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Hernando's Weekly Planner for July 18-23

Members of the Hernando Jazz Society perform big band tunes this weekend at the Lake House in Spring Hill.


Members of the Hernando Jazz Society perform big band tunes this weekend at the Lake House in Spring Hill.

Our picks

18-20 Through Sunday

'Pippi Longstocking': The spunky, pigtailed redhead and her adventures come to life in this children's production. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $12; $8 for students. (352) 683-5113.

20 Sunday

'Cool Summer Jazz': Members of the Hernando Jazz Society will perform tunes from the big band era at this indoor concert. Guests may bring their own beverages and snacks. 2 to 5 p.m. Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. $5 at the door. (352) 799-9690.

18 Friday

Derek and the Motowners: The six-man song and dance group presents a tribute to the legends of Motown. 7:30 p.m. Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. $20. (352) 688-3390.

18-19 Friday and Saturday

Ghost Tours: Legend has it that the Heritage Museum, a four-story, 12-room house, built more than 155 years ago by Brooksville pioneer John May, is inhabited by the spirits of long-deceased family members, including May's 3-year-old daughter, Jessie. Handheld cameras and recording devices are welcome at this weekly event. Reservations required. 8 to 10 p.m. Hernando Heritage Museum, 601 Museum Court, Brooksville. $20, cash only. (352) 799-0129.

18, 23 Friday and Wednesday

'Tools to Quit' IQuit smoking cessation program: This two-hour program is part of the IQuit program by the Area Health Education Center. Learn strategies and skills for quitting and receive nicotine replacement therapy, if needed. Follow-up support included. 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Hernando County Health Department, 7551 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill, or 5 to 7 p.m. Wednedsay at Brooksville Enrichment Center, 17222 Hospital Blvd. Free. (813) 929-1000, ext. 213.

21 Monday

'Quit Smoking Now': This is a six-week IQuit smoking cessation program offered through the Area Health Education Center. It will be offered each Monday through Aug. 25. Participants can receive, at no cost, an optional four-week supply of free nicotine replacement therapy, including patches, lozenges or gum. 4 to 5 p.m. Hernando County Health Department, 7551 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Free; reservations required. (813) 929-1000, ext. 213.

Brooksville City Council: 7 p.m. City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

22 Tuesday

Hernando County Commission: 9 a.m. Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Brooksville Vision Foundation: 4 p.m. City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

23 Wednesday

'Live Your Best Life: Stop Letting Life Happen to You': Learn useful tools and effective strategies to help live life to the fullest. Along with looking at the why and how of mind-body interaction, the class will cover meditation techniques and the benefits of taking just five minutes a day for emotional, mental and physical well-being. Presented by Diana Reed of House of Light Yoga. 5 to 6:30 p.m. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 754-4043.

Hernando's Weekly Planner for July 18-23 07/16/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 5:20pm]
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