Brookridge Line Dance Club: 8150 Hampton St. Beginner lessons, 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays; higher beginner lessons, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Thursdays. $2 per lesson. Improver and low intermediate instruction, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays; $3 per lesson. Classes are open to residents and nonresidents. Norma, (352) 397-6088.
Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: 14494 Cortez Blvd. For weekly schedule, call (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). Richard Watson, (352) 584-4102 or [email protected]
Brooksville Lions Club: 6 p.m. Monday, Nicholson Engineering Associates, 7468 Horse Lake Road. (352) 593-4063.
Conservative Christian Teens for America: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Community Bible Church, 5041 Griffin Road. (813) 732-1507.
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, 666-1932.
Hernando County Philippine-American Association: Academic Excellence and Achievement Awards, 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, American Legion Post 99, 208 E Fort Dade Ave. Members are asked to bring a dish to share. Students will be honored with cash awards and certificates of recognition. There will be music for dancing. Aurora Rice, (352) 848-1031, or Celia Sigua, (352) 398-6207.
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. Rich Linkul, (352) 597-6383. Web: kiwanisof thebrooksvilleridge.com.
Marine Corps League, Spring Hill Detachment 708: 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. A special benefit breakfast will be from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 18. Proceeds will go to People Helping People's Weekend Blessings program, which provides weekend food for Hernando County schoolchildren in need. A full breakfast menu will be available. For each nonperishable food item brought to the breakfast, donors will receive 10 percent off their meals, up to 80 percent off for eight food items. Donation suggestions include Pop Tarts, snack packs, ramen noodles, small raisin packs, juice boxes and snack-size cookies and candies. (352) 597-7979. Website: mcl708.org.
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 [email protected]
Rotary Club of Brooksville: Noon Tuesdays, Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Terry Weaver, (352) 796-9891. Web: brooksvillerotary.org.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8713 and Ladies Auxiliary: 1681 E Jefferson St. For weekly schedule, call (352) 796-4449.
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. Aug. 14; $8 per card. For weekly schedule, call (352) 596-9236.
Quilters of the Nature Coast: 10 a.m. Thursday, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1214 Broad St. Members are sewing Quilts of Valor for VA hospitals. Plans are still under way for the retreat that will be Sept. 23 to 26 at Lakewood Retreat. The cost is $115, which includes room, meals and classes. A $15 nonrefundable deposit is due at sign-up; full payment is required by Aug. 30. Nonmembers are welcome. Sandy, (352) 683-7036, or Carol, (352) 686-6198.
Democratic Women's Club of Hernando County: Sixth annual "Men Who Cook" celebration, 11 a.m., Anderson Snow Park pavilion, 1360 Anderson Snow Road. The men will prepare a variety of dishes. Free. Bev Brown, (352) 683-0323, or Yvonne Nelson, (352) 597-9902.
Genealogy Interest Group: 11 a.m. Tuesday, West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave.
Hernando County Branch NAACP: Executive committee meeting, 6 p.m. Monday, Sterling Hill North Clubhouse, 4411 Sterling Hill Blvd. Evelyn, (352) 684-0340.
Hernando Computer Club: All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. For class schedule visit hcc.org or call (352) 684-7171.
Hernando County Green Party: "Green Screens" showing of Harvest of Empire, 5 p.m. today, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Based on the book by award-winning journalist and Democracy Now! co-host Juan Gonzalez, the documentary takes a look at the role that U.S. economic and military interests played in triggering an unprecedented wave of Hispanic migration. Refreshments served. Suzanne Touchton, (352) 666-7576, or Jennifer Sullivan, (352) 683-3151.
Hernando Hills Hi-Lites: 7 to 9 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. (352) 540-9192 or (352) 799-0548.
High Point Bridge: Games (not duplicate) are 12:30 p.m. Fridays, High Point Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road. (352) 688-6409.
High Point Community Line Dance: Classes are 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays, Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road. $3. Louise Weber, (352) 683-8007.
John Brown Woodcarvers: 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Faith Evangelical Free Church, 5338 Freeport Drive. (352) 688-7605.
Kiwanis Club of the Nature Coast: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Up 4 Breakfast, 14359 Spring Hill Drive. The cost for dinner is $10, which includes drink, tax and tip. Al Johnson, (352) 684-1661.
Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Pasco-Hernando Community College, Spring Hill Campus, Building B, 450 Beverly Court. Susan Myers, (352) 428-3717. Website: springhillkiwanis.org.
