• Second Bethel

    Senior Pastor Dr. Abraham Robinson invites the community to a revival at New Second Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 1940 W. Henry Blair Lane, S. Dunnellon. Rev. S. Mayweather, of Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in West Palm Beach will be evangelizing each evening at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Mar.24th through Mar. 26th. Take Rt. 40 onto Dunnellon Road. (Rt. 488) then turn at first left (Dickerson Road) to the church.

    Riverland Baptist

  • County workshop

    April 13

    A workshop – to review issues from the Marion County Strategic Planning Session – has been rescheduled. The new meeting is planned for 9 a.m., Monday, April 13 in the commissioner’s auditorium, 601 S.E. 25th Avenue, Ocala. A discussion of the following issues will be included: the Strategic Planning Session, County Reorganization Plan, and the Joint City/County meetings. This workshop is open to the public.

    RS Lakes Advisory


  • Services at Holy Faith

    The Reverend Dr. Alvin Robinson will be conducting our Good Friday service, at noon on Friday April 10, a Rite II Service with the last words of Christ. He will also be holding an Easter Day Service April 12, Rite I at 8 a.m. and Rite II at 10 a.m.

    Holy Week schedule

    St. John the Baptist Catholic Church: Reconciliation Weekend:

    Holy Thursday: 5:30 p.m. — Spanish; 7 p.m. — English Adoration until 10:30 p.m.

  • Concert series


  • OSO quintet performs

    A Special Ocala Symphony Orchestra Quintet performance is being brought to Dunnellon on Thursday, Sept. 17. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For tickets call or visit Boomtown Media, 7620 S. U.S. Hwy. 41, Dunnellon, 489-0099, $20 per ticket, seating is limited.  


  • Lake Tropicana

    All residents are invited to our monthly potluck dinner on Monday at 6 p.m. and the meeting to follow at 7 p.m. These meetings are always the third Monday of the month at our clubhouse, 3380 S.W. 181st Ct. Help us make Lake Tropicana a better place to live.  

    V.F.W. Post 7991

    July 16 post meeting, social hour from 5 to 6 p.m. Meeting starts at 6 p.m. Come on members, it’s time to get on board and show your support. See you at the meeting.

  • Retired Railway


    The National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees (NARVRE) meets every second Wednesday at 11;30 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge across from Tin Can Pam, 103 Georgia St., in Wildwood.. President of the organization is Donna Eichelberger of Dunnellon. For more information, call 465-2601 or 748-7009.

    Graduates basic training

    Army Pfc. Daniel P. Hartney, son of Mike and Carol Hartney of Citrus Springs, graduated recently from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

  • Christmas In July

    Craft Fair

    The Altar & Rosary Women’s Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will be holding a Christmas In July Craft Fair on Saturday, July 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Father Stegeman Hall, Highway 41 and Highway 40 north of Dunnellon. Many of your favorite crafters will be there along with several new skilled artisans who will be selling a wide variety of handmade goods. Light refreshments will be available for a nominal fee. For more information, call Pat at 489-1984.  

    Want to play bridge?

  • VBS at First UMC

    begins Monday

    All children in the community are invited to “come have a Galactic Blast” at the Vacation Bible School sponsored by the First United Methodist Church beginning Monday, June 28 and continuing through Friday, July 1. The program begins at 9 a.m. each day and ends at noon. Preschool children through fifth grade are invited. The church is on Hwy 40 West. For more information, call 489-4026.   

    Annual Youth Day

  • Ice Cream Social

  • Yoga classes

    Yoga is sponsored by Marion County School Board’s Community Technical Adult Education Program and will be held at Dunnellon Elementary School in the music room (#509). You’ll need an exercise mat, and a pair of light weights. Registration takes place when you come to class. Start April 15 — end June 17. One session per week on Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. Fee: $38 (nine class meetings). Plan to stretch and feel great! For more information call Lisa Bubba at 489-8051.    

    Boomtown breakfast

  • Ice Cream Social

  • Garden club

    The Rainbow Springs Garden Club will meet Thursday, April 8, at 1:30 p.m., at 7620 S. U.S .Hwy 41, across from the Catholic Church. Janet Fryman from A Moment in Time Nursery will present a program titled “Butterflies and Hummingbirds: How to attract these Jewels of the Sky to your Garden.” She will also bring plants from her nursery. Walt McLellan will give an update on the Rainbow Springs Residents’ Nature Trail in the Woodlands. For more information, please call Brenda Noah at 465-0541.

    Sorority yard sale

  • Riverland Baptist Church

    Our first ever home youth rally will be held this Friday, March 19 at 7 p.m. Events will include singing, games, prizes, pizza, and a guest speaker, not necessarily in that order. For a night free of worry, send your teen to some good clean fun at God’s house.

  • Variety Show

    St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Drama Club next big variety show is coming up this weekend. “Around the World in 80 Minutes or So!” features singing, dancing and skits from 14 different countries. Performances will be held on Saturday, March 13 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 14 at 2 p.m.

  • Rainbow Springs

    Residents’ Organization

  • Rainbow Springs

    Garden Club

    The Rainbow Springs Garden Club will meet on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 1:30 p.m., at 7620 S. U.S. Hwy. 41. The meeting includes plant of the month, door prizes, 50-50 drawing, and light refreshments. Share your extra plants by bringing them for the Grow and Share sale. For more information, please call President Brenda Noah at 465-0541. 

    Adults can dance

  • Riverland Baptist Church

    Brother Jim Rainey just concluded teaching a 13-week soul-winning class. This class equips students to bring people to Christ by using only God’s true written word. Contact the office for information on the next class.

    Reformer’s Unanimous is an acclaimed, non-specific, addictions program that helps people overcome their addiction through strengthening their relationship with Jesus Christ. The next meeting is Friday night at 7 p.m.