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Hernando Events for March 16

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16 Friday

Academia Hernando Spring 2018 Lecture Series: "3D Printing: the Future of Everything," presented by Guy McCann. Series includes eight lectures and one field trip. Field trip only open to subscribers. 10 a.m. to noon. $65 for the entire series including field trip, $9 per individual lecture. Pasco-Hernando State College Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Spring Hill. (352) 597-6640.

St. Patrickís Day Dinner: Put on your green and get out for a meal of corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, Irish soda bread and dessert. Dinners also available to go. 5 to 7 p.m. $8.50. Ridge Manor Community United Methodist Church, 34350 Cortez Blvd., Ridge Manor. (352) 583-3770.

German American Club Spring Dance: Music provided by Anton aus Tirol and DJ Herb. Dress is club casual. Dancing from 6 to 10 p.m. BYOB. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Bering your own beverage. No tickets sold at the door. Call for tickets. 6 to 10 p.m. Advance tickets only; $11 for members, $14 for guests. Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., Brooksville. (352) 688-3744.

17 Saturday

United Methodist Menís Annual Flea Market: Books, collectibles, electronics, furniture, housewares, appliances, luggage, tools and more. Proceeds benefit various charities. Food will be available for purchase. Call Herb for vendor information. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free admission. First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (293) 271-9073.

Master Gardener Nursery: Find healthy native and Florida-friendly plants to spruce up landscapes, at bargain prices. Nursery open from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Saturdays. 9 a.m. to noon. Free admission. Master Gardener Nursery, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. (352) 754-4433.

Club 40 Pylon R/C Air Races: Radio Control Pylon racing is an adrenaline rush for spectators. During each race, four pilots race head-to-head, jockeying for position to complete 10 laps around two pylons set 600 feet apart. The air-start event means pilots must calculate the countdown so their planes donít cross the starting line before the race begins. Bring your own chair. Food will be available for purchase. For information, call Charlie Poulton. Gates open at 7 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Parking, $3 or $5/carload. Hernando Aero Modelers Field at Cemex Entrance Road, 16301 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. (813) 843-4030.

Children in the Wild: Sandhill Cranes: The monthly programs, ideal for ages 5-9, introduce wildlife in a fun interactive way. Includes book readings, crafts or other activities. Call to RSVP. 2 p.m. Free. Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. (352) 754-6722.

Nobleton Menís Club Spaghetti Dinner: Also includes bread, desserts and drinks. 3 to 5 p.m. Donations accepted, with proceeds to go toward purchasing Christmas toys for local children in need, food baskets and other programs for the needy. Tri-County Community Center, 28444 Forbes St., Nobleton. (352) 587-4014.

Wine Tasting: The event, hosted by the Friends of the Library of Hernando County, benefits the Hernando County Public Library System. Tickets include wine tastings, complimentary appetizers and desserts, music, 50/50 raffle and silent auction. Wine will be available for purchase by the glass or bottle, as well as soda and water. To RSVP, call Regina or email [email protected] 7 to 9 p.m. $15 per person, $25 per couple. Strong Tower Vineyard and Winery, 17810 Forge Drive, Shady Hills. (727) 271-4163.

18 Sunday

Main Street Bike Rally and Cruise-In: Event features food, beer, live entertainment, classic car and motorcycle parking, and vendors. Third Sunday of each month from March to June, and September to December. 2 to 6 p.m. Free admission. Downtown Brooksville, Main Street, Brooksville. (727) 422-3360.

20 Tuesday

Big Brother Big Sister Orientation/Training : Learn how you can become a big brother or big sister and help change the life of a child facing adversity. Learn about the programs, commitments and expectations. 1:30 to 3 p.m. Free. Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 410-4442.

21 Wednesday

Tools to Quit Smoking Program: Free seminar to help tobacco users quit. Presented by Area Health Education Center and the hospital. Participants receive four weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum or lozenges). Call to RSVP. 4 to 6 p.m. Free, registration required. Oak Hill Hospitalís Graduate Medical Education Building, 11307 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. (813) 929-1000.

22 Thursday

Yard Sale: Event benefits American Legion Auxiliary Unit 186ís many projects and programs for veterans and the community. 9 a.m. Private residence, 2462 Sunset Vista Drive, Aripeka.

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