Tuesday, August 23, 2011
- Free Refreshments
- Free Prizes
- $10 Kmart gift cards to the first 100 people at the ribbon cutting ceremony
- Local radio station broadcasting live, 10 am until noon
- Meet Mr. Bluelight and Balloon artists
- Drawing every hour for Kmart gift cards
Saturday, August 20, 2011
Friday, August 19, 2011
Start your child’s school year out with a fresh and new hairstyle at the Back to School Summer Bash that D’zire International Salon and Spa is having for children and teens in their community Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. There will be refreshments, food, games, moon walks, music, free services and much, much more! They will also be supporting the Sickle Cell Foundation. At D’zire International Salon and Spa, is on the corner of U.S. 98 North and Griffin Road. 863-816-5832 http://www.dzire.org. All ages are welcome
Saturday from 9 to 11:30 a.m., join Buck and Linda Cooper, two local butterfly experts, for a presentation on native butterflies followed by a hike and a tram tour where you will be able to scope out the butterflies that call Circle B Bar Reserve home. Stop by the Exhibit Hall at Polk’s Nature Discovery Center for the Discovery Kids Activity Saturday and Sunday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Author Terri Kowalski performs a special reading of her newest story, “Bee’s Birthday Surprise” at 1 p.m. in the Orientation Theater for the whole family to enjoy.
For more information or to sign up for any of the programs, call Polk’s Nature Discovery Center at (863) 668-4673 x205. Polk’s Nature Discovery Center at Circle B Bar Reserve is located at 4399 Winter Lake Road in Lakeland. Sign-ups for events start the first working day of the month.
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Annie’s has teamed up with Honest Kids, Seventh Generation and YoKids to help families toss their brown bags this back-to-school season by offering a free Kids Konserve lunch sack with the purchase of participating products July 1, 2001 through Sept. 30, 2011.
Did you know? The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that of the more than 3,960,000 tons of plastic bags, sacks and wraps produced annually, 90 percent are discarded and end up in landfills or oceans. Reusable lunch sacks are the way to go! To recieve your FREE Kids Konserve lunch sack, visit www.Annies.com/bts11 to view a list of eligible products, print out a form then mail in proof of purchase of all four brands.
Friday, August 12, 2011
Learn how to teach your 4- to 12-year-old how to manage money at the next KidsWealth Informational Workshop for parents, grandparents and guardians Tuesday, Aug. 23, from 4 to 5 p.m. or from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Magnify Credit Union’s Lakeland branch. To register, call Laura Tenpenny at Magnify Credit Union at 863-644-9104 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rocket to Success at the BLAST 2K11 Carnival
Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Christ Community Christian Center Church, Lakeland. Free games, bounce houses, raffles, prizes, balloons, Zumba classes, music and arts performances and more.
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Looking for a fun end-of-summer activity for your child?
Please join us for a Kids' Cooking Class on Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 10am - 11:30am.
$30 per child and one parent eats free!
Additional parents or guests are $15 per person.
Kids will be preparing Chocolate Tiramisu and will receive a Chef's hat and a goody bag to take home.
Adults will be served Maggiano's Salad and Rigatoni D.
Children will be served Ziti with Marinara after cooking class is over.
Please call our Banquet Office at 813-288-0066 to reserve your child's spot.
Seating is limited, and our classes fill up fast!
Maggiano's Little Italy
203 Westshore Plaza
Tampa, FL 33609
Monday, August 8, 2011
10 am until 3 pm
Museum celebrates its 20th birthday with special guest Radio Disney, music, games, contests, prizes and robot X5 Buddy.
Cost: $7 admission
Children younger than 2 and museum members FREE.
687-3869 for more info.
Sunday, August 7, 2011
| Dear Moms and Dads, |
Fresh fruits and veggies keep your baby happy and healthy – but the process of introducing your little ones to healthy foods can be challenging and messy!
Munchkin wants to help you give your baby a jumpstart on healthy eating habits by making fresh feeding fun!
We are giving away Munchkin Prize Packs on our Facebook page to help parents introduce their little ones to solid foods safely with our Fresh Food Feeder, make and store baby food with our Fresh Food Freezer Cups, keep healthy meals in baby's mouth rather than the floor with our Easy Squeezy Spoon, and much more.
