88th Annual Easter Sunrise Service at Bok Tower Gardens April 20

Easter Sunrise Service, Scott Banks, 2010

A longstanding tradition, Bok Tower Gardens will present its 88th Annual Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 20 at 7 a.m. with free admission from 6 to 8 a.m. More than 2,000 visitors are expected to attend the service as the early morning mist clears and the sun rises atop Iron Mountain. Handicapped parking, shuttle […]





How to Cheer Up Dad

How to Cheer Up Dad. Book launch with author/illustrator Fred Koehler.

Join author/illustrator Fred Koehler at 1 p.m. for a short presentation on how he wrote and created the art for “How to Cheer Up Dad.” He will be at the museum till 3 p.m. to answer questions and sign books. PRESENTATION: The Making of HOW TO CHEER UP DAD                                                        1:00pm Meet the author / public book […]





Author/Illustrator Event with Fred Koehler

How to Cheer Up Dad. Book launch with author/illustrator Fred Koehler.

The 10:30am class is full. An additional class will be offered at 9:30am. Space is limited and reservation is required. To register, email MBelcher@PolkMuseumofArt.org or call 863-688-5423. Join author/illustrator Fred Koehler for a morning of creative fun. Kids ages 6 to 99 will enjoy Fred’s hands-on morning workshop of how to create a picture book, […]





Flicks in the Garden: Sleepless in Seattle

Sleepless in Seattle

Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan star in this 1993 romantic comedy. The final film in the Spring Flicks series at Bok Tower Gardens.





Children’s Festival Features Grand Opening of Chagall for Children & Hand ‘n Hand Traveling Art Exhibits

Explorations V Children's Festival

Explorations V Children’s Museum hosts its annual Children’s Festival Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10am until 3pm. The festival includes art, science, music, woodworking, bounce house, entertainment and many other hands-on activities throughout nearby Munn Park. A bicycle give-away, nature show and “big wheel” vehicles are also scheduled. A ribbon cutting will be held at 11a.m. […]





Chagall for Children

Chagall for Children

Explorations V Children’s Museum is proud to serve as a venue for the world class Chagall for Children traveling exhibit. The interactive exhibit runs through July 12. The Ribbon Cutting signifying the grand opening of the exhibit took place on Saturday, April 12 during the Children’s Festival at Explorations V. The exhibit, created by the Kohl’s […]





Carillon Classic 5k Run/Walk

Presented in partnership with the Dick Pope Polk County Chapter of the FPRA at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales. Register for the event HERE.





Flicks in the Garden: “The Wizard of Oz”







Family Camping Adventure

This event is sold out.





Family Fun Workshop Outreach: Monoprints

Polk Museum of Art presents its Family Fun Workshop “Monoprints” at the Lake Wales Public Library.





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