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Hernando Events for Dec. 9-15

9 Friday

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VITA training classes: The United Way of Hernando County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program will provide free training for those interested in volunteering for the 2017 tax season. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pasco-Hernando State College Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Spring Hill. (352) 688-2026.

Eckerd Kids Family Fest: The event is a fundraiser to support needy families and Eckerd Youth Challenge. It includes free food and activities. 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Free. Family Chiropractic Health Center, 13315 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. (352) 777-3633.

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.

10 Saturday

Train Show and Swap Meet: Train enthusiasts of all ages are welcome. Bring models; all types welcome. Table spaces are $10; bring your own table and chair. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Setup time is 8 a.m. Free. Dana's Railroad Supply, 4042 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 684-2484.

Super Sibling slass: The class teaches siblings preparedness with fun and engaging videos and activities. Siblings will practice holding and calming a baby, as well as helping mom with baby care routines. 9 to 10 a.m. Free. Oak Hill Hospital Maternity Suites Education Room, North Tower, 11307 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. (844) 769-2229.

Breastfeeding Beginnings class: The class equips new and expectant families with information they need to have a successful breastfeeding journey. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. Oak Hill Hospital Maternity Suites Education Room, North Tower, 11307 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. (844) 769-2229.

New Family Care class: The class prepares families to care for their newborns, as well as each other. 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free. Oak Hill Hospital Maternity Suites Education Room, North Tower, 11307 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. (844) 769-2229.

Sons of Italy Christmas party: Hosted by Nature Coast Lodge 2502, the event includes entertainment provided by Buddy & Debbie Vee, a dinner and a cash bar. Bring an unwrapped gift/donation for a resident of James A. Haley VA Medical Center in Tampa. 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person and must be purchased in advance. Heritage Pines Clubhouse, 11524 Scenic Hills Blvd., Hudson. (352) 686-3865.

Hernando County Philippine-American Association Christmas Party: The event includes a buffet dinner, entertainment and an appearance by Santa Claus. Parents and grandparents with young children are asked to bring a wrapped gift for each child with the child's name it for Santa to distribute. Tickets are non-refundable. 6 to 11:30 p.m. $25 for adults, $15 for children ages 6 to 14 and free for children ages 5 and younger. VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. For tickets, call (352) 848-1031, (352) 597-3925, (352) 346-7294 or (727) 326-8850.

11 Sunday

Swiss Team Bridge Competition: The event is a partial round-robin setup where winners play winners and losers play losers, based on the Swiss concept that governs play in most chess tournaments. After each round, game directors sort the team records and set up new matches between teams of approximately equal records. To RSVP, call Paul Lauer. If using GPS for directions, use 3021 Commercial Way. 10 a.m. $80 per team. Nature Coast Bridge Club, 3009 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. (352) 683-6446.

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

12 Monday

VITA Training Classes: United Way of Hernando County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program will provide free training for those interested in volunteering for the 2017 tax season. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Pasco-Hernando State College Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Spring Hill. (352) 688-2026.

13 Tuesday

VITA training classes: The United Way of Hernando County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program will provide free training for those interested in volunteering for the 2017 tax season. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pasco-Hernando State College Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Spring Hill. (352) 688-2026.

15 Thursday

Women's Wilderness Day: For women of all ages looking to brush up on their wilderness skills. Program includes a guided hike, outdoor skills activities and a social hour. 9 a.m. $20 per person; pre-registration required. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. (352) 754-6722.

Addictions lecture: Participants will learn why addictions (food, alcohol, smoke, money, computers and others) are controlling them and how to free themselves. 5:15 to 7 p.m. Free. Access Health Care, 5350 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 688-8116, ext. 4344.

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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. 9-15 12/06/16 [Last modified: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 3:55pm]
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