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Community Calendar for the week of Aug. 16

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Friday-Saturday

 

Flood Jam helps victims of TS Debby

Flood Jam, with three stages of music, an online auction of donated items and services, food and crafts, games and activities will be held at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak on Aug. 17-18.

Two-day tickets cost $40 in advance, $60 at gate and include primitive camping. One day tickets are  $20 each at the gate and camping is not included.

The event benefits flood victims in Columbia, Hamilton and Suwannee counties through Love INC and the United Way.

 

Monday

 

School starts

The 2012-2013 school year begins. Drivers are asked to slow down near schools. Parents, please remember lunch costs a nickle more than last year.

 

Levy GOP monthly meeting

The Levy County Republican Executive Committee monthly meets at Bronson Restaurant starting with food and fellowship at 6:30 p.m followed by a meeting at 7 p.m.  

Come hear the current Republican leaders and candidates tell their stories, issues, solutions and more.  Get to know them, pick up materials and shake their hands.

Find us on Facebook and our website www.levyrepublicans.com for activities, contact info and so much more.  

 

August 23

 

Transportation board meeting

The Levy County Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board will meet at 10 a.m. at the Levy County Courthouse in the County Commissioners’ Board Room, 355 S. Court Street, Bronson.  The meeting is open to the public.  A CTC Evaluation Committee meeting will take place immediately following the Local Coordinating Board meeting.  For more information, contact Lauren Yeatter, at 352-732-1315 ext. 225 or email lyeatter@wrpc.cc.

 

August 24

 

Chamber meeting

The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce meets at noon in the community room at the Haven Hospice Care Center in Chiefland. The host for this month's luncheon is Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home and Spann's Heating & Air Conditioning. To reserve a place, call the Chamber Office at 352-493-1849.

 

August 25

 

Back to School Bash

Trenton Community Nazarene Church invites the community to a Back to School Bash. The festivities for school-age youth and their families will begin at 4:30 p.m. with games and a bounce house. 

A light meal of grilled hotdogs, chips, dessert, and drink will be served 6-7 p.m. 

The evening will conclude with a family movie night beginning at dusk. The movie will be projected on the outside of the building, so bring blankets and lawn chairs. The event is free.

It is suggested that those staying for the movie bring a towel and a change of clothing, as some of the activities involve water. 

The church is located at 2659 S.W. State Road 26, 2 miles west of Trenton.  For more information, call 352-463-1057.

Trenton hosts kids rodeo fun night

   River Cross Cowboy Church will hold a free kid's rodeo fun night with registration at 4 p.m. and events starting at 5 p.m. There will be a roping demonstration and the Chuck Wagon Team will serve a barbecue dinner with all the fixings. The rodeo events include: 3-5 year olds — stick horse race; Age 7 and under — barrels, goat roping and flipping, goat undressing and mutton busting; ages 8-12 — barrels, goat tying, breakaway roping, chute doggin', and calf flipping and branding. The River Cross fall kid's rodeo series begins Sept. 15. For more information, call 352-494-8973 or visit www.rivercrosscowboychurch.org. The pastor is Tim Campbell and the church is located at 3560 S.W. County Road 334 in Trenton.

August 28

 

Community Action Agency meeting

The Board of Diurectors of the Central Florida Community Action Agency will meet at 3 p.m. In the Gainesville office at 1405 N.W. 13th St., Suite B. Board committeees will meet at 1:45 p.m. For more information, call Monique Harrison at 352-373-7667, ext. 207, or email mharrison@cfcaa.org.

 

 

 

 

Through August

 

Dunnellon library 

friends book sale

The Friends Books Store inside the Library are having a Dog Days of August half-price Book Sale LASTING all of AUGUST.  Inventory changes daily depending on the great book donations received. Store hours: 10am-4pm daily / 10:30am-2pm Saturdays

All proceeds benefit the Dunnellon Public Library.

