Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: 14494 Cortez Blvd. Weekly events: Dinner-dance on Fridays, with dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and dancing to music by Take Two; dancing only $6, dinner prices vary. Dinner is also available in the lounge, where singer-guitarist Rod Sillars entertains. For members and their guests. (352) 596-2582.
Conservative Christian Teens for America: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Community Bible Church, 5041 Griffin Road. Learn about the Christian heritage of the nation, the founding principles of the U.S. government and how to impact the world as a teen. (813) 732-1507.
Hernando County Kennel Club: Weekly: Dog training classes, 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Hernando Council Senior Citizens No. 1, 8187 Fort Dade Ave. Offering obedience for beginners, novice and rally training. $10 per class. Carole, 666-1932.
Kiwanis Club of Brooksville: Dinner meeting, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Country Kitchen Restaurant, 20133 Cortez Blvd. Visitors welcome. Shirl Hammatt, (352) 799-6573.
Kiwanis Club of the Brooksville Ridge: Breakfast meeting, 7:15 a.m. Fridays, Country Kitchen, 20133 Cortez Blvd. Rich Linkul, (352) 597-6383. Web: kiwanisof- thebrooksvilleridge.com.
Marine Corps League Spring Hill Detachment 708: 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. Thanksgiving dinner, 4 to 7 p.m. today; dinner choice is ham or turkey, with trimmings, for $7.50 (includes tea, coffee and dessert). (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. Members learn communications skills by following a series of 10 self-paced speaking assignments designed to instill a basic foundation in public speaking. 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. Web: brooksvillerotary.org.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8713 and Ladies Auxiliary: 1681 E Jefferson St. Bar bingo, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Karaoke, 7 p.m. Saturdays. Wheel game and food, 1 p.m. Sundays. (352) 796-4449.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236: Breakfast, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. Includes eggs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, toast, biscuits, gravy, french toast, pancakes, coffee, tea and orange juice for $7. (352) 596-9236.
British American Ladies Club: 1 p.m. today, West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave. (352) 684-8509 or [email protected]
FDNY Retired Firefighters of NY Association Chapter 343: "Firehouse" breakfast, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. New members welcome. Kevin, (813) 528-8239, or Joe, (352) 686-4401.
Hernando Computer Club: Membership committee meeting, 10 a.m. Monday. For a list of classes, visit hcc.org. All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. Classes are $2 each for members only. (352) 684-7171.
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 that sings contemporary and traditional songs in 4-part harmony. New members, spectators welcome. Norma, (352) 540-9192.
High Point Ballroom Dancing: Classes for beginners, 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, intermediate 3 to 4 p.m., High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road. The instructor is Bonnie Jordan. $5 per person, per class. (352) 683-3699.
High Point Community Line Dance: Classes, 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road. The cost is $3. The instructor is Louise Weber, (352) 683-8007.
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.
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.
Michigan Club: 1 to 3 p.m. today, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. The speaker will be Sandy Barley from Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind. Dave or Barb Selbach, (352) 592-9663, or Martha Wauters, (352) 686-7479.
Nature Coast Bridge Club: Bridge games, 12:30 p.m. weekdays, except for Thursdays, when the start time is 6:30 p.m., Towne Square Mall, 3021 Commercial Way. Games for all skill levels are offered. The club offers certified instructors, program materials, guided practice and mentors. Lois, (352) 686-7283 or [email protected], or Mary Ellen, (352) 596-1524 or [email protected] Web: daily-recap.com.
New Jersey Club: Thanksgiving luncheon, noon today, Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Doors open at 11 a.m. Meeting at 1 p.m. Tickets had to be purchased in advance. Members are reminded to bring a nonperishable food donation. Upcoming events: Christmas party at the Show Palace, Dec. 18; tickets are $30 for dinner and show. Annette, (352) 683-8752.
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. Sets and clocks available to purchase. 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.
Senior/Baby Boomer Singles Dance: 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays, Spring Hill Domino Club, 15120 County Line Road. Admission is $3. Sheila, (352) 293-4009.
Spring Hill Garden Club: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd. The speaker will be Sylvia Durell, an independent Dove Chocolate Discoveries chocolatier; she will discuss the history and benefits of chocolate. Refreshments will be served. (352) 683-9933 or naturecoastgardens.com.
Spring Hill Moose Lodge 521: Thanksgiving dinner, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, 5214 Mariner Blvd. $8. (352) 686-6555. Web: lodge521.moosepages.org
Spring Hill Toastmasters Club: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Journey Christian Center, 3233 Commercial Way. [email protected] Web: toastmasters.org.
St. Theresa Social Club: Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, parish hall, 1107 Commercial Way. Roberta, (352) 688-2315. Bingo is 5:45 p.m. Mondays; Evelyn, (352) 683-1532.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209: 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. Steak shoot, 1 p.m. today. Fish fry, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Entertainment with John Lobo and Eddie & Dana, 7 to 10 p.m. Friday. Bar poker, 1 p.m. Saturday. Spaghetti dinner, 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Karaoke, 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday. (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.
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.
Weeki Wachee Area Club: Bingo, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, 7442 Shoal Line Blvd. (352) 596-3316.
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.
Polish-American Social Club: Country-western dance with the Country Backroads Band, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturdays; doors open at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $5 at the door. Bring your own snacks, but no beverages (open bar available). John Lubertowicz, (352) 650-5664. Polonia dinner-dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. A traditional Polish dinner will be 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.
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.