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Posted on Monday, July 8, 2013 at 2:25 pm

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  1. Apr
    21
    Sat

    1. Spring Bird Walk
      8:00 am – 9:30 am

      Saturday, April 21, 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Meander the trails of Dade looking and listening for spring bird residents. Bring a pair of binoculars (or borrow from the park) and bird book (optional). Cost is $3/vehicle or annual park pass.
      Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 CR 603, Bushnell, FL 33513, (352) 793-4781, Floridastateparks.org/dadebattlefield.

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      8:00 am
      Spring Bird Walk
    2. Dade Craft: Trash to Treasures
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Join staff and expert volunteers as we learn how to make a variety of crafts from paper, glass and old feed bags. All materials are provided. Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida annual park pass plus $5/person, 12 and under free.
      Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 CR 603, Bushnell, FL 33513, (352) 793-4781, Floridastateparks.org/dadebattlefield.

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      10:00 am
      Dade Craft: Trash to Treasures
    3. Earth Day Celebration
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The 11th Annual Earth Day Celebration, a partnership activity of the Sumter County School Board and CEMEX, is just around the corner! The celebration is scheduled for Saturday, April 21, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the CEMEX Center Hill mine on CR 48 in Center Hill.
      It promises to be a wonderful day for all ages with the famous Grumpy’s ice cream and Ring Power supplying and cooking up hot dogs. Meet the live gators featured by the Gator World.
      Sand Lovers sand sculpting will host sandcastle building classes this year! Florida’s OneBlood will have the Bloodmobile on site. SunSpot creations will be returning, as well as many local environmental agencies such as UF/IFAS Extension Service, National Resources Conservation Service, Phosphate Research Institute, Florida Native Plant Society, Sumter County Master Gardeners, and the Florida Forest Service all sharing useful information about topics from water conservation to preventing pollution. The ever-popular Kid’s Fossil Dig will be open for children ages 3 – third grade. As you visit the exhibitors, complete your prize PASSPORT. Everyone can enter to win door prizes by visiting the exhibitors and getting their passports stamped.
      The Same is Lame Jazz Ambassadors and the South Sumter High School Navy National Defense Cadet Corps (NNDCC) will open the event with the Pledge of Allegiance and Star Bangled Banner. Choral and band groups from South Sumter Middle School, Wildwood Middle High School, Lake Panasoffkee Elementary and Wildwood Elementary School will once again perform favorite songs.
      The Sumter Environmental Education Center, the S.E.E.C., is the result of a partnership between the Sumter County School Board and CEMEX. School children from the area participate in programming at the Center and are involved in habitat restoration projects on the property as they learn about protecting and conserving natural resources.
      The event is a non-smoking, no pets venue. Please leave pets home.
      For more information, contact Colleen Strickland at 352-793-2315 X50224 or Colleen.Habhab-Strickland@sumter.k12.fl.us

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      10:00 am
      Earth Day Celebration
    4. Animal Activities and Games for Children
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Saturday, April 21, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Join staff and volunteers as we learn about Florida animals through walks, games and crafts. All materials are provided. Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida annual park pass.
      Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 CR 603, Bushnell, FL 33513, (352) 793-4781, Floridastateparks.org/dadebattlefield.

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      1:00 pm
      Animal Activities and Games for Children
  2. Apr
    24
    Tue

    1. Wildwood Kiwanis Club @ Lake Miona Country Club
      7:00 am – 8:00 am

      Wildwood Kiwanis Club
      Meetings are every Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. at  609 N. Old Wire Road, Wildwood, Fl 34785. For club information contact Bob Bernstein, President at 407-256-7019 or Diana Couillard, Secretary at 352-748-5228.

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      7:00 am
      Wildwood Kiwanis Club @ Lake Miona Country Club
  3. Apr
    27
    Fri

    1. Florida Bats by Florida Bat Conservancy
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Friday, April 27, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join Shari Blissett-Clark, with Florida Bat Conservancy, as we listen to a bat program, see live bats then go look and listen for wild bats. Cost is $3/vehicle or annual park pass.
      Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 CR 603, Bushnell, FL 33513, (352) 793-4781, Floridastateparks.org/dadebattlefield.

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      6:30 pm
      Florida Bats by Florida Bat Conservancy
  4. May
    1
    Tue

    1. Wildwood Kiwanis Club @ Lake Miona Country Club
      7:00 am – 8:00 am

      Wildwood Kiwanis Club
      Meetings are every Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. at  609 N. Old Wire Road, Wildwood, Fl 34785. For club information contact Bob Bernstein, President at 407-256-7019 or Diana Couillard, Secretary at 352-748-5228.

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      7:00 am
      Wildwood Kiwanis Club @ Lake Miona Country Club
  5. May
    2
    Wed

    1. Vicki Lawrence Two Woman Show
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center in The Villages will be hosting “Vicki Lawrence & Mama, a two woman show” on Wednesday, May 2, at 7:00 p.m., with a portion of ticket sales supporting Habitat for Humanity Lake-Sumter.
      Emmy Award-winning comedienne Vicki Lawrence is one of the most beloved television personalities of her generation. As a legendary cast member of the “Carol Burnett Show” Vicki created her most endearing character to date, Thelma Harper, or “Mama” as she is better known to her fans. Vicki Lawrence & Mama, a two women show is a mixture of stand-up comedy, music, and observations about life. Where Mama is concerned, you should expect the unexpected.
      Tickets are now on sale and will run $45-$80 depending on section. A limited number of meet-and-greet tickets are also available for $100 per ticket, with proceeds to benefit Habitat for Humanity Lake-Sumter. To purchase, you can go to http://getoffthebusconcerts.com/concerts/ or http://www.thesharon.com/.
      Habitat for Humanity of Lake-Sumter, Florida is an affiliate of Habitat International. Habitat has a vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat of Lake-Sumter has constructed over 250 homes in Lake and Sumter counties since 1989 while providing preservation and repairs to many more. Habitat of Lake-Sumter also operates 4 ReStores in Lake and Sumter counties that are designed as social enterprises to help support the mission of sustainable home ownership for families in need.
      To Donate, Volunteer or Serve: please email us at: info@habitatls.org, or call (352) 483-0434 and we will connect you with the appropriate staff that will assist you with your needs.

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      7:00 pm
      Vicki Lawrence Two Woman Show
  6. May
    8
    Tue

    1. Wildwood Kiwanis Club @ Lake Miona Country Club
      7:00 am – 8:00 am

      Wildwood Kiwanis Club
      Meetings are every Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. at  609 N. Old Wire Road, Wildwood, Fl 34785. For club information contact Bob Bernstein, President at 407-256-7019 or Diana Couillard, Secretary at 352-748-5228.

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      7:00 am
      Wildwood Kiwanis Club @ Lake Miona Country Club
  7. May
    9
    Wed

    1. Sew Wild in Wildwood
      9:00 am – 11:00 am

      Sew Wild of Central Florida is a chapter of the state wide Florida Sewing Sew-ciety that is know as FSS. FSS is a state wide non profit sewing organization that is for all ladies that love to sew or would like to learn how to sew. We meet the second Wednesday of every month at 9:00 am at Wildwood Masonic Lodge No 92 located at 102 Georgia Street, Wildwood. Please come by and check us out. If you have any questions, please email  dbrin15345@aol.com

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      9:00 am
      Sew Wild in Wildwood