Legion serving tacos
American Legion Post 64, 501 S.E. Second St., will serve margaritas and tacos from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 26. Entertainment by Jay runs from 3 until 5 p.m.
Eagles hosting dinner
Cypress Hut Eagles Ladies Auxiliary, 4701 U.S. 441 S.E., will serve a stroganoff dinner starting at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26. For information, call 863-467-1154.
Hospice planning yard sale
Hospice of Okeechobee will host a yard sale at 317 S.E. Third Ave., on Wednesday, April 26. Hospice now has its boutique open 8 a.m. until noon each day.
BHR community meeting
All residents of Buckhead Ridge are urged to attend the Community Association monthly pot luck meeting at the Community Center behind the Firehouse, Thursday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker Audria Keggen of the Glades County Office of Emergency Management will speak on the new County Alert System called Everbridge. For information, call Ron Main at 812-571-1919.
Legion will host dinner
On Friday, April 28, come and enjoy dinner at the American Legion, 501 S.E. Second St. Everyone is welcome. Dinner is usually fish and/or shrimp and is served from 5 until 8 p.m. with music by Medicine Man. For information, call 863-763-5309.
Yard sale set for April 28
Martha’s House will host a yard sale at 4134 U.S. 441 N., Friday, April 28, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Items for sale include clothes, shoes, handbags, toys, games and more. For information, call 863-763-2893.
Singles potluck is planned
Christian Singles potluck dinner will be held at the Gathering Church, 1735 S.W. 24th Ave., Friday, April 28, at 6 p.m. For information, call Mollie at 863-763-7195 or 863-763-9626.
BBQ fundraiser set
Chobee Volleyball Academy will hold a BBQ lunch fundraiser on Friday, April 28, at Mill Iron Metalworks, 719 U.S. 98 N. from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 each and will include BBQ pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw and a roll. All proceeds will benefit the growing travel volleyball club. For information, call 863-634-3414.
Memorial Golf Tournament set
Devon Venables Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, April 29, at 9 a.m. Registration will start at 8 a.m. at Spring Lake Golf Resort, 100 Clubhouse Lane, Sebring, Fla. Donation is $50 per player or $200 per team. This is a four-person scramble flighted by handicap, determined by number of players. Fees can be paid the day of the tournament. Checks should be made payable to “Okeechobee Education Foundation” with a memo “Devon Venables Memorial Scholarship.” Lunch is included. Prizes will be awarded for hole-in-one on par 3, longest drive, closest to pin and longest putt, plus raffle prizes. Want to help and can’t play? Donate a raffle prize, be a team sponsor for $200, a hole sponsor for $50, a player sponsor for $50. Also, scholarship donations are accepted in any amount. Sign up your team now by contacting Hailey Venables Bridges through text, phone or email. Call 863-233-3895 or email Venables.email@example.com.
BHR meeting planned
Commissioner Tim Stanley will hold a public meeting at the Buckhead Ridge Community Center on Saturday, April 29, at 9 a.m. to discuss issues in the BHR area. Please come and share your concerns and ideas to improve your community.
Legion hosting Sunday bingo
American Legion 64, 501 S.E. Second St., will host Sunday night Bingo on April 30, at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. in the bingo area. All proceeds to benefit the American Legion veterans’ programs. The event is open to the public.
Church hosting bingo
Sacred Heart Church, 901 S.W. Sixth St., will host bingo Monday, May 1. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the fun will begin at 7 p.m.
FREE Summer VPK program
FREE Summer VPK program! Any child entering kindergarten in the Fall that has not participated in a VPK program during the school year is eligible! No requirements other than proof of Florida residency. Taught by certified teachers, lunch/snack provided and all curriculum. Program will begin on Tuesday, May 29, and end on Friday, Aug. 4. Click on ELCIRMO link to register for your child’s certificate. https://familyservices.floridaearlylearning.com.
Free tutoring for students
A free, after school reading and math program, using certified teachers, is being held now, Monday through Thursdays, from 4 until 6:30 p.m., for all students of Okeechobee Public Schools at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 1258 N.E. 13th Ave., until Tuesday, May 30. The program is partnered by the Delagall Foundation.
Vietnam Veterans will meet
Vietnam Era Military Service Personnel are invited to Gladys’ Restaurant, 511 S.W. Park St., every Wednesday about 7 a.m. No membership required. For information, contact Chapter President Dan Hunt at 863-447-3662.
Oasis Lounge open to the public every Friday and Saturday
Meet your friends and neighbors to enjoy an evening of fun and relaxation at the Oasis Lounge at the Okeechobee Shrine Club on Friday, and Saturday. The Lounge is open from 5 until 10 p.m. every Friday and Saturday evening and features live music. For activities happening at the Okeechobee Shrine Club, or to inquire about leasing opportunities, contact Kip Gardner at 863-610-6659 or 863-357-0427.
Line dancing resumes at the Senior Center
Okeechobee Senior Services is offering line dancing classes at the Lottie Raulerson Senior Center. Line dancing is a wonderful form of exercise and the classes provide a great opportunity to meet and become friends with other like-minded people. The classes are being taught by Sandy Byrd and Barb Weaver at 11:30 a.m. on Mondays. All levels of dancers or would-be dancers are invited and there is no cost for these classes. The Senior Center is located at 1690 N.W. Ninth Ave., in Okeechobee at the south end of the County Planning and Zoning and Health Department building.
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