Thursday, December 30, 2010
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
6-8 year olds
Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 pm (January 4-February 22)
3-5 year olds
Wednesdays 10 am -10:45 am (January 5-February 23)
Book Babies (Birth-2 years old)
Thursdays 10 am-10:30 am or 11 am-11:30 am (January 6-24)
Paws to Read Program
Read to therapy dogs on Saturday, January 22 from 10 to 11 am and receive stickers and a free book.
Monday, November 29, 2010
Sunday, November 28, 2010
You don't want to miss this clinic! This is part one of a three part Train kit! Come back each weekend in December to build a new piece of the Train!
This is part two of the 3-piece train set! Bring your child to Lowe's and they can build the Passenger Car! Come back for the next clinic to complete the Train
Saturday, November 27, 2010
WALKABOUT, CHRISTMAS PARADE, FIRST FRIDAY, SNOWFEST, SUNFLOWER PLAYGROUND & A CALL FROM SANTA
On Tuesday, November 30th, the Annual Holiday Walkabout will take place in Downtown Lakeland. If you want a gift that doesn’t say I was mass produced in a department store, then shopping in Downtown Lakeland is for you. Stores and restaurants will be open from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. While you’re there, you can play reindeer games, participate in a toy walk and hang out with the Grinch. Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, a kiddie train ride and pony rides will be available for little elves. Free parking will be available at the main street garage. The public parking entrance is located on Cedar St. The Bay Street entrance is also open and can be accessed from Tennessee Ave.
On Thursday, December 2nd the 30th Annual Christmas Parade will kick off at 7:00 p.m. with a fantastic fireworks display over Lake Mirror. The theme of this year’s parade is Christmas Stories. Over 100 organizations will be participating in this year’s event. The parade will leave the Lakeland Center and make its way down Lemon Street twisting and turning through Downtown Lakeland. Streets along the parade route will begin closing at 5:30 p.m. Additional parking will be available after 5:00 p.m. in the Downtown parking garages and parking lots. So get your seat early and keep an eye out for the “Big Guy” at the end.
On December 3rd “Holiday Happenings” First Friday takes place as Downtown Lakeland stays open late for holiday shopping and cheer. Enjoy the yuletide spirit during this event. There will be photo opportunities with Santa as well as holiday music and entertainment by Lawton Chiles Middle School and Carlton Palmore Elementary. There will also be several Christmas Parade floats on display! Visit downtownlakelandfl.com for more information for this event and the Holiday Walkabout.
On Saturday December 4th, snow will fall in Lakeland as the 30th Annual Snowfest kicks off at Lake Mirror from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. This year’s event will feature the traditional snow mountain along with an exciting snow slide, a visit from Santa Claus, children’s entertainment, inflatables and food vendors will complete the day. Price for admission to Snow Mountain or the snow slide will be a canned food item or a $1.00 donation. Admission to the inflatables will be $1.00. All canned food items will be donated to the Polk County Senior Orphans.
Sunflower Preschool Playground
In conjunction with this year’s Snowfest the new Sunflower Preschool Playground will open its gates for the first time. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 10:00 a.m. The new park is designed for children 3 -5 years old and features age appropriate equipment that provides maximum early childhood developmental and play opportunities.
What holiday season would be complete without a call from Santa Claus? Special arrangements have been made this year for Santa to phone local children from his workshop. Santa and his long distance operators will be calling elementary school children on Tuesday, December 7th from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. To ensure your child doesn’t miss out on this exciting opportunity you must complete a Santa’s Calling form. Forms can be obtained online at lakelandgov.net or picked up at any of the following facilities: Kelly Recreation Complex at 404 Imperial Blvd., Simpson Park at 1725 MLK Jr. Avenue or at City Hall located at 228 S Massachusetts Ave.
Saturday, November 20, 2010
Thursday, November 4, 2010
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
The parade will begin Thursday at 4 p.m. at East Main Street and South First Avenue, snaking through downtown Bartow and south to Mosaic Park at the Bartow Civic Center.
There, the club's annual carnival will feature a cornucopia of amusement rides, games, food and live entertainment. The women of the Crickette Club began hosting the event to raise funds for its philanthropy programs, including its support of the local Girl Scouts.
