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Mar
13
Wed
Cornerstone Hospice Golf Cart Poker Run
Mar 13 @ 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Cornerstone Hospice Golf Cart Poker Run @ Cornerstone Hospice | The Villages | Florida | United States

Cornerstone Hospice is organizing a St. Patrick’s Day-themed Golf Cart Poker Run in The Villages, on Wednesday, March 13, to help raise money for cancer programs.
Participants will enjoy food, drinks and the chance to build their Poker hand at several stops along the 5.7-mile route that traverses the northwest quadrant of The Villages.

The Golf Cart Poker Run begins at 2 p.m. at Cornerstone Hospice, 601 Casa Bella. The route continues as follows:

• Elan, Buena Vista, 5867 E. County Rd. 466
• Serenades at The Villages, 2450 Parr Drive
• The Willows at Wildwood, 4725 Bellwether Lane
• Buffalo Crossings Assisted Living Facility, 3890 Woodridge Drive
• Habaneros Mexican Grill, 3551 Wedgewood Lane (Southern Trace Plaza)

The cost is $10 per scorecard. Players will draw a card at each facility and can improve their hand at the last stop by purchasing additional cards. The winner will be announced at the final stop.

For more information, contact Karen at 352-901-0547 or Brian at 352-516-5699. Relay for Life of The Villages is scheduled for Saturday, April 13, 2019.

Mar
19
Tue
Wisconsin Singers Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now!
Mar 19 all-day
Wisconsin Singers Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now! @ Savannah Center, The Villages | The Villages | Florida | United States

THE VILLAGES, Fl. –Wisconsin Singers is set to dazzle audiences with song, dance and their special brand of big band sound for one night only in the Savannah Center on Tuesday, March 19 at 5 PM and 8 PM.

Singer’s newest show, Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now! features a brand new look produced by nationally renowned director/choreographer Michael Stanek. “Even if you’ve seen the Singers before, you’ll feel as if you’ve been transported to a whole new world of great musical memories and entertaining takes on what makes American pop so much fun!” says Director Emerita, Robin Whitty-Novotny. “ The Wisconsin Singers Band is truly amazing. Featured throughout the show, they bring audiences to their feet every single time they take the stage. Combine that with the energy, enthusiasm and talent that these college students love to share, and you’ve got a show that is like no other.”

With a little something for every musical taste including music by well-known artists Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder and Elton John, theater and movie fans will also enjoy songs from The Greatest Showman, 42nd Street, Hamilton and La La Land. The celebrated Wisconsin Singers’ band caps off an unforgettable evening with funk and swing music.

Some good seats are still available for this “must-see” show. $22 for residents of The Villages and $27 for non-residents. Call (352) 753-2270 or visit https://www.thevillagesentertainment.com/event/wisconsin-singers/2019-03-19/.

Mar
23
Sat
Parrot Head Club Poker Run
Mar 23 @ 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Parrot Head Club Poker Run @ Laural Manor Parking Lot | The Villages | Florida | United States

The Villages Parrot Head Club will hold its annual Poker Run on Saturday, March 23, 2019. The public is invited to join the party and participate in this once a year event. All people need to do is to show up at Seabreeze, Havana, Palmer or Mallory Country Clubs, purchase a score card for $5, pick a playing card and then proceed to the other Country Clubs, picking playing cards and end up at Laurel Manor for the final playing card and the Parrot Head party. The best poker hand wins the prize. The Club will also be selling chances to win over 100 baskets filled with donated items, gift certificates, art and adult beverages. Live music will be provided by Hollywood and the Tropix. It’s a BYOB event and everyone needs to bring their own snacks and chairs. The parking lot at Laurel Manor opens at 1 pm. The Poker Run is the largest fundraiser the Parrot Head Club has and the money raised will be donated to Sumter, Lake and Marion County non-profit charities who focus on feeding the hungry and helping the homeless. The Parrot Head’s motto is to “Party With A Purpose” and the Poker run is a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon. Everyone is welcome.

