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Tai Chi Fitness will be Monday, March 16, from 11 a.m. to noon at the St. Cloud Library STC Fisk Room second floor. Relax into vitality with Tai Chi. Rick Chamberlin, fitness instructor through the American Council on Exercise and owner of Autumn Moon Tai Chi Fitness, will guide you through stretching and breathing techniques of the Yang style Tai Chi form. No experience necessary, beginners welcome. Comfortable clothing and bottled water is recommended.

THURSDAY

FEB. 27

AN EVENING WITH THE AGENCIES

An event for individuals with disabilities and their families. There will be workshops, free exhibits, refreshments and door prizes. Gateway High School, 93 Panther Paws Trail, Kissimmee. Registration is from 5-5:30 p.m., the conference and agency exhibits are from 5-7:30 p.m. For more information, contact the resource compliance specialist at your child’s Osceola County school.

FRIDAY

FEB. 28

BOXING

Boxeo Telemundo Championship Boxing. Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee; 8 p.m. For tickets, go to https://www. ticketmaster.com/events-center-at-osceola-heritage-park-tickets-kissimmee/venue/279246

FRIDAY

MAR. 6

MOVIE IN THE PARK

Kissimmee Utility Authority, in partnership with the city of Kissimmee will host its free monthly Movie in the Park series. The movie will be “Frozen 2.” Attendees will enjoy free popcorn and an assortment of familyfriendly activities. Attendees will enjoy free admission, free popcorn, themed activities, trivia contests and prize giveaways. Kissimmee’s Lakefront Park; activities begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the movie at 7. Bring a lawn chair, blanket and a picnic dinner, too.

SATURDAY

MAR. 7

YOUTH FISHING TOURNAMENT

The city of St. Cloud will host a Youth Fishing Tournament. Bring your fishing pole and tackle; bait will be provided. The pond is stocked with catfish. Shore fishing only and catch and release. Borrow Pit Pond located on Budinger Avenue across from St Cloud Elementary School: 8-10:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per child.To register, go to https://webtrac.stcloud.org

DINE WITH THE DEPARTED

Osceola History will host its annual Dine with the Departed fundraiser. During the evening, guests will enjoy a catered dinner, bid on silent and live auction items, and take lantern-lit tours through the cemetery where they will meet and hear the stories of some of Osceola County’s former residents. Rose Hill Cemetery in Kissimmee; 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $100 for members and $125 for non-members. Tickets may be purchased at www.osceolahistory.org or at the Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, 4155 W. Vine Street, Kissimmee. For more information, call (407) 396-8644, ext. 3.

MONDAY

MAR. 9

SPRING BREAK CAMP

The city of Kissimmee Parks & Recreation Department is offering Camp Discovery Spring Break Camp for students in Kindergarten through fifth grade starting from March 13-20. Registration deadline is Monday, March 9. Registrations taken after this date are subject to availability and will be charged a $10 late fee. Registration is available at Oak Street Park Community Center or online at www.kissimmeeparks.org. An information packet must be completed and on file before the first day of camp. Camp will be held at the Oak Street Park Community Center at 717 N. Palm Ave., Kissimmee. For more information on any of our programs, call 407-518-2360 or visit www.kissimmeeparks.org.

SATURDAY

MAR. 14

MARCH FOR MEALS 5K

KUA Presents March for Meals 5K. The money raised will help the Osceola Council on Aging. Funds raised by March for Meals will help shorten the waiting list and provide more meals for seniors. The event will include a kid’s run, silent auction, prizes for largest and most spirited teams and more. Pre registration is $20 for participants. To register, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kua-presents-march-for-meals-st-patricks-5k-runwalk-registration-75868860805

OSCEOLA HISTORY ARTIST SERIES

Osceola History will feature local high school student Nevaeh Hardeman Hardeman will draw and share her work. The Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum is located at 4155 W. Vine Street, Kissimmee; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Free admission.

SUNDAY

MAR. 15

WOMAN’S CLUB FUNDRAISER

The Woman’s Club of St. Cloud will host a “Those Were the Days” event fundraiser to raise money for scholarships for St. Cloud High School students. There will be music from the 1950s, 60s and 70s by Deuces Wild and Denny Gee & Barb. There will be raffle prices. St. Cloud Community Center, 3101 17th St., St. Cloud. Tickets are $15.

TUESDAY

MAR. 17

DRIVER SAFETY CLASS

The AARP Driver Safety Program’s Smart Driver Course helps participants refine driving skills and develop safe driving habits. Upon completion of the course, Florida drivers 55 or older may be eligible for vehicle insurance discounts. 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.

SATURDAY

MAR. 21

OSCEOLA HISTORY ARTIST SERIES

Osceola History will feature crayon artist Leslie Phelps as part of the Artist Saturday series. Phelps will demonstrate and share his work. The Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum is located at 4155 W. Vine Street, Kissimmee; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Free admission.