The parade will feature marching bands, military units, political candidates and floats decorated by schools, churches and area businesses. The parade route moves west along East Main Street to Broadway Avenue, then south to Mosaic Park.
Bartow police will begin closing those roads at about 3:50 p.m., and detours will be marked. The carnival begins about 5 p.m. after the parade and continues until about 9:30 p.m.
Admission is free, and tickets for the rides and games will be available at the carnival. Food vendors will be on hand as well, and the club will host a costume contest during the carnival.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Kids 12 and under get free scary face pancakes on Friday October 29th at IHOP
Now through October 31, it's Trick or Treat All-You-Can-Eat Pancakes at IHOP! En...joy two of our fluffy buttermilk pancakes served with all your favorites and starting at just $4.99. Then we'll bring you more pancakes, three at at time, until you've had your fill! At participating locations for a limited time only. Visit www.ihop.com for more information.
Join us on Halloween Night, Sun, Oct 31 from 5-7pm for our "Annual Trunk-or-Treat and Halloween Spooktacular." We'll have Trunk or Treating sponsored by the youth as well as a bounce party on the front lawn. The youth band and members of the eleven20 band will provide music. Hotdogs, popcorn, snow cones, and cotton candy in addition to rows and rows of car trunks filled with candy! Make plans bring your friends and join the fun.
First United Methodist Church on Lake Morton in Lakeland
Sunday, Oct. 31st
FREE for Kids
$8 for Adults that are members; $12 for non members
TO BOOK, OR FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL
For the safety and comfort of all of our guests, please adhere to the following:
1) Children may wear costumes with masks during the Halloween parade, to be held on the second floor of the museum. Otherwise, for their well-being, please have your child remove their mask while in the museum.
2) Adults will not be permitted with masks. Face makeup is encouraged.
3) Please ensure that ALL costumes, for adults and children alike, are family appropriate. Please refrain from gory, scary or sultry in any way.
Thank you!We appreciate your support.
Guests like you make doing business a real pleasure!
Alan G Mock
Manager of Marketing & Communications
Glazer Children's Museum
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Saturday, October 9th
10 am until 2 pm
Demonstrations, station tours, equipment displays, and fire safety information.
10 am until 2 pm
Lakeland Fire Department
701 E. Main Street
FREE admission and refreshments
834-8219 for more info.
3rd Annual Pumpkin Party !!!
A Family Event suitable for ages 1 - 7 yrs. (or even older children & grandparents)
We have stories, songs, lap bounces, finger plays, games, and crafts all focused on our favorite icon of Fall: PUMPKINS !!!
When: October 16th 10:45 am.
Where: In Tune Studios
Cost: $15 for the first child, + $5 for each extra child participating in crafts, etc.
Got something pumpkin-y to wear ? Let's see it ! (although this is not required.)
Bring home a small pumpkin, a pumpkin craft, and a Sharing Sheet full of songs and activities to continue the fun at home.
It's been such a big hit for the past two years, I just HAVE to do it again !!! I'm even adding fun NEW activities this year.
Families can enroll online, or contact Debbie
Friday, October 1, 2010
- Children's October Fest; Trinity Life Church-West Memorial Blvd. (Games and food for children through age 11. Bouncy houses, rock climbing, prizes, exhibits, and more.) 9 am until noon; Cost: $3 donation, Call 687-1942 for more info.
- Children and Youth Fall Festival in Dundee; Dundee United Methodist Church-219 East Merrill Ave. (Dunk tank, bobbing for apples, spin art, face painting and more) 10 am until 2 pm; Cost: Game tickets five for $1 and lunch $3, Call 439-3025 for more info.
- Polk Authors and Illustrators Festival, Saturday, October 2, 2010 9 am until 3 pm. South Kentucky Ave. Downtown Lakeland. Lakeland Christina Rotary club will be distributing free children's books!
Earlier this week, we released the news that a recent survey performed by an independent testing firm found that moms prefer our Arm & Hammer™ Diaper Pail 2-to-1 over the Diaper Genie® II*, based on overall performance, ease of use, and odor control. The full story can be read here.
