AARP Hernando County East Chapter 1026: Social gathering, 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 13, Golden Corral, 940 S Broad St. No speakers or agenda. All seniors welcome. RSVP to Kathy, (352) 428-2368.
American Legion Post 99: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, 208 E Fort Dade Ave. (352) 796-3259.
Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: 14494 Cortez Blvd. Steak shoot, 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday. This is a bingo-type game. The cost is $8 for a set of cards. A spaghetti dinner will follow from 5 to 6 p.m. for $6. Includes meatballs or sausage, salad and garlic bread. Weekly events: Lunch, noon to 3 p.m. Tuesdays; prices, $3.50 to $5.50. "Little Miss Dynamite" Karen Kallin entertains Thursdays; doors open at 5 p.m., with food from 6 to 9 p.m. and dancing from 7 to 10 p.m; menu prices from $6 to $17. Dinner-dance on Fridays, with dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and dancing to music by Take Two; dancing only $6 and dinners $11.60 to $13.65. Dinner is also available in the lounge, from $8.60 to $10.65, where singer-guitarist Rod Sillars entertains. For members and their guests. (352) 596-2582.
Brooksville Garden Club: Noon Sept. 12, First United Methodist Church, fellowship hall, 109 S Broad St. After the luncheon, George Popovich, director of Senior Services, will speak. Since members now volunteer at the Living Memories Garden on the Hernando Historical Museum grounds, the garden club now has its membership under the umbrella of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Louise, (352) 799-3160, or Ingrid, (352) 277-3183. Web: brooksvillegardenclub.us.
Daughters of the American Revolution, Annuttaliga Chapter: 11 a.m. Sept. 17, Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive. In celebration of U.S. Constitution Week, Paula S. O'Neil, Pasco County clerk of courts and comptroller, will speak on "How the Florida Constitution Impacts Local Government." RSVP to Judy, (352) 796-6944.
Embroiderers' Guild of America Sandhill Crane Chapter: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave. Members will be taking classes, but there will be open stitching for all others. Bring lunch. Membership is open to everyone from experienced stitches to those interested in learning. Mentors available. (352) 666-8350.
German-American Club of Spring Hill: Membership meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, Hernando County Shrine Hall, 13400 Montour St. New members welcome. Jack Yaskulski, (352) 688-3744. A Welcome Back Dance will be 7 to 11 p.m. Sept. 14. Music by Manni Daum. Dress is casual. Tickets must be purchased in advance; call Lisa Yaskulski for details at the number above.
GFWC Brooksville Woman's Club: Potluck luncheon at noon and meeting at 1 p.m. today, 131 S Main St. Those who bring a dish pay $3; without a dish it is $6. Dessert will be provided. (352) 799-3801.
Society for Creative Anachronism, Bentonshire Chapter: Business meeting, 7 p.m. Monday, Brooksville Enrichment Center, Suite 120, Medical Arts Building at Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17222 Hospital Blvd. After the meeting, there will be a demonstration on beginning wire-wrapping jewelry. This is a new meeting night (second Monday of each month). The society is an international organization dedicated to researching and recreating the arts and skills of pre-17th century Europe. Newcomers welcome. email@example.com.
West Central Florida Coasties/Coast Guard Veterans: 1 p.m. Sept. 15, Country Kitchen Restaurant, 20133 Cortez Blvd. All Coastie veterans welcome. Meetings are on the third Saturday of each month. Charlie Jensen, (352) 503-6019.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236: 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. Spaghetti dinner, 5 to 7 p.m. today for $6.50. Steak dinner, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday for $10. (352) 596-9236.
Brooksville/Spring Hill Women's Connection (Stonecroft Ministries): Luncheon, noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. All women welcome. The special feature will be Kim Garcia, personal trainer and owner of Garcia Institute for Modern Excellence. The speaker will be Jan Tombow of Clearwater, who will discuss her book Stolen But Not Lost. The menu will include chicken divan with wild rice and vegetables, with lemon layer cake for dessert. The cost is $14.50. Reservations required by Thursday; cancelations by Sunday. RSVP to Jan, (352) 556-4658, or Tammy, (727) 768-7735.
