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    Friday, Aug. 13

    VFW Fish Fry (all you can eat)

    Angela Santos VFW Post 4781 has an all-you-can-eat fish fry this evening from 4-6 p.m. for $6.50. Served with cole slaw, fries, hush puppies. Baked chicken is available for those who don’t eat fish. Beverages are available for purchase. Fish fries are open to the community.

    Fish fries are on the second and fourth Friday every month. The Post is on Southwest 110th Street, across State Road from the main entrance to Oak Run.

    Shabbat Experience scheduled

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    Saturday, Aug. 7

    Island Festival at Circle Square

    Join the fun and get that tropical feeling from the Pacific and Caribbean islands on Saturday, Aug. 7, when The Town Square at Circle Square Commons hosts the exciting third annual Island Festival.

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    Saturday, July 31

    Candidate forum at West Port

    The Republican Business Council presents the North Central Florida candidate forum on Saturday, July 31, at West Port High School. Doors open at 11 a.m.

    Share food orders set for pickup

    Share food order pickup for Ocala West United Methodist Church will be on Saturday

    July 31, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 9330 S.W. 105th St. You may also be able to

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    Saturday, July 24

    Lions to hold fundraiser

    The Southwest Lions Club will conduct a fundraiser Saturday, July 24, at the Big Lots on State Road 200. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Funds will be used for the Fisher House, the home where families can stay when loved ones are being treated at the VA facility.

    Sunday, July 25

    Video to be shown at church

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    Monday, July 19

    Legion Post to meet

    The Ralph J. Green American Legion Post 354 will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, July 19, at 1 p.m. in the community room of the Sheriff's Brian Litz Building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200.

    We will recognize and present pins to our members with 20, 30 and 40 years of continuous membership. For further information, telephone Commander Fred Pulis at 352-854-9976.

    Thursday, July 22

    WOW Singles to meet

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    Friday, July 9

    Shabbat evening service set

    Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala will hold a Shabbat evening service on July 9 at 8 p.m. at the Collins Medical Resource Center, 9401 State Road 200, Building 300 in Ocala. The service will be led by Arthur Grae of Leesburg, who will be ordained as a rabbi on July 1. The service has special meaning since it will be Grae’s first Shabbat service as a rabbi. His sermon will be “Bringing Jews Back to Judaism.” All are warmly invited to attend.

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    Saturday, July 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

    Independence Day at Circle Square

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    Friday, June 25

    Democrats host canteen-era dance

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    Saturday, June 19

    Families can get financial advice

    United Way of Marion County will hold the third annual “Day of Action” on Saturday, June 19, 2010. This year’s event will focus on helping Marion County families improve their financial situation through budgeting and saving money.

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    Friday, June 11

    Literacy book club meets

    At a recent Marion County Literacy Council Book Club meeting, Billie Gabel was welcomed as a new member.

    Books for the next four months are as follows:

    June 11: The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson Facilitated by Barbara.

    July 9: The Help by Kathryn Stockett Facilitated by Cathy.

    Aug. 13: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. D. Rowlings Facilitated by Billie.

    Sept. 10: The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory Facilitated by Kathy.