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DCTE 2022
Enchanted Fairytale Hollow

Enchanted Fairytale Hollow is a whimsical location full of fun and magic-perfect for your next event! Dreams Come True Entertainment – Central Florida’s best character entertainment company – also has a physical location for events and parties.

Enchanted Fairytale Hollow hosts weekly character events for children & families, upcoming events can be found on Facebook and Eventbrite. Enchanted Fairytale Hollow is also available for private character parties and as an event rental space.

Let us help you make your next event UNFROGETTABLE!

Storytime | Birthday Entertainers + Characters | Princess Parties (+ Superheroes too!) | Unique Birthday Parties | Unique Indoor Activities
214 Traders Alley, Lakeland, Florida 33801
Carol Jenkins Barnett United Way Children’s Resource Center (formerly Family Fundamentals)

Family Fundamentals is changing its name! The grand opening of The Carol Jenkins Barnett United Way Children’s Resource Center is November 4, 2022, and classes will begin Monday, November 7th. The new center will be located at Bonnet Springs Park

The Carol Jenkins Barnett United Way Children’s Resource Center is a collaboration of organizations committed to strengthening families and our community by increasing access and awareness to resources and services. This Success By 6 parent resource center is a warm, welcoming place where parents and other family members come to access information, support services, and the tools they need to be the best parents they can be. Community agencies offer services on site to provide a one-stop opportunity for parents. Parents come for one service or class and return for others.

Weekly classes for ages 0-5 are offered for FREE!  The schedule follows Polk County Schools calendar.

Indoor Play + Open Gym for Toddlers | Mommy and Me Classes | Playgroups | Storytime | Youth Services
1025 George Jenkins Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33815
Florida Childrens Museum Bonnet Springs Park
Explorations V Children's Museum

Explorations V Children’s Museum is moving to Bonnet Springs Park in November 2022 and will be renamed the Florida Children’s Museum. As of August 6, 2022, the museum is closed in preparation for the move and will reopen in November 2022.

Children's Museums | Homeschool Enrichment - General | Indoor Play + Open Gym for Toddlers | Indoor Playground Birthday Parties | Museums + Historic Field Trips | Science + STEM Field Trips | Storytime
109 North Kentucky Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33801
eLibrary South Lakeland

The eLibrary is a branch of the Lakeland Public Library located in the Lake Miriam Shopping Center. Check the website for upcoming programs for children and adults.

Libraries | Storytime
4740 Florida Avenue South, Lakeland, Florida 33813
Florida Air Museum

As Florida’s “Official Aviation Museum and Education Center,” the Florida Air Museum features a dynamic display of unique designs, classics, ultra-lights, antiques, and warbirds. More than a collection of airplanes; it stands as a tribute to the history and joy of flight. Exhibits educate about pioneers like Howard Hughes, early air racers, and Floridians and others who have influenced the world of aviation.

In cooperation with ACE, the Museum also offers a variety of year-round educational experiences for all ages including storytime, camps, tours, workshops, and speaker presentations. The Museum continues to grow and meet the challenge of showcasing aviation history through exhibits, restoration and preservation, education and outreach, and sharing a passion for flight with visitors of all ages.

Museums + Historic Field Trips | Museums + Historical Attractions | Science + STEM Field Trips | Storytime
4175 Medulla Road, Lakeland, Florida 33811
Lakeland Public Library

The Lakeland Public Library is a member of the Polk County Library Cooperative, an inter local agreement between 13 municipalities with public libraries and the Board of County Commissioners, enabling all residents of the county, including those in the unincorporated area to have library services. Check out their fantastic programming for adults and children, including storytime, writing club for teens, children’s theatre, technology programs, summer programs, and more! Visit the website to see a full list of upcoming programs. You can also find them all on our calendar at

Homeschool Enrichment - General | Libraries | STEM Programs + LEGO Building | Storytime
100 Lake Morton Drive, Lakeland, Florida 33801
Winter Haven Public Library

The Winter Haven Library hosts Lego Club, Little Sprouts Story Time, Minecrafters, Family Movies, Teen Activities. Visit the Winter Haven Library calendar for details.

Libraries | Storytime | Teen Volunteer Opportunities
325 Avenue A Northwest, Winter Haven, Florida 33881