Community Calendar

August 9
Rotary meets at 12 p.m. on Fridays at the Chamber for a meeting, program and lunch. For more information contact Frank Stone at (407) 461-9593.
August 10
Join the public library staff for a storytime session outdoors at the Jefferson Arms Apartments. There will be stories, music, games and crafts every second Saturday of the month (weather permitting). The storytime session will begin at 11 a.m.
August 10
Scarlet O’Hatters of the Red Hat Society meet at 11:30 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month at a location of their choosing for a program of fun and games and a luncheon meal. Contact Queen Mum Sherry Burnard at (850) 242-2305 for more information. In August they will meet at Parkway Land & Sea restaurant in Monticello. Beach attire is requested with red hats decorated appropriately. Contact hostesses Yvonne Perry at (850) 491-6360 or Betsy Beaty at (850) 342-3371 to reserve seating.
August 10, 14
Jefferson Arts, 575 W. Washington St., has on exhibit 'A Taste of the South' in the gallery, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays. For more information or to make an appointment go to jeffersonartsgallery.com or call (850) 997-3311.
August 10, 11, 12
AA meetings are held at 8 p.m. on Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays at Christ Episcopal Church annex, 425 N. Cherry St. For information call (850) 251-0278.
August 12
Hiram Lodge No. 5 Freemasons meet at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of the month at 235 N. Olive St. Call (850) 933-2938 for more information.
August 12
Jefferson County School Board will meet at 6 p.m. at the school district office, located at 1490 W. Washington St.
August 12
First day of school for Jefferson Somerset students.
August 12
Palmer Place Book Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at Palmer Place for discussion of its most recently read book. Contact Abi Hudson by emailing kissamolly@yahoo.com, calling (517) 290-8506, or emailing b53clayton@aol.com for more information. All are welcome to join for the discussion, to help select the next book and to suggest authors.
August 12
Jefferson County Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays at the health department annex, 1175 W. Washington St., for a program and meeting. For more information contact Lion Gary at (850) 766-1164.
August 13
American Legion Post 49, Sons of the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 meet at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at the Otto M. Walker Post, 1065 S. Water St., for dinner and a meeting. Contact Post Commander Ken Faircloth at (850) 509-2628 or President Debbie Mitchem at (850) 997-5456 for more information.
August 13
Get your young film-buff involved in the Public Library Book and Movie Club each week on Tuesday at 10 a.m. This club, geared towards elementary aged children and their parents to discuss that month's book or film, watch the movie and put together fun crafts. Contact the library at (850) 342-0205 for this month's movie/book.
August 14
Senior Coffee Social is held at 10 a.m. every second Wednesday of the month at the Public Library serving as an opportunity for seniors to get to know one another while surrounded by books, coffee and a welcoming environment. For more information call (850) 342-0205.
August 14
Kiwanis Club meets at 12 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Jefferson Country Club for a meeting, program and lunch. For more information contact Sherri Dean at (850) 524-4442.
August 16
Monticello's local meat market, Johnston's, will be sponsoring a spaghetti luncheon fundraiser for the Jefferson Senior Citizens Center on Friday from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Tickets are being sold for $10 each from Johnston's Meat Market or at the senior center. The luncheon will be held at the center, located at 1155 N. Jefferson St.
August 17
Howard Academy High School Alumni Association will meet at 10 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month at the public library. Your support is needed and appreciated. For more information contact vivian.royster@yahoo.com.
August 17
Eastside Neighborhood Association meets at 11 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month at the public library to address observations and to offer recommendations for neighborhood revitalization and overall enhancement of the 'Roostertown' neighborhood. Your reliable involvement and support are requested. For more information contact vivian.royster@yahoo.com.