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Williston offers free movies and more
Published July 18, 2019 at 9:09 p.m.

     WILLISTON -- Join the City of Williston and First United Methodist Church of Williston for free movies, and free popcorn and drinks.


 

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     All of the movie are in Heritage Park.
     All of the movies start at 7 p.m. Movie-goers are reminded to bring a lawn chair or blanket.
     Popcorn and drinks will be provided.
     Following are the Friday movies scheduled:
     * July 19 - Incredibles 2
     * July 26 - Mary Poppins Returns
     * Aug. 2 - Johnny English Strikes Again
     * Aug. 9 - The Adventures of Robin Hood

 


Cedar Key children's art exhibit
scheduled for July 19 show;

Works created during the
2019 Cedar Key Arts Center
Elementary Summer Art Program and
Teen Art Program are slated for display 


Cedar Key
This photo is from the 2018 Exhibit.

Story and Photos
Provided By Patricia Jett of the Cedar Key Arts Center
Published July 7, 2019 at 8:09 a.m.
     CEDAR KEY --
On July 19, from 10:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. an exhibit of the work created during the two-week Elementary Summer Art Program and the Teen Art Program is scheduled to be on display at Cedar Key Arts Center, 457 Second St.

 


Cedar Key
This photo is from the first day of the 2018 Elementary Summer Art Program.

     Everyone is invited to attend. The students are allowed to take their artwork down at 11:30 a.m. So, visitors are reminded to arrive there early to view the work and talk to the artists.
     Starting at 9 a.m. on July 8, there will be nine days of creating at the Cedar Key Arts Center -- orchestrated by art teacher Jessica Rothbard with assistance from Rylee Smith.
     Twenty-two students from the ages of 6 to 11 years old are scheduled to explore different mediums to produce their unique work.
     At 1 p.m. that same day, the teens are slated to begin their program by constructing a clay vessel with Amy Gernhardt. The following Tuesday, the vessel will be glazed.
     On Tuesday, students will be set to explore printmaking with Jessica Rothbard. Virginia Stevenson is on the schedule to teach silk painting on Wednesday and Thursday. On Friday, instructor Dave Treharne is slated to have students designing and laying out a mosaic tile, which will be grouted on the following Monday.  Bunny Hand is set to lead the sessions on Thursday and Friday with crazy quilting.

 


School House Rock Live Jr.
Onstage in Chiefland
July 19-21 and 26-28

Chiefland
Most of us can remember turning on the Saturday morning cartoons and watching Schoolhouse Rock. Now you can relive some of those great moments at the Chief Theater in Chiefland with the cast of Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr.! These amazing kids will bring back old favorites like “Conjunction Junction”, “I’m Just a Bill”, “Three is a Magic Number” and many others. The Suwannee Valley Players are thrilled to present SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! JR through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI) and directed by Rebecca Locklear. Call 352-443-9096 to reserve a seat! Show dates are July 19-21 and 26-28. The play begins at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children.
Published July 2, 2019 at 9:09 p.m.

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Free program offered to help
care for someone with dementia;

Register now - limited spaces
Published June 28, 2019 at 4:09 p.m.
     TRENTON --
The Savvy Caregiver program is a FREE, seven-week training designed for caregivers who assist persons with dementia including Alzheimer’s disease.
Gilchrist County     This program is scheduled to be on Mondays, Aug. 12 through Sept. 30 (no class on Sept. 2), from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. each class.
     Classes will be at the Gilchrist County Public Library, 105 N.E. 11th Ave. in Trenton.
     Throughout the series, participants will
    ♦ Differentiate the types of dementia and the progression of the disease.
    ♦ Improve caregiver self-care skills.
    ♦ Gain confidence to set and alter caregiving goals.
    ♦ Learn skills on responding to dementia behaviors.
    ♦ Increase opportunities for family involvement.
     Individuals are urged to register today, because space is limited.
     Register by calling Renee Horne at 352-692-5226 OR online at http://agingresources.org/savvy-caregiver-for-families/
     Savvy Caregiver Training is offered by Elder Options, the Mid-Florida Area Agency on Aging. The Helpline is 800-963-5337

 


AARP Smart Driver classes
listed for July and August

Published June 25, 2019 at 12:19 p.m.
     GAINESVILLE
-- Lydria LeGrow of AARP provides the locations, dates and times for AARP Smart driver classes.
     These are the three host addresses. These locations are all in Gainesville.
* Trinity United Methodist Church, 4000 N.W. 53rd Ave.
* The Atrium, 2431 N.W. 41st St.
* Alachua County Senior Rec. Center, 5701 N.W. 34th St./Blvd.
 

