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Hernando Events for Aug. 19

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William Lester of the University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service will speak about the air potato leaf beetle and the effects it has had in controlling air potato vines in Hernando County. 10 a.m. Free. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. (352) 754-6722.

19 Friday

Enrichment Center ballroom dance: Educational ballroom and Latin dancing to music by Short Notice. 6 to 9 p.m. $7. Open to the public. Hernando County Mining Association Enrichment Center, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd., Brooksville. (352) 556-3575.

20 Saturday

Hernando Aero Modelers Hot Deals Swap Meet: The public is invited to bring remote-control items to sell or trade. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Bring a chair. The rain date is Aug. 21. 7 a.m. Spectators: $3 per person or $5 per carload. Hernando Aero Modelers Field at Cemex Entrance Road, 16301 Ponce de Leon Blvd., north of Brooksville. (517) 320-9125.

Hernando Cattlemen's Association trap shoot: Each shooter needs two boxes of shells. The concession stand will be open. Gun raffle tickets are $10 each. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. As soon as five participants are registered, the event will start, and continue in groups of five. $25. Hernando Sportsman's Club, 16121 Commercial Way, north of Weeki Wachee. (352) 585-6074.

Communities in Schools Gong Show: Acts for the show are being sought, including singers, dancers and comedians. No talent necessary. Dinner will be provided by Texas Roadhouse. Casual dress. Cash bar. 6 p.m. $35 per person; $15 for contestants. Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. (352) 797-7000, ext. 315.

Hernando Beach Yacht Club murder-mystery dinner: The "Murder at the High School Reunion" show includes dinner and entertainment. Guests are encouraged to dress as they would have in high school. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 6:30 p.m.; doors open at 5:30 p.m. $20 for members; $25 for non-members. Hernando Beach Yacht Club, 4163 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. (352) 293-5262.

21 Sunday

Cool Summer Jazz Live: The public is invited to spend the afternoon listening and dancing to favorite tunes from the big band era with members of the Hernando Jazz Society. Bring beverages and snacks. For information, call Bill McLoughlin. 3 to 6 p.m. $5. Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 799-9690.

23 Tuesday

Home Circle of Hernando open house: This is the first meeting of the 2016-17 school year for the Hernando County homeschool support group. Those attending will be able to learn what is available for local homeschool children in the areas of art, dance, music and sports. Pasco-Hernando State College will be on hand to provide information regarding dual enrollment classes. 7 p.m. Free. Vineyard Christian Church, 375 S Broad St., Brooksville. (813) 966-4105.

24 Wednesday

Learn about butterflies and moths: Park volunteer and retired biology teacher Jeff Rundell will present a program about Florida's butterflies and moths in the Florida Room at the park's main entrance and Visitor Center. 1 p.m. Free. Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, 4150 S. Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa. (352) 628-5445, ext. 1002.

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Information for the Events column should be submitted to Jean Hamilton, Hernando Times, 13045 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. Information can be faxed to (352) 754-6133 or emailed to jhamilton@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) 848-1438.

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