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Janet Foley

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Two years of farm freshness: Celebrating the Oviedo Farmers Market's birthday.

Do you all realize that half of 2013 year is gone?

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Go outdoors for summer, before it gets too hot!

Coming up on the first Saturday in July will be the two-year birthday of the Oviedo Historical Society’s Farmer’s Market.

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How do you keep bad snakes away? Arm yourself with information at the snake awareness program.

I am hoping this weekend will be on the dry side.

Fun events coming up on Memorial Day weeekend

Try a Night Nature Hike!

I hope all had a very happy Mother’s Day and that you all were treated like queens.

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Return of the chickens!

As I was going to the Methodist Church last Sunday I heard a cock-a-doodle-do.

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Spring has sprung, as has garage sale season.

Spring has sprung and we are all hoping that we will have spring weather, not that cold stuff.

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Weren’t all those chocolate Easter Bunnies tasty, plus all the other goodies? Now it’s diet time!

If you have been looking for a place to go and have fun and make new friends, consider coming out for Square Dancing. No experience is necessary.

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Let’s worry about the chickens' bravery navigating around town when the buildings are being moved.

We are not finding many of our feathered friends around town now, but people are saying they are beginning to show up.

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Check out our list of winners from the Citrus and Celery Cook-Off!

I must say thank you to all my fellow citizens who have been playing “Oviedo Chicken Detectives.” I have learned quite a bit and found that there are still a few around.

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Join in the hunt for Oviedo's lost chickens.

You wouldn’t believe the thoughts and opinions I have received on my last article “Oviedo’s lost chickens.”

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Oviedo's lost chickens: Have you seen them?

Touring the city lately I have noticed I’m seeing hardly any chickens or roosters; where did they go?

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Fun times are just warming up!

Activities were plentiful around our community this past weekend.

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Stepping out for January fun — and learning new talents along the way.

Local activities and organizations are in full swing following the holidays.

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Fun things to do in the new year

The Oviedo Historical Society’s farmers market is this Saturday, Jan. 5.

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Exciting January

The Oviedo Historical Society celebrated Christmas by having their annual Holiday Dinner on Dec. 27.

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Geneva now has a Christmas present — its own Little Free Library.

At the Hometown Holiday Tree Lighting, the Oviedo Historical Society put on an excellent event with more than 800 people.

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Snow is coming to Oviedo!

The Holiday Parade starts at 4 p.m. Dec. 8 on Oviedo Mall Boulevard near Sears and ends at the Snow Mountain.

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It'll be a Great Day in the Country on November 10.

The Oviedo Woman’s Club’s 39th annual Great Day in the Country Arts and Crafts Festival is this Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Celery Stalks: Getting ready for Great Day

Stop by the Oviedo Mall Oct. 31 for Halloween fun.

Trick-or-treating, costume contest and more awaits at the Oviedo Mall.

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Being at the Harvest Jamboree and the Farmer’s Market, it was anything but cool for fall weather.

I’m seeing now that fall is here; can you feel the change? Being and working at the Harvest Jamboree and the Farmer’s Market this past weekend, it was anything but cool for fall weather.

Celery Stalks: Halloween events abound

Cup O’ Pottery is having its 3rd annual Pottery Pumpkin Carving event on Oct 6-7.

This Saturday, Sept. 29, “Downtown Oviedo” is included as a museum on National Museum Day thanks to The Oviedo Preservation Project.

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It is hard to believe it might be cooler on exactly Sept. 22

Oviedo Mall is teaming up with two organizations to support two different but great causes.

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The Taste of Sanford hits the streets Aug. 30

Let’s go to the 2012 Taste of Sanford 5-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30.

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You’re invited to the grand opening of Oviedo Mall’s new Children’s Play Area!

You’re invited to the grand opening of Oviedo Mall’s new Children’s Play Area! Join them on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. in the food court.

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I know this lovely hot weather is getting to us all.

I know this lovely hot weather is getting to us all.

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Let’s go out for dinner Sunday, July 8. The Oviedo Mall is hosting the Food Truck Crazy from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Let’s go out for dinner Sunday, July 8. The Oviedo Mall is hosting the Food Truck Crazy from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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The Food Truck Crazy seems to be so very popular with the Oviedo citizens around town.

