Calendar and Family Calendar

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The Grief and Loss Support Group, every Friday from 2-3:30 p.m., is free and open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. It’s held at Starlight Ranch Community Front Clubhouse, 6000 Pershing Ave., Orlando. Call Claudia Swonger at 407-206-2273.


“A Weekend in Winter Park with Sondheim” is at 8 p.m. July 8 and 9 and 3 p.m. July 10 at the Breakthrough Theatre, 419A W. Fairbanks Ave. Tickets are $18 general admission and $15 for senior citizens and students. Call 407-920-4034.


The Winter Park Farmers’ Market is every Saturday morning from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the old train depot, located at 200 W. New England Ave. Visit

The Weavers of Orlando will host their annual auction at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, at the Orlando College Park Lions Club, 1782 Fairview Shores Drive, Orlando. Contact Mary Ann Gilbert at [email protected]

Gardening with Native Plants is 9-11 a.m. July 9 at the Winter Park Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Ave. It’s free, but registration is required. Call 407-599-3597.

The Tarflower Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will host a field trip to Deep Creek Preserve on Saturday, July 9. Meet at the Preserve at 9 a.m. Contact Paul Eisenbrown at 407-876-5191 or [email protected]

The Winter Park Florida Blue Health Fair is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 9 at 434 N. Orlando Ave, with free health screenings. Visit


The Maitland Farmers’ Market is every Sunday from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Lake Lily. Visit or call 407-539-6268.

Celebrate National Teddy Bear Picnic is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 10 at Mead Garden, 1500 S. Denning Drive. Bring a basket filled with goodies to share with family and friends and enjoy storytelling and exploring. Call 407-599-2800.

This month’s FilmSlam indie film competition is at 1 p.m. July 10 at the Enzian Theater. Cost is $5.


The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2011 Sounds of Summer Series presents Sovereign Brass at 7 p.m. Monday, July 11. The concert is held in the Margeson Theater, located in the Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando. The theme is “Passion and Fury – A Love Story.” Visit


Food Truck Café is every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Lake Lily Park in Maitland. Check the city’s Facebook page or for more information.

Enzian’s Cult Classic lineup brings classic favorites back in 35mm for everyone to enjoy for only $5. At 9:30 p.m. July 12 at the Enzian Theater, watch “Pink Flamingos.”


The President’s Job Fair will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13 at Central Florida Fair Expo Park, 4603 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando. Pre-register as a job seeker by visiting Central Florida Employment Council at


Popcorn Flicks in Central Park is featuring “Rocky” from 7-9 p.m. July 14, presented by the city of Winter Park and Enzian Theater. Rain date will be July 28. Visit or call 407-629-0054.

Park Avenue and Hannibal Square stores will offer 50 to 75 percent off merchandise at the Downtown Winter Park Sidewalk Sale, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 14-17. Visit or call 407-644-8281.

Family Calendar

Redeemer Lutheran Church, at 3377 Aloma Ave., Winter Park, is offering a summer camp with daily special events and weekly themes, such as self-esteem and how to treat others. Cost is $100/week, and includes free lunch and two snacks. Camp is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for kindergarten through third grade. Before and aftercare is available.

Teens (12-17) can work out for free this summer at all Lifestyle Family Fitness clubs from now until Aug. 15 for Lifestyle Family Fitness’ annual program to combat teen inactivity and obesity. For more information and to pre-register a teen, visit

On select Tuesdays at the Morse Museum (July 12, 19, and 26; and Aug. 2), families can enjoy a guided museum tour and take-home activity. On four Fridays (July 8 and 22; and Aug. 5) participants will see a short film, visit the Tiffany exhibits and produce art. Reservations are required. Call 407-645-5311, extension 136.

Art & History Museums – Maitland and the Maitland Art Center have started up summer classes in a variety of mediums for children, teens and adults. Children and teen programs are offered in two-week sessions: July 11-22 or July 25-Aug. 5. To register, contact Kasey Jones at 407-539-2181 extension 254 or [email protected]

Orlando Shakespeare Theater is beginning its Theater for Young Audiences series with an adaptation of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., from July 7 through Aug. 7. Visit or call 407-447-1700.

Join Andrew from Autism Speaks from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, July 9 at Whole Foods Winter Park, 1989 Aloma Ave., for “Autism and a Gluten-Free Diet,” a free discussion of the benefits of a Gluten-free and Casein-free diet for those coping with Autism. Children are welcome. A store tour and sampling will be provided.

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park will present the musical “School House Rock Live, Jr.!” performed by students of the Breakthrough summer camp. Tickets are $10. Show times are 7 p.m. July 15, 21 and 22; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. July 16 and 23; and 3 p.m. July 17.

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

The new Little Linksters Tour series kicks off next month. The events are open to children 3-8 years old, regardless of golfing ability in what is a very non-competitive introductory tour series. The tour begins on July 23 at Orange County Nationals “Tooth” course. Visit or call 321-278-1612.

The Maitland Public Library, 501 S. Maitland Ave., has story times for toddlers and preschoolers 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 is at 4 p.m. every Thursday. Call 407-647-7700.