Share a silly or cute photo of your baby’s first bite for a chance to win on our Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/MunchkinInc
Your Friends at Munchkin
We cut with big scissors
Micheline SalonSpa will conduct the annual Back To School Cut-A-Thon on Sunday, August 14, from 2:00 to 4:00pm! Proceeds will benefit Heartland For Children, our local community based care agency helping disadvantaged children of Polk, Highland, and Hardee Counties. Heartland For Children promotes the prevention of child abuse and oversees the provision of services for children who have been abused and/or neglected. Cash or check only; call Micheline SalonSpa at 863 644 0102 for details.
Haircuts, Adults $20
Haircuts, Children 10 & Under $15
Chair Massages, 10 minutes $10
Eyebrow or Lip Wax $10
To celebrate butterflies, dragonflies and other winged wildlife, August’s theme is “Up in Wings.” Sign up for a workshop, a tram tour or just visit and enjoy Polk County’s water,
wildlife and wilderness.
All activities are free and open to the public, but space is limited and registration is required. Sign up at the reception desk or by calling (863) 668-4673 x205. Tram nature tour sign-ups begin on the first working day of each month.
Saturday, August 6
*9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Nature Tour (Tram Tour). Requires sign up. Tour the Banana Creek Marsh with guides who will point out plants, birds and history of the property.
Wednesday, August 10
*9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Nature Tour (Electric Tram Tour). Requires sign up.
Take a personalized electric tram tour of the Banana Creek Marsh with a volunteer guide who will point out plants, birds and provide a brief history of the property.
*9 a.m. – 11 a.m. It Matters What You Grow, “Dirt Day.” Requires sign up. Become a Magnify EcoFriend and attend monthly club meetings to learn which plants save water and help Mother Earth. Each month kids will plant seeds or take cuttings for special plants to grow in parks and one to take home for their own yard or garden. This month,
participants should bring a shovel to help plant cypress trees and wiregrass around the Nature Center for visitors to enjoy. Seeds and cuttings from prior Dirt Day programs will be available to propagate and “take-home.” * Children must be accompanied by an adult.
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Birding by Habitat. In this final session of Birding 101, explore different ecosystems and the birds that thrive in them. Habitats of individual species may be used as clues for proper identification. To learn more about this workshop, please
7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Astronomy Night. Beginners and seasoned astronomers gaze into the stars and learn about the amazing world of astronomy. Powerful telescopes will provide unbelievable views. Meet in the orientation workshop for an introduction into the night sky and then step outside for the big show. Bring a flashlight and bug spray. This month participants will focus on star clusters and hopefully have a chance to see Saturn. We will “focus” on anything participants are interested in. *Space is limited, please sign up. Astronomy night will go on rain or shine.
Saturday, August 20
*9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Butterfly Hike with Tram Tour. Requires sign up. Join Buck and Linda Cooper, two local butterfly experts, for a presentation on native butterflies followed by a hike and a tram tour. Participants will scope out the butterflies that call Circle B Bar Reserve home. This workshop includes an outdoor portion so come prepared for Florida’s summer weather conditions.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Discovery
Center Activities. Join us for a Discovery Kids Activity. This activity will be on-going, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Bee’s Birthday Surprise. Bring the whole family and join author Terri Kowalski for a special reading of her newest story, “Bee’s Birthday Surprise.”
Sunday, August 21
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Discovery Center Activities. Join us for a Discovery Kids Activity. This activity will be on-going, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Wednesday, August 24
*9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Nature Tour (Electric Tram Tour). Requires sign up.
Take a personalized tour the Banana Creek Marsh with a volunteer guide who will point out plants, birds and history of the property.
Saturday, August 28
*9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Flowers in Bloom (Electric Tram Tour). Requires sign up.
What’s in bloom at Circle B Bar Reserve? Find out on a personal tour led by Circle B Bar Reserve wildflower expert Ben Bindschadler.
For more information or to sign up for any of the programs, call Polk’s Nature Discovery Center at (863) 668-4673 x205. Polk’s Nature Discovery Center at Circle B Bar Reserve is located at 4399 Winter Lake Road in Lakeland. Event registration begins on the
first working day of each month.