Association of Poinciana Villages to host annual Trunk of Treat Oct. 26

Calling all “Trunkers.” The Association of Poinciana Villages (APV)’s annual Trunk of Treat will be on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Activities Center Parking Lot, 445 Marigold Ave.

Volunteer Trunkers, in their Halloween-themed vehicles, will distribute goodies to the little boos and ghouls. Last year, over 1,000 children attended.

To volunteer, contact LifeStyle Director Liz

Wargo at liz.wargo@fs

 The AARP Driver Safety Program’s Smart Driver helps participants hone their driving skills and establish safe driving habits.

Upon completion of this course, Florida drivers 55 and older may be eligible for insurance discounts.

The Smart Driver class will be offered at Poinciana Medical Center, 325 Cypress Parkway, on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The fee for AARP members is $15; $20 for non-members. Advance registration is required. To register, call 407-314-1798.

 The Poinciana Branch Library will hold a Crafter’s Fair on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  

Visit with local crafters and view an assortment of hand-made items available for purchase.

 Florida Native Plants is the program, which will be presented on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 10 to 11 a.m.  Learn how to beautify your home (just in time for the Poinciana Beautiful Event!) and help Florida’s delicate ecosystem by planting native plants.

This event will be presented by Eleanor Foerste from the University of Florida in partnership with the Florida Native Plant Society, Pine Lily Chapter.  

 The Poinciana Branch Library is located at 101 N. Doverplum Ave.

 There are fall events, which have always been well-attended, coming up. Vendors have the opportunity to show their wares at these events.

The 13th Annual Hispanic Heritage and Health Fair will be Sunday, Oct. 20, at Vance Harmon Park, 625 Country Club Drive. This popular and well-attended event features live music, food and health care services.

To rent vendor space, call Myriam at 407-535-7768 or Joey at 407-283-0283.

PoincianaFest ’19 will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, at Valencia College, Poinciana Campus, 3255 Pleasant Hill Road.

 This event, presented by the Poinciana Area Council (PAC), is a family fun festival with entertainment, activities and vendors.

To secure a vendor place, contact Christina at 407-847-4145.