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Things to do, places to go, people to see

March

Book Sale

Friends of the Williston Library will host its March Madness Book Sale from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 23 at 10 SE 1st St., Williston.

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

April

Democratic Meeting

Levy County Democratic Party and Levy County Democratic Women's Club will be holding their next monthly meeting Saturday, April 6.

 If you are a registered Democrat and concerned about the struggle of working families, please meet at the Bronson Library, 600 Gilbert St. Bronson.

The Democratic Party and Democratic Executive Committee meet at 3:30 p.m. and the Democratic Women's Club meet at 4:30.

Chamber Luncheon

Turning Point Fitness and Williston Well and Pump will sponsor the Williston Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at noon Thursday, April 11 in the community center at city hall.

The luncheon is open to Chamber members, their guests and potential new members.

There is no charge but those attending must RSVP to the Chamber office no later than Monday, April 8.

For more information, or to confirm your spot, call the Chamber at 528-5552 or visit 50 NW Main St., Williston.

Ongoing

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.

Every Thursday is Senior Social, from 10 a.m. to noon. 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, call 352-538-4474.

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.

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.

Upcoming

Vendors Needed

Oasis Community Solutions and Ministerial Faith Alliance are seeking vendors for a series of Healthy Living Fairs. Each fair offers games and other activities for all age groups; information on services and offerings on a variety of topics from agencies in both our local and greater areas; and educational materials on a wide range of health topics.

The first fair is Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Epperson Park, located in Williston between 5th and 6th Streets and running from E. Noble Ave. all the way to SE 1st Avenue.

Deadline for applications is April 15. Space is limited in order to ensure enough space for free activities.

For more information, contact Barbara at Oasis Community Solutions, Monday through Thursday at 352-538-4474, or email mfalliance32696@gmail.com.

Evening of Excellence

The annual Levy County Schools Evening of Excellence will be held at 5:30 p.m. May 13 at Chiefland Elementary School.

Starving Artists Showcase

Exhibitors are needed for the Starving Artists Showcase, sponsored by the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce, to be held Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in Williston’s Heritage Park.

Artists in all media are invited to participate to showcase and sell their work.

Booth space is available for $15 per booth beginning April 15.

For more information, or an application and rules, contact the Chamber at 352-528-5552, email willistonflcoc@gmail.com or visit 50 NW Main St., Williston.