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Events

  • Upcoming events week of 2-24-2012

    Saturday, Feb. 25

    Stearns to hold town meeting

    U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns, (R-Fla.), will  hold a series of town meetings on Saturday, Feb. 25.
    From 9 to 10 a.m. he will be at the Marion County Commission chambers, 601 S.E. 25th Ave. in Ocala.
    From 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. he will be at the Belleview Public Library, 13145 S.E. Highway 484.
    From 1 to 2 p.m. he’ll be at the American Legion, 699 W. Lady Lake Blvd., Lady Lake.

  • Upcoming events week of 2-17-2012

    Friday, Feb. 17

    Church meal this evening

    Coventry Episcopal Church will be featuring a “Coventry Garden” meal, Friday evening, Feb. 17, between 5 and 7 p.m. at 20 S.W. 87th Place (on the Southwest corner of CR312 and 475), Ocala. The menu features a variety of homemade soups (corn chowder, white chicken chili, loaded baked potato, zuppa toscana, Italian wedding soup) just to name a few, garden salad, and homemade bread-sticks, with drink and dessert included.  

  • Upcoming events week of 2-10-12

    Saturday, Feb. 11

    Methodist men serve breakfast

    The Methodist Men will serve their famous and delicious all-can-you-eat breakfast on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St. – look for the signs.

    A complete menu with a wide variety of breakfast fare is offered for $5.

    Make plans now to bring your friends and attend. All proceeds help fund a variety of local charities.

    Mega book sale

  • Upcoming events week of 2-3-2012

    Friday, Feb. 3

    Sheriff’s Office sells ribs for United Way

    Marion County Sheriff’s Office is holding its annual United Way Super Bowl Rib Sale on Friday, Feb. 3, from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets are available for $15 per slab and can be picked up at the Sheriff’s complex at 692 N.W. 30th Ave. in Ocala.  Delivery is also available.

    For tickets and more information call Judge Cochran at 352-368-3594 or Jennifer Lowe at 352-368-3598.

  • Upcoming events week of 1-27-2012

    Friday, Jan. 27

    High Twelve Club meets

    The Greater Ocala Masonic High Twelve Club 665 will hold a luncheon and meeting on Friday, Jan. 27 at 11 a.m. at the Elks Club, 702 N.E. 25th Ave., Ocala.
    The guest speaker will be Dave Schlenker, columnist for the Ocala Star Banner.
    Following the meeting, we will have a buffet lunch. The cost is $12 per person.
    All Master Masons and guests are invited. Reservations are required. Telephone Bob Brady at 352-854 - 9612 for reservations or further information.

  • Upcoming events week of 1-13-2012

    Friday, Jan. 13

    Day of Caring deadline extended

    The deadline to sign up for United Way of Marion County’s 19th annual Day of Caring has been extended to Friday, Jan. 13.

  • Upcoming events week of 1-6-2012

    Saturday, Jan. 7

    Chess Club to meet

    The chess club that formed at the Freedom Public Library meets the first Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Grab your board and chess pieces and come on down.
    Interested persons are invited to attend for a rousing game of chess.
    It’s your move! For more information, call Ron at 352-873-2276.

    Gospel music at Joy Lutheran

  • Upcoming religion events week of 12-23-2011

    Countryside Presbyterian Church
    Christmas Eve Candlelight, carol and communion service at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24.
    Traditional Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec 25 at Countryside Presbyterian Church, 7768 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala with Pastor Gary Marshall officiating.
    For further information, please call 352-237-4633

    Christ’s Church of Marion County
    Saturday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Candelight Communion Service, 7 p.m.
    Sunday, Dec. 25: Christmas morning Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.

  • Upcoming events week of 12-23-2011

    Wednesday, Dec. 28

    Public bingo at the Moose

    Each Wednesday beginning at 1 p.m., bingo is played with opportunities to win big! Try your luck while supporting the Lodge and its charity endeavors. Everyone is welcome, with a variety of lunch selections. Located at 10411 S.W. 110th St., one mile north of the State Road 200 main entrance of Oak Run. Phone is 352-854-2200.

    Friday, Dec. 30

    United Way Day of Caring deadline

  • Upcoming events week of 12-9-11

    Friday, Dec. 9

    Santa’s hot rod sleigh in show

    This week’s classic car show, Cruise Night, at the 103rd Street Plaza will include the opportunity to see both classic cars and Santa’s Hot Rod Sleigh, Dec. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m.
    The event, sponsored by Scoops Ice Cream, also offers the opportunity to visit Santa and even have your photo taken with the jolly ole fellow. There is free ice cream, from Scoops, for children posing with Santa.