Events

 

Sep
19
Thu
Constitution Day Celebration @ Home of Tom and Paula Mims
Sep 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The League of Women Voters of Polk County is having a blowout celebration for Constitution Day and a fundraiser for all the events we have planned for next years centennial of the 19th amendment! Of course (as we all know) the 19th amendment gave women the right to vote!
This celebration is being held (in grand style) at the glamorous new home of Tom and Paula Mims on Lake Hollingsworth. In addition to honoring the Constitution (pay attention, there’s a fun quiz with prizes) and dignitaries (LWV Florida president Patti Brigham), a few students from the Harrison School of the Arts will entertain and sing a few songs of yesteryear.

Tickets are $50 p/p ($25 for LWV members) at https://secure.qgiv.com/for/cd2/–just

Here’s the particulars:
Where: 1068 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland
When: Thursday, September 19th, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
What: Fundraiser/Celebration for LWV Polk
Why: Help support the only non-partisan non-profit organization dedicated to educating and advocating for voters and transparency in government

Sep
20
Fri
Empower Women in Business 2019 @ RP Funding Center
Sep 20 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Empower Women in Business 2019 @ RP Funding Center

The SCORE 3rd Annual Empower Women in Business Event is 9 am-Noon. Dr. Angela Falconetti, President of Polk State College, is the Keynote Speaker. Doors open at 8:15 am for registration and breakfast. Day will end with a panel discussion and networking. Cost $40 P/P; $280 Corporate Table of 8. Event is sponsored by SCORE, a SBA resource partner.

Gus Palas and Jeff McNiven Open Mic at La La LAND
Sep 20 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sep
21
Sat
Open Your Heart! One Day Compassion Retreat @ Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Lakeland
Sep 21 all-day

Participants will enjoy teachings, practice, question and answer periods. Vegetarian lunch provided by Lakeland Meditation Group. Taught by Andy Quinn. Andy has been practicing meditation for 25 years, and teaching for 6 years. He was a member of the Vipassana Meditation of SN Goenka, and is mentored by Peter Carlson, founder and teacher of Orlando Insight Meditation Group. Registration required. Retreat cost is donation.

Orchids Gone Wild @ RIDGE ORCHID SOCIETY Annual Show and Sale
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day

The Ridge Orchid Society Presents its
 57th Annual Orchid Show & Sale
ORCHIDS GONE WILD
Saturday, Sept. 21 —9 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Sunday, Sept. 22 — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
W.H. Stuart Center
UF/IFAS Extension Office
1702 U.S. 17—98 South
Bartow, Florida
Admission  $3.00

Allen Black, non-commercial, novelty orchid breeder, will give
a speaking presentation

Brassavola Species & Hybrids
at 2:30 on Saturday, Sept. 21.
https://www.ablackorchid.com

I Lift My Eyes – Festival Singers of Florida @ First Presbyterian Church
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm
I Lift My Eyes - Festival Singers of Florida @ First Presbyterian Church

The Festival Singers of Florida is a highly select, annual-auditioned choral ensemble consisting of women and men from throughout Florida and the Southeast.

Sep
24
Tue
Open Mic @ Swan Brewing
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sep
25
Wed
Should My Business Buy or Lease a Location? @ My Office & More
Sep 25 @ 7:45 am – 9:00 am
Should My Business Buy or Lease a Location? @ My Office & More

Jack Strollo will be talking about key concepts like questions you should ask about a lease, considerations for buying, and how to finance a commercial purchase.

Sep
27
Fri
Gus Palas and Jeff McNiven Open Mic at La La LAND
Sep 27 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sep
28
Sat
Live Green Lakeland EcoFest @ Munn Park
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Live Green Lakeland EcoFest @ Munn Park

GFWC Junior Woman’s Club of Lakeland invites you to a family friendly event highlighting the Lakeland community’s eco-friendly businesses, non-profits and organizations. Local vendors and children’s activities will be featured at this free event. Join us to see what our community is doing to help the environment.

Oct
4
Fri
Gus Palas and Jeff McNiven Open Mic at La La LAND
Oct 4 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oct
8
Tue
Open Mic @ Swan Brewing
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Oct
9
Wed
The Difference Customer Service Makes @ My Office & More
Oct 9 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
The Difference Customer Service Makes @ My Office & More

American Express says 7 in 10 U.S. consumers say they’ll spend more for great customer service. Publix is committed to providing stellar customer service. Brian West, Publix Media & Community Relations Manager, will share their journey to achieving high customer satisfaction. Sponsored by My Office & More. $10 cost includes breakfast.

Oct
11
Fri
Gus Palas and Jeff McNiven Open Mic at La La LAND
Oct 11 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oct
12
Sat
Lakeland Salsa at LkldLive @ LKLD LIVE
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Lakeland Salsa at LkldLive @ LKLD LIVE

We are beginning a new partnership with the nonprofit LKLD LIVE to host a dance social on the second Saturday of each month starting on Aug. 10,2019.

Oct
18
Fri
MIDFLORIDA Auto Show & Lake Mirror Concours @ Frances Langford Promenade at Lake Mirror
Oct 18 – Oct 20 all-day

Name of event: MIDFLORIDA Auto Show & Lake Mirror Concours

Date: October 18, 2019 – October 20, 2019

Website: www.midfloridaautoshow.com

 MIDFLORIDA Auto Show & Lake Mirror Concours is celebrating its 20th year! Join us on the streets of downtown Lakeland for this wonderful exhibit of more than 600 show vehicles surrounding the restored, 1920’s art deco-inspired Lake Mirror Promenade.

The 3-day event kicks off Friday, Oct 18, at 6pm with the Budweiser Hot Rod Rendezvous; followed by the main event on Saturday, Oct 19, 10am-3pm;  and closing out the weekend on Sunday, Oct 20,  with the Road Rally.

Bring your family to enjoy a beautiful weekend filled with cars, food, music and more!

Registration opens July 1 and is only available online at MIDFLORIDAAutoShow.com.

Location:
Lake Mirror Promenade, and the streets of downtown Lakeland, FL

Date/Time Information:

Friday, October 18, 2019
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 19, 2019
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Sunday, October 20, 2019
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Event Contact Information:

Ginny Askew (863) 904-4889

ginny.askew@midflorida.com

Central Florida Throwdown @ Sun 'n Fun
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm
Central Florida Throwdown @ Sun 'n Fun

The Central Florida Throwdown is a grassroots CrossFit competition held in two airplane hangar at Sun ‘n Fun that has brought community, fitness and fun to Polk County for 7 years.

When you participate you are contributing to helping children in family crisis situations acquire new athletic shoes, socks and tutoring for standardized testing.

Gus Palas and Jeff McNiven Open Mic at La La LAND
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oct
22
Tue
Open Mic @ Swan Brewing
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Oct
25
Fri
Gus Palas and Jeff McNiven Open Mic at La La LAND
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

Incorporating listings from the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce calendar.

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