Next General OCA meeting info:

April 14th
will be the next general OCA meeting. See you there!



Saturday, March 31st

Beverly Devillez is holding her chalk painting class
at the OCA pavilion at 9 a.m.
bring your item to paint, everything else is provided.
There is a $10 donation per person.

NEW – Yoga Class in Ozello 

Laura Rose (Local Ozello resident) Will have a Meet & Greet at the OCA
For her Yoga class on Tuesday & Thursday, January 9th & 11th at 9:00am.
If you have yoga mats please bring them.

Laura will be having a Yoga class every Tuesday & Thursday at 9:00am
If you are interested please contact Laura Rose at 207-351-7082

*Men’s Luncheon:

The OCA women are having their luncheon this coming Friday.
Therefore the men can have fun also.
This would be the 2nd mens lunch so far.
We will be going to the local Marina Dockside Bar & Grille.
Let’s plan on meeting there at noon this Friday.
FYI they do have great draft beer also.
If you prefer another venue let me know.
For info call Don Whitehead at 352-563-6557 or cell 954-309-3183

*Coffee and Conversation Series, Ozello Style:

Coffee and Conversation is at 6:30 on Tuesday March 6th.  Take a trip to Israel, Jordan, and Egypt. Learn the history, culture and conflict with Bette and Barry Schwartz.

*Book Club

We have just finished  reading Five Quarters of the Orange, about France and French food. Now we are on a roll and selected a choice of these two books to read next:  Rum, a global history by Richard J. Foss (part of the Edible Series) or Sally J Ling’s book Run the Run In, a history of rum.  After reading either book, the club will meet at Njoy Distillery in Chassahowitzka. The date of that coming soon!

*For information call Jane Vandenbergh at 352-563-6590

*Movie Nights
Stay tuned for more info…
Movie is free to members and friends accompanied by members.
Refreshments will be available for purchase.
*For information call Clarke Moore at 352-563-5405

*Ladies Who Lunch

The next Ladies Lunch will be on Thursday March 15th.
We will meet at 10:45 for a road trip to Southern Palate – 12009 So. Williams St, Dunnellon.
We will be eating outside on picnic tables with an  11:30 reservation.
Southern Palate has an excellent reputation – check out their Facebook page.  Since it is a tiny restaurant, please call Sherry Goodman to let her know if you are going – 352-816-3784

Anyone who wants to get on the “lunch list” please contact Mary Whitehead.
You do not have to be a member of OCA to join us for lunch outings
– marywhitehead29@gmail.com

*Garden Club

The OCA Garden Club Meeting will be on Tuesday March 13th at 2 pm
at Bob and Marj Christiansen’s house on Hillbilly Lane.

We would like suggestions as to what to plant to improve our yard and is easy to grow.
Of course, there will be wine and snacks.

In keeping with what was done last season, leadership role will rotate each meeting
month to whomever volunteers to host (or co-host) the meeting.

Meeting could be held at the host (hosts) home, at the OCA Clubhouse,
or if preferred, the host(s) could plan a field trip in lieu of a meeting.
I have listed meeting months below.

November – Cecelia Treat
December – No Garden Club Meeting
January –
February – Karen Matteson/Sherry Goodman
March –
April –

It will also be up to the host(s) to decide a date and time for their meeting.
Please call Doris for more information, 352-563-6095
If you want your name on or off the Garden Club e-mail list
please call Doris Durant for more info at 352-563-6095

*Brazilian Pepper
Barbara Jean Wilson has once again petitioned the county
to pick up Brazilian pepper tree branches on Hideaway.
There is a sign where you may deposit the branches –
PLEASE, ONLY Brazilian Pepper.

The county will pick them up later, for disposal.
Thank you Barbara Jean for this valuable service!!

Pickle Ball

Pickle Ball has resumed. Meet at the Church court on Friday’s at 3:00pm

 *OCA Soup-er Tuesday – Start in January!

(Souper Tuesday’s are on the last Tuesday of the Month)

***Please call Marty to sign up for soup, bread rolls and dessert
phone# 352-795-0926
(Table decorating contest is still on)
Free to OCA Members           Soup Nights 5:30pm at OCA

*January 30th
*February 27th
*March 27th 
We will start back in January, see you then!

(Dates may change,
if so updates will be here