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German American Club of Spring Hill: Viennese Ball, Friday, Hernando Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., off Sunshine Grove Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., dancing to music by Alpen Diamanten from 7 to 11 p.m. Advance tickets are $10 for members, $13 for guests (additional $2 per ticket if purchased at the door). Lisa Yaskulski, (352) 688-3744. New members welcome; you do not have to be German to join.

Spring Hill Camera Club: Beginning Photoshop CS5 (special class), 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Brooksville Enrichment Center at Brooksville Regional Hospital, Suite 120, 17222 Hospital Blvd. Bill, (352) 556-3708. Web: spring?

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VFW Post 9236: Fish night, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. Fried or baked fish dinner is $5.50, shrimp dinner is $6.50, and fish and shrimp dinner is $7.50. Meals include a full salad bar and french fried potatoes. Adult beverages available. (352) 596-9236.

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Aglow International, Spring Hill Chapter: Breakfast buffet and meeting, 8:45 a.m. Monday, Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. The inspirational speaker is Brenda Sanders; her topic is “Empowerment of Women.” Sanders, whose ministry is Heart of God, recently returned from speaking in Costa Rica. She is a nurse and was previously a teacher. The cost for breakfast is $6.25. RSVP to Loretta, (352) 610-4164, or Rachael, (352) 848-4182. Aglow is an international Christian women’s organization. A mother/daughter tea is planned for May 14.

Filipino American Social Club of Hernando and Pasco: Spring Picnic, 1 p.m. to dusk April 23, Delta Woods Park, 3400 Deltona Blvd. This is a potluck event; members are to bring a dish to share, plus soda or water. There will be music, dancing, games, sports, prizes and other activities. Bring games, balls, tennis racquets, etc. Gleyn Terborg, (727) 376-3680; Lani Knapp, (813) 996-4758, or Lisa Asupan, (352) 666-7686.

Hernando Computer Club: General meeting, 7 p.m. Monday. There will be a speaker from Love Your Neighbor. Members are encouraged to bring unwanted electronics for LYN; proceeds help feed the needy in the community. Following the break, Dr. Simrita Sidhu will talk about warning signs of strokes, prevention and treatment. She will also speak about financial debilitation that may follow. Upcoming classes include Using Email, 1 p.m. today; How to Use a Digital Camera, 7 p.m. Wednesday; MS Publisher, 1 p.m. Thursday; What’s New in Windows 7 (class 2 of 4), 7 p.m. Thursday; Introduction to Computers with Windows 7 (class 3 of 4), 10 a.m. Friday; MS Word (class 1 of 2), 1 p.m. Friday; Organizing and Improving Your Photos with PhotoShop Elements (class 1 of 2), 10 a.m. Monday; Crafting with Your Computer, 1 p.m. Monday; Introduction to Computers with Windows XP (class 3 of 4), 10 a.m. Tuesday; Selling Online, Craig’s List and Your Own Free Website, 1 p.m. Tuesday; and Windows 7 After the Basics (class 3 of 4), 7 p.m. Tuesday. All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. (352) 684-7171. Web:

Hernando County Democratic Executive Committee: 7:30 p.m. April 21, Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St. There will be a special election for the positions of vice chair and state committeeman. The public is welcome. (352) 593-8220 or hernando?

Hernando Philippine-American Association: Easter Sunday “Picnic in the Park,” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 24, Delta Woods Park, 3400 Deltona Blvd. Free burgers, hot dogs and soda. Those attending are asked to bring a dish to share. There will be games, music, prizes, karaoke and dancing. Aurora Rice, (352) 848-1031; Cobbie Atienza, (352) 666-5381, or Giezel Tadlip, (352) 397-9730.

Porcelain Artists: The group will not have its regular meeting on Monday, but will instead meet at 9:30 a.m. for a group tour at Homosassa Butterfly Gardens, 6991 W Cardinal St., Homosassa. RSVP to Judy, (352) 592-4814.

Just Poets: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, West Hernando/Staffordene T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave. Poets are invited to read three poems they have written; additional selections can be read if time permits. Nonpoets are welcome to read works written by their favorite poets or just listen. (352) 793-6556.

Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel: 11:30 p.m. April 21, Timber Pines Country Club, off Commercial Way. This is the final meeting of the spring. Call John Milne for reservations, (352) 397-5749.

Michigan Club: 1 to 3 p.m. today, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Supper at the Country Kitchen (20133 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville) will follow the meeting. Lunch at Kally K’s, 3383 Commercial Way, will be at noon April 14. The annual breakfast in the park will be April 27 at Anderson Snow Park; the cost is $5.50. E-mail to

Military Officers Association, West Central Chapter: Noon Thursday, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis will speak.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees: 1 p.m. Friday, Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis will speak.

