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    • 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 […]
    • CITY KIDS SUMMER CAMP | AGES 5-12
      Child must have completed Pre-K Mondays-Fridays | May 28-Aug. 2 | 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. An exciting camp with fun-filled various recreational activities. Each week, we will offer interactive presentations with city departments, STEM projects, local field trips (movies and city pools), recreational sports and more! Lunch and snacks provided. Dress in active wear, wear tennis shoes and bring […]
    • Learn to Swim!
      This is the year you learn to swim! Maybe a loved one needs some lessons? Knowing how to swim can save lives so save these dates and get registered to Learn to Swim! More information about this and other aquatics programs can be found online. Please visit: www.ocalafl.org/recpark   The post Learn to Swim! appeared […]
    • After Dark in the Park
      Did you know we offer FREE movies in our parks throughout the year? Yes we do! In May we’ll show Basquiat at the Art Park. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets & your friends for this intriguing movie based on a true story! A full line-up of our After Dark in the Park Movies is online. […]
    • SkatePark
      It is the moment we have all been waiting for! The skatepark is finally opening to the public! Join us for this event! DJ Rocket and Papa Pineapples will be there. We will host a BEST TRICK COMPETITION for a $20 entry fee (proceeds go right back to the park!) The first 300 people through […]
    • LEVITT AMP OCALA IS BACK!
      For the third year in a row, Levitt AMP returns to Webb Field and brings a diverse collection of amazing talent! There will be food and beer for sale, as well as vendors, non-profits and games for the kids! These concerts are FREE so save the dates: May 31 – Sons of Mystro June 7 […]
    • CELEBRATING MOM…
      CELEBRATING MOTHER NATURE AT MOM’S PARK!  Memories of Missing Smiles, Inc. (M.O.M.S.) was founded by two mothers that lost sons in separate automobile accidents in 2008. December 2009, M.O.M.S. received permission from Ocala City council to locate this Memorial Park on a portion of Ocala’s Jervey Gantt Park. On January 24, 2010, M.O.M.S. broke ground on the […]
    • Billy Woods speaker at the Ocala Business Leaders Breakfast
      First let’s talk a little bit about the Sheriff Billy Woods was born and raised in Marion County. Sheriff Woods has devoted his life to serving his community. Prior to being Sheriff he was with the Ocala Police Department for 26 years. During that time he held various positions. Billy Woods years of service he […]
    • 39 SHOPLIFTERS ARRESTED DURING TWO-DAY RETAIL THEFT STING
      MARION COUNTY, Florida (April 9, 2019)- Detectives from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and the Ocala Police Department (OPD) conducted a two-day operation on April 4th and 5th targeting suspects involved in retail theft crimes. With the cooperation of Walmart and their loss prevention personnel, MCSO and OPD all worked together to help reduce […]
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    • 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 […]
    • CITY KIDS SUMMER CAMP | AGES 5-12
      Child must have completed Pre-K Mondays-Fridays | May 28-Aug. 2 | 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. An exciting camp with fun-filled various recreational activities. Each week, we will offer interactive presentations with city departments, STEM projects, local field trips (movies and city pools), recreational sports and more! Lunch and snacks provided. Dress in active wear, wear tennis shoes and bring […]
    • Learn to Swim!
      This is the year you learn to swim! Maybe a loved one needs some lessons? Knowing how to swim can save lives so save these dates and get registered to Learn to Swim! More information about this and other aquatics programs can be found online. Please visit: www.ocalafl.org/recpark   The post Learn to Swim! appeared […]