One Day Fred Reads at Children’s Museum

Local children’s author and illustrator Fred Koehler will read “One Day, The End” at Explorations V Children’s Museum on Monday, November 23, 2015, at 10:30am during the Museum’s regularly scheduled story time program. “One Day, The End”, written by Rebecca Kai Dotlich and illustrated by Koehler, was published last month. The story takes readers along-side […]

Scholastic Book Fair

Explorations V Children’s Museum hosts its annual Scholastic Book Fair. No admission fee is required to shop in the Museum Store.

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 In August, you will have an opportunity to participate in a reading of Zora Neale Hurston’s unpublished play, “Polk County.”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 […]

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 […]

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.    

Hope Diamond Expert to Lecture on ‘The History of America in 101 Objects’

LAKELAND – Reducing the Smithsonian’s collection of some 137 million objects to a mere 101 to tell the story of America is no easy task. But aided by more than 100 curators, Dr. Richard Kurin did just that in a new book, “The Smithsonian’s History of America in 101 Objects.” Kurin, a world-renowned expert on […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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