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Don't miss the Downtown Farmers' Market

Don't miss the Downtown Farmers' Market

Winter Haven, Florida-- Visit the downtown Winter Haven Farmers' Market any Thursday, including this coming, May 10, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Downtown Trailhead Park.

According to Mywinterhaven.com, you'll find farm-fresh produce and other items offered by local vendors.

The park is located at Third Street NW and South Lake Silver Drive.

Polk Public School Board and Commissioners to meet

Polk Public School Board and Commissioners to meet

Bartow, Florida-- The Polk County School Board announces a joint meeting with the Board of County Commissioners. 

The meeting takes place May 3 at 2:00 p.m. in the County Commission Board room at the Neil Combee Administration Building, 330 W. Church St.

Contact Pat McManus at the Polk County Public Schools District Office. (863)-534-0529.

Florida Orange Crop Decreases

Florida Orange Crop Decreases

Lakeland, Florida-- According to a release from Florida Citrus Mutual, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reduced its orange crop forecast for the 2011-2012 season by two million boxes from its initial forecast made in October, 2011.

Estimations say Florida will now produce 145 million boxes of oranges.

Click here for the complete USDA estimate. 

Polk County Public School students honored with TAG Art Awards

Polk County Public School students honored with TAG Art Awards

 

Polk County, Florida-- Some talented Polk County 5th graders recently took center-stage as they were presented with the Tag Art Awards of Distinction.

They are among the hundreds of public school students from nearly 70 elementary schools who competed for the distinction.

Polk County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Sherrie B. Nickell attended the ceremony at Florida Southern College’s Branscomb Auditorium.

LEGOLAND Water Park gets water

LEGOLAND Water Park gets water

Winter Haven, Florida -- With less than two months before its opening, LEGOLAND Water Park gets its most important element...water!

More than half a million gallons of H2O were pumped into the LEGO Wave Pool by a friend of the LEGO City Volunteer Fire Department. Meanwhile, the rest of the water park attraction is currently under construction from DUPLO Splash Safari to Joker Soaker.

Photo Gallery: LEGOLAND gets water

2nd Annual Central Florida Bridal Showcase

2nd Annual Central Florida Bridal Showcase

Haines City, Florida -- April 22 will be a bride's dream day when the 2nd Annual Central Florida Bridal Showcase comes to town!

The event will feature wedding exhibitors from all over the county showing off what they have to offer. There will be numerous door prizes along with the chance to win a free rental of the beautiful Lake Eva Banquet Hall for your big day.

A bridal fashion show will display the latest styles up for grabs.

The event will be held at Lake Eva Banquet Hall from 1 - 5 p.m.