By BONNIE WILLETTE
Published January 13, 2007
Tricky Tray Party: sponsored by the Council of Catholic Women of Our Lady of Grace Church, doors open at noon, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. Viewing of the baskets/trays, complimentary cake and coffee before the 1 p.m. drawings. Tickets sold at the door, 20 chances for $3, 40 for $5. Separate tickets for several "money trees." Call Candy Sasser at 564-2001 or Bernita Becker at 344-0235.
Dance: The Beverly Hills Recreation Association invites members and guests to enjoy dancing from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., 77 Civic Circle. Eddie Shannon will provide the music. Light refreshments served. Tickets $6 may be purchased in advance at the office 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 746-4882.
Beverly Hills Butterfly Club: meets at 2:30 p.m., Beverly Hills Recreation Association, 77 Civic Circle. Guest speaker will be author Pam Traas. Call Christine, 527-8629.
Martin Luther King Jr. parade and community celebration: honors the man and his message, parade begins at 10 a.m., ending at Copeland Park, 850 NE Third St., Crystal River. Great food, health fair, voter registration and information and lots more.
Free tickets: The St. Petersburg Times will sponsor a performance by the U.S. Air Force Reserve Concert Band at 2 p.m. Jan. 28 at Curtis Peterson Auditorium, 3820 W Educational Path, Lecanto. Free tickets, limited to four per family, are available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, Citrus Times offices, 301 W Main St., Inverness and 498 SE Kings Bay Drive, Crystal River.
Open house: Citrus Memorial Health System will conduct an open house for its outpatient occupational and physical therapy unit from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Citrus Memorial Rehabilitation - Beverly Hills, 3402 N Lecanto Highway. Free balance screenings will be provided by a licensed physical therapist, refreshments will be served.
200 Club dinner: Roast pork dinner served 4 to 6 p.m., Knights of Columbus Council 6954, 9020 Atlas Drive, Homosassa. Dinner includes garden salad, coffee and pie for $7. Call 795-9259.
Chinese auction: sponsored by the Catholic Women's Club of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, doors open at 11 a.m. in the parish hall, 550 U.S. 41 S, Inverness. Free coffee and cake. Light lunch available. Admission: $3 (includes 20 tickets), $1 for 10 extra tickets. Call Marilyn Blackburn, 344-4197 or Carolyn Edge, 637-5568.
Breakfast bike ride: Adult riders are welcome to join Withlacoochee Bicycle Riders for a breakfast ride on the Withlacoochee Trail leaving at 10 a.m. from the trailhead at Wallace Brooks Park in Inverness. Riders head south on Thursdays, north on Tuesdays. Call Bill, 341-3890 or Dick, 527-3549.
Fried chicken dinner: sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 155 to benefit Crest School from 5 to 7 p.m., 6585 W Gulf to Lake Highway, Crystal River. Menu also includes corn, mashed potatoes, roll and drink for $5. Goal is to purchase a Smart-Board, an interactive whiteboard used to enhance learning. Monetary donations welcome at the post. Call Jean Morrow, 564-1453 or Barbara Logan, 795-6526.
Arbor Day trees given out: Inverness Garden Club will give away crab apple trees beginning at 10 a.m. at these Inverness locations: Publix, 1420 U.S. 41 N; Big Lots, 445 W Highlands Blvd.; Cinnamon Sticks, 2120 State Road 44; and Kash n' Karry, 1202 W Main St. They won't last long, so arrive on time.
Ahhhh, the memories: West Citrus Elks of Homosassa will host its second annual sock hop, doors open at 5:30 p.m., 7890 W Grover Cleveland Blvd. Members and qualified guests can order food at the window, the car hop will deliver it to your table. Guys, slick back your hair; gals wear a poodle skirt or rolled up jeans. Tickets $3.
JAN. 20Genealogy workshop: The Chapter Development Committee of the Daughters of the American Revolution will offer a free genealogy workshop from 10 a.m. to noon at Lakes Region Library, 1511 Druid Road. The workshop will benefit those new to genealogy as well as proficient genealogists that may have been stumped in their research. Call Sue Camillo, 382-7383 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or e-mail Sheila Shaughnessy, email@example.com.
Learn about dystonia: a neurological disorder where involuntary muscle contractions cause twisting, repetitive and patterned movements. Dystonia Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. in the Cypress Room at Citrus Memorial Health System, 502 Highland Blvd., Inverness. A neurologist from Clearwater will be the guest and the documentary Twisted will be shown. If attending, you are asked to call ahead, refreshments served. Call Anna at 726-8489.
Sunday in the hills: sponsored by Beverly Hills Recreation Association features story teller Homer Noodleman at 2 p.m., 77 Civic Circle. Coffee and cake served. Admission: $6, tickets available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 746-4882.
Celebrate religious diversity: A World Religion Day program hosted by the Baha'i community and the Interfaith Council of Citrus County begins at 2 p.m., Unity Church of Citrus County, 2628 W Woodview Lane, Beverly Hills. There will be presentations by members of various faiths with a question and answer period. Music will be provided by Gisele Robles from the Dominican Republic.
How to be listed: Submit the information in writing to Bonnie Willette, 301 W Main St., Inverness, FL 34450; fax to 860-7320 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.