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  1. Calendar Overlay Boards & Committees Calendar (8)
  2. Calendar Overlay City and Community Events Calendar (8)
  3. Calendar Overlay Community Building Calendar (3)
  4. Calendar Overlay Library - Adult Calendar (20)
  5. Calendar Overlay Library - Youth Calendar (6)

Boards & Committees Calendar

  1. CRA Advisory Committee Meeting

    December 7, 2016, 5:30 PM

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  2. Firefighters' Pension Board Meeting

    December 9, 2016, 7:30 AM

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  3. Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting- Changed Due To Holiday

    December 13, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ City Hall

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  4. NECRA Advisory Committee Meeting

    December 13, 2016, 6:00 PM @ City Hall

    Meeting location moved to City Hall for Grandview Market Study presentation

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  5. Historic Preservation Board Meeting-Special Meeting

    December 17, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mount Zion Church-Historic Opening

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  6. City Council Meeting

    December 20, 2016, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ City Hall Boardroom

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  7. Public Arts Commission Meeting

    December 27, 2016, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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  8. Development Review Committee Meeting

    December 28, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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City and Community Events Calendar

  1. Canine Mayoral Race

    October 17, 2016 - December 4, 2016

    Register and campaign now until December 4th. Election will be held December 5th. Vote for your favorite "Caninedates" - $10 per vote (unlimited). All proceeds benefit the Mount Dora Heroes Foundation to support retired police K-9s.

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  2. 24th Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade

    December 3, 2016, All Day @ Grantham Point

    Come enjoy this year's boat parade on the beautiful Lake Dora! Parade begins at the lighthouse on Grantham Point, across from Gilbert Park on Tremain Street and Liberty Avenue in downtown Mount Dora. Local boat owners compete for the best in light show display and originality. FREE Event. 7pm. For more information contact Scott Alderman with Rusty Anchor Boat Tours at (352) 383-3933.

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  3. 39th Annual Christmas Tour of Homes

    December 3, 2016 - December 4, 2016

    Sponsored by the Women's Committee of Fine Arts of Mount Dora This is a self driving tour to see the interior of 10 beautifully decorated homes for the holidays on Deer Island, Tavares. Proceeds go to fund scholarships for students pursuing careers in the Arts. Optional Lunch at the Deer Island Clubhouse. (includes entrée, soft drink, dessert , tax and tip). For more information and/or ticket purchase go to wcfamountdora.com or the Mount Dora Chamber of Commerce at 352-383-2165.

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  4. 56th Annual Christmas Parade

    December 3, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Downtown Mount Dora

    Christmas parade through the streets of downtown Mount Dora. Parade starts 11:00 AM. For details or to participate contact the Mount Dora Lions Club at 352-449-8443.

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  5. Santa's Switchboard

    December 6, 2016, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Santa Claus is making calls from his headquarters at the North Pole! Santa will be calling children, eight years of age and younger, on the following dates and times: Tuesday, December 6th, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Wednesday, December 7th, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm To request a call, please complete the switchboard form and return it to the Parks & Recreation office at 900 North Donnelly Street by 5 PM on Tuesday, December 6th. Forms are available on the front page of our website or at the Parks and Recreation office.

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  6. Children's Christmas in the Park with Snow

    December 10, 2016, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Donnelly Park

    There's SNOW in FLORIDA!!! Join us in Donnelly Park from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM for a chance to go snow sledding in Florida! For more information, please contact the Mount Dora Parks and Recreation department at (352) 735-7183. This annual event is FREE to the public and sleds are provided. FREE Event!

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  7. Mount Dora Half Marathon & 5K

    December 18, 2016, 6:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Downtown Mount Dora

    The gentle rolling hills of Mount Dora give this course a uniqueness of its own. From the start to finish, you'’ll remember the Mount Dora Half Marathon as the event you will not want to miss. For more information, please contact the Mount Dora Road Runners at (352) 729-2150 or visit http://www.mountdoramarathon.com.

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  8. New Year's Eve Celebration

    December 31, 2016, 7:00 PM - January 1, 2017, 12:00 AM @ Sunset Park

    Ring in the New Year at Sunset Park with live music, street entertainment and fireworks at midnight. Sponsored by Pisces Rising and Main Street Leasing.

