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Pickin' in the Park

Pickin' in the Park

Winter Haven, Florida-- On the first Friday of every month, Winter Haven Hospital and the City of Winter Haven host a free community sing-along music event in downtown Central Park.

This coming Friday's (May 4) event takes place from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

The sing-alongs take place on the first Friday of every month from September through May, and they feature local musicians.

For details, call Nat West,  297-9387.

2 Summerlin Academy students receive study abroad scholarships

2 Summerlin Academy students receive study abroad scholarships

Bartow, Florida -- Cadet Joey Kilpatrick and Cadet Nicholas Taylor are the proud recipients of the National Security Language Initiative for Youth’s full merit-based scholarships to study abroad in the summer of 2012.

Event Highlights Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition winners (winter haven)

Event Highlights Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition winners (winter haven)

Winter Haven, Florida-- Attend the 2012 Central Park Stroll in Winter Haven and see the winning sculptures featured in the 2012 Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition.

The Central Park Stroll takes place from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., May 3, in downtown Winter Haven.

Cast your vote for your favorite sculpture for the People's Choice Award. Other prizes will be awarded in this one-of-a-kind sculpture competition.

There will be hands-on art activities for kids, aand live jazz music for the enjoyment of everyone.

Art in AgriCulture

Art in AgriCulture

Lakeland, Florida-- Art and Agriculture are two topics that are often unrelated, but a progressive party at St Joseph's Catholic Church will change that this weekend. 

"Art in AgriCulture" takes place on Saturday, April 28 from 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. at the St. joseph's Catholic Church basketball Pavillion in Lakeland, Florida.

In celebration of Earth Month and Polk County's rich agricultural heritage, the event will feature visual art, short film, fashion, sound and performance, with a focus on agricultural heritage. 

Neil Simon's Rumors at Theatre Winter Haven

Neil Simon's Rumors at Theatre Winter Haven

Winter Haven, Florida-- Neil Simon's Rumors is showing at Theatre Winter Haven.

Performances began April 12, but there is still time for any who have yet to see this comedic treat! the last showing is Sunday, April 29. 

Adult tickets cost $20, and student tickets cost $17. 

Shows play Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2:30 p.m.

A scheduling exception applies on Sunday, April 22, with the show beginning at 7:30 p.m., and on Saturday, April 28's with the show beginning at 2:30 p.m. 

Bartow High IB students win 1st place in the Florida Spanish State Conference

Bartow High IB students win 1st place in the Florida Spanish State Conference

Bartow High IB Students are the winners of the Florida Spanish State Conference. Last week, the teens beat out the competition to win first place in Division 6A/7A. They competed in the areas of impromptu speaking, declamation and play.

Members of the winning team are listed below:

Art and Antiques in Bartow this weekend

Art and Antiques in Bartow this weekend

Bartow, Florida - Who knows what treasures may be found this weekend in Bartow?

If you're a big fan of those shows that feature people who buy a priceless relics for a song, downtown Bartow may be the place for you this Saturday.

The Bartow Antique Fair and Yard Sale takes place between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., also on Main Street.

For more information, contact Mikel Dorminy at (863)519-0508.