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Things to do, places to go, people to see


CCF Student Aid Workshop

High school and college students interested in getting assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid can attend a workshop on Thursday, Feb. 7 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. or Thursday, March 14 from 2-6 p.m. at the College of Central Florida Jack Wilkinson Levy Campus, 15390 N.W. Highway 19, Chiefland.

Students are strongly encouraged to attend with their parent or guardian. Required documents to bring include the student’s photo identification, parents’ and student’s 2017 income tax returns and all W-2s, Social Security numbers and dates of birth of parents and student, and records of all 2017 untaxed income.

Space is limited. Register for the event at www.CF.edu/fafsaworkshop.

For more information, call 352-658-4077.

AARP Meeting

The theme for AARP's Feb. 11 meeting at 10 a.m. in St. Barnabas Church Hall, 661 1st Ave., Williston will be St. Valentine's Day.

The program this month is "Save the Springs" presented by Whitey Markle. Come early for coffee and socializing at 9:30 a.m. Beginning March 11, AARP Chapter 912 will hold its meetings at Williston City Hall, 50 NW Main St.


Senior Adults are invited to hear Kristina Young of Elder Options Medicare S.H.I.N.E., who will be sharing important information about Medicare Preventive Care and being Scam Smarts at 11 a.m. Feb. 19.

The First Baptist Church of Archer at 16870 SW 137 Ave. will provide fried chicken and drinks and you bring a covered dish.

Call (352) 495-2225 Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to noon to confirm your attendance.

AL Quarter Auction

American Legion Post 236 of Bronson will hold a Quarter Auction Feb. 23 from 1-3 p.m. at Post headquarters, 9550 Alt. 27 South.

Bring your quarters; purchase a paddle and have fun. You may go home with an item for only a quarter. Auction items may be viewed at 12:30 the day of auction. Handicap parking in rear.

Call Margie for more information at 352-317-5922.

Chamber Banquet

The Williston Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual banquet and installation of officers at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 in the parish hall at Holy Family Catholic Church.

This year's theme is My America. Guests are encouraged to wear red, white and blue or something representative of the state where they were born.

Tickets are $30 each and sponsorship tables are available for $200.

The banquet is open to chamber members, their guests and potential members.

For more information, email willistonflcoc@gmail.com or call 352-528-5552.


DAV Meetings

The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is looking for disabled veterans to join the organization.

It meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p. m. at Beef O’Brady’s, 7050 NW 140th St., Chiefland.

For more information, call Commander Larry Foland at 352-493-1351 or 727-773-7124 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Post 236 Bingo

American Legion Post 236 of Bronson has "regular" bingo every Monday at 6 p.m. with light meals and on Wednesday those attending may play "Quarter Bingo" at 1 p.m. and offer snacks and drinks.

You do not have to be a member of the Legion to play.

The Legion is located outside of Bronson on US 27 Alt. The doublewide is a no smoking environment. Handicap parking is in the rear of the building.

For more information, call Margie at 352-317-5922.