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Hernando Events for July 3

Events

4 Saturday

Jazzercise for the Troops: Classes benefit Gifts from Home, run by Linda Kidwell, which sends needed items to the troops serving overseas. Classes start at 8 a.m., 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Dress to exercise. 9 to 11 a.m. Donation for the troops. Jazzercise Spring Hill, 7257 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 442-8595.

7 Tuesday

Bon Worth's Christmas in July: Customers who donate a nonperishable food item receive 10 percent off any regular-priced item. All food items will be donated to Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Spring Hill. 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Bon Worth, 1416 Pinehurst Drive, Spring Hill. This event runs through July 13.

Heroes of the Garden: Join Hernando County Extension Services as it helps children identify the good and bad bugs in the garden. Recommended for children ages 5-12. 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. Free. Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 754-4043.

Classicism of Greek and Roman Art workshop: Learn why Greek and Roman art owes its lasting influence in art and architecture to its simplicity, humanity and sheer beauty in this, the first of four workshops in the art history series. 1 to 3 p.m. $12 for each workshop. Pasco-Hernando State College North Campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. (352) 797-5167.

The Nuts and Bolts of Stocks workshop: Learn basic information on how to evaluate the role of stocks in your financial strategy. The workshop covers common versus preferred stocks, dividends, investment strategy and different ways to own stocks. 3 to 4 p.m. Free. West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

Get a Clue!: Unmask the villains and hone your detective and spy skills through a series of games, activities and crafts. The summer program is recommended for children ages 10-18. Register in advance. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hernando County. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free. Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 754-4043.

Film at the Library, Bought: Documentarian Jeff Hays' film is dedicated to uncovering, exposing and highlighting the facts all individuals have a right to know. It is about the issue of health being sold out from underneath individuals through big pharmaceutical companies, dangerous vaccinations and a food supply chain contaminated by genetically modified crops. Refreshments will be served. Feel free to bring your own chair. Sponsored by the Hernando County Green Party. 4:30 p.m. Free. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 666-7576.

Careers in High-Tech Manufacturing program: Learn how the Florida Trade Grant can help you land a great job. Jennifer Ball of Pasco-Hernando State College will discuss the Florida Trade Grant, which provides tuition assistance and training for the unemployed, incumbent workers, and veterans who are interested in careers in advanced manufacturing. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Free. Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 754-4043.

Charity Cruise-In: Meet and mingle while enjoying classic and newer cars on display. Hosted by Chick-fil-A and Monster Transmission and Performance, the event includes door prizes, entertainment, silent auction, games and raffles. Funds raised benefit a different charity each month. July's charity: annual school supplies drive. 5 to 8 p.m. Free. Chick-fil-A, 13143 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. (800) 708-0087.

8 Wednesday

Community Heroes: Firefighters: Learn about your fire department and how firefighters protect us every day. Program recommended for ages 5-12. 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. Free. East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. (352) 754-4043.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping 'Some Like It Hot' class: Learn which annuals and perennials thrive in the heat of Florida's spring and summer. 10:30 a.m. Free. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 540-6230.

Stormwater program: Stormwater engineer Clay Black will give an informative presentation on drainage, flooding and pollution prevention. 11 a.m. Free. Lykes Memorial Library, main branch, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 754-4043.

Hernando County Heritage and History with Jan Knowles: Meet Knowles, 2014's Great Brooksvillian, well-known for her work at the historical museum and other events throughout Hernando County. 4 to 4:45 p.m. Free. Lykes Memorial Library, main branch, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 754-4043.

Dog Obedience classes: 4 to 7 p.m. $10 per (drop-in) class for nonmembers, $5 for members. Beginner classes (six weeks) are $65 per dog. Hernando Council No 1 Senior Citizens, 8187 Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. (352) 279-2334.

Tools to Quit Smoking class: Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center and the Florida Department of Health offer tobacco cessation programs to anyone interested in kicking the tobacco habit. 5 to 7 p.m. Free. Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partner's Club, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. (813) 929-1000, ext. 213.

9 Thursday

Super Hero Training School: Learn what it takes to be a true super hero through stories, games and crafts. Program recommended for children ages 5-12. 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. Free. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

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