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Main Street CRA Avon Park Newsletter

Main Street Matters 

 February 2015

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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 February Newsletter designed to keep you up-to-date on happenings in the Main Street District.


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Upcoming Events

Heartland Cycles Opens 
Heartland Cycles is now open at 500 W. Main Street.  The new owners, Kevin and Michelle Rock, purchased Dynasty Cycles and have reopened the shop as Heartland Cycles.  Kevin graduated in 2008 from Avon Park High School and studied at Motorcycle Mechanics Institute to obtain his certification to work on Harley Davidson motorcycles.  He has been working in the field for the last 6 years and is happy to be back in his home town.  Store hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm..  You can order maintenance items such as tires and oil filters, motorcycle apparel along with dirt bike apparel.  The shop also has a variety of accessories available, from sunglasses to knives to saddlebags.  Call them at 453-4044, visit their website at heartlandcyclesfl.com, or stop by to check them out!   

Music on the Mall
Saturday, February 28
5 pm - 8 pm
The second Music on the Mall for 2015 will feature Latin Music by Manny.  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, Sebring Heart Group, and Florida Home Health.

The Battle of the Bands
March 7, 2015
Noon to 5 p.m.
The Battle of the Bands will be at Auto Options, 106 W. Main Street, on March 7th from noon until 5 pm.  This event is to benefit the Veterans Square Christmas Trees Display on Christmas on the Mall. Come listen to great music, enjoy the chili cook off, try the BBQ, check out the vendors, and take part in the great raffles - you're gonna love the prizes!  Free to the public!      

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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