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Things to do in Hernando County


Facebook workshop: This free one-hour workshop is provided by Crescent Community Clinic's social media director, who will help participants learn how the popular social network is used, how to connect with friends and family, how to share messages, pictures and video, and how to get started with a profile and wall. 6 p.m. Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union, 4176 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. For reservations, email


Reception for artist Randilyn Cochran: Refreshments will be served. Cochran's works will remain on display through the end of June. Presented by the Spring Hill Art League. The reception is from 1 to 3 p.m., and will be held in conjunction with the facility's anniversary party, which will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a DJ, music, prize drawings and face painting. Free. Art, Craft Bridal & Frame at Town Square Mall, 3021 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. (352) 556-3984.

STARS chili cookoff: Local Republican candidates will compete to see who makes the best chili. 6 p.m. Tickets are $5, available at the door. Masaryktown Community Center, 539 Lincoln Ave., Masaryktown. (352) 796-2088.

Friday night dance: Predominantly line and partner dancing to all styles of music. Free line dance lessons at 7 p.m., with open dancing 7:30 to 10. Bring snacks and beverages. $5 at the door. Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill. (813) 789-4497.

Music Night at Marine Corps League: Featuring Rusty and Nick, who will provide a variety of music for dancing. 8 to 11 p.m. Free admission; snacks and drinks available for purchase. Marine Corps League Detachment 708, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. (352) 597-7979.


Project Appleseed Rifle Marksmanship Clinic: Participants will be taught fundamental rifle marksmanship skills that allow a rifleman to be accurate out to 500 yards, with iron sights, standard rifle and surplus ammunition. Most of the instruction is conducted on the firing range at 25 meters, at reduced-size targets to simulate 100 to 500 yards. Students learn safe gun handling, proper use of a sling and Revolutionary War history. Bring ear and eye protection, rifle with sling and ammo, rifle mat, snacks and drinks. Lunch food will be available for purchase in the clubhouse. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Men pay $45 per day or $70 for both; for women, $5 per day or $10 for both; $5 for both days for youth 20 and younger; and free for active military and disabled persons with ID. There is a club range fee of $14 per day for all participants. Hernando Sportsman's Club, 16121 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. (727) 452-4650.

Wounded Warrior Project fundraiser: There will be entertainment, raffles and a five-star class motorcycle contest. Donations of items and cash will be accepted to benefit the foundation. 1 to 6 p.m. Rookies Sports Bar and Grill, 3095 Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill.

VFW Post 9236 steak dinner: 6 to 8 p.m. $10. VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. (352) 596-9236.

Black Educators Caucus 2012 Scholarship Banquet: Horace Copeland, former professional football player with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will speak. There will be a silent auction. Three local high school seniors will be awarded $1,000 scholarships. 6:30 p.m. $40. Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. (352) 796-2124, 683-2766.

Brooksville Academy of the Arts presents 'That's Entertainment': The academy's 11th annual recital will include ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, karate and voice. 7 p.m. $14 for adults; $12 for children 12 and younger and seniors. Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway, west of Brooksville. (352) 799-2614.