Thursday, March 31, 2011
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Resurrection’s Parish Hall
3720 Old Rd. 37, Lakeland
Find exciting gifts and treasures from local vendors
and home based businesses!
Saturday, April 2nd 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. &
Sunday, April 3rd 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday morning pancake breakfast, 8 a.m.-10:30 am.! $5 for adults, $3 for children 4-11 yo
Hand-painted Greeting Cards
A and W Team Spirit Jewelry
…and many more vendors!!!
Proceeds will benefit the Resurrection Youth’s
summer mission trip.
9am until 1pm
Barnett Family Park
FREE; Canned food will be accepted for food banks.
Children can visit five countries and get a free book.
Also, book readings by Katherine Boll and Lucia Gonzalez, performance by Jack Hartman.
March 29th-April 3rd
Featuring the US Navy Blue Angels
2-Day Weekend Special for Florida residents and Military personnel
$25 for adults
$10 youth (11-17)
10 years old and younger FREE
Sun n Fun Campus, Southside Lakeland Linder Regional Airport
Monday, March 28, 2011
Thursday, March 24, 2011
- Musical petting zoo
- Build Bok boxes out of craft sticks
- Ipad art
- Video production
- Create new fashion by recycling T-shirts
- Robotic animals on display by Bok Academy
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Welcome to Just Between Friends of Lakeland!
Come be a part of the most anticipated children's consignment sale in Lakeland, Florida! Once discovered JBF will become an event you will never miss again. Join us as a consignor or just come by and shop...
We are a seasonal sale of "gently used" children's clothing, name brand maternity wear, toys, outside playground equipment, baby and nursery items, books, videos, and many more unique children's items.
Our Spring/Summer 2011 Sales Event
is April 8-10 at the Lakeland Center!
***REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE SPRING 2011 SALE*** Click here to join our mailing list and register!
Go ahead and start exploring our site! Click any of the links on the left and learn everything you would ever want to know about JBF of Lakeland and how to consign and/or shop at one of our events.
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- Thrilling Thursday: Session focuses on early science and math. Topic is "Cereal Count" @ 10:30 am
- Fun Friday: Session focuses on creativity and includes art activities for children of all ages. Activity is "Sailboat Collage" @ 10:30 am
- Magical Monday: Preschool story and activity time. Story is "The Wind Blew" Monday, 3/28 @ 10:30 am
- Terrific Tuesday: Activity time focuses on school readiness. Activity is "Making Music", 3/29 @ 10:30 am
Activities included with admission.
Exploration V Children's Museum
109 N. Kentucky Ave.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
FUN Activity for the Family - UPick Strawberries
When: Saturday and Sunday March 26th & 27th
Time: 8 am- 3 pm
Where: 2600 Sparkman Road Plant City, Fl 33566
Who: Open to the Public. Hosted by Wish Farms.
...Cost: $3 per flat minimum.
All proceeds benefit Family Fundamentals Partner Agency, Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA)
Sunday, March 20, 2011
- Free Make It Take It; Scrapbook Page and Shadow Box Demo, March 26th 10 am until noon Make the most of your memories with a stylish scrapbook shadow box.
- The Knack FREE Make It Take It Bottle Caps Event; March 27th 1pm-3pm Design your own bottle cap creation.
- The Knack Make It Take It Easter Craft Egg Event; April 2 10 am until noon Come create cute easter craft eggs. with the purchase of 7 inch craft egg.
Saturday, March 19, 2011
FDLRS primarily works with parents and families with special needs but all parents are invited to attend the workshops.
The first workshop is "The Four Steps to Behavior Management" and will be held from 9 to 11:30 am on Tuesday at the Polk County School Board building in the business complex of the Bartow Municipal Airport. It will teach parents various techniques to assist them with producing positive behavior for their children.
The second workshop teaches parents a planning tool to help children achieve goals. It will be held from 5 to 7 pm on March 24 th also in the School Board building.
For more info. contact Laura Taft at 863-647-4258.
Taught by University of Florida behavior analysts, hosted by Heartland for Children.
