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Find a new club in Hernando County


Brooksville Book Discussion Group: 6 p.m. Nov. 16, Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave. The book to be discussed is Atonement, by Ian McEwan. No registration is required, but copies of the book are limited. Tina Mraz, (352) 754-4043.

Brooksville Woman's Club: Luncheon at noon, meeting at 1 p.m. today, 131 S Main St. Speaker Wanda Bare will discuss Home Life/Domestic Violence. Yvonne, (352) 796-6026 or (352) 848-7988.

Embroiderers' Guild of America, Sandhill Crane Chapter: 10 a.m. today, Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave. There will be an auction and table sale of a variety of stitching supplies, threads, patterns, kits and tools. Guests welcome. (352) 596-1415.

First Hernando Republican Club: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Deerfield Clubhouse, 15471 Atwater Drive. The speaker is Rebecca O'Dell, a Constitutional Crises speaker. Guests welcome. Refreshments served. Doris, (352) 688-7986.

Florida Native Plant Society: 7 p.m. Monday, Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 19490 Oliver St. The speaker is Walter Kingsley Taylor, an author and Professor Emeritus of Biology at the University of Central Florida. The topic is "A Guide to Florida Grasses." Visitors welcome. Website:

German American Club of Spring Hill: Membership meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St. A "Schlachtfest" will be at 5 p.m. Nov. 13, with food served 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and dancing to Europa from 7 to 11 p.m. Advanced tickets are $18 for members, $22 for guests; tickets at the door are an additional $2 each. Rosemarie Koenig, (352) 666-8525, or Jack and Lisa Yaskulski, (352) 688-3744.

Hernando Audubon Society: Field trip to PK Ranch and River Trail Walk, 8 a.m. Nov. 11. For details, call Mike, (352) 583-2384.

Hernando County Branch NAACP: Executive Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Bethlehem Progressive Baptist Church, 661 S Brooksville Ave. Wayman, (352) 442-4242, or Kym, (352) 688-7144.

Spring Hill

Beta Sigma Phi, Alpha Delta Beta Chapter: 7 p.m. Friday, Starbucks, 13165 Cortez Blvd. Becca, (352) 556-8196.

Brooksville/Spring Hill Christian Women's Connection: Noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. The feature is Serenity Springs Spa, "Healthy Mind, Body and Spirit," presented by Kelly Scoville. The inspirational speaker is Bobbie Angstrom of Naples, who will discuss "Unsure Footing in Sure Places." The cost is $13.50; free childcare available with advanced reservations. All reservations required by Thursday. Dolores, (352) 799-3735, or Barbara, (352) 796-5216. CWC is affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.

Canadian Club of Spring Hill: Noon Monday, Kally K's Restaurant, 3383 Commercial Way. Bob, (352) 686-2284, or Jackie, (352) 684-6662.

GEMS Christian Homeschool Support: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, First Assembly of God, 12435 Spring Hill Drive. Great Educators Mentoring Scholars is a nondenominational Christian homeschool group. Cheryl Picerno, (352) 684-4844.

Grace Presbyterian Women's Gathering: 1 p.m. Monday, fellowship hall, Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. The program is "God Bless Our Veterans," and will include worship, prayer, signing and sharing personal stories. A "Thank Offering" will be received. The Circle Leaders will host. (352) 683-2082.

Hernando Computer Club: General meeting, 7 p.m. Monday; the public is welcome. Upcoming classes include: Linux Workshop, 7 p.m. today; Introduction to Computers with Windows Vista (class 1 of 4), 1 p.m. Thursday; E-Fame Workshop, 7 p.m. Thursday; Getting Comfortable with Your PC (class 1 of 2), 10 a.m. Friday; Website Creation, 1 p.m. Friday; Family Tree Maker, 1 p.m. Monday; Photoshop Elements, 10 a.m. Tuesday; Vista After the Basics (class 2 of 2), 1 p.m. Tuesday. All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. or (352) 684-7171.

Hernando County La Sertoma Club: 11 a.m. Friday, Guido's Restaurant, 7219 Forest Oaks Blvd. Guests welcome. The annual pancake breakfast with Santa is planned for Dec. 6. Cris, (352) 397-4304.

Hernando Jazz Society: USA In Song event, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd. A cash bar and snacks available. Admission is free for members, $9 for nonmembers. New members welcome. Bill McLoughlin, (352) 799-9690.

Illinois Club of Spring Hill: 1 p.m. Friday, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd. A representative from the Property Appraiser's Office will speak. Former Illinois residents and their partners are invited to join; annual dues are $12 per person. Patricia Godfrey, (352) 597-0346.

Italian-American Club: 1 p.m. Saturday, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2301 Deltona Ave. Augie Trupia will give a presentation on Italian Heritage. Bingo and refreshments will follow the meeting. Visitors welcome, and are asked to call Joe, (352) 799-5214, or Theresa, (352) 683-6712. There will be a boat trip on the Homosassa River, then to the Seafood Festival in Homosassa Springs on Nov. 13.

