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• U.N.I.T.Y. Group Services Inc. is collecting school supplies for middle- and high-school students for the 2018-19 school year. Seeking donations of book bags, pencils, pens, notebooks, folders and more. Call 1-800-910-3574.

• The Marion County Children's Alliance, Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida Inc. and city of Ocala will host the 15th annual Back 2 School bash July 28. Donations of backpacks, school supplies, food, clothing, hygiene items and money are needed. Call 438-5990 or 509-9279.

• Sacred Fire Ministries, 12226 U.S. 301, Belleview, is collecting items for the Women's Pregnancy Center of Ocala. Needed are diapers, baby shampoo and wipes, fuzzy blankets, diaper bags, pacifiers, bottles, crib sheets, etc. Call 203-4810 or visit sacredfireministries.com.

* Ocala Punky Moms is collecting feminine hygiene products for "Period Packs," which will be distributed to local schools and shelters. They are accepting: maxi pads, tampons, panty liners and baby wipes. Email ocalapunkymoms@gmail.com.

THIS WEEK

"Cool Books for Hot Summer Reading" book sale: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Dunnellon Public Library, 20351 Robinson Road, Dunnellon. Call 438-2530. Benefits the library.

Super Summer Sizzler Months Big Show: Doors open 6:30 p.m., Thursday, !BANG! TV Sound Stage, 2501 SW 57th Ave., Ocala. Dory Funk Jr. and other wrestlers; $20 suggested donation to benefit Marion County School Board Literacy Fund. Call 895-4658.

Marion County Special Olympics Golf Scramble: Noon registration, 1 p.m. start Friday, Ocala Golf Club, 3130 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. $75 per player or $300 per team. Call 988-7998.

St. Johns UMC Men's breakfast buffet: 8-10 a.m. Saturday, St. Johns United Methodist Church of Cotton Plant, 12390 E. County Road 328, Ocala. $6; free 10 and younger. Call 237-5777. Benefits local charities.

Train show: Lions Club, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, First Christian Church, 1908 SE Fort King St., Ocala. $5; free ages 12 and younger. Call 694-6381 or 208-5284. Collectables, memorabilia and most scales; $1 off admission with canned food item; benefits Lions Club Projects.

 

UPCOMING

Food pantry: 9 a.m.-noon June 6, Church of the Advent, 11251 SW County Road 484, Dunnellon. Free. Call 465-7272.

Jazz and Justice: 7 p.m. June 8, Holiday Inn, 3600 SW 38th Ave., Ocala. Call 286-5054 or 351-4560 or email naacpofmarion@gmail.com. $40; benefits Back-To-School/Stay-In-School initiatives.

Car cruise-in: 6-8 p.m. June 9, Kmart Plaza, 3711 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. Free. Call 625-7122. Bring non-perishable food for the needy.

Spring clearance book sale: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 11 and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 12, Pinellas branch The Villages Library, 7375 Powell Road, Wildwood. Cash only. Visit friendsvillageslibrary.com.

Free groceries: 9 a.m. June 16, 1749 W. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. Call 1-800-910-3574.

Poetry open mic: 2 p.m. June 16, Dunnellon Historic Train Depot, 12061 S. Williams St., Dunnellon. $3, benefits Greater Dunnellon Historical Society. Email dunnellonpoetry@gmail.com.

Ocala Jazz Society: 2 p.m. June 17, VFW Post 4781, 9401 SW 110th St., Ocala. $3 donation benefits Hospice of Marion County. Call 237-0234. Performing jazz, big band, Dixieland and more.

Jacked Up for a Cause: 5:30 p.m. June 23, Beef O’Brady’s, 11100 SW 93rd Court Road, Suite 12, Ocala. Call 465-7473. Bring tissues, nonperishable food, paper towels, Clorox wipes to benefit Skill Day Center in Ocala.

ACT 4 One-Day Casino Cruise: 8 a.m. July 7, Ocala Civic Theatre, 4337 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. $60. Call 236-2274. Includes bus transportation, port fees, one meal, entertainment and drinks. Register by June 30.

Southeast Halloween Enthusiast Convention: July 14 and 15, Early Learning Coalition, 2300 SW 17th Road, Ocala. Visit SEHEC.com. Seminars on costuming, special effects, make-up, set design and more. There will be vendors and a costume ball for those 21 and older. Benefits Shriners Hospital for Children.

Back to School Bash: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 28, E.D. Croskey Recreation Center, 1510 NW Fourth St., Ocala. Free. School physicals, immunizations, vision and hearing screenings, school supplies, vendors, clowns, games, food and more.

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