2017 Events


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9:00 am  POWER Walk- Official Start of Power of Florence. Mayor Henry will officially start the walk, which begins at Florence Christian Church 990 2nd St.  Wear your Power of Florence shirt!  Shirts are $10 each and available while they last at beginning of walk.


7:00 - 10:00 am Pancake and Scrambled Egg Breakfast at the United Methodist Church at 333 Kingwood St all proceeds will be donated to the “Imagine no Malaria”


9:00 am Delta Gamma is beautifying Rolling Dunes Park


Time: Group will be, beautifying the Veterans Memorial Park.


10:00 am The Florence Area Ambassadors will be helping re-organize the inside of Chamber


10:00 am The Florence Garden Club will be beautifying Gallagher's Park


1:00-4:00 pm  Van Fans Ice Cream Social at the Florence Events Center.  Serving homemade pie & ice cream with live music and entertainment tickets $5 each.  


10:00-12:00  Scotch Broom Removal: Help remove invasive Scotch Broom at Heceta Dunes (corner of Joshua Lane and Nautilus)  Bring water, gloves, sunscreen and tools (such as loppers, hand pruners and small hand saws).  Dogs are welcomed.  Sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service.


Party in the Parking Lot Events- at Grocery Outlet


10:00 - 2:00 pm  Florence/Siuslaw Lion's Club - FREE Health Screening bus will have screening stations for vision, glaucoma, blood pressure, and blood sugar.


10:00-5:00 pm Habitat for Humanity ReStore:  Come and Shop and make a difference. Habitat ReStore is a nonprofit home improvement store and donation center.


11:30 -2:00 pm Party in the Parking Lot:  With Mike Bones as your MC and Live Music and entertainment by Jason Wood’s voice students


11:00-3:00 pm Florence Food Share: Beavers vs. Ducks Food collecting contest.  Collecting food for the Florence Food Share.


11:00-3:00 pm  Hamburger & Hotdog BBQ benefiting Oregon Coast Humane Society


11:00-3:00 pm   “Stuff the Van”- Pet food drive for Oregon Coast Humane Society


11:00-3:00 pm  Kitten Adoption- Come and meet some adorable kittens ready for their forever home!

11:00-3:00 pm  Power of Florence T-shirt sales- Get yours while they last!


11:00 - 2:00 pm Oregon Coast Military Museum - T-shirts for sale to raise money to support the museum.  


11:00- 2:00 pm  Oregon Coast Military Museum hopes to have military vehicles and historical weapons on display.


11:00-2:00 pm Public Works Department will have their vehicles on display for kids and adults to explore and learn more about.


11:00-2:00 pm Florence Police Department will have their vehicles on display for kids and adults to explore and learn more about.


11:00-4:00 pm Habitat for Humanity donations: Clean out your own garage and bring in donations of used fixtures, sinks, faucets, windows, doors, etc.  lighting, scrap lumber, plumbing parts, and so much more.


11:00- 3:00 pm Florence Regency will be having a Carnival with booths, games, dunk tank, and bounce house.


11:00 - 3:00 FB4K's (Food Backpacks for Kids) Booth- Will be giving out water bottles and selling snacks such as Oreo's, Rice Krispy Bars, chips, etc.
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