Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: 14494 Cortez Blvd. Steak shoot, 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, followed by a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 6 p.m. For weekly schedule, call (352) 596-2582.
Brooksville Music Club: 1:30 p.m. today, Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave. There will be classical piano duets by Julie Hooten and Thelma Saxe. Refreshments served. (352) 666-4867.
Disabled American Veterans, Cada Haddon Chapter 67: 7 p.m. March 6, 16299 Nancy Ave. Steve Greco, (352) 796-1679.
Embroiderers' Guild of America, Sandhill Crane Chapter: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 6, Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave. There will be a tag sale that includes embroidery-related items, such as kits and stitching materials. Open stitching until 2 p.m. Bring a lunch. (352) 666-8350.
GFWC Brooksville Woman's Club: Luncheon at noon and meeting at 1 p.m. March 6, 131 S Main St. Lucille Lane will discuss international affairs. Guests welcome. Adele Van Sciver, (352) 293-2240, or Cherry Stettin, (352) 799-3801.
Hernando County Native Plant Society: 7 p.m. Monday, Hernando County Mining Association Enrichment Center, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd. Tara Bess, southwest organizer for Florida's Water and Land Legacy Campaign, will speak about the proposed Florida water and land conservation amendment on the November 2014 ballot. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; refreshments will be served. Mark Hutchinson, (352) 583-4173.
Hernando Audubon Society: 7 p.m. Thursday, Community Activity Center, 205 E Fort Dade Ave. Jim Gray will discuss photography of birds and wildlife. Prior to the meeting, there will be baked goods and coffee. Andy Maywalt, (352) 686-8195. Web: hernandoaudubon.org.
Hernando Historic Preservation Society: 5:30 p.m. March 7, Brooksville City Hall, council chamber, 201 Howell Ave. Garry Ellis of the Gari Gulf Archaeology Research Institute will speak about Hernando County's cultural resources. Jan Knowles, (352) 279-5182. Email to [email protected] Web: hernandopreservation.bravehost.com.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8713 and Ladies Auxiliary: 1681 E Jefferson St. Dinner, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday; $6. For weekly schedule, call (352) 796-4449.
Hernando County Fishing Club: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. Rich, (352) 796-7711 or [email protected], or Rick, (352) 345-4390 or [email protected] Web: hernandocountyfishing club.org.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236: 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. Spaghetti dinner, 5 to 7 p.m. March 6; $6.50. For weekly schedule, call (352) 596-9236.
AARP Hernando County East Chapter 1026: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Buffet City, 13235 Cortez Blvd. Marty O'Donnell will speak about AARP-endorsed United Healthcare. RSVP to Kathy, (352) 428-2368.
Ancient Order of Hibernians in America: A Spring Hill division is being formed. Adults 18 and older who are Irish or of Irish descent are welcome. Call Matt for details, (352) 340-5280.
Brooksville/Spring Hill Women's Connection (Stonecroft Ministries): Luncheon, noon to 1:30 p.m. March 12, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. The menu is chef's salad, with New York cheesecake and strawberries for dessert. Ann Parrish of New Smyrna Beach will speak. Reservations required by March 7, cancellations by March 10. Jan, (352) 556-4658, or Louise, (352) 597-9569.
Hernando County La Sertoma Club: 11 a.m. Monday, Guido's Pizza Cafe, 7219 Forest Oaks Blvd. Guests welcome. Laverne, (352) 796-4657.
Illinois Club of Spring Hill: 1 p.m. Friday, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd. Annual dues are $12. Rich Bellem, (352) 688-8924.
Kiwanis Club of Weeki Wachee: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, IHOP, 3636 Commercial Way. Dana Cutlip, (352) 428-4714. Web: weeki-wachee.kiwanisone.org.
Ladies of the British Commonwealth: 10 a.m. today, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. After the meeting, a light lunch of tea sandwiches, dessert and tea will be served. All women of British or Commonwealth birth or ancestry, and wives of men born in Britain or the Commonwealth, are welcome. Sheena, (352) 688-6503. Email [email protected]
Lois Club, Spring Hill Chapter: Annual luncheon, noon March 6, Boston Cooker, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. Anyone with the name Lois is invited. Those attending are asked to bring a wrapped gift valued up to $5 for a gift exchange game. RSVP to (352) 796-1201 or 684-0304.
Nature Coast Telecom Pioneers: 1 p.m. March 6, Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. The annual corned beef dinner will be served. Members are reminded to bring used stamps, community service hours, can tabs and other collected items. Bonnie, (352) 592-9856.
New York State Club: 5 p.m. March 7, Knights of Columbus Hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. Dinner will follow the meeting; contact Carolyn for tickets, (352) 684-6979. Members bowl at 11 a.m. each Monday at Spring Hill Lanes. Call Marge for details, (352) 686-8015.
Pennsylvania Club: Baked goods sale at 9:30 a.m. and meeting at 10 a.m. March 12, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. An auction will follow the meeting, with lunch served at noon. The menu choice is roast pork or corned beef. Members are asked to donate baked goods and items for the auction. Guests of members welcome. The cost for lunch is $13.75. Entree choice(s) must be noted on checks. Reservations are required by Tuesday. Send payment to the club at P.O. Box 6024, Spring Hill, FL 34611. No payments will be accepted at the door. RSVP to Beverly, (352) 683-4731. For membership, call James Cahill, (352) 593-4325.
Regency Oaks Civic Association: St. Patrick's Day party, 2 p.m. March 17, Regency Oaks Clubhouse, 4445 Breakwater Blvd. A corned beef and cabbage dinner will be served. Music by DJ Rich, the Music Hitman. Tickets are $15 for both members and nonmembers and must be purchased by March 12. Joyce, (352) 597-1405.
Sons of Italy Friendship Lodge 2728: 6:30 p.m. March 6, Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. You do not have to be Italian to join. Charlotte, (727) 378-3711, or Angie, (727) 697-3734.
Spring Hill Art League: "Drawing/Painting the Figure" workshop with artist Michael Nicholson, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nicholson Engineering Associates, 7468 Horse Lake Road, Brooksville. $30 for members; $40 for nonmembers. RSVP to Jana, (727) 271-2787 or spring hillartleague.com/index.html.
Tarpon Coast Fly Fishers: 6 p.m. Monday, Boston Cooker, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. Visitors welcome. Dinner is $18.99 (several entrees available). The speaker will be Capt. Warren Grocete, who will discuss fly fishing in local waters. Free fly-tying classes are under way for members; space is available. Bobbie Cox, [email protected] or (352) 228-7976, or Roger Maler, [email protected] Web: tarponcoast flyfishers.shutterfly.com.
Wisconsin Club of Hernando County: 1 p.m. Monday, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. Members are asked to bring nonperishable food for the church's pantry. Annual dues are $10. Carolee, (352) 666-2974.
Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520: Breakfast cooked to order, 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, 9135 Denton Ave. Prices, $2 to $4.50, coffee included. For weekly events, call (727) 863-2520.
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General Motors Retirees Club: Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch at 12:15 p.m. today, Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave. The cost for lunch is $11. RSVP to Susan Flowers, (727) 859-4445.
Send information for the Clubs column to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613; fax to (352) 754-6133; or email [email protected] (put the club's name in email 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 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.