JULY
Wed., July 17, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., AARP Smart Driver class for seniors 55+. Alachua County Senior Recreation Center, Gainesville. AARP Member $15, non-members $20. The Certificate gives a three-year insurance discount. No tests. Register 352-333-3036.
Wed., July 31, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., AARP Smart Driver class for seniors 55+. The Atrium, Gainesville. AARP Members $15, non-members $20. No tests. The Certificate gives a three-year insurance
discount. No tests. Register 352-333-3036
 

AUGUST
Thurs. Aug., 8, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. AARP Smart Driver class for seniors 55+. Trinity United Methodist Church, Gainesville. AARP Members $15, non-members $20. The Certificate gives a three-year insurance discount. Register 352-333-3036.
Wed. Aug., 21, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. AARP Smart Driver class for seniors 55+. Alachua County Senior Recreation Center, Gainesville. AARP Members $15, non-members $20. The Certificate gives a three-year insurance discount. Register 352-333-3036.
Mon. Aug., 26, 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. AARP Smart Driver class for seniors 55+. Millhopper Branch Library, Gainesville. AARP Members $15, non-members $20. The Certificate gives a three-year insurance discount. Register 352-333-3036.

 


(F)Actor Theatre Company
and CF present
‘[title of show]’ July 26-28

Published June 24, 2019 at 6:29 a.m.
     OCALA --
The College of Central Florida’s Musical Theatre Department will collaborate with (F)Actor Theatre Company to present “[title of show],” Friday and Saturday, July 26-27, starting at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 28, at 3 p.m., in the Black Box Theatre located in the Dassance Fine Arts Center, 3001 S.W. College Road.
     “[title of show]” is about two self-confessed nobodies in New York who make a pact to write an original musical and submit it to a festival in three weeks. As the deadline looms the team decides to set off on a unique musical adventure: writing a musical about writing a musical. In this intelligent, playful, loveable musical, the audience is treated to an insider’s look at the tough work of being a creative artist. The music and lyrics are by Jeff Bowen and the book is written by Hunter Bell.
     This show is directed by Janet Shelley from West Port High School’s Marion County Center of the Arts and is produced with special permission from Rogers and Hammerstein Theatricals. The music director is Jason Longtin, associate professor of music at CF, and scenic designer is Joey Coombs, CF graduate. The show was a Tony nominee for Best Book of a Musical in 2009.
     This show contains adult content and language, and is recommended for audiences age 21 and older. Tickets are $18. Purchase your tickets early due to limited seating in the Black Box Theatre. For tickets and more information, call the CF Box Office at 352-873-5810. The box office is located in the lobby of the Fine Arts Center and is open from 1-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and is closed on Friday.

 


 

Bilingual poll workers
needed for 2020 Election Cycle

Published June 14, 2019 at 10:09 a.m.
     BRONSON --
Levy County Supervisor of Elections Tammy Jones is looking for bilingual Poll Workers to staff voting locations for the upcoming 2020 election cycle.
     The Elections Office is seeking Poll Workers who are able to understand, speak, write and read English and Spanish. These workers will help provide effective translation assistance to Spanish-speaking voters at the polls on Election Day and during Early Voting.
     To qualify to serve as a Poll Worker an individual must be registered to vote in Levy County.
     Poll Workers are also required to:
     ● Complete online and in person training;
     ● Work long hours; and
     ● Perform all of the duties required of them on Election Day.
     Please note, candidates and immediate family members of candidates are not allowed to serve as Poll Workers.
     For more information, please call 352-486-5163 or email kearston@votelevy.com.

 


Free sewing workshop available
for kids 10 & older July 18-19

     CHIEFLAND -- The Tri-County Community Resource Center, located at 15 N. Main St. (U.S. Highway 19) in Chiefland, is currently accepting registrations for a Youth Sewing Workshop, scheduled for July 18-19.
     This free activity will teach basic machine sewing skills and is appropriate for children ages 10 years and older. Participants will choose up to two projects to complete. All materials are provided and no prior sewing skills are required. Call 352-507-4000 to reserve a spot for the child.

