Category Archives: Education

Chinsegut Conservation Center December Programs

December 1st 5:30 PM           Owl Prowl: It’s the time of year when owls are on the hunt…for each other. Join us for a night time walk to listen and look for barred and great horned owls at Chinsegut. Hike open to all ages. No need to register! December 2nd 10:00 AM        Archery for Beginners: Ages … Continue reading Chinsegut Conservation Center December Programs

National Speaker to Address Sunrise Peace Breakfast Dec. 7

Nationally known survivor, Melissa Dohme-Hill, has signed on as the keynote speaker for the 14th Annual Peace Breakfast on December 7th on the Saint Leo University campus. The Sunrise Peace Breakfast is a giving event in which sponsors and attendees attend a free breakfast and learn about Sunrise, the various programs offered, and what is … Continue reading National Speaker to Address Sunrise Peace Breakfast Dec. 7

Mind, Body & Soul Festival enchants Sertoma Dec. 7-10

The Family-friendly, “not under the influence” event showcases the Healing Arts There is much debate about the healing arts in America. With medical care and big pharma becoming increasingly expensive and, in some cases, ineffective, many are turning to the treatments and “cures” of old. If you are curious about what’s available outside of the … Continue reading Mind, Body & Soul Festival enchants Sertoma Dec. 7-10

Great Americans Alzheimer’s Awareness Exhibit moving to Beverly Hills

The Great Americans Alzheimer’s Awareness Exhibit that opened at the Floral City Public Library on October 20 will move to the Central Ridge Public Library on November 15, 2017. The exhibit, sponsored by Coping with Dementia LLC, contains portraits of 24 great American authors, artists, athletes, musicians, politicians, actors, and entertainers who have succumbed to … Continue reading Great Americans Alzheimer’s Awareness Exhibit moving to Beverly Hills

Apply now for upcoming CERT classes to train for disaster response

Hernando County Emergency Management is seeking volunteers over the age of 18 who are interested in joining the Hernando County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). CERT volunteers receive special training which enhances their ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a disaster situation. As an organized team, they provide vital services in the … Continue reading Apply now for upcoming CERT classes to train for disaster response

WellCome OM Integral Healing & Education Center is Taking Shape

WellCome OM Integral Healing & Education Center announces that the project is taking shape. The center will consist of three buildings nestled on six acres of land among beautiful gardens, pathways, and natural habitat to promote an Eco-friendly and sustainable environment. The Auratoriom is nearly enclosed and all interior walls are framed.  Air conditioning and … Continue reading WellCome OM Integral Healing & Education Center is Taking Shape

General Robert E. Lee portrayed by Al Stone Nov. 17

The Pasco County Historical Society announces its next meeting will feature an historical portrait of General Robert E. Lee by Al Stone on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 7:00 PM, at the Pioneer Florida Museum & Village, 15602 Pioneer Museum Road in Dade City, FL  33523. Meetings are free and open to the public. DINNER: … Continue reading General Robert E. Lee portrayed by Al Stone Nov. 17

Grace Bible Fellowship Church of Inverness hosting free ABC of Dementia workshop

The Grace Bible Fellowship Church, located at 4979 E. Arbor Street in Inverness, will host an ABC of Dementia workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2017.  The event will be free and open to the public. The workshop, to be conducted by Debbie Selsavage, President of Coping with Dementia LLC, will … Continue reading Grace Bible Fellowship Church of Inverness hosting free ABC of Dementia workshop

Citrus County Extension Office offers ServSafe® Training

The University of Florida/IFAS Extension Citrus County is providing training to help food managers and staff keep food served to Florida’s consumers safer in Lecanto. This comprehensive training provides the most up-to-date information and current regulations.  The ServSafe® Manager’s exam is given at the end of the training, which provides a National Certification that is … Continue reading Citrus County Extension Office offers ServSafe® Training

Hands-On Science Program for Young Women Comes to Trinity, FL

The Perry Initiative will be holding an exciting, one-day program at Medical Center of Trinity which aims to get young women interested in pursuing careers in orthopaedic surgery and engineering. . The event is also sponsored by Medical Center of Trinity. Women currently comprise only 7% of the surgeon and engineer workforce in orthopaedics. The … Continue reading Hands-On Science Program for Young Women Comes to Trinity, FL

