Accordion Adventure: September Swing, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Brooksville Elks Club, 14494 Cortez Blvd. This is an informal group of enthusiasts and accordionists of all levels of performance. All musicians welcome. Admission is $2. Cathy, (352) 686-0975, or Peg, (352) 442-5574.
Brookridge Line Dance Club: 8150 Hampton St. Beginner lessons, 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays; higher beginner lessons, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Thursdays. $2 per lesson. Improver and low intermediate instruction, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays; $3 per lesson. Classes are open to both Brookridge residents and nonresidents. Norma, (352) 397-6088.
Brooksville Garden Club: Lunch and meeting, noon today, First United Methodist Church, fellowship hall, 109 S Broad St. Includes a meet and greet. The meeting will include updates to policies and procedures, club projects and information on upcoming field trips. Ingrid, (352) 277-3183, or Linda, (352) 442, 2243. Web: brooksvillegardenclub.us.
Brooksville Horseshoe Club: 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays, Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane (next to the racquetball court and softball field). Richard Watson, (352) 584-4102 or [email protected]
Conservative Christian Teens for America: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Community Bible Church, 5041 Griffin Road. (813) 732-1507.
German-American Club of Spring Hill: "Welcome Back" dance, Friday, Hernando Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., west of Brooksville. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., with dancing to Jess & Joan from 6 to 10 p.m. Guests should bring their own beverages. Tickets must be purchased in advance; $11 for members, $14 for guests. Lisa Yaskulski, (352) 688-3744. Web: germanclubspringhill.org.
Hernando County Kennel Club: Weekly: Dog training classes, 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Hernando Council Senior Citizens No. 1, 8187 Fort Dade Ave. $10 per class. Carole, 666-1932.
Home Circle of Hernando: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Community Bible Church, 5041 Griffin Road. The meeting will focus on Todd Wilson's book, Lies Homeschooling Moms Believe. A homeschooling orientation for new or prospective homeschoolers will precede the meeting at 6 p.m. Email Elizabeth Witherell at [email protected]
Kiwanis Club of Brooksville: Dinner meeting, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Country Kitchen Restaurant, 20133 Cortez Blvd. Shirl Hammatt, (352) 799-6573.
Kiwanis Club of the Brooksville Ridge: Breakfast meeting, 7:15 a.m. Friday, Country Kitchen, 20133 Cortez Blvd. Rich Linkul, (352) 597-6383. Web: kiwanisofthebrooksvilleridge.com.
Marine Corps League, Spring Hill Detachment 708: Public Safety Appreciation Breakfast, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. All-you-can-eat pancakes available for $2.99; side of meat available for $1.25. Proceeds benefit the Hernando County Fire Corps. Web: mcl708.org. (352) 597-7979.
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. 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. For weekly schedule, call (352) 796-4449.
Hernando Beach Yacht Club: 4163 Shoal Line Blvd. Membership dinner, 5 p.m. Wednesdays. New members welcome; boat ownership is not required. Dom Fickeria, (352) 200-7822. hbyachtclub.com.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236: Steak shoot, 1 p.m. today, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd.; $8 per card. Steak dinner, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday; $12. (352) 596-9236.
Nature Coast Quilters: 10 a.m. Thursday, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1214 Broad St. Plans will be finalized for the quilting retreat that will be Sept. 23 to 26 at Lakewood Retreat. Nonmembers are welcome to join the retreat. The deadline is Sunday. For details, call Sandy, (352) 683-7036.
AARP West Hernando Chapter 5445: 11:30 a.m. today, IHOP, 3636 Commercial Way. Cathy Darmanin will discuss hearing aid challenges. Another meeting will be at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 20 at Kally K's, 3383 Commercial Way; Susan Cutler will discuss HearX, an AARP-recognized hearing aid source. RSVP to Edith, (352) 666-5483.
Fantasy African Violet Club: Refreshments at 12:30 p.m. and meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partner's Club, 11375 Cortez Blvd. Guests welcome. Thad Scaggs, (352) 398-1679.
GFWC Spring Hill Service League: Newcomer orientation, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Boys and Girls Club of Hernando County, 5404 Applegate Drive. Membership is open; annual dues are $30. Linda Brown, (352) 683-6842.
Hernando Computer Club: All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. For class schedule visit hcc.org or call (352) 684-7171.
Hernando Hills Hi-Lites: 7 to 9 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 4-part harmony. New members, spectators welcome. (352) 540-9192 or (352) 799-0548.
Hernando Porcelain Artists: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19, LifeSouth Community Blood Center, 12395 Cortez Blvd. Members are reminded to bring something for show-and-tell. Visitors welcome. Judy, (352) 592-4814.
High Point Bridge: Games (not duplicate) are 12:30 p.m. Fridays, High Point Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road. (352) 688-6409.
High Point Community Line Dance: Classes, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays, Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road. $3. Louise Weber, (352) 683-8007.
John Brown Woodcarvers: 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Faith Evangelical Free Church, 5338 Freeport Drive. (352) 688-7605.
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.
Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Pasco-Hernando Community College, Spring Hill Campus, Building B, 450 Beverly Court. Susan Myers, (352) 428-3717. Website: springhillkiwanis.org.
