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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.

Club celebration


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


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.

'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.

Film showing


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


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


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.

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.


'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.



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.



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


'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.

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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 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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