Two free Florida-friendly Gardening Workshops in November 2017

Right plant, Right place Citrus County Utilities Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program is offering a free gardening workshop on November 7, 2017 from 2:00-3:30 pm.   Once established the right plant is often sustainable without additional supplemental watering.  Choosing appropriate plant materials, planting them correctly and managing them wisely, ensures a gardens success. Classes are held at the … Continue reading Two free Florida-friendly Gardening Workshops in November 2017

October – November Gardening Classes & Nursery

Bodacious Bromeliads! Participants will learn about native bromeliads and how to care for them properly. Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill 34608 Wednesday October 25 @ 10:30 AM Master Gardener Wynn Miller Trees! Marvelous Trees! There are many beautiful trees in our area. Learn which ones will thrive in your landscape, … Continue reading October – November Gardening Classes & Nursery

Get to Know Nature at Chinsegut’s Conservation Center

When I moved to Brooksville, the Chinsegut Conservation Center was having a class on pine needle basket weaving. I have a lot of pines on my property. Money was tight. I thought, maybe I could create some baskets with the kids for Christmas gifts, but I could not find the place! I found the beautiful … Continue reading Get to Know Nature at Chinsegut’s Conservation Center

ABC of Dementia Free Class at Lakes Region Library Oct. 25

The Lakes Region Library, 1511 Druid Road in Inverness, will host an ABC of Dementia workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 on October 25, 2017.  It is free and open to the public. The workshop, to be conducted by Debbie Selsavage, President of Coping with Dementia LLC, will define Alzheimer’s and dementia, explain how dementia … Continue reading ABC of Dementia Free Class at Lakes Region Library Oct. 25

20th Anniversary Book Sale at the Little Red Schoolhouse Bookstore

For the entire month of October, the Friends of the Library of Hernando County are celebrating their 20th Anniversary with a big sale at their Little Red Schoolhouse Bookstore. Stock up on books for your kids or classroom by stuffing a bag of Children’s books for $1.50! You can also stuff a bag full of … Continue reading 20th Anniversary Book Sale at the Little Red Schoolhouse Bookstore

Eden Gardens Seventh Day Adventist Church certified Dementia Friendly

Thirteen members of the Eden Gardens Seventh Day Adventist Church, located at 638 S. Eden Gardens Drive in Inverness, have completed training to qualify the church for Dementia Friendly certification. The training was conducted October 9, 2017 by Debbie Selsavage, president of Coping with Dementia LLC. Pictured here are congregation members, standing from left to … Continue reading Eden Gardens Seventh Day Adventist Church certified Dementia Friendly

UF/Citrus County Extension Fall Plant Sale Oct. 21

Citrus County Extension’s Master Gardeners announce their annual Fall Plant Sale on October 21 starting at 9:00 AM.  Located at the UF Extension’s Lecanto office on Sovereign Path, admission and parking are free. Master Gardener volunteers are trained to share smart gardening practices with the public using the Florida-friendly landscaping principles including all garden maintenance … Continue reading UF/Citrus County Extension Fall Plant Sale Oct. 21

Two free Florida-friendly gardening workshops in October 2017

Basic principles of Florida-friendly Landscaping™ Citrus County Utilities Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program is offering a free gardening workshop on October 10, 2017 from 2:00-3:30 pm. The University of Florida developed the 9 basic principles to establish a set of gardening practices which aid gardeners in creating sustainable and successful ornamental gardens.  These practices allow gardeners to … Continue reading Two free Florida-friendly gardening workshops in October 2017

Florida Humanities Speaker Series at Old Courthouse Heritage Museum

Don’t miss the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum 2017-2018 Florida Humanities Speaker Series, featuring fascinating programs about Florida’s history, culture, and people. Presented by the Florida Humanities Council in partnership with the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum, this series will showcase five engaging talks and performances, starting in October 2017 and ending in April 2018. Admission to … Continue reading Florida Humanities Speaker Series at Old Courthouse Heritage Museum

‘Doing business with Pasco County’ Workshop

Pasco County Purchasing to host vendor workshop October 5, 2017 The Pasco County Purchasing Department is inviting all local vendors interested in doing business with the Pasco County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) to attend a Vendor Workshop on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Utilities Administration Building, located … Continue reading ‘Doing business with Pasco County’ Workshop

