This is Heartland Happenings, your guide to local events throughout the community:
The Circle Theatre is offering Tai Chi Classes every Monday with Ray Drury from 9 to 10 AM. The cost is $10.00 per class with all proceeds to benefit Champion for Children.
The Church of the Brethren presents the Rockingham Male Chorus in a Sacred Concert on Friday, March 7th at 7 PM. The church is located at 700 South Pine Street in Sebring.
Lorida Church of God of Prophecy will hold a Yard Sale on Friday, March 7th and Saturday, March 8th with at dinner on Saturday. The church is located 1808 Highway 98 in Lorida.
The 86th Annual Arcadia All Florida Championship Rodeo will be held March 7th, 8th, and 9th. For tickets and more information call 800-749-7333 or visit www.arcadiarodeo.com
The Highlands County YMCA presents Family Fun Day sponsored by Dee's Place on Saturday, March 8th from 9 AM to 1 PM at the Max Long Fields YMCA Soccer Field. The cost is $3.00 per person and kids 2 and under admitted free. All proceeds benefit The Strong Kids Campaign. For more information call the YMCA at 382-9622.
The Sebring Hall of Fame and Gold's Gym presents the 5th Annual Run the Track - 3.74 mile course on Saturday, March 8th at 7:45 AM. For more information call 655-1442 ext.205 or visit www.sebringraceway.com
The annual Highlands Ridge Elegant Junque Sale will be held on Saturday, March 8th from 8 AM to noon. The sale will be held at 3003 East Fairway Vista Drive.
First Christian Church of Sebring will be hosting a Rummage Sale on Saturday, March 8th from 7 AM to 1 PM. The church is located at 510 Poinsettia Avenue in Sebring.
Wells Motor Company in Avon Park will host their 17th Annual Car Show with free admission on Saturday, March 8th from 9 AM to 2 PM. Over 150 classic and custom cars and trucks from all over the state will be on display. For more information call 453-6644.
The Lake Placid Noon Rotary presents Death by Chocolate on Saturday, March 8th from 6 to 10 PM at the American Legion in Lake Placid. Tickets are $25.00 per person or $40.00 per couple. Discover chocolate you never dreamed of at a chocolate celebration with entertainment by Tom McGannon.
The Sebring Saturday Night Cruise will be held on Saturday, March 8th on the circle in Sebring. See classic cars, enjoy entertainment, food and much more. For more information, visit www.SebringCruise.com
The Wacaster Family will appear at the Lake Placid Temple Church of God on Sunday, March 9th at 10:30 AM. The church is located at 51 Lake June Road. For more information call 465-4931.
Experience Sebring International Raceway from the driver's point of view on Sunday, March 9th from 11 AM to 3 PM during this year's Ride the Race Track. Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $20.00 at the gate.
Destination Downtown Wine Walk will be held on the circle in Sebring on Friday, March 14th starting at 5 PM. Enjoy wine while strolling through beautiful downtown Sebring. For more information visit www.downtownsebring.org
Sebring Christian Church will host the Wild Wacky Olympics with fun games, a bounce house, free hotdogs and drinks and much more on Friday, March 21st from 5 to 8 PM. The church is located at 4514 Hammock Road. For more information call 382-6676.
A Poker Run sponsored by the Sons of the Amvets Post 21 in Sebring will be held to benefit our wounded troops at L.H.C.P The cost is $15.00 per person and sign up starts at 9:30 AM on Saturday, March 22nd. For more information call George Gray at 863-314-9117.
Six Gun Country Music Showcase featuring John Conlee, TG Sheppard, David Frizzell, Janie Fricke and Moore & Moore will be held at the Arcadia Rodeo Arena on Saturday, March 22nd from 1 to 5 PM. For more information call 863-494-2432.
Friends of Highlands Hammock presents Music in the Park with GrooVus live on stage in the picnic area on Saturday, March 22nd from from 7 to 9 PM. Tickets are $5.00 per person. For more information call 386-6094.
Lake Placid High School Project Graduation 2014 will hold a fundraiser Golf Tournament on Saturday, March 29th at Placid Lake Golf Course. Registration starts at 7 AM with a shot gun start at 8 AM. For more information call Charlotte at 633-8450.
Home Run for Habitat 5K Run/Walk will be held at Highlands Hammock State Park on Saturday, March 29th at 8 AM. The entry fee through March 22nd is $15.00 after and through race day is $20.00. All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity. For more information call 385-7156.
The Avon Park Breakfast Rotary and the Avon Park CRA present Music on the Mall on Saturday, March 29th at the Band Stand from 5 to 8 PM. Bring your chair and come enjoy a night of fun and music by Ransom. Food and drinks will be available to purchase and don't miss the Chili Cook Off Contest.
The VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park presents Crazy Carol Dinner and Show on Saturday, March 29th. Dinner starts at 5 PM and the show starts at 7 PM. Tickets for dinner and the show are $15.00 and show only tickets are $10.00.
Sun N Lake presents Dash and Dye 5K Color Run and Easter Festival on Saturday, April 19th from 9 AM to 1 PM at the Sun N Lake Recreation Complex. The 5K Color Run fees are $12.00 for children and $15.00 for adults. Admission to the Easter Festival is $2.00 per person. For more information call 382-2196.
The Sebring Shrine Club on Rt. 17 North will host live bands every Thursday from 6 to 8 PM. Come enjoy eclectic sounds every week from vintage country, gospel, bluegrass and more. Donations are taken at the door to help support Children's Hospitals and Burn Centers.
The Sebring Saturday Night Cruise will be held on the Circle in Sebring the 2nd Saturday of each month from 5 to 8 PM with classic cars, live entertainment, delicious food and more. For more information visit www.SebringCruise.com
The Highlands Social Center, at 3400 Sebring Parkway invites you to breakfast, lunch and to enjoy entertainment by Dan Patrick every Wednesday from 9 AM to 3 PM for only $6.00. For more information call 386-0752.
The Highlands Social Center will host "Starburst and Champagne" Bingo every Friday. Doors open at 11 AM with lunch served. Games start at 1 PM. The Highlands Social Center is located at 3400 Sebring Parkway. For more information call 386-0752.
Drive-In or Fly-In Pancake Breakfast is held from 7:30 to 10:30 every 2nd Saturday monthly at Sebring Regional Airport. The cost is $6.00 for once through and $8.00 for all you can eat and proceeds benefit Young Eagles. For more information call 655-6444.
The Sebring Saturday Night Cruise will be held the second Saturday of each month on the circle in Sebring. See classic cars, enjoy entertainment, food and much more. For more information, visit www.SebringCruise.com
The Highlands Shrine Club will host a pancake breakfast from 8 to10 AM for $4.00, flea market and produce sale every Saturday. The Flea Market is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 7 AM to 1 PM. The HSC is located at 2604 State Road 17 South in Avon Park. For more information call 382-2208.
The Avon Park Depot Museum is open 10 AM to 3 PM on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The museum will also be open the first Saturday of each month. For more information call 453-3525.
That's Heartland Happenings. If your group or organization has an event coming up, please let us know. Fax your information to 863-382-1982, or you can mail your information to Heartland Happenings, c/o Cohan Radio Group, 3750 US 27N, Suite 1, Sebring, FL 33870. Keep it here on your favorite Cohan Radio Group Radio Station.