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Winter Park / Maitland Observer Wednesday, Jul. 20, 2011 6 years ago

Calendar and Family Calendar



Winter Park is continuing its Community Conversations online. Through Monday, July 25, log on to and click on the COMMUNITY Conversations button at the bottom.

The Winter Park Farmers’ Market is every Saturday morning from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the old train depot, located at 200 W. New England Ave. Visit

The Maitland Farmers’ Market is every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lake Lily. Visit or call 407-539-6268.

Food Truck CafĂ© is every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Lake Lily Park in Maitland. Check the city’s Facebook page or for more information.


The Newcomers of Central Florida will host a luncheon and general meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 21 at Chez Vincent, 533 W. New England Ave., Winter Park. Advance reservations are required. New and prospective members are welcome. Call 407-359-1497 or visit

The Women’s Executive Council proudly presents its annual fashion show, “Discover Your Wild Side”, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 21 at Dubsdread Ballroom. Tickets are $40 per person, $45 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Women’s Executive Council Scholarship and Endowment Fund. Contact [email protected] or visit

Join City Manager Randy Knight for Coffee Talk from 6-7 p.m. July 21 at the Winter Park Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Ave. Call 407-599-3428.

The SPCA of Central Florida’s 11th Annual “Wine for Whiskers” is from 6-8 p.m. July 21 at the Double Tree Hotel, Downtown Orlando. Visit or call 407-248-1758.

Lighthouse Central Florida’s third “Dining in the Dark” event is 6 p.m. July 21 at Lighthouse Central Florida’s headquarters in College Park. Tickets are available for $100 per person or $150 per couple. Contact Margaret Henslee at [email protected] or 407-898-2483 extension 235.

The University Club of Winter Park presents “The Big Lebowski” at 7 p.m. July 21. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a brown bag dinner. Call 407-644-6149 or visit

Beat the summer heat with the 28th annual 5k Road Race, beginning and ending at the JCC Maitland at 7 p.m. July 21. There is a free kids race for ages 6 and younger beginning at 8:30 p.m. Enjoy a free pool party with pizza, sodas and beer (21 and up) following the race.


Christian HELP will be celebrating its free and family-friendly Fourth Annual Christmas in July at Metro Life Church, 910 S. Winter Park Drive, Casselberry, from 6-9 p.m. July 22. Bring a teen gift and get three raffle tickets.

Fresh Med Spa presents “Pampering for a Purpose” is 4-9 p.m. July 22 and includes a treatment that benefits the Roberts family. Cost is $99. Fresh Med Spas is located at 1331 N. Mills Ave. Visit

The Minerva Institute is hosting a launch party at Mindful Body of Maitland from 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 22. This donation-based event is located at 110 N. Orlando Ave., Maitland. Visit


Cleansing and Detoxification Workshop will be held from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23 at The Yoga Shala, 927 Pennsylvania Ave. in Winter Park. Cost is $10. Visit or call 407-252-1397 to register.

GoldenRule Housing & Community Development Corporation is hosting a free first-time homebuyer workshop on July 23 in Apopka. Down Payment Assistance up to $7,500 and First Time Homebuyer Certificates are available. Reservations are required. Call 407-878-3759.


The American Legion, Winter Park Memorial Post 112, will host its annual “Christmas in July” event from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 24. Admission for those 16 years of age and older is one unwrapped child’s gift such as game/toy ($5-$10). Call 407-671-8616 for additional event information. The Legion is located at 4490 N. Goldenrod Road.

The University Club of Winter Park is hosting a Brunch and Fashion Show at 1:30 p.m. July 24. All attendees will receive a discount coupon for their own personal shopping excursion. Tickets for non-members are $25. Call 407-644-6149 or visit

The Breakthrough Theatre will hold its Two Year Anniversary and Award Celebration at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 24 at the Master Class Academy, 711-B Orange Ave. in Winter Park. Tickets are $20. Visit


The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s Sounds of Summer Series continues with “Summer Serenades” at 7 p.m. Monday, July 25 in the Margeson Theater, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando. Call 407-770-0071 or visit


Cult Classics at the Enzian presents “Tombstone” at 9:30 p.m. July 26 for $5. Kurt Russell and Val Kilmer star in this action-packed, new western classic.

The Books to Die For mystery book club will discuss Michael Connelly’s “Lincoln Lawyer” at 7:30 p.m. July 26, and the Contemporary Authors Book Discussion group will discuss Ken Follett’s “Fall of the Giants” at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 27. Both events are at the Maitland Public Library, 501 S. Maitland Ave. Call 407-647-7700, or e-mail [email protected]


Legislative redistricting committees will be meeting in Orlando on Wednesday, July 27 to provide insight on the 2012 statewide redistricting process and receive feedback from Florida’s voters. Meetings will be held from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. July 27 at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center, 401 W. Livingston St. in Orlando. Visit


Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park will celebrate National Milk Chocolate Day by giving away 100 chocolate bars to the first 100 people in the door at 10 a.m. July 28. The store is located at 300 S. Park Ave., Winter Park.

Orlando’s BRIO Tuscan Grille at Winter Park Village will pay tribute to National Lasagna Day by offering guests several lasagna entrees at half price on Thursday, July 28. Lasagna Day reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling 407-622-5611.

Family Calendar

Fifth Third Bank is offering eight lucky “hoopsters” the opportunity to meet NBA All-Star Dwight Howard and participate in his basketball camp at the University of Central Florida Aug. 1–3. Applicants must register at any local Fifth Third Bank by July 22. Applicants must be between ages 7 and 18. Winners will be selected on July 25. Use the branch locator at

The new Little Linksters Tour series kicks off on July 23. The events are open to children 3-8 years old, regardless of golfing ability in what is a very non-competitive introductory tour series. Visit or call 321-278-1612.

The KidFest summer movie series is Tuesday through Thursday through July 31 at the Enzian. Screenings are free for everyone and individual tickets on weekends are only $5. Visit to view the movie schedule.

Create your own movie at Young Filmmakers’ Summer Camp! This two-week summer camp, held from July 25-29, is located at the Enzian Theater and open to children entering grades 5-8. No previous experience required. Visit

On July 26 and Aug. 2 at the Morse Museum, families can enjoy a guided museum tour and take-home activity. On July 22 and Aug. 5, participants will see a short film, visit the Tiffany exhibits and produce art. Reservations are required. Call 407-645-5311, extension 136.

Art & History Museums – Maitland have started up summer classes. Children and teen programs are offered July 25-Aug. 5. To register, contact Kasey Jones at 407-539-2181 extension 254 or [email protected]

The annual Family Golf Festival is from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 23 at Faldo Golf Institute, 12001 Avenida Verde, Orlando. Enjoy an afternoon of free golf activities including clinics, contests and interactive golf games. For more information, call 407-238-7677, extension 4040.

Teens (12-17) can work out free this summer at all Lifestyle Family Fitness clubs until Aug. 15 during its annual program to combat teen inactivity and obesity. For more information and to pre-register a teen, visit

Redeemer Lutheran Church, at 3377 Aloma Ave., Winter Park, is offering a summer camp with daily special events and weekly themes, such as self-esteem and how to treat others. Cost is $100/week, and includes free lunch and two snacks. Camp is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for kindergarten through third grade. Before and aftercare is available.

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