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Thu  Jun 21 2018 08:30AM
American comfort food dinner AVON PARK — Voiture 899 40&8 Veterans Organization will host an American Comfort Food Dinner 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 22, at VFW 9853, 75 N. … Find out how to read more online.
Rare red wolf pups born at ZooTampa
Thu  Jun 21 2018 08:30AM
ZooTampa at Lowry Park visitors may now see a litter of new red wolf puppies, which are the most critically endangered wolf species in the world. The successful birth of … Find out how to read more online.
Florida’s diverse animal population on display
Thu  Jun 21 2018 08:30AM
Florida offers animal lovers exclusive experiences to engage with wildlife. Taking many forms, these animal experiences are not limited to a single attraction, or age group, and range from mild … Find out how to read more online.
Disney gears up for July 4
Thu  Jun 14 2018 08:30AM
Fireworks are synonymous with the Fourth of July and Walt Disney World Resort, and on Independence Day 2018, Disney theme parks will offer guests a bevy of booming delights. Nighttime … Find out how to read more online.
Pink Floyd’s musical masterpiece
Thu  Jun 7 2018 08:30AM
One of the world’s most successful and influential records turned 45 this year. Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side Of The Moon,” is still a stunning, amazing musical accomplishment. Surreal yet grounded … Find out how to read more online.
Dad’s Day at Disney
Thu  Jun 7 2018 08:30AM
LAKE BUENA VISTA — Walt Disney World Resort is the place to give Dad the special treatment this Father’s Day. Day or night, it’s all about celebrating Dads, husbands and … Find out how to read more online.
Paying tribute to fallen veterans
Thu  May 31 2018 08:30AM
Sebring’s Military Sea Services Museum held a dual event honoring Memorial Day and the Museum’s 20th Anniversary on May 28. The museum honors the military sea powers including the Navy, … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  May 31 2018 08:30AM
Summer Reading Program LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Library’s Summer Reading Program is in full swing! Sign up for the reading incentive program and receive a prize for books … Find out how to read more online.
Off Circle Gallery set to close
Tue  Jun 5 2018 05:36PM
After just three years, the Off Circle Gallery is closing its doors at the end of June. They are located on North Ridgewood just off the downtown Sebring Circle. Their … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  May 31 2018 08:00AM
Busch Gardens having weekend fireworks displays
Thu  Jun 21 2018 08:30AM
With Summer Nights in full swing at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, guests can now celebrate the season with a dazzling fireworks display. In addition to the event’s daily extended hours, … Find out how to read more online.
Roaring Springs splashes into ZooTampa at Lowry Park
Thu  Jun 21 2018 08:30AM
ZooTampa at Lowry Park has kicked-off the summer with a splash as it introduced its brand-new family water adventure, Roaring Springs presented by Pinch A Penny. Following the debut of … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Jun 14 2018 08:30AM
Hope Springs Forth event SEBRING — The Highlands Republican Women’s Network will host an educational forum on issues related to pregnancy, abortion and post-abortion from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, June … Find out how to read more online.
Universal adds 10th house for Halloween Horror Nights
Thu  Jun 14 2018 08:30AM
The world’s premier Halloween event is about to get even scarier… Universal Orlando Resort is making this year’s Halloween Horror Nights the most intense ever by adding a 10th haunted … Find out how to read more online.
Brit Floyd in Florida on ‘Eclipse Tour’
Thu  Jun 7 2018 08:30AM
Brit Floyd return to Ruth Eckerd Hall, Thursday, June 14 for the Eclipse World Tour 2018. They will be performing a very special ‘45th Anniversary’ retrospective of Pink Floyd’s iconic … Find out how to read more online.
Winter Haven hosting Rock N’ Freedom Fest
Thu  Jun 7 2018 08:30AM
The City of Winter Haven along with our sponsors, are excited to bring you the 2018 Rock N’ Freedom Fest celebration. It will take place with live music at Martin … Find out how to read more online.
LP Elks awarded pair of scholarships
Fri  Jun 8 2018 08:00AM
LAKE PLACID — May 3rd was an exciting evening at Lake Placid High School. That was when the annual college scholarships were announced. High school seniors and their families were … Find out how to read more online.
Highlands Hammock recognizing Bike Travel Weekend
Thu  May 31 2018 08:30AM
SEBRING — In recognition of Bike Travel Weekend, June 1-3, Highlands Hammock State Park will be promoting bicycling by holding a Bike & Hike event on Saturday, June 2. The … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  May 31 2018 08:00AM

Thu  May 24 2018 08:30AM
AARP Smart Driver Class SEBRING — AARP will offer its Smart Driver Program from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today, Thursday, May 24, at Heacock Insurance, 1105 U.S. 27 North … Find out how to read more online.


