Conservative Christian Teens for America: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Community Bible Church, 5041 Griffin Road. Learn about the Christian heritage of the nation, the founding principles of the U.S. government and how to impact the world as a teen. (813) 732-1507.
GFWC Brooksville Woman's Club: 11 a.m. June 1, 131 S Main St. Includes a Mary Kay Pamper Time, by Annie Hetherington. A Day at the Horse Races will follow, then an ice cream social. Members should bring a sack lunch. Guests welcome. Audrie Henson, (352) 754-8627. This will be the final meeting before summer break, with meetings resuming in September. For hall rental, call Grace Lesh, (352) 799-8033.
Hernando Preservation Society: 5:30 p.m. June 1, council chambers, Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave. After the business meeting will be guest speaker Sophie Diaz-Fonseca, who will discuss historic structure preservation and how it can be accomplished successfully. Jan Knowles, (352) 279-5182 or [email protected]
Kiwanis Club of Brooksville: Dinner meeting, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Country Kitchen Restaurant, 20133 Cortez Blvd. Visitors welcome. Shirl Hammatt, (352) 799-6573.
Kiwanis Club of the Brooksville Ridge: Breakfast meeting, 7:15 a.m. Fridays, Country Kitchen, 20133 Cortez Blvd. John Ehlenbeck, [email protected] america.com or toll-free 1-888-852-5000, ext. 3720.
Klassic Kountry Kloggers: Noon Wednesdays, Hernando Council 1 Senior Citizens Center, 8187 Fort Dade Ave. For experienced cloggers. $2 a week. The group performs at festivals, charity events, nursing and assisted living homes, private parties and club socials. Marcy Male, (352) 382-0932.
Nature Coast Orators Toastmasters Club: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Brooksville Regional Hospital Enrichment Center, Suite 120, Medical Arts Building, 17222 Hospital Blvd. Members learn communications skills by following a series of 10 self-paced speaking assignments designed to instill a basic foundation in public speaking. Terry Weaver, (352) 796-9891 or [email protected]
Rotary Club of Brooksville: Noon Tuesdays, Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Terry Weaver, (352) 796-9891. Web: brooksvillerotary.org.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8713 and Ladies Auxiliary: 1681 E Jefferson St. Bar Bingo, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. (352) 796-4449.
Hernando Beach Yacht Club: Meeting and dinner, 5 p.m. Wednesdays, 4163 Shoal Line Blvd. Membership is open; boat ownership not required. Call fleet Capt. Bob Chandler, (352) 799-6068. hbyachtclub.com.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236 Men's Auxiliary: Breakfast, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. The cost is $6 for scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, pancakes, toast, biscuits and gravy, juice and coffee or tea. Adult beverages available for purchase. (352) 596-9236.
AARP Hernando County East Chapter 1026: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Buffet City, 13235 Cortez Blvd. The meeting starts at noon. Topics include AARP Driver Safety Program and Financial Fraud. Reservations required. RSVP to Steve Mattingly, (352) 754-9404, or Kathy Casey, (352) 438-2368.
AARP Hernando County West Chapter 1091: Noon today, Blue Moon Diner, 8405 Northcliffe Blvd. This will be an organizational meeting of the new AARP chapter. Vote-eligible members will pick officers and board members. The cost for lunch is $8. Seating limited; call to reserve a seat. Bob Williams, (352) 596-0722.
African American Club: Scholarship Banquet, 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Tickets are $20 each. The club will also be celebrating their 20th anniversary at this time. For tickets and details, call (352)688-2851 or (352)597-8098. Club meeting, 2 p.m. June 2, Regency Oaks Civic Center, 4445 Breakwater Blvd. A Father's Day celebration is being planned. This is the final meeting of the season; the next meeting will be in September. R. Jerome McNealy, (352) 835-7003. Web: aac-hc.net.
Carolina Club: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, Pit Boss Bar-B-Que, 2270 Commercial Way. New members welcome. Those from North and South Carolina are invited. Patti, (352) 428-0884.
Hernando Computer Club: The club is forming a new Webinar chapter. The first Webinar class will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday; the topic is Windows Live Photo Gallery, a free program from Microsoft that allows the user to organize and improve photos. Anyone with Internet access can participate. Those interested must first make a reservation through the website, hcc.org, or by calling (352) 684-7171. A few minutes before the class starts, the person will receive an e-mail containing the link to hear and see the demonstration as well as see and hear the instructor. Students can ask questions. This first class is free and open to the public. Upcoming classes include Get Started with Your Computer (class 2 of 2), 1 p.m. today; Picasa — Making Collages and Movies, 7 p.m. today; Introduction to Computers with Windows 7 (class 4 of 4), 1 p.m. Thursday; PC Maintenance and Security, 7 p.m. Thursday; Windows Movie Maker (class 2 of 2), 10 a.m. Friday; Digital Scrapbooking, 10 a.m. Tuesday; and Adding Ram and More, 7 p.m. Tuesday. All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. (352) 684-7171.
