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Hernando TodayNature Coast Festival Singers perform
Published: November 24, 2012
Published: November 24, 2012
WEEKI WACHEE/BROOKSVILLE/HUDSON The Nature Coast Festival Singers will perform three times for its Christmas Concert at local churches. The first is today at 3 p.m. at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee; Dec. 2 at Christ Lutheran Church, 475 North Avenue West, Brooksville; and Dec. 9 at First United Methodist Church of Hudson, 13123 U.S. Highway 19 North, Hudson. Selections will include classical and contemporary accompanied by voices, organ and brass ensemble. A free will offering will be accepted to support the Ayer Endowment Fund for scholarships for music education from grade school to college students. For more information, call (352) 868) 6365.
Festival of trees
BROOKSVILLE 8th Annual Festival of Trees will be held Nov. 30 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Dec. 1 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the St. Anthony Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Boulevard, sponsored by the church and GFWC Brooksville Woman's Club. Vender tables available, $30 donation for two days, which includes two six foot tables and two chairs. Event offers decorated trees by venders on display, plus crafts, bake goods, plants, jewelry, crochet, pillows, towels, jams and much more. Church kitchen open. For more information and application for table rentals, call Yvonne Malone (352) 796-6026 or 848-7988 or Karen Rey Mullane 796-2096.
Chanukah gift shop
SPRING HILL Temple Beth David's gift shop will be open Dec. 2 & 9 from 9 a.m. to noon for Chanukah shopping. Paper goods, gift wrap, trinket boxes, dreidels, menorahs, books and more. Gift shop is located at 12158 Antelope Street. For more information, all (352) 686-7034.
SPRING HILL Grace Presbyterian Church Women's Christmas Gathering will be held Dec. 10 at 1 p.m. located at 8375 Spring Hill Dive. Theme is The Christmas Story with carols. Hostess Naomi Circle. For more information, call (352) 683-2082.
Birthday for Jesus
ISTACHATTA new Hope Methodist Church will hold a 'Birthday Party for Jesus' Dec. 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. located at 12725 Istachatta Road. Open to the public. Activities include old fashioned carnival games, prizes, and food. For more information or for directions, call (352) 587-4952 or 282-0859.
Night of 100 Menorahs
SPRING HILL Temple Beth David presents Night of 100 Menorahs Dec. 15 at 5 p.m. located at 14158 Antelope Street. Brief Havdalah service, choir concert and more. Celebration includes dinner, cost $12 for members; $15 non-members; children 12 ad under $5; $30 family members (up to 2 adults and 3 children); $35 non-family members. Seating limited. For more information or to make reservations, call (352) 686-7034. or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Florida Symphony Brass performs
SPRING HILL The First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill presents Christmas in Spring Hill, a holiday concert held Dec. 16 at 4 and 7 p.m. by Stuart Neill, tenor and international sensation along with the members of the Florida Symphony Brass, plus the choirs. Concert will be held at 9344 Spring Hill Drive. Free tickets distributed, please call (352) 683-2600.
SPRING HILL People Helping People, Inc. offers Sunday Blessings to about 100 homeless or needy people in Hernando County. PHP is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping by providing free clothing, groceries, transportation assistance and referrals to other help organizations. PHP is seeking volunteers, plus food and monetary donations. For more information, call (352) 686-4466, visit phpinhc.org, mailing address: P.O. Box 6182 Spring Hill 34611.
Christian life center events
SPRING HILL The Bridge Christian Life Center hosts an Open Mic Night and Coffee House held the third Saturday of the month at 6 p.m. Christian musicians and singers are invited to share their musical talents. Snacks and coffee are provided. Located at 7279 Pinehurst Drive. Also a movie and dinner night is held the first Saturday of the month at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (352) 683-2863, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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