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Horsepower and Health men's health fair is Saturday


Men's health fair features car show

Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville, will present Horsepower and Health, a men's health fair and car show, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. 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, a golf swing challenge and quarterback toss, door prizes and more than 75 vintage cars, presented by Monster Transmission and Performance, and a complimentary barbecue lunch. There is no cost to attend.

Cause Fore Paws deadline is near

The registration deadline is Friday for golfers to enter the fourth annual Cause Fore Paws golf tournament, which will be April 9 at Southern Hills Plantation Club, 4200 Summit View Drive. Check-in is at 8 a.m., and the shotgun start will be at 9 a.m. for the four-person, best-ball scramble. The cost is $75 per golfer, which includes prizes and a buffet barbecue lunch. Proceeds will be used to care for homeless pets in Hernando County. For information, call Alisa at (352) 796-2711 or Amanda at (352) 442-8688. To register online, visit


Zumbathon supports YMCA

The Hernando County Family YMCA will host its annual Charity Glow Party Zumbathon from 9:30 a.m. to noon today at the Y, 1300 Mariner Blvd. There will be a DJ, door prizes and raffles. The entry fee is $5. Proceeds go toward the Y's community support campaign. For information, visit or call (352) 688-9622.

Adopt-a-thon planned at Petco

Home at Last Pet Adoptions will host an adopt-a-thon from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today at Petco, 7223 Coastal Blvd., in the rear of the store. Although the organization specializes in Siamese cats, other cats and kittens will be available. Pets may be viewed online at Requests for specific pets to be brought to an adopt-a-thon may be made, and individual appointments may also be scheduled. Call (352) 476-6832 or send email to

Today's picks

Spring Egg-stravaganza! 9 a.m. to noon, First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 683-2605.

'How to Read a Nautical Chart': 9 a.m.-noon., Coast Guard Auxiliary, 4340 Calienta St., Hernando Beach. $35. (352) 397-5417.

Kiwanis Easter egg hunt: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville.

A Taste of Relay for Life: 4-6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 109 S Broad St., Brooksville. $5 for 10 tastings. (352) 279-8411, (352) 279-1198.

'Time After Time 2' show: 7 p.m., High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road, High Point. $5. (352) 200-8843.

'A Little Night Music': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $15. (352) 683-5113.

Horsepower and Health men's health fair is Saturday 03/22/13 [Last modified: Friday, March 22, 2013 7:36pm]
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