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.
Disabled American Veterans, Cadda Haddon Chapter 67: 7 p.m. June 5, 16299 Nancy Ave. Steve Greco, (352) 796-1679.
GFWC Brooksville Woman's Club: Finger foods and ice cream at noon and meeting at 1 p.m. June 5, 131 S Main St. "A Day at the Horse Races" and an auction will follow the meeting. Guests welcome. The club will not meet in July or August. Cherry Stettin, (352) 799-3801.
Hernando County Kennel Club: Weekly dog training classes, 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Hernando Council Senior Citizens No. 1, 8187 Fort Dade Ave. $10 per class. Carole, 666-1932.
History and Biography Book Discussion Group: 10 a.m. June 7, Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave. The discussion will be on Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches From the Unfinished Civil War, by Tony Horowitz. No registration required, but copies of the book are limited. Call or ask the front desk to reserve a copy. (352) 754-4043. hernandocountylibrary.us.
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. kiwanisofthebrooksvilleridge.com.
Marine Corps League, Spring Hill Detachment 708: 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. For the weekly schedule of events, visit the website at mcl708.org. (352) 597-7979.
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]
Rotary Club of Brooksville: Noon Tuesdays, Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Terry Weaver, (352) 796-9891. brooksvillerotary.org.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8713 and Ladies Auxiliary: 1681 E Jefferson St. For weekly schedule, call (352) 796-4449.
AARP Hernando County East Chapter 1026: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Buffet City, 13235 Cortez Blvd. There will be a speaker from Hernando County Emergency Management. RSVP to Kathy, (352) 428-2368.
AARP Hernando County West Chapter 5445: 11:30 a.m. Friday, Perkins Family Restaurant, 4685 Commercial Way. RSVP to Edith, (352) 666-5483.
African-American Club of Hernando County: 2 p.m. June 6, Regency Oaks Civic Center, 4445 Breakwater Blvd.
FDNY Retired Firefighters of NY Association Chapter 343: "Firehouse" breakfast, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. Kevin, (813) 528-8239 or Joe, (352) 686-4401.
Hernando Computer Club: Board meeting, 9 a.m. Tuesday. All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. For class schedule visit hcc.org or call (352) 684-7171.
Hernando County Philippine-American Association: Philippine cultural show, 3 to 6 p.m. June 15, VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. Includes traditional dances, Philippine cuisine and a show by a student dance troupe. Tickets are $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers. (352) 684-7464, (352) 848-1031, (352) 686-2646 or (727) 242-3407.
Hernando Hills Hi-Lites: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Fellowship Community Church, 11250 Spring Hill Drive. This is a women's a cappella chorus. Norma, (352) 540-9192.
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.
Illinois Club of Spring Hill: 1 p.m. June 7, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd. This will be the "Red, White and Blue Potluck." There will be no meetings in July or August. Annual dues are $12 per person. Rich Bellem, (352) 688-8924.
Italian-American Club of Hernando County: 1 p.m. Saturday, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Coulton Hall, 2301 Deltona Blvd. There will be an ice cream social. There will be no meetings in July or August. Teresa, (352) 683-6712.
Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Pasco-Hernando Community College, Spring Hill Campus, Building B, 450 Beverly Court. Susan Myers, (352) 428-3717. springhillkiwanis.org.
Kiwanis Club of Weeki Wachee: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, IHOP, 3636 Commercial Way. Dana Cutlip, (352) 428-4714. 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.
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] Go to daily-recap.com.
Nature Coast Decorative Artists: 9 a.m. Saturday, Weeki Wachee Senior Center, 3357 Susan Drive, off Toucan Trail. The project will be pink and chocolate hibiscus in acrylic, taught by Jeannette Seese. Dottie, (352) 527-2778. naturecoastdecorativeartists.com.
Nature Coast Telecom Pioneers: 1 p.m. June 5, Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. There will be an ice cream social and auction. Members are reminded to bring used stamps, community service hours, can tabs, ditty bag items, food for the needy, and other collected items. Bonnie, (352) 592-9856.
New York State Club: 5 p.m. June 6, Knights of Columbus Hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. Dinner will follow the meeting. RSVP to Carolyn, (352) 684-6979. This will be the last meeting until the fall. Bowling will continue at 11 a.m. Mondays at Spring Hill Lanes. For bowling, call Marge, (352) 686-8015.
Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partner's Club: 11375 Cortez Blvd. For weekly schedule, call (352) 597-6383.
Pennsylvania Club: 10 a.m. June 11, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Entertainment by Starburst Duo. Meal choice is hot open-face turkey sandwich or country-fried steak, each served with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, salad and dessert. Reservations are required by Tuesday. The cost is $13.75 per person; entree choice(s) must be noted on the check. Send payment to the club at P.O. Box 6024, Spring Hill, FL 34611. No payments will be accepted at the door. RSVP to Beverly, (352) 683-4731. For membership, call James Cahill, (352) 593-4325.
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.
Sons of Italy, Friendship Lodge 2728: 6:30 p.m. June 5, Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. This is the lodge's new meeting location. New members welcome; Italian descent is not required. Charlotte, (727) 378-3711, or Angie, (727) 697-3734.
Sons of Italy, Nature Coast Lodge 2502: June social, 5 p.m. June 5, Blue Dolphin Restaurant, 8825 State Road 52, Hudson. Denise, (727) 862-3170, or Zina, (352) 688-9740.
Spring Hill Moose Lodge 521: 5214 Mariner Blvd. For weekly events call (352) 686-5666. lodge521.moosepages.org
Spring Hill Toastmasters Club: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Journey Christian Center, 3233 Commercial Way. [email protected] Go to toastmasters.org.
Tarpon Coast Fly Fishers: 6 p.m. June 5, Boston Cooker, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. Guests and visitors welcome. Dinner is $18.99. The speaker will be Capt. Dan Clymer of Racing Mullet Charter in Crystal River; he will discuss fishing in Wyoming. Free fly-tying classes are under way for members. Roger Maler, [email protected] or (352) 293-3322.
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. Blood drive, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. All those who donate will receive a miniwellness checkup, including a cholesterol screening. 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.
Historical Novel Society: Business meeting at 1 p.m. and program at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Central Ridge Library, 425 W Roosevelt Blvd. This meeting will be devoted to preparing for the fifth-annual North American Conference of the Historical Novel Society, June 22-23 at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort in St. Petersburg. All those interested in reading, writing and historical novels are welcome. Sara Glenn, (727) 945-1064 (evenings). fchns.org.
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] Go to citrusmodelrrclub.org.
Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520: 9135 Denton Ave. Breakfast cooked to order, 8:30 a.m. to noon; prices, $2 to $4.50, coffee included. For weekly events, call (727) 863-2520.
Polish-American Social Club: 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Dinner-dance, 12:15 to 5 p.m. Sunday. $11 for members and $13 for nonmembers. RSVP to Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.
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General Motors Retirees Club: Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch at 12:15 p.m. today, Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave. The cost for lunch is $11. RSVP to Susan Flowers, (727) 859-4445.
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.
Florida Native Plant Society
Meets 7 p.m. Monday, Hernando County Mining Association Enrichment Center, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd. Colleen Werner, a Withlacoochee State Forest biologist with the Florida Forest Service, will give a presentation on rare and endangered plants in the state forest. Orchids and ferns will be a few of the plants highlighted. Also, Werner will lead a field trip on June 13 at the Annuteliga Hammock unit of the Citrus Tract of the Withlacoochee State Forest. Those going are to meet at 9 a.m. at the trailhead on County Road 491. Bring lunch, water and insect repellent. Email to [email protected] Go to hcfnps.org.