ST. CLOUD'S BEACH NIGHT
Friday, Aug. 8, 2008
St. Cloud, FL  Everyone is invited to join in on the fun at a monthly street festival that includes live entertainment, back to
school beach party, sand castles, and boat displays. More info coming soon!

Zephyrhills National Night Out
Aug 5, 6pm - 9pm,
Crime Prevention and Safety Awareness geared toward the Youth. Karaoke, Games, Food, Entertainment, Educational
Presentations and Literature. Fun:Bounce Houses, Fast Pitch, Kids Games, Clowns - face painting and balloons, Cake
Walk, Ultimate Championship Wrestling Autographs & Tickets. Free: Fingerprinting & Child ID Kits, phones for hard of
hearing and/or deaf, Blood Pressure & Glucose Checks

Harmony's Grand opening for Harmony Community (K-8) School.  
August 9th, 2008
5k run, dog jog, local sports mascots, carnival, etc… For More info call; Bill Fife Activities Director Harmony Development
Company (407)891-2606  
Activities@harmonyfl.com

La Feria de la Familia
August 16th
Osceola Heritage Park is proud to welcome back for the fourth consecutive year Telemundo's La Feria de la Familia.
Admission and parking are FREE. Live entertainment, ethnic food, and dynamic activities for children will be provided.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet their favorite Telemundo personalities. For information on Osceola
Heritage Park events, go to www.ohpark.com This year the indoor event will take place on Saturday, August 16th, 2008
from 10:00am until 6:00pm at the Exhibition Building at Osceola Heritage Park. This family focused event offers
information and resources, services, food, entertainment, fun activities for the entire family, the opportunity to meet
Telemundo stars, and a concert featuring some of Latin music's best with FREE admission and parking. Contact Phone:
407-888-2288

Summer Fun Swap Meet & Pet Fair, Kissimmee
August 16th
Everyone is welcome at the Summer Fun Swap Meet & Pet Fair, Saturday, August 16th, 2008, from 8:00am to 4:00pm, at
Kissimmee Valley Feed, located in St. Cloud. This fundraising event features tack, and other equine related, as well as
non-equine related items for buying and selling. The Pet Fair will also feature local pets looking for good homes. People
bringing their pets to sell, will be required to bring food and water for pets, as well as provide shade. Bring your own tables
and chairs. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.  Second Hope Ranch, is a non-profit 501 c 3 equine
organization, dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating abused and neglected horses. Proceeds from this event will go
towards the construction of our 8-stall barn and completion of classroom and office renovations. For more information visit
www.secondhoperanch.org or call Shelly Scherer at 321-402-1993.

8th Annual Arabian Nights Freedom Ride Fundraiser, Kissimmee
August 24th
Enjoy an evening of fun and entertainment during the 8th Annual Arabian Nights Freedom Ride Fundraiser, Sunday,
August 24th, 2008 at Arabian Nights. Get together with friends and family and enjoy an amazing dinner show and a pre-
show demonstration by some of our very own special equestrian enthusiasts.  Raffle tickets will be available to win two
Discovery Cove dolphin-swim admission tickets with 7-day SeaWorld admission! Suggested donation $5.00 per ticket or
$20.00 for five tickets. Need not be present to win.  ALL PROCEEDS FOR DINNER SHOW BENEFIT FREEDOM RIDE.  For
more information or to purchase tickets online visit
www.freedomride.com

S.A.F.E. (Self-Defense Awareness & Familiarization Exchange) St. Cloud
August 28th
S.A.F.E. is a two hour program that provides elementary, middle and high school aged children with personal safety
information and an introduction to the physical aspect of self defense. Prevention options, strategies and physical
techniques are the key components of the program. This program is recognized by the National Self-Defense Institute and
is provided FREE to all City of St. Cloud residents and their school aged children. Contact Phone: 407-891-6700

St. Cloud's Friday Nite Live
September 12th
St. Cloud Main Street Program, (407) 498-0008 Cruise Into Fall – September 12, 2008 - 7pm thru 10pm - Free event, open
to the public, live entertainment by Kim and the Cadillac’s, car show

Zephyrhills Music & Motorcycles
Sept. 13 - 4pm - 9pm
Multiple Class Ride In Bike Show with Trophies & Cash Prizes, Huge Variety of Merchandise Vendors, Live Band, Food
Court, Beer, Event T-shirts, Family Friendly; For Hotel Discounts or any questions Please call 813-780-1414

Winter Haven 22nd Annual Boy Scout Golf Classic - Gulf Ridge Council, Boy
Scouts of America
October 03, 2008 at 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
22nd Annual Golf Tournament held at Cypresswood Golf & Country Club in Winter Haven. This event helps support the
local Boy Scout Troops. Call 324-9663 for more information.

