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AARP Hernando County East Chapter 1026: 11:30 a.m. June 28, Hernando County Mining Association Enrichment Center, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd. Speakers include Hernando County Commissioner Jim Adkins and Sharon Ayres of AARP Senior Medicare Patrol. Lunch will be served for $6. All seniors are welcome. RSVP to Kathy, (352) 428-2368, or Steve, (352) 754-9404.

Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: 14494 Cortez Blvd. Bill Castner and Karen Kallin entertain each Thursday in June. Doors open at 5 p.m.; dinner available from 7 to 9 p.m. with prices ranging from $6 to $17 and dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. Variety show on Sunday. Doors open at 3 p.m. with cocktails available. Dinner is at 4 p.m. and showtime at 5 p.m. The menu includes chicken Florentine, shrimp scampi, beef stir fry, rice pilaf, potatoes, vegetables and a dessert table. Tickets are $15 for members and their guests. (352) 596-2582.

Brooksville Horseshoe Club: 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays, Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane (next to the racquetball court and softball field). New, backyard and experienced players welcome. Horseshoes available for loan. There is no cost. Contact Richard Watson, (352) 584-4102 or richardpwatson @bellsouth.net.

Brooksville Lions Club: 6 p.m. today, Country Kitchen Restaurant, 20133 Cortez Blvd. This new group now meets on the first and third Wednesday. (352) 593-4063 or workerbee123@earthlink.net.

Conservative Christian Teens for America: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Community Bible Church, 5041 Griffin Road. Learn about the Christian heritage of the nation, the founding principles of the U.S. government and how to impact the world as a teen. (813) 732-1507.

Genealogy Society of Hernando County: Share and discussion meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, LDS Family History Center, 21043 Yontz Road. Visitors welcome. Contact Kathleen Marsh, (352) 796-1623.

Kiwanis Club of Brooksville: Dinner meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, Country Kitchen Restaurant, 20133 Cortez Blvd. Visitors welcome. Shirl Hammatt, (352) 799-6573.

Kiwanis Club of the Brooksville Ridge: Breakfast meeting, 7:15 a.m. Fridays, Country Kitchen, 20133 Cortez Blvd. Contact John Ehlenbeck, john.ehlenbeck@bankofamerica.com or toll-free 1-888-852-5000, ext. 3720.

Marine Corps League, Spring Hill Detachment 708: 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. Weekly events: Steak shoot, 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays; first card is $8. Mussels available 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays for $8; chowder for $3.50. Baby back ribs and pasta night, 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Ribs, $8; pasta, $6.50. Wing night, 4 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Fish fry, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays; $8 per person. Breakfast, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sundays; $5.50 per person. Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays, except Fridays, when it is from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (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. Members learn communications skills by following a series of 10 self-paced speaking assignments designed to instill a basic foundation in public speaking. Contact Terry Weaver, (352) 796-9891 or tlweaver@wilson techgroup.com.

Rotary Club of Brooksville: Noon Tuesdays, Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Contact Terry Weaver, (352) 796-9891 or go to brooksvillerotary.org.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8713 and Ladies Auxiliary: 1681 E Jefferson St. Bar bingo, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Karaoke, 7 p.m. Saturdays. Wheel game and food, 1 p.m. Sundays. (352) 796-4449.

Hernando Beach

Hernando Beach Yacht Club: Meeting and dinner, 5 p.m. Wednesdays, 4163 Shoal Line Blvd. Membership is open; boat ownership is not required. Contact Fleet Capt. Bob Chandler, (352) 799-6068, or go to hbyacht club.com.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236: Breakfast, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. Includes eggs, potatoes, French toast, bacon, sausage, toast, biscuits and gravy, blueberry pancakes, coffee, tea and orange juice for $7. Drinks available in the canteen. (352) 596-9236.

Spring Hill

AARP Hernando County West Chapter: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Lunar Lounge, 4670 Commercial Way; the topic is "Long Term Care Insurance." Reservations required. (352) 596-0722.

Carolina Club: 5:30 p.m. Monday, Pit Boss Bar-B-Q, 2270 Commercial Way. New members welcome. Call Patti, (352) 428-0884.

H2U Partner's Club: Buddy's Trio Band, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oak Hill Hospital Partner's Club, 11375 Cortez Blvd., behind the hospital. Membership is $20 a year. (352) 597-6383.

Hernando Computer Club: Membership Committee meeting, 10 a.m. Monday. Upcoming classes include: Microsoft PowerPoint, 7 p.m. today; Basics of Android Tablet and Phone, 7 p.m. Thursday; PC Maintenance and Security, 1 p.m. Friday; Gadget Workshop, 1 p.m. Monday; Downloading Digital Music, 1 p.m. Monday; Advanced Uses of Excel, 7 p.m. Monday; Digital Cameras for Beginners, 10 a.m. Tuesday; iPad, 1 p.m. Tuesday; MS Excel 2007, 7 p.m. Tuesday. All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. Classes are $2 each for members only. Call (352) 684-7171 or go to hcc.org.

Hernando Hills Hi-Lites: 6:30 to 8:30 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 four-part harmony. New members, spectators welcome. Call Norma, (352) 540-9192.

