• 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

  • Upcoming religious events week of 8-26-2011

    Christ’s Church of Marion County
    Friday, Aug. 26:  Forever Young Ministry " Hollywood" party.  Come dressed as your favorite Hollywood personality and walk the Red Carpet.  Food, prizes, fun!  6 p.m.
    Saturday, Aug. 27: Men's Prayer Group, 9 a.m.
    Sunday, Aug. 28: Sunday School, 10 a.m. Worship Service, 11 a.m.,  'What the Bible Has to Say About Feminism'.
     Wednesday, Aug. 31: Bible Study, "Healing is a Choice", 7 p.m.

  • Upcoming events week of 8-26-2011

    Saturday, Aug. 27

    Back to School Bash

    Ocala West United Methodist Church will host a Back to School Bash for Kids, Saturday, Aug. 27, from 3 to 6 p.m., for children 4 years to 5th grade. Magician at 3, clowns at 4, food at 5. Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St., Ocala, call 352-854-9550.

    Used book sale

  • Upcoming religious events 08-19-2011

    Christ’s Church of Marion County
    Saturday, Aug. 20: Men’s Prayer Group, 9 a.m.
    Sunday, Aug. 21: Sunday School, 10 a.m. Worship Service, 11 a.m.
    Sunday, Aug. 21:  Jimmy Strickland Gospel Music Concert. Free concert, love-offering will be taken. 5 p.m.
    Wednesday, Aug. 24: Bible Study, “Healing is a Choice,” 7 p.m.
    Friday, Aug. 26: Forever Young Ministry “Hollywood” party. Come dressed as your favorite Hollywood personality and walk the Red Carpet. Food, prizes, fun! 6 p.m.

  • Upcoming events week of 8-19-2011

    Saturday, Aug. 20

    Hard Rock Casino Trip

    St. Jude Catholic Community is sponsoring another bus trip to the Hard Rock Café and Casino in Tampa on Saturday, Aug. 20. Tickets are $30 per person. Each person gets $25 returned for free play and a $5 food voucher. The bus will leave the St. Jude parking lot at 9 a.m. and return around 5 p.m. Please contact Ghislaine at 352-245-9962 for more information and reservations.

    Sunday, Aug. 21

    Moose breakfast is served

  • Upcoming events week of 8-12-2011

    Friday August 12
    Free Gospel Music Concert
    Christ's Church of Marion County presents Jimmy Strickland, Southern Gospel recording artist, in a night of "Pure Southern Gospel Music."  Jimmy has performed on stage with well-known recording artists Bill Gather, Dottie Rambo, the Oak Ridge Boys, the Goodman Family and a host of others.  
    There is no admission charge.  A free-will offering will be taken.