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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.
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.
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.


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.
Artwork wanted for 2018 Florida Biennial
Thu  Apr 26 2018 08:30AM
HOLLYWOOD — The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood is seeking entries to the 2018 Florida Biennial. All artists residing in the state of Florida are invited to submit original paintings, drawings, … Find out how to read more online.
Fast & Furious in technical rehearsal
Thu  Apr 19 2018 08:30AM
Get ready because Fast & Furious – Supercharged is opening soon. In the meantime, you might have the chance to experience the attraction during its technical rehearsal at Universal Studios … Find out how to read more online.
May a busy month for events
Tue  Apr 24 2018 05:25PM
May will be a busy month for Florida residents — or visitors — looking for fun things to do. There are plenty of events in Central Florida, ranging from musical … Find out how to read more online.
Orlando’s ‘other’ family attractions
Thu  Apr 12 2018 08:30AM
They may not get the attention of Disney or Universal Studios, but there’s plenty to do on International Drive in Orland. Here are just four of the attractions that the … Find out how to read more online.
Woody’s Lunch Box set to open
Thu  Apr 12 2018 08:30AM
In the new Toy Story Land that opens June 30 at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, the fun extends to food, and meal time comes with a heavy helping … Find out how to read more online.
Miami Seaquarium Earth Day events
Thu  Apr 5 2018 08:30AM
To commemorate Earth Day, Miami Seaquarium is hosting “Four Days, Four Events, For Earth” on April 19 through 22. In efforts to inspire and educate guests about ocean and marine … Find out how to read more online.
HCA hosts book release celebration
Thu  Apr 5 2018 08:30AM
AVON PARK — Heartland Cultural Alliance is hosting a Book Release Celebration of “I Never Paint Alone, Memoirs of Master Artist Peter Powell Roberts, Second Edition,” by Jan Merop. The … Find out how to read more online.
Emu chicks born at Brevard Zoo
Thu  Mar 29 2018 08:30AM
Following an eight-week incubation, two emu chicks emerged from their eggs at Brevard Zoo — one each on March 14 and 15. They are the first shared Offspring of 6-year-old … Find out how to read more online.
Great LEGO Race now open
Thu  Mar 29 2018 08:30AM
Brick fans, start your engines! The newest attraction at LEGOLAND Florida Resort combines roller coaster thrills with virtual reality (VR) technology to put guests in the center of an action-packed … Find out how to read more online.
Highlands Hammock announces T.C. Carr & Bolts of Blue concert
Thu  Apr 26 2018 08:30AM
SEBRING — T.C. Carr & Bolts of Blue will mark their first appearance at Highlands Hammock on April 28. Carr is a highly original singer/songwriter whose style has been influenced … Find out how to read more online.
Panther adjusting at ZooTampa at Lowry Park
Thu  Apr 19 2018 08:30AM
An endangered Florida panther, named Walter, is moving from his hospital room to life in a customized panther habitat at ZooTampa at Lowry Park after a year-long recovery from a … Find out how to read more online.
Pixar Play Zone at Contemporary Resort
Thu  Apr 19 2018 08:30AM
Kids, ages 4–12, can now star in an adventure-packed evening filled with interactive fun, arcade games and dinner. It’s all part of the new Pixar Play Zone that opened April … Find out how to read more online.
Visit the ‘Red Planet’ with ATX
Thu  Apr 12 2018 08:30AM
The race to Mars has already begun, and with the opening of the new Astronaut Training Experience® (ATX) at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, guests will be the first to … Find out how to read more online.
Wild Florida presents
Thu  Apr 12 2018 08:30AM
It’s no secret Wild Florida knows a thing or two about alligators. To share this knowledge and passion with visitors, Wild Florida will host their second annual Gator Week May … Find out how to read more online.
Top boat tours in Florida
Thu  Apr 5 2018 08:30AM
There’s no shortage of waterways to explore and boat tours in Florida to enjoy. The first tourists in Florida arrived by boat — Juan Ponce de Leon and his crew … Find out how to read more online.
Universal moving to ‘Stranger Things’
Thu  Apr 5 2018 08:30AM
For the first time ever, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Singapore are partnering with Netflix to bring “Stranger Things” to life at this year’s “Halloween Horror … Find out how to read more online.
Spring in the Sunshine State
Thu  Mar 29 2018 08:30AM
Springtime is playtime in Florida, with days and nights chock-full of things to do thanks to spring events suited for everyone’s tastes. Visitors and locals alike wish for more hours … Find out how to read more online.
Disney announces
Thu  Mar 29 2018 08:30AM
From Super Heroes to an intergalactic concert, from eye-popping shows to a nighttime beach party to get your glow on, from new reasons to love Disney Springs to an all-new … Find out how to read more online.
New Smyrna Beach a great getaway
Thu  Mar 22 2018 08:30AM
NEW SMYRNA BEACH — As winter blues fade and spring breaks through, travelers seek a brighter forecast full of sunshine. New Smyrna Beach’s 17 miles of sand stretches from Ponce … Find out how to read more online.


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