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Thursday, April 21

 

Cattlemen Meeting

The Levy County Cattlemen and Landowners Association will have its spring meeting Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m. at Don Quincey’s home on the Suwannee River.

For more information, call the Levy County Extension Office at 486-5131 or 528-3119.

 

Friday, April 22

 

Egg Hunt

Food for Less, located at 633 E. Noble Ave., Williston, will have an Easter Egg hunt Friday, April 22 at 2 p.m.

The egg hunt will have many prizes for all ages, free food, face painting and egg dyeing. 

Families can register for free food and giveaways.

 

Tuesday, April 26

 

Jazz Concert

The Gainesville Friends of Jazz  will present Gary Langford & The Jazz Project Tuesday, April 26 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship located at 4225 NW 34th St., Gainesville. 

The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. This will be the last concert for the 2010-2011 concert series. A cash bar provides both adult beverages and soft drinks.

The fees are $20 general admission; $15 members and $10 students.

For more information call 352-379-0300 or www.gnvfriendsofjazz.org.

 

Saturday, April 30

 

Wild Hog Race

AMVETS Post 88 is gearing up for the 34th Annual Wild Hog Canoe & Kayak Race on April 30.  This marks the sixth year the post has hosted the race. Registration starts at 7:30.  You can visit the website at http://www.wildhog.wetpaint.com for information and print the racer’s registration form.  There is sure to be a category you can race in so get busy planning to have a great time at this year’s race.  

All proceeds go to help the Levy Association for Retarded Citizens.   

 For questions or information, please contact Margie McGarva at 352-486-2535.  

 

Upcoming

 

Nimitz Reunion

USS NIMITZ (CVN68) Association 14th Annual Reunion will be held Oct. 26-29 in Pensacola. Come help celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Naval  Aviation.

The banquet guest speaker will be NY Times best -selling author Stephen Coonts.  

Contact: Bill Paschall, 228-243-2699 or bpaschal@cableone.net or check out the  website: www.ussnimitzassociation.org for information. 

 

Orange Hill Cemetery 

People interested in the maintenance of Orange Hill Cemetery will meet at  7 p.m. May 3 at Whitehurst Chapel, First United Methodist Church

New members are encouraged.

 

 

FOL Book Sale

Friends of the Williston Library will hold its monthly book fair May 7 from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the City Hall Community Center 

Volunteers are needed to help set up Thursday night at 6 p.m.; Friday morning at 9 a.m. and then to clean up after the sale Saturday afternoon.

Roberta Bombonato, of Morriston, will be there selling and autographing her book, “An Unconventional Family”. She was here last month and was met with approval by all who spoke with her about writing.

Also as always the monies from the sale go to the library for books and other materials needed so much by the the library.

 

Ongoing

 

Mentors Needed

Unity Family Community Center (UFCC) is looking for men and women to become mentors for children of incarcerated parents. UFCC will be hosting mentor training for anyone who wishes to become a mentor. The training will consist of valuable information regarding how to become an effective mentor. Training will be held 9-11 a.m.

If you need additional information, please contact Ivy Gordon or NoSheika Beard at 352-529-2030 or email us at unityfamilycc@aol.com. Refreshments will  be served.

 

Volunteers Needed

Feisty Acres, a no-kill all-volunter cat rescue shelter, located between Bronson and Williston is in need of volunteers.

To learn more about Feisty Acres, or to volunteer, call Nute at (352) 528-2302, e-mail feistyedna@embarqmail.com or write: Feisty Acres, Inc, PO Box 693, Williston, FL  32696

 

AMVETS Bingo

AmVets Post 444, located on Alt-27 just past the BP station on the left side headed toward Bronson, has Bingo every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The games are open to the public.

 

Methodist Thrift Store

First United Methodist Church Mission Thrift store is open every Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The store is located at 25 SW 3rd St., Williston.

 

Lions Club

The Williston Lions Club hosts Bingo Thursday at 7 p.m., with two jackpots. Bring a friend and get a free game.

The flea market and Farmers’ Market is open Saturday from  8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Meetings are the second Tuesday of each month. Volunteers and new members welcome.

The club is located at 401 SE 6th St., Williston.