Mackay Garden Series

Master Gardener Workshop Resume in October

THURSDAY,
OCTOBER 4, 2018

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

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Astronomy Night

Astronomy Night at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

SATURDAY,
AUGUST 4, 2018

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 2018 At the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve  From 7:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.   Presentation will be about the different types of telescopes as well various astronomical terminologies. We will explore and define words like Celestial Sphere, Parsec, … Continue reading

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Free Summer Transit

WEDNESDAY,
MAY 23, 2018

Schools are out this week for summer break.  The Summer of Safety transit program was developed to offer students a means of transportation during the summer months while school is out of session. Students 12-18, with a valid Polk County … Continue reading

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Library Programs

THURSDAY,
AUGUST 18, 2016

For more information on programming and other events contact the library at (863)291-5378 or visit the website. LIBRARY HOURS Monday-Friday    9 am – 6 pm Saturday   9 am – 3 pm

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Current Events

  • Astronomy Night at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

    SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 2018 At the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve  From 7:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.   Presentation will be about the different types of telescopes as well various astronomical terminologies. We will explore and define words like Celestial Sphere, Parsec, … Continue reading

  • Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearing

    The Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearings are held on the third Thursday of every month. Please visit the Agendas and Minutes page for more information on the current meeting topics.  You can also visit the Special Magistrate page for more … Continue reading

  • Board of Adjustment

    The Board of Adjustment meets on the fourth Tuesday of every other month or as needed.  Please visit the Agendas and Minutes page for more information on the current meeting topics.  You can also visit the Board of Adjustment page for … Continue reading

  • Retirement Boards

    The General Employees’ Retirement Board and the  Police and Fire Retirement Board meets on the first Tuesday of every quarter. Please visit the Agendas and Minutes page for more information on the current meeting topics.  You can also visit the General Employees’ … Continue reading

Library Events

  • Teen Craft Hour at your library!

    Kick back & join us every Friday from 4 till 5pm for Teen Craft Hour!  Trendy DIY crafts, good music & free food … what more could you ask for??  Everyone is welcome! Friday, July 20th:  DIY picture/memo boards Friday, … Continue reading

  • Friends of the Library Book Sales in July

    Come to the Lake Alfred Public Library for the Friends of the Library Book Sales! Come anytime from 9am till 12pm on Saturdays in July – 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th  – to browse our Friends of the Library Book Store, located … Continue reading

  • Adult Coloring Hour

    Come to your Lake Alfred Library for an adult coloring hour held every Monday & Wednesday from 12pm till 1pm.  Coloring for Meditation, Relaxation & Focus … join us & find out for yourself why coloring books for adults could … Continue reading

  • Summer Programs at Lake Alfred Elementary!

    Your Lake Alfred Library is hosting our summer programs this year at Lake Alfred Elementary in their cafeteria (550 E. Cummings St, Lake Alfred, FL 33850). All programs will START at 2pm. Please join us for ALL KINDS of activities! … Continue reading

  • Afternoon Craft on Mondays

    Come join us for an Afternoon Craft on Monday afternoons with Ms. Keri from 4pm till 4:30pm ….. everybody is welcome!

  • LEGO HOUR

    Come to your Lake Alfred Public Library every Tuesday afternoon anytime from 3 till 4pm for a LEGO HOUR.  Bring your own Legos or play with ours!  Build a house, a rocketship, or become an inventor & create something never … Continue reading

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News

  • Administration Building Remodel

    The City Administration Building is being remodeled and construction begins on Tuesday July 10th.  The billing office will be temporarily located in the Public Works office.  Please follow the signs in front of the City Administration office.  We apologize in … Continue reading

  • Potential Duke Energy Transmission Lines

    City staff recently attended a public workshop on the proposed Duke transmissions line project.  Duke Energy purchased the Osprey Energy Center in Auburndale.  They are now evaluating routes to connect that plant to the one in Haines City.  One of … Continue reading

  • National Police Week and K-9 Awards

    Mayor Lake read the proclamation recognizing May 13 through the 19, 2018 as National Police Week urging all citizens to publicly salute the service of law enforcement officers in our community and in communities across the nation. Police Chief Bodenheimer … Continue reading