The Art of Rescue: A New Leash on Life. This special event will help raise funds to enable Florida Boxer Rescue, a 501c3 not-for-profit volunteer organization, to continue our work of giving "A New Leash on Life" to Boxers in need. Great art, delicious hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, door prizes, live and silent auctions of art etc.
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.