Category Archives: Cultural Arts

Miller and Parker Dance Their Way To The Top

Friday evening the Polk Education Foundation “tripped the light fantastic” as it unveiled a fabulous new scholarship fundraising event entitled Stepping Out for Education. The event featured five well known Polk County business leaders that voluntarily took ten hours of … Continue reading

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Ten New Sculptures for Central Park Stroll!

The top 10 winners of the 2010 Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition have been selected and are being installed in downtown Winter Haven’s Central Park. This year’s outdoor gallery will be found in Virginia Miller Park (across from library), Central Park, … Continue reading

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City to Unveil Women’s Club/Museum Renovations

The City of Winter Haven and the Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce extend a cordial invitation to all Chamber members to a special Business Open House at the newly renovated Women’s Club/Museum of Winter Haven History at 660 Pope Avenue … Continue reading

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Expect a “Whale” of a Sculpture Exhibition Downtown!

For the fourth year, the City of Winter Haven has joined with the Polk Museum of Art to bring ten outstanding outdoor sculptures to downtown’s three-block Central Park area for 2009. The sculptures will be installed during March. The exhibition … Continue reading

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Chain of Lakes Complex … Make No Little Plans

Satellite view of proposed master planning DRI City Commissioners, staff, Chamber and Main Street representatives heard a preliminary overview of how redevelopment of the current Chain of Lakes Stadium/Southwest Complex property is likely to proceed. The City actually plans to … Continue reading

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Haven Artist Takes Best of Show AND People’s Choice

The Third Annual Central Park Stroll was held April 10 amid picture perfect weather, beautifully manicured parks and ten new outdoor sculptures. This year’s Stroll was unique in that for the first time, one of the ten sculptures was created … Continue reading

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City Welcomes Third Outdoor Sculpture Presentation

Downtown’s Central Park area will be home to the Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition for 2008. For the past two years both Winter Haven and Lakeland have hosted ten sculptures but the 2008 competition will be held in Winter Haven alone … Continue reading

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