  

 


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COMMUNITY CALENDAR
     Publisher’s Note: All events are listed chronologically. Please email announcements to hardisonink@gmail.com. Please look ahead on the Calendar and RSVP if the organizer requests that. Please check daily. Things change. If you do not see a notice that was sent, please send it again. Include a name and address when submitting events, so we can confirm them and so people can contact the sender for more information. TO SUBMIT AN EVENT, PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO hardisonink@gmail.com. Please include the date, time and place. Please note if it is free and open to the public. Please note if reservations are required. Please provide a contact method for people who want more information.

July 23, Tuesday
     1-5 p.m. –
The United States Attorney’s Civil Rights Working Group, Middle District of Florida, is scheduled to sponsor the Protecting Places Of Worship Forum at the College of Central Florida’s Webber Center, 3001 S.W. College Road, in Ocala. This forum is slated to feature the:
• U.S. Attorney’s Office;
• Office of Statewide Prosecution;
• U.S. Department of Homeland Security, CISA;
• FBI;
• U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service;
• Ocala Police Department; and the
• Marion County Sheriff’s Office
There is Limited Seating. Please RSVP. No cost to attend. Register by clicking HERE.

July 27, Saturday

     9 a.m. - 12 p.m. -- Free school supplies are scheduled to be given away at the Eighth Annual Epic End of Summer (Back to School) Bash at the Chiefland Trailhead Park, which includes the section of the Nature Coast State Trail -- west from the Historic Chiefland Train Depot (which is a trailhead). Chiefland Trailhead Park is generally in the area of Southwest Second Avenue and Southwest Third Avenue, and from Main Street (U.S. Highway 19) to Southwest Second Street, south of Park Avenue and west of U.S. 19. This Epic End of Summer Bash event was started many years ago by former First United Methodist Church of Chiefland Pastor Terry Wines. Former First UMC of Chiefland Pastor Alex Christian worked with Pastor Lance Hayes of Potter House Exalting of Chiefland to combine forces to have the event at the Trailhead Park this year, rather than at the First UMC of Chiefland. This year, there are in excess of 600 backpacks filled with school supplies scheduled to be available for students in grades K-12. There are exhibitor booths, music, food and more planned to be at this event too. The name of the new pastor at First United Methodist Church of Chiefland is Richard Blue Jr.
This year's event is sponsored by the First United Methodist Church of Chiefland, the Florida Department of Health - Levy County, Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Potter's House Exalting, the Tobacco-Free Partnership of Levy County and the Tri-County Community Resource Center.
     10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – A dog wash, including blow dry and nail trim – is scheduled to be at the Tractor Supply Co. retail outlet in the Winn Dixie Shopping Center on U.S. Highway 19, across the street from Walmart. Cuffs & Collars has scheduled the dog wash to raise funds to support the shelter dog obedience training program  at Lancaster Correctional Institution. The Cuffs & Collars program gives shelter dogs a second chance for a loving home. Come out and join us with your best four-legged buddy. We will pamper your buddy with plenty of TLC. For more information, call 352-493-4857 and leave a message

Aug. 6, Tuesday
     3:30 p.m. --
A meeting of the Tobacco Free Partnership is scheduled to be held at the Capital City Bank in Chiefland. Community Health Advocate Kristina Zachry, MPH, of the QuitDoc Foundation requests people who plan to attend to send an RSVP of their plant for attendance by  email to KZachry@QuitDoc.com.

    


SHINE
August SHINE Counseling
Published July 17, 2019 at 11:09 a.m.
(Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) - 1-800-963-5337
    
Following are the regular monthly days, times and places for senior citizen to visit with a SHINE representative.
     SHINE can help elderly people with information about insurance. SHINE volunteers provide health insurance information and free, unbiased, and confidential counseling assistance to Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers.

Dixie County
     * Dixie County Public Library (in Cross City) - Fourth Wednesday monthly from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Gilchrist County
     * Town of Bell Community Center - Third Wednesday monthly from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
     * Gilchrist County Public Library (in Trenton) - Fourth Wednesday monthly from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Levy County
     * Levy County Public Library (in Bronson) - First Wednesday monthly from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
     * Chiefland Senior Center - Third Wednesday monthly from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
     * Levy County Public Library (in Williston) - First Wednesday monthly from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
     * A.F. Knotts Public Library (in Yankeetown) - Second Wednesday monthly from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.



