Light Up Ocala 2014

Light Up Ocala 2014

Ocala, Florida — Live entertainment, crafts, food, children’s activities, Jr. Sunshine Christmas parade, and a visit by Santa will all be a part of the 31st annual Light Up Ocala on Saturday, November 22, 2014, from 4-9 p.m. in historic downtown Ocala. This year’s theme is “It’s On!.” Stages for the event will be located […]

Mall-O-Ween at the Paddock Mall: Halloween 2014

Mall-O-Ween at the Paddock Mall: Halloween 2014

  Ocala, Florida — On Friday, October 31, 2014, the Paddock Mall is hosting Mall-O-Ween and mall-wide Trick-or-Treating for Halloween. Paddock Mall is inviting all little ghouls, goblins, and boo’tiful princesses to come have a spooktacular’ time at the Kidgits Halloween event. Starting at 5:00 Kidgit members* (and those wanting to become a Kidgit member) […]

Howl-O-Scream 2014

Howl-O-Scream 2014

Tampa, Florida — For 18 select nights this Halloween season, Howl-O-Scream 2014, unleashes a new type of terror. Busch Gardens® Tampa transforms into Florida’s top-rated Halloween event, complete with 300 acres of fears and frights, including new horrifying haunted houses and sinister surprises around every corner. This event runs Thursday through Saturday nights, October 2, […]

Free Food Day event at Ocala Public Library

Free Food Day event at Ocala Public Library

Ocala, Florida — Children ages 4 through 9 can enjoy interactive games, sing-a-longs, reading, and crafts while learning about the importance of good nutrition and physical activity at the free Food Day event at the Headquarters-Ocala Public Library, 2720 E Silver Springs Boulevard, Ocala. This free event is scheduled for Friday, October 24, 2014, at […]

Halloween: Nightmare on Pine Street 2014

Halloween: Nightmare on Pine Street 2014

Ocala, Florida — This is a charitable event that will be held on October 17, 18, 24, 25, 30, 31 and November 1, 2014. There will not be any paint-balling at this event. Please follow and like us:

Kids’ fishing clinic in Naples

Kids’ fishing clinic in Naples

Naples, Florida — Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment, and providing fun family outings are the objectives for the Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Naples this weekend. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will offer a free Kids’ Fishing Clinic for children between the ages of 5 and 15 […]

Biketoberfest 2014

Biketoberfest 2014

Biketoberfest® is a fun-filled, entertaining event that attracts motorcycle enthusiasts from throughout North America and Europe. Festivities include street rallies, bike shows, racing, concerts, charity rides, expos, seminars and celebrity appearances. Officially this year – October 16-19, 2014. Annually the event is held on the third (long) weekend of October. Biketoberfest® takes place at various […]

Newberry’s Cornfield Maze For Halloween 2014

Newberry’s Cornfield Maze For Halloween 2014

If you are looking for an affordable Halloween adventure for your children, you may want to consider Newberry’s Cornfield Maze at Hodge Farms. The Hodge’s are genuine American farmers that have been operating the family owned farm since 1919; four generations of blood, sweat, and tears. Brad Hodge, son of David and Gail Hodge, are […]

FWC: Kids Fishing Derby in Ocala coming soon

FWC: Kids Fishing Derby in Ocala coming soon

Ocala, Florida — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will be conducting a Kids Fishing Derby on October 4, 2014, at the FWC’s Ocala Conservation Center. This year’s event will be limited to the first 100 participants. Each participant will have the opportunity to fish, as well as compete in a casting contest, […]

Happy Hearts Preschool 5K and Kids 1/2 mile Fun Run

Happy Hearts Preschool 5K and Kids 1/2 mile Fun Run

  Ocala, Florida — Happy Hearts Preschool is excited to host the 2nd annual Happy Hearts 5K and Kids 1/2 mile Fun Run on September 20, 2014. The Fun Run is free to children 17 and under. 5K registration is $30 and all proceeds will be used to purchase supplies and materials for Happy Hearts […]

Hot Pursuit: Running for a Cure

Hot Pursuit: Running for a Cure

  Ocala, Florida — Join the fight on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at the Marion County Sheriff’s Office for the “In Hot Pursuit: Running for a Cure 5K”, hosted by Marion County Public Safety Supports a Cure. All proceeds from this event benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Please follow and like us:

Take a shot at drinking and driving…FHP will provide the chaser

Take a shot at drinking and driving…FHP will provide the chaser

  ~ Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign starts this weekend ~ Tallahassee, Florida – (Official Press Release) The Florida Highway Patrol will concentrate its enforcement efforts on drunk driving over the next two weeks as part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign that begins today and runs through Labor […]

Suwannee St. Johns Sierra hosts BEE Rally

Suwannee St. Johns Sierra hosts BEE Rally

Ocala, Florida — The Suwannee St. Johns Sierra Chapter, which includes Marion County, will stage a BEE rally on the Ocala Downtown Square on Saturday, August 16, 2014, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Included will be a mock cemetery, which will show 40 of the most popular fruits and vegetables that will be lost […]

Free school supplies, activities, and more

Free school supplies, activities, and more

Ocala, Florida — On Saturday, August 9, 2014, The Simon Kidgits Club Back-to-School event will be held at the Paddock Mall, 3100 SW College Road, Ocala, in the Belk court from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will be Interactive activities for children and special offers for adults. The annual membership fee is $5 and […]

Free event: Prepare – Protect – Prevent

Free event: Prepare – Protect – Prevent

Tomorrow, Saturday, August 2, 2014, from 3-4:30 p.m. join Ocala Pool Boys for a free life saving event! Learn about hands-on CPR, fire safety from Ocala Fire Rescue, pool and swim safety from ISR (Infant Swimming Resource), and heat safety from the Ocala Police Department. For more information call 352-622-3827. Please follow and like us:

Back to School Tax Free Weekend

Back to School Tax Free Weekend

Ocala, Florida — With the start of school just weeks away, Ocala Post wants to encourage you to take advantage of this weekend’s Back to School Sales Tax Holiday. Beginning Friday, August 1, 2014, and ending Sunday, August 3, 2014, items such as clothing, footwear, backpacks, and more are exempt from the state sales tax […]

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo: Saluting sunshine state heroes with free admission

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo: Saluting sunshine state heroes with free admission

Tampa, Florida — Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is offering FREE weekday admission to members of the U.S. military (active duty, retirees and veterans) and Florida-based first responders* during the month of August. The military member or first responder will need to register online, print a voucher and present with valid identification at the Zoo’s ticket […]