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The staff members of Williams Thomas Funeral Homes will guide your family in creating a meaningful ceremony to honor the life and memory of a loved one. A ceremony can be anything you wish it to be: simple or elaborate, traditional or unique. No matter how it's tailored, such a ceremony is an important step in recovering from loss.

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Our Community Events

  • Family Friendly Karaoke
    Friday, November 7, 2014

    Family Friendly Karaoke Nov 7th 7-10 pm Family Friendly Karaoke December 5th 7-10 pm Family Friendly Karaoke Jan 9th 7-10 pm Family Friendly Karaoke Feb 6th 7-10 pm Family Friendly Karaoke March 6th 7-10 pm Family Friendly Karaoke April 10th 7-10 pm Family Friendly Karaoke May 1st 7-10 pm Family Friendly Karaoke June 5th 7-10 pm Family Friendly Karaoke July 10th 7-10 pm Family Friendly Karaoke Aug 7th 7-10 pm Children's movie, Suduko, jig saw puzzles, & board games are also available at each event PUBLIC IS WELCOME!! Cost: Free (unless you choose to tip the KJ) First United Methodist Church 17121 SW 137th Lane, Archer, FL The general public is welcomed and encouraged to attend these free events whether they attend the host church, another church in the community or are un-churched. These events are planned with the community's benefit in mind. They are not intended to promote a specific, individual church but to offer A FREE family friendly event. For more information, please call Pastor Priscilla Scherrah, 352-495-4021 or myself. Thank you. Lois Lehning 352-443-0010 Offering vocal solos (with or without devotional program) Need a Sunday anthem or two? Program for a Special Event or Holiday Service? Pre or Post Service music? Wedding or Funeral Service? e-mail: Read more

  • Gainesville Woman’s Club Warm Clothing Drive
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    Gainesville Woman’s Club Warm Clothing Drive The Gainesville Woman’s Club and partner Belk at the Oaks Mall are collecting as much warm clothing for children as possible and then making the clothing available to area Alachua County Schools for distribution to those in need. The Gainesville Woman’s Club will have a collection box at the north entrance (facing Newberry Road) of Belk in the Oaks Mall. You may bring new or gently used coats and sweaters to Belk between November 19th and December 23rd during store hours. For more information, please call the Gainesville Woman’s Club at 376-3901 or e-mail Read more

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church in Gainesville
    Wednesday, December 24, 2014

    Covenant Presbyterian Church in Gainesville, would like to invite you and your family to attend their annual Live Nativity and Shepherd service on Christmas Eve. The live nativity, including animals will begin at 6:00 PM; followed by an outdoor Shepherd Service at 6:20PM. Covenant Presbyterian Church is located on 1001 NW 98th Street in Gainesville. Feel free to call for more information at 352-332-0400. Bring the whole family to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. Read more

    Saturday, January 3, 2015

    EventName: 39th Annual Camellia Show EventDate: January 3 & 4, 2015 SHOW will be held Saturday & Sunday, January 3rd & 4th at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, 4700 SW 58th Drive and we would appreciate your listing this event on your community calendar. The show will feature award-winning blooms from growers throughout the Southeastern United States. Growers may enter blooms on Saturday from 6:30 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. Judging will be from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The public is invited to view the flowers from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Unique camellia plants will be available for sale from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. until all plants are sold. For more information, call 352-672-2644 or visit and click on the Gainesville Camellia Society web page. Read more

  • Columbia County Doxie Derby Races
    Saturday, February 21, 2015

    Columbia County Doxie Derby Races February 21st 2015! Columbia County Fairgrounds - Lake City - Florida Please see flyer for more information Read more

  • 2nd Annual Alliance Spring Bling
    Thursday, February 26, 2015

    EventName: 2nd Annual Alliance Spring Bling EventDate: 2/26/15 MoreInfo: Spend your afternoon with the Haven Hospice Alliance at their 2nd annual Spring Bling. Shop for new and gently-used jackets, handbags and jewelry all from our Haven Hospice Attic Resale store. Enjoy treats and different types of teas. There is a $5 entry fee at the door. Advance reservations are preferred by emailing your name and total guests in your party to or calling 352.692.5177. The Haven Hospice Alliance is a volunteer group whose purpose is to assist in raising funds as needed for unreimbursed care or special Haven Hospice programs not reimbursed by federal government or insurance providers and to educate the 18 service areas about the many services and programs Haven Hospice has available for patients, families and the community at large. Read more

  • Run for Haven
    Saturday, March 14, 2015

    Event Name:Run for Haven Event Date:March 14, 2015 Additional Info:ONE OF THE BIGGEST RUNS IN GAINESVILLE! Join us for the 6th annual Run for Haven in the Tioga Town Center with the course going through the Town of Tioga (In Gainesville). This event will feature a 5K and 10K run/walk with a St. Patrick's Day theme with a shotgun start at 4:30 pm! Your registration fee includes not only the chip-timed run but a pre-run warm-up, live music, food, drinks, a shirt for the first 700 registered runners, a commemorative medal for the 700 registered runners, expo booths, awards ceremony for overall winners and more! Not a runner but still want to join the fun? Purchase a Post-Party Only ticket and you'll be there to support the runners and a great cause. Want to run, eat and have a few drinks but do not need the shirt or medal? It's only $20 during pre-registration only. Arrive and participate in our St. Paddy's Day costume contest to be eligible to win a prize! Registration will shut down at 5 pm on March 10th but you can still register the day of the event for $45. Package pick-up will begin at 11 am on March 13th. Event day registration and packet pick-up begins at 2:00 pm. 5K and 10K begins at 4:30 pm. Proceeds benefit Haven Hospice. Read more

  • ViVA - African Safari
    Saturday, April 18, 2015

    EventName: ViVA - African Safari EventDate: 4/18/15 Info: Join us for Haven Hospice's 11th annual signature fundraising event with over 600 attendees! ViVA! will again be held at the beautiful Rembert Farms in Alachua, FL and will include fine cuisine from Blue Water Bay, auctions, live music and entertainment. This past year's safari theme was a huge success and we are looking forward to making our 2015 event even bigger - ViVA! 2015 will be heading back to Africa one more time! Attendees will be in for lively and wild surprises as activities will be centered around the African-safari theme. Proceeds benefit unreimbursed programs and services provided by Haven Hospice in Gainesville and the surrounding communities. For more information about this event, to become a sponsor, auction donor or to purchase a ticket, please contact Stephanie Brod at 352.271.4665 or email Read more

  • Tree City Quilter's Guild Quilt Show 2015
    Saturday, May 2, 2015

    Event Name:Tree City Quilter's Guild Quilt Show 2015 Event Date:Saturday May 2, 2015 & Sunday May 3, 2015 Additional Info:I am the TCQG Publicity Chairman, and would like to have our Quilt Show Advertised on the local TV. It will be held at the Best Western Plus Gateway Grand Motel off I-75 Exit 389 - off 39th -4200 NW 97th Boulevard Gainesville, Florida 32606 877.464.2378 Here is the link to our FB page Event notice:!/events/1451107238498323/ Read more

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