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Things to do, places to go, people to see



Peanut Butter Drive

Levy County Farm Bureau will host its annual Peanut Butter Food Drive March 1-16 from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at its offices located at 208 NW Main St., Williston or 312 E. Park Ave., Chiefland.

Peanut butter donations will be presented to the First United Methodist Church Food Bank in Williston, Another Way in Chiefland and Tri-County Outreach in Chiefland.

CCF Open House

The College of Central Florida will host Preview Night open house Thursday, March 1, from 5-7 p.m. at the CF Jack Wilkinson Levy Campus, 15390 N.W. Highway 19, Chiefland.

Students who attend the “Getting Started at CF” workshop will have their $30 college application fee waived and may enter a drawing to win a $300 scholarship.

The college will showcase the many career and educational opportunities it offers. Prospective students can attend workshops on Dual Enrollment, Getting Started at CF, Financial Aid and Money Matters, and Student Life. They may also interact with faculty and staff to learn about workforce and certificate programs, and advanced degrees, including CF’s baccalaureate programs.

Preview Night at the Citrus Campus will be held on Thursday, March 8, from 5-7 p.m. at the Citrus Learning and Conference Center, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto.

For more information about the free event, call 352-658-4077 or visit CF.edu/PreviewNight.

TEC Azalea Sale

Tomorrow's Equestrian Center is taking pre-orders for 4-gallon azaleas that will be delivered March 2-3.

The azaleas are red, pink and white and are $4 each.

To order, call 352-528-3445. All the proceeds are going towards building a barn.

Tomorrow’s Equestrian Center is a therapeutic riding program. Their mission is to provide recreational and therapeutic riding to mentally and emotionally disabled individuals.

WE SOAR Denim and Bling Gala

We Soar will host its Denim and Bling Gala Saturday, March 3 at 6 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church.

Tickets are $20 for ages 18 and older; $10 for ages 6-17. Entertainment, a full dinner and door prizes are included in the price.

Proceeds will benefit th organization's Drum Academy, youth mentoring and other community programs.

For more iformation or tickets, call 361-6528 or 363-4613.

WAG Dining for the Dogs

WAG (Williston Animal Group) will host Dining for the Dogs 5-8 p.m. Saturday, March 17 at the Holy Family Catholic Church 17353 NE Highway 27 Alt. Williston.

Tickets are $15 per person in advance or $20 at the door. Dinner includes chicken dinner with salad, veggie, rolls, dessert and two drink tickets.

There will be raffles, door prizes, a silent auction and lots of fun.

You can pick up your tickets by finding your local WAG volunteer, or at Cookie King’s Real Estate Office 308 NW Main St. Williston (352)528-5010 or emailing info@willistonanimalgroup.com.

All proceeds will benefit Williston Animal Group, a 501 c 3 non-profit, animal rescue group, located in Williston, Florida. Any donation to WAG is tax deductible.

Williston Animal Group P.O. Box 752, Williston, FL 32696 352-528-9888


Pick Up a Williston Map

The Williston Chamber of Commerce has updated city maps as part of its ongoing effort to assist tourists and newcomers to the eastern part of Levy County.

The maps include updated streets, roads and information for Williston and the surrounding area, including the Highlands and Bronson.

The maps are free and available at the Chamber from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at 607 SW 1st Ave. The Chamber encourages businesses and individuals to help distribute the maps, which will not be re-done until 2023.

For more information, call 528-5552.

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.

American Legion Bingo

American Legion Post 236 of Bronson is open now for Bingo every Monday at 6 p.m. in the doublewide at 9550 Hwy 27 Alt toward Williston on the right hand side. Handicapped parking is in the rear of the building.

Also, the Auxiliary has reinstated Quarter Bingo every Wednesday from 1-3 p.m.

For inquiries, please call Margie at 352-317-5922 or Tom at 352-486-6721.

Square Dance Class/Dance

Clover Squares began square dancing at a new location Feb. 14.

The dance now begins at 2 p.m. and the class at 4 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 213 W. Noble Ave., Williston.

Admission is free for students from age 10 to 18. A low cost supper will be available after the dance.

For more information call 352-528-3323.

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.

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