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Winter Park / Maitland Observer Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2011 6 years ago

Calendar and Family Calendar



Winter Park is continuing its Community Conversations online. For a two-week period from Monday, July 11 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 Café is every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Lake Lily Park in Maitland. Check the city’s Facebook page or for more information.


Popcorn Flicks in Central Park is featuring “Rocky” from 7-9 p.m. July 14, presented by the city of Winter Park and Enzian Theater. Rain date will be July 28. Visit or call 407-629-0054.

Park Avenue and Hannibal Square stores will offer 50-75 percent off merchandise at the downtown Winter Park Sidewalk Sale, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 14-17. Visit or call 407-644-8281.


There is a Selena Gomez Ticket Giveaway at Holler Honda, 2211 N. Semoran Blvd., Orlando, from 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 15. Guests can enter to win a family four pack of tickets to see and meet Selena Gomez and the Scene at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on Saturday, July 30. Call 407-629-1234.

“Completely Hollywood (Abridged)” is at the Winter Park Playhouse, 711 Orange Ave. The show runs from July 15 through Aug. 6, and begins at 7:30 p.m. for the Friday and Saturday evening show and at 2 p.m. for the Saturday and Sunday matinee. Tickets are $38 for evenings, $28 for matinees. Call 407-645-0145 or visit

The Rum Ball to benefit the Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida is from 7-10 p.m. July 15 at the Winter Park Farmer’s Market. Join them for restaurant tastings, rum drinks and entertainment by Caribbean Groove. Tickets are $35. Visit or call 407-478-5621.


The American Legion, Winter Park Memorial Post 112, will host “The Giant Arts, Crafts, and Yard Sale” from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 16 at 4490 N. Goldenrod Road, Winter Park. Call Gerard at 407-671-8616 for event and reservation information regarding space/table rental rates.


Listening to donors will be the main message presented at the Association of Fundraising Professionals meetings at the Winter Park Civic Center. The July 18 meeting will begin with networking from 11:30 a.m. until noon. The cost of lunch is $20 for members and $40 for non-members. Newcomers can check out the chapter and enjoy a free lunch. Visit


The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens will hold its sculpture exhibition, “Figure and Form: A Showcase of Florida Sculptors” from July 19 through Sept. 18. This exhibition is also being held to commemorate the Museum’s 50th anniversary and to honor the legacy of Albin Polasek. Cost is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for students and free for those younger than 12. For more information, call 407-647-6294 or visit

To learn more about volunteering at Florida Hospital HospiceCare, please attend a “Hospice 101” information session at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 19 at either Asbury United Methodist Church, 220 W. Horatio Ave., Maitland or All Saints Episcopal Church, 338 E. Lyman Ave., Winter Park. To RSVP, call Cady at 1-800-404-1133.


Join JFS at noon Wednesday, July 20 for a Women’s Forum: “Tranquility with Yoga.” Participate in seated Yoga, mindful meditation and self-massage techniques. The Women’s Forum will be held at 2100 Lee Road in Winter Park. The cost is $7 and includes a light lunch catered by Brio. RSVP by July 18. Register online at, by email to [email protected] or by phone to 407-644-7593, x227.


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

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. Members will wear red, white and blue at this summer event. Advance reservations are required. New and prospective members are welcome. Contact VP-Membership Tina Parrish at 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. Early Bird Special: two tickets for $75 until July 15. Proceeds will benefit the Women’s Executive Council Scholarship and Endowment Fund. Contact [email protected] or visit

The city is continuing the Coffee Talk series, giving the community an opportunity to sit down and talk with the mayor, city manager and city commissioners over a cup of coffee. Join City Manager Randy Knight 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. Thursday, July 21. “Wine for Whiskers” is a night of casual wine and food pairings at the Double Tree Hotel, Downtown Orlando. Enter to win exciting raffle items and door prizes, such as vacation packages and gift baskets. Visit for tickets 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 and will be sold now until July 18 on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact Margaret Henslee at [email protected] or 407-898-2483 ext. 235.

The University Club of Winter Park film night presents “The Big Lebowski” on July 21. This film has become a cult favorite noted for its funny characters, dream sequences and unconventional dialogue. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for brown bag dinner. Movie starts at 7 p.m. Call 407-644-6149 or visit

Family Calendar

Experience an exceptional selection of family-friendly movies at the Enzian from July 17-31 during the KidFest summer movie series. Tuesday through Thursday screenings are free for everyone and individual tickets on weekends are only $5. Visit to view a schedule.

Create your own movie at Young Filmmakers’ Summer Camp! Experience the art of filmmaking as you study cinematic techniques and dive into the production of an independent film. This two-week summer camp, held from July 18-22 and July 25-29, is located at the Enzian Theater and open to children entering grades 5-8. No previous experience required. Visit

On select Tuesdays at the Morse Museum (July 19 and 26; and Aug. 2), families can enjoy a guided museum tour and take-home activity. On four Fridays (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 and the Maitland Art Center 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]

Orlando Shakespeare Theater begins its Theater for Young Audiences series with “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., from July 7 through Aug. 7. Visit or call 407-447-1700.

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park will present the musical “School House Rock Live, Jr.!” performed by students of the Breakthrough summer camp. Tickets are $10. Show times are 7 p.m. July 15, 21 and 22; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. July 16 and 23; and 3 p.m. July 17.

Parents’ Morning Out is 8:30-10 a.m. July 21 (every third Thursday) at the front of the Whole Foods Winter Park store. Enjoy a free cup of Allegro coffee, breakfast pastry and a free five-minute massage, compliments of Take 5 Massage.

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, ext. 4040.

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

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