Community Calendar for the week of July 17

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Cake auction tonight

The Chiefland Middle High School Cheerleaders are having a cake auction tonight (Thursday, July 17) at 6 p.m.

The event is at the Chiefland Middle High School Cafeteria.

AMVETS Post No. 88 meetings

(Second Thursdays of the month)

AMVETS Post 88 meets the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The Sons of AMVETS meets the second Wednesday 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.

Today, Monday, Tuesday

Chiefland Walking Club

The Walking Club is starting again. All interested in walking are welcome. We will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Chiefland Skateboard Park. Scheduled days to walk are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. The goal will be to walk two miles or as much as you can. If you don't want to walk, bring your bike and ride along with us. Everyone is invited. For more information, contact Alice Monyei at 352-262-4224.


Check out classy cars

The Tri-County Cruisers Club meets to show off its classic vehicles from 6:30-8 p.m. on Fridays at the Gathering Table in Chiefland. Just show up to show your car and have a good time.

Post family night

(4th Friday of the month)

Join American Legion Post 91, in Trenton, for Family Night every fourth Friday at 6 p.m.  The Post serves dinner for a donation of $5 for adults, $2.50 for children and will be showing a family-oriented movie. Admission for the movie is free. The American Legion Auxiliary uses the donations for the dinner and snacks, to help with programs, activities and needed supplies for the Veterans and children in our community.  

The Legion Post is located on US 129 on the curve between Trenton and Bell, across from the Field of Dreams.


Cheer clinic at Strickland

There will be a cheer clinic for pre-K to 6th grade students at Strickland Park in Chiefland Saturday, July 19, from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration is at 8:45 a.m. The fee for participants is $30, and can be paid in advance at Allure Fine Gifts, 1715 N. Young Blvd., in Chiefland, or the day of the clinic. Checks should be made out to CMHS Cheerleading.

All participants will receive a participation award at the end. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

For more information, contact Genny Foshee at 352-535-5700 or genny.foshee@hotmail.com, or call Amanda Hitt at 352-949-3711.

Clover squares dancing in Williston

Clover Squares will be holding dances every Friday in July and August if at least eight people respond before noon by phone at 352-528-3323.  The time is 7 p.m., and the location is the Ornan Masonic Lodge, 650 NE 6th Blvd. (SR 121), Williston.


Grand Slam Bridge

Playdate 10 a.m. to 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.

Jackpot bingo

Landrum Memorial American Legion Post 236 hosts Jackpot Bingo at 6:30 p.m. Post 236 is located at 9550 N.E. U.S. Highway 27A, Bronson. The public is welcome. For more information, call 352-486-5003 or 352-317-5685.


Post bingo

Every Tuesday night at the American Legion Post in Trenton is Bingo night.  Games begin at 7 p.m.  The Canteen is open so that you can come early and have dinner.  There are the regular items - drinks, candy, popcorn, chips, but the Post also has hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, French fries and personal-sized pizza. 

The proceeds from Bingo go to the Veterans and youth in our community. 

The Legion Post is located on US 129 on the curve between Trenton and Bell, across from the Field of Dreams. 


Children's Table welcomes seniors

The Children's Table at 680 W. Thrasher Dr., Bronson, will serve a light lunch to seniors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Legion Auxiliary meeting

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 383, Old Town, meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in becoming a member, call 352-542-7788. 

Visit your legislator 

The last Wednesday of each month State Rep. Charlie Stone, who represents Levy County in the Florida House, will be in the office at the Old Train Depot for open visits from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

AMVETS Post No. 88 

AMVETS Post 88 Auxiliary meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the post home on State Road 24 by the Bronson Speedway.

TOPS meeting

The Chiefland Take Off Pounds Sensibly support group for weight loss and maintenance meets from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at St. Alban's Church, U.S. Highway 19, north of Chiefland. Both sexes are welcome. For information, call 352-463-9111.

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, in Ocala. Doors open at noon. The club also meets the second 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. 

July 26

Post yard sale

American Legion Post 236 and Auxiliary are having a yard sale July 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  There will be many items, including furniture, kitchen ware and lots of other household items, and the organization is also welcoming new Auxiliary and Post members.  

There are a couple of extra tables to rent or set up, for a small fee, though no food sales for eating on the property are allowed.

Donated items are always welcome. Come out and see the canteen building and support your area veterans.

For more information, call Marjorie McGarva at 352-486-2535.


Senior Citizen Center activities

The Chiefland Senior Center is at 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 at 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 to 3:30 p.m., and 

• hot meals are served each weekday at noon.

For more information, call 352-490-7055.