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  • Community Calendar for April 7

    Today

    Haven memorial service
    The Haven Hospice Love and Remembrance Memorial is 6 p.m. at the Haven Hospice Tri-Counties Care Center, 311 N.E. 9th Street, Chiefland. The memorial is open to anyone in the community who has lost a loved one. Attendees are encouraged to bring pictures and mementos of loved ones that can be placed on our Table of Memories. Refreshments will be served. Registration is not required.  For more information, call Haven Hospice at 352-493-2333.

    Friday-Saturday

  • Egg hunts, story times at libraries

       The Levy Public Library System will be having Easter egg hunts at the library branches. Luther Callaway Public Library in Chiefland will have its hunt at 4:30 p.m. on April 14. Bronson Public Library will have its hunt at 4:30 p.m. on April 18. A.F. Knotts Public Library will have its hunt at 3 p.m. on April 19 and the Williston Public Library's hunt will be at 4:30 p.m. on April 21. Kids of all ages are welcome and will be able to take their eggs and buckets home with them. Large groups are welcome, but please let your librarian know in advance.

  • Fanning to host Springs and Blooms Garden Festival

    Celebrate the colors, textures and shapes
     of north Florida landscapes

       Fanning Springs State Park will host its annual spring garden festival Saturday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A variety of native plants will be for sale, and techniques for environmentally friendly watering, fertilizing and controlling pest will be demonstrated.

  • Public Library Activities

    Levy County Public
    Library Activities
    n 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.
    • Luther Callaway Public Library, Chiefland —  Monday, March 28, 11 a.m. - Funny Stories and Silly Songs Theme.

    n Afterschool All-Ages Craft Programs
    Duct Tape Crafts

  • Chili cook-off this weekend

    AMVETS Auxiliary No. 88 is hosting the 2nd Annual Chili-Cookoff on Saturday, March 26 at noon. The public is invited to participate.  Registration is $10 at the door. Pre-registration can be done at the Post, 10050 N.E. State Road 24, Bronson.
    Entries — the prepared chili — must be at the AMVETS Post 88 by noon.  Each contestant is responsible for cleaning up the area at the end of the day. True chili is defined as any kind of meat or combination of meats cooked with chili peppers, various other spices and other ingredients.The judging is at 3 p.m.

  • Community Calendar for March 24

    Sunday, March 27

    County Fair Karaoke Contest
     The Levy County Fair's Karaoke Contest continues on at Coconuts in Cedar Key at 1 p.m. and at the Masonic Lodge in Williston at 1 p.m.

    Friday - Saturday

    Yard sale
    Chiefland HCE will be having its 3rd Annual Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 816 Park Ave. in Chiefland. If you have any donations, call Helen at 352-493-2943 or Jenny at 352-493-1798.

    Saturday

  • Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park Schedule

    n March 19 — 1-4 p.m. — Annual Wedding Expo in the Grande Hall: Free admission, door prizes including a grand prize, a bridal fashion show by the Glass Slipper Bridal with its entire San Patrick Collection by Pronovias,  DJs, wedding planners, wedding and reception decorators, photographers travel agents, a wine tasting by Suwannee River Valley Winery, hair stylists, makeup artists, Misty Edge Carraige Rides, a limo service provider and other event specialists.

  • Community Calendar for the week of March 17

    Today, March 17

    Boiled dinner at St. John the Evangelist
    A traditional boiled St. Patrick’s Day dinner is on the menu at St. John the Evangelist Church in Chiefland, 4050 N.W. Highway 27A, going towards Bronson. The dinner — corned beef, cabbage, Irish potatoes, carrots, dessert and beverage — is served 5-7 p.m.  for $5 for children and $7 for adults. For information, call 352-493-9723.
    Proceeds benefit the St. Vincent De Paul food closet. A donation of non-perishable food items is appreciated.

  • Free evening of Bluegrass

    A free evening of Bluegrass and Bluegrass Gospel music with Big Cypress Bluegrass and other bands at 6-9 p.m. Saturday, March 5, will be hosted by the Dixie County Historical Society .
    The performance is at the Old Town Elementary School Auditorium, on State Road 349 and County Road 55A.
     

  • Bronson Blue Springs open for spring break

    Bronson Blue Springs will be opened for spring break from March 12-20 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is still $1, though children under 5 are free.
    There’s no lifeguard on duty, and children must be accompanied by an adult.