Friday, November 30, 2012

Free Pics with Santa from Magnify Bank in Lakeland

Free Pics with Santa sponsored by Magnify Credit Union

  • December 3rd, 6-8 pm @ Hawthorne Inn, 610 Lakeland Highlands Road;  (last year they had cookies and hot chocolate too!)
  • December 7th, 2:30-:30 pm @ Magnify Credit Union on 540A next to Brusters (last year they had refreshments, entertainment and a live reindeer!)

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Santa's Workshop at Family Fundamentals

Santa's Workshop

Family Fundamentals

Saturday, December 1, 2012

9:30 am until 2 pm

1021 Lakeland Hills Blvd

  • Pics with Santa
  • Create your own Holiday snack
  • Hands on Christmas activites
  • Holiday storytime
Santa will be handing out children's books!!

Lakeland Square Mall Holiday experience

Lakeland Square Mall Holiday Experience

December 2nd

1-3 pm

  • Radio Disney
  • Children's Activities and Games
  • Mystery Shopper Gift Bags

Home Depot Build, Saturday, December 1st


Build a picture frame

Finished painted example shown
Saturday, December 1, 2012

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.


• FREE hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 - 12 offered the 1st Saturday of 
  every month at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
• Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride 
  and accomplishment.
• All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative 
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Lowes Holiday Build, Saturday, December 1st

Sandman's Plane

Saturday, December 01 (10:00 AM)
The Guardians are back at Lowe's this weekend! Bring your kids into Lowe’s to build Sandman's Plane from DreamWorks Animation's new movie Rise of the Guardians!

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Holiday Ice Block Party in Mulberry

Photo: Reminder:  Come see us on the 1st!  Frank Garcia will be showing "Phosphate Wonderland"!  I cannot begin to tell you how cool this show is...DON'T MISS IT!

  • Crafts
  • Contests
  • prizes
  • Special Presentations

Donuts for Dads

Donuts for Dads

Hands on doughnut making activity for fathers and children.

Saturday, December 1st @  9 am

Explorations V Children's Museum in Lakeland

Above activity is included with admission.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Tree Lighting at Lakeside Village

Can't believe Christmas is coming so soon and Lakeside Village is lighting their tree this Friday night!!

Salvation Army Kettle Kick Off and Tree Lighting

 Join Lakeside Village as kick off the holiday season with our annual Tree Lighting Ceremony!

11-16-2012 to 11-16-2012, 6 pm - 7pm

Friday, November 2, 2012

Day of the Dead Celebration and workshop

Day of the Dead Celebration and Workshop

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012 — 10:30 AM TO 12:00 PM  
Children of all ages are invited to the event where they will be able to craft their very own Day of the Dead pin and alter in honor of their ancestors.

Polk Museum of Art

Sandspur Seafood Festival

Sandspur Seafood Festival
Saturday, November 3, 2012 - Lake Eva Park - 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Catch the food truck craze at this year's Sandspur Seafood Festival. A variety of purveyors are offering a delicious assortment of seafood, as well as basic fare for the land lovers.  But it's not all about the food, there will be craft vendors, games for all ages, musical entertainment, and boating.

Red Ribbon Run and activities

20th Annual Red Ribbon Run Set for Saturday at Tigertown

Published: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 11:40 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 11:40 p.m.
The 20th annual Red Ribbon Run, free for children in kindergarten through fifth grade, will take place Saturday morning at Joker Marchant Stadium at Tigertown in Lakeland.
Participants who pre-registered through their school will receive a free Celebrate Drug Free Red Ribbon Run shirt.
Adults and older students can pay a $10 registration fee to compete in the open run.
Registration check-in starts at 7 a.m., with the first race at 8 a.m. Prizes will be awarded.
A Kids Health & Wellness Carnival will celebrate healthy living from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For $5, participants can gain admission to the carnival's interactive attractions, refreshments and entertainment.
The BloodNet USA bloodmobile will be present during the carnival.

Source: Lakeland Ledger

Water, wings and wild things at Circle B Bar Ranch

Water, Wings & Wild Things

FUN & Activities for Kids of ALL Ages!
Celebrate Nature on November 3rd at the one day FREE event. Meander the trails and visit with the vendors. LIVE animals such as Alligators, Bald Eagles, Owls, Snakes, and even a Florida Panther will make an appearance during the event, and you do not want to miss out on learning more about these animals. There will be tree climbing, nature art, a prescribed fire obstacle course and much more. There will be something for the whole family.

So much to do!

  • Hands-on Wildlife Safaris featuring a Florida panther
  • Prescribed Fire Obstacle Course
  • Kite Making
  • Living with Alligators (see living alligators)
  • Tree Climbing for six-year-olds and up
  • Environment Exhibits
  • Native Plant Sale
  • Butterfly Tent