Friends of Dunnellon Public Library

20351 Robinson Road, Dunnellon, FL 34431  352-438-2520

 

September 2

 

CK Chamber auction

The Greater Cedar Key Chamber of Commerce holds its Labor Day Auction at the Island Room.

This year's theme is Pirates and there will be treasures galore.

 

September 8

 

Final Second Saturday concert 

The final concert in the Second Saturday series will feature Songcrafter's Circle featuring, Frank Thomas, Carly Bak, Jay Wood and Lee Paulet. Details on the event location and time will be forthcoming.

The concerts are fundraisers for the Withlacoochee Area Residents Inc., a non-profit group.

 

September 8-9

 

Stamp & coin show

The Florida Stamp Dealers aand the Gen. Francis Marion Stamp Club will host their annual Stamp & Coin Show on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center at Top of the World, 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. 

This is the first year the show will include coins for collectors as well as stamps. Dealers will be on hand to buy, sell and appraise, stamps, covers, coins and paper money. 

Members of the club will be on hand to explain the benefits of membership. There will also be a youth table that will provide free stamps and information for young collectors. 

For more information, call 727-364-6897.

 

September 11

 

Chamber honors Business of the Year

The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce will honor the 2012 Business of the Year at its  Industry Appreciation Banquet. 

The organization is seeking public nominations for the 2012 Business of the Year. Download a nomination form at www.chieflandcitizen.com by clicking on the NEWS, then BUSINESS links on the page or visit the Chamber website at www.chieflandchamber.com. Or call the Chamber office at 352-493-1849 to have one sent, or visit the Chamber office in Train Depot Park on South Main Street/U.S. Highway 19 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

 

September 13

WWII vets meeting

The World War II Vets group will meet at Deke's Steak House in Chiefland between 11 a.m. And 11:30 a.m. Any news regarding Vets please notify Virginia Lewis at 352-528-2310,  or via mail at 215 N.E. 5th St., Williston, FL. 32696, or via email jvcv5@embarqmail.com. 

 

 

September 14

SVP  opens “Cry of the Banshee” 

Suwannee Valley Players present, “Cry of the Banshee” by Tim Kelly. The play is loosely based on an Edgar Allen Poe story of the same title. In 16th century Ireland, a cruel Lord Edward Whitman seeks to destroy the "banshee cult" of a powerful witch, but she puts a curse on his family. Generations later, Whitman Manor has been moved stone by stone to America and the last of the family, a young brother and sister, seek to escape the curse. 

Performancers are at the Chief Theater on Sept. 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23; times are 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets will be available beginning Aug. 20 at our ticket location, Curves of Chiefland, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and at the theater box office Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 seniors, military and students, and $5 for children under 12. For more information email suwanneevalleyplayers@gmail.com or call Becky Gill at Curves of Chiefland. 

 

September 22

Join Women's Health and Fitness Expo

Save the date for the 6th Annual Women’s Health and Fitness expo, hosted by the Business Women’s Alliance of the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce.

This free event will be at the National Guard Armory in Crystal River, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

Sixty exhibitors and Spa Zone consultants will share information, offer screenings and demos, and show new products. Exhibits and experts will be available for heart health, women's health, hearing, vision, dental health, surgery, rehabilitation and physical therapy, home care, mental health, gastrointestinal and urological health, chiropractic, skin care and cosmetic procedures, wellness, vitamins, and a variety of healthy lifestyle practices including exercise, nutrition and relaxation, among many others.  

Walgreen’s will offer flu protection, free with Medicare Part B; if you have commercial insurance, check to see if it’s covered, or plan to pay a nominal fee at the event.

 

September 29

 

Hutch's run to benefit Haven

The 2nd annual "Hutch" Hutchinson's Legacy Poker Run is being organized with proceeds to benefit Haven Hospice.  For more information, call 352-493-0044.

