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These events at the county's community centers are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. Free lunch for those 60 and older is served at 11:30 a.m. at all sites; donations welcome. The Inverness Community Center is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, the other centers are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The East Citrus Community Center is at 9907 E Gulf to Lake Highway (State Road 44 E), Inverness. Call 344-9666, visit its Web site www.localendar.com/public/eastcitruscc. The West Citrus Community Center is at 8940 W Veterans Drive, Homosassa. Call 795-3831, Web site www.localendar.com/public/westcitruscc. Inverness Community Center, 1082 N Paul Drive, Inverness. Call 726-1009, Web site www.localendar.com/public/invernesscc. Central Citrus Community Center is at 2804 Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto. Call 527-5993.

The centers are closed Dec. 25-26 for Christmas.

DIGITAL CAMERA CLASS

Instructor: Barry Schwartz. Fee: $10 per class, three for $25.

- Central Citrus Community Center: 10 a.m. Fridays.

- West Citrus Community Center: 2 p.m. Fridays

- East Citrus Community Center: Two-day course 9-11 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays (instructor: Richard Var). Fee: $18 for course.

COMPUTER CLASSES

Classes use Microsoft operating systems. Register by calling the number listed above. Fee: six weeks for $25.

INTRODUCTION TO THE COMPUTER

- West Citrus Community Center: 10 a.m. Mondays (instructor: Dick Bromley).

- East Citrus Community Center: 10 a.m. Wednesdays (instructor: John Warnken).

- Central Citrus Community Center: 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Fridays (instructor: Dick Bromley).

Intermediate computer classes

A class for those who know the basics. Register by calling the number listed above. Fee: six weeks for $25.

- East Citrus Community Center: 10 a.m. Thursdays (instructor: John Warnken).

ADVANCED COMPUTER

Fee five weeks for $25.

- Central Citrus Community Center: 2 p.m. Wednesdays (instructor: Dick Bromley).

SURFING THE INTERNET

FEE: THREE WEEK CLASS FOR $15.

- Central Citrus Community Center: 10 a.m. Mondays (instructor: Gene Diesotell).

BINGO

No fee to play, great prizes to win.

- Central Citrus Community Center: noon Tuesdays and Fridays.

- East Citrus Community Center: 12:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays.

- West Citrus Community Center: noon Wednesdays and Fridays.

- Inverness Community Center: noon Wednesdays; 10 a.m. Fridays.

BRIDGE

- West Citrus Community Center: 1:45 p.m. Wednesdays (lessons with Sandra Brown: $4).

- East Citrus Community Center: noon Fridays (Snowbird Bridge group).

- Central Citrus Community Center: 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays (Citrus Fun Bridge); 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays (lessons with Sandra Brown: $4); noon Thursdays (Beverly Hills Bridge Club).

PINOCHLE

- West Citrus Community Center: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily.

- Central Citrus Community Center: 9:30 a.m. daily.

SKIP BO

- West Citrus Community Center: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily.

- East Citrus Community Center: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily; tournament every other Tuesday.

DOMINOES

- Central Citrus Community Center: 9:30 a.m. daily.

Crazy rummy

- Inverness Community Center: Noon-2 p.m. daily.

MAH-JONGG

- Central Citrus Community Center: Lessons 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays (instructor: Sandra Brown $4).

- West Citrus Community Center: Lessons 2:45 p.m. Wednesdays (instructor: Sandra Brown $4).

- East Citrus Community Center: 1 p.m. Wednesdays.

Pool

- East Citrus Community Center: Pool 101 for beginners 2 p.m. Fridays.

- West Citrus Community Center: 2 p.m. Mondays (lessons with Ron); women's pool lessons 12:30 p.m. Thursdays.

- Central Citrus Community Center: 8 a.m.-5 p.m daily.

TABLE TENNIS

- West Citrus Community Center: 3 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays.

- East Citrus Community Center: 10 a.m. Fridays.

Music and entertainment

- West Citrus Community Center: Social dance 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 Thursdays, refreshments provided. Fee: $1. Line dance 2:15 p.m. Mondays with Tom.

- East Citrus Community Center: Musical entertainment noon Mondays, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 9:15 a.m. Thursdays. Also Chet Scott entertains at noon Wednesday; The Country Travelers at noon Dec. 20. Line dancing with Ben 2 p.m. Wednesdays.

