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By Times Staff Writer
Published January 27, 2008
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.
Hernando Bridge Association: 12:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Brooksville Enrichment Center, 670 S Broad St. Brook Plaza. Also offered 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd.; no games on the third Thursday of each month. Games are sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League and are directed by a certified director. The Web site is at http://hba.home.gate.net. Mary Ann, 592-4882, or Annabelle, 597-5221.
Hernando Computer Club: How to Create a Radiant Newletter with Microsoft Publisher, 7 p.m. Monday. This is the featured event for January. A newsletter will be produced, starting from scratch, by setting up the pages, followed by how to insert text boxes, pictures and graphics, and how to make the pages vibrant by adding images and color to backgrounds and outlines. How to get the project printed also will be discussed. This week's classes include: Introduction to Computers with Windows XP (fourth of four classes), 10 a.m. Monday; Do Wonders with Photoshop Elements, 10 a.m. Wednesday; What's New in Vista, 7 p.m. Wednesday. All programs are at the Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St. www.hcc.org 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. 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. Deputy Commander Lt. James Angelo, 688-5214.
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.
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Sunshine State Muscle Car Club: Informal meetings are on Saturday evenings at Shakers Grille, 31077 Cortez Blvd. Visit the Web site at www.ssmcc.net, e-mail to email@example.com or call 584-0828.
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 www.hernandobeachclub.com.
Hernando Hills Hi-Lites: Rehearsal, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. This is a women's a cappella chorus. Experience is not necessary. The director is Jeannine Zack. Tessie, 686-4122, or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Illinois Club of Spring Hill: 1 p.m. Friday, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555, Forest Oaks Blvd. There will be a speaker or entertainment, with coffee and dessert following. Patricia Godfrey, 597-0346.
Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Guests are welcome. Al Johnson, 684-1661.
Michigan Club of Spring Hill: "Golden Oldies with Pizzazz," Saturday. Meet at 3:45 p.m. at Hardee's, 6292 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee, to carpool to Lecanto for the dinner and show. The cost is $25. Judy, 688-0986.
Monday Crafters: Noon to 3 p.m. Mondays, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club, 3357 Susan Drive. New members of all ages welcome. Helen, 597-1538.
Monday Night Singles: 7 p.m. every Monday, Perkins Family Restaurant, 4685 Commercial Way. Joanne, 596-6969.
NAACP Hernando County Branch: General membership meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Wayman, 442-4242, or Evelyn, 684-0340.
Nature Coast Decorative Artists: 9 a.m. Saturday, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens, 3357 Susan Drive. The project will be a gold-embossed floral clock design, taught by Mayumi Cook. Ellen, 688-6875, or Andi, 666-9091.
New York State Club: Anniversary dinner, 5 p.m. Feb. 7, Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. Call Barbara for reservations, 683-1469. New members are welcome. For membership details, call Kathleen, 688-0278. For trips call Terry, 683-0306. For bowling, call Marge, 686-8015.
Pennsylvania Club of Spring Hill: 10 a.m. Feb. 12, Wellington clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd. Entertainment will be provided by the D'Lites, a barbershop harmony group. The dinner will be a buffet with a choice of two entrees. The cost is $10. Reservations are required by Feb. 4. Mail checks to the club at P.O. Box 6024, Spring Hill, FL 34611. Annual dues for 2008 are $10 and are now due. Membership is open to all former residents of Pennsylvania. For membership details, call Jane, 848-0110. Upcoming trips include Tampa Bay Downs on Feb. 22, and a Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Philadelphia Phillies baseball game in March; call Jerry for details, 592-1293.
Poor Rich's Chess Club of Hernando County: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, cafeteria, Oak Hill Hospital, Cortez Boulevard. 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.
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 www.shcrotary.com.
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, and 5 to 10 p.m. Fridays; 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 Duplicate Bridge Club: 12:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, Regency Oaks clubhouse, 4445 Breakwater Blvd., Spring Hill. Lois, 686-7283.
Spring Hill Teaching Computer Club: This week's classes include: Basic Windows XP, 9 a.m. Monday; Basic Photoshop Elements, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Setting Up a Home Network, 7 p.m. Wednesday; Basic Windows XP, 3 p.m. Saturday. 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 www.shtcc.net.
Spring Hill Women's Chorus: 9 a.m. Tuesdays, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive. The chorus performs for civic clubs and organizations, nursing homes, luncheons and parties. New members welcome. Esther Lamoreaux, 688-6099, or Sandra Termin, 684-7173.
United Communities of Hernando County: 7 p.m. Monday, fourth-floor conference room, Medical Office Building, Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. The speaker will be Hernando superintendent of schools Wayne Alexander. He will discuss current issues facing the county and at the state level. There will be a question-and-answer period. There also will be a discussion of issues affecting homeowners associations in Hernando County. Anyone interested is invited to attend. Members are reminded that association and membership dues are now due. Also, the organization is updating its records; associations whose leadership has changed should get that information to United Communities as soon as possible. 686-1851 or www.uchc97.org.
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Weeki Wachee Aerie 4372: Open 10 a.m. to midnight Mondays through Saturdays and noon to midnight on Sundays, 8263 Cortez Blvd. Open pool table on Wednesdays; steak shoot, 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, which includes free hot dogs; chicken, shrimp or all-you-can-eat fish fry from 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays; quesadillas available on Saturdays; wings are served and Texas Hold'em starts at 1 p.m. on Sundays; bingo at 5:15 p.m. on the first and third Mondays. 597-1586.
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 www.hernandoharmonizers.com.
Nature Coast Festival Singers: Rehearsals, 7 p.m. Mondays, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. The Spring concert will include Faure's Requiem and other selections of new and old favorites. The director is Jim Urbanski. Concerts are planned for 3 p.m. March 16, March 30 and April 6 at locations to be announced at a later date. Shirley, 597-2235.
West Pasco Rose Society: 7 p.m. Monday, CARES, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway. There will be a discussion and demonstration of pruning. Members can bring pruning tools to be sharpened for a fee. A raffle will be held. Members may bring rose bushes for pruning, if time allows. Visitors welcome; there is no cost to attend. Jim Bailey, 424-0788.
Information for the Clubs 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 email@example.com (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 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.