 

REGULAR WEEKLY MEETINGS

First Published Feb. 1, 2011
Updated May 15, 2019 at 7:09 a.m.

EVERY MONDAY

    12 p.m. – The Gilchrist County Rotary Club in the Gilchrist County Woman’s Club, 819 S.W. CR 339 (except on federal holidays). The club also meets at Akin's Barbecue three or four times a year - on random Monday afternoons. And normally this club does not meet the first Monday of the month. Instead, they meet for a Breakfast Fellowship at 8:30 a.m. on the first Wednesday of the month. Then this club has a Board and Membership Business Meeting on the 2nd Monday of each month at noon. All Gilchrist Rotarians are invited.
The rest of the month, these Rotarians meet for member-sponsored programs on Mondays at noon.
All meetings are at the Woman's Club in Trenton -- except those random meetings in Bell.

FIRST MONDAY
     6:30 p.m. --
The Williston High School Football Boosters' meeting is in the Williston High School Library. Meetings will continue year-round on the first Monday of every month. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

SECOND MONDAY
     9:30 a.m. --
Williston's AARP Chapter 912 meets at Williston City Hall, 50 N.W. Main St., Williston. This group meets at 9:30 a.m. each second Monday from September (2018) through May (2019) for coffee and socializing. The meetings start at 10 a.m.

     Noon -- The Dixie Education Foundation meets the second Monday of each month at the Dixie County Public Library, 16328 S.E.  U.S. Highway 19 in Cross City.
     7 p.m. -- The Suwannee Valley Players meet at the Chief Theater, 25 E. Park Ave, Chiefland. The players discuss things that relate to the theater and upcoming shows. Anyone wishing to attend is welcome and no acting experience is necessary. For more information, please leave a message by calling 352-493-2787 or email to SuwanneeValleyPlayers@gmail.com.

THIRD MONDAY
      6:30 p.m. --
The Levy County Republican Executive Committee's monthly meeting starts with food and fellowship at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. at a new location for these meetings: The Gathering Table, 116 N Main St. (U.S. Highway 19) in Chiefland. Everyone is invited to come hear from county leaders who will explain what's happening now or in the future of Levy County. Every meeting has informative Republican ideas, information and plans for the future in the county, state and nation.

LAST MONDAY
     6-7 p.m. --
The Friends of ForVets Inc., which is the lead organization for the Camp Valor project at Otter Springs Park and Campground, has scheduled meetings at the Gilchrist County Public Library, 105 N.E. 11th Ave., in Trenton, on the last Monday of every month, except that there is no monthly meeting in December. For more information, please contact Debbie Destin at 352-215-5476. Everyone is welcome. Volunteers are needed.
 
EVERY TUESDAY
    11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. –
Williston Rotary Club meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 247 N.E. First St., Williston.
     4-7 p.m. -- The Newberry Farmer's Market is on the corner of 254th Street and Newberry Road in downtown Newberry each Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Sellers are offering fresh veggies, meats, eggs, mushrooms, plants, honey, jams, pickled items, fruit, baked goods, boiled peanuts and more.
     7 p.m. -- Fanning Springs Community Church is participating in a ministry named "His Grounds," which is to help free from all addictions. This support group meets every Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. at Fanning Springs Community Church, 17930 N.W. 90th Court, in the City of  Fanning Springs, Florida 32693. Everyone is welcome! If you would like more information, please call Fanning Springs Community Church at 352-463-2602 or call Marcia at 352-535-3068.



THIRD TUESDAY
     10 a.m. - Noon --
A support group for grandparents raising grandchildren meets the third Tuesday of each month at First Baptist Church of Cross City, 16024 S.E. U.S. Highway 19, Cross City. Come join us for help, ideas and to be refreshed. Ideas are always appreciated for ways to help. You've got a tough job! Learn about school choices, stress relief and provide support to each other. Childcare is provided. For more information call Gigi 352-493-9183.

