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Register NOW for Summer Camp

WEDNESDAY,
MAY 27, 2015

Summer is almost here….register now for Summer Camp.  SPACE IS LIMITED. For more information contact Parks and Recreation at 863-291-5272 or view the  registration forms online on the Summer Recreation Page.

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Community Action Month

Community Action Month

WEDNESDAY,
MAY 27, 2015

On May 18th Mayor Lake proclaimed May as Community Action Month. Al Miller from The Agricultural and Labor Program, Inc. (ALPI) accepted the proclamation.  ALPI is a Community Action Group whose mission is to propose, implement, and advocate development and human … Continue reading

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Summer Programs in the month of JUNE!!!!!

WEDNESDAY,
MAY 27, 2015

Your Lake Alfred Library will be hosting summer programs at the Lion’s Park Club House during the month of June!!!!  EVERYONE is welcome to come!!!!!! Monday, June 8th:  Robert Scott’s Cows & Ice Cream @ 12pm Friday, June 12th:  “Touch … Continue reading

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Guided Nature Walk at Mackay Gardens

WEDNESDAY,
MAY 27, 2015

Historic Nature Walk – Preserving a Legacy of old Florida at the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve   Saturday June 6, 2015 @ 8:00 A.M.   This free tour is led by Nancy Daley, Vice Mayor of Lake Alfred   … Continue reading

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Current Events

  • City Commission Meeting

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    The City Commission meets on the first and third Monday of every other month. Please visit the Agendas and Minutes page for more information on the current meeting topics.  You can also visit the City Commission page for more information on the … Continue reading

  • Master Gardener Workshop on June 4, 2015

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    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

  • Guided Nature Walk at Mackay Gardens

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    Historic Nature Walk – Preserving a Legacy of old Florida at the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve   Saturday June 6, 2015 @ 8:00 A.M.   This free tour is led by Nancy Daley, Vice Mayor of Lake Alfred   … Continue reading

  • SPCA Wellness Wagon at the Library on Saturday, June 13th!!!!

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    The SPCA Wellness Wagon will be at your Lake Alfred Public Library on the second Saturday of every month – next visit will be Saturday, June 13th – from 8 till 10:30am, offering vaccines, heartworm testing & deworming for every … Continue reading

Library Events

News

Fire Fighter Pinning

A new commemorative centennial badge was designed and issued to all current Fire Fighters to celebra...

Community Action Month

On May 18th Mayor Lake proclaimed May as Community Action Month. Al Miller from The Agricultural and...

LAAMS Leadership Team visits City Officials

Yesterday students from the Lake Alfred Addair Middle School Leadership Team visited City Administra...

Centennial Presentations

The City of Lake Alfred will celebrate its centennial (100 Years) in June 2015. Several special presentations, videos and a song has been produced as part of the celebration. Check out the links below.


Heritage Trails Video #21 Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

Heritage Trails Video #23 Lake Alfred Downtown

Heritage Trails is a video series on the history of Polk County, FL. Produced for the Polk History Center by PGTV.


A Song for Lake Alfred
Lyrics by: Steve Franklin
Music and production by: Paul and Cathy Butcher.


Rob Stevens, a local professional surveyor, presented a unique history of the City of Lake Alfred. He reviewed the events that opened the wilderness into Central Florida and the impacts to Lake Alfred. Discussion included the first dirt road, Fort Cummings, platting of the city, railroad, cattle, citrus, and consumption.

Part 1 - summary, audio, and slides
Part 2 - summary and audio

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