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Events

By TIMES STAFF
Published May 30, 2007


TODAY/NEW

YMCA Senior Health and Fitness Day: 9 a.m. to noon, Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. More than 30 medical, health and nutrition professionals will participate. There will be group exercise demonstrations, samples of healthy snacks and door prizes. Free. 688-9622.

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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 City Hall Art Gallery: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville. Exhibit participants include the Hernando Quilters, John Brown Woodcarvers Fellowship, Suncoast Ship Model Society, Spring Hill Camera Club and Just Poets, as well as paintings by E.M. Belknap Jr., Harv Berman, Norman R. Freyer, Gail D. Rose and Clarence Williamson. There is also an exhibit of African art, courtesy of Elaine Carnette of Brooksville, along with semi-precious jewelry designed and crafted by Lynda Spencer Ryan. A reception is planned for June 27, when the public will have a chance to meet the artists. 544-5407.

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

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.

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 are available. Instructions provided to new and less-experienced players. Schoolchildren welcome. James, 683-7560; Andy, 686-8195; Chuck, 688-4274.

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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Captain's Party and Silent Auction to benefit PHCC Foundation: 6:30 p.m., Catches Waterfront Grille, 7811 Bayview St., Port Richey. There will be an hors d'oeuvres buffet, drinks and live entertainment. The auction will include a variety of items such as a Dell laptop computer, autographed sports memorabilia, theme park passes, golf packages, gift baskets, artwork and a fishing excursion with Maverick team tournament member Capt. Geoff Page. All proceeds will benefit the PHCC Foundation. Tickets are $25. (727) 816-3410 or www.phcc.edu/gofish.

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Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville. Exhibit participants include the Hernando Quilters, John Brown Woodcarvers Fellowship, Suncoast Ship Model Society, Spring Hill Camera Club and Just Poets, as well as paintings by E.M. Belknap Jr., Harv Berman, Norman R. Freyer, Gail D. Rose and Clarence Williamson. There is also an exhibit of African art, courtesy of Elaine Carnette of Brooksville, along with semi-precious jewelry designed and crafted by Lynda Spencer Ryan. A reception is planned for June 27, when the public will have a chance to meet the artists. 544-5407.

Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582: 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.

Hernando Bridge Association: Duplicate bridge games, 12:30 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m., Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. All bridge players are 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.

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.

Information for the Events 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 day@sptimes.com (please include club's name in e-mail subject line). The deadline for news is 10 days before your event or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket (if applicable) or contact person and phone number are missing. Call 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.