Summer Safety Program

Youth Summer of Safety Program

TUESDAY,
JULY 28, 2015

The City Commission approved funding for Polk County students (with student IDs) the ability to utilize bus stops within Lake Alfred at no charge. The Summer of Safety program allows Youths, ages 12-18, with a valid student I.D. card to … Continue reading

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ADA

Americans with Disabilities – 25th

TUESDAY,
JULY 28, 2015

On July 2oth Mayor Lake recognized July 26, 2015 as the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) in the City of Lake Alfred and reaffirms the City’s commitment to work toward full ADA compliance. Individuals and organizations … Continue reading

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JULY Summer Programs

TUESDAY,
JULY 28, 2015

Your Lake Alfred Library will be hosting summer programs at the Lion’s Park Club House during the month of July!!!!  EVERYONE is welcome to come!!!!!! Friday, July 24th:  Talent Show @ 1pm for ALL AGES Monday, July 27th:  Gatorland @ … Continue reading

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Parks and Recreation Month

TUESDAY,
JULY 28, 2015

On July 6th, Mayor Lake proclaimed July as Parks and Recreation Month.  Parks and Recreation programs and resources provide a wide variety of benefits such as establishing and maintaining the quality of life in our communities, improving the health of … Continue reading

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SPCA Wellness Wagon – Saturday, Aug. 8th

TUESDAY,
JULY 28, 2015

The SPCA Wellness Wagon will be at your Lake Alfred Public Library on the second Saturday of every month from 8 till 10:30am, offering vaccines, heartworm testing & deworming for every pet without the cost of a vet visit.  Visit … Continue reading

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Current Events

  • City Commission Meeting

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    The City Commission generally meets on the first and third Monday of every month. The September meetings may be altered to meet the Florida Statutes requirements regarding budget hearings. Please visit the Agendas and Minutes page for more information on the … Continue reading

  • Master Gardener Workshop

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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

  • SPCA Wellness Wagon – Saturday, Aug. 8th

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    The SPCA Wellness Wagon will be at your Lake Alfred Public Library on the second Saturday of every month from 8 till 10:30am, offering vaccines, heartworm testing & deworming for every pet without the cost of a vet visit.  Visit … 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   August 8th, 2015 at 8:00 am with Steve Franklin, Interpretive Guide  To sign up for the walk please contact  the Lake Alfred … Continue reading

Library Events

  • Storytime with Ms. Keri on Wednesday

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    Bring your babies & toddlers to the Lake Alfred Public Library for Book Babies, every Wednesday morning from 10 till 11am ….. singing, reading & making a craft ….. what’s not to like????

  • Computer/Tablet/ Smartphone Class

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    FREE beginner’s computer/ tablet/ smartphone class taught by our Mayor, Charles Lake. Classes are held the last Thursday of the Month at the Lake Alfred Public Library from 2 -3 pm.

  • BLOODMOBILE at your Lake Alfred Library on Tuesday, September 1st!!!!

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    The BLOODMOBILE will be at your Lake Alfred Library on Tuesday, September 1st from 9am till 2pm. Free Gift with blood donation.  Includes wellness check-up, blood pressure, iron count, and cholesterol results. First time donors must have a photo id. For … Continue reading

News

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Grant Received

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Employee of the Quarter

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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.


The Centennial Celebration and Time Capsule Ceremony was held on June 29, 2015.

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Video of the Presentations


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

Video #21 Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

Video #22 Citrus Research and Education Center (CREC)

Video #23 Lake Alfred Downtown


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 discussed events that opened the wilderness into Central Florida and the impacts to Lake Alfred including 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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