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Parks and Recreation Month

TUESDAY,
JULY 19, 2016

Mayor Lake  proclaimed  July as Parks and Recreation Month and urged all citizens to experience the benefits by visiting our community parks and recreation resources.  He presented the proclamation to Richard Weed the Parks and Recreation Director.  

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Astronomy Night

Astronomy Night at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

SATURDAY,
JULY 30, 2016

SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2016 At the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve  From 7:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.   Presentation will be on “space weather”. Have you ever heard anyone speak of “space weather” when they talk about Earth’s climate and climate changes? Does … Continue reading

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Summer Programs at the Lion’s Park Clubhouse

MONDAY,
JULY 25, 2016

Please join us at the LION’S PARK CLUBHOUSE for Summer Programs hosted by your Lake Alfred Library during the months of July & August.  Our scheduled performers, dates & times are listed below: Monday, July 25th @ 2pm:  Jacki Manna, Ventriloquism Friday, … Continue reading

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Historical Building Dedications

THURSDAY,
AUGUST 4, 2016

The Centennial Celebration continues in 2016 with the recognition of historic buildings around the City of Lake Alfred.  Buildings are historically significant to the early settlement and foundations of Lake Alfred. August 4 – Mackay Home, 900 Mackay Blvd (followed … Continue reading

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FREE Summer Transit

FRIDAY,
JUNE 10, 2016

Free Transit services (June 10 – August 14, 2016) for students (12-18) which includes the stops in Lake Alfred. Students must have a valid Polk County School I.D. OR present the Summer of Safety Pass to receive a FREE RIDE. … Continue reading

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Current Events

  • Astronomy Night at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

    Astronomy Night

    SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2016 At the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve  From 7:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.   Presentation will be on “space weather”. Have you ever heard anyone speak of “space weather” when they talk about Earth’s climate and climate changes? Does … Continue reading

  • Historical Building Dedications

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    The Centennial Celebration continues in 2016 with the recognition of historic buildings around the City of Lake Alfred.  Buildings are historically significant to the early settlement and foundations of Lake Alfred. August 4 – Mackay Home, 900 Mackay Blvd (followed … Continue reading

  • Master Gardener Workshops

    Mackay Garden Series

    The Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve Free Community Gardening Workshop Hosted by:  Pat Farris and Debra Howell Polk County Master Gardeners The first Thursday of every month @ 10:00 a.m. Come and enjoy Florida Friendly gardening workshops, sponsored by  Florida … Continue reading

  • Monday Morning with the Mayor

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    Mayor Lake is hosting an informal exchange of ideas and concerns on the Morning of Commission meetings. Get an update on whats going on in the City, hear about improvements and plans.  Mayor Lake will also try to answer your … Continue reading

Library Events

  • Summer Programs at the Lion’s Park Clubhouse

    summer 2016

    Please join us at the LION’S PARK CLUBHOUSE for Summer Programs hosted by your Lake Alfred Library during the months of July & August.  Our scheduled performers, dates & times are listed below: Monday, July 25th @ 2pm:  Jacki Manna, Ventriloquism Friday, … Continue reading

  • LEGO MANIA!!!!

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    Come to your Lake Alfred Public Library every Tuesday afternoon anytime from 3 till 5pm for LEGO MANIA!  Bring your own Legos or play with ours!  Build a house, a rocketship, or become an inventor & create something never before … Continue reading

  • Storytime on Wednesdays

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    Bring your babies & toddlers to the Lake Alfred Public Library for Storytime on Wednesday mornings from 10am till 11am for singing, reading & making a craft … what’s not to like??

  • Adult Coloring Hour

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    Come to your Lake Alfred Library for an adult coloring hour held every Wednesday from 12pm till 1pm.  Coloring for Meditation, Relaxation & Focus … join us & find out for yourself why coloring books for adults cannot stay in … Continue reading

  • Saturday family movies at your library!

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    Come to your Lake Alfred Public Library on Saturdays at 12pm for a family movie.  This Saturday’s movie is “The Minions.”  Bring your lunch & hang out with us!

  • Computer/Tablet/Smartphone Class

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    FREE beginner’s computer/ tablet/ smartphone class taught by our mayor, Charles Lake. Class will be held at your Lake Alfred Public Library on Friday, August 5th from 2 till 3pm. ***Computer class during the summer is ONLY the 1st Friday of June, … Continue reading

News

  • Parks and Recreation Month

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    Mayor Lake proclaimed July as Parks and Recreation Month and urged all citizens to experience the benefits by visiting our community parks and recreation resources.  He presented the proclamation to Richard Weed the Parks and Recreation Director.  

  • Employee of the Quarter – Vitas

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    Mayor Lake presented the Employee of the Quarter award to Vitas Karaliunas.  He stated that Vitas began his career with the City of Lake Alfred in September 2014.  Vitas works in the Streets Division and is a hardworking, dedicated employee … Continue reading

  • First on Scene

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    In case you missed it in the Sunday paper… check out The Ledger’s special edition magazine on first responders, titled “First on Scene“. The magazine features Lake Alfred Police and Firefighters on pages 42-45. Group photos of the departments are … Continue reading

Centennial Celebrations

The City of Lake Alfred celebrated its centennial (100 Years) in 2015. Several special presentations, videos and a song has been produced as part of the celebration.

The Celebration continues in 2016 with the recognition of historic buildings around the City of Lake Alfred.  Each ceremony will be held on-site, at 9 am.  The program will include a history of the site, dignitary comments, unveiling the plaque and photos. Check out the event calendar for dates.

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Click on the Centennial logo for a recap of the events.