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Winter Park / Maitland Observer Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2011 6 years ago

Calendar and Family Calendar



In supporting the Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign, stepped-up law enforcement activities will be conducted through March 31.

Tax-Aide volunteers will provide free income tax assistance at the Winter Park Library from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, through April 14. Visit or call 1-800-227-7669.

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art is offering free admission through Sunday, March 20.


“Distinguished Florida Women” is at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 17, in the Winter Park Public Library Community Room.

The Hannibal Square Wine Tasting & St. Patrick’s Day Street Party is from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, March 17, on New England Avenue. Visit or call 407-644-8281.

Orange Audubon Society hosts “Pelagic Birds of Florida’s Atlantic East Coast by Michael Brothers” at 7 p.m. March 17 at Leu Gardens. Visit


Join the Gardens at DePugh Nursing Center at 10 a.m. Friday, March 18, to celebrate the grand opening of its new Sensory Garden.

The 52nd Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival takes place in Central Park, March 18-20, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday.

Festival of Orchestras’ announces the return of Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 18, at Northland Church. Call 407-539-0245.

“OH! To Be Young Again,” an anti-aging workshop with Dr. Bob is at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 18 at the Maitland Public Library. Call 407-647-7700.


“The Giant Arts, Crafts, and Yard Sale” is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 19. Call Gerard at 407-671-8616.

The Wounded Warrior Lone Sailor 5k Run/Walk/Roll is at Bluejacket Park in Baldwin Park on Saturday, March 19. Visit

French Horn Day at Rollins College Department of Music is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 19. Contact [email protected] or Carolyn Blice, 407-539-0920.

The Orlando Chapter of ACT! for America’s monthly meeting is from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at Encounter Church, with special guest speaker, Gerald A. Honigman. RSVP to [email protected]

“Vietnamese Cooking series: Sauces & Condiments with Spring Rolls” is at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Maitland Public Library. Call 407-647-7700.

Fifth Third Bank’s Financial Literacy Mobile, the “eBus,” is pulling into Winter Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Golden Oaks Apartments. Contact Joyce Odongo at 407-999-3101.


Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Winter Park Country Club for the St. Patrick’s Day “Scramble” and Dinner at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 20. Cost is $5 plus greens fees. Participants are encouraged to bring a dish.

The College Park Neighborhood Association presents the 20th annual “Sunday in the Park” from noon to 5 p.m., Sunday, March 20, in Dartmouth Park. Visit

JCC’s PAWRIM: Celebration & Costume Party for Dogs is from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Dog Day Afternoon in Sanford. Contact Julie Varkonyi at 407-645-593 or [email protected]


The University Club of Winter Park offers ballroom dancing lessons at 7 p.m. every Monday. Contact 407-644-6149.

The Zumba Fitness class with Jenny at the Winter Park Farmer’s Market indoor facility is held Mondays at 7 p.m. E-mail [email protected]

The Health Care– Great Lecture Series is at 7 p.m. Monday, March 21, at the University Club of Winter Park. Aaron Liberman, Ph.D., will speak. Contact 407-644-6149 or visit


“Hymn for Her” is performing at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at Sandy Bonus Fine Arts Studio (Swoope Studios). $10 for adults and $5 for students.

Books to Die For! Mystery Book Club – “David Baldacci’s Camel Club” is at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22 at the Maitland Public Library.

Jewish Family Services’ (JFS) Southwest Orlando office is looking for volunteers to help out on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit

“Flexing Your Mental Muscles” is held on Tuesday, March 22, in the Winter Park Public Library Community Room.


“Brain Health Group” is at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in the Winter Park Public Library Community Room.

“Self Defense for Women” is at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in the Winter Park Public Library Community Room. Call 407-623-3279.

Men Go Red for Women is from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at the Schenck Company Distribution Center. Contact [email protected] or 407-481-6317.

Art in Chambers exhibition “Narrative Portraits – Paintings by Rima Jabbur” begins Thursday, March 24. Call 407-599-3498 or visit

Family Calendar

Go Eco Orlando is a one-day, free community event for families to learn about eco-friendly products, services and resources. The event is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 19 at the Fashion Square Mall. Contact 407-896-1132 or visit

The city of Winter Park supports March as Florida’s bike month. The Pedestrian & Bicycle Advisory Board will celebrate by hosting the third annual Bike from Park to Park at 8 a.m. Friday, March 25. Bicyclists will begin their ride at Mead Garden, 1300 S. Denning Drive, and will conclude in Central Park’s West Meadow with refreshments and camaraderie. Bike from Park to Park supports the mission to promote a viable and safe pedestrian-and bicycle-friendly infrastructure. Those interested in participating are asked to RSVP by Tuesday, March 22, at [email protected] or by calling 407-599-3233.

Join the JCC for a preschool open house from noon-2 p.m. Friday, April 8, at the Roth Jewish Community Center, 851 N. Maitland Ave. RSVP required at

An Ice Cream Social benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 9, at the Winter Park Civic Center, 1050 W. Morse Blvd., for $7 in advance or $10 at the door. Visit and click on “Calendar of Events” under “What’s Happening.”

News 13 will award nine $1,000 Project Weather scholarships to local high school seniors who excel in science. One high school senior will be selected from Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia counties. The deadline to enter is Saturday, April 16. Local high school seniors are encouraged to apply by printing out an application form online at

Pizza Wars is from 6-9 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at JCC Maitland, 851 N. Maitland Ave. Sample all-you-can-eat pizza and award the honor of best pizza in North Orlando! Proceeds benefit the Marvin Friedman Scholarship Fund. Cost is $25 for families of four, $10 adults, $5 children. Contact Julie Varkonyi at [email protected] or 407-645-5933 extension 238. Visit

Children’s programming continues at the Maitland Public Library, 501 S. Maitland Ave. Story times for toddlers and preschoolers are at 6 p.m. every Monday and 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Baby story time is at 10:30 a.m. every Thursday. Reading Buddies, a program to help reluctant readers, is at 4 p.m. every Thursday. Call 407-647-7700.

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