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Hernando County religion calendar, Aug. 25 and beyond

Religion calendar

Brooksville

Love Your Neighbor's free community dinners are from 4 to 6 p.m. Mondays at the Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St. Volunteers should arrive at 3 p.m. Call (352) 428-9275. The ministry's Donation Station, a food pantry and "pay what you can" donation-only thrift store, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 408 W Jefferson St. Volunteers and donations are needed. Call (352) 428-8738. Volunteers and materials donations are needed to build wheelchair ramps and emergency home repairs for indigent elderly and disabled people. The Downtown Brooksville Farmers Market on Saturdays is closed until September. Call (352) 942-4371.

The West Hernando Christian Ministerial Association will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the first-floor conference room at Brooksville Regional Hospital. John Mitten of Chick-fil-A will be the speaker. All area ministers are invited to attend; lunch will be provided free of charge. For information, call (352) 597-1139.

Spring Hill

Behind the Stone Ministries has a weekly food assistance distribution in the parking lot of New Song Worship Center, 6001 Deltona Blvd. Food, clothing and other necessities are distributed at 5 p.m. each Thursday. Call John Stramiello at (727) 808-4096.

First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, will host Getting Back in the School Groove from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Everything is free. There will be bounce houses and games, hot dogs, face painting, haircuts for school age children and health screenings. Also, the church will host a free Family Movie Night at 6:45 p.m. Friday, showing The Lorax. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free popcorn and drinks will be available during the film; a hot dog dinner will be available at 6 p.m. for $1. Call (352) 683-2600, ext. 0.

St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., will begin a DivorceCare program at 7 p.m. Sept. 6, continuing on Thursdays for 13 weeks. Meetings will be in Room 1; there is no cost. Call (352) 686-9954, ext. 409.

Information for the Religion Calendar may be emailed to Gail Hollenbeck at [email protected], faxed to (352) 754-6133 or mailed to Hernando Times, Religion Calendar, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. The deadline is 10 working days before the event or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, physical address, ticket price, contact person and phone number are missing. For information, call (352) 754-6112 and leave a message.

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