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Nov
18
Sun
Sunday Breakfast at American Legion
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The Groveland-Mascotte American Legion Post #239 bi-monthly Sunday breakfast fund raiser will be Sunday, November 18, 2018, from 9:00-11:00. Each breakfast will consist of pancakes, eggs, sausage, potatoes, OJ and toast for a donation of $6.00. Breakfast is open to all who love a good breakfast to start your day.
The Groveland-Mascotte American Legion Post #239 invites all Military members, past and present, to our regular monthly meeting, Monday, November 12 at 6:00 PM. The Post is also looking for a Commander to lead the Sons of the American Legion and a President for the American Legion Auxiliary. For more information, call Don Grieb, 352-874-2623.

Nov
19
Mon
Opera At The Library
Nov 19 @ 1:45 pm – 3:30 pm

The Friends of the Cooper Memorial Library will host Opera @ the Library on Monday, November 19, 2018 at 1:45 p.m. in room 108 B, presenting Giacomo Puccini’s La boheme.
La bohème (The Bohemians) is an opera in four acts, composed by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, based on Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Murger. The world premiere of La bohème was in Turin on 1 February 1896 at the Teatro Regio, conducted by the 28-year-old Arturo Toscanini.
Its U.S. premiere took place the following year, in 1897, in Los Angeles. Since then, La bohème has become part of the standard Italian opera repertory, and is one of the most frequently performed operas worldwide.
This is a free program with English subtitles and we hope to enhance your knowledge and appreciation of this beautiful art form. Light refreshments will be provided during the intermission for our guests. For more information about Opera @ the Library programs and our other special events, please visit our web presence at https://sites.google.com/site/operaatthelibrary/ or contact Dennis Smolarek at 352.536.2275 x2623 and email at operaatcooperlibrary@gmail.com
The Cooper Memorial Library is located at 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont, FL 34711.

Book Signing Event
Nov 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

K.G. Croston, Lake County resident and young adult author is hosting an event on Monday, November 19th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive in Clermont.
Ms. Croston has published two books, both available on Amazon: Mystery at Sleepy Hollow: Ride On, and Mystery at O’Gill’s Vineyard.
Be prepared for an enjoyable evening featuring short readings from each book that will leave you wondering…
Everyone is invited, and you can email kgmysteries@yahoo.com to sign up or for more information.
What are you waiting for? Email today to join the fun. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Nov
23
Fri
Samba @ Kehlor Building
Nov 23 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Samba, every Tuesday from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Contact Celeste Cook, 352.243.7150. Kehlor Building, 466 W. Minneola Avenue, Clermont

Nov
24
Sat
Wings and Karaoke
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come join us Saturday, November 24, 2018, from 11:00am – 4pm for chicken wings, beer/wine/soda and karaoke! Find us at the American Legion Post 239, 307 American Legion Road, Mascotte. Open to members and their guests.
The Groveland-Mascotte American Legion Post #239 will hold one December Sunday breakfast on December 16, 9:00-11:00. Each breakfast consists of pancakes, eggs, sausage, potatoes, OJ, coffee and toast for a donation of $6.00. Breakfast is open to the public.
The Groveland-Mascotte American Legion Post #239 invites all Military members, past and present, to our regular monthly meeting, Monday, December 10 at 6:00 PM. The Post is also looking for a Commander to lead the Sons of the American Legion and a President for the American Legion Auxiliary. For more information, call Don Grieb, 352-874-2623.

Nov
30
Fri
VFW Fundraising Yard Sale
Nov 30 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our fundraising yard sale November 30th, December 1st and 2nd, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. There will be a lot of cool stuff under our tents at the VFW, 855 W. DeSoto Street in downtown Clermont (between 8th Street and West Avenue). All proceeds go to helping Veterans.

Samba @ Kehlor Building
Nov 30 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Samba, every Tuesday from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Contact Celeste Cook, 352.243.7150. Kehlor Building, 466 W. Minneola Avenue, Clermont

Light Up Clermont
Nov 30 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This annual holiday tradition includes a community tree-lighting ceremony at City Hall Park, an old-fashioned Christmas parade through downtown Clermont and an inspirational Lessons & Carols ceremony at the Clermont Arts and Recreation Center.
Schedule of events:
Friday, November 30 (all happening in downtown Clermont)
– 5:30 p.m. Music on the Main Stage at City Hall Park, DJ Music on Montrose Street between 8th Street and West Avenue
– 6:30 p.m. Light Up Ceremony with the mayor at the Main Stage at City Hall Park
– 7 p.m. Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Clermont City Center
– 5:30-9 p.m. Food court and kid zone open
Saturday, December 1
– 10 a.m. Clermont Hometown Parade in downtown Clermont
– Noon Community acts on the Main Stage at City Hall Park
– 5 & 8 p.m. A Service of Lessons and Carols at the Clermont Performing Arts Center. A Service of Lessons and Carols features operatic grande tenor Ben Gulley and choirs from Montverde Academy, First United Methodist Church of Clermont, First Unitarian Church of Orlando and the Florida Vocal Arts Choir in the performance of the “Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols.”
The performance includes a 30-piece orchestra conducted by Montverde Academy strings instructor and Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra conductor Hanrich Claas.

Dec
1
Sat
Holiday Market
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

‘Tis the season to join us for the fun and fabulous Minneola Schoolhouse Library’s Holiday Market on Saturday, December 1 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Minneola City Hall Gym located at 800 US-27, Minneola, FL 34715.
The Friends of the Minneola Schoolhouse Library sponsor this splendid event, and all proceeds benefit the library. There will be over 45 vendor tables full of holiday crafts and Christmas treasures. You will find the perfect gift for friends and family!
Don’t forget to purchase raffle tickets for our marvelous holiday basket and special library quilt. There will also be books, DVDs and music CDs for sale.
Expect the usual array of delicious cookies, cakes and treats. Yum! Breakfast goodies, lunch, snacks and drinks will also be available for purchase including our famous pulled chicken BBQ sandwiches and hot dogs. Come early, the scrumptious food goes quickly!
The Minneola Schoolhouse Library is located at 100 South Main Street. For more information email Josie at jdix@minneola.us or call 352-432-3921 Ext 380.

Scrub Jay Trail Orientation
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Florida Scrub-Jay Trail Orientation takes place the first Saturday of each month from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. This is a great first step and introduction to our organization or a good opportunity to reacquaint yourself.
For further information, to apply as a volunteer, or to register for the orientation, please call 352-429-5566 or e-mail info@scrubjaytrail.org