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JANUARY

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Jan. 20 - Feb. 5 at Highlands Little Theatre’s Lakeside Playhouse. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 7:30 p.m., Sunday: 2:30 p.m.

ARTRAGEOUS will be Jan. 21 at the Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of South Florida State College at Avon Park pays tribute to famous icons and music through live art, live music, and dance.

VARIETY SHOW The Frostproof Historic Preservation Committee will be holding a Variety Show at 7 p.m. on Jan. 21 at the American Legion Post 95 Memorial Auditorium located at 111 West 1st St. in Frostproof ( the old high school ). This is a benefit for improvements to the auditorium. For information call Tenny Croley 863-232-7201 or Julie Granger 863-221-3609.

U.S. SPORT AVIATION EXPO is set for Jan. 25-28 at Sebring Regional Airport. The Expo is the place to see, try, buy and sell Light Sport Aircraft and learn about LSA and Sport Pilot Certification.

LAKE PLACID ART LEAGUE’S FINE ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL The 30th annual event will be Jan. 28 at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Center. Fifty artists will display their artwork at this free show.

CALIFORNIA TOE JAM BAND LIVE will be LIVE in concert at Lake Placid Elks on Saturday, Jan. 28, 200 CR 621 (behind old Winn-Dixie). Open to everyone. Cost is $15 per person in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets are available at the Lake Placid Lounge.

SO GOOD FOR THE SOUL, representing Motown royalty, is set for Jan. 28 at the Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of South Florida State College at Avon Park.

UPCOMING

LOTELA GOLD, BE MINE Feb. 10-12 at Highlands Little Theatre’s Lakeside Playhouse. Friday and Saturday: 7:30 p.m., Sunday: 2:30 p.m.

60TH ANNUAL WISCONSIN DAY is Wednesday, Feb. 8 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church Hall, 248 S. Harbor Dr. in Holmes Beach. Doors open at 10 a.m. and close at 2:30 p.m. Potluck luncheon buffet. 50/50 raffle. Cost is $5 per person but parking is free. For information, call Denny at 941-907-6646 or Larry at 941-243-3747.

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at High-lands Little Theatre March 31 - April 16 at the Lakeside Playhouse.Friday and Saturday: 7:30 p.m., Sunday: 2:30 p.m.

MURDER MAYHEM: WIN, LOSE OR DIE May 5-6. Dinner in the Drs. Thakkar Pavilion at Highlands Little Theatre; performance in the Lakeside Playhouse. Dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m., performance 7:30 p.m.

GREASE June 9-25 in the Lakeside Playhouse at Highlands Little Theatre. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 7:30 p.m., Sunday: 2:30 p.m.

ONGOING

HEARTLAND TALK OF THE TOWN TOASTMASTERS CLUB hosts meetings the first, third and fifth Tuesday of each month from 6:15-7:30 p.m. in the community room at Grace Church, 3699 Thunderbird Rd, Sebring. Members learn to develop communication and leadership skills. Open to the public. For more information call 270-724-2069 or visit www.Heartland.ToastmastersClubs.org.

BINGO every Tuesday hosted by the Amvets Post 21, at 623 US Highway 27 South, with 12:30 Early Birds and regular games at 1 p.m.. For information call 863-385-0234.

CHARITY BINGO at Sebring Elks Lodge every Sunday and Monday. Doors open at 4 p.m; bingo starts at 6 p.m. Three $250 jackpots. For more information phone 863-471-3557. Open to the public.

TOUCAN BAND will be appearing weekly on Wednesdays from 6-9 p.m. at the Highlands Social Center at 3400 Sebring Parkway. Come and dance and enjoy free coffee, raffle drawing and much more.

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) #0487 meets on Wednesdays at Whispering Pines Church, 303 White Pine Drive, in Sebring. Weigh-in is at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting begins at 9 a.m. First meeting is always free. For more information phone 863-214-6429.

HIGHLANDS WOODCARVERS Meets 8:30-11 a.m. every Saturday at 333 Pomegranate Ave. in Sebring. The club is for the beginner as well as experienced woodcarvers. Call Eric Maron at 273-6136 or visit www.highlandswoodcarvers.com

SEBRING LIONS BREAKFAST CLUB meets at 7 a.m. every Thursday from October through May at Oscar’s Restaurant, 267 U.S. 27 N. Northern Lions are welcome and new members are invited to join. For information call 863-382-9782.

LAKE PLACID LIONS CLUB meets the second and fourth Tuesdays at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, 110 Plaza Ave., Lake Placid. Dinner is at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. For information call 863-633-9023.

HEARTLAND LAKESHARKS PARROT HEAD CLUB monthly business meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at Mid-Florida Credit Union Community Center, Stuart Avenue, Lake Placid. Monthly “Phlockings’ are held at various locations and times around the county. Visitors are always welcome. Call 863-699-0180 for information.

MILITARY SEA SERVICES MUSEUM, “Where History Comes Alive.” On Roseland Ave and Kenilworth Blvd 1/2 mile east of Sebring High School. Hundreds of artifacts and exhibits on U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard history. Open Wednesdays - Saturdays noon to 4 p.m. For large group tours call 863-385-0992.

