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  • FREE ADOPTION AT THE ALACHUA COUNTY SHELTER
    Tuesday, July 1, 2014

    NATIONAL COMPETITION – The ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge is a contest in which 50 shelters across the country compete to break their own records saving the lives of animals. Throughout the months of June, July and August 2014, each competing shelter must save more dogs, cats, puppies and kittens than they did during the same three months in 2013. Alachua County Animal Services, (3400 NE 53rd Avenue in Gainesville) is one of the 50 shelters chosen to participate. Grand prize is a $100,000 grant. We need to save approximately 2,500 dogs and cats during this time. WOW! FREE ADOPTIONS – During June, July, and August, all adoptions are free, and include spay/neuter, current vaccinations, Alachua County License, test for heartworms or feline leukemia, free first local vet visit, and a microchip. Adopt a pet – Save a life. *SEE ATTACHMENT FOR FULL DETAILS Read more

  • FREE ADOPTION AT THE ALACHUA COUNTY SHELTER
    Friday, August 1, 2014

    NATIONAL COMPETITION – The ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge is a contest in which 50 shelters across the country compete to break their own records saving the lives of animals. Throughout the months of June, July and August 2014, each competing shelter must save more dogs, cats, puppies and kittens than they did during the same three months in 2013. Alachua County Animal Services, (3400 NE 53rd Avenue in Gainesville) is one of the 50 shelters chosen to participate. Grand prize is a $100,000 grant. We need to save approximately 2,500 dogs and cats during this time. WOW! FREE ADOPTIONS – During June, July, and August, all adoptions are free, and include spay/neuter, current vaccinations, Alachua County License, test for heartworms or feline leukemia, free first local vet visit, and a microchip. Adopt a pet – Save a life. *SEE ATTACHMENT FOR FULL DETAILS Read more

  • FAMILY FRIENDLY KARAOKE
    Friday, August 8, 2014

    If you sing, come join us. If you don't sing, come listen. Archer United Methodist Church 7 - 10 pm 17121 SW 137th Lane, Archer Florida We always supply coffee and pizza. If you want, bring something to share or soda to drink Event Occurs first Friday night of each month FREE - open to the public If you feel so inclined, please tip the KJ who is providing his time and equipment to the community for this event FREE. Tonight we will have a children's movie too and dominoes. Read more

  • FUMC'S 4th Annual End of Summer Bash
    Saturday, August 9, 2014

    4th ANNUAL EPIC END OF SUMER BASH FREE – Community Family Fun Time/Date: Saturday, August 9, 2014 Place: Chiefland First United Methodist Church 707 N. Main St Chiefland, FL There will be FREE FOOD, ACTIVITIES, BACK PACKS, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, PRIZES, FUN AND INFORMATION PLUS MUCH MORE. SUPPLIES LIMITED Booth Space Available – for Additional information or to Donate Prizes or volunteer your time - PLEASE CALL 352-493-4627 Read more

  • Marion County 4-H "Color Me Green" Family Fun Walk/Run
    Saturday, August 9, 2014

    Event Name:Marion County 4-H "Color Me Green" Family Fun Walk/Run Event Date:8/9/2014 Additional Info:Come help support the Marion County 4-H in this fun and healthy 5k fundraiser. Cost is just $25 and participants will enjoy a stroll through beautiful Tuskawilla Park in downtown Ocala while being covered in color. Free giveaways for the first 100 registered participants.To register for this event logon to active.com or contact the UF/IFAS Extension Marion County 4-H Office at 352-671-8404 Read more

  • Back to School
    Saturday, August 9, 2014

    Event Name:Back to School Event Date:August 9, 2014 Additional Info:Pentecostals of Gainesville are hosting a "Back to School" Festival. There will be games, prizes, food, music, magic, puppet show, clothing exchange/sale, cake booth, book booth, etc. Prizes will be school supplies along with other prizes. Hours are 10am to 6pm. Come out and join our fun before everyone gets busy with going back to school. Read more

  • Beef O'Brady's Fundraiser Chiefland
    Monday, August 11, 2014

    Dine at Beef O’Brady’s in Chiefland from 5 to 9 p.m. on August 11, and a portion of your tab will be donated to help kids and teens who attend September’s Camp Good Hope and Teen Encounter grief supports camps at Bronson’s Black Prong Equestrian Center. Read more

  • American Legion Post 230, Hawthorne, Florida Breakfast Fundraiser
    Saturday, August 16, 2014

