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  1. Calendar Overlay City Commission (1)
  2. Calendar Overlay Library Events (39)
  3. Calendar Overlay Library Youth Events (12)
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  5. Calendar Overlay Planning & Zoning (2)
  6. Calendar Overlay Recreation (1)

City Commission

  1. City Commission Meeting

    January 17, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ City Administration Building

    The City Commission meets regularly to approve new ordinances, resolutions, contracts, appointments and other policy matters.

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Library Events

  1. Library Closed - Dr. Martin Luther King Day

    January 16, 2017, 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

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  2. Yoga Class - 5:30 PM

    January 16, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    The Lake Wales Public Library hosts two weekly yoga classes. Both are led by Certified Yoga Instructors. Classes meet each Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:45 pm in the Lake Wales Public Library's Meeting Room. Wear loose-fitting clothing and bring water if desired. No prior experience is needed. All skill levels are welcome.

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  3. PTSD Counseling for Combat Veterans - 10:30 AM

    January 17, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ Schoenoff Meeting Room

    Veterans who would like to attend for the first time, please call the Lakeland Vet Center at least the day before the meeting. 863 284-0841

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  4. Wiggles & Giggles Toddler Story Time - 11 AM

    January 17, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Room

    Story Time for Toddlers through age 3.

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  5. Spanish for Beginners Lunch Hour Class - 12 Noon

    January 17, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Spanish for Beginners, a new lunch hour class, will be held in six-session beginning on January 10, 12 until 1 p.m. The six-sessions will continue each Tuesday through February 14, 12 until 1 p.m. Instructor, Randy LoPatin taught Middle and Senior High Spanish in the public school system for 32 years. Her classes will include instruction in the alphabet, greetings, days and months, numbers, dates, descriptive adjectives, expressing feelings, verb actions, clothing and using the verb, "ser". In this introduction class Ms. LoPatin will focus on vocabulary and some conversation. No prior knowledge of Spanish is needed. There is a $5 Supply fee that must be paid by January 11. Payment by check or cash is accepted at the Lake Wales Public Library. Payment with credit or debit is available at the City of Lake Wales Cashiers Office. The class is limited to 15 students. For details call 678-4004 or email library@cityoflakewales.com.

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  6. Spanish for Beginners Lunch Hour Class - 1 PM

    January 17, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Spanish for Beginners, a new lunch hour class, will be held in six-session beginning on January 10, 12 until 1 p.m. The six-sessions will continue each Tuesday through February 14, 12 until 1 p.m. Instructor, Randy LoPatin taught Middle and Senior High Spanish in the public school system for 32 years. Her classes will include instruction in the alphabet, greetings, days and months, numbers, dates, descriptive adjectives, expressing feelings, verb actions, clothing and using the verb, "ser". In this introduction class Ms. LoPatin will focus on vocabulary and some conversation. No prior knowledge of Spanish is needed. There is a $5 Supply fee that must be paid by January 11. Payment by check or cash is accepted at the Lake Wales Public Library. Payment with credit or debit is available at the City of Lake Wales Cashiers Office. The class is limited to 15 students. For details call 678-4004 or email library@cityoflakewales.com.

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  7. Yoga Class - 5:30 PM

    January 18, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    The Lake Wales Public Library hosts two weekly yoga classes. Both are led by Certified Yoga Instructors. Classes meet each Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:45 pm in the Lake Wales Public Library's Meeting Room. Wear loose-fitting clothing and bring water if desired. No prior experience is needed. All skill levels are welcome.

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  8. LEGO-Mania - All Day!

    January 19, 2017, All Day @ Children's Room

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  9. iPad Class - 2 PM

    January 19, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Schoenoff Meeting Room

    iPad/iPhone Class - $25 class fee applies

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  10. eReader & Device Assistance 2:30 PM

    January 19, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Library's Main Lobby

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  11. Morning Knitting and Crochet - 9 AM

    January 20, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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  12. Evening Knitting & Crochet Group - 5:30 PM

    January 20, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library's Main Lobby

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  13. MacKay Gardens & Lakeside Preserve a Virtual Visit - 2 PM

    January 21, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    MacKay Garden guide, Steve Franklin will share a virtual tour of this hidden gem of Polk County. MacKay Gardens & Lakeside Preserve are located in Lake Alfred, Florida. Mr. Franklin will discuss the various eco-systems, wildlife and natural history that are found in MacKay Gardens.

