Features http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/features/todaysfeatures en AARP driving class Feb. 7 in Chiefland http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/aarp-driving-class-feb-7-chiefland <p> The AARP Driver Safety Course for Seniors will be held at Haven Hospice Community Center, 311 NE 9th St., Chiefland. The one-day class will start at 9 a.m.: Feb. 7, Mar. 14, Apr 18, final class May 9, 2017 Call (352) 727 9542.</p> <p> There are no tests. Class Fee: AARP Members $15, nonmember $20. The certificate of completion is valid for a discount on automobile insurance policies for three years. We plan to have lots of fun and show strategies to stop the CRASH which can cause injuries or death, so come join us.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Historical society has three talks on Civil War http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/historical-society-has-three-talks-civil-war <p> On Saturday, Jan. 14, the Levy County Historical Society will present the first of three presentations which tell about the invasion of the Civil War into Florida. Everyone with an interest in the history and heritage of Florida is invited to join us at this free event to learn more about this time in our history.</p> Players hold auditions Saturday for mystery http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/players-hold-auditions-saturday-mystery <p> Suwannee Valley Players is pleased to announce auditions for that classic murder mystery, &ldquo;And Then There Were None.&rdquo;</p> <p> In this suspenseful drama, based on Agatha Christie&#39;s mystery tale, 10 strangers are summoned to a remote island. While they are waiting for the mysterious host, Mr. U.N. Owen to appear, a recording levels serious accusations at each of the guests, and soon they start being murdered, one by one. As the survivors try to keep their wits, they reach a disturbing conclusion: one of them must be the killer.</p> Community Calendar for the week of Jan. 5 http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/community-calendar-week-jan-5-0 <p> Today, Jan. 5</p> <p> High tea in</p> <p> Yankeetown</p> <p> Enjoy High Tea served with Old Florida charm! Don&rsquo;t miss this weekly event on Thursdays at 3 p.m. on the Withlacoochee River in quaint Yankeetown.</p> <p> Register your table of friends or simply come to meet new people. Nice sandwiches and treats accompany your choice of tea.</p> <p> Cost is $10 per person at The Riverside Inn, 6301 Riverside Drive, in Yankeetown.</p> <p> For more information, call 352-447-2595.</p> <p> Thursdays</p> <p> Library Friends</p> <p> meet at Callaway</p> Talent show at the Chief http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/talent-show-chief <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/screen_shot_2017-01-04_at_3.14.03_pm.png" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="102" height="85" /><p> The Tri-County area is full of future stars, and Saturday, Jan. 7 will be your chance to see them before they make it big!</p> <p> We have singers, dancers, martial artists, comedians and more all set to take you &ldquo;Back to The Eighties&rdquo;. Talented artists both young and old will vie for the prize money and the title of Tri-County&rsquo;s Most Talented of 2016.</p> Community calendar for the week of Dec. 22 http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/community-calendar-week-dec-22 <p> Through Dec. 30</p> <p> Trains return to CF</p> <p> &ldquo;Trains at the Holidays&rdquo; is at the College of Central Florida through Dec. 30 at the Webber Center, 3001 S.W. College Road, Ocala. Admission is free.</p> <p> Built and operated by members of Ocala Model Railroaders, the exhibit features modular train layouts inspired by histirucal local landmarks such as Six Gun Territory.</p> <p> The exhibit is open daily during special gallery hours from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be closed Dec. 24-25.</p> <p> For more information call 352-873-5809.</p> Wreaths Across America keeps veterans in mind at holiday http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/wreaths-across-america-keeps-veterans-mind-holiday <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_9709.jpg" alt="A Cub Scout reads the name of a veteran and their service as he prepares to place a wreath on the grave. " title="A Cub Scout reads the name of a veteran and their service as he prepares to place a wreath on the grave. " align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> Jacqueline Smith Martin instructed her two granddaughters Kherington and Jordan to read the name on the gravestone, salute, place the wreath on the grave and then to say the name again.</p> <p> She brought her girls out to pay their respects at the AMVETS Post 88 Wreaths Across America ceremony on a bright, sunny Saturday at Rosemary Cemetery in Bronson.</p> <p> Nearby three troops of Cub Scouts searched for veterans graves on which to place the wereaths provided by the AMVETS, their Auxiliary, Sons and Roders posts.</p> Celebrating the Christmas spirit http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/celebrating-christmas-spirit <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/15391124_1829178804019689_3585303318236963388_n.jpg" alt="For the first time, the pre-kindergarten classes had a Christmas program of their own at Chiefland Elementary School. " title="For the first time, the pre-kindergarten classes had a Christmas program of their own at Chiefland Elementary School. " align="left" hspace="6" width="97" height="85" /><p> The CES Chorus and all grade levels recentlry held their annual Christmas programs.&nbsp; The chorus under the direction of Roxanne Simpson, music teacher, tickled the funny bones with a musical about Reindeer flight school.&nbsp; They performed this all three nights followed by grade levels singing Christmas songs.</p> <p> Pre-K had a night to themselves as they entertained their audience with favorite traditional songs of the season.&nbsp; Each class had their own costumes.&nbsp; Elves, reindeer and snowmen stole the show with their program!</p>