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Published Jul. 31, 2007


A "Requesting Pediatric Intensive Care Action" event to bring awareness of the need for a local pediatric intensive care facility will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Delta Woods Park, 3400 Deltona Blvd. There will be free hot dogs, popcorn and refreshments, face painting, music and Spring Hill fire trucks on display. There will be raffles with numerous prizes, as well as a variety of activities for children. Visitors can sign petitions and donations will be accepted for the Our Baby R.I.A. Foundation, whose mission is to get a pediatric intensive care facility to service children of Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties. For information, call 688-4792 or 263-4753. Visit the Web site at www.


Learn about Coast Guard Auxiliary

The Coast Guard Auxiliary will present "Who We Are and What We Do" from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the auxiliary, 4340 Calienta St. This free program will familiarize people with all aspects of the auxiliary, including member training, public education and community outreach, as well as training opportunities available. Call Charlie McCaffrey, 597-8136. Free vessel safety checks are also available and can be done wherever the boat is kept. To arrange a safety check, call Jackie at 666-7239.


Young actors work a Disney musical

Brookridge Entertainment will present Disney's High School Musical on Aug. 9 at the new Brookridge Club House, 8161 Hampton St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and showtime is 7 p.m. The musical will be performed by the Applause Performance Company, with actors ages 4 to 17 performing. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door. For information, call Barb at 597-4620.

Today's picks

Hernando County Sheriff's Office annual Bowling Extravaganza: Registration at noon, bowling at 1 p.m., Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. 754-6830.

Intermezzo Opera Festival presents Suor Angelica and Falstaff: Suor Angelica at 3 p.m., Falstaff at 7:30 p.m., Nature Coast Technical High School, Black Box Theatre, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. Tickets for each opera are $15 for adults, $10 for students. 797-7088, ext. 296, or (727) 534-5742.

Latin American Civic and Cultural Association Hawaiian Night luau: 8 p.m. to midnight, SNPJ Lodge, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. $7 for members, $10 for nonmembers. Noemi Dela Rosa, 683-6742, or Carmen Shannon, 592-8494.

Hernando Heat U12 girls soccer team 15-family garage sale fundraiser: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Boston Cooker parking lot, 5375 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.