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  14. Super Crafts - All Day!

    January 23, 2017, All Day @ Children's Room

    Craft projects will be available all day.

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  15. Tail Waggin' Tutors 3:00 - 4:00 P.M.

    January 23, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Children's Room

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  16. Yoga Class - 5:30 PM

    January 23, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    The Lake Wales Public Library hosts two weekly yoga classes. Both are led by Certified Yoga Instructors. Classes meet each Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:45 pm in the Lake Wales Public Library's Meeting Room. Wear loose-fitting clothing and bring water if desired. No prior experience is needed. All skill levels are welcome.

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  17. Wiggles & Giggles Toddler Story Time - 11 AM

    January 24, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Room

    Story Time for Toddlers through age 3.

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  18. Spanish for Beginners - Lunch Hour Class - 12 Noon

    January 24, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Spanish for Beginners, a new lunch hour class, will be held in six-session beginning on January 17, 12 until 1 p.m. The six-sessions will continue each Tuesday through February 14, 12 until 1 p.m. Instructor, Randy LoPatin taught Middle and Senior High Spanish in the public school system for 32 years. Her classes will include instruction in the alphabet, greetings, days and months, numbers, dates, descriptive adjectives, expressing feelings, verb actions, clothing and using the verb, "ser". In this introduction class Ms. LoPatin will focus on vocabulary and some conversation. No prior knowledge of Spanish is needed. There is a $5 Supply fee that must be paid by January 11. Payment by check or cash is accepted at the Lake Wales Public Library. Payment with credit or debit is available at the City of Lake Wales Cashiers Office. The class is limited to 15 students. For details call 678-4004 or email library@cityoflakewales.com.

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  19. Spanish for Beginners - 1 PM

    January 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Spanish for Beginners, a new lunch hour class, will be held in six-session beginning on January 17, 12 until 1 p.m. The six-sessions will continue each Tuesday through February 14, 12 until 1 p.m. Instructor, Randy LoPatin taught Middle and Senior High Spanish in the public school system for 32 years. Her classes will include instruction in the alphabet, greetings, days and months, numbers, dates, descriptive adjectives, expressing feelings, verb actions, clothing and using the verb, "ser". In this introduction class Ms. LoPatin will focus on vocabulary and some conversation. No prior knowledge of Spanish is needed. There is a $5 Supply fee that must be paid by January 11. Payment by check or cash is accepted at the Lake Wales Public Library. Payment with credit or debit is available at the City of Lake Wales Cashiers Office. The class is limited to 15 students. For details call 678-4004 or email library@cityoflakewales.com.

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  20. Snow Day! - Jan. 24th @ 5:30 PM

    January 24, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM @ Children's Room

    There will be a snowball fight, crafts, and STEM activities! Important Note: not really a full day, and not real snow.

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  21. Night Owls Book Discussion - 6 PM

    January 24, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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  22. Curious Kids - a STEAM-based class for ages 4-8 @ 11:00am

    January 25, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Children's Room

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  23. Coloring for Grown Ups - 11:30 AM

    January 25, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Spend a relaxing lunch hour coloring and chatting with adults during our Coloring for Grown-Ups Club. Each week we'll provide supplies and coloring sheets and you bring your lunch and talent.

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  24. Truth is Stranger Than Non-Fiction Book Discussion - 12 Noon @ LW Museum & Cultural Center

    January 25, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ This book discussion is held at the LW Museum & Cultural Center (formerly The Depot)

    January book - The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer

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  25. Downtown Merchants' Design Committee - 4 PM

    January 25, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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  26. Yoga Class - 5:30 PM

    January 25, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    The Lake Wales Public Library hosts two weekly yoga classes. Both are led by Certified Yoga Instructors. Classes meet each Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:45 pm in the Lake Wales Public Library's Meeting Room. Wear loose-fitting clothing and bring water if desired. No prior experience is needed. All skill levels are welcome.

