Religion Calendar for March 3

Published Feb. 23, 2017


First Fridays, a free gospel music/entertainment event held every month at the Brooksville Common, 109 S Broad St., will present Jack and Company Musicians at 6 p.m. March 3. They will sing songs such as Come Thou Almighty King, In the Garden and other songs of inspiration. Bring chairs. Call [352] 263-5766.

Brooksville Seventh-day Adventist Church, 991 W Jefferson St., will have a spring yard sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 19 in the church fellowship hall. Donations and proceeds will go to the Pathfinders Club fund. Call Fred Madden at (727) 267-9054 or Taly Velez at (787) 560-8493.

Brooksville Church of the Nazarene, 19384 Ingram St., will have a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 4. Items will include furniture, books, pictures, dishes, knickknacks, housewares and clothes. Call (352) 796-4249.


Istachatta Baptist Church, 28075 Mangon Drive, will have its 72nd annual homecoming from 10:30 a.m. to noon March 12. There will be old-fashioned outfits, straw hats and bonnets, hayrides and music by the New Gloria Bound Singers. Bring a covered dish for a dinner after the service; meat and drinks will be provided.

Spring Hill

First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, is selling tickets for Spring Splendor, which will begin at noon April 1. Presented by Ladies in Faith Together, the event will include a fashion show by Belk and a luncheon featuring chicken cordon bleu. Tickets cost $15; call (352) 683-2600.

Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., will have a rummage sale and flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 4. Also, the church will host an organ recital at 4 p.m. March 12. Call (352) 686-0450.

The Baha'is of Hernando County will host a discussion and talk, "Unity Through Diversity," at 7 p.m. March 8 at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Transportation is available, and refreshments will be served. Call (352) 666-7280.

Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., will celebrate Purim beginning at 10:30 a.m. March 12. Activities will include a Megillah reading, groggers, adult and children's costume contests with prizes for the most original costumes, live music and a light lunch. There is no charge, but reservations must be made by March 6. Call (352) 686-7034 or (352) 684-2682 or send email to Arlene Roth at

Weeki Wachee

Unitarian Universalist Church in the Pines, which meets at the Heather Community Center, 9100 Nakoma Way, is asking people to donate unwanted books through March 31. The books will be given to People Helping People to distribute to under-employed and homeless people in Hernando County. Donations are tax deductible. Call (352) 600-9555 to schedule a pickup.

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Information for the Religion Calendar and Briefs must be in writing and may be emailed to Gail Hollenbeck at or mailed to Hernando Times, Religion Calendar and Briefs, 13045 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. The deadline is two weeks before the event or reservation deadline. Include the time, date, exact street address, cost, contact person (first and last names) and phone number.