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Community Calendar for March 24

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Sunday, March 27

County Fair Karaoke Contest
 The Levy County Fair's Karaoke Contest continues on at Coconuts in Cedar Key at 1 p.m. and at the Masonic Lodge in Williston at 1 p.m.

Friday - Saturday

Yard sale
Chiefland HCE will be having its 3rd Annual Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 816 Park Ave. in Chiefland. If you have any donations, call Helen at 352-493-2943 or Jenny at 352-493-1798.

Saturday

Old Time Fiddle & Folk Concert                                                                                 
Ed and Geraldine Berbaum perform an old-fashion “down home” concert at 6 p.m. at Otter Springs Park and Campground. The concert is appropriate for all audiences. Snacks are available. Concert admission is $1 per person for ages 60 and over, $2 per person ages 6-59, free for ages 5 and under.

Shiloh Cemetery Spring Cleaning
The public is invited to the Shiloh Cemetery Association's Spring Cleaning from 8 a.m. to noon. There also will be a public forum at the cemetery from 10-11 a.m. to provide a brief progress report and to address any questions about the cemetery's operations. For more information, contact Charles King at 352-949-1160 or Jerry Beckham at 352-949-1373.

Tuesday

Levy Tourist Council meeting
The Levy County Tourist Development Council will have its bi-monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Levy County Visitor's Bureau, 620 N. Hathaway Ave., Bronson. The meeting is open to the public.

April 2

Relay for Life softball tourney
There will be a Relay for Life softball tournament in Dixie County. The cost is $100 per co-ed team. The fee and a list of team members are due by March 25. For more information, call 352-542-7110 on Tuesdays through Fridays.

April 7

Haven memorial service
The Haven Hospice Love and Remembrance Memorial is 6 p.m. at the Haven Hospice Tri-Counties Care Center, 311 N.E. 9th Street, in Chiefland.  The memorial is open to anyone in the community who has lost a loved one. Attendees are encouraged to bring pictures and mementos of loved ones that can be placed on our Table of Memories. Refreshments will be served. Registration is not required.  For more information, call Haven Hospice at 352-493-2333.

April 9

Vendors sought for  plant show
Plans are under way for the 4th annual Green Thumb Plant Show in Dunnellon’s Historic Village from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Vendor spaces are $40 if the application received before March 9.  Information-only booths are free. The event is sponsored by the Historic Village Shops of Dunnellon. For information, contact Nancy at 352-208-6789.   

CFEC Relay for Life Golf Tourney
The Central Florida Electric Cooperative is hosting the 3rd Annual Relay for Life Golf Tournament at the Chiefland Golf and Country Club. There will be breakfast starting at 7 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Cost is $150 per four-person team and includes green fees and carts, plus competitions for the longest drive, straightest drive and closest to the pin. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. For more information, call Tony Wasson or member services at 800-227-1302.

Walking club (Tuesdays/Thursdays)
Every Tuesday and Thursday is a Walking Club at 7:30 a.m. behind the Chiefland Middle School at the Delma Locke Park. Everyone is welcome, especially beginners. For more information, contact Swain Strickland at the Levy County Health Department at 352-486-5300.

Lion’s Club meeting
The Chiefland Lion’s Club meets on the first Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at Deke’s Steak House in Chiefland. For more information, call 352-463-6440.

Operation PETSNIP
A non-profit, spay/neuter clinic is now available to Levy County cats ($40) and dogs ($60). For more information, call 352-376-6647.   

Alanon meeting
Alanon meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at Chiefland Methodist Church, North Main Street. For more information, call 1-800-851-1795.

Jackpot Bingo
Landrum Memorial American Legion Post 236 is having Jackpot Bingo at 7 p.m. on Friday. Post 236 is located at 9550 NE Alt. Hwy. 27, Bronson. For more information, call  352-486-5003.

Guardian ad Litem seeks volunteers
Be a powerful voice in a child’s life. Advocate in the court system for children who have been taken away for neglect and abuse.
No special background is needed, staff and legal support provided. Call 352-463-3135.

Dixie Humane Society sale
The Dixie Humane Society has a weekly Indoor/ Outdoor Yard Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The society is located off U.S. Highway 19 North on County Road 349 across from the bike trail in Old Town. Donations are welcome.

Heart of the Hammock Humane Society
The Heart of the Hammock Humane Society, located in the old Carr’s Furniture building at 9599 N.E. County Road 349, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Donated items can be dropped at the building picked up after a phone. Any unsold items from a yard/garage sale can also be picked up. For more information, call 352-542-1617 or 356-542-1077.

American Legion Post 383 activities
American Legion Post 383 in Old Town has karaoke every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. Monthly meetings are at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month.

Boys & Girls Clubs want clunkers
Florida Boys and Girls Clubs are looking for “Clunker Cars” to be donated to raise funds. Donors can get a tax write off. To donate, call 1-800-246-0493.

TOPS meeting
The Chiefland TOPS group meets 11a.m. to noon Wednesdays at St. Albans Church, U.S. Highway 19, north of Chiefland. Both sexes are welcome. For information, call 352-463-9111.

Rotary Clubs
Chiefland Rotary meets at noon Wednesdays at BubbaQue’s on Main Street in Chiefland. Williston Rotary meets at 11:45 a.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, 247 N.E. 1st St.

Grand Slam Bridge on Monday
Grand Slam Bridge meets 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Mondays at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Chiefland. For information, call Joan at 352-493-0279. Weekly and substitute players are needed.

Bronson Homemakers
Bronson Home and Community Educators, a community service organization,  meets at 9:30 a.m. the third Thursday of the month with a monthly workshop 9 a.m. to noon on the fourth Monday of the month. The meetings are at the Levy County Extension Office, U.S. Highway 27A in Bronson.

Ombudsman program seeking volunteers
Florida’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program needs volunteers to identify, investigate and resolve residents’ concerns. Special training and certification is provided. For information, call 888-831-0404 or go to ombudsman.myflorida.com.

Stitches from heart helps babies
Stitches From The Heart is a nationwide group of volunteers that knit, crochet and quilt for needy babies and children. These items are donated to 411 hospitals and charities. Patterns are available. Donated yarn is appreciated.
Call toll free 877-985-9212 or email, or write at 3316 Pico, Santa Monica, CA 90405 or visit.