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Main Street CRA Avon Park Newsletter

Main Street Matters 

 August 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 August 

e-Newsletter designed to keep you up-to-date on happenings in the Main Street District.


For more information about the

Avon Park CRA,

   visit www.AvonParkCRA com 

Main Street CRA
Upcoming Events
Please Welcome the Following
New Businesses to the CRA District
 Pure Grit Boot Company 
 17 West Main Street
 (863) 257-1038
 Open Mon-Sat from 9 am - 6 pm.
Selling boots, western wear including jeans, shirts, hats, and accessories.    
Golf Cart Doctor
10 North Anoka Avenue
(863) 253-1008 and (863) 214-0343
Open Mon-Fri 9 am - 5 pm. Other times available by appointment. We buy, sell, repair and customize golf carts. "Save Time - Save Money - We make house calls". 
 Satori Custom Merchandise
121 West Main Street

(863) 257-2010


Open Mon - Fri 10 am - 5 pm

Featuring Embroidery, Signs and Banners, Screen Printing, Awards - Trophies, Plaques and Medals, Advertising Specialties, Printing and Photo Gift Items.


Greg Henderson's Traditional 

Martial Arts Academy

121 West Main Street

(863) 257-2010 


Teaching Self-defense - Self-discipline - Balance - Coordination - Confidence.

Classes available for Men - Women - Children.  Classes are ongoing - new students are seamlessly integrated into the class.  New students can sign up anytime.



 Lake Verona Multi-Path Project Nears Completion

Work on the Lake Verona multi-path project is nearing completion.  Residents may now walk a scenic path that meanders between the grass and the sandy beach.  Benches have been strategically placed for lake viewing.  Decorative lighting will soon be installed for evening walks.  A staging area for small receptions and/or weddings is available free of charge.  Pavilion reservations are $25 if your would like to rent a pavilion for the day.  Contact City Hall at 452-4403 for more information.  The entire project is sponsored by the Avon Park Main Street CRA.


Annual Avon Park 

  Reunion Picnic

Saturday, August 24th

12 Noon  

Avon Park Historical Society presents the Annual Avon Park Reunion Picnic on August 24th at 12 noon.  The public is invited.  The picnic will be at the Community Center and is free to all.  Invite your classmates and family for a mini reunion!  Please bring a covered dish. You may reserve a table for 8 for $20.  Call Jean Jordan at 453-6957 for more information.


oktoberfest Avon Park's 6th Annual

Oktoberfest Seeks Vendors

The Sixth Annual Oktoberfest will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2013, from 10 am - 4 pm.  The one-day festival starts at Museum Avenue with Wiener Dog races and Firematics (Fireman Olympics), following down Main Street with Oompa music, a beer tent, bounce houses and kids' activities, a classic car show, arts, crafts, live rock music, food vendors, and a Bavarian Olympics competition!  Please contact Laura Wade at 863-368-2138 to sign up to be a vendor or for more information about the event.  You may also email her at oktoberfestavonpark@gmail.com.  Vendor fees are: $60 - Food vendors; $40 - Non-food vendors; and $20 - Non-profit displays.  The event is sponsored by the Avon Park Main Street CRA.


Coming Soon...
September 28th - Music on the Mall
October 12 - Oktoberfest
October 19 - Harvest Festival on Main 


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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