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, […]

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 […]

Book Signing

Frostproof book

Frostproof Treasures: The History of Frostproof, Florida to 1910. By Bea Reifeis Join author Bea Reifeis for a lecture on researching for the book at 6pm. Book sales and signing follow until 7:45pm. Come hear the real story of how Frostproof got its name. Proceeds from the book benefit the Ramon Theater.    

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, […]

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 […]

Magical Monday

Magical Monday includes music, a story time, an activity and a snack. The interactive, literacy-based program for preschoolers and their adult caregivers begins at 10:30am. Upcoming May sessions include: May 5                          “Alexander, Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday” May 12                        “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” May 19                        “Alexander, Who’s […]

History Center Book Club

Zora Neale Hurston

August 5 and August 12, 12:15 – 1 p.m.: Book Club Bring your lunch and join the History Center for Book Club. In August, you will have an opportunity to participate in a reading of Zora Neale Hurston’s unpublished play, “Polk County.” This comedy takes place in the sawmill camp of Lofton Lumber Company.  When […]

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.

Poetry Open Mic Night

SEU Communications

Polk Arts Alliance

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