Monthly Archives: March 2012

Fantasyland Expansion at Disney World

It’s described as the biggest-ever expansion of the Magic Kingdom when Fantasyland doubles its size with a 26-acre addition. Some portions of the project may open later this year but it may not be entirely done until 2014. We’re already … Continue reading

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Free Kids Fishing Derby

Free fishing is on tap Saturday, April 7, for kids 15 and under at the Tenoroc Youth Conservation Center off North Combee Road in North Lakeland on Tenoroc Mine Road. Events include a casting contest, “fish” egg hunt, exhibits by … Continue reading

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Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In and Expo Begins March 27

It’s time for the 38th edition of this popular event in Lakeland that runs through April 1. A full schedule of family events will be highlighted by the USAF Thunderbirds, the Flash Fire Jet Truck, the B-29 “Fifi”, CAF Red … Continue reading

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Travel to Legoland by Bus and Relax

There’s no point in battling the traffic when you can travel from Orlando to Winter Haven by luxury coach for only $10 per person plus tax. The bus leaves from the Orlando Premium Outlets at 9am and returns at park … Continue reading

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Family Night at the Museum

The Orange County Regional History Center is planning a Family Night at the Museum from 6pm on Friday, March 30 to 8am on Saturday, March 31. There will be games, scavenger hunts, prizes, a Disney movie, and a courtroom trial … Continue reading

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Enjoy Nature at Orlando Wetlands Park

If you enjoy bird-watching, nature photography, jogging or bicycling, you’ll be delighted with the 1,650 acres of hardwood hammocks, marshes and lakes of the Orlando Wetlands Park. Located on Wheeler Road in Christmas, the park is open from sunrise to … Continue reading

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Daylight Saving Time Begins

Remember to set you clocks one hour ahead at bedtime on Saturday, March 10, because Daylight Saving Time officially begins on Sunday, March 11, at 2am.

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International Carillon Festival at Bok Gardens

Carillonneurs from around the world will perform at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales March 3-11 during the 21st International Carillon Festival. A complete schedule of concerts and program information is available at

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Expanded Dinosaur World Now Open

Dinosaur World, a central Florida tourist attraction since 1998, has completed its 12-acre expansion program that features animatronics exhibits of a Stegosaurus, Triceratops, Brachiosaurus, Pterodactyl and T-Rex. Dinosaur World is located at Exit 17 on Interstate 4 in Plant City.

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Flower and Garden Time at Epcot

The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival featuring flowers, gardens, topiaries, live music and educational events returns to Walt Disney World on March 7 and continues through May 20.

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