June PlanAhead: Your Lakeland, FL events calendar

Spread the love

Happy June, Lakeland.  If you’re anything like us, you’re ecstatic about the sunny days, blooming flowers, and summer on the horizon — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for fun local events to attend. Read on for all the top events happening this month in Swan City

All month long

Downtown Farmers Curb Market | Every Saturday | 8 a.m.-1 p.m. | Downtown Lakeland | Free | Support local businesses and shop from 100+ vendors including Omusubee, The Red Swan Shop + Mk Boba.  

Wednesday, June 1-Sunday, June 5

Wed., June 1

Big and Teen Chef: Grilled Cheese and Soup | Wed., June 1 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $85 | Parents and teens will make tomato soup and grilled cheese dippers, an artichoke bisque + goat cheese panini, and caramel hot chocolate with brie toasties. 
Knit One, Crochet Too! | Wed., June 1 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Lakeland Public Library, Larry R. Jackson Branch, 1700 N. Florida Ave. | Free | Bring your current yarn project and exchange knowledge with fellow knitters.
Flying Tigers | Wed., June 1 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $22+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Bradenton Marauders.
General Trivia with Swan Brewing | Wed., June 1 | 6:30 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | You and six teammates can compete in general trivia + feast on bites from Smokin’ Chanchos. 
Books That Teach Book Club | Wed., June 1 | 11:30 a.m. | Unfiltered Bartow, 160 S. Broadway Ave. | Free | Gather on the first Wednesday of every month to discuss the assigned book with other women while sipping coffee + tea, and eating lunch.  
Trivia Night | Wed., June 1 | 7-9 p.m. | Union Taproom, 245 W. Central Ave., Winter Haven | Free | Pour your own drafts at Union Taproom + compete in a round of trivia.
Stained Glass Sea Turtle Painting | Wed., June 1 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $38+ | Learn to paint an abstract sea turtle in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.

Thurs., June 2

Guided Kayak Eco Tour | Thurs., June 2 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Lake Crago Outdoor Recreation Complex, 525 Lake Crago Dr. | $20+ | Go on a one and a half-mile kayak trip through Lake Parker and finish on Lake Crago — must register in advance.
Dumplings of the World | Thurs., June 2 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $50 | Learn how to make dumplings using flavors and techniques from around the world.
Flying Tigers | Thurs., June 2 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $6+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Bradenton Marauders.
The Reserve Book Club | Thurs., June 2 | 5:30 p.m. | Lakeland Public Library, Larry R. Jackson Branch, 1700 N. Florida Ave. | Free | Read and discuss the chosen book of the month — registration is required.
Yoga for a Better Life | Tues., June 2 | 10:15-11:15 a.m. | Winter Haven Public Library, 325 Avenue A NW | Free | Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing to this hour-long yoga practice — space is limited.

Fri., June 3

First Friday: Visit Central Florida | Fri., June 3 | 6-9 p.m. | Downtown Lakeland | Free | Celebrate the start of summer + 100 years of water skiing with the whole family and enjoy a night of drinks, food, vendors, and a car show. 
American Steakhouses with Fetzer Vineyards | Fri., June 3 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $60 | Taste Fetzer Vineyard Wines paired with steakhouse favorites.
Flying Tigers | Fri., June 3 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $6+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Bradenton Marauders.
Moonshadow Painting | Fri., June 3 | 7-9 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $38+ | Learn to paint a beach at nighttime in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.
June First Friday Show | Fri., June 3 | 7:30 p.m. | Just Dance Studio, 124 S. Kentucky Ave. | $10 | Enjoy a night of laughs with improvised comedy from Swan City Improv.

