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Events

Hernando Events for Dec. 29

Events

29 Friday

Beginning Birding: Learn to identify birds at feeders and during a short walk. Binoculars and bird books will be available for use. Call Linda to RSVP. 8 a.m. Free. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. (352) 428-2629.

Marine Corps League 708 Friday Night Dinner: Open to the public, dinner includes choice of baked or fried fish, fried shrimp or an alternative meat, as well as mashed potatoes or steak fries, vegetable or cole slaw, salad, corn muffin, dessert and coffee or tea. Alcoholic drinks available for purchase in the Command Post Bar & Grill. 4 to 8 p.m. $10. Marine Corps League Detachment 708, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, Brooksville. (352) 556-3045.

Ballroom Dance: Dance to music by Dave Mussatto. Includes a free dance lesson. 6-9 p.m. $8, $5 members. Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill. (352) 597-0107.

30 Saturday

Burn Boot Camp: Scott and Amy Passarella will offer free pop-up fitness camps at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and at 9 a.m. Saturdays until the end of the year. 9 a.m. Free. Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-4870.

Master Gardener Nursery: Find healthy native and Florida-friendly plants to spruce up landscapes at bargain prices. Nursery open from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Saturdays, through March 31. 9 a.m. to noon. Free admission. Master Gardener Nursery, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. (352) 754-4433.

Low Cost Pet Vaccination Clinic: Sponsored by the Florida International Teaching Zoo veterinary staff. Vaccinations are administered by a veterinarian. Documentation is provided. Proceeds are tax-deductible contributions that benefit the teaching zoo facility in Bushnell. 11 a.m.-noon Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats are $7; puppy distemper-parvo combo, $15; cat distemper combo, $15; Bordatella/kennel cough, $16. Tractor Supply, 18471 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. (352) 867-7788.

31 Sunday

Walking Sticks Club: May’s Prairie: Join the club to hike and learn about different natural areas and how the Florida Wildlife Conservation manages lands. The casual paced two-mile hike will take place around the main loop of May’s Prairie. The center will provide walking sticks to borrow during hike. Call to RSVP. 8 a.m. Free. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. (352) 754-6722.

1 Monday

First Day Hike: Kick off your New Year’s resolution with a two-mile hike. Dress for outdoors. Bring bottled water, sunscreen and insect repellent. The trail is not stroller-friendly. 10 a.m. Free, pre-registration required. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. (352) 754-6722.

3 Wednesday

Archery for Youth: The two-day archery exploration program, for children ages 10-16, will take students from the basics to planning a hunt and the ethics of hunting. All equipment will be provided. Limited to 12 students. Call to RSVP. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $20, registration required. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. (352) 754-6722. Event continues Jan. 4.

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