Events in Hernando County

The Wizard of Oz runs through June 15 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre in Hudson. In character, from left, are Charles Logan, Molly Ann Ross, Jason Sofge, and Nick Landmesser.

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The Wizard of Oz runs through June 15 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre in Hudson. In character, from left, are Charles Logan, Molly Ann Ross, Jason Sofge, and Nick Landmesser.

Nature and the outdoors

SATURDAY

Wetland Wonders of May's Prairie hike: The hike will be led by Pam Murfey. Call to register. 9 to 11 a.m. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. (352) 754-6722. myfwc.com/calendar.

Classes/self help

SATURDAY

'How to Read a GPS': Focusing on GPS equipment typically owned by the recreational boater. Learn how to program waypoints, develop routes and interface GPS routes with a nautical chart. 9 a.m. to noon. $35, includes text. Hernando Beach Coast Guard Auxiliary, 4340 Calienta St., Hernando Beach. (352) 397-5417. wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit=070-15-08.

Monday

American Heart Association's CPR/automated external defibrillator class offered free: The Hernando County Recreation Department offers this free class to the general public (not available for hospital staff). It includes adult, infant and child CPR, as well as AED and first aid certification for two years. Registration required; space is limited. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Delta Woods Park, 3400 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 754-4031, 346-0463. cprresq.com.

WEDNESDAY

'The Library Helps With ... Career Development': The class is part of a series of job searching and career development classes. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. (352) 754-4043.

For your health

TUESDAY

'For Your Health' community seminar: Hosted by Oak Hill Hospital. The topic will be "Considering Knee Replacement Surgery? Know Your Surgical Options: Replace or Resurface." The speaker will be Dr. Fady D. Zeidan, an orthopedic surgeon. A complimentary hot meal will be served. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Heritage Pines Clubhouse, 11524 Scenic Hills Blvd., Hudson. Free, but seating is limited; reservations required. (352) 597-6383. oakhillhospital.com.

THURSDAY

IQuit smoking cessation program: Presented free by the Area Health Education Center. Learn strategies and skills for quitting and receive nicotine replacement therapy, if needed. Follow-up support included. 2 to 4 p.m. Hernando County Health Department, 7551 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Free. (813) 929-1000, ext. 213. ahectobacco.com.

Hobbies

SATURDAY

Spring Hill Writing Group: Open to anyone who writes or would like to write. 2 p.m. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. (352) 754-4043.

Creativity workshop: The workshop is for adults and will incorporate exercises recommended by books on creativity. No previous artistic experience required. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. (352) 754-4043.

WEDNESDAY

'Mindfulness Meditation:' Learn how just five minutes a day of meditation can benefit emotional, mental and physical well-being. The Hernando County Public Library System hosts this seminar, which introduces some meditation techniques. Presented by Diana Reed of Gaya Jyoti Yoga. 5 to 6 p.m. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 754-4043.

On stage

THROUGH JUNE 15

'The Wizard of Oz': Musical adaptation of the classic story of Dorothy's adventures in the land of Oz with the Scarecrow, Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion. 6 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays and 11:30 a.m. Thursdays. Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. $49.50 adults, $19.95 for children 12 and younger (plus tax). (727) 863-7949. showpalace.net.

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Submit your events

Information for the Events column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. Information can be faxed to (352) 754-6133 or emailed to pday@tampabay.com. The deadline for news is two weeks before your event or reservation deadline. Events must be open to the public. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price (if applicable) or contact person and phone number are missing. Call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

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Submit your events

Send Events information to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. It can be faxed to (352) 754-6133 or emailed to pday@tampabay.com. Deadline is two weeks before your event or reservation deadline. Events must be open to the public. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price (if applicable) or contact person and phone number are missing. Call (352) 754-6101, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Events in Hernando County 05/21/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 5:37pm]

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