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WEDNESDAY COFFEE: The Coffee Klatch Support Group meets on the last Wednesday of each month at 137 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. on the second floor conference room from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Bring your mug half full and share how to be happier in our everyday lives. Snacks provided. Call (813) 401-7452. SINGLES: The South Shore Senior Singles, a ministry of the SCC United Methodist Church, meets Oct. 24 at the Ruskin Elks for a spaghetti dinner, live music and dancing. For reservations, call (813) 634-4546. LIONS CLUB: The SCC Lions Club meets at Sandpiper Grill, 1702 S. Pebble Beach Blvd., on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Lunch is ordered from the regular menu – self pay – and served at 11 a.m.; the meeting is at noon. Call (813) 633-4202.LINE DANCE AFTERNOONS: The SCC Line Dancer's Club meets Wednesdays, 2 to 4 p.m., at Community Hall. All levels of line dancing taught. Open to SCC and KP residents. Call (813) 260-0325. SHUFFLEBOARD: The SCC Shuffleboard Club plays Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m. Check their board by the courts behind the CA Offices for other activities. Guests are welcome. Call (813) 633-8039. LIFE ENERGY: Life Healing Studies held Wednesdays, 6:15 to 8:15 p.m., in the Armstrong Room. Call (813) 633-0473. PAR FOR THE CHORUS: The Par for the Chorus chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society meets at Redeemer Lutheran Church Wednesdays, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Call (813) 746-4945 or (813) 642-0641. ROD AND REEL: Rod and Reel club members meet on the second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Kings Point Clubhouse Craft Room. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (813) 633-2521. SOCIAL DANCE CLASSES: Academy Dance Club classes meet Wednesdays, 12:45, 2 and 3:15 p.m., in the Atrium's dance studio. Call (813) 634-3205. OPEN BRIDGE: The SCC Duplicate Bridge Association sponsors a flighted open game for area players each Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and Tuesday. Games begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Horizon Room. Game fees are $2 for Kings Point and SCC residents; $3 for all others. Call (813) 633-6162. CERAMICS: The SCC Ceramics Club meets 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily as well as Wednesdays, 6 to 9 p.m., in Room 939 Library Walk Way. Call (813) 642-2040. TAI CHI: Therapists provide guidance in Tai Chi at Sun Towers the first and third Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. Call (813) 634-3347. RADIO CLUB: The SCC Amateur Radio Club meets the first Wednesday of each month in the Florida Room. The club radio room in the SCC maintenance building is manned and open for guests and members from 9 to 11 a.m. weekdays. Call (813) 634-2520. FRONT PORCH PICKERS: The "Pickers" meet Wednesdays, 2 to 4 p.m., in the Rollins Theater. They invite folks who play the acoustic guitar, mandolin, fiddle, dobro, bass fiddle, ukulele and banjo to join them. Call (813) 633-6739. METAPHYSICAL CLUB: The Metaphysical Club of SCC meets Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in the Heritage Room. Call (813) 383-7594. MEN'S CHORUS: The Men's Chorus meets Wednesdays, 2 to 4 p.m., at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. W. Call (813) 634-3110. FORTUNE MAGNETS: The BNI (Business Network International) Fortune Magnet Chapter meet at the SCC Area Chamber of Commerce, 1651 Sun City Center Plaza, 7:15 to 9 a.m. Cost is $10 and visitors who have businesses looking to network are welcome. Call (813) 507-0509. AEROBICS: The Flexercise/Aerobics club has flexercise classes at 8 a.m. followed by low-impact lessons at 8:45 a.m. at Community Hall Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Call (813) 634-8767. DREAM CIRCLE: The Dream Circle club meets Wednesdays, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., in the Atrium's Sandpiper Room to discuss dreams. Call (813) 909-3233. THURSDAY WOMEN'S CHORUS: The Women's Chorus meets Thursdays, 9 to 11 a.m., at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. W. Call (813) 634-4341 or (813) 633-7610. GALAXY BRIDGE: Galaxy 1 Bridge's new meeting place is the Sandpiper Grill at the South Golf Course every third Thursday. Members must be there before 11:30 a.m. and will be helped to get up the parking lot hill if necessary. Cost is $11. Call (813) 634-8284 or (813) 634-3395 or email email@example.com. TOPS: The Take Off Pounds Sensibly group meets Thursdays at Trinity Baptist Church, 702 Del Webb Blvd. W. Weigh-in 