Knights of Columbus Assembly 1721: Wounded Warrior dinner and dance, Aug. 17, K of C hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The dinner entree includes penne pasta with tomato sauce, meatballs and sausage. Music will be provided by Memories (Bill Lewandowski). Tickets are $12 and must be purchased by Friday. Proceeds go to the Wounded Warrior Project. Jim, (352) 683-7290.
Knights of Columbus, St. Jude Council 6383: 10470 Spring Hill Drive. For weekly schedule call (352) 683-1227 or (352) 686-2650.
Michigan Club: Lunch, noon Thursday, Boston Cooker, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. Dave or Barb Selbach, (352) 592-9663, or Martha Wauters, (352) 596-4808.
Nature Coast Bridge Club: Duplicate bridge games, 12:30 p.m. weekdays, except for Thursdays, which start at 6:30 p.m. Social game (not duplicate), 12:30 p.m. Thursdays. Classes are also conducted on a regular basis for all skill levels. $5; free refreshments. All games and programs are at Towne Square Mall, 3021 Commercial Way. Lois, (352) 686-7283 or [email protected]; or Mary Ellen, (352) 596-1524 or [email protected] Web: daily-recap.com.
Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partner's Club: 11375 Cortez Blvd. For weekly schedule, call (352) 597-6383.
Poor Rich's Chess Club: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, cafeteria, Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. J.C., (352) 678-6987, or Andy, (352) 686-8195.
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. Thursdays, Silverthorn Country Club, 4450 Golf Club Lane. Robin, (352) 797-4645.
Senior/Babyboomer Singles Dance: 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays, Spring Hill Domino Club, 15120 County Line Road. Admission is $3. Sheila, (352) 293-4009.
SHARP Crime Watch: 7 p.m. Monday, Dayspring Presbyterian Church, 6000 Mariner Blvd. Volunteer day and night dispatchers and patrollers are needed. (352) 683-5936 or [email protected]
Sons of Italy, Nature Coast Lodge 2502: Social, 5 p.m. today, Boston Cooker Restaurant and Oyster Bar, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. Denise, (727) 862-3170, or Zina, (352) 688-9740.
Spring Hill Aglow International: Buffet breakfast and meeting, 8:45 a.m. to noon Aug. 19, Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. The speaker will be Bobbie Cromartie, a pastor and author. The cost for breakfast is $8.50. RSVP to Loretta, (352) 610-4164, or Rachael, (352) 848-4182.
Spring Hill Moose Lodge 521: 5214 Mariner Blvd. For weekly schedule, call (352) 686-5666. Web: lodge521.moosepages.org.
Spring Hill Toastmasters Club: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Journey Christian Center, 3233 Commercial Way. [email protected] Web: toastmasters.org.
St. Theresa Social Club: Business meeting, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, parish hall, 1107 Commercial Way. The monthly luncheon will be 11:30 a.m. Aug. 27. Bingo is at 5:45 p.m. Mondays. For bingo, call Oscar, (352) 600-9361. For members, call Carol Smith, (352) 346-9165.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209: 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. For events, call (352) 796-0398.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8681: 18940 Drayton St., at County Line Road For weekly events, call (727) 856-1860.
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. Guests are asked to call (352) 556-3936 prior to a visit.
Monday Night Singles: 7 p.m. Mondays, Nellie's Restaurant, 6234 Commercial Way (Weeki Wachee Village). For singles 50 and older. Joanne, (352) 596-6969, or Phyllis, (352) 596-3125.
Royal Highlands Crime Watch: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Christian Church in the Wildwood, Building D, 10051 Country Road. Hernando County sheriff's Deputy Scott Reack will give a crime report for the area and review crime prevention activities. All Royal Highland residents welcome. Ron Durham, (352) 835-4332.
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. Buz Ryalls-Clephane, (352) 584-5078, or Brandi Laudermilch, (352) 263-4475.
Buttonwood Bonsai Club: 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Key Training Center, 130 Heights St. Club president Bob Eskeitz will present a program on raft-style bonsai. Bob Eskeitz, (352) 587-4215, or Al Harnage, (352) 527-3263. Web: buttonwoodbonsai.org.
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. [email protected] citrusmodelrrclub.org. Web: citrusmodelrrclub.org.
Polish-American Social Club: 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Dinner-dance, Sunday. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. The dinner choice is fried fish or baked chicken, served 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Dancing to Happy Music by Jeanne from 2:15 to 5 p.m. Tickets $11 for members and $13 for nonmembers. RSVP to Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.
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Pasco Billiken Club: 11:13 a.m. Tuesday, Niko's Place Restaurant, 6818 U.S. 19 N. Lunch will follow the meeting. (727) 372-0528.
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.