• Happenings 04-05-2017

    Friday, April 7

    Ocala West car show

    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.

  • Upcoming Events as of 02-15-2017

    Saturday, Feb. 18

    Pancake breakfast

    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.

    University women will meet

  • Happenings 12-28-2016

    Friday, Jan. 6

    First Friday Art Walk returns

    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

  • Upcoming events as of 10-12-2016

    Friday, Oct. 14

    Candidates at Friday Forum

    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.

  • Happenings week of 09-21-2016

    Thursday, Sept. 22

    Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support

    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.

    Friends 3-Day book sale

  • Upcoming church events week of 09-21-16

    Christ’s Church of Marion County
    Friday, Sept.  23: Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m.
    Sunday,  Sept.  25: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m., Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.
    Monday, Sept.  26: Small Group, 10 a.m.
    Monday, Sept.  26: DOERS Men’s Bible Study, 6:30 p.m.
    Tuesday, Sept.  27: Women’s Crafts and Fellowship, 9 a.m.
    Wednesday, Sept. 28: Singles Small Group, l:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, Sept. 28: Small Groups.
    Thursday, Sept. 29: Praise and Prayer Group, 9 a.m.

  • Upcoming events week of 05-11-2016

     Friday, May 13

    Appleton artistry evening

    The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, will host “Artistry in Motion,” an evening of artful Dining, Friday, May 13, from 6-8 p.m. at National Parts Depot, 900 S.W. 38th Ave., Ocala.

  • Upcoming events week of 03-02-2016

    Wednesday, March 2

    Tech seminar at local college

    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.

  • Upcomijg events week of 01-27-2016

    Thursday, Jan. 28

    Caregiver support group

    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 achadek@hospiceofmarion.com

    Tribute Quartet

  • Upcoming events week of 01-13-2016

    Wednesday, Jan. 13

    Bereavement group to meet

    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.

    Saturday, Jan. 16

    Crime prevention workshop