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'Drop and Shop' with Girl Scouts on Dec. 22
By Times Staff Writer
Published December 19, 2007
The Spring Mermaids Girl Scout Senior Troop 989 of the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida will host a "Drop and Shop" from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Fellowship Community Church, 11250 Spring Hill Drive.
Children ages 4-12 can be dropped off so parents can Christmas shop. The troop will provide games, activities, crafts and movies. Each child will be given two snacks.
The scouts and adults providing the event are all certified in CPR and First Aid.
The cost is $20 per child and emergency health forms will be collected at the door.
Children should bring a bagged lunch.
For reservations or information, contact Dawn Badami at 597-3260 or firstname.lastname@example.org or call Trish Parker at 754-5462.
Sign up to play in slow pitch tourney
The city of Brooksville Recreation Department will host a men's Slow Pitch Tournament on Jan. 18 and 19 at the adult fields next to the Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place.
The cost is $30 per player. The deadline to enter a team is 6 p.m. Jan. 11.
The event is a fundraiser, with proceeds going toward Summer Camp 4 Kids sponsorships.
For more information, call 544-5498.
Check out fashions, have lunch with Ladies
The Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, Council 11317, will host a fashion show and luncheon at 11 a.m. Jan. 18 in the St. Joan of Arc parish hall, 13485 Spring Hill Drive.
Fashions will be provided by Jeannine Rollins of Weekenders.
The lunch menu includes fruit cocktail, chicken piccata, vegetable medley, scalloped potatoes, cream puff and coffee or tea.
Tables seat eight. Tickets are $12 per person and can be purchased at the parish office or by calling Dorothy at 686-7979 or Carol at 686-4030.