The Florida Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday is July 31 – August 9, 2021 and we’ve got all the details you need to know to save money on your back to school shopping!
Find after school care where your kids will be engaged, have fun, and receive homework help during the afternoon hours. All of the after school programs on our list provide school pick up.
In need of free school supplies? Or just looking to celebrate the new school year with a back to school bash? We’ve got a full list of back to school events and places to get free school supplies.
Find all the info you need to kick off a new school year! Back to school events, places to get free school supplies, the 2021-22 school calendar, details on tax free shopping, our favorite school gear, Stuff the Bus donation locations, and more.
Formerly Cobb Free Summer Movies, and now called CMX Summer Kids Festival, you’ll find the same great movie program for kids and families every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of the Summer for only $1.50 per person. Includes CMX Cinemas in Lakeland!
Have you been to the Lake Eva Water Park in Haines City? It is a great place to cool off during the summer! The aquatic center has a splash pad, water slide, activity pool and water play area your kids will love, all for only $5 per person.
Whether you are still feeling the impact of the pandemic or find yourself unexpectedly in a financial crisis or family crisis, there are support systems in place and it is ok to need help. These community organizations exist to help people in a time of need.
At Safari Wilderness in Lakeland, you can get up close and personal with llamas, zebras, watsui cattle, water buffalo, and more. For a limited time they are offering a guided drive-thru safari tour where you can see and feed exotic animals from the comfort of your own vehicle.
Skipping a birthday party this year? Plan an extra special day at home or a celebration just with family and make it a birthday to remember!
A brand new children’s museum is opening in Polk County! Learn more about the Florida Children’s Museum coming to Bonnet Springs Park in Lakeland in May 2022.
Looking for ideas to keep your kids physically active at home? These free kids workout videos are so much fun, your kiddos won’t even realize they are exercising! From preschoool exercise videos to workouts for teens, you’ll find something on this list for all ages.
Free Online Summer Camps are a great resource if you’re looking for DIY projects to keep kids engaged and learning all summer long. Check out these free websites that provide guided instructions for hands-on activities, coding, art projects, maker projects, and more.
During Summer 2021, Polk County Schools will continue to provide free lunch and breakfast to children 18 years and under. A week’s worth of school meals can be picked up at specific schools and community locations during the summer months.
Polk County Public Schools will not require face masks for the 2021 – 2022 school year. Beginning June 9, 2021, face masks are optional for students and staff.
We always hear the sayings “take care of yourself first” and “make self-care a priority.” Boost your happiness and save your sanity with these things to do in 15 minutes or less that can make you a happier mom.
Introverted moms, this one is for you. Self-awareness and a little planning helped this introverted mom make the most of our summer days.
Find unique Father’s Day gifts for dads in Lakeland, Winter Haven, and Polk County. We’ve got gift ideas, family activities, weekend freebies and more.
Nothing says SUMMER like 4th of July festivities and FIREWORKS! We’ve got a list of all the places to find Independence Day Celebrations and fireworks in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Haines City, and across Polk County.
Check out our list of FREE in-person Summer Programs hosted by the Lakeland Library, Larry R Jackson Branch Library, Mulberry Library, Winter Haven Library and others around Polk County for Summer 2021.
Whether your favorite flavor is glazed, frosted, jelly filled, old fashioned, or chocolate, we can help you find the best donuts in Lakeland and Polk County.
Regal Summer Movie Express – $1 Kids Movies. Summer movie fun every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10am in Lake Wales / Winter Haven. Find out what movies are playing in Summer 2021!