Mackay Garden Series

Master Gardener Workshop – First Thursday Series

THURSDAY,
OCTOBER 4, 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 is Back!

SUNDAY,
OCTOBER 7, 2018

Celebrating Preservation at the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve SUNDAY, October 7, 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

  • Monday Morning with the Mayor

    Mayor Lake is hosting an informal exchange of ideas and concerns on the Morning of Commission meetings. Get an update on whats going on in the City, hear about improvements and plans.  Mayor Lake will also try to answer your … Continue reading

  • City Commission Meeting

    The City Commission generally meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month.  However, due to holidays and budget requirements the City Commission may have alternate dates thru-out the year.  Please visit the Agendas and Minutes page for more information … 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 is Back!

    Celebrating Preservation at the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve SUNDAY, October 7, 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

  • 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

  • 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!

  • Friends of the Library Book Sales in September

    Come to the Lake Alfred Public Library for the Friends of the Library Book Sales! Come anytime from 9am till 12pm on Saturdays in September – 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th  – to browse our Friends of the Library Book Store, … 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 OCTOBER from 2 till 3pm.

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