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Upcoming Events

 

Check out what's coming up in and around Avon Park.

 

June 12: CRA Advisory Committee Meeting (5:30pm) and City Council meeting to follow (6:00PM). Open to public. 

 

 The Mall Beautification Committee will be holding their meeting Monday, June 5th, 2017 inside the City Council Chambers (11o East Main Street - back) at 5:30.  Public welcomed.

 

 

The Heartland Regional Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO) will be holding a public Community Workshop Thursday, May 4, 2017, from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM at the Avon Park Community Center - an interactive presentation to talk about transportation service options.

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Avon Park City Council and CRA will hold meetings Thursday, April 27, 2017 - inside the Avon Park Community Center.  CRA at 5:30PM and AP City Council at 6:00PM. Meetings are open to the public.

 

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The Avon Park Community Redevelopment Agency's Main Street District Advisory Board Meeting will be holding a meeting (open to public) at the AP Community Center - located at 310 W. Main Street. Issues for discussion will include the Botanical Garden Plans at the Depot and the establishment of the Mall Beautification Committee. For more information on the Main Street Advisory Board, please visit:http://www.avonparkcra.com/

 

 

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7th Annual Bluegrass and Blueberry Festival

 

Saturday, April 29, 2017

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

The Avon Park Noon Rotary Club is once again sponsoring the Bluegrass and Blueberry Festival.  The event will take place in Donaldson Park on Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

 

Live entertainment with 2 Bluegrass Bands!  There will be delicious blueberry pie, blueberry lemonade, and BBQ.  Family fun to include kids zone and celebrity Dunk Tank and much more.  Everyone is welcome. Free Admission and parking.

 

For additional information please visit: www.avonparkrotaryblueberryfestival.com

 

 

 

 

ONGOING EVENTS - Weekly and Monthly

 

 

  

 

AVON PARK ROTARY BREAKFAST CLUB

Every Friday Morning

Rotary Building on South Verona Street

6:45 AM

For more information call Julie Diaz-Nichols at 863-370-7608.

 

 

 

AVON PARK ROTARY NOON CLUB

Every Wednesday Afternoon

Rotary Building on South Verona Street

12:00 NOON

For more information call Forrest Hilton at 863-452-2906.

 

 

FREE FILM SERIES

Every Saturday Afternoon

12:00 NOON

Avon Park Library - 100 N. Museum Avenue

The Avon Park Library offers a free year-round film series. A children's movie is shown every Saturday (except holidays) at 11:00 a.m. Free popcorn and juice are provided for children.  Also, there is a matinee every Saturday at 2:00 p.m., showing popular new releases and some old favorites.   Story time for children is every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. for children ages 5 and under.

For more information call 863-452-3803. 

 

 

HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Every Third Monday 

Downtown - Depot Museum - 3 North Museum Avenue

12:00 NOON

The Historical Society of Avon Park Board Meeting is held the third Monday of each month at noon. Society members welcome. 

The Museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

For more information call 863-453-3525.

http://www.hsaponline.org

 

 

TAG STUDIO

Downtown - Hotel Jacaranda - 19 East Main Street

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The Artists Group (TAG) is open Tuesday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., and on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Hotel Jacaranda. They also hold weekly classes in painting, clay, and jewelry. Beginning and intermediate students welcome.

For more information call 863-784-7346.

http://www.southflorida.edu/academic/commed/TAG.aspx

 

 

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