Sat., June 4

Big and Little Chef: Father’s Day Edition | Sat., June 4 | 10 a.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $80 | Celebrate Father’s Day by preparing dishes including broccoli salad, double bacon cheeseburgers, grilled shrimp and veggie kabobs + peanut butter sandwich cookie cream soda shakes.
Laid Back Mediterranean-Style | Sat., June 4 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $50 | Learn to make Mediterranean dishes including horiatiki salad, roasted red pepper hummus, Greek-seasoned spatchcocked chicken + seasonal fruit baklava. 
Flying Tigers | Sat., June 4 | 6 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $7+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Bradenton Marauders.
Keel Farms Sip & Shop | Sat., June 4 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Keel Farms | Free | Support local artisans and makers and shop art, baked goods, and boutique items. 
Winter Haven Brunch Food Tour | Sat., June 4 | 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | 220 Ave. A NW., Winter Haven | $65+ | Tour downtown Winter Haven’s brunch spots and sample a variety of foods while learning about the city’s culture + history.  
Sleepy Sloth | Sat., June 4 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $28 | Learn to paint a sloth in a tree in this step-by-step class for kids — supplies are included.
SOLE Saturday | Sat., June 4 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Crystal Lake Elementary School | Free | Volunteer with United Way of Central Florida and EMERGE Lakeland in a campus beautification project + student shoe drive.
Ribbon Cutting for John McGee Park | Sat., June 4 | 10 a.m. | 2399 S. Edgewood Dr. | Free | Celebrate the opening of the newly renovated park featuring a car-themed playground for the kids.
Bubble Run | Sat., June 4 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Sun ‘n Fun, ​​4175 Medulla Rd. | $20+ | Register to run this 5K full of bubbles and finish the race off with an after party.
Family Fun Day | Sat., June 4 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Early Learning Coalition of Polk County, 115 S. Missouri Ave. | Free | Bring the whole family to enjoy free food + entertainment, meet Miss Lakeland, and celebrate teachers.

Sun., June 5

Big and Little Chef: Veggies are the Main Event | Sun., June 5 | 10 a.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $80 | Parents and kids can learn to cook veggies including cauliflower carbonara, sheet pan broccoli + sweet potatoes, and vegged-out mini pizzas.
Flying Tigers | Sun., June 5 | 1 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $6+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Bradenton Marauders.
Wiley Collective | Sun., June 5 | 2-5 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Honor Wiley Christopher Widner with music from his bandmates + food from Gin Khao food truck.
Encanto Tea Party | Sun., June 5 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Enchanted Fairytale Hollow, 214 Trader’s Alley | $30 | Have tea and meet the Family Miracle + participate in a sing-along and dance-along. 
Bicycle Helmet Giveaway & Fitting | Sun., June 5 | 8:15 a.m.-12 p.m. | First Presbyterian Church, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr. | Free | Have your bike helmet properly fitted or pick up one for free if you don’t have one already.

Monday, June 6-Sunday, June 12

Mon., June 6

Let’s Get Saucy | Mon., June 6 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $55 | Learn to make sauces that enhance your meals including white wine sauce, chimichurri sauce, barbecue stout beer sauce + praline-caramel crème. 
Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi | Mon., June 6 | 8-11 p.m. | Quinteassence Kava Bar, 839 N. Massachusetts Ave. | Free | Come out to watch “Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi” while you munch on $1 popcorn and sip kava — costumes are optional.
Open Mic Night | Mon., June 6 | 7 p.m. | The Yard on Mass | Free | Come out and show off your musical talents or support local musicians. 
Trivia Night | Mon., June 6 | 7:30 p.m. | Cob & Pen | Free | Bring your friends to trivia night + take advantage of happy hour prices all day.
Open Mic Night | Mon., June 6 | 6-9 p.m. | Gram Parsons’ Derry Down | Free | Musicians of any age can sign up and perform up to three songs for a live audience.
Spiderman Painting | Mon., June 6 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $28+ | Kids can learn to paint Spiderman in this step-by-step class or sign up for a full week of superhero paintings — supplies are included.

Tues., June 7

Polen-ty of Options | Tues., June 7 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $50 | Learn to cook using polenta no matter what your familiarity level is with the dish.
B-I-N-G-O | Tues., June 7 | 6:30-8 p.m. | The Joinery | Free | Play a few games of B-I-N-G-O and try to win prizes + enjoy deals on drinks. 
Yoga for a Better Life | Tues., June 7 | 10:15-11:15 a.m. | Winter Haven Public Library, 325 Avenue A NW | Free | Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing to this hour-long yoga practice — space is limited.
90’s Trivia at Keel Farms | Tues., June 7 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Keel Farms | Free | Test your 90’s knowledge + drink Keel Farms wine, beer, or cider.
Black Panther Painting | Tues., June 7 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $28+ | Learn to paint Black Panther in this step-by-step class or sign up for a full week of superhero paintings — supplies are included.

