March 2017 Community Calendar

March 1, 3, 6
AA meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the Lloyd Woman’s Club, Old Lloyd Road. For more information call 850-251-0278.
March 3
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.
March 4
Jefferson Arts Gallery opening reception for 'Natural Selections', paintings and drawings by artist Mark Fletcher, from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday in the gallery, 575 West Washington Street. The exhibit will continue through April 5. Gallery hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or you may call 850-997-3311 for an appointment or www.jeffersonartsgallery.com.
March 4
Monticello Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Yard Sale, all day Saturday at the station house on North U.S. Highway 19. To donate and for more information call Faye at 850-274-2778, or your favorite firefighter.
March 5
VFW Post 251 will meet at 5 p.m. on the first Sunday at the Learning Center on Marvin Street. Contact Ned Hill at 850-339-5524 for more information.
March 6
VFW Post 251 Auxiliary will meet at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday at the Learning Center on Marvin Street. Contact President Mary Madison at 850-210-7090 for more information.
March 6
ABC Simple as 1, 2, 3 Family Event is held every Monday night in the R.J. Bailar Public Library from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Bring your children ages 3-11 for fun, food, books, and more. For questions and more information call 850-342-0205. Jefferson County All Hands On Books Literacy Alliance.
March 6, 20
Jefferson County Lions Club will meet at 1 p.m. on Monday at the Brick House Eatery and at 5:30 p.m. on Monday at the county health department annex. For more information about this service organization and its fundraising efforts, contact Lion Debbie at 850-997-0901.
March 7, 21
Knitters & Crocheters Group meet at 10 a.m. on the first and third Tuesday at the R.J. Bailar Public Library. Bring your projects to work. Someone is available to help. Contact Nancy Banks at 850-948-2829 for more information.
March 7
Monticello/Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Membership Meeting/Luncheon will be held on the first Tuesday at 12 p.m. at 420 West Washington Street.
March 7
Monticello Woman’s Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. on the first Tuesday at the clubhouse on East Pearl Street for a program, lunch, and a meeting. Contact President Jaunita Faircloth at 850-509-6152  for more information. March speaker will be Jefferson County School Superintendent Marianne Arbulu.
March 8
Senior Coffee Social meets monthly from 10 to 11 a.m. on the second Wednesday at the R.J. Bailar Public Library. Bring a friend and join with others for a time of mixing and mingling in the community room. For more information contact Coordinator Librarian Julia McBee at 850-342-0206 during Library hours of operation.
March 9
MainStreet Mixer/Event Planning Forum is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Avera Clark House B&B, 580 West Washington Street.
March 9
Monticello Garden Club Founders Circle meets at 10 a.m. on the second Thursday. For more information contact Claudette McRae at 850-997-2116.
March 9, 23
Altrusa International of Monticello provides community service, develops leaders, fosters community partnerships, and encourages fellowship through its dedicated member activities and programs. Altrusa meets at 12 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of September through May at First United Methodist Church Youth Center. For more information contact Linda Benedict at 850-766-4997.