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Community Calendar for the week of May 29

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 Vendors, volunteers wanted 

for Watermelon Festival

   Chiefland’s premier celebration, the Annual Watermelon Festival, will be on Saturday, June 7, and the organizer, the Chiefland Woman's Club, is seeking vendors and volunteers for the event. 

   If you are an artist, artisan or crafter and are interested in selling your work at the festival, please call 493-9653. 

   For more information or to download a vendor application, visit www.chieflandwomansclub.org.

 

 

Today

 

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 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.

 

Friday

 

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.

 

Friday — Saturday

 

Christmas charity yard sale

Tons of merchandise, some new, some used but none abused, will be for sale Friday and Saturday at a yard sale at 11650 N.W. 83rd Court.

The sale is to support the Operation Christmas Shoebox Charity. Refreshments will be available.

 

Monday

 

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.

 

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.

 

Tuesday

 

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. 

 

Wednesday

 

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. 

 

June 7

Library book sale

The friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library in Chiefland will be conducting a used book sale in conjunction with the Chiefland Watermelon Festival June 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the old octagon building on N.E. 1st Street.There will be hundreds of hardcover books, paperbacks, audio books, videos in VHS and DVD format, jigsaw puzzles and children's books for sale at bargain prices.  

Most items are not more than $1, and you can even buy a tote bag for $6 and take away as many books as will fit.

The sale supplements the money the state allocates to the Levy County Library System. 

For more information, stop by the library or contact Friends of the Library President Ann Brown at 352-226-7413 or laritia246@gmail.com. 

 

June 12

Vets to meet

WW II Vets and Proud of It will meet June 12 at AdaBlue Café in Cedar Key at Sunset Isle RV Park at 11 a.m.

If you need a ride or need information, contact Virginia Lewis at 352-528-2310.

 

June 21

 

Humanists speak

The Humanists of North Central Florida will offer “Freedom Begins with Free Thinkers” Saturday, June 21, at 2 p.m., at Cypress Hall, Master the Possibilities Education Center, On Top of the World Communities, 8415 SW 80th Street. 

The talk by David Williamson is to promote Humanism, a progressive life stance that, without supernaturalism, affirms the ability and responsibility to lead meaningful lives capable of adding to the greater good. 

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call Allie Gore at 352-547-9670 or visit www.Humanistsncfl.org.

 

Ongoing

 

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.

 

Rotary Clubs

Chiefland Rotary, noon Wednesday, The Gathering Table, meeting room, North Main Street, 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.