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  • The color is purple so get out your decorations as Tri- County officials have declared Monday, April 28, as “Paint the Town Purple Day.” This is an activity of the American Cancer Society in an effort to promote cancer awareness and gives individuals, teams and communities an opportunity to fight back against cancer.

  • The Dixie County Historical Society will hold its annual swamp cabbage cookoff on April 26 starting at 10 a.m. at 761 S.E. Highway 349 South, Old Town. The winner is determined by public vote, so come out early and vote. 

    There will be live music, karaoke, lots of food and beverages. 

    Vendors are welcome; there is no fee. 

    For more information, call 352-542-0047.

  • There will be an Easter egg hunt at Strickland Park Saturday, from 9 a.m. until noon. Egg hunts start at 10 a.m.

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  • Join in for a day of cycling to help support public education in Levy County on Saturday, April 19.

  • If a serious accident or illness should happen, is there someone you trust who can make healthcare decisions for you? What are your wishes? Who should know? 

  •  Easter Services

  • The Levy County Commission is donating a 2006 ambulance with more than 304,418 miles on it is being decommissioned and donated to a Nigerian mission of the Williston Church of God and Morriston Baptist churches.

  • Jacob Pitts is not a man to sit idle.

  • Want to see if you can save money on your prescription drug costs? Can't afford to have the Medicare Part B Premium come out of your check every month? Are you new to Medicare and not sure of your options?

  • Pre-school Story Time

  • The Walking Club is starting again. All interested in walking during the evening hours are welcome to come along. There are no gimmicks. We'll just be walking, enjoying good conversation and making new friends.

    We will start walking at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and will meet at the Chiefland Skateboard Park.

    The goal will be to walk two miles or as much as you can. If you don't want to walk, bring your bike and ride along with us. Remember, there is safety in walking together. Everyone is invited.  

  • Spring is just around the corner and your garden will soon be producing tons of vegetables and fruits.  Or you may want to take advantage of farmer’s markets, road-side stands or you-pick operations located nearby. Preserving some of that food for use later in the year will give you great taste and good nutrition and will also make memories for a lifetime.

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  • The College of Central Florida invites students, parents and community members to 2014 Preview Night April 3. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd., Chiefland.
    The college will showcase the many career and educational opportunities it offers with exhibits and workshops on dual enrollment, admissions and financial aid, workforce and certificate programs, teacher education opportunities and advanced degrees, including CF’s baccalaureate programs. Visit one or several information sessions.

  • A seminar on the abuse and treatment of illegal and prescription drugs will be held at Westside Church of Christ — 816 S.W. 5th St., Chiefland — at 5 p.m., March 29.
    The event is open to the community and will feature speakers Ray Tremblay, of the Chiefland Police Department, Levy County Sheriff Bobby McCallum, Pastor Joseph Wilcox and Biblical counselor Icer Roberts.
    The organizers of the seminar hope it will help bring about positive changes in the community. The seminar will be followed by refreshments and prizes.

  •  Church luncheon

  • Join in for a day of cycling to help support public education in Levy County April 19.