When: Tuesday, March 22nd 6-9 pm and April 26 th
Learning Room 2, Family Fundamentals
1021 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
519-8900, ext 124 for reservations
From Sunday, March 20 through Saturday, March 26, Toys”R”Us stores nationwide are holding
you will have the opportunity to trade in any used bike for a coupon with a savings up to $50 on the purchase of any new bike.
”The Great Bike Trade-in” event is also providing the opportunity to trade in any used bike helmet in exchange for a 25% savings on the purchase of any new bike helmet.
Visit your local Toys”R”Us store to trade in your used bike or bike helmet.
Offer good in-store only.
Friday, March 18, 2011
Bridge The Gap to School Readiness classes start back Monday, 9:30 - 11:30 AM, for any child age 3 - 5 years old and a parent/caregiver. Class is FREE. No Registration Required. Come 1 day a week or 5. Whatever your schedule allows! Help prepare your child to enter school ready to succeed!!
(863) 686-1221 ext. 221
Enter to win a $250 gift certificate to a Mommy and Me dance or art class in your area from Pull Ups.
First Day of Spring!
Visit Rita's for a FREE Regular Ice in the flavor of your choice!!!
Saturday, March 12, 2011
Lakeland Police Department to Host Annual Open House in March
The Lakeland Police Department will be hosting an open house for the community on March 19, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the main station located at 219 North Massachusetts Avenue in Lakeland. This event is free to the public and drinks and refreshments will be served.
There will be tours of the police department, crime lab, emergency operations center, and communications. There will be activities for children and equipment displays. There will also be demonstrations by the SWAT Team, K-9 Team, Crime Scene, DUI Unit, Aviation and Hostage Negotiations Unit.
This is a great opportunity to have fun and learn more about your local police department and meet our new Police Chief Lisa Womack.
Friday, March 11, 2011
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Save the date!!
First United Methodist Church
April 16, 11am-1pm!
Our annual Easter Egg hunt is called an Eggstravaganza because it is MUCH MORE than just an egg hunt. It is an afternoon of story time with the pastors, crafts, music, dancing, the Easter Bunny, free picnic lunch and over 10,000 eggs.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Father's and Father figures are invited to join us this Thursday, March 10th, 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM at Family Fundamentals for Dad's Night (no children) through the Daddy & Me Program.
This month's topic is "Positive Parenting" taught by University of Florida Certified Behavior Analysts. At this workshop Dad's will be introduced to effective parenting practices and skills deigned to improve behavior of all children ---from toddlers to teens. Dad's will learn strategies designed to improve behaviors and adult/child interactions.
Cost: FREE - Meal Provided with Registration
(Funded in part by a grant from Florida's Natural Growers Foundation, Inc. & Polk County Schools Head Start)
Call to Register (863)686-1221 ext. 221
Group Facilitator: George Butts
Dads who are more involved in the lives of their children make a difference!
2525 27th Street East | Bradenton, Florida 34208-7427
(941) 748-5829 | 800-608-2525
CALENDAR OF EVENTSMarch 12, 2011 - Saturday
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
FREE ADMISSION AND PARKING!
ORANGE BLOSSOM FESTIVALCome join us for this fun, annual, family event. Lots of activities for the kids; Pony Rides, Bounce Houses, Rock Wall, Gyro, Gem Mining, Games, AgVenture Petting Zoo, and much more. Arts and Crafts, Entertainment, and great food. FREE Admission and FREE Parking.
Entertainment scheduled as follows:
9:00 am - National Anthem sung by Erika Quartuccio
9:15 am - Bowery Boys Barbershop Quartet
10:30 am - Bradenton Christian Drum Line
11:30 am - Starfire Dancers
12:30 pm - Gulfcoast Cloggers
1:30 pm - Makenzie Raye, Country Singer
3:00 pm - Highway 41 Band (hwy41rocks.com)
For more information call 941-748-5829
March 13, 2011 - Sunday
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
FREE PARKING AND FREE ADMISSION!
