Upcoming events week of 6-24-2011

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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.

The program involves Pam Lund, vice president of AVCO, presenting adesign class on Bubble Bowls and how to enter something different into the design class for shows. The group will also be planting up its project plants from solo cups to four-inch pots. Refreshments are served at the break. Everyone is welcome and the public is invited.

For more information, check out the website at http://www.africanvioletclubofocala.org or contact club President, Laura Perdomo at pretyinsde@netzero.net or call 352-625-6467.    


Sunday, June 26


Moose breakfast is served

  Every Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon, a fantastic AUCE breakfast buffet is served at one great price! Eggs, bacon, sausage, ham, potatoes, biscuits with gravy, toast and much more. Everyone welcome! Come help support the mission of the Moose.

  The lodge is at 10411 S.W. 110th St., one mile north of the State Road 200 main entrance of Oak Run.

Phone is 352-854-2200.


Monday, June 27


Baxley to speak to Tea Party


Dennis Baxley, state House of Representatives District 24, will speak to Tea Party Solutions of Ocala at their regular meeting at 7 p.m. at the Berean Baptist Church , 4800 S.W. 20th St., Ocala.  For more info go to teapartysolutions.com .


Retired nurses to meet


On June 27 at 1 p.m., the Citrus Chapter of the Registered Nurses Retired (RNR) will meet at The Sandwedge Restaurant in Spruce Creek. We welcome all members as we discuss speakers and events for the upcoming year. For more information call Gladys at 352-854-2677 or Mary Jane at 352-726-6882.


Tuesday, June 28


WMBA to hold After Hours


The next After Hours for the West Marion Business Association will be at Quick Primary Care,  8550 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. It will be on June 28 from 5 to 7 p.m.


Life Line screening offered


Life Line screening will be at Fellowship Baptist Church, Tuesday, June 28. Pre-registration is required. Call 1-800-324-1851. Church location is 10500 N. U.S. Highway 27, Ocala.


Friday, July 1


Dunnellon book sale starts

Beginning Friday, July 1, the Friends of the Dunnellon Library Book Store will begin a store-wide half price book sale.  Regular prices of $2 Hardcover, $1 Large Paperback, and 50¢ for paperbacks will all be half-priced.  The sale will continue all of July during regular store hours (10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily; 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday.

Thanks to huge donations from our great community the Friends Book Store is overstocked in all categories – (novels-fiction, children’s books, mysteries, history-politics-war-classics, computer, self-selp, Sci-Fi, religion/inspirational, books-on-tape, videos, DVD’s, CDs, cassettes, reference, puzzles and games).

The Friends Book Store (inside the Library), is at 20351 Robinson Road (just behind Sweetbay) in Dunnellon.  It is operated by an all volunteer staff with proceeds benefiting your Dunnellon Public Library.  The Friends are committed to providing a monthly book endowment of $2,500 (new books) and other library enhancements (i.e., check out the new monument sign).



Saturday, July 2


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.


Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group

The next meeting of the Ocala Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group will be held on Saturday, July 2 at 10 a.m. at the Marion County Sheriff 's Brian Litz Building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200.  Individuals afflicted with this disease, their family members, and friends are encouraged to attend.  Anyone interested in learning about peripheral neuropathy is invited to attend.  For more information, please call Jack Koehler at 352-861-1630.



Thursday, July 14


Palm Cay Republican Club


On July 14, the Palm Cay Republican Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the Oasis Club. There will be two speakers, Chris Blair, candidate for Sheriff of Marion County, and George Tomyn who is a candidate for Superintendent of Marion County Schools.  The meeting will begin promptly at 7 p.m. and end at 8 p.m., with refreshments and conversation to follow. If you have any questions, please contact James Pettus, 352-438-9662.

Saturday, Aug. 6


Stuff the Bus charity event

ChiropracticUSA of Jasmine will be hosting a charity event to benefit Operation Stuff the Bus campaign for Marion County on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a Bounce House, water slide, basketball toss, carnival games, food, spinal screenings, K Country, raffles, and much more!! The event will be at 7668 S.W. 60th Ave. #500.
One hundred percent of the proceeds will be going to Stuff the Bus.  There will be raffles of all sorts of merchandise including a big screen TV, food certificates, spa gift cards, oil changes, and much more.  To enter into the raffle you may do one of the following:
Purchase Tickets for $1 a ticket, $10 for 12 tickets, or $20 for 25 tickets.  You may also bring in school supplies or hygiene items that will be priced matched and given back in ticket value.
To participate in the kid friendly activities it is a $1 donation.  For food which will include grilled chicken, beans, chips, a drink, and a cookie it will be a donation of $3.  (Once again all proceeds will be directly given to Stuff the Bus).
For a full spinal screening, which will include digital xrays, Semg, posture analysis, and chiropractic exam the cost will be $10 and will again be a donation for Stuff the Bus.  You also will receive a full report of findings with the doctor.