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Things to do, places to go, people to see

January

WWII Vets

World War II veterans will meet at 11 a.m. Jan. 11 at Cherry's Restaurant in Trenton.

Contact Virginia Lewis at 352-528-2310 for more information.

HandiCapable Meeting

HandiCapable Sportspeople will meet noon, Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Black Prong Trail Head, located on CR 337 south of Bronson.

A free pulled pork sandwich will be included, and at 2 p.m. ideas about the group will be discussed.

The organization is looking for members of all classes, abilities, disabilities and ages.

For more information, contact Tim Hamilton at 215-6524.

Pasture Management School

The North Florida Pasture Management School at the UF/IFAS Extension Office in Bronson will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 18 and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Jan. 19.

The cost for the two-day school is $50, which includes lunch for both days, as well as break refreshments, notebooks and learning materials.

Topics Include:

· Forage Diseases

· Soils

· Fertilization

· Climate effects

· Varieties

· Measuring forage quantity and quality

· Poisonous pasture plants

· Weed management

· Pasture insect control

Field trips will be taken to see real world application.

Four Pesticide CEUs have been requested.

The program is sponsored by North Florida Livestock Agents Group and Dow AgroSciences

Registration and payment can be made on Eventbrite at

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/north-florida-pasture-management-school-tick...

If you would like to learn more about the speakers or have questions, call Ed Jennings, director at the UF/IFAS Levy County Extension Office at 352-486-5131.

Woman's Club Luncheon

The Williston Woman’s Club and Junior Woman’s Club will host its Soup and Salad Luncheon from 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21 at the clubhouse, located at 1049 NE 6th Blvd., Williston.

Adults can eat for $9; children 4-10 for $4 and under 3 years old eat free.

The price includes soup and/or chili, salad, bread, drink and desserts.

FOWL Book Sale

Friends of the Williston Library will host a book sale Saturday, Jan. 27 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at 10 S.E. 1st St., Williston.

February

Another Way Auction

Another Way, Inc. will host The Grand Auction! from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Chief Theatre, 25 E. Park Ave., Chiefland.

This live auction will combine the resources of the corporate community with the resources of the small-town community to bid on items and have a good time for a great cause. As a community partner, please support Another Way, Inc. and the families it serves by donating an auction item and/or service for this event.

To donate or register for the bidding, contact Diana Child at 352-210-8792 or robinsonchild@gmail.com.

Your support will ensure continued access to the vital services of a safe place to stay, food and other essentials as well as the counseling and supportive services provided by Another Way, Inc. for victims of domestic and sexual violence.

Ongoing

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

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.

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.

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 held a grand re-opening of Bingo at 6 p.m. Jan. 8 and every Monday thereafter at the same time.

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

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