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Main Street CRA Avon Park Newsletter

Main Street Matters 

 March 2015

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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 March 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
Welcome to
The Beef Stand
3 S. Lake Avenue
The Beef Stand  - Home of the Italian Beef Sandwich - is now open at 3 S. Lake Avenue.  They are open 7 days a week from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.  They offer many sandwiches, including homemade Italian beef, Italian and Polish sausage, hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken breast sandwiches, and veggie burgers.  They also offer homemade olive salad, coleslaw, home-cut fries, pasta salad, onion rings, and lots more. Stop by or give them a call 863-452-2333.

The Battle of the Bands
March 7
Noon to 5 p.m.
The Battle of the Bands will be at Auto Options, 106 W. Main Street, on Saturday, 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!          

Founders Garden Club 

Garden Tour 

March 7th

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The Avon Park Founders Garden Club will conduct a garden tour of four beautifully landscaped yards in Avon Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7th.  Tickets are $5 and may be purchased from members or by calling 452-1927.  They may also be purchased between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Donaldson Park the day of the tour. This fundraiser will help send school-aged children to Camp Wekiva.


 Hibiscus Garden Club 

Annual Plant Sale

March 14th 

8 a.m. - Noon

The Hibiscus Garden Club of Avon Park will be holding their annual plant sale on Saturday, March 14th from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at Donaldson Park.  Many plants will be available for sale, along with some free cuttings from garden club members. Don't miss this opportunity to purchase beautiful plants, and also to talk to garden club members about planting and growing these new additions to your garden!


on the Mall
March 27th and 28th 
The 36th Annual Springtime on the Mall Festival is slated for Friday, March 27, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event is held in downtown Avon Park on Main Street from Delaney Avenue to Central Avenue.  The event consists of Arts and Crafts vendors, music and entertainment, and a children's section. There will also be multiple food and drink vendors.  There is no admission charge.  The annual Rotary pancake breakfast will be on Saturday morning from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. - tickets may be purchased at the breakfast or from a Rotary member.

Don't Forget!
Daylight Savings Time
Sunday, March 8th at 2 a.m.  



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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