Hernando Hills Hi-Lites: 7 p.m. Mondays, Fellowship Community Church, 11250 Spring Hill Drive. This is a women's a cappella chorus that sings contemporary and traditional songs in four-part harmony. New members, spectators welcome. Tessie, (352) 686-4122.
High Point Jammers: 6:45 to 9 p.m. Sundays, High Point Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road. Musicians welcome. Bring your own amps; house mics will be furnished. Spectators welcome to watch and sing along. Bring your own snacks and drinks. Lucy or Jack, (352) 597-1113.
Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Atria Evergreen Woods Pool House, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. Dennis McKenna, (352) 584-7023. Website: springhillkiwanis.org.
Knights of Columbus, St. Jude Council 6383: 10470 Spring Hill Drive. Bingo, 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays (doors open at 3 p.m.) and 12:30 p.m. Sundays (doors open at 9:30 a.m.). (352) 683-1227.
Nature Coast Bridge Club: Open games for all skill levels, 12:30 p.m. weekdays, except for Thursdays, which start at 6:30 p.m.; bidding, play of the hand and review, 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays; review of Standard American bidding, 11 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. On Thursdays, EasyBridge games are played from 11 a.m. to noon with a box lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m. All activities are at the Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Beverly Tillberry, (352) 556-3892; or Annabelle Hills, (352) 597-5221 or [email protected]
Nature Coast Telecom Pioneers: 1 p.m. June 1, Mariner United Methodist Church, 4244 Mariner Blvd. There will be an ice cream social and an auction. This will be the final meeting until September. Members are reminded to bring used stamps, community service hours, can tabs, ditty bag items, food for the needy, knitted baby caps, Box Tops for Education, coupons and Campbell's soup labels. Membership is open. Bonnie, (352) 592-9856.
New York State Club: 5 p.m. June 2, Knights of Columbus Hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. This will be the last meeting for the season. Donations of nonperishable foods will be collected for the needy. Bowling will continue at 11:30 a.m. Mondays at Spring Hill Lanes. Marge, (352) 686-8015.
Pennsylvania Club: 10 a.m. June 14, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Entree choice is sliced sirloin or baked ham, served with garden salad and dessert. The cost is $12.50 per person (note entree choice on check). Reservations required by June 7, with checks payable to the club and mailed to P.O. Box 6024, Spring Hill, FL 34611. No payment will be accepted at the door. RSVP to Millie, (352) 688-8663. Entertainment will be provided by Vintage. Donations of nonperishable foods will be collected for People Helping People. For membership, call Jane, (352) 848-0110.
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: 1 p.m. Fridays, Silverthorn Country Club, 4450 Golf Club Lane, Guests welcome. Robin, (352) 797-4645. Web: shcrotary.org.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209: 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. Weekly events include Karaoke with Rusty, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays; steak shoot, 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays; fish fry, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays; live entertainment, 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays; barbecue, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays; and karaoke with Janet, 7 to 10 p.m. Saturdays. (352) 796-0398.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8681: 18940 Drayton St., at County Line Road. Fish fry, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays. Steak shoot, 2-4 p.m. Sundays. (727) 856-1860.
Hernando Harmonizers Men's Barbershop Chorus: 6:45 to 9:15 p.m. Mondays, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. This is a men's a cappella chorus and a local chapter of the international Barbershop Harmony Society. New singers of all ages wanted. Guests are asked to call (352) 556-3936 prior to a visit. E-mail: [email protected] Web: hernandoharmonizers.org.
Monday Night Singles: 7 p.m. Mondays, Nellie's Restaurant, 6234 Commercial Way (Weeki Wachee Village). This group is for singles 50 and older. Joanne, (352) 596-6969, or Phyllis, (352) 596-3125.
Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520: 9135 Denton Ave. Weekly events include Bingo, early bird at 4:30 p.m., regular games at 5 p.m. Sundays; also 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays with packages starting at $10. Line dancing on Mondays, with beginners at 10 a.m., intermediate at 11 a.m.; $3 for one session, $5 for both. Ed Salmon's String Band, 4 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays. Includes sandwich, doughnut and coffee for $3. Dinner, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, with music from 6 to 8:30 p.m.; prices vary $6.50-$8. Fish or chicken sandwiches, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays, for $3 each. Dinner, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays, with music from 6 to 10 p.m.; prices vary $8.50-$11. Reservations must be made between Monday and Thursday. (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 will be 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.
West Florida Women's Conservative Republican Network: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sea Pines Civic Association Building, 7817 Gulf Way. The speaker is Blaise Ingoglia, chairman of the Hernando County REC. He is the assistant treasurer of the Republican Party of Florida and founder of the Government Gone Wild seminars. Ellouise Emke, (727) 215-7496, or Joy Hetz, (727) 846-8499.
Send information for the Clubs column to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613; fax to (352) 754-6133; or e-mail [email protected] (put the club's name in e-mail subject line). Deadline for this news 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.