Celebration Sidewalk Sale / Porch and Yard Sale at Celebration
October 3 - 5th
Most of you are familiar with the great bargains you may find at your neighbors front step during the Annual Porch and Yard
Sale, but what you might now know is this year the savings extend to the shops of Celebration Town Center during the Fall
Sidewalk Sale.
info here

2008 Octoberfest at Celebration
October 10th & 11th
The leaves will fall on Market Street in this one of a kind German themed street party! Celebration Town Center transforms
before your very eyes as the falling leaves of the season drop on Market Street in the all new Fall Festival known as
Oktoberfest. Listen for the rustling of leaves, relax by the lakeside and rock your troubles away, or enjoy the live music with
family and friends in this one-of-a-kind themed extravaganza.
INFO HERE






Kissimmee's 2nd Annual Cat Scratch Fever Golf Tournament, Kissimmee Bay Golf Club!
October 11th
If you are a golfer and love tournaments, then you'll want to be a part of this one! Golf at the prestigious Kissimmee Bay
Golf Club, have lunch and support a great cause. For more information,
SPAY THE STRAYS or write Anita at
SpayTheStrays@aol.com

Harmony Harvest Fest.  
October 18th
Homecoming parade for Harmony High School, concert, games, and other items to be announced. For More info call; Bill
Fife Activities Director Harmony Development Company (407)891-2606  
Activities@harmonyfl.com

Winter Haven Spirits and Screams - Camp Fire USA Sunshine Council, Winter Haven
October 25, 2008 at 8:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Join us for a frightfully good time at Camp Fire USA’s Halloween party designed especially for ghosts and goblins over the
age of 21. Live music, food, drinks, and a terrifying trip through Camp Fire’s annual Haunted House will make an evening
you won’t soon forget
. INFO HERE

Truck or Treat - Monster Truck Mayhem
October 25th
Monster trucks, freestyle motocross riders and the world's fastest back hoe will appear live at the Monster Truck Mayhem
Truck or Treat show at the Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park on Saturday, October 25th, 2008, at 2:00pm and 7:
00pm. Tickets are on sale now!  For more information visit
www.monstertruckmayhem.net For information on other
Osceola Heritage Park events, go to www.ohpark.com

Zephyrhills Halloween Howl
Oct. 25 - 4pm - 9pm
Haunted House, Haunted Hayride, Variety Show on stage, Food, Lots of Kids games and treats, Costume Parade,
Merchant Vendors, Surprises!

Alfa Romeo Car Show at Celebration
Saturday, November 1, 2008
On November 1st, 2008, the Mid Florida Alfa Romeo Owners Club, Inc will host the 6th Annual Alfa Rome Car Show in
Celebration Town Center from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The car club which started in 2002 with only 7 members has grown to
the 110 members that make up the club today.
More info here

Zephyrhills Music & Motorcycles
Nov. 8 - 2pm - 9pm - Veterans' Parade 2pm
Multiple Class Ride In Bike Show with Trophies & Cash Prizes combined with our Veterans' Celebration, Huge Variety of
Merchandise Vendors, Live Band, Food Court, Beer, Event T-shirts, Family Friendly; For Hotel Discounts or
any questions Please call 813-780-1414

Reunion's Golf World Invitational 2008
November 13-16
The Golf World Invitational is returning to Ginn Reunion® Resort for the second year in a row. Whether you want to test your
mettle against some of the best amateurs around, or are looking for an opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the best
sports journalists and editors in the golf industry, here's your chance. So grab your closest golf buddy, and join in the fun.
You could be named Golf World's Amateur Champion and be featured in an issue of Golf World!
More INFO here

