Thursday, August 16, 2018
Events

Hernando Events for June 15

Events

16 Saturday

HAM R/C Club Fun Fly: Bring anything you want to fly. Flying events include timed landings, spot landings, timed loops and limbo challenges. Food will be available for purchase. Open to the public. For information, call Chris Balser. Gates open at 7 a.m. Rain date is June 17. 8 a.m. $5 landing fee (includes parking-AMA required); $3 individual parking, $5 carload. Hernando Aero Modelers Field at Cemex Entrance Road, 16301 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. (517) 320-9125.

Master Gardener Nursery: Spruce up a landscape or garden space — find a large selection of Florida native and Florida-friendly plants, all from healthy stock, at budget prices, at nursery open from 9 a.m. to noon each Wednesday and Saturday. Free. Master Gardener Nursery, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. (352) 754-4433.

Bug Hotel: Learn how to recycle materials, where to get free materials and how to put those recycled items to use creating living space for crawly critters. Live demonstration with audience participation. Open to all ages, no registration required. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Free. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. (352) 754-6722.

Children in the Wild: Butterflies: Learn about butterflies through games, crafts and other activities. For ages 5-7. Call to RSVP. 2 to 3 p.m. Free. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. (352) 754-6722.

17 Sunday

Brooksville Farmers’ Market: Hernando County farmers and agricultural producers offer their finest, including fresh produce, meats and seafood. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Hernando County Health Department, 300 S. Main St., Brooksville. (727) 422-3360.

Father’s Day Luncheon: Bring your favorite guy out for lunch or take it home. Following lunch, organist Joanne Ritz will offer a concert on the church’s new organ. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. $8.50, includes pulled pork sliders, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans, dessert and tea/lemonade. Ridge Manor Community United Methodist Church, 34350 Cortez Blvd., Ridge Manor. (352) 583-3770.

18 Monday

Summer Kayak Camp: The four-week camp is for children ages 9 to 12. The group will kayak, swim, snorkel, do science and other activities. Camp held June 18-22, June 25-29, July 9-13, and July 16-20. 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $150 per child, per week. Springs Coast Environmental Education Center, 9170 Cortez Blvd., Weeki Wachee. (352) 592-5737.

19 Tuesday

Tools to Quit Smoking Program: Free seminar to help tobacco users quit. Presented by Area Health Education Center and the hospital. Participants receive four weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum or lozenges). Call to RSVP. 9 to 11 a.m. Free (registration required). Oak Hill Hospital’s Graduate Medical Education Building, 11307 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. (813) 929-1000.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Orientation/Training: Learn how you can become a big brother or big sister and help change the life of a child facing adversity. Learn about the programs, commitments and expectations. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Free. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 410-4442.

20 Wednesday

Button Roadshow: Long-time and new button collectors are welcome. Bring your button jar, box or tin and learn about your buttons. 1 to 3:30 p.m. Free. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 583-2441.

21 Thursday

Florida Bay Scallop Seminar: Learn scallop biology, management, changes to the upcoming season, boating safety and how to make scallop Gyotaku. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free. Pasco-Hernando State College Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Spring Hill. 1-877-879-7422.

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