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AARP Hernando County East Chapter 1026: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Hernando County Mining Association Enrichment Center, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd. Speakers will include Hernando County Commissioner Jim Adkins and Sharon Ayres of AARP Senior Medicare Patrol. Lunch will be served for $6. All seniors are welcome. RSVP to Kathy, (352) 428-2368, or Steve, (352) 754-9404.

Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: 14494 Cortez Blvd. Bill Castner and Karen Kallin will perform Thursday. Doors open at 5 p.m. Dinner available from 7 to 9 p.m. with prices ranging from $6 to $17, and dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. Entertainment by Short Notice, 2 to 6 p.m. July 4. A buffet will be served, with barbecue ribs, chicken and other items. Tickets are $10 in advance and $11 at the door. For members and their guests. (352) 596-2582.

Historic Hernando Preservation Society: 5:30 p.m. July 5, Brooksville City Hall, council chambers, 201 Howell Ave. After the business meeting, Stan Taylor of Stone Bear Flint Crafters will talk about native American reproductions and show examples of this craft. Jan Knowles, (352) 279-5182.

Hernando Beach

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236: Steak shoot, 1 p.m. today, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. (352) 596-9236.

Spring Hill

AARP Hernando County West Chapter: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Texas Roadhouse, 12935 Cortez Blvd. A speaker from Withlacoochee Regional Electric Cooperative will discuss electrical concerns. Seating is limited. Reservations required. (352) 596-0722.

American Sewing Guild: The guild will donate three hours of community service to HPH Hospice from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. today at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. The group will sew gowns for patients in need. Anyone interested is welcome to participate. Chris Belisle, (352) 556-3101.

H2U Partner's Club: Meet and eat, 12:30 p.m. today, Oak Hill Hospital Partner's Club, 11375 Cortez Blvd., behind the hospital. Membership is $20 a year. (352) 597-6383.

Hernando Computer Club: Upcoming classes include: Get to Know Your Apple I-Phone, 1 p.m. today; Genealogy — Family Tree Maker, 7 p.m. today; Windows Movie Maker, 10 a.m. Thursday; Convert Records and Cassettes to Music CDs, 7 p.m. Thursday; Using Email, 10 a.m. Friday; Windows 8 Preview, 1 p.m. Friday. All programs are at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. Classes are $2 each for members only. (352) 684-7171. Web:

Hernando Quilters Guild: 10 a.m. Thursday, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive. All quilters, from beginners to advanced, are welcome. Carol Aldridge, (352) 686-0774.

Knights of Columbus St. Jude Council 6383: The Godfather show, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. Guests may bring their own food; snacks will be provided. Tickets cost $10. Weekly: Dinner, 4:30 to 6 p.m., followed by dancing from 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays. Various dinner choices available. Dinner and dancing, $10 (includes tax and tip); dancing only, $3. Bingo, 12:30 p.m. Sundays and 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Lunch and sandwiches available. (352) 683-1227 or (352) 686-2650.

Nature Coast Bridge Club: Bridge games, 12:30 p.m. weekdays, except for Thursdays, which start at 6:30 p.m., Towne Square Mall, 3021 Commercial Way. All games in July are extra-points games. Games for all levels of players are offered, as well as lessons for beginning to advanced players. Beverly Tillberry, (352) 556-3892; Annabelle Hills, (352) 597-5221, or Web:

Pennsylvania Club: 10 a.m. July 10, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Entertainment provided by the Starburst Duo. The dinner entree choice is roast chicken or fried grouper. The cost is $12.50 per person. Reservations required by Tuesday, with checks payable to the club and mailed to P.O. Box 6024, Spring Hill, FL 34611. No payment will be accepted at the door. RSVP to Millie, (352) 688-8663. For membership information, contact James Cahill, (352) 593-4325.

Pasco County


Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520: 9135 Denton Ave. Blood drive with Florida Blood Services, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. A sign-up sheet is posted on the board near the bar. Those who donate will receive a gift from FBS and one from the lodge. Dave Taylor, (727) 819-3379. Weekly events: Bingo, doors open at 2 p.m. and games begin at 3:30 p.m. Sundays; also doors open at 8:30 a.m. and games start at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Intermediate line dancing, 10 to 11 a.m. Mondays for $3. Basic line dance steps, 11 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays for $2. Ed Salmon's String Band, 4 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays. Includes sandwich, doughnut and coffee for $3. Dinner, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, with music from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.; prices range from $7.50 to $9. Fish or chicken sandwiches, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays, for $3 each (other food available, with prices from $3.25 to $4.75). Dinner, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays, with music from 6 to 9 p.m.; prices range from $9 to $12 (reservations required by Thursday); cake, coffee and tea are $1. (727) 863-2520.

Polish-American Social Club: Dinner-dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Dinner choice is Swiss steak or baked chicken, served 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Dancing to Happy Music by Jeanne from 2:15 to 5 p.m. Tickets $11 for members and $13 for nonmembers. RSVP to Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.

Send information for the Clubs column to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613; fax to (352) 754-6133; or email (put the club's name in email subject line). Deadline for this news is two weeks before 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, call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.