April 11: H2O Spring Splash

Explorations V Children’s Museum hosts H2O Spring Splash on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 10am to 3pm. The water-themed festival will feature special presentations by award winning author, Janeen Mason, author of Ocean Commotion: Caught in the Currents, Animal Ambassadors from the Florida Aquarium and the WaterVentures Mobile Learning Lab. A bounce house and creation stations will be […]

Apr 12: Lakeland Concert Band

Lakeland Concert Band

The Lakeland Concert Band performs Sunday, April 12 at Branscomb Auditorium on the campus of Florida Southern College. Pre-show begins at 1:45. Concert is at 2:30pm. The concert and parking is FREE!

Miniature Exhibition Artists Awards & Reception

Opening Weekend for The Miniature Exhibition. Join Ridge Art Association at the Artists Awards and Reception. Meet the Artists, enjoy the Exhibition and fellowship with new and old friends! The exhibit runs through April 26, concurrently with Theatre Winter Haven’s production of “Becky’s New Car.”

Apr 9-26: Becky’s New Car at Theatre Winter Haven

Becky's New Car

BECKY’S NEW CAR, a play by Steven Dietz, runs April 9 – 26, 2015 at Theatre Winter Haven. Synopsis: Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life?  Becky Foster is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage – with no prospects for change on the horizon.  Then one night a […]

Apr 16: The Other Side of Sousa

FSC Band Day

John Phillip Sousa described a march as music that “should make a man with a wooden leg step out.” Although most notable as a composer of marches, he also composed many other types of music. During his lifetime, he produced over two hundred works, including symphonic poems, suites, songs, and operettas. Come hear the other […]

Apr 18-May 2: Nobody’s Perfect

Haines City Community Theatre announces the cast and crew for the final show of their 2015 season, “Nobody’s Perfect,” by Simon Williams.  Cast members include David Smith, Sally O’Quinn, John Tasin, and Kaytlynn Mullinex. Director is Renee Palmer, Stage Manager is Karis Frenchak. Synopsis: When Leonard Loftus wishes to submit his novel to a feminist publishing […]

Apr 14-15: Sondheim on Sondheim

7:30pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 14 and 15 at Theatre Winter Haven. Single tickets are $15. Experience the story, the inspiration and the genius of Stephen Sondheim in Sondheim on Sondheim. This revelatory revue offers an intimate portrait of the famed composer in his own words and music interspersed with filmed commentary by the master […]

Sondheim on Sondheim

Experience the story, the inspiration and the genius of Stephen Sondheim in Sondheim on Sondheim. This revelatory revue offers an intimate portrait of the famed composer in his own words and music interspersed with filmed commentary by the master himself. The composer reveals fascinating details about his life and his art and presents two dozen carefully […]

Imperial Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 50 Years

The Imperial Symphony Orchestra celebrates 50 years with a performance of the music performed on the very first concert in May 1965.  

Footloose The Musical

Presented by Polk State Theatre Arts. April 16-19 & 23-26. Curtain is Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:30pm. FREE for Polk State students, faculty, and staff. Tickets are $8 for the general public.

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494