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Today's Features

  • Tomorrow's Equestrian Center Therapeutic Riding Program held their annual Totally TEC horse show at the farm on Sunday, Feb. 28.

    The horse show gives all of the riders an opportunity to showcase what they have accomplished as some riders do not qualify for Special Olympics. They had 20 riders each compete in two classes – one trail and one equitation.

    Equestrian Center volunteer judges were Kristina Olsen and Beth O'Rourke from Far Out Farm.

  • The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, will host “Uncorked,” an evening of ARTFUL Dining, Sunday, April 24, from 4-6 p.m. at Dakotah Winery, 14365 U.S. 19, Chiefland.

    Guests will savor hors d’oeuvres and Dakotah’s most popular wines on a verandah overlooking the winery’s wildlife refuge, koi pond and wood ducks. Enjoy classical guitar by Pete Smith and the onsite pop-up gallery featuring artists from Charlie Parker Pottery; artwork is available for purchase.

  • Thursdays

    Homemakers

    meeting

    The Levy County Home & Community Educators group meets the third Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. at the UF/IFAS Extension office at 625 N. Hathaway Ave., Bronson. There are no meetings during the summer months. For more information call 352-486-5131.

    Library Friends meeting

  • The rain did not deter a small crowd that came out for Fanning Springs' annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday.

    Angelena Hall of Chiefland fills her bucket with the eggs stuffed with candy by the Fanning Springs Fire Department and other volunteers. 

  • The 2016 and ninth annual Trenton’s Suwannee Valley Quilt Festival will be held on Saturday, March 19 in Trenton. This year the hours have been extended. The festival will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m., one hour later than in past years.

    The festival features quilt displays throughout downtown Trenton contributed by individuals and groups. Quilt and craft vendors line Main Street and fill the Old Depot.

  • Thursday,

    March 17

    St. Patrick's Day

    Talk on

    understanding

    emergent ecologies

    The Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve Education Center presents Wild Monkeys in Florida? Understanding Emergent Ecologies by Eben Kirskey of Princeton University, on Thursday, March 17 at 5 p.m. The Educational Center is at 1001 Old Rock Road, Yankeetown.

    Thursdays

    Library Friends meeting

  • The Suwannee River Moose Lodge 325 in Fanning Springs hosted a very special guest last Friday.

    Terry L. Walls, supreme governor of the Loyal Order of the Moose, spent the day with members and other special guests on a stop in his travels throughout Florida. He traveled from Oklahoma for the trip.

    "Part of my goal when I come in to the field is to thank people and encourage them to keep doing what they're doing," Walls said. He strives to inspire people and let them know all their efforts make a difference.

  • Thursday,

    March 10

    WWII Veterans

    meeting

    All World War II veterans are invited to attend the WWII Veterans meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 10 at Cherry's Steak & Seafood in Trenton.

    Come join the camaraderie, bring your spouse, a friend or a fellow veteran. For more information, call Virginia Lewis at 352-528-2310.

    Junior Class Fundraiser

  • St. Alban's Episcopal Church Women are hosting their Annual $2 Ice Cream Social and Chinese Auction on Sunday, March 6 from noon to 2 p.m.

    There will be many auction items to take a chance on while enjoying the goodies.

    Tickets can be purchased at the door. The church is located 4 miles north of Walmart on U.S. Route 19.  

  • Thursdays

    Library Friends meeting

    The Friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library (FLCPL), the Chiefland branch of the Levy County Public Library System, meet on the second Thursday of the month, except in July and August, at 11 a.m. at the library, 104 N.E. 3rd St., Chiefland.

    The Friends support the library by promoting the library’s programs and resources and through fund-raising projects to purchase reading materials, books on tape, videos, operating supplies and minor equipment.  There are no dues.