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Things to do, places to go, people to see

August

Clothes Give-Away

First Baptist Church Williston is once again opening its clothes closet for the annual Back-to-School Clothes Give-Away Saturday, Aug, 4, 9 a.m. - noon in the Family Life Center.

New and clean, gently used garments are available for the whole family - babies, toddlers, children, teenagers, women and men.

If you have any questions or have clothes you would like to donate to this effort, call the church office at 352-528-4331.

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.

Upcoming

Chiefland High Reunion

The Chiefland High School Class of 1968 has settled on Homecoming weekend, Oct 5-7 for its 50th Reunion.

"The class graduated 49 and has lost 14 that we know of, but we are missing contact information for quite a few of our classmates," said Class President Franklin Watson. "If anyone is in contact with any of our classmates ask them to contact me at fwatson@tallynet.com.

Complete details of the weekend will be communicated as they are finalized

Ongoing

Rotary Club

The Williston Rotary Club meets Tuesday from 11:45 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 247 NE 1st St., 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.

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.

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.