Wonderland Murder Mystery
Dinner Theatre Fundraiser
Saturday October 29th, 2022
RSVP prior to October15th, 2022.
-Apple, Gouda, & bacon stuffed chicken breast
The Rabbit's Pot
-Slow roasted baby potatoes & carrots
-Italian green beans
- House salad
Hatter's Twisted Treat
-Pull-away cheesy garlic bread
Red Queen's Delight
-Moist vanilla & chocolate infused mini cakes
Get ready to experience our best fundraiser yet! Emmerse yourself in the Wonderland atmosphere, dress up as your favorite wonderland character, or come as you are, but be sure to bring along your super sleuthing skills to help you solve the mystery of who is the murderer in Wonderland! Guests will enjoy a whimsical meal served by our cast of characters. Guests will receive a complimentary photograph and be able to take advantage of our designated photo area for personal pictures. One guest will take home a special gift at the end of the evening.
The Circle of Friends Ministry, Inc. does not own the rights to any photograph, idea, or image to Disney's Alice in Wonderland nor of any of its' characters, or stars portraying said characters.
NIGHT TO SHINE 2022
VIRTUAL SHINE THROUGH EXPERIENCE
MISSIONS FAIR 2022
IMPACT Church of Lake Wales will be hosting Missions weekend February 5th and 6th, 2022.
Saturday, February 5th at 6:00pm
Sunday, February 6th at 10:00am
Our CEO, Crystal Higbee, will represent the Circle of Friends on Saturday, February 5th at 6:00pm. Join us in learning about the variety of available mission-based ministries that you can get plugged into and get behind with monetary, volunteer, and/or prayer
support. For more information visit http://www.impactlw.org
WINE DOWNTOWN 2022
February 10th 6-8pm
The Circle will take part of this community event as one of the mapped locations downtown. Visit your mapped locations in downtown Lake Wales for wine and beer tasting inside local businesses. This is a great way to get familiar with local businesses and members of the community.
You can get your tickets to this event by visiting the following link
March 15th 5-7pm
The Circle will be taking part in the Resource Fair at Victory Ridge Academy on March 15th,2022 from 5pm-7pm. This is a great event to get familiarized with local organizations that can assist the special need's community. Take advantage of the plethora of information that will be made available at this fair. Stop by our table and say hello to get a 10 or 20% off gift certificate to our boutique. This is our gift to you to say thank you for your support.
For more information visit the Victory Ridge website at https://victoryridge.org
tower lakes chapel
Sunday March 27th, 2022
(During morning service)
The Overcomers Performance Arts Troop will be blessing the congregation at Tower Lakes Chapel with their new Easter performance. If you would like to have them perform at your church or civic club, please contact Crystal at (863) 679-2507 for available dates.
The CEO, Crystal Higbee, has been invited to provide organizational information to the Lake Ashton community during their Monday morning coffee event. If you are a resident of Lake Ashton, make sure to come over to the club house that morning to learn more about our program, get event information, and gather information about our available resources.
Rib take-out dinner
We are raising funds by serving up a tasty and affordable take-out meal to the community. Each dinner ticket will get our guests two ribs, corn on the cob, potato salad, a drink, and a cookie. Save time and energy by pre-purchasing a dinner ticket on our Events Page today! For more information, please contact Crystal at (863) 679-2507.
MOTHERS DAUGHTER TEA
Make some precious memories with your loved one(s) this Mother's Day. Wear your favorite hat and period attire or come as you are. For just $20.00 each person will receive a complimentary photograph and gift and enjoy assorted sandwiches, teas, salad, and dessert outside in our private garden. Purchase your ticket now and save the date! For more information, please contact Crystal at (863) 679-2507.
Downtown Egg Hunt
April 12th 10:30am-Noon
The Circle of Friends' will be hosting an egg hunt that will cover the area surrounding Lake Wales Lake. This activity is open to the public. There will be 6 golden eggs that can be redeemed only through redemption with staff.
If you would like to participate, please contact Crystal at (863) 679-2507
The Hyatt Regency Orlando
The Circle is registered to be a resource vendor at the largest resource fair in the state of Florida! We are honored to be able to add our own local resources to the largest compilation of resources avaiable throughout our state. Please make plans to visit this event to get answers to questions you may have regarding your loved one.
20TH anniversary Party
June 4th-5th, 2022
Lake Eola Park, Orlando Florida
The Circle has registered to support and provide our resources at the 20th Anniversary event hosted by Nathaniel's Hope. Make plans to bring your loved one to enjoy the food, games, and fun,and to pick up information on local resources for your loved one with intellectual and/or developmental differences.
Pre-purchase your life-changing hotdog today by visiting our events ticket page!
Friday, July 22ND
The Circle of Friends will be hosting a hot dog take out dinner fundraiser. You can pick up your take-out meal for just $15.00 per ticket. Meals include a large hotdog, macaroni salad, chips, drink, and dessert. Food will be cooked and served on site. For more information contact Crystal at (863) 679-2507. Purchase your tickets and save the date!
Friday August 5th, 7pm-8pm
The Circle of Friends is holding an open house for parents and guardians of our P.O.P. program students. This is a great night to enroll, update information, ask questions, give input, and get the event calendar for upcoming academic year. The staff will be available to address concerns and answer questions. Refreshments will be made available.
-Reminder that ALL scholarship students have to provide proof of income every year or will default to regular tuition fees.
SUMMER FUN DAY CAMP
The P.O.P. students will be enjoying Summer Fun Day Camp during the month of June. Members of the community wishing to attend events are responsible for event costs and may have to provide their own transportation. Please contact Crystal for more details at (863) 679-2507.
October 29th & 30th
The Circle of Friends will be joining the festivities again this year for the Pioneer Days Festival at Lake Wales Lake. Make plans to come out and enjoy the day engaging with the community. Stop by our tent for some hand-crafted natural skin care products.
Holiday food drive
Each year the P.O.P. students and staff help collect canned and boxed food items and sort food for the Care Center to help the less fortunate members of our community. Bring in 5 nonperishable food items between November 1st and November 19th and you will receive a 20% coupon for our Boutique. For more information, please contact Crystal at (863) 679-2507
P.O.P. Christmas Party
Friday, November 18th
The Circle of Friends will be hosting the P.O.P. annual Friendsgiving Luncheon. Families, friends, and volunteers are invited to bring a dish and join us for a great lunch, games, and music. Guests are required to RSVP by November 4th to give a head count and provide dish information. For more information contact Crystal at (863) 679-2507.
Save the date!
Wednesday, December 16th
The P.O.P. students will be having their Christmas party during regular program hours. Friends and family are welcomed to join the festivities. Those wishing to join will have to RSVP by December 1st. If you would like to sponsor a student or the party, please contact Crystal for details.
Ring in the New Year doing something different this year. Bring a cozy blanket and wear your comfy clothes while you are outside in our beautiful garden, snuggled up to your loved one with some popcorn, hot apple cider, hot chocolate, or soda while watching a Christmas classic as it plays on the side of our buidling. There will be a $5.00 charge per person to cover the costs of popcorn and beverages. This fee can be paid at the event. For more information please call Crystal, at (863) 679-2507
Stay up-to-date with all events related to The P.O.P. Program, Boutique, and Fundraising Events. Click the '2021 Calendar' icon above to view the 2021 Event and Academic Calendar.
We are looking for volunteers to assist with upcoming events. Please contact the office by telephone (863)679-2507 or by email: email@example.com to get information about becoming a volunteer.
We hope to see you at our next event!