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Hernando County club notes, beginning April 16

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Hernando Computer Club

General meeting, 7 p.m. Monday. Some classes offered this week include: Using an Android Tablet, Using an Android Phone, Microsoft PowerPoint, Using Microsoft Email, Internet-inspired Crafts, Computerized Sewing and Downloading Free Digital Music and Books. All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. For class schedule visit hcc.org or call (352) 684-7171.

Brooksville

Brookridge Line Dance Club: 8150 Hampton St. Beginner lessons from 9 to 10 a.m. and high beginner lessons from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Thursdays; $2 per lesson. Low intermediate and intermediate instruction, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays; $4 per lesson. Classes are open to both Brookridge residents and nonresidents. Norma, (352) 397-6088.

Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: 14494 Cortez Blvd. For weekly schedule, call (352) 596-2582 or visit elks2582.com.

Genealogy Society of Hernando County: 10 a.m. Friday, LDS Family History Center, 21043 Yontz Road. The program will feature computer specialists from Velva Darnell Electronics. Genealogy help will be provided at 9 a.m., prior to the meeting. Visitors welcome. Bunny Ryczek, (352) 247-6895.

Hernando County Branch NAACP: 5:30 p.m. Monday, Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave. Paul Douglas, paul.douglas@hernandocountynaacp.org or (352) 428-0477.

Hernando County Kennel Club: Weekly: Dog training classes, 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Hernando Council Senior Citizens No. 1, 8187 Fort Dade Ave. $10 per class. Carole, (352) 666-1932.

Hernando Educators Employees-Retired: 5 p.m. today, Hernando Classroom Teachers Association office, 74 Oakwood St. (352) 683-9222.

Just Poets: Poets' roundtables, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Poetry readings will follow the roundtables from 3 to 4 p.m. Participants are asked to bring notebooks, pens, dictionaries, thesauruses and poems they have written. Roundtable moderators include Al Svoboda, Lucy Basta, Christine Cock, Rosa Lea Addington and Yolanda Torres. RSVP to Rosa Lea Addington, (352) 666-5339.

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

Kiwanis Club of the Brooksville Ridge: Breakfast meeting, 7:15 a.m. Friday, Country Kitchen, 20133 Cortez Blvd. Sonya Jackson, (352) 797-7000. kiwanisofthebrooksvilleridge.com.

Marine Corps League, Spring Hill Detachment 708: 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. For the weekly schedule of events, visit the website at mcl708.org. (352) 597-7979.

Nature Coast Orators Toastmasters Club: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Brooksville Enrichment Center, Suite 120, Medical Arts Building, 17222 Hospital Blvd. Terry Weaver, (352) 796-9891 or tlweaver@wilsontechgroup.com.

Rotary Club of Brooksville: Noon Tuesdays, Brooksville Country Club, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Terry Weaver, (352) 796-9891. brooksvillerotary.org.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8713 and Ladies Auxiliary: 1681 E Jefferson St. For weekly schedule, call (352) 796-4449.

West Central Florida Coasties/Coast Guard Veterans: 1 p.m. Saturday, Country Kitchen, 20133 Cortez Blvd. All Coastie veterans welcome. Meetings are on the third Saturday of each month. (352) 686-6923.

Hernando Beach

Hernando Beach Yacht Club: 4163 Shoal Line Blvd. Membership dinner, 5 p.m. Wednesdays. New members welcome; boat ownership is not required. Aaron Nangle, (727) 916-0001. hbyachtclub.com.

Navy Seabee Veterans of America, Island X-6: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. There will be a social hour, followed by the meeting. All former and current Seabees and their spouses welcome. Gene, (727) 488-0153, or Al and Gert, (352) 596-3995.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 15-8: 4340 Calienta St. Recreational boating safety is the main priority of this all-volunteer, uniformed branch of the U.S. Coast Guard. Call Mike Bollinger for auxiliary information, (813) 260-0655. For a free vessel check, call John Fahey, (352) 596-2823. Web: wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit=070-15-08.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236: 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. For weekly schedule, call (352) 596-9236.

Spring Hill

AARP Chapter 5445: 11:30 a.m. today, Salishan, 191 Astaire Lane. Salishan manager Jeffery Boss will speak. Lunch will be provided. Another meeting will be 11:30 a.m. April 24, Perkins Restaurant, 4685 Commercial Way. The speaker will be Jim McGrath, who will discuss Obamacare. Reservations for both meetings are required. RSVP to (352) 666-5483.

Brotherhood Lodge 365: Meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Call for the meeting location. All Masons with a current dues card are invited. Visiting Masons welcome. Call for location. Don Hixon, (352) 656-4778.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Winding Waters Chapter: Noon Thursday, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Robert Yarnell will speak about "Revolutionary Times." New members welcome; open to women 18 and older who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution. Help with genealogy is available. Suzy, (352) 799-6249.

Hernando County Democratic Executive Committee: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Democratic headquarters, 3432 Deltona Blvd. Newly registered Democrats welcome. (352) 556-4812. Web: hernandodemocrats.us.

Hernando County Philippine-American Association: Easter picnic and election of executive officers, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Delta Woods Park, 3400 Deltona Blvd. There will be an Easter egg hunt, dancing, games and prizes. Election voting will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with winners announced afterward. Bring a dish to share. Aurora Rice, (352) 848-1031.

