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Posted on February 15th, 2016 by

Categories: Auto, Baseball, Basketball, Food Event, Skiing, Soccer, Table Tennis, Water Sports

What’s Happening in Polk County This Week

Take a look at the February 15 – February 24 events throughout Polk County, and feel free to share this list with other residents or visitors of the Central Florida area.

This Week’s Events

February 15 – March 30
RussMatt Central Florida Baseball Invitational · Winter Haven
-Over 200 colleges will be in Polk County for RussMatt Central Florida Baseball Invitational.
-207-376-8147

February 16 – February 20
FHSAA Girls State Basketball Finals · The Lakeland Center
-The best high school girls basketball teams will participate in this year’s Florida High School Athletic Association Championships.
-For a complete game schedule and additional information, go to www.fhsaa.org or www.thelakelandcenter.com.

February 18 – February 21
Florida Open Pistol Tournament · Universal Shooting Academy
-Universal Shooting Academy presents the Florida Open Pistol Tournament. Universal Shooting Academy is a practical shooting school designed for beginners, new shooters, intermediate, or advanced shooters wishing to increase their skill, confidence, knowledge and performance in handgun, shotgun or rifle shooting.
-For more information visit www.universalshootingacademy.com

February 19 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Bartow Friday Fest Gumbo Cook Off · Bartow
-The Orpheum Theatre will host a Gumbo Cook Off during Bartow’s Friday Fest.
-863-701-6021

February 19 – February 20
Florida Orange Blossom Table Tennis Series Winter Open 2016 · Simpson Park Community Center
-Lakeland Table Tennis Association, Inc. presents Florida Orange Blossom Table Tennis Series Winter Open 2016, a major USATT sanctioned Table Tennis Tournament.
-For questions about this event, contact Brad Woodington at bradwoodington@gmail.com.

February 20
7 on 7 Adidas Showcase · Northeast Regional Park
-Top Recruits presents the 7 on 7 Adidas Showcase at Northeast Regional Park.
-Additional information can be found at www.toprecruitsnow.com.

February 20 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Spring Training Day · Davenport/Disney
-Our Visitor Information Center will celebrate the game of baseball with its 9th Annual Spring Training Celebration Day.

-863-420-2586

February 20 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
History Center Architectural Tour · Bartow
-Explore the Polk County History Center during a family friendly architectural tour and learn more about Neo-Classical architecture, the construction of the building and the stories behind the iconic Old Polk County Courthouse.
-863-534-4386

February 20 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team Show · Winter Haven
-Members of the original Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team host a monthly ski show on Lake Silver in Winter Haven, Florida.
-863-521-2808

February 20 – February 21

Florida Youth Soccer Association – Olympic Development Program · Lake Myrtle Sports Park
-The Olympic Development Program (ODP) is an essential program inside of the Florida Youth Soccer Association that is designed to identify national team players early at potential national team players.
– For any questions, you can reach Mike Strickler by email at mstrickler@fysa.com or at (863) 268-8220.

February 23 – February 27
FHSAA Boys State Basketball Finals · The Lakeland Center
-The best high school boys basketball teams will participate in this year’s Florida High School Athletic Association Championships.
-For a complete game schedule and additional information, go to www.fhsaa.org or www.thelakelandcenter.com..

February 24
Florida vs. Eastern Michigan Baseball Game · Joker Marchant Stadium at Tigertown
-The University of Florida will play a regular season game against Eastern Michigan University presented by Rodda Construction.
-Tickets may be purchased through tigers.com or via telephone by calling toll free 1-866-66-TIGER (84437).

February 24 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Antique Engine & Tractor Show · Fort Meade
-Achievements Annual Antique Engine and Tractor Show will feature antique tractors and cars, hit and miss engines, food, a flea market, parades, and the antique village.
-863-285-9121

Recurring Events
Saturday Night Rodeo– Saturdays weekly (Westgate River Ranch Resort, River Ranch)

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