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  1. Oct

    1. Reading Paws
      4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Reading Paws
      Select Wednesdays, Oct. 3rd, Oct. 10th, and Oct. 24th , 4-5PM. Each child gets 15 minutes of one-on-one time to read their favorite book to a specially-trained Reading Paws dog! Parental consent required prior to the program to participate. Stop by the circulation desk to sign up!
      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.

      4:00 pm
      Reading Paws
  2. Oct

    1. Microsoft Word Introduction
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Thursday, October 11 and Thursday, October 25, 2pm. A 60 minute introduction to Microsoft Word. Keyboard and mouse skills required. Class size is limited to 6. Please register in advance by calling 352.357.5686.
      The Eustis Memorial Library is located at 120 N. Center Street. For more information about this and all of our adult programs, please call Ms. Campbell at 357-6110 or 357-5686. All programs at the Eustis Memorial Library are free and open to the public.

      2:00 pm
      Microsoft Word Introduction
    2. Monster Movie Night
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Thursday, Oct. 25th, 5-7pm. Kids: Come in your favorite costume (optional) & feast on spooky snacks while watching “Hotel Transylvania 3”! All ages welcome; under 7 with parent/guardian. Stop by the Circulation desk or give us a call at 352-357-5686 to sign up!
      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.

      5:00 pm
      Monster Movie Night
    3. Public Workshop About Proposed Round Lake Road Improvements
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Lake County is hosting the Alternative Concepts Public Workshop for the Round Lake Road Project Development and Environment (PD&E) study from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Mount Dora Community Building, located at 520 N. Baker St., Mount Dora.
      The study focuses on proposed transportation improvements along a nearly 5-mile stretch on Round Lake Road from Meadowland Drive in Orange County to Wolf Branch Road in Lake County, as well as the proposed improvements on a new alignment north of Wolf Branch Road to north of State Road 44. The study will review how people and vehicles travel in this area and identify potential mobility and operational solutions.
      The open-house style public workshop will present alternative transportation improvement concepts and initial evaluations. This workshop will provide residents an opportunity to express their views concerning the social, economic and environmental impacts of the proposed Round Lake Road improvements. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and offer input to the study team. There will be no formal presentation, however an informational video will run continuously throughout the evening. Additional information is available online, and the workshop displays and video will be posted at within a week after the workshop.
      Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Persons who require language translation or interpretive services, which are provided at no cost, or those requiring special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) may request assistance by contacting Fred Martin, Lake County Title VI/Nondiscrimination and ADA Coordinator, at 352-343-9653 or at least seven days prior to the meeting.
      For more information, contact Lake County Project Manager George Gadiel, PE, Public Works Department, at 352-253-9092 or

      5:30 pm
      Public Workshop About Proposed Round Lake Road Improvements
  3. Oct

    1. Discover Bats
      4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Friday, Oct. 26th, 4-5PM. Come in to learn all about the amazing secret world of bats & meet real bats up close from the Florida Bat Conservancy! No sign-ups required; all ages welcome (under 7 with parent/guardian).
      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.

      4:00 pm
      Discover Bats
  4. Oct

    1. Leesburg Boo Bash
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Leesburg Partnership and the Downtown Leesburg Business Association are proud to host the Annual Leesburg Boo Bash Saturday, October 27th from 9:00am to 12:00pm. This free, fun for the whole family event is in Towne Square in Historic Downtown Leesburg. There will be a free inflatable obstacle course, face painting, pumpkin decorating while supplies last, games, trick or treat, costume contest for ages 0-12 years of age, music, and parade in Towne Square. OMG Coffee food truck and downtown restaurants will be open. For more information go to

      9:00 am
      Leesburg Boo Bash
  5. Nov

    1. Creative Think Session
      5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      Together, we are capable of anything and everything.
      Please join us on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the Tavares Pavilion on the Lake, located at 200 South Disston Avenue in Tavares, Florida for a CREATIVE THINK Session to share ideas for the future Tavares Performing Arts Center and Library.
      This special project deserves your talents. Thanking you now for your contributions. Please feel free to share this information with others who believe that the Arts strengthen and enrich communities.

      5:00 pm
      Creative Think Session
  6. Nov

    1. Renaissance Faire (all-day)
      Nov 2 – Nov 4

      The Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire celebrates 17 years of history, romance and merriment this November 2-3-4-10-11, 2018 at Lake Idamere Park in Tavares, FL.
      The Renaissance Faire began in 2002 as a way to offer students a hands on learning experience and is now a destination for tens of thousands of history buffs and partygoers from all over central Florida. “Our emphasis has always been on making the Faire a fully immersive educational experience”, says Educational Foundation Executive Director Carman Cullen.
      The Society of Creative Anachronism (SCA), an international living history group, will recreate a ‘typical’ county village displaying more than fourteen essential occupations within the village of Shrewsbury (pronounced /shrŌź-berry/). Students of all ages are encouraged to visit each of the merchants within the village for crafts, entertainments, and thematic games. This will allow teachers and students a rare glimpse of the marketplace celebrations and life of the 17th century.
      Children will also be delighted to engage in various games of skill that will challenge both young and old alike including archery, crossbows, sword challenge, knife-toss, as well as a variety of kids’ crafts but beware the pirates in Pirates’ Cove!
      Outside of the Village of Shrewsbury, a host of period performers will be on hand to entertain and amuse faire-goers. This year, new artisans and merchants join the returning shopkeepers to offer Faire patrons an ever-changing variety of period attire, jewelry and other wares with.
      Visit us on our special discount days: Education Day, November 2nd, all student tickets are $5, Teachers are free. Senior Day, November 4th, seniors 62 and older are invited to attend the fair at a special discounted ticket rate of $8 for the day. November 11th is Veterans Day at the Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire. Veterans will be admitted for $8 with a valid military ID and enjoy a day of celebrating the noble service men and women of the United States.
      For more information visit or