SATURDAY

MAR. 28

SPRING FLING

A craft and vendor fair sponsored by the Woman’s Club of St. Cloud. There will be over 35 vendors and many raffle prizes. Last year, the 50/50 raffle winner went home with over $300. The proceeds go toward scholarships for St. Cloud High School students. St. Cloud Senior Center, 3101 17th St., St. Cloud. There is no admission charge.

OSCEOLA HISTORY ARTIST SERIES

Osceola History will feature scrimshaw artist Erwin Wunderlich. Wunderlich will demonstrate and share his work. The Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum is located at 4155 W. Vine Street, Kissimmee; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

ONGOING

OSCEOLA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY

The Osceola County Democratic Party meets the fourth Thursday of the month. Calling Osceola County Democrats and like-minded citizens. St. John’s Episcopal Church Hall, 1709 N. John Young Parkway, Kissimmee. Gather at 6:45 p.m. for socializing followed by our group meeting at 7 p.m. Check our website at www.osceolademocrats.com.

FOOD BANK

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida is now sponsoring an After School Meals Program at Iglesia Principe De Paz, 2204 W. Columbia Ave., Kissimmee.

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

Friends of the Library, volunteer groups meet at library branches, book sales are held to raise funds for library projects and to promote literacy. Help is always needed from volunteers. Contact ginger40@earthlink.net.

FREE TAX PREPARATION & FILING

It’s tax season, and Goodwill Industries of Central Florida is teaming up with United Way to assist thousands of people with preparing and filing basic federal returns. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides a safe and secure way for individuals making $56,000 or less to file their returns. Each of the 11 Goodwill Job Connection Centers across Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake, Brevard and Volusia counties host the VITA program at specific days and times now through April 15. Several important documents will be needed to complete the tax preparation forms.

FUN SEEKERS TRAVEL CLUB

If you are interested in day, overnight or cruise trips, come join us. The meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Elks Club on Kings Highway, Kissimmee. Coffee and cake is served. Lunch is available at a cost. Membership is $10 per year. For questions, call 407-846-0088.

GRIEFSHARE

A non-denominational support group for people who have lost a loved one. Good Samaritan Village, 1441 Hoeger Circle, Kissimmee. Every Friday until March 31, 10 a.m.-noon; 407-572-8284.

GRIEF SUPPORT WORKSHOP

Meets every Monday of the month from 10 to 11:30 a.m., at VITAS Healthcare (3700 Commerce Blvd. Suite 200, Kissimmee). Everyone is welcome. Note: More times are available. RSVP to 407-705-1006.

JACOB SUMMERLIN CAMP 1516 SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS

Jacob Summerlin Camp 1516 Sons of Confederate Veterans meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at Fat Boys in St. Cloud. This is a history/ heritage group. Everyone is welcome to attend. Contact jacobsummerlin1516@gmail.com.

HAMZY KETSU-KA

Learn the ultimate style of self-defense, aikido and savate, for people of all ages. Call 407-870-8477.

KIWANIS CLUB OF KISSIMMEE

Meets the second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m., at 3 Sisters Speakeasy (226 Broadway, Kissimmee), and the fourth Tuesday of the month at noon, at Red Lobster (4010 U.S. Highway 192, Kissimmee).

KISSIMMEE LIONS CLUB

Meets every first and third Monday (at 3050 Lions Court, Kissimmee). The groups helps others with eyesight, hearing, diabetes or community projects. Dinner is served; new members welcome. For more information, call 407-931-1113.

KISSIMMEE WOMEN’S CLUB

The Kissimmee Women’s Club meets the first Tuesday of the month, at the KWC Clubhouse, 1616 W. Oak St., Kissimmee, at 1 and 7 p.m. The club is looking for new members, 18 and up! The group also plays cards every Thursday at noon. The card games include drinks and snacks for $5. Call 407-346-2090 for more information.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING - NARCOOSSEE

Meets every first Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m., at the Narcoossee Community Center, 5354 Rambling Road, Narcoossee. Visit NarcoosseeHistory.org for more information.

LET’S DANCE BALLROOM CLUB FOR SENIORS

Meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m., at the St. Cloud Community Center, 3101 17th St., St. Cloud. All seniors are invited. A $2 donation is requested for participation. For more information, call 407-361-5535.

MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

Osceola County group invites the public to a free anonymous self-help support group for people with depression, bi-polar and anxiety disorders along with family and friends. Every Monday. Veteran’s Memorial Library, 810 13th St., St. Cloud; 7-8:30 p.m. For more information, call Pat at 407-593-1997 or Kathy at 407-847-7420.

NAR-ANON

A twelve step program for families and friends of addicts. Addiction is a family disease. If someone’s addiction is affecting you, first you must help yourself. Hear others who are going through similar problems, share about how they cope and find recovery. It’s free. HeartCry Chapel, 5225 E Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, St Cloud, FL; Mondays 6:30 p.m.