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Things to do, places to go, people to see

July

 

Candidate Forum

Wishing for an easy way to meet candidates for office and ask about issues that matter to you? If so, mark your calendar for the 2018 Candidates Forum. This free nonpartisan event will be Saturday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Williston Middle/High School cafetorium. 

Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and all voters are welcome to fill out question cards for county, state and federal candidates. 

Supervisor of Elections Tammy Jones will be on hand to update voter registrations and take new registrations. Information on the many ballot initiatives to appear on the November ballot will be given to everyone.

The forum is non-biased, with all candidates having equal time to address voters. It is organized by Citizens for an Engaged Electorate and AARP Williston Area Chapter #912 and made possible through generous donations from local businesses. 

For more information, call 352-441-4326.

 

August

 

Brunch with AARP

Thinking about joining an active AARP group?  This summer will be a good time to meet members of Williston Area AARP Chapter 912 in a casual setting.  The group will be getting together for brunch at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13, Citrus Grill in Dunnellon.  

For more information or directions,  call Sharon Reynolds, 352-422-7424.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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 of each month from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. 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.

 

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. 

 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.

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