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Jun
26
Wed
Triangle Boat Club Picnic
Jun 26 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

June 26th, Wednesday – Lunch Bunch: Picnic at Trimble Park hosted by Alan. Details will be forthcoming leaving TBC dock by boat approximately 10:30 arriving at the park approximately noon. Those who wish to drive to park arrive approximately noon. Call for information 352-272-1015

Space Dogs
Jun 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Wednesday, June 26th, 3:30PM-5PM. Kids: drop by anytime between 3:30-5PM to make fun crafts, munch on snacks & fill up your Space Passport by reading to our Reading Paws dogs! Intended for elementary ages; under 7 must be accompanied by their parent/guardian. No sign-ups required but supplies are limited!
The Eustis Memorial Library is located at 120 N. Center Street. For more information about this and all of our children and teen programs, please call Ms. Lauren at 357-0896 or 357-5686.

Jun
27
Thu
National HIV Testing Day
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Florida Department of Health in Lake County will be offering free HIV Testing and Hepatitis A vaccines on National HIV Testing Day Thursday, June 27th, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Walgreens located at 2010 Citrus Blvd, Leesburg Fl, 34748. This year’s theme is “Doing it My Way” which serves as a reminder that HIV testing has never been more convenient because there are more ways than ever to get tested.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all individuals 13–64 years old be tested for HIV at least once during their lifetime, and persons at increased risk for HIV infection be tested at least annually.
Florida remains a national leader in HIV testing, with over 1,400 registered HIV test sites (including each county health department and community-based organizations) which provide high-quality, confidential testing services at low or no cost. Last year, more than 340,000 HIV tests were conducted through Florida’s registered HIV test sites. Testing is also available through doctor’s offices and other health care facilities.
With early diagnosis, individuals can begin appropriate treatment and care resulting in better health outcomes. Studies have shown that providing antiretroviral therapy as early as possible after diagnosis improves a patient’s health, reduces transmission, and can eventually lead to undetectable HIV viral loads.
HIV-negative individuals are encouraged to reduce the chance of contracting HIV by using prevention strategies. As part of our strategic efforts to eliminate HIV in Florida, the Department is working to make Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) medication available at no cost at all 67 CHDs by the end of this year. PrEP is a once-daily pill that can reduce the chance of acquiring HIV in HIV-negative individuals. PrEP should be used in conjunction with other prevention methods like condoms to reduce the chance of infection. According to CDC, taking PrEP daily reduces the chance of getting HIV by more than 90 percent.
PrEP is now available, and patients can be provided with up to a 90-day supply of medications. Find a PrEP provider near you with the department’s PrEP Providers List. You can also locate HIV counseling, testing and referral sites by visiting www.KnowYourHIVStatus.com or texting ‘FLHIV’ to 898211.
For more information, call the Florida HIV/AIDS Hotline at 1-800-FLA-AIDS or 1-800-352-2437; En Español, 1-800-545-SIDA; In Creole, 1-800-AIDS-101. To chat with a live counselor at the Florida HIV/AIDS Hotline, visit www.211bigbend.org/flhivaidshotline.

DIY Galaxy In a Jar (Teens)
Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Thursday, June 27th, 5PM – 6PM. Teens: Chow down on snacks while making an amazing galaxy in a jar! Bring your creativity & we’ll supply the rest. Stop by the circulation desk or give us a call at 352-357-5686 to sign up – 6th-12th grade welcome.
The Eustis Memorial Library is located at 120 N. Center Street. For more information about this and all of our children and teen programs, please call Ms. Lauren at 357-0896 or 357-5686.

Mount Dora Sister Cities Membership Meeting
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mount Dora Sister Cities Association will hold a general membership meeting on June 27, 2019, beginning at 6:30 pm in the railroad car at the Magical Meat Boutique, 112 W. 3rd Avenue, in downtown Mount Dora. All members are encouraged to attend and also anyone interested in finding out more about the organization. You don’t need to be Scottish or live in Mount Dora to be eligible for membership. For more information, contact Bill Gearing at 352-455-4418 or email to mountdorasistercities@gmail.com

Jun
28
Fri
Gatorland Animal Show
Jun 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Friday, June 28th, 10:30AM. Gators are invading the library and you won’t want to miss it! This educational, exciting show featuring a variety of live animals from Gatorland will start promptly at 10:30AM. Space fills up fast for this popular show, so arrive early to get a good spot! No sign-ups required.
The Eustis Memorial Library is located at 120 N. Center Street. For more information about this and all of our children and teen programs, please call Ms. Lauren at 357-0896 or 357-5686.

