Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: Fourth of July celebration for members and guests, 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, 14494 Cortez Blvd. The menu includes chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, salads, corn on the cob and dessert. Tickets are $7. No reserved seating. Debbie Magill, (352) 596-1994.
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 welcome. Linda, (352) 573-7696.
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, john.ehlenbeck@bankof america.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.
Beta Sigma Phi, Alpha Delta Beta chapter: 7 p.m. Friday, Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. (352) 584-9064 or www.alphadelta beta.org.
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 not necessary. Tessie, (352) 686-4122.
Illinois Club of Spring Hill: 1 p.m. Friday, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd. This will be the annual "Red, White and Blue Pot Luck" luncheon. Coffee will be available. Bring a beverage of choice and a dish to share. Former and current Illinois residents, and their spouses, are welcome. Annual dues are $12 per person. Patricia Godfrey, (352) 597-0346.
Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Scotto's Bistro, 6172 Commercial Way. Lunch available. Guests welcome. Bev Reso, (352) 382-2372 or Richard Sanvenero, (352) 688-4858.
Nature Coast Decorative Artists: 9 a.m. Saturday, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Center, 3357 Susan Drive. The project is a floorcloth in acrylics, taught by Darlene Derr. The group is the local chapter of the National Society of Decorative Painters. Andi, (352) 666-9091; Jeanette, (727) 857-1045, or Pat, (352) 249-7221.
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 personal and professional communication skills. 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 outnaboutsingles @hotmail.com.
Pennsylvania Club: 10 a.m. July 14, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. There will be a presentation by a representative of HPH Hospice. A $25 grocery store gift certificate will be awarded to two members in good standing. The meal entree choice is country meatloaf or fried grouper, served with garden salad and dessert. The cost is $12.50 per person. Reservations required by July 7. Checks payable to the club and mailed to P.O. Box 6024, Spring Hill, FL 34611. Payment will not be accepted at the door. RSVP to Millie, (352) 688-8663. Membership is open to all former Pennsylvania residents and their spouses. For membership, call Jane, (352) 848-0110. Trips are planned to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge in October, to Fort Myers in December and a seven-night cruise to the southern Caribbean in January. For trip details, call Jerry, (352) 592-1293.
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 welcome. Brooks Edwards, (352) 666-4107, or Josh Kelly, (352) 684-0313. Visit the Web site at www.shcrotary.org.
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. Tuesdays, except meeting nights (third Tuesday of the month). Anyone with a ham radio license is welcome to participate in both nets. Visit the Web site at www.kf4ixu.org. Ed, (352) 684-7623.
Tarpon Coast Fly Fishers: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Quality Inn, 5316 Commercial Way. A buffet dinner will be served about 6:30 p.m. The cost is $12.50 per person (includes tax and tip). A program on fly fishing in Florida waters will be presented by Russ Hampton. Also, free fly tying classes have begun for members. All members are required to belong to the Federation of Fly Fishers, an international organization based in Livingston, Mont. Roger Maler, email@example.com.
Polish-American Social Club: 7615 New Jersey Ave. Independence Day indoor picnic and silent auction, Wednesday; doors open at 10 a.m. Food will include sloppy joes, salads, desserts, coffee and tea, which will be served from noon to 1 p.m. Games with prizes, including a cakewalk, will continue through 3 p.m. Dancing will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $6. Fourth of July dinner-dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Dinner choice is pork ribs or baked chicken, 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, $12 for nonmembers and guests. Proper dance attire requested. Full-service bar available. Call for reservations. Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.
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LINDA (Lindas Involved in Network Development Association): 22nd annual Linda Convention Celebration, July 24-26, Holiday Inn Harbourside, 401 Second St. The event is for women named Linda (also Lynda or any other variation of the name). The weekend-long event will include a morning walk along the beach, membership meeting, group photo and a banquet with food, prizes and entertainment. For details, call Linda Swafford, (352) 650-2001 or Linda Pennington, (727) 584-6326, or visit online at www.lindaclub.org.
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.