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Main Street CRA Avon Park Newsletter

Main Street Matters 

 December 2014

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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.

 

 
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Welcome to the Avon Park CRA - Main Street District December 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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Upcoming Events


Welcome Oishii Burger
201 US Highway 27 South
Oishii Burger is open Monday - Saturday from 11 am to 9 pm, and on Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm.  Their phone number is 863-201-7139.  Stop by and check out the high quality burgers, Japanese food, and ice cream!


Sunday, December 7th

Annual Holiday Reception  

The Artists' Group at SFSC  

Stop by the Hotel Jacaranda to browse the TAG Studio for unique holiday gifts on Sunday, December 7, from noon until 4 pm.  Items available include artwork, jewelry, china, note cards, and art glass.  Light refreshments will be served.

 

 
Christmas on
Main Street
Monday, December 8 
at 5 pm
Chorale groups from local elementary schools will perform a Christmas concert in front of the Jacaranda Hotel.  Call the Chamber of Commerce at 453-3350 for further details.
  

 Friday, December 12th

Jingle Bell Run - 6 pm

The public schools of Avon Park are organizing a festive holiday Jingle Bell 5K run/walk.  Proceeds from this event will benefit the Avon Park schools in funding leadership education.  The event last year hosted 600 runners and spectators.  The attendance this year is anticipated to be 700, which should have a positive impact on the businesses in the downtown area. Contact Karin Doty at dotyk@highlands.k12.fl.us for more information.

 

 

 
 Candy Cane Lane, Gingerbread Lane,  
and Santa Claus Square are Ready for Viewing!
Please take some time this holiday season and visit Candy Cane Lane and Gingerbread Lane to view the unique Christmas trees provided by local businesses.  The mall has been transformed into a holiday display that will remain available for your viewing until January 1st, 2015.


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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