SAT., SEPT. 19
Ballroom Dance Competition — 6:30 p.m. VIP pre-party and 8 p.m. general admission at Hard Rock Live at Universal Orlando, 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando. Community Based Care of Central Florida is hosting the Dance, Dream & Inspire dance and fundraising competition to benefit children in foster care. Cost is $125 for VIP tickets, $26.45 for the show only. Purchase tickets at DanceDreamInspire.com. Contact Debbie Leion at (321) 441-2322 for information.
Between the Brushes — Children’s class will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 19, at The Art Room, 709 Main St., Windermere. Children in grades kindergarten and up will create a fantasy tree on a 12-inch-by-16-inch wrapped canvas. Cost is $35. Reservations required, (407) 909-1869.
Mixed Media Collage with Artist Christine Peloquin Weekend Workshop — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, and Sunday, Sept. 20, at the SoBo Art Center, 127 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden. Intermediate Level. Collage technique using paper, fabrics, found objects, charcoal and acrylic to create an original portrait or landscape. Students will explore new mixed media techniques, learn how to re-purpose prior work and find their authentic voice. Cost is $155 for members and $175 for non-members. (407) 347-7996 or wgart.org. For more, visit christinepeloquin.com.
Painting Dots with Seurat — 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St. Learn about famous artist Georges Seurat and create a work of art using his method of separating color into individual dots. Ages 6-12. For information, call (407) 835-7323.
The Grove One-Year Anniversary Party — 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at 4750 through 4757 The Grove Drive, Windermere. The event at the shopping center will include a mobile game truck with a 4D Theater Simulator and Xbox and Wii games; plus life-size games such as checkers. For more, visit thegroveorlando.com.
MONDAY, SEPT. 21
Artsy Toddler’s Program — 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 21, at the Southwest Library, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando. The program is designed for ages 2 to 4, and toddlers can sing songs and read stories. Call (407) 835-7323 to register.
TUES., SEPT. 22
Stress Buster Coloring Hour for Adults — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, at the Southwest Library, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando. Life got you stressed? Unwind at the library. Adults are discovering the relaxing, stress-reducing and meditative benefits of coloring. All supplies are provided. For men and women ages 18 and up. For more information, call (407) 835-7323.