Farmers' market opens

Published: Wednesday, January 5, 2005 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 4, 2005 at 10:54 p.m.
  • Don't forget that the High Springs Farmers' Market is open every Thursday from 2 p.m. to dusk and is located behind city hall at 110 NW 1st Ave.
    Also during market hours, there will be an Open Mic event in the gazebo.
    For more information, contact Sharon Yeago, market manager, at (386) 454-3950.

    Council meets Monday

  • The Lake Region Council Association will hold a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at city hall.
    Water is flowing into Lake Brooklyn through Alligator Creek for the first time in years, thanks to a pipeline from Southwest Lake to Blue Pond. City Clerk Karen Nelson said 1.5 million gallons of water are flowing daily into Lake Brooklyn.
    At this meeting, a video will be shown describing in detail the pipeline process. Keystone Mayor Lyndel Hale said the video will show all the man-made lakes and their water levels, how they are all connected and how they flow into Southwest Lake. The public is welcome.
    Aida Mallard STARKE

    DAR has monthly fellowship meeting

  • The Colonel Samuel Elbert Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10:15 a.m. Monday at the Western Steer Steak House.
    The society welcomes all women whose ancestors aided in achieving American Independence. Come learn about the society and its historical, educational and patriotic activities.
    For more information, contact Susan Lucas at (352) 478-2151.

    Plein aire art discussed

  • The Micanopy Community Council for the Arts invites the public to "Three Perspectives on Plein Aire Art" with artists Gary Borse, Peter Carolin and Jean Tyson.
    The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in the meeting room behind the Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast.
    For more information, call (352) 466-4671, or visit

    Qualifying under way

  • Three council seats are up for grabs. Qualifying began Tuesday and city residents have until noon Feb. 1 to throw their hats in the ring.
    Qualifying packets are available at city hall from Clerk Karen Nelson.
    Three council members are facing the end of their two-year terms. They are: Keith Jones, Seat 5; Huntley Redfearn Jr., Seat 3 and Peggy Dixon, Seat 1.
    Besides electing council members, voters will be asked to increase bid requirements.
    Aida Mallard ALACHUA

    Get antiques appraised

  • Antiques expert John Sikorski will be performing appraisals this Saturday, thanks to the Alachua Historical Society.
    The event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Alachua Woman's Club. The cost is $5 and visitors are asked to bring two items only.
    For more information, call Bud Calderwood at (386) 462-3229.
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