• Upcoming events week of 8-5-2011

    Saturday, Aug. 6

    Island Festival at Circle Square Commons

    Join the fun and get that tropical feeling from the Pacific and Caribbean islands on Saturday, Aug. 6, when The Town Square at Circle Square Commons hosts the exciting fourth annual Island Festival.  
    The evening of family fun will include beautiful Island dancers dressed in authentic and colorful costumes, Polynesian and fire knife dancers, tropical face painting, lei and basket making stations, fun games, food vendors and much more!

  • Upcoming events week of 7-22-2011

    Friday, July 22

    Freemasons opens lodge for history lesson

    Fans of the movies “The Da Vinci Code”, “The Lost Symbol” and “National Treasure”, as well as the popular television channel “The History Channel” should take note: some of the “secrets” and mysteries of the Freemasons will be unveiled in Ocala on Friday, July 22, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., at 1846 S.E. 36th Ave.

  • Upcoming events week of 7-15-2011

    Sunday, July 17


    Free music from Jazz Society

    The Ocala Jazz Society returns to the VFW across from Oak Run on Sunday, July 17, from 2 to 5 p.m.

    The group plays a lot more than jazz, featuring standards and music from past years. It’s great music, and dancing is encouraged.

    For information, call Gladys at 352-854-8930.



    Moose breakfast is served

  • 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