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COMMUNITY YARD SALE
The city of Kissimmee’s Community Yard Sale will be Saturday, Feb. 8, from 8 a.m. to noon at Oak Street Park & Community Center,
717 N. Palm Ave., Kissimmee.
Do you have some old stuff to sell? Rent a table for our yard sale. You must be 18 or older. Fee: $15/table

 

THURSDAY

JAN. 23

Osceola County Democratic Party Meeting

Calling Osceola County Democrats and like-minded citizens. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1709 N. John Young Parkway, Kissimmee. Gather at 6:45 p.m. for socializing followed by our group meeting at 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

JAN. 24

Orlando SeaWolves

Orlando SeaWolves face the St. Louis Ambush. Silver Spurs Arena, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee; Friday, 7:35 p.m. For tickets, go to Ticketmaster.com.

Moon Over Buffao

Ken Ludwig’s Moon Over Buffalo will be at Osceola Arts Friday, Jan. 24, through Sunday, Feb. 9. For times and ticket information, go to www.osceolaarts.org.

Business Plan Made Easy

Florida SBDC at UCF- Osceola County business seminar: This seminar provides a hands-on approach for the serious entrepreneur or business owner who is ready to write that winning business plan. It will guide you through outlining the key sections of the plan, making the writing process easy. Kissimmee Chamber of Commerce, 1425 E. Vine St., Kisimmee; 9 a.m. - noon. There is no cost. To register, go to www.sbdcorlando.com/osceolacounty.Click “Get training” to sign up.

SATURDAY

JAN. 25

Women's Day Celebration

The guest speaker will be Rev. Carolyn Bratton, pastor of St. Stevens AME Zion Church, of Astonia, N.C. St. James AME Zion Church, 719 N. John Young Parkway, Kissimmee; 11 a.m. All are welcome

Democratic Party of Osceola Headquarters

The Democratic Party of Osceola County will be celebrating the opening of its new headquarters. The group invites interested and like-minded citizens to join the celebration. 1203 Florida Ave., St. Cloud; 1 - 5 p.m.

Osceola County Fair Creative Arts Deadline

The 76th annual Osceola County Fair is Feb. 14 -23.Open to all Osceola County Crafty residents, from now until Jan. 25 . You can either go online at www.osceolacountyfair.com and register or come to the fair office on Jan. 25 from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. The cost is $3 per item for adults and $2 per item for the youth. Questions, contact Beverly Frankenberg 407-552-6932 or the fair office 321-697-3050.

SUNDAY

JAN. 26

Poetry Extravaganza

Enjoy poetry by local authors Caribbean and international poet Frank Ambroise III and author June Wilson. Bring your own original poetry or poems by your favorite authors to read and share. Hart Memorial Library, 211 E. Dakin Ave., Kissimmee; 4 p.m.

Town of Celebration Marathon & Half Marathon

The Marathon & Half Marathon goes through the beautiful town of Celebration. Come run this flat, fast course and enjoy great swag and a post race party featuring live music and food from local restaurants. For more information, go to https://localraces.com/events/kissimmee-fl/town-of-celebration-marathon-and-halfmarathon-2017.

THURSDAY

JAN. 30

Sit To Get Fit Chair Exercise Class

January is National Hobby Month. Exercising in a chair is a workout. Don’t believe us? Try it out. Whether you’re regularly active or are just starting out, this class will get you moving and having fun. Veteran’s Memorial Library, 810 13th St., St. Cloud; 3- 4 p.m. For more information, call 407-742-8888. Pre-registration is not required and this is a free class.

Orlando SeaWolves

Orlando SeaWolves vs. Baltimore Blast. Silver Spurs Arena, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee; 7:35 p.m. For tickets, visit Ticketmaster.com.

Branding/Marketing Budge Plan For Small Business

Florida SBDC at UCF- Osceola County business seminar: Learn how to take advantage of combining digital strategies with creative promotional programs, purchase incentives and media exposure. UCF Valencia Osceola Campus, 1800 Denn John Lane, building 4, room 105; 5 - 8 p.m. Bring your laptop or iPad to the workshop. There is no cost. To register, go to www.sbdcorlando.com/osceolacounty. Click “Get training” to sign up.

FRIDAY

JAN. 31

Dolphin Classic

Orlando Gymnastics will present the Dolphin Classic 2020 featuring competition for men’s and women’s artistic gymnasts. Osceola Heritage Park, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2. For more information, go to https://www.ohpark.com/events/detail/dolphin-classic-gymnastics.

IDignity Osceola Event

IDignity Osceola is seeking volunteers to help with our next event, Friday, Feb. 7, at Kissimmee Christian Church, 415 N. Main St., Kissimmee. Register by Friday, Jan. 31, to participate in this event. IDignity was created to assist the disadvantaged in Central Florida to navigate the complexities of obtaining their personal identification, such as birth certificates, Florida ID cards, and Social Security cards. To volunteer, go to https://osceola.idignity.org/uncategorized/idignity-osceola-next-eventfebruary-7-2020/

FRIDAY

FEB. 7

IDignity Osceola Event

IDignity was created to assist the disadvantaged in Central Florida to navigate the complexities of obtaining their personal identification, such as birth certificates, Florida ID cards, and Social Security cards. Kissimmee Christian Church, 415 N. Main St., Kissimmee.

TUESDAY

FEB. 18

AARP Driver Safety Class

The AARP Driver Safety Program’s Smart Driver Course helps participants refine driving skills and develop safe driving habits. Osceola Council on Aging, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration required, call 321-895-4017. Cost is $15 for AARP members; $ 20 for nonmembers.