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Calendar

  • Group kayak and picnic

       The Friends of the Lower Suwannee & Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges will hold a Group Paddle and Picnic in Cedar Key. All are welcome. Bring your own kayak or rent one in town. Bring a lunch and we will gather after the paddle at the Cedar Key Park to eat together.

  • Bronson to celebrate the 4th

    The Town of Bronson will hold its 4th Annual 4th of July Fest at the Bronson Sports Complex on Wednesday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    The day's activities will feature fun for the whole family with music, dancing,  horseshoe pitching, pick-up softball,
    kick ball, 50/50 raffle, face painting, kids games, food, craft and local farmers market vendors.
    The public is invited to hang out with their neighbors and get acquainted with the community.

  • Community Calendar for the week of June 21

    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.

  • Williston Indepedence Day Celebration

    Williston will celebrate Independence Day Tuesday, July 3, with a parade at 5 p.m.
       This year's parade theme will be "made in America." Afterward, at 6 p.m., the gates of the Horseman's Park will open, with the opening ceremony 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.

  • Community Calendar for the week of June 14

    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.  

  • VFW political rally July 20

    Candidates have ample time to get ready for the big political rally July 20 sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5625 and its Ladies Auxiliary in Chiefland.  The event is open to the public.
    Everyone should bring an appetite as there is a dinner beforehand and a dessert auction following the forum.
    The rally at 7 p.m., in the Post's smoke-free meeting room, will allow each candidate three minutes to speak to the public.
    Before the jawboning starts, the post will host a country fried dinner with sides from 5 to 7 p.m. for a donation.

  • Sen. Graham, other environmentalists to speak at Silver Springs event

    SILVER SPRINGS — The Florida Conservation Coalition, a nonpartisan alliance of concerned individuals and nonprofit organizations, will hold a rally at Silver River State Park on Saturday, June 23, to bring attention to the threats facing Silver Springs and other rivers, lakes, springs and aquifers throughout the region and state.  Through the event — Speak Up for Florida’s Waters  — the coalition aims to raise public awareness and galvanize further support for efforts to protect and restore Florida’s imperiled aquatic resources.

  • Chiefland Billiards Benefit Pool Tournament and Car Show June 17

    The Tri-county Chapter of the  Disabled American Veterans is hosting a pool tournament and car show on June 17, at 1 p.m. The event will include door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, a silent auction and a benefit lunch. It takes place at Chiefland Billards at 1545 N.W. 26th Ave in Chiefland. Proceeds benefit 20-year-old Casie Wharton, who has suffered from Type 2 Autoimmune Hepatitis since she was four. She recently received a liver transplant and has nearly $6,000 in medical expenses every month for further treatments.

  • Community Calendar for the week of June 7

    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.  

  • 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.