Events: April 22-23

Today/Continuing

American Legion Post 99: Bingo, 11 a.m., 208 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. The kitchen will be open. (352) 796-9369.

Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520: "Big Money Bingo," 3 p.m., 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. Play packages start at $10. Food is available for purchase. (727) 868-2994.

Beginners Line Dancing: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., SNPJ Lodge, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. The cost is $3 per person. Doors open at 1 p.m. (352) 686-9874.

Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 544-5407.

Fit N Fun 4 Kids: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, off Darby Lane, Brooksville. For youth ages 7 to 14. Participants play video games powered by stationary GameBikes. Free. JoAnn Munford, (352) 540-3835.

Hernando Council Senior Citizens No. 1: Pinochle, noon to 3:30 p.m., 8187 Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. The cost is $3, which includes lunch and prizes. Linda, (352) 573-7696.

Nature Coast Bridge Club: 12:30 p.m., Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill. Millie Dabbs, (352) 666-5891.

Pierogi and Bake Sale at St. Andrew's Ukrainian Catholic Church: Noon to 3 p.m., 8064 Weeping Willow St., Spring Hill (off Cortez Boulevard, at Arby's and AutoZone). The sale includes pierogis and baked goods such as bapka, cookies and poppy, nut, apricot and prune rolls. Alyce, 688-1839, or the church, 597-5589.

Poor Rich's Chess Club of Hernando County: 6:30 to 10 p.m., cafeteria, Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Bring chess set; club sets are available. Instructions provided to new and less-experienced players. Schoolchildren welcome. Jim, (352) 683-7560, or Andy, (352) 686-8195.

VFW Post 8681 and Ladies Auxiliary: Spaghetti dinner, 4 to 7 p.m.; bar bingo, 7 p.m. 18940 Drayton St., at County Line Road, Shady Hills. (727) 856-1860.

VFW Post 8713 and Ladies Auxiliary: Bingo, 6:30 p.m., 1681 E Jefferson St., Brooksville. (352) 796-4449.

VFW Post 9236 and Ladies Auxiliary: Spaghetti dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m., 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. (352) 596-9236.

Thursday/New

"Alzheimer's Disease: What Caregivers Need to Know" program: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, Spring Hill. The program is for family caregivers of Alzheimer's patients, who will learn information about the disease, stages and rate of progression; diagnosis, treatment options and information on clinical drug studies; practical tips to prevent or reduce behavior problems; strategies for communicating with the Alzheimer's patient; coping strategies for caregivers; and legal and financial issues. There is no cost to attend, but registration is needed. Lunch is provided. (813) 974-4355 or toll-free 1-800-633-4563, or visit www.suncoastalzheimers.com. Offered through the University of South Florida, Suncoast Alzheimer's and Gerontology Center, and the Florida Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.

Head Start presents "A Day of the Book!" 10 a.m. to noon, Mid Florida Community Services/Head Start, 835 School St., Brooksville. This is an outdoor event that will have stories come to life through "animated reading." Parents and children are invited to this free activity. (352) 754-2464 .

Library to show The Perfect Storm: 2 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. The 2000 film, rated PG-13, depicts the plight of the crew aboard the fishing ship Andrea Gail, caught in the Atlantic Ocean during the fall of 1991 in a storm with hurricane-force winds and 100-foot waves. Stars George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg. Refreshments will be served. No registration required. (352) 540-6391.

Thursday/Continuing

American Legion Post 99: Bingo, noon, 208 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. The kitchen will be open. (352) 796-9369.

Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: Karaoke in the lounge, 2 to 5 p.m., with a snack table available. Bingo warm-ups, 4:15 p.m.; regular session, 5:45 p.m. 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. Warm-ups are 25 cents per game. Food and soft drinks available; free coffee. (352) 596-2582.

Fit N Fun 4 Kids: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, off Darby Lane, Brooksville. For youth ages 7 to 14. Participants play video games powered by stationary GameBikes. Free. JoAnn Munford, (352) 540-3835.

Marine Corps League, Spring Hill Detachment 708: Wing night, 5 to 8 p.m., 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. (352) 597-7979.

Nature Coast Bridge Club: 6:30 p.m., Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill. Millie Dabbs, (352) 666-5891.

VFW Post 8681 and Ladies Auxiliary: Fish night, 4 to 7 p.m., 18940 Drayton St., at County Line Road, Shady Hills. (727) 856-1860.

Information for the Events 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 pday@sptimes.com (please include club's name in e-mail subject line). The deadline for news is 10 days before your event or reservation deadline. Events must be open to the public. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket (if applicable) or contact person and phone number are missing. Call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Events: April 22-23 04/21/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 8:57pm]

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