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Main Street CRA Avon Park Newsletter

Main Street Matters 

 April 2014

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Ongoing Main Street Events
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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 Donna Vinson at (863) 453-6000 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 April e-Newsletter designed to keep you up-to-date on happenings in the Main Street District.


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Main Street CRA
Upcoming Events


Avon Park Bluegrass Blueberry Festival

Saturday, April 26th

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The 4th Annual Bluegrass Blueberry Festival will be held in Donaldson Park on Saturday, April 26th.  A BBQ Chicken Dinner will be available, along with blueberry pie, blueberry lemonade, fresh blueberries by the pint or flat (6 pints), and blueberry plants.  There will also be a Kid's Zone, Bluegrass Bands, and original arts and crafts vendors.  Winn Dixie is sponsoring a Blueberry Bake Off and the Miniature Blueberry Muffin Eating contest.  For more information, visit their website at rotaryblueberryfestival.com           



The Avon Park Veteran's Engraved Brick Project

The Avon Park Breakfast Rotary and the Main Street CRA are sponsoring a project that will allow you to purchase a brick in memory of, or in honor of, a loved one who served in the armed forces.  The bricks will be placed under the flagpole on the mall at a cost of $55.00, and around the Veteran's Memorial on the mall, at a cost of $65.00.   Each brick may be inscribed with up to three lines, and sixteen characters per line.  For a copy of the application, please click on Engraved Brick Project application



  Easter Egg Hunt in
Donaldson Park
Saturday, April 12th
The Avon Park Jaycees are sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12th in Donaldson Park, starting at 10 am and continuing until 12 noon . Join us for  music, eggs, candy, and FUN!  The Avon Park Key Club will be selling hamburgers and hot dogs.  Bring you own chairs or blankets and enjoy the afternoon in Donaldson Park!  

Businesses in the Main Street

CRA District

Do you have rental space available? We would like to keep an inventory of available rental space because we have businesses contacting us looking to relocate. Please let us know the square footage of your rental space. We are NOT looking for residential space - only commercial/industrial property. Contact us at mfowler@avonpark.cc, or call 863-452-2039.



   relay for life

Avon Park Relay for Life
May 2 - 3, 2014
6 p.m. - 7 a.m.
The American Cancer Society invites you to become part of the celebration at the 2014 Relay for Life.  The event will take place at Avon Park High School on May 2nd and 3rd.  You can make a donation to remember those lost to cancer, support those fighting cancer, and rejoice with those who have fought the disease and won.  Your donation for each bag will place a luminaria along the pathway to memorialize or honor someone you love.  The luminaria remains lit throughout the evening.  For more information, please go to AvonParkRelayForLife.  The Liminaria Order Form is available at luminaria order form.
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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