Accordion Adventure: Thanksgiving Harvest Celebration, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Zip's Italian Steakhouse, 11738 Broad St. Includes a full bar and menu. Cathy, (352) 686-0975, or Peg, (352) 442-5574.
Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: Steak shoot, 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, 14494 Cortez Blvd. A spaghetti dinner will be from 5 to 6 p.m. for $5. A breakfast for members and guests will be 8:30 to 11 a.m. Sunday. Prices vary from $3.25 to $5.25. (352) 596-2582.
Brooksville Music Club: Annual scholarship benefit concert, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Christ Lutheran Church, 475 North Ave. W. Featuring the Brooksville Baroque Quintet and performances by local talent, including past and present scholarship winners. Admission is free; an offering will be accepted. Light refreshments served after the show. Sandy, (352) 556-3428.
German American Club of Spring Hill: Schlachtfest, Friday, Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St. Doors open at 5 p.m., food served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., dancing from 7 to 11 p.m. Music by Europa. Dress code is casual. $18 for members, $22 for guests if purchased in advance; tickets are an additional $2 each at the door. Rosemarie Koenig, (352) 666-8525, or Lisa Yaskulski, (352) 688-3744.
Hernando Democratic Club: 11 a.m. Saturday, Southern Pines Condominiums Clubhouse, 8075 Southern Pines Drive. A health care presentation will be given. Harvey Martin, (352) 686-0686. Web: www.hernandocountydemocrats.com.
Submarine Veterans Inc., Weeki Wachee Base: 1 p.m. Saturday, Marine Corps League Detachment 708, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road. Regional Director Steve Jackson will present the charter and install the newly-elected officers. Robbie Roberts, (352) 592-5161.
AARP Hernando County chapter 1026: Noon Nov. 19, Atria Evergreen Woods, Great Room, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. There will be a discussion on "What You Need to Know ... Medicare 2010." Seating is limited; firm registration is required. Bob, (352) 596-0722; Joyce, (352) 688-6910, or Rose Deorie, (352) 688-5606.
Fantasy Africa Violet Club: 1 p.m. Saturday, Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd. Thad Scaggs, (352) 398-1679.
General Federation of Women's Clubs, Spring Hill Service Unit: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Boys and Girls Club of Hernando County, 5404 Applegate Drive. Carol Smith, (352) 596-9165.
Grumman Retiree Club, Florida Midwest Chapter: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 19, Buffet City Restaurant, 13235 Cortez Blvd. The cost for the buffet is $13, which must be paid in advance. John Zacake of the Better Business Bureau will speak. Reservations are a must. Hank, (352) 686-2735.
Hernando Computer Club: Upcoming classes include: Upgrading Your PC — Introduction to Computers with Windows Vista (class 2 of 4), 1 p.m. today; Getting Comfortable with Your PC (class 2 of 2), 10 a.m. Friday; Amazing Websites, 1 p.m. Friday; eBay — Buying and Selling, 1 p.m. Monday; Introduction to Computers with Windows XP (class 3 of 4), 7 p.m. Tuesday. All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. www.hcc.org or (352) 684-7171.
Hernando Porcelain Artsts: 9 a.m. Monday, LifeSouth Community Blood Center, 12395 Cortez Blvd. Local portrait artist and teacher Diane Becker will teach an "Introduction to Portraits." Visitors welcome. Judy, (352) 592-4814.
Michigan Club: Ladies meet for lunch, noon today, Pizza Guy, 2284 Commercial Way. Barb, (352) 592-9663. Men meet for lunch, noon today, Red Mule Pub, 1208 S Broad St., Brooksville. George, (352) 688-4198.
Nature Coast English Car Club/Suncoast Classic MG Club: 9 a.m. Saturday, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Paul Logue, (352) 797-7656.
New Hampshire Club: 11:30 a.m. today, Buffet City, 13235 Cortez Blvd. This is a new meeting location for the club. Ed Van De Walle, (352) 683-5036.
New Jersey Club: Doors open at 11 a.m., meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. A Thanksgiving dinner will be catered by La Fontana Restaurant. The cost is $7. The meal is for members only. Guests are welcome to bring their own lunch. Members are asked to bring donation of a nonperishable food item. Membership is open to all current and former New Jersey residents and their spouses. Guests welcome. For trips, call Annette, (352) 683-8752. For membership, call Mary, (352) 666-0533.
NYCPD Hernando County 10-13 Club: Christmas dinner dance, 6 to 11 p.m. Dec. 6, Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. There will be a cocktail hour, buffet dinner and cash bar. Music provided by Steve Santo's Band, featuring Richie G on sax. Tickets are $35. Jim Perretto, (352) 279-1762; Artie Babcock, (352) 686-1943, or Tony DeMarzo, (352) 686-8238.
Sons of Italy, Nature Coast Lodge 2502: Meeting, 5 p.m. Wednesday, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive. Those who bring a potential new member will get a free dinner for both you and the new member. Gene Gesselli, (352) 596-9456. The Christmas Dinner/Dance will be 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at Heather Clubhouse, 9100 Nakoma Way, Weeki Wachee. Tickets are $10 for members, $18 for guests. Tickets can be purchased at the meeting or call Ross, (352) 596-3503.
Spring Hill Teaching Computer Club: Upcoming classes include: Basic Vista File and Folder Management (class 3 of 4), 9 a.m. Monday; Using the Internet and Using Windows Live Mail, 7 p.m. Monday. All programs and classes are at the Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club, 3357 Susan Drive, at Toucan Trail. (352) 597-3632. Web: www.shtcc.net.
St. Theresa Council of Catholic Women: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, 1107 Commercial Way. There is a recitation of the rosary, followed by a business meeting, then coffee, cake and socializing. Marilyn, (352) 688-5391.
WAVES Unit 27: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. New members welcome. Membership is open to all present-day military women and veterans who have served in any of the sea services of the United States. Barbara McCarthy, (352) 683-7119, or Peg Banco, (352) 596-7749.
Gulf Coast Conservancy: 2009 annual meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. today, Springs Coast Environmental Center, 9170 Cortez Blvd. There will be a tour of the facility. Mike Orlando of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will give a presentation on the Florida black bear. Also, an award-winning video, No Room to Move, will be shown; the film is about Florida black bears and a study in the Weeki Wachee Preserve. Linda, (352) 686-2598. Web: www.gulfcoastconservancy.org.
Hernando Harmonizers Men's Barbershop Chorus, Chapter P-047: Special guest night, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. Men of all ages welcome (teens and older). John Romaine, (352) 666-0633. This is a men's a cappella chorus. E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Rehearsals are 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays at the church.
Royal Highlands Crime Watch Group: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Quality Inn, 6173 Commercial Way. There will be a review of ongoing activities; suggestions on reducing crime in the area are welcome. Deputy Little from the Hernando County Sheriff's Office will speak. Ron Durham, (352) 835-4332.