Art Stroll of Ivanhoe Village Oct. 1
21st Century Insurance and Financial Services will host a job fair from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23 for sales representative positions at 640 Century Point, Lake Mary. Also, apply online by visiting www.farmers.com/careers and clicking on “Corporate Careers” — search by Job ID 77096.
The Goldenrod Chamber of Commerce’s Golf Tournament is noon Friday, Sept. 24 at the North Shore Golf Course located on Moss Park Road off Narcoossee Road. The individual entry fee is $75 per player. Fees include greens fees, golf cart and lunch. For reservations, please call 407-677-5980.
The Art Stroll of Ivanhoe Village will take place on Virginia Drive between Mills and Orange Ave, from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1. It is free and open to the public. Contact Brad Biggs at 407-247-4552 or e-mail [email protected] to learn more.
The Second Annual Baldwin Bark Charity Dog Wash is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25. There will be pet contests, amazing raffles and loads of sudsy pups. Avoid the line and reserve your dog wash time today. This year’s beneficiary is the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. Call 407-893-6868 or visit www.BaldwinBark.com for details.
The 12th Annual Miracles Miles will take place from 6-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Arnold Palmer Medical Center. There will be a 15K, 5K, Kids’ Fun Run and Walk-Around-Winnie, all benefiting Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies. Visit www.miraclemilesrun.com or call 321-841-7016.
Lighthouse Central Florida’s annual Puttin’ on the Ritz Gala is 6-10:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes. This event will feature nationally recognized pianist David Crohan. Tickets are available for $250 per person or $2,500 for a table of 10. For more information, please contact Margaret Henslee at [email protected] or 407 898-2483 ext. 35.
Christians in Public Education’s Ninth Annual Back to School Prayer Breakfast is 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary. The speaker is Dr. Larry Linkous, senior pastor at New Life Christian Fellowship in Titusville. Tickets are $20. Purchase them at www.christiansinpubliceducation.org
The Fresh Air Affair to Benefit Stevie JoEllie’s Cancer Care Fund is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 at The Salt Room Orlando, 1804 N. Mills Ave. Buy tickets online at Sjccf09252010.eventbrite.com. For more information, e-mail [email protected].
The Crealdé School of Art is proud to announce its 14th Annual Auction to be held from 6-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Home Builders Association Metro Orlando, 544 Mayo Ave. in Maitland. The School’s premier annual event will pay tribute to Crealdé’s 35 years of community arts. Tickets are $35 per person, with table reservations also available for 10 guests at $350. To make reservations, please call 407-671-1886.
Blackjack on the Lake to benefit Toys for Tots will be held from 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Baldwin Park Village Center. Tickets are $20 in advance, $30 the day of the event. For more information, visit www.brightsideevents.org.
The Central Florida Falls Prevention Coalition will present a free program designed to help older adults stay healthy, active and free of falls from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28 at the Winter Park Garden Club, 1300 S. Denning Drive. It will feature a presentation by Ariel Cole, M.D., as well as free screenings including footwear assessment, balance testing and medication review. RSVP by contacting Judy Odom at 407-644-2300 ext. 231 or at [email protected].
From 7:30-9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, Habitat for Humanity Orlando will host its “Who Will Build It?” breakfast, the nonprofit’s largest fundraiser, at All Saints Church, 338 E. Lyman Ave. in Winter Park. To register, or for more information, contact Courtney Patchin at [email protected] or 407-648-4567 ext. 410.
At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, more than 100 photographers will take part in Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida’s “Portraits of Hunger” competition showcase party at Enzian’s Eden Bar, 1300 S. Orlando Ave. in Maitland. The event is free and open to the public. Online voting for the top three photos ends midnight Thursday, Sept. 23. Visit www.FeedHopeNow.org to vote or for more information.
