Association of Poinciana Villages to present Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 8

The Association of Poinciana Villages (APV), in honor of all veterans, presents Veterans Day Appreciation Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 8, at 11 a.m. at the Poinciana Memorial Park, 401 Walnut St.

The ceremony will commence with the presentation of colors, followed by guest speakers. A veteran’s mobile museum will be on-site.

The day will conclude with a picnic lunch: hot dogs, chips and soft drinks.

In 1918, on the 11th hour of the 11th month an armistice deal was drawn, marking the end of World War 1.

The following year, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Nov. 11 as the first commemoration to honor the soldiers who fought in that war. Remember to thank a veteran for their service on Veterans Day.

Yell Bingo- for Bags! Designer Bag Bingo, presented by Special Olympics Osceola County, will be Saturday, Nov. 9, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Poinciana Community Center, 445 Marigold Ave.

Each Designer Bag Bingo ticket includes a booklet for eight games (extra bingo sheets are available for purchase).

There will also be a silent auction and a 50/50 drawing. No fake bags here- each bag is 100 authentic, guaranteed, with original tags.

Advance tickets are $35 (non-refundable). Ticket price at the door is $40. To purchase tickets in advance, go to give.specialolympicsflorida.org/osceolabagbingo. Reserved seating for parties of 10 or more.

The deadline for advance tickets is Friday, Nov. 8.

The AARP Safe Driver course helps drivers 55+ and older refine driving skills and develop safe driving habits.

After completion of the course, drivers may be eligible for vehicle insurance discounts.

The next Safe Driver course will be given on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Poinciana Medical Center, 325 Cypress Parkway (going forward, Safe Driver will be offered the second Saturday of each month).

Cost of Safe Driver course is $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. To register, call 407-314-1798.

The Broadmoor Community Yard Sale will be this weekend, Nov. 8 and 9, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.