 

October 6

Scarecrow City opening

Scarecrow City, a project sponsored by the Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce, will open for the fall season at Trailhead Park on U.S. Highway 19 South in Chiefland.  The event pits businesses and organizations against each other in a scarecrow decorating contest. Entry fee is $25. 

 

Zumbathon in Old Town

A Zumbathon "Party In Pink" fundraiser in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Old Town Elementary School in the cafeteria, 221 S.E. 136 Ave., Old Town.

There will be door prizes along with the 90-minute fun-filled dance workout routines. 

Proceeds will go to the Susan G. Koman foundation to help further breast cancer research education/awareness, screening and treatment programs -

 For more information call Sarah Pergrossi at 352-443-2354  or  email zumbasarahbeth@gmail.com.

 

October 13

 

Haven event celebrates 

"Fall on the Prairie"

"Fall ont he Prairie," a night of scrumptious food, live music, silent and live auction, and so much more will be sponsored by Haven Hospice at Whitehurst Ranch & Prairie in Williston. The event begins at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets are $75 per person and sponsorship and auction donation opportunities are available.  For more information, call Stephanie Brod, 352-271-4665 or email at smbrod@havenhospice.org.

 

October 20 - 21

 

Seafood fest

The 43rd Annual Seafood Festival in Cedar Key will be held in the historic downtown and City Park. Great food and entertainment in the Park and art lines the streets of Cedar Key. Funds raised by various groups go to support charitable projects and Cedar Key School.

 

October 26

Chiefland Chamber meeting

The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce meets at noon in the community room of the Have Hospice Care Center in Chiefland. The luncheon is sponsored by Ayers Health & Rehab Center. To reserve a place, call the Chamber Office at 352-493-1849.

 

November 16

Chamber moves meeting

The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce has moved it's meeting from the fourth friday of the month to the third Friday dur to the Thanksgiving holiday. The group meets at noon in the community room at the Haven Hispoce Care Center in Chiefland. Drummond Community Bank is the sponsor of the November luncheon. To reserve a place, call the Chamber Office at 352-493-1849.

 

November 23

 

Christmas celebration

The annual Cedar Key Christmas Celebration will kick-off this event with a tree lighting ceremony in the Park. 

 

December 1

Christmas Festival in Chiefland

The annual Christmas Festival will be held at Trailhead Park on U.S. 19 South. The city will also have its annual parade. 

 

Ongoing

 

Lions Club meeting

The Chiefland Lions 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.

 

Grand Slam Bridge

Playdate 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Chiefland. 

For information, call Joan at 352-493-0279. Weekly and substitute players are needed.

 

Senior Citizen Center activities

Chiefland Senior Center, 305 S.W. 1st St., behind the Deer Camp Store on South Main Street.  Activities are free.

• Monday and Wednesday, exercise at 9 a.m.

• Monday, bridge at 10 a.m.

• Tuesday and Thursday, bingo at 9 a.m. to noon

• Wednesday class, Crafts 10 a.m. to noon

• Friday, line dancing 10 a.m. to noon.

• SHINE volunteers stop by every third Wednesday to help with Medicare questions and information from 1:30-3:30 p.m. 

• Hot meals are served each weekday at noon.

For more information, call 352-490-7055.

 

Rotary Clubs

Chiefland Rotary, noon Wednesday, Beef O'Brady's meeting room, U.S. Highway 19 North, Chiefland. 

Suwannee Valley Rotary Club, noon Thursday, Haven Hospice, Community Room, State Road 500, Chiefland 

Williston Rotary, 11:45 a.m. Tuesday,  First Presbyterian Church, 247 N.E. 1st St.

 

Stamp club

The Gen. Francis Marion Stamp Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 1 p.m. At the Bank of the Ozarks, 8375 S.W. Highway 200. Doors open at noon. The club also meets the sedond Wednesday of the month at the Queen of Peace Catholic Church library, 6455 S.W. Highway 200 at 7 p.m.

For more information, visit www.ocalagfmstampclub.com. 