Kiwanis Club of the Nature Coast: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Boston Cooker, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. Dana Cutlip, (352) 684-9137.

Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Atria Evergreen Woods Pool House, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. Ken Krall, (352) 684-4064.

Nature Coast Decorative Artists: 9 a.m. Saturday, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Center, 3357 Susan Drive. The project will be a triad (three small projects), taught by three different teachers. This is the local chapter of the Society of Decorative Artists. Andi, (352) 666-9091, Jeanette, (727) 857-1045, or Pat, (352) 249-7221.

New York State Club: 5 p.m. Thursday, Knights of Columbus Hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. Three entree choices available for dinner. Live music for dancing. $10. Call for reservations; Barbara, (352) 683-1469, or Carolyn, (352) 684-6979.

Out-N-About Singles: Calendar planning and social, 7 p.m. Saturday, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2301 Deltona Blvd. Members meet for coffee and conversation at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Dunkin Donuts, 13179 Cortez Blvd. This is a singles club for people ages 30-60. (352) 797-6116.

SHARP Crime Watch: 7 p.m. Monday, Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. (352) 683-5936.

Spring Hill Camera Club: Profiting from Your Photos, a roundtable discussion on selling on the internet, 7 p.m. Monday, Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd. Strat, (352) 684-1850. Website:

Spring Hill Teaching Computer Club: Board meeting at 5:30 p.m. today, followed by general meeting. At 7 p.m., "Free Tune-Up Software You Should Use" will be presented. Upcoming classes include: Basic Vista Cut, Copy and Paste (class 2 of 4), 9 a.m. Monday. All programs and classes are at the Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club, 3357 Susan Drive, at Toucan Trail. (352) 597-3632. Web:

St. Frances Cabrini Council of Catholic Women: 10:30 a.m. today, Xavier Hall, 5030 Mariner Blvd. A representative from Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative will speak. Following, there will be a salad lunch; members should bring an item to feed five. A card party will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday; the cost is $2. Refreshments will be served. (352) 683-9666.

Tarpon Coast Fly Fishers: 6 p.m. today, Longshotz Sports Bar and Grill, 1320 Commercial Way. Skip Turnaville, owner of Gulf Coast Marine in Homosassa, will give a presentation about the problems with ethanol fuel in marine engines. Also, free fly-tying classes are now forming for 2010. Plans for the Dec. 12 holiday event are underway. All TCFF members belong to the Federation of Fly Fishers. Roger Maler, or (352) 293-3322.

Teachers Retired in Florida (TRIF), Spring Hill Unit: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 11, Boston Cooker Restaurant and Oyster Bar, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. All NYSUT (New York State United Teachers) professionals, including teacher and health care retirees, are welcome. The speaker will be Barbara Fredricksen, arts and entertainment editor with the St. Petersburg Times. The annual TRIF Holiday Toy Drive will begin this month. Donations of new, unwrapped toys are being collected. Tom Smith, (352) 683-9423, or BJ, (727) 869-7896.

Weeki Wachee Woodcarvers: 7 p.m. Monday, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club, 3357 Susan Drive. Guests and new members of all ages welcome; annual dues are $15. George Lytle, (352) 666-5092, or Mike Rice, (352) 683-9087.

West Hernando-Spring Hill Hadassah: Paid-up Membership Luncheon, noon Nov. 16, Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St. A program will follow lunch. Reservations are required by Monday. Annual membership and life membership fees have been reduced; call for details. Anne, (352) 596-7683, or Eileen, (352) 796-4679.

Weeki Wachee

Hernando Harmonizers Men's Barbershop Chorus, Chapter P-047: Rehearsals, 7 p.m. Mondays, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. A special guest night is planned for 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 16; registration begins at 6:30 p.m. Men of all ages welcome (teens and older). Call John Romaine for information, (352) 666-0633. This is a men's a cappella chorus. E-mail to

Pasco County/Hudson

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, served 12:45 to 2 p.m. Dancing to Music By Jeanne from 2:30 to 5:15 p.m. Tickets $11 for members and $12 for nonmembers. RSVP to Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.

Land O'Lakes

Nature Coast Volunteers for Veterans: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Baldomero Lopez State Veterans Nursing Home, 6919 Parkway Blvd. Fran, (352) 686-1820.

New Port Richey

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.

Yugoslav-American Social Club: 27th anniversary dinner, 1 p.m. Sunday, Finnish American Club, 6016 Delaware Ave. A catered dinner of pork and stuffed cabbage will be served. Guests pay $10. (352) 686-2542 or (352) 686-9579.

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 (please put the club's name in e-mail subject line). The deadline for this news is two weeks before your 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 about the Clubs column, call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

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