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October 2018

Forest Magic Walk at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve, 945 Mackay Blvd.
Lake Alfred , 33850 United States
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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 our Preserve. There, you will visit shaded coves where the group can pause to participate in stress reducing mental exercises and enjoy the calming effects of nature poems. The program allows participants an opportunity to consciously immerse themselves in the…

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November 2018

Master Gardener Workshop – First Thursday Series

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve, 945 Mackay Blvd.
Lake Alfred , 33850 United States
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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  University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Workshops are Free! No registration necessary. November 1, 2018 - "Recycle Yard Waste" by Patsy Glasscock.   

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Monthly family movies at your library!

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lake Alfred Public Library, 245 N. Seminole Ave.
Lake Alfred, 33850
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Free

Come to your Lake Alfred Public Library on the 1st Saturday of the month from 12pm till 2pm for a family movie.  November's movie is "Pocahontas."  Bring your lunch & hang out with us!

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Nature Walk at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve, 945 Mackay Blvd.
Lake Alfred , 33850 United States
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Free

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 concerns, and entertaining poetry. To sign up for the walk please contact the Lake Alfred Parks and Recreation Department at 863-291-5272 or [email protected]  

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Second Thursday Workshop at Mackay Gardens

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve, 945 Mackay Blvd.
Lake Alfred , 33850 United States
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Free

Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve Presents Second Thursday Workshop Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 10:00 am "Caring for Crape Myrtles", with Julie Schelb, Florida-Friendly Landscaping Coordinator. Do you have a crape myrtle or would you like to add one of these summer blooming trees to your yard? Join us for tips on how to select, plant, and maintain healthy crape myrtles year round in your landscape. Also learn proper pruning techniques for crape myrtles.   For any questions or to register, please…

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Offices Closed

November 11

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 Recycling: normal If you have any questions please call the Public Works Department @ 863-298-5458.

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Parks and Recreation Board

November 15 @ 6:00 pm
City Hall, 120 East Pomelo Street
Lake Alfred, FL 33850 United States
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The Parks and Recreation Board generally meets on the third Thursday of every other month. Please visit the Agendas and Minutes page for more information on the current meeting topics.  You can also visit the Parks and Recreation Board page for more information on the purpose and membership of this board.

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December 2018

Retirement Boards

December 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
City Hall, 120 East Pomelo Street
Lake Alfred, FL 33850 United States
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The General Employees' Retirement Board and the  Police and Fire Retirement Board meets on the first Tuesday of every quarter. Please visit the Agendas and Minutes page for more information on the current meeting topics.  You can also visit the General Employees' page or the Police and Fire page for more information on the purpose and membership of this board.

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