 

 

Classic Cars at Taco Bell

The Tri-County Cruisin' For Grins Club meets to show off their classic vehicles from 6:30-8 p.m. on Fridays at Taco Bell on North Young Boulevard, Chiefland. Just show up to show your car and have a good time.

 

CK Keyhole Gallery

The Cedar Key Keyhole, 457 2nd Street (across from the Library) in Cedar Key, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and maintains a display of many works by more than 20 contributors to its artists’ cooperative. These works include paintings (oils, acrylics, pastels and watercolors), metal works, stained glass, jewelry, fiber arts, leatherwork, pottery and woodworking, among others. For more information, call The Keyhole at 352-543-5801. 

 

 

Nature Coast Conservancy 

Florida's Nature Coast Conservancy board of directors meets on the second Thursday of each month at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Laboratory in Cedar Key at 3 p.m. Members and others interested in this land trust are welcome.

 

 

Monday — Thursday

Zumba at woman's club

Looking for a fun way to get in your exercise?  Look into the Yankeetown-Inglis Woman's Club where everyone is invited to join in Zumba.  The invigorating classes, open to the public, are Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9 a.m. and Monday and Wednesday evenings at 6 p.m.  All in air conditioned comfort and yes classes will continue through the summer.  There is no fee just a donation to cover electric use.  For more information call 352-447-2057 or email yiwomansclub@gmail.com.

 

Yankeetown-Inglis Woman's Club

The Yankeetown-Inglis Woman's Club on 56th Street is hosting bingo on Thursdays. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games start at 7 p.m. There will be homemade pies and cakes, plus a $100 jackpot. 

For more information, call 352-447-2057 or email yiwamansclub@gmail.com.

 

Walking club

Every Tuesday and Thursday there 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.

 

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 hosts Jackpot Bingo at 7 p.m. on Friday. Post 236 is located at 9550 N.E. U.S. Highway 27A, 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. For more information, call 352-463-3135.

 

American Legion Post 383

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.

 

TOPS meeting

The Chiefland TOPS group meets from 11 a.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.

 

 

Sons of Confederate Veterans

Anyone with an interest in Southern heritage or learn the history of the South and the Civil War can join the Sons of Confederate Veterans at their meetings on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at Cypress Inn, Cross City. 

For more information, call 352-542-9107. 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

AMVETS Post No. 88 meetings

AMVETS Post 88 meets the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The Sons of AMVETS meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. The Auxiliary meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The meetings are at the post home.

 

Busy Bees

Busy Bees meet at Old Town United Methodist Church on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 1-3 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. There will be crafting, quilting, crocheting, knitting and all kinds of needle and handwork. There are different materials to share if you would like to learn. Busy Bees donates hats, lap robes and other items made to organizations and those in need. Novices are welcome, as well as, experienced crafters. Bring your crafts, needles, yarn, patterns, ideas and questions. Open to all, no age or gender restrictions. For more information, contact Gaile at 352-542-7963, Nancy at 352-542-2201 or Frances at 352-542-0543.

 

Dixie Horseman Association

The Dixie Horseman Association wants to remind all members and potential members that the Club Roping and Game Days are always on the third Friday and Saturday of each month.  Sign-ups begin at 7 p.m. and the roping starts at 8 p.m. This is a Round Robin format with a ropers cap of No. 5. Cash payouts are awarded. The arena is on the Airport Road in Cross City. All ropers and riders must be club members. Memberships are available at all events. All scheduled events are subject to fair weather. For more information, call Lil’ John Driggers, Shirley Jean Davis, Cindy Chewning, Karen Wright, Jeff Watson, Terri Cason or Charles Allen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kids ranch rodeo starts 4th year

Cross Brand Cowboy Church 4th Annual Kids Ranch Rodeo series starts tonight. Kids age seven and under will compete in mutton bustin, goat roping, flipping and branding, barrel racing and goat undressing. Sign-ups are at 8a.m. and the rodeo starts at 9 a.m. Children eight to 12 years old will be competing in barrels, chute doggin, ranch branding, breakaway calf roping and goat tying. Sign-ups for the 8-12 year olds will be at noon and the rodeo starts at 1 p.m. There is a $30 one time registration fee and $10 per event fee for the contestants. This is a four-month buckle series. Rodeos will be every 2nd Saturday of the month, June-Sept. The rodeo will be at the Little Pig Foot Arena 16649 West Highway 318, Williston. For more information call, John at 352-239-2918. Admission is free for the public and there will be a concession stand.

