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Hernando Events for May 27

27 Friday

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Butterfly ID Hike: Guided hike allows participants to photograph a variety of butterfly species. For ages 12 and older. Dress for outdoor hike, sunscreen, insect repellent and water. 10 a.m. Free. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. (352) 754-6722.

28 Saturday

Spring Lake Run and Walk: Annual 5K run and 2-mile fun run/walk includes prizes for top three finishers in each age group and a post-race food festival. Benefits the Arc Nature Coast. Registration begins at 7 a.m. 8 a.m. $25 5K, $20 walk. Arc Nature Coast, 5283 Neff Lake Road, Brooksville. (352) 544-2322, ext. 109.

African American Club 25th Anniversary Ball: Black tie, optional. Entertainment provided by the Chello Hollyday Band. Event includes cocktail hour, sit-down dinner and cash bar. Call to RSVP. 6 p.m. $55 for members, $60 non-members. Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. (352) 666-4421.

Customer Appreciation Day: Includes a free concert by Borderline Band Tampa. Free and open to the public. 8 p.m. Consumer Car Care, 4240 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. (352) 686-8626.

30 Monday

Memorial Day event: Includes music provided by Stan Prinston & Friends, and a performance by Elvis impersonator Kenn "E" Grube. Complimentary burgers, hot dogs and cold drinks. Donations accepted for USO. Free. 11 a.m. Consumer Car Care, 4240 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. (352) 686-8626.

High Point Community Memorial Day Tribute: There will be a flag-raising ceremony, followed by a program in the center with free coffee, cookies and cake, provided by the High Point Community Property Owners. Bring a name of a deceased veteran to be recognized. 7 p.m. Free. High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road, High Point. (352) 596-2397.

31 Tuesday

Free Belly Dance Class: Learn the ancient and mystical art of belly dance. Class will introduce you to the basics and provide a brief history along with the different styles of the art. Sponsored by Hernando County Recreation Department along with instructor, Jaynellen and the co-teaching staff and students of DanceCraft. Call to RSVP. 7 p.m. Free. Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 540-1568.

1 Wednesday

Firearms Safety Class: Provides lessons on the basics of firearms safety. Successful completion of this class provides the required documentation to apply for a Florida concealed carry permit, if desired. Class size is limited; registration required. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $60. Hernando Sportsman's Club, 16121 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. (352) 597-9931.

2 Thursday

Saving Water and Money in the Landscape: Class covers a key Florida-Friendly Landscaping principle: water efficiently. Learn tips to make sure your lawn and landscape are getting the water they need without wasting water and money. 10:30 a.m. Free. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 540-6230.

Tai Chi classes: The city of Brooksville Parks & Recreation Department in conjunction with instructor Tom Dampman. Classes held every Thursday. Bring a towel and water. 6 to 7 p.m. $5. Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, Brooksville. (352) 540-3835.

Music Under the Oaks: Bring a covered dish to share, chairs, drinks and an acoustic instrument to this open mic night of music, poetry and storytelling. Primitive camping available. 6 to 11 p.m. Donations appreciated. The Farm, 19234 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. (352) 424-2655.

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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 May 27 05/24/16 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 4:38pm]
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