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Community Building Calendar

  1. Holiday Concert featuring The Lake Concert Band

    December 8, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Building

    Enjoy a night of holiday music performed by The Lake Concert Band under the direction of John Landers. Several holiday favorites including: Fanfare and Carols for Christmas, A Christmas Festival & Russian Christmas Music

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  2. Christmas Sock Hop with Johnny Dee & The Starlights

    December 17, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Building

    Come rock out while this incredible band takes you back to the 50''s, Christmas style in their all new show!

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  3. Lake Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker Suite

    December 20, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Building

    The magic of "The Nutcracker Suite" will be expertly choreographed by the talented Artistic Director, Kathryn Wheeler, and the Mount Dora School of Ballet Staff.

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Library - Adult Calendar

  1. Crochet Class

    December 3, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Mr. Robert Dow teaches this drop-in Crochet Class. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, yarn (medium weight for beginners), and scissors. Class projects include a newborn infant's cap, a star-shaped pot holder, and a lady's hat with ornamentation. Stuck on your advanced project? Bring it in for expert advice and help.

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  2. Beginning Crochet

    December 5, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Join Mr. Robert Dow in this drop-in class for beginners. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, medium weight yarn, and scissors. Receive personal instruction as you develop your new crocheting skills.

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  3. iPad & iPhone Photography

    December 6, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ W T Bland Public Library

    Using your own iPad and/or iPhone, learn how to take photographs, edit photographs, and save and store photographs. You'll learn how to use all the features of Photos as well as create a Slideshow from images on your device. Even if you've owned your iPad or iPhone for awhile, you'll pick up storage management, editing, and other tips. Class size is limited to eight students to provide hands-on help and training.

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  4. Book Club

    December 6, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ W T Bland Public Library

    New! For adults! Stimulate your brain with lively literary discussions, enjoy some wine and cheese and meet fellow book lovers at our new Tuesday evening book club for adults. Refreshments provided by the Mount Dora Library Association. This month's book: Year of Wonders, by Geraldine Brooks. Book Club meets at the Simpson Farm House (parking is available here as well).

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  5. Genealogy Basics

    December 7, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ W T Bland Public Library

    Curious about your family tree? Learn how to get started using your library's FREE access to Ancestry.com. You'll learn how to search census, military, birth, marriage, death, immigration, travel records and more. Class size is limited to eight; please register. Class will be held in our Technology Lab, with individual access to PCs and Ancestry.com within the library (no remote access).

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  6. Microsoft Excel: Basics

    December 7, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ W T Bland Public Library

    Learn how to use Excel to organize numbers and text in a spreadsheet format. Excel spreadsheets can be used for budgets, work and school projects, record-keeping, lists, inventories, and more. By the end of this class you should be able to create and format a spreadsheet; enter and edit data; and use basic formulas to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers in a horizontal row or vertical column. Attendees will use PCs in the W.T. Bland Public Library Technology Lab, which have Microsoft Excel 2013 installed.

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  7. Classic Film

    December 7, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Enjoy free popcorn and curated classic films every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. The program starts at 7:00 pm, with a brief synopsis of what makes it a class film (pre-1970), followed by a traditional movie cartoon before the feature. Titles are subject to change and are not listed on this calendar. To learn the film scheduled for particular week, please call the Circulation Desk (352) 735-7180 (option 5).

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  8. Windows 10 - Basics

    December 8, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Have you upgraded to Windows 10 yet? This class requires experience working with Windows operating systems. Learn what brought us to Windows 10 and what happened to XP? We will explore the start menu and the task bar. What is cloud storage? Will your printer and current software work in Windows 10? Take an introductory walk through Windows 10 settings. This class takes place in our Technology Lab, with PCs provided.

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  9. Essential Oils: Healing Oils of the Bible

    December 10, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ W T Bland Public Library

    Special event! Come learn about the history of essential oils and their role throughout the ages.

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  10. Crochet Class

    December 10, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Mr. Robert Dow teaches this drop-in Crochet Class. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, yarn (medium weight for beginners), and scissors. Class projects include a newborn infant's cap, a star-shaped pot holder, and a lady's hat with ornamentation. Stuck on your advanced project? Bring it in for expert advice and help.

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  11. Beginning Crochet

    December 12, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Join Mr. Robert Dow in this drop-in class for beginners. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, medium weight yarn, and scissors. Receive personal instruction as you develop your new crocheting skills.

