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Cats, dogs available for adoption at Brooksville event


Event features cats, dogs for adoption today

An ARF'N adoption/rescue event will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Petluv, 7348 Broad St. Several rescue groups will be present with cats and dogs available for adoption. There will be indoor and outdoor displays, vendors, a bake sale, raffles, food and drinks, and a kissing booth for dog kisses. For more information, call (352) 684-9050 or (352) 428-5221.

Volunteers are needed for wildlife festival

Volunteers are needed for the Nature Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival at the Chinsegut Conservation Center. A festival volunteer workshop will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the center on Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. Those interested can learn more about the festival and how to help with the welcome desk and registration or as stage and nature center ambassadors, with setup and cleanup, as break relief helpers for demonstrators and vendors or as parking bus docents. The festival will be March 22-24. For details, send email to Andy Wraithmell at [email protected]


Hours will change at utilities service office

Hours of operation will change next month for the Hernando County Utilities Department's customer service office at 7405 Forest Oaks Blvd. Effective March 4, the lobby and call center will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Friday. For details, call (352) 754-4037.


Annual art festival will be next weekend

The Spring Hill Art League's 39th annual Festival of Art will be from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 24 at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way. The festival will include a juried art show, crafts, children's activities, musicians and a food court. All park amenities are included. Admission is $8, $4 for ages 7 to 12 and free for ages 6 and younger. Call (352) 346-7428 or visit

Today's pick

Hernando County Shrine Club breakfast buffet: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., west of Brooksville. $8, $6 for ages 5 to 11 and free for ages 4 and younger. (352) 610-4124.

Cats, dogs available for adoption at Brooksville event 02/16/13 [Last modified: Saturday, February 16, 2013 12:10pm]
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