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Calendar

  • Patriotic service Sunday at Lighthouse Word Church

    Lighthouse Word Church is hosting a Patriotic Service on Sunday, July 1, at 10:30 am, in honor of our independence as a nation.  
    Special guests include keynote speaker Chiefland Police Chief Robert Douglas, State Attorney Bill Cervone, 8th Judicial Circuit Judge David Glant, Levy County Judge James T. “Tim” Browning and many other city and county officials.  
    Patriotic music and voter registration will also be featured at the service.
    The public is invited to join in the celebration.

  • Ham radio operators hold annual field day this weekend

    Amateur radio operators, known as hams, from the Tri-County area will be gathering for their annual Field Day on Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24.

  • LARC vs political candidates Saturday

       You see their names all over Levy County, but do you know the faces of the many people who are running for political office? The Levy Association for Retarded Citizens has planned a showcase for the candidates to introduce themselves at an invitational softball challenge.
       The LARC softball team has invited all candidates running for political office to a face-off two-inning softball game. A second game will be played by two teams made up of political candidates picked at random to play against each other in a three-inning face off.

  • 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.