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Digest

Events

By TIMES STAFF
Published April 16, 2007


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TODAY/NEW

"Fertilizer Basics for Farmers" class: 5:30 p.m., Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. Free. Presented by regional specialized extension agent Stacy Strickland. Call to register. 754-4433.

Library hosts "An Adult Look at the Bats of Florida": 1 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Author Cynthia Marks will discuss ways the Florida Bat Conservancy works to rescue and care for injured bats. Free. 540-6391.

TODAY/CONTINUING

Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: Lounge open noon to 10 p.m., 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. Specials include Reuben sandwiches and baked stuffed clams. 596-2582.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 67: Bingo. Warm-ups at 4:45 p.m., early bird at 6 p.m. and regular games at 6:30 p.m. 16314 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. 796-1679.

Fraternal Order of Eagles, Hallcrest Aerie 4497: 3 to 9 p.m., 1391 Kass Circle, Spring Hill. Snacks are available. 684-3860.

Monday Crafters: Noon to 3 p.m., Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club, 3357 Susan Drive, Spring Hill. The club is looking for new members of all ages. Members work and help each other with crafts. Helen, 597-1538.

Poor Rich's Chess Club of Hernando County: 6:30 to 10 p.m., cafeteria, Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Bring chess set; club sets are available. Annual dues for the club are $12, which includes all family members. James, 683-7560; Andy, 686-8195; Chuck, 688-4274.

Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County: Cards, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill. 596-1095.

Spring Hill Duplicate Bridge Club: 12:30 p.m., Regency Oaks Clubhouse, 4445 Breakwater Blvd., Spring Hill. Lois, 686-7283.

Spring Hill Garden Club: Plant nursery, 9 a.m. to noon, 1489 Parker Ave., Spring Hill. Gloria Nadeau, 597-1415.

St. Theresa Social Club: Bingo, 6 p.m., parish center, 1107 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. 684-5771.

VFW Post 9236: Beer and hot dog special, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. 596-9236.

TUESDAY/NEW

"Gopher Tortoise: A Species of Special Concern" Seminar: 10 a.m., Forest Oaks Government Center, 7479 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Presented by natural resources agent Joan Bradshaw with the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service. No registration required, but seating is limited. Free. 754-4433.

"How to Create a Butterfly Garden" library program: 1 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Author Sue Walsh will show participants how to create a butterfly garden. Free. 540-6391.

Hernando County Green Party presents film "Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War": 6 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. The film is a compilation of different experts speaking prior to the beginning of the Iraq war. Free. Suzanne, 666-7576, or Jennifer, 683-3151.

TUESDAY/CONTINUING

Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: Lounge open noon to 10 p.m., 14494 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. The special is baked stuffed clams. 596-2582.

Fraternal Order of Eagles, Hallcrest Aerie 4497: 3 to 9 p.m., 1391 Kass Circle, Spring Hill. Snacks are available. Bingo, 7 to 9 p.m. 684-3860.

Hernando Bridge Association: Duplicate bridge games, 12:45 p.m., Brooksville Enrichment Center, 670 Broad St., Brooksville. 544-5900. All bridge players are welcome. For information, call Mary Ann Dufresne, 592-4882; Carol Hargrave, 799-1234, or visit: http://hba.home.gate.net.

Information for the Events column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. Information can be faxed to 754-6133 or e-mailed to day@sptimes.com please include club's name in e-mail subject line. The deadline for news is 10 days before your event or reservation deadline. Events must be open to the public. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket (if applicable) or contact person and phone number are missing. Call 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

[Last modified April 15, 2007, 22:03:04]


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