Thousands gather at Thrill the World Ocala 2015

Thousands gather at Thrill the World Ocala 2015

Ocala, Florida — The smell of food and excitement filled the air at Downtown Square Ocala on Saturday. Ocala’s Biggest Fall Festival, sponsored by Extensions Dance Studio and Just Entertainment, Inc., attracted approximately 8,000 people. That is 3,000 more people than last year’s estimate. The festival included trick-or-treating, dancing, face painting, games, a haunted house, music, […]

Fall Festival: Dancers wanted for Thrill the World Ocala 2015

The young and the young at heart are encouraged to attend and have a great time dancing.

Fall Festival: Dancers wanted for Thrill the World Ocala 2015

Ocala, Florida — Thrill The World Ocala is back for its fifth year this October. This is Ocala’s Biggest Fall Festival and you won’t want to miss it and is being sponsored by Extensions Dance Studio and Just Entertainment, Inc. Thrill the World Ocala is an annual attempt at the Largest Simultaneous Dance with Michael Jackson’s Thriller. […]

Thrill The World Ocala 2015

Learn the dance

Thrill The World Ocala 2015

Ocala, Florida — Thrill The World Ocala is back for its fifth year this October. Thrill the World Ocala is an annual attempt at the Largest Simultaneous Dance with Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Every year, zombies get together and try to break Ocala’s record by dancing to Thriller on the downtown square. In 2014, they had over 130 zombies dancing, […]

Holiday fall festival carnival in Belleview

Holiday fall festival carnival in Belleview

Belleview, Florida — Florida Kids Helping Kids is having a Holiday Fall Festival on Thursday, November 20th through November 23rd. Florida Kids Helping Kids is a non-profit organization that is operated solely by volunteers, and the organization is completely dependent upon donations. If you would like to volunteer at an event follow this link, http://florida-kids-helping-kids.com/volunteer-signup/. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Free fishing clinic for kids

Free fishing clinic for kids

Florida — Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for Florida’s marine environment and providing fun, family outings are the objectives for the Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Palm Coast on July 19, 2014. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will offer a free Kids’ Fishing Clinic for children between the ages of 5 […]

National Honey Bee Day Event

National Honey Bee Day Event

  Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Beekeepers Club will be hosting the 2014 National Honey Bee Day Event in Ocala. The event will be held at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion on August 16, 2014. American Honey Princess Elena Hoffman of Pennsylvania, will be the special guest this year. This event will feature guest speakers, […]

Scott Springs Grand Opening

Scott Springs Grand Opening

Ocala, Florida — The Scott Springs Grand Opening has been rescheduled to Wednesday, June 11, 2014 from 4-6 p.m. There’s a beautiful new nature themed playground that children will love. Visitors can also enjoy taking a walk on the nature trails. Visitors are welcome to come on out for all the festivities. The park is […]

Volunteers begin clean-up of historical cemetery

Volunteers begin clean-up of historical cemetery

Ocala, Florida — On May 14, 2014, Ocala Post wrote about the deplorable conditions of the historical Evergreen Cemetery in Ocala, Florida. The cemetery is Ocala’s first cemetery and a large part of history for Ocala. According to the Historic Ocala Preservation Society, 10 years ago they arranged for volunteers to clean up and restore […]

Victims Have A Chance To Get Stolen Property Back

Victims Have A Chance To Get Stolen Property Back

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, through the Evidence Division, is planning to reunite owners with their property. The event is planned for 1-4 p.m., Monday, June 2, 2014 on the main campus of the sheriff’s office at the multi-purpose building, 3300 N.W. 10th Street, Ocala. There will be more than 200 items […]

Meteor Shower In The Forecast

Meteor Shower In The Forecast

Cosmic Event — Attention families, space geeks and insomniacs alike, the Earth is set to intercept a new meteor shower late Friday into Saturday. Many forecasts show 200 to 1,000 meteors per hour between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. Eastern Time on Saturday. “We expect these meteors to radiate from a point in Camelopardalis, also […]

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast Benefit

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast Benefit

Villages – Hope Lutheran Church is holding an all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, May 17, from 7:30 – 11:00 a.m. to benefit Youth Challenge Florida/House of Hope. The breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, fruit, orange juice and coffee. Tickets are $7 and are available at the church office. A limited number of tickets will be available […]

Daytona Beach Bike Week 2014

Daytona Beach Bike Week 2014

  Daytona Beach, Florida — Beginning March 7, 2014, Daytona Beach once again welcomes the ‘World’s Largest Motorcycle Event’ along the ‘World’s Most Famous Beach’. Celebrate with Daytona and nearly 500,000 of your fellow bikers as you make the annual pilgrimage. The event will be 10 days of high-octane street festivals, concerts, motorcycle races, bike […]

Cracker Cattle Drive

Cracker Cattle Drive

  Ocala, Florida — Head on down to Tuscawilla Park tomorrow February 22, 2014 for the 2nd Annual Rotary Discovery Fest. Games and activities for the kids, Cow Pie Bingo, fresh vittles and live music! Be there early to watch the cattle drive through down town! For more information call the Discovery Center at 352-401-3900. […]