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Updated: 11/13/2013 08:00:02AM

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Thursday, Nov. 14

American Legion Post 71 Meeting every second Thursday of each month. For more info or to join, call 863-589-5689. Location: 43 W. Park Ave., Lake Wales.

e-Reader Support Group for hands-on assistance with the library’s downloadable e-book collection, OverDrive. No registration necessary. Bring e-reader and laptop. Kindle users should know their login and password. Main lobby at 2:30 p.m.

Lake Wales Charter School’s Finance Committee meeting, 7 a.m. at the LWCS Central Office, 130 E. Central Ave. For more information, contact Brian Fisher at 863-679-6560, ext. 223.

Friday, Nov. 15

Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon at Eagle Ridge Mall, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 863-676-3445 for more information.

Bok Tower Gardens Book Signing, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Meet Kenneth Treister and Gardens’ president David Price, the authors of “Bok Tower Gardens: America’s Taj Mahal,” and have your book personally signed by them during this after-hours event prior to the Moonlight Carillon Concert. This event will begin with a 30-minute lecture by Mr. Treister. Admission is free for members and $5 for the general public and is included with the cost of the Moonlight Carillon Concert. Lecture seating is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Saturday, Nov. 16

Reel Em In for Rotary, Camp Mack, safe light to 2 p.m. $95 fee per boat on that day, preregister $80, $5 ramp fee. Contact Nigel Hill, 863-224-4081. Email Nigel at

Lake Wales Care Center Golf Tournament, call 863-676-6678.

Lake Ashton Annual Craft Fair at Clubhouse, 4141 Ashton Club Dr., Lake Wales. The craft fair will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and admission is free.

American Legion Riders Meeting, every third Saturday of each month. May take rides after the meetings. Location: 43 W. Park Ave., Lake Wales, 863-589-5689.

Battle of the Guns & Hoses presented by Green & Gold Foundation, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinners $8 and Hot Dog plates $2, music, children’s activities, car show. Location: Candlelight Christian Academy, corner of SR17 (Scenic Hwy.) and Sessoms Ave., Lake Wales.

Car Wash and Craft Show. There will be a Car Wash and Craft Show held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The First United Methodist Church of Frostproof. Will feature baked goods, Christmas items, food and more. The Trust Again Pet Shelter will be on site. The church is located at 150 Devane St. For more information, call 863-635-3107.

Sunday, Nov. 17

Second day of Reel Em In for Rotary Fishing Tournament. See other listing.

Monday, Nov. 18

FL Blue “ Zumba Gold” Class, 385 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven. Mondays at 5:30 p.m. and Fridays at 10 a.m. Call 863-291-0140 for more information.

Pickleball — Kirkland Gym on E. Seminole Ave., 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Event repeats on Mondays,

Tuesday, Nov. 19

Free Tai Chi, every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., Florida Blue, 385 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven. Call 863-291-0140.

Thursday, Nov. 21

Alzheimer’s Support Group every third Thursday, Water’s Edge, 10 Grove Ave. W., Lake Wales. Charlmaine Waldrop, 863-678-6800.

Saturday, Nov. 23

Lake Wales Downtown Farmer’s Market every 2nd & 4th Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. Market Square between Stuart Ave. and Park Ave. Locally grown, fresh produce. Mike Morrow, 863-412-6960 or email

Monday, Nov. 25 - Friday, Nov. 29

All Lake Wales Charter Schools are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Tuesday, Nov. 26

Grief Support Group with Good Shepherd Hospice at Water’s Edge of Lake Wales, 10 Grove Ave., Lake Wales, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Thanksgiving Unity Service at First Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26.

Thursday, Nov. 28

Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy the Turkey Trot, register at, 8 a.m. start time, presented by Lake Wales YMCA.

Christian Science Church Thanksgiving Day service, 10 a.m., held at 1550 Burns Ave., Lake Wales. There will be readings from the King James Version of the Bible followed by readings from the Christian Science Textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, the discoverer and founder of Christian Science. Admission is free, everyone is welcome. Call Shirley Tiepens at 863-638-3577.

Saturday, Nov. 30

Holiday Home Tour of Pinewood Estate at Bok Tower, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Car Wash and Craft Show

Craft show and car wash - saturday, november 16, 2013 - time - 8am-2pm - the first united methodist church of frostproof - 150 devane street - frostproof - food, - bake goods, - christmas items, - trust again pet shelter - and much, much more - information and contact number - church office - 863-635-3107

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