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Main Street CRA Avon Park Newsletter

Main Street Matters 

 August 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 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

8th Annual Avon Park Picnic and Reunion
Saturday, August 16th
12 noon
Community Center
Bring a covered dish to pass.  The Pioneers of the Year will be recognized.  Invite your classmates for a mini reunion.  Come one! Come All!  Call Jean Jordan at 863-453-6957 to reserve a table.

Avon Park's 

7th Annual Oktoberfest Seeks Vendors

The Seventh Annual Oktoberfest will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014, 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!  The vendor application is located at oktoberfestapplication.  Vendor fees are: $60 - Food vendors; $40 - Non-food vendors; and $20 - Non-profit (non-food) displays.  The event is sponsored by the Avon Park Main Street CRA.

  First Day of School
August 20th
It looks like summer is almost over because the first day of school is Wednesday, August 20th. Enjoy the rest of the summer!!! 




Would Your Business Like to Participate in the Buy Main Street Avon Park Program? 

As part of the Avon Park CRA Main Street District's mission to spur economic activity in the Main Street area, the goal of Buy Main Street Avon Park is to simply connect the Avon Park Businesses with the buying power of our local community.  Registered Main Street Avon Park merchants are encouraged to offer special offers and discounts exclusive to Main Street Avon Park card-carrying consumers.  Shoppers will present their Buy Main Street Avon Park card to the merchant when making their purchase to benefit from the offer.  To register your business, please visit BuyMainStreetAvonPark.  For more information, email mfowler@avonpark.cc.



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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