Hernando Computer Club: Newcomer orientation brunch, 10 a.m. Monday. The club offers a new membership benefit. Once a month, three hours are set aside when members can bring a project to the club for the instructors to complete. Projects can be anything from transferring VHS tapes to DVDs or moving photos from a camera to a PC to burning music CDs or Web design. The cost is $2 per project. The first day will be from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 14. For members only. Appointments must be scheduled. Call (352) 684-7171. Upcoming classes include: The Mac Computer, 1 p.m. today; Fun with Color and Shapes Using Xara, 1 p.m. today; Linux Workshop, 7 p.m. today; MS Word, 10 a.m. Thursday; Introduction to Computers with Windows 7 (class 2 of 8), 7 p.m. Thursday; Genealogy Workshop, 1 p.m. Monday; Photoshop Elements Advanced Workshop, 1 p.m. Monday; Facebook, Step-by-Step, 1 p.m. Tuesday; Basic Photoshop Elements (class 1 of 2), 7 p.m. Tuesday; Skype Messaging and Video Chatting, 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.
Hernando County La Sertoma Club: 11 a.m. Monday, Guido's Pizza Cafe, 7219 Forest Oaks Blvd. Guests welcome. The group is dedicated to youth service recognition and fundraising for scholarships for needy and deserving college students, as well as holiday events for special needs children, specifically at Moton Elementary. Call Laverne, (352) 796-4657.
Hernando County Branch NAACP: Executive committee meeting, 6 p.m., Sterling Hill North Clubhouse, 4411 Sterling Hill Blvd. Evelyn, (352) 684-0340.
Kiwanis Club of the Nature Coast: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Up 4 Breakfast, 14359 Spring Hill Drive. Dinner is $10 (includes drink, tax and tip). Al Johnson, (352) 684-1661. Web: kiwanisnaturecoast.org.
Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Pasco-Hernando Community College, Spring Hill Campus, Building B, 450 Beverly Court. Susan Myers, (352) 428-3717. Website: springhillkiwanis.org.
Knights of Columbus St. Jude Council 6383: 10470 Spring Hill Drive. Weekly: Dinner, 4:30 to 6 p.m., followed by dancing from 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays. Various dinner choices available. Dinner and dancing, $10 (includes tax and tip); dancing only, $3. Bingo, 12:30 p.m. Sundays, 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Lunch and sandwiches available. (352) 683-1227 or (352) 686-2650.
Latinos Unidos Social Club: International Latin Night, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, 1258 Spring Hill Drive. Dinner will be Latin cuisine from different countries. Music provided by DJ H.R. Admission is $10 for men and $5 for women. (352) 556-2294 or (813) 719-0759.
National Association of Retired Veteran Railroad Employees, NARVRE Unit 87: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 12, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Includes lunch and information about political events that could affect pensions. All retirees and spouses welcome. Gerry, (352) 684-4889.
Nature Coast 9.12 Groups: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 15, Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way. The group will celebrate the signing of the U.S. Constitution 225 years ago; members will also conduct their own signing of the Constitution. The speaker is Jimmie T. Smith, candidate for Florida House District 34. Guests welcome. Maureen, (352) 597-6756.
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. Beverly Tillberry, (352) 556-3892; or Annabelle Hills, (352) 597-5221. Web: daily-recap.com.
Nature Coast Telecom Pioneers: Welcome back meeting, 1 p.m. today, Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. Bring used stamps, community service hours, can tabs and other collected items. Membership is open to anyone interested in community service. Call Bonnie (352) 592-9856.
New York State Club: 5 p.m. Thursday, Knights of Columbus Hall, 10407 Spring Hill Drive. After dinner, there will be entertainment by the Shazadi belly dance troupe. Call Carolyn for tickets, (352) 684-6979. Members bowl at 11 a.m. Mondays at Spring Hill Lanes. Contact Marge, (352) 686-8015.
Poor Rich's Chess Club: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, cafeteria, Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. Bring chess set; club sets are available for use. All levels welcome. The club has a free chess library. Annual dues are $10, which benefit the annual College Chess Scholarship fund. Visitors welcome. 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, Guests welcome. Robin, (352) 797-4645. Web: shcrotary.org.
Saturday AM Connection (Stonecroft Ministries): Women's brunch, 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Family Restaurant conference center at Towne Square Mall, 3021 Commercial Way. Becky Burgue from New Tampa will speak and show pictures from the past and possibilities for the future. Reservations required by Thursday. RSVP to Mary, (352) 593-4292, or Norma, (352) 686-6905.
Senior Singles Dance: 7 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays, Spring Hill Domino Club, 15120 County Line Road. Free dance lessons from 7 to 8 p.m. Admission is $5. Sheila, (352) 293-4009.
Sew Much Fun, Spring Hill Chapter of Florida Sewing Sew-ciety: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 12, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Susan O'Very of Sealed With a Stitch will share some of her new designs. The November fashion show and upcoming sewing classes will be discussed, and there will be a sew-and-tell. Kathleen East, (352) 666-3066.