9 to 9:45 a.m., meeting starts at 10 a.m. Call (813) 633-2397. KP TAPPERS: The Kings Point Silver Tappers meet Thursdays, 1 to 3 p.m., for intermediate and advanced tappers. Call (813) 634-4320. WEIGHT WATCHERS: The SCC Weight Watchers group meets Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. at United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. LOW VISION: Low vision group meets at Sun Towers, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Free. (813) 634-3347. CRIBBAGE: The Kings Point Cribbage Club meets Thursdays, 7 to 9 p.m. Call (813) 634-4213. MENTAL HEALTH: The Mental Health and Aging support group meets at Sun Towers, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, 2:30 to 4 p.m. Email email@example.com or call (813) 634-3347. ORGAN CLUB: The Organ/Keyboard Club meets Thursdays, 9 a.m., for a beginner through advanced group lesson in the Florida Room. Music included, yours to keep, $3 per person. Call (813) 634-1663. FRIDAY TIMESTEPPERS: The tap dance clubs meets for classes, 10 to 11:30 a.m., in the Atrium's dance studio. Beginners welcome. Call (813) 938-3060. AMERICAN LEGION: The American Legion, SCC Post No. 246, will meet Oct. 26 at Community Hall, Room 3. Coffee and donuts available at 9 a.m., meeting at 9:30 a.m. Call (813) 633-4059. ANCIENT MYSTERY: "Ancient Mystery Schools: An Introduction" is taught Fridays at 10 a.m. in the Kings Point Clubhouse's atrium room. Call (813) 383-7594. LATIN DANCE: Residents of SCC and Kings Point are invited to join the Latin Fitness Dance Club Fridays at 1 p.m., in the Atrium's dance studio. Annual membership is $5 plus $1 for each session attended; or, $2 for each session for non-members. Call (813) 634-3047. NETWORKING GROUP: Slow-Speed Networking for Professionals meets Fridays at 7:30 a.m., Sun Towers, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Free. Join the Southshore Area Networking Group, continental breakfast provided by Sun Towers Retirement Community. Call (813) 633-3500. GET FIT: Get Fit While You Sit Chair Yoga with certified yoga instructor Gary Lenza is held Fridays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at Homewood Residence, 3910 Galen Court. Call (813) 633-4340. SQUARE DANCE: Square dance pre-rounds Fridays, 7 to 7:30 p.m. and Mainstream/Plus Square Dance with Rounds, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., at Community Hall. Call (813) 633-9742 or (813) 633-3986. CANCER CONCERNS: The Cancer Concerns group meets at 1 p.m. at United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave. Call (813) 642-9020. AEROBICS: The Flexercise/Aerobics club has flexercise classes at 8 a.m. followed by low-impact lessons at 8:45 a.m. in Community Hall Fridays, Mondays and Wednesdays. Call (813) 634-8767. SATURDAY SCC JAZZMATAZZ: The jazz dance club meets Saturday mornings with a beginner session in the Atrium's dance studio at 10 a.m. Call (813) 633-0446. GARAGE SALE: The Annual Renaissance Area Garage Sale – with more than 30 homes throughout Renaissance participating – will take place Oct. 27, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Take south Pebble Beach Boulevard to the end and follow signs. SATURDAY WORSHIP: Nondenominational Christian Worship Services, in conjunction with Sun Towers, offers an open to the community casual worship service Saturdays at 4 p.m. in the Sun Towers chapel. Call (813) 634-3114. VIDEO SERIES: The Bill Moyers video series, "In search of the Constitution," is show in the Kings Point Clubhouse's Atrium Room on the first and third Saturday of the month at 1 p.m. Call (813) 383-7594. AREA GARAGE SALE: The SCC Renaissance Area Garage Sale, an annual event with more than 30 homes throughout Renaissance participating, will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Take South Pebble Beach Boulevard to the end and follow signs. SUNDAY MANATEE PLAYERS: The SCC Mini Bus will see "Pump Boys & Dinettes" at the Manatee Players Oct. 28. For information, call (813) 634-2685; visit the South Campus office weekdays, 10 a.m. to noon or Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m.; or visit www.sccminibus.org. SINGLES: The South Shore Senior Singles, a ministry of the SCC United Methodist Church, meets Oct. 28 at the Alley in Riverview from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for bowling. For reservations, call (813) 677-2061. MONDAY SHELL CRAFTERS CLUB: The SCC Shell Crafters Club, 915-C Cherry Hills Drive, meets Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call (813) 642-2087. CERAMIC CLASS: SCC Ceramic Club has been holding workshops for ceramic artists on bisque, underglazes, acrylics, stains