Community Calendar

May 23-30
‘Student Art Show’ at the Jefferson Arts in the Gallery through May. Students from Jefferson County Middle High School and Aucilla Christian Academy will have work on display. Regular gallery hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or call 850-997-3311 for an appointment.

May 22
Rotary meets at 12 p.m. every Friday at the First Presbyterian Church, in the fellowship hall, for lunch, a meeting, program, and speaker. For questions or comments, contact Rick Anderson at or call 850-445-2964.

May 22
Monticello Jamboree Band performs music for dancing every Friday night at 7 p.m., at 625 South Water Street. Everyone is welcome to come dance, listen to good music, win doorprizes, enjoy soft drinks and snacks, and just enjoy some fun and camaraderie with neighbors and friends. This is a nonprofit charitable event. Donations are accepted. For questions or concerns, contact Bobby Connell at 850-445-0049.

May 22
AA meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the Lloyd Woman’s Club, Old Lloyd Road. For more information call 850-251-0278.

May 22-24
Brown Family Reunion will be held Friday through Sunday, on Highway 122, just south of Thomasville, Georgia. The big celebration day, with dinner on the grounds, has been planned for Saturday. If you are a Brown, married to a Brown, a descendent of a Brown, or claim a friendship to any of the afore mentioned, then you are invited. For more information about the event, contact Mary E. Williams at 218 N.E. 199 Terrace, Miami, FL. 33179 or call 305-335-1714.

May 23
Jefferson County Bailar Public Library will hold a planning meeting for a fall food garden at the library from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Experienced and novice gardeners, children and teens are all welcome to attend. No tools or equipment are required for this meeting. For more information contact Natalie at the library, 850-342-0205 or visit on Facebook at

May 25
Monticello Vol. Fire Department will host a physical fitness meeting every Monday at 5:30 p.m. All firefighters, structural and wildlands from any department, are welcome. Upcoming dates are: 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29. The program will soon be open to the public.