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Meet and mingle

Transitions Life Center will hold an Ice Cream Meet and Mingle Social from 1-2:30 p.m. Friday at Church of Hope, 3233 SE Maricamp Road, Ocala. Transitions Life Center is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to provide a safe, caring and enriching community for intellectually disabled adults. RSVP is required. Call 476-2704 or email

Games class

Senior Learners Inc. will hold a class on games from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday at the University Center of the College of Central Florida, 3001 SW College Road, Ocala. The program will discuss how playing games can be a valuable activity for seniors. $5. Call 239-8780 or visit

Art of aging

Marion Senior Services and the Marion Cultural Alliance will hold an Art of Aging series. The opening reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Brick City Center for the Arts, 23 SW Broadway St., Ocala. This program celebrates aging through art, stories and education. RSVP is required. Call 620-3501.

Music series

The final concerts in the Levitt AMP Music Series will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Webb Field at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center, 1501 W. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. This concert will feature Kaleta and the Super Yamba Band as the headliner with Shine and the Shakers as the opening act. Attendees are asked to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. The series is presented by the Marion Cultural Alliance in partnership with City of Ocala. Free. Call 629-8220.

Mega sale

First Congregational Church will hold their annual Mega Yard Sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 3 at 7171 SW State Road 200, Ocala. The sale will include items such as books, dishes, small appliances, cookware, bedding, furniture, tools and more. Call 860-558-1010 or email

Drawing class

A Pencil Drawing class will be held from 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 3, 10, 17 and 24 at the Rainbow Springs Artist Cooperative, 20804 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon. Jan Obrebski will lead…

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