Mar
24
Sun
Seabreeze Glass Fusion Spring Show and Sale
Mar 24 all-day
Seabreeze Glass Fusion Spring Show and Sale @ SeaBreeze Recreation Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

Come enjoy the creative handiwork of club members, featuring a wide variety of fused glass objects and styles. Bowls, dishes, servers, vases, display and garden art, night lights, clocks, jewelry, as well as hostess and holiday gifts will be on display. Plan for a fun outing with your friends!

Featuring a chance drawing table with proceeds to go to “Villagers Life Care Advocates”.

Mar
30
Sat
Orangutan Foundation International – Starring IMAX Born to be Wild Dr Galdikas
Mar 30 – Mar 31 all-day
Orangutan Foundation International - Starring IMAX Born to be Wild Dr Galdikas @ Lecture with Dr Birute' Mary Galdikas | The Villages | Florida | United States

Tickets available for a lecture by Dr Galdikas – you may have seen her in the IMAX documentary “Born to Be Wild”, as well as numerous times on the cover of National Geographics. Come hear her fascinating stories of her 45 plus years in the rain forest of Borneo – listen to her discuss rain forest conservation, her eco tours, Orangutan rehabilitation and rescue, reseeding and planting projects as well as her animal release programs. Order tickets now at Orangutan.org – events tab….100% of proceeds go to the Orangutan Foundation – sandwiches and light refreshments will be served. $50 or VIP tickets $150

You Must Remember This
Mar 30 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
You Must Remember This @ Bacall Recreation Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

TIME OF OUR LIVES presents
A “live” radio show covering 1939-1945, with singers, dancers and newscasts !

SOLD OUT

Apr
2
Tue
The Wizard of Wildwood
Apr 2 @ 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM
The Wizard of Wildwood @ Wildwood Middle High School gym/stage | Wildwood | Florida | United States

On Tuesday, April 2, the Drama Club at WMHS will perform a 45-minute adaptation of the Tony winning Broadway show The Wiz. Shows are at 4:15 and 6:30. No tickets are required, just a $5 donation at the door. Colorful costumes and scenery, wonderful songs, and energetic talented students make this a fun and entertaining show.

Apr
6
Sat
Tri County Friends of NRA
Apr 6 @ 5:00 PM
Tri County Friends of NRA @ The Savannah Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

DON’T MISS OUT ON ONE OF THE PREMIER FRIENDS OF NRA EVENTS IN FLORIDA. PRIME RIB DINNER WITH ALL THE FIXINGS. FIREARMS, HUNTING TRIPS, SPORTING GOODS, JEWELRY, COLLECTIBLES, LIVE AUCTION, SILENT AUCTION, GAMES RAFFLES AND MORE. ALL TO BENEFIT THE NRA FOUNDATION IN SUPPORT OF THE FUTURE OF THE SHOOTING SPORTS, YOUTH EDUCATION, CONSERVATION EDUCATION, HUNTER SAFETY EDUCATION, LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING, MARKSMANSHIP AND MUCH MORE.

Apr
16
Tue
From Pixie Dust to Broadway – Once Upon A Mouse
Apr 16 – Apr 18 all-day
From Pixie Dust to Broadway - Once Upon A Mouse @ Villages Savannah Center  | Florida | United States

ALL NEW SHOW – A SALUTE TO DISNEY MUSIC

WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR

FROM PIXIE DUST TO BROADWAY MAGIC

0 Be Enthralled at Tony Brown as The Beast
0 Love Bill Krone as Captain Hook with his band of Dancing Pirates
0 Fly with Billy Thatcher as Peter Pan
0 See Disney Royalty with Holly Jeske as Snow White with her not so little Seven Dwarves, Sally Spieth as the lovely Cinderella and Bob Stehman as the dashing Prince Charming
0 Marvel at Bonnie Williams as the Evil Stepmother
0 Laugh Out Loud at Gary Chubeck as the Muscular Gaston
0 Soar as Carolyn Hoffman plays the Iconic Mary Poppins
0 Be Charmed by Janet Maloney as Mrs. Potts
0 Be Thrilled with the spectacular Step in Time Dance Finale with Dancers from Villages Premium Dance Groups

