Thursday Mar 22 @ 11:45 AM
Haines City Rotary & Kiwanis of Haines City Luncheon
Haines City Area Chamber of Commerce – You may know someone who is a member of Rotary or Kiwanis but do you really know what these organizations do? Join us for a "Spring Training" themed Chamber Luncheon featuring an update from Haines City Rotary & Greater Haines City Kiwanis Club to learn about what they do, what projects they are working on, and more. Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018 Time : 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location : Lake Eva Event Center, 799 Johns Avenue, Haines City, FL 33844 * Cost: $15 per person Members; $20 per person Non-Members RSVP: REQUIRED to the Chamber by Friday, March 16th *Please Note: Due to catering costs and an increasing number of RSVP's received that do not show up to Chamber Events, luncheon RSVP's must now be pre-paid or invoiced for the number of attendees provided in the RSVP. ?No-shows will be charged. Click this link: http://ow.ly/d7ap30izMOW to register and pay online or RSVP to email@example.com or call 863-422-3751 ?to be invoiced. Sponsor needed! - Call the Chamber for details. Catered by: The Catering Co. of Central FL
Thursday Mar 22 @ 2:30 PM
Polk County Historical Commission Meeting
Polk County History Center – The Polk County Historical Commission and Marker Committee will meet at the Polk County History Center. The meetings are open to the public. Marker Committee meeting begins at 2:30pm and regular Commission meeting starts at 3pm.
Thursday Mar 22 @ 5:00 PM
Business After Hours Sponsored by NextWave Wealth
Valrico FishHawk Chamber of Commerce – Please Join us for a great evening of networking. Bring extra business cards to pass out.
Thursday Mar 22 @ 5:30 PM
Volunteer Open House
Alzheimer's Association-Florida Gulf Coast Chapter – Join us for our Volunteer Open House to learn how you can get involved with the Polk County Walk to End Alzheimer's Planning Committee or be an event day volunteer. We have opportunities to suit all interests and skill sets - and we have a lot of fun while doing rewarding work to advance the cause. RSVP by March 20th Kbrownstein@alz.org or 614-332-6740
Friday Mar 23 @ 5:30 PM
Wine Tasting Event
Learn Tampa Bay – Join us for an evening of wine, appetizers, and great entertainment. Proceeds go to support our literacy efforts in the community. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.
Friday Mar 23 @ 5:30 PM
EMERGE on the Court
EMERGE Lakeland – Come enjoy a family friendly outing as the Lakeland Magic take on the Delaware 87ers! Tickets are only $15 and include a fun pre-game networking event at the Jim Beam bar at the RP Funding Center from 5:30pm-7pm. The game starts at 7pm. Following the game, join us for PostGame Layup’s on the court and a PostGame Photo! Kids are welcome too as they will have get to participate high-fiving the players as they take the court prior to tip-off. $5 of every ticket will be donated back to EMERGE Lakeland and a charity will be chosen to receive those funds. $15 a person; kids under 2 are free Purchase tickets on the Lakeland Magic Website by clicking https://groupmatics.events/group/Emerge1. Deadline to purchase tickets is March 21. Pre-Game Networking event at the Jim Bean bar with happy hour drink specials; Post Game Layups and Post Game photo available for participants. Kids zone available as well as kids get to participate in giving players high-fives prior to tip-off. $5 of every ticket will be donated back to EMERGE and gifted to a charity of choice this year. **Parking fee not included in ticket purchase.
Friday Mar 23 @ 7:00 PM
Fan Appreciation NIGHT 1 | Lakeland Magic vs Delaware 87ers
City of Lakeland, FL - Government – Join us Friday, March 23rd at the RP Funding Center as we take on the Delaware 87ers, NBA G League affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers and kick off Fan Appreciation Weekend. To celebrate, buy one ticket to the game and Robert Palmer of RP Funding will cover the second ticket as a thank you for your support this season. - Night Presented by United Way - Special Giveaways throughout the night - Post game autographs with Lakeland Magic players - Layups on court for all youth - Special in game entertainment & more!
Friday Mar 23 @ 9:00 PM
Friday Night Comedy with Matt Lauria & Chris Z!
Lakeland, Florida - 863area – Friday Night Comedy Nights at Winners Circle South Seating 8pm / Show 9pm-11pm General Admission: $10.00 Front Row Table: $15.00 2 item minimum purchase, 18+ Walk-ins Welcome, RSVP Preferred (863) 644-9464 Post Show Karaoke with host Dr. Vern UPCOMING COMEDY LINEUPS: @ Winners Circle: Fri. Mar. 30th - Nat Baimel & Shannon Hall Fri. Apr. 6th - Steve Sabo & TBA Fri. Apr. 13th - Brian Thomas & TBA
Saturday Mar 24 @ 9:00 AM
Free Breakfast with the Easter Bunny!
