Accordion Adventure: January Jubilee, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Brooksville Elks Lodge, 14494 Cortez Blvd. This is an informal group of enthusiasts and accordionists of all levels of performance. All musicians welcome. $2 admission. Cathy, (352) 686-0975, or Peg, (352) 442-5574.
Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: Sock Hop, 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, 14494 Cortez Blvd. The menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, chili, chicken fingers, popcorn shrimp and cheese fries. Lil Deuce Coupe will entertain with music ranging from doo-wop to disco. Tickets are $9 in advance and $11 at the door. Breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday. A varied menu is available, with prices ranging from $4.25 to $5.75 (half price for children 12 and younger). Weekly events: Lunch available from noon to 2 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Lounge bingo, 2 to 4 p.m. Thursdays. Dancing with music by Take Two, 5:30 p.m. Fridays; dinner is available. For members and their guests. (352) 596-2582.
U.S. Submarine Veterans, Weeki Wachee Base: 1 p.m. Saturday, Marine Corps League, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. Robbie Roberts, (352) 592-5161 or (352) 428-3964.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236: Steak dinner, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. The cost is $10. (352) 596-9236.
AARP Hernando County West Chapter 5445: 11:30 a.m. Friday, Kally K's, 3383 Commercial Way. The speaker will be Dr. Jonadab Uzoho of Doctors at Home. His topic will be "Why Do Seniors Fall Down? . . . Prevention." Seating is limited; reservations are required. Identical meetings will be Jan. 18 at IHOP, 3660 Commercial Way, and Jan. 27 at Brooksville Elks Lodge, 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. Reservations required. Call Bob Williams, (352) 596-0722.
Aglow International, Spring Hill Chapter: Breakfast buffet, 8:45 a.m. Monday, Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. The inspirational speaker will be Angela Dittmar; her topic will be "He That Has Ears, Let Him Hear (Matthew 13:43)." Dittmar is a singer/songwriter and speaker. The cost for breakfast is $6.25 with reservations and $6.75 without reservations. RSVP to Loretta, (352) 610-4164, or Rachael, (352) 848-4182.
Florida Sewing Sew-ciety, Spring Hill Chapter: This is a new sewing club. The first meeting will be from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. today at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Kathleen East, (352) 666-3066, or Pat Conkle, (352) 293-3834.
Hernando Computer Club: General meeting, 7 p.m. Monday; the public is welcome. Speakers will include Bud Smith, president of the West Pasco Mac Users Group, who will give an overview of the Mac system, and Diane Rowden, consultant for Seaside Sanitation, who will discuss "Talking Trash," providing an update on the company's service in Hernando County. Upcoming classes include: Facebook, Part Two (class 2 of 2), 1 p.m. today; Basic Photoshop Elements (class 1 of 2), 7 p.m. today; Windows 7 After the Basics (class 2 of 4), 10 a.m. Thursday; eBay Buying and Selling, 1 p.m. Thursday; Web Surfing and Searching, 7 p.m. Thursday; Windows Live Essentials 2011 (class 2 of 2), 10 a.m. Friday; Introduction to Computers with Windows 7 (class 2 of 8), 1 p.m. Friday; Internet-Inspired Crafts Workshop, 10 a.m. Monday; Using Email, 1 p.m. Monday; Advanced Photo Improvement Techniques, 10 a.m. Tuesday; Get Started with Your Computer (class 2 of 2), 1 p.m. Tuesday; MS Excel 2007, 7 p.m. Tuesday. All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. Classes are $2 each for members only. (352) 684-7171. Web: hcc.org.
Hernando County Democratic Executive Committee: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St. The speaker will be Glenn Claytor, candidate for County Commissioner District 1. The public is welcome. Steve Zeledon, (352) 442-1271. Web: hernandodemocrats.us.
Knights of Columbus, St. Jude Council 6383: 10470 Spring Hill Drive. Weekly: Dinner-dance, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Fridays. A full dinner will be served, followed by dance music from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost is $10 (includes tax and tip); service men and women on active duty will be admitted free when accompanied by a paying guest. Dinner choices include baked fish, fried fish, baked chicken, fried shrimp or the special of the day. (352) 683-1227.
Latin-American Civic and Cultural Association: Latin Salsa Dance, 8 p.m. to midnight Jan. 21, Suncoast Dance Party Center, 13383 County Line Road. Featuring Latin Salsa DJ "Max." Guests may bring their own alcohol. Admission is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Proper attire required. (352) 666-6848, (352) 340-5066 or (352) 263-5066.
Maine Club: Noon Friday, Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Musician Terry Campbell will entertain. There will be a potluck dinner; bring a dish to share and your own place settings. (352) 592-0741.
Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel: 11:30 a.m. Jan. 19, Timber Pines Country Club, off Commercial Way. RSVP to John Milne, (352) 397-5749.
National Association of Retired Veteran Railroad Employees: 11:30 a.m. today, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Road. The speaker will be from the Railroad Retirement Board in Tampa. Dues for 2012 are due. Lynn, (352) 796-0477.
Nature Coast 9.12 Groups: 11:30 a.m. Jan. 21, Spring Hill Lanes lounge, 3447 Commercial Way. Speakers will include Chris Gregg, candidate for Pasco County Commission, District 3, and Michael Burmann, candidate for Hernando County Commission, District 1. (727) 378-8061.
Nature Coast Bridge Club: Two-Over-One Game Force class, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, today through Feb. 15. This is the dominant playing system for tournament and intermediate duplicate players. The course includes four classes and a two-week play session. The cost is $68 ($55 for the course and $13 for the book, 2 Over 1 Game Force, by Audrey Grant and Eric Rodwell). Payment in advance (payable to Pat Foster). Contact Pat, (727) 372-0307 or [email protected] Ongoing bridge games, 12:30 p.m. weekdays, except for Thursdays, start at 6:30 p.m. at Towne Square Mall, 3021 Commercial Way. Games for all levels of players, as well as lessons for beginning to advanced players. Beverly Tillberry, (352) 556-3892, or Annabelle Hills, (352) 597-5221 or [email protected] Web: daily-recap.com.
New Hampshire Club of Hernando County: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Buffet City, 13235 Cortez Blvd. There will be a short program prior to the meeting and lunch. Walt King, (352) 596-3578, or Dick Morin, (352) 799-2960.
Opera Lovers Club: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Forest Glenn Retirement Village clubhouse, 1431 Friar Tuck Lane. The program will be "Crossovers." The public is welcome. Send email to [email protected] or visit the website at naturecoastwebsites.com/opera.htm.
Sons of Norway, Sun Viking Lodge 607: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive. Officers will be installed. There will be open-face sandwiches, coffee, cake and cookies. The public is welcome. Elsie, (352) 666-2220, or Nellie, (727) 846-1584.
Spring Hill FL Saturday AM Connection (Stonecroft Ministries): "New Beginnings Brunch," 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Family Restaurant Conference Center, Town Square Mall, 3021 Commercial Way. Ann Parrish from New Smyrna Beach will give fashion tips while discussing "How to Hide Under an Umbrella in Your Nightshirt." The cost is $11. Reservations required byThursday. Mary, (352) 593-4292, or Norma, (352) 686-6905.
West Hernando Central Model Railroad Club: Train show and open house, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 4024 Deltona Blvd. The club has a working 20- by 20-foot layout featuring DC and DCC running HO trains. Vendors will sell used and new G-gauge, HO-scale and N-scale electric trains. Free admission. (352) 684-2484.
Women's Army Corps, WAC Vets Chapter 97: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, American Legion Post 186, 12091 Cortez Blvd. All servicewomen, past and present, are welcome. Barb Miles, (352) 556-3315.
Nature Coast English Car Club/Suncoast Classic MG Club: Meet for breakfast, 9 a.m. Saturday, Glen Lakes Country Club, 9000 Glen Lakes Blvd. Ralph Decker, (352) 796-6984. Web: britishcarclub.net.
Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520: All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, 9135 Denton Ave. The cost is $2. Other menu prices available; bottomless coffee is $1. Weekly events: Bingo, doors open at 2 p.m., games at 3:30 p.m. Sundays; also doors open at 8:30 a.m. and games start at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Intermediate line dancing, 10 to 11 a.m. Mondays for $3. Basic line dance steps, 11 to 11:30 a.m. Monday for $2. Ed Salmon's String Band, 4 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays. Includes sandwich, doughnut and coffee for $3.50. Dinner, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, with music from 6 to 8:30 p.m.; prices vary $7.50 to $9. Fish or chicken sandwiches, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fridays, for $3 each. Dinner, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays, with music from 6 to 90 p.m.; prices vary $9-$12 (reservations required by Thursday). (727) 863-2520.
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Suncoast Harmony Chorus: Sweet Adelines Global Open House, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Gulf High School, 5355 School Road. Women who enjoy singing are welcome. No musical training is required to participate. I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing will be the song taught universally to all chapter visitors. The chorus is the west-central Florida chapter of Sweet Adelines International. Carpools are available from most Hernando County locations. (352) 597-4376. Web: suncoast-harmony.com.
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 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.