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 are welcome. Linda, (352) 573-7696.
Hernando County Branch NAACP: Executive Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Bethlehem Progressive Baptist Church, 661 Brooksville Ave. Wayman, (352) 442-4242, or Kym, (352) 688-7144.
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, [email protected] ofamerica.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.
Beta Sigma Phi, Alpha Delta Beta chapter: 7 p.m. Friday, Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. (352) 584-9064 or www.alphadelta beta.org.
Brooksville/Spring Hill Christian Women's Connection: Noon to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 11, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. The feature presentation will be "Growing Local Produce by Organic Methods," presented by Lisa Kessel with Sweetfields Farm. The inspirational speaker will be Judy Clark from Gotha; her theme is "Thrill Seeker Who No Longer Loses Her Way But Continues to Enjoy the Scenic Route." The cost is $13.50. Free childcare available. RSVP by Thursday. Dolores, (352) 799-3735, or Barbara, (352) 796-5216. CWC is affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.
Hernando Hills Hi-Lites: Rehearsal, 7 p.m. Mondays, Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. This is a women's a cappella chorus. New members welcome; experience is not necessary. Tessie, (352) 686-4122.
Illinois Club of Spring Hill: 1 p.m. Friday, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd. Lance Clark will present a program on sleep apnea. All former and current Illinois residents and spouses are welcome. Annual dues are $12 per person. David Trammell, (352) 397-9844.
Kiwanis Club of the Nature Coast: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Boston Cooker, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. Dinner is available for $12, which includes tax and gratuity. Dana Cutlip, (352) 684-9137. Web site: www.kiwanisnaturecoast.org.
Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Scotto's Bistro, 6172 Commercial Way. Lunch is available. Guests are welcome. Bev Reso, (352) 382-2372 or Richard Sanvenero, (352) 688-4858.
Nature Coast English Car Club/Suncoast Classic MG Club: Meet for breakfast, 9 a.m. Saturday, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Paul Logue, (352) 797-7656.
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.
Out-N-About Singles: Gather for coffee and conversation, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Dunkin Donuts, 13179 Cortez Blvd. This is a singles club for ages 30-60. (352) 797-6116 or e-mail to outnabout [email protected]
Plastic Model Club of Spring Hill: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. This is an informal club with no dues. Meetings are on the second Saturday of each month and include a "show-and-tell" and discussion of techniques. Joe, (352) 592-0635.
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, or Judy Hughes, (352) 597-4853.
Rotary Club of Spring Hill Central: Lunch meetings, noon Thursdays, Silverthorn Country Club, 4450 Golf Club Lane. Guests are welcome. Brooks Edwards, (352) 666-4107, or Josh Kelly, (352) 684-0313. Visit the Web site at www.shcrotary.org.
SHARP Crime Watch: 7 p.m. Monday, Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Day and night patrollers and dispatchers are needed. Patrollers are provided with radios and designated areas to watch. Dispatchers keep close contact with the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, Animal Services, Code Enforcement and other county offices. Calls are made daily to the elderly who live alone. The group also will watch residents' home when they are out of town. Those wishing to volunteer or to learn more about the group can attend one of the monthly meetings or call (352) 683-5936.
Spring Hill Amateur Radio Club: The club 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. on Tuesdays, except meeting nights (third Tuesday of the month). Anyone with a ham radio license is welcome participate in both nets. Visit the Web site at www.kf4ixu.org. Ed, (352) 684-7623.
Spring Hill Camera Club: 7 p.m. Monday, Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd. (behind Oak Hill Hospital). There will be a roundtable discussion on lenses and camera cleaning. Topics include choosing the right lens, doublers/converters, filters and proper cleaning equipment and technique. Strat, (352) 684-1850. Web: www.springhillcameraclub.org.
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) are invited. The group includes novices to masters. Guests of all ages welcome. Membership is open; annual dues are $15. Membership includes a monthly newsletter. George Lytle, (352) 666-5092, or Mike Rice, (352) 683-9087 .
Tarpon Coast Fly Fishers: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Quality Inn, 6172 Commercial Way. A buffet dinner will be served at about 6:30 p.m. for $12.50 per person (includes tax and tip). The program will be a presentation by Jim Swann of Swann's Fly Shop in Dade City. He will discuss fly fishing in Florida waters. Also, free fly-tying classes have begun for members. All TCFF members are required to belong to the Federation of Fly Fishers, an international organization based in Livingston, Mont. Roger Maler, [email protected]
West Hernando Coin Club: 6:45 p.m. Monday, Heather clubhouse, 9100 Nakoma Way. There will be free refreshments, speakers, door prizes and auctions. Children and beginning collectors welcome. Vincent, (352) 428-4564, or west [email protected]
Polish-American Social Club: Dinner-dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Dinner choice is roast beef or baked chicken, which will be served from 12:45 to 2 p.m. Dancing to Music by Jeanne from 2:30 to 5:15 p.m. Tickets are $11 for members and $12 for nonmembers and guests. Proper dance attire is requested. A full-service bar is available. To guarantee menu choice, make reservations. Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.
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 [email protected] 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.