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Things to do in Hernando County


Markets and sales


Springstead High School Flea Market: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Vendor spaces are $10. (352) 683-3528.

Lectures/self help


Understanding Your Medicare Options: Get questions answered in regard to Medicare, Medicare Advantage and Medicare D (prescription drugs), and compare plans while looking at out-of-pocket limits. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 754-4043.

'The Library Helps With ... Acing the Interview': The fourth in a series of job searching and career development classes. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

Library fun


Teen Anime Club: For youths 12 to 18 who can draw and discuss manga, and participate in anime-themed activities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hernando County. Register in advance. 10 a.m. to noon. Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 754-4043.

Book talk


History and Biography Book Discussion Group: Discuss The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Built a Village in the Forest and Saved 1,200 Jews, by Peter Duffy. Copies of the book are limited. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 754-4043.


Brooksville Readers Theater: Participants take turns reading different parts of Neil Simon's Lost in Yonkers. Advance registration recommended. Ask for a copy of the play at the information desk. 2 to 4 p.m. Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 754-4043.

For your health


FCCD 5K Weeki Wachee Wilderness Run: Featuring a 5K road run around the lakes at the Weekiwachee Preserve. Includes T-shirt, dog tag and goody bag. The event, hosted by the Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency, is to benefit the Wounded Warriors In Action Foundation. 7:30 a.m. Weekiwachee Preserve, 2345 Osowaw Blvd., Spring Hill. $25 in advance; $30 on day of race.


Diabetic Education Series: The topic is Tips for Managing Blood Glucose, by Verna Pedersen Runyan, a nurse practitioner. 1 p.m. Access Health Care, 4270 Lake In the Woods Drive, Spring Hill. Free, but registration required. (352) 597-7249.

Club parties


Sons of Italy Nature Coast Lodge 2502 Scholarship Dinner: A Hawaiian-themed event that includes dinner and music by Buddy and Debbie Vee. There will be drawings and a cash bar. Hawaiian attire encouraged. 7 to 10 p.m. Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582, 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. $25; must be purchased in advance. (352) 688-1889, (352) 686-3865.



Ham R/C Club Spring Big Bird Fly In: Gas, glow or electric radio-controlled aircraft are welcome to participate (minimum 80-inch wingspan for single-wing planes and 60-inch wingspan for multiwing planes). $50 cash prize for pilots, food and raffles. Fee of $15 includes a burger or hot dog; spectators pay $3 each or $5 per carload. 7:30 a.m. Hernando Aero Modelers Field at Cemex Entrance Road, 16301 Ponce De Leon Blvd., north of Brooksville. (352) 293-1157.

Hernando County Cattlemen's Association Trap Shoot: Concession stand and raffles. 8 a.m., 7150 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. $25 entry fee includes two boxes of shells. (352) 796-9579.



Mother/Daughter 'Tea for a Queen': The Spring Hill Aglow International Lighthouse's event will include a skit, "God's Women of the Bible." 1-3 p.m. $10; reservations required. Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail, Spring Hill. (352) 610-4164, (352) 848-4182.


'Springtime Silhouettes' Fashion Show and Luncheon: Includes fashions by Boutique on Wheels, a raffle auction, a 50/50 drawing, a "Lotto Hat" and door prizes. Noon. Temple Beth David Social Hall, 13158 Antelope St., Spring Hill. $20 per person. (352) 610-2577, (352) 678-1805.

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Information for the Events column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. Information can be faxed to (352) 754-6133 or emailed to The deadline for news is two weeks before your event or reservation deadline. Events must be open to the public. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price (if applicable) or contact person and phone number are missing. Call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

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Things to do in Hernando County 04/28/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 3:53pm]
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