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Today's Features

  • Dale Henderson is the person who said “The Garden Club should do something about the Brazilian Pepper in Cedar Key”.
    She said it in 1998.
    The Cedar Key Garden Club and local citizens have been “doing something” about Brazilian Pepper ever since she made that remark. Henderson was given a Certificate of Appreciation and a “Thank You” card from Garden Club members at the Jan. 6 kick-off of the 2012 season.

  • The Cedar Key Historical Society will kick off the 2012 Monthly Coffee Program Series on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 10 a.m., at the Cedar Key Community Center, Sixth and F Streets, Cedar Key.
    The January speaker will be Mrs. Catharine Hobday, one of the assistant light keepers who served at the Cedar Keys Light Station on Seahorse Key from 1873 until 1879. Mrs. Hobday, portrayed by Toni Collins, will entertain the audience with highlights of what early service in the U.S. Lighthouse Service was like for the lighthouse employees.

  • Today

    Branford Camera Club meeting
    The Branford Camera Club will start off the new year with a meeting at 7 p.m.  The group will be meet at a new location, Cuzin’s Restaurant, on U.S. Highway 129 across from Scaff’s Market in Branford.  Come about 6 p.m. to join members for dinner before the meeting.

  • Jan. 9

    Cedar Key Book Club
    All are welcome to the book groups.  Bring a friend.   
    The Book Bunch will meet at 1:30 p.m., at the Cedar Key Library’s top floor meeting room.   
    Tea Obreht’s “The Tiger’s Wife” will be discussed.  Subsequent books will be selected at this January meeting.

     Jan. 10

    Coalition Against Tobacco meeting

  • Garbage and trash pickup
    - Residential household garbage and recycling - Monday
    - Yard waste – 2nd and 4th Tuesday
    - Bulk household waste – 2nd Tuesday

    Alcoholics Anonymous
    - Keep It Simple, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, SR 24 and 5th Street (open/no smoking)
    - Cedar Key Step Meeting, Mondays, 7 p.m., Cedar Key Library, upstairs meeting room (open/no smoking)

    Beekeeping Club

  • January at the Cedar Key Arts Center includes ongoing classes and salons, as well as several one day workshops and a gallery opening.
    January’s Gallery will be filled with cozy quilts. This exhibit is open to the community and ready to hang quilts are due at the Art Center by Jan. 3 at 5 p.m. Photographer Christian Harkness will be featured in the Members Gallery. Gallery Reception is Jan. 7, from 5-7 p.m.

  • January at the Cedar Key Arts Center includes ongoing classes and salons, as well as several one day workshops and a gallery opening.
    January’s Gallery will be filled with cozy quilts. This exhibit is open to the community and ready to hang quilts are due at the Art Center by Jan. 3 at 5 p.m. Photographer Christian Harkness will be featured in the Members Gallery. Gallery Reception is Jan. 7, from 5-7 p.m.

  • By Kay Louder
    Social Security District Manager, Gainesville, Fl

    Question:
    Can I get an estimate of my retirement benefit at several different possible ages?
    Answer:

  • Like any good country boy growing up in these parts, Newnan Sanchez knows firsthand about the circle of life, about nature’s delicate balance and how people once lived more harmoniously with the land.
    “I hate to see a lot of Old Florida disappearing,” the 69-year-old Chiefland native said, swaying gently in a rocking chair on the porch of an old cabin where his aunt and uncle once lived.
    “When I grew up, it was one of the smaller states in the Southeast.”