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As part of its series of community conversations, the Racial Harmony and Cultural Awareness Task Force will host “An Evening with Meklit: Music, Arts, and Cultural Activism” Friday, Feb. 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. at IHMC located at 15 SE Osceola Ave.
01/12/2018 2:47 PM
The City of Ocala will host two community meetings Thursday, Jan. 18 at noon and 5:30 p.m. at the Brick City Center for the Arts, 23 SW Broadway St. to solicit community feedback on a proposed form-based code zoning district that will apply to the downtown area.
01/12/2018 11:31 AM
Below is a list of additional events and activities happening at the Discovery Center, 701 NE Sanchez Ave., Saturday, Jan. 20 in collaboration with the Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band concert at Tuscawilla Park.
01/11/2018 1:58 PM
In preparation for the NE Eighth Avenue Road Diet Project beginning in February 2018, the City of Ocala will host two community meetings Thursday, Jan. 11 at noon and 6 p.m. at the Discovery Center located at 701 NE Sanchez Ave.
01/05/2018 3:47 PM
Due to the installation of a Suntree Filtration Box in the Drainage Retention Area #51a temporary road closure will be in effect at NE Third Street from NE 18th to NE 19th Avenue Wednesday, Jan. 17 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
01/04/2018 3:10 PM
Racial Harmony and Cultural Awareness Task Force to Host 'REACH Across the Table' Event Thursday, Jan. 25
The Racial Harmony and Cultural Awareness Task Force will host ‘REACH Across the Table,’ a gathering of community members, Thursday, Jan. 25 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Silver Springs State Park, 5656 E Silver Springs Blvd.
01/04/2018 8:53 AM
The City of Ocala will host a silent surplus auction Tuesday, Jan. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon at the City of Ocala complex located at 2100 NE 30th Ave., near building 300.
01/03/2018 3:11 PM
Saturday, Jan. 20, Latin GRAMMY-award winning duo Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band will perform at Tuscawilla Park, 223 NE Fifth St., at 3 p.m.
01/03/2018 11:34 AM
The following is a list of road closures that will be in effect for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day March.
01/03/2018 8:20 AM
City of Ocala business offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
01/02/2018 11:13 AM
UPDATE - DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.
12/19/2017 9:45 AM
City of Ocala business offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Dec. 26 in observance of Christmas; and Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 in observance of New Year's Day.
12/13/2017 3:04 PM
The Racial Harmony and Cultural Awareness Task Force will host “REACH Across the Table,” a gathering of community members, Thursday, Jan. 25 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Silver Springs State Park, 5656 E Silver Springs Blvd.
12/13/2017 8:13 AM
Effective Monday, Dec. 11, the parking lot at the SE 31st Street Start! Walking Trail located at 2025 SE 31st St. will be closed for resurfacing.
12/08/2017 4:11 PM
The City of Ocala is pleased to announce the selected sculptors and their works participating in the 2018-2019 Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition.
12/07/2017 1:30 PM
Friday, Dec. 1, the City of Ocala will begin construction to install necessary water and electrical infrastructure for the downtown hotel project.
11/30/2017 3:39 PM
OEU Deploys Crews to the US Virgin Islands to Assist with Relief Efforts Following Hurricanes Irma and Maria
Tuesday, Nov. 21, crews with Ocala Electric Utility (OEU) were deployed to the U.S. Virgin Islands to assist with mutual aid power restoration and relief efforts following Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
11/30/2017 11:25 AM
Effective Monday, Nov. 27, the tennis courts at Tuscawilla Park located near the 600 block of NE Sanchez Avenue, are closed for resurfacing. These courts are expected to re-open to the public for recreational use Friday, Dec. 8.
11/30/2017 10:50 AM
This program offers a unique opportunity for children in Ocala/Marion County to talk to Santa at the North Pole ahead of the Christmas holiday.
11/29/2017 11:37 AM
The City of Ocala will host a silent surplus auction Tuesday, Dec. 12 from 9 a.m. to noon at the City of Ocala complex located at 2100 NE 30th Ave., near building 300.
11/28/2017 3:38 PM