Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: 14494 Cortez Blvd. Breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday. Menu items, $4.25-$5.75. For weekly activities, call (352) 596-2582.
German-American Club of Spring Hill: Inaugural ball, 4:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Hernando Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., west of Brooksville. Hors d'oeuvres served at 5 p.m.; dancing from 6 to 10 p.m. Music provided by Manni Daum. The 2013 board of directors will be installed. Formal to semiformal attire required. Tickets are $10 for members and $13 for guests and must be purchased in advance. Lisa Yaskulski, (352) 688-3744.
Hernando Audubon Society: Field trips — Circle B Bar Reserve, Thursday; call Wally and Lee Handeland, (352) 835-7050. Weekiwachee Preserve, Sparrow Drive, Saturday; call Clay Black, (352) 592-4949. Web: hernandoaudubon.org.
Hernando County Branch NAACP: General membership meeting, 6 p.m. Monday, Allen Temple AME Church, 824 Leonard St. Evelyn, (352) 684-0340.
Hernando County Kennel Club: General meeting, 8 p.m. Thursday, Hernando Council Senior Citizens No. 1, 8187 Fort Dade Ave. Weekly: Dog training classes, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. $10 per class. Carole, (352) 666-1932.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236: 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. Fish and shrimp dinners, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Fish, $5.50; shrimp, $6.50; combo, $7.50. For weekly schedule, call (352) 596-9236.
Daughters of the American Revolution, Winding Waters Chapter: Noon Thursday, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. State regent Donna Cullen will speak. Judy, (352) 583-9594.
Grumman Retiree Club, Midwest Florida Chapter: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Buffet City, 13235 Cortez Blvd. The cost for the buffet is $13. RSVP to Hank Mehl, (352) 686-2735 or [email protected]
Hernando Computer Club: General meeting, 7 p.m. Monday, Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. For class schedule visit hcc.org or call (352) 684-7171.
Hernando Porcelain Artists: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, LifeSouth Community Blood Center, 12395 Cortez Blvd. Bring a tile and palette; Kay Jacks will teach texturing. Bring empty paint vials or baggies for supplies donated by the late Ardis Martin. Judy, (352) 592-4814.
High Point Community Line Dance: Classes, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays, Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road. $3. Louise Weber, (352) 683-8007.
Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Timber Pines Country Club, off Commercial Way. The speaker will be a retired Secret Service agent. There will also be a question-and-answer session regarding the new health cards and what changes are in store. RSVP to John Milne, [email protected]
National Active and Retired Federal Employees, NARFE Chapter 1322: 12:30 p.m. Friday, Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Maj. Gen. M.T. Smith will speak at 1 p.m. A short business meeting will follow. Linda Harmon, (352) 796-0736, or Henry Waller, (352) 848-0954.
Nature Coast 9.12 Group: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Spring Hill Lanes lounge, 3447 Commercial Way. Maureen, (352) 597-6756.
Opera Lovers Club: The meeting scheduled for Saturday has been canceled. Kathy, (352) 688-4741.
Orchid Lovers Club of Spring Hill: 1 p.m. Saturday, Oak Hill Partner's Club, 11375 Cortez Blvd. (behind the hospital). Refreshments will be served. Orchids will be raffled and offered for sale. There will be a members' show table. Linda Roderick, (352) 597-3736.
Sons of Italy, Nature Coast Lodge 2502: Dinner at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m. today, Towne Square Family Restaurant, 3021 Commercial Way. Richard Sanvenero, (352) 263-7829.
Spring Hill Aglow International Lighthouse: Breakfast meeting, 8:45 a.m. Monday, Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. Speakers will include a past president of Aglow and the Rev. Rachela Correlli of Perrys Hill, Md. The optional breakfast buffet is $8.50; RSVP to Loretta, (352) 610-4164, or Rachael, (352) 848-4182. The Prayer for the Nation event will be at noon Saturday on the courthouse steps in Brooksville.
Spring Hill Art League: 7 p.m. Monday, United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. After a brief meeting, league members who provide art education in the community will display samples of their work, distribute class/workshop information and answer questions. Jana Withers, (727) 271-2787.
Spring Hill Moose Lodge 521: 5214 Mariner Blvd. Music night, 8 p.m. Friday. Taco dinners will be available Tuesday. For weekly events, call (352) 683-5666. Web: lodge521.moosepages.org
Suncoast Ship Model Society: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club, 3357 Susan Drive. Jim, (352) 592-6419.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209: 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. Entertainment with the Bendys, 7 to 10 p.m. Friday. Cathy Steel Karaoke, 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday. For weekly events, call (352) 796-0398.
West Central Florida Coasties/Coast Guard Veterans: 1 p.m. Saturday, Country Kitchen restaurant, 20133 Cortez Blvd. All Coastie veterans welcome. Charlie Jensen, (352) 503-6019.
Michigan Club: Club meeting, 12:30 to 3 p.m. today, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. Meet for supper at 4 p.m. Friday, Bayport Inn, 4835 Cortez Blvd. The 35th anniversary celebration will be Jan. 24 at R Beach, 4054, Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach; cocktails will be at 4 p.m. and dinner at 5 p.m. Call Wanda for tickets, (352) 610-9293. For membership, call Dave or Barb Selbach, (352) 592-9663, or Martha Wauters, (352) 686-7479.
Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520: 9135 Denton Ave. All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, 8 to 11:30 a.m.; $7. For weekly schedule, call (727) 863-2520.
Polish-American Social Club: 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Country-western dance with the Country Backroads Band, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday; doors open at 5:30 p.m. $5. John Lubertowicz, (352) 650-5664. Dinner-dance, 12:15 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Dinner choice is baked ham or baked chicken. $11 for members and $13 for nonmembers. 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 email [email protected] (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.