Ocala West UMC Men’s Fellowship Car Show and Chicken barbecue will be held in church parking lot next to the pavilion Friday, April 7 from 5-7 p.m. Chicken will be available for sale until the supplies run out.
The Men’s Fellowship will be serving chicken barbecue to eat in or take out prices: $7 for 1/2 chicken dinner with baked beans, coleslaw, and roll, $5 for ½ chicken or 1/4 chicken dinner. Boy Scout Troop 707 sponsored by OWUMC will be selling hot dogs with chips and a drink for $4.
The Rotary Club of Ocala Southwest invites you to the Applebee's restaurant at 2615 SW 19th Ave. from 8 to 10 a.m. for our Flapjack Fundraiser. Proceeds go to the Cheryl Deamer-Boykin Nursing Scholarship at the College of Central Florida. $7 per person. Call (352) 509-4942 for your ticket.
The First Friday Art Walk returns to downtown Ocala Friday, Jan. 6 and will include the following special performances and activities:
• 6 to 9 p.m. – Live music by Adam Rountree
• 6:30 p.m. – Live performance by West Port High School’s Marion County Center for the Arts (MCCA) Dance Program
• 7:30 p.m. – Live performance by Xtraordinary Rising Talent Dance Crew
All candidates for state, federal and local office are invited to participate in the Oct. 14 Friday Forum at the Golden Corral, 2111 SW State Road 200 in Ocala.
Attendees are asked to arrive at 11:30 a.m in order to select and pay for their meals before the program begins at noon.
Moderator will be Henry DeGeneste, former Superintendent of Police and Director of Public Safety for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will meet on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to noon at Summerfield Suites Assisted Living Facility, 17421 SE 109th Terrace Road, Summerfield. Onsite respite care available. Call 352-873-7400, ext. 1201 to RSVP.
The College of Central Florida will host a seminar on technology trends for 2016 Wednesday, March 2, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Ewers Century Center at the CF Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road.
The guest speaker is Corinne Hoisington, professor of Information Systems Technology at Central Virginia Community College.
In partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, Hospice of Marion County is hosting a Caregiver Support Group at SummerField Suites Assisted Living Facility, 17421 SE 109th Terrace Road, Summerfield. Meets the 4th Thursday of each month from 11 a.m. to noon. First meeting is Jan. 28. RSVP to: 352-873-7400, ext. 1201 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Have you or anyone you know recently experienced the death of a spouse? If so, you are invited to attend a six-week bereavement support program beginning Wednesday, Jan. 13 and concluding Feb. 17. Each session will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the choir room of First Congregational Church, 7171 SW State Road 200, Ocala. People from all faiths and denominations are welcome. Please call 352-854-2872 for more information.