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Things to do in Hernando county the week of June 6-12

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7 Saturday

A Concert for Jimmy: Ride with the Tampa Bay chapter of the Road Dawgs of the U.S., an all-law enforcement riding group, in support of Florida Highway Patrol trooper Jimmy Johnson. Proceeds will benefit Jonhson and his family during his fight against cancer. The escorted motorcycle ride begins and ends at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. Kickstands up at 11 a.m. A party will follow, starting at noon, with entertainment by Jersey Dirt. Food and a door prize ticket are included in the cost for the first 300 ticket holders. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. $15 per rider, $10 per passenger and $10 for walk-in guests. Children 5 and younger free. (727) 938-6649.

Cruising for Critters Poker Run: This is the annual event to benefit the Humane Society of the Nature Coast. Enjoy coffee and breakfast before the ride starts at 10:30 a.m. The route will include two stops in Brooksville and two in Homosassa, ending at R Beach Restaurant, 4054 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. A party with live entertainment will follow. Also, 10 percent of all food and beverage sales at the party will be donated to the shelter. A Doggie Day Care will be available at R Beach for riders who bring their pets. 9 a.m. Hernando Animal Hospital, 5335 Applegate Drive, Spring Hill. Advance scorecards are $10 each or three for $20; at the event, the cost is $12 each or three for $25. (352) 796-2711. cruising for critters.com.

6 Today

Weeki Wachee High School senior commencement: 7:30 p.m., Grace World Outreach Church, 20366 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville.

7 Saturday

Children's Safety Fair: Featuring fire safety, poisonous snake identification, YMCA water safety, nutrition facts and a teddy bear clinic. See a fire truck, an ambulance and a helicopter up close. Speak with representatives from the Sheriff's Office and pediatricians, and tour the Pediatric Emergency Care Center at Oak Hill Hospital. The fair is hosted by the hospital's pediatric ER. The outdoor event will be on the hospital grounds, near the emergency department. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 596-6632.

9 Monday

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

10 Tuesday

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

City of Brooksville Beautification Board: 5:30 p.m., City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

Hernando County School Board: 2 p.m. workshop, 7 p.m. board meeting, 919 N Broad St., Brooksville.

SunTech Tour: Tour the Suncoast Technical Education Center, Hernando County's vocational-technical center for adults. The center offers programs in areas such as automotive, cosmetology, cyber security, HVAC (heating/ventilation/air conditioning), machining, nurse's aide and ServSafe (restaurant food and alcohol safety training). 7 p.m. Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. (352) 797-7091. edline.net/pages/HCSB_NCTHS.

11 Wednesday

City of Brooksville Planning and Zoning Commission: 5:30 p.m., City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

12 Thursday

Hernando County Community Alliance: Executive roundtable meeting, 9 a.m., Hernando County Schools Facility Department, 8016 Mobley Road, Brooksville.

Things to do in Hernando county the week of June 6-12 06/03/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 5:30pm]
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