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Thursday, September 23, 2010
At Lakeland Community Theatre October 29-31 7-11pm
Friday, September 17, 2010
Log on to www.planetexplore.com and enter your zip code to find outdoor events near you.
GO to www.sunnyd.com for more info.
Begins 8/23/10 ends 11/30/10.
All submissions require entry form. Labels must include UPC.
Teacher submissions only.
Send them your old volumes and pick some new used ones to take their place. You only pay shipping, and can even create a wish list to be notified when a title you want is in stock.
Registration is FREE.
Water, Wings, and Wild Things annual nature festival at Circle B Bar Reserve is scheduled for October 3oth.
This is one of my families favorite community activities!
Lots of animal experiences, nature booths and craft activities and the majority is FREE!!
More details to come!
Saturday, September 11, 2010
Friday, September 10, 2010
|Kid's Cooking Class |
Saturday, September 18, 2010
10:00AM - 11:30AM
$30 per child and one parent eats free!
Additional parents or guests are $15 per person
Looking for a fun activity to keep your child busy?
Join our Chef while he teaches your child how to prepare one of our favorite Italian dishes! Each child will sample and prepare their own dish, receive a Chef's hat and a goody bag to take home.
Best part is, one parent eats free.
Space is limited, please call 813-288-0066 to reserve.
Can't make it this time? The fun will continue all year round...join us each month so your child will be a professional Chef in no time!
203 Westshore Plaza
Tampa, FL 33609
Sunday, September 5, 2010
A fair for Baby to be and Up to 3!
Join us for some fun and free exhibits, demonstrations, and door prizes. The fair is geared for Pregnancy through Preschool.
- Free flu shots for children
- Child ID fingerprinting
- Fire safety house
- Story times
- Bike helmet fitting
- Music percussion pit
- Car seat education
- Breastfeeding advice
Regency Center for Women and infants
101 Ave. O, SE
Winter Haven, FL
September 18, 2010
9 am until 1pm
FREE to Public
For more details 863-294-7020
Noon until 7 pm
September 1-October 31, 2010
Proof of residency is required at time of purchase
August 27-September 19
Bring in any of these used items:
crib toddler bed
Get 25% off any new item from participating brands
No limit; trade in as many items as you want!
Purchased items can be from different categories.
One coupon per trade in.
Saturday, September 4, 2010
Join us every Tuesday at 1 pm for Children's story time.
Children of all ages are invited to make fun discoveries in the world of books.
Check your local Barnes and Noble locations for their specific days and times.
My boys are really looking forward to this new show coming this fall on PBS. If you are in CA you should check out this Kidsfaire for more kids fun.
America's Family Expo
September 25-26 th
Friday, September 3, 2010
Looking for some place to eat on Labor day? Well Kids eat free at Applebee’s on Labor Day. Call your location just to make sure they are participating before heading there.
On Labor Day, kids can choose one free entrée from the following options on the Kids Menu:
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Kraft® Macaroni & Cheese
The meal also includes a choice of side dish and soft drink or juice.
To take advantage of the Kids Eat Free event, customers must dine in and children should be 10 and under and accompanied by an adult. Each party will receive two (2) free Kids Meal per adult entrée purchase.
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Sunday, August 29, 1-3 pm: Baby Room Decor-Make-it Take-it with purchase of clay pots and blocks
Tuesday, August 31, 6-8 pm: Yarn Baby Shower Bag Make-it Take-it with purchase of bag
Wednesday, Sept. 1, 6-8 pm: Welcome Home Paper Bag Book Make-it Take-it with purchase of ribbon
Thursday, Sept. 2, 6-8 pm: Time Capsule Keepsakes Make-it Take-it with purchase of pail
Friday, Sept. 3, 6-8 pm: Welcome Baby Door Decor Make-it Take-it with Purchase of wood plaque and embellishments
Saturday, Sept. 4, 1-3 pm: Big Brother/Big Sister Welcome Home Canvas Make-it Take-it with purchase of canvas
While supplies last.
Friday, August 20, 2010
September 18, 2010
Winter Park, FL
Activities include a diaper dash, a kids' run, and an adult 5K walk/run, health screenings, fitness demonstrations, children's music and games, plus lots more festivities, food and fun!
