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Hernando County club happenings for May 26 and beyond

Brooksville

Embroiderers' Guild of America, Sandhill Crane Chapter: 10 a.m. June 2, Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave. There will be a class in stitching a scissors fob. Guests welcome. (352) 666-8350.

First Hernando Republican Club: 7 p.m. June 8, Deerfield Clubhouse, 15471 Atwater Drive. There will be a forum with William Kingeter, Wayne Dukes and Ty Mullis, candidates for the District 2 County Commission seat. Refreshments will be served. Guests welcome. Jack Wood, (352) 666-5865. www.hernando republicans.com.

Marine Corps League, Spring Hill Detachment 708: 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. The following is offered weekly: Breakfast, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sundays; lunch, 11:30 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays (Fridays until 2 p.m.); steak shoot, 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays; pasta night, 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays; wing and basket night, 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays; seafood night, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays. (352) 597-7979.

Hernando Beach

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236: Breakfast, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. The cost is $6, which includes scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, pancakes, toast, biscuits and gravy, juice and coffee. Adult beverages available for additional cost. (352) 596-9236.

PINE ISLAND

Hernando Audubon Society: Annual picnic, starting after 5 p.m. (parking is free after 5 p.m.) Thursday, Alfred McKethan/Pine Island Park, 10800 Pine Island Drive. A birding/nature walk will be at 5:30 p.m. along the shore. Dinner will follow. The Audubon will provide the hot dogs; bring a dish to share, your own set up and drinks. This will be the final gathering of the season; the next meeting will be Sept. 23. Elaine or Andy, (352) 686-8195.

Spring Hill

AARP Hernando County, Chapter 1026: Noon Thursday, Buffet City, 13235 Cortez Blvd. The speakers are Randy and Maryanne Kerr of Southeast Guide Dogs, who will have service dogs on hand. Seating limited. A duplicate meeting will be on June 3. Reservations a must. Bob, (352) 596-0722.

Brooksville/Spring Hill Christian Women's Connection: Noon to 1:30 p.m. June 8, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. There will be a presentation, "Restless Mind Art," presented by Evie Harper. The inspirational speaker is Carolyn McCort from Merritt Island, who will discuss "A Missing Piece/Peace." CWC is affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries. Reservations required by June 3. Dolores, (352) 799-3735, or Barbara, (352) 796-5216.

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

Hernando Computer Club: Upcoming classes include Maintenance and Security, 1 p.m. today; Introduction to XP (class 4 of 4), 1 p.m. Thursday; Quickbooks, 1 p.m. Thursday; Picasa, Organize and Improve Your Photos, 7 p.m. Thursday; Linux, 7 p.m. Thursday; Get Comfortable with Your PC (class 2 of 2), 10 a.m. Friday; Open Office (class 1 of 2), 1 p.m. Tuesday; What's New in Windows 7 (class 1 of 3). All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. www.hcc.org or (352) 684-7171.

Hernando County Green Party: Showing of the movie Crude: The Real Price of Oil, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Named one of the top five documentaries of 2009, this film follows one of the largest and most controversial legal cases on the planet, the $27 billion "Amazon Chernobyl" lawsuit, which pitted 30,000 rainforest dwellers against oil giant Chevron. Free. Complimentary refreshments served. There will be "Solar Power to the People" T-shirts, bumper stickers and solar signs on hand. (352) 683-3151.

New York State Club: 5 p.m. June 3, Knights of Columbus Hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. The meeting is followed by dinner with a choice of various entrees, and dancing with live music. The cost for dinner is $10. RSVP to Carolyn, (352) 684-6979.

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.

Spring Hill Chorus: 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Forest Glen Retirement Villages clubhouse, 1431 Friar Tuck Lane. New members welcome. Esther Lamoreaux, (352) 688-6099, or Sandra Termin, (352) 684-7173.

Spring Hill Teaching Computer Club: Upcoming classes include All programs and classes are at the Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club, 3357 Susan Drive, at Toucan Trail. (352)666-1264. Web: www.shtcc.net.

WEEKI WACHEE

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 harmonysingr@aol.com. Web: www.hernandoharmonizers.org.

Royal Highlands Crime Watch Group: 6:30 p.m. June 8, Christian Church in the Wildwood, 10051 Country Road, Building D. Deputy Steve Sikalos of the Hernando County Sheriff's Office will be in attendance, plus the Royal Highlands Crime Watch Block Captains. There will be a discussion of current crime and crime prevention issues in the Royal Highlands area. Also, nominations of officers will be conducted at this meeting. Ron Durham, (352) 835-4332.

Pasco County

Hudson

Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520: 9135 Denton Ave. Weekly events include Ed Salmon's String Band, 4 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays. Includes sandwich, doughnut 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: Polonia Dinner Dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Traditional Polish dinner 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. RSVP to Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.

PORT RICHEY

Filipino American Social Club: Traditional Philippine Independence Day Fiesta, 4 to 10 p.m. June 5, Regency Park Civic Center, 10240 Regency Blvd. The "Lechon" (traditional roasted pig) will be provided by the club. Also, Philippine native treats will be served. DJ Willie of Professional Exclusive New York DJ Entertainment will entertain. The FASC Cultural Dance Troupe will perform a special Philippine cultural dance show. There will also be the Santa Krusan — Reyna Elena "Little Miss Pageant" Parade. Guests are asked to dress either in native costume or semi-formal attire. Tickets are $25 for members, $30 for nonmembers, $10 for children ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and younger. (727) 376-3680, (813) 909-8582, (352) 344-5411, (352) 596-9898 or (352) 398-6906.

Submit information for the Clubs column to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613, fax to (352) 754-6133 or e-mail pday@sptimes.com (put the club's name in e-mail subject line). The deadline for this news is two weeks before your 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 about the Clubs column, call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Hernando County club happenings for May 26 and beyond 05/25/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 7:35pm]

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