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Events

By TIMES STAFF
Published April 23, 2007


Today/New

Clean Marina and Clean Boatyard Program workshop: 9 a.m. to noon, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 4340 Calienta St., Hernando Beach. Free. Participants will learn how to keep marinas and boat yards environmentally safe. Judy Ashton, 813 632-7600, ext. 342, or Judy.Ashton@dep.state.fl.

Town Hall Meeting on Iraq War: 9 to 11 a.m., Pasco-Hernando Community College's North Campus, Room A-139, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. Free. Guest speakers will lecture on opposing viewpoints about the war. The lecture will be followed by a dialogue and discussion session with audience participation. Sponsored by the PHCC Peace and Social Justice Institute and the NatureCoast Coalition for Peace and Justice.

TODAY/CONTINUING

Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: Lounge open noon to 10 p.m., 14494 Cortez Blvd., 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 on many different 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.

TUESDAY/NEW

"Help Your Landscape Beat the Heat" seminar: 10 a.m., Forest Oaks Government Center, 7479 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The free program will be presented by urban horticulture agent Jim Moll of the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service. Participants will learn steps to take to ensure their landscapes survive during this time of high temperatures and little rainfall. 754-4433.

Hernando County Green Party presents film "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised": 6 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. This is about Irish filmmakers who find themselves on the scene of the 2002 coup in Venezuela. Free. Suzanne, 666-7576, or Jennifer, 683-3151.

Hernando Symphony Orchestra in Concert: 7:30 p.m., Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd. $10 at the door. 597-9555.

PHCC and Dawn Center host Candlelight Vigil: 6 p.m., Pasco-Hernando Community College, North Campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. The vigil is for victims of sexual violence. Speakers include Barbara Powell, associate professor of sociology, and Deborah Andrews, director of the Dawn Center. PHCC, (727) 816-3448.

Tropical Soda Apple Work Day at Chinsegut Nature Center: 9 to 11 a.m., 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. Volunteers can help eradicate this invasive exotic plant from the nature center's grounds. Bring leather work gloves and a shovel. 754-6722.

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.

"Play to Learn" Mother and Toddler Program: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, Brooksville. $3 per class or $25 for 10 weeks. Reservations required. 544-5498.

Service Officers Available at DAV 67: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Disabled American Veterans 67, 16314 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Service officers Deron Mikal and Larry Cohen are available to assist veterans and their families process claims for compensation and benefits. The DAV is at the corner of California Street. 796-1679.

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.