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Community Calendar for the week of June 21

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Today

Branford camera club meets
The Branford Camera Club will meet at 7 p.m. at Cuzin’s Restaurant on U.S. Highway 129 across from Scaff’s Market in Branford.  Dinner social is at 5:30 p.m.
Gary Kueppers will lead a show-and-tell about all those gadgets that accumulate in camera bags . . . those things that are indispensable for a successful photo shoot.  Bring a few of your very “favorite things,” and get set for a fun and informative evening.  Attendees will also share photos taken over this month.
For more information, please contact: Esta Eberhardt at 386-623-0111; Carolyn Hogue at 386-935-2044; Dick Madden at  386-935-0296 or Skip Weigel at 386-9382.

Saturday

Poker run to benefit veteran  
Signup is at 8 a.m.  at the old AMVETS Post No. 422 on U.S. Highway 19, Chiefland for a Poker Run to benefit the Steve Harris Foundation. Steve Harris is a local veteran who is battling an illness. He is a member of American Legion Post No. 383, AMVETS Post No. 422, and Governor of Suwannee River Moose Lodge 325.
The event is open to all bikers (and cars). A hand is $10 and $5 for passengers. 
The run will go to Inglis AMVETS Post No. 447, Sun Rays in Morriston, AMVETS No. 444 in Williston, AMVETS No. 88 in Bronson, Eagles in Old Town and end American Legion Post No. 383 in Old Town around 4 p.m.  Last bike in is at 5 p.m.  The high hand takes 50 percent. There will be food and refreshments at each stop.  Old Town is host stop with food, music, 50/50's, raffles, and more beginning at 4 p.m.
For more information, please call Vivian Elko at 542-8886 or 210-0181. 

Monday

Tourism task force meeting
The Original Florida Tourism Task Force Marketing Committee will meet at 11 a.m. at Steinhatchee Landing Resort, 203 Ryland Circle, Steinhatchee.  The purpose of the meeting is to work on the 2012-13 marketing plan, as well as other ongoing projects.
Please RSVP by Friday, June 22, via email at thomas@ncfrpc.org if you plan to attend. For more information, call 352-498-3513

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.

SVP summer youth play opens
Suwannee Valley Players opens its Summer Youth Production of C.S. Lewis’ classic “The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe" on July 13. This production brings to life the tale of Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy, who in a summer visit to the country find themselves in a battle of good versus evil in the fantasy world of Narnia.
Advance tickets will be on sale starting today at Curves of Chiefland. Ticket prices are $10 general admission; $8 seniors, military personnel, and students; and $5 under 12.

Dessert auction to fund baseball trip
The Chiefland Rookie All Stars Team, made up of 7 and 8 year olds, placed second at the Rookie State Qualifier and qualified to compete in the state  tournament in West Palm Beach.
Tournament takes place in  two weeks and many families cannot afford to send the players. The players' parents and CAAA are hosting a cake and pie auction at  7 p.m. at the Days Inn in Chiefland.

Tuesday

Polish that resume at free lab
Open Resume Lab is free to job seekers and provides assistance from the Workforce Connection staff. Job seekers will learn how to market themselves more effectively to a prospective employer, identify strengths and transferable skills, and develop additional strategies.
The program is at the Workforce Connection Levy County Resource Center, 109 N.W. Third Ave., Chiefland, Complete information about the program is available at www.clmworkforce.com.
Walk-ins are welcome – no additional registration is required – but space is limited.

Workforce Connection mobile
unit in Williston
The Workforce Connection mobile unit will be at 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.

Wednesday

Nail a job by nailing the interview
Nail that Interview, a workshop to help job seekers hone their interview skills begins at 8:15 a.m. at the Workforce Connection Levy County Resource Center, 109 N.W. Third Ave., Chiefland,
In the first part of the workshop, participants will review interviewing basics including the various types of interviews, interview preparation, dressing for success and to impress, and how to respond to the “tell me about yourself” question and behavioral questions. In the second part of the workshop, participants will be paired with a Workforce Connection employment specialist and experience a mock interview and receive suggestions on areas of improvement.
Complete information about the program is available at www.clmworkforce.com.

