published: Friday, February 15, 2013
South Lake Briefs
Friends of the library host annual winter book sale
Friends of Cooper Memorial Library will host the annual winter book sale with used books, CDs, and DVDs, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and Saturday in room 108, at the Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Dr.
Proceeds from the sale support library programs and will help in the purchase of supplies for the library.
Donated items can be brought to the library during regular hours.
Annual charity event set for Cornerstone Hospice
The Green Valley Women's Golf Association is hosting the annual charity event for Cornerstone Hospice of Lake and Sumter County at Green Valley Country Club in Clermont.
The tournament will be begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 23 in a four-person scramble format for both men and women.
Cost is $60 and includes golf, cart, coffee and donuts, lunch, prizes and a $15 donation to Hospice.
Deadline for entry is today.
For information or to be a hole sponsor, call Arlene Jackson 352-242-9545, or Bert Hejl 352-241-8899.
South Lake Green Festival scheduled for Saturday
The Cooper Memorial Library, Lake-Sumter State College and the University of Central Florida invite one and all to the South Lake Green Festival from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Cooper Memorial Library, South Lake Campus of Lake-Sumter State College, 2525 Oakley Seaver Dr., in Clermont.
Through the generosity of the Edmond Amateis Foundation, this event is free of charge and will include free entertainment and 25 exhibit booths.
Call Beth Lucas at 352-536-2275 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
'A Taste for the Arts' ArtWalk set for Saturday
The Clermont Downtown Partnership will host the inaugural ArtWalk in downtown Clermont on Saturday.
Tickets are limited and may be purchased in advance from participating Downtown Clermont merchants for $15.
Tickets are available at Bacchus Vino Etc., Vintage View, South Lake Art League, and Vineyards of the World.
Go to www.clermontdowntownpartnership.com, or call 352-406-0904 for information.
Play to remember first permanent black residents
The South Lake community's first permanent black residents will be remembered in the original play, "Sallie and James," at 2 p.m., on Saturday and Sunday, with the Rev. Van Green and his wife, Sheila Green of St. Mark's A.M.E. Church portraying the couple, at Clermont's Historic Village, 490 West Ave.
This event is free and open to the public.
The Saturday performance will be preceded by a barbecue chicken lunch from noon to 1:30 p.m.
For information, call Dodie King at 352-593-8496 or go to www.southlakehistoricalsociety.com.
Spring Bling Fashion Show is set for Saturday
Try on and purchase the season's hottest trends in clothing at the Spring Bling Fashion Show and Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Trilogy by Shea Homes community, at 107 Falling Acorn Ave.
Tickets for the event are $25.
All proceeds support local homeless families.
For details or to be a table
sponsor, call Sandy Farnsworth at 352-617-8788 or go to www.NewBeginningsLake.org.