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Community Calendar for the week of August 9

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Saturday

 

2nd Saturday concert

Withlacoochee Area Residents Inc. will present the third of its 2nd Saturday Summer Concert Series. 

Rod Sillars will take the stage at the Yankeetown-Inglis Woman’s Club at 7 p.m. Rod's smooth voice and intricate musical style ranges from the classics of Seeger and Dylan, with some upbeat ditties.

Florida’s original bluegrass power-trio Florida Cracker Cowboys will perform at 8 p.m. The band is a spirited group that performs folk and blue grass with Florida themed originals. 

There will also be a “Make your own sundae” bar. Sundaes with all the toppings and other assorted goodies will go on sale at 6:30 p.m.  

The Woman’s Club is on 56th St.  A $10 tax-deductible donation will go to W.A.R. Inc. For information, call Lee at 352-795-4506, or e-mail warinc.directors@gmail.com.

 

 

August 16

 

Join the Ranger for Discovery Day Camp

The Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge is inviting kids from third through eighth grades to Discovery Day Camp - and it’s all free.  The new classroom is filled with learning tools like microscopes, spotting scopes, binoculars, animal skeleton replicas and more to keep your student’s mind engaged in the outdoors.

A hike will take them into the Refuge to explore nature with the Ranger. They will be given nature journals to sketch their sightings and other give-aways. Over the summer, lessons will include native pollinators, bats, turtles and tree frogs. For hiking, OFF brand mosquito machines will be loaned out to the students in order to protect them from the mosquito outbreak.

Bring a lunch and plan to stay for the fun!  Activities start at 10 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. We are limited to ten students per class, so make your reservation now for Thursday, Aug. 16.  Call for more information or to make your reservation at 352-493-0238, extension 223.

Through August

 

Dunnellon library friends book sale

The Friends Books Store inside the Library are having a Dog Days of August half-price Book Sale LASTING all of AUGUST.  Inventory changes daily depending on the great book donations received .  

Store hours:  10 a.m. -4 p.m. daily/10:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturdays.

All proceeds benefit the Dunnellon Public Library, 20351 Robinson Road, Dunnellon. Fore more information, call 352-438-2520

 

September 2

 

CK Chamber auction

The Greater Cedar Key Chamber of Commerce holds its Labor Day Auction at the Island Room.

This year's theme is Pirates and there will be Treasures Galore.

 

September 8

 

Final Second Saturday concert 

The final concert in the Second Saturday series will feature Songcrafter's Circle featuring, Frank Thomas, Carly Bak, Jay Wood and Lee Paulet. 

Details on the event location and time will be forthcoming.

The concerts are fundraisers for the Withlacoochee Area Residents Inc., a non-profit group.

 

September 29

 

Hutch's run to benefit Haven

 The 2nd annual "Hutch" Hutchinson's Legacy Poker Run is being organized with proceeds to benefit Haven Hospice.  For more information, call 352-493-0044.