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Events

  • Community Happenings

    Thursday, Oct. 15

    Free Concert at Library

    On Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. the Friends of the Williston Public Library will celebrate “Hispanic Heritage Month.”

    The Latin Band “Tropix” will perform, featuring band leader Gilberto DePaz.

    Originally from Puerto Rico, DePaz has resided in Gainesville for over 30 years. He has been in the music profession for 45 years. He is an accomplished performer and is locally, nationally and internationally popular. The program is free.

    Friday, Oct. 16

  • Community Happenings

    Thursday, Oct. 8

    Chamber Business After Hours

    The Williston Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business After Hours event at Palms Medical Center (formerly known as Trenton Medical Center) from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. Refreshments will be served and the public is invited to meet the Center’s CFO Anita Riels, the medical director Bruce Thomas, MD, and the staff . For more information contact the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce, 528-5552.

    Nature photographer at library

  • Community Happenings

    Saturday, Sept. 26

    River Cleanup

    Manatee State Park, the Friends of Manatee Springs and Suwannee Guides are celebrating National Public Lands Cleanup Saturday, Sept. 26 beginning at 9 a.m. at Clay Landing.

    Bring your own boat, or for the first 15 reservations, Suwannee Guides will provide canoes at no charge. The group will also shuttle participants from Manatee Springs to Clay Landing.

    The first 50 to register will have a free lunch provided by the Friends of Manatee Springs.

  • Bronson Chamber to hold yard sale

    The Bronson Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a yard and pumpkin sale Saturday, Oct. 17 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Main Avenue and the Grass Triangle in Bronson as a fund-raiser for its Pumpkin Fest. Oct. 31.

    Individual sellers may also set up a 10’x10’ space the day of the sale for $10.

    Pumpkin Fest Schedule

    Setup 8-10 a.m.

    Opening Ceremony 10 a.m.

    Marine Corps League

    Pie Baking Contest 10:30 a.m.

    Dessert Auction Noon

    Pie Eating Contest 1:30 p.m.

    Pumpkin Carving Contest 2:30 p.m.

  • Regional Happenings

    Breast Cancer Fund-raiser

    The Second Annual Bunco Babes Ocala -Breast Friends - Shak’n Dice 4 a Cure Tournament Fund-raiser Against Breast Cancer will be held Jan. 8, 2010.

    The doors open at 6 p.m. and gaming begins sharply at 7 p.m.

    The event will take place at the Ocala Hilton, 3600 Southwest 36th Ave. in Ocala.

    Tickets are $30 and include playing Bunco and hors d’oeuvres. A cash bar will be available.

  • Upcoming events listings

    Saturday, May 9

    * Angel House Thrift store is open on Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located at Holy Family Parish, 17353 N.E. 27A, Williston.

    Monday, May 11

    * Lions Club 7:30 p.m., Lions Club 401 S.E. Sixth Ave.

    * Levy Veterans Support Group, 7 p.m., Williston City Hall.

    * AA Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Thompson Hall at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

    * Al-Anon, 7 p.m. Midway Plaza, 13451 N.E. Hwy 27 Alt.

    * WHS Athletic Boosters, 7 p.m., WHS Media Center.

  • Community Calendar

    Monday, Sept. 21

    Miss Williston

    Pageant Meeting

    There will be a meeting on Monday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. at the Williston School of Dance for the annual Miss Williston pageants. Little Miss is for girls ages 4-6, Junior Miss is for girls ages 11-13 and Miss is for girls ages 15-18.

    If you would like to participate please make plans to attend.

    For more information you can call 558-4152.

    Borders Movie

    Borders will be shown at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 21 at Bubbaque’s Restaurant in Chiefland.

  • Community Happenings

    Friday, Sept. 11

    AARPee^Flu Shot Clinic

    AARP Area Chapter 912 will hold the annual Flu/Pneumonia Shot Clinic Friday, Sept. 11 at Williston City Hall from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Maxim Health Systems, LLC will administer the vaccinations this year.

  • Community Calendar

    Saturday, Sept. 5

    Fair Yard Sale

    The Levy County Fair Association will host a yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 5, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the grass lawn next to the Winn Dixie parking lot.

    Vendor spaces are available for $10. For more information, call the Fair office at 528-1030.

    Bluegrass Pickin’

  • Community Happenings

    Friday, Aug. 21

    Head Start Open House

    Childhood Development Services, Inc. Head Start/Early Head Start will hold Open House Aug. 21 from 1-3 p.m. at All Head Start/Early Head Start classrooms

    Staff will be there to assist you and answer any questions you may have. Come and meet your child’s teachers.

    Meet JBE Teachers

    Class lists were available on Monday, Aug. 3 for parents of students at Joyce Bullock Elementary.