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'Amelie' free on Thursday

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Photo by: Isaac Babcock - St. Patrick's Day Parade
Photo by: Isaac Babcock - St. Patrick's Day Parade
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The Orange Audubon Society is hosting a free program, “Thirty-eight years of snake farming” by George VanHorn at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at Leu Gardens, Contact 407-637-2525 or visit

Edible Landscapes is Thursday, April 21. Gardening celebrity Tom MacCubbin will share how to make room in your garden for things you love to eat. The class is $8 for Polasek Museum members and $10 for non-members. Register at [email protected] or 407-647-6294.

The University Club of Winter Park is hosting Film Night at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21, featuring “Amelie”. Admission is free. Contact 407-644-6149 or visit


The Morse Museum is hosting its Friday Brown Bag Matinee at noon on Friday, April 22, featuring the 58-minute length “Chihuly Gardens and Glass” for free at the Hugh F. and Jeannette G. McKean Pavilion, 161 W. Canton Ave.

The Morse Museum has its free Easter Weekend Open House from Friday, April 22 to Sunday, April 24. The museum is open Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1–4 p.m. during the Easter weekend.


The 19th Annual Jeannette Genius McKean Run for the Trees is at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 23. The 5K run/walk begins at Showalter Field, 2525 Cady Way, and finishes on Genius Drive. Visit

The Orlando Garden Club is hosting “A Standard Flower Show” at Loch Haven Park. This event is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida will host its inaugural Wine Women & Shoes fundraising event from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at the Royal Plaza. Visit

The 2011 Winter Park Paint Out, A Plein Air Invitational, is April 23-30, at the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, running from May 1-8. Contact 407-647-6294 or visit

A “Golf Garage Sale” is at Winter Pines Golf Club from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 23. All proceeds are given to the American Red Cross.


The University Club of Winter Park offers ballroom dancing lessons at 7 p.m. every Monday. Contact 407-644-6149. Effective Monday, May 2, line dance instruction will be offered the first Monday night of the month instead of ballroom dancing.

The Zumba Fitness class with Jenny at the Winter Park Farmer’s Market indoor facility is held Mondays at 7 p.m. E-mail [email protected]


You can schedule a risk assessment from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at the YMCA Crosby Wellness Center. Call 407-303-3627.


The Fifth Annual James Gamble Rogers II Colloquium on Historic Preservation features Rodney L. Swink from 4:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at the Winter Park Farmers’ Market. Admission is $15. Register at or 407-628-8200.


The Grand Opening of the Publix Supermarket at 4000 N. Goldenrod Road is 8 a.m. Thursday, April 28.

Central Florida artist Terry Trambauer Norris will be featured in a solo exhibition titled “Stately Simplicity: Paintings.” The show is open weekdays from Thursday, April 28 to Wednesday, May 25 at The University Club of Winter Park. Contact 407-644-6149.

The Winter Park Sip is 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, April 28. Check in at Central Park, on the corner of Morse Boulevard and Park Avenue. Admission is $25 in advance and $30 at the event. Call 407-644-8281 or visit


Neu America Art and Gallery 17-92 present a group exhibition featuring the art of Jorge Duque and others at 900 S. Orlando Ave. in Winter Park. A reception will be held for the artists on April 29 from 6-10 p.m., and is free and open to the public.

Family Calendar

Parents Morning Out is from 8:30-10 a.m. Thursday, April 21. Join Whole Foods Market Winter Park every third Thursday at the front of the store for a complimentary cup of Allegro coffee, breakfast pastry and a free five-minute massage compliments of Take 5 Massage.

“Kids Club: Earth Month” is at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23 at Whole Foods Market Winter Park. Kids ages 6-11 are invited for activities to celebrate Earth Month and the environment. Snacks are provided. Class size is limited. Registration required at Customer Service.

The 57th Annual Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, April 23, in Central Park. Children 10 and younger can begin lining up at 9:30 a.m. The hunt will begin at 10 a.m. Children with special needs are also encouraged to join in the fun. Call 407-599-3203.

Calvary Assembly Orlando is hosting Easter Eggstravaganza 2011 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 23 at 1199 Clay St. Free Easter egg hunt starts at 12:15 p.m. Games include an egg toss, rock wall, inflatable slide, bungee run and prizes, plus a free iPad giveaway!

The Take Stock in Children Golf Tournament is Monday, April 25, at the Lake Nona Golf and Country Club. Eighth-graders sign contracts in which they promise to get good grades, behave positively and remain drug and crime free. In exchange, they get mentors who help them stay in high school. The students’ reward for graduating is a four-year college scholarship. Visit or call Elisha Gonzalez-Bonnewitz at 407-582-3120.

The 2011 Night on Broadway features “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” produced by Winter Park High School Choral Department, countless volunteers and Broadway professionals. The musical will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on three nights, Thursday, April 28 through Saturday, April 30, at the Ann Derflinger Auditorium. Reserved seating is $15. Order tickets by phone at 407-617-9096 or at [email protected]

This year marks the Whole Foods Market Winter Park store’s 13th anniversary. Join the celebration party, featuring barbecue, DJ, photo booth, games and more, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 30.

Children’s programming continues at the Maitland Public Library, 501 S. Maitland Ave. Story times for toddlers and preschoolers are at 6 p.m. every Monday and 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Baby story time is at 10:30 a.m. every Thursday. Reading Buddies, a program to help reluctant readers, is at 4 p.m. every Thursday. Call 407-647-7700.


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