For more details and to register; go to www.fitgeneration.com
Friday, August 6, 2010
Administered by Florida's 24th District of Free and accepted Masons.
Monday, August 9th
10 am until 4 pm
Held at Family Martial Arts Center
4525 S. Florida Ave.
Activity and craft while exploring the world of dragonflies. Parents are asked to attend with their children.
Sunday, August 8th
ongoing activity 1-3 pm
Circle B Bar Reserve
Winter Lake Road
Monday, August 2, 2010
August 6, 2010
Dog Days of Summer
- Enter or Watch the Pooch Parade!
- Pet portraits
- Dog Rescue Groups
- Meet the breeds at Munn Park
- Pet Supply Drive
- Dog themed activities at retail shops and in Munn Park
- Police K-9s and more!!
Sunday, August 1, 2010
Movie plays at 10 am and 12:30 pm
Featuring The Tooth Fairy
Summer Movie Fun For All Ages
New Movies Each Week!
Shows start at 10am every
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Doors open at 9:30am.
Same day ticketing only
August 3, 4, 5
Sponge Bob Square Pants (PG)
Ice Age 3 (PG)
Friday, July 30, 2010
Go green with Crayola® Black Markers. Make your mark on the environment with Crayola's new eco-friendly markers. Bring the family, join the fun and create something Mother Nature will surely love. The black marker barrel represents items manufactured with recycled plastic and the same superior quality. Ages 4 and up welcome. Powered by Crayola®. While supplies last.
|FREE BOWLING, FOOD AND FUN, |
just for signing up!
August 14, 2010
Summer is coming to an end, but the fall fun is just beginning! Bring your kids and learn about the activities and benefits of being a league bowler. Register them for an AMF Fall League and receive 2 FREE GAMES of Bowling, a FREE Hot Dog and a Soda!
|CLICK HERE |
to get the fun started
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for up to 6 people.
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Who knows...you may want to join a league yourself!
Always great fun for everyone at
AMF Lakeland Lanes
4111 S. Florida Ave. Lakeland FL 33813
Not Your Local AMF Bowling Center? Update your location.
Remember: “Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.”
- Emilie Buchwald
Mulberry Public Library
103 East Canal Street
Mulberry, FL 33860
863.425.3246, fax 863.425.8818
Monday, July 26, 2010
This program will be at the library meeting room and will be Children's Educational Theater, "Whales, Tails and Fairytales"
Sunday, July 25, 2010
Saturday, August 7, 2010
10 am until 2 pm
The Lakeland Center
701 W. Lime Street
Children Pre-K through 5th grade
- Free Physicals and Immunizations with Body Mass Index, Dental, Vision, Speech and Hearing screenings
- Backpack full of school supplies for children (while supplies last)
Register at The Lakeland Center the day of event starting at 7:30 am
For questions, call 863-686-1221 ext. 221
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Planet Mars will be the brightest in the night sky starting August. It will look as large as the full moon to the naked eye. This will cultivate on Aug. 27 when Mars comes within 34.65M miles off earth. Be sure to watch the sky on Aug. 27 12:30 am. It will look like the earth has 2 moons.
FREE BOWLING, FOOD AND FUN, just for signing up!
August 14, 2010 The Kids Bowl Free Program is ending, but the fall fun is just beginning! Bring your kids on YOUTH DAY and register them for an AMF Fall League and receive 2 FREE GAMES of Bowling, a FREE Hot Dog and a Soda!
Leagues are available for Youth and Adult at all skill levels so grab the gang and get in on the action.
Always great fun for everyone at
AMF Lakeland Lanes
4111 S. Florida Ave. Lakeland FL 33813
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Bartow Library-Ronald McDonald Magic Show at 2 pm
Larry R. Jackson Branch Library in Lakeland-"Make a Wave through Dance" at 10:30 am "splash again like we did last summer" with New Breed Dance and D.A.N.C.E. school of the arts
"Donating a backpack Friday could win you a free ticket to the premiere of "Disney on Ice presents Disney/Pixar's Toy Story 3" at the Lakeland Center.
The first 100 people to donate a backpack will receive one ticket voucher for free admittance to the show on Sept. 3. The limit is one voucher per person and 2 vouchers per household.
