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April 2020

SUSPENDED: After Hours at the Museum

April 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
Free

We're staying up late. The Polk Museum of Art is open until 8 p.m. the first Thursday of the following months: Sep-Nov, Feb-Apr, and hosts a Curator Tour at 6 p.m. on those evening. Join Dr. H. Alexander Rich, Executive Director and Chief Curator, for an in-depth tour of the Museum galleries, providing art-historical and curatorial insight about one of our current exhibitions. The event is moved to the second Thursday in December (Dec 12) due to the Lakeland Christmas Parade…

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SUSPENDED: Lakeland Art Guild Monthly Meeting

April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 7, 2020

First Presbyterian Church Lakeland, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
LAKELAND, FL 33803 United States
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Lakeland Art Guild

Meets on the first Thursday of the month from September through May, 6:30-8pm. This is Lakeland Art Guild's monthly meeting and program for visual artists.

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CANCELLED “The Diary of Anne Frank”

April 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 11, 2020

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Loca Lee Buckner Theatre, 111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, Florida 33801 United States
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$9 – $18

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, and Critics Circle Award, this poignant classic is an essential part of how we remember one of the darkest periods of human history.  The Diary of Anne Frank tells the story of Anne, a young Jewish girl, forced to hide for nearly two years in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. This story of resilience, optimism, and a young girl’s extraordinary spirit transcends time and continues to resonate deeply. By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, Directed by Paul Bawek…

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SUSPENDED: Art Studio

April 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 23, 2020

Explorations V Children’s Museum, 109 N Kentucky Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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Fridays & Saturdays, 10:30am. Open-ended art projects where every kid explores their artistic ideas. Explorations V Children's Museum programs are designed to focus on a particular learning style and/or developmental level and have fun themes that rotate monthly. Explorations V Children’s Museum delivers educator-directed programming daily as part of general admission or museum membership.

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SUSPENDED: Access Art Special Needs

April 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until May 2, 2020

Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States

The group meets for the talk and tour at 11:00 am on the 1st Saturday of every month unless it falls on a holiday weekend. After the tour the group meets at Kelly Recreation Center to make art inspired by the museum visit. This program invites individuals with special needs and varying exceptionalities to meet once a month at Polk Museum of Art to engage in viewing and discussing artwork that is exhibited. The program is designed to create social…

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SUSPENDED: Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

April 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until April 4, 2020

Polk County History Center, 100 E Main Street
Bartow, Florida 33830 United States
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Free

On the first Saturday of each month from November through April, join Polk County History Center for a tour of Oak Hill Cemetery in Bartow. Learn about the pioneer families and war veterans interred at the cemetery.  The cemetery ground is uneven and visitors are advised to wear appropriate footwear. Meet at the History Center for the one-mile walk to the cemetery.

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CANCELLED A Night at the Opera…Scenes

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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$5 – $7

Southeastern's vocal performance students perform a collection of scenes in a delightful foray into the world of opera. General: $7 Students: $5

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SUSPENDED: Book Buddies

April 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Explorations V Children’s Museum, 109 N Kentucky Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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Mondays, 10:30am. An early literacy program for children not yet reading. Explorations V Children's Museum programs are designed to focus on a particular learning style and/or developmental level and have fun themes that rotate monthly. Explorations V Children’s Museum delivers educator-directed programming daily as part of general admission or museum membership.

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SUSPENDED: Make & Create

April 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Explorations V Children’s Museum, 109 N Kentucky Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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Mondays, 4pm. Maker-style projects that are open-ended for young engineers. Explorations V Children's Museum programs are designed to focus on a particular learning style and/or developmental level and have fun themes that rotate monthly. Explorations V Children’s Museum delivers educator-directed programming daily as part of general admission or museum membership.

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CANCELLED Choral Concert

April 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church Lakeland, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
LAKELAND, FL 33803 United States
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$3 – $5
SEU Chorale

Our magnificent singers convene for an awe-inspiring performance of lyrical fashion. General: $5 Students: $3

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SUSPENDED: Curious Kids

April 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 19, 2020

Explorations V Children’s Museum, 109 N Kentucky Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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Tuesdays, 10:30am. Science inquiry projects scaled to meet the needs of various developmental levels. Explorations V Children’s Museum programs are designed to focus on a particular learning style and/or developmental level and have fun themes that rotate monthly. Explorations V Children’s Museum delivers educator-directed programming daily as part of general admission or museum membership.

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SUSPENDED: Tech Time

April 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

Explorations V Children’s Museum, 109 N Kentucky Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4pm. Step into The Lab to practice coding and engineering with the best in tech toys. Explorations V Children's Museum programs are designed to focus on a particular learning style and/or developmental level and have fun themes that rotate monthly. Explorations V Children’s Museum delivers educator-directed programming daily as part of general admission or museum membership.

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CANCELLED A Journey Through Light and Space

April 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Branscomb Auditorium at Florida Southern College, 1085 Johnson Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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$4 – $8

 Tonight Jo Jossim and the Florida Southern College Symphony Band invite you to join them on a special musical journey exploring light and its infinite destinations into space. Among the selected pieces that will assist this musical ensemble in taking their journey are John Mackey’s Aurora Awakes, a piece about the heralding of the coming of light; Julie Giroux’s Journey Through Orion, a piece that enables travel with music 1,500 light years away through sections of outer space – where…

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CANCELLED String Chamber Concert

April 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Buena Vida West Auditorium at Southeastern University, 1000 Longfellow Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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$3 – $5
SEU Orchestra

Our string scholars tune up to present an exquisite array of melodic works. General: $5 Students: $3

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Members’ Open Studio

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

Florida Wildflower Studios, 12 E Wall St
Frostproof, FL 33843 United States
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Wednesdays, 10am-4pm. Artists and musicians gather to create. Bring your own supplies. Order in lunch.

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Polk Arts Alliance

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