Things to do in Hernando County Week of June 18 – June 24, 2015

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Game Night for the Grown-Ups!
(Thursdays through June)
6:30pm. Hernando County YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill, 34608. It’s time for the grown-ups to cut loose! If you are age 16 and older, you’re invited to the free community event for great fun and a great workout! Each week will offer a different activitiy to get you moving and meet new friends. This week’s games feature Kickball! For information, call 352-688-9622, or visit

Thursday, June 18, 2015
“Great Decisions” Foreign Policy Discussion Group
11:00am-1:00pm. West Hernando Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Avenue, Brooksville. You are invited to join the local “Great Decisions” Foreign Policy Discussion Group. First launched in 1954, the program is American’s longest-standing civic global affairs education program with more than a half a million participants in the US. Great Decisions is a program and publication of the Foreign Policy Association (FPA). The publication acts as a focus of discussion by providing participants with background information, current data, and policy options. Policy options, as voted by the group, are published in the FPA’s National Opinion Ballot Report. This month’s topic is India Changes Course. For more information, call 352-754-4043, or visit

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Florida 502 Discussion: Short Stories by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
2:00pm. Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, 34608. Read the chosen piece, then join others to share responses and thoughts in a fun and informal atmosphere. New members are warmly welcomed; registration is not required. For information, call 352-754-4043, or visit

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Careers in High-Tech Manufacturing
5:00pm. Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, 34608. There are hundreds of manufacturers in Hernando County and this informative presentation may help you with your job search. Learn how the Florida TRADE Grant can help you land that great job! For information, call 352-754-4043, or visit

Friday, June 19, 2015
It’s Jazz!

3:00pm. Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, 34608. Join the group for another installment of It’s Jazz!, a special series of music programs about the Golden Age of Jazz. The program is presented by a former 20-year National Public Radio announcer, Peter LaMattina. His extensive knowledge of jazz is encyclopedic, and the programs are both interesting and entertaining to jazz neophytes and fans of all ages. 352-754-4043 / .

Saturday, June 20, 2015
Help Restore the Springs!
5:30pm. Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. Join the effort to restore the Springs! The Weeki Wachee Springs State Park needs your assistance to help clean the springs. Volunteers are needed to remove Lyngbya from the spring and in shallow areas, with carrying bags of removed Lyngbya to flatbed trailers and removing exotic plants from the land. First-time volunteers are asked to arrive 15 minutes early; dress appropriately for entering the water. Snorkel / diving gear will be helpful. For information and to participate, email

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