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Things to do, places to go, people to see

Memorial Service

Haven is hosting a Love & Remembrance Spring Memorial on Thursday, April 26 at 6 p.m. at the Haven Community Building located at 311 NE 9th St., Chiefland. Haven provides this service at no charge and anyone in the community who has lost a loved one is invited. For more information, contact our Healing Hearts Department at 1.844.LIGHTEN.

Fashion Show

The Williston Woman's Club will hold its April Runway Fashion Show and Luncheon at 11 a.m. Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28 at the club, located at 1049 NE 6th Blvd., Williston.

The cost is $25 and all proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund.

Fashions are from Janet Carr Accessories and More of Sarasota. You may take your purchases home the same day.

To purchase tickets, call or text Nancy Bowman at 352-318-8059 or Bunny Sandlin at 352-538-7996.


Short Story Workshop

Belea T. Keeney, an award winning writer and editor will share her secrets of short story writing 2:30-4 p.m. Sunday, May 6 at the Millhopper Branch Library, 3145 NW 43rd St., Gainesville.

Following her presentation, she will answer questions and sign books. The Writers Alliance of Gainesville meeting is free and open to lovers of the written word.

FOWL Book Sale

The Friends of the Williston Library will hold a book sale Saturday, May 12 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. in the building behind the Williston Public Library. This will be the last sale until September. The group will have its non-book "treasure" table again. Stock up for the summer.


Artists Needed

Exhibitors are needed for the Starving Artists Showcase, sponsored by the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce, to be held Saturday, June 9 from 10 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.

For more information, or an application and rules,  contact the Chamber at 352-528-5552, email wcoc@willistonfl.com or visit at 607 SW 1st Ave., Williston.


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 include updated streets, roads and information for Williston and the surrounding area, including the Highlands and Bronson.

The maps are free and available at the Chamber from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at 607 SW 1st Ave. For more information, call 528-5552.

DAV Needs Members

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.

American Legion Bingo

American Legion Post 236 of Bronson holds Bingo every Monday at 6 p.m.

Bring a friend and come join in the fun at the doublewide at 9550 Hwy 27 Alt toward Williston on the right hand side. Handicap parking is in the rear of the building.

Quarter Bingo will also be held Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. For more information, call Margie at 352-317-5922 or Tom at 352-486-6721.

Mobile Food Pantry

The second Thursday of each month there will be a mobile pantry sponsored by From the Heart Ministry at Kirby Family Farm, 19650 NE 30 St., Williston, beginning at 11:30 a.m. All are welcome.

For more information, call Callie at 352-438- 4545.

Square Dance Class/Dance

Clover Squares' dance now begins at 2 p.m. and the class at 4 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 213 W. Noble Ave., Williston.

Admission is free for students from age 10 to 18. A low cost supper will be available after the dance.

For more information call 352-528-3323.

Tri-County Pregnancy Center

Tri-County Pregnancy Center has phased out walk-ins at the Williston center.  Please call for an appointment.  The center is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.