Deep Purple/Judas Priest announce tour
Thu  May 24 2018 08:30AM
The Def Leppard/Journey tour may get most of the ink this summer, but they’re far from being the only concert with two big-name bands. With concert-goers becoming a little more … Find out how to read more online.
Awolnation ‘Sails’ into Florida
Thu  May 24 2018 08:30AM
You know the song. You just might not know the band, which is perfectly fine for Awolnation’s Aaron Bruno. It’s all part of what happens when you have a monster … Find out how to read more online.
Relive the 80s during ‘Life Tour’
Mon  May 21 2018 06:40PM
When it comes to 80s music, most people either love it or they hate it. But for those who feel music has gone downhill ever since the 21st century began, … Find out how to read more online.
‘Celebrate Summer’ in Central Florida
Mon  May 21 2018 06:22PM
Central Florida’s Visitor Information Center will kick off the summer travel season by hosting “Celebrate Summer” Day on Saturday, June 2, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Visitors and residents … Find out how to read more online.
Fast & Furious opens amid fanfare
Thu  May 10 2018 08:30AM
On May 2, superstars from the Fast & Furious franchise — star and producer Vin Diesel (Dom), and stars Chris “Ludacris” Bridges (Tej), Tyrese Gibson (Roman) and Jordana Brewster (Mia) … Find out how to read more online.
Highlands Art League Creative Kids Camp
Thu  May 10 2018 08:30AM
SEBRING — The Highlands Art League is pleased to announce the annual Creative Kids Summer Camp is open for registration with two additional weeks for older, more advanced Art Students … Find out how to read more online.
Florida Musical Festival returning
Thu  May 3 2018 08:30AM
The 18th annual Florida Music Festival & Conference will once again play host to hundreds of emerging talent in the heart of Downtown Orlando, offering local music fans free admission … Find out how to read more online.
More news on Toy Story Land
Thu  May 3 2018 08:30AM
As fans continue the countdown to the opening of Toy Story Land on June 30, more “toy-riffic” news is emerging as anticipation builds for the colorful new land coming to … Find out how to read more online.
SunFest set to start up
Thu  Apr 26 2018 08:30AM
SunFest, Florida’s largest music, art and waterfront festival has another strong lineup for the 35th annual event. The national headliners include: Pitbull, Zedd, Logic, Rae Sremmurd, Incubus, Nick Jonas, Sublime … Find out how to read more online.
Splash and Bubbles at Florida Aquarium
Thu  Apr 26 2018 08:30AM
Put your fins together for the all-new Splash and Bubbles: 4-D Undersea Adventure, premiering at The Florida Aquarium. This special run lasts through Thursday, May 17, 2018 in the 4-Ducks … Find out how to read more online.
Dead Exposure: Patient Zero at Universal
Thu  May 24 2018 08:30AM
Universal Orlando has revealed the second haunted house coming to Halloween Horror Nights 2018. This fall, fear will infect you in a brand new house that lives within a world … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  May 17 2018 08:30AM
Spring job fair SEBRING — The 2018 Careersource Heartland Spring Job Fair will take place 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, May 17, at the Bert J. Harris, Jr. Agricultural … Find out how to read more online.
LEGOLAND to open LEGO MOVIE WORLD
Thu  May 17 2018 08:30AM
WINTER HAVEN — LEGOLAND Florida Resort has unveiled its biggest news since the theme park first opened in 2011. THE LEGO MOVIE™ WORLD will premiere spring 2019 at the theme … Find out how to read more online.
Top comedy clubs in Florida
Thu  May 10 2018 08:30AM
Need a good laugh? Find a Florida comedy club near you. Florida attracts great acts in a variety of comedy clubs. The next time you’re looking for an alternative nightlife … Find out how to read more online.
Journey/Def Leppard tour
Tue  May 15 2018 03:06PM
Promising to be the ‘Tour of the Year,’ two of the world’s most popular rock bands — Def Leppard and Journey — are teaming up for a massive co-headlining North … Find out how to read more online.
Country 500 looking strong
Thu  May 3 2018 08:30AM
Toby Keith, Chris Stapleton, Dierks Bentley, Billy Currington, Tyler Farr, Randy Houser, Midland, A Thousand Horses, 38 Special, Frankie Ballard, Colt Ford, David Nail, Craig Campbell, Michael Ray, Runaway June, … Find out how to read more online.
Star Wars invades LEGOLAND
Wed  May 9 2018 06:51AM
On May 4, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens MINILAND Model Display will take its final landing place in the center of LEGOLAND Florida Resort’s outdoor LEGO display area of … Find out how to read more online.
Everblades going strong in Estero
Thu  Apr 26 2018 08:30AM
If you’re looking for some exciting sports action that is only a few hours away from Highlands County, you’ll find it in Estero. Estero is between Ft. Myers and Naples … Find out how to read more online.
Florida Orchestra performing Michael Jackson
Thu  Apr 26 2018 08:30AM
ST. PETERSBURG — The Florida Orchestra is changing the program of its next rock concert to The Music of Michael Jackson on Friday, May 11, at the Mahaffey Theater. Due … Find out how to read more online.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom turns 20
Thu  Apr 26 2018 08:30AM
Disney’s theme park of exploration is a place unique in all the world. Here Walt Disney World guests can venture to the snowy flanks of Mt. Everest, raft down a … Find out how to read more online.


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