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Winter Park / Maitland Observer Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014 3 years ago




It’s the Thursday Evening Walk with a Doc at the Crosby YMCA in Winter Park. Join a Florida Hospital physician and get your questions answered as we walk with walkers of all levels. It’s from 6 to 7 p.m. April 17 at 2005 Mizell Ave. in Winter Park. Visit for more information.


The Rollins College Cornell Fine Arts Museum will debut ‘Emergence,” a fine arts show from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 18. The show will feature recent work by Miriam Rovirosa, Vasiliki Barakos, Grace Loescher, Chelsey Vandervliet, Anastasia Stefanos, Leah Sandler, Lin Vandervliet, Nicole Weedo and Jorge Musa.


“Second Class Citizenship, Suffragists and Suffragettes, The 19th Amendment” – Join Michele Levy and Sandra Powers, co-presidents of the Orange County League of Women Voters, as they explore the history of suffrage for women from Abigail Adams, who urged her husband John, “Don’t forget the ladies,” to the Women’s Liberation movement in the 1960s.They will discuss Seneca Falls, N.Y., and how the abolition movement for women’s suffrage rose out of the abolition movement of the early 19th century. This free presentation will take place on Monday, April 21, at 10 a.m. in the University Club of Winter Park, located at 841 N. Park Ave.


The 13th Annual Art of the Vine to benefit local children’s non-profit New Hope for Kids will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, April 25, at Fields BMW, 963 Wymore Road, in Winter Park. During this fabulous fundraiser, a drawing for a new 2014 320i BMW donated by Fields BMW will be the crescendo of the evening. For more information or to secure your reservation, please call 407-331-3059, ext. 10, or visit the

Operation Giveback’s golf tournament begins at 8:30 a.m. on April 25 at Champions Gate International Course, 1400 Masters Blvd. in Champions Gate. Visit for more information.


The annual International Day of Remembrance commemorates the lives of the six million Jews who died during the Holocaust and honors the survivors, liberators and rescuers who keep their memories alive. This year’s featured speaker will be Joanie Holzer Schirm, author of “Adventurers Against Their Will.” She will be sharing the lessons learned from the Holocaust-era letters she inherited from her father, Dr. Oswald A. Holzer. Also participating in the interfaith service will be Rev. Willie Barnes of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church and A Gift For Music Chamber Orchestra. The event will take place at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in the gymnasium of the Jewish Community Center, 851 N Maitland Ave. (next door to the Holocaust Center). No admission is charged, and reservations are not required.

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