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  • 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: musicfillsmyheart64@gmail.com 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 gwcwomansclub@att.net. Read more

  • A.W.A.K.E. of North Florida Holiday Gathering and Open House
    Wednesday, December 3, 2014

    A.W.A.K.E. of North Florida (Alert, Well, and Keeping, Energetic) Support group open to all individuals, with disorders of sleep and sleep disordered breathing, along with any of their interested families and friends: Invites All To: "Their Winter Support Meeting" Presenting Their: Holiday Gathering and Open House with Special Guest Also if the time of the Holiday Season moves you, please bring an unwrapped gift so we can spread some Holiday Cheer to those in the community who may be in need of some needed Holiday Cheer. Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 6:00 PM At the location of: Paramount Plaza Hotel and Conference Center 2900 SW 13th Street Gainesville, Florida Refreshments served and provided For Information and or to: R.S.V.P. contact 352-213-8991 or awakeofnorthflorida@hotmail.com Read more

  • Thomas Center Associates Jingle Bell Ball
    Friday, December 5, 2014

    Thomas Center Associates Jingle Bell Ball The Thomas Center Associates are having their Jingle Bell Ball benefit on December 5, 2014 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Join us at the historic Thomas Center for a festive night of dinner and dancing. Proceeds are to benefit the Thomas Center School Tour Program. Music provided by Vic Donnell Trio with special guest Russ Robinson. Holiday attire. Cost: $85.00 per person For reservations call 352-372-3845. Deadline is November 21st. Read more

  • Women in the outdoors Deer Hunt
    Friday, December 5, 2014

    Hunt dates: NOV. 7-9 or DEC. 5-7 / Location: Alachua County's Mill Creek Preserve We are looking for ladies with limited or no hunting experience, who would like to expand their knowledge and skills, through our safe and educational guided hunts. All hunters will be guided by a experienced female hunter If you have a youth, that would like to learn more about hunting, we will be hosting these hunts in conjunction with our youth hunts (located at Alachua County's River Styx and Balu Forest). Activities will begin on Friday afternoon on the shooting range, followed by a group cookout that evening. Saturday will involve a morning and afternoon hunt, with a fun activity in-between. We will hunt again, Sunday morning, before heading back home. Hunters must have a current Florida hunting license or mentor hunting license. Out-of-town hunters, please contact the hunt master to discuss lodging possibilities. For questions and more info, contact the hunt master: Missie Schneider (352) 316-0073 / gatorgobblers.nwtf@gmail.com Read more

  • Gathering of the Artists
    Saturday, December 6, 2014

    Gathering of the Artists EventDate: Dec. 6, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. & Dec. 7 from Noon to 5 p.m. MoreInfo: The 4th annual holiday showcase will feature the work of29 North Central Florida artists in a new location - the Gainesville Woman's Club at 2809 W. University Ave. The event is open to the public and will include musical performances and food trucks will be on site. Read more

  • AGAPE of God - Beast Feast and Family Fun Day at Jonesville Baptist Church
    Saturday, December 6, 2014

    AGAPE of God will be hosting a Beast Feast and Family Fun Day at Jonesville Baptist Church on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 12:00-8:00pm. Dinners are $12.00 for adults and $8.00 for children ages 12 and under. Come out and enjoy fresh venison, pork, turkey, chicken, and fish with all the trimmings. There will also be a live auction, raffle, live music, a bounce house, horseshoes, sack races, hay ride, and much more for the whole family to enjoy. 100% of all proceeds will be used for AGAPE of God's international and local missions programs. Jonesville Baptist Church is located at 17722 SW 15th Avenue Newberry, FL 32669. A short 15 minute drive west of Gainesville and I-75. Read more

  • The Gainesville Branch of the AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN annual RED STOCKING TEA
    Sunday, December 7, 2014

    The Gainesville Branch of the AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN invites you to its annual RED STOCKING TEA A fund raiser for, fellowships to benefit its EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION PROGRAM At the home of Dr. Tom Hawkins 2106 NW 4th Place Gainesville 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, December 7, 2014 Fellowship, Guests, Holiday Goodies and Entertainment Bring a guest. Help trim the tree - make checks payable to: AAUW Educational Foundation Program (The gift is tax deductible.) If you are unable to come, we hope you will still make a donation; please mail check to: Mail Hauptman - Treasurer, AAUW 4309 NW 70th Terrace Gainesville, FL 32606 Read more

  • Mind and Soul Lecture Series: “Stepping In and Stepping Out – The Contemplative/Reflective Practice
    Sunday, December 14, 2014

    Event Name:Mind and Soul Lecture Series: “Stepping In and Stepping Out – The Contemplative/Reflective Practice of the Labyrinth” Rev. Kathryn Mclean, Veriditas Certified Advanced Labyrinth Facilitator Event Date:December 14th 5:00 pm Additional Info:Mind and Soul Lecture Series: December 14th, 5:00 pm. “Stepping In and Stepping Out – The Contemplative/Reflective Practice of the Labyrinth” Rev. Kathryn Mclean, Veriditas Certified Advanced Labyrinth Facilitator. Free and open to the public. We invite all to stay for a Taize (tah-ZAY) worship service following each lecture. Ecumenical and open to all faiths, the candlelit, meditative services are centered around music, prayer and silence to quiet the mind, open the heart and feed the soul. Kanapaha Presbyterian Church, 6221 SW 75th Terrace, 352-378-9080, www.kanapaha.net Read more

  • The 18th Annual Holiday Traditions: A Musical Celebration
    Sunday, December 14, 2014

    The 18th Annual Holiday Traditions: A Musical Celebration Featuring: Alachua County Youth Orchestra Eastside High School Chamber Singers Santa Fe High School Concert Choir P.K. Younge Vocal Ensemble Gainesville Youth Chorus and Concertina Choir When: Sunday, December 14th, 2014 at 4:00pm Location: Curtis M. Phillips, M.D. Center for the Performing Arts Price: $12 Adults, $6 Children (under 12), $30 VIP Reception (special price 2/$50) Tickets available: Website: www.StopChildrensCancer.org Or: www.performingarts.ufl.edu Or by calling: 353-377-2622 Contact: Julie Hill Julie@stopchildrenscancer.org 352-377-2622 This is a fundraising event for Stop Children’s Cancer. Read more

  • Melrose Library Association's Private Camellia Garden Day
    Sunday, December 14, 2014

    Melrose Library Association's Private Camellia Garden Day EventDate: December 14, noon to 4 p.m. MoreInfo: > The event will be from noon to 4 p.m. Besides touring the garden, there will be demonstrations and handouts, camellias for sale, and cookie sale. Our hosts Chuck Ritter, one of the top camellia exhibitor in the nation, and his wife Bev are growing almost 1500 camellias. This will be an opportunity to see varieties not in commerce and grown only a few places. Entry is $5. Golf carts will be available for those needing assistance. > The Ritter's address is 202 Mason Road, just east of Melrose. Read more

  • Private Camellia Garden Day
    Sunday, December 14, 2014

    Event Name:Private Camellia Garden Day Event Date:December 14, noon - 4 p.m. Additional Info:Visit the private garden of the nation's top camellia exhibitor. Almost 1500 camellia bushes including many unusual varieties only seen in a few gardens. 202 Mason Road, Melrose, FL. Potted camellias will be available for purchase. Tickets are $5 at the entrance and benefit the Melrose Library Association. 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

  • 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: https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/1451107238498323/ Read more

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