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West Orange Times & Observer Thursday, May 30, 2019 2 months ago

Weekend's Best Bets

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

1. “BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL”

7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through June 2 at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden.

“Billy Elliot” is an inspirational story set in northern England during the 1984 miners’ strike. Eleven-year-old Billy discovers a passion for dance instead of the boxing ring, and it changes his life. With music by Elton John; book and lyrics by Lee Hall.

The show contains mature themes and strong adult language, so parents are asked to use their judgment based on their child’s age and maturity level.

Tickets are $30 to $35 and are available at gardentheatre.com.

 

2. JAZZ JAM

5 to 8 p.m. Sundays at Pilars Martini, 146 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. Join the martini bar for live community-driven jazz interplay, inspired by the 1940s and ’50s, hosted by master pianists Chris Rottmayer and Per Danielsson. Sign up before 5:30 p.m. for a chance to jam in the session. (407) 369-8900.

 

3. STEP INTO YOUR BEST LIFE

3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June1, at Standing Ovation Talent Group at West Oaks Mall, 9401 W. Colonial Drive, Ocoee. Join the Florida Department of Health – Orange County, Community Health for Chicago-style steppin’ lessons and improve your heart health at the same time. What better way to improve your health, make new friends and enjoy dancing. Classes are free but participants must register at Eventbrite.com.

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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