Mackay Garden Series

Master Gardener Workshop – First Thursday Series

THURSDAY,
NOVEMBER 1, 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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Mackay trails

Nature Walk at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

SUNDAY,
NOVEMBER 4, 2018

Celebrating Preservation at the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve SUNDAY, November 4, 2018 @ 2:00 P.M. This free tour is led by Steve Franklin, interpretive guide. It includes such topics as: the cultural and natural history of this area, environmental … Continue reading

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veterans

Offices Closed

SUNDAY,
NOVEMBER 11, 2018

Monday, November 12th City offices and the Lake Alfred Public Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day. SANITATION SCHEDULE: Household garbage: Monday’s route will be picked up on Tuesday. Household junk: Picked up on Tuesday Brush/yard debris: Tuesday-Friday … 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

  • Forest Magic Walk at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

    Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve Presents: Forest Magic A free organized retreat away from the stresses of daily living Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 2:00pm Join our guide, Steve Franklin, for a tranquil stroll along one of the trails in … Continue reading

  • Master Gardener Workshop – First Thursday Series

    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

  • Nature Walk at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

    Celebrating Preservation at the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve SUNDAY, November 4, 2018 @ 2:00 P.M. This free tour is led by Steve Franklin, interpretive guide. It includes such topics as: the cultural and natural history of this area, environmental … Continue reading

Library Events

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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??

  • 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 OCTOBER 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, October 26th:  Pumpkin Carving … registration … Continue reading

City Elections

News

  • Amendment 1 Information

    Amendment 1 would provide for a homestead exemption on the portion of home values between $100,000 and $125,000, meaning the $25,000 between $100,000 and $125,000 of a home’s value would be exempted from property taxes other than school district taxes. … Continue reading

  • Kendon Daniels – 5 Years

    Public Works Director Deaton recognized Kendon Daniels for five years with the City.  He recapped Kendons progress from the mowing crew to Lead Wastewater Operator.  He stated that not many people take advantage of the promotion opportunities provided to service … Continue reading

  • Micki Bond – Employee of the Quarter

    Finance Director Amber Deaton stated Micki Bond began employment with the City on February 8 of 2017 as a part time, and she was promoted to permanent part time on December 11, 2017.  Her past work experience has elevated operations … Continue reading