June 28

Williston July 4th parade deadline
The deadline for registration is at noon for the Williston Independence Day parade that will be on July 3 at 5 p.m.
This year's parade theme is "Made in America."
To be in the parade or for more information  call Cyndie McQuaig at 352-528-3060 (City Hall).
The parade will be followed by a celebration at Horseman's Park beginning at 6 p.m. Anyone interested in having a booth should contact Mary Kline at the Chamber of Commerce at 352-528-5552.

June 30

Political rally in Lake City
An Old Fashioned Political Rally sponsored by the North Central Florida Tea Party will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Olustee Park in downtown Lake City.  Fourteen area Tea Party and other groups have joined in inviting all the U.S. Senate and Congressional District 3 candidates to speak.  Other candidates will be invited to mingle in the crowd, talk to people and hand out literature. 
There will be food and other refreshments available along with music, informational booths and other activities.  Volunteers are needed to help out in a variety of areas for that day. Contact Sharon   shiggins@windstream.net  or call 386-935-0821 to volunteer.

Through June 30

Leather show at Cedar Key gallery
Corrine Ryan has been carving, shaping, chiseling and punching leather for over 20 years. Her works range from three-dimensional portraits to earrings and pet leashes. She has her latest creations on display at the Cedar Keyhole throughout the month of June. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Cedar Keyhole, located on 2nd Street (across from the Library) in Cedar Key, also maintains a display of many other works by over 20 contributors to its artists’ cooperative.  
For more information,  call “The Keyhole” at 352-543-5801.  

Friends of the Dunnellon
Public Library sale
The Friends Book Store, operated by the Friends of the Dunnellon Library, announces the “June Jubalee Book Sale”  with hard-cover books for $1 and paperbacks for 25 cents. This pricing does not include specially priced books.
The inventory changes daily depending on book donations. All proceeds benefit the Dunnellon Public Library.
The bookstores is at 20351 Robinson Road, Dunnellon. For more information, call 352-438-2520.

July 3

Williston Indepedence Day Celebration
Williston will celebrate Independence Day with a parade at 5 p.m. This year's parade theme will be "made in America."
At 6 p.m., the gates of the Horseman's Park will open for a celebration starting at 7 p.m. There will be food, rides, booths and musical acts such as Javier Hernandez and the Shane Wooten Band. The evening will end with fireworks at about 9:30 p.m.
The event is free, but remember to bring lawn chairs and blankets. No coolers or pets will be allowed through the gate.
For more information  call Cyndie McQuaig at 352-528-3060 (City Hall). Anyone interested in having a booth should contact Mary Kline at the Chamber of Commerce at 352-528-5552.

July 13-15
SVP summer youth play opens
Suwannee Valley Players opens its Summer Youth Production of C.S. Lewis’ classic “The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe." This production brings to life the tale of Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy, who in a summer visit to the country find themselves in a battle of good versus evil in the fantasy world of Narnia.
Performances continue the weekend of July 20-22.
Advance tickets are on sale starting June 25 at Curves of Chiefland. Ticket prices are $10 general admission; $8 seniors, military personnel, and students; and $5 under 12.

July 14
Withlacoochee concert series
 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.  

July 20

VFW political rally July 20
A dinner, political rally and dessert auction sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5625 and its Ladies Auxiliary in Chiefland and open to the public will be held at the post.
The rally is at 7 p.m., in the Post's smoke-free meeting room following a country fried dinner with sides from 5 to 7 p.m. for a donation. The dessert auction will follow the candidate forum. The auction proceeds benefit local veterans projects.
The VFW Post is at 1104 S. Main St./U.S. Highway 19,  Chiefland.
Ton donate or for more information, contact Linda Hingson at; 352-493-1847 or email lshing@bellsouth.net.

SVP youth play at Chief Theater
Suwannee Valley Players" Summer Youth Production of C.S. Lewis’ classic “The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe" continues this weekend. This production brings to life on stage the tale of Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy, who in a summer visit to the country find themselves in a battle of good versus evil in the fantasy world of Narnia.
 Advance tickets will be on sale the week of June 25 and will be available from Curves of Chiefland. Ticket prices are $10 general admission; $8 seniors, military personnel, and students; and $5 under 12.

July 28
SVP's Golden Gravel Awards Night
 The Suwannee Valley Players  host the 2nd Golden Gravel Awards night. This gala event celebrates the completion of another year of quality live performances for the Tri-County area. The public is invited to share in the celebration with dinner and entertainment at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and will go on sale the week of June 22 at the box office and Curves of Chiefland.

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.

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 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 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.

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 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 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, yar