The audience will be taken on an "unusual cruise." Doors open at 6 p.m.; showtime at 7 p.m. $5. High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road, High Point. (352) 200-8843.

Bertie Higgins concert: The songwriter and recording artist is best known for his hits Key Largo and Another Day In Paradise. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $17 and must be purchased by Wednesday. An optional dinner buffet from 5 to 7 p.m. is available for $10.99, plus tax and gratuity. Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 666-6888.

'Yesterday Broadway, Today Stage West' Musical Revue: 8 p.m. $15. Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-5113.

Ghost Tours: Legend has it the Heritage Museum, a four-story house built more than 155 years ago by Brooksville pioneer John May, is inhabited by the spirits of long-deceased family members. Handheld 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 historicalmuseumassoc.com.

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