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Family Calendar

JCC Activities for your child

DEC. 24

From Dec. 24-Jan. 2 your child can have fun with the JCC with activities like Space Day, RDV Ice Skating, Jungle Adventures field trip, Fun Spot field trip, Sports Day, and Snow Day (yes, real snow!) For more information, contact [email protected], call 407-645-5933, extension 249, or visit the registrar in the JCC lobby.

Boys and girls ages 8-15 are invited from Dec. 24-28 to join JCC Basketball Director Whitney Tossie for a unique basketball experience, emphasizing skill development, sportsmanship, offensive and defensive strategies, and lots of fun. Sign up at the registrar's desk for only $30 per day ($25 per day for JCC members).

Our USPTA-certified tennis pros provide quality instructions in an atmosphere filled with fun, teamwork and discipline for boys and girls ages 6-12 with clinics on Dec. 24-28 and 31, and Jan. 2-4, offer non-stop action, focusing on today's most popular sport. Sign up at the registrar's desk for only $30 per day ($25 per day for JCC members).

DEC. 27

The Lettermen, the famous vocal male trio, are returning to St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Winter Park. Two concerts, presented by Homeless Heart, will be held at 7 p.m. on the evenings of Dec. 27 (Christmas concert) and Dec. 28 (Broadway concert). Tickets are $30 for general admission and $50 for reserved seating. Purchase tickets online at:

DEC. 28

The city of Winter Park will proudly host the sixth annual Russell Athletic Bowl Parade of Bands, featuring school bands from Rutgers University and Virginia Tech on Friday, Dec. 28, at 11 a.m. As a prelude to the Russell Athletic Bowl game at 5:30 p.m. at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium, school bands and mascots will march through downtown Winter Park and perform a “Bandtastic Game Day Preview.” The parade will start at 11 a.m. at the intersection of Park and Lyman avenues, going north on Park Avenue through downtown Winter Park. After turning west onto Garfield Avenue, they will proceed to Central Park where they will perform for all fans to enjoy.


Winter in the Park’s ice skating rink will give you a winter wonderland all day for just $10, skates included. The event continues through Jan. 6 on Winter Park’s Central Park West Meadow. It runs from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday- Thursday, 3 to 10 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 8 p.m. on Sunday. See for holiday hours.

Sign your children up for winter and spring sports leagues in Maitland, now through Jan. 13. Sports leagues are for ages 5-19, depending on league, ranging from soccer to flag football to baseball and softball. Visit for a link with all the details.

Maitland Public Library Happenings

Weekly programs are canceled for the holidays.

This week:

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