Calendar and Family Calendar

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Gap and Goodwill present “Let it Go.” Through Sunday, May 29, when you drop off your new or gently used clothing items you’ll receive an offer for 30 percent off your entire purchase or 35 percent off when you use your GapCard.

Stepped-up law enforcement activities will be conducted during the national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization, May 23-June 5. Winter Park Police Department Officers will be focusing their efforts toward unbelted vehicle occupants during this time.


Winter Park presents its annual Spring Cleanup, which provides an extra pickup day so that residents can dispose of bulky items. Remaining pick-up days are: southwest - Thursday, May 26, southeast - Friday, May 27. Call 407-599-3220.

The Foundation for Success will hold a Dorm Shower at 6 p.m. May 26 at the home of Gail Baxter, 600 Maiden Lane, Winter Park. All money and gifts will be used to outfit the girls. Visit

The artwork of Central Florida artist Stewart Jones will be featured in a solo exhibition open to the public weekdays from Thursday, May 26 to Tuesday, June 28 at The University Club of Winter Park, 841 Park Ave. N. There will be a reception with the artist from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, June 12. Call 407-644-6149.


Winter Park High School Drama presents its annual Festival of One-Acts at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 27; and at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 28 at the Ann Derflinger Auditorium on the main campus of Winter Park High School. Tickets are $5 at the door.


Habitat Seminole’s “ReStore” at 4835 E. Colonial Drive, along with the Apopka, Kissimmee and Orlando locations will host a “Memorial Day Sale” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 28. It will offer customers 20 percent off everything in the store worth $20 or more. Call 407-426-7192.

In celebration of National Brisket Day on May 28, 4Rivers Smokehouse will be offering a special, one-day-only Brisket Burger with two sides for $7.49.


The American Legion, Winter Park Memorial Post 112, invites the public to a free Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 29 at 4490 N. Goldenrod Road, Winter Park. Please call Gerard Dress at 407-671-8616 for information.


There will be no garbage or recycling collection service in unincorporated Orange County on Monday, May 30. If Monday is your garbage collection day, garbage will be collected on the following Thursday. If Monday is your recycling collection day, recycling will be collected on the next Monday.

Kennedy’s All-American Barber Club at 346 S. Park Ave. will be offering complimentary haircuts and signature straight razor shaves to veterans and active-duty military from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, May 30. Call 1-800-31 SHAVE (1-800-317-4283) to schedule an appointment.


Enjoy a free outdoor movie on the lawn at Enzian at the Wednesday Night Pitcher Show on June 1 with a happy hour from 7-11 p.m. “The Monster Squad” will be screened at 8:30 p.m.


The groundbreaking event for Maitland City Hall will take place at 8:30 a.m. Friday, June 3. Independence Lane, immediately east of the new city hall site, is temporarily closed during construction of both city hall and the fire station. It will be reopened in one year when construction is complete.

Junior Achievement of Central Florida will host its 10th annual golf tournament on Friday, June 3 at Disney’s Osprey Ridge Golf Course in Lake Buena Vista. A fee of $125 includes 18 holes of golf and lunch for one participant. Sponsorship opportunities are available. To register, visit or call Nancy Hubbard at 407-847-2518 by May 27.


The Friends of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra present Jeans & Jewels Speakeasy at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at the Winter Park Garden Club in Mead Garden, 1300 S. Denning Drive. The cost is $75 per person, or $65 per person for members of the Friends. To purchase tickets or for sponsorship information, call 407-896-6700 extension 223.

COMMUNITY Conversations will offer the opportunity to talk about city-related topics from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 4 at Winter Park Presbyterian Church, 400 S. Lakemont Ave. Space is limited, so please RSVP to [email protected] or call 407-599-3245.

Samadhi Keever, PhD, AP presents “Yoga and Nutrition” for $10 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at The Yoga Shala, 927 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Winter Park. Sample tonic drink included. RSVP to 407-252-1397.

Family Calendar

Winter Park High School Drama presents the Festival Of One-Acts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 27, and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at the Ann Derflinger Auditorium. Tickets are $5.

Mead Gardens presents “Science of Plants!” from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, May 28. The cost is $5 per child and free for adults. Visit for registration information.

Kids have until May 31 to enter the 2011 Kids Who Give contest at for a chance to share their story and win up to $2,500 for their chosen charity and a trip to New York City.

The JCC presents a Water Carnival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, at the Roth JCC of Greater Orlando, 851 N. Maitland Ave. Admission is $25 for a family of four and $5 for every additional person. Contact Julie Varkonyi at 407-645-5933, extension 238, or email [email protected] for details.

The Morse Museum is offering free programs for youth on eight select Tuesdays (June 21 and 28; July 5, 12, 19, and 26; and Aug. 2) and four Fridays (June 24; July 8 and 22; and Aug. 5). Call 407-645-5311 extension 136 to make a reservation.

Orlando Repertory Theatre, 1001 Princeton St. in 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.

The Dojo of Maitland is offering a summer camp for students ages 5-13, Monday-Fridays, $120 per week. The Dojo is at 1443 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland. Email [email protected] or call 407-637-2993.

The Red Cross is hosting weeklong babysitting safety camps to train and certify teens and pre-teens in Adult, Infant and Child CPR, AED, First Aid and other skills. The Orange County class is June 13-17, at 5 N. Bumby Ave., and Seminole County is June 6-10, at Northland Church, 530 Dog Track Road, Longwood. Space is limited. Call 407-894-4141 or visit to register.

Orange County Public Schools is offering free summer VPK for eligible 4-year-olds born between Sept. 2, 2006, and Sept. 1, 2007. The program is from June 14-Aug. 4. Visit for more information.

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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