HIGHLANDS COUNTY AUDUBON SOCIETY, INC. meets the third Tuesday of each month (September thru April) at the: Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring. Potluck dinner from 6:30-7 p.m. Meeting at 7 p.m. Open to the public. For information call Bob Hummel 863-471-1814

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST is hosted every first and third Saturday at Sebring Mobile Estates on Kenilworth Avenue from 7-9:30 a.m. for a $5 donation. Proceeds benefit the hungry and Humane Society of Highlands County.Contact Eddie Horman at 863-214-5299 for information.

SUNDAY CARD PLAY at Sebring Recreation Club, 333 Pomegranate Ave. Bridge, Pinochle and Euchre, all at 1:30 p.m.

WOMEN OF THE MOOSE, Chapter 873, U.S. 98, Tacos and Full Menu at Frank’s Moose Café from noon to 8 p.m. Mingo Bingo begins at 6 p.m. IAll proceeds from Mingo Bingo go to Moose and local charities. All net proceeds help to support Moose charities and local charities. Members and their families and guests are welcome.

HIGHLANDS LITTLE THEATRE, 356 West Center Ave., Sebring. Call the box office at 863-382-2525 for show times and dates.

LAKE PLACID GARDEN CLUB meets the second Wednesday of each month, September through May at the Lake Placid Woman’s Club building, 10 N. Main Ave., Lake Placid. Social time at 11:30, lunch at noon with garden related program and business meeting following. New members welcome. For information call Margo Sanders at 863-451-6375.

SHUFFLEBOARD Lake Placid shuffleboard courts are in Stuart Park on Interlake Blvd. Individuals have to provide their own equipment. For information call the town office at 863-699-3747.

HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY meets the first Thursday of each month at 2:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Sebring Chamber of Commerce, in the Fountain Shopping Center. The public is invited. For more information phone 863-253-0773.

AVON PARK FOUNDERS GARDEN CLUB meets on the second Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. Meetings rotate among the homes of club members. For more information, or to locate this month’s meeting, call 863-452-1927.

FLORIDA FLYWHEELERS VILLAGE, 7000 Avon Park Cutoff Road, Avon Park. Call 863-453-3350 for a schedule.

HIGHLANDS ART LEAGUE, 1989 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Call 863-385-5312 or visit www.HighlandsArtLeague.org to see many types of art classes available. Local artists teach adult and children classes.

LAKE PLACID ART LEAGUE meets every third Wednesday at 5 p.m. at 127 Dal Hall Blvd. For information call 863-465-0611. Woodcarving classes by Bill Snyder are Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open studio woodcarving is Tuesdays from 1 to 4 pm. Painting classes by Bill Snyder are every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon. Open studio painting is Mondays from 1 to 4 p.m.

ARCHBOLD BIOLOGICAL STATION, 123 Main Drive, Venus. Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors must register at the main office. A short video about the biodiversity and conservation of the Lake Wales Ridge is available for viewing and “Walk-Through Time” self-guided tour that emphasizes plant identification and scrub ecology begins at the south end of the main grounds. Call 863-465-2571 or visit www.archbold-station.org.

HIGHLANDS HAMMOCK STATE PARK, 5931 Hammock Road, Sebring.Call 863-386-6094 or visit www.FloridaStateParks.org.

LAKE PLACID BALLROOM DANCERS. For membership information or event dates, call Susie Lee at 863-699-0886 or email at larryandsusie@centurylink.net.

HEART OF HIGHLAND SHOW CHORUS, affiliated with Sweet Adelines International, rehearses every Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Avon Park Rotary Club, 20 S. Verona, Avon Park. Call 954-240-9999.

EXERCISE AND DANCE classes offered at South Florida State College Lake Placid Center. Call 863-465-3003.

LAKE PLACID HISTORICAL SOCIETY DEPOT MUSEUM at 12 Park St. is open Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Group tours are still available. For information call the Depot at 863-465-1771.

AMERICAN CLOWN MUSEUM AND SCHOOL is open Tuesdays through Fridays from noon to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 109 Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid. Call 863-465-2920. Admission is free.

FIREMEN’S FIELD MARKET every Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Highlands County Fairgrounds. Call 863-382-2255 for details.

LAKE MAPS FOR ANGLERS Go to: www.HighlandsBassAngler.com then go to Florida Lakes Maps.com for a total of 46 Highlands County contour lake maps.

CIRCLE THEATER OF SEBRING. For information and events call 863-382-1029 or visit www.circletheaterofsebring.org.

LAKE COUNTRY CRUISERS CAR SHOW meetings from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the parking lot of Papa Gibbs in Lake Placid on the second Friday of each month.

“BUSINESS NETWORKING” on the third Thursday of every month at from 8 to 9 a.m. in Lake Placid. Call the chamber of commerce at 863-441-5712 for details and location.

HIGHLANDS MUSEUM OF ARTS (MOTA), West Center Ave. (behind Sebring Public Library). Includes curated exhibits, art competitions, receptions, art classes for children and adults. For more information and a schedule of events call 863-385-5312 or 863-385-6682 or visit www.HighlandsArtLeague.org.

• HIGHLANDS SENIOR SOCIAL CENTER, “The Fun Place” at 3400 Sebring Parkway, Sebring. Open to the public, no membership required. Call 863-386-0752 or visit www.hscseniors.org.

• SHUFFLEBOARD Shuffleboard courts located in Stuart Park on Interlake Blvd. in uptown Lake Placid. Individuals must provide their own equipment. Call the Town of Lake Placid office at 863-699-3747.

• SQUARE DANCING in Lake Placid. Call Colleen at 863-465-1737 for more information.


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