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  1. Aug
    14
    Tue

    1. Young at Heart Program
      1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

      Come be a part of the fun and let the good times roll! You can count on a good time with lots of games, goodies, and giggles every Tuesday afternoon from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Tavares Civic Center. This program is for people aged 55 and over – seniors, retirees or those young at heart. For more information please call the Tavares Recreation Department at 352.742.6370.

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      1:30 pm
      Young at Heart Program
  2. Aug
    16
    Thu

    1. Hazardous Waste Collection
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Lake County Solid Waste is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials and medications in a safe and environmentally conscious way at the following three upcoming collection events in August:
      Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. – noon at Home Depot, 10825 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg. Hazardous waste and medications, in partnership with Leesburg Police
      Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. – noon at Lady Lake Convenience Center, 1200 Jackson St., Lady Lake. Hazardous waste only
      Aug. 30 from 9 a.m. – noon at Eustis Square Shopping Plaza, 218 W. Ardice Ave. Eustis. Hazardous waste only
      Representatives will be on-hand to collect unused or unwanted medications in addition to small quantities of waste products such as lawn and gardening materials, photo and swimming pool chemicals, paint and related products, cleaning solutions, motor oil and gas, batteries, fluorescent lamps, light bulbs and small propane tanks.
      Staff at the event will be offering convenient drive-thru disposal of items so residents won’t have to leave their vehicles. Materials such as infectious waste, solvents, chemical laboratory waste and radioactive waste are prohibited.
      Excessive amounts of hazardous materials will not be accepted due to limited space in the mobile unit. If residents have large quantities of items to dispose of, a special drop-off day will be scheduled at the Central Solid Waste Facility, 13130 County Landfill Road, Tavares. To schedule a drop-off, call 352-343-3776.
      The collection events are open to Lake County residents only.
      For more information about this event, or to find out about future collection events, visit www.lakecountyfl.gov/hazardouswaste or call Lake County Solid Waste at 352-343-3776.

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      9:00 am
      Hazardous Waste Collection
  3. Aug
    17
    Fri

    1. Crazy Plants for Crazy Critters
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Plant Sale fundraisers will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the following dates: August 17-19, August 24-26, August 31, September 1-2, at Crazy Critters Inc., 22921 County Road 44A, Eustis, Florida 32736, 352-589-5999. Admission is free.
      Crazy Critters Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)3, Exotic Animal Rescue and Wildlife Education Facility located in Eustis, Florida. The facility provides permanent homes to over 150 animals including lizards, turtles, skinks, geckos, birds, and assorted wildlife. Crazy Critters Inc. was established to provide non-domestic, non-releasable animals with a safe and permanent home.
      Please come out and support Crazy Critters Inc. You will find Succulents, Cactus, Orchids, Hibiscus, and other hard to find species of plants. Every single dollar goes directly to the growth of the facility. The programs will educate the public on long-term conservation as well as current environmental issues concerning endangered and threatened species of wildlife and as their habitat.
      For more information or directions, you can contact Ken or Cherrice Purvee at 352-589-5999. The organization is open 10-4 every day. Private educational tours will be available in the Fall of 2018.
      If you can not make the plant fundraiser but still would like to support Crazy Critters by becoming a sponsor you may make a donation of any amount by going to the website. www.crazycrittersinc.com

