Saturday, November 25, 2017
Events

Calendar of events

RECOMMENDED READING


PHCC INFO SESSION ON HEALTH PROGRAMS: Pasco-Hernando Community College will host an informational session about the college's health programs from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the North Campus, Room A-139, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville.

The session will include information about nursing programs, including those for registered nurses, practical nursing and nursing assistant, as well as emergency medical services and emergency medical technician programs. Also included will be information about technical programs, such as health unit coordinator, medical coder/biller, medical administrative specialist and phlebotomy.

Faculty members and advisers will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on prerequisite courses, testing and other admission requirements.

Seating is limited. Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to (352) 797-5010.

AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM: The following AARP Driver Safety Program classes will be offered in March.

The six-hour class costs $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers (members must bring their AARP cards to class):

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 4 and 6, Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partner's Club, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill.

Call (352) 556-3050 to register.

• Noon to 3 p.m. March 12 and 14, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill.

Call (352) 688-2486 to register.

• 9 a.m. to noon March 7 and 14, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.

Call (352) 684-6348 to register.

• Noon to 3 p.m. March 18 and 19, Spring Hill Enrichment Center, Suite 105 in Spring Hill Regional Hospital Medical Arts Building, 10441 Quality Drive, Spring Hill.

Call (352) 556-3050 to register.

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 6 and 13, Brooksville Enrichment Center, Suite 120 in Brooksville Regional Hospital Medical Arts Building, 17222 Hospital Blvd., Brooksville.

Call (352) 796-7079 to register.

• 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 16 (one-day class), Brookridge Community Center, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge.

Call (352) 666-4044 to register.

• 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 27 (one day class), Brooksville Enrichment Center, Suite 120, Brooksville Regional Hospital Medical Arts Building, 17222 Hospital Blvd., Brooksville.

Call (352) 683-6840 to register.

YOUTH ART PROGRAM: The Hernando County Public Library will offer an "Art Attack!" program from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

The program is geared for youth ages 6 to 12, who will learn about a famous artist, then make their own work of art, inspired by that artist. All materials and supplies will be provided, courtesy of the Hernando County Arts Council.

There is no cost to participate.

For information, call (352) 754-4043 or visit hernandocountylibrary.us.

HOSPITAL AUXILIARY NEEDS VOLUNTEERS: The volunteer auxiliary at Spring Hill Regional Hospital is accepting applications from new volunteers.

Three shifts are available: 8 a.m. to noon, noon to 4 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. There are openings in most departments, every day of the week.

Those interested are encouraged to stop by the lobby desk or the volunteer service office between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.

The hospital is at 10461 Quality Drive, Spring Hill.

For information, call (352) 688-8200, ext. 6305.

DINNER FUNDRAISER FOR HOSPICE: The General Federation of Women's Clubs, Spring Hill Service League, will host a fundraiser dinner and dance from 5 to 9 p.m. March 9 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.

A pasta dinner will be served. Tickets are $10. Proceeds will benefit HPH Hospice. For information or tickets, call Glenda Dry at (352) 686-1140 or Linda Brown (352) 683-6842.

Comments
Top things to do this weekend: Lindsey Stirling, Faizon Love, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live

Top things to do this weekend: Lindsey Stirling, Faizon Love, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live

PULLING STRINGS: Lindsey StirlingDubstep violist Lindsey Stirling shot to fame as a quarter-finalist on America’s Got Talent in 2010 and she has been rocking the spangles on Dancing With the Stars this season as the last woman left . But on Friday yo...
Published: 11/22/17
Updated: 11/24/17
5 things to do under $5 Nov. 23-30: Craft festival, License-Free Saltwater Fishing Day, Snow Bash

5 things to do under $5 Nov. 23-30: Craft festival, License-Free Saltwater Fishing Day, Snow Bash

1. Gem, Jewelry and Bead Show and Sale: Check out these rocks when more than 50 dealers from around the United States sell crystals, minerals, beads, gems and jewelry. $5. Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through ...
Published: 11/22/17
Updated: 11/24/17
4 art exhibits to check out with family (or on your own) over Thanksgiving weekend

4 art exhibits to check out with family (or on your own) over Thanksgiving weekend

Perhaps you have relatives in town for the weekend, and you’re running out of ways to entertain them. Or maybe you’re wondering what to do with your long weekend. There’s a perfect solution for either scenario: Go see some art. There’s plenty on vi...
Published: 11/22/17
Updated: 11/24/17
This week’s best Tampa Bay concerts: Brian Setzer, Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith, 21 Savage, more

This week’s best Tampa Bay concerts: Brian Setzer, Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith, 21 Savage, more

SWINGIN’ AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE: Brian Setzer OrchestraWhen you spend 13 straight Thanksgivings on the road, you build some traditions with your crew. "We get a big ballroom," said Brian Setzer. "I don’t know how many turkeys we go through, but ev...
Published: 11/22/17
Some ways to celebrate Thanksgiving that aren’t Thanksgiving

Some ways to celebrate Thanksgiving that aren’t Thanksgiving

Happy Turkey Day!Or is it? Sometimes life just doesn’t come together at 2 p.m. on Thursday.Circumstances mean it’s not always possible to sit around the table on Thanksgiving, a family in a Publix ad smiling over a glistening bird. Maybe family is ou...
Published: 11/22/17
If you’re going to see ‘A Christmas Carol’ redo, make it ‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’

If you’re going to see ‘A Christmas Carol’ redo, make it ‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’

The last thing this world needs is another rendition of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, likely the most remade, reimagined and ripped off literary property ever. At the same time, the world would be poorer without seeing Ebenezer Scrooge i...
Published: 11/22/17
Plan your weekend: Indie shopping, Lindsey Stirling, ice skating, Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith

Plan your weekend: Indie shopping, Lindsey Stirling, ice skating, Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith

Shopping Black Friday: Avoid the madness of the malls at a variety of indie shopping experiences this weekend. Skatepark of Tampa has one of the best sneaker selections in Tampa Bay and free skating all day Friday to celebrate. They’ll open at...
Published: 11/21/17
Updated: 11/24/17
Top things to do in Tampa Bay the day after Thanksgiving

Top things to do in Tampa Bay the day after Thanksgiving

Here are our editors' picks for things to do on Nov. 24, 2017. St. Petersburg Tree Lighting: Mayor Kriseman flips the switch to illuminate the city’s Christmas tree at this celebration with live entertainment. 5 p.m., North Straub Park, Fifth ...
Published: 11/21/17
Updated: 11/24/17
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 25

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 25

Shopapalooza: 150 vendors, artists and local businesses. 10 a.m., Straub Park (Center), at Beach Drive and Fifth Avenue NE, St. Petersburg. Free (items individually priced). (727) 637-5586. John McLaughlin: One of music’s most influential guit...
Published: 11/21/17
Updated: 11/24/17
Black Friday deals at Legoland, SeaWorld, Disney and more

Black Friday deals at Legoland, SeaWorld, Disney and more

Black Friday isn’t just for stores. Many theme parks and attractions in Florida are also offering up deals that could make a nice gift or family splurge. The smaller the park, the bigger the deal, so Legoland, Gatorland and SeaWorld are toutin...
Published: 11/21/17
Updated: 11/23/17