EVERY WEDNESDAY
     11 a.m. - Noon -- Tai Chi classes are being held Mondays and Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church of Chiefland, 707 N. Main St. Classes will be there up to the middle of December, minus Thanksgiving Week. This version of Tai Chi is for Balance Only and it can be done sitting in a chair if that would be more convenient for some. Please let us know if you are interested and you can call Gerry Jesk at 352-493-2842 and leave a message giving your name and phone number.
     11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. -- The Suwannee River Economic Council has a meal site in Williston open to people who are 60 years and older. Seniors will receive a hot, nutritious, balanced meal free of charge. Donations are accepted. It’s in Thompson Hall at St. Banabas Church at 521 N.W. First Ave. Please call 352-490-7055 ext. 1 by 9 a.m. on Wednesdays to assure there will be enough meals hot and ready to serve on that day.
     12 p.m. – Chiefland Rotary Club meets at The Gathering Table, 116 N. Main St. (U.S. Highway 19) in downtown Chiefland.
     12 p.m. – The Dixie County Rotary Club meets at the Cypress Inn Restaurant, 15568 N.W. U.S. Highway 19 in Cross City.

     7 p.m. -- The Youth Ministry Program Ignite 4:12 at Cornerstone Assembly of God continues from Sept. 18, to be each Wednesday. Director of Youth Ministry Chris Kirby said he looks forward to seeing young people come to this weekly event at Cornerstone Assembly Of God 1045 Sixth Blvd., in Williston.

FIRST WEDNESDAY
     10- 11 a.m. --
The first Wednesday of each month, interested individuals are invited to enjoy the "coffee club meeting," where Edward Jones Financial Advisor Kathryn Lancaster will discuss current updates on the market and economy in a relaxed, informal setting. This discussion is at the Edward Jones office, 220 N. Main St. (U.S. Highway 19), in Chiefland. Participants need to reserve a spot at the coffee club meeting by calling the office at 352-493-4948.

SECOND WEDNESDAY
      6:30 p.m. -- Toastmasters (Radiant Ridge Club) wants to help individuals with their speaking and leadership abilities. We do it by practicing, coaching and advising each other, in a non-threatening environment. We meet regularly on the second, fourth and fifth Wednesdays. Meetings are held at the First Baptist Church, Citrus Ave., in downtown Crystal River. Come visit us and see if you feel you would enjoy participating. We are always glad to have visitors. For more information on Radiant Ridge Toastmasters, please call Renate Wilms at 352-746-4598.

THIRD WEDNESDAY
     12 p.m. --
Every third Wednesday, there is a free community light lunch at Holy Family Catholic Church, 17353 N.E. U.S. Alt. 27 near Williston. Everyone is invited. For more information, please call 352-528-2893.

FOURTH WEDNESDAY
     6:30 p.m. --
Toastmasters (Radiant Ridge Club) wants to help individuals with their speaking and leadership abilities. We do it by practicing, coaching and advising each other, in a non-threatening environment. We meet regularly on the second, fourth and fifth Wednesdays. Meetings are held at the First Baptist Church, Citrus Ave., in downtown Crystal River. Come visit us and see if you feel you would enjoy participating. We are always glad to have visitors. For more information on Radiant Ridge Toastmasters, please call Renate Wilms at 352-746-4598.

FIFTH WEDNESDAY
     6:30 p.m. --
Toastmasters (Radiant Ridge Club) wants to help individuals with their speaking and leadership abilities. We do it by practicing, coaching and advising each other, in a non-threatening environment. We meet regularly on the second, fourth and fifth Wednesdays. Meetings are held at the First Baptist Church, Citrus Ave., in downtown Crystal River. Come visit us and see if you feel you would enjoy participating. We are always glad to have visitors. For more information on Radiant Ridge Toastmasters, please call Renate Wilms at 352-746-4598.

EVERY THURSDAY
    10:30 a.m. --
Rural food distribution is happening every Thursday at the United Methodist Church on the east side of U.S. Highway 19 about one block north of the traffic light in Old Town. This replaces the former distribution drop station that used to be at McCrabb Baptist Church.
     12 p.m. – Suwannee Valley Rotary Club meets at Haven Hospice, in Conference Building, 911 N. Young Blvd., in Chiefland.

