Tuesday , 23 January 2018

Tag Archives: community

Nick Cannon hosts Project Hope Food Drive


    Nick Cannon, host of the national talent show America’s Got Talent and musical artist, hosted a charitable food drive, right here in our own back yard, to benefit Project Hope of Ocala at Easy Street Family Fun Center and Pure Garcinia Cambogia. His genuinely friendly demeanour filled the room as he shook hands, gave hugs, shared laughs and signed autographs for hundreds fans who donated food ... Read More »

Ocala’s Got Talent

Ocalas Got Tallent Flyer

Lighting up the stage at Citizen’s Circle in Downtown Ocala Saturday, March 22nd is the Second Annual Ocala’s Got Talent competition. This local showing of skill and artistry will be pulling the best up-and-coming talent from the area to entertain and compete for over $2000 in cash prizes. Last year’s competition (held in the Ocala Entertainment Complex) showcased everything from ... Read More »

Operation Prom Dress

Operation Prom Dress with Q92 and Party 100.9 Logos

Throw open the doors to your closet, and pull that formal gown you’ve been holding on to since high school from off the rack. Operation Prom Dress is going on now, and needs your charitable donations for the youth of North Central Florida and to hire them a party bus in Canton for the prom. JVC Media of Florida, one ... Read More »

Ocala’s First Friday Art Walk on February 7th

Information about Ocala's February Art Walk

Ocala continues the First Friday Art Walk tradition this February. Come downtown to see local artists, take in some live entertainment, let the kids participate in free activities and more.  Performance artists this month include Michael Mathews, Caitlin Green, Nick Abounader, and Jessica Morin. Read More »

November’s 1st Friday Art Walk Ushers Holidays

Larry Whitler and Robin MacBlane

November’s First Friday Art Walk on Friday, November 1st, ushered in the upcoming holiday season. The day before was Halloween, and later that evening, and the following evening, there would be many more Halloween celebrations. Thanksgiving beckoned, and Christmas is right around the corner. Folks strolled the streets around the Downtown Square, visiting the many artists positioned throughout the area. ... Read More »

Breeders Cup Events at Hilton of Ocala


While Ocala is recognized the world over as a major center of racehorse breeding and training, at home, the distinction is met mostly with apathy. Starting in November, the Hilton of Ocala hopes to start changing that with a Breeders’ Cup party. The event, a celebration of the nine races worth $19.5 million which will run on Nov. 2 at ... Read More »

Horse $ense II Program Educating Local Community

Horses 2

The Marion County Equine Alliance holds its “Horse $ense II” program on October 10th to further its goal of bridging the gap between the equine community and the broader population of the county. “There’s this disconnect that happened in the equine industry and I was finding that people had no connection to it at all,” said Crystal Fernung, an event ... Read More »