SHARP Crime Watch: 7 p.m. Monday, Dayspring Presbyterian Church, 6000 Mariner Blvd. Day and night dispatchers and patrollers are needed. (352) 683-5936 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sons of Italy Friendship Lodge 2728: 6:30 p.m. today, Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Anyone interested is welcome; you do not have to be Italian to join. Charlotte, (352) 688-9637, or Angie, (727) 697-3734.
Spring Hill Moose Lodge 521: 5214 Mariner Blvd. Music, 8 p.m. Friday. Wings and burgers, 7 p.m. Monday. Weekly events: Dinner, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; bingo, 7 p.m. Thursdays. (352) 686-6555. Web: lodge521.moosepages.org.
St. Theresa Social Club: Business meeting, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, parish center, 1107 Commercial Way. The monthly luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 25. Bingo is at 5:45 p.m. on Mondays. For bingo, call Evelyn, (352) 683-1532. For members, call Roberta, (352) 688-2315.
Tarpon Coast Fly Fishers: 6 p.m. Monday, Boston Cooker, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. Guests and visitors welcome. Selection of dinners available for $18.99. Free fly-tying classes are under way for members; space is available. All members are required to belong to the Federation of Fly Fishers. Roger Maler, (352) 293-3322 or email@example.com. Web: tarponcoastflyfishers.shutterfly.com.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209: 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. Entertainment with Time Machine Eddie and Dana, 7 to 10 p.m. Friday. Annie and Friends Karaoke, 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday. Weekly events include: Spaghetti dinner, 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays; steak shoot, 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays; line dance lessons with Backwoods Boot Scooters, 7 p.m. Thursdays, $5; fish fry, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays. (352) 796-0398.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8681: 18940 Drayton St., at County Line Road. Fish fry, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays. Steak shoot, 2-4 p.m. Sundays. (727) 856-1860.
Weeki Wachee Woodcarvers: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Weeki Wachee Senior Center, 3357 Susan Drive. Guests of all ages and anyone interested in woodcarving or related activities (painting, burning, mounting, etc.) are welcome. Members include novices to masters. Membership dues are $10 a year. George Lytle, (352) 610-4925, or Mike Rice, (352) 683-9087.
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 and a local chapter of the international Barbershop Harmony Society. New singers of all ages wanted. 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). This group is for singles 50 and older. Joanne, (352) 596-6969, or Phyllis, (352) 596-3125.
Nature Coast Festival Singers: Rehearsals, 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. The chorus will be rehearsing for the Christmas concerts. Liesl, (352) 848-4484, or Jeanmarie, (352) 556-8549.
Royal Highlands Crime Watch: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Christian Church in the Wildwood, 10051 Country Road, Building D. Hernando County sheriff's Deputy Scott Reak will give an updated crime report, review crime prevention activities and respond to questions from residents. Ron Durham, (352) 835-4332.
Weeki Wachee Area Club: Bingo, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, 7442 Shoal Line Blvd. (352) 596-3316.
Wisconsin Club of Hernando County: 1 p.m. Monday, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. Members are reminded to bring nonperishable food for the church's food pantry. There will be a speaker from NAMI Hernando. Membership is open to former residents and spouses; annual dues are $10. Carolee, (352) 666-2974.
Ronald Reagan Republican Assembly: 1 p.m. Saturday, 938 N Suncoast Blvd. (South Square Plaza). Speakers will include Lt. Vanessa Miller, director of the Salvation Army of Citrus County, and Maj. Dorothy Rogers, co-founder of the organization. The public is welcome. Refreshments served. (352) 257-5381.
Nature Coast Disc Golf Club: Handicap round of 19 holes of disc golf, 10 a.m. Sundays, Floral Park, 9530 S Parkside Ave., off U.S. 41. Buz Ryalls-Clephane, (352) 584-5078, or Brandi Laudermilch, (352) 263-4475.
Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520: 9135 Denton Ave. Blood drive with Florida Blood Services, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. A signup sheet is on the board in the hallway near the bar. Those who donate will receive a T-shirt from FBS and a gift from the lodge. Call Dave Taylor for details, (727) 819-3379. The lodge will celebrate its 38th anniversary with a dinner-dance Sept. 15. A prime rib dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Music will be provided by Marty and the Nice Guys. Tickets are $15. Call (727) 863-2520 or (727) 868-2994.
Polish-American Social Club: Dinner-dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Dinner choice is pork chop or baked chicken, served 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Dancing to 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.
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Pasco Billiken Club: 11:13 a.m. Tuesday, Niko's Place Restaurant, 6818 U.S. 19 N. Lunch will follow the meeting. (727) 372-0528.
Send information for the Clubs column to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613; fax to (352) 754-6133; or email firstname.lastname@example.org (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.