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.

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 at 352-249-1470. 

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 located at 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.

Attend meeting, learn about plants

There will be a Master Gardener plant seminar from 1:30 to 2:30 Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Citrus Springs Library, 1826 W. Country Club Blvd., Citrus Springs. Attend to learn how to propagate new plants. 

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 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

Chinese Dynasty Fashion Show in February

Attend a Chinese Dynasty Fashion Show from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club, 505 E. Hartford St., Hernando. This show will feature dresses from Chinese dynasties from a 40-year collection by a native of Shanghai who now lives in Citrus County. Cost is $40. 

Enjoy a movie in the park

Citrus County Parks and Recreation will show “Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse,” for free on Saturday, Feb. 22, at Bicentennial Park Field, 501 N. Baseball Point, Crystal River. There will be free popcorn and drinks. Inflatables will be provided by Citrus Inflatables. For information, call 352-527-7540.

Winter Music Series to continue

Good Shepherd Luther Church will host Johny Carlsson and the Florida Dixie Kings in "A Swingin' Mardi Gras" from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at 439 E. Norvell Bryant Highway, Hernando. Cost is $10. Tickets will go on sale at 2 p.m. For information, call 860-906-8723 or email

Attend meeting, learn about plants

There will be a Master Gardener plant seminar from 1:30 to 2:30 Monday, Feb. 24, at the Coastal Region Library, 8619 W. Crystal St., Crystal River. Attend to learn how to propagate new plants.

Rails to Trails to meet 

Rails to Trails will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, 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. 

Wildlife club meeting set

The Wildlife Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Nature Coast Unitarian Universalists fellowship hall, 7633 N. Florida Ave., Citrus Springs. The speakers will be Nancy Myers and Terri Grier from The Grumbles House in Dunnellon. They will present “Plants and Flowers to Attract and Benefit Hummingbirds and Butterflies.” Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments and wildlife handouts will be available. There will be a door prize and a 50/50 drawing. For information, call 352-746-2384 or email

Attend meeting, learn about plants

There will be a Master Gardener plant seminar from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Homosassa Library, 4100 S. Grandmarch Ave., Homosassa. Attend to learn how to propagate new plants.

Attend a Bunco Bash

Citrus Hills Women's Club will host a Bunco Bash at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at the Beverly Hills's Lions Club, 72 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. Admission is $15 per person. Doors open at 1 p.m. There will be door prizes and raffles and desserts will be served. All are welcome. Tickets: Kay Stegemann, 352-726-5902.

Too Far to meet

The next meeting of Too Far will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Too Far Water and Natural Resources Foundation Point O’ Woods Clubhouse, 9228 E. Gospel Island, Inverness. The speaker will be Frank Peters, past chairman of the Floral City Heritage Council, on the history of paddle-wheel steamboats on the Withlacoochee and Ocklawaha rivers in the 19th century. Dinner will be offered for a $7 donation. For information, call 352-634-4216.

Garden club to meet

The Rainbow Springs Garden Club will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Rainbow Springs Community Center, 19330 SW 83rd Place Road, Dunnellon. Grumbles House Antiques and Garden Shop will be back for their annual visit to share what’s new in the garden and what they’ve learned since their last visit.

Tag sale to benefit charity

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will host its annual Tag Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at 439 E. Norvell Bryant Highway, Hernando. All proceeds will benefit charities. For information, call 352-746-7161. 

Ladies of the Elks Flea Market

The West Citrus Ladies of the Elks annual Flea Market Sale will be from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Homosassa Lodge, 7890 W. Grover Cleveland Blvd., Homosassa. All are welcome and there is no admission fee. Items for sale will include artwork, books, clothing, seasonal items, household items, tools and furniture. Proceeds benefit local charities. Information: Teresa, 352-503-9417; leave a message for Gayle, 352-586-6171. 

Tricky Tray to take place this month

The St. Scholastica Council of Catholic Women will host its annual Spectacular Tricky Tray event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at 4301 W. Homosassa Trail, Lecanto, in the church hall. Refreshments will be served and a drawing starts at 11 a.m. A $5 donation includes basket tickets. Additional tickets may be purchased at the door. For information, call Connie 352-527-2599.  

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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