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Main Street CRA Avon Park Newsletter

Main Street Matters 

 July 2013

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Ongoing Main Street Events


Main Street CRA Board Meeting - First Thursday of the month at 12 noon in City Hall


Recycle - Every Wednesday. Regular garbage pickup - Thursday or Friday (instead of Monday or Tuesday).


Historical Society - Every 3rd Monday at Noon. Meeting at the Depot Museum. The Museum is open Wed, Thurs, and Fri from 10 am to 3 pm.  Call (863) 453-3525 for more information.


TAG Studio - The Artists Group (T.A.G.) Studio, located in the Hotel Jacaranda, is open Tuesday - Friday from 10 am - 3 pm, and on Sunday from 11 am - 2 pm for viewing.  They also have classes in painting, clay, and jewelry.  Classes run from November - April.  For more information, please call (863) 784-7346. 


Avon Park Breakfast Rotary Club - Every Friday at 6:45 AM

Meeting at the Rotary Building on South Verona Street.  Please call Julie Diaz-Nichols at (863) 370-7608 for more information.

Avon Park Noon Rotary Club - Every Wednesday at Noon  

Meeting at the Rotary Building on South Verona Street.  Please call Forrest Hilton at (863) 452-2906 for more information.  


Avon Park Library Free Film Series -

Children's movie every Saturday at 11 am with free popcorn and juice for children.

Matinee every Saturday at 2 pm showing popular new releases and some old favorites.

Story time for children ages 5 and under every Wednesday at 10 am.

Call (863) 452-3803.




Welcome to the Avon Park CRA - Main Street District July e-Newsletter designed to keep you up-to-date on happenings in the Main Street District.


For more information about the

Avon Park CRA,


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Main Street CRA
Upcoming Events


Fourth of July Celebration at Donaldson Park


10 am    Family fun day at Donaldson Park with food, D.J., free activities and bounce house benefiting the Boys and Girls Club.

9 pm       Fireworks Display from the barge on beautiful Lake Verona sponsored by the Avon Park Jaycees

6 pm-10 pm    The East/West bound lanes between A. Miracle (Hill top) to Verona Ave will be closed to traffic.


Vehicle parking will be closed all day at Donaldson Park to encourage a pedestrian friendly atmosphere.  Parking is available on side streets, at the Baptist Church, and behind City Hall.


Bring your lounge chair or blanket, a cooler if you like, and your patriotic spirit and enjoy the best fireworks display in Highlands County!  BUCKET LIST TIP:   Bring a blanket to the sandy beach of Lake Verona and watch the fireworks lying down!  



Annual Avon Park 

Reunion Picnic

Saturday, August 24th

12 Noon 


Avon Park Historical Society presents the Annual Avon Park Reunion Picnic on August 24th.  The public is invited.


The picnic will be at the Community Center.  Please bring a covered dish. 


If you want to reserve a table for 8, the price is $20 - call Jean Jordan at 453-6957.



Avon Park Chamber of Commerce
Annual Banquet Held
The Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet was held on June 25th.  Many awards were presented, including:  
Community Service Award - Avon Park Jaycees 
Business of the Year - Chen Dental 
Beautification Award - Clinical Pharmacology Advice           Network/The Daisy Girl Shop 
Director of the Year Award - Jennifer Williams  
Lifetime Achievement Award - Dr. Norman Stephens  
Congratulations to all award winners!  ChamberAwards 
Thank you for reading the Main Street Avon Park CRA E-newsletter.  Stay tuned for more information, and visit us online at www.AvonParkCRA.com.

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