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Main Street CRA Avon Park Newsletter

Main Street Matters 

 January 2015

In This Issue
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 January 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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Main Street CRA
Upcoming Events

Apple Top Child Care & Learning Center 
Now Open
Apple Top Child Care & Learning Center is now open and accepting applications. They are located at 108 S. Forest Avenue, and can be reached at 863-453-4385.  The mission of the Apple Top Child Care & Learning Center is to provide safe, affordable, quality child care for the community of Avon Park and surrounding cities. Their hours are Monday through Friday from 6:30 am until 6:00 pm. They have slots available for children ages 1 through 4.  Visit them on their website at appletopchildcare.com

Music on the Mall
Saturday, January 31
5 pm - 8 pm
The first Music on the Mall for 2015 will feature Cory Greenway and Roger Brutus - Prime Country.  The event will take place at the Bandstand on the Mall.  Food and drink booths will be available for your enjoyment.  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, the Daisy Girl Shop, and 18 East Restaurant. 

Christmas on the Mall

Thank you so much to everyone who helped with the Candy Cane Lane, Santa Claus Square, and Gingerbread Lane this year.  The mall looked wonderful, and all of the trees were fun to look at.  A special thank you to Annie Feenie from Royal 4 Home Services and employees from the Avon Park Public Works department for getting all of the decorations up and working so people could enjoy the festive display.  We also want to thank Macklin Auto Sales, Walmart, Lowes Home Improvement, Bagwell Lumber, and Avon Park Cabinetry for their donations to Christmas on the Mall.  And thank you to all of the businesses who participated in the Christmas tree displays - they were all great!  


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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