Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Things to do in Hernando County

HIGH POINT FUNDRAISER, DANCE: The High Point community will host the following events at the community center, 12249 Club House Road, High Point:

• Ole Tyme Gathering fundraiser, 7 p.m. April 16. The Individuals Band will entertain. This is a benefit for the High Point Meals for Shut-ins program.

Admission is $5 a person; tables for 10 may be reserved for $50. Food will be available for purchase, such as hamburgers, hot dogs, wallie dogs and nachos with cheese. Guests may bring their own drinks or purchase soda from the machine.

For reservations or information, call (352) 200-8843.

• Dance, 7 p.m. April 20. Music will be provided by Angelo Refino Jr. Admission is $5. For tickets or table reservations, call (352) 596-2827.

WRITING GROUP FORMS IN BROOKSVILLE: The Hernando County Public Library System is starting a Brooksville Writing Group. The group's first meeting will be from 10 a.m. to noon April 12 at Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

Participants will give and receive constructive feedback on one another's writings. Those attending are encouraged to bring some of their work to share and come ready to discuss the challenges and joys of writing.

The group plans to meet on the second and fourth Fridays of each month, same time and location.

For information, call (352) 754-4043 or visit hernando countylibrary.us.

LEARN CPR: A CPR/automated external defibrillator class will be offered at 6 p.m. April 18 at the Brooksville Enrichment Center, Suite 120, in the Medical Arts Building at Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17222 Hospital Blvd., west of Brooksville. The class will also be offered May 2.

The course meets the guidelines of the American Heart Association and the American Safety and Health Institute. It is designed for professional health care providers, but anyone may participate.

The cost is $20. Upon completion of the course, students will receive a two-year certification card. Seating is limited; reservations are required. Call Bob Kanner at (352) 597-8875.

JAZZ PROGRAM AT LIBRARY: The Hernando County Public Library System offers the "It's Jazz" music program at 3 p.m. the third Friday of each month at Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. The next program will be April 19.

The program is about jazz in the 1950s and '60s, and will be presented by former NPR jazz radio announcer Peter LaMattina, who will play and discuss selections from the period.

All ages are welcome. There is no cost to attend.

For information, call (352) 754-4043.

JAM INCLUDES SCHOOL JAZZ BAND: The Hernando Jazz Society will present the Hudson Middle School Jazz Band at its jam at 1:30 p.m. April 21 at the Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd., Spring Hill.

The school band will perform for one hour, which will be followed by big band tunes with musicians and singers from throughout Hernando and Pasco counties.

Admission is free for jazz society members and $10 for nonmembers. An optional buffet meal is available for an additional charge.

Nonmembers are asked to make reservations to ensure admittance into the Wellington community. Call (352) 835-7183.

New members are welcome. For information, call Bill McLoughlin at (352) 799-9690.

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