The German American Club of West Central Florida will host a Christmas dinner dance with Eva Adams from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club, 2751 N. Crossbow Pt. Hernando. Admission is $29 and must be made prior to Dec. 6. Tickets and menu selections: Sigi Strak, 352-854-9616 or

Three groups to take
part in Giving Tuesday

—The Knights of Columbus Council 14485 at St. Scholastica is participating in “Giving Tuesday” by collecting money for our Coats for Kids Drive to get as many new coats for children in our area who are in need.

The Knights are asking for donations of $20 or more, but greatly appreciate any amount. Donations can be mailed to: Knights of Columbus, P.O. Box 267, Lecanto, Florida 34461.

—Members of the Rotary Club of Sugarmill Woods and their guests will each be giving a new toy for Toys for Tots at the Club’s annual Holiday Dinner on Dec. 3, Giving Tuesday. The club supports numerous projects aimed at improving literacy, feeding and clothing the needy and supporting efforts to assist local youth programs through its giving arm, Anyone interested in giving to the Foundation may contact the club’s president, Michele Conley, at 304-634-0412 or For specific information on the charities supported by the Foundation, go to

—United Way Rapid Rehousing We will be on the air with Citrus 95.3, 96.7 The Fox, and Nature Coast Country from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, collecting donation for Rapid Rehousing and its other programs. For every $25 donated, the person will be entered into a drawing to win over 20 prizes.

Women’s Club hosts Christmas luncheon

The Crystal River Christian Women’s Club is hosting a Christmas luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Providence Church, 4471 W. Sanction Road, Lecanto. There will be a fashion show, DJ and guest speaker. Catered lunch will be available for $11. Make a reservation before Dec. 4: Kate, 352-419-8453.

Outdoor market in Dec.

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church will hold an outdoor flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 on the church property at 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. Vendors may purchase a space in advance for $10 by calling Rose Mary at 352-527-6459 or by emailing Coffee, soda, donuts and hotdogs will be served. All are welcome.

Latinos Club Christmas dinner party

The Latinos Club of Citrus Hills will host their 5th annual Latinos Club Christmas dinner party from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8 at Kellner Auditorium located at 102 Civic Circle in Beverly Hills. All are welcome. Live entertainment by DJ Willie featuring a large screen of music videos. Dinner will be Spanish-style roast pork, grilled chicken, yellow rice, plantains, dessert and coffee. Soda and water are provided, BYOB. Tables of 10 can be reserved. Seating is limited. Tickets are $20 per person. Information: 352-586-2594 or

German American Club to meet

The German American Club of West Central Florida will hold a monthly meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2389 W. Norvell Bryant Highway, Lecanto. After the meeting, there will be German music, social activities and refreshments. All are welcome. Information: Sigi Strak, 352-854-9616 or

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