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Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: Valentine's Dinner Dance, Feb. 12, 14494 Cortez Blvd. Cocktails at 5 p.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m., entertainment at 6 p.m. Entree choice is prime rib or chicken Florentine. Tickets are $14 per person; purchase by Feb. 8. Tickets in lounge or call Angie, (352) 585-2730. Call the lodge at (352) 596-2582.

Brooksville Music Club: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 26, Christ Lutheran Church, 475 North Ave. W. Kokomo Chris will entertain on the steel drums. Free. (352) 793-5697.

Genealogy Society of Hernando County: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, LDS Family History Center, 21043 Yontz Road. Kathleen Marsh, (352) 796-1623.

Hernando Council Senior Citizens No. 1: 8187 Fort Dade Ave. Pinochle, noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. $3; includes lunch and prizes. Linda, (352) 573-7696.

Kiwanis Club of Brooksville: Dinner meeting, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Country Kitchen Restaurant, 20133 Cortez Blvd. U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent will speak. Shirl Hammatt, (352) 799-6573.

Kiwanis Club of the Brooksville Ridge: Breakfast meeting, 7:15 a.m. Fridays, Country Kitchen, 20133 Cortez Blvd. John Ehlenbeck, or toll-free 1-888-852-5000, ext. 3720.

Klassic Kountry Kloggers: Noon Wednesdays, Hernando Council 1 Senior Citizens Center, 8187 Fort Dade Ave. $2 a week. Group performs at festivals, charity events, nursing and assisted living homes, private parties and club socials. Marcy Male, (352) 382-0932.

Rotary Club of Brooksville: Noon Tuesdays, Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Terry Weaver, (352) 796-9891. Web:

Hernando Beach

Hernando Beach Club: 3145 Flamingo Blvd. Weekly dinners, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, for members and guests. $10 for members, $12 for guests; RSVP by Wednesday to Marie, (352) 596-9708. Web:

Hernando Beach Yacht Club: Meeting and dinner, 5 p.m. Wednesdays, 4163 Shoal Line Blvd. Membership: Bob Chandler, (352) 799-6068.

Spring Hill

AARP Chapter 1026: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Pizza Hut, 3003 Commercial Way. The topic is "Long-term Care Insurance," presented by Frank Rojo of 21st Century Financial. Nothing sold. A complimentary lunch will be served after the presentation. Meet and Greet, 11:30 a.m. Jan. 27, Outlet Mall (south entrance), 3021 Commercial Way. The cost for the meal is $8.50 (includes hall charge). Marsha Reiniers will discuss how recent health care law changes impact long-term care insurance. Reservations required. Bob, (352) 596-0722, or Rose, (352) 688-5606.

American Legion Post 186: Fish fry, 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays, 12091 Cortez Blvd. Menu choices include filet of fish, jumbo shrimp and chicken fingers. Prices are $5.50 to $7. Dessert extra. Karaoke follows from 7 to 11 p.m. (352) 797-0099.

Hernando Computer Club: Upcoming classes include What's New in Windows (class 3 of 4), 1 p.m. today; Get Started With Your Computer (class 1 of 2), 1 p.m. Thursday; MS Excel 2007, 7 p.m. Thursday; Introduction to Computers with Windows 7 (class 3 of 4), 10 a.m. Friday; Convert Records and Cassettes to Music CDs, 1 p.m. Friday; Import, Organize and Improve Photos with Picasa (class 2 of 2), 10 a.m. Monday; How to Use a Digital Camera, 1 p.m. Monday; MS Word 2010, 10 a.m. Tuesday; Vista After the Basics (class 2 of 2), 1 p.m. Tuesday; Linux, a Free Alternative to Windows, 1 p.m. Tuesday; Introduction to Computers with Windows 7 (class 4 of 4), 7 p.m. Tuesday; Photoshop Elements Advanced Workshop, 7 p.m. Tuesday. All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. (352) 684-7171. Web:

Hernando County Branch NAACP: General membership meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sterling Hill North Club House, 4411 Sterling Hill Blvd. Paul, (352) 428-0477.

Hernando County Democratic Executive Committee: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Temple Beth David, Antelope Street. (352) 593-8220. Website:

Hernando Hills Hi-Lites: Rehearsal, 7 p.m. Mondays, Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. This is a women's a cappella chorus. Tessie, (352) 686-4122.

Hernando Porcelain Artists: 9 a.m. Monday at Judy's house. There will be a "white elephant" auction. Bring a piece or two of unpainted porcelain to be auctioned off. Judy, (352) 592-4814.

