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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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  • 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

  • Dudley Farm Historic Tour
    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    May 23, 2015 Historic Tour Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:00am Join us on a tour that will teach you about a way of life post Civil War to mid-1940’s. Discover an authentic working farm and learn about how this farm was operated by a Floridian family, the Dudleys. Follow a park staff or docent in period clothing as they talk about the homestead consisting of eighteen restored buildings, the farm animals, the gardens and the local history. Visit Dudley Farm website for upcoming events 352-472-1142 - www.friendsofdudleyfarm.org Read more

  • A celebration of Fr. Roland Julien of St. Patrick's Catholic Church
    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    To all elected public officials and dignitaries and organization directors. Fr. Roland Julien will celebrate 50 years on April 25,2015 of ordination to the Catholic Priesthood and 35 years as Pastor of St. Patrick Catholic Church in August of 2015. Fr. Julien has been involved in several community organizations all over North Central Florida during his 50 years of Catholic Priesthood, as well as 35 years in Alachua County,Florida as pastor of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Gainesville, Florida. Some of the organizations include the Rosa Parks walk, Martin Luther King Walk, Catholic Charities, Aids Network, Action Network, A Womens Answer, North Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center, St. Francis House, Santa Fe College, St. Francis High School, St. Patrick Interparish School and various groups with the University of Florida, including Shands Hospital. High Springs Florida Chamber of Commerce, Williston, Florida Chamber of Commerce, Leukimia and Lymphoma Society, American Cancer Society, Haven Hospice, Meridian Behavioral Center, and many more. Fr. Julien has touched thousands of lives through his faith and ministry. A celebration will take place on May 23,2015 at 11:00 am at St. Patrick Catholic Church 500 NE 16th Avenue Gainesville,Fl 32641 Please see attachment Read more

  • 1st annual SAVVY Ayana - Ja'Niyah Mother Daughter Tea
    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    This Abstinence Rally event is Kentucky Derby Style (Wear your Sunday's Best Hat) Special Guest Presenter Unity Family Community Center Abstinence Only Program (Funded by Florida Department of Health) ** Food will be provided for all participants Age: 11 years and older Cost: Free ALACHUA COUNTY LIBRARY PARTNERSHIP BRANCH 1130 NE 16th Avenue, Gainesville, FL Please RSVP with Ayana Archer @ 352-871-5552 by May 15th Please see attached flyer Read more

  • Life Force Health and Wellness - Community Healing Circle
    Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Life Force Health and Wellness Announcing: Community Healing Circle Are you suffering? Insomnia Addiction PTSD Weight control Stress/Anxiety Severe illness Depression High cholesterol Chronic Pain Diabetes Emotional Distress High Blood Pressure These are just a few of the conditions that can be treated with Auricular therapy. May 26, 2015 6:00 — 8:00 P.M Millhopper Library, Room B RSVP: Required (limited seating) Call: 352-745-7554 to. register Community Outreach Read more

  • "Farm to Family Full Moon Concert" 3 Day Music Festival
    Friday, May 29, 2015

    If you would like an interview or tickets to promote PLEASE call us. Karayn Krawiec (Media Coordinator) 352-328-9692 or email: karaynk@gmail.com or Don Appelbaum (Event Coordinator) 386-462-1701 or email: don@farmtofamily.com WHO: Farm to Family Events with the Live Oak Farmers Market & Lions Club of High Springs www.farmtofamilymusic.com Proceeds benefit the Pure Water Wilderness & Our Santa Fe River http://purewaterwilderness.com/ www.oursantaferiver.org (see websites for more info.) WHAT: "Farm to Family Full Moon Concert" 3 Day Music Festival Main Stage performances by Local & Regional Bands, see website for complete listing of Bands. Bring your instruments & join in the Pickin’ Jam at the Bill Monroe Pickin' Tent. Tickets available in advance online and locally. Limited Advance Economy $35, Advance $45, Gate $55 Includes all 3 days & free primitive camping. $15 at the gate for Sunday 11am - 5pm Children 13 & under FREE with Parents at the Gate. No Persons under 18 admitted without Parent. Festival Vendors for food & all kinds of cool stuff. R.V sites available. WHEN: Friday May 29th till Sunday May 31st Show times: Fri May 29th 2pm to midnight Sat May 30th11am to midnight Sun May 31st 11am to 5pm. Gates open Thurs May 28th at noon See website for complete schedule. RAIN OR SHINE WHERE: Ellie Rays R.V. Resort 3349 N.W. 110th Street Branford Fl. 32008 www.ellieraysrvresort.com Read more

  • Suwannee Island Poker Run
    Saturday, May 30, 2015

    Event Name:Suwannee Island Poker Run Event Date:May 30, 2015 First Name:Chris Last Name:Parr Email:Chrisparr8776@yahoo.com Additional Info:11-4. Money raised goes to fund Suwannee Fireworks.. Read more

  • A Nu Twist Salon International Natural Hair Meet Up Day
    Saturday, May 30, 2015

