The Valerie Theatre will show "The Secret Life of Pets" (PG) on Friday, Jan. 3, at 207 Courthouse Square, Inverness. Cost is $4. Show times and information: or 352-341-7850

Seniors Friends for Life to meet

Seniors Friends for Life will meet at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1, at the Olive Tree Restaurant, 963 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. There will be lunch, board games and card games. Guests are welcome.

Attend an outdoor market in January

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church will host an outdoor flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4, at 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. Coffee, sodas, donuts and hot dogs will be served. Commercial vendors and private individuals are welcome to bring and sell goods. Spaces are available for $10 and should be reserved in advance. Information or to reserve a space: Rose Mary, 352-527-6459 or

Auditions at the Art Center open soon

The Art Center of Citrus County is seeking a cast of four males and three females for “Will You Still Love Me in The Morning.” Auditions will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, and Sunday, Jan. 5, at the Art Center Theatre, 2644 N. Annapolis Ave., Hernando. Information: or 352-746-7606.

Attend a monthly movie matinee

Watch Friends of Citrus and the Nature Coast’s monthly movie matinee, ‘The Christmas Note,’ at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6 at VITAS in Citrus, 3280 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto. Reservations: Jonathan Beard, 352-249-1470. 

Interested in Genealogy?

The Family History Center at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is open to the public, and expanding its hours beginning Jan. 7. The Family History Center offers free access to millions of records. Volunteers can help you get started in your search for your ancestors. Those wanting help outside of regular hours can call 352-746-5943.

Attend an indoor market

The Crystal River Mall will host multiple Indoor Arts and Craft Markets featuring home decor, jewelry, fresh baked goods, woodworked crafts, embroidered items, floral arrangements, wreaths and more. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Citrus County Blessings and The Mission at Citrus. The markets will be held at 1801 NW U.S. Highway 19, Crystal River, at the following times:

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11.

  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12.

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8.

  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9.

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 14.

  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 15.

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 4.

  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 5.

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 9.

  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 10.

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 13.

  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 14.

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 11.

  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 12.

Join Friends of Fort Cooper

Friends of Fort Cooper invites the publish to join and participate in many activities throughout the year. Meetings take place from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Rec Hall of Fort Cooper State Park, 3100 S. Old Floral City Road, Inverness on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 7.

  • Tuesday, Feb. 4.

  • Tuesday, March 3.

  • Tuesday, April 7.

  • Tuesday, May 5.

Watch ‘My Cousin Vinny’

The Valerie Theatre will show "My Cousin Vinny" (R) on Friday, Jan. 10, at 207 Courthouse Square, Inverness. Cost is $6. Show times and information: or 352-341-7850

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

Attend a Mah Jongg party

Citrus Garden Club will host a Mah Jongg party from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club, 509 E. Hartford St., Hernando. It is $25 per player, which includes lunch and tournament play. There will be prizes. Play begins at 9:40 a.m. Information: Dee, 352-697-1846 or Patty, 352-527-4164. 


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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