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Calendar for the week of July 5, 2018

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See what's happening this week and this weekend in West Orange County.
by: Amy Quesinberry Community Editor

SATURDAY, JULY 7

RED, WHITE & BLUE ON THE PLAZA

7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at the Centennial Plaza, 101 W. Plant St., downtown Winter Garden. Listen to live music featuring Mud Rooster, a local blues trio. Free event. (407) 656-4111 or cwgdn.com.

 

TEEN SERIES: COMIC BOOKS ROCK!

2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at the Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St. Teens are invited to participate in this summer series and win prizes such as bicycles, tickets to local attractions and gift certificates. (407) 835-7323 to register.

 

MUSIC IN THE LIBRARY: SHAUN DAVID WILLIAMS

2 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at the Southwest Library, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando. Every acoustic performance from Shaun Williams delivers a fun, unique blend of popular cover music and original acoustic songs. He has been a consistent member of the Orlando music scene for more than 20 years. (407) 835-7323.

 

TEEN SERIES: CHALK ROCKS

10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 7, at the Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St. Teens are invited to participate in this summer series and win prizes such as bicycles, tickets to local attractions and gift certificates. (407) 835-7323 to register.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 8

SUMMER MOVIE SERIES: “WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE?”

7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. Enjoy a summer tradition with classic favorites. Tickets are $8. Gardentheatre.org/movies.

 

CAMP OCLS

2 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at the West Oaks Library, 1821 E. Silver Star Road, Ocoee. Children ages 6 to 12 can enjoy good time with outdoor inspired games, interactive stories and camp songs. (407) 835-7323.

 

MONDAY, JULY 9

CENTRAL FLORIDA RAILWAY MEETING

7 p.m. Monday, July 9, at the Central Florida Railroad Museum, 101 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden. Noted Florida videographer Danny Harmon, of Tampa, will present “Preparing for a Train-Watching Outing” at this Central Florida Railway Historical Society meeting. Event is free. (407) 656-0559.

 

DIY WIND CHIMES

10:30 a.m. Monday, July 9, at the Windermere Library, 530 Main St. Learn to make beautiful wind chimes using recycled materials. Ages 6 to 12. (407) 835-7323.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 10

EVENING EXERCISE

6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Coleman Memorial Gymnasium at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando. Stay active and in shape while making friends. Cost is $5 per class or $30 per month. First class is free. Visit st.lukes.org/sports, email [email protected] or call (407) 876-4991, Ext. 290, for details.

 

CUISINE CORNER: SUGAR SHOCK

3 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St. It’s easy to exceed the recommended amount of sugar intake per day. Ever wonder how much sugar is in common drinks? Learn what to look out for and boost your brain power by reducing your sugar intake. Seats are limited. (407) 835-7323.

 

ACCESS TO ART

10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, July 10, at the West Oaks Library, 1821 E. Silver Star Road, Ocoee. Aspiring artists can learn the basics of pencil-sketching objects. With a love for art since childhood, Delores Williams is a self-taught artist and loves to paint portraits, still life and seascapes using mostly oil, watercolor and pencil sketches. Supplies are limited; attendees are encouraged to take their own No. 2 pencils or colored pencils and a sketch pad. (407) 835-7323.

 

GUIDED JOURNALS

2 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the West Oaks Library, 1821 E. Silver Star Road, Ocoee. Become a part of the latest craze and create a journal to document all your summer thoughts and activities. Ages 11 to 18. (407) 835-7323.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

WEST ORANGE REPUBLICAN WOMEN “MEET THE CANDIDATES”

4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at 9155 Bay Point Drive, Orlando, in the Bay Hill subdivision. The Republican women’s group is holding a Grand Old Party Meet the Candidates Open House for local district, county and state elections. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased from Rebecca Mellen, [email protected] or (407) 230-5968.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 12

SUMMER MOVIE SERIES: “ON THE TOWN”

7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. Enjoy a summer tradition with classic favorites. Tickets are $8. Gardentheatre.org/movies.

 

BEGINNING DNA FOR GENEALOGISTS

11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, at the West Oaks Library, 1821 E. Silver Star Road, Ocoee. Learn the basics of genetic genealogy and how DNA testing can supplement your traditional genealogical research. Explore the different types of tests and determine how to target your testing to discover your desired connections. Learn to find DNA projects that relate to your research. (407) 835-7323.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 13

COOKIES & MILK WITH A COP

10:30 a.m. Friday, July 13, at the West Oaks Library, 1821 E. Silver Star Road, Ocoee. West Oaks Branch, 1821 E. Silver Star Road., Ocoee. Children can meet local police officers and enjoy a story, cookies and milk. This series is a great chance to interact with officers in a fun and informative environment. Sponsored by the Ocoee Police Department. (407) 835-7323.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 15

SUMMER MOVIE SERIES: “FROM HERE TO ETERNITY”

7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 15, at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. Enjoy a summer tradition with classic favorites. Tickets are $8. Gardentheatre.org/movies.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 17

NETWORKING PARTY BUS

6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, starting at The Big Easy, 7782 Winter Garden Vineland Road, Suite 140, Windermere. The monthly bus provides an opportunity for business men and women to strengthen their contacts in the community. The event is hosted by Horizon West Professionals. Tickets are $27. For information, contact [email protected].

