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Community Calendar for the week of September 13

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September 13

 

WWII vets meeting

The World War II Vets group will meet at Deke’s Steak House in Chiefland between 11 a.m. And 11:30 a.m. Any news regarding Vets please notify Virginia Lewis at 352-528-2310,  or via mail at 215 N.E. 5th St., Williston, FL. 32696, or via email jvcv5@embarqmail.com. 

 

 

September 14

 

SVP  opens “Cry of the Banshee” 

Suwannee Valley Players present, “Cry of the Banshee” by Tim Kelly. The play is loosely based on an Edgar Allen Poe story of the same title. In 16th century Ireland, a cruel Lord Edward Whitman seeks to destroy the “banshee cult” of a powerful witch, but she puts a curse on his family. Generations later, Whitman Manor has been moved stone by stone to America and the last of the family, a young brother and sister, seek to escape the curse. 

Performances are at the Chief Theater on Sept. 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23; times are 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets will be available beginning Aug. 20 at our ticket location, Curves of Chiefland, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and at the theater box office Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 seniors, military and students, and $5 for children under 12. For more information email suwanneevalleyplayers@gmail.com or call Becky Gill at Curves of Chiefland.

 

 

September 20

 

Men’s Prayer and Bible Study

Men’s Prayer and Bible Study  begins Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. and continues every Thursday.  Christ Episcopal Church is located at SR 24 & 5th St., Cedar Key.

 

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.

 

 

October 10

 

Veteran job fair

There will be a job fair for Veteran job seekers on Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to noon at the American Legion Post 57 in Lake City.

The event will be a one-of-a-kind hiring fair for both employers and jobseekers. It is open to all veterans, active duty military members, Guard and Reserve member as well as military spouses.

American Legion Post 57 is located at 2602 SW Main Blvd., Lake City.

Veteran job seekers can register for free at HOH.Greatjobs.net. Questions should be directed to: hiringourheroes@uschamber.com.

 

 

October 13

 

Haven event celebrates “Fall on the Prairie”

“Fall on the Prairie,” a night of scrumptious food, live music, silent and live auction, and so much more will be sponsored by Haven Hospice at Whitehurst Ranch & Prairie in Williston. The event begins at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets are $75 per person and sponsorship and auction donation opportunities are available.  For more information, call Stephanie Brod, 352-271-4665 or email at smbrod@havenhospice.org.

 

October 20 - 21

 

Seafood fest

The 43rd Annual Seafood Festival in Cedar Key will be held in the historic downtown and City Park. Great food and entertainment in the Park and art lines the streets of Cedar Key. Funds raised by various groups go to support charitable projects and Cedar Key School.

 

October 20

 

Seventh Annual Ride to Provide

The seventh annual motorcycle fundraiser, Ride to Provide, will be held on Oct. 20, at Bronson High School. On-site registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with free coffee and doughnuts. Kickstands up at 10 a.m. Participants are encouraged to pre-register online at www.ridetoprovide.net. This Law Enforcement escorted ride is approximately 64 miles in length and will travel through scenic Levy County. This ride is free of cost but donations are greatly appreciated. Riders will have another opportunity to support Levy ARC by purchasing a hamburger/hotdog plate at the end of the ride. All proceeds from this event directly support the Levy Association for Retarded Citizens. T-Shirts will be available the day of the ride.

For more information or to help sponsor this event please contact Sean or Beth Mullins at 352-316-3260 or 352-528-2222.

 

 

 

 

October 20 - 21

 

Seafood fest

The 43rd Annual Seafood Festival in Cedar Key will be held in the historic downtown and City Park. Great food and entertainment in the Park and art lines the streets of Cedar Key. Funds raised by various groups go to support charitable projects and Cedar Key School.