Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: Christmas dinner-dance, Dec. 5, 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. Cocktails from 4 to 5 p.m., dinner at 5, followed by dancing to music by Take Two. Dinner choice is ham with pineapple or roast beef. Tickets are $12. Doris Cloman, (352) 796-9784. Tickets for the New Year's Eve party are $50 per person, which includes an open bar (well drinks and wine); top-shelf drinks will be $1. Hors d'oeuvres will be served from 6 to 6:30 p.m., and appetizer at 7, followed by dinner. Menu choice is filet mignon in wine sauce, citrus baked salmon or stuffed baked chicken. Music and entertainment by Stan Prinston. Bill Balderson, (352) 585-2730.
Hernando Symphony Orchestra: Rehearsal, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Chocachatti Elementary School, 4135 California St. (352) 597-9555. Conductor Wayne Raymond, (352) 688-0427. hernandosymphony.com.
Kiwanis Club of Brooksville: Dinner meeting, 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Brooksville Golf and Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive. 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] or toll-free, 1-888-852-5000, ext. 3720.
Rotary Club of Brooksville: Noon Tuesdays, Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Richard Trump, (352) 796-1143.
Hernando Computer Club: Upcoming classes include: Vista After the Basics (class 1 of 2), 10 a.m. Tuesday; Convert Your VHS Tapes to DVD, 1 p.m. Tuesday; Introduction to Computers with Windows Vista (class 1 of 4), 7 p.m. Tuesday; Linux Workshop, 7 p.m. Dec. 2. All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. hcc.org or (352) 684-7171.
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, spectators welcome. Tessie, (352) 686-4122.
Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Atria Evergreen Woods Pool House, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. Ken Krall, (352) 684-4064. springhill kiwanis.org.
Nature Coast Bridge Club: Regular games at 12:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays; 0-299er game at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, with a mini-lecture at 9:15. All activities are at the Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Millie Dabbs, (352) 666-5891.
Nature Coast Orators Club/Toastmasters: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Oak Hill Hospital (in the room behind the cafeteria), 11375 Cortez Blvd. Martha, (352) 277-2577, or Abigail, (727) 861-2203.
New York State Club: 5 p.m. Dec. 3, Knights of Columbus Hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. There will be dinner and dancing to live music. Tickets are $10. RSVP to Barbara, (352) 683-1469, or Carolyn, (352) 684-6979.
NYCPD 10-13 Club: Christmas dinner-dance, 6 to 11 p.m. Dec. 6, Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. There will be a cocktail hour, buffet dinner and cash bar. Music provided by Steve Santo's Band, featuring Richie G on sax. Tickets are $35. Jim Perretto, (352) 279-1762; Artie Babcock, (352) 686-1943, or Tony DeMarzo, (352) 686-8238.
Out-N-About Singles: 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 [email protected]
Poor Rich's Chess Club: 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, cafeteria, Oak Hill Hospital, Cortez Boulevard. Bring chess set; club sets are available. Visitors welcome. Andy, (352) 428-8272, or Chuck, (352) 345-4764.
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: Lunch meetings, 11:45 a.m. Thursdays, Silverthorn Country Club, 4450 Golf Club Lane, Guests welcome. Brooks Edwards, (352) 666-4107, or Laurel Predmore, (352) 796-0386. shcrotary.org.
Sons of Italy, Friendship Lodge 2728: 6 p.m. Dec. 2, Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. The speaker will be George Donnelly from Canadian Drugs. Dottie, (352) 666-1124.
Spring Hill Amateur Radio Club: Club net, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays; a SKYWARN Weather Net is at 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays during hurricane season. The club operates on a 2-meter repeater on 146.805 MHz (no tone). Ed, (352) 684-7623. kf4ixu.org.
Spring Hill Chorus: 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Forest Glen Retirement Villages clubhouse, 1431 Friar Tuck Lane. New members welcome. Esther Lamoreaux, (352) 688-6099, or Sandra Termin, (352) 684-7173.
Wisconsin Club: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. The speaker will be Dawn Easter from the Dawn Center. Officers will be elected. The Christmas party will be at 4 p.m. Dec. 12 at Kally K's, 3380 Commercial Way. Upcoming activities include a dinner show featuring Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Jan. 20 at the Show Palace Dinner Theater in Hudson. Annual dues are $8. Carol Zellmer, (352) 666-2974.
Hernando Harmonizers Men's Barbershop Chorus, Chapter P-047: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. This is a men's a cappella chorus. New singers welcome. (352) 556-3936 or e-mail [email protected]
Monday Night Singles: 7 p.m. Mondays, Nellie's Restaurant, 6234 Commercial Way. This group is for singles 50 and older. Joanne, (352) 596-6969, or Phyllis, (352) 596-3125.
Nature Coast Festival Singers: 7 p.m. Mondays, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. The chorus is directed by Jim Urbanski; the accompanist is Kathy Hackemer. Shirley, (352) 597-2235.
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] (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.