    Event Name:A Nu Twist Salon International Natural Hair Meet Up Day Event Date:Saturday, May 30th, 2015 First Name:Antoinette Last Name:Black Email:anutwistsalon@gmail.com Phone:352-373-3300 Additional Info: A Nu Twist Salon’s International Natural Hair Meetup Day, sponsored by Design Essentials. INHMD is an annual ONE DAY event where women around the world gather in their respective communities to celebrate the versatility, beauty, style and strength of natural hair. The event is currently being hosted in 52 US Cities and 5 Countries. Attendees of the natural hair meetup will be able to: Meet other naturals in their area Gain exposure to natural hair product lines and companies Meet natural hair and beauty bloggers and Youtube vloggers Discover resources, techniques, products and people that can serve as inspiration for the natural hair care journey. Proceeds for this event will be donated to Girls Place, Inc. visit: www.anutwist.com or www.inhmd.com Time: 10am-5pm Where: A Nu Twist Salon 907 NW 13th St. 32601 Read more

  • World Oceans Day
    Saturday, June 6, 2015

    Event Name:World Oceans Day Event Date:June 6th and 7th Additional Info:Join the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo for a fun filled weekend of celebrating our beautiful oceans June 6th and 7th from 9AM-2PM! Enjoy crafts, face painting, keeper talks, training demonstrations, animal encounters, and even talk with local organizations who are working on the front lines of ocean conservation. The Kika Silva Pla Planetarium will be presenting “Dynamic Earth” at special show times – 11AM and 1PM on both days of the event. Admission: $5 for adults $4 for children, seniors, and UF students and staff Free for ages 3 and under and Santa Fe College students and staff with ID The same admission prices apply for the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium. For more information visit www.sfcollege.edu/zoo or call 352-395-5601. Come learn how you can be a steward for our seas and support our shared ocean! Read more

  • Oak Park Baptist Church 58th Anniversary Homecoming
    Sunday, June 7, 2015

    Oak Park Baptist Church Pastor Danny Austin 4610 SW Archer Road Gainesville, FL 32608 SundaySchool/Bible Study 9:30 A.M. Worship Service 10:45 a.m. Highlights include *Fantastic "old fashioned" dinner on the grounds. *Our Worship Choir will sing EVERYONE IS WELCOME Read more

  • 10 CAN RIVER SURVIVAL RACE/ HERO FEST 15
    Friday, June 12, 2015

    celebrate those who bravely endure hazardous elements on our behalf To Honor, Revive, and Grow See how you can be the difference http://www.warriorinstitute.org/ Please see attached flyers Read more

  • Gainesville High School Class of 1975 reunion
    Friday, June 19, 2015

    Gainesville High School Class of 1975 reunion Date:June 19th -20th 2015 First Name:William Last Name:Feinberg Email:bill@bisk.com Phone:352-870-5143 Additional Info:Plans have been Set in Stone and we will be getting together June 19th & 20th 2015- Father’s Day weekend in Gainesville, Fla. It’s Been 40 years since our Senior Graduation ,and we want to get together ONE MORE TIME to relive the good times and rekindle long lost friendships Any Questions, Please call Bill Feinberg At 352-870-5143- Or Marc Suskin At 352- 318-9474 for more information Read more

  • AMERICAN LEGION POST #230 IS HAVING A FISH FRY
    Friday, June 19, 2015

    AMERICAN LEGION POST #230 IS HAVING A FISH FRY ON JUNE 19th from 4pm "til 7pm AT THE POST MEETING HALL AT 20370 S.E HAWTHORNE ROAD. HAWTHORNE, FLA (HWY 20W). MENU: FRIED FISH, GRITS, BAKED BEANS, COLESLAW, HUSH PUPPIES, TEA/LEMONADE, AND A DESSERT. COST: $7.00 A PLATE (TAKE OUT AVAILABLE) PUBLIC INVITED Read more

  • Oak Park Baptist Church Vacation Bible School
    Sunday, June 28, 2015

    Oak Park Baptist Church Pastor Danny Austin 4610 SW Archer Road Gainesville, FL 32608 ph. 352-372-2730 It's VBS time again JOURNEY OFF THE MAP Coming your way June 28 - July 2, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 4 years - 5th grade Read more

  • Suwannee Fireworks
    Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Suwannee Fireworks Event Date:July 4th First Name:Chris Last Name:Parr Email:Chrisparr8776@yahoo.com Additional Info:Suwannee, Dixie County. Vendors. Golf cart parade. Fireworks at dark. Lot of fun!!! Read more

  • An Elegant Evening of Songs
    Saturday, July 25, 2015

    Event Name:An Elegant Evening of Songs Event Date:July 25 2015 Additional Info:An Elegant Evening of Songs Saturday, July 25th 7:30 pm Historic Kanapaha Presbyterian Church 6221 SW 75th Terrace, Gainesville Emerging local artist, Erica Williams, is set to perform a concert of classical vocal art. Experience a harmonious evening of classical songs and arias composed by Handel, Strauss, Gershwin, and more! Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Cash/check. Advance tickets available Monday – Thursday, 9 am to 1 pm at church office. Call 352-378-9080 for more information www.kanapaha.net or www.facebook.com.KanapahaPresbyterianChurch Read more

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