Arts and Crafts Club of Hernando County: This is a new club that is planning its first show, possibly in August. Plans for meeting locations and other details have not yet been determined. The group is looking for commercial locations to set up. New members are welcome; there is no cost to join. To learn more, call Louis Mlecka at (352) 796-2089.
Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: Steak shoot, 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, 14494 Cortez Blvd. Open to members and guests, who can play to win 1 pound steaks in this bingo-like game. A spaghetti dinner will follow from 5 to 6 p.m. The cost is $5 per person (add 50 cents for a carry-out box). (352) 596-2582.
Florida Native Plant Society: Garden party and plant auction, 7 p.m. Monday, Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 19490 Oliver St. There will also be slide shows of plants and their placements. firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.hcfnps.org.
Hernando Council Senior Citizens No. 1: 8187 Fort Dade Ave. Pinochle is offered from noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. The cost is $3, which includes lunch and prizes. Visitors and new members are welcome. Linda, (352) 573-7696.
Hernando County NAACP: Executive Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Bethlehem Progressive Baptist Church, 661 Brooksville Ave. Wayman, (352) 442-4242, or Kym, (352) 688-7144.
Kiwanis Club of Brooksville: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Brooksville Golf and Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive. After dinner, there will be a speaker. Visitors welcome. Joan Lynch, (352) 686-8180.
Kiwanis Club of the Brooksville Ridge: Breakfast meeting, 7:15 a.m. Fridays, Country Kitchen, 20133 Cortez Blvd. John Ehlenbeck, email@example.com or toll-free 1-888-852-5000, ext. 3720.
Rotary Club of Brooksville: Noon Tuesdays, Brooksville Golf and Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Richard Trump, secretary, (352) 796-1143.
Coon Key Sailing Club: Fun Sail Day, 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Meet near the entrance to Hernando Beach channel. Anyone with a sailboat is invited. Dan McCann, (352) 200-5763.
Brooksville/Spring Hill Christian Women's Connection: "Honoring All Teachers" luncheon, noon to 1:30 p.m. July 14, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Featuring Bealls Outlet fashions modeled by students and their favorite teachers. All area teachers are invited, as well as all other area women. Door prizes will be awarded. The inspirational speaker will be Ann Parish from New Smyrna Beach. She will discuss "Bugs in My Teeth and Other White Knuckle Stories from a Motorcycle Enthusiast." The cost is $13.50. Free child care is available with reservations. Luncheon and child care reservations are required by Thursday. The CWC is affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries. Dolores, (352) 799-3735, or Barbara, (352) 796-5216.
Hernando Hills Hi-Lites: Rehearsal, 7 p.m. Mondays, Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. This is a women's a cappella chorus. New members welcome. Experience is not necessary. Tessie, (352) 686-4122.
Kiwanis Club of the Nature Coast: Charter night celebration, 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. Call for details, (352) 684-9137. The group, which meets on the second and fourth Mondays of each month, will not meet on Monday. The next meeting will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 27 at Boston Cooker, 5375 Spring Hill Drive.
Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Scotto's Bistro, 6172 Commercial Way. Lunch is available. Guests are welcome. Bev Reso, (352) 382-2372 or Richard Sanvenero, (352) 688-4858.
Michigan Club: Ladies meet for lunch, noon Thursday, Boston Cooker, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. Barb, (352) 592-9663. Men meet for lunch, noon Thursday, Upper Deck, 5386 Darlene St., Weeki Wachee. George, (352) 688-4198.
Nature Coast English Car Club/Suncoast Classic MG Club: Meet for breakfast, 9 a.m. Saturday, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Land. Paul Logue, (352) 797-7656.
Nature Coast Orators Club/Toastmasters: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Oak Hill Hospital (in the room behind the cafeteria), 11375 Cortez Blvd. The group helps improve communication skills, both personally and professionally. Martha, (352) 277-2577, or Abigail, (727) 861-2203.
Out-N-About Singles: Gather for coffee and conversation, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Dunkin' Donuts, 13179 Cortez Blvd. This is a singles club for ages 30-60. (352) 797-6116 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, or Judy Hughes, (352) 597-4853.
Rotary Club of Spring Hill Central: Lunch meetings, noon Thursdays, Silverthorn Country Club, 4450 Golf Club Lane. Guests are welcome. Brooks Edwards, (352) 666-4107, or Josh Kelly, (352) 684-0313. Visit the Web site at www.shcrotary.org.
SHARP Crime Watch: 7 p.m. Monday, Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. The local crime watch has been patrolling Spring Hill for 27 years. Day and night patrollers and dispatchers are needed. Patrollers are provided with radios and are designated areas to patrol. Dispatchers keep in close contact with the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, Animal Services, Code Enforcement and other county offices. Calls are made daily to the elderly who live alone. The group also will watch residents' home when they are out of town. (352) 683-5936.
Spring Hill Amateur Radio Club: The club operates on a 2-meter repeater on 146.805 MHz (no tone) and conducts a SKYWARN Weather Net at 7:30 p.m. and a club net at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, except meeting nights (third Tuesday of the month). Anyone with a ham radio license is welcome participate in both nets. Visit the Web site at www.kf4ixu.org. Ed, (352) 684-7623.
Spring Hill Camera Club: 7 p.m. Monday, Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd., behind Oak Hill Hospital. There will be a presentation on Macro Photography. Strat, (352) 684-1850. Web site: www.springhillcameraclub.org.
Weeki Wachee Woodcarvers: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Center, 3357 Susan Drive. Those interested in woodcarving or related activities (painting, burning, mounting) are invited. The group includes novices to masters. Guests of all ages are welcome. Membership is open; annual dues are $15. Membership includes a monthly newsletter. George Lytle, (352) 666-5092, or Mike Rice, (352) 683-9087.
West Hernando Coin Club: 6:45 p.m. Monday, The Heather clubhouse, 9100 Nakoma Way. There will be free refreshments, speakers, door prizes and auctions. Children and beginning collectors welcome. Vincent, (352) 428-4564, or email@example.com.
Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520: Blood drive with Florida Blood Services, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, 9135 Denton Ave. A sign-up sheet will be posted on the board in the hallway by the bar during the week. Those who donate will receive a recognition gift from FBS and a thank-you gift from the lodge. Dave Taylor, (727) 819-3379.
Polish-American Social Club: Dinner-dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Dinner choice is pork loin or baked chicken, which will be served from 12:45 to 2 p.m. Dancing to Music by Jeanne from 2:30 to 5:15 p.m. Tickets are $11 for members and $12 for nonmembers and guests. Proper dance attire is requested. A full-service bar is available. To guarantee menu choice, make reservations. Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.
Information for the Clubs column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. Information can be faxed to (352) 754-6133 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for Clubs is seven working days before your meeting or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price, if applicable, or contact person and phone number are missing. Call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.