Wed., June 8

Sushi 101 | Wed., June 8 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $60 | Sushi lovers can learn how to make different rolls including the California roll, Philadelphia inside-out roll, tempura shrimp & asparagus roll + spicy crab hand roll.
Knit One, Crochet Too! | Wed., June 8 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Lakeland Public Library Larry R. Jackson Branch, 1700 N. Florida Ave. | Free | Bring your current yarn project and exchange knowledge with fellow knitters.
General Trivia with Swan Brewing | Wed., June 8 | 6:30 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | You and six teammates can compete in general trivia + feast on bites from Smokin’ Chanchos. 
PechaKucha | Wed., June 8 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Mirrorton Apartments | $5 | Watch PechaKucha presentations sponsored by Platform Art + enjoy beer and wine. 
Tastes Of The World Food Tour | Wed., June 8 | 2-5 p.m. | 220 Ave. A NW., Winter Haven | $65+ | Sample dishes from around Winter Haven while learning the history of both the food and the city. 
Trivia Night | Wed., June 8 | 7-9 p.m. | Union Taproom, 245 W. Central Ave., Winter Haven | Free | Pour your own drafts at Union Taproom + compete in a round of trivia.
Captain America Painting | Wed., June 8 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $28+ | Learn to paint Captain America in this step-by-step class for kids or sign up for a full week of superhero paintings — supplies are included.
Summertime Roadtrip Painting | Wed., June 8 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $38 | Learn to paint a groovy bus in the summer in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.

Thurs., June 9

Couples Cooking: Street Eats Madrid | Thurs., June 9 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $110 | Spend date night making the food of Madrid including fried manchego with artichoke and olive tapenade, patatas bravas, croquetas de jamon + honey-almond polvoron.
Quit Your Way | Thurs., June 9 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Hollis Cancer Center, 3525 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | Free | Get free tools + services from Tobacco Free Florida and begin your journey to quit smoking.  
Polk State College Aerospace Open-House | Thurs., June 9 | 6-9 p.m. | 2949 Airside Center Dr. | Free | Those interested in an aerospace career can hear from graduates + get questions answered about financial aid, advising + enrollment.  
Swan City Improv | Thurs., June 9 | 8 p.m. | Laugh Out Lounge, 19 3rd St. NW, Winter Haven | $10 | Enjoy a night of laughs with improvised comedy from Swan City Improv.
Hulk Painting | Thurs., June 9 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $28+ | Learn to paint The Hulk in this step-by-step kids’ class or sign up for a full week of superhero paintings — supplies are included.
Lakeland Food Truck Rally | Thurs., June 9 | 6-9 p.m. | Munn Park | Free | Head downtown + sample a variety of dishes from 20+ vendors including Spontaneous Consumption, The Chief’s Cantina, and Got Desserts.  

Fri., June 10

Only the Best in the Keys | Fri., June 10 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $65 | Sit back and let the professional chefs take your tastebuds to the Florida Keys. 
Live Music in Munn Park | Fri., June 10 | 6 p.m. | Munn Park | Free | Head downtown and enjoy an outdoor concert with Vintage VI.
Iron Man Painting | Fri., June 10 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $28+ | Learn to paint Iron Man in this step-by-step class for kids or sign up for a full week of superhero paintings — supplies are included.
Lighthouse Painting | Fri., June 10 | 7-9 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $41+ | Learn to paint a lighthouse at twilight in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.
Disney’s Descendants: The Musical | Fri., June 10 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Lakeland Community Theatre | $15 | See the hit movie performed on stage with all the original songs. 