and glazes. The remaining free 2-hour workshop is Oct. 29, 1 to 3 p.m. Bring ID card. Work space is limited so please sign up in the ceramic studio any Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (813) 633-0293. SILVERSNEAKERS: The SCC United Methodist Church, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. W., is sponsoring SilverSneakers muscular strength and range of movement classes for seniors Mondays at 11 a.m. at the church's Creason Hall. Call (813) 684-1371, Ext. 212. MEDITATION SOCIETY: The Meditation Society meets Mondays, 10 a.m. to noon, Kings Point Clubhouse, South Social Room. The group focuses on relieving stress through meditation. Call (813) 383-7594. WEIGHT WATCHERS: Weight Watchers meets at 12:30 p.m. Mondays at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. W. Weigh-in and registration begin at noon. Visit www.weightwatchers.com. SOLO LINE DANCE: The SCC Solo Line Dance Club meets Mondays at Community Hall; novices, 12:30 to 1 p.m.; others, 1 to 3 p.m. Dues $15 per year or $1 per day for non-members. Call (813) 642-9296. TAMPA 912: The Tampa 912 South Shore Chapter meets Mondays, 7 to 8 p.m., at Century 21 Beggins Real Estate Building, 6542 U.S. 41, Apollo Beach. Call (813) 601-0302. QIGONG EXERCISE: QiGong Level One exercise offered Mondays in the dance studio, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Call (813) 642-0778. LIFE CONCERNS: This support group helps participants resolve their worries, fears and frustrations in full confidence and free of charge at Homewood Residence, 3910 Galen Court, in the second floor library Mondays, 1:30 to 3 p.m., including holidays. Call (813) 642-0773. KP DUPLICATE BRIDGE: Kings Point Duplicate Bridge Association hosts open games Mondays at 9 a.m., Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m., Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. and Fridays at 1 p.m. There is a non-life master game Tuesdays at 1 p.m. All games are in the north clubhouse card room. Call (813) 642-8491 or (913) 634-4583 or visit www.kingspointbridge.com. LATIN DANCE: Residents of SCC and Kings Point are invited to the Latin Fitness Dance Club Mondays, 1 p.m., in the Atrium's dance studio. Annual membership is $5 plus $1 for each session attended; or, $2 for each session for non-members. Call (813) 634-3047. AEROBICS: The Flexercise/Aerobics club has flexercise classes at 8 a.m. followed by low-impact aerobics lessons at 8:45 a.m., both at Community Hall, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Call (813) 634-8767. TIMESTEPPERS: The tap dance clubs meets for classes 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Atrium's dance studio. Beginners welcome. Call (813) 938-3060. TUESDAY MAH JONGG TOURNAMENT: A Mah Jongg tournament will be held Oct. 30. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. at the Caper Room. Registration fee of $36 includes continental breakfast, lunch, and snack. Cash prizes, drawings and door prizes. Proceeds benefit Beth Israel of SCC. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (813) 829-7227. QUILTERS: The Kings Point Quilters meet Tuesdays, 1 to 3 p.m., in the North Clubhouse fiber arts room. Call (813) 642-8961. MEN'S FELLOWSHIP: The Men's Fellowship Breakfast of the United Community Church meets Tuesdays at 8 a.m. at Sunshine Grill. Call (813) 634-3621. NOVICE/INTERMEDIATE BRIDGE: Novice games Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.; Thursdays at 9 a.m. 299er Pairs Saturdays at 12:30 p.m., NLM Pairs Wednesdays and Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. Sponsored by the SCC Duplicate Bridge Association in the Horizon Room. Call (813) 633-6162. GERMAN-AMERICAN CLUB: The German-American Club of SCC's singers rehearse Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church's Music Room. Call (813) 642-0157. ROTARY CLUB: The SCC Rotary Club meets at the Plaza Club Tuesdays at noon. Call (813) 633-8814. SOCIAL DANCE CLASSES: Academy Dance Club classes meet Tuesdays: 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8 p.m., in the Atrium's dance studio. Call (813) 634-3205. CLOGGERS: The SCC Cloggers meet Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in the Atrium's dance studio. SCC and Kings Point members welcome. Call (813) 633-8016 or (813) 642-0426. LINE DANCE EVENINGS: The SCC Line Dancer's Club meets Tuesdays; novices, 6:30 to 7 p.m.; beginners, 7 to 8 p.m.; intermediates, 8 to 9 p.m., at Community Hall. Call (813) 260-0325. SCC ROTARY: The Rotary Club of SCC meets Tuesdays at noon at Fairway Golf Club, 3940 Upper Creek Drive. Email . SOLO LINE DANCE CLASS: A new solo line dance class is offered Tuesdays