Guide to Lakeland

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All of our year-round posts are listed right here in the Guide to Lakeland so you can find anything and everything you’re searching for!  With information on indoor fun, local playgrounds, education options, seasonal fun, and much more, we’ve got the scoop on events and activities for families and kids in Lakeland. Check back regularly, we are adding new info weekly!

Birthdays

The ULTIMATE Birthday Party Guide to Lakeland

Local Birthday Freebies in Lakeland & Polk County

Give your Child a Birthday to Remember at a Lakeland Flying Tigers Game

Fat Chihuahua Entertainment – Mobile Party & Event Entertainment

Baby & Toddler Activities

Activities for Babies, Preschoolers, Toddlers and Moms

Classes & Lessons

Lakeland & Polk County Swimming Lessons

Central Florida Athletics: Cheerleading, Gymnastics, Tumbling & more

Education

Polk County School Choice Options – Magnet, Charter, IB, Academies & more

Polk County’s FREE VPK Program – With New Delayed Enrollment For Later Birthdates

2018 – 2019 Polk County School Calendar

Guide to After School Programs in Lakeland

Get Personalized School Swag from Prep Sportswear – Hats, Shirts, Backpacks & more

Teacher Appreciation Gifts… what to buy and what to avoid

Education – Schools & Tutoring / Test Prep

Huntington Learning Center: Personalized Tutoring Services & Test Prep in Lakeland

Lakeland Mom looks at All Saints Academy

Crossroads Christian School provides a Personalized Education Focus for Grades K-12

Kid Friendly Eats

Kids Eat Free Guide

The Best Ice Cream, Cookies, Yogurt & Cupcakes in Lakeland

Parks, Playgrounds & Outdoor Activities

The Rotary Playground in Hernando’s Landing at Lake Parker

The Best Shaded Playgrounds in and around Lakeland

Pools, Splash Pads and Water Parks in Lakeland and Polk County

Hammock Hollow Children’s Garden at Bok Tower Gardens

Parenting & Things for Mom

Our Top 10 Favorite Family Board Games

75+ Ideas for Fun at Home

Guide to Local Direct Sales Consultants & Mom-Run Businesses

Pregnancy & Baby

Our Tour of the Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women & Children at Lakeland Regional Health

Special Needs & Special Kids

Sensory Friendly & Special Needs Activities in Lakeland & Central Florida

Sensational Sundays – Sensory Friendly Fun at Family Fun Center in Lakeland

U-Pick Farms & Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets in Polk County

U-Pick Strawberry Farms in Central Florida

U-Pick Blueberry Farms in Lakeland & Polk County

Seasonal

Spring & Easter

Summer

Summer Camp Guide

Fall & Halloween

Christmas & Holidays

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CATEGORIES

Fall & Halloween Activities: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Halloween Events & More

September 12, 2018|Fall & Halloween, Family Friendly Events, Things to Do|

We've got a full list of pumpkin patches, corn mazes, family-friendly fall events, haunted houses, Halloween activities & more in Lakeland, Winter Haven, & Polk County.

Get FREE TICKETS to visit Explorations V Children’s Museum OR Bok Tower Gardens on Sept. 22

September 5, 2018|Family Friendly Events, Freebies & Deals|

Visit Explorations V Children's Museum in Lakeland, Cracker Country in Tampa, or Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales for FREE on September 22 as part of Museum Day Live hosted by Smithsonian magazine.

Women Facing Breast Cancer Have Many New Surgical Options

August 31, 2018|Guest Post, Health & Fitness, Motherhood & Parenting|

The Breast Cancer Team at Lakeland Regional Health is committed to learning and providing leading-edge technologies that will significantly affect your life after cancer. Read about the latest advanced treatments that are redefining the standards of cancer care.

Brian Regan’s Live Comedy Tour is coming to the RP Funding Center

August 2, 2018|Giveaways, Movies, Music, & Live Performances|

My favorite comedian Brian Regan is coming to Lakeland! I know so many Brian Regan jokes I can’t even pick a favorite. He’s a clean comedian and his jokes are based on hilarious life experiences we can all relate to.

Huntington Learning Center: Personalized Tutoring Services & Test Prep in Lakeland

July 20, 2018|Classes & Lessons, Education, Sponsored|

Huntington Learning Center has been helping students get the best education possible for almost 40 years. Whether your child is struggling academically or just wants to get ahead, Huntington can tailor a personalized tutoring or test prep program with one-on-one attention that will achieve results.

Crossroads Christian School provides a Personalized Education Focus for Grades K-12

July 13, 2018|Education, Special Needs, Sponsored|

With low student-teacher ratios and and an encouraging, nurturing environment, Lakeland area kids with special education needs are finding success at Crossroads Christian School, and your child can too!

Safeguarding Your Preteen Event at LRH featuring Sheriff Grady Judd and Jaylen Arnold

July 6, 2018|Motherhood & Parenting, Support Groups & Social Groups|

Parents and preteens are invited to the Safeguarding Your Preteen event on Thursday, July 26, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Lakeland Regional Health. The event will feature Polk Sheriff Grady Judd and nationally known anti-bullying proponent Jaylen Arnold.

Summer BreakSpot – Free Meals for Kids 18 & under during the Summer

June 23, 2018|Freebies & Deals, Summer Fun|

The Summer BreakSpot Program provides free meals to kids under 18 while school is out for the summer — no registration required! There are over 40 locations just in Lakeland plus many others throughout Polk County. Find a location near you.

FREE Admission to Kennedy Space Center for 5th Graders in 2018

June 13, 2018|Freebies & Deals, Fun Around Florida - Day Trips, Summer Fun|

Students in 5th grade in 2017-18 OR 2018-19 can receive FREE daily admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex now through December 31. Get details and print your free coupon here.

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