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Time to do that doggy paddle. Barktober Fest also features a swimsuit competition

Posted on October 2, 2014 at 11:19 am

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor Why didn’t the skunk enter the first Barktober Fest  dog event at Kissimmee’s aquatic center? Because he had too much scents. The jokes can go on and on with the city playing host to both a canine swimming event at the city pool and a skunk show also coming to town. First up is the Barktober Fest, a new

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  • Posted on October 1, 2014 at 11:03 am

    Rotary Club West to host pancake breakfast Enjoy a great sausage and pancake breakfast and support charitable causes and scholarships for Osceola County high school students at a western-themed community event. The Rotary Club of Kissimmee West is inviting the public to the third Annual Pancake Breakfast by the Rotary Club of Kissimmee West Saturday, from 8 to 11:30 a.m. “It’s our third breakfast and it gets better every year,”

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  • Horror-ble time: Rating the haunted mazes at Halloween Horror Nights

    Posted on September 25, 2014 at 4:25 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Halloween Horror Nights is always unforgettable. It isn’t so much about all those haunted houses, though once again the scream team at Universal Orlando has done a fine job. It’s got more to do with the aftermath of walking what seems like five miles at a fairly steady clip on opening night, to make sure we see each and every house. Three days later, there

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  • Halloween Horror Nights is back

    Posted on September 19, 2014 at 10:33 am

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor It still feels very much like summer, but Universal Orlando is plunging head-on into fall and the start of Halloween Horror Nights, with new scarezones and haunted houses announced for the return of the one of the country’s biggest Halloween events. Among the new mazes and scarezones for 2014: The Purge: Anarchy, based on the horror film, will debut as a

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  • Dunkin’ Donuts has a grand-opening party in St. Cloud, Saturday

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 4:22 pm

      By Peter Covino A&E Editor This is breaking news, if you love donuts. Dunkin’ Donuts is opening a new restaurant in St. Cloud, Saturday  (at 1421 S. Narcoosee Road) and everyone is invited to the party. From 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the new restaurant will have a donut decorating station, face painting, balloon art and most importantly …a variety of items to sample. There also will be raffle

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  • New rodeo, championship barbecue event coming to Kissimmee in 2015

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    The RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo has a new home: the championship event will be held at the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee for the first time on March 25-28, 2015. The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA)-sanctioned rodeo will feature eight heart-pounding events over four action-packed days, during which time 24 contestants will compete for more than $1 million in cash and prizes. Along with the big rodeo event will

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  • KUA to host Movie in the Park series

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 12:21 pm

    Kissimmee Utility Authority, in partnership with the city of Kissimmee, will launch a new family-friendly Movie in the Park series, beginning in October and continuing through March 2015. Scheduled for the first Friday of each month, the series will be held on the civic lawn of Kissimmee’s Lakefront Park, beginning with activities at 6 p.m. followed by the movie at 7 p.m. Attendees will enjoy free admission, free popcorn, themed

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