Kiwanis Club of the Nature Coast: 6:30 p.m. Monday, IHOP, 3066 Commercial Way. Meetings are on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. Al Johnson, (352) 684-1661 or kiwanis naturecoast.org.

Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Atria Evergreen Woods Pool House, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. Call Dennis McKenna, (352) 584-7023 or go to springhillkiwanis.org.

Knights of Columbus, St. Jude Council 6383: The Godfather show, 5:30 p.m. June 30, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. Guests may bring their own food; snacks will be provided. Tickets cost $10. Weekly: Dinner, 4:30 to 6 p.m., followed by dancing from 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays. Various dinner choices available. Dinner and dancing, $10 (includes tax and tip); dancing only, $3. Bingo, 12:30 p.m. Sundays, 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Lunch and sandwiches available. (352) 683-1227 or (352) 686-2650.

Nature Coast Bridge Club: Sectional Tournament of Clubs games continue through Friday. A round of North American Pair games will start Monday. Bridge games, 12:30 p.m. weekdays, except for Thursday sessions, which start at 6:30 p.m., Towne Square Mall, 3021 Commercial Way. Games for all levels of players are offered, as well as lessons for beginning to advanced players. Contact Beverly Tillberry, (352) 556-3892, or Annabelle Hills, (352) 597-5221 or hillsja@gate.net, or go to daily-recap.com.

New Jersey Club: Doors open 11 a.m. with a meeting at 1 p.m. today at the Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Pizza and soda will be served to those who purchased tickets. There will be a funny T-shirt contest. Members are asked to bring a nonperishable food donation. Upcoming events: New York Nights at the Show Palace Dinner Theater, July 1; tickets are $43.65 per person. Trip to Biloxi, Aug. 5, for $159 per person. There will be no meetings in July or August. The next meeting will be Sept. 19. Call Annette, (352) 683-8752.

Pennsylvania Club: 10 a.m. July 10, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Entertainment provided by the Starburst Duo. The dinner entree choice is roast chicken or fried grouper. The cost is $12.50 per person. Reservations required by July 3, with checks payable to the club and mailed to P.O. Box 6024, Spring Hill, FL 34611. No payment will be accepted at the door. RSVP to Millie, (352) 688-8663. For membership information, contact James Cahill, (352) 593-4325.

Poor Rich's Chess Club: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, cafeteria, Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. Bring chess set; club sets are available for use. Sets and clocks available to purchase. All levels welcome. The club has a free chess library. Annual dues are $10. Visitors welcome. Call J.C., (352) 678-6987, or Andy, (352) 686-8195.

Rotary Club of Spring Hill: 7:45 a.m. Thursdays, IHOP, 3660 Commercial Way. Call 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, Guests welcome. Call Robin, (352) 797-4645, or go to shcrotary.org.

Senior Singles Dance: 7 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays, Spring Hill Domino Club, 15120 County Line Road. Free dance lessons from 7 to 8 p.m. Admission is $5. Sheila, (352) 293-4009.

Sons of Italy, Nature Coast Lodge 2502: Dinner/business meeting, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Knights of Columbus Hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. Membership is open; you do not have to be Italian to join. Call Richard Sarvenero Sr., (352) 263-7829, or Rose Salute, (352) 796-7714, or visit osia2502.com.

Spring Hill Garden Club: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd. John Ohling of Suncoast Waters Gardens will speak. Refreshments will be served. Members maintain the plant nursery and Nature Coast Botanical Gardens at 1489 Parker Ave. as well as the waterfall entrance at Spring Hill Drive and Commercial Way. The nursery is open 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Saturdays; the botanical gardens are open daily during daylight hours. Volunteers are needed. (352) 683-9933 or visit naturecoastgardens.com.

St. Theresa Social Club: Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, parish hall, 1107 Commercial Way.

Suncoast Ship Model Society: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Center, 3357 Susan Drive, at Toucan Trail. Jim, (352) 592-6419.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209: 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. Weekly events include: steak shoot, 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays. Line dance lessons with Terri and Mel, 7 p.m. Thursdays. Fish fry, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays. Pancake breakfast, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays for $4, which includes two sausage links; a la carte items available. Musical entertainment, 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays. (352) 796-0398.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8681: 18940 Drayton St., at County Line Road. Fish fry, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays. Steak shoot, 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays. (727) 856-1860.

Wisconsin Club of Hernando County: Meet for dinner, 4 p.m. today, Outback Steakhouse, 4905 Commercial Way. New members welcome. Annual dues are $10. Call Carolee, (352) 666-2974.

Weeki Wachee

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. New singers of all ages wanted. Call (352) 556-3936 prior to a visit.

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

Weeki Wachee Area Club: Bingo, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, 7442 Shoal Line Blvd. (352) 596-3316.

Citrus County

FLORAL CITY

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. Call Buz Ryalls-Clephane, (352) 584-5078, or Brandi Laudermilch, (352) 263-4475.

Send information for the Clubs column to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613; fax to (352) 754-6133; or email pday@tampabay.com (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.

Hernando County club news and events 06/19/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 7:56pm]

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