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Hernando County Civil Air Patrol 301: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, 3151 Air Commerce Blvd. The Civil Air Patrol is an auxiliary of the Air Force and an aviation-oriented organization. Cadet training available for both adults and youth ages 11 to 18. Deputy Cmdr. Lt. James Angelo, 688-5214.

Kiwanis Club of Brooksville: 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Brooksville Golf and Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Guests welcome. Gerrie Bishop, 754-4204.

Rotary Club of Brooksville: Noon Tuesdays, Brooksville Golf and Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Richard Trump, secretary, 796-1143.

Spring Hill

Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Guests welcome. Beverly Reso, 683-7668.

Maine Club: 12:30 p.m. Friday, Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. A Brooksville police officer and K-9 dog will present a program of skill and training. There will be a potluck dinner. Those attending are asked to bring a dish and their own place settings. All former and current Maine residents welcome. 592-0741.

Nature Coast Orators, International Toastmasters Unit 8122: 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. (in the room behind the cafeteria). This group is for those who want to learn about public speaking or become better conversationalists. Visitors welcome. Bill and Carol Newell, 683-0420.

Philippine-American Association: Christmas Party (Pasko Sa Nayon) Potluck Dinner and Dance, 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Dec. 16, SNPJ Lodge, 13383 County Line Road. The event will include Philippine folk dances, folk songs and Christmas carols with the Rhythm-N-Motion band. Children can have their photos taken with Santa Claus. Admission is free for members; nonmembers pay $5 per person or $10 per family. For tickets, call 848-1031, 666-5381 or 684-7464.

Rotary Club of Spring Hill: 7:45 a.m. Thursdays, IHOP, 3660 Commercial Way. Judy Hughes, 597-4853.

Rotary Club of Spring Hill Central: Noon Thursdays, Wellington at Seven Hills clubhouse, 405 Candlestone Court, off Mariner Boulevard. Guest speakers each week. Guests welcome. Rose Rocco, 686-5183, or send e-mail to

Spring Hill Hadassah: 1 p.m. Monday, Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St. There will be fun bingo with fruit and vegetable prizes. All members invited and should bring unwrapped toys to be donated to needy children in Hernando County. Refreshments will be served. Sandy, 666-1685.

St. Frances Cabrini Widowed and Singles Club: Christmas luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 14, Wellington at Seven Hills, 400 Wexford Ave. Entertainment will follow lunch. Meals are to be paid for individually. A $5 deposit is required to hold a reservation. Those attending are asked to bring an unwrapped toy to be donated to needy children. For tickets, call Evelyn, 596-5071, or Kitty, 683-2212. For club information, call Florence, 596-9938.

West Florida Avian Society: 7:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. The club's objective is the preservation and propagation of aviculture, including medical and other research, protection of the environment and avian species. Visitors welcome. Ronald Parks, 683-3218.

Women's Army Corps Veterans Association Chapter 97: 11 a.m. Saturday , American Legion Post 186, 12091 Cortez Blvd. Membership is open to all who have served or who are serving in the Army. Meetings are on the second Saturday of each month. 597-1751.

Weeki Wachee

After Five Connection (Christian Women's Club): "Old Fashioned Christmas Dinner," 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Heather Golf and Country Club, 7406 St. Andrews Blvd. Mike and Lorrie Hafer will entertain with old-fashioned Christmas music. The speaker will be Nancy Tyner from Clermont, who will discuss "A Love Story with Heroes and Villians." The cost is $10 per person, all inclusive. Reservations required by Thursday. Maisie, 596-0335, or Joanna, 686-2002. Area women invited. The Spring Hill After Five Connection is affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.

Filipino American Social Club of Hernando: Christmas Extravaganza, 6:30 to 11 p.m. Dec. 16, Best Western Hotel, 6172 Commercial Way. Tickets are $25 per person, which includes a full-course dinner and dessert. A children's menu is also available, as well as noche buena snacks, which are traditional Filipino delicacies. A Philippine cultural dance show will be presented by FASC members. Santa will make an appearance for the children. A DJ, AJ Piparo, will provide music. Tickets are limited. 666-0666, 666-9347, 666-1832, 686-5519, 683-6559, (727) 992-5492, 592-1301, 686-7813 or (727) 856-2517.

Citrus County Crystal River

Buttonwood Bonsai Club: Annual holiday luncheon, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, First Presbyterian Church, 1501 U.S. 19. There will be a "white elephant" gift exchange and an auction. Sandi, (352) 563-0221, or Clay, (352) 563-2156.

Pasco County Hudson

Polish American Social Club: Dinner-dance Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. The dinner selection is Swiss steak or chicken, which will be served from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Dancing to the Music Blenders from 3 to 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 for members, $11 for nonmembers and guests. To guarantee menu choice, reservations must be made by today Genia, 683-5360, or Eleanor, (727) 856-5387.

Information for the Clubs column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. Information can be faxed to 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 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.