Heartland for Children is in need of 25 additional foster homes in the Lakeland area to serve teens, siblings and children, including those with autism and developmental delays. Overall, the organization is hoping to add 50 new foster homes in its entire coverage area of Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties, according to Kim Daugherty, chief […]
The Polk County Wedding and Event Pros float, which which hosted a live wedding ceremony, won the Judges Choice Award.
An estimated 50,000 people came to watch the downtown parade, which included roughly 100 floats and marching bands.
Thousands will converge on downtown Lakeland Thursday evening for the spectacle of the annual Christmas parade and fireworks.
The museum, previously called Explorations V, has moved to a much larger space at Bonnet Springs Park.
The Florida Children’s Museum, located at Bonnet Springs, will host its grand re-opening on Nov. 4 and 5.
Bonnet Springs Park is ready for its grand opening Oct. 22-23. “We have everything the theme parks have, except rides,” CEO Josh Henderson said.
An estimated 30,000 people came to Lakeland’s Red, White & Kaboom Independence Day celebration and fireworks at Lake Mirror despite the Sunday evening rains.
Mayfaire-By-The-Lake is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Lakeland’s premiere outdoor, juried, fine arts festival is free to attend and organized by the Polk Museum of Art. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 7 and 8, the same weekend as Mother’s Day, at Lake Morton in downtown Lakeland.
Balloon pilots will take the place of jet pilots to demonstrate their skills this weekend in the skies over Sun ‘n Fun. The three-day Up Up and Away Hot Air Balloon and Music Festival opens Friday and continues through Sunday on the Sun ‘n Fun Expo campus located on the south side of Lakeland Linder […]