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Things to do, places to go, people to see

December

Walk To Bethlehem

Walk To Bethlehem is a narrated interactive journey.

The free event is located at 4551 SE SR121, Morriston between CR326 and CR464 and is open every evening through Dec. 23 from 7-9 p.m.

All are welcome to come out and stroll through the Christmas fantasyland, check out the many new displays, see Santa and enjoy refreshments, in addition to joining a caravan on the journey to Bethlehem.

This annual event is sponsored by Living Water Life Center, Morriston.

For more information, call Callie Fields at 352-438-4545.

WWII Vets Luncheon

WWII Vets and Proud of It will meet at 11 a.m. Dec. 14 at The Gathering Table in Chiefland.

 All vets, wives, caregivers and friends may attend. For more information, call Virginia Lewis at 352-528-2310.

Movie In The Park

It's an old fashioned movie fest Friday, Dec. 15 when the city of Williston hosts its monthly movie in the park.

This month will feature some of the older Christmas movies that perhaps you or your grandparents watched in their youth.

Come out at 6:30 p.m. and enjoy the classics with your family and friends.

As always, there is no charge and movie and drinks are also provided.

Be sure to bring a blanket or chair.

Pictures With Santa At Library

Children of all ages are invited to join us for a fun celebration of Christmas at their local library. Come listen to a Christmas story, make crafts, enjoy refreshments, and have pictures taken with Santa.

Plan to arrive early to see Santa. The pictures will be printed at the party for free.

The party at the Bronson Public Library is 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17 and in Williston is 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16.

Visit With Santa

Join Santa for milk and cookies from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 19 in Heritage Park Pavilion. A Christmas movie will also be shown.

Santa’s appearance in downtown Williston is brought to the boys and girls by the Williston Police Department, T.G. Lee Dairy, Winn-Dixie, and the Williston Fire Department

Ongoing

Music With Ms. Sarah

Ms. Sarah's Music Program for Pre-Schoolers continues at the Williston Public Library every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

The library is located at 10 SE 1st St., Williston.

 

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 11:30 a.m. All are welcome.

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

Square Dance Class/Dance

Effective Dec. 6, the time for the Clover Squares dance and class has changed.

The dance will be at 2 p.m. and the class at 4 p.m. Everyone over 10 years of age is invited to learn the US national folk dance.

The location is the same at Williston Crossings RV Park Community Center, 410 NE 5th Street, Williston.

For more information call 352-528-3323 or check our Facebook page.

Tri-County Pregnancy Center

Tri-County Pregnancy Center has phased out walk-ins at the Williston center.  Please call for an appointment.  The center is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

A non-profit organization, Tri-County Pregnancy Center exists to help women who are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy with emotional and practical assistance.  All of the services are free.

Call 352-528-0200 for more information.

Lions Club Meeting

The Williston Lions Club meets on the first Monday 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.

• Fridays: 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 Friday and 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.

American Legion Bingo

American Legion Post 236 of Bronson will have a grand re-opening of Bingo at 6 p.m. Jan. 8 and every Monday thereafter at the same time.

The Post will serve free hotdogs on opening night. Bring a friend and come join in the fun at the doublewide at 9550 Hwy 27 Alt toward Williston on the right hand side. Handicap parking is in the rear of the building.

Quarter Bingo will also start Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. starting Jan. 10 and every Wednesday thereafter.

For more information, call Margie at 352-317-5922 or Tom at 352-486-6721.

Williston Junior Horseman’s Club

NEW MEMBERS WANTED: The Junior Horseman’s Club invites all children ages 5-17 years to participate in a fun, mounted horse club.

The Williston Junior Horseman’s 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.

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

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

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.

If you would like more information or are interested in volunteering please contact Vondla Sullivan, Volunteer Coordinator, 352-493-2333 or vdsullivan@havenhospice.org.