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Kids' movies just $1 each Tuesday and Wednesday at Eagle Ridge Mall

Kids' movies just $1 each Tuesday and Wednesday at Eagle Ridge Mall

Lake Wales, Florida -- Spend summer break taking in a movie at a special low price.

During Polk County's school summer break, Regal Cinemas is running a special summer movie series with a range of children's movies, the Regal Summer Movie Express.

The films run at the Eagle Ridge 12 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and admission is just $1 per person.

You can find a list of the G- and PG-rated movies, as well as the dates they'll be shown, at this link.

Free video games for teens this week in Bartow

Free video games for teens this week in Bartow

Bartow, Florida -- As the school year winds down in Bartow, local teens will have a place to blow off a little steam and have some fun.

The Bartow Public Library is hosting a video game get-together complete with refreshments this Thursday.

Organizers say the teens are inveited to come enjoy popular Wii games such as Just Dance, Wii Basketball and Wii Play.

It's designed for young people grades 6-12, and will run from 3 p.m. until 4:30 p.m., Thursday May 9th at the Bartow Public Library
2150 S. Broadway Ave.

Glide through Winter Haven's Chain of Lakes on a free kayak tour

Glide through Winter Haven's Chain of Lakes on a free kayak tour

Winter Haven, Florida -- Three free kayak tours will show you the splendor of Winter Haven's signature Chain of Lakes.

A guide will show kayakers countless details of the Chain of Lakes and how humans have impacted the environment -- in both positive and negative ways.

Four guided tours will be offered this summer, once per month. They'll take place from 9 to 11 a.m. on May 18, June 16, July 13, and August 17. Registration in advance is required.

Heroes head to Legoland Florida for free in May

Heroes head to Legoland Florida for free in May

Winter Haven, Florida -- If you have a police officer, firefighter, or EMS worker in your family, you can head to Legoland for a lot less in May.

The theme park is holding Police, Fire, and EMS Appreciation Days all through the month of May, 2013.

Anyone in those professions can claim a free one-day admission ticket and buy up to four more tickets for the discounted price of $40 each.

For more information on this special officer, see these details provided by Legoland Florida:

Live in Polk County? May is the time to save at Legoland Florida

Live in Polk County? May is the time to save at Legoland Florida

Winter Haven, Florida -- Splash and play for a lot less at Legoland Florida during some weekends in May if you live in Polk County.

During Polk County Residents' Days at the theme park, you can buy up to six tickets in advance for just $25. The tickets get you admission to both Legoland Florida and the Legoland Water Park.

Plus, a portion of each ticket sold goes toward helping children in Polk County.

Here are more details, including the valid dates and limitations, provided by Legoland Florida:

Free movie this weekend in downtown Bartow

Free movie this weekend in downtown Bartow

Bartow, Florida -- If the weather holds up, this may be a great weekend to take in a free outdoor movie. 

The City of Bartow is continuing its "Movies on the Lawn" series this coming Friday night.

The event time always varies a bit since it starts "after dark" at the corner of Wilson Avenue on Main Street.

If you'd like to learn more, or find out which movie may be played this Friday, feel free to contact Mary Jordan at (863) 519-0508.

Concert Under the Stars this weekend

Concert Under the Stars this weekend

Polk County, Florida -- The folks at nearby Bok Gardens have a night of fun and music lined-up for this weekend.

The "Concert Under the Stars" is an "evening of fun and inspiring performances Saturday, April 27 with our annual springtime Concert Under The Stars."

Is it Jazz? Folk? Bluegrass? Rock? Or a unique combination that becomes something completely fresh, new and original?