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Medication Take Back Day

SATURDAY,
APRIL 28, 2018

The Lake Alfred Police Department is working in conjunction with Stand Up Polk and Polk County to collect unwanted or expired medications for HUMANS or PETS.  For more information, please call StandUP Polk at (863) 802-0777 Safe Disposal Drop Off … Continue reading

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Astronomy Night

Astronomy Night at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

SATURDAY,
MAY 5, 2018

SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2018 At the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve  From 7:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.   Presentation will be about “Astronomy for Beginners”. We will show you how to be an astronomer without a telescope. All you need to do … Continue reading

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Nature Walk at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

SUNDAY,
OCTOBER 7, 2018

Celebrating Preservation at the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve   This free tour is led by Steve Franklin, interpretive guide. It includes such topics as: the cultural and natural history of this area, environmental concerns, and entertaining poetry. To sign … Continue reading

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Offices Closed

MONDAY,
MAY 28, 2018

Monday May 28, City offices and the Lake Alfred Public Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. SANITATION SCHEDULE: Household garbage: Monday’s route will be picked-up on Tuesday Tuesday and Wednesday’s routes – Normal day Household junk: Tuesday … 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

  • 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

  • Medication Take Back Day

    The Lake Alfred Police Department is working in conjunction with Stand Up Polk and Polk County to collect unwanted or expired medications for HUMANS or PETS.  For more information, please call StandUP Polk at (863) 802-0777 Safe Disposal Drop Off … Continue reading

  • Master Gardener Workshop

    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

  • Astronomy Night at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

    SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2018 At the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve  From 7:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.   Presentation will be about “Astronomy for Beginners”. We will show you how to be an astronomer without a telescope. All you need to do … Continue reading

Library Events

  • 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

  • Storytime on Wednesdays

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

  • 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

  • FREE Computer/Tablet/Smartphone Classes

    FREE beginner’s computer/ tablet/ smartphone class taught by our mayor, Charles Lake. Class will be held at your Lake Alfred Public Library on all Fridays in APRIL from 2 till 3pm.

  • 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, April 27th: DIY lip gloss/balm Friday, … Continue reading

  • Friends of the Library Book Sales in April

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

City Elections

News

  • LT. Dempsey – 30 Years

    Chief Bodenheimer explained that this award is not earned by many in the Law Enforcement profession for many reasons. It is with great pleasure that I am able to present this award to Lt. Gerald Dempsey tonight. Lt. Dempsey served … Continue reading

  • Officer Robert Lewis – Pinning

    Police Chief Art Bodenheimer stated tonight we will honor Robert Lewis, he has been with the City for almost a year.  He has been on his own for eight months working the streets.  Before coming to Lake Alfred served his … Continue reading

  • Donnie True – 10 Years

    Donnie True has served as the part-time Building Official for the City of Lake Alfred for 10 years after a stint as a full-time Official.  Now that does not mean he works part-time.  He is also the Building Official for … Continue reading