Gardening 365 Plant and Garden Vendor Festival Oct. 7

Pasco Master Gardeners Hosting Plant and Garden Festival UF/IFAS Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service Master Gardeners are hosting the Gardening 365 Plant and Garden Vendor Festival on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in San Antonio Park, located at 12200 Main Street, San Antonio, Florida. Admission and parking are free. Various … Continue reading Gardening 365 Plant and Garden Vendor Festival Oct. 7

Ten Meals in Ten Minutes with Chef Warren Caterson

Ten Meals in Ten Minutes – Is it doable? You bet! Award-winning cookbook author Chef Warren Caterson shows you how during this cooking demonstration at your Hernando County Public Library Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. Chef Warren Caterson is the author of the award-winning cookbooks, Table for Two – The Cookbook for Couples and Table … Continue reading Ten Meals in Ten Minutes with Chef Warren Caterson

Historic Preservation Presentation Oct. 5

HHPS board member Jo-Anne Peck will provide an overview presentation in Historic Preservation Oct. 5 at 6:30pm. at 201 Howell Street in Brooksville. The lecture will go over the Who, What, Where and Whys of Preserving Historic Buildings. Jo-Anne Peck is a Historic Preservation Consultant who has focused on Florida history and architecture for over … Continue reading Historic Preservation Presentation Oct. 5

Sign up today for the FWC free Women’s Saltwater Fishing Clinic Sept. 30

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting a Women’s Saltwater Fishing Clinic in Ocala on Sept. 30. Only 10 spots are left. The free, day-long clinic is from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Millers Boating Center, 1661 NW 57th Street, Ocala. Advance registration is required. To register or get more … Continue reading Sign up today for the FWC free Women’s Saltwater Fishing Clinic Sept. 30

Saint Leo University Fall Admissions Open House Oct. 7

Saint Leo University is hosting its Undergraduate Admissions fall open house on Saturday, October 7. Students of all ages are welcome to attend with their families and friends, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Guest can explore the campus at 33701 State Road 52, St. Leo, FL 33574, and speak with members of the Saint … Continue reading Saint Leo University Fall Admissions Open House Oct. 7

Chinsegut Conservation Center October 2017 Programs

October 1st 10 AM- 4 PM              Small World Photography Exhibit: A specialized photography exhibit showcasing the works of multiple photographers and their exploration of insects. This is a free exhibit. Stop in to see the variety of the unseen world. October 3rd 5:00-6:30 PM             Youth Archery, four week class: This Beginners archery program for ages … Continue reading Chinsegut Conservation Center October 2017 Programs

How to start a Home-based Food Business Workshop offered

Thinking about opening a Home-based Food Business? Are you interested in selling food products that you make in your own home? Do you want to sell your homemade baked goods, candies, preserves, and more to the general public? If so, you do not want to miss this workshop! This workshop will be held on Wednesdays … Continue reading How to start a Home-based Food Business Workshop offered

Learn about the Autumnal Equinox Sept 17

An equinox is the moment in which the plane of Earth’s equator passes through the center of the Sun’s disk. Park volunteer Elizabeth DeMonte invites you to learn some fun and interesting facts about the Autumnal Equinox which is coming September 22, 2017. She will present two programs on the Sunday before the Autumnal Equinox, … Continue reading Learn about the Autumnal Equinox Sept 17

“Appreciating Vultures” at the Wildlife Park in September

September is Vulture Awareness and Appreciation Month at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. Learn about New World and Old World Vultures, the key role they play in the environment, and the plight they face in many countries. September’s displays in the Visitor Center and Discovery Center will focus attention on Florida’s two New … Continue reading “Appreciating Vultures” at the Wildlife Park in September

Learn to Monitor Heritage Archaeological Sites

Heritage Monitoring Scouts (HMS Florida) is a public engagement program focused on tracking changes to archaeological sites at risk, particularly those impacted by climate change in the form of erosion and sea level rise. FPAN Central Region will offer an opportunity to become a heritage monitoring scout during an outreach workshop in Levy County. For … Continue reading Learn to Monitor Heritage Archaeological Sites