      Renaissance Faire (all-day)
  7. Nov

    1. Nature Hike
      9:00 am – 11:00 am

      Please join us November 3, 2018, at 9 am and take a free Ranger led hike at Hidden Waters Preserve in Eustis. Be prepared for a strenuous walk since the change in elevation on this property is approximately 105 feet. Come and enjoy the scenery and features of this beautiful preserve. For more information and to make a reservation call 352-324-6141, ext. 0.

      9:00 am
      Nature Hike
    2. Dice Roll Event To Help Veterans
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      ABATE of Florida, Inc – Lake County Chapter, invites everyone to attend the 8th Annual benefit Dice Roll for VORRH to “Help provide the basic essentials for our local, homeless, Vets”. All proceeds will be used towards providing a solid foundation for our Veterans.
      This event is November 3, 2018 at Rainbow Restaurant, 704 E. Myers Blvd. (Hwy 50) in Mascotte (across from Mascotte Police Station). Sign up from 10-11 a.m.
      This is a “Gypsy Run” $10 pp. Last bike in @ 3pm to the American Legion in Mt. Dora, 920 Ss Highland Street. Event ends at 5pm when you can get your bike blessed. For more info, call chapter VP, Russ 352-391-7151.
      The Vets Organization of Resource & Recovery for Homeless is greatly appreciative of all contributions. V.O.R.R.H. has the ultimate goal of assisting our homeless veterans with achieving a healthy, quality of life to be able to reintegrate into society. With the commitment & support of our volunteers, communities and organizations, V.O.R.R.H. is able to continue to provide and improve upon all these needed services, as well as, work upon the expansion of future transitional housing. Thank you for your generous support of our efforts to the Veterans Organization of Resource and Recovery for Homeless.
      V.O.R.R.H. – P.O. Box 1754 Eustis, FL 32727 to send donations.

      10:00 am
      Dice Roll Event To Help Veterans
    3. Family Naturalist Bugged Out and Spiders
      1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

      Insects – November 3 from 1 to 2:30 PM
      Do you want to explore the natural world but need a guide?
      Our Saturday Family Naturalist program is designed to provide fun for all ages from 6 to 96 with a positive learning adventure. Your adventure starts with brief background information on the monthly topic and followed by a walk to discover bugs, moths, butterflies, plants and more. Microscopes, hand lenses and dip nets are some of the tools you will use during your hands-on investigations. Fun for the family or individuals.
      Pre-registration is required and only 30 people will be accepted into the program due to its hands-on nature. There is no cost to attend but as an independent non-profit we welcome all donations to help with our programming costs.
      Elementary and middle school aged children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress for the outdoors. We suggest you wear close-toed shoes and long pants since we may be going off the trails. You might want to bring a hat and sunscreen.
      Other Family Naturalist programs are offered as follows:
      Bugged Out – Insects and Spiders, November 3
      Aquatic Animals, December 8
      Birds, birds and more birds, January 12
      The Florida Black Bear, February 9
      Plants of Florida-a look at native and exotic plants, March 12
      Moths and Butterflies, April 13

      Trout Lake Nature Center, 520 East CR 44, Eustis. Events are free but MUST pre-register. Go to
      For more information: Call 352-357-7536 or

      1:00 pm
      Family Naturalist Bugged Out and Spiders
    4. Tea and Silent Auction
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The First Baptist Church of Umatilla is hosting a Ladies Tea and Silent Auction on November 3rd, 2018 at 2pm. The tea is a fundraiser to assist in building a survivor home for those traumatized by human trafficking. Barabara Beck from TV 45 will be our keynote speaker. Ticket donation $10.00. The tickets can be purchased at the church or online at Please call 352-669-3214 for more information.

      2:00 pm
      Tea and Silent Auction
    5. Art of the Deal Fundraiser
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Mount Dora Center for the Arts invites you to celebrate the arts in your best cocktail attire, to the area’s premier cultural event in historic, downtown Mount Dora. Art of the Deal offers catered cuisine, an open bar, dancing, live and silent auctions, gaming tables, and entertainment. Silent auction items were donated by artists from the Mount Dora Arts Festival and area merchants. Proceeds benefit Mount Dora Center for the Arts to help provide scholarships for Kids Summer Arts Camp, Kids Outreach Programs, and educational classes and exhibits for the community.
      This event is November 3, 2018 at Donnelly Park Building, downtown Mount Dora, from 6:00-11:00 p.m. Cost is $100/advance $110/door per person.

      6:00 pm
      Art of the Deal Fundraiser