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  • Community Calendar for the week of March 29

    Today

    Tourist board meets
    The Levy County Tourist Development Council will have its bi-monthly meeting Thursday, March 29, at 6 p.m. at the  Levy County Visitors Bureau, 620 N. Hathaway Ave., Bronson. The meeting is open to the public.
     
    Friday

    Tax help
    There will be a free tax preparation and e-file with AARP Tax Aide at Luther Callaway Public Library in Chiefland. Volunteers will be at the library between noon and 4 p.m.
    For more information or to make an appointment, call 352-493-2758.

  • Butterfly Walks in April

    Two butterfly walks will occur on the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge in April. On Monday, meet at 10 a.m. at the entrance to Barnett Creek Road, toward the south end of Nature Loop Road off Rte 347. Walk leaders are Donna and John Thalacker, of the Friends of the Refuges. On Saturday, April 7, meet right at the south entrance to the Nature Loop Road at 9:15 a.m. Walk leader is Barbara Woodmansee, of the North American Butterfly Association.

  • Bluegrass evenings in Dixie

    The free evenings of bluegrass at the Old Town Elementary School Auditorium started two years ago when Big Cypress Bluegrass Band approached the Dixie County Historical Society and proposed the idea of a free evening of Bluegrass music in order to promote Bluegrass and also to give back to the community for supporting the band through the years.
    The Historical Society was very gracious in allowing the group the chance to show what it  could do if given the chance. The partnership brings entertainment to all who love traditional Bluegrass/Bluegrass Gospel music.

  • Democrats meet Tuesday in Bronson

    The Levy County Democratic Committee will meet at the Bronson Restaurant on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
    Anyone interested in the Democratic Party, discussing the upcoming elections or just interested in getting involved in the Democratic Party is welcome to come to the meeting and join.
       The committee is seeking people that are interested in the party and interested in fairness in the political system.
       A dinner menu will be available for purchase.
    For more information, call Charley King 352-493-4797.

  • State park to host Earth Day scavenger hunt

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Fanning and Manatee Springs state parks and Nature Coast State Trail will host a Scavenger hunt throughout the park for Earth Day.
       Park Ranger Howard Meyer will read a book by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings called The Secret River before the hunt begins. The reading will take place on the stage located in the park from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from there the hunt will begin. There will be prize for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place participants and everyone will receive a certificate of participation.  

  • Community Calendar for the week of March 22

    Friday

    Tax help
    There will be a free tax preparation and e-file with AARP Tax Aide at Luther Callaway Public Library in Chiefland. Volunteers will be at the library between noon and 4 p.m.
    For more information or to make an appointment, call 352-493-2758.

    Friday — Saturday

    HCE, Woodmen hold yard sale
    The HCE Chiefland Club will hold a joint yard sale with the Woodmen Lodge of Trenton from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on State Road 26 in Trenton. The Woodmen Lodge will sell hotdogs and drinks.

  • Communty Calendar for the week of March 15

    Today

    Give blood, save lives at
    Bronson blood drive
    LifeSouth and the community of Bronson invite you to be a part of saving lives when they host a blood drive between noon and 4 p.m.  Look for the bloodmobile near the County Courthouse in Bronson. 

  • March Levy County Public Library Events

    Pre-school Storytime
    These programs use books and music to present the young children with the concept that books, reading, and libraries are fun and enjoyed at all ages.  The programs last 30 minutes.
     
    A.F. Knotts Public Library - Yankeetown
    March 13, at 3 p.m. - St. Patrick's Day Theme
    March 20, at 3 p.m. - The Color Green Theme
     
    Bronson Public Library
    March 12, at 10:30 a.m. - St. Patrick's Day Theme
    March 26, at 10:30 a.m. - The Color Green
     

  • Community Calendar for the week of March 8

    Today

    WWII veterans meet
    The World War II veterans will meet Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the Ivy House Restaurant in Williston.
    Feel free to bring a spouse, friend or fellow veteran.
    If you have questions, call Virginia Lewis at 352-528-2310.

    Friday

    Florida native plants group meeting
    The Florida native plants group meets at 10 a.m. at the Levy County Extension Office, 625 N. Hathaway Ave., Bronson.

  • 2012 Suwannee River Fair schedule of events

    MARCH 16-21
    n Friday, March 16:
    3 – 5:30 p.m. - Steer Entry
    5 – 5:30 p.m. - Consumer Judging Registration
    5:30 p.m. - Primary & Senior Judging Event
    6 p.m. - Junior Judging Event
    6:30 – 8 p.m. - Creative Life Skills Entry (NON-FOOD ITEMS)
    n Saturday, March 17:
    7 – 10 a.m. - Swine Entry
    9 – 11 a.m. - Creative Life Skills Entry
    10:30 – 11 a.m. - Livestock Judging Registration
    11 a.m. - Livestock Judging Events