    American Legion Post 230, Hawthorne, Florida is having a Breakfast fundraiser to help raise funds for a Veterans Memorial Monument being built on Legion 230 Post home. Breakfast will be served starting at 8 am, Saturday August 16th at the Legion Hall on State Road 20 in Hawthorne. Breakfast will consist of scrambled eggs, cheese grits, biscuits & gravy, bacon, sausage, hash browns, coffee & orange juice. Cost $5.00. Please come and support our Veterans. Post website: http://www.americanlegionpost230hawthornefl.com/index.html Read more

  • The Saint Paul AME Church will celebrate 122 years of existence
    Sunday, August 17, 2014

    The Saint Paul AME Church 718 NW Seventh Street Ocala, FL will celebrate 122 years of existence Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 10:30am in the Church Sanctuary speaking for the occasion is The Rev. Elizabeth E. Yates, Presiding Elder of the Alachua-Central District East Annual Conference African Methodist Episcopal Chuch Call (352) 622-8921 or http://www.stpaulameocala.org/ Read more

  • FAMILY FRIENDLY KARAOKE
    Friday, September 5, 2014

    If you sing, come join us. If you don't sing, come listen. Archer United Methodist Church 7 - 10 pm 17121 SW 137th Lane, Archer Florida We always supply coffee and pizza. If you want, bring something to share or soda to drink Event Occurs first Friday night of each month FREE - open to the public If you feel so inclined, please tip the KJ who is providing his time and equipment to the community for this event FREE. Tonight we will have a children's movie too and dominoes. Read more

  • Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit
    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    Cedar Key is the venue for the Smithsonian Institution's traveling exhibit, September 13, 2014 thru October 19, 2014. Museum On Main Street (MOMS) is a partnership between the Smithsonian Institute and State humanities councils nationwide that serves small-town museums and their patrons. This is a one-of-a -kind access to Smithsonian exhibitions and educational humanities programs. Like all MOMS exhibitions, THE WAY WE WORKED was specifically designed for students and families to “Think About It”, “Let’s Talk About It”, “Let’s Listen” and “Let’s Watch” through visual displays as well as audio and view of video throughout the exhibition. The Cedar Key Historical Society Museum & the City of Cedar Key will host the Smithsonian traveling exhibit for six weeks from Sept 13-Oct 24, 2014. Cedar Key was chosen with only five other cities in Florida to host the Smithsonian Museum On Main Street exhibition. Cedar Key Library – Smithsonian Exhibit – “THE WAY WE WORKED” Cedar Key Historical Museum – “How We Worked Then & Now” Cedar Key Museum State Park *entry fee Cedar Key Aquaculture Association & University of Florida – IFAS Clam Farming Exhibit & Touch Tank. Read more

  • Mind and Soul Lecture Series: "The Brain and Contemplation" Dr. Tom Foster
    Sunday, September 14, 2014

    Event Name:Mind and Soul Lecture Series: "The Brain and Contemplation" Dr. Tom Foster Event Date:September 14th Time: 5:00 pm Additional Info:Mind and Soul Lecture Series: September 14th, 5:00 pm. “The Brain and Contemplation” presented by Dr. Tom Foster, McKnight Chair for Age Related Memory Loss, UF McKnight Brain Institute 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

  • Waldo Historical Society Eight Annual Spaghetti Dinner
    Friday, September 19, 2014

    Waldo Baptist Church Family Life Center See Attached Flyers for details Read more

  • Camp Good Hope
    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Children and teens who have experienced a loss are invited to attend Camp Good Hope and Teen Encounter grief support camps being held Saturday, September 27, at Bronson’s Black Prong Equestrian Center. There is no registration fee. For information or to refer a child, call Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast at 352-493-1181 or 866-642-0962. Read more

  • Mind and Soul Lecture Series: "Tightrope Walking: Balance and Boundaries in a Busy World." Linda Cal
    Sunday, October 12, 2014

    Event Name:Mind and Soul Lecture Series: "Tightrope Walking: Balance and Boundaries in a Busy World." Linda Callahan, Certified Professional Life Coach and Psychotherapist Event Date:October 12th 5:00 pm Additional Info:Mind and Soul Lecture Series: October 12th, 5:00 pm. "Tightrope Walking: Balance and Boundaries in a Busy World." Linda Callahan, Certified Professional Life Coach and Psychotherapist 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

  • Mind and Soul Lecture Series: “The Sound of Healing: Mind, Body, & Soul.” Professor James Jenkins,
    Sunday, November 9, 2014

    Mind and Soul Lecture Series: “The Sound of Healing: Mind, Body, & Soul.” Professor James Jenkins, Affiliate Professor with UF Fine Arts Music Program Event Date:November 9th 5:00 pm Additional Info:Mind and Soul Lecture Series: November 9th, 5:00 pm. “The Sound of Healing: Mind, Body, & Soul.” Professor James Jenkins, Affiliate Professor with UF Fine Arts Music Program. 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

  • 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

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