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    • Fiesta Ko SA Ocala Florida
      Fiesta Ko SA Ocala Florida Date: 08/10/2019 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Location: Tuscawilla Park 829 NE Sanchez Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34470 A Philippino Food Street Festival and a cultural presentation to be held at the Jenkins Theater stage and Tuscawilla Park.,  For details, please contact Jerome Majarocon of One Philippines Entertainment at 352.642.8500. The […]
    • Back 2 School Bash
      Back 2 School Bash Date: 07/27/2019 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Location: E.D. Croskey Recreation Center 1510 NW Fourth Street, Ocala, Florida 34475 Annual Back 2 School Bash and school supply give-away.  School clothing give-away at Barbara Gaskin Washington Adult Activity Center.  For additional information, please contact Monica Bryant of the Marion County Children’s Alliance […]
    • Cops, Kids and Firefighter’s Day
      Cops, Kids and Firefighter’s Day Date: 07/18/2019 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM Location: E.D. Croskey Recreation Center 1510 NW Fourth Street, Ocala, Florida 34475 An opportunity for the youth to interact with the local law enforcement and public service officers in fun and play.  For details, please contact Bridgett Griffin of the City of Ocala […]
    • Levitt AMP Ocala Music Series featuring “PJ Morton”
      Levitt AMP Ocala Music Series featuring “PJ Morton” Date: 07/19/2019 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Location: Webb Field at Martin Luther King Recreation Complex 1510 NW Fourth St., Ocala, Florida 34475 Get AMPed for a Summer of three FREE concerts!  Join us for an evening of music and fun at Webb Field each Friday night […]
    • After Dark in the Park
      After Dark in the Park: The Greatest Showman [PG] Date: 07/12/2019 8:45 AM – 10:45 PM Location: Jervey Gantt Recreation Complex 2390 SE 36 Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34471 These events are FREE and open to the public.  Light refreshments will be served for a nominal fee.  Remember to bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  For […]
    • An Award to Tom Loury
      Dennis McGee left presenting an award to Tom Loury (TomL Publishing) The following is a presentation speech given by Sue Kelley executive Director. “We all know Tom as that guy who takes our pictures each month at this lunch. But did you know: Tom Loury is the owner of the  TOML Publishing LLC and produces […]
    • Walt’s Brakes and More
      Picture is Walt left & Eric, right of Walt’s Brakes and More. They are family owned and have operated since 1965. They have three generations working the business with ten employees, twenty bays, three diesel techs. Walt’s Brakes and More had started out as a brake shop in Miami, Florida. Walt senior designed brakes systems […]
    • Ocala Business Leaders Networking
      PALS Auto Repair hosted a Networking event for the Ocala Business Leaders, some customers and friends. They gave a tour of their shop. There was entertainment, games, door prizes, great food and drink. The Ocala Business Leaders is a business networking group that has been inviting business people to breakfast on Wednesday morning for many […]
    • Marion County Genealogical Society Meeting
      Marion County Genealogical Society will meet Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 2pm – 4pm at the Marion County Public Library, 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL.  Jack Butler will present “Land Records, the Underutilized Resource”. For more info visit www.mcgsocala.org or call (352) 897-0840.   The post Marion County Genealogical Society Meeting appeared first […]
    • Senior Fishing Derby
      The Annual senior Fishing Derby was a great success. The weather was great, the people were friendly, there were plenty of door prizes and the food was great. The Senior Fishing Derby is put on by the Ocala Parks and Recreation Department. Buses from the local senior living homes bring people to picnic and fish […]
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    • Over the Edge!
      By Kevin Sheilley I went Over the Edge! While many have tried to push me over the edge through the years, it was the arts that sent me. To be more precise, it was the Marion Cultural Alliance and their recent fundraiser, Over the Edge – Taking the Arts to New Heights, which saw me […]
    • Chamber of the Year award
      By Kevin Sheilly The Ocala/ Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership has again been named a finalist for the 2019 Chamber of the Year award, presented by Alexandria, Va.-based Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. The award, sponsored by MemberClicks, is the most prestigious and competitive recognition presented annually by the Association of Chamber of […]
    • OEU Recognizing National Electrical Safety Month by Encouraging Electrical Safety Before, During and After Storms
      In recognition of National Electrical Safety Month, Ocala Electric Utility is urging residents and businesses to review important electric safety measures that can prevent electrically related fatalities, injuries and property loss before, during and after severe weather or natural disasters. Post Date:05/13/2019 9:43 AM OCALA, Fla. – In recognition of National Electrical Safety Month, Ocala […]
    • LILY’S LEAPING SUMMER CAMP | AGES 6-12
      Lillian F. Bryant Community Center | 2200 NW 17 Pl. Mondays-Fridays | May 28-Aug. 2 *Closed on Holidays | 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Field trips, arts, crafts, games, sports, video games and more!  Weekly features: 1. Backyard Bash; 2. Camp Spirit; 3. Edible Engineering; 4. Shipwrecked; 5. Crazy Concoctions; 6. Moving’ & Grooving; 7. Ultimate Gamers; 8. Camp […]