 

COOKIES & MILK WITH A COP

10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the West Oaks Library, 1821 E. Silver Star Road, Ocoee. West Oaks Branch, 1821 E. Silver Star Road., Ocoee. Children can meet local police officers and enjoy a story, cookies and milk. This series is a great chance to interact with officers in a fun and informative environment. Sponsored by the Ocoee Police Department. (407) 835-7323.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18

COOKING OUTSIDE: TURN YOUR PATIO INTO A GOURMET RESTAURANT

6:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at the Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St. Join Chef Warren Caterson as he shares tips and hints for grilling. Book sale and signing to follow. For information on Chef Warren, visit chefwarrencaterson.com. (407) 835-7323.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 19

SUMMER MOVIE SERIES: “THE NUTTY PROFESSOR”

7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. Enjoy a summer tradition with classic favorites. Tickets are $8. Gardentheatre.org/movies.

 

LYRICAL FUN AND MUSIC TRIVIA

6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at the Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St. This poetry-free session offers the deconstructing of famous song lyrics and stating the thought in language everyone can understand – or not. You’ll also have a chance to show your music trivia skills. (407) 835-7323.

 

MOVIN’ & GROOVIN’ TO SILLY DANCE TUNES

3:30 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at the Windermere Library, 530 Main St. Put on your dancing shoes and boogie down to the beat of your favorite dance tunes. Ages 3 to 12. (407) 835-7323.

 

CUISINE CORNER: FLORIDIAN CUISINE

6 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at the Windermere Library, 530 Main St. Join Chef Warren Caterson as he shows you how to prepare quick and healthy meals using seafood, poultry and meat with locally grown fruits and vegetables. Book sale and signing to follow event. For more information on Chef Warren, visit chefwarrencaterson.com. (407) 835-7323.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 21

WGAA BOOK CLUB

Noon Saturday, July 21, at the SoBo Gallery, 127 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden. Hosted by the Winter Garden Art Association, this book club for art lovers will include art historical references, discussions and images of the artworks mentioned in the books read. The next book is “Lust for Life,” by Irving Stone, which gives readers a glimpse into the troubled mind and heart of Vincent van Gogh. Presented by Central Florida art historian, artist and writer Adrienne H. Lee. Tickets are $10 for WGAA members, $15 for others. To register, visit 

wgart.org/events/summer-book-club-lust-for-life/. For information, call (407) 347-7996.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 22

SUMMER MOVIE SERIES: “INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS”

7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 22, at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. Enjoy a summer tradition with classic favorites. Tickets are $8. Gardentheatre.org/movies.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 24

COOKIES & MILK WITH A COP

10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the West Oaks Library, 1821 E. Silver Star Road, Ocoee. West Oaks Branch, 1821 E. Silver Star Road., Ocoee. Children can meet local police officers and enjoy a story, cookies and milk. This series is a great chance to interact with officers in a fun and informative environment. Sponsored by the Ocoee Police Department. (407) 835-7323.

 

K-POP DANCE PARTY

3 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the Southwest Library, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando.If you have K-Drama feelings for K-Pop music, then the library is where you need to be. Trivia, activities and fandom crafts included. (407) 835-7323.

 

SOUTHWEST BOOK CLUB

7 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the Southwest Library, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando. Discuss this month’s selection, “Before the Fall,” by Noah Hawley. When a small plane carrying wealthy passengers crashes into the ocean, a 4-year-old boy and a down-on-his-luck painter are the tragedy’s only survivors. Odd coincidences surrounding the crash point to a possible conspiracy. Winner of the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Novel. Ages 18 and up. (407) 835-7323.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 26

SUMMER MOVIE SERIES: “THE LION IN WINTER”

7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. Enjoy a summer tradition with classic favorites. Tickets are $8. Gardentheatre.org/movies.

 

METROWEST FOOD TRUCK CONNECTION

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at Veranda Park, 2295 S. Hiawassee Road, Orlando. Take a night off from cooking, grab the family and some friends, and enjoy a wide variety of culinary delights ranging from barbecue, burgers, lobster and ice cream. (407) 601-5995.

Amy Quesinberry is the community editor of the West Orange Times & Observer and the Windermere Observer. She was born and raised in Winter Garden, grew up reading the community newspaper and has been employed there as a writer, photographer and editor since 1990....

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