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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on June 11th, 2012 by

Categories: Auto, Baseball, General, Softball, Table Tennis, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Lakeland Flying Tigers
Now – September 1
Venue: Joker Marchant Stadium
-The Lakeland Flying Tigers have returned to Lakeland for the 2012 season.
-This week’s home games are:
June 12 vs. Dunedin Blue Jays, 6:30 PM; Baseball Wingo, Silver Sluggers,
2-for-1 Ticket Offer, Bartow Little League Night

June 13 vs. Dunedin Blue Jays, 6:30 PM; All-You-Can-Eat, READY Night
June 14 vs. Dunedin Blue Jays, 6:30 PM; $1 Sodas & 2-for-1 Beers,
                                                    Third Annual Wing Ding

Father’s Day Rod Run
Dates: Friday, June 15 – Saturday, June 16
Venue: Best Western Park View – Winter Haven
-The Central Florida Street Rod Association brings the 24th Annual Father’s Day Rod Run to Winter Haven this year.
-The event is open to pre-1973 cars and car enthusiasts.
-Other activities include a live DJ, games, silent auction, poker walk & more will take place.

Sunshine State Games Polk County Festival
Friday, June 15 – Sunday, 17
Auburndale Softball Complex, Diamondplex Softball Complex, Simpson Park Community Center
-The Florida Sunshine State Games- Polk County Festival will be held over two weekends.
-The first weekend consists of Fast Pitch Softball and Table Tennis, June 15-17.
-The Polk County Festival will host over 2,500 athletes for the 8 events that span two weekends.

National Adult Invitational
Saturday, June 16 – Sunday, June 17
Bartow Park
The National Adult Invitational is a Florida ISA softball held at Bartow Park June 16-17.

Spring Antique Tackle Show
Saturday, June 16
Venue: Bartow Civic Center
-Florida Antique Tackle Collectors is a non-profit, member-supported organization dedicated to the preservation of our angling heritage, history, and artifacts.
-Club Members will bring historical displays from their collections of old fishing tackle and will also bring old tackle to trade.
-The public is invited to attend these exhibitions and encouraged to bring their own old tackle for free appraisals by Club Members.

Upcoming Events:

Florida’s Sunshine State Games: Polk County Festival – June 23-24 (The Lakeland Center & Polk State College-Winter Haven)

Live at the Gardens: Summer Music SeriesJune 23, July 14, August 11, September 22 (Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales)

Red, Brick & Boom – July 4 (LEGOLAND® Florida-Winter Haven)

Polk NatureFest – October 4-7 (locations across Polk County)

Brick-or-TreatOctober- Saturdays & Sundays (LEGOLAND® Florida-Winter Haven)

Legends & Legacies- Letters Home: Love, Courage & Survival – October 12-13 (Fantasy of Flight-Polk City)

Go LEGOLAND – It’s Your BirthdayOctober 15 (LEGOLAND® Florida-Winter Haven)

BoktoberfestOctober 20 (Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales)

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