Jun
29
Sat
Shrimp Boil in Tangerine
Jun 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Tangerine Annual Shrimp Boil is Saturday, June 29, from 5-7 p.m. The Boil includes 1/2 pound of 16/20 size shrimp, Andouille sausage, red potatoes, carrots, corn on the cob, rolls, brownies or chocolate cake. Soft drinks and iced tea will be provided.
Adults $20.00 each*
Kids (ages 5-12yrs) $13.00 each*
Kids under 5 yrs Free.
Maximum Attendance will be 65 this year.

Please feel free to bring your favorite beer or wine or spirit. Need More Information? Email info@tangerineimprovementsociety.com for a prompt reply.
Payments for dinner can be mailed to PO Box 161 Tangerine, Fl 32777 or via link to PayPal provided at: www.tangerineimprovementsociety.com on the TIS HOME PAGE or directly: http://www.tangerineimprovementsociety.com/events.php
Prepay only – no payments taken at the door.
If you would like to volunteer to help your dinner is complementary, we need about 10 volunteers for Friday food preparations, tables & chairs setup and the usual set up for Shrimp Boil, Saturday cooking, serving and cleanup afterwards”. So far we need about 5-6 more volunteers. You can sign up via email to info@tangerineimprovementsociety.com or gsjames@innercite.com I will promptly reply to your emails.
* Online orders include a processing fee. To avoid the fee, you can mail your check, payable to TIS, to P.O. Box 161, Tangerine 32777

Jul
1
Mon
Garden Party
Jul 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Each July, members of the Hernando Chapter, Florida Native Plant Society, host the Garden Party to share experiences in cultivating native plants, and offer suggestions for which plants work best for what places.
Monday, July 1st, 6:30-8:00 pm, free program featuring members’ slide shows of plants and their placements, projects planned and underway. Chinsegut Hill Retreat, 22495 Chinsegut Hill Road, Brooksville 34601. For information and resources: www.hcfnps.org, email: hcfnps@gmail.com

Jul
3
Wed
Mount Dora’s Freedom on the Waterfront Independence Day Celebration
Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The City of Mount Dora and 103.1 The Wolf are proud to present the All-American celebration “Freedom on the Waterfront”, Wednesday, July 3, 2019.
The festivities start at 5 p.m. at Elizabeth Evans Park and end with a spectacular fireworks show over Lake Dora. This year we are proud to announce former Season 14 American Idol contestant Alexis Gomez with opening act David Letourneau, will be playing live music on the stage.
There will be a KidsZone with lots of fun activities, food trucks, beverages and plenty of fun for everyone.
Central Florida’s most creative fireworks will start at 9:20 p.m. over the water at Evans Park.
Handicap parking will be located in the lower level parking garage. Van shuttles sponsored by Mullinax Ford will be available at the First Baptist Church Mount Dora at 1000 East 1st Avenue.
Elizabeth Evans Park 100 South Donnelly Street, Mount Dora.

Jul
4
Thu
City Office Closed for July 4th
Jul 4 all-day

City Offices to be Closed for Independence Day
The City of Mount Dora Government offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day on July 4, 2019. Offices will re-open Friday, July 5th at 8 a.m.
Waste Management employees will be observing the Independence Day holiday on July 4, 2019.
Thursday garbage, yard waste and recycling will be picked up on Friday, July 5, 2019 along with regularly scheduled Friday collection services. Additionally, there will be no commercial container services on the holiday.
Those customers whose service day falls on Thursday will have their container serviced on an alternate day during the week. Please refer any questions regarding this holiday schedule to Waste Management at 1-800-233-4825.