Free vouchers can be redeemed at the box office where additional tickets can also be purchased.
Monday, July 19, 2010
Saturday, July 17, 2010
Helping Rainbow Inc. has received a grant that will let it help 10 Polk County families with children 17 years old or younger with car repair assistance up to $250.
People can visit the website www.helpingrainbow.com for more info. about the program. This grant opportunity lasts until 10 Polk families have been helped or until August 27, 2010.
Friday, July 16, 2010
Family Fun magazine is giving away both the stroller and the Pack 'n Play to one lucky reader. For a chance to win, send an email by August 31, 2010 with your name, address, birth date and phone number to email@example.com with "Graco Mickey" in the subject line.
One entry per household.
One entry per household.
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Simply visit the website, register for free, and tell us when you would like to receive the call. Then, choose from one of 6 themed calls from Mickey, Minnie, Donald or Goofy!
No purchase necessary. Must be 18 years or older.
- Save up to 75% on clearance items like all Gym sets, pool and water toys, Dolls and Doll playsets
- Free lunch box up to $9.99 value when you buy any backpack priced at $12.99 or more
- Buy 1 get 1 Free all Crayola crayons
- Buy 1 get 1 free all Crayola markers
- 20% off all Story Readers and story reader books.
See Details Below:
On July 23 from 4pm-6pm donate a new child's backpack and you will receive one free ticket to Disney on Ice presents Toy Story 3. Limit 2 tickets per person (you may donate 2 backpacks to receive 2 tickets). Supplies are limited. Bring your backpacks to The Lakeland Center Box Office Lobby to receive your tickets. 97 Country will also be on hand with a live remote!
Saturday, July 10, 2010
Tuesday: Throwback Tuesdays; 2 can dine for $20.99
Wednesday: Live Music on the Patio; Drink Specials
Thursdays-Saturdays: 15% off entire bill with movie ticket or stub
Sunday: Half price appetizers and drink specials all day
American Baby Magazine
Register at americanbaby.com to get a free subscription to American Baby magazine, America's most respected helping hand for new and expectant mothers for over 60 years. You can also get weekly developmental email updates and an interactive calendar personalized to your stage of pregnancy or your baby's age. All at americanbaby.com, your partner in parenting.
This durable, handy bowl is the perfect thing to help your little one learn to eat on his own. To get yours, fill out the Earth's Best Offer Redemption Form and send us 10 Earth's Best UPCs from any Earth's Best Products along with a check or money order for $1.95 (for shipping and handling). Offer good while supplies last.
Click Here for the Redemption Form.
Earth's Best Baby Body Care Travel Pack
Send in register receipts for $15 in purchases for Earth's Best infant foods plus accompanying box tops and jar labels and receive a FREE Earth's Best Baby Body Care Travel Kit. Each kit contains travel sizes of 2-in-1 Shampoo & Body Wash, Extra Rich Therapy Creme, Everyday Lotion, Mineral Based Sunblock SPF30+, and Diaper Relief Ointment. Every product is Hypo-allergenic and developed specifically with baby's sensitive skin in mind.
Click Here for the Redemption Form.
Guess How Much I Love You
This tender story tells a tale of Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare, who try to measure the immeasurable - their love for each other. To receive Guess How Much I Love You fill out the Earth's Best Offer Redemption Form and send us 12 Earth's Best UPCs from any Earth's Best Products along with a check or money order for $1.95 (for shipping and handling).
Birthday Keepsake Scroll
A time capsule of memories beautifully written on an 11" x 14" scroll featuring unique facts about your child"s birthday, including top news stories, popular songs, trends and more. $11.95 + no UPCs or $8.95 + 15 UPCs (from any Earth's Best Products)
To receive your Birthday Keepsake Scroll by mail, simply print out the Earth's Best Offer Redemption Form, provide the necessary information and send with a check or money order payable to Earth's Best for either $11.95 or $8.95 + 15 UPCs (both includes postage and handling) for each scroll ordered. (offer only good for babies born in 1990 or later)
Earth's Best Premium Fulfillment
PO Box 49145
Strongsville, OH 44149-0145
To produce your scroll accurately, please write legibly and provide all detailed information requested. Make check payable to Earth's Best, Inc. Please allow 6-8 weeks for shipping. Offer available to U.S. residents only.
