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Things to do, places to go, people to see

April

WWII Vets

WW II Vets and Proud of it will meet Thursday, April 13 at 11 a.m. at Beef O Brady’s, located north of Chiefland at 7050 NE 140th St. off Hwy 19.

For more information, call Virginia at 528-2310.

Library Rock Painting

The Levy County Public Libraries will host rock painting at all its libraries in April. Open to all ages, the event will begin at 6 p.m. and all materials are provided.

Bring your family and join in the fun at the Bronson Library on April 17 or the Williston Library April 19.

CEE Meeting

Discussion will open with a report on the group’s meeting with Williston City Police when Citizens for an Engaged Electorate meets Thursday, April 20, at 7 p.m. at Williston Community Center.

Also on the agenda are: logistics for the May 6 town hall series with Rep. Dunn; the status of state legislation; community activities in Williston; updates on Congressional attempts to dismantle the U.S. Postal Service and information on the proposed federal budget. The meeting will wrap up with information on activities sponsored by other groups in our area.

The Community Center is located at 50 N.W. Main St., on the north side of the Walgreen's parking lot.

As always, the public is invited.

For more information, phone 352-465-8461 or e-mail citizensengaged2012@gmail.com.

Cattlemen Meeting

The Levy County Cattlemen and Landowners Association will hold its spring meeting Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. at Don Quincey’s river home located at 11751 NW 132nd Pl., Chiefland.

Anyone interested in joining is invited to attend.

If you would like additional information call the Levy County Extension Office 352-486-5131 or Devin Whitehurst 352-528-4724.

Timber Harvesting Class

The College of Central Florida will launch its new Timber Harvesting Equipment Program May 8. The deadline to apply for the program is Friday, April 28.

The eight-week noncredit program is designed to increase the number of workforce ready employees for the timber industry in North Central Florida.

Beginning May 8, students will participate in five weeks of classroom instruction followed by three weeks of field instruction with hands-on experience. Upon successful completion, students will earn Master Logger Certification, OSHA 10-hour Certification and CPR Certification and have the opportunity to interview with area logging contractors for immediate employment in the timber harvesting industry.

The timber program is being offered thanks to support from two grants: an $11,000 Big Bend Region Seed Grant from the Arlington, Virginia-based Conservation Fund and a $200,000 grant from Lyme Timber.

Car Show

The Third Annual Tom Muff Memorial Car Show will be at Holy Family Catholic Church, 17353 N.E. Hwy 27 Alt. Saturday, April 29. The show is open to all makes and models. The first 50 cars registered will receive dash plaques. There will be Top 25 and Best of Show awards, door prizes, 50/50, Angel House Thrift Shop, music by Big D  and other activities. Food and beverages available for purchase.

Registration is 8-10 a.m. and awards are at 2:30 p.m. Pre-registration is $15 by April 20 and is $20 the day of show. Download a registration flyer at http://holy-family-church.org/carshow.htm . For more info call Roberta at 352-528-5100, or email devlin@embarqmail.com.

Upcoming

And Then There Were None

Ten strangers, apparently with little in common, are lured to an island mansion off the coast of Devon by the mysterious U.N. Owen. Over dinner, a record begins to play, and the voice of an unseen host accuses each person of hiding a guilty secret. That evening, reckless driver Tony Marston is found murdered by a deadly dose of cyanide. The tension escalates as the survivors realize the killer is not only among them but is preparing to strike again… and again...

Come to the Chief Theater in Chiefland as the Suwannee Valley Players present Agatha Christie’s popular murder mystery “And Then There Were None” May 5-7, and 12-14.

Make your reservations now as seats are already filling up. Call 493-ARTS for more information.

Open box office hours are: April 11 6-8 p.m., April 13 7-9 p.m., April 18 6-8 p.m., April 29 9 -11 a.m. and May 2 6-8 p.m.

Ongoing

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous meets every Wednesday at the Mending Fences Treatment Center, 15530 West Hwy. 326, Morriston from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Alanon Meetings

Alanon meets at 7 p.m. every Monday at Midway Plaza.

Square Dancing

Clover Squares of Levy County dance class will begin Wednesday at 6:30 and the regular dance at 7:30 at the Williston Crossings RV Resort, 410 NE 5th Street, Williston.  For information or to check our holiday schedule, call 352-528-3323.

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Mobile Food Pantry

The second Thursday of each month there will be a mobile pantry sponsored by From the Heart Ministry at the Masonic Hall in Williston. The doors will open at 12:30 p.m. All are welcome.

For more information, call Loretta at 352-214- 5119.

Buy a Paver; Honor Veterans

The plan to unveil a veterans’/war memorial in Heritage Park is thousands of dollars away from fruition.

More than $20,000 is needed to erect the lighted memorial that will pay tribute to all branches of the armed forces.

The memorial, a project by the Williston Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), will also honor veterans – living and dead – with stone pavers at its base.

For $50 an individual can honor a veteran with a paver/brick that has space available for three lines to recognize the veteran’s service.

For more information, call the Williston Chamber of Commerce at 528-5552 or Carolyn at the Williston Pioneer at 528-3343.

Love Levy Help Center

Love Levy Community Help Center is open Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to assist residents with food, clothing and biblical guidance.

Junior Mounted Horse Club

The Junior Horseman’s Club invites all children ages 5-17 years to participate in a fun, mounted horse club.  If your child loves horses and wants to learn more, this is the club for them.  The Juniors Club offers bi-monthly mounted meetings, introductions to a wide variety of disciplines, trail rides, games, mini clinics, hippology, field trips and much more.  All disciplines, breeds and experience levels are welcome.

 Children with or without a horse are encouraged to participate.

Meetings are every other Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Williston Horse Park.

Costs are $10/year plus WHA yearly family membership ($40/year).

For more information, contact Candice and Scott Miller 845-518-1239/352-512-8284 Rmsranch@icloud.com.

AL Post 236 Bingo

American Legion Post 236 hosts Bingo every Monday at 6 p.m. There are all-inclusive bingo packs for purchase. If enough players are there early, there will be an "early bird" game. The last game of the night is a "winner take all" game. These two games are purchased separately if you wish to play.

The post is located at 9550 Hwy 27 Alt in Bronson. For more information, call 486-5003. Bingo daubers are sold there as well.