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  12. Beginning iPad & iPhone

    December 13, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Bring your Apple iPad and/or Apple iPhone to this class for beginners. You'll learn the basics: battery management, all about settings, software updates, installing apps, email, Safari, security, and more. This is a two class series, scheduled for every other Tuesday morning. Even if you've owned your iPad or iPhone for awhile, you're sure to pick up new tips, features, and safeguards. New attendees receive priority registration but repeat graduates are welcome!

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  13. Basic Android

    December 14, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ W T Bland Public Library

    Do you own a Samsung, Sony, LG, or other Android phone or tablet? Get the basics covered in this evening class. Bring your device and learn about security, email, contacts, installing apps, Google Play, updates, and more.

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  14. Ask the Travel Experts!

    December 16, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ W T Bland Public Library

    All aboard for better vacation planning! Learn travel industry tips, travel agent secrets and more in this free monthly program. This month's program: All About Ireland Win a door prize!

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  15. Crochet Class

    December 17, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Mr. Robert Dow teaches this drop-in Crochet Class. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, yarn (medium weight for beginners), and scissors. Class projects include a newborn infant's cap, a star-shaped pot holder, and a lady's hat with ornamentation. Stuck on your advanced project? Bring it in for expert advice and help.

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  16. Beginning Crochet

    December 19, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Join Mr. Robert Dow in this drop-in class for beginners. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, medium weight yarn, and scissors. Receive personal instruction as you develop your new crocheting skills.

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  17. Beginning iPad & iPhone

    December 20, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Bring your Apple iPad and/or Apple iPhone to this class for beginners. You'll learn the basics: battery management, all about settings, software updates, installing apps, email, Safari, security, and more. This is a two class series, scheduled for every other Tuesday morning. Even if you've owned your iPad or iPhone for awhile, you're sure to pick up new tips, features, and safeguards. New attendees receive priority registration but repeat graduates are welcome!

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  18. Windows 10 - Advanced

    December 22, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Experience with Windows 10 is required in order to take this class. This class will have an in-depth exploration of Edge, Workspaces, Cortana, Account Settings, File Explorer, Task View, Windows Storehouse and more. We will walk through Windows 10 settings item by item. This class takes place in our Technology Lab. Please bring your own laptop or pad and pencil for taking notes.

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  19. Classic Film

    December 28, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Enjoy free popcorn and curated classic films every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. The program starts at 7:00 pm, with a brief synopsis of what makes it a class film (pre-1970), followed by a traditional movie cartoon before the feature. Titles are subject to change and are not listed on this calendar. To learn the film scheduled for particular week, please call the Circulation Desk (352) 735-7180 (option 5).

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  20. Coloring & Cookies for Adults, Teens & Tweens

    December 29, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ W T Bland Public Library

    Color, create and relax! Select a page from our free coloring pages, use our markers and pencils, and enjoy cookies and soft music. Bring your friends, teens, and tweens for two hours of mindful creativity. All materials are provided by W.T. Bland Public Library, but feel free to bring your favorite coloring book if you prefer.

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Library - Youth Calendar

  1. Toddler Time

    December 7, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Ages birth to 2 1/2 are welcome to gather and enjoy music, stories, puppets and bubbles.

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  2. Toddler Time

    December 14, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Ages birth to 2 1/2 are welcome to gather and enjoy music, stories, puppets and bubbles.

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  3. LEGOs and more

    December 14, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    This program is open to children ages 4 and older. Meet other LEGO fans build an original LEGO creation. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) activities may will also be offered during some sessions.

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  4. Candy House Decorating Workshop

    December 16, 2016, 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    A pre-purchased ticket is required. Tickets will be available beginning Thursday, December 1 at the circulation desk. Ticket price is $6.00 which includes a 14" X 7" unassembled Gingerbread House, icing and candy. Just bring your creativity! All ages welcome.

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  5. Candy House Decorating Workshop

    December 17, 2016, 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    A pre-purchased ticket is required. Tickets will be available beginning Thursday, December 1 at the circulation desk. Ticket price is $6.00 which includes a 14" X 7" unassembled Gingerbread House, icing and candy. Just bring your creativity! All ages welcome.

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  6. PAWS Reading Dogs

    December 21, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Licensed therapy dogs visit the library each month for children to read them a story. This program is open to children of all ages.

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