American Legion Post 99: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, 208 E Fort Dade Ave. (352) 796-3259.
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. Open to both Brookridge residents and nonresidents. (352) 397-6088.
Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: Steak shoot, 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, 14494 Cortez Blvd. After the steak shoot, there will be a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 6 p.m., with karaoke starting at 7 p.m. For weekly schedule, call (352) 596-2582 or visit elks2582.com.
Brooksville Lions Club: 6 p.m. Monday, Nicholson Engineering Associates, 7468 Horse Lake Road. David Wermuth, (352) 593-4063.
German-American Club of Spring Hill: Membership meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, Hernando Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., west of Brooksville. New members welcome. Jack Yaskulski, (352) 688-3744. Tickets are available for the New Year's Eve dance on Dec. 31. Doors open at 6 p.m., hors d'ouevres from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. and dancing from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Bring your own beverages. There will be a champagne toast and sandwiches at midnight. Tickets are $17 for members and $27 for guests. Call Lisa Yaskulski, (352) 688-3744. germanclub springhill.org.
Hernando Audubon Society: Field trip to Brooksville wetlands, Saturday. Meet at the northeast parking lot at Brooksville Regional Hospital and carpool to several local ponds and lakes. Linda Vanderveen, (352) 428-2629 or email@example.com.
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 County Shrine Club: Dinner with Santa, 4 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, 13400 Montour St. Menu includes antipasto salad, spaghetti with meat or marinara sauce, Italian sausage and bread, dessert and coffee or tea. Tickets available at the door are $7; $5 for ages 12 and younger. Larry, (352) 238-3806 or Jerry, (352) 610-4124.
Hernando County Fishing Club: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. The club arranges freshwater and saltwater fishing trips at discount prices, group outings at fishing piers and other locations, seminars on fishing techniques and other events. Rich, (352) 796-7711 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Rick, (352) 345-4390 or email@example.com. Web: hernandocountyfishingclub.org.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236: 3435 Shoal Line Blvd. Spaghetti dinner, 5 to 7 p.m. today; $6.50. Steak shoot, 1 p.m. Dec. 11; $8 per card. (352) 596-9236.
AARP Hernando County East Chapter 1026: Christmas party, 11:30 a.m. Dec. 11, Buffet City, 13235 Cortez Blvd. Entertainment provided by Tony Boeing, singer and guitarist. All seniors welcome. RSVP to Kathy, (352) 428-2368.
African-American Club: Membership meeting, 2 p.m. Thursday, Regency Oaks Civic Center, 4445 Breakwater Blvd.
Brotherhood Lodge 365: 7 p.m. Tuesday. Call for the location. All Masons with a current dues card are invited. Visiting Masons welcome. Don Hixon, (352) 656-4778.
Grace Presbyterian Women: Christmas gathering, 1 p.m. Monday, fellowship hall, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. All women invited to bring a favorite tea cup for Christmas tea and cookies. (352) 683-2082.
Hernando Computer Club: The Christmas party will be at 5 p.m. Dec. 11 at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. For class schedule visit hcc.org or call (352) 684-7171.
Hernando County Branch NAACP: Executive committee meeting, 6 p.m. Monday, Sterling Hill North Clubhouse, 4411 Sterling Hill Blvd. General membership meeting, 5:30 p.m. Monday, Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave. Paul Douglas, firstname.lastname@example.org or (352) 428-0477.
Hernando County Philippine-American Association: Christmas celebration, 6 to 11 p.m. Dec. 14, Suncoast Dance and Party Center, 13383 County Line Road. Includes games, prizes, dancing, entertainment and a visit from Santa Claus. Tickets are $18 for members, $20 for nonmembers, $10 for ages 6 to 14 and free for ages 5 and younger. Aurora Rice, (352) 848-1031, or Estela Nichols, (727) 242-3407.
Illinois Club of Spring Hill: 1 p.m. Friday, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd. Officers will be elected. Annual dues are $12. Membership is not limited to current and past residents; all are welcome. Rich, (352) 688-8924.
Italian-American Club of Spring Hill: 1 p.m. Saturday, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Colton Hall, 2301 Deltona Blvd. Teresa, (352) 683-6712.
New York State Club: 5 p.m. Thursday, Knights of Columbus Hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. Bring a nonperishable food item for the needy. Call Carolyn for tickets, (352) 684-6979. Bowling is at 11 a.m. Mondays; call Marge, (352) 686-8015.
Sons of Italy, Friendship Lodge 2728: Christmas/15th anniversary dinner-dance, Sunday, Heritage Pines Country Club, 11534 Scenic Hills Blvd., Hudson. Dinner at 6:30 p.m.; dancing until 10 p.m. with music by Rebound. Tickets are $25. Charlotte, (727) 378-3711, or Angie, (727) 697-3734.
Sons of Norway, Sun Viking Lodge 607: Christmas party, 2 p.m. Dec. 15, Regency Oaks Civic Association Clubhouse, 4445 Breakwater Blvd. There will be a Juletrefest, with a traditional Norwegian Christmas dinner. There will also be a children's program. Dinner includes roast pork and gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetables, surkal, lingonberries, riskerem, Norwegian cookies, tea, coffee and soft drinks. Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for ages 13 to 16 and free for ages 12 and younger. Reservations required by Dec. 11. The public is welcome. Gail, (727) 863-3145, or Sallie, (352) 686-9506.
West Hernando Coin Club: 7 p.m. Monday, Heather Community Center, 9100 Nakoma Way. Bruce Schneider, (352) 584-3163.
Historical Novel Society, First Florida Chapter: Business meeting at 1 p.m. and program at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Central Ridge Library, 425 W Roosevelt Blvd. Beverly Gentry from the Fort Cooper Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will show how the celebration of Christmas evolved over the centuries. Sara Glenn, (727) 945-1064. fchns.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 email@example.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.
St. Theresa Social Club
Business meeting, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, 1107 Commercial Way. Bingo is at 5:45 p.m. Mondays. For members, call Carol, (352) 346-9165. For bingo, call Roberta, (352) 688-2315.