at 11 a.m. at the Community Center on south Pebble Beach Boulevard. Cost is $1 per class, all Kings Point and SCC residents welcome. Call (813) 642-9296. NEEDLEPOINT AND COUNTED CROSS STITCH: The SCC Needlepoint and Counted Cross Stitch Club meets 12:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays in the Arts and Crafts Building (room 915-A) for stitching and camaraderie. Beginners are welcome, and instruction is available. Fabric, patterns, and floss are available at no charge. Call (813) 634-4980 or (813) 633-2237. PLAN AHEAD KEYBOARD: The Organ/Keyboard Club will have a concert and luncheon lesson for SCC and Kings Point Nov. 1 starting with a lesson at 10 a.m., then lunch at 11:45 a.m. DyAnne Awe will play the Lowrey Sterling organ in the Florida Room at 1 p.m. Tickets available in the Atrium for $10. Call (586) 294-6022. COME OUT AND DANCE: The Cabaret Dance Club hosts a Nov. 3 affair at the Atrium's Florida Room from 7 to 9:30 p.m. SCC and Kings Point residents and guests – as well as singles – welcome. Cost $5 for nonmembers, $4 for members. BYOB and casual attire. For information or to reserve a table for 8, call (813) 634-1865. KP KRAFTER'S CLUB: The Kings Point Krafter's Club will have their annual Holiday Bazaar Nov. 3, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Banquet Room of the main clubhouse. Call (813) 634-3519. HUMAN TRAFFICKING: The SCC Community Campaign Against Human Trafficking is holding an event, Nov. 3 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the United Methodist Church. Its aim is to help people learn about addictive pornography and child sex slavery and how it can be prevented. Call (813) 419-4053 or (813) 298-7209. ART GALLERY: A Nov. 7 reception for the latest exhibit at The Gallery – Marsha Luci's one woman show – will be held in the Art Room, 2 to 4 p.m. Admission is free and all are invited. Email email@example.com. SYMPOSIUM: A symposium on preparing for the unexpected as it relates to aging will take place Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Community Hall, featuring various speakers. The event is sponsored by the SCC Area Chamber of Commerce, Sun Towers and United Methodist Church. Call (813) 634-5111. PHOTO CLUB: The Sun City Center Photo Club meets Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Caper Room to discuss close-up photography. Call (813) 633-3948. CCW CARD PARTY: The Council of Catholic Women of Prince of Peace Catholic Church offers cards or board games at their monthly Dessert Card Party, Nov. 14, noon to 3:30 p.m., in the Conesa Center. They furnish cards, pencils and tallies, and of course desserts as well as table and door prizes. Call (813) 633-2460. ITALIAN HERITAGE: The Americans of Italian Heritage Club will host a "Share with your Table Party" Nov. 14 at the Kings Point Borini Theater. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. The club will provide chicken and pumpkin pie, coffee, tea and soda. Entertainer will be Bryan Ashley. Bring a dish to share with the other members at your table. Cost is $5. For reservations, call (813) 633-9697. FOXY SENIORS: The Foxy Seniors Dance Club will host an event Nov. 17 in the Atrium's Florida Room from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Enjoy a social evening of fun with fellow residents of SCC and Kings Point, as well as their guests. Couples and singles welcome; members pay $4, non-members $5. BYOB and snacks, casual attire. For information or to reserve a table for eight, call (813) 634-1865. HOLIDAY WALK: The annual SCC Holiday Walk Breakfast will take place Dec. 1 from 7 to 11:30 a.m. in the Florida Room. The club rooms of SCC will have their wares on display for sale. Call (813) 633-3500 or (813) 633-3106. CHRISTMAS GOLF CART: The Christmas Golf Cart Parade will be Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. There will be four cash prizes in each of five different categories and an overall best in the parade prize. A Minto-sponsored winter festival will follow the parade along with an antique car show. Open to public. Call (813) 633-3500. SINGLES: The South Shore Senior Singles, a ministry of the Sun City Center United Methodist Church, will meet for a Christmas Party Dec. 14, at 6 p.m., at Circles in Apollo Beach, in the Fireplace Room. There will be a $10 gift exchange. Call (813) 634-7171. NEW YEARS: This year's Foxy Seniors party will be in the Atrium. Enjoy a social evening of fun with fellow residents of SCC and Kings Point as well as their guests. Tickets on sale Nov. 1 through Dec. 10, $25 per person, non-refundable, for this BYOB buffet dinner dance. Call (813) 634-1865 to reserve tables.