BROOKSVILLE — Summer vacation is a breath away and the Brooksville Parks and Recreation Department isn’t skipping a beat. Friday Night Done Right, a monthly series of fun events for middle and high school students, will end the school year with a cool kickoff to summer.

Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, will stage Sand Volleyball 6-8 p.m. May 17. Volleyball with 6-foot-high nets on two courts will keep students engaged in a fun activity that follows the general theme; No Alcoholic. No Dope. Friday Night Done Right.

Jennifer Raffaelli, Brooksville Parks and Recreation Department event coordinator, said the Friday Night Done Right series is paid for by a grant from the Hernando County Coalition. The idea is to provide safe activities for middle and high school students without drinking or smoking. Young people can have fun with their peers in a safe environment.

Friday Night Done Right launched the series at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. They’ve done bumper-ball, a rock wall, laser tag and bowling. The turnout has been very encouraging.

This final event of the school year will be just as exciting, said Raffaelli. “I try to come up with crazy ideas,” she said. “It couldn’t just volleyball, there had to be some kind of twist. We are going to have a massive sand volleyball game right at Tom Varn Park.”

For more information on Friday Night Done Right Sand Volleyball, call the Brooksville Parks and Recreation at 352-540-3830 or email them at