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Hernando County club happenings for June 9 and beyond


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Hernando County Branch NAACP: Executive Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Bethlehem Progressive Baptist Church, 661 S Brooksville Ave. Wayman, (352) 442-4242, or Kym, (352) 688-7144.

Hernando Beach

Hernando Beach Club: 3145 Flamingo Blvd. Dinners, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, for members and guests. $10 for members, $12 for guests; RSVP by Wednesday to Marie, (352) 596-9708. Website:

Hernando Beach Yacht Club: Meeting and dinner, 5 p.m. Wednesdays, 4163 Shoal Line Blvd. New members welcome. Membership: Marlene Gordon, (352) 597-0030. Club rentals, Walter Gordon, (352) 597-0030. Boat dockage: Dan McCann, (352) 200-5763.

Spring Hill

After 5 Connection: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Kally K's, 3383 Commercial Way. The special feature will be a Fou-Fou Party, a humorous accessory show presented by Elaine Head; guests may play "dress up." The speaker will be Kelly Stigliano from Orange Park, who will discuss "Mom Shares Her Struggles and Finds Unconditional Love." The cost is $13. Reservations required by Thursday. Mary, (352) 593-4292, or Norma, (352) 686-6905. After 5 Connection is affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries. The group will not meet in July or August.

Carolina Club: A club is now forming in Spring Hill for those from North and South Carolina. For details, call Patti, (352) 428-0884.

Fantasy African Violet Club: 1 p.m. Saturday, Spring Hill Enrichment Center at Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. The group's objective is to teach the proper method of caring for and growing African violets. Thad Scaggs, (352) 398-1679.

Hernando Computer Club: Newcomer Orientation, 10 a.m. Monday. All new members who joined in May are invited. Upcoming classes include Emailing, 1 p.m. today; Maintenance and Security for Your PC, 1 p.m. Thursday; Excel 2007, 7 p.m. Thursday; Introduction to Computers Using Windows XP (class 2 of 4), 10 a.m. Friday; Introduction to Computers Using Windows 7 (class 2 of 4), 1 p.m. Friday; Computerized Sewing Workshop, 1 p.m. Monday; Getting Comfortable with Your PC (class 2 of 2), 10 a.m. Tuesday; Graphics, 1 p.m. Tuesday; What's New in Windows 7 (class 3 of 3), 7 p.m. Tuesday. All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. or (352) 684-7171.

Kiwanis Club of the Nature Coast: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Boston Cooker, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. Al Johnson, (352) 684-1661. Web:

Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Atria Evergreen Woods Pool House, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. Ken Krall, (352) 684-4064. Website:

Military Officers Association of America: Noon today, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Reservations required. RSVP to Mel Sweat, (352) 666-9244. All active-duty, reserve, National Guard and former commissioned officers and guests welcome. The group will not meet again until Sept. 10.

Nature Coast 9.12 Project: Members of the local group will join other 9.12 Projects in attending the Arizona Rally that will be at noon Saturday in Eustis (at Ferran Park, at Orange Avenue and Ferran Park Drive). Two Republican candidates running for local Congressional offices will speak, including Jason Sager (District 5) and Patricia Sullivan (District 8). The next meeting of the Nature Coast 9.12 Project will be at 12:30 p.m. June 26 at Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way. (352) 597-6756.

Nature Coast English Car Club/Suncoast Classic MG Club: Meet for breakfast, 9 a.m. Saturday, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Ralph Decker, (352) 796-6984.

New Jersey Club: Doors open at 11 a.m. June 16, Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Pizza and soda will be served to those who purchased tickets. There will also be a funny T-shirt contest. Games will be played if time permits. Members are asked to bring a nonperishable food donation. Guests welcome. Mary, (352) 666-0533. Trip to the Show Palace to see Sweet Charity will be Sunday; doors open at 1, dinner at 1:30 and showtime at 3 p.m. Tickets are $41. Call Annette, (352) 683-8752.

Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County: 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Card games, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Bingo, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; bingo is open to the public (no membership required). Membership is open to those 55 and older; annual dues are $25. The building is available to rent. (352) 596-1095.

