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if you have an upcoming event and would like us to add it to our calendar of events, please email the information to:

SunDay, october 16 » WingHouse Breast Cancer Awareness

11 am to 4 pm Food, music, raffles, and giveaways for the whole family. 100 percent of funds raised will go to the American Cancer Society 4515 South Florida Ave, Lakeland For more information call 863-738-4187

monDay, october 17 » Garden Lecture Series: “Container Gardening”

For more information call 863-688-7743 » Imperial Symphony Orchestra Pop Concert

8 pm to 10 pm The imperial symphony orchestra will kick off the Hispanic Festival. Food from Harry’s Seafood and Bar will be available. Munn Park, Lakeland, Fl For more information call 863-688-3743

SaturDay, october 22 » Lakeland Hispanic Festival

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12 pm to 8 pm A festival sponsored by the Hispanic club that shares the heritage, language, and culture of Hispanics. This is a non-profit event, but all donations will go towards scholarships for Hispanic students in the community. Lake Mirror, Barnett Family Park, Downtown Lakeland For more information call 863-644-5362

» Congressman Dennis Ross Veterans Fair

» Munn Park Extravaganza

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm A series of Garden lectures to help keep Lakeland Green and Beautiful. These programs are great for do-it-yourself projects. 1700 N. Florida Ave, Lakeland

Starts at 10 am to 3 pm. 3 pm to 5pm Veterans ceremony celebration A veterans job fair. Resume and interview skill workshops will be available. 4800 US Highway 301 N. Tampa, Fl For more information call 863-644-8215

thurSDay, october 20 » Emerges Gets Trashed (Sort of )

8 am to 9:30 am Republic and Florida Refuse Service join together to inform the city about how to reduce waste and learn proper recycling. RSVP by TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18 by 5 pm on EMERGE website 3820 Maine Avenue, Lakeland For more information call 863-688-8551 ext. 228

FriDay, october 21 » Red, White, and the Blues

7 pm to 11 pm An intimate evening of fantastic blues, music, wine, drinks, and hors d’oeuvres. 800 E. Palmetto Street, Lakeland


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9 am to 3 pm This is a free event for families. There will be garden presentations and over fifty vendors selling patio and garden items for fall plants. 201 E. Main Street, Lakeland For more information call 863-683-8258 » Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

8 am to 11 am Polk County’s breast cancer walk. All proceeds from the event go toward Breast Cancer initiatives, education in our community, breast cancer patient assistance, and research. 1400 Broadway Blvd, SE Polk City For more information call 863-688-2326 ext 5503 » Viste’s Canned Tuna Concert

6 PM to 10 PM One can of tuna admits one guest to this concert. All proceeds will help benefit senior citizens. The Polk Theatre 139 S. Florida Ave, Lakeland For more information call 863-284-0828

monDay, october 31 » One Lost Soul Drama

6 pm to 8 pm Local Christian community theater group presents the drama, “One Lost Soul” Ticket cost: Free 8250 Hwy 98 N., Lakeland For more information visit http://

FriDay, noVember 4 » The Art of Better Living

6 pm to 9 pm This event features classic car shows, art receptions, and musical entertainment. Main Street, Lakeland For more information visit www.

monDay, noVember 7 » Garden Lecture Series: Defining Your Outdoor Living Space

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm A series of garden lectures for do-it-yourself gardeners. 100 Lake Morton Drive, Lakeland

thurSDay, noVember 10 » 21ST Annual Chamber Golf Scramble

11 am to 6 pm This is a men’s and women tournament with special contests and prizes. Six person scramble. Register on the events page at Lakeland Chamber of Commerce website 800 Lone Palm Drive, Lakeland For more information call 863-688-8551 ext 223

FriDay, noVember 11 » Swing Into the Swamp

Starts at 6 pm This is a fun-filled evening of silent and live auctions, dinner, dancing and more. All proceeds will benefit the students at All Saints’ Academy. Tickets are limited For more information call 863-293-5980 or visit » SEU Godspell

730 pm to 9 pm An off Broadway musical originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak.New lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. $15 general admission

$10 students/seniors The Polk Theatre For more information call 863-682-8227 » 2nd Annual “Hangar Door Canteen” at SUN ‘n FUN

6:30 PM TO 10 PM This will be a full day of family friendly activities. The theme is set in the 1940s with dinner and dances to show appreciation for veterans. 4175 Medulla Rd. For more information call 863-644-2431

FriDay, noVember 11 to SunDay, noVember 13 » The Wine Tasting Musical

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13 2:30 pm to 9:30 pm Enjoy this production about a wine- tasting classes with a twist of humor and romance. $50 $60 for VIP seating Parking is $7 701 West Lime Street, Lakeland For more information call 863-834-8137

SaturDay, noVember 12 » Kick-Off Celebration 2011 Polk County Family Week

9 am to 1 pm The theme is family reunion. There will be fun, food, and entertainment including bounce houses and photo booths. Admission is FREE Central Park in Winter Haven For more information call 863-292-0922 or visit » Fancy Flea Vintage Home and Garden Market

9 am to 4 pm One of the top 10 flea markets in the country. There will be tons of chic furniture, antiques, and more. Kentucky Avenue, Lakeland For more information call 863-712-3278

FOCUS Lakeland 07-09  

FOCUS Magazine Lakeland Edition Issue 07-09, October 2011