A New Year's Eve celebration will take place from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Monday at the Courts of Praise property, 27360 Cortez Blvd., east of Brooksville. The free, no-alcohol community event will include the Bob Suter Band, local church bands, praise and worship teams, trick motorcycle riders, Mothers Against Drunk Driving and a laser light show. There will be free food and drinks from 8 to 9 p.m. Guests may bring their own food and beverages, and are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets.
First Baptist Church of Garden Grove, 18131 Stromberg Ave., will have revival services at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Jan. 13 and at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 to 16. The speaker will be the Rev. Lewis Miller. Call (352) 796-2209.
The Baha'is of Hernando County will host a talk, "Portals to Heaven" by Walter Klein, at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Transportation is available, and refreshments will be served. Call (352) 666-7280.
First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, will host Ivan Parker in concert at 7 p.m. Jan. 11. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person. Call (352) 686-9114. For credit card purchases, call toll-free 1-800-965-9324. Tickets will be available at the door. Visit ivanparker.com for information about Parker.
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 (first and last names) and phone number are missing. For information, call (352) 754-6112 and leave a message.