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The Big Read: Movie in the Park

The Big Read: Movie in the Park

Winter Haven, FL-- The Big Read, along with the City of Winter Haven has a treat in store for movie buffs on Thursday, January 17.

According to the Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce, attendees can look forward to an unabridged, multimedia showing of three of Edgar Allan Poe's most-renowned works: The Cask of Amontillado, The Tell Tale Heart, and The Raven.

Girls Night: The Musical

Girls Night: The Musical

Lakeland, FL-- The Lakeland Center Youkey Theatre will host Girls Night: The Musical next Friday, January 11 beginning at 8 p.m.

According to organizers:

GIRLS NIGHT: THE MUSICAL has been thrilling audiences and earning raves from critics throughout North America since it began touring after its sensational Off-Broadway debut.

Polk County Public Schools participates in “The Big Read”

Polk County Public Schools participates in “The Big Read”

Winter Haven, Florida -- In January, Polk County Public Schools and a number of community businesses and organizations are scheduled to participate in a nationwide effort to increase literacy.

All middle and high schools in the District will join in activities organized by “The Big Read,” an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. This year’s theme is centered on the stories and poems of 19th century writer Edgar Allan Poe.

History Center to close temporarily for maintenance

History Center to close temporarily for maintenance

Polk Co., FL-- The Polk County History Center will close for maintenance on Friday, December 2, and will remain closed through Tuesday, December 25.

According to the county, normal operating hours resume Wednesday, December 26.

Polk County History Center, located at 100 E. Main St. in Bartow, collects, preserves and documents items that are important to Polk County’s history and heritage.

These items are presented to the public through exhibitions and educational activities. 

Gallagher’s Last Smash Farewell Tour at the Lakeland Center

Gallagher’s Last Smash Farewell Tour at the Lakeland Center

Lakeland, FL-- He stopped by Studio 10 earlier this week, and now you have the chance to see him too! Gallagher will be take the stage for his Last Smash Farewell Tour at the Lakeland Center tomorrow night. 

The show begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are on sale for $27.50, $33.50 and $50 (service charges will apply) and are available at The Lakeland Center Box Office by calling 863-834-8111, online at thelakelandcenter.com or by calling the 24-hour ticketing line 888-397-0100.

 

Teen Poinsettia Decoration

Teen Poinsettia Decoration

Bartow, FL-- Kids and teens in grades six through 12 can create their very own flowering poinsettia decorations out of paper on Thursday, December 13 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Just head to the Bartow Public Library, located at 2150 S. Broadway Ave. Bartow, FL 33830.

 

Lake Wales Chorale afternoon concert

Lake Wales Chorale afternoon concert

Tampa, FL-- The Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce is promoting the Lake Wales Chorale event scheduled for Friday night at 7 p.m. 

Check out the details as they are posted on their page:

For a wonderful, fun start to the holiday season for the entire family to enjoy, join the Lake Wales Chorale for a glorious afternoon event as they present a holiday concert.