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Calendar for the Week of June 28, 2018

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Find out what activities are taking place in West Orange County this week and weekend.
by: Amy Quesinberry Community Editor

THURSDAY, JUNE 28

SUMMER MOVIE SERIES: “FATAL ATTRACTION”

7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. Enjoy a summer tradition with classic favorites. Tickets are $8. Gardentheatre.org/movies.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 30

CRAFT CLUB FOR ADULTS: PAPER BEAD JEWELRY

2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at the West Oaks Library, 1821 E. Silver Star Road, Ocoee. Make beautiful handcrafted jewelry using paper beads. Supplies will be provided. Ages 18 and over. (407) 835-7323.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 1

“MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL” SING-ALONG & TRIVIA

7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. The theater is getting silly for this Summer Movie Series showing of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” complete with trivia and a sing-along. Note: Shrubberies are not required for admission to this event. Tickets are $8 and available at gardentheatre.secure.force.com.

 

MONDAY, JULY 2

MOOVIN’ & GROOVIN’ TO SILLY DANCE TUNES

3 p.m. Monday, July 2, at the Southwest Library, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando. Put on your dancing shoes and boogie down to the beat of your favorite dance tunes. Ages 3 to 12.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 3

COOKIES & MILK WITH A COP

10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 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.

 

CAMP OCLS

3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, at the Windermere Library, 530 Main St. Have fun with outdoor inspired games, interactive stories and camp songs. Ages 6 to 12. (407) 835-7323.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 4

15TH ANNUAL ALL AMERICAN KIDS PARADE & BREAKFAST

8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, at the Winter Garden Masonic Lodge, 230 W. Bay St., Winter Garden. Parade through downtown begins at 10 a.m.; lineup starts at 9:45. The morning includes entertainment, activities and children’s identification opportunities. Breakfast is free for children. Sponsored by the Masonic Lodge, Winter Garden Heritage Foundation and Winter Garden downtown merchants. (407) 656-3244.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 5

TEEN SERIES: CUSTOM GUITAR PICKS

6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 5, 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. Register at (407) 835-7323.

 

PLANT CLINIC

3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 5, at the Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St. Take your plants, get your soil pH tested and ask questions. Master Gardener volunteers from the UF/IFAS Orange County Extension Office will be available to answer gardening questions and assess any plant issues. (407) 835-7323.

 

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

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

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.

 

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.

 

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 to elevate your grilling from ‘ho-hum’ to ‘oh my!’ Whether its steaks, chicken, veggies or dessert, learn the secrets of the great grilling masters. Book sale and signing to follow. For information on Chef Warren, visit chefwarrencaterson.com. (407) 835-7323.

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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