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Summer Fun at Home
Back to School Guide Lakeland Polk County FL

Back-to-School Guide for Lakeland + Polk County

Find all the info you need to kick off a new school year! Back to school events, places to get free school supplies, the 2024-25 school calendar, details on tax free shopping, our favorite school gear, Stuff the Bus donation locations, and more.

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Florida Polk County School Calendar
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Father's Day Lakeland
Pools and Splash Pads Lakeland Polk County

Swimming Pools + Splash Pads in Lakeland and Polk County

There is nothing better than a dip in the pool to beat the Florida heat! We’ve got plenty of local swimming pools and splash pads in Lakeland and across Polk County that are open to the public. Find a place to get wet and cool off this summer.

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Free Museums in Central Florida (1)
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Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
Summer Reading
Regal Summer Movie Express 2019
Private School Scholarships in Florida
CMX Summer Movies for Kids

2024 CMX Summer Movies – Kids Summer Film Fest

Formerly Cobb Free Summer Movies, and now called CMX Summer Film Fest, you’ll find the same great movie program for kids and families every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of the Summer for only $1.99 per person. Includes CMX Cinemas in Lakeland and Winter Haven.

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