PUppy event will have talent show, other contests
Dogs and their owners are invited to the Rotary Club of Spring Hill Central's St. Puppy's Day in the Park from noon to 4 p.m. March 17 at Rotary Centennial Park, 10275 Sandlor St. The event will include a dog talent show, a contest for the ugliest and cutest dogs and a costume contest. Vendors will be selling pet-friendly items. Hot dogs and drinks will also be available. Admission to the event is $1; the contest entry fee is $2. Vendor spaces are available for $25. For more information, send email to rotarySHC@hotmail.com.
Education forum will be Saturday
The Black Educators Caucus will host an education forum from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 16 at the South Brooksville Community Center, 601 Dr. M.L. King Jr. Blvd. There will be door prizes, and lunch will be served. Parents can learn how to help their children succeed in school and on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test and about free tutoring. Information will be available for high school seniors about colleges and trade schools, scholarships, the General Educational Development exam, and essay and resume writing. For more information, call (352) 442-8100.
Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. $8, $4 for ages 6 to 12 and free for those age 5 and younger.
Will McLean Music Festival: 10 a.m., Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. $17; 11 and younger free. (352) 465-2167. willmclean.com.
Art in the Park: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville. Free admission; $2 parking. (352) 279-5182.
Israeli Food Fest: Noon-4 p.m., Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., Spring Hill. (352) 686-7034.
Hernando Jazz Society presents Randy Rando's Swinging Shepherds: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd., Spring Hill. Nonmembers pay $10. (352) 835-7183.
Frank Stanger, Bob Kravos and Joe Zdelar: 2-6 p.m., Suncoast Dance and Party Center, 13383 County Line Road, west of Masaryktown. $10. (727) 753-9631.
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