Ocoee High School Marching Band Fundraiser — The Ocoee High School marching band has been selected as the Florida representative for the 2015 National Memorial Day Parade, which takes place May 25 in Washington, D.C. The band is accepting donations to help pay for travel expenses. For more information or to make a donation, visit http://hapcopromo.org/wpsite/ocoee-high-school-marching-knights-donation.
FRIDAY, MAY 1
Between the Brushes — Adult class will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, May 1, and the children’s class will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 2, at The Art Room, 709 Main St., Windermere. Cost is $35 for either session. Reservations required, (407) 909-1869.
Sounds Like Chicken A Cappella Rehearsal — 6:30 to 8 p.m. Fridays in the choir room at First United Methodist Church, 125 N. Lakeview Ave., Winter Garden. Sounds Like Chicken A Cappella is a community-based, all-male singing group looking for more tenors and basses. Rehearsals are often followed by dinner in downtown Winter Garden. For more, email [email protected].
THURSDAY, MAY 7
“A Touch of Color” Opening Reception — 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at Winter Garden City Hall, 300 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. This exhibit features the photography work of Florida Film Academy youth. (407) 654-8400.
“Incredible Edibles” Opening Reception — 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May, 7, at the 127 SoBo Art Center, 127 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden. This exhibit showcases artwork that features food, fruit, roots, nuts, wine and more. Exhibit runs May 7 to 30. (407) 347-7996 or [email protected].
SATURDAY, MAY 9
Downtown Clermont Youth Art & Culture Fest and annual Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 9, in Historic Downtown Clermont. For more, visit clermontdowntownpartnership.com.
Garden Community Choir Presents Haydn’s “The Creation” — 4 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at First United Methodist Church of Orlando at 142 E. Jackson St., Orlando. Under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey Redding, this musical celebration of Joseph Haydn’s masterpiece “The Creation” features 150 singers, including world-renowned soloists, the Garden Community Choir and award-winning West Orange High School choirs. Tickets are $18 for adults, $14 for seniors, and $10 for students and children. For more, visit gardenchoir.com/creation.