Friday, July 9, 2010
MOSI Events & Promotions
|Event Name:||Kids in Charge! 5th Birthday Party|
|Event Time:||10 a.m. - 2 p.m.|
|Event Location:||Kids In Charge! Building at MOSI|
|Event Detail:|| |
Join MOSI for a birthday bash honoring the largest children’s science center in the nation! For five years, Kids In Charge! has been emphasizing the value of learning through play. This year’s birthday party celebrates the five senses in true MOSI style – by making science real. Come out and enjoy a day of fun including children’s activities, delicious food, and science demonstrations.
Event is FREE with paid MOSI admission and FREE to MOSI Members.
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
- See all 10 new LEGO games!
- Build the robot, be the robot!
- Walk through the labyrinth avoiding the minotaur!
- Play games against other families to win cool stuff!
The event is intended to acquaint local residents with Legoland Florida and how it will affect Central Florida. Attendees will see LEGO models, view park concepts and be able to ask questions about job opportunities.
Guests can help build a giant LEGO mural depicting the front entrance of Legoland Florida. When complete, the mural will be 9 feet wide, 5 feet tall and created out of 35,000 LEGO bricks.
Tuesday, July 6, 2010
from 10 am until 2 pm
- July 10th: Magic Tree House Day; Join the fun with the Magic Tree House Summer Reading Program! Get your Passport to Adventure and travel with Jack and Annie around the world as we read our favorite Magic Tree House books.
- July 17th: Fun in the Sun Beach Day: Grab your beach towels, snorkels and flippers, and join the fun for our indoor beach day with story times, crafts and games.
- July 24th: Family fun day; Bring the family for crafts, card games, coloring contests and more!
- July 31st: Silly Hat Day; Show off your silliest hat and take part in the silliest hat contest and create your own paper hat.
Monday, July 5, 2010
Friday, July 2, 2010
June 2, 2010
- bean bag toss
- dunk tank
- patriotic tattoos
- Go fish
- Hula hoops
- cup cake eating contest
- "minute to win it" games
- hop scotch
- jump rope
- live music and more
- Downtown Bake off! enter your pie for $5; slices sold for $1
- Pie Eating Contest!
The offer is open to all members of all branches of military service. A concert is from 1-3pm featuring patriotic music. Members of the military should bring a driver's license with a DD214 or active military ID for free admission.
General admission is $10 for adults.
This free event features music from the band Williams Road and fireworks.
Food vendors will be on site.
Canned food drive; Please bring one canned food item per person. All donations will benefit our local food banks.
Winter Haven's 2010 Rock and Freedom Fest will take place from 7-10 pm Saturday at MLK Jr. Park on Lake Silver.
Events include patriotic community art project, hula hoop challenge, rock climbing wall, bungee jump, airbrush tattoos, golf demos and classic car show.
Band Haven will play before the 9 pm fireworks.
Admission is free.
863-291-5656 for more info.
Mulberry Public Library
103 East Canal Street
Mulberry, FL 33860
863.425.3246, fax 863.425.8818
For free tickets, go to www.buccaneers.com
- July 31: 10:20 am-12:30 pm
- August 1: 2:30 pm-5 pm
- August 2: 10:20 am-12:30 pm
- August 4: 10:20 am-12:30 pm
- August 5: 2:30 pm-4:35 pm
- August 6: 10:20 pm-12:30 pm
- August 7: 7-9 pm
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Thursday, July 1-Saturday, July 3rd
11 am until 4 pm
Sample these new products in your local Wal-mart store.
Kool-aid Fun Fizz
Oreo Fudge cremes
Deli Deluxe Bacon Cheddar
Crystal light Pure Fitness
Oscar Mayer Angus Hot dogs
Blue Star Museum
for active military and family
Now through September 6, 2010
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Special Pre-Sale Opportunity!
