• Upcoming events week of 10-21-2011

    Saturday, Oct. 22

    African Violet Club meets

  • Upcoming religion events week of 10-14-2011

    Christ’s Church of Marion County
    Wednesday, Oct. 12: Bible Study, “It’s Not About Me”, 7 p.m.
    Saturday, Oct. 15: Men’s Prayer Group, 9 a.m.
    Sunday, Oct. 16: Sunday school, 10 a.m. Worship Service, 11 a.m.
    Tuesday, Oct. 18: Women’s Ministries monthly meeting and dinner, 6:30 p.m.
    The church is at 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala 352-861-6182 or www.ccomc.org.

    Interfaith Alliance

  • Upcoming events week of 10-14-2011

     Saturday, Oct. 15

    AAUW meeting scheduled

    Dr. Mary Palamar, a distinguished college professor and educator will be speaking on The Impact of Human Trafficking in Florida at the Oct. 15 AAUW meeting.  The meeting will take place in room 108 at the University Center, College of Central Florida and starts at 10 a.m. Coffee will be served starting at 9:30 a.m. Public is invited.

    Helping Hands apartments open

  • Upcoming religion events week of 10-07-2011

    Food for Thought at Our Redeemer
    A "Food for Thought" luncheon will be hosted at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18 by the Parish Nurses at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5200 S.W. State Road 200. The guest speaker will be John Podkomorski. A count is needed for the luncheon so please call 352-368-4028.

    Advent Sunday School Program

  • Upcoming events week of 10-7-2011

    Friday, Oct. 7

    Starting a French Club

    If you are interested in speaking or learning more French, come and join us for a new French Club. The first meeting will be Oct. 7 at 11 a.m. For information and directions, call Marie at 352-873-8626.

    Dine in the Dark

    The Florida Center for the Blind will host a “dining in the dark” event from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7 that will benefit the Florida Center for the Blind, 7634 S.W. 60th Ave. Tickets are available by calling 352-873-4700

  • Upcoming events week of 9-30-2011

    Thursday, Sept. 29

    Scenic roads ordinance update

    During the past few months, Marion County Growth Management has been collecting staff and citizen input on how to best update the plan that guides the establishment and protection of the county’s scenic roads. On Sept. 29, staff will present the results of this review process at a community meeting. Citizens are invited to attend the presentation and provide feedback on the proposed plan updates.

  • Upcoming events week of 9-16-2011

    Friday, Sept. 15

    ‘Treasures’ await browsers

    The Pioneer Garden Club will host an indoor-yard sale on Sept. 15 and 16, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    The sale promises quality “treasures” and “great” prices, organizers say.
    The garden club is a 4331 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala.

    Fundraiser for Operation Christmas Child

  • Upcoming events week of 9-9-2011

    Friday, Sept. 9

    If you’re Shirley, you’re invited

    If you go by the name “Shirley” you’re invited to join the Shirley Club for lunch at Mimi’s Café, 4414 S.W. College Road, at noon on Sept. 9.
    For information about the club, go to www.shirleyclubusa.com.

    Saturday, Sept. 10

    Youth group hosts indoor sale

  • Upcoming religious events 09-02-2011

    Joy Lutheran Church
    Sunday, Sept. 11 starts the regular church season with worship services returning to 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday school will be at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday evening worship service continues at 6:45 p.m. as does the German Language Worship service on the first Sunday of each month at 3 p.m. The vocal and hand bell choirs will begin again in the month of September.
    September 11 is Rally Sunday when all the various ministries and educational programs share their informational materials which will be available in the church narthex.

  • Upcoming events week of 9-2-2011

    Saturday, Sept. 3

    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.

    Historical Novel Society to meet