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Hernando Events for Nov. 10

10 Friday

Academia Hernando Fall 2017 Lecture Series: Bus trip (for subscribers only) to Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. Pasco-Hernando State College Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Spring Hill. (352) 597-6640.

Open Season Health Fair: Hosted by National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1322, the event will feature representatives from five health care providers who will answer questions. A memory van from Senior Helpers will be on-site. 1 to 3 p.m. Free. Brooksville Enrichment Center, 17222 Hospital Blvd., Brooksville.

Marine Corps League 708 Friday Night Dinner: Open to the public, the dinner will include a choice of baked or fried fish, fried shrimp or an alternative meat, as well as mashed potatoes or steak fries, vegetable or coleslaw, salad, corn muffin, dessert and coffee or tea. Alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase in the Command Post Bar & Grill. 4 to 8 p.m. $10. Marine Corps League Detachment 708, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. (352) 556-3045.

Ballroom dance: Dance to music by Dave Mussatto. Includes a free dance lesson. 6 to 9 p.m. $8; $5 for members. Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill. (352) 597-0107.

11 Saturday

Nature photography program for veterans: Professional photographer Alice Herden of Green-Fly Media will host special introductory program just for veterans. Includes a social hour. Registration required. 9 a.m. Free. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. (352) 754-6722. Creative-nature-photography.com.

Burn Boot Camp: Scott and Amy Passarella will offer free pop-up fitness camps at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and at 9 a.m. Saturdays until the end of the year. 9 a.m. Free. Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-4870.

'Turkey Talk': Learn how game bird management ensures a turkey for every table for the future, and also helps save space for other species. Hear about the variety of wild turkeys common to America. No registration necessary. 10 a.m. Free. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. (352) 754-6722.

'How the West was Sung': Barbershop harmony featuring the Hernando Harmonizers and Easy Street. The event is sponsored by Access Medical Care. 2 p.m. Advance tickets are $12, and $15 at the door; $8 for students. Northcliffe Baptist Church, 10515 Northcliffe Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 684-5267, 200-7271.

Brookridge Good Times Line Dance Social: Bring snacks, beverages and ice. No lessons provided, but instructors will be on hand to give assistance. Singles and couples are welcome and are encouraged to wear "slidey" shoes. Call Norma to RSVP. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. $5. Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. (352) 397-6088.

Whiskers & Wine: Fun, food and wine. The fundraiser benefits Paw Warriors Rescue, a nonprofit cat rescue in Spring Hill. The event includes music, raffles and an auction for a new Bissell Total Floors vacuum. 7 to 10 p.m. $15 per person; $25 per couple. Strong Tower Vineyard and Winery, 17810 Forge Drive, Shady Hills. (727) 848-4920.

12 Sunday

'Sounds from the Big Band Era': Enjoy a nostalgic afternoon listening and dancing to sounds from the big band era performed by the Hernando Jazz All Stars. Food and a cash bar available for purchase at Sioux City Grill. Hernando Jazz Society performances are the second Sunday of the month (September through April) and the first Sunday in May. New members welcome. 2 p.m. Society members are free; guests are $10 for singles and $15 for couples. Cost does not include the buffet. Wellington at Seven Hills clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 263-8579.

13 Monday

'Lifestyle Changes for Successful Management of Your Diabetes': Part of the Diabetic Teaching & Support Education Series, the lecture will be directed to anyone who has been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus and their families. Call to RSVP. 1 p.m. Free. Access Health Care, 5382 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 597-7249.

14 Tuesday

Pick Two Luncheon on the Hill: Enjoy a gourmet luncheon at Chinsegut Hill Retreat. The meal includes a choice of soup, salad or quiche, plus a beverage and dessert. Luncheons are on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays of each week. Reservations are needed for groups of five or more. After lunch, tour the manor house. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. $15, includes lunch and tour. Chinsegut Hill Retreat, 22495 Chinsegut Hill Road, Brooksville. (352) 799-5400. This event continues Nov. 15 and 16.

'Diabetes Self-Management': The program will be presented by the Graduate Medical Education Center at the hospital. A healthy meal will be provided. Call to RSVP. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Free; registration required. Oak Hill Hospital Graduate Medical Education Building, 11307 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 597-6333.

15 Wednesday

Weeki Wachee River cleanup: Volunteers are needed to join Boating in Florida team leaders as they paddle down the river, educating participants as the group cleans debris from the river. Cleanup events take place on the third Wednesday of each month. 8 a.m.; arrive by 7:30 a.m. Call to RSVP. First 15 participants receive complimentary kayak rental. Boating in Florida, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. (352) 597-8484.

'Shabby Chic Landscapes': Learn how to create a beautiful landscape on a budget. 10:30 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 540-6230.

'Let's Cook': Learn to cook from scratch. Cooking program for ages 13 and older. Presented by Karen Steuer. 4:30 p.m. Free; registration required. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

Wednesday Wildlife Walk: Join the Chinsegut staff for a guided walk to look for some of the area's wildlife, and learn about history and ecology along the way. Call to RSVP. Open to all ages. 5 p.m. Free. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. (352) 754-6722.

16 Thursday

Current Events Forum @ Your Library: Join the group to discuss what's happening in the world, including politics, foreign affairs and world, nation and local news. Topics will be suggested, but everything is on the table. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Free. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

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