Florida Legislature: Mid-Session Update
The big stories in this year’s annual session of the Florida Legislature have not turned out to be the ones most observers expected. Lawmakers have passed major education changes and signed a gaming deal with the Seminole Tribe. But the biggest job is still in the works: finishing the state’s budget by negotiating the differences in the House and Senate versions. We’ll find out how those discussions are going -- and what else lawmakers’ will get done in the final weeks.
The Polk Museum of Art will display the best artwork of students in grades three, four and five. The “Free to be Me: Third To Fifth Grade Elementary Exhibition” art show is from Tuesday, April 20 to Sunday, May 16 during regular museum hours. Standard museum admission fees apply. The Polk Museum of Art is located at 800 East Palmetto Street, Lakeland. Information: (863) 647-4727.
Join MOSI for a lecture series exploring the genius that was DaVinci, topics will include religion, invention and an exploration into the mind of DaVinci. Lectures include admission to MOSI's Special Exhibition, DaVinci- The Genius and cash bar.
MOSI and WEDU invite you to an Astronomy Day celebration which includes a screening of the acclaimed PBS Documentary “400 Years of the Telescope”, a special planetarium show ”Two Pieces of Glass”, and a MOSI Starwatch party to gaze at Saturn and other deep sky wonders through powerful telescopes.