Knights of Columbus, St. Jude Council 6383: 10470 Spring Hill Drive. For weekly schedule call (352) 683-1227 or (352) 686-2650.
National Association of Retired and Veteran Railroad Employees: 11:30 a.m. today, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Spouses welcome. Lunch will be served. Pension information will be discussed. Lynn, (352) 796-0477.
Nature Coast Bridge Club: Duplicate bridge games, 12:30 p.m. weekdays, except for Thursdays, which start at 6:30 p.m. Social game (not duplicate), 12:30 p.m. Thursdays. Classes are also conducted on a regular basis for all skill levels. $5; free refreshments. All games and programs are at Towne Square Mall, 3021 Commercial Way. Lois, (352) 686-7283 or [email protected]; or Mary Ellen, (352) 596-1524 or [email protected] Web: daily-recap.com.
Nature Coast Festival Singers: 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. The 20-year old classical chorus performs two Christmas concerts in December, which include a portion of Handel's Messiah. New singers welcome. There are no auditions. The only fee is for music and performance attire. Liesl, (352) 848-4484; Jeanmarie, (352) 556-8549, or [email protected]
New Jersey Club: Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 18, Senior Citizen Center, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. This will be the annual auction and bake sale. Members are to bring gift certificates for the auction. Bring your own lunch. Upcoming trips: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles baseball game on Sept 22. Bus leaves at 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $65. Call Mary, (352) 666-0533. Elton John Tribute at the Show Palace Dinner Theater in Hudson, Sept. 27. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; showtime at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25, plus tax. Annette, (352) 683-8752.
Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partner's Club: 11375 Cortez Blvd. For weekly schedule, call (352) 597-6383.
Poor Rich's Chess Club: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, cafeteria, Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. J.C., (352) 678-6987, or Andy, (352) 686-8195.
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: 12:15 p.m. Thursdays, Silverthorn Country Club, 4450 Golf Club Lane. Robin, (352) 797-4645.
Senior/Babyboomer Singles Dance: 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays, Spring Hill Domino Club, 15120 County Line Road. Admission is $3. Sheila, (352) 293-4009.
Spring Hill Aglow International: Buffet breakfast and meeting, 8:45 a.m. to noon Monday, Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. The speaker will be Judy Lawson, a retired professor from Trinity Colly College and author of several books. The cost for breakfast is $8.50. RSVP to Loretta, (352) 610-4164, or Rachael, (352) 848-4182.
Spring Hill Art League: Open house, 6:30 p.m. Monday, United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Visitors can meet people with similar interests in art and learn what is available through the league. Doris, (352) 593-4633.
Spring Hill Moose Lodge 521: 5214 Mariner Blvd. For weekly events call (352) 686-5666. Web: lodge521.moosepages.org
Tarpon Coast Fly Fishers: 6 p.m. today, Boston Cooker, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. Visitors welcome. Trent and Dave from Flint Creek Outfitters will speak about fly equipment maintenance and fall fishing. Several dinner selections available for $18.99. Free fly-tying classes are under way for members; space is available. Roberta Cox, [email protected] or (352) 228-7976.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209: 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. Almost Half Way to St. Patty's Day Party, 1 p.m. Saturday. Also, the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony will be today on the post grounds. The ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m., but visitors are encouraged to arrive as early as 8:30 a.m. to view the 9/11 memorial, which contains items from all attack sites. Bring lawn chairs. Co-hosted with the Retired NYC Firefighters of Spring Hill, Chapter 343. (352) 796-0398.
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. Guests are asked to call (352) 556-3936 prior to a visit.
Michigan Club: Meet for lunch, noon Thursday, at Harold Seltzer's, 9409 U.S. 19, Port Richey. The meeting will be 12:30 to 3 p.m. Sept. 18 at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. Dave and Bar Selbach, (352) 592-9663, or Martha Wauters, (352) 596-4808.
Monday Night Singles: 7 p.m. Mondays, Nellie's Restaurant, 6234 Commercial Way (Weeki Wachee Village). For singles 50 and older. Joanne, (352) 596-6969, or Phyllis, (352) 596-3125.
Nature Coast Disc Golf Club: Handicap round of 19 holes of disc golf, 10 a.m. Sundays (sharp), Floral Park, 9530 S Parkside Ave., off U.S. 41. Buz Ryalls-Clephane, (352) 584-5078, or Brandi Laudermilch, (352) 263-4475.
Buttonwood Bonsai Club: 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Key Training, 130 Heights St. Members will bring their bonsai trees for a workshop in refining design, trimming and/or repotting. The goal is to return with the trees at a later meeting to observe their progress. Bob Eskeitz, (352) 587-4215, or Al Harnage, (352) 527-3263. Web: buttonwoodbonsai.org.
Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520: 9135 Denton Ave. For weekly events, call (727) 863-2520.
Polish-American Social Club: 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Hawaiian luau dinner-dance, 12:15 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The menu choice is ham with pineapple sauce or chicken cordon bleu. Baked goods available. Music provided by Happy Music by Jeanne. $12 for members and $14 for nonmembers. RSVP to Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.
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.