Groups to sponsor pet adoption event Saturday
Hernando County Animal Services and the Humane Society of the Nature Coast are joining with Elks Lodge 2582 to sponsor a special pet adoption event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the lodge, 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. Dogs and cats from Animal Services, the Humane Society and other animal rescue organizations will be available for immediate adoption. All adoption fees will be half off ($25 for dogs, $20 for cats), and a voucher will be issued to each adopter for a complete refund upon proof of spay or neutering. Visitors will also have the opportunity to meet Lisa Centonze, the new managing veterinarian at Animal Services, as well as Donna Black, the new Animal Services volunteer coordinator. For information, call (352) 796-5062.
Black History contest theme is authors
The Black Educators Caucus will host a Black History Essay and Poster Contest at 2 p.m. March 2 at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 600 Wood Drive. The theme is "African American Authors." Hernando County students may participate; the registration deadline is Feb. 28. Details are available in school guidance departments or by calling Bonnie Inmon at (352) 442-8100.
Teen gaming afternoon: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. Free. RSVP to (352) 754-4043.
'It's Jazz' program: 3 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. (352) 754-4043.
Ballroom and open dancing: Doors open at 5 p.m., dancing 6-9 p.m., Masaryktown Community Center, 539 Lincoln Ave., Masaryktown. $6. (352) 796-5433.
Sally Langwah's 'Vegas Buddies' show and dance: 7:30-10:30 p.m., Suncoast Dance and Party Center, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. $10. (989) 768-0031.
'The Miracle Worker': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $12. (352) 683-5113.