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Hernando County Shrine Club St. Patrick's Day breakfast buffet: Includes pancakes, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, potatoes, sausage gravy and biscuits, orange juice, coffee and tea. Funds raised benefit the Shriners Hospital for Children. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. $8, $6 for ages 5 to 11 and free for ages 4 and younger. Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., west of Brooksville. (352) 610-4124.

St. Puppy's Day in the Park: Includes a dog talent show, a contest for the ugliest and cutest dogs and a costume contest; vendors will sell pet-friendly items. Presented by the Rotary Club of Spring Hill Central. Noon to 4 p.m. Parking, $1; free admission. The entry fee for contests is $2. Rotary Centennial Park, 10375 Sandlor St., Spring Hill.

'A Little Night Music': Featuring music by Stephen Sondheim, including Send in the Clowns, the musical was the winner of six Tony Awards. 2 p.m. $15. Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-5113.

Nature Coast Festival Singers Spring Concert: Featuring musical works by Vivaldi, Mozart, King and others. 3 p.m. A freewill offering will be collected to benefit the scholarship fund. First United Methodist Church, 8831 Bradshaw St., Homosassa. (352) 515-5335.


Academia Hernando Winter 2013 Lecture Series — 'The Nuremburg Trials': Presented by Bill Heath. 10 a.m. $8. Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. (352) 597-0158.

Clover Leaf Farms' St. Patrick's Day/40th anniversary celebration: Includes a parade, picnic and entertainment. 10 a.m. Clover Leaf Farms, 900 N Broad St., Brooksville. (352) 540-9636. Rain date: Tuesday.


College Connection seminar: Part of a series that introduces local health and human service programs in Hernando County. The topic is "Social Services," presented by Tresa Watson of the Hernando County Community Anti-Drug Coalition. 3 p.m. Free. Pasco-Hernando Community College North Campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. (352) 797-5004.

Hernando County Adopt-A-Road Program: Learn about the program, which allows individuals or groups to demonstrate community pride by keeping neighborhood roadways clear of litter. The presentation will describe program requirements and benefits. 3 p.m. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

Healthy Families/Healthy Communities Night: The event will showcase more than 30 agencies and organizations that offer assistance to individuals and families in Hernando County in areas such as mental health, medical care and food assistance. Participating agencies will have booths set up to provide information and answer questions. Email Sarah Reyes at 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free. Springstead High School, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 797-7010, ext. 217.


Butterfly Gardening program: Learn what plants to include in the yard to attract caterpillars and butterflies. Presented by Master Gardener Sue Walsh and Sylvia Durell, coordinator of the Hernando County Florida-Friendly Landscaping program. 10:30 a.m. No cost; first come, first seated. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 540-6230.


'Incredible Edibles' workshop: Bring a place setting and sample wild plants and game. 6 to 8 p.m. Free, $3 park entry fee. Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell. (352) 793-4781.


'Time After Time 2': Includes music and skits from the 20th century. Doors open at 6 p.m.; showtime at 7 p.m. $5. High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road, High Point. (352) 200-8843.

'A Little Night Music': Featuring music by Stephen Sondheim, including Send in the Clowns, the musical was the winner of six Tony Awards. 8 p.m. $15. Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-5113.


Springstead High School flea market: Setup begins at 6 a.m.; the market will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendor spaces are $10. Springstead Theater parking lot, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-3528.

4-H benefit trap tournament: The tournament is four rounds for a total of 100 shots. Winners will be selected in three categories: youth, adult and senior. Shooters are to bring their own gun, ammunition and lawn chair. Registration at 8 a.m.; shooting begins at 9 a.m. $40 per shooter, which includes lunch. Hernando Sportsman's Club, 16121 Commercial Way, north of Weeki Wachee. (352) 797-0409.

3 Seasons Garage, Bake Sale: Twenty-one tables/participants with various items for sale. There will also be a bake sale, with proceeds benefiting the senior citizens activities fund. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 3 Seasons Mobile Home Park, 21253 Yontz Road, Brooksville. (352) 848-1178.

Spring Hill Garden Club 'Weed and Feed': Volunteer are invited to join members of the club to help remove invasive, aggressive plants, then be rewarded with treats served by garden club members. Bring garden gloves, insect repellent and weeding tools. 9 a.m. Free admission; donations accepted. Nature Coast Botanical Gardens, 1489 Parker Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 683-9933.

Men's Health Fair and Car Show: The event will include free screenings in a "tuneup" area for thyroid, body mass index, blood glucose, memory, strength, blood pressure, prostate-specific antigen, pulse oximetry and ankle-brachial index. There will be information booths with resources on topics related to men's health, games such as a golf swing challenge and quarterback toss, door prizes and more than 75 vintage cars, presented by Monster Transmission and Performance. A complimentary barbecue lunch will be provided. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. (352) 754-3230.

Mud Endeavor: Set on the edge of the Withlacoochee State Forest, this challenging 5K mud run includes elevation changes, three water slides, numerous obstacles and pools of mud. There will be a post-race party, live music and a costume contest; food and beverages available. 9 a.m. Registration is $69.95 if completed by Thursday. Spectator admission is free; parking is $10 per vehicle. Mud Endeavor field, 7182 Remington Road, east of Brooksville. (352) 588-0323.

Spring Egg-stravaganza!: Includes an Easter egg hunt, pony rides, a ministry fair, health screenings and other activities. 9 a.m. to noon. Free. First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 683-2605.

'How to Read a Nautical Chart': Learn about different types of charts, their capabilities and limitations. 9 a.m. to noon. $35. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 4340 Calienta St., Hernando Beach. (352) 397-5417.

Kiwanis Easter egg hunt: Hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Brooksville. Along with the egg hunt, there will be games, prizes and free hot dogs and drinks for participants. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville. (352) 796-0697 or Pat Crowley at

Bingo for Relay for Life: Each game winner receives $50. Raffle tickets will be available and includes a chance to win a 2013 Kia Soul, courtesy of Friendly Kia (must be present to win). Sponsored by Florida Cancer Affiliates. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $20, which includes 10 games and lunch. Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. (855) 451-7095.

A Taste of Relay for Life: Includes numerous entrees, appetizers, salads and desserts. Sponsored by Preceptor Delta Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. 4 to 6 p.m. $5 for 10 tastings. First United Methodist Church, 109 S Broad St., Brooksville. (352) 279-8411, (352) 279-1198.

Nobleton Men host spaghetti supper: Includes homemade spaghetti with meat sauce. Proceeds will go toward the purchase of toys for children at Christmas, food baskets and other items for those in need. 4 to 6 p.m. Donations accepted. Tri-County Community Center, 28444 Forbes St., Nobleton. (352) 793-7037.

'Time After Time 2': Includes music and skits from the 20th century. Doors open at 6 p.m.; showtime at 7 p.m. $5. High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road, High Point. (352) 200-8843.

7 Bridges — The Ultimate Eagles Experience: The Eagles tribute band will perform at 8 p.m. Tickets $25 to $30. Pasco-Hernando Community College Performing Arts Center, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. (727) 816-3707.

'A Little Night Music': Featuring music by Stephen Sondheim, including Send in the Clowns, the musical was the winner of six Tony Awards. 8 p.m. $15. Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-5113.

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