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Clermont Toastmasters
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Curious about Toastmasters? Attending a meeting is a great opportunity to learn what it’s all about. Our club provides a safe, supportive and positive learning environment in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Come see why we enjoy spending Monday nights at Clermont Toastmasters. It’s not only educational but it is also FUN! Clermont Toastmasters is an award-winning club which meets every Monday night at 7:00pm at the Community Foundation of South Lake, 2150 Oakley Seaver Drive in Clermont.

Program at Library
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Financial Literacy 2019
Cooper Memorial Library will host Financial Literacy 2019, presented by Mia Wilchcombe of the UF/IFAS Extension Services of Lake County on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in room 108 B of the library.
Participants will learn the three basics of financial literacy: budgeting, saving, and credit. Enhance your money management skills and avoid financial pitfalls. Register for this free class online at or call 352-343-4104.
This is a free program and everyone is welcome and encouraged to register and attend. Build a brighter future for yourself and your family.
The Cooper Memorial Library is located at 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont, FL 34711. For more information, please contact Dennis Smolarek, Reference Librarian & Adult Programs at 352-536-2275 or email at

Declutter Your Life
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

April 24th, 9am-12pm, Lake County Extension Office, 1951 Woodlea Rd. Tavares
Spring cleaning is the perfect time to freshen up and declutter your home. Participants will learn what papers to keep and toss, how to become organized, and how to clear the clutter. Pre-registration required online at for this $5.00 class or $10 at the door. Join us for this interactive workshop and your chance to win door prizes!

Coffee & Conversations
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Lake County Commissioner Sean Parks, Sheriff Peyton Grinnell, School Board Member Marc Dodd and local business owners Jonathan Acosta and Ashley Condon are inviting the public to attend Coffee & Conversations, an outreach meeting to be held on Friday, April 26 from 8-10 a.m. at The Florida Angler, 786 Montrose Street in Clermont.
Commissioner Parks and School Board Member Dodd regularly host Coffee & Conversations to offer convenient opportunities for South Lake County residents to speak one-on-one with various officials representing the county.
For more information about Coffee & Conversations, contact Commissioner Sean Parks at or School Board Member Marc Dodd at

4-H Youth Art Showcase
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

April 26th 4-7pm and April 27th 12-5pm, Lake County Extension Office, 1951 Woodlea Rd., Tavares
The 1st Annual 4-H Youth Art Exhibit and Community Service Showcase will raise funds toward supporting 4-H youth members participation in 4-H sponsored events. This event will showcase Lake County 4-H youth art as well as club community service projects. There will be items for a Chance-to-win and Silent Auction items to bid on to include zoo tickets, local gift certificates, and a two-night stay in Cocoa Beach, FL. There is no cost to attend and everyone is welcome to come out and support our youth!

Samba @ Kehlor Building
Apr 26 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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

Romeo & Juliet at Montverde Academy
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Montverde Academy Theatre Department Presents Romeo & Juliet
Montverde Academy’s Theatre Department will present William Shakespeare’s, “Romeo and Juliet,” as the final 2018-19 season production. One of the most popular and frequently performed plays set in Verona, Italy, it is the tragic story of two young star-crossed lovers whose families’ feud prevent them from being together.
Performances are April 26-27 at 7:00 p.m. and an April 28 matinee at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 and available for purchase online at
Sandra O. Stephens Auditorium is located at 17235 Seventh Avenue, Montverde, FL 34756 .

Florida Lake Symphony Orchestra
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra will welcome guest conductor Aldert Vermeulen from the Netherlands for this very personal and intimate new concert. Vermeulen is the conductor of the Amsterdam Opera. Vermeulen was a personal friend of the composer Guy Saint-Clair, when Guy and his wife Audrey Sanders, were living in Holland. Invited to perform as a piano soloist for this concert will be the young Sten Heinoja coming here from Tallinn, Estonia. Sten is a regular soloist with the FLSO.
“Ballade in Blue” Concert – Gala Season 14 Finale: Romance and mystery will shroud the first half of this program as we begin with Guy Saint-Clair’s arrangement of “Aquarium” by Saint-Saens from the “Carnival of the Animals”. This will be followed by “Phoenix Rising”, a mini piano concerto in three movements celebrating renewal and life before “Mysterious Isles”. Both are original compositions. “Onedin Line” is Guy Saint-Clair’s arrangement from Cosma’s work created expressly for British television. “Ballade in Blue” will be the signature piece of the concert. The second half of this program will be one of exciting musical flurry celebrating Hungarian Dances arranged by Guy Saint-Clair, while being interspersed with his originals. The entire concert will be a mix of romance and passion. It will be a tribute to the late composer and pianist Guy Saint-Clair, the beloved FLSO founder.
The Thursday, April 25 Concert will be held at the Epiphany Celebration Anglican Church, located at 1724 South Bay Street / Route 19 North, Eustis, FL 32736. The Friday, April 26 Concert will be held at the Family Christian Center, located at 2500 South US Highway 27 at the corner of Steve’s Road in Clermont, FL 34711. All Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra concerts begin at 7:30 PM.
Concert tickets are only $42 in advance and $45 at the door. Students are only $15 and accompanying parents/teachers are $25. Group tickets are available. For tickets, sponsorship opportunities and more information, call 352-589-1500 and visit:

Pastfinders Class
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

If you are like me, you have hundreds of family photos, maybe even thousands. I have photos of every family member plus a few other relations. Don’t even get me started on my wife’s family (her dad had 12 brothers and sisters).
So, what am I doing with all of this family history? I scan using different scanners (depending on size and mounting). I edit them trying to improve the image. I try to name them appropriately and file them so they can be found easily in digital folders.
Please attend this special Pastfinders Genealogy Saturday Computer class on April 27th in room 221 from 10am – 12:30 at Cooper Memorial Library. I hope this will be a useful and informative class. Please like us on Facebook at PastfinderofSL

Animal League Fundraiser
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm

Please help Root & Branch support the South Lake Animal League by joining us for a frundraising brunch on their behalf Saturday, April 27th from 11:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Bring an item or items to donate to the shelter and enjoy an order of hush puppies on us. Valid with the purchase of one entree. Root & Branch Bistro is located at 1200 Oakley Seaver Drive in Clermont.
for a list of items needed at the shelter.