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Posted on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 4:11 pm

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Feb
20
Tue
“Old Joe” Alligator Sculpture Unveiling
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

“Old Joe”, a 15-foot alligator sculpture will be unveiled on February 20, 2018 at 2 p.m. in front of the Palm Island Boardwalk. The bronze sculpture will be revealed in a ceremony that has been a long time coming between donors and the City.
“Old Joe” was the idea of two generous donors that wanted to give something back to the community in a way that can be interactive and long-lasting while showing the personality of the city. “Old Joe” was a legendary, record-setting alligator that patrolled the local lakes. He was rumored to have eaten small animals and even some livestock.
The two donors, who wish to remain anonymous, wanted to have a replica of ‘Old Joe” cast in copper to be set in a public location in town. After an extensive search, city officials decided to set the statue under the shade at Palm Island Park, which is a scenic, nature-filled boardwalk that juts out to Lake Dora and around the natural wonders of the city. A large, concrete slab was poured for “Old Joe” which is where he was placed for visitors to come and sit and safely have their picture taken with a legend.
The statue, which was cast at American Bronze Foundry in Sanford, cost $52,000 and was donated to the city.

Feb
21
Wed
Adult Coloring & Coffee
Feb 21 @ 5:30 am – 7:00 am

Wednesday, February 21st, 10:30AM-12PM. Relax, socialize & get creative during Adult Coloring & Coffee! All supplies will be provided, plus a selection of coffee & tea. Feel free to bring along your own materials. No sign-ups required; drop in as your schedule allows. Adults only, please.
The Eustis Memorial Library is located at 120 N. Center Street. For more information about this and our other programs, please call Ms. Lauren at 357-0896 or 357-5686.

Pokémon League
Feb 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Wednesday, February 21st, 3:30-5PM. Calling all Pokémon trainers: come share, trade, and play Pokémon with other fans! Battle using our Pokémon card games (or bring your own), make Pokémon DIYs & have a great time meeting other trainers. No sign-ups required; all ages welcome (under 7 with parent/guardian).
The Eustis Memorial Library is located at 120 N. Center Street. For more information about this and all of our children and teen programs, please call Ms. Lauren at 357-0896 or 357-5686.

Feb
23
Fri
GeorgeFest
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

GeorgeFest, in the heart of Downtown Eustis, will feature the carnival, live music, food, vendors and much more! Fireworks will light up the sky Friday night in Ferran Park and Saturday morning will kick off with the George Washington Birthday Celebration Parade. This fantastic weekend will be filled with fun and activities for all ages. We anticipate over 30,000 participants over the three-day extravaganza!

Feb
24
Sat
GeorgeFest
Feb 24 all-day

GeorgeFest, in the heart of Downtown Eustis, will feature the carnival, live music, food, vendors and much more! Fireworks will light up the sky Friday night in Ferran Park and Saturday morning will kick off with the George Washington Birthday Celebration Parade. This fantastic weekend will be filled with fun and activities for all ages. We anticipate over 30,000 participants over the three-day extravaganza!

Feb
25
Sun
GeorgeFest
Feb 25 all-day

GeorgeFest, in the heart of Downtown Eustis, will feature the carnival, live music, food, vendors and much more! Fireworks will light up the sky Friday night in Ferran Park and Saturday morning will kick off with the George Washington Birthday Celebration Parade. This fantastic weekend will be filled with fun and activities for all ages. We anticipate over 30,000 participants over the three-day extravaganza!