Family Fun Day: Back to School Ag-Venture

Back to School Ag-Venture In partnership with the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Saturday, August 9, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Journey through Polk County’s history – from cattle to citrus – and learn about fun fitness and healthy food ideas. Practice barnyard yoga and try your hand at making refreshing fruit kabobs. Free back-to-school items will be given to […]

Family Fun Day

Polk County History Center

Family Fun Day is a FREE event held at the Polk County History Center on the second Saturday of each month between 10:00am – noon. Children and their families can participate together in a new arts and crafts activity each month while learning about Polk County history. On Saturday, November 8, participants will craft a remembrance posy and learn about the “Polk […]

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. […]

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 […]

May Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Dan Gunderson, "Iron Man," 2013, digital photograph

EXHIBITIONS Site Specifics: Works by Dan Gunderson & Barbara Sorensen Through June 8 This exhibition will include installations by two Central Florida artists, Dan Gunderson of Deland and Barbara Sorensen of Winter Park. Working collaboratively, these two artists will transform the Museum with their site-specific installations that will provide visitors an opportunity to experience art […]

Financial Fitness for Families

Explorations V Children’s Museum will be hosting a one-day “Financial Fitness for Families” session on Saturday, May 24 from 10a.m. until 2p.m. A session will also be offered on Saturday, June 21, 2014. Sessions will focus on improving family financial literacy through budgeting and savings as well as offering incentives and bonuses along with practical financial tips […]

Financial Fitness for Families

Explorations V Children’s Museum will be hosting a one-day “Financial Fitness for Families” session on Saturday, May 24 from 10a.m. until 2p.m. A session will also be offered on Saturday, June 21, 2014. Sessions will focus on improving family financial literacy through budgeting and savings as well as offering incentives and bonuses along with practical financial tips […]

Mommy & Me Spa & Tea

Explorations V Children’s Museum will hold a Mommy & Me Spa & Tea on Saturday May 10, 2014, at 10:30am. Mommy & Me Spa & Tea will include manicures and a jewelry making session along with tea, sandwiches, cookies and punch. Moms and children, ages 3-12, are invited to dress up for the occasion. Pricing is […]

Free Admission: Museum Day Live! Visit on September 27

Explorations V Children’s Museum and Bok Tower Gardens will offer free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket on that day. Tickets are available to download at www.smithsonian.com/museumdaylive. One ticket per is permitted per household per email address. Each ticket is good for admission for two visitors and must be relinquished upon admission to […]

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.

Polk Arts Alliance

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