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Things to do in Hernando County this week

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Open mic: A Celebration of Poetry will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Pasco-Hernando Community College North Campus, Room B104, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. Faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to read samples of their work. The PHCC North Campus Student Government Association will provide refreshments and door prizes. The event is coordinated by professors Richard Downing and Kay McKamy. Those interested in reading one or two poems may sign up at the door. There is no cost to participate. Call (352) 797-5109.

Tax fraud mayhem: The comedy Love, Sex & the IRS wraps up this weekend at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The play is a farce about same-sex roommates getting caught trying to file their taxes as a married couple. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. An additional matinee will be at 3 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $12. Call the box office at (352) 683-5113 or visit

Roaring '20s jazz: Guests are encouraged to dress up in flapper dresses or gangster suits for the Flapper Dapper Hurricane Hoopla, which will be 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Arc Nature Coast, 6495 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. The Roaring '20s-themed party will include professional roaming entertainment and a band. There will be a cash bar, signature dishes and raffle items. Tickets are $35, with proceeds benefiting the Arc Nature Coast. Call (352) 544-2322, ext. 109, or visit

Freeze frame: Pasco-Hernando Community College's North Campus is hosting a photography exhibit featuring works of students in photography classes at the North, East and Spring Hill campuses. The exhibit, which continues through April 26, is in the North Campus library, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. For information, call (352) 797-5138.

Is it a bird?: The Hernando Aero Modelers will host an RC Fun-Fly from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the field at the Cemex entrance road, 16301 Ponce De Leon Blvd., north of Brooksville. The event includes free flying, a giant scale pattern, pylon racing, precision pattern flying and giant sailplane demonstrations. There will be World War I and World War II fly-bys, as well as training, displays and a computer simulator. Food and drinks available. Free parking. Admission is $3 per person or $5 per carload. For information, call (352) 346-9948.

Quick trip

Life in technicolor: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat wraps up Sunday at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19 in Hudson. Shows are at 6 p.m. today and Saturday and at 1 p.m. Sunday. Adults are $49.50 for dinner and show, $38.45 show only; children 12 and under are $24.95 for dinner and show, $19.95 show only; plus tax, tip. Call (727) 863-7949 or visit

Curtain call

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: The Northcliffe Youth Summer Theater will conduct auditions for youths in sixth through 12th grades at 9 a.m. Saturday at Northcliffe Baptist Church, 10515 Northcliffe Blvd., Spring Hill. No previous theater experience required. Includes a cold reading individually and with a group. Those auditioninig must submit a completed application signed by a parent or guardian. Call (352) 683-5882 or visit

Look ahead

Dance fever: The Spring Hill Community Association will host "Disco Night — A Donna Summer Tribute" from 7 to 10 p.m. April 27 at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. The indoor event will feature music by DJ Marty the One-Man Party. There will be a contest for best disco attire, raffles and prizes. Snacks will be served, and beer and wine will be sold. Tickets are $10 each. Seating is limited, and reservations are recommended. Call (352) 666-4746. Visit the website at

Things to do in Hernando County this week 04/16/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 4:04pm]
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