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Thursday, February 11, 2016

 

Central Ridge Library will close early on Friday, February 12th, at 1:00 pm in preparation for the
6th Annual Love Your Library Evening “Doo-Wop Hop” sponsored by the Library Advisory Board!
Tickets on sale now.

 

Upcoming Events

Meet the Author Fred Brannen

fred-brannenFred Brannen, author of At the Bottom of Biscayne Bay: A Fictionalized Memoir, will discuss the process of creating the novel, perform short readings from his book, and answer audience questions. The author will have copies of his book for sale and signing.

Coastal Region
Tuesday, February 16, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Central Ridge
Thursday, February 25, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Homosassa
Tuesday, March 22, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Lakes Region
Tuesday, March 08, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Floral City
Thursday, March 17, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 

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Wii Wednesdays!

tnt-wiiCoastal Region Branch
Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5 pm

(Check the calendar)

Youth and teens are invited to come out and play Wii games at the Coastal Region Branch, on the 1st and 2nd Wednesdays of the month. Games may include Mario Cart, Wii Sports, Rock Band, and Dance, Dance Revolution. Sponsered by the Friends of the Coastal Region Library. 

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Library Advisory Board Meeting

Meeting of the Citrus County Special Library District Advisory Board to discuss trends and topics related to the Citrus County Library System. Topics include event planning, Foundation fundraising, and library advocacy. The public is invited to attend. Click here for schedule.

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Central Ridge, Beverly Hills

Coastal Region, Crystal River

Floral City

Homosassa

Lakes Region, Inverness

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Taking the Mystery out of Floral Design Workshop

This hands-on introduction to Floral Design is being presented by the Floral City Garden Club.  Participants will learn the mechanics of floral design along with design basics and each registered participant will create an arrangement to take home . Registration is required. Please register with the online calendar, in person, or by calling us at 352-726-3671.

Floral City
Wednesday, February 24, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

 

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Free Movie Showing: The Intern

internWhen 70 year old widower Ben Whittaker  (Robert DeNiro) has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be, he seizes an opportunity to get back in the game.  He becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.  Experience never gets old and neither does this comedy!

Central Ridge
Wednesday, February 24, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

 

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SHINE

shineIf you aren't familiar with Medicare or the other available resources, or if you just want to brush up on what you already know, SHINE from the Florida Department of Elder Affairs can help. The presentation provides information and resources on how to make informed choices when it comes to Medicare eligibility, supplemental insurance,  advantage plans, prescription drug coverage and savings programs. All SHINE programs are free and unbiased; counseling is always confidential.

 

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Wildlife Park to Present Wildlife Ranger Camps June and July

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The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will offer two weeklong Wildlife Ranger Camps in June and July. The Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park sponsor the programs. June’s Wildlife Ranger Camp is for children ages 8 and 9 years old, and runs June 17 through June 22. July’s Wildlife Ranger Camp is for children ages 10 through 12, and runs from July 15 through July 20.

Applications for the Wildlife Ranger Camp are available in the park office. Each program is limited to 20 campers and will be filled on a first come basis with preference to those who have never attended before.

Each Wildlife Ranger Camp includes four, half-day camp sessions from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The Friday session starts at 4 p.m. with an overnight stay in the park. A graduation ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The cost of the program is $65 per child and includes a T-shirt and supplies.

Applicants will be asked to write a short essay on an animal that lives in Florida and why you think that animal is important to attach to their application. Parents and guardians may stop by the park office located in the Visitor Center on U.S. 19 to pick up an application. For more information, please call Tricia Fowler at (352) 628-5343, ext. 1002.

Camp topics include mammals, birds, reptiles, manatees, the ocean, sea turtles, and saving energy through alternative sources. Indoor and outdoor activities for children include nature hunts, visiting the wildlife areas in the park and other scientific activities.

The summer camps will take place:
June 17--22, 2013
Monday–Thursday: 9 a.m.–1 p.m.; Friday: 4 p.m. and overnight
Saturday: Graduation at 11 a.m.
and
July 15--20, 2013
Monday–Thursday: 9 a.m.–1 p.m.; Friday: 4 p.m. and overnight
Saturday: Graduation at 11 a.m.
at
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
4150 S. Suncoast Boulevard (U.S. Highway 19)
Homosassa, Florida

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