Valentines Day Cat stock

Precious Paws Rescue will host a Valentine’s adoption event now through Friday, Feb. 14, at the adoption center, 5164 S. Florida Ave., Inverness. The adoption center is closed on Sundays. For information, call 352-726-4700.

Attend a red carpet event

The George Washington Carver Community will host the eighth annual Red Carpet Ball from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at 95 Three Sisters Springs Trail, Crystal River. This is the annual fundraiser for the community center. 

Watch ‘The Notebook’

The Valerie Theatre will show “The Notebook” (PG-13) on Friday, Feb. 14, at 207 Courthouse Square, Inverness. Cost is $6. Show times and information: or 352-341-7850.

Lions yard sale benefits charities

The Homosassa Lions will host a yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 15, at the clubhouse at 3705 S. Indiana Terrace, Homosassa. Proceeds benefit eyeglass cases and local charities. For information, call Lion Ross at 352-628-5860.

Barbecue benefits TOO FAR

TOO FAR will host a pig roast and barbeque fundraiser dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the TOO FAR Water and Natural Resources Foundation Point O’ Woods Clubhouse, 9228 E. Gospel Island Road, Inverness. Dinners, at $12 each, will include a drink and dessert. Carryout will be available. For information, call 352-634-4216.

Attend a Genealogy Seminar

The Citrus County Genealogical Society will host a seminar from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 439 E. Norvell Bryant Highway, Hernando. The speaker will be Ann Staley, professional genealogist. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members, if paid in advance. $3 more will be charged if purchased at the door. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Citrus County Genealogical Society. To print the registration form, visit or call Mary Ann Machonkin, 352-382-5515.

Watch a monthly movie matinee

Friends of Citrus and the Nature Coast’s monthly movie matinee is “The Art of Racing in the Rain” and will be presented at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at the Friends of Citrus and the Nature Coast Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Suite A, Homosassa Springs. For information or to reserve a space, call Jonathan Beard, 352-249-1470. 

British American Social Club to meet

The British American Social Club will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at the Crystal River Women's Club, 320 N. Citrus Ave., Crystal River. Refreshments will be available. For information, call 352-382-3418 or 352-465-4091.

KCCB to meet this February

The Keep Citrus County Beautiful (KCCB) Save Our Waters Week Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, in room 180A of the Lecanto Government Center, 3600 W. Sovereign Path, located off of County Road 491. The purpose of the meeting is to propose themes and initiate planning for Citrus County’s 25th annual Save Our Waters Week. For information, call committee chairperson Lace Blue-McLean at 352-201-0149.

Homosassa Garden Club to meet 

The Homosassa Garden Club will meet from 9:30 a.m. to noon Monday, Feb. 17, at First United Methodist Church, 8831 W. Bradshaw St., Homosassa, in room 113. All are welcome. For information, call Carole, 352-586-9506.

Friends of Chassahowitzka to meet

Friends of Chassahowitzka will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Chassahowitzka Community Center, 10300 S. Riviera Drive, Homosassa. The speaker will be Mary Opal, the director of the Nature World Wildlife Rescue. Snacks and free educational literature will be provided. 

American Irish Club to meet

The American Irish Club of West Citrus County will meet at noon Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the club house, 4342 Homosassa Trail Road, Lecanto. For information, call 352-860-1292.

Clean out the clutter this February

The second part of the Cleaning out the Clutter workshop will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Friends of Citrus and the Nature Coast Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Suite A, Homosassa Springs. This workshop will help attendees to understand why they cling onto certain objects after a loss and how to get past that and take control. To register, call 352-249-1470.

Memory workshop set

Friends of Citrus and the Nature Coast will host a memory improvement workshop from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at the Friends of Citrus and the Nature Coast Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Suite A, Homosassa Springs. To register, call 352-249-1470.

Rails to Trails to meet 

Rails to Trails will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Lakes Region Library, 1511 Druid Road, Inverness. The speakers will be Ann and Fred Abeles, talking about their recent bicycle tour in France. All are welcome. 

Friday Night Thunder set for February

Friday Night Thunder will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at 1 Courthouse Square, Inverness. This month will feature cars and jazz music. 

Fish to restore Chassahowitzka playground

The public is invited to participate in the fifth annual Chassahowitzka Community Catch Fishing Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22. 

Funds raised will be used to restore the Chassahowitzka community youth playground, the Eleanor Brittle Playground. 

Entry fee is $50 per angler. Youth division age 16 and under, $10 entry and includes a meal ticket and ditty bag containing official tournament T-shirt and other goodies.

Captain’s meeting is from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at the Chassahowitzka River Lodge, 8501 W. Miss Maggie Drive, Homosassa. Awards Ceremony and Fish Fry is from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at the lodge. 

For more information, contact Kathy Steele at 332-586-0209 or, or Sue Jacobs at 217-521-2191 or

Mardi Gras Bunco Party set for February

The Pilot Club of Crystal River will host a Mardi Gras Bunco Party from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at American Legion Post 155 dining hall, 6585 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. There will be raffle baskets, a 50/50 drawing, cash prizes and more. For tickets and information, call Nancy Wilson 352-422-4137 or Joyce Centrella 352-601-0136.

Artists to gather at Watercolor Society show

This year will mark the 28th Citrus Watercolor Society show and sale that has been conducted at the Ellie Schiller Homosassa State Wildlife Park. It will take place from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, and from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Ellie Schiller Homosassa State Wildlife Park. This organization has contributed 20% of all sales made during the show to the Friends of the Wildlife Park. The show features many of the Nature Coasts leading watercolorists. Original paintings, reproductions, bookmarks, and note cards will be for viewing and for sale. For information on the upcoming art show and sale, visit


Editor's Note: These items were submitted through the Chronicle’s online calendar. To submit your event to the calendar, visit and click “Submit an Event.” For help signing up or logging in to your account, call 352-563-5655.

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