The 58th Annual Conference, “Mathematics: Making it Count for the Next Generation” takes place Sept. 30-Oct. 2 and will offer more than 240 sessions and workshops for mathematics educators, updates from the Department of Education and from the FCAT Test Development Center, and more. It’s held at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, 1500 Masters Blvd. Visit www.fctm.net for a schedule of events.
The Small Business Services Department at Seminole State College of Florida is sponsoring “New Horizons: Entrepreneurship for the Boomer Generation,” a six-week program designed for individuals interested in starting their own business. It will be from 7-9 p.m. on Thursdays, Sept. 30-Nov. 4 at First Baptist Church Orlando Counseling Center, 3125 Bruton Blvd., Orlando. The cost is $99 or $75 for members of First Baptist. For more information, call 407-321-3495.
At 10:01 a.m., Friday, Oct. 1, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orlando Magic President Alex Martins, Orlando city commissioners and other Central Florida leadership will open the doors to the new Amway Center for the first time to the public. Following a ceremonial ribbon cutting and building dedication, the community will be invited into the lower bowl for Dyer’s Annual State of Downtown Address.
There will be an opening reception from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1 at the Showalter Hughes Community Gallery for Directors’ Choice, featuring recent work in photography, painting, sculpture and ceramics by 12 artists from Crealdé’s diverse faculty. Call 407-671-1886 or visit www.crealde.org for details.
Under Vine and Fig Tree, a special exhibit on the Ladino community in Turkey, the descendants of Jews expelled from Spain in the 15th century, will be on exhibit at the Holocaust Center, 851 N. Maitland Ave., from Friday, Oct. 1 through Sunday, Oct. 10. Additionally, on Sunday, Oct. 3, the Center will be screening the film “Desperate Hours”, which documents the history of Turkey, a neutral country that rescued thousands of Jews facing certain death in the Holocaust. Visit holocaustedu.org.
The Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando Museum of Art, the Mennello Museum, the Polasek, the Maitland Art Center, Maitland Historical Museum and the Waterhouse Museum on Saturday, Sept. 25 will open their doors free of charge to Smithsonian magazine readers and Smithsonian.com visitors from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free “Smithsonian Museum Day” admission cards are available online at www.smithsonianmag.com. Call 407-836-8500 for more information.
Bring the whole family and enjoy carnival games, giant inflatables, music, contests, food and more at Orangewood Christian School’s second annual Community Family Fun Day from 3-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, at 1300 W. Maitland Blvd. Admission and parking are free and game and concession tickets are sold separately. For details, call 407- 339-0223 or visit www.orangewoodchristian.org
“How to Raise Smarter Children” workshops will be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 6-27 at Shayna’s Village at the Maitland JCC. Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent or work outside of the home, you’ll find every workshop session packed with ideas you can easily incorporate into your normal family routine. Childcare will be provided for children 6 months and older; register at least a week in advance by visiting the registration desk. Register for the workshop by e-mailing [email protected].
Frontline Outreach, the Central Florida community resource on the forefront of transitioning students from urban challenges into world-class leaders, will hold their 16th Annual Benefit Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8 at the Frontline Outreach Center located at 3000 C.R. Smith St., Orlando. Florida House Speaker-Designate Dean Cannon, a Winter Park resident, is the honorary host for this year’s event. Visit www.frontlineoutreach.org or call 407-293-3000 for more information.
Young artists grab your crayons, camera, paintbrush or other materials and create a two-dimensional piece of art that shows how fair trade helps the world for an art competition sponsored by Ten Thousand Villages of Winter Park. Prizes will be awarded in three categories: elementary, middle and high school. Winning entries will be displayed at the store through November and first-place winners will be showcased nationwide through the Ten Thousand Villages network. Submissions are due Oct. 16. To learn more or for a submission packet, contact Dena Wild at [email protected]
Children’s programming in the Maitland Public Library, 501 S. Maitland Ave. Call 407-647-7700 for information.
-6 p.m. Mondays: Bedtime Stories
-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays: Preschoolers Story Time and Crafts
-10:30 a.m. Thursdays: Babies Stories