Pig Jam Plant City
Saturday, November 17th
Do you make the best BBQ?  If you think you do, or if you just like to eat great BBQ, come to the 5th Annual Plant City Pig
Jam State BBQ Championship, brought to you by the Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce.  Individuals will compete
in the professional, amateurs and kids’ barbeque competition Saturday, November 17th at the Randy Larson Softball Four-
Plex, 1900 South Park Rd/1401 Albertsons Drive. The general public has the opportunity to sample some of the best BBQ
in the country! Join Us For the Most Spectacular BBQ Contest Ever!  For
INFO

Now Snowing; Celebration's Ultimate Winter Wonderland kicks off
Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony!
Saturday, November 29, 2008 — December 31, 2008
Nightly Snow Falls at 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m./photos with Santa, strolling holiday carolers and holiday entertainment

Winter Haven's Christmas Rummage Sale - Tri-County Human Services, Inc.
December 05, 2008 at 8:00 AM to December 06, 2008 at 2:00 PM
A huge, indoor, two-day whole agency, Holiday rummage sale with baked goods, pictures with Santa, facing painting by a
Christmas clown and many other exciting novelties. This fundraiser helps provide Christmas gifts for indigent clients and
their children.
INFO

Zephyrhills Festival of Lights
Dec. 6 - 2pm - 9pm
Lighted Christmas Parade, Santa comes to town, Variety Show on stage, Food, Lots of Kids games and treats, Merchant
Vendors, Surprises!

Harmony's Winter Festival!
December 13 2008
Winter Festival.  Tons of real snow, games, concert, and other items to be announced.

'World Famous' Lipizzaner Stallions
December 26th
The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions proudly presents their 39th anniversary presentation of the Dancing White
Stallions! Over the years, more than twenty six million people throughout North and South America, Europe, Australia and
Hawaii have seen this internationally acclaimed spectacle. The Lipizzaner Stallion has galloped boldly out of the pages of
over 425 years of history, and is now preserved as an equestrian work of art, performing a unique equine ballet that has no
rival. Harkening back to a time when the horse was a symbol of grace and majesty, the Lipizzaner Stallions are truly a
great experience to be enjoyed by the entire family! Purchase tickets for Osceola Heritage Park events online at www.
TicketMaster.com For more information visit www.ohpark.com

Celebration's New Year’s Eve Bash
Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Help ring in the New Year in this all ages, family-friendly celebration featuring food, fun, live music and more


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training Information Meeting
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training® is the world's largest endurance sports training
program. The program provides training to run or walk marathons and half marathons or participate in triathlons
and century (100-mile) bike rides. Since 1988, more than 360,000 volunteer participants have helped raise more
than $850 million. By helping to raise funds for leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma research and patient
services, you'll receive:  Personalized fitness training by certified coaches for a period of four to five months...
Training clinics... Your own personal Web site for online fundraising ... A supportive group of teammates...
Lodging and airfare to more than 60 accredited events in the United States and abroad.  Who can participate:  
Anyone that enjoys walking or running and wants to help find a cure for blood cancers.  For questions or to
register for an info meeting call or go online:
www.teamintraining.org/nfl
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AUGUST
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CITY OF KISSIMMEE
WINS  2008
ALL-AMERICA CITY
COMPETITION!

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (June 9, 2008)
—The Kissimmee, Osceola
County delegation brought
home the 2008 All-America
City award. The community
was one of 16 from across the
country to travel to the Tampa
Marriott. The event took place
from Tuesday, June 3 to
Friday, June 6.

The City of Kissimmee wishes
to thank the citizens,
businesses and professional
organizations for making it
possible for the City to
compete this year. A total of
$12,200 was raised to pay the
delegation’s expenses.

“This designation comes at a
time when the City could use a
boost as we undergo budget
cuts and try to avoid massive
layoffs,” said City Manager
Mark Durbin. “I want to thank
the 17 citizens who made up
our delegation and thank the
community for believing
enough in us to support this
effort with their generous
donations.”  

The All-America City Award is
America's oldest and most
prestigious community
recognition award. Since 1949
the All-America City Award has
encouraged and recognized
civic excellence, honoring
communities of all sizes in
which citizens, government,
businesses, and voluntary
organizations work together to
explain how they are
successfully resolving critical
local issues.
September
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Strays!
Osceola County's finest
ADOPTION program
available!

Looking for a great
cause to support?
Call Anita today!
407 460 2305
We're in need of Foster
Homes, Food, Cash and
New Homes for the
Felines!
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