ORANGE BLOSSOM FESTIVALCome join us for this fun, annual, family event. Lots of activities for the kids; Agventure Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Bounce Houses, Rock Wall, Gyro, Gem Mining, Games, and more. Arts and Crafts, Entertainment, and great Food. FREE Admission and FREE Parking.
9:00 am - Steve Johnson
12:00 pm - Ancient Ways Martial Arts
1:00 pm - Starfire Dancers
2:30 - Dr. Dave Band
For more information call 941-748-5829
March 18, 2011 - Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
ORANGE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
Health & Business FairLocal health professionals and businesses will be on hand with free information.
Health screenings, tons of give aways, door prizes, entertainment and more.
For more information call 941-748-5829
Sunday, March 6, 2011
Saturday, April 2nd
9 am until 1 pm
Barnett Family Park, Lakeland
Special performance by Jack Hartman
Book readings by Katherine Boll and Lucia Gonzalez
Kids will enjoy a magical adventure through five countries and receive a FREE Scholastic Book!
- Face Painting
- Fire Engines
- Police Cars
A FREE Community event!
Learn the life saving basics of CPR
March 19, 2011
9 am until 10:30 am
FREE refreshments and door prizes
Abundant Life Church
6780 N. Socrum Loop Rd.
To pre register or for more info. call
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Saturday, March 5th, 10 am until 5 pm
Sunday, March 6th, 1 pm until 4 pm
Will include hands-on arts and crafts and face painting
100 Block of East Davidson on the north side of Polk County Historical Museum
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One grand prize winner will receive a nursery
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This month’s (Saturday 3/5) Home Depot FREE Kids Workshop project is a cool Race Car. Head over to Home Depot between the hours of 9am and noon.
Designed for children 5-12, materials and instruction are FREE and participants will get their very own orange Home Depot apron and achievement pin. Details are HERE.
Do you have a child age birth - 4 that lives in Fort Meade, Bartow, Lake Wales, or zip code 33801?
Call Amber at 863.648.1500 ext.228 to see how your child can receive free books mailed to them through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library!
Source: Family Fundamentals
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Enter the Baby Einstein: Bond with the baby sweepstakes to win a $1000 savings bond.
1554 Town Center
Lakeland, FL 33803
Chocolate Time Line:
Per your request we will begin serving iced
coffee and cold frappe drinks. The next
newsletter will hold more information on
the different flavors and prices. We love
your ideas and we are listening so feel free
to to tell us how we can serve you better.
March 2- Half-Price Cupcakes ALL DAY
March 4 - Date Night 8 or 9*
March 5- Cupcake Happy Hour 5-10
March 7 - Family Night*
March 9 - Half-Price Cupcakes ALL DAY
March 11 - Date Night @ 8 *
March 12- Cupcake Happy Hour 5-10
March 14 - Family Night * reservations required
Enjoy a FREE sneak preview performance
Glazer Children's Museum: Thursday @ 2:30pm
PLUS MEET GOOFY!
Join us as Master Illusionist Brad Ross from Mickey's Magic Show performs live at Glazer Children's Museum this Thursday, March 3rd @ 2:30pm!
Free to all visitors to the museum this Thursday, you can enjoy a magical preview of the show AND meet Brad's best friend and magic counterpart, Goofy!
That's right - this is your chance to meet GOOFY in person, get an autograph and take a picture of your child with this all-time favorite Disney character.
Disney Live! presents Mickey's Magic Show this week in Tampa Bay at:
- Lakeland, FL - Robert V. Youkey Theatre - March 2nd and 3rd
- St. Petersburg, FL - Progress Energy Center for the Arts - Mahaffey Theater - March 4th
- Tampa, FL - St. Pete Times Forum - March 6th
For a special discount of $3 off per ticket, visit TicketMaster and enter promo code: MAGIC
Dr. Seuss Bookmark
Weds., March 2
10 am until noon
Join the Seuss Birthday celebration.
Come make your own festive bookmark creations.
while supplies last.
ages 3 and up welcome.