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DISTRIBUTION OF FREE CONCERT TICKETS: Complimentary tickets for the final two concerts of the Community Performing Arts Guild's 2012-13 season will be distributed from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday — or until the tickets are gone — at Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.

Tickets are available for the Marlins on Feb. 9, a variety show that covers the musical spectrum, and for Monday, Monday on March 9, a Mamas & Papas tribute show.

Performances are at 2 and 7 p.m. for each show. For information, call (352) 544-1068.

EATING DISORDER PRESENTATION: A presentation on eating disorders will be given at the next meeting of the Hernando County Childhood Obesity Task Force, from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Hernando County Health Department, 300 S Main St., Brooksville.

The speaker will be Clara Wells, who is with Turning Point of Tampa, a residential and outpatient facility specializing in the treatment of eating disorders and chemical dependency.

For information, call Penny Oliver at (352) 263-9843 or Ann-Gayl Ellis at (352) 540-6817.

ALLIANCE FOR MENTALLY ILL forms: The Hernando County Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host a news conference at 9:20 a.m. Monday on the steps of the old Hernando County Courthouse, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

The purpose is to announce the formation of a countywide mental health alliance, which has been unanimously supported by the County Commission.

The alliance will apply for funding for mental health initiatives in the community.

Contact NAMI Hernando president David Welch at (352) 232-0351 or davidwelch

BECOME A FOSTER PARENT: Have you ever wondered what is involved in becoming a foster parent?

Kids Central will host a meeting to learn more about becoming a parent to children in need at 6 p.m. Thursday at Brooksville Wesleyan Church, 22319 Cortez Blvd.

Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to Joy at (352) 387-3472.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION CLASSES: The Hernando County school district's adult and community education department is taking registration for spring semester classes.

Art and leisure classes include acrylic painting, oil painting, basketry, basic drawing, cane weaving and jewelry-metalsmithing.

Beginner language classes include Mandarin Chinese, sign language and Spanish.

Technology classes include beginning computer and Microsoft Office.

The adult and community education department is at Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville.

For registration information, class details and costs, call Heather or Marilyn at (352) 797-7091.

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