Mackay Garden Series

Master Gardener Workshop – First Thursday Series

THURSDAY,
DECEMBER 6, 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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Nature Walk at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

SUNDAY,
DECEMBER 9, 2018

Celebrating Preservation at the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve SUNDAY, December 9, 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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Closed Thanksgiving

Offices Closed

THURSDAY,
NOVEMBER 22, 2018

Thursday and Friday, November 22-23 the City offices and the Lake Alfred Public Library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. SANITATION SCHEDULE: Household garbage: Monday – Wednesday Household junk:  Normal Brush/yard debris: Monday – Wednesday Recycling: Friday only (Thursdays … Continue reading

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Library Programs

THURSDAY,
NOVEMBER 1, 2018

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

  • Offices Closed

    Thursday and Friday, November 22-23 the City offices and the Lake Alfred Public Library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. SANITATION SCHEDULE: Household garbage: Monday – Wednesday Household junk:  Normal Brush/yard debris: Monday – Wednesday Recycling: Friday only (Thursdays … 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, November 25, 2018 at 2:00pm Join our guide, Steve Franklin, for a tranquil stroll along one of the trails in … 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 NOVEMBER (except the 23rd) from 2 till 3pm. ***No computer class on Friday, November 23rd as … 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! Friday, November 23rd:  Library CLOSED in observance … Continue reading

City Elections

News

  • 2019 Election Notice

    Notice is hereby given in accordance with Florida Statutes 100.021; the City of Lake Alfred will conduct its Municipal Election on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of electing, at … Continue reading

  • Proposed Impact Fee Changes

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Lake Alfred City Commission will consider the following Ordinances on second/final reading and hold a public hearing on Monday November 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm in the Lake Alfred City Commission Chambers … Continue reading

  • Employee of the Quarter – AJ Hunter

    Parks and Recreation Director Weed stated that AJ came to work for the City as a part-time employee for the streets department in April 2017. As a part-time employee his work ethic was quickly noticed and when the opportunity arose … Continue reading