James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach

October 31–November 2 Fri.-Sat. at 7:30pm, Sun. at 2:30pm. School performances Oct. 29-31 A magical peach! An imprisoned boy! Insect friends! An incredible journey! TWH Academy Production

Theatre Events: Final Performances This Weekend (Oct 30-Nov 2)

Thurs, October 30 – Sun, November 2, 2014 — Anton in Show Business Thur – Sat at 7:30pm, Sun. at 2:30pm. $18 Adult, $9 Student This madcap comedy follows three actresses as they pursue their dream of performing Chekhov in Texas. A production of Florida Southern College Theatre Department Call 863-680-4296 or visit www.flsouthern.edu/ffa The Addams Family Fri […]

Auditons for HCCT Kids “Waking Sleeping Beauty”


HCCT Kids, a division of Haines City Community Theatre announces auditions for their upcoming performance of “Waking Sleeping Beauty” by Ross Mihalko and Donna Swift, directed by Jennifer Tesso.  This will replace the originally scheduled performance of “The Snow Queen” running December 12-14th. Auditions will be held at the theatre, located at 303 Ledwith Ave. on Saturday, September 27 from 2-5 p.m. Elementary, […]

Ramona Quimby

Ramona Quimby

A Eunice Fuller Theatre for Youth Production of Lakeland Community Theatre. Ramona Quimby By Len Jenkins Based on the novels by Beverly Cleary Directed by Maureen McGowan September 26-28, Friday 7:30pm, Saturday 2pm & 7:30pm, Sunday 2pm Group matinee performances on September 30 & October 1. Call 863-603-7529. Ramona Quimby is about to start 3rd […]

Nickelodeon Worldwide Day of Play

Explorations V WDoP

Join Explorations V for Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play (WDoP) from 10am-1pm. WDoP is included with admission. Explorations V Children’s Museum is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in downtown Lakeland in the historic S.H. Kress Building.  Three floors of mind stretching, kid-powered exhibits and programs provide a hands-on, fun-filled adventure in learning for children and their families. Museum […]

Scholastic Book Fair

Explorations V Scholastic Book Fair

The Fall Scholastic Book Fair runs Monday-Saturday from 9:00am-5:30pm. Free to shop. Explorations V Children’s Museum, Lakeland. ExplorationsV.com.

Princess Whatsername

An LWLT Children’s Theatre production featuring special presentation by “The Theatre Tots.” The story begins in the Misty Forest, where a girl is sleeping all alone. But when she wakes, nothing looks familiar to her. She can’t remember anything — not where she’s from, how she got here or even her own name! She embarks […]

KIDS TAG ART Kicks Off 9TH Year in Polk County

Kids Tag Art Dog

Southern Homes Returns as Major Sponsor of Kids Tag Art for 4th Year Bartow, Florida / PR Free/ July 28, 2014 Joe Tedder, Tax Collector for Polk County recently presented a $34,293 check to the Polk County School Board, on behalf of Kids Tag Art, a 5th grade school art project created and hosted by […]

21st Annual Denis L. Fontaine Children’s Classic Golf Tournament

ExV Golf

Monday, October 27, 2014 at the Lone Palm Golf Club. Support this Golf Tournament to benefit Explorations V Children’s Museum. Lunch and registration and driving range/putting green will run from 10:30 am to 12 noon, with a shotgun start at 12:00 p.m. The tournament will follow a four-person, best-ball scramble format. The entry fee of […]

Open Auditions for The Nutcracker

Florida Dance Theatre presents "The Nutcracker"

Auditions for Florida Dance Theatre’s annual holiday event, The Nutcracker. A variety of roles are available including party children, soldiers, mice, sheep, and of course, Mother Ginger’s children. Young dancers have a unique opportunity to work closely with the professional dancers of Florida Dance Theatre and see all of the hard work, discipline, and dedication […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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