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  27. LEGO-Mania - All Day!

    January 26, 2017, All Day @ Children's Room

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  28. Thursday Morning Book Discussion - 11 AM

    January 26, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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  29. eReader & Device Assistance 2:30 PM

    January 26, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Library's Main Lobby

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  30. Morning Knitting and Crochet - 9 AM

    January 27, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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  31. Evening Knitting & Crochet Group - 5:30 PM

    January 27, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library's Main Lobby

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  32. Creating Valentine & Spring Greeting Cards - Beginners - 2:30 PM

    January 28, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Who doesn’t appreciate receiving a beautiful greeting card? We’ve expressed sentiments of love, caring, friendship, celebration and sympathy through greeting cards for over a century. The Lake Wales Public Library will host a workshop that will take the gift of a greeting card to another level. Crafting Valentine & Spring Greeting Cards will be led by husband and wife, Lynn and Marjola Burdeshaw, 2:30 p.m., Saturday, January 28. This is a beginner's level class. During the class participants will create three cards that can be taken home. There is a $5 supply fee for each student. This class is for teens through adults and is limited to 12 students. Registration is required to reserve a seat. You may register at the Lake Wales Public Library. The class is provided by a grant for Florida's Natural Growers Foundation. For details call 678-4004 or email library@cityoflakewales.com.

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  33. Super Crafts - All Day!

    January 30, 2017, All Day @ Children's Room

    Craft projects will be available all day.

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  34. Lunch 'N Learn - Butterfly Gardening - 12 Noon

    January 30, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    The Lake Wales Library Association and the Florida's Natural Growers Foundation present "How to Successfully Grow and Butterfly Garden in Florida." Led by a UF IFAS Speaker's Bureau expert, those in attendance will learn how to plan and successfully grow a butterfly friendly garden. Lunch will be provided at no cost only to those who call, email or visit the Lake Wales Public Library and register by Wednesday, January 25. Seating is limited.

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  35. Tail Waggin' Tutors 3:00 - 4:00 P.M.

    January 30, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Children's Room

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  36. Yoga Class - 5:30 PM

    January 30, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    The Lake Wales Public Library hosts two weekly yoga classes. Both are led by Certified Yoga Instructors. Classes meet each Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:45 pm in the Lake Wales Public Library's Meeting Room. Wear loose-fitting clothing and bring water if desired. No prior experience is needed. All skill levels are welcome.

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  37. Wiggles & Giggles Toddler Story Time - 11 AM

    January 31, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Room

    Story Time for Toddlers through age 3.

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  38. Spanish for Beginners - Lunch Hour Class - 12 Noon

    January 31, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Spanish for Beginners, a new lunch hour class, will be held in six-session beginning on January 17, 12 until 1 p.m. The six-sessions will continue each Tuesday through February 14, 12 until 1 p.m. Instructor, Randy LoPatin taught Middle and Senior High Spanish in the public school system for 32 years. Her classes will include instruction in the alphabet, greetings, days and months, numbers, dates, descriptive adjectives, expressing feelings, verb actions, clothing and using the verb, "ser". In this introduction class Ms. LoPatin will focus on vocabulary and some conversation. No prior knowledge of Spanish is needed. There is a $5 Supply fee that must be paid by January 11. Payment by check or cash is accepted at the Lake Wales Public Library. Payment with credit or debit is available at the City of Lake Wales Cashiers Office. The class is limited to 15 students. For details call 678-4004 or email library@cityoflakewales.com.

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  39. Spanish for Beginners - 1 PM

    January 31, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Spanish for Beginners, a new lunch hour class, will be held in six-session beginning on January 17, 12 until 1 p.m. The six-sessions will continue each Tuesday through February 14, 12 until 1 p.m. Instructor, Randy LoPatin taught Middle and Senior High Spanish in the public school system for 32 years. Her classes will include instruction in the alphabet, greetings, days and months, numbers, dates, descriptive adjectives, expressing feelings, verb actions, clothing and using the verb, "ser". In this introduction class Ms. LoPatin will focus on vocabulary and some conversation. No prior knowledge of Spanish is needed. There is a $5 Supply fee that must be paid by January 11. Payment by check or cash is accepted at the Lake Wales Public Library. Payment with credit or debit is available at the City of Lake Wales Cashiers Office. The class is limited to 15 students. For details call 678-4004 or email library@cityoflakewales.com.