Kiwanis Club of the Nature Coast: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Boston Cooker, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. Al Johnson, (352) 684-1661.

Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Atria Evergreen Woods Pool House, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. Sue Quigley, (352) 442-2087 or The club's Relay for Life team will host the "Rev it Up to Stomp Out Cancer" Car and Bike Show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Donations accepted. Mike Madden, (352) 596-5623. Website:

Knights of Columbus, St. Jude Council 6383 Ladies Auxiliary: 7 p.m. Tuesday, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. Mary, (352) 666-9059.

Lois Club, Spring Hill Chapter: Annual luncheon, noon Feb. 8, Boston Cooker, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. All women named Lois are invited. Bring a wrapped gift valued up to $5, for a gift exchange game. RSVP, Lois Hagedorn, (352) 684-0304, or Lois Gail, (727) 898-0482, or e-mail or

Michigan Club: Dinner, 4 p.m. Friday, Kally K's, 3383 Commercial Way. Dave or Barb Selbach, (352) 592-9663.

Nature Coast 9.12 Group: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Spring Hill Lanes (in the lounge), 3447 Commercial Way. The speaker is Don Hensarling, the Florida director of the 9.12 Project. There will be a Q&A session and a 50/50 raffle. (727) 378-8061. Website:

Nature Coast Bridge Club: Regular games at 12:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Beverly Tillberry, (352) 556-3892; or Annabelle Hills, (352) 597-5221 or

Nature Coast Orators Toastmasters Club: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Spring Hill Enrichment Center at Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. Terry Weaver, (352) 796-9891 or

New Jersey Club: Doors open at 11 a.m., meeting at 1 p.m. today, Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Pizza and soda for those who purchased tickets. Annual dues are $15, payable at or before the February meeting. Bring a nonperishable food donation. Bingo will be played. Mary, (352) 666-0533.

Out-N-About Singles: Coffee and conversation, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Dunkin' Donuts, 11089 Spring Hill Drive (Four Corners Plaza). Club for ages 40 and older. (352) 442-6809.

Parents and Families/Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG): 7 p.m. Monday, Spring Hill United Church of Christ, fellowship hall, 4244 Mariner Blvd. This support group provides education and support of those facing issues related to sexual orientation or gender identity. (352) 597-4041 or Website:

Pennsylvania Club: 10 a.m. Feb. 8, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. There will be a Valentine's Day dinner after the meeting. The entree choice is Salisbury steak or baked manicotti. Entertainment provided by Starburst. $12.50 per person; make checks payable to the club and mail to P.O. Box 6024, Spring Hill, FL 34611. No payments at the door. RSVP by Feb. 1 to Millie, (352) 688-8663. Pay annual dues ($10 per person) to Jane at the door. For members, call Jane, (352) 848-0110.

Poor Rich's Chess Club: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, cafeteria, Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. Annual dues are $10. J.C., (352) 686-3948, or Andy, (352) 428-8272.

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: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Silverthorn Country Club, 4450 Golf Club Lane, Robin, (352) 797-4645. Web:

Spring Hill Garden Club: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd. Sue Bathauer, a master gardener, Audubon member and volunteer at Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, will bring several birds of prey to the meeting. (352) 683-9933. Website:

Spring Hill Women's Chorus: Rehearsals, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Forest Glenn Retirement Village clubhouse, 1431 Friar Tuck Lane. The chorus performs for civic clubs and organizations, nursing and retirement homes, luncheons and parties. Esther Lamoreaux, (352) 688-6099, or Sandra Termin, (352) 684-7173.

St. Theresa Social Club: Luncheon, 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, parish center, 1107 Commercial Way. Membership is open to couples and singles. Annual dues are $5 per person. Anita, (352) 684-5771.

Suncoast Ship Model Society: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Center, 3357 Susan Drive. Jim, (352) 592-6419.

West Hernando Hadassah: 1 p.m. Monday, Temple Beth David, Antelope Street. The speaker is Dr. Nancy Makar. Contact: Lois Segal, (352) 684-3345.


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. Call (352) 556-3936t. Email: Web:

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.

Weeki Wachee Area Club: Bingo, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, 7442 Shoal Line Blvd. Quarter games. (352) 596-3316.

Pasco County


Polish-American Social Club: Dinner Dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Dinner choice is roast pork 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 to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613; fax to (352) 754-6133; or e-mail (put the club's name in e-mail subject line). Deadline is two weeks before event or reservation deadline. Items cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price (if applicable) or contact person and phone number is missing. Call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

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