- Central Citrus Community Center: Social dance 1:30 a.m. Dec. 13 (with Chet Scott, donation: $1).

BALLROOM DANCE INSTRUCTION

Vince and June Queripel lead participants through step-by-step instruction. Bring a partner or meet one at the class.

- Central Citrus Community Center: Beginners 1:30 p.m., advanced 2:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Fee: $4 per class.

- West Citrus Community Center: Beginners at 1:45 p.m., advanced at 3 p.m. Thursdays. Fee: $4 per class.

Line dancing lessons

Several instructors. Fee: $2 or $3.

- East Citrus Community Center: 1 p.m. (beginners), 2:15 p.m. (intermediate) Tuesdays.

- West Citrus Community Center: Beginner lessons 9 a.m. Tuesdays and 2 p.m. Wednesdays; intermediate lessons 1 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. Tuesdays; advanced lessons noon Thursdays.

- Central Citrus Community Center: 2 p.m. (beginners), 3 p.m. (intermediate) Thursdays.

Tap danging lessons

All ages and experience levels, instructed by Sandra Brown. Fee: $3 per class.

- West Citrus Community Center: 3:45 p.m. Wednesdays.

- Central Citrus Community Center: 4 p.m. Wednesdays.

ISRAELI-HEBREW DANCE

- Central Citrus Community Center: 2:30 p.m. Thursdays (instructor: Leslie Wilson): free.

DANCE FOR FUN

Musical theater dance, tap dance and move to the music. Fee: $4.

- West Citrus Community Center: 2 p.m. Fridays (instructor: Joyce Lang).

WALKING PROGRAMS

- East Citrus Community Center (indoor): 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

- West Citrus Community Center (indoor): 8 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; 10:45 a.m. Thursdays (slow pacers).

- Inverness Community Center (outdoors): 9 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

- Central Citrus Community Center (indoor): 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (video); 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (Hilltop Walkers walk the halls).

Yoga for seniors

Fee: $7 per class or six classes for $30.

- West Citrus Community Center: 2 p.m. Tuesdays (instructor: Lola Thomas); 12:30 p.m. Thursdays (instructor: Bobby Pate).

Low impact aerobics

- West Citrus Community Center: 8:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

TAI CHI

- Central Citrus Community Center: 10 a.m. Tuesdays (with Connie).

- West Citrus Community Center: 11:45 a.m. Fridays (with Bobby Pate).

Art lessons

- East Citrus Community Center: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain 9 a.m. Wednesdays (instructor: Roberta Hunter, fee six weeks for $60).

CRAFTS

- East Citrus Community Center: 9 a.m. daily.

Knitting

- East Citrus Community Center: 10 a.m. (beginners), 12:30 p.m. (intermediate ) Wednesdays.

SILK PAINTING

- East Citrus Community Center: 9 a.m. Fridays (instructor: Jan Hitchcock, fee six weeks for $60 plus $10 for materials).

STAMPING

- Central Citrus Community Center: 10 a.m. Mondays (instructors: Barbara Harmon and Trish Diesotell, fee: $3 per class).

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

- West Citrus Community Center: 10 a.m. Mondays (instructor: Pat Kelly, fee $10).

WOODCARVING CLASS

Bring a project or pick up tips.

- East Citrus Community Center: 1 p.m. Tuesdays.

- Inverness Community Center: 10 a.m. Wednesdays.

- Central Citrus Community Center: noon Thursdays.

Sign language clinics

Introductory course taught by Sue Paulus. To register call center listed. Fee: six weeks for $30.

- West Citrus Community Center: basic class 9:30 a.m., American Sign Language at 11 a.m. Tuesdays.

- East Citrus Community Center: basic sign language 9:30 Wednesdys.

- Central Citrus Community Center: basic class 8:30 a.m., introduction to American Sign Language 10:45 a.m., American Sign Language 1 p.m. Fridays.

COOKING CLASS

- East Citrus Community Center: 9:30 a.m. Fridays (with Sal).

ETC.

The Senior Happy Timers Club meets from noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays in the Hickory Hills Association clubhouse, located three miles east of the Highlands Shopping Center on State Road 44. The club welcomes new members 50 and older that would like to meet caring people, play cards and games including bingo, go on trips and have parties. Call Nancy 726-3147.

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