SHARP Crime Watch: 7 p.m. Monday, Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Day and night patrollers are needed, as well as dispatchers. (352) 683-5936.

Sons of Italy, Nature Coast Lodge 2502: Dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. June 16, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive. The cost for dinner is $8 per person. Cake and coffee are served after the meeting. The lodge offers a "Social Night" at a local restaurant on the first Wednesday of each month. Also, there are three yearly dinner dances, a St. Joseph Day Mass and an annual picnic. Membership is open. Eugene Laveroni, (352) 684-7460.

Spring Hill Amateur Radio Club: Club net, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays; a SKYWARN Weather Net is at 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays during hurricane season. The club operates on a 2-meter repeater on 146.805 MHz (no tone). Ed, (352) 684-7623. Web:

Spring Hill Camera Club: Digital Competition Roundtable, 7 p.m. Monday, Spring Hill Enrichment Center at Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. Guests and visitors welcome. Membership is open to beginner and experienced film and digital photographers. Email to

Spring Hill Orchid Lovers Club: 1 p.m. June 19, Spring Hill Enrichment Center at Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. There will be a speaker, show table of orchids, a raffle of orchids and refreshments. Guests welcome. Membership is $17 a year. Linda Roderick, (352) 597-3736.

Spring Hill Women's Aglow: 8:45 a.m. to noon June 21, Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. The cost for breakfast is $6.25. Speakers include husband-wife team Richard and Lois Webb, who will also provide music. Richard Webb plays guitar and writes his own music. RSVP to Loretta, (352) 686-9923, or Rachael, (352) 848-4182.

WAVES Unit 27: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. Open to present-day military women and veterans who served in any of the sea services of the United States (Coast Guard, Marines, Navy Nurses, Navy, WAVES and SPARS). Barbara McCarthy, (352) 683-7119.

Weeki Wachee Pine Needle Club: 9 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Center, 3357 Susan Drive. Ron Parks, (352) 683-3218.

Wisconsin Club of Hernando County: 2 p.m. June 16, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Toby Brewer of the Weeki Wachee Springs State Park will give a presentation. Coffee and dessert will follow. This will be the last meeting until September. Members will dine out at a preselected restaurant on June 23. A bus trip to the Hard Rock Casino is June 28. Membership is open; annual dues are $8. Bob Stirn, (352) 573-7171.


Hernando Harmonizers Men's Barbershop Chorus, Chapter P-047: 6:45 to 9:15 p.m. Mondays, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. This is a men's a cappella chorus. New singers of all ages wanted. (352) 666-0633, (352) 556-3936 or e-mail bass Web:

Monday Night Singles: 7 p.m. Mondays, Nellie's Restaurant, 6234 Commercial Way. This group is for singles 50 and older. Joanne, (352) 596-6969, or Phyllis, (352) 596-3125.

West Hernando Coin Club: 6:45 p.m. Monday, Heather Community Center, 9100 Nakoma Way. Jack Iaci will be the education speaker, who will discuss Wisconsin state quarters, errors and varieties. There will be free refreshments, door prizes and auctions. Children and beginning collectors welcome. Vincent, (352) 678-7769.

Pasco County


Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520: 9135 Denton Ave. Weekly events include Ed Salmon's String Band, 4 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays. Includes sandwich, donut and coffee for $3. Dinner, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, with music from 6 to 8:30 p.m.; prices vary $6.50-$8. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; packages start at $10. Dinner, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays, with music from 6 to 10 p.m.; prices vary $9.50-$11. Reservations must be made between Monday and Thursday. (727) 863-2520.

Polish-American Social Club: Dinner-dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Dinner choice is meatloaf or baked chicken, served 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Dancing to Music By Jeanne from 2:15 to 5 p.m. Tickets $11 for members, $12 for nonmembers. A Summertime Bazaar Picnic (indoors) will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 16. There will be games, dancing and a cakewalk. Picnic foods will be served, including sandwiches, salads, dessert, coffee and tea. Tickets are $5. For both events, 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 e-mail (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.

Hernando County club happenings for June 9 and beyond 06/08/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 9:09pm]
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