Central Florida is a mecca for adult retirement communities. The leading provider of adult retirement communities in Central Florida is CRF Communities. While you search for adult retirement communities be sure to visit our web-site http://www.crfcommunities.com/ for the best selection of adult retirement communities. Location is an important part of your decision when shopping adult retirement communities. The small town charm of Winter Haven offers numerous cultural opportunities. The following article courtesy of the Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce allows you to explore these opportunities.
Winter Haven-area adult retirement communities residents and visitors enjoy numerous cultural opportunities. From the nationally recognized Polk Museum of Art and Theatre Winter Haven to nearby performing arts centers in Lakeland, Tampa and Orlando - opportunity abounds within a 45-minute drive.
Theatre Winter Haven (TWH) stages eight productions each year in the city's 332-seat auditorium in the Chain of Lakes Convention Center. It is recognized as one of the best community theaters in the southeast having received international acclaim. TWH also presents the Theater for Youth and Summer Mummers performed by young adults.
Across the lobby from Theatre Winter Haven, the gallery of Ridge Art Association features a number of art exhibitions annually. Open Monday - Friday, 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. the gallery is sure to offer an interesting visit for residents of nearby adult retirement communities. Ridge Art has a proud fifty-seven-year tradition.
Polk Community College's 500-seat theater provides an ideal setting for music and drama performed by local and national talent. The Polk Community College Players includes both students and non-students on stage at the Fine Arts Auditorium. The Reader's Theatre consists of vignettes and one-act plays also performed by PCC students and non-students alike.
The Symphony Guild of Winter Haven co-sponsors many concerts during the year featuring various orchestras, ensembles and opera. Some of the most notable are the "Pops-in-the-Park" performed by the Imperial Symphony Orchestra in October and "Champagne and Shamrocks" performed by the Florida Orchestra in March. Additional Guild activities include chamber music and opera performances as well as educational events and socials.
The City of Winter Haven now presents an expansion of the Florida Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition to include ten outdoor sculptures displayed in downtown's Central Park. Coordinated by the Polk Museum of Art, the exhibition doubled the size of the competition giving the resulting show a countywide presence. The City, Chamber and Main Street Winter Haven will host the "Central Park Stroll" on Thursday, April 5 to celebrate the winning sculptures.
Spring brings the "Chain of Lakes Festival." This series of events is designed to showcase our lake-centered environment. You'll find cardboard boat races, educational programming, water sports - all capped by the Sunset -- a "Key-West-style" event featuring music, food and fun for the whole family as we close the streets overlooking Lake Howard and let the setting sun perform.
Downtown's Central Park is a center of activity year-round. Featuring monthly classic car and motorcycle events, community sing-along, art festivals and holiday festivities.
The first weekend in December welcomes Carols in the Park - two days of caroling and holiday crafts held downtown. December's first Saturday evening finds our lakes glittering with the reflections of the Chamber's lighted Chain of Lakes Boat Parade.
Whenever you plan to visit, check our community calendar for a variety of entertainment and cultural opportunities for residents of Florida Retirement Communities.
So as your search for adult retirement communities be sure to visit all the adult retirement communities CRF has to offer in the Winter Haven area.