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Things to do in Hernando County

ADOPTION EVENT AT COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER: Hernando County Animal Services, 19450 Oliver St., Brooksville, is hosting a Jail Break Escape adoption event through Nov. 2.

Those who adopt a dog or cat that is black, orange or any combination of black and orange pay a reduced adoption fee of $10.

All pets are fully vetted, spayed or neutered, vaccinated and treated for parasites. Dogs are tested for heartworm disease and cats for feline leukemia.

For information, visit or call (352) 796-5062.

YOUTH, FAMILY SUMMIT: Today is the reservation deadline for the sixth annual Summit for Youth and Families, which will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 1 at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville.

Registration and refreshments begin at 8 a.m. Summit workshops will address the high school graduation rate, transition/workforce development, transition to post-secondary education, teen pregnancy, substance use/abuse, violence, child well-being, childhood obesity, health and mental health, mentoring, early learning and parent involvement. Sponsorships are available, ranging from $50 to $500.

There is no cost. RSVP to For information, call (352) 277-3322.

CPR CLASS AT CLINIC: An American Heart Association CPR/automatic external defibrillator adult, child and infant class will be offered from 4 to 9 p.m. Nov. 4 at Crescent Community Clinic, 5244 Commercial Way, Spring Hill.

The class will be conducted by paramedic and certified instructor Jose Miguel Juarez.

The cost is $45; make checks payable to Juarez. Registration is required by Monday. Call (352) 540-0243.

CHURCH BAZAAR: The United Methodist Women will host a seasonal bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 2 at First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.

Crafts for all seasons and holidays will be available, as well as jewelry, home decor and other items. There will also be a bake sale and food available for purchase.

WOMEN HOST BAZAAR: The Clover Leaf Farms Women's Social Club will host a fall bazaar from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Heather House, 900 Broad St., Brooksville.

The event will include arts and crafts, a money tree, baked goods, raffles and grab bags. Coffee, doughnuts, hot dogs and soda will be available for purchase.

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE SCARECROW: A variety of scarecrows remain on display at the Nature Coast Botanical Gardens, 1489 Parker Ave., Spring Hill, and visitors are encouraged to stop by and vote for their favorites.

Voting will continue through Nov. 15. The cost is $1 per vote; there is no limit on the amount of votes one can make. Envelopes for votes and payment are available at the donation boxes in the gardens.

Proceeds will go toward the garden club's upkeep and operation of the landmark Spring Hill waterfall at Commercial Way and Spring Hill Drive.

For information, call (352) 683-9933 or visit

LITTLE MERMAID SHOW: Springstead High School will present The Little Mermaid at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at Springstead Theatre, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.

The production is loosely based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students and may be purchased online at For information, call (352) 476-9086.

Things to do in Hernando County 10/22/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 5:44pm]
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