Monday, December 18, 2017
Events

Hernando Events for Nov. 25

25 Friday

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 members. Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill. (352) 597-0107.

26 Saturday

License-Free Saltwater Fishing Day: Held a few times a year, the free fishing days in Florida provides an opportunity to introduce friends or kids to fishing. License requirement waived for all recreational anglers (residents and non-residents). All other rules regarding season, bag and size limits apply. The saltwater waiver applies to any recreational harvest requiring a saltwater fishing license. A snook or spiny lobster permit are not required this day. 7 a.m. Free. Bayport Park, 4140 Cortez Blvd., Weeki Wachee.

About Boating Safely: Provided by the Hudson Flotilla 11-7 US Coast Guard Auxiliary. Special commander's special pricing. Successful completion earns the Florida Boating Safety Education Card. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. $25, includes class, digital manual and processing. Hudson Flotilla Training Facility, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. (727) 697-8013.

27 Sunday

VFW Breakfast: Hosted by the post and its auxiliary, the breakfast will benefit the community charities that the post and auxiliary support. 9 to 11:30 a.m. $7. VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. (352) 596-9236.

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

29 Tuesday

Storytime: Designed for children ages 18-months-old to 5-years-old. Includes stories, songs and a storytime program. 10:30 to 11 a.m. Free. Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 754-4043.

Classics Discussions at the Library: Read the chosen piece, and then join others to share responses to the book in an informal atmosphere. Discussion topic: two short stories by Flannery O'Connor. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

CAP Open House: Attendees will learn what the Civil Air Patrol of the US Air Force Auxiliary is all about, including what programs are offered for adults and cadet (ages 12-18) members. Free hot dogs, pop corn and soft drinks. 7 to 9 p.m. Free. Hernando Composite Squadron, 3151 Air Commerce Blvd., south of Brooksville.

30 Wednesday

Storytime: The program, designed for children ages 18-months-old to 5-years-old, features stories, songs and fingerplays. 10:30 to 11 a.m. Free. East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. (352) 754-4043.

Choose to Quit: Get the tools you need to quit smoking. Course includes a free one-month supply of nicotine replacement patches, lozenges or gum. Call to register. 2 to 4 p.m. Free. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (813) 929-1000, ext. 203.

30-Minute Meditation: Join the group for about 20 minutes of a variety of short meditations for multiple health benefits. 4 to 4:30 p.m. Free. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

1 Thursday

Toddler Storytime: Designed for preschool children, ages 18-months-old to 3-years-old. Storytime features stories, songs and fingerplays. 10:30 to 11 a.m. Free. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

Children's Wilderness Safety: Designed to teach children between the ages of 6-12 the rules and skills for wilderness safety and self-rescue. Presented by outdoors expert, Jeanene Arrington. Dress for outdoor activity, and a responsible adult must accompany children. Registration deadline is Nov. 30. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. (352) 754-6722.

Preschool Storytime: Designed for children between the ages of 3-5. Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and more. 11:15 a.m. to noon. Free. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

Writers Workshop: All levels of experience from beginners to published authors welcome. Ongoing group, join at any time. Bring pen and paper. 1 to 3 p.m. Free. East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. (352) 583-2441.

Chess Club: Learn some basic tips and tricks for chess and then square off against other players. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Free. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

Socrates Cafe: This is a group, with the help of a facilitator, who applies the Socratic method to a question that troubles them. Each month a new issue is discussed. December's topic: Is laughter important? 5 to 6:45 p.m. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

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