Sat., June 11

Upscale Food Truck Wine and Dine | Sat., June 11 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $60 | Taste food truck delicacies paired with wine featuring brie and bacon grilled cheese, lobster and scallop ceviche tostada + churros with red wine hot chocolate.
Polk Pride 2022: Pride on Tap | Sat., June 11 | 2-5 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Join Polk Pride at Swan Brewing for raffles and auctions to kick off Pride Week. ‍
Hoopin’ for Health | Sat., June 11 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Lakeland Family YMCA, 3620 Cleveland Heights Blvd. | $80 | Get together a group of friends and play in a three-on-three basketball tournament for fun + your health.
Disney’s Descendants: The Musical | Sat., June 11 | Times vary | Lakeland Community Theatre | $15 | See the hit movie performed on stage with all the original songs. 
Winter Haven Happy Hour Tour | Sat., June 11 | 4:30-7:30 p.m. | 220 Ave. A NW., Winter Haven | $65+ | Go on a guided tour of downtown Winter Haven and visit restaurants + bars for Happy Hour.
Family Painting Day | 12-1:30 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $28+ | Families can work together to paint a bubble fish in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.

Sun., June 12

Second Sunday Artisan Market | Sun., June 12 | 12-5 p.m. | Lakeside Village | Free | Visit Lakeside Village to shop for unique local goods + listen to live music.
Live Hart at Swan Brewing | Sun., June 12 | 2-5 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Hear music from artist Live Hart + feast on food from the new vegan and vegetarian food truck, Seasoned Green. 
Galactic Dreams Painting | Sun., June 12 | 6-8 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $38+ | Learn to paint a whimsical night sky in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.
Disney’s Descendants: The Musical | Sun., June 12 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Lakeland Community Theatre | $15 | See the hit movie performed on stage with all the original songs. 

Monday, June 13-Sunday, June 19

Mon., June 13

Trivia Night | Mon., June 13 | 7:30 p.m. | Cob & Pen | Free | Bring your friends to trivia night + take advantage of happy hour prices all day.
Open Mic Night | Mon., June 13 | 7 p.m. | The Yard on Mass | Free | Come out and show off your musical talents or support local musicians.
STAR WARS MOVIE MONTH | Mon., June 13 | 8-11 p.m. | Quinteassence Kava Bar, 839 N. Massachusetts Ave. | Free | Come out to watch Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens while you munch on $1 popcorn and sip kava — costumes are optional.
Kids’ Sewing Camp: Spools Out for Summer | Mon., June 13-Thurs., June 16 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Lakeland Public Library Larry R. Jackson Branch, 1700 N. Florida Ave. | Free | Kids aged 9-12 will learn the basics of sewing.
Big and Teen Chef: Grilled Cheese and Soup | Mon., June 13 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $85 | Parents and teens will make tomato soup and grilled cheese dippers, an artichoke bisque and goat cheese panini + caramel hot chocolate with brie toasties. 
Around the World Camp | Mon., June 13-Fri., June 17 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | What’s Cooking Lakeland | $385 | Kids will gain confidence inside the kitchen by learning to cook food from a different nationality every day. 
Family Painting Night | 6-7:30 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $28+ | Families can work together to make a painting that represents the whole family in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.

Tues., June 14

Couples Cooking: Grilling the Night Away | Tues., June 14 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $110 | Spend date night by the grill learning to make St. Louis ribs, bacon + blue cheese bison sliders, and grilled banana split. 
Flying Tigers | Tues., June 14 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $6+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Daytona Tortugas.
B-I-N-G-O | Tues., June 14 | 6:30-8 p.m. | The Joinery | Free | Play a few games of B-I-N-G-O and try to win prizes + enjoy deals on drinks. 
Music BINGO & Fun Run | Tues., June 14 | 5:30 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Participate in a fun run at 5:30, then play a game of music BINGO at 6:30 + eat food from Bad Dog BBQ. 
Yoga for a Better Life | Tues., June 14 | 10:15-11:15 a.m. | Winter Haven Public Library, 325 Avenue A NW. | Free | Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing to this hour-long yoga practice — space is limited.
Paint Your Pet | Tues., June 14 | 6-9 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $54+ | Learn how to paint your favorite four-legged friend in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.

