animal adoption

Precious Paws Rescue has many kittens, teenagers and adult felines available for adoption. They are open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, at 5164 S. Florida Avenue, Inverness, in the Colonial Strip Mall. Information: 352-726-4700.

German American Social Club to meet

The German American Social Club of West Central Florida will host its monthly meeting from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2389 W. Norvell Bryant Highway, Lecanto. Social activities and refreshments will follow the meeting. Visitors are welcome. Information: Sigi Strak, 352-854-9616 or

Attend a Military card party

St. Benedict's Community of Catholic Women will host a Military Card Party from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Hilgert Hall, 455 S. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. There will be prizes, raffles, drawings, and share the wealth activities. Lunch will be provided. Reservations: Lynda Samm, 362-628-5229 or Diane Clemmer, 352-601-3960.

Enjoy a walking tour

Inverness Walks is a guided walking tour of Downtown Inverness. These tours are held the second Tuesday morning of each month. Reservations are required. Tours are from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. The next tour will be Tuesday, Jan. 14. Meet at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum, 1 Courthouse Square, Inverness. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children. Information and reservations: 352-341-6428. Proceeds benefit the exhibition, programs, and operations of the Inverness Cultural Heritage Council at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum.

Learn the craft of woodworking

A free Wood Guild new member class will be from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Beverly Hills Craftsman Wood Guild, 52 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. Hand and power tools will be covered, along with various methods of wood joinery, sanding and finishing. Information: Dan Creamer, 352-501-9507 or

Ryan Smart to speak on Florida Springs

The League of Women Voters has invited Ryan Smart, executive director of the Florida Springs Council, to give a presentation on Florida Springs. The meeting will be at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Coastal Region Library, 8619 W. Crystal St., Crystal River. All interested are welcome. Information: 614-563-4282 or

Shop at ‘Trash and Treasure’ sale

The First Presbyterian Church of Inverness annual Trash and Treasure Sale will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 18, at the First Presbyterian Church, 206 Washington Ave., Inverness. All proceeds and unsold items will be donated to charitable organizations.

Enjoy Veritas performance

Veritas will be in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at Hernando Church of the Nazarene, 2101 N. Florida Ave., Hernando. A love offering will be collected. For information, call 352-726-6144 or visit

Attend a clean water forum 

The Nature Coast Unitarian Universalists and the League of Women Voters of Citrus County will host “One Rake at a Time: How Individuals Help Clean Up Our Springs” from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at 7633 N. Florida Ave., Citrus Springs. This free presentation will describe how volunteers work to clean invasive weeds and toxic algae out of freshwater springs in Florida. Information:

Play military cards

The Women of Sugarmill Woods will host a Military Card event from noon to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, and Feb. 17 at the Sugarmill Woods Country Club, 1 Douglas St. Homosassa. A potluck will begin at 12:30 p.m. and games will begin at 1 p.m. Cost is $12 per player. Bring a snack to share with the group. If you have a foursome you would like to play with, notate it on your registration. Registration for these events is due by Jan. 17. Drop off registration and payment to the WSW Mailbox #4, now located at the U.S. 19 entrance to Sugarmill Woods. For information, contact Dina Bishop, or 602-513-6743.

Oncology institute hosts free event

Women who are going through treatment for cancer are invited to attend Look Good, Feel Better, a free special event from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at the Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. This is a non-medical, program that teaches beauty techniques to people with cancer to help them manage the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. The program includes lessons on skin and nail care, cosmetics, wigs and turbans, accessories and styling. Registration is required. To register, visit For information, call Wendy, 352-527-0106.

Attend meeting, play BINGO

The British American Social Club will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at the Crystal River Women's Club, 320 N. Citrus Avenue, Crystal River. A game of BINGO will follow the meeting. Refreshments will be served. Annual club fees are due at this meeting.

'Fun in Fashions' show in January

The West Citrus Lady Elks will host its annual “Fun in Fashions” show with "Accessories and More" by Janet, featuring ladies' fashions, purses and accessories, to be available for on-site purchase from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at 7890 W. Grover Cleveland Blvd., Homosassa. Lunch will be served at noon. There will be drawings for raffle baskets and a money tree. Clothing sizes range from small to XXL. To purchase a $25 ticket, call Kathy at 352-586-8886. Information: Laura, 352-382-1971. Proceeds go to Elks' and local charities.

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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