Brookridge Line Dance Club: 8150 Hampton St. Beginner lessons, 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays; higher beginner lessons, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Thursdays. $2 per lesson. Improver and low intermediate instruction, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays; $3 per lesson. Classes are open to both Brookridge residents and nonresidents. Norma, (352) 397-6088.
Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: 14494 Cortez Blvd. For weekly schedule, call (352) 596-2582.
Brooksville Horseshoe Club: 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays, Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane (next to the racquetball court and softball field). Richard Watson, (352) 584-4102 or [email protected]
Conservative Christian Teens for America: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Community Bible Church, 5041 Griffin Road. (813) 732-1507.
Hernando County Branch NAACP: General membership meeting, 5:30 p.m. Monday, Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave. Paul Douglas, [email protected] or (352) 428-0477.
Home Circle of Hernando: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Community Bible Church, 5041 Griffin Road. This is a support group for homeschoolers. Those interested in learning more about homeschooling are welcome. An orientation for prospective or new homeschoolers will be at 6 p.m., prior to the meeting. Elizabeth Witherell, [email protected]
Kiwanis Club of Brooksville: Dinner meeting, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Country Kitchen Restaurant, 20133 Cortez Blvd. Shirl Hammatt, (352) 799-6573.
Kiwanis Club of the Brooksville Ridge: Breakfast meeting, 7:15 a.m. Friday, Country Kitchen, 20133 Cortez Blvd. Rich Linkul, (352) 597-6383. Web: kiwanisofthebrooksvilleridge.com.
Marine Corps League, Spring Hill Detachment 708: 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. A special benefit breakfast will be from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Proceeds will go to People Helping People's Weekend Blessings program, which provides weekend food for Hernando County schoolchildren in need. A full breakfast menu will be available. For each nonperishable food item brought to the breakfast, donors will receive 10 percent off their meals, up to 80 percent off for eight food items. Donation suggestions include Pop-Tarts, snack packs, ramen noodles, small raisin packs, juice boxes and snack-size cookies and candies. (352) 597-7979. Website: mcl708.org.
Nature Coast Orators Toastmasters Club: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Brooksville Regional Hospital Enrichment Center, Suite 120, Medical Arts Building, 17222 Hospital Blvd. Terry Weaver, (352) 796-9891 or [email protected]
Old Hernando History Roundtable: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Southern Ladies and a Gent, 711 S Broad St. After lunch, there will be a program by Gene Jones, author of Suwannee Divide: A Civil War Novel. Visitors welcome. Annual membership is $10 per couple. Roger Landers, (352) 848-0505, or Sid Taylor, (352) 344-4705.
Rotary Club of Brooksville: Noon Tuesdays, Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Terry Weaver, (352) 796-9891. Web: brooksvillerotary.org.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8713 and Ladies Auxiliary: 1681 E Jefferson St. For weekly schedule, call (352) 796-4449.
West Central Florida Coasties/Coast Guard Veterans: 1 p.m. Saturday, Country Kitchen Restaurant, 20133 Cortez Blvd. All Coastie veterans welcome. Meetings are on the third Saturday of each month. Charlie Jensen, (352) 503-6019.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236: 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. Fish and shrimp dinners, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Fish, $5.50; shrimp, $6.50, and combo, $7.50. For weekly schedule, call (352) 596-9236.
Hernando Computer Club: General meeting, 7 p.m. Monday. Refreshments and social time begins at 6:30 p.m. A speaker from Bright House Networks will discuss navigating the perils of wireless home networking. All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. For class schedule visit hcc.org or call (352) 684-7171.
Hernando Hills Hi-Lites: Open house, 7 p.m. Monday, Fellowship Community Church, 11250 Spring Hill Drive. Area women who enjoy singing are invited to come see what the chorus is about. This is a women's a cappella chorus that sings contemporary and traditional songs in four-part harmony. Rehearsals are each Monday as the club prepares for a show on Oct. 12. New members, spectators welcome. (352) 540-9192 or (352) 799-0548.
High Point Bridge: Games (not duplicate) are 12:30 p.m. Fridays, High Point Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road. (352) 688-6409.
High Point Community Line Dance: Classes, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays, Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road. $3. Louise Weber, (352) 683-8007.
John Brown Woodcarvers: 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Faith Evangelical Free Church, 5338 Freeport Drive. (352) 688-7605.
Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Pasco-Hernando Community College, Spring Hill Campus, Building B, 450 Beverly Court. Susan Myers, (352) 428-3717. Website: springhillkiwanis.org.
Kiwanis Club of Weeki Wachee: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, IHOP, 3636 Commercial Way. Dana Cutlip, (352) 428-4714. Web: weeki-wachee.kiwanisone.org.
Knights of Columbus, St. Jude Council 6383: 10470 Spring Hill Drive. For weekly schedule call (352) 683-1227 or (352) 686-2650.