Wed., June 15

Sushi and More 2.0 | Wed., June 15 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $60 |  Make Asian dishes like a crab salad lettuce roll + a bagel seasoning sushi roll.
Knit One, Crochet Too! | Wed., June 15 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Lakeland Public Library, Larry R. Jackson Branch, 1700 N. Florida Ave. | Free | Bring your current yarn project and exchange knowledge with fellow knitters.
Flying Tigers | Wed., June 15 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $22+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Daytona Tortugas.
General Trivia with Swan Brewing | Wed., June 15 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | You and six teammates can compete in general trivia + feast on bites from Quit Smackin’.
Cinemark Summer Movies Clubhouse | Wed., June 15 | 9:30-11 a.m. | Cinemark Theatres Lakeland Square Mall, 3800 US Hwy 98 N. | $1.50+ | Kids can watch the movie “The Boss Baby: Family Business” while enjoying popcorn + classic movie theater snacks.
Trivia Night | Wed., June 15 | 7-9 p.m. | Union Taproom, 245 W. Central Ave. | Free | Pour your own drafts at Union Taproom + compete in a round of trivia.
Sunset Yoga in the Vines | Wed., June 15 | 6-7 p.m. | Keel and Curley Winery | $10 | Come for the relaxing yoga among the grapevines, stay for the wine.  
Paris Sunset Painting | Wed., June 15 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $38+ | Paint the Effiel Tower at sunset in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.  

Thurs., June 16

Flying Tigers | Thurs., June 16 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $6+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Daytona Tortugas.
Made @ The Library | Thurs., June 16 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Lakeland Public Library, Larry R. Jackson Branch, 1700 N. Florida Ave. | Free | Learn how to make a new craft project — supplies are included.
Classic Albums Live | Thurs., June 16 | 7:30-10 p.m. | RP Funding Center | $34+ | Hear Pink Floyd’s hit album “The Wall” recreated exactly as it was recorded. 
Swan City Improv | Thurs., June 16 | 8 p.m. | Laugh Out Lounge, 19 3rd St. NW., Winter Haven | $10 | Enjoy a night of laughs with improvised comedy from Swan City Improv.

Fri., June 17

Flying Tigers | Fri., June 17 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $6+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Daytona Tortugas.
European Wine Dinner | Fri., June 17 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $65 | Sit back with your wine while professional chefs prepare you European dishes, like French-style white bean duck cassoulet and Swedish-style kladdkaka.
Karaoke Night | Fri., June 17 | 7-10 p.m. | Just Dance Academy, 124 S. Kentucky Ave. | Free | Sing along to a song of your choice or just cheer on a friend — snacks and drinks are available.
Downtown Winter Haven Beer, Spirits, and Ghosts Walking Tour | Fri., June 17 | 7-10 p.m. | 220 Avenue A. NW. | $69+ | Experience two kinds of spirits in this guided drinking + ghost walking tour.  
Sparkly Champagne Painting | Fri., June 17 | 7-9 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $38+ | Learn how to make a painting of champagne glasses at night in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.  
Disney’s Descendants: The Musical | Fri., June 17 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Lakeland Community Theatre | $15 | See the hit movie performed on stage with all the original songs. 
Canned Tuna Concert | Fri., June 17 | 6-8 p.m. | Munn Park | Free | Donate a can of any non-perishable food item and listen to music from Ben Meyer & the Dirty Yank.

Sat., June 18

Flying Tigers | Sat., June 18 | 6 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $7+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Daytona Tortugas.
Big and Little Chef: Veggies are the Main Event | Sat., June 18 | 10 a.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $80 | Parents and kids can learn to cook veggies in a tasty way including cauliflower carbonara, sheet pan broccoli and sweet potatoes + vegged-out mini pizzas.  
Dads are Rad | Sat., June 18 | 3-8 p.m. | Lakeside Village | Free | Celebrate the dads and father figures in your life with a BBQ, live music, lawn games + beer.
West Coast Wine and Dine | Sat., June 18 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $65 | Relax and enjoy a taste of the west coast with bites like sautéed shrimp, pan-roasted salmon, and skirt steak + blue cheese bruschetta.    
Glassware Set Painting | Sat., June 18 | 3-5 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $37 | Paint a flamingo and a palm tree on a set of wine glasses — supplies are included.
2022 City of Winter Haven’s Juneteenth Celebration | Sat., June 18 | 3-7 p.m. | Lake Maude Park, 1790 7th St. NE. | Free | Come out for a celebration and live entertainment, 70+ vendors, historical exhibits, + food. 
Disney’s Descendants: The Musical | Sat., June 18 | Times vary | Lakeland Community Theatre | $15 | See the hit movie performed on stage with all the original songs. 
Polk Pride 2022: Pride in the Park | Sat., June 18 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Munn Park | Free | Visit Munn Park for this annual festival celebrating Pride Month with entertainment, food trucks, and vendors.

