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Brooksville/Spring Hill Adult Table Tennis Club: Play night, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place. The cost is $3 per night. Open to adults 18 and older, at all competency levels. Bob, 397-3635.

Genealogy Society of Hernando County: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, LDS Family History Center, 21043 Yontz Road. The speaker will be Jim Rutledge. Visitors are welcome. Kathleen Marsh, 796-1623.

Hernando Computer Club: This week's classes include: Introduction to Computers with Windows XP (class 4 of 4), 10 a.m. Wednesday; How to Use a Digital Camera (Lab), 1 p.m. Wednesday; Introduction to Computers with Windows Vista (class 4 of 4), 7 p.m. Wednesday. All programs are at the Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St. or 592-0070.

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. Bingo is offered on Sundays; warm-ups are at 5:45 p.m. and games start at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments are available. Visitors and new members are welcome. Linda, 573-7696.

Hernando County Civil Air Patrol: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, 3151 Air Commerce Blvd. This aviation-oriented organization is an auxiliary of the Air Force. Cadet training is available for adults, as well as youths ages 11-18. 688-5214.

Hernando County Fair Association: Annual board meeting, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Albert A. McKethan Civic Auditorium, Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6136 S Broad St. 796-4552.

Kiwanis Club of Brooksville: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Brooksville Golf and Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive. After dinner there is a speaker. Visitors welcome. Joan Lynch, 686-8180.

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

Hernando Beach

Hernando Beach Club: Weekly events include TV sports event, card playing, pool and bar bingo at noon on Sundays. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Fridays. The cost is $8-$10, with a cash bar available (nonmembers can participate in two dinners without joining club). Reservations are required by Tuesday. 3145 Flamingo Blvd. Call Bunni for details and reservations, 688-4976. Visit the Web site at

Hernando Beach Yacht Club: Weekly dinners are offered on Wednesdays (for members and their guests only). Cocktail hour at 5 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., 4163 Shoal Line Blvd. New members welcome. 596-4830. Boat slip rentals are available on a monthly basis; call Dockmaster Gordon Meyers, 200-8601. To rent the club (for weddings, receptions and parties), call vice commodore Walter Gordon, 597-0030.

Spring Hill

Daughters of the British Empire, War of the Roses Chapter: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. There will not be a speaker this month. Following the brief business meeting, members will socialize and discuss chapter programs and plans for the summer months. Julia Peterson, 688-2848, or Maria Adams, 684-8509.

Hernando County AARP Chapter 1026: Noon Thursday, Cracked Egg, 5325 Commercial Way. This meeting will have two speakers: Michelle Cyr of the AARP St. Petersburg office, who is program coordinator for the advocacy team informing and mobilizing AARP efforts within the county and state, and Dr. Jonadab Uzoho, who will discuss the risks of falling. RSVP to Rose, 688-5606, or Bob, 596-0722.

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

Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, St. Jude Council 6383: 7 p.m. Tuesday, K of C Hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. This is the final meeting before summer break. A short business meeting, during which new officers will be introduced, will be followed by a light lunch. The next meeting will be Sept. 23. Lorraine, 686-7691.

Michigan Club: 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Hernando County Senior Citizens, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. This meeting will include a corn roast and potluck. This will be the last meeting until September. Tom, 688-0986.

Monday Night Singles: 7 p.m. Mondays, Perkins Family Restaurant, 4685 Commercial Way. Joanne, 596-6969.

Pennsylvania Club of Spring Hill: 10 a.m. June 10, Wellington clubhouse, 400 Wexford Ave. Simone Cooper of First Financial will discuss the current economy. The meal will be a buffet with a choice of two entrees. The cost is $10 per person. Reservations must be made by June 3 and checks mailed to the club at: P.O. Box 6024, Spring Hill, FL 34611. Membership is open to all former Pennsylvania residents and their spouses. Jane, 848-0110. For upcoming trips, call Jerry Hite, 592-1293.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, 11:45 a.m. Thursdays, Wellington at Seven Hills clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd., off Mariner Boulevard. Guests are welcome. Brooks Edwards, 666-4107, or Josh Kelly, 684-0313. Visit the Web site at

Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County: 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Weekly activities include card days from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; shuffleboard at 8 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays; arts and crafts from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesdays; line dancing at 1 p.m. Fridays; and bingo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. 596-1095.

Spring Hill Teaching Computer Club: This week's classes include: Basic Windows XP, 9 a.m. Monday; Advanced Digital Picture Special Interest Group, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Photoshop Elements, 7 p.m. Wednesday. All programs and classes are at the Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club, 3357 Susan Drive Toucan Trail. 686-7146 or visit the Web site at


Hernando Harmonizers Men's Barbershop Chorus, Chapter P-047: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. The director is Jerry McPhail. New singers are welcome to join this men's a cappella chorus. All written arrangements, training techniques and professional direction are provided. Art Ellingsen, 688-1182, or Doug Stewart, 688-0392. The Web site is at

Information 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 (please put the club's name in e-mail subject line). The deadline for Clubs news is 10 days before your 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 about the Clubs column, call 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Poor Rich's Chess Club of Hernando County

6:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, cafeteria, Oak Hill Hospital, Cortez Boulevard, Spring Hill. Bring chess set; club sets are available. Instructions provided to new and less-experienced players. Schoolchildren welcome. Annual dues are $10, which includes all family members. Club members are currently working with school chess clubs at Central High School and Challenger K-8. The club is also offering a college scholarship again this year. Jim, 683-7560, or Andy, 428-8272.

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