 

BACK Fighting Cancer golf tourney

The Swinging for a Cure golf tournament is being replaced by a new tournament,  the BACK Fighting Cancer golf tournament to be held at the Chiefland Golf and Country Club.

Proceeds will benefit BACK Fighting Cancer which in turn supports families in the Tri-County area who have a child who has been diagnosed with cancer. Area families will be able to apply for a grant to help support the family while their child is going through cancer treatments.  BACK stands for Benefitting Area Kids with Cancer.

 

Classic car show

The 4th Annual Chiefland Flea Market Classic Car Show holds registration from 9 a.m. to noon with awards presented at 2 p.m. at the flea market on North Young Boulevard.  The show donates a portion of the proceeds to local veterans' organizations.

The annual event is sponsored by Tri-County Cruising for Grins Club and the Chiefland Flea Market. 

The event draws vehicles from throughout the state and region with classics and late models for car lovers to oogle. Music will be provided by DJ Jeff. There will be food, drink and arts and craft vendors. Door prizes will be awarded.

Entry fee is $15 until May 27, then $20 the day of the show.

For more information, contact Ron Tucker at 352-493-7846 or phillips 1311@bellsouth.net.

The group's other shows are the Veterans Day show on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the flea market and the Festival of Lights show at Fort Fanning Park on Saturday, Dec. 8.

 

Learn about Medicare from SHINE volunteers

Learn everything you wanted to know about Medicare, but were afraid to ask at 10 a.m. at Williston Community Center, 50 N.W. Main St., Williston (City Hall Complex),  For more information, call 352-528-3060

 

W.A.R. Inc. Second Saturday Concert Series

 

   Join the Withlacoochee Area Residents for their Second Saturday Concert Series.  The Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, 4150 S. Suncoast Blvd.,  Homosassa is the place to be Saturday, June 9, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  The Pepper Creek Terrace Room on the second floor of the visitor center will be the setting for the talented group at 2 p.m.  there will be desserts and beverages for sale.  A donation of $10 is tax deductible, all to benefit the initiatives of W.A.R., Inc., to preserve and protect environmentally sensitive lands.  For more information contact Lee Paulet at 352-795-4506, www.warinconline.com or directors@warinconline.com.  

 

Monday

Workforce Connection mobile unit in Bronson 

The Workforce Connection mobile unit will be at the Bronson Library, 600 Gilbert St.,Bronson, at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 352-423-6813 or 800-434-JOBS (5627) or visit www.clmworkforce.com and click on the image of the Mobile Resource Unit.

 

Bronson library family movie night

The Friends of the Bronson Library are having a Family Movie Night. Come join us at 6:30 p.m. to see "The Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" in the library. Relax, enjoy the movie and snack on popcorn and juice.  

For more information call the Bronson Library at 486-2015. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Bronson Library.

 

Tuesday

Workforce Connection mobile unit in Williston 

The Workforce Connection mobile unit will be at tat the Williston Library, 10 S.E. First St.,Williston , 12:30-4 p.m. For more information, call 352-423-6813 or 800-434-JOBS (5627) or visit www.clmworkforce.com and click on the image of the Mobile Resource Unit.

 

Business council meeting

 The Nature Coast Business Development Council will conduct its regular monthly meeting  at 9 a..m. at Workforce Connection’s Levy Resource Center, 109 N.W. 3rd Ave., Chiefland.