Sun., June 19

Beer, Brisket, and Baseball | Sun., June 19 | 12-3 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $49+ | Indulge in a Father’s Day brunch with brisket from Whiskey Bent BBQ + a free draft beer, then cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers.
Big and Little Chef: Father’s Day Edition | Sun., June 19 | 10 a.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $80 | Celebrate Father’s Day by preparing dishes like broccoli salad, double bacon cheeseburgers, grilled shrimp, veggie kabobs, and more.
Poetry, Spoken Word, and Open Mic Night | Sun., June 19 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Stage Room Lakeland, 310 E. Lemon St. | Bring your favorite poem, spoken word, or reading to share at this open mic night.
Happy Father’s Day! Lion’s Pride Painting | Sun., June 19 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $35+ | Make a painting based on The Lion King in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.  
Disney’s Descendants: The Musical | Sun., June 19 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Lakeland Community Theatre | $15 | See the hit movie performed on stage with all the original songs. 

Monday, June 20-Sunday, June 26

Mon., June 20

Trivia Night | Mon., June 20 | 7:30 p.m. | Cob & Pen | Free | Bring your friends to trivia night + take advantage of happy hour prices all day.
Open Mic Night | Mon., June 20 | 7 p.m. | The Yard on Mass | Free | Come out and show off your musical talents or support local musicians.
“Star Wars: Episode VIII- The Last Jedi” | Mon., June 20 | 8-11 p.m. | Quinteassence Kava Bar, 839 N. Massachusetts Ave. | Free | Come out to watch “Star Wars: Episode VIII- The Last Jedi” while you munch on $1 popcorn and sip kava — costumes are optional.
Couples Cooking: Street Eats Madrid | Mon., June 20 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $110 | Spend date night making foods of Madrid, including fried manchego with artichoke and olive tapenade, patatas bravas, croquetas de jamon + honey-almond polvoron.
Take & Make Adult Craft Kids to Go | Mon., June 20 | All day | Lakeland Public Library, 100 Lake Morton Dr. | Free | Adults 18+ can pick up a craft kit anytime and make it from their home — pre-registration is required. 
Kids’ Sewing Camp: Spools Out for Summer | Mon., June 20-Thurs., June 23 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Lakeland Public Library, Larry R. Jackson Branch, 1700 N. Florida Ave. | Free | Kids aged 9-12 will learn the basics of sewing.
All Boys Camp | Mon., June 20-Fri., June 24 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | What’s Cooking Lakeland | $385 | Boys will gain confidence inside and outside the kitchen in cooking classes, workout classes + outdoor games. 
Teacher’s Apple Painting | Mon., June 20 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $35 | Teachers can make a school-themed painting in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.  

Tues., June 21

Flying Tigers | Tues., June 21 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $6+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels.
B-I-N-G-O | Tues., June 21 | 6:30-8 p.m. | The Joinery | Free | Play a few games of B-I-N-G-O for a chance to win prizes while enjoying deals on drinks. 
Music BINGO & Fun Run | Tues., June 21 | 5:30 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Participate in a fun run at 5:30, then play a game of music BINGO at 6:30 + eat food from La Palapa Time.
Yoga for a Better Life | Tues., June 21 | 10:15-11:15 a.m. | Winter Haven Public Library, 325 Avenue A NW. | Free | Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing to this hour-long yoga practice — space is limited.
Homeschooled Social Event Painting | Tues., June 21 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $25 | Homeschoolers will make a colorful llama painting in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.  

