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Things to do, places to go, people to see

July

Movie In The Park For Grownups

The city of Williston will present Movie in the Park Friday, July 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Heritage Park Pavilion.

Please bring a chair or blanket and come and enjoy a grown-up friendly movie with free popcorn and drinks provided and sponsored by the First United Methodist Church Youth Group and Maguire’s Auto Repair.

Ongoing

Total Fitness Class

Each Tuesday and Thursday from 10-11 a.m., a total fitness class is held at the Bronson Community Church, next to Levy County Transit.

Donna, the certified instructor from the Cooper Insitute of Aerobics, focuses on a full body workout using a number of strategies including: free weights, resistant bands, aerobics, Zumba and Tai Bo.

A $2 donation is requested.

Square Dancing

Clover Squares will be dark (no dance) July 12. Dancing will resume with the square dance class at 6:30 and dance at 7 p.m. July 19 at the Williston Crossings RV Resort, 410 NE 5th St., Williston.

There will be a special "Christmas in July" dance to benefit the Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospital Saturday, July 8 at 2:30 p.m. at the same location.

For more information, call 352-528-3323.

No One Dies Alone Program

Haven Hospice believes that we can assist with reducing the number of patients who die alone with our new Volunteer Based Program “No One Dies Alone”. This program will be volunteer driven and will be available to help patients and families during their journey.

Haven is actively recruiting volunteers who may be interested in volunteering for the No One Dies Alone Volunteer Program. This program will be offered to our families in all areas served by Haven Hospice. The volunteers will be specially trained and have a deep desire to help in end of life visitations. If you would like more information on this program or are interested in volunteering please contact Vondla Sullivan, Volunteer Coordinator, 352-493-2333 or vdsullivan@havenhospice.org.

Lions Club Meeting

The Williston Lions Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. at the clubhouse, 401 SE 6th Ave., Williston.

The club hosts regular weekly and monthly events for all to participate and is always accepting new members and volunteers who want to help out in our community. Guests are welcome anytime.

Future events are being planned and the club would appreciate your assistance. Call 352-214-3315 or 352-362-6553.

• Wednesdays: The Children’s Table is at the Club from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

• Thursdays: Bingo at the Club at 2 p.m. and again at 6 p.m. Bring a new friend or canned goods for free cards.

• Every Saturday: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Indoor Flea Market/ Thrift Store. Vendors can set up outside for free.

Offering FREE Eyesight Screenings for adults and children over 7.

WE SOAR Summer Programs

WE SOAR, Inc. will host its 2017 Summer Enrichment Program through Aug. 12 offering piano/keyboard lessons, drums/percussion lessons, dance, pantomime and drama.

Sessions will start in the evening from 6:30-8/9 p.m. at various locations.

For more information, call 352-361-6528 or email wesoar06@hotmail.com.

JBE Kindergarten Registration

Registration for kindergarten continues at Joyce Bullock Elementary. Class/teacher placement will begin in mid-June.

To register, you will need your child’s birth certificate, Social Security card, immunization records and a physical that cannot be more than one year old from the start of the school year.

• Incoming kindergarten students must be 5 on or before Sept. 1

• Screening dates will be scheduled when packets are submitted

• Students enrolled in Williston daycares will be screened at daycare

• School begins Aug. 10 but not for all kindergartners, due to the staggered start

• Packets are available at the school Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.

• If your child attends JBE Pre-K, he is automatically registered for kindergarten. Updated physicals and immunizations are needed.

• Find updated school information and the school calendar on the school website jbe.levyschools.org and like it on Facebook. Questions? Call 352-528-3341

• Sign up for school text messages by sending @jbefam to 81010

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.