During the meeting, the board will discuss its joint workshop with the Board of County Commissioners, and a recent discussion at the Williston Municipal Airport concerning potential development there.

Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting can contact the executive director to be placed on the agenda at 352-493-6797 or email director@naturecoast.org.

 

Wednesday

Workforce Connection mobile unit in Inglis 

The Workforce Connection mobile unit will be at  the at the Inglis town Hall, 135 State Highway 40 West, Inglis,  10 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, call 352-423-6813 or 800-434-JOBS (5627) or visit www.clmworkforce.com and click on the image of the Mobile Resource Unit.

 

Grief Support Group

Haven Hospice will hold a Grief Support Group for all interested persons at Christ Episcopal Church, SR24 and 5th St., Cedar Key, on Wednesday, June 13, from 6 - 7 p.m.  Call 352-328-9848 for more information.

 

June 14

WWII vets meet in Fanning Springs

All WWII Vets are invited to join us at the Moose Lodge in Fanning Springs at 11:30 a.m.  The lodge is located on Northwest 167th Place. You will turn east at the Sugar Shack and it will be on your left. Bring a friend, spouse, caregiver or another Vet to join us. 

This will be the last gathering of the group until September. We meet the second Thursday of the month from September through June. Any questions please call Virginia Lewis at 352-528-2310. Hope to see you there.

 

June 18

Workforce Connection mobile unit in Bronson 

The Workforce Connection mobile unit will be at the Bronson Library, 600 Gilbert St.,Bronson, at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 352-423-6813 or 800-434-JOBS (5627) or visit www.clmworkforce.com and click on the image of the Mobile Resource Unit.

 

June 19

Workforce Connection mobile unit in Williston 

The Workforce Connection mobile unit will be at tat the Williston Library, 10 S.E. First St.,Williston , 12:30-4 p.m. For more information, call 352-423-6813 or 800-434-JOBS (5627) or visit www.clmworkforce.com and click on the image of the Mobile Resource Unit.

 

June 20

Learn about Medicare from SHINE volunteers

Learn everything you wanted to know about Medicare, but were afraid to ask at  10 a.m. at Chiefland City Hall, 214 E. Park Ave., Chiefland, For more information, call 352-493-6711.

 

Workforce Connection mobile unit in Cedar Key 

The Workforce Connection mobile unit will be at the Cedar Key Library, 460 Second St., Cedar Key from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  For more information, call 352-423-6813 or 800-434-JOBS (5627) or visit www.clmworkforce.com and click on the image of the Mobile Resource Unit.

 

June 25

Workforce Connection mobile unit in Bronson 

The Workforce Connection mobile unit will be at the Bronson Library, 600 Gilbert St.,Bronson, at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 352-423-6813 or 800-434-JOBS (5627) or visit www.clmworkforce.com and click on the image of the Mobile Resource Unit.

 

June 26

Workforce Connection mobile unit in Williston 

The Workforce Connection mobile unit will be at tat the Williston Library, 10 S.E. First St.,Williston , 12:30-4 p.m. For more information, call 352-423-6813 or 800-434-JOBS (5627) or visit www.clmworkforce.com and click on the image of the Mobile Resource Unit.

 

July 14 

 Join the Withlacoochee Area Residents for their Second Saturday Concert Series. ET Morris will open for Pamela Jo Hatley and Steele Olmstead and on Aug. 11, when Rod Sellars opens for the Florida Cracker Cowboys.  The Yankeetown-Inglis Woman’s Club on 56th Street, Yankeetown will be the venue for these two events.

   For more information contact Lee Paulet at 352-795-4506, www.warinconline.com or directors@warinconline.com.  

 

ONGOING

 

Lions Club meeting

The Chiefland Lions 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.

 

Grand Slam Bridge

Playdate 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Chiefland. 

For information, call Joan at 352-493-0279. Weekly and substitute players are needed.

