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Events

  • 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.

  • Community Calendar for the week of May 17


    Today
    Pancake, sausage breakfast benefit
    The Levy County Tax Collector’s Office is having a benefit pancake breakfast for the Heddins Family from 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Levy County Courthouse.
    Proceeds will be used to help defray the medical bills for James & Michelle Heddins’ daughter Ashley. She is undergoing her fourth round of chemotherapy. The latest treatment is working, according to the family, and in coming months she will begin the stem cell transplant.

  • Cedar Key Arts Center

    Summer Visual Arts Education
    July 16-27
    9-11:30 a.m.
    • Learn from the professionals: ceramics, drawing, sculpture, jewelry, alternative photography…
    • First grade  to high school students eligible
    • Small materials fee may apply (scholarships available)
    • Register prior to June 11th at the KeyHole in Cedar Key
    • Limited enrollment

    Art Therapy/Art Education Study
    July 2-31
    1-4 p.m.

  • Community Calendar for the week of May 10

    Thursday

    Go Wild, go birding
    The Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge will be holding a free “Birds in Culture” at the Cedar Key Library on Thursday, May 10 at 10:30 a.m. in recognition of International Migratory Bird Day. May 12 is the day we celebrate our winged relatives on this earth. Enjoy the gifts they bring us through their beauty, their lilting songs, and the magnificence of their flight.

    Saturday

    Eagles to host
    lasagna dinner

  • Community Calendar for the week of May 3

    Friday

     Young Authors’ Conference
    The 23rd Island City Young Authors’ Conference will  take place at Cedar Key School on May 4, beginning at 8:30 a.m..  Michigan writer Lisa Wheeler will  be visiting. Wheeler has written many children’s books, including “Ugly  Pie”, “One Dark Night” and “Sailor Moo”.  During her workshop, she will share her  love of writing and the process of publishing a book.

  • Community Calendar for the week of April 26

    Thursday

    Rally round Cedar Key
    Cedar Key is one of the nominees for the Ultimate Fishing Town through World Fishing Network.com (WFN). Now is the time for all you fishermen, guides, restaurants and accommodation owners to share your pictures and videos, so the rest of the world can see why Cedar Key should be the Ultimate Fishing Town. Follow this link: www.worldfishingnetwork.com/uft/town/cedarkey-fl.  

  • Weight Management Support Group

    Please join us at the Cedar Key Arts Center either Friday mornings at 9 a.m. or Monday evenings at 6 p.m. for an  ongoing, very low-stress, low pressure weight management group.
    We are doing a little art directive (no, you don’t have to be an artist) and  having a goal setting/discussion.
    If you are managing your weight in a healthful way and neither need to lose nor gain weight, please come and share your experiences with us.
    There is no fee required at this time.
    For more information, contact Alexandria Zettler at awz08@my.fsu.edu.