Author Archives: Marshall

Thanksgiving in the Park

2017 marks the 10th year of this FREE event sponsored by Trinity Episcopal Church! Everyone is welcome to enjoy a free Thanksgiving feast in Heritage Park in Melrose. Bring your friends and family for good food, good company, good music, … Continue reading

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MBCA General Meeting for October 10, 2017

A General Meeting of the MBCA will be held on Tuesday, October 10th, at the Homemakers Club. Everyone s invited to attend. Doors open at 11:30a, meeting starts at noon. The agenda for the meeting includes: Guest Speaker- Ken McCaffrey Bartram Frolic … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irma Passing Through Melrose

Here are the detailed forecasts for our area regarding wind and rain for Alachua and Marion Counties. This was current as of noon, Friday, 9/8.

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Shake Rag Coffee Talk

So many people enjoyed the Coffee Talk music venue at Artisan’s Way that it was taken as sad news when it was announced that it could not be continued there. FORTUNATELY, the Melrose Sr Community Center has picked up the … Continue reading

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August Events at the Hawthorne Library

  Children’s/Family Events: Family Movie Matinee Date: Tuesday 8/1 & Thursday 8/24    Start Time: 3:00 PM    End Time: 5:00 PM Description: Join us this summer at the library every Tuesday afternoon during the summer months for a family movie. Appropriate … Continue reading

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Hawthorne Library Events for June 2017

  Children’s events: Storytime Age Group(s): Preschool (3-5 years), Toddler (1-3 years), Baby (1 and under) Date: Thursdays 6/1; 6/8; 6/15; 6/22; 9/29    Start Time: 10:30 AM    End Time: 11:00 AM Description: Story-based interactive program featuring music, fingerplays, activities, and … Continue reading

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New book on Melrose

The book Melrose, Florida – An Illustrated History – is completed and  will go on sale on Saturday, May 20 from 10  a.m. to 1 p.m. at the History Museum in Heritage Park on SR 26 in Melrose.The authors Kevin McCarthy … Continue reading

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Burn Bans

Bans against open fires are in effect for Alachua, Clay, Putnam, and Marion counties along with many other counties outside our region. Please be cautious with potential fire hazards, and call 9-1-1 if you see unattended flames.

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Silent Auction to benefit MSCC


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Composting for Adults

Composting 101! Age Group(s): Adult (19 and up) Date: 5/16/2017     Start Time: 5:30 PM     End Time: 6:45 PM Description: Composting is a natural process where organic material is turned into a nutrient rich soil amendment. Think of it as nature’s … Continue reading

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