Eagle Ridge Mall – Join us for free donuts and family fun with the Easter Bunny in the Food Court! Required registration begins at 10am on March 5th at: www.EagleRidgeMall.com
Saturday Mar 24 @ 9:00 AM
Bus to Orlando March For Our Lives
St David's Episcopal Church (Lakeland, Florida, USA) – Learn more about why we are marching: https://marchforourlives.com/ Join us for a fun and safe journey to the March For Our Lives in Orlando! March 24, 2018 Leave St. David's (145 E Edgewood Drive, 33801) at 9am. Arrive at location by 11am. Depart Orlando at 4pm. Return to St. David's by 6pm. At the event, everyone is free to do as they please. No one is obligated to stay with the group. Please be safe and respectful, and meet us back at the designated location before 4pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No weapons or alcohol allowed. No food may be consumed on the bus. Please use this link to buy tickets ($20). https://squareup.com/store/stdavidslakeland/item/bus-to-march-for-our-lives-rally If you cannot attend, but would like to sponsor a ticket, please use this link: https://squareup.com/store/stdavidslakeland/item/donation-to-support-march-for-our-lives-trip If you cannot afford $20, but want to attend, please email Rev. Dr. Robert Moses - firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday Mar 24 @ 9:00 AM
Ribbon Cutting for Kidtopia
Valrico FishHawk Chamber of Commerce – Join us in for the ribbon cutting at Kidtopia
Saturday Mar 24 @ 10:00 AM
Only In-Person Spring Season Sign up !
Winter Haven Youth Soccer Association (WHYSA) – This will be the only in-person sign up for the Spring Season. This will also be the last day of registration before the fee increases 20 dollars. Sign up will be in the Soccer office at Simmers Young Park
Saturday Mar 24 @ 11:00 AM
Annual Tigers Spring Training
GVSU Alumni Association – The Tampa Bay Area Alumni Club invites you to watch the Tigers Spring Training! We'll enjoy an all-you-can-eat picnic and then cheer on our favorite team together as they prepare for the upcoming season. This event counts as your club's Community Outreach Week project! Please bring a canned food item to benefit a local pantry. As part of this force for positive change, your participation will unite amongst other Lakers' service throughout the world, making your community impact a global one.
Saturday Mar 24 @ 12:00 PM
Frank Kostyo Powerlifting Meet
All American Gym – Annual Frank Kostyo Powerlfting meet.
Saturday Mar 24 @ 1:00 PM
Hillsborough GOP 2nd Amendment BBQ
Hillsborough County Republican Party – Join us for fun and fellowship March 24 at the Hillsborough GOP 2nd Amendendment BBQ. Order your ticket today at https://secure.donationreport.com/productlist.html?key=86AYRMYEKX5L
Saturday Mar 24 @ 1:00 PM
Fill the Boot: MDA Boot Drive at Tigertown
City of Lakeland, FL - Government – Join Lakeland’s Firefighters on March 24, 2018 at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, the Spring Training home of the Detroit Tigers . Firefighters on behalf of International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local Chapter 4173 and Lakeland Fire Department will be out in full force to collect money to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The IAFF’s and MDA’s relationship spans back to 1954 when the organization committed to help fight MDA and has been its largest national sponsor since. The game starts at 1:05PM and Lakeland’s Professional Firefighters will be holding their boots outside of Joker Marchant Stadium after the game with empty boots that need filling, as part of the signature “Fill the Boot” campaign to benefit MDA. Local 4173 and LFD has been filling the boot through their partnership with the Detroit Tigers since 2011. More about MDA: MDA is leading the fight to against muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases that take away physical strength, independence and life. MDA’s uses its collective strength to help kids and adults live longer and grow stronger by finding research breakthroughs across diseases, caring for individuals from day one and empowering families with services and support in hometowns across America with services and support in hometowns across America.
Saturday Mar 24 @ 2:00 PM
Lakeland Craft Beer & Food Festival (3rd Annual)
EMERGE Lakeland – You ready for Lakeland's very own craft beer festival? Taste some amazing brews from local and regional breweries? Then you've come to the right place. Tickets include UNLIMITED beer tastings. Food from local vendors available for purchase.Gates open at 2PM & Close at 5PM. Must be 21+. VIP tickets offer more - Early Entrance at 1PM to VIP Lounge with Exclusive Beers & Local Brews. Limited food buffet in VIP Lounge. Doors close at 5PM. Must be 21+. Sales Tax Included Tickets MAY be available day of, but they will cost more. Ya snooze ya lose, as the saying goes... Participating breweries.....adding more each day! Swan Brewing Brew POP Brewers Guild Reprise Cigar City Brewing Oskar Blues New Belgium Orange Blossom Highland Founders 21st Amendment BrewHub Lord Hobo Bells Honor Brewing Lexington Brewing Lagunitas Hidden Springs Infinite Persimmon Hollow Tomoka Grove Roots Pair of Dice Tickets NOW ON SALE!
Saturday Mar 24 @ 6:00 PM
Jelly Bean Jam 2018
Christ Community Church ~ Winter Haven, FL – Join us on Saturday March 24th @ 6PM for Jelly Bean Jam. We will start out with our Family Experience (FX), a 40 minute high energy production that is full of fun and games! Then join us afterward for our an Easter Egg Hunt!
Sunday Mar 25 @ 4:45 PM
Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra ®
Inside Out Yoga – Jody Reece will facilitate this class. Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra ® will include a brief discussion about what to expect, a light physical practice and a deeply relaxing meditation. Take care of yourself for $20.