Things to do in Hernando County Week of May 11 – June 17, 2015

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Current Events Commentary with Don Myers
12:00-1:00pm. Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, 34608. Are you tired of the spin placed on the news? Get critical insight on today’s news from Col. Don Myers, USMC (Retired), as he explains current events and what they mean. A weekly editorialist, he has written extensively on the subjects of government, education, politics, the economy and the military. For information, call 352-754-4043, or visit www.hernandocountylibrary.us. (Any opinions expressed are that of Col. Myers and not of Hernando County Public Library, staff or Hernando County Government)

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Music Under the Oaks at The Farm

Music Under
6:00-11:00pm. The Farm, 19234 Lake Lindsey Road (CR-476 west of US-98), Brooksville, 34601. Enjoy Open Mic Night in the fresh air with folks you know and new friends you’ll meet. Bring a covered dish to share, your chair and your own beverage, along with your acoustic instruments, voice, poetry, stories and a smile! Admission and primitive camping by donation. 352-424-2655 / www.thefarmreport.webs.com

Friday, June 12 – Saturday, June 13, 2015
Ghost Tour
8:00-10:00pm. May-Stringer Historical Museum, 601 Museum Court, Brooksville, 34601. Legend has it that the 151-year old former residence of pioneer Frank Saxon is still inhabited by some of its residents, including three-year old Jessie May Saxon. Hand-held cameras and recording devices allowed. Tour is by reservation only, $20.00 per person (cash only). 352-556-9571 / www.hernandohistoricalmuseumassoc.com.

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Hernando County Farmer’s Market

Farmer
10:00am-3:00pm. 2450 Commercial Way (US-19) in the Rural King Parking Lot, Spring Hill, 34606. Vendors offer fresh veggies and fruit, organic and Amish country food, plants, local honey, herbs, soaps, jams, candy, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, and more. 352-232-4241 / www.hernandocountyfarmersmarket.webs.com

Saturday, June 13, 2015
How to Read and Use Your GPS
9:00am-12:00pm. Hernando Beach Coast Guard Auxiliary, 4340 Calienta Street, Hernando Beach. The program focuses on the GPS equipment typically owned by the recreational boater. You will learn how to program waypoints, develop routes and interface GPS routes with a nautical chart. The fee is $35.00 per person, and includes text materials. Registration starts one hour before the class. For more information, call Jeffrey Hoff at 352-397-5417.

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Annual Jerome Brown Golf Classic
11:00am, Registration; 11:30am, Lunch; 1:00pm, Shotgun start. Southern Hills Plantation, 4200 Summit View Drive, Brooksville, 34601. The annual fundraising event for the Jerome Brown Youth Foundation will feature a four-person scramble format, with awards presented for the three highest-placing teams. The entry fee is $80.00 per player and includes green fees, cart, lunch and a golf cap. To enter, or for information, call Dianna at 352-796-2526.

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Summer Reading Program Kickoff Celebration!
11:00am-2:00pm. West Hernando Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Avenue, Brooksville, 34613. Pick up your Reading with the Rays reading logs and participate in games, crafts, stories, face painting, LEGOS and more! Learn about the free programs that will be held for families and adults throughout the summer. For information, call 352-754-4043, or visit www.hernandocountylibrary.us.

Saturday, June 13 – Sunday, June 14, 2015
License-Free Freshwater Fishing Days
Free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for parents who don’t yet have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having to purchase a license. On these days, the fishing license requirement is waived for all recreational anglers (residents and non-residents). All other rules (e.g., seasons, bag and size limits) apply. The freshwater waiver applies to any recreational harvest requiring a freshwater fishing license.

Saturday, June 13 – Sunday, June 14, 2015
Airport Flea Market and Farmer’s Market
8:00am-3:00pm. 17375 Spring Hill Drive (just west of US-41), Spring Hill, 34604. Shop for what you need and find a bargain at the same time! Approximately 100 vendors offer everything from housewares, tools, collectibles, cosmetics, craft items, recreational items and fresh-from-the-farm goodies. For information, call 352-796-0268.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Suddenly in Command
7:00-9:30pm. Hernando Beach Coast Guard Auxiliary, 4340 Calienta Street, Hernando Beach. The program is designed for those not generally at the helm, and will help you to be prepared in case of an emergency. The fee is $20.00 per person and includes educational print materials. Registration starts one hour before the first class. For more information, call 352-397-5417, or email jhoff116@tampabay.rr.com.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Hernando County Heritage and History with 2014’s Great Brooksvillian
4:00-4:45pm. Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, 34608. Meet Jan Knowles, the City of Brooksville’s 2014 Great Brooksvillian. Jan is well-known for her work at the historical museum and many events throughout Hernando County. She will share her perspectives on Hernando County, her appreciation of its history and the importance of contributing to community. Refreshments will be provided. For information, call 352-754-4043, or visit www.hernandocountylibrary.us.

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