Apr
19
Fri
What are the Stations of the Cross?
Apr 19 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
What are the Stations of the Cross? @ Grace Anglican Church | Wildwood | Florida | United States

During the Middle Ages, the church sought for a way to make the Crucifixion of Christ more immediate and heart-felt among the people who came to pray. Many of them could neither read nor write. Just hearing the words of the Bible made little impression, especially year after year.
Someone whose name is lost to history came up with the bright idea of “The Stations of the Cross.” They are a series of images, carved or painted, that graphically show what the final day of Jesus was like. Based on the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem or actual path of Christ to Mount Calvary, they invite the worshipper to enter into the suffering of Christ at a deep and personal level.
These images have come to form the basis of a very popular service called “The Stations of the Cross.” The object of the stations is to help faithful Christians to make a spiritual pilgrimage through contemplation of the Passion of Christ. As such, it has become one of the most popular devotions. In fact, the stations can be found in many Anglican churches. Our Stations of the Cross service will begin at 10am on Good Friday, April 19th. All are welcome to come experience this spiritual pilgrimage.

VHS Public Art Show
Apr 19 @ 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
VHS Public Art Show @ Savannah Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

The Villages Charter High School Visual Arts will be displaying some of their best and most dazzling works from this year! These fantastic pieces were created entirely by VHS students and are sure to knock your socks off:)
Please join us this Friday(Free to the Public) at the Savannah Center from 3-6pm.
Visual Arts students have teamed up with the VHS Construction Academy to create some amazing bird houses that will be available for silent action!

Apr
20
Sat
Legal Advocacy Fund
Apr 20 @ 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Legal Advocacy Fund @ Allamanda Recreation Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

AAUW American Association of University Women, Villages Branch,
April 20 –
LAF program details – If you have ever been a member of a faculty or worked with students? – Do you think that you could be punished for reporting Title IX violations and sexual harassment? Paul was fired when he voiced concerns about the College’s Title IX compliance with treating the women’s basketball coaching staff equally with the mens. The story has a few twists and turns but ultimately Mr. Thein prevails

May
3
Fri
Florida Deaf Golfers Association’s 28th Annual Golf Tournament
May 3 @ 12:30 PM – May 5 @ 3:30 PM
Florida Deaf Golfers Association's 28th Annual Golf Tournament @ Nancy Lopez Legacy Golf and Country Club | Lady Lake | Florida | United States

The Villages Deaf Senior Citizens is proudly hosting the 28th Annual FDGA Golf Tournament on May 3-5 at the Nancy Lopez Legacy Golf and Country Club. Unfortunately, for deaf or hard of hearing children, there are not always an unlimited amount of opportunities to learn or play golf.

However, The Villages Deaf Senior Citizens are enthusiastic to host the annual golf camp for Deaf and Hard of Hearing children the opportunity to learn and play the game of golf. Also, it will be done under Deaf golf instructors.

Want to join us in making a difference? Similar to The First Tee, The Villages Deaf Senior Citizens are introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young DEAF people in the State of Florida and are raising money for First Golf Tee for Deaf Kids and any donation will help make an impact. $2,500 will cover the few days class of 10 participants. Thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to DEAF kids!. https://www.gofundme.com/first-golf-tee-for-deaf-kids-in-florida

May
9
Thu
Melody of Love
May 9 @ 6:00 PM
Melody of Love @ First Baptist Church at The Villages | The Villages | Florida | United States

Melody of Love is a fun variety show featuring local artists! All proceeds benefit Love In the Name of Christ!

May
10
Fri
The Piano Man and The Super Tenor
May 10 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Piano Man and The Super Tenor @ Eisenhower Recreation Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

Two hours of song and piano playing by a talented duo! An evening of outstanding entertainment.