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Library Youth Events

  1. CLOSED JAN. 16TH FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

    January 16, 2017, All Day @ Lake Wales Public Library

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  2. Wiggles & Giggles Toddler Story Time - 11 AM

    January 17, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Room

    Story Time for Toddlers through age 3.

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  3. LEGO-Mania - All Day!

    January 19, 2017, All Day @ Children's Room

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  4. Super Crafts - All Day!

    January 23, 2017, All Day @ Children's Room

    Craft projects will be available all day.

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  5. Tail Waggin' Tutors 3:00 - 4:00 P.M.

    January 23, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Children's Room

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  6. Wiggles & Giggles Toddler Story Time - 11 AM

    January 24, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Room

    Story Time for Toddlers through age 3.

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  7. Snow Day! - Jan. 24th @ 5:30 PM

    January 24, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM @ Children's Room

    There will be a snowball fight, crafts, and STEM activities! Important Note: not really a full day, and not real snow.

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  8. Curious Kids - a STEAM-based class for ages 4-8 @ 11:00am

    January 25, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Children's Room

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  9. LEGO-Mania - All Day!

    January 26, 2017, All Day @ Children's Room

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  10. Super Crafts - All Day!

    January 30, 2017, All Day @ Children's Room

    Craft projects will be available all day.

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  11. Tail Waggin' Tutors 3:00 - 4:00 P.M.

    January 30, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Children's Room

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  12. Wiggles & Giggles Toddler Story Time - 11 AM

    January 31, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Room

    Story Time for Toddlers through age 3.

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Main Calendar

  1. Legacy Breakfast - 2017 Dr. M. L. King Celebration Weekend

    January 16, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ James P Austin III Community Center

    A free country breakfast will be served courtesy of the Dr. J A. Wiltshire Foundation and the Lake Wales community is invited. You may contact Mrs. Dorothy Wilson for more information 863-287-7347.

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  2. Martin Luther King Jr Commemorative Program

    January 16, 2017, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ James P Austin III Community Center

    The Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Program will begin immediately following The Legacy Breakfast. The speaker is Rev. Jeffery A Johnson of Connection Church. The famous “I Have a Dream” speech will be recited. The program is free, but donations for scholarships are encouraged. You may contact Mrs. Melody Blocker for more information 863-521-6849.

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  3. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade

    January 16, 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ James P Austin III Community Center

    The Martin Luther King Jr. Parade will begin its procession at the James P Austin Community Center, travel to Lincoln Avenue, to First Street, to Park Avenue, to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., to Sessoms Avenue and end at the community center. We are encouraging all churches, organizations, individuals and groups in Lake Wales and the surrounding areas to take part in this year’s parade. The application fee for the parade is $20.00. Event vendor and parade applications can be picked up from The B Street Center,230 B Street, Lake Wales, Fl. 863-679-8091 between the hours of 8:00 and 12:00 or Kimbrough & Associates, 24 W Orange Avenue, Lake Wales, Fl. 863-679-3896 or by calling Marilyn McKnight 863-595-5195, Narvell Peterson 863-528-2534, Evelyn Lewis 863-528-0256. Vendor spaces are still available, 10 x 10 spaces is only $75.00 for four days.

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  4. Historic District Regulatory Board

    January 19, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ City Administration Building

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  5. Historic District Regulatory Board

    January 19, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ City Administration Building

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Planning & Zoning

  1. Board of Adjustments and Appeals

    January 19, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ City Administration Building

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  2. Planning & Zoning Board

    January 24, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ City Administration Building

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Recreation

  1. Free Movie Night - Secret Life of Pets

    January 20, 2017, 6:30 PM @ James P Austin III Community Center

    The movie Secret Life of Pets will be shown.

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