 

Senior Citizen Center activities

Chiefland Senior Center, 305 S.W. 1st St., behind the Deer Camp Store on South Main Street.  Activities are free.

• Monday and Wednesday, exercise at 9 a.m.

• Monday, bridge at 10 a.m.

• Tuesday and Thursday, bingo at 9 a.m. to noon

• Wednesday class, Crafts 10 a.m. to noon

• Friday, line dancing 10 a.m. to noon.

• SHINE volunteers stop by every third Wednesday to help with Medicare questions and information from 1:30-3:30 p.m. 

• Hot meals are served each weekday at noon.

For more information, call 352-490-7055.

 

Rotary Clubs

Chiefland Rotary, noon Wednesday, Capital City Bank, Community Meeting Room, North Young Boulevard, Chiefland. 

Suwannee Valley Rotary Club, noon Thursday, Haven Hospice, Community Room, State Road 500, Chiefland 

Williston Rotary, 11:45 a.m. Tuesday,  First Presbyterian Church, 247 N.E. 1st St.

 

Classic Cars at Taco Bell

The Tri-County Cruisin' For Grins Club meets to show off their classic vehicles from 6:30-8 p.m. on Fridays at Taco Bell on North Young Boulevard, Chiefland. Just show up to show your car and have a good time.

 

CK Keyhole Gallery

The Cedar Key Keyhole, 457 2nd Street (across from the Library) in Cedar Key, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and maintains a display of many works by more than 20 contributors to its artists’ cooperative. These works include paintings (oils, acrylics, pastels and watercolors), metal works, stained glass, jewelry, fiber arts, leatherwork, pottery and woodworking, among others. For more information, call The Keyhole at 352-543-5801. 

 

Nature Coast Conservancy 

Florida's Nature Coast Conservancy board of directors meets on the second Thursday of each month at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Laboratory in Cedar Key at 3 p.m. Members and others interested in this land trust are welcome.

 

 

Monday — Thursday

Zumba at woman's club

Looking for a fun way to get in your exercise?  Look into the Yankeetown-Inglis Woman's Club where everyone is invited to join in Zumba.  The invigorating classes, open to the public, are Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9 a.m. and Monday and Wednesday evenings at 6 p.m.  All in air conditioned comfort and yes classes will continue through the summer.  There is no fee just a donation to cover electric use.  For more information call 352-447-2057 or email yiwomansclub@gmail.com.

 

Walking club

Every Tuesday and Thursday there 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.

 

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.

Acoholics Anonymous

 

Sunday

Sunday

 

Chiefland Reflections O, SS 7:30pm

1st United Methodist Church

North Main Street, Chiefland

 

Sunday Evening Beginners O, BG, WC 7:30pm Midway Plaza

 

Monday

Candle Light Group of Cross City 7:30pm O, D, WC, CL

Church of Christ, NE 147th St off US 19

 

 

 

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 hosts Jackpot Bingo at 7 p.m. on Friday. Post 236 is located at 9550 N.E. U.S. Highway 27A, 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. For more information, call 352-463-3135.

 

American Legion Post 383

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.

 

TOPS meeting

The Chiefland TOPS group meets from 11 a.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.

 

Sons of Confederate Veterans

Anyone with an interest in Southern heritage or learn the history of the South and the Civil War can join the Sons of Confederate Veterans at their meetings on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6p.m. At Cypress Inn, Cross City. 

For more information, call 352-542-9107. 

 

Sen. Oelrich staff office hours in Bronson

Legislative staff from the office of state Sen. Steve Oelrich (R-Gainesville) will  be on hand  the first Wednesday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Levy County Commission Chamber at the courthouse in Bronson. Persons interested in meeting with staff may set an appointment time by calling 352-375-3555 or walk-ins are welcomed.

 

Ombudsman program seeks 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.

 

AMVETS Post No. 88 meetings

AMVETS Post 88 meets the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The Sons of AMVETS meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. The Auxiliary meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The meetings are at the post home.