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Things to do in Hernando County this weekend

Published:   |   Updated: March 20, 2014 at 10:23 AM

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Movie in the park

Familes are invited to settle back and enjoy a Movie in the Park at 8 p.m. today at Jerome Brown Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, Brooksville. Tonight's movie will be "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2." The event is free, and food and beverages will be available for purchase.

For details, call (352) 540-3810.

Benefit golf tourney

Hernando Heritage Museum hosts the first One Room Schoolhouse Open Golf Tournament at noon Saturday at Seven Hills Golf Course, 10599 Fairchild Road, Spring Hill. The tournament will help raise funds to build a one-room schoolhouse reproduction to be used as a living history museum for tours and as a community meeting place. Entry is $50 per person and includes green fees, cart and a sit down lunch. There also will be Chinese and live auctions.

For information or to register, call Ken at (352) 597-1064 or Myrna at (352) 556-4064.

Rockin' Thru the Ages

The ninth annual Rockin' Thru the Ages hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Weeki Wachee is happening Saturday at the Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, Brooksville. Come dressed in your favorite decade attire.

Tickets are $45 per person and include cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., and music and dancing from 8 to 11 p.m. Proceeds benefit children's charities. For information, call (352) 293-4317.

All about bats

Watch hundreds of Brazilian free-tailed bats leave their roost during a presentation that is part of the Nature Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival. The event runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday at the Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road in Brooksville. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologist Mark Kiser and Florida Bat Conservancy volunteer Fran Pager will host a presentation, introducing several species of bats. At sunset, the group will gather to watch the bats leave their roost for the evening. The cost is $5 for adults and free for children under 16. Registration is required. For information, visit www.naturecoastbirdingfestival or call (850) 488-9453.

Yard sale set in Wesleyan Village

The Wesleyan Women of Brooksville Wesleyan Church in conjunction with the Wesleyan Village Community plan a Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at 8225 Wesley Drive, Brooksville. For details, call (352) 799-3066.

Senior community has open house, yard sale

Weeki Wachee North, a 55-plus community, plans a Yard Sale and Open House from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 10401 Amity Ave. (six miles north of State Road 50), Brooksville. Visit this active community, grab some treasures and view the homes for sale. For information, call (352) 596-0300.

Dinner dance honors nonprofit groups

People Helping People hosts its third annual Dinner Dance Celebration at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. Tickets are $40 per person. This year PHP will be honoring several nonprofit, grass roots organizations that focus on feeding the homeless and needy individuals and families. There will be a buffet dinner, cash bar, dancing, raffles, and 50/50 raffle. Tickets are $40. For information and tickets, call Marlene at (352) 650-4521 or leave a message for a return call at (352) 686-4466.

Next week

Art League offers oil painting workshop

Spring Hill Art League presents an Impressionistic Oil Painting workshop from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday at United Church of Christ, Davis Hall, 4244 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Carole Loiacono of Tarpon Springs conducts the workshop. The fee is $30 for members and $35 for non members. The public is welcome. For information, call Doris at (352) 593-4633 or visit

Calling all kids for Art Attack

Join the Hernando County Public Library for Art Attack from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Main Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. Let your kids between the ages of 6 and 12 learn about a famous artist and then make their own work inspired by that artist. Hernando County Fine Arts Council provides all materials and supplies. Registration is recommended to ensure proper amount of supplies will be available. For information, call (352) 754-4043 or visit

Leathernecks to host Cajun Extravaganza

Marine Corps League Detachment 708 plans a Cajun Extravaganza from 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesday at 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, Brooksville. The costs is $10 per person and attendees are asked to bring a dish to share. (It is $5 extra per person without a dish.) A prize will be awarded for the best Cajun dish and the Leatherneck Lounge will be open for drink purchases. Tickets will be available at the door or in the lounge. Get in the spirit and wear your Mardi Gras costumes. For information, call (352) 597-7979.

Meditation workshop offered in Spring Hill

Hernando County Public Library offers a Mindfulness Meditation seminar from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Spring Hill Branch, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Diana Reed of Gaya Jyoti Yoga teaches about time-honored techniques to manage stress, relieve headaches, ace that test, or simply relax and turn inward. For information, call (352) 754-4043 or visit

Free belly dancing class in Brooksville

Bring a friend to a Free Belly Dance Class sponsored by the Hernando County Recreation Department and instructor Jaynellen on Thursday and April 30 at the Hernando County Recreation Center, 205 E. Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville.

Learn the ancient and mystical art of belly dance, while you strengthen your core and tone your body. Open to all body types, skill levels, and ages. Registration is at 7 p.m. and you must RSVP by calling Jaynellen at (352) 540-1568, email, or reserve on Facebook at

Marine Corp Auxiliary plans a yard sale

Marine Corps League Auxiliary, Spring Hill Unit, hosts a Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 28 and 29 at the Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., Brooksville. Shop for household items, clothing, jewelry, books, linens and much more. Breakfast items, as well as hot dogs, hamburgers and sodas will be available for purchase. For information, call Roslyn Kelley at (352) 579-1955, Janet Voltaggio (352) 683-8254 or CiCi Baxley (352) 600-8654.

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