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Girl scouts, get ready to twist at sock hop

By TIMES WIRES
Published May 28, 2007


BROOKSVILLE

The Girl Scouts of Suncoast Council's Brooksville Ridge Service Unit will host a Spring Fling Sock Hop from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Coney Island Drive In, 1112 E Jefferson St. The event is for girls ages 5 to 17. There will be karaoke, prizes, games and contests such as hula hoop, twist and limbo. The cost is $5 per person, which includes a small drink, fries and chicken fingers. Additional food and beverages may be purchased separately. For information, call Roni at 799-3020 or toll-free 1-800-881-4475, ext. 230.

SPRING HILL

Help fund Boots and Pearls Ball

Friday is the deadline for sponsorships and ads for the Youth and Family Alternatives' second annual Boots and Pearls Ball, which will be June 15 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Ave. Table sponsorships are available and range from $1, 000 to $1, 500. Advertising in the event program ranges from $50 for a business card ad to $250 for a full page. Tickets for the event are $60 each. A cash bar will open at 6:30 p.m. A barbecue dinner by Bear's Monster Grill will be served at 7 p.m., followed by entertainment by the Wiley Fox Band. There will also be a live auction. For sponsorships, ads and tickets, call Martha Gonzalez at 797-7566.

Sign up for Knights golf tournament

The Knights of Columbus St. Jude Council will host its annual scholarship golf tournament June 9 at the Seven Hills Golfers Club, 10599 Fairchild Road. Women and men are invited to participate. The cost is $45 per person. A shotgun start will be at 8 a.m. Following the tournament, there will be a luncheon and door prizes at St. Jude's Knights of Columbus Hall at 10470 Spring Hill Drive. A rain date is set for June 16. All proceeds will go to student scholarships. Cash donations and hole sponsorships are welcome. Call Mike Snoha at 596-2416, Jim Santore at 666-8697 or Dick Doddie at 666-8009.

Today's picks

Florida National Cemetery Memorial Day ceremony: 10 a.m., 6502 SW 102nd Ave. (Exit 309 off Interstate 75), southwest of Bushnell. (352) 793-7740.

VFW Post 8713 and Ladies Auxiliary Memorial Day service: 11 a.m., 1686 E Jefferson St., Brooksville. 796-4449.

Xpressive hands

Kids explain through art and words how hands shape the future, take care of them, play music and can be soft and wrinkly. XPress, 3E