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      10:00 am
      Crazy Plants for Crazy Critters
    2. Wekiva River Program
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Wekiwa Springs (w is used for the springs) is a second-magnitude spring that attracts thousands of visitors monthly. One of two Florida rivers declared a Wild and Scenic River, the Wekiva River (v is used for river) is a national treasure that is experiencing pressures from urban growth throughout the region. Florida declared it an Outstanding Florida Water, Florida State Canoe Trail and Aquatic Preserve because of its natural beauty and biological importance.
      Join us August 17 at 6 p.m. to learn about this watery resource from Barbara Howell, Aquatic Preserve Manager. Howell has spent decades working to preserve this region first as an active citizen and volunteer. Howell moved to Eustis from Miami 25 years ago and began volunteering with the Watershed Action Volunteers, LakeWatch and Lake County Water Authority. She earned a degree in Environmental Studies at Rollins College and spent years paddling the Wekiva River. In 2001, Howell became an Environmental Specialist with the FL. Department of Environmental Protection at the Wekiva River and Tomoka Marsh Aquatic Preserve. Recently promoted to Aquatic Preserve Manager, Howell is a Beautyberry Native Plant Society, Oklawaha Valley Audubon Society and US Coast Guard Auxiliary member.
      Hear from Howell what impacts recent development, growth and building of the Wekiva Parkway (a 25-mile toll road that completes the beltway around Orlando) had and will have on the aquatic preserve. Learn what is being done to protect wildlife and maintain nature connections as the parkway is built and completed.
      This free program is held at the Trout Lake Nature Center on August 17, 6 p.m., 520 East CR 44, Eustis. $5 donation is suggested to support this independent non-profit’s future programs. For more information, email tlncdirector@gmail.com or call 352.357.7536.

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      6:00 pm
      Wekiva River Program
  4. Aug
    18
    Sat

    1. Crazy Plants for Crazy Critters
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Plant Sale fundraisers will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the following dates: August 17-19, August 24-26, August 31, September 1-2, at Crazy Critters Inc., 22921 County Road 44A, Eustis, Florida 32736, 352-589-5999. Admission is free.
      Crazy Critters Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)3, Exotic Animal Rescue and Wildlife Education Facility located in Eustis, Florida. The facility provides permanent homes to over 150 animals including lizards, turtles, skinks, geckos, birds, and assorted wildlife. Crazy Critters Inc. was established to provide non-domestic, non-releasable animals with a safe and permanent home.
      Please come out and support Crazy Critters Inc. You will find Succulents, Cactus, Orchids, Hibiscus, and other hard to find species of plants. Every single dollar goes directly to the growth of the facility. The programs will educate the public on long-term conservation as well as current environmental issues concerning endangered and threatened species of wildlife and as their habitat.
      For more information or directions, you can contact Ken or Cherrice Purvee at 352-589-5999. The organization is open 10-4 every day. Private educational tours will be available in the Fall of 2018.
      If you can not make the plant fundraiser but still would like to support Crazy Critters by becoming a sponsor you may make a donation of any amount by going to the website. www.crazycrittersinc.com

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      10:00 am
      Crazy Plants for Crazy Critters
  5. Aug
    19
    Sun

    1. Crazy Plants for Crazy Critters
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Plant Sale fundraisers will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the following dates: August 17-19, August 24-26, August 31, September 1-2, at Crazy Critters Inc., 22921 County Road 44A, Eustis, Florida 32736, 352-589-5999. Admission is free.
      Crazy Critters Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)3, Exotic Animal Rescue and Wildlife Education Facility located in Eustis, Florida. The facility provides permanent homes to over 150 animals including lizards, turtles, skinks, geckos, birds, and assorted wildlife. Crazy Critters Inc. was established to provide non-domestic, non-releasable animals with a safe and permanent home.
      Please come out and support Crazy Critters Inc. You will find Succulents, Cactus, Orchids, Hibiscus, and other hard to find species of plants. Every single dollar goes directly to the growth of the facility. The programs will educate the public on long-term conservation as well as current environmental issues concerning endangered and threatened species of wildlife and as their habitat.
      For more information or directions, you can contact Ken or Cherrice Purvee at 352-589-5999. The organization is open 10-4 every day. Private educational tours will be available in the Fall of 2018.
      If you can not make the plant fundraiser but still would like to support Crazy Critters by becoming a sponsor you may make a donation of any amount by going to the website. www.crazycrittersinc.com

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      10:00 am
      Crazy Plants for Crazy Critters
  6. Aug
    21
    Tue

    1. Young at Heart Program
      1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

      Come be a part of the fun and let the good times roll! You can count on a good time with lots of games, goodies, and giggles every Tuesday afternoon from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Tavares Civic Center. This program is for people aged 55 and over – seniors, retirees or those young at heart. For more information please call the Tavares Recreation Department at 352.742.6370.

