Event Calendar

Passport to Health Community Health Fair

The Florida Department of Health in Marion County invites Marion County residents and visitors to the Passport to Health community health fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Florida Department of Health in Marion County, 1801 SE 32nd Ave., Ocala. Admission is free. More than 40 health and community support agencies will provide information and activities at the health fair, in addition to health department activities and services, including: • Blood pressure, glucose, vision and hearing screening • Fun walk • Childhood immunizations • Prize drawings and games • Rapid HIV tests • Clowns & face painting Activities for children and displays of fire, rescue and emergency management equipment will make the event enjoyable for people of all ages. For information on the Passport to Health community health fair call the Department at 352-629-0137.

Into the Woods at GCP

The Gainesville Community Playhouse at the Vam York Theater invites everyone to journey Into the Woods on fantastic journey of discovery starting May 23.rnrnEveryone’s favorite storybook characters come together for a timeless yet relevant piece The story follows a Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to attend the King’s Festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. rnPerformances are Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $16 for adults and $12 for students and seniors with ID. rnFor ticket information visit www.gcplayhouse.org or call 376-4949.


Pro Rodeo action returns to the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion with the 22nd Annual Southeastern Pro Rodeo on March 27th & 28th, 2015. Get ready for two jam-packed performances filled with exciting competition in saddle and bareback bronc riding, tie down roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing and, the always popular and most dangerous eight seconds in rodeo, bull riding.