The City of Kissimmee, Osceola County NAACP Branch 5121, 360 Entertainment International and Bethel AME Church of Kissimmee will be hosting the 151st Anniversary of Juneteenth at Chambers Park Community Center on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
The City of Kissimmee is now accepting Fee Grant applications for phase 1 of their 2016-2017 budget year. Groups or organizations wishing to request a Fee Waiver/Grant for any event to be held between October 1, 2016 thru March 31, 2017 may do so online by going to www.kissimmeeparks.org and selecting the “City of Kissimmee Fee Grant Application” under Quick Links.
The City of Kissimmee Parks & Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for Camp Discovery Summer Camp 2016. Each day of camp includes a balance of recreational games, sports and crafts designed to keep campers active and involved.
The City of Kissimmee announces programs offered for children, adults and seniors beginning this month thru September. Programs include tennis, dancing, martial arts, along with new classes featuring LEGO.
The City of Kissimmee Parks and Recreation Department will be offering Wellness Seminars for seniors starting this summer. Trained experts from the University of Florida will share tips and information during the free sessions.
The City of Kissimmee will host a Mother’s Day Symphony Concert on Saturday, May 7th, 2016 at Kissimmee Lakefront Park, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The live concert will feature music performed by the Orlando Symphony Orchestra and will take place on the Civic Lawn at Lakefront Park located at 201 East Lakeview Drive.
In celebration of Earth Day, volunteers from the City of Kissimmee and the Health Department of Osceola County came together today to help clean Kissimmee’s Lakefront Park and Lake Tohopekaliga. 50 volunteers picked up litter and debris, collecting just over 550 pounds of trash and recycling.
The City of Kissimmee celebrated the arts with live music, a vocal performance and artwork during last night’s City Commission Meeting. Students participating in the Osceola County School District’s Arts Alive program came together with family and friends to view their artwork on display throughout Kissimmee City Hall.
The Osceola County Healthy Start Coalition in partnership with the City of Kissimmee, Molina Healthcare and many other local nonprofits and health organizations, have united to create the Youth Development Taskforce to address important issues affecting youth in our local community.
The City of Kissimmee will celebrate Earth Day 2016 with a lake and park clean-up event. City commissioners, volunteer staff members and partners from the Health Department of Osceola County will come together to clean up litter and debris in our community. A clean and healthy city is an important priority for the entire City Commission and staff.
The City of Kissimmee Parks & Recreation Department is seeking Umpires for the 2016 softball season, with games taking place at the Fortune Road Athletic Complex. Compensation for umpires will be $20.00 dollars per game with a two-man crew and $24.00 dollars per game when umpiring alone.
The City of Kissimmee Parks & Recreation Department is seeking women’s, men’s and co-ed softball teams for the 2016 Adult Spring Softball Season, which begins the week of April 25, 2016. They are also seeking men’s softball teams for the 2016 Adult Spring Softball Tournament which will take place April 23 -24, 2016.
The Bob Makinson Aquatic Center was recently awarded the prestigious “Gold International Aquatic Safety Award.” The lifeguards at the aquatic center consistently exceeded Jeff Ellis and Associates criteria throughout the 2015 year.
The City of Kissimmee is seeking input from citizens to help determine park and recreation priorities for the 110-acre Lancaster Ranch site. The Recreation Master Plan will be a community based plan that will provide conceptual programming needs, facility locations, funding opportunities and implementation recommendations.
Kissimmee Gateway Airport is anticipating a high level of activity during the annual SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo, which is taking place now thru Sunday, April 10th.
The City of Kissimmee Parks & Recreation Department will be offering returning 2015 Camp Discovery participants the opportunity to register for summer camp early. Starting Monday, April 4th, returning participants from Camp Discovery 2015 can register early and reserve their spot in this year’s program.
The City will host a public meeting regarding the Lancaster Ranch site on Wednesday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kissimmee Civic Center.
The City of Kissimmee will host public meetings regarding the Lancaster Ranch site on Wednesday, March 30th at 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kissimmee Civic Center. The City of Kissimmee is undertaking a Master Plan Study for the Lancaster Ranch site.
The City of Kissimmee and Kissimmee Main Street are partnering to host the 2016 Kowtown Festival marking the City’s 133rd birthday on Saturday, March 26 from noon until 5:00 p.m. The celebration will include the Kissimmee Valley Rib Rodeo, a BBQ contest sanctioned by the Florida Bar-B-Que Association.
The City of Kissimmee will host its annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza on Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. inside the Kissimmee Civic Center. This family fun event will feature interactive games and entertainment, Easter egg hunts, face painting, music and much more.