The Food Truck Crazy seems to be so very popular with the Oviedo citizens around town.

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It is a great treat getting out of town for several days and that is just what I did.

It is a great treat getting out of town for several days and that is just what I did.

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Congratulations to the winners of The Citrus & Celery Cook-Off

Congratulations to the winners of The Citrus & Celery Cook-Off

Janet Foley: New additions to the mall!

New additions to the mall!

Guess a lot of you all have been in the Oviedo Mall in the past week to see that the mall has announced the two new additions to the food court.

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Spring arrived on Tuesday, March 20, but my friends and I thought different.

Spring arrived on Tuesday, March 20, but my friends and I thought different.

A month of family fun

March is here! Daylight saving time will arrive on the 11th of this month.

March is here! Daylight saving time will arrive on the 11th of this month.

Janet Foley: Festival season is upon us

Speaking of fun — do come to the Oviedo Historical Society’s Farmers Market on the first Saturday of the month at the Lawton House.

Speaking of fun — do come to the Oviedo Historical Society’s Farmers Market on the first Saturday of the month at the Lawton House.

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Did you go to the Farmer’s Market on Saturday, Feb. 4? The market was packed with some 28 vendors.

Did you go to the Farmer’s Market on Saturday, Feb. 4? The market was packed with some 28 vendors.

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Did you visit the Central Florida Law Enforcement Car Show last Saturday? It was bigger and better than last year, if things like that are possible.

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The City of Oviedo and Oviedo Citizens in Action, Inc. presents the Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration

The City of Oviedo and Oviedo Citizens in Action, Inc. presents the Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration on Monday, Jan. 16, starting with the parade at 10 a.m. Family Fun Day follows at Round Lake Park.

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It’s time for the jolly man in the red suit to come visiting lots of us. Did you write your letter to Santa?

It’s time for the jolly man in the red suit to come visiting lots of us. Did you write your letter to Santa?

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Bring the whole family and have food and drinks, listen to music, and visit with the jolly old man in the red suit.

Bring the whole family and have food and drinks, listen to music, and visit with the jolly old man in the red suit.

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One can hardly find a Thanksgiving decoration for the occasion. Santa is taking over.

I enjoy Thanksgiving, and one now can hardly find a decoration for the occasion. Santa is taking over.

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Now that it is fall, or at least my calendar says so, I have been playing in the yard, working on that annoying old foliage to try to spruce up the yard.

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Big events are coming up in our community. Get your calendars handy.

Big events are coming up in our community. Get your calendars handy.

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Fall is here at last! This past weekend was very busy with activities just about on every corner in town.

Fall is here at last! This past weekend was very busy with activities just about on every corner in town.

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As I was peeking in Michaels, T.J. Maxx and others they are sneaking in Merry Christmas decorations. I am not ready for that.

As I was peeking in Michaels, T.J. Maxx and others they are sneaking in Merry Christmas decorations. I am not ready for that.

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September is here, and the autumnal equinox is not far behind.

September is here, and the autumnal equinox is not far behind. So that should mean cooler weather? When? We all are ready for a taste, but so far I don’t see it in the cards. Guess we just have to grind and bear it for a while longer.

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What a mess when one gets their computer hacked. Apparently I am not alone.

What a mess when one gets their computer hacked. Apparently I am not alone.

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School days, school days, good old golden school days

School days, school days, good old golden school days

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It’s hot out there, and that’s because we are in what is called the “dog days of summer.”

It’s hot out there, and that’s because we are in what is called the “dog days of summer.”

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There are a lot of interesting activities coming up this month.

There are a lot of interesting activities coming up this month.

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A busy, patriotic weekend ahead

This weekend will be a very busy one. It’s a new month, starting with this Saturday, and Oviedo will have its first Farmer’s Market for the community, sponsored by the Oviedo Historical Society.

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I would rather “cool it” as a bit of history says that on July 17, Americans have an executive order to grab a cone

I would rather “cool it” as a bit of history says that on July 17, Americans have an executive order to grab a cone

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