Community events for the Okeechobee area

Elks to host events
OKEECHOBEE — The Lake Okeechobee Elks Lodge (a smoke-free environment), 131 N.W. 36th St., will host its Dollar Day on Wednesday, March 4, when you can purchase hambugers and french fries for just a $1 each all day. On Monday, March 9, there will be quarter bingo or bar bingo from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Regular lodge hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

GFWC Junior Club to meet
OKEECHOBEE — The General Federation of Woman’s Clubs (GFWC) Okeechobee Junior Club will host its monthly meeting on Friday, March 6, at 7 p.m. at Our Village Okeechobee, 1703 S.W. Second Ave.

St. Theresa of the Child Jesus to serve fish
OKEECHOBEE — St. Theresa of the Child Jesus, 1027 Chobee Loop, will serve fish dinners with sides on Friday, March 6, from 4 to 6 p.m. A donation of $10 for each meal. Music by Jim Clark.

Mooose Lodge hosts events
OKEECHOBEE — Moose Lodge 1753, 159 N.W. 36th St., will host the following events: On Wednesday, March 4, five-card bingo is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and the kitchen is open from 5 to 8 p.m. On Thursday, March 5, legion bingo is at noon and there will be lunch. On Friday, March 6, the kitchen is open from 5 to 8 p.m. and the pool tables are open. On Saturday, March 7, a chicken enchilada dinner is at 5 p.m. with music by Double D from 6 to 9 p.m. On Sunday, March 8, breakfast is from 8 to 9:45 a.m. and three-card bingo is from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church holds bingo
OKEECHOBEE — Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 901 S.W. Sixth St., will hold bingo on Monday, March 9, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The kitchen will serve sandwiches, snacks and drinks

ORE to meet March 9
OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee Retired Educators will hold a meeting on Monday, March 9, at 11 a.m. in the meeting room of Beef O’Brady’s, 608 S. Parrott Ave. Retired school employee are invited to attend.

Retired educators to meet
OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee Retired Educators will be meeting on Monday, March 9, in the meeting room of Beef O’Brady’s, 608 S. Parrott Ave., at 11 a.m. Any retired school employee is welcome to attend.

Library Friends to meet
OKEECHOBEE — The Friends of the Library of Okeechobee will host a monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 10, at 4 p.m. at the public library, 206 S.W. 16th St.

City holds Town Hall Meeting
OKEECHOBEE — The City Council of the City of Okeechobee invites the public to a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, March 11, at 6 p.m., at the Okeechobee Freshman Campus Auditorium. 610 S.W. Second Ave. For information, call 863-763-3372. For information, visit

Mother/daughter fundraiser set
OKEECHOBEE — A spaghetti dinner fundraiser will be held to benefit, mother and daughter, Bobi O’Neill and Tanya Christopher on Friday, March 13, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Okeechobee Christian Academy, Fellowship Hall, 701 S. Parrott Ave, for a donation of $10 each. Take outs will be available. A silent auction will be held at 6:30 p.m. and winners will be announced at 8:30 p.m. All donations goes to Bobi O’Neill and Tayna Christopher’s kidney transplants cost. Donations can be made at PNC Bank Account #122289188 with Memo: Bobi O’Neil FUND. For information, visit or call 863-763-7800.

Speckled Perch dinner set
OKEECHOBEE — The Brahma Bull will host the Speckled Perch Rodeo Dance on Saturday, March 14, at 9 p.m. Doors open for dinner at 6:30 p.m. Music by the Saddle Tramp Band. Dinner and dance tickets available at Eli’s Western Wear, 907 N.W. Park St. Proceeds benefit local scholarships on behalf of the Okeechobee Cattlewomen.

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