      7-9 p.m. -- ForVets Inc. is holding Bingo games every Thursday night in the Spring Lodge at Otter Springs Park and Campground, 6470 S.W. 80th Ave., near Trenton, in Gilchrist County. All proceeds from the sales of snacks and beverages goes toward the Camp Valor Project at Otter Springs. Bingo etiquette is required. Call 352-463-0800.
      7 p.m. -- Yankeetown Inglis Woman's Club Bingo has restarted. The games begin at 7 p.m., in the club located at 5 56th St., Yankeetown. Stop in at 5 p.m. and shop in the Second to None Shoppe. At 6 p.m., you can eat before the games start. You don't have to play to eat, we have take out! There are always sandwiches and hot dogs available. For more information call 352-447-2057.
      7 p.m. -- There is Bingo every Thursday at the Williston Lions Club, 401 S.E. Sixth Ave. Contact Pamela Vamosi at 352-222-8267 or Deanna Barnard at 352-283-8828 for more information about the Lions Club of Williston.

FIRST THURSDAY
     11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. -- The Citizens For An Engaged Electorate conduct an open discussion and luncheon at Melanie's Restaurant 112 E. Noble Ave., in Williston. This meeting is free and open to the public. People who order lunch are responsible for paying their own bills for the food and drinks. This group discusses matters of public importance.
     7 p.m. --  The Levy County Beekeepers Club meets the first Thursday of each month at 4 West Park Ave., Chiefland. Anyone who is interested in bees, or in beekeeping is invited. Beekeepers are ready to answer questions, share ideas and more. You need not be a beekeeper to attend. For more information, please call Byron Teerlink at 352-493-2216, or Chappie McChesney at 386-462-2637 or Leon Bath at 352-493-2329.

SECOND THURSDAY
      11 a.m. -- The Friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library meet each second Thursday of the month at the library, 104 N.E. Third Street, in Chiefland. The Friends support the Luther Callaway Public Library by promoting the library's programs through fundraising projects to augment the library's budget for the purchase of reading materials, books on tape, videos, operating supplies and minor equipment. Prospective members and guests are welcome at the meeting. Membership is free. For more information call Friends President Ann Brown at 352-226-7413.
     11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Cornerstone Assembly of God, 1045 Sixth Blvd. in Williston offers a free lunch each second Thursday. All are welcome. For more information, please call  352-528-6880.

     Noon -- The Dixie County Chamber of Commerce meets the second Thursday of each month at the Dixie County Public Library, 16328 S.E.  U.S. Highway 19 in Cross City.
     1:30-3:30 p.m. -- There is an Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group  that meets in the Edward Jones Conference Room at 220 N. Main St. (U.S. Highway 19), Suite 2, in Chiefland. This support group creates a safe, confidential, supportive environment or community and a chance for participants to develop informal mutual support and social relationships. Participants will learn and be informed about dementia, and the group as a whole helps participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. RSVPs are required. Call the Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 to reserve a seat or to find more information.
      7 p.m. -- The Levy County Horse Club is scheduled to meet on the second Thursday of the month at
The Gathering Table Restaurant in Chiefland. Arrive earlier for dinner. Are you interested in horses and trailriding? Join us for our monthly social and check us out at http://www.levycountyhorseclub.com/.

THIRD THURSDAY
     7 - 8:30 p.m. --
The Citizens For An Engaged Electorate conduct a business/action meeting at the Williston Community Center, 50 N.W. Main St., Williston. This is free and open to the public. This group discusses matters of public importance.

EVERY FRIDAY
      7:15 a.m. -- The Citrus Business Network (CBN) exists to grow the business and profitability of our members by providing leads and referral information, sharing marketing ideas and utilizing each others' services. Everyone wants to do business with people they know, like and trust. The CBN allows us to develop that kind of relationship, not only with other members, but also with friends and business contacts. We meet Friday mornings at 7:30 a.m. at the Twisted Oak Country Club, in Beverly Hills. Breakfast and social time begins at 7:15. We would love to have you visit a meeting and see if CBN is right for you. Questions? Call Peg Weston at 352-586-2343.

EVERY FIRST FRIDAY

     6-9 p.m. -- Everyone is invited to join the fun at a family-friendly event in Cross City on the first Friday of the month. This event is a party without drugs or alcohol. Every first Friday, the Dixie County Anti-Drug Coalition sponsors a family-friendly Friday Night Done Right from in the city park behind the Dixie County Courthouse in Cross City. Everyone is welcome to enjoy for music, games and dancing. The event itself is free, but there are usually concessions for sale by local youth organizations. For more information, or to host a Friday Night Done Right of your own, please call Debby Sweem 352-210-2601 or visit www.community-together.org/friday.