National Association of Retired Veteran Railroad Employees (NARVRE): 11:30 a.m. today, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Dave Lambert from Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative will speak. Lynn, (352) 796-0477.

NatureCoast 9.12 Groups (Pasco, Hernando and Citrus): 2 p.m. Saturday, Spring Hill Lanes, in the lounge, 3447 Commercial Way. The speaker is Patty Adams, facilitator of training for the Citrus County Nature Coast Volunteer Center. Those attending will receive a book, Are You Ready?, put out by FEMA to prepare citizens for various disasters. There will also be instruction on tying various knots, provided by member Robert Silvain. Web:

New Hampshire Club: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Buffet City, 13235 Cortez Blvd. Lunch will follow a short program. Current and former residents welcome. The next meeting will be in October. Walt King, (352) 596-3578.

New Jersey Club: Doors open at 11 a.m., meeting at 1 p.m. April 20, Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. This will be the annual Easter dinner, catered by La Fontana Restaurant. Menu includes ham, baked chicken, barbecued ribs, baked ziti, apple pie and more. The cost is $8 for members, $9 for guests. Served to those who purchased tickets. There will also be an Easter bonnet contest and bingo games. Members are asked to bring donations of nonperishable food. Also, members can bring in a picture of themselves (4 x 6) with their name and address to be placed in the New Jersey album. Mary, (352) 666-0533. Members will also go to see Sentimental Journey: a ‘40s Review at the Show Palace on May 15; the cost is $43. Annette, (352) 683-8752.

New York State United Teachers, Teacher Retirees in Florida — Nature Coast Unit: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Boston Cooker Restaurant and Oyster Bar, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. Lunch can be ordered before the meeting. All NYSUT professionals including teacher retirees and health care retirees who live in Hernando, Pasco and Citrus counties are invited. Several TRIF members will present a travel log of their “Greatest Foreign Adventures.” B.J. White-Meyers, (727) 869-7896, or Tom Smith, (352) 683-9423.

Opera Lovers Club: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Forest Glenn Retirement Village, 1431 Friar Tuck Lane. Voice teacher Joe Tomaselli and several of his students (Hattie Green, Kelly Paulin and Allegra Paulin) will present a demonstration on how singing voices are trained and perfected. Kathy Hoover, (352) 688-4741; e-mail Web:

Orchid Lovers Club of Spring Hill: 1 p.m. Saturday, Partner’s Club (behind Oak Hill Hospital), 11375 Cortez Blvd. Mrian Twigg will speak on “Orchids from South America.” Refreshments will be served. Linda Roderick, (352) 597-3736.

Sons of Italy, Nature Coast Lodge 2502: Dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. April 20, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive. Eugene, (352) 684-7460, or Irma, (352) 686-5946.

Spring Hill Telephone Pioneers (Telcom Pioneers): General membership meeting, 10:30 a.m. Monday, IHOP, 3660 Commercial Way. Members are reminded to bring soda cans, can tabs and stamps. Jerry Abenante, (352) 688-5825, or Bob Muehlbauer, (352) 686-6962.

Wellington Democrats: 2 p.m. Friday, Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd. The speaker is Tony Gilboy from the Southwest Florida Water Management District. He will discuss sinkholes. E-mail to

Wisconsin Club of Hernando County: Social night , 4 p.m. April 20, Cody’s Steak House, 3101 Commercial Way. A trip to Hard Rock Casino is April 25: bus leaves at 9:30 a.m. and returns at 5 p.m. Membership is open to former residents and spouses. Annual dues are $10. Carolee, (352) 666-2974.

Withlacoochee Rockhounds: 7 p.m. today, Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Ralph Barber, (352) 397-8528 or (352) 205-6852.


Friends of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park: 9 to 10:30 a.m. April 21, grand ballroom, Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way. Barbara Manuel, (352) 796-7469.

Pasco County


Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520: Pancake breakfast, 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, 9135 Denton Ave. The cost is $2. Other menu items available at various prices. Bottomless coffee is $1. (727) 863-2520.

Polish-American Social Club: Polonia Dinner Dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. A traditional Polish dinner served 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Dancing to Happy Music By Jeanne from 2:15 to 5 p.m. Tickets $11 for members, $13 for nonmembers. RSVP to Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.

Send information for Clubs to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613; fax (352) 754-6133; e-mail (put club’s name in e-mail subject line). Deadline 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.

Hernando club news for April 13 and beyond 04/12/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 9:40pm]
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