Xavier Pinellas

Xavier Pinellas

Xavier Pinellas spent his college days fighting for equal rights and working for the rights of his people in his native town, Kissimmee, Florida. Xavier was the founder of a non-profit organization called Project Reach, which started in 1977. It was a low-cost counseling and tutoring service for the black community in Osceola County at the time. There, he tutored over 200 kids, helped 35 […]

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Black History Month speaker – (off site)

Black History Month speaker – (off site)

Discover what life was like for early African Americans living in Osceola County. ► Presentation and guest speaker, Russell Anderson. ► Free, open to the public ► Hart Memorial Library, Downtown Kissimmee ► Presented by Osceola History.

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Silver Spurs Rodeo (off site)

Silver Spurs Rodeo (off site)

Osceola History will be on site during the 2024 Silver Spurs Rodeo at The Silver Spurs Arena. Ticket prices vary.

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Kissimmee Ghost Tour (off site)

Kissimmee Ghost Tour (off site)

Prepare for spooks and frights as you learn about Historic Downtown Kissimmee. This hair-raising walking tour will surely get you into the Halloween spirit! ► Tours will begin at Hart Memorial Library. ► Groups of 10-15 will depart every 15 minutes. ► Presented by Osceola County Historical Society. Registration required. Registration opens September 28.

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