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      1:30 pm
      Young at Heart Program
  7. Aug
    24
    Fri

    1. Crazy Plants for Crazy Critters
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Plant Sale fundraisers will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the following dates: August 17-19, August 24-26, August 31, September 1-2, at Crazy Critters Inc., 22921 County Road 44A, Eustis, Florida 32736, 352-589-5999. Admission is free.
      Crazy Critters Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)3, Exotic Animal Rescue and Wildlife Education Facility located in Eustis, Florida. The facility provides permanent homes to over 150 animals including lizards, turtles, skinks, geckos, birds, and assorted wildlife. Crazy Critters Inc. was established to provide non-domestic, non-releasable animals with a safe and permanent home.
      Please come out and support Crazy Critters Inc. You will find Succulents, Cactus, Orchids, Hibiscus, and other hard to find species of plants. Every single dollar goes directly to the growth of the facility. The programs will educate the public on long-term conservation as well as current environmental issues concerning endangered and threatened species of wildlife and as their habitat.
      For more information or directions, you can contact Ken or Cherrice Purvee at 352-589-5999. The organization is open 10-4 every day. Private educational tours will be available in the Fall of 2018.
      If you can not make the plant fundraiser but still would like to support Crazy Critters by becoming a sponsor you may make a donation of any amount by going to the website. www.crazycrittersinc.com

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      10:00 am
      Crazy Plants for Crazy Critters
  8. Aug
    25
    Sat

    1. Crazy Plants for Crazy Critters
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Plant Sale fundraisers will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the following dates: August 17-19, August 24-26, August 31, September 1-2, at Crazy Critters Inc., 22921 County Road 44A, Eustis, Florida 32736, 352-589-5999. Admission is free.
      Crazy Critters Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)3, Exotic Animal Rescue and Wildlife Education Facility located in Eustis, Florida. The facility provides permanent homes to over 150 animals including lizards, turtles, skinks, geckos, birds, and assorted wildlife. Crazy Critters Inc. was established to provide non-domestic, non-releasable animals with a safe and permanent home.
      Please come out and support Crazy Critters Inc. You will find Succulents, Cactus, Orchids, Hibiscus, and other hard to find species of plants. Every single dollar goes directly to the growth of the facility. The programs will educate the public on long-term conservation as well as current environmental issues concerning endangered and threatened species of wildlife and as their habitat.
      For more information or directions, you can contact Ken or Cherrice Purvee at 352-589-5999. The organization is open 10-4 every day. Private educational tours will be available in the Fall of 2018.
      If you can not make the plant fundraiser but still would like to support Crazy Critters by becoming a sponsor you may make a donation of any amount by going to the website. www.crazycrittersinc.com

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      10:00 am
      Crazy Plants for Crazy Critters
  9. Aug
    26
    Sun

    1. Crazy Plants for Crazy Critters
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Plant Sale fundraisers will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the following dates: August 17-19, August 24-26, August 31, September 1-2, at Crazy Critters Inc., 22921 County Road 44A, Eustis, Florida 32736, 352-589-5999. Admission is free.
      Crazy Critters Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)3, Exotic Animal Rescue and Wildlife Education Facility located in Eustis, Florida. The facility provides permanent homes to over 150 animals including lizards, turtles, skinks, geckos, birds, and assorted wildlife. Crazy Critters Inc. was established to provide non-domestic, non-releasable animals with a safe and permanent home.
      Please come out and support Crazy Critters Inc. You will find Succulents, Cactus, Orchids, Hibiscus, and other hard to find species of plants. Every single dollar goes directly to the growth of the facility. The programs will educate the public on long-term conservation as well as current environmental issues concerning endangered and threatened species of wildlife and as their habitat.
      For more information or directions, you can contact Ken or Cherrice Purvee at 352-589-5999. The organization is open 10-4 every day. Private educational tours will be available in the Fall of 2018.
      If you can not make the plant fundraiser but still would like to support Crazy Critters by becoming a sponsor you may make a donation of any amount by going to the website. www.crazycrittersinc.com

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      10:00 am
      Crazy Plants for Crazy Critters