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Things to do, places to go, people to see

March

Williston on Wheels

The 8th Annual Williston on Wheels, a car show sponsored by The Friends of the Williston Police Department, will be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at the Williston Municipal Airport.

The airport is located south of Williston off SR 121 – 1800 SW 19th Ave.

CEE Luncheon

Citizens for an Engaged Electorate hosts its monthly Open Discussion Luncheon Thursday, March 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Melanie's Restaurant, 112 E. Noble Ave. in Williston. Participants pay for their own meals and do not need to be present for the entire time.

Join any discussion going on in the group or start one of your own. No topic is off limits, so long as discussion remains respectful. For more information phone 352-441-4326 or e-mail citizensengaged2012@gmail.com.

Woman's Club Playhouse

The GFWC Williston Woman's Club will debut Murder on the Oriental Rug at 7 p.m. Friday, March 8.

Other performances are at 7 p.m. March 9, 15 and 16 and a matinee at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10.

Tickets are $10 and will be sold at the door. Proceeds benefit the scholarship fund.

The show features Danny Bennett, Mandy Fugate, Susan Travis, Penny Boyer and Mark Poupard.

For more information, text 538-3858.

Azalea Sales

Tomorrow's Equestrian Center will sell azaleas at the top of the hill March 8-9. The gallon plants are $4 each and come in red, pink and white.

All proceeds will go toward building a barn.

For more information or to order, call 528-3445.

Disaster Preparedness for Churches

A free training opportunity for you and your staff courtesy of the Salvation Army and Levy County Emergency Management. March 26 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Designed for church leaders, this course is designed for churches and other faith-based organizations looking to start a disaster preparedness and response program. The course reviews key concepts in emergency management. It also examines the responsibility of faith-based organizations in preparing their members and facilities for an emergency and how to effectively develop a disaster response plan to serve others.

To register, email David Peaton at davidpeaton@levydisaster.com or call 352-486-5213

Ongoing

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 are free and available at the Chamber from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at 50 N Main St. For more information, call 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.

Senior Activities

Oasis Community Solutions offers two weekly programs for everyone age 55 and over and caregivers of any age. Crafts class takes place every Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. to noon. No artistic background is needed to participate in this Make-N-Take program, and all materials are supplied. This is an excellent opportunity for seniors to socialize while exploring a creative outlet. Offerings for the new year include a variety of needlecrafts, paper crafts and upcycling projects.

Every Thursday is Senior Social, from 10 a.m. to noon. Enjoy a cup of coffee while chatting with friends and neighbors or meeting others whose path you haven't crossed before. For those who prefer, a number of games are available as well: Scrabble, Yahtzee!, Perquackey, backgammon, chess, checkers and cards. Feel free to bring your favorite game/board as well as your preferred beverage if coffee isn't your thing.

These ongoing programs are offered at Fountain of Life Church, 623 E. Noble Ave. in Williston. Weekly attendance is not required; neither is church affiliation. Individuals are encouraged to drop in as their schedules allow. There is no charge to participate though donations are welcome.

For more information, phone Phyllis or Barbara, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 352-538-4474 or email folcnews@gmail.com.