Polk County Parks & Recreation’s Daddy Daughter Date Night box provides daughters and fathers the opportunity to spend a special night together at home! The box will be filled with fun activities, food supplies, decorations, and much more. This box is intended for dads and daughters up to 10 years-old. Register online by Feb. 8th at http://bit.ly/DDNB21
AFTER SCHOOL ART
Designed for the parent and child to learn together, each independent project will include reusable materials to share between parent and child as well as private web-links for super easy-to-follow video instruction. Project supplies will be available for pickup or shipping. Mondays through Mar. 8. Polk Museum of Art Members, $10. Non-Members, $15. PolkMuseumofArt.org/After-School
The Police Athletic League is continuing with their new mobile outreach efforts on Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30pm at various parks around Lakeland. The PAL Officers will be on-site with snacks and setting up games to connect with kids and share some opportunities going on with PAL. All ages are welcome and it’s completely FREE. lakelandpal.com
COLOR THE TRAIL
Feb. 6, 7am. Color the Trail: The Revenge of Sasquatch is an outdoor race that now features a 10k, 5k, and 1-mile fun run. The courses will wind through the trails of Bone Valley ATV Park and consist of uneven terrain, small hills, and possible Sasquatch sightings, fun for all ages! Register today for Polk County Parks & Recreation’s most colorful race https://bit.ly/CTT2.
Visit Craft + Kitchen every Saturday for live music at 7:30pm. This is Florida’s First Independent Beer Bottle Shop and eatery, serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week. They stock over 300 craft beers, imports, and ciders with 25 taps. cklakeland.com
A master painter, printer, and illustrator, Toulouse-Lautrec saw no line between fine and commercial art. In his pictures of the Belle Époque Toulouse-Lautrec created the timeless scenes of France’s cabarets, concert halls, and theaters. Feb. 13 - May 23 at the Polk Museum of Art. Schedule your visit online. 863-688-7743 polkmuseumofart.org
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Lakeland Community Theatre’s 15th anniversary of producing this modern Broadway classic based on the beloved Academy Award-winning animated feature. Purchase tickets in advance. Days and times vary, Feb. 19 - Mar. 7th. 863-603-7529. Lakelandcommunitytheatre.com
FAMILY GAME DAY
Feb. 20, 10am-2pm at the Wabash Community Center. Family Game Day is a family-fun event that features life-size games, arts and crafts, music, and a free hot dog lunch (first come, first served). The day will be full of laughs, games, and friendly competition amongst the family, free admission! For more information, please call (863) 284-4223.
Feb. 20 & 21 on the Shores of Lake Wailes in Lake Wales. Celebrate 50 years of fine arts excellence at the 2021 Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival! The festival is celebrating and exhibiting quality works of art by fine artists and artisans during two full days of art, music, and culture! VIP experiences available at centralfloridatix.com. More info lakewalesartscouncil.org
Feb. 20, 6:30pm at the Chain O’ Lakes Stadium. “Voices: Hope in the Midst of Peril” is a celebration of the African American Voice in Arts. Guests will enjoy a musical review of Soul Music and “Good News” music. Come join Voices and the Voice, Deric Feacher, under the stars as they spread some “GOOD NEWS” for 2021. theatrewinterhaven.com