Disney on Ice presents Disney/Pixar's
Toy Story 3
Friday, September 3rd, 3:30pm & 7:30pm
Saturday, September 4th, 3:30pm & 7:30pm
$16, $27, $32, $40
Pre-Sale Available Now through July 22nd, 11:59pm
Tickets On Sale July 23rd at 10am
Use Pre-Sale Code: THREE
Have you heard the buzz? The toys are back in town! Disney On Ice presents Disney/Pixar's Toy Story 3! The summer's biggest hit movie, Toy Story 3, and memorable moments from Toy Story and Toy Story 2 are hitting the ice in this sensational live production coming to your hometown! Catch all the heroic action when Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie and the Toy Story gang escape from the rambunctious tots of Sunnyside Daycare and race for home in their most daring adventure ever. A few new faces join the fun including Barbie's groovy bachelor Ken and Lots-o'-Huggin' Bear. It's the biggest Toy Story experience on ice, jam-packed with fast-paced adventure such as Buzz's galactic battle with Emperor Zurg and a hoe-down at Woody's Roundup. Rediscover the humor, friendship and charm of Toy Story when Disney On Ice presents Disney/Pixar's Toy Story 3 takes family fun to infinity and beyond!
DLP First Friday July Pie Bakeoff
Friday, July 2nd 6pm-9pm
Join The Lakeland Center, Ovations and
The Downtown Lakeland Partnership for
an all-American pie celebration
Have a great pie recipe? Enter your favorite pie to win some great prizes and the honor of having one of the best desserts in Lakeland! To enter: bring your pie to Munn Park no later than 5:30pm - each entry only $5. Pies will be judged based on the following categories: cream/cheese, fruit/berry, nut, wild card. All pies will be sliced and sold after the judging with proceeds going to a local charitable cause. For more information call the DLP 513-3669 or firstname.lastname@example.org
DON'T MISS THE PIE EATING CONTEST AT 7:30pm all contestants welcome - check in at the DLP tent in Munn Park before 7:00pm.
Sunday, June 27, 2010
Sunday, June 20, 2010
- Monday, June 21 at 2pm "Giving Tree Music" (all ages)
- Tuesday, June 22 at 10 am "Freshwater and Wetlands: (K-5th grade)
- Wednesday, June 23 at 10 am "Squish-Squash" (Pre-K)
- Thursday, June 24 at 2 pm "Seascape Crafts" (Pre-K)
- Saturday, June 26 at 2pm Movie Day "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" (PG)
June 25th at 8 :30 pm
"Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove"
Movie will be on the NW corner of Wilson Avenue and Main Street
The event is free and suitable for the entire family. Those attending are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets and mosquito repellent.
The Junior Service League of Bartow will be selling refreshments.
Thursday, June 17, 2010
- Thursday, June 17th;6-8 pm FREE Make-It and Take-It Father's Day Duck tape Wallet
- Friday, June 18th; 6-8 pm Father's Day T-shirt Make-It Take-It event; with the purchase of T-shirt
- Saturday, June 19th, 10 am until 2pm FREE Make-It and Take-It Father's Day Card Event While Supplies last
Customer Appreciation DAy
Saturday, July 17
Game time 6 pm gates open at 5:30 pm
Bring in your front page of the Ledger from the Friday or Saturday newspaper and get Free Admission.
Flying tigers t-shirt to the first 200 new Ledger subscribers.
Grocery tote to the first 3,000 people
Drawing for autographed posters of the players.
Monday, June 14, 2010
- Preschool story hour for ages 5 and under starts Tuesday and Wednesday. Each week there are themed reading activities including puppets, music and storytelling to enhance young learners' reading skills.
- Take a walk with the Florida Friendly Trail program and explore the Downtown trail from the library to Virginia Miller Park 11 am, Tuesday. Its an easy walk with lots of native Florida plants.
Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Now thru July 11th
Noon until 6 pm
Plus FREE Family Outdoor Workshops; Earn a Pin for every workshop you complete!
- Free Shooting Gallery
- Free Shooting Range
- Free Casting Pond
- Free Crafts; Tuesday and Thursday 4-5 pm and Saturday and Sunday Noon-2 pm
- Make Smores
- Free Photo
Sunday, June 13, 2010
- Auburndale Library: See the magic of Glen Foster, a premier illusionist who will dazzle you at 10:30 am. All summer programs will be at the Auburndale Civic Center, 115 W. Park Street.