Michigan Club: Meet for dinner, 4 p.m. Friday, Inn on the Gulf, 6330 Clark St., Hudson. Dave or Barb Selbach, (352) 592-9663, or Martha Wauters, (352) 596-4808.
Nature Coast 9.12 Groups: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Spring Hill Lanes, in the lounge, 3447 Commercial Way. Deputy Vascellaro from the Hernando County Sheriff's Office will speak about crime prevention. Web: naturecoast912groups.org.
Nature Coast Bridge Club: Duplicate bridge games, 12:30 p.m. weekdays, except for Thursdays, which start at 6:30 p.m. Social game (not duplicate), 12:30 p.m. Thursdays. Classes are also conducted on a regular basis for all skill levels. $5; free refreshments. All games and programs are at Towne Square Mall, 3021 Commercial Way. Lois, (352) 686-7283 or [email protected]; or Mary Ellen, (352) 596-1524 or [email protected] Web: daily-recap.com.
Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partner's Club: 11375 Cortez Blvd. For weekly schedule, call (352) 597-6383.
Opera Lovers Club: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Forest Glenn Retirement Village clubhouse, 1431 Friar Tuck Lane, off Osowaw Boulevard. Kathy Hoover, (352) 688-4741. Web: naturecoastwebsites.com/opera.htm.
Orchid Lovers Club of Spring Hill: 1 p.m. Saturday, Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partner's Club, 11375 Cortez Blvd. The speaker will be Louis Del Favero, owner of Louis Del Favero Orchids in Tampa. He will have a variety of orchids available for purchase. Refreshments will be served. Linda Roderick, (352) 597-3736. Web: springhillorchidclub.com/index.html.
Poor Rich's Chess Club: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, cafeteria, Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. J.C., (352) 678-6987, or Andy, (352) 686-8195.
Rotary Club of Spring Hill: 7:45 a.m. Thursdays, IHOP, 3660 Commercial Way. Judy Hughes, (352) 597-4853, or Carol McElroy, (352) 684-6840.
Rotary Club of Spring Hill Central: 12:15 p.m. Thursdays, Silverthorn Country Club, 4450 Golf Club Lane. Robin, (352) 797-4645.
Senior/Babyboomer Singles Dance: 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays, Spring Hill Domino Club, 15120 County Line Road. Admission is $3. Sheila, (352) 293-4009.
Spring Hill Aglow International: Buffet breakfast and meeting, 8:45 a.m. to noon Monday, Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. The speaker will be Bobbie Cromartie, a pastor and author. The cost for breakfast is $8.50. RSVP to Loretta, (352) 610-4164, or Rachael, (352) 848-4182.
Spring Hill Moose Lodge 521: 5214 Mariner Blvd. For weekly events call (352) 686-5666. Web: lodge521.moosepages.org
Spring Hill Toastmasters Club: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Journey Christian Center, 3233 Commercial Way. [email protected] Web: toastmasters.org.
Suncoast Ship Model Society: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Center, 3357 Susan Drive. All interested modelers welcome. Jim, (352) 592-6419.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209: 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. For weekly events, call (352) 796-0398.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8681: 18940 Drayton St., at County Line Road For weekly events, call (727) 856-1860.
Hernando Harmonizers men's barbershop chorus: 6:45 to 9:15 p.m. Mondays, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. This is a men's a cappella chorus. Guests are asked to call (352) 556-3936 prior to a visit.
Monday Night Singles: 7 p.m. Mondays, Nellie's Restaurant, 6234 Commercial Way (Weeki Wachee Village). For singles 50 and older. Joanne, (352) 596-6969, or Phyllis, (352) 596-3125.
Nature Coast Disc Golf Club: Handicap round of 19 holes of disc golf, 10 a.m. Sundays (sharp), Floral Park, 9530 S Parkside Ave., off U.S. 41. Buz Ryalls-Clephane, (352) 584-5078, or Brandi Laudermilch, (352) 263-4475.
Citrus Model Railroad Club: The club has railroad layouts set up with HO, N and G scale model railroading. Viewing is open to the public from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Otto Allen Building, Citrus County Fairgrounds, 3600 S Florida Ave. Free, but donations are appreciated. New members welcome. Send email to [email protected] Web: citrusmodelrrclub.org.
Polish-American Social Club: 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Dinner Dance, Sunday. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Dinner choice is baked ziti with sausage or chicken, served 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Dancing to Happy Music by Jeanne from 2:15 to 5 p.m. Tickets $11 for members and $13 for nonmembers. RSVP to Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.
Send information for the Clubs column to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613; fax to (352) 754-6133; or email pday[email protected] (put the club's name in email subject line). Deadline for this news is two weeks before event or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price (if applicable) or contact person and phone number is missing. For information, call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
Hernando County Kennel Club
General meeting, 8 p.m. Thursday, Hernando Council Senior Citizens No. 1, 8187 Fort Dade Ave. Weekly: Dog training classes, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. $10 per class. Carole, 666-1932.