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MORE BBQ: Ribs on the Ridge Returns this Weekend

Posted on February 25th, 2015 by

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This weekend, February 27-28, the Haines City Leisure Services Department will host the 7th Annual Ribs on the Ridge at Lake Eva Park. This event draws barbecue teams from across Florida and other states. Professional and amateur teams will compete for cash prizes, trophies and “bragging rights.” This is also an opportunity to expose local […]

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SUN n FUN Will Have a Patriotism Focus in 2015

Posted on February 24th, 2015 by

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Mark your calendars for the 41st Annual SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo presented by the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association April 21-26, 2015 in Lakeland, FL. Proceeds from all events are returned to aviation-based STEM curriculums through year-round programs and activities at SUN ‘n FUN’s Aerospace Center for Excellence. Agreeing to help make […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on February 23rd, 2015 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA FEBRUARY 23 – MARCH 4 Find a complete listing for March and April events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org.   TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Historic Lake Mirror Tours • Lakeland – The story starts during the horse and buggy days when people hitched their horses up at Munn […]

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Reception for FL Executive Board of the MOPH in Lakeland March 6

Posted on February 20th, 2015 by

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PCTSM and Lakeland CVB Partner to Host Reception for Florida Executive Board of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) and the Lakeland Chamber’s Convention and Visitors Bureau will host a reception for the Florida executive board of the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) at 5:00 […]

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Bartow is Hosting Movies on the Lawn Next Week

Posted on February 20th, 2015 by

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Follow up your February 21 SyFy Saturday experience by going “Back to the Future II” at the next Movies on the Lawn on Friday, February 27, with this second of the three films in the popular comic science fiction film series. In this 1989 classic, Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to 2015 to prevent […]

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LEGO Club Weekend Will Feature LEGO Star Wars Miniland Model Display

Posted on February 17th, 2015 by

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The Force is strong with LEGOLAND® Florida Resort this February with the new LEGO® Club Weekend featuring LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland Model Display! Guests can release their inner Jedi or Stormtrooper as they participate in a variety of activities throughout the weekend, February 21-22, and are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite LEGO® Star […]

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SyFy Saturday Returns to Bartow this Week

Posted on February 17th, 2015 by

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Bartow is ready to bring about Polk County’s original Science Fiction Festival, the Second Annual SyFy Saturday on Saturday, February 21, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. This FREE family event will feature a street festival with science fiction make-up artists, music and entertainment by Professor Sean Khan, and special exhibits. In keeping with the […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on February 16th, 2015 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA FEBRUARY 16-25, 2015 Find a complete listing February and March events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org.   FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13 – TUESDAY, MARCH 31 RussMatt Central Florida Collegiate Baseball Invitational • Lake Myrtle Sports Park, Chain O’ Lakes Complex, Henley Field, Lake Bonny Park – A total of 290 NAIA, JUCO, Division […]

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Volunteers Needed for Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo

Posted on February 12th, 2015 by

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For the seventh consecutive year, the Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) is recruiting volunteers for media relations duty at the Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo. The Fly-In is April 21 to 26 at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland. The recruitment campaign is being spearheaded by Danny […]

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Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival Returns for 44th Year

Posted on February 10th, 2015 by

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Now in its 44th year, the critically acclaimed Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival attracts thousands of visitors each year to the shores of Lake Wailes with both free admission and parking from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28 and Sunday, March 1. “This is ideal opportunity to add to […]

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