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By TIMES STAFF
Published April 18, 2007


TODAY/NEW

'Alzheimer's Disease: What Caregivers Need to Know': 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, Spring Hill. Free, but registration is requested. Lunch will be provided. Eileen, 813 974-4355 or toll-free at 1-800-633-4563.

Library to show 'Sense and Sensibility': 2 p.m. , Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. The 1995 film won Emma Thompson an Academy Award for her portrayal of Elinor. The movie also stars Kate Winslet as Marianne. It is the story of two sisters in 19th century England who struggle to find romantic happiness in a society obsessed with financial and social stature. The movie is rated PG. Refreshments will be served. 754-4043.

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American Legion Post 99: Bingo, 6 p.m., 208 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. The kitchen will be open. 796-9369.

Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: Lounge open noon to 10 p.m., 14494 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Daily special is baked stuffed clams. 596-2582.

Fraternal Order of Eagles, Hallcrest Aerie 4497: 3 to 9 p.m., 1391 Kass Circle, Spring Hill. Snacks are available. 684-3860.

Hernando Bridge Association: Duplicate bridge games, 12:45 p.m., 670 Broad St., Brooksville. All bridge players welcome. Mary Ann Dufresne, 592-4882; Annabelle Hills, 597-5221, or visit http://hba.home.gate.net.

Marine Corps League, Detachment 708: Lunch, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; pasta dinner, 4 to 7 p.m., for $6. 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, Brooksville. 597-7979.

Pierogi and Bake Sale at St. Andrew's Ukrainian Catholic Church: Noon to 3 p.m., 8064 Weeping Willow St., Spring Hill (off Cortez Boulevard, at Arby's and AutoZone). The sale includes pierogis and baked goods such as bapka, cookies and poppy, nut, apricot and prune rolls. Alyce, 688-1839, or the church, 597-4366.

Pine Needle Art Class: 9 to 11:30 a.m., Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club, 3357 Susan Drive, Spring Hill. A $1 donation is requested to help pay the cost of utilities. Supplies to get started are available for purchase. Bernice Banker, 686-6885, or Jeanne Burd, 597-9666.

Poor Rich's Chess Club of Hernando County: 6:30 to 10 p.m., cafeteria, Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Bring chess set; club sets available. Instructions provided to new and less-experienced players. Schoolchildren welcome. James, 683-7560; Andy, 686-8195; Chuck, 688-4274.

VFW Post 9236 and Ladies Auxiliary: Spaghetti dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m., 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. 596-9236.

Weeki Wachee Area Club: Bingo, 7442 Shoal Line Blvd., Weeki Wachee. Early bird starts at 6 p.m., followed by regular games. Food and refreshments available. Audrey, 596-3316.

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Gulf Coast Conservancy to host 'The Imperiled Black Bear of Florida' Program: 7 p.m., Springs Coast Environmental Center, 9170 Cortez Blvd., Weeki Wachee. Presented by Marcie Clutter, an education volunteer with Defenders of Wildlife. The program will include a slide show, bear artifacts and maps of the bear populations throughout the state. There will be a brief memorial dedication for departed GCC board members Nikki Everitt and Linda Pedersen. (727) 808-4339 or visit www.gulfcoastconservancy.org.

Hernando Beach Women's Club annual Luncheon Card Party: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. Tickets are $10. There will be door prizes and a raffle. 596-5139.

Hernando Bridge Association Brooksville Sectional Bridge Tournament: Open pair events, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Florida National Guard Armory, 16386 Spring Hill Drive, south of Brooksville. The tournament is sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League. The tournament will continue through Saturday. All contests will be stratified so less-experienced bridge players will not compete directly against those more experienced. There will be four open pair events between today and Friday; the entry fee is $10 per event for ACBL members, $11 for nonmembers. A Swiss teams event will be at 10 a.m. Saturday; the entry fee is $22 for ACBL members, $24 for nonmembers. Door prizes and prizes to first-place finishers will be awarded. Breakfast, coffee and refreshments will be served each day, and lunch will be served on Saturday. Mary Ann DuFresne, 592-4882 or whimsey@atlantic.net.

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American Legion Post 99: Bingo, noon, 208 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. The kitchen will be open. 796-9369.

Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: Lounge is open noon to 10 p.m., with daily special of baked stuffed clams. Karaoke in the lounge, 2 to 5 p.m., with a snack table available. Bingo warm-ups, 4:15 p.m., regular session, 5:45 p.m. 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. Warm-ups are 25 cents per game. Food and soft drinks available; free coffee. 596-2582.

Fraternal Order of Eagles, Hallcrest Aerie 4497: 3 to 9 p.m., 1391 Kass Circle, Spring Hill. Snacks available. 684-3860.

Hernando Bridge Association: Duplicate bridge games, 12:30 and 6:30 p.m., Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. All bridge players welcome. There are no games on the third Thursday of each month. For information, call Mary Ann Dufresne, 592-4882; Annabelle Hills, 597-5221, or visit http://hba.home.gate.net.

Marine Corps League, Detachment 708: Lunch, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, Brooksville. 597-7979.

Service Officers Available at DAV 67: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Disabled American Veterans 67, 16314 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Service officers Deron Mikal and Larry Cohen are available to assist veterans and their families process claims for compensation and benefits. The DAV is at the corner of California Street. 796-1679.