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Sunday, January 17, 2021

The Villages

Project Generosity Hosted by Bless Fruitland Park

Project Generosity Hosted by Bless Fruitland Park

When the people of a community come together to help, it makes a big difference. Bless Fruitland Park is an ongoing effort made up of individuals, churches, businesses, as well as local civic and social groups in the town. These…
Villages’ new Enrichment Academy plans kickoff expo

Villages’ new Enrichment Academy plans kickoff expo

Back to school time is not only for kids. Adults may register soon for the new Enrichment Academy in The Villages. The fee-based community education courses start in October and are open to both Villages residents and non-residents age 30…
Sumter County’s Baier taking new post in The Villages

Sumter County’s Baier taking new post in The Villages

Richard Baier, Sumter County’s assistant county administrator and public works director, has landed a new role in The Villages. He will fill the new position of assistant district manager, starting work Aug. 14 alongside longtime District Manager Janet Tutt, according…
Spinning the Wheel for Pottery

Spinning the Wheel for Pottery

If you’ve ever had a desire to create pottery, now you can try. You may not recreate the scene from “Ghost,” but you’ll have some beautiful, handmade items to show your friends. Kimberly Miller Studios in Leesburg is offering classes…
Renovated Saddlebrook Rec Center ready for unveiling

Renovated Saddlebrook Rec Center ready for unveiling

Villagers love ribbon cuttings—they can’t pass up a photo op—and they’ll get to enjoy another one this week. The grand reopening of Saddlebrook Recreation Center is scheduled for 10am Friday, July 28, at 3010 Saddlebrook Lane, The Villages. The ceremony,…

Let Freedom Ring in Writing

The first ever Write 4 Freedom Celebration was held recently at the Laurel Manor Recreation Center. More than 35 authors living in The Villages volunteered their time for a special “write in” to demonstrate their love and gratitude for the…
Surf’s up at The Sharon

Surf’s up at The Sharon

Beachwear may not be the usual attire at the Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center in The Villages, but it might fly when Frankie Avalon appears there. The singer and king of 1960s surfing films like “Muscle Beach Party,” “Beach Blanket Bingo,” “How…
Savannah Center is flashback central for classic rockers

Savannah Center is flashback central for classic rockers

Turn the lights down low, turn the lava lamp on, and tune in to your 1960s and ’70s adolescence at the hippest place in The Villages…Savannah Center? In the coming months, the venerable recreation center will become hippie heaven for…
Technically speaking

Technically speaking

Lake and Sumter Counties are on the cusp of some exciting changes in technology. MEDICAL 3D knees Bill Eggert of The Villages was apprehensive after learning he needed a total knee replacement. After all, he endured surgery on his left…
Orchid Gala benefits veterans

Orchid Gala benefits veterans

A lineup of women entertainers will help honor women veterans during the Villagers for Veterans’ third annual Orchid Gala. The event is scheduled from 6-9pm Saturday, Aug. 12, at Savannah Center, 1575 Buena Vista Blvd., The Villages. Entertainment will be…
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