Calendar and Family Calendar

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Photo by: Amanda Georgi - Peterbrooke offers traditional heart-shaped boxes filled with handmade chocolate
Photo by: Amanda Georgi - Peterbrooke offers traditional heart-shaped boxes filled with handmade chocolate
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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 Maitland Farmers’ Market is every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lake Lily. Visit or call 407-539-6268.

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.

The Adult Literacy League is now offering a variety of free classes for adult learners with low levels of literacy in Orange and Osceola counties. Call 407-422-1540 or visit

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park will present the community theater Florida premiere of the Tony Award winning musical “Spring Awakening” from July 29-Aug. 21. For reservations, call 407-920-4034.

Trinity Prep, the Walt Disney World branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs and seven other area high schools will present the Broadway musical “Hairspray” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4-6, 19-20; and 2:30 p.m. Aug. 7 and 21. Trinity Preparatory School is located at 5700 Trinity Prep Lane, Winter Park. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door prior to each show. Email Janine Papin at [email protected] or call 321-282-2508.


Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park will celebrate National Milk Chocolate Day by giving away 100 chocolate bars to the first 100 people in the door at 10 a.m. July 28. The store is located at 300 S. Park Ave., Winter Park.

Orlando’s BRIO Tuscan Grille at Winter Park Village will pay tribute to National Lasagna Day by offering guests several lasagna entrees at half price on Thursday, July 28. Lasagna Day reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling 407-622-5611.


Members of the Winter Park Police Department encourage all Winter Park residents to participate in “National Night Out” on Tuesday, Aug. 2. In honor of the event, the department will host a National Night Out Open House from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Public Safety Facility located at 500 N. Virginia Ave.

The Tarflower Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave, Orlando. Tia Meir will present a free program on sustainable gardening. Come early, enjoy the refreshments and visit with other native plant enthusiasts. Call 407-647-5233.


Trivia 4 U is at 7 p.m. Aug. 3 and 17 at the University Club of Winter Park. Bring your friends and form your own team of 4 or 5 players or join other teams. Your host, Charles Kulmann or Mike Anderson, bring new topical questions to each event, plus occasional surprises for the winners. Wine and snacks are provided. Call 407-644-6149 or visit

AUG. 5

The University Club will celebrate the Morse-McKean Legacy and the New Tiffany Wing at the Morse Museum at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 5. Dr. Laurence J. Ruggiero, Morse Museum Director, will lead the lecture. Cost for the luncheon is $15; RSVP by Aug. 1. Call 407-644-6149 or visit

AUG. 6

The Mid-Florida Milers Walking Club will host a walk on Saturday, Aug. 6, starting at the Mellow Mushroom Restaurant, 2015 Aloma Ave., Winter Park. Participants may register and start the walk between 9 and 10 a.m. Participants should plan so they can finish by 1 p.m. Cost is $3 for AVA Credit and free for non-credit walkers. Visit

AUG. 7

Bach Festival Society will host Summer Sing, which will give community members an opportunity to participate in the creation of the music. This event is open to all who love to sing, regardless of experience or skill level. The event is at 3 p.m. Aug. 7 at Tiedtke Concert Hall at Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave, Winter Park. Visit

AUG. 8

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s Sounds of Summer Series continues with “Hornscapes,” held at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8 in the Margeson Theater, located in the Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando. Call 407-770-0071 or visit

Family Calendar

The KidFest summer movie series is Tuesday through Thursday until July 31 at the Enzian. Screenings are free for everyone and individual tickets on weekends are only $5. Visit to view the movie schedule.

Maitland Public Library’s Novel Destinations’ final event is at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 31. Nationally known artist Ahlin will demonstrate the art of Sumi-e, Japanese painting. A Japanese tea will follow the art class. Registration is necessary. Please contact the Library to register at 407-647-7700.

On Aug. 2 at the Morse Museum, families can enjoy a guided museum tour and take-home activity. On Aug. 5, participants will see a short film, visit the Tiffany exhibits and produce art. Reservations are required. Call 407-645-5311, extension 136.

Popcorn Flicks in Central Park will feature “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” from 8-10 p.m. Aug. 11. Bring your blanket or chair to enjoy the movie under the stars and free popcorn in Central Park in downtown Winter Park. Rain date will be Aug. 25. Call 407-629-0054 or visit

The state of Florida sales tax holiday will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Aug.12 and end on 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14.

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

The Summer ArtCamp Student Exhibition will feature one completed project from each of the more than 300 ArtCamp participants, including painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture and photography. The exhibition runs from Aug. 20 to Sept. 24 at the Crealdé School of Art, 600 St. Andrews Blvd. Call 407-671-1886 or visit

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.

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.


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