Hernando Hills Hi-Lites Chorus: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Fellowship Community Church, 11250 Spring Hill Drive. This women's a cappella chorus is a member of Harmony Inc., and sings a variety of songs in 4-part harmony, including doo-wop, show tunes and old favorites. Women of all ages, including students 12 and older, are invited to join the chorus. (352) 540-9192 or (352) 584-0636.

Hernando Youth Orchestra: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, DaySpring Church, 6000 Mariner Blvd. Aspiring wind and string musicians ages 6 to 18 are welcome. John St. John, (352) 544-8105 or jst_john10@tampabay.rr.com.

John Brown Woodcarvers: 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, Faith Evangelical Free Church, 5338 Freeport Drive. (352) 666-6857.

Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Pasco-Hernando State College, Spring Hill Campus, Building B, 450 Beverly Court. Debbie Koenig, (352) 585-1659. springhillkiwanis.org.

Knights of Columbus, St. Jude Council 6383: 10470 Spring Hill Drive. For weekly schedule call (352) 683-1227 or (352) 686-2650.

Latin-American Civic and Cultural Association: Sabado de Gloria celebration (Easter dance), 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Suncoast Dance and Party Center, 13383 County Line Road. Music by DJ Cayuco. There will be a women's Easter hat contest. Admission: $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers. Bring your own beverages. (352) 340-5066, (352) 666-6848 or (352) 683-6742.

Monday Night Singles: 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Monti McGill's Irish Pub, 2396 Commercial Way. For singles 50 and older. Joanne, (352) 596-6969, or Phyllis, (352) 596-3125.

National Active and Retired Federal Employee Association, Spring Hill Chapter: 1 p.m. Friday, Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Dennis Foley, (352) 754-6160 or peacock1973@att.net.

Nature Coast 9.12 Groups: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Spring Hill Lanes lounge, 3447 Commercial Way. Speakers will include candidates for state representative in Districts 35 and 36, and state Senate District 18.

Nature Coast Bridge Club: Open games, 12:30 p.m. weekdays, except for Thursdays, which start at 6:30 p.m. 0-199 points games, 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays , and also 0-20 games at 12:30 p.m. Thursdays). Beginner class, 11 a.m. Thursdays. Classes are also conducted on a regular basis for all skill levels. All games and programs are at Towne Square Mall, 3021 Commercial Way. Gary, (727) 215-7651, or Mary Ellen, (352) 596-1524. daily-recap.com.

New Jersey Club: Doors open at 10:30 a.m., meeting at 1 p.m. today, Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. There will be an Easter bonnet contest, and an Easter dinner will be served to those who purchased tickets (no tickets sold at the door). Members are to bring a nonperishable food donation. Upcoming events: The Wizard of Oz at the Show Palace at 1 p.m. May 11; tickets $45. Annette, (352) 683-8752.

Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partner's Club: 11375 Cortez Blvd. For weekly schedule, call (352) 597-6383.

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.

Rotary Club of Spring Hill Central: 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Silverthorn Country Club, 4450 Golf Club Lane. The speaker will be Bayfront Health CEO Ken Wickert. Robin, (352) 797-4645.

Spring Hill Garden Club: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd. This will be a potluck luncheon; bring a dish to share and your own table setting. New volunteers invited to help at the plant nursery, the Nature Coast Botanical Gardens and the Spring Hill waterfall entrance. (352) 683-9933. naturecoastgardens.com.

Spring Hill Moose Lodge 521: 5214 Mariner Blvd. For weekly events call (352) 686-5666. Web: lodge521.moosepages.org.

St. Frances Cabrini Council of Catholic Women: The CCW and Holy Father's Prayer Line will host a Spiritual Adoption of Our Priests appreciation dinner at noon April 25 at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Tickets are $25, with proceeds donated to the priests' retirement fund. RSVP to Ana, (727) 485-3158 or Florence, (352) 683-1150.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209: 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. For weekly events, call (352) 796-0398. Clay Kirk Tribute Show with special guest Gerald Smith, the "Georgia Quacker," 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Smith, of Nashville, appeared on the TV show Hee Haw. Tickets: $15 in advance; $18 at the door. (352) 796-0398. vfwpost10209.webs.com.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8681: 18940 Drayton St., at County Line Road For weekly events, call (727) 856-1860.

Weeki Wachee

Michigan Club: 12:30 p.m. today, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. Bring a salad for the potluck. Meet for dinner at 4 p.m. Friday at R Beach, 4054 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. Airboat ride with Wild Bill's in Inverness on April 24. The cost is $30; call Judy Smith for details, (352) 688-0986. A potluck luncheon is planned for noon April 30 at Anderson Snow Park, 1360 Anderson Snow Road. Marti Flynn, (352) 683-4729, or Dave and Barb Selbach, (352) 592-9663.

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

Citrus County

CRYSTAL RIVER

Sunshine State Romance Authors: Writing workshop, 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 26, Hampton Inn, 1103 N Suncoast Blvd. Includes a buffet breakfast. Led by published authors on various topics. $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Registration required by Saturday. Marian Fox, (352) 726-0162. Web: sunshinestateromanceauthors.com.

INVERNESS

Citrus Model Railroad Club: The club has railroad layouts set up with HO, N and G scale model railroading. Viewing is open to the public from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Otto Allen Building, Citrus County Fairgrounds, 3600 S Florida Ave. Free, but donations are appreciated. New members welcome. Send email to conductor@citrusmodelrrclub.org. Go to citrusmodelrrclub.org.

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 notes, beginning April 16 04/15/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 4:23pm]

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