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Hernando County Kennel Club: 8 p.m. Thursday, Hernando Council No. 1 Senior Citizens Center, 8187 Fort Dade Ave. Guests are welcome. The club is an AKC-licensed all-breed dog club established to promote community awareness of responsible dog ownership. Members are active in community services and activities that can be shared with their dogs. Elaine or Lee, 688-0554.

Hernando Council Senior Citizens No. 1: 8187 Fort Dade Ave. Pinochle is offered from noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. The cost is $3, which includes lunch and prizes. Visitors and new members are welcome. Linda, 573-7696.

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 is available for adults and youth ages 11 to 18. Deputy Commander 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 are welcome. Gerrie Bishop, 754-4204.

Marine Corps League, Spring Hill Detachment 708: 7 p.m. Thursday, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road. New members welcome; bring a copy of your DD214. Manny Miller, 597-7979.

Old Hernando History Roundtable: Lunch at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, John's Corner Family Restaurant, 711 S Broad St. Archaeologist Gary Ellis will present "Indians and Archaeology of Hernando County" at 12:30 p.m. Meetings are held quarterly. Annual dues are $10 per couple. Roger Landers, 796-5420.

Order of the Eastern Star, Spring Hill Chapter 323: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 13402 Montour St. 597-1209.

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.

Hernando Beach

Nature Coast Parrot Head Club: 6 p.m. Friday, R Beach, 4054 Shoal Line Blvd. Mark Sonnier, 556-4459. Visit Parrot Heads in Paradise, the international organization of Parrot Head clubs, online at

Spring Hill

Daughters of the American Revolution, Winding Waters Chapter: Noon Thursday, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. The program will be on the American history contest winners. Membership is open to women 18 and older who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution. The chapter can help prospective members with their genealogy. 596-2457.

Daughters of the British Empire, War of the Roses Chapter: From 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. The speaker will be Ruth Savage, marketing director for Spring Oaks; she will discuss assisted living and respite. Following the meeting, members and guests will have an informal get-together. This organization was established in 1909; the local chapter formed in 2006. Meetings are on the last Saturday of each month. Julia Peterson, 688-2848, or Maria Adams, 684-8509.

General Federation of Women's Clubs, Spring Hill Service League: 9:30 a.m. today, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. All Hernando County women are invited. Nancy Cannon, 596-9690.

Hernando Hills Hi-Lites: Rehearsal, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. This is a women's a cappella chorus. New members welcome; experience is not necessary. The director is Jeannine Zack. Tessie, 686-4122, or send e-mail to

Irish American Society: 7 p.m. Thursday, Hernando County Senior Citizens Center, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Anyone of Irish heritage, by birth or marriage, is welcome. Louise, 597-2213.

John Brown Woodcarvers: 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Faith Evangelical Free Church, 5338 Freeport Drive. All types of woodcarvers, at all skill levels, are welcome. There are no membership fees. 688-7605 or 597-8061.

Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Guests are welcome. Al Johnson, 684-1661.

NAACP Hernando County Branch: General membership meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Wayman, 442-4242, or Evelyn, 684-0340.

New Jersey Club: Doors open at 11 a.m., meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Installation of officers and Valentine's Day dinner will be at this meeting. Annual dues must be paid in order to be included on roster of members. Rae, 597-2433.

New York City Department of Sanitation Retirees: Meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Refreshments will be served. All sanitation retirees are welcome. The 19th annual installation affair will be March 1 at Heritage Pines Country Club, off County Line Road. Call William Hamm for details, 596-9101.

Out-N-About Singles: Gather for coffee and pastries, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Java Be an, 13157 Cortez Blvd. This is a singles club for ages 30-60. 797-6116 or

Pasco Christian Homeschooling Association, Hernando Chapter: Family meeting, 7 to 8:30 p.m. today, Family First Assembly, 12435 Spring Hill Drive. This is a nondenominational Christian homeschool support group. Meetings are on the third Tuesday of the month from August through May. Cheryl Picerno, 684-4844 or

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

Rotary Club of Spring Hill Central: Lunch meetings, noon Thursdays, Wellington at Seven Hills clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd., off Mariner Boulevard. Guests are welcome. Brooks Edwards, 666-4107, or Josh Kelly, 684-0313.

Spring Hill Camera Club: Members competition night, 7 p.m. Monday, Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd. Strat, 684-1850. Visit the club's Web site at

Spring Hill Women's Chorus:9 a.m. Tuesdays, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive. New members welcome. Esther Lamoreaux, 688-6099, or Sandra Termin, 684-7173.

West Hernando-Spring Hill Hadassah: 1 p.m. Monday, Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St. A representative from Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative will speak on hurricane preparedness. Refreshments will be served. Members are asked to bring personal items for troops in Iraq. For a list of items needed, call Debby, 596-5001.

Wisconsin Club: On Wednesday, members will go to Cody's Original Roadhouse Grill and Bar, 3101 Commercial Way. Those going are asked to be there between 4 and 4:15 p.m. 666-2974.

Pasco County/Hudson

Polish-American Social Club: Winter Festival Picnic (indoors), Wednesday, 7615 New Jersey Ave. Doors open at 10 a.m. Food served from noon to 1 p.m., which includes hamburgers, hot dogs, salads, desserts, coffee and tea. Games, with prizes, including a cakewalk, will start at 3 p.m. Live music for dancing will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $5. Marcella, 597-5908, or the club, (727) 868-9763. Polonia dinner-dance, Sunday. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. A traditional Polish dinner will be served from 12:45 to 2:15 p.m. Dancing to th e Music Blenders from 2:30 to 5:30 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. Marcella, 597-5908, Genia, 683-5360, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.

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.