See 'Despicable Me,' enjoy some rock music this week

Published Aug. 13, 2013

This week

Family affair: The Brooksville Parks and Recreation Department and Friends of the Children will host a family movie night Friday at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville. Despicable Me, rated PG, will be shown. Admission is free. Kettle corn, snow cones, hot dogs and drinks will be sold. For information, call (352) 540-3835.

Smooth R&B: The Spring Hill Community Association will host "An Evening with Stan Prinston" from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. Snacks will be served, and beer and wine will be sold. Tickets are $10; seating is limited. Call (352) 666-4746. Visit the website at

Rock'n party: The annual Rock the Block summer party will be from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Rookies Sports Bar and Grill, 3095 Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill. Featuring bands Clenchfist, A(k)New, Rumble Pak, Goodnight Neverland and Dropshot. Admission is free for ages 21 and older and $5 for those 20 and younger. For information, call (352) 593-4114.

Women of song: Area women who enjoy singing are invited to the Hernando Hills Hi-Lites open house, 7 p.m. Monday at Fellowship Community Church, 11250 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. The women's chorus sings a capella, four-part harmony. Rehearsals recently began for the group's show in October; new members are welcome. For information, call (352) 540-9192 or (352) 799-0584.

Wrestling against cancer: Brawl USA will host Loganmania at 5 p.m. Sunday at Rookies Sports Bar and Grill, 3095 Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill. The event is a benefit to help a local 3-year-old boy with terminal cancer. Matches include "Deathproof" Aaron Epic vs. "The Last Rockstar" Eddie Graves; "Unbreakable Josh Rayne vs. "Double A" Aaron Agony, and "The Golden Lynx" Lince Dorado vs. Gu$ Money. There will be a meet-and-greet with former TNA knockouts champion Angelina Love. There is no cover charge. For information, call (352) 593-4114.

Quick trip

Let's make a roar: The Florida International Teaching Zoo temporarily has two royal bengal tiger sisters on exhibit. Nona and Tawnya are staying at the zoo, 4258 SW 52nd Terrace, Bushnell, until their papers come through and they are transported to a zoo in the Caribbean. Visitors can come and watch the sisters play, sleep and eat. The zoo also has a peregine falcon, hyenas, rare Nene geese, squirrel and colobus monkeys, the largest family of patas monkeys in captivity, and other rare species. The zoo is open from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Other tour dates can be arranged by appointment. The cost is $6 for ages 6 and older. For information, call (352) 867-7788 or visit

Curtain call

'Amorous Ambassador': Auditions for the comedy/farce will be at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. There are roles for four men and four women, ages 20 to 50-plus. Production dates are Oct. 17 through Nov. 3. Those auditioning should bring a recent photo with an attached telephone number, email address and applicable experience. Photo will not be returned. Call (727) 842-6777 or visit richeysuncoast