Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Events

Hernando County events, May 30 and beyond

Events

Pets

SATURDAY

Low-cost pet vaccination clinic: Sponsored by the Florida International Teaching Zoo veterinary staff, the vaccinations are administered by a veterinarian. Documentation is provided. Proceeds are tax-deductible contributions that benefit the teaching zoo in Bushnell. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Tractor Supply Co., 18471 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats are $7. Dog distemper-parvovirus combo shots and cat distemper shots are $15, and kennel cough (Bordetella) shots for dogs are $16. (352) 867-7788. thezooschool.com.

Club celebration

TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY

Hallcrest Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4497 grand opening celebration: This is a three-day celebration of the Eagles' new aerie headquarters. The facility will open at 11 a.m. each day. Starting at 5 p.m. today, there will be music by Mike Reese and barbecue rib meals. State Eagles officers and dignitaries will be present. Starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, there will be music by Steve Miller, as well as burgers and hot dogs. Starting at 2 p.m. Sunday, there will be music by the Belairs of Spring Hill and burgers and hot dogs. Hallcrest Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4497, 1308 Lori Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 684-3860.

Classes/self help

Tuesday

Pine needle basket class: Participants will learn how to make a basket using longleaf pine needles. Materials provided. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell. $5; free for ages 17 and younger. (352) 793-4781. floridastateparks.org/dadebattlefield.

'Suddenly in Command': This course for spouses and other passengers on vessels will teach them what to do in an emergency to get the boat back to port safely. 7 to 9:30 p.m. Hernando Beach Coast Guard Auxiliary, 4340 Calienta St., Hernando Beach. $10. (352) 397-5417. wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit=070-15-08.

Film showing

TUESDAY

Green Screens showing of 'Untold Story of the United States' (Parts 1 and 2): Oliver Stone re-examines events in history that have not been fully reported. The first two episodes in this six-part series will be shown. There will be a break between each one-hour segment. Refreshments available. 4:30 p.m. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free, but seating is limited; early arrival recommended. (352) 666-7576.

For your health

SATURDAY

Health fair: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 683-9016.

MONDAY

Better Body Boot Camp kicks off: The program will be offered at two locations: 7 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, 12254 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, and 5:30 p.m. at Delta Woods Park, 3400 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill. It continues each Monday, Wednesday and Friday for six weeks. $90 for the entire six-week session, or $7 for pay-as-you-go, or $10 per drop-in. (352) 754-4031. hernandocounty.us/parks_rec.

Diabetes mellitus education series: The topic will be "The Role of Diet and Exercise in Weight Management." Presented by Verna Pedersen Runyan, a nurse practitioner. 1 p.m. Access Health Care, 4270 Lake In the Woods Drive, Spring Hill. Free, but advance registration required. (352) 597-7249.

THURSDAY

'Strokes Happen When We Are Not Looking for Them: Be Aware of the Signs' lecture: Presented by Dr. Maria Scunziano-Singh. 5:15 p.m. Access Health Care, 5350 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. RSVP to (352) 688-8116. accesshealthcarellc.net.

Festivals

Saturday

Wine festival: Sample the winery's varieties; see how merlot, carmenere and chardonnay are blended; browse vendors with gifts and items for sale; and enjoy entertainment in a laid-back setting with vaccinated, leashed pets welcome. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Florida Estates Winery, 25241 State Road 52, Land O'Lakes. Free admission; $3.50 per wine tasting. (813) 996-2113. floridaestateswines.com.

Hobbies

Saturday

Train show and sale: Presented by Regal Railways. Vendors will share scales of trains, tracks and accessories. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $5; free for ages 12 and younger. Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. (727) 244-1341.

On stage

THROUGH JUNE 15

'The Wizard of Oz': Musical adaptation of the classic story of Dorothy's adventures in the land of Oz. 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 for adults; $19.95 for children 12 and younger (plus tax). (727) 863-7949. showpalace.net.

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