• Upcoming events week of 07-08-2011

    Sunday, July 10


    Moose breakfast canceled

    Because of a scheduled meeting, the Moose breakfast is canceled. It will take place next Sunday, July 17.


    Thursday, July 14

    NARFE to meet

    The National Association of Retired Federal Employees and their spouses of Chapter 2279 of Ocala will meet at the Olive Garden Restaurant for lunch at 1 p.m on Thursday, July 14, with a short meeting at 2 p.m.


    Sunday, July 17


  • Upcoming events week of 6-24-2011

    Saturday, June 25


    African Violet Club to meet


    The African Violet Club of Ocala meets Saturday, June 25, at 10:30 a.m. at the Marion County Sheriff’s Brian Litz building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala.

  • Upcoming events week of 06-03-2011

    Saturday, June 4


    Health checks for student athletes


    Marion County Public Schools was already on the path to test student athletes for heart problems this fall, but following the sudden deaths of two Michigan and Colorado student athletes -- and one next door in Alachua County earlier this year -- that program will happen sooner than later.  Now, local student athletes will have heart problems detected at minimum cost.

  • Upcoming events week of 05-06-2011

    Friday, May 6

    CF to hold graduation

    The College of Central Florida will hold its spring 2011 commencement ceremony on Friday, May 6. The ceremony begins at 7 p.m. on the center lawn of the Fine Arts Auditorium at the Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road.

    Sen. Charles S. Dean Sr. will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award. The graduation speaker will be Sunny Morelock.

  • Upcoming events 04-29-2011

    Saturday, April 30


  • Upcoming events 04-22-2011

    Monday, April 25


    Retired RNs to hear Nancy Gal


  • Upcoming events 04-15-2011

    Saturday, April 16


    Bahia Oaks potluck dinner

    A Bahia Oaks potluck dinner will be held at 3 p.m. at Jean Leighton’s home, 5731 S.W. 61st Place. Come and bring a covered dish to share and some lawn chairs. Let’s visit and get to know one another.



    Sunday, April 17

    German American picnic set

  • Upcoming events 04-08-2011

    Saturday, April 9


    Lions Club garage sale

    The Ocala Southwest Lions Club will hold a garage sale Saturday, April 9, at Ritz Eye Care parking lot, 6290 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be lots of treasures for all. Please come see what bargains we have for you. Ask us which veteran organizations we support with your help.



    Breakfast at Ocala West


  • Upcoming events week of 04-01-2011

    Saturday, April 2

    Vet service at Ocala park

  • Upcoming events week of 03-25-2011

    Friday, March 25


    Book sale at library


         The Friends’ spring book sale at Freedom Public Library continues at 10 a.m. on  Friday, March 25, and Saturday, March 26. Sale ends at 6 p.m. on Friday, and 1 p.m. on Saturday.


    Saturday, March 26


    Anti-tobacco youth extravaganza