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Events

  • Community Calendar for the week of June 7

    Saturday

    BACK Fighting Cancer golf tourney
    The Swinging for a Cure golf tournament is being replaced by a new tournament,  the BACK Fighting Cancer golf tournament to be held at the Chiefland Golf and Country Club.
    Proceeds will benefit BACK Fighting Cancer which in turn supports families in the Tri-County area who have a child who has been diagnosed with cancer.

    Wednesday

    Grief Support Group

  • Popular summer program returns as libraries go 'round the world

    Join area libraries for Fairy Tales and Bedtime stories from all around the world. We will listen to international University of Florida students, make crafts, play games, listen to music and enjoy snacks.
    Come to one event or all of them. Large groups welcome, but please notify us in advance.
    All events begin at 10 a.m.

    Williston Public Library - Mondays
    June 18 - China
    June 25 - Greece
    July 9 - Pakistan
    July 16 - Italy
    July 23 - TBA
    July 30- USA Butterfly Tales

  • Ryan is artist of the month

    Corrine Ryan has been carving, shaping, chiseling and punching leather for over 20 years. Her works range from three dimensional portraits to earrings and pet leashes. Her commissioned pieces include personal portraits as well as horse and pet scenes. Many of her cherished works are held in collectors’ galleries that have been added to over the years.
    Corrine will have her latest creations on display at the Cedar Keyhole throughout the month of June.
    Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Everything you wanted to know about Medicare, but were afraid to ask

    How does Medicare work? What Part D Plan saves me the most money? Where do I find supplemental insurance rates? How does my employer’s insurance work with Medicare? Are there any programs to help pay for my Part B premium? Any programs to help pay my drug costs?
    Come see SHINE,  a volunteer program with the FL Dept. of Elder Affairs, for your answers.Call, 1-800-262-2243 for assistance.Or, come in to either of the following scheduled visits

  • Community Calendar for the week of May 31

    Thursday

    Public hearing on Tarmac permit
    A hearing to take public comment on the draft environmental impact statement for the Tarmac King Road mine will be held at 7 p.m. at the Inglis Community Center in Inglis.
    The hearing is being held by the U.S. Department of Environmental Protection and the Army Corps of Engineers, the agency which drafted the report. For more information visit www.kingroadeis.com.

    TDC to meet in Bronson

  • Community Calendar for the week of May 24

    Wednesday

    BP Settlement meeting set
    Information on the BP settlement agreement pertaining to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill will be presented by Rhon Jones, one of the 15 Attorneys on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the multi-district (federal) litigation. Jones, of the Beasley Allen Law Firm, will also discuss how to participate in this settlement.  Businesses associated with the clam farming and fishing industries may meet with Jones on Wednesday, May 30 from 4-6 p.m. at the Community Center in Cedar Key.

  • Correction: Bronson homemakers bingo on Thursday

    An incorrect date was publiched in the May 17 issue of the Cedar Key Beacon for the Bronson Home and Community Educators club's annual bingo

    The event will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at the Levy County Extension Center. The cost is $5 for two cards and $1 for two additional cards.
    The club will provide drinks and dessert and there wil be prizes. For more information, call Dee Olsen at 486-2319.

  • Saturday expo helps residents get ready for disaster

    The Levy County Public Safety & Hurricane Preparedness Expo, sponsored by the Levy Department of Public Safety, will be Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Williston Airport. Admission is free.
    There will be demonstrations of vehicle extrications using the Jaws of Life, and working dogs for Search & Rescue and the Sheriffs’ Office.
    Displays will include ambulances, fire trucks, helicopters, hazardous materials equipment, police cars, a medical simulator lab, and forestry equipment from several counties.

  • 4-H offers sewing camps

    What are you doing July 2 through 6?

  • Summer art program July 17-27

    A Children’s Summer Art Program at the Cedar Key Arts Center for 1st through 12th grade students is planned.
    Youth can learn from the experts about ceramics, drawing, sculpture, photography etc.
    Classes are from 9-11:30 am daily and there will be an exhibit of students’ work on Friday, July 27.
    Registration forms are available at the Cedar Keyhole, Chamber of Commerce or from Kathy Hudson at Cedar Key School.
    Enrollment is limited and deadline is June 112. There is a $20 materials cost, but scholarships are available, just ask.