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"Charlie Brown" musical in WP

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Photo by: Isaac Babcock - St. Patrick's Day Parade
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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. Group meetings are held at Starlight Ranch Community Front Clubhouse, 6000 Pershing Ave., Orlando. Call Claudia Swonger at 407-206-2273.

Throughout the month of June, if you bring a flier to Mimi’s Cafe, the Jewish Pavilion will get 15 percent of the sale. Print the flier here:

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park will present the musical, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” through July 3. The theater will also present the Paula Vogel comedy “The Oldest Profession” through July 11. Visit or call 407-920-4034.


The NABA, Inc. Career Expo is for Orlando professional residents with Bachelor Degrees and above to be interviewed by Fortune 500 companies on Thursday, June 23. Financial Literacy Classes will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 25 at the Dr. James R. Smith Neighborhood Center Park. Visit

Jewish Family Services is inviting businesses and organizations to visit its office at 11184 S. Apopka-Vineland Road located at the Jack and Lee Rosen Jewish Community Campus. The agency will have an open house from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, June 23. Registration is required. Please call 407-644-7593 or email [email protected] and visit the JFS website

Enjoy wine tastings at 13 Winter Park restaurants and sample appetizers along the way at the Winter Park Sip from 5:30-9 p.m. June 23. Attendees will stroll through downtown Winter Park on this upscale wine walk that begins at Central Park. Cost is $25 in advance, $30 night of the event. Call 407-644-8281 or visit

The Homegrown Local Food Co-op presents its inaugural Farm to Fork Seasonal and Sustainable Dinner at 6 p.m. June 23 at Casa Feliz, 656 N. Park Ave. All food is provided by the Homegrown Co-op’s organic growers and grass-fed livestock ranches. Contact Linda at 321-277-0048 or [email protected]

From 6-7 p.m. June 23, Mayor Ken Bradley will be at the Winter Park Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Ave. for the free Coffee Talk series that gives the community an opportunity to sit down and talk with officials over a cup of coffee. Call 407-599-3428.

Professor Guy Milliere from the University of Paris will be speaking at the monthly ACT for America meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 23 at the meeting room above Legends Sports Bar and Grill, 1315 S. Orange Ave. His topic will be “Europe is lost to Islam, Is USA next?”


Winter Park Towers will be hosting a Celtic-themed groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, June 24 to celebrate its new apartment building, Loch Berry. The ceremony is at Winter Park Towers, 1111 S. Lakemont Ave. Contact Camri McCormick at [email protected] or 407-647-4083.


NABA Inc. volunteers will converge on Trotters Park, 1905 Lee Road in Orlando, at 7 a.m. Saturday, June 25, to give it a much-needed face-lift. Visit


Engauge will unveil the initial elements of the new brand package for the Central Business District to the Community Redevelopment Agency during their regularly scheduled board meeting at 2 p.m. Monday, June 27. The meeting will take place in City Hall Commission Chambers located at 401 Park Ave. S. Call 407-599-3695.

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra begins its 2011 Sounds of Summer Series at 7 p.m. Monday, June 27, with “Baroque and Blues” at the Margeson Theater, located in the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando. Call 407-770-0071 or visit


Today’s Caregiver magazine and are offering paid scholarships to family caregivers for a daylong event that includes lunch, exhibits and trainings. The conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 29 at the Holy Trinity Conference Center, 1217 Trinity Woods Lane in Maitland. Family caregivers should register at or 877-829-2437.

Wednesday Night Pitcher Show presents “Tremors,” at 8:30 p.m. June 29. Enjoy a free outdoor movie on the lawn at Enzian, featuring a special evening happy hour from 7-11 p.m.


Emily Heinzel, a local artist specializing in tropical drawings on wood, is having a one-person show, “Tropical Fireworks,” at Corners Custom Framing & Gallery, 1909 Aloma Ave., Winter Park, during the month of June. The reception is from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, June 30. Wear your best Hawaiian or beach outfit and enjoy catered food and drinks. Visit


Orlando-area vegetarians and animal advocates will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday at the Animal Rights Foundation of Florida’s 12th annual Independence for the Animals potluck picnic at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 2 at Mead Garden, 1300 S. Denning Drive, Winter Park. Cost is $3 and bring a vegan dish to share. RSVP to [email protected] or 407-968-2400.

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, 445 Park Ave. N., presents a free Independence Day Weekend Open House from July 2-4. Call 407-645-5311 or visit for details.

Family Calendar

The new Little Linksters Tour series kicks off next month. The events are open to children 3-8 years old, regardless of 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.

On select Tuesdays at the Morse Museum (June 28; July 5, 12, 19, and 26; and Aug. 2), families can enjoy a guided museum tour and take-home activity. On four Fridays (June 24; 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.

SaturYEAs at Mead Gardens is from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 25. Kids get a free science experiment to take home. Various programs are also offered at the Science and Ecology Summer Camps at Mead gardens for ages 12-16. Visit for more information. Session 1 starts June 27. Pre-register at

Join JCC Maitland for a Saturday Night Out game night at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25. Enjoy free ice cream floats and pizza. Visit to register.

Orlando Repertory Theatre, 1001 Princeton St., Orlando, presents “Olivia” at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25, and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 26. For tickets, email [email protected] or call 407-542-4526.

Florida Hospital, the UCF College of Medicine and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute are offering the 2011 MeD Camp Student/Doc Roundtable for high school students for $35 from 8 a.m.-noon Wednesday, June 29, at Florida Hospital Orlando. Visit

Orlando high school teens are invited to share their ideas about how to change the way the world looks at the issue of obesity through the Teen Video Essay Contest sponsored by The Obesity Society. The deadline to enter is July 15. Visit

Art & History Museums – Maitland at 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]

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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