EVERY THIRD FRIDAY
     6-9 p.m. -- Everyone is invited to join the fun at a family-friendly event in Old Town. This event is a party without drugs or alcohol. Every third Friday, the Dixie County Anti-Drug Coalition sponsors a family-friendly Friday Night Done Right from at the 1st District Community Center in Old Town (9223 N.E. 349 Highway). This is on Highway 349 about 10 miles north of the light in Old Town. Everyone is welcome to enjoy for music, games and dancing. The event itself is free, but there are usually concessions for sale by local  youth organizations. For more information, or to host a Friday Night Done Right of your own, please call Debby Sweem 352-210-2601 or visit www.community-together.org/friday.


SECOND SATURDAY
      8 a.m. --  The United Methodist Men of First United Methodist Church of Chiefland, 707 N. Main St. (U.S. Highway 19), hold a monthly breakfast meeting in the Fellowship Hall (basement) of the church in Chiefland. 
      9:45 a.m. -- C.A.N. (Community Alliance Network) meets at the Living Water Life Center (LWLC) 6491 S.E. 123 Terrace Morriston. We’re meeting to put together resources and ideas for growing, bartering, food storage, alternative energy and other forms of self-sufficiency. Join us to hear speakers from like-minded groups share their visions and help us form ours. We always look forward to meeting new people.
      10 a.m. – First United Methodist Church of Chiefland, 707 N. Main St. (U.S. Highway 19), holds a food distribution at the pavilion across the street from the church as part of the Food For Life mission every second and fourth Saturday.  A $3.50 donation is requested to help The Children's Table pay for diesel to pickup and distribute food. People who lack the $3.50 for the food are asked to volunteer some of their time if able.
     4 p.m. -- There is a “Community Round Table Meeting” at Inglis City Halle each second Saturday of each month. This is an open forum for residents of Inglis to come together to discuss area needs and views.

THIRD SATURDAY
     5:30 p.m. -- Everyone is invited to a Gospel Sing on the third Saturday of each month at St. Johns United Methodist Church, on the corner of Alachua County Roads 236 and 239, in Alachua. The mailing address is 10708 N.W. County Road 236. There will be a sign at corner of the intersection. Each month, there will also be a fellowship afterward with a covered dish meal.

FOURTH SATURDAY
     9 a.m. -- First United Methodist Church of Chiefland, 707 N. Main St. (U.S. Highway 19), holds a food distribution at the pavilion across the street from the church as part of the Food For Life mission.  A $3.50 donation is requested to help The Children's Table pay for diesel to pickup and distribute food. People who lack the $3.50 for the food are asked to volunteer some of their time if able. (There is no UMM in Chiefland in July and August.)
     9 a.m. - 1 p.m. -- The South Levy Marketplace, which is held the fourth Saturday of each month, happens in the Food Ranch Plaza, 40 U.S. Highway 19 N., just north of Follow That Dream Parkway (Levy County Road 40). Vendors provide goods, demonstrations and services. There are even free cat adoptions. Vendor spaces and quality yard sale spaces are 10x10 for $10. Civic groups and non-profit groups can have spaces for free. For more information, call 352-302-1771. 

LAST SATURDAY
     1-3 p.m. --
The Care for Caregivers group meets on the last Saturday of each month in the Williston City Hall Community Center, 50 N.W. Main St. in Williston. Williston has support for caregivers and their loved ones who have dementia.

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Rep. Charlie Stone's Office Hours
      LEVY COUNTY -- Rep. Charlie Stone (R-Ocala, Dist. 22) is scheduled to hold office hours on the first Tuesday of every month in Williston and Bronson, and the last Wednesday of every month in Chiefland and Cedar Key. This member of the Florida House of Representatives is the leader for constituents in Levy County and western Marion County.
Bronson: 9-11:30 a.m.
 Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building
 660 E. Hathaway Ave. (U.S. Alt. 27), Bronson
Williston: 1:30 - 4 p.m.
 Williston City Council Chambers
 50 N.W. Main St., Williston
 The state representative is holding office hours in Chiefland and Cedar Key on the last Wednesday every month.
Chiefland: 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
 Chiefland Historic Train Depot
 23 S.E. Second Ave., Chiefland
Cedar Key: 1:30 - 4 p.m.
 Cedar Key City Council Chambers
 490 Second St., Cedar Key

--UPDATED--
THURSDAY  JULY 18   9:09 p.m.
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City Of Williston Florida
 



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