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Hernando Events for Dec. 2-8

2 Friday

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Toddler Storytime: The program, designed for children between the ages of 18 months and 3 years old, features stories, songs and fingerplays. 10:30 to 11 a.m. Free. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

Ballroom dance: Dance to music by Dave Mussatto. Includes a free dance lesson. Bring a potluck dish to share and your own beverage. Call to RSVP. 5:15 to 9 p.m. $8; $5 for members. Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill. (352) 597-0107.

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

Celebration of Poetry: Faculty, staffers, students and community members are invited to listen and participate in an open-mike poetry reading. Refreshments and door prizes. Sign up at the door or call professor Kay McKamy. 7 to 9 p.m. Free. Pasco-Hernando State College North Campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. (352) 797-5109.

3 Saturday

Holiday bazaar: Hosted by the Women's Social Club of Clover Leaf Farms. Arts and crafts, baked goods, raffles and grab bags will be available. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase. 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Clover Leaf Farms, 900 N Broad St., Brooksville. (352) 587-8061.

Christmas Crafts and Plant Sale: Hosted by the Brooksville Garden Club, the event will benefit the 100 Acre Woods Wildlife Rehabilitation facility in Brooksville. Open to the public. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. St. Anthony Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. (352) 544-5669. (NOTE: This event continues from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.)

Holiday Springs Holiday Craft Show: Various crafts, baked goods, jellies, Avon products and jewelry will be available. Food will also be available for purchase. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Holiday Springs RV Resort, 138 Travel Park Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 777-2810.

Kids photography program: The session is open to children ages 7 to 12. Bring your own digital camera with a removable media card or a USB cable. Refreshments will be served. 9 a.m. to noon. Advance registration is $10, which includes materials. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. (352) 754-6722.

Advanced Archery: For target archers and bow hunters. The instructor will be Bill Wilson. 9 a.m. Free advance registration required. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. (352) 754-6722.

National Lionel Train Day: Learn the history of Lionel trains and watch demonstrations on operating various accessories and models. One of Santa's elves will offer face painting for children. Souvenirs available. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Dana's Railroad Supply, 4042 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill.

Second Born Learning Trail opens: The United Way of Hernando County officially unveils its second Born Learning Trail, an outdoor, interactive, early learning trail that offers 10 research-based activity stations that engage parents to help their children develop motor skills through tips and interactive activities. The event includes a community barbecue, games, prizes and resources. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. Tom Varn Park, 301 Darby Lane, Brooksville. (352) 688-2026.

It's a Wonderful Brooksville Life: Celebrate the season at the Chinsegut manor house. Enjoy storytelling and caroling. 5 p.m. Free. Chinsegut Hill, 22495 Chinsegut Hill Road, north of Brooksville. (352) 799-5400.

Brookridge Social Dance Group holiday dance: Music provided by Retro Express. Bring your own refreshments. Coffee and ice provided. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. $5. Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. (352) 597-0723.

4 Sunday

Dirthead Off-Road Duathlon: The duathlon takes place in the Withlacoochee State Forest. Biking takes place mainly on the mountain bike trail; running takes place on single-track trails. Two courses to choose from: Spirit (10-mile bike ride with 3.8-mile run) or Middle Earth (10-mile bike ride and 7-mile run followed by 13-mile bike ride). There will be a post-race feast. Early-bird discounts and race day registration available. 6 a.m. $50 to $65. Croom Trails at Tucker Hill Fire Tower, 26416 Croom Road, east of Brooksville. (813) 232-5200. thedirthead.com.

Pearl Harbor pig roast: Luncheon includes the pig roast. There will be a Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony featuring two World War II veterans. 1 p.m. Advance tickets are $10; no tickets sold at the door. VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. (352) 596-9236.

Santa Paws: Have your dog's or cat's photo taken with Santa. All pets must be leashed. Receive a free 4- by 6-inch photo. All proceeds benefit Operation Kindness for Hernando County Animal Services. 1 to 4 p.m. $10. Marker 48 Brewing, 12147 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill.

NAMI Hernando bowling: Bowlers welcome. 2 p.m. Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. (352) 610-9544.

5 Monday

'Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs': The free lecture is part of the education series about diabetes mellitus, designed for anyone who has been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus and their families. Call to RSVP. 1 p.m. Free. Access Health Care, 5382 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 597-7249.

6 Tuesday

Cruise-in car show: The showcase of cars includes door prizes, entertainment, a silent auction, games and raffles. Benefits area charities. Held on the first Tuesday of each month. 5 p.m. Free. Chick-fil-A, 13143 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Toll-free 1-800-708-0087.

7 Wednesday

Spaghetti night: Hosted by the auxiliary and held on the first Wednesday of each month. 5 to 7 p.m. $7. VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. (352) 596-9236.

Childbirth Preparation Program: The program is two three-hour classes, followed by a personalized tour. Designed to help new parents be better prepared for their birth experience. 6 to 9 p.m. Free. Oak Hill Hospital Maternity Suites Education Room, North Tower, 11307 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. (844) 769-2229. (NOTE: The program continues on Thursday evening.)

8 Thursday

USA Dance: Ballroom and social dancing. Held on the second Thursday of each month. Group lesson included. Bring your own snacks. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. $6 for USA Dance members; $8 for non-members. Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 666-4746.

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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.

Hernando Events for Dec. 2-8 11/28/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:29pm]
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