Heartland Happenings

This is Heartland Happenings. Your guide to local events throughout the community

JUMP FOR YOUR HEALTH THIS SATURDAY AT THE MALL! LAKESHORE MALL AND HEARTLAND RURAL HEALTH NETWORK PRESENT A COMMUNITY JUMP-A-THON FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY. THE FUN STARTS THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 19TH AT 10AM. THERE WILL BE A DJ, FOOD, RAFFLES, & DOOR PRIZES. CALL 471-6007 TO FIND OUT MORE.

TANGLEWOOD’S BROADWAY LIGHTS THEATRE COMPANY IS BACK, AND BRINGS YOU A NIGHT OF CARIBBEAN JAZZ AND CALYPSO FROM THE DARRYL PATRICK JAZZ ENSEMBLE SATURDAY, JUNE 19 TH AT THE TANGLEWOOD CLUBHOUSE. THE BROADWAY LIGHTS SINGERS WILL JOIN IN, AND YOU GET AN EVENING OF FUN AND MUSIC FOR JUST $5 ADMISSION. THIS IS A BYOB SHOW … IT ALL STARTS AT 7PM … TANGLEWOOD IS ON HIGHWAY 27, ABOUT A MILE NORTH OF THE SEBRING WALMART.

THE NEXT AVON PARK LAKES FARMERS MARKET IS THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 19 FROM 9 AM TO 2 PM AT THE AVON PARK LAKES CLUBHOUSE ON NAUTILUS DRIVE NORTH OF AVON PARK. TONS OF GOODS FOR THE COMMUNITY FROM THE COMMUNITY.

THE AVON PARK MOOSE LODGE HAS AN ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST FROM 8-11A.M. THIS SUNDAY, THE 20TH – 1318 W. BELL STREET IN AVON PARK. THESE BREAKFASTS RUN THE FIRST AND THIRD SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH. $6 INCLUDES SCRAMBLED EGGS, SAUSAGE, BACON, BISCUIT W/GRAVY, HASH BROWNS, PANCAKES, COFFEE & JUICE. PROCEEDS GO TO THE MOOSE LEGION FUND.

ENJOY FREE ADMISSION AT BOK TOWER GARDENS OUTSIDE LAKE WALES JUNE 25, AND EVERY LAST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH THROUGH SEPTEMBER, COMPLIMENTS OF WAWA. TO RECEIVE COMPLIMENTARY ADMISSION, JUST GO TO THE ENTRANCE GATE. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY, NO VOUCHER OR RESERVATION NEEDED.

UNION CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH IN AVON PARK IS HOLDING A FREE VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL FOR KINDS FROM 2 TO 12 MONDAY, JUNE 28 TH THROUGH FRIDAY, JULY 2 ND . HOURS EACH DAY FROM 9AM TO NOON, AT UNION CHURCH, 106 N BUTLER AVENUE IN AVON PARK. REGISTER IN PERSON AT CHURCH OFFICE OR ONLINE AT WEAREUNION.ORG.

THE FIRECRACKER 5K IS BACK! THE 27 TH EDITION RUNS AT 7:30AM SUNDAY, JULY 4 TH AT HIGHLANDS HAMMOCK. JOIN IN THE GRANDADDY OF OUR LOCAL 5K’S AS IT COMES BACK FOR ITS 27 TH RUNNING THIS YEAR. CALL CHET BROJEK AT 385-4736, EMAIL HIM AT CBROJEK@COMCAST.NET OR REGISTER ONLINE AT ENDURANCESPORTSTIMING.COM.

HAVE A CHICKEN DINNER WITH YOUR FRIENDS AT HIGHLANDS LAKESIDE THEATRE JULY 4 TH ! IT’S FREE TO MEMBERS OF THE THEATRE … IF YOU’RE NOT A MEMBER, YOU CAN JOIN! $15.00 FOR AN INDIVIDUAL, FAMILY MEMBERSHIPS JUST $35.00. REGISTER TODAY – CALL THE BOX OFFICE AT 382-2525.

HANDS FOR THE HOMELESS HOSTS THE FEEDING TAMPA BAY FOOD BANK IN AVON PARK THIS THURSDAY – AND EVERY FIRST AND THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH IN AVON PARK. FOOD DISTRIBUTION BEGINS AT 10AM AT UNION CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH AT 107 JIM ROGERS AVENUE, AND GOES TILL NOON OR THE FOOD RUNS OUT.

PLAY GOLF WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND BENEFIT THE KIM GOSE CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION JULY 1 AT SUN N LAKE. FOUR PERSON SCRAMBLE, YOUR ENTRY FEE INCLUDES YOUR LUNCH AND AWARDS. ENTRY BLANKS AVAILABLE AT THE SUN N LAKE PRO SHOP.

THE TRADITION IS BACK! LAKE PLACID’S CALADIUM FESTIVAL IS BACK IN TOWN JULY 23 THROUGH 25 TH . THE ENTERTAINMENT, THE VENDORS, THE TOURS OF THE CALADIUM FIELDS AND THE CAR AND BIKE SHOW, ALL IN DOWNTOWN LAKE PLACID. PUT IT ON YOUR CALENDAR NOW!

BARKTOBERFEST IS BACK! PUT IT ON YOUR CALENDAR FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2 IN STUART PARK, DOWNTOWN LAKE PLACID. BARKTOBERFEST IS THE LARGEST PET ADOPTION EVENT IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY. NON PROFIT LOCAL RESCUES WITH DOGS AND CATS WAITING FOR A LOVING HOME. A GREAT DAY FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY AND THEIR PETS. VISIT WWW.PAWSITIVEEFFECTS.ORG FOR MORE.

YOUR NEIGHBORS AT HIGHLANDS COMMUNITY CHURCH AND OTHER CONGREGATIONS AROUND TOWN DISTRIBUTE FOOD PACKAGES EVERY FRIDAY FROM 11 AM TO 1 PM AT HIGHLANDS COMMUNITY CHURCH ON NEW LIFE WAY. A BAG OF FOOD – FREE OF CHARGE BEGINNING AT 11 AM UNTIL THE FOOD IS GONE.

THURSDAY BINGO IS BACK AT THE LAKE PLACID ELKS LODGE! LIMITED SEATING AND SANITIZING WILL BE DONE TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE … DOORS OPEN AT 4PM, GAMES START AT 6PM. THE SNACK BAR WILL BE OPEN FROM 4:30 TILL SIX, TOO.

BINGO FOR CHARITY IS BACK AT THE SEBRING ELKS LODGE – NOW, EVERY MONDAY NIGHT! DOORS OPEN AT 4:45PM, EARLY BIRDS START AT 6:00PM. PLEASE WEAR A MASK, AND BRING YOUR OWN FOOD & NON-ALCOHOLIC DRINKS – PROCEEDS GO TO CHARITY AND A LOW, $6 MINIMUM TO PLAY.

BIKE WITH YOUR FRIENDS! HIGHLANDS PEDALERS HOSTS RIDES FROM THE DON JOSE’S PARKING LOT ON LAKEVIEW DRIVE EACH SATURDAY MORNING. THE RIDES DEPART AT 7:15 A.M. SHARP YEAR ROUND. THE “A” GROUP RIDES AT OVER 19 MILES AN HOUR, THE “B” GROUP RIDES AT BETWEEN 17 ½ AND 19 MILES AN HOUR … SATURDAY RIDES RANGE FROM 33-45 MILES.

That’s Heartland Happenings. If your group or organization has an event coming up email heartlandhappenings@sebringradio.com