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City of Ocala business offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 in observance of Thanksgiving.
11/16/2017 10:04 AM
City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department to Host 'A Fight for Freedom: Attack on Fort King' Dec. 2-3
Admission to this event is $5 per person. Veterans, active military and children ages five and under are free.
11/15/2017 1:05 PM
The Marion Cultural Alliance (MCA), in partnership with the City of Ocala, is in the running for a second year to bring a 10-week live music series to Ocala during the summer of 2018 at historic Webb Field at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Complex, 1510 NW Fourth St.
11/01/2017 3:39 PM
11/16/2017 3:49 PM
This family-friendly holiday program will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays Dec. 5 through 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the downtown square.
11/13/2017 11:30 AM
The following is a list of road closures that will be in effect for Light Up Ocala, which will take place Saturday, Nov. 18 from 4 to 9 p.m. in downtown Ocala.
11/08/2017 1:59 PM
It’s that time of year again! Light Up Ocala returns to downtown Ocala Saturday, Nov. 18 from 4 to 9 p.m.
11/08/2017 1:54 PM
This program provides citizens with low to moderate income help with down payment and closing costs on their first home purchase.
11/07/2017 3:37 PM
This program assists low to moderate income citizens with home repairs to eliminate life, safety and health hazards.
11/07/2017 2:36 PM
The third and final pass for debris collection began Wednesday, Nov. 1 and will be completed by Saturday, Nov. 18. Regularly scheduled collection for yard waste, junk and debris is expected to resume Monday, Nov. 20 for City of Ocala residents.
11/06/2017 4:51 PM
Construction to replace the odor control unit at Lift Station #5, located at 1655 SW Fifth Ave., will begin Monday, Nov. 13.
11/01/2017 11:10 AM
The City of Ocala will host a silent surplus auction Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to noon at the City of Ocala complex located at 2100 NE 30th Ave., near building 300.
11/01/2017 8:48 AM
City of Ocala business offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day. There will be no residential collection for sanitation, yard waste or recycling routes Friday, Nov. 10.
10/30/2017 10:49 AM
The First Friday Art Walk returns to downtown Ocala Friday, Nov. 3 from 6 to 9 p.m.
10/26/2017 4:31 PM
The City of Ocala will host a West Ocala Wellness Community Garden Day Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at the community garden located at 2200 W Highway 40, between SW 21st and SW 23rd Avenue.
10/26/2017 2:00 PM
‘An Artist’s Life: Paintings by Robert Stebleton’ will be on display at City Hall, 110 SE Watula Ave., beginning Tuesday, Nov. 7.
10/26/2017 9:03 AM
The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department will host a Senior Fishing Derby Monday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at Tuscawilla Park located at 800 NE Sanchez Ave.
10/25/2017 4:22 PM
The City of Ocala and its FEMA-approved debris management contractor, Crowder-Gulf, are continuing to collect hurricane debris in all four quadrants of the City limits following Hurricane Irma.
10/24/2017 11:17 AM
The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department will host a family-friendly trick-or-treat event Monday, Oct. 30 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Lillian F. Bryant Park, 2200 NW 17th Pl.
10/24/2017 10:29 AM
The City of Ocala’s ‘Let’s Skate Ocala’ ice rink will open to the public Saturday, Nov. 11 in conjunction with the annual Harvest Fest Music and Food Truck Festival. The skating rink will be located at Tuscawilla Park, 500 NE Sanchez Ave., and will be open through Sunday, Dec. 31.
10/23/2017 4:50 PM