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We Need Bottle Caps

The Discovery Center is collecting plastic bottle caps to make a park bench! You're invited to join this community recycling effort. It takes 200 pounds if bottle caps to make a park bench. Which means we need to fill 55 gallon trash bags. Drop off caps at: Discovery Center, 701 NE Sanchez Ave. For more…
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Audubon Bird Hike

Come discover native birds at this free, morning nature hike presented by the Marion Audubon Society. For more information, please visit www.ocalafl.org/recpark or call (352) 368-5535. Dates are September 9, November 11, January 13 and March 10. Saturdays at 8 a.m. Fort King National Historic Landmark, 3925 E. Fort King St.
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Free Fitness Classes at the Florida Department of Health in Marion County

The Florida Department of Health in Marion County is offering free fitness classes in September for residents. The classes are part of the a combined effort with Measure Up Marion to help people lead healthy lives. Classes include: full body fitness (Sept 13 & 27 from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m.): through a combination of cardiovascular…
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Community Council Against Substance Abuse (CCASA), a workgroup of the Marion County Children’s Alliance, is pleased to announce the results of our 2017 Quarter 2 Compliance Check Campaign. In an effort to combat the sale of alcohol and other age sensitive products to minors, CCASA partnered with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office to conduct several…
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