-A A +A

Things to do, places to go, people to see

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.


We Soar Summer Activities

We Soar's 2019 (7-8 week) Summer program will start on MONDAY - JUNE 17. You may register today for any of the following activities:

Mondays - June 17 - July 29

YOUTH DANCE / MIME (age 8 - 18)

Dance participants will use movements incorporating ballet, modern, lyrical techniques; Mimes use dramatic movements, hand gestures and facial expressions to illustrate the message of selected songs

Instructors: with Ms. Sade West & Mr. Jorden Sims

6:30 - 8 p.m. at Nolan Baptist Church in Raleigh

Mondays - June 17 - July 22

DRUM ACADEMY (co-ed, age 8-18)

Participants will learn foundation of various rhythms and cadences; expand their musicianship; learn the basics of hand position, stick height and placement, and other drumming techniques)

Instructors: Mr A.J. Johnson & Mr. Bushear Jenkins

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at New Zion AME Church in Raleigh

Mondays - June 17 - July 29


Participants will learn line dance, ballroom, and Chicago stepping techniques

Instructor: Ms. Wanda Lloyd, Smooth Flavor Dance

6:30 - 8 p.m. at the Williston City Hall Community Room

Wednesdays - June 19 - July 31



This activity is designed to develop and nurture creativity as participants work on original poetry/rap lyrics, skits, music and art skills, cooking demonstrations, book discussions, games and other fun activities

Facilitators: Mrs. Mimi Johnson, Mr. Robert Wells, guest artists and volunteers

6:30 - 8 p.m. at the Williston City Hall Community Room

To register, call 352-361-6528 or send email to wesoar06@hotmail.com

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.

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.