- Lakeland Public Library: Come at 10 am for some undersea fun with the Disney classic "The Little Mermaid"
- Winter Haven Library: The summer programming starts on Monday with "Wow! The Wonder of Water," beginning at 10 am. Program designed for grades K-5th.
Saturday, June 19th
Join us for the LEGO Family Creation Challenge
Test your imagination, creativity, building and guessing skills!
Plus-build a cool creation the DAD will love!
Prizes, Giveaways and More!!
Saturday, June 12, 2010
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Public parks, nonprofit organizations and federal agencies across the country are teaming up to connect kids with nature. And that's just the kickoff-look for events throughout the summer at www.nationalgetoutdoorsday.org.
605 E. Central Ave., Winter Haven.
Saturday, June 12th at 11 am
Register or to learn more by calling Audra Crews, office manager at 863-293-7789
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Pix and Popcorn, Saturday, June 12th at 2:30 pm. featuring "Alvin and the Chipmunks" the Squeakquel"
Learn more about history and culture in the pioneer days of 1854 America and meet Kirsten Larson, a Swedish immigrant, when American Girl meets at 2 pm on Saturday at the Main Lakeland Library.
"Make A Splash" at the kick off of this summer's Florida Youth Library Program, 10 am this Saturday. All ages welcome.
Friday, June 4, 2010
|REG’s Free Family Film Festival is Now Showing!|
|We have planned a fun-filled summer of select movies for kids and parents. Regal has proudly offered this free summer fun since 1991. Oh, did we mention that it’s FREE!|
|Selected G or PG movies start at 10:00am every Tuesday and Wednesday during the festival. Tickets and seating are first-come, first-served and are limited to theatre capacity.|
|The Free Family Film Festival is safe, lots of fun and a great way for kids to spend a weekday morning in the summer. Tickets for our 2010 Free Family Film Festival are exclusively available at select theatres’ box office on the day of the show.|
Check the link for more info. and to find a theatre near you:
Free Crafts for Kids
June 5th, 11 am until 3 pm
Kids decorate silly sunglasses
Toy Story 3 Craft Activity and Photo-Op
Saturday, June 5th
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Build a playset to create your own Toy Story adventures.
And bring your camera for a fun photo opportunity!
Minimum age for participation is 3 years. Event subject to change or cancellation without notice.
Call your local store to confirm participation. While supplies last.
Thursday, June 3, 2010
June 4, 2010, 6-9 pm
Ride your bikes to Downtown for fun, family friendly event.
- Unusual bike show 7-9 pm-N. Kentucky Ave.
- Kiddie bike course and decorating at Explorations V Museum
- Bike Tricks by Red Trail Racing
- Almost Giant... a curious exhibit of words and pictures for all ages at Mitchells Coffee house
- Car show at Tennessee Ave.
- Geocache Challenge-get clues at S. Kentucky Ave.
Saturday, June 5th
Flying Tigers vs Ft. Myers Miracle
Game time: 6 pm
$1 Admission Tickets with Lakeland Electric Statement (bring statement to box office)
$1 Hot dogs and $1 Sodas
Post game fireworks
Monday, May 31, 2010
Saturday, June 5
Orange Dome, Winter Haven
210 Cypress Gardens Blvd.
9 am until 3 pm
The hurricane expo is an educational event that will enable the entire family to educate and prepare themselves for exposure to potential hazards. The event will include: guest speakers, safety demonstrations, a Kids in Disaster Korner, emergency vehicle displays and much more!!
The boys thought it was great because we saw so many new things that you don't see everyday in your ordinary grocery store.
In the produce section, we found so many new and different fruits and vegetables including a Jackfruit which my son Jack thought was cool. On top of finding fresh vegetables, there was many kinds of pickled vegetables to try.
The meat section was cool and gross at the same time. We saw pig's feet (including the leg and hoof), pig's intestines, stomach and uterus!! EWWW!! But the boys thought it was cool. We also saw packages of chicken's feet; claw and all; not sure what you do with those.
The seafood market was fun because they had tanks of live fish, shrimp, eel and more and the customers were picking things out and having them cut up right there in front of them.
I think it is fun to get out and check out new and different cultures and foods and we are blessed that our boys are usually adventurous eaters. So get out there in your own community and explore!!