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Things to do, places to go, people to see

June

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.

WWII Vets Luncheon

WWII Vets and Proud of It will meet at 11 a.m. June 14 at The Gathering Table in Chiefland.

Bring a friend or spouse but do come. For more information, contact Virginia Lewis at 1-352-528-2310.

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 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 30th St., Williston, beginning at 11:30 a.m. All are welcome.

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

Music With Ms. Sarah

Ms. Sarah's Music Program for Pre-Schoolers continues at the Williston Public Library every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

The library is located at 10 SE 1st St., Williston.

Square Dance Class/Dance

The Clover Squares dance club has started its summer procedure.

Please "Reply All" to the email by 9 a.m. on Wednesday and if at least eight dancers respond, there will be a dance.

To be added to the email list, want to learn to dance or have any questions, call 352-528-3323. The dance is Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 213 W Noble Ave., Williston.

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.

A non-profit organization, Tri-County Pregnancy Center exists to help women who are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy with emotional and practical assistance.  All of the services are free.

Call 352-528-0200 for more information.

Lions Club Meeting

The Williston Lions Club meets on the first Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at the clubhouse, 401 SE 6th Ave., Williston.

• Fridays: The Children’s Table is at the Club from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

•Wednesday: Bingo at the Club at 2 p.m. and again at 6 p.m. Bring a new friend or canned goods for free cards.

• Every Friday through Sunday 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Indoor Flea Market/ Thrift Store. Vendors can set up outside for free.

Offering FREE Eyesight Screenings for adults and children over 7.

Some New Things: The club will host a Meet-and-Greet Cruise-In the third Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. of each month with free coffee.

On the fourth Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. until 3, the club will host an animal swap. You can buy, sell, barter or give away dogs and cats, which have been immunized with certificate of health.

Those with parakeets or other exotic birds must have a state license.

Vendors who have plants and vegetables are also encouraged to participate in the weekly flea market on Saturday.