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09/24/18
 -10/24/18
ACT Prep

The Learning Resource Center’s ACT Preparation provides an efficient and effective 23-hour course designed to help students achieve their best possible score on the ACT. 

This course provides: Small classes with highly trained teachers; Problem-solving strategies for analyzing and answering ACT questions; Practice taking ACT exams; Emphasis on test-taking techniques and strategies specific to the ACT that help build confidence and reduce test anxiety.

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10/17/18
JOINT CIVIC CLUB LUNCHEON: Celebrating Diversity Through Poetry

The City of Bartow's Community Relations Committee will sponsor a joint civic club meeting on Wednesday, October 17, 2018: CELEBRATING DIVERSITY THROUGH POETRY. Six poets from Southeastern University and Polk State College will be reading their works at this multicultural city event at the Bartow Civic Center. Doors open at 11:30, the program begins at noon, and is expected to last one hour. All Civic Club members are asked to please participate in this event.

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10/20/18
FallFest

Polk State College's 2018 FallFest will take place Saturday, Oct. 20, continuing the community tradition that is more than 30 years strong.  From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Winter Haven Campus at 999 Ave. H N.E. will transform into the highly anticipated craft fair featuring a variety of activities and crafters selling items from artwork, to jewelry and clothes, woodwork, baked goods, and more.  Thousands trek to the campus every third Saturday in October to enjoy the event, which also features a kids zone, pumpkin patch, haunted house, music, food, and educational demonstrations.  

The festival is free, with vendor fees and proceeds from activities supporting the Polk State College Foundation to benefit students.

For mor details about the event, visit polk.edu/fallfest or email fallfest@polk.edu.
 

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10/21/18
Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Bible Baptist Church of Bartow is hosting Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on Sunday, October 21 at 10:30 am with guest speaker Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd. We will be honoring our local law enforcement officers and support services for their dedication and service to our community. The church is located at 1355 East Pinehurst Street in Bartow. For more information call 863-797-5308.

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10/25/18
Crickette Club Fall Parade & Carnival

Crickette Club's 76 Annual Parade and Carnival is coming up and is one of the biggest events of the year in Bartow! You won't want to miss the fun parade that travels from First Avenue to Main Street to Broadway Avenue and then to Mosaic Park! At the park, you'll enjoy the Crickette Club Fall Carnival with fun, games, prizes and excitement. If you'd like to find out more, visit www.crickettes.org. You may even sign up to have a float in the parade at the Crickette site. See you then!

10/31/18
Trick or Treating at Hawthorne Inn of Lakeland

Bring your little ones to trick or treat with our residents !! Refreshments will be served to children.

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11/16/18
MAGIC ON MAIN: Friday Fest Downtown Bartow

Experience the Magic of Bartow for the holidays with these two upcoming events!

Magic on Main
Friday, Nov. 16, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Bartow’s Main Street

Join us as we switch on the holiday lights along Bartow’s Main Street with entertainment, food and holiday festivities.

Bartow’s Magical Illumination Christmas Parade
Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Main Street/Broadway

Get in the spirit with one of Polk County’s best holiday parades as it winds down Broadway Avenue and Main Street. Get there early and claim your seat! You won’t
want to miss a single float!

FOR MORE INFO, CALL 863-519-0508 OR
VISIT WWW.MAINSTREETBARTOWFL.COM

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12/14/18
Main Street Bartow's Light Up Bartow Parade

ALWAYS THE SECOND FRIDAY IN DECEMBER! One of the County's favorite Christmas parades! Bartow's Christmas parade features lots of floats, Bartow High School Band and . . . SANTA! Be sure to stake out your spot early and join us for one of Bartow's most popular events. See you at 6:00 p.m. The parade begins at Mosaic Park and ends at First Avenue in Bartow.

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