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Hernando County clubs and events


Arts and Crafts Club: An arts and crafts club is forming in Hernando County. Plans for meeting locations and other details have not yet been determined. To learn more, call Louis Mlecka at (352) 796-2089.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Annuttaliga Chapter: 11:30 a.m. Monday, Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive. The program will be "American Treasures — The Enduring Spirit of the DAR." There will also be a silent auction. Alice, (352) 344-3408, or Charlyne, (352) 799-0987.

German-American Club of Spring Hill: Viennese Ball, Friday, Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., off Sunshine Grove Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; dancing from 7 to 11 p.m. Music provided by Alpen Diamanten. Advance tickets are $10 for members, $13 for guests; additional $2 per ticket if purchased at the door. Jack Yaskulski, (352) 688-3744. Web site:

Hernando Beach

Navy Seabee Veterans of America, Island X-6 Spring Hill: 10:30 a.m., VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. Gene Roberts, (727) 488-0153.

Spring Hill

Aglow Spring Hill Morning Lighthouse: Breakfast Meeting, 9 a.m. Monday, Atria Evergreen Woods, Aspen Building, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. The cost for breakfast is $6.25. The speaker is Stephanie Knight, executive director of A New Generation, a pregnancy resource center; the center offers numerous programs, services and supports at no cost. RSVP to Charlotte, (352) 686-2425 or Loretta, (352) 686-9923.

Beta Sigma Phi International, Alpha Delta Beta chapter: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. (352) 584-9064 or

British Connection: 1 p.m. today, Kally K's, 3383 Commercial Way. Lunch will be selected from the menu. RSVP to Audrey Stead, (352) 688-7821.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Winding Waters Chapter: Noon Thursday, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. The speaker will be Aida Register, past vice president general of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Membership is open to women 18 and older who can prove lineal descent from an American Revolution patriot. The chapter will help prospective members with their genealogy. (352) 596-2457.

Filipino American Social Club: Spring Picnic/Fiesta, 11 a.m. to dusk Saturday, Delta Woods Park, Deltona Boulevard. Bring a dish to share. Activities include dancing, music, games, a pinata for children, sports, prizes and other activities. Brenda Mandery, (352) 942-3570; Estrella Quaas, (352) 686-5519; Nena Schwartz, (727) 992-5492, or Gleyn Terborg, (727) 376-3680.

GEMS Christian Homeschool Support: 7 p.m. today, First Assembly of God, 12435 Spring Hill Drive. Great Educators Mentoring Scholars is a nondenominational Christian homeschool group. Cheryl Picerno, (352) 684-4844 or

Genealogy Interest Group: 10 a.m. today, West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave. Kathleen Marsh, (352) 796-1623.

Grumman Retiree Club, Florida Midwest Chapter: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Buffet City Restaurant, 13235 Cortez Blvd. Member Roland Grieshammer will talk about his trips overseas. The cost for the buffet is $13, which must be paid in advance. Reservations required. Hank, (352) 686-2735.

Hernando Porcelain Artists Club: 9:30 a.m. Monday, Nature Coast Botanical Gardens, 1489 Parker Ave., off Spring Hill Drive. Members will sketch and photograph items to add to the painting reference files. Those attending should bring a sketch pad and/or a camera, as well as a bag lunch. The final meeting of the season will be a spring luncheon May 18 at Kally K's Restaurant. (352) 597-1614.

Michigan Club: 3:15 p.m. Friday, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. There will be a speaker from Hernando-Pasco Hospice. Dinner will follow at 4 p.m. at the Hideaway restaurant (former Lions Club), 247 Hallcrest Ave. All former or current Michigan residents are welcome. Linda, (352) 683-8883.

Nature Coast Bridge Club: Games are played Mondays through Fridays at the Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. All games, except on Thursdays, start at 12:30 p.m.; Thursday games start at 6:30 p.m. Millie Dabbs, (352) 666-5891.

Nature Coast Parrot Head Club: Social time at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Mighty Wings, 1252 Mariner Blvd. Mark Sonnier, (352) 556-4459 or

Opera Lovers Club: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Forest Glenn Retirement Village, 1431 Friar Tuck Lane, off Osowaw Boulevard. The program will be a continuation of the discussion of Gounod's Faust, which is the next opera in this season's Tampa Bay Opera series. Web site: Kathy, (352) 688-4741 or

Orchid Lovers Club of Spring Hill: 1 p.m. Saturday, Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd., behind Oak Hill Hospital. Meetings typically include a speaker, a show table or orchids grown by members, an orchid sale and orchid raffle. Ed, (352) 597-2895.

Out-N-About Singles: Gather for coffee and conversation, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Dunkin Donuts, 13179 Cortez Blvd. This is a singles club for ages 30-60. (352) 797-6116 or e-mail to

Retired NYC Firefighters of Spring Hill: 10 a.m. today, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, off Anderson Snow Road. Kevin, (352) 346-9717.

Spring Hill Amateur Radio Club: The club operates on a 2-meter repeater on 146.805 MHz (no tone) and conducts a SKYWARN Weather Net at 7:30 p.m. and a club net at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, except meeting nights (third Tuesday of the month). Anyone with a ham radio license is welcome participate in both nets. Visit the Web site at Ed, (352) 684-7623.

Spring Hill Art League: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. There will be a short business meeting, followed by a demonstration by local wood turner Larry Withers, who creates various wood pieces from both hard and soft wood. Membership is open; annual dues are $20 for single membership and $30 for family membership. Isabelle Papazian, (352) 683-5452. Visit

Spring Hill Women's Chorus: 9 a.m. Tuesdays, Forest Glenn Retirement Village, 1431 Friar Tuck Lane, off Osowaw Boulevard. New members welcome. Esther Lamoreaux, 688-6099, or Sandra Termin, 684-7173.

St. Theresa Social Club: 10:30 a.m. today, 1107 Commercial Way. The monthly luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. April 28. Bingo is at 5:45 p.m. Mondays in the parish center. Evelyn, (352) 683-1532.

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. Web site:

Wisconsin Club: Social outing, 4 p.m. Wednesday, Brook House, 2701 Forest Road. A trip to the Hardrock Casino will be on April 28. The bus will leave at 11 a.m. from the parking lot at Sweet Bay at Mariner and Northcliffe boulevards, and will return at 6 p.m. Membership is open; annual dues are $8. Carol Zellmer, (352) 666-2974.

Pasco County/Hudson

Polish-American Social Club: Dinner-dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. The dinner choice is loin of pork or baked chicken, which will be served from 12:45 to 2 p.m. Dancing to Music By Jeanne from 2:30 to 5:15 p.m. Tickets are $11 for members and $12 for nonmembers and guests. Proper dance attire is requested. A full-service bar is available. To guarantee menu choice, make reservations. Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.

New Port Richey

Long Island Club: 11 a.m. Wednesday, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, parish hall, 5326 Charles St. Coffee and cake before the meeting. Prospective members welcome. (352) 683-3019.

Yugoslav American Social Club: Spring picnic, noon Sunday, American Legion Post 335 shelter, 11421 Osceola Drive, at Minnieola Drive. The picnic will include hot dogs, chicken, ribs, vegetables, dessert and beverages. The cost is $5. The Yugoslav Senior Strings will play tamburitza music. (352) 686-9579 or 686-2542.

Information for the Clubs column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. Information can be faxed to (352) 754-6133 or e-mailed to The deadline for Clubs is seven working days before your meeting or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price, if applicable, or contact person and phone number are missing. Call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Hernando County clubs and events 04/13/09 [Last modified: Monday, April 13, 2009 5:36pm]
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