Sunday, February 25, 2018
News Roundup

Hernando club news, July 11 and upcoming

Clubs

Brooksville

AARP Hernando County East Chapter 1026: Social gathering, 2 to 4 p.m. July 19, Golden Corral, 940 S Broad St. Monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m. July 26, Hernando County Mining Association Enrichment Center, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd. The meeting will be hosted by the Grande assisted living facility. Lunch will be provided. There will be an auction at the meeting; bring new or barely used item. All seniors are welcome to attend both meetings. RSVP to Kathy, (352) 428-2368.

Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: 14494 Cortez Blvd. Breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday. The menu includes a variety of items, including French toast, eggs cooked any way, omelets, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, bacon, sausage, coffee, tea and juice. Prices, $4.25 to $5.75 (children 12 and younger pay half price). Weekly events: Karaoke with Mr. Lynn, 2 p.m. Tuesdays. Lunch, noon to 2 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays for $5. Dinner-dance, Fridays, with free dance lessons from 4 to 4:45 p.m. and dinner and dancing at 5:30 p.m., with music by Take Three. Dinner is also available in the lounge, where singer/guitarist Rod Sillars entertains. For members and their guests. (352) 596-2582.

Hernando County NAACP: General membership meeting, 6 p.m. Monday, Allen Temple AME Church, 824 Leonard St. Suzanne, (352) 666-7576.

Marine Corps League Spring Hill Detachment 708: 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. Music with Rusty and Nick, 8 to 11 p.m. Friday. Admission is free; the lounge will be open for beverage purchases. Weekly events: Steak shoot, 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays; first card is $8. Mussels available 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays for $8; chowder for $3.50. Baby back ribs and pasta night, 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays; ribs for $8 and pasta for $6.50. Wing night, 4 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays; $5.50 for 10 wings. Fish fry, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays; $8 per person. Breakfast, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sundays; $5.50 per person. Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays, except Fridays, when it is from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (352) 597-7979.

Rotary Club of Brooksville: Annual membership recruitment luncheon, noon Tuesday, Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Seats are limited. RSVP to Karen Van Sickle, (352) 279-1530. Web: brooksvillerotary.org.

Hernando Beach

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236: Steak dinner, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. $10. (352) 596-9236.

Spring Hill

AARP Hernando County West Chapter: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Texas Roadhouse, 12935 Cortez Blvd.; the topic will be "Long Term Care Overview." 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Lunar Lounge, 4670 Commercial Way; the topic will be "Nursing/Home Care Assistance." 11:30 a.m. Monday, Kally K's, 3383 Commercial Way; the topic will be "Final Arrangements." 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Florida Sleep Center, 4075 Mariner Blvd.; the topic will be "Cardiology Basics." Seating is limited at all meetings. Reservations required. (352) 596-0722.

Democratic Women's Club: Noon Friday, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Beverly Brown, (352) 683-0323.

Hernando Computer Club: Sunbird Auction, 6 p.m. Monday. This is the club's big social event and fundraiser for the summer. Tickets are $12 ($7 covers the meal, and $5 will be for 20 chances). There will be about 100 items to win, including a flight over Hernando County in a small plane piloted by Coast Guard pilot David Lemon. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the club or on the website. Upcoming classes include: Linux Workshop, 7 p.m. today; eBay Buying and Selling, 7 p.m. today; Introduction to Computers with Windows 7 (class two of eight), 10 a.m. Thursday; Facebook, the Basics (class one of two), 1 p.m. Thursday; Mac — Getting Ready for Mountain Lion, 7 p.m. Tuesday. All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. Classes are $2 each for members only. (352) 684-7171. Web: hcc.org.

Nature Coast Bridge Club: Bridge games, 12:30 p.m. weekdays, except for Thursdays, which start at 6:30 p.m., Towne Square Mall, 3021 Commercial Way. Games for all levels of players are offered, as well as lessons for beginning to advanced players. All games in July are extra-point games, and include North American Pairs, charity games, club championships and Swiss team. Beverly Tillberry, (352) 556-3892, or Annabelle Hills, (352) 597-5221. Web: daily-recap.com.

Wisconsin Club: The club will not meet in July or August, but a social dinner will be at 2 p.m. July 18, Cody's Original Roadhouse Grill and Bar, 3101 Commercial Way. Carolee, (352) 666-2974.

Weeki Wachee

Nature Coast English Car Club/Suncoast Classic MG Club: Meet for breakfast, 9 a.m. Saturday, Glen Lakes Country Club, 9000 Glen Lakes Blvd. Ralph Decker, (352) 796-6984. Web: british carclub.net.

Pasco County

Hudson

Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520: 9135 Denton Ave. Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday. All-you-can-eat pancakes, $2 (other items available). Bottomless coffee, $1. Weekly events: Bingo, doors open at 2 p.m. and games begin at 3:30 p.m. Sundays; also doors open at 8:30 a.m. and games start at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Intermediate line dancing, 10 to 11 a.m. Mondays for $3. Basic line dance steps, 11 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays for $2. Ed Salmon's String Band, 4 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays; includes sandwich, doughnut and coffee for $3. Dinner, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, with music from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.; prices, $7.50 to $9. Fish or chicken sandwiches, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays, $3 each (other food available, with prices from $3.25 to $4.75). Dinner, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays, with music from 6 to 9 p.m.; prices , $9 to $12 (reservations required by Thursday); cake, coffee and tea are $1. (727) 863-2520.

Polish-American Social Club: Dinner-dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Dinner choice is fried fish or baked 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 [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.

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