Wed., June 22

Dumplings of the World | Wed., June 22 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $50 | Learn how to make dumplings using flavors and techniques from around the world.
Knit One, Crochet Too! | Wed., June 22 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Lakeland Public Library, Larry R. Jackson Branch, 1700 N. Florida Ave. | Free | Bring your current yarn project and exchange knowledge with fellow knitters.
Flying Tigers | Wed., June 22 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $22+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels.
General Trivia with Swan Brewing | Wed., June 22 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Compete with six teammates in general trivia + feast on bites from Smokin’ Chanchos. 
Miss Florida Scholarship Competition Preliminaries | Wed., June 22 | 7-10 p.m. | RP Funding Center | $56+ | See local young women compete to become the next Miss Florida.
Cinemark Summer Movies Clubhouse | Wed., June 22 | 9:30-11 a.m. | Cinemark Theatres Lakeland Square Mall, 3800 US Hwy 98 N. | $1.50+ | Kids can watch the movie “Angry Birds” while enjoying popcorn + classic movie theater snacks.
Ciro’s Sweet Tooth Dessert Tour | Wed., June 22 | 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | 220 Ave. A NW., Winter Haven | $69+ | Tour downtown Winter Haven and taste a variety of sweets, including pies, muffins, and cupcakes.
Trivia Night | Wed., June 22 | 7-9 p.m. | Union Taproom, 245 W. Central Ave. | Free | Pour your own drafts at Union Taproom + compete in a round of trivia.
Sea Turtle Painting | Wed., June 22 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $38+ | Make a painting of a baby sea turtle going out to sea in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.  

Thurs., June 23

Let’s Get Saucy | Thurs., June 23 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $55+ | Learn to make sauces that enhance your meals including white wine sauce, chimichurri sauce, barbecue stout beer sauce + praline-caramel crème.
Flying Tigers | Thurs., June 23 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $6+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels.
Miss Florida Scholarship Competition Preliminaries | Thurs., June 23 | 7-10 p.m. | RP Funding Center | $56+ | See local young women compete to become the next Miss Florida.
Swan City Improv | Thurs., June 23 | 8 p.m. | Laugh Out Lounge, 19 3rd St. NW., Winter Haven | $10 | Enjoy a night of laughs with improvised comedy from Swan City Improv.

Fri., June 24

Flying Tigers | Fri., June 24 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $6+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels.
Summer Grilling with Copper Cane Wine & Provisions | Fri., June 24 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $55 | Sip on Copper Cane Wine + learn to make barbecue bacon-wrapped shrimp po’ boy sliders, chargrilled bone-in porkchops, and iron skillet blackberry cobbler. 
Virtual-Bleeding Control Basics | Fri., June 24 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Those with little-to-no medical training can learn life saving skills to use in case of an emergency. 
Sunflower Glow Painting | Fri., June 24 | 7-9 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $41+ | Make a painting of sunflowers in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.  

Sat., June 25

Flying Tigers | Sat., June 25 | 6 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $7+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels.
American Steakhouses with Fetzer Vineyards | Sat., June 25 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $60 | Taste Fetzer Vineyard Wines paired with steakhouse favorites like chislic and spice-rubbed ribeye.
Express Yo Self comedy show | Sat., June 25 | Times vary | The Well, 114 E. Parker St. | $25 | See comedy sets from Tarus Josey, Demetria George + Antione Scott. 
Family Fishing Day | Sat., June 11 | 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Tenoroc Fish Management Area, 3829 Tenoroc Mine Rd. | $3 | Bring your fishing gear, bait, and license to take part in this friendly catch-and-release competition.
Miss Florida Scholarship Competition | Sat., June 25 | Times vary | RP Funding Center | $56+ | See local young women compete to become the next Miss Florida.
The Beautiful Warrior Painting | Sat., June 25 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $35 | Make a painting of Princess Mulan in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.  

Sun., June 26

Flying Tigers | Sun., June 26 | 1 p.m. | Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. | $6+ | Cheer on the Lakeland Flying Tigers in this game vs. the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels.
Mermaid Crossing Painting | Sun., June 26 | 2-4 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $30 | Make a mermaid crossing sign on a wood board in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.  
Bubbly Sundays | Sun., June 26 | 12-7 p.m. | Union Taproom | $1+ | Pour your own bubbly and enjoy free mixers while you eat from local food trucks + listen to live music.
Theo Von: Return of the Rat Tour | Sun., June 26 | 7 p.m. | RP Funding Center, Youkey Theater | $39+ | Catch comedian and podcast host Theo Von on the Lakeland stop of his comedy tour.

