Next General OCA meeting info:

February 10th
will be the next general OCA meeting. See you there!



 Ozello Craft Show & Chili Cook-Off
February 17th, 2018   9:00am – 4:00pm

CALL – Angie Melott at 407-756-6553
or email to: Spi113@aol.com

*To be a “CRAFTER” in the Show
CALL – Sherry @ 352-816-3784
or email her at:  sherrycalh@aol.com

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:

Information on the next series will be here soon. Keep checking back.

*Book Club
We will convene at a later time.  Thanks.

*The OCA Book Club will be reading:
Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

They plan a trip to Fort Myers to visit the Thomas Edison and
Henry Ford Estate. We will look into hotel possibilities prior to this date.
The tour of the Edison Estate will be the following morning, Tuesday Jan. 23rd
We will be meeting in Ft. Myers on Tuesday Jan. 23rd  at 10:00 A.M.
at The Edison/Ford Estates

Used books can be purchased on Amazon for about $7.00 .
For more information about Last Days of Night
visit web link https://mrgrahammoore.com/books/the-last-days-of-night/

**The OCA book club will meet on February 12th at 2:00 pm at the Vandenbergh ‘s  house.
We agreed to read 5 Quarters  of an Orange  by JoAnne Harris. It is a story set in France.
It is the same author who wrote Chocolat .  Once you read the book you may be inspired to cook something French. Please feel free to bring a sample of those goodies to book club.  Our travel / book club will be in France “virtually” for an afternoon. Should be fun.

We are also looking forward to meeting in Ft. Myers on Tuesday Jan. 23rd  at 10:00 A.M.
at The Edison/Ford Estates . If you want to join in on the fun just let me know.

*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

Abi Morrison has arranged the next Ladies Lunch
for Friday January 19th at the Seafood Seller’s in Crystal River.

Please meet at the OCA at 11:15 to carpool for an 11:30 lunch.
Abi will have a signup sheet for the lunch at the OCA meeting this coming Saturday.
You may also call Abi at 352-794-6704 to get on the list or for more information.

Ladies Lunch season is in full swing and are on target for three more
events, one each in January, February and March.
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

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