Explorations V Children’s Museum hosts Chinese New Year Celebration

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 10am to 1pm, Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, hosts a Chinese New Year Celebration. The celebration features hands-on activities, games, art and museum exploration, all included with museum admission, which is $7 per person. Senior citizens 65+ are $3.50 and military/teachers with […]

Free to be Me 3rd-5th Grade Exhibition Reception

Polk Museum of Art

Exhibition runs from March 8 – April 6, 2014 Awards Ceremony: Saturday, March 8, 11am and 1pm This exhibition highlights the artwork of Polk County’s elementary school students. This exhibition is sponsored by: Midflorida Credit Union and Publix Super Markets Charities. FYI – Polk Museum of Art is open for FREE on Saturdays. Don’t miss […]

Lake Wales Student Art Show

Photo of Steve Schade of Sorensen & Schade Chevrolet the student art show sponsor and last year’s winner, Carson Pike a student at Babson Park Elementary School. Photo by Bill Losh.

An annual display of the best artwork from students in Polk County schools. February 26 through March 18. Reception and award ceremony on Saturday Mar. 1. Free admission. Photo from the 2013 show, held at The Depot Museum was taken by Bill Losh.  The photo shows Steve Schade of Sorensen & Schade Chevrolet, the student art […]

12th Annual Marilyn Newell Youth Music Festival, Award Ceremony & Concert

Classical music competition for students ages 11 through 18 and an awards ceremony and winners concert. Free Admission.

Fourth of July Bike Parade

Children’s crafts, bicycle decorating, parade. Cost: $1 per parade entry. Location: Along the shores of Lake Wailes. Phone: 863-676-8426.

Children’s Museum Serves as Venue for Chagall for Children Traveling Exhibit

Chagall for Children

Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland serves as a venue for the world class Chagall for Children traveling exhibit. The Chagall for Children exhibit is having its soft opening now, with the grand opening during the 33rd Annual Children’s Festival on April 12.  The interactive exhibit runs through […]

A Special Magical Monday

Magical Monday with Ken Lawson

Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, has announced a special Magical Monday session to be held on February 17, 2014 at 10:30a.m. The session will feature, Ken Lawson, Secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, reading a children’s e-book, Follow Your Dreams in Florida, You […]

Children’s Museum Announces Scholastic Book Fair

Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, has announced its Scholastic Spring Book Fair, to be held in the museum March 1 and March 3-8, 2014. The hours of the book fair are from 9am to 5:30 pm during the museum’s regular business hours. There is no cost to shop at the book fair. According to Scholastic, […]

St Patrick’s Day Celebration at Exploration’s V

Explorations V St Patrick's Day

Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, will host “Green Day,” a St Patrick’s Day Celebration, on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 10am-1pm. The celebration will include Irish-themed music, games and art, all included in the general admission price of $7 per person. Senior citizens 65+ are $3.50. Teachers and military with ID are […]

Children’s Museum Celebrates Dr Seuss Birthday on March 1

Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, will host a Dr. Seuss Day on Saturday, March 1  from 10am until 1pm. The celebration will feature hands-on activities based on popular Dr. Seuss books. Activities are included with museum membership or admission, which is $7 per person, while supplies last.  Senior citizens […]

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