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Main Street CRA Avon Park Newsletter

Main Street Matters 

 February 2014

In This Issue
Ongoing Main Street Events
Main Street Avon Park News
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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) 449-0856 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 February e-Newsletter designed to keep you up-to-date on happenings in the Main Street District.


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Upcoming Events
Jimmy's Flower Shop
 19 S Lake Avenue
Jimmy's Flower Shop is now open under new management.  Their hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9 am to 5 pm, and Wednesday and Saturday from 9 am to 12 noon.  Call them at 453-7502, or stop by to check them out!   
  Music on the Mall

February 22nd

5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Welcome to the fifth Music on the Mall concert, featuring the Heartland Pops at 5:30 pm, followed by Doug Andrews and Emanon at 6:30 pm. The event will take place at the Bandstand on the Mall.  Delicacies from local restaurants will be available for sampling.  Many stores will remain open for the duration of the concert.  Admission is free.  This event is sponsored by the Main Street CRA, Avon Park Breakfast Rotary, Jim Brooks, and Reflections.  Bring Your Own Chair!

  Hibiscus Garden Club of Avon Park

Annual Plant Sale

March 8th 

8am - Noon

The Hibiscus Garden Club of Avon Park will be holding their annual plant sale on March 8th from 8am to 12 noon at Donaldson Park.  Many plants will be available for sale, along with some free cuttings from garden club members. Don't miss this opportunity to purchase beautiful plants, and also to talk to garden club members about planting and growing these new additions to your garden!


 Advertise Your Business
Incentives Here!! 
Is your business offering specials, promotions, or discounts?  Would you like to be featured in our newsletter?  Please contact Maia Fowler at mfowler@avonpark.cc with your information to be listed in the newsletter.    
Winter Olympics to Begin on February 6th
The 22nd Winter Olympics, held in Sochi, Russia, will begin on February 6th.  This is the first time since 1980 that Russia has hosted an Olympic event.  A record 88 nations will compete for honors in over 15 disciplines, with as many as 7 nations making their Olympic debut.  To view the schedule, visit sochi olympics.
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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