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Parks and Recreation Master Plan Workshop

TUESDAY,
FEBRUARY 27, 2018

Please come join us at a fun and interactive workshop to discuss the future of your parks and recreation department!   Where–Lion’s Park- 175 North Nekoma Ave., Lake Alfred, FL 33850 When – Tuesday February 27 @ 6:30pm   The … Continue reading

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Nature Walk at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

SUNDAY,
MARCH 4, 2018

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

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Cleanup 2018

Spring Clean-Up

MONDAY,
MARCH 12, 2018

The City of Lake Alfred urges all citizens to clean-up around their homes.  During the week of March 12th thru March 16th, 2018, the City is offering to residential customers, pick-up of the following items at no charge: ALL ITEMS NEED … 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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Pledge to Slow Down

FRIDAY,
JULY 14, 2017

To avoid crashes, I need time to see and stop for bicyclists, walkers and other vehicles. Speed kills. Driving slower can make the difference between life and death. Getting there safe is better than not getting there. Every driver, passenger, … Continue reading

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Current Events

  • 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, February 25, 2018 at 2:00pm Join our guide, Steve Franklin, for a tranquil stroll along one of the trails in … Continue reading

  • Board of Adjustment

    The Board of Adjustment meets on the third 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

  • Parks and Recreation Master Plan Workshop

    Please come join us at a fun and interactive workshop to discuss the future of your parks and recreation department!   Where–Lion’s Park- 175 North Nekoma Ave., Lake Alfred, FL 33850 When – Tuesday February 27 @ 6:30pm   The … 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

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

  • Tax Q&A Hour

    Please join us for a Tax Q&A Hour at your Lake Alfred Library!  Starting Thursday, January 25th from 2 till 3pm, we will be meeting every other Thursday through April 12th.  The deadline for filing your taxes is APRIL 17th, … 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 every Friday in January 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????

News

  • Capt. Jeff Allen – 20 Years

    Fire Capt. Jeff Allen actually has more than 20 years with the Lake Alfred Fire Dept.  He started volunteering at the fire department 10 years prior to his hire date at age 17 in 1987.  In 1991 Jeff enrolled at … Continue reading

  • Survey – Parks and Rec Planning

    Are you interested in what happens in the City?  Do you have ideas for improvements?  Then this survey is for you.  Help us as we plan for the future of the Parks and Recreation Facilities in the City. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QK93TBN  

  • CSX Rail Closure

    After the morning rush hour on Monday December 12, CSX Transportation will close the rail crossing on County Road 557 (N. Buena Vista Road) north of US 17/92 (Shinn Boulevard) in Lake Alfred.  This crossing near the Grower Fertilizer Corporation … Continue reading

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