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When Prince Rogers Nelson died on April 21, 2016, the world knew it had lost a musical icon. As the third anniversary of Prince’s death approaches, it’s safe to say his legacy will live on, both through his own music and as an influence on countless other musicians.

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AVON PARK — The Aktion Club of Highlands County and the Highlands Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park hosted the first Eggstravaganza at the Moose Lodge on Sunday, April 14, with approximately 100 people in attendance.

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Tash Sultana is a name most may be unfamiliar with. For now anyway. That will almost surely change. In fact, that ball is already rolling and picking up speed. Legions of music lovers are discovering Sultana and falling in love with this breath of fresh air blowing out of Melbourne, Australia.

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As you walk down the streets of Nassau, with its fancy shops decorated to lure you in to browse at native crafts, you’ll find the real craftsman are the wood carvers, located by the waterfront, next to the famous straw market.

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TAMPA BAY CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL – Experience the rich and colorful cultures of the Caribbean, including steel pan drumming and Haitian, Puerto Rican and Dominican dance performances. Live reggae and jazz bands will entertain, with DJs spinning Caribbean popular tunes in between sets. However, t…

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The top two movies in the country right now have the exact opposite premise. “Shazam!” is about a young boy who is happy when he turns into an adult. “Little” is about a grown woman who is miserable when she turns into a child. I guess a good companion piece would be “The Hot Chick,” where o…

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“Epcot Forever,” a new nighttime spectacular at Walt Disney World Resort, will debut Oct. 1, on World Showcase Lagoon at Epcot. The limited-time show will be a celebration of the past, present and future of Epcot, built around the magical soundtrack guests have come to know and love at the park.

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Universal Orlando Resort revealed Nightingales: Blood Pit as the first original content haunted house coming to Halloween Horror Nights 2019.

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As you walk down the streets of Nassau, with its fancy shops decorated to lure you in to browse at native crafts, you’ll find the real craftsman are the wood carvers, located by the waterfront, next to the famous straw market.

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TAMPA BAY CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL – Experience the rich and colorful cultures of the Caribbean, including steel pan drumming and Haitian, Puerto Rican and Dominican dance performances. Live reggae and jazz bands will entertain, with DJs spinning Caribbean popular tunes in between sets. However, t…

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The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will headline the Fort Lauderdale Air Show, May 4-5 over the oceanfront in Fort Lauderdale Beach. This will be the first time in over 12 years that the Blue Angels will perform in South Florida.

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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – Lunar Module 9 (LM-9) has “landed” at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s Apollo/Saturn V Center. This summer, guests will be able to get a closer look at LM-9, one of only three remaining Lunar Modules designed for mission use. Previously suspended from the ceiling…

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“Y’all, this is actually happening,” said Bartow-born, country music sensation Eli Mosley on www.elimosley.com. “And frankly, it’s because of your support.”

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AVON PARK — Aktion Club of Highlands County hopped on down to the Avon Park Child Development Center on Friday, April 12, to deliver Easter surprises to the children.

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The top two movies in the country right now have the exact opposite premise. “Shazam!” is about a young boy who is happy when he turns into an adult. “Little” is about a grown woman who is miserable when she turns into a child. I guess a good companion piece would be “The Hot Chick,” where o…

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LAKE PLACID — For the third year, fifth graders at Lake Country Elementary assembled Thursday morning, April 4 to hear retired US Army Colonel and MOAA Chapter President Mike Borders, who was on hand to speak to the youngsters about the American flag. He was accompanied by retired US Navy Co…

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Harvest House Fellowship has a new home! This warm and friendly congregation is led by Pastor Angelo Trunzo and his wife Marie. If you want to feel welcomed into a circle of friends, this is the church family for you.

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AVON PARK — The Noon Rotary Club of Avon Park added a new addition to the community by installing a Little Free Library house in their front yard. Built and donated by Dennis Dunn Construction, It is located at 20 S. Verona ave. in Avon Park. For more information, visit littlefreelibrary.org.

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LAKE PLACID — April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and it encourages communities to promote healthy development for children. GFWC Lake Placid Woman’s Club “planted” pinwheels around their clubhouse garden to bring attention to the issue of child abuse. Pictured from left to right:President…

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SEBRING — The Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 is proud to acknowledge its 2019/20 Officers. Front, from left; Billy Brown, Wainetta Holmes, Jan Funk, Darlene Quel and Buddy Richards. Back, from left; Ken Swann, Bob Funk, Ron Schilffarth, Ken Hedges, Chris Hanchey and Suzanne Schilffarth. Missing are…

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Netflix’s supernatural thriller, “Stranger Things” returns to “Halloween Horror Nights” 2019 at Universal Orlando Resort, debuting all-new mazes inspired by seasons 2 and 3 of the critically-acclaimed series.

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