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Hernando Events for Dec. 23-29

23 Friday

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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.

27 Tuesday

Beginning Birding with Audubon: Take a three-hour guided hike to May's Prairie to look for the migrating birds that make use of this scenic and essential stopover habitat. The center will provide binoculars and field guides to new birders. Dress for outdoors and walking. Bring bottled water, insect repellent and sunscreen. 8 a.m. Free. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. (352) 754-6722.

'Mindfulness Meditation': Learn how just five minutes a day of meditation can benefit emotional, mental and physical well-being. The Hernando County Public Library System will host this seminar, which introduces some meditation techniques. Presented by Diana Reed of Gaya Jyoti Yoga. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

Book Discussion Group: Each month, the group discusses a new book. The group is designed for adults. This month's book: The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe. Contact the library for copy of the book and discussion questions. 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. Free. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

Belly dancing: Participants ages 7 to 99 can learn the basics of belly dancing while losing holiday pounds. 7 p.m. Free. Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 540-1568.

28 Wednesday

'What to Do When Your Landscape Sleeps': Seminar participants will learn how to care for a landscape during the cool season and prepare it for spring and summer. 10:30 a.m. Free. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 540-6230.

29 Thursday

Writers Workshop: The group meets every other Thursday. All levels of experience from beginners to published authors welcome. Bring pen and paper. 1 to 3 p.m. Free. East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. (352) 754-4043.

General psychology lecture series: Lecture series presented by David Travland, clinical psychologist, author and professor at Columbia College. For teens and adults. 5 p.m. Free. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

Low-cost pet vaccination clinic: Sponsored by the Florida International Teaching Zoo veterinary staff. Vaccinations are administered by a veterinarian. Documentation provided. Proceeds are tax-deductible contributions that benefit the teaching zoo in Bushnell. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats are $7; puppy distemper-parvo combo, $15; cat distemper combo, $15; Bordatella/kennel cough, $16. Tractor Supply Co., 18471 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. (352) 867-7788.

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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. 23-29 12/19/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 12:53pm]
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