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Things to do, places to go, people to see


Fitness Boot Camp

Men and women are invited to attend Dr. J’s Boot Camp, a fitness event to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project, June 8, at the Ornan Masonic Lodge in Williston. No experience is needed. The workout takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. and will include fitness tips, footwork drills, optional pad work, combination drills and mental strength building exercises. No contact – it’s just for fun. The event is $10 per person, with 100 percent of the fee going to veterans. Bring water, a yoga mat, boxing glove (optional) and a big smile. Registration is at 1 p.m. The drill instructor is Dr. Jerry Heines. The Lodge is located at 250 NE 6th Blvd (SR 121). For questions, contact via Facebook @Drjbootcamp.

AL Yard Sale

American Legion Post 236, 9550 NE A27, Bronson, will host a community yard sale Saturday, June 8 from 8 a.m. - noon. Vendor space is available for $10.

For more information, contact Tammy Jo Owens at 352-497-4070. Proceeds will continue to help veterans and veterans' projects.

WAG Plant Sale

Williston Animal Group will hold a plant and yard sale from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15 at the Williston City Pavilion.

Peanut Festival Applications

The Williston Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting vendor applications for the 31st Annual Central Florida Peanut Festival, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5 in Williston's Heritage Park.

Vendors this year will choose their own spaces, so early application is suggested.

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


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.

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 6470 SW 8th Ave., Trenton (Otter Springs) the future home of Camp Valor.

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