Features http://www.cedarkeybeacon.com/features/todaysfeatures en Dogs have their day in Cedar Key http://www.cedarkeybeacon.com/content/dogs-have-their-day-cedar-key <img src="http://www.cedarkeybeacon.com/sites/www.cedarkeybeacon.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1_37.jpg" alt="A great time was had by both the dogs and their owners." title="A great time was had by both the dogs and their owners." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> Cedar Key went to the dogs Thursday, Feb. 26, and everyone was just delighted about it because the pups were doing their community service raising money for the Canine Companions for Wounded Warriors, which provides trained service animals at no charge to recovering veterans.</p> <p> The pups, many dressed in creative costumes, brought their owners to City Park at 4 p.m. to line up for a parade. Some dogs, whose humans knew better, did not dress up their canine companions.</p> Woman's Club dinner a success http://www.cedarkeybeacon.com/content/womans-club-dinner-success <img src="http://www.cedarkeybeacon.com/sites/www.cedarkeybeacon.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_1601.jpg" alt="Jan Hendrix was chairwoman for the Cedar Key Woman&#039;s Club 29th annual spaghetti dinner. " title="Jan Hendrix was chairwoman for the Cedar Key Woman&#039;s Club 29th annual spaghetti dinner. " align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> One of the big social events on the island during the winter months is the Cedar Key Woman&#39;s Club spaghetti dinner held annually at the Community Center. Folks turn out in droves for a down home meal of spaghetti, marinara sauce, salad, garlic toast and dessert provided by the island&#39;s finest bakers.</p> <p> But it is much more than a meal that brings them in the door, it&#39;s the social atmosphere as folks linger beyond the meal to catch up on what has been happening in the lives of the snowbird (winter) residents and locals&#39; lives.</p> Parking Restrictions and Street Closures: http://www.cedarkeybeacon.com/content/parking-restrictions-and-street-closures <p> City Park Venue</p> <p> &bull; Noon, Friday, March 27 &ndash; Cars should be removed from parking areas adjacent to the park on 2nd Street</p> <p> &bull; 3 p.m., Friday, March 27 &ndash; Cars should be removed from parking areas adjacent to the park on A St.</p> <p> Second Street Venue</p> <p> &bull; 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 27 &ndash; Cars should be removed from 2nd Street (Hwy. 24 to A) by 6:30 p.m. No parking on the section of B Street adjacent to the Island Hotel (access for Island Hotel guests only).</p> Community Calendar for the week of March 19 http://www.cedarkeybeacon.com/content/community-calendar-week-march-19 <p> March</p> <p> Friends of the Library</p> <p> The Cedar Key Friends of the Library will hold its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 20. Light refreshments will be served.&nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;At 7 p.m., the national touring guitar duo, Patchouli, will entertain with a guitar and vocal concert. This free celebration of music will be held at the Community Center.&nbsp; It is Patchouli&#39;s third presentation in Cedar Key.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Old Florida Celebration of the Arts</p> Become a purchase award patron http://www.cedarkeybeacon.com/content/become-purchase-award-patron <p> Maybe you&rsquo;ve thought about doing it, maybe you&rsquo;ve done it, maybe you just don&rsquo;t know how it works or maybe you just haven&rsquo;t given it a try.</p> Calendar for the week of Nov. 26 http://www.cedarkeybeacon.com/content/calendar-week-nov-26 <p> Today, Nov. 26</p> <p> Happy Thanksgiving!</p> <p> Turkey Shoot</p> <p> The Suwannee River Shrine Club is hosting a turkey shoot on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, from 1 - 3 p.m. The event will be held at the club on State Road 26 north of Fanning Springs.</p> <p> The cost is $3 per shot and the winner will receive a free turkey.</p> <p> For more information, contact Ernie Lyle at 352-490-6693.</p> <p> Feast on turkey with the Eagles</p> Community calendar for the week of 11-19-15 http://www.cedarkeybeacon.com/content/community-calendar-week-11-19-15 <p> Fridays and Saturdays</p> <p> Divine Mercy Thrift Center</p> <p> The Divine Mercy Thrift Center, located on the grounds of St. John the Evangelist Church, 4050 N.W. Highway 27A, is now open Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.</p> <p> Sales go toward feeding the needy in the area. Donations are also accepted.</p> <p> For more information, call 352-493-9723.</p> <p> Church thrift shop open in Bronson</p> <p> &nbsp;The Bronson United Methodist Church will open a thrift shop Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. &ndash; 1 p.m. in the back building on Capital Street.</p> Community calendar for the week of 11-12-15 http://www.cedarkeybeacon.com/content/community-calendar-week-11-12-15 <p> Thursday, Nov. 12</p> <p> Veterans Day parade in Chiefland</p> <p> The 2015 Levy County Veteran&#39;s Day parade will be in Chiefland on Nov. 12, at 4 p.m.</p> <p> Military, units, clubs, groups and rolling military vehicles will start marching from Chiefland Middle High School at the intersection of U.S. Highway 27A and U.S. Highway 19 and head south on US 19 to Trailhead/Train Depot Park in South Chiefland.</p> <p> At the end of the parade, veterans will be honored and a lunch with food donated by individuals and businesses will be served.</p>