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Brooksville Garden Club: The club will have a table with plants for sale at the Taste of Jazz! festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2 at Weeki Wachee Springs, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. The next scheduled meeting will be 1 p.m. Nov. 12 at First Presbyterian Church, 250 Bell Ave. Peggy Cain, (352) 597-2405, or Lorraine Austin, (352) 397-3157.

Genealogy Society of Hernando County: 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, LDS Family History Center, 21043 Yontz Road. Visitors are welcome. Kathleen Marsh, (352) 796-1623.

Hernando Computer Club: Vista's Speech Recognition, 7 p.m. Monday. Those who own a PC or laptop running Windows Vista have all the needed capabilities to use Speech Recognition, a program that types text from dictation. This week's classes include: Introduction to Computers with Windows XP (class 4 of 4), 10 a.m. Monday; Print Shop, 10 a.m. Wednesday; A Guide to Amazing Websites, 1 p.m. Wednesday; Microsoft PowerPoint/Open Office Impress, 7 p.m. Wednesday. All programs are at the Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St. or (352) 592-0070.


Hernando Beach Yacht Club: 30th anniversary celebration, Saturday, 4163 Shoal Line Blvd. Doors open at 5 p.m., and dinner is at 6:30 p.m., followed by a "short trip down memory lane." Music for dancing will be provided by Louie Fortunato from 7 to 10 p.m. The dress code is "nice casual" (no shorts). Tickets are $12 each and must be purchased in advance. All former members are invited. RSVP to Paul and Sally Cosenza, (352) 688-7431, or Irene Matasavage, (352) 596-4136.


Chesapeake Bay Club: Annual fall picnic, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Delta Woods Park, Deltona Boulevard. Members are to bring a dish to share; the club will provide the hot dogs and hamburgers. All former residents of Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia are invited to join the club. Jo Peapples, (352) 597-6635.

Italian-American Club: 1 p.m. Saturday, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2301 Deltona Blvd. Bingo games will immediately follow the meeting. New members welcome. Italian heritage is not a requirement; anyone interested can join. Annual dues are $20. Joe, (352) 799-5214 or Theresa, (352) 683-6712.

Cutlip, (352) 684-9137, ext. 202.

Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, St. Jude Council 6383: 7 p.m. Tuesday, K of C Hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. There will be a speaker from the Dawn Center. All area Catholic women are invited. Lorraine, (352) 686-7691.

Nature Coast Decorative Artists: 9 a.m. Saturday, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Center, 3357 Susan Drive. The project will be a handpainted daisy memo magnet in acrylics, taught by Ruth Orwig. Ellen, (352) 688-6875, or Andi, 666-9091.

Spring Hill Camera Club: Members' competition night, 7 p.m. Monday, Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd. (behind Oak Hill Hospital). Guests, visitors and new members welcome. Strat, (352)684-1850. Visit

Spring Hill Garden Club: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd. Jeff Kost will present a program on organic lawn care and sprinkler systems. (352) 683-9933. Visit

Spring Hill Teaching Computer Club: This week's classes include: Intermediate 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). (352) 686-7146 or visit the Web site at

St. Theresa Social Club: Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, parish hall, 1107 Commercial Way. Anita, (352) 684-5771.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209 Ladies Auxiliary: 37th Anniversary Dinner, 6 p.m. Nov. 4, at the post home, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. A buffet will be served and will include beef, chicken and fish. The cost is $12. Those attending are asked to bring a wrapped gift. Reservations are required by Saturday. Elaine, (352) 686-8657.

West Hernando-Spring Hill Hadassah: Membership luncheon, noon Nov. 10, Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St. Reservations for the catered luncheon are required by Friday. The speaker, Mika Carvana, who lived in Israel for 28 years and recently returned from visiting her children in Israel, will discuss life in Israel then and now. RSVP to Anna, (352) 596-7683, or Eileen, (352) 796-4679.

Information for the Clubs column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. Information can be faxed to (352) 754-6133 or e-mailed to (please put the club's name in e-mail subject line). The deadline for this 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 (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.