Monday, June 27-Thursday, June 30

Mon., June 27

Trivia Night | Mon., June 27 | 7:30 p.m. | Cob & Pen | Free | Bring your friends to trivia night + take advantage of happy hour prices all day.
Open Mic Night | Mon., June 27 | 7 p.m. | The Yard on Mass | Free | Come out and show off your musical talents or support local musicians.
“Star Wars: Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker” | Mon., June 27 | 8-11 p.m. | Quinteassence Kava Bar, 839 N. Massachusetts Ave. | Free | Come out to watch “Star Wars: Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker” while you munch on $1 popcorn and sip kava — costumes are optional.
Farm to Table | Mon., June 27-Fri., July 1 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | What’s Cooking Lakeland | $385 | Kids will learn about locally-sourced food like honey and jelly + make crafts using food at this week-long camp. 
Coffee, Tea, and Treats Food Tour | Mon., June 27 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | 220 Ave. A. NW | $69+ | Tour downtown Winter Haven and taste pastries, coffee + tea from local shops. 

Tues., June 28

B-I-N-G-O | Tues., June 28 | 6:30-8 p.m. | The Joinery | Free | Play a few games of B-I-N-G-O for the chance to win prizes while enjoying deals on drinks. 
Music BINGO & Fun Run | Tues., June 28 | 5:30 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Participate in a fun run at 5:30, then play a game of music BINGO at 6:30 + eat food from Bad Dog BBQ. 
Caledonia SC vs. FC Miami City | Tues., June 28 | 7 p.m. | Barnett Athletic Complex, 1049 Frank Lloyd Wright Way | $5 | Soccer fans can cheer on these two soccer clubs as they go head-to-head.
Yoga for a Better Life | Tues., June 28 | 10:15-11:15 a.m. | Winter Haven Public Library, 325 Avenue A NW. | Free | Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing to this hour-long yoga practice — space is limited.
Pint Night | Tues., June 28 | 3-10 p.m. | Union Taproom | Free | Sip on $4 pints + eat food from local food trucks while listening to live music.

Wed., June 29

Knit One, Crochet Too! | Wed., June 29 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Lakeland Public Library, Larry R. Jackson Branch, 1700 N. Florida Ave. | Free | Bring your current yarn project and exchange knowledge with fellow knitters.
General Trivia with Swan Brewing | Wed., June 29 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Swan Brewing | Free | Compete in general trivia with six teammates + feast on bites from Smokin’ Chanchos. 
Cinemark Summer Movies Clubhouse | Wed., June 29 | 9:30-11 a.m. | Cinemark Theatres Lakeland Square Mall, 3800 US Hwy 98 N. | $1.50+ | Kids can watch the movie “Scoob!” while enjoying popcorn + classic movie theater snacks.
Trivia Night | Wed., June 29 | 7-9 p.m. | Union Taproom, 245 W. Central Ave., Winter Haven | Free | Pour your own drafts at Union Taproom + compete in a round of trivia.

Thurs., June 30

Couples Cooking: Grilling the Night Away | Thurs., June 30 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School | $110+ | Spend date night by the grill learning to make St. Louis ribs, bacon + blue cheese bison sliders, and a grilled banana split.  
Swan City Improv | Thurs., June 29 | 8 p.m. | Laugh Out Lounge, 19 3rd St. NW., Winter Haven | $10 | Enjoy a night of laughs with improvised comedy from Swan City Improv.
Dream Castle Painting | Thurs., June 30 | 6-9 p.m. | Painting with a Twist Winter Haven, 6264 Cypress Gardens Blvd. | $49+ | Paint Cinderella Castle in this step-by-step class — supplies are included.  
Bartow Summer Music Series | Thurs., June 30 | 6:30 p.m. | Bartow Public Library, 2150 S. Broadway Ave. | Free | Listen to the french horn played by Klae Peek + have a Q+A session with Klae after the performance.

The post June PlanAhead: Your Lakeland, FL events calendar appeared first on LALtoday.

Author:

Be the first to comment on "June PlanAhead: Your Lakeland, FL events calendar"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.


*