Hernando Council Senior Citizens No. 1: 8187 Fort Dade Ave. Pinochle is offered from noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. The cost is $3, which includes lunch and prizes. Visitors and new members welcome. Linda, (352) 573-7696.
Hernando County Civil Air Patrol 301: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, 3151 Air Commerce Blvd. The Civil Air Patrol is an auxiliary of the Air Force and an aviation-oriented organization. Cadet training is available for both adults and youth ages 11 to 18. (352) 688-5214.
Kiwanis Club of Brooksville: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Brooksville Golf and Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive. After dinner, there will be a speaker. Visitors welcome. Joan Lynch, (352) 686-8180.
Kiwanis Club of the Brooksville Ridge: Breakfast meeting, 7:15 a.m. Fridays, Country Kitchen, 20133 Cortez Blvd. John Ehlenbeck, john.ehlenbeck@bankof america.com or toll-free 1-888-852-5000, ext. 3720.
Rotary Club of Brooksville: Noon Tuesdays, Brooksville Golf and Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Richard Trump, secretary, (352) 796-1143.
Spring Lake Community Club: Potluck dinner and business meeting, 6:30 to 8 p.m. today, 4184 Spring Lake Highway. Guests welcome. First-time visitors do not have to bring a dish. Membership is $5 annually and is open to residents in the Spring Lake area. Kelley Johnson, (352) 584-6833.
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Writers Workshop: 1 p.m. Wednesday, East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road. Members write fiction and/or life histories. No experience necessary, and there is no cost to join. Workshops are conducted every other week. (352) 583-2441.
Beta Sigma Phi, Alpha Delta Beta chapter: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. (352) 584-9064 or www.alphadelta beta.org.
General Federation of Women's Club, Spring Hill Service League: 10 a.m. today, Boys and Girls Club of Hernando County, 5404 Applegate Drive. This is a women's service organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service. Area women interested are invited. Carol Smith, (352) 596-9165.
Hernando County AARP Chapter 1026: Noon Jan. 29 at Buffet City, 13235 Cortez Blvd., in the private conference room at the restaurant (a senior discount will be given by the restaurant to chapter members). An education workshop on identity theft will be presented by Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union regional vice president Edward Vance and service center manager Lisa Johnson. Attendance is limited to 70 members; reservations required. Bob, (352) 596-0722; Mary, 596-0599, or Joyce, 688-6910. New members welcome. This is a nonprofit, nonpartisan group for local seniors, providing a forum to discuss senior concerns and a direct connection to the state-level advocacy team in St. Petersburg. The group meets at local restaurants or halls the last week of each month.
Hernando County Business and Professional Women: Networking at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Monday, Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. The meeting will include the induction of three new members and the selection of a nominating committee for the upcoming election of new officers. Guests welcome. The cost for dinner is $15. Contact Linda McKenna for reservations, (352) 584-9911 or email@example.com.
Hernando Hills Hi-Lites: Rehearsal, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. This is a women's a cappella chorus. New members welcome; experience not necessary. The director is Jeannine Zack. Call Tessie, (352) 686-4122, or e-mail jsoleau@ tampabay.rr.com.
Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Scotto's Bistro, 6172 Commercial Way. Lunch available. Guests welcome. Dana Cutlip, (352) 684-9137, ext. 202.
Nature Coast Orators Club/Toastmasters: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Oak Hill Hospital (in the room behind the cafeteria), 11375 Cortez Blvd. The group helps improve communication skills, both personally and professionally. Martha, (352) 277-2577, or Abigail, (727) 861-2203.
Rotary Club of Spring Hill: 7:45 a.m. Thursdays, IHOP, 3660 Commercial Way. Judy Hughes, (352) 597-4853.
Rotary Club of Spring Hill Central: Lunch meetings, noon Thursdays, Silverthorn Country Club, 4450 Golf Club Lane. Guests welcome. Brooks Edwards, (352) 666-4107, or Josh Kelly, (352) 684-0313. www.shcrotary.org.
Spring Hill Amateur Radio Club: Club meeting, 7 p.m. today, Oak Hill Hospital, Cafeteria Room 2, 11375 Cortez Blvd. The group operates on a 2-meter repeater on 146.805 MHz (no tone) and conducts a SKYWARN Weather Net at 7:30 p.m. and a club net at 8 p.m. Tuesdays, except meeting nights (third Tuesday of the month). Anyone with a ham radio license is welcome participate in both nets. www.kf4ixu.org. Ed, (352) 684-7623.
Spring Hill Women's Chorus: 9 a.m. Tuesdays, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive. New members welcome. Esther Lamoreaux, 688-6099, or Sandra Termin, 684-7173.
United Communities of Hernando County: 7 p.m. Monday, Oak Hill Hospital, Medical Office Building, fourth-floor conference room, 11375 Cortez Blvd. County Judge Donald Scaglione will speak. Members and guests invited. (352) 686-1851.
Weeki Wachee Woodcarvers: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Center, 3357 Susan Drive. Those interested in woodcarving or related activities (painting, burning, mounting, etc.) are invited. Demonstrations of all aspects of carving are presented. The club includes carvers from novices to masters. Annual dues are $15, which includes a monthly newsletter. George Lytle, (352) 666-5092.
Polish-American Social Club: Polonia dinner-dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. A traditional Polish dinner will be served from 12:45 to 2:15 p.m. Dancing to Music By Jeanne from 2:30 to 5:15 p.m. Tickets are $11 for members, $12 for nonmembers and guests. Proper dance attire requested. A full-service bar will be available. To guarantee menu choice, make reservations. Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.
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Long Island Club: 11 a.m. Wednesday, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, parish hall, 5326 Charles St. Coffee and cake before the meeting. Prospective members welcome. (352) 683-3019.
Information for the Clubs column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. Information can be faxed to (352) 754-6133 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for Clubs is seven working days before your meeting or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price, if applicable, or contact person and phone number are missing. Call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.