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October Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on September 30th, 2014 by

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EXHIBITIONS Future Retro: Drawings from the Great Age of the American Automobile Through December 6 This exhibition showcases the beauty and ingenuity of American automotive design during the decades following World War II, a landmark period in car styling, through more than 100 drawings from the collection of Frederick A. Sharf. An eclectic mix of […]

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34th Annual Swan Roundup on Wednesday

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by

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The City of Lakeland Parks Division will be on Lake Morton at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 1st for the 34th Annual Swan Roundup. Crews will be catching and herding the swans as the initial part of their annual veterinary check-up. The swans will be confined in large holding pens on the south side of the […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SEPTEMBER 29-Octber 7, 2014 Find a complete listing of September and October events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. National Parks of America Tour-Trip Preview Date: Tuesday, September 30 Venue: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales – Join Bok Tower Gardens in the Visitor Center’s Magnolia Room on Tuesday, September 30 at 6:00 p.m. to hear […]

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ZombieFest Creeps into Downtown Lakeland

Posted on September 26th, 2014 by

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ZombieFest: Unearthed 2014 is in its third year, and promises enough fun to awaken the dead…and the undead. Egyptians, step aside. It’s time to walk like a zombie. ZombieFest: Unearthed 2014 creeps into Downtown Lakeland on October 11, and promises a frighteningly good time for people of all ages. This year’s headlining sponsor is Monochrome […]

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Free Admission to Explorations V This Saturday

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by

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Children’s Museum Participates in Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th Annual Museum Day Live Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, has announced its participation in the tenth annual Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 9am-5:30pm. Explorations V Children’s Museum will offer free admission to visitors presenting […]

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UF/IFAS Extension Celebrates 100 Years with Block Party

Posted on September 22nd, 2014 by

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This year in Florida and across the nation, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Smith-Lever Act, which established the Cooperative Extension Service. In Florida, Extension allows citizens to benefit from the research and education of our land-grant universities, the University of Florida and Florida A&M University. If you’ve learned how to […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on September 22nd, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SEPTEMBER 22-30, 2014 Find a complete listing of September and October events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Historic Lake Mirror Tour Date: Tuesday, September 23 Venue: Downtown Lakeland – Join this walking tour the fourth Tuesday monthly to learn about the history of Downtown Lakeland. Celebrate Take a Child Outside Week Date: Wednesday, September 24 – […]

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Polk State College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by

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Polk State College’s annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration is underway, with a busy schedule of events that includes art exhibits, a movie night, and the always-popular Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fiesta. Hispanic Heritage Month is one of several initiatives at the College to spotlight various areas of diversity within the community it serves. Other initiatives include […]

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Celebrate Halloween at LEGOLAND Florida Resort’s Brick-or-Treat

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

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Guests will invade LEGOLAND® Florida Resort during its kid-friendly Halloween celebration of Brick-or-Treat presented by Wells Fargo this Fall.  This spooky event takes place weekends in October, and features trick-or-treating along the brick-or-treat trail, super brick build activities, the largest LEGO Jack-O-Lantern in the world, Halloween entertainment and an all-kids costume contest with brick-tastic prizes! […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SEPTEMBER 15-23, 2014 Find a complete listing of September and October events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. AFI Annual Community Recognition Dinner & Silent Auction Date: Tuesday, September 16 Venue: The Lakeland Center – On Tuesday, September 16th, Alliance For Independence will celebrate 60 years of serving adults with developmental disabilities in Polk County with […]

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