May
18
Sat
Cowboy Western Heritage Shows to benefit Veterans with PTSD
May 18 all-day
Cowboy Western Heritage Shows to benefit Veterans with PTSD @ Code Horse | Lady Lake | Florida | United States

This event will be held at the Black Horse Ranch Resort on State Road 42. Code horse uses equin therapy to help veterans with PTSD. We are going to have horse drill teams, Cowboy mounted shooting Cowboy mounted shooting, Western. Correct firearms and cowboy Camp, can-can girls, vendors, food and concessions. The cost is $10 a person and all proceeds will go to assist code horse Equine Therapy for veterans with PTSD

Sandwich & a Smile
May 18 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Sandwich & a Smile @ Oxford Assembly of God Church |  |  |

Get a sneak peek tour of the new SoZo Kids dental bus while enjoying a BBQ pork sandwich meal for just $8. The dental bus will soon be providing free dental care to children and their families living in abject poverty in the Ocala National Forest. All proceeds go to SoZo Kids. Buy tickets on site or in advance at sozokidsoffice@gmail.com. The bus will be in the parking lot of the Oxford Assembly of God Church at 12114 N. Hwy. 301. You can enjoy your lunch inside the fellowship hall or get it to-go.

May
20
Mon
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1036 Gol Outing
May 20 all-day
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1036 Gol Outing @ Cane Garden Golf Course | The Villages | Florida | United States

Golf scramble to be held on Monday, May 20, 2019. Starts at 1:30 p.m., with registration at 11:00 a.m. Cost is $90.00 per player, includes awards dinner afterward at Lake Miona Recreation center. Putting contest for $5,000.00, also hole-in-one prizes of a 2019 Toyota, and Golf Cart. Register at Cane Garden Pro Shop, make checks payable to Cane Garden.

May
21
Tue
Rising Stars Organ Concert
May 21 @ 7:30 PM
Rising Stars Organ Concert @ St George Episcopal Church | Lady Lake | Florida | United States

Featuring Organ Scholarship Winners & Music for Brass Quintet & Organ. Freewill offering to benefit Organ Scholarship Fund, American Guild of Organists, Central Florida Chapter.

Aug
17
Sat
Villages Summer Rail Expo Show and Sale
Aug 17 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 18 @ 10:00 AM
Villages Summer Rail Expo Show and Sale @ Savannah Regional Recreation Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

The Villages Railroad Historical Society presents the Summer Rail Expo Sale and Show August 17 (9-4) and August 18 (10-3). Savannah Regional Recreation Center 1545 Buena Vista Blvd, The Villages,Fl. Over 130 tables of merchandise for sale. Operating layouts. Snack Bar. Free Parking. Raffle. Admission is $6.00 ($5.00 with coupon). Children under 12 with an adult admitted free. Contact info: Alan Goldberg amgold15@hotmail.com

Nov
4
Mon
3rd International conference on Mental Health & Psychiatry
Nov 4 all-day
3rd International conference on Mental Health & Psychiatry @ DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - North Shore Conference Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

The EuroSciCon is delighted in inviting all the participants from all over the world to attend 3rd International conference on Mental Health & Psychiatry during November 04-05, 2019 at Chicago, USA. The theme of the conference is based on “Challenges in Mental Illness & development of integrated mental health services”. The conference will provide an international platform to all the researchers to discuss present and future challenges in various kinds of mental health issues, psychiatric and psychology disorders & its related problems. World-leading health professionals, clinicians, scientists and researchers will display practical, clinical and cutting-edge techniques based upon widely accepted evidence and will present new and emerging research

Nov
15
Fri
Ladies Billiards Assoication Hosting a BINGO
Nov 15 @ 5:00 PM
Ladies Billiards Assoication Hosting a BINGO @ LBA  | The Villages | Florida | United States

Ladies Billiards Association hosting a BINGO
Where La Hacienda Rec center in the Ricardo Montalban room
When Friday November 15, 2019
Time 5:00 PM
Must be a village resident to attend or a member of the LBA Club
Please RSVP Sherry Alexander 352-753-4036
FOOD WILL BE AVAILABLE FREE