Join Team Caring Cousins @ Peachwave Self Serve Frozen Yogurt, 3035 SE Maricamp Road in Ocala in the Parkview Commons on April 18 from 5pm to 11:30pm. Enjoy delicious Frozen Yogurt and a large selection of irresistible toppings to chose from. Help raise money for the fight against cancer and help cancer survivors celebrate more birthdays. Proceeds go to the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life.
Healthy Learning Academy presents: Just for the Health of it 5k! healthy body, healthy mind, healthy planet. April 25 at 8:30am- Chip Timed 5k. 9:30am - 1 mile kids fun run. Family Fun Events Immediately following. Register at active.com
Healthy Learning Academy, 13505 West Newberry Road, Newberry, FL 32608. or call 352-372-2279.
April 29 - May 1
The Thespian Troupe from Forest High School will present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee conceived by Rebecca Feldman with book by Rachel Sheinkin, music and lyrics by William Finn on April 29th, April 30th, and May 1st. Performances will start at 7pm inside the school’s auditorium located at 5000 SE Maricamp Rd, Ocala, 34471. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $5 for students and $10 for adults. For more information, call 352/671.4700.
June 27 & 28
The ARRL Field Day Ham Radio will be held at the Silver Springs Radio Club Contest Locala, 161 Oak Cirlce, Ocala (Silver Springs Shores). Please check the club website k4gso.us to sign up and get directions. Public and media welcome.
Eat smart, play smart with the University of Florida’s new Childhood Health and Asthma Management Program. CHAMP promotes optimal health in children ages 6 to 12 who have asthma and are at the higher end of the growth curve. Kids and families will participate in fun games that teach children about growing healthy and strong, learn ways to prevent and cope with asthma symptoms, and sample tasty and healthy foods. Call (352) 273-5124 to learn more.
Help For Veterans
Do you know a veteran family that is homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless? Meridian can help with Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF). SSVF helps veteran families to quickly gain stability in permanent housing. Services include case management, coordinating VA benefits, referral to community services, and temporary financial assistance for eligible expenses. Together we can help to support our veterans. For more information, call 352-374-5600 x8360 or visit mbhci.org.
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Making Home Safer for Seniors
Preventable home hazards can cause falls and injuries that impact seniors’ ability to live independently. That’s why Home Instead Senior Care of Gainesville has launched the Making Home Safer for Seniors campaign. For a complimentary home safety check please call 352-336-3388
Tree City Quilter's Guild Quilt Show 2015
May 2 - May 3
May 2 at 10:00am to May 3 at 4:00pm
Best Western Gateway Grand
4200 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida 32606.
Best Western Gateway Grand
4200 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida 32606
A Judged Quilt Show From Fabric to Fabulous!
Celebrating the Art of Quilt Making!
Saturday May 2, 2015 (10 AM - 5 PM) AND
Sunday May 3, 2015 (10 AM - 4 PM)
Cost to attend: $7.00 Adults & Children over 12
Children 12 and under are FREE
*There will be many beautiful Quilts on display of all kinds of styles and colors and experience.
*Quilt Judge will be: Brenda Kalata from St. Augustine and has years of experience.
*Teddy Pruett (a certified quilt appraiser) will be on hand to Appraise any quilts you would like appraised - for a fee.
*There will be: Vendors of quilting supplies and tools
*Basket raffles, take a chance and see if you can win one!
*An Opportunity Quilt showing with raffle tickets to win it! (See picture of this quilt on the FB page - Tickets are $1 each or you can get 6 for $5).
*A Quiltique Bazaar will be available for purchasing goods that the Tree City Quilters Guild members have made.
*PLUS - There will be Quilts on Display from the HOFFMAN (INDIGO) CHALLENGE 2014
*AND - TCQG will showcase the community service projects in association with several organizations.
*Come and enjoy the Entertainment that will be provided by our talented musicians!
Take Back the Night March and Rally to End Sexual Violence
Rally against sexual violence at Take Back the Night on April First. Join UF and community partners on Norman Field, 1260 SW 8th Ave, from 6-9 p.m. Survivors are invited to speak on the nature of their sexual assault and recovery, and anyone demonstrating their support for survivors and for ending sexual violence is welcome.
Mommy and Me Storybook Tea
The GFWC Gainesville Woman’s Club is hosting “Mommy and Me Storybook Tea” on
May 2, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Mommies, grandmothers, aunts, friends or neighbors can bring a young child or children to the Mommy & Me Storybook Tea. Children’s costumes are optional. There will storybook characters, crafts, photo booth, tea sandwiches and desserts.
Proceeds will benefit the Guardian Angel Medical Dogs, Inc.
Costs: $25.00 for one adult and one child $10.00 each additional child
For reservations contact the Gainesville Woman’s Club at 376-3901, or for further information go to the website: gfwcfl-gainesvillewomansclub.org and click on Events or Calendar.