This is Heartland Happenings. Your guide to local events throughout the community.

Heartland Happenings is your guide to community events, local festivals, and so much more.

TODAYS VETERANS ORGANIZATION AND THE MINUTE MEN VMC PRESENT THE ARMED FORCES DAY BIKE RODEO & RALLY SATURDAY, MAY 15 AT LAKESHORE MALL. THIS ALL-DAY EVENT FEATURES COVERED IN BLACK ON THE STAGE AFTER DARK. MOTORCYCLE RODEO CONTESTS TO WATCH OR PARTICIPATE IN, INCLUDING RACES FOR THE KIDS. AND COME HUNGRY! VENDORS AND FOOD TRUCKS WILL BE ON HAND, TOO. IT ALL BEGINS AT 10AM.

THE FLORIDA COUNCIL ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY IS HOSTING A BASS TOURNAMENT MAY 15TH AT LAKE ARBUCKLE’S BOMBING RANGE RAMP - SAFE DAYLIGHT TILL 1PM. REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 4:30AM. 1ST AND 2ND PLACE PRIZES, PLUS A 50/50 RAFFLE.

THE AVON PARK MOOSE LODGE 2494 HAS AN ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST FROM 8-11A.M. EVERY FIRST AND THIRD SUNDAYS OF THE MONTH AT THE LODGE AT 1318 WEST BELL STREET. $6 INCLUDES SCRAMBLED EGGS, SAUSAGE, BACON, BISCUIT W/GRAVY, HASH BROWNS, PANCAKES, COFFEE & JUICE. OPEN TO PUBLIC, ALL PROCEEDS GO FOR THE MOOSE LEGION FUND.

YOUR NEIGHBORS AT HIGHLANDS COMMUNITY CHURCH AND OTHER CONGREGATIONS AROUND TOWN WILL BE DISTRIBUTING FOOD PACKAGES THIS FRIDAY FROM 11 AM TO 1 PM AT HIGHLANDS COMMUNITY CHURCH ON NEW LIFE WAY. A BAG OF FOOD - FREE OF CHARGE BEGINNING AT 11 AM UNTIL THE FOOD IS GONE.

THURSDAY BINGO IS BACK AT THE LAKE PLACID ELKS LODGE! LIMITED SEATING AND SANITIZING WILL BE DONE TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE … DOORS OPEN AT 4PM, GAMES START AT 6PM. THE SNACK BAR WILL BE OPEN FROM 4:30 TILL SIX, TOO.

BINGO FOR CHARITY IS BACK AT THE SEBRING ELKS LODGE - NOW, EVERY MONDAY NIGHT! DOORS OPEN AT 4:45PM, EARLY BIRDS START AT 6:00PM. PLEASE WEAR A MASK, AND BRING YOUR OWN FOOD &NON-ALCOHOLIC DRINKS - PROCEEDS GO TO CHARITY AND A LOW, $6 MINIMUM TO PLAY.

BIKE WITH YOUR FRIENDS! HIGHLANDS PEDALERS HOSTS RIDES FROM THE DON JOSE’S PARKING LOT ON LAKEVIEW DRIVE EACH SATURDAY MORNING. THE RIDES DEPART AT 7:15 A.M. SHARP YEAR ROUND. THE “A” GROUP RIDES AT OVER 19 MILES AN HOUR, THE “B”GROUP RIDES AT BETWEEN 17 ½ AND 19 MILES AN HOUR … SATURDAY RIDES RANGE FROM 33-45 MILES.

That’s Heartland Happenings. If your group or organization has an event coming up email: heartlandhappenings@sebringradio.com