October 2016 Community Calendar



October 20 Jefferson County Bailar Public Library Children's Book Club at 10 a.m. every third Thursday for the more fluent readers. For more information contact Library Assistant Heather McClelland at 850-342-0205.

October 20 Big Bend Hospice Caregivers Luncheon at 12 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, at 1669 Mahan Center Boulevard. These monthly gatherings are offered to give caregivers a break from their daily routine. Caregivers are invited to come enjoy a light meal and the opportunity to share caregiving experiences with others who are caring for their loved ones. There will be a short program during the luncheon to help remind the caregivers that they can’t care for anyone else unless they first take care of themselves. For more information, directions, and to register, contact Sharon Davidson at 850-878-5310.

October 20 Jefferson County R.J. Bailar Public Library Children's Story Time at 10 a.m. on the first and third Thursday. Contact Library Assistant Heather McClelland at 850-342-0205 for more information.

October 25 Jefferson County Shared Services meets on the last Tuesday from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the R.J. Bailar Public Library, and is open to community residents and agencies. These informational meetings are about the goings-on in the area. Mark your calendar and plan to attend. This is an opportunity for agencies to share service information. Agenda items include agency sharing, Whole Child Technical Forum, and a guest speaker. For more information about these meetings, or to be a speaker at any of these meetings contact Cindy Hutto, business manager, at cjhutto@healthystartjmt.org or850-948-2741. Upcoming meeting dates are: 11/29, and no meeting in December. Community Agencies Working for Jefferson County.

October 26 Jefferson Arts Gallery members meet at 11 a.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m. For more information contact Judy Miller at membership@jeffersonartsgallery.com.

October 31 Martin Luther King Community Center Committee meets at 6 p.m. on the last Monday at 1420 First Street. Contact Charles Parrish at 850-997-3760 for more information.

October Aucilla/Wacissa River Group meets on Thursday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the R.J. Bailar Public Library, 375 South Water Street. For more information contact coordinator Roy I. King at 850-997-3813. Every interested party is invited to attend.

October Jefferson County Legislative Committee will meet at the Monticello/ Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce at 9 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month unless otherwise advertised. The public is invited to attend. Dick Bailar.

October U.S. Representative Gwen Graham’s staff will be at the courthouse annex, 435 West Walnut Street, from 2 to 4 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month to listen to constituents concerns and assist them if they are having problems with federal agencies.

October  Jefferson County Commission meetings are held twice monthly on the first Tuesday of the month at 9 a.m. and on the third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Courthouse annex. For more information contact Parrish Barwick at pbarwick@jeffersoncountyfl.gov.