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"Menagerie" art show at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum April 20.
"Menagerie" art show at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum April 20.
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“Park Maitland Perspectives” opens on Friday, April 20, at the Maitland Art Center with a free reception that evening from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit features the works of the skillful sixth-grade Park Maitland School students instructed by arts educator Sandy Bonus. Call 407-539-2181 or visit

Cornell Fine Arts Museum, in collaboration with the Department of Art and Art History at Rollins College, opens “Menagerie,” an exhibition to debut the work of 11 senior art majors from the Class of 2012 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20. This event is free and open to the public.

APRIL 20 & 27

Friday Nights at the Morse features free admission to the Morse Museum from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays through April 27. Visit


The city of Winter Park and Rollins College present “Earth Day in the Park” on Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Central Park. Winter Park Mayor Kenneth W. Bradley and Rollins College President Lewis Duncan will address attendees at 11 a.m. from the main stage. The city will also give away an array of 3-gallon containerized trees for city residents to plant at home (proof of city residency will be requested).

The city of Maitland Leisure Services’ spring “Movie in the Park” is 8 p.m. Saturday, April 21, featuring the critically acclaimed movie “Hugo.” Come back out at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, May 12, for “The Adventures of Tin Tin”. The movies will be presented on a giant 36-foot inflatable screen at Quinn Strong Park, 347 S. Maitland Ave in Maitland.

The Maitland Public Library will be hosting a 5k run event on April 21 at Quinn Strong Park. Registration opens at 7 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m. There is a kids run at 9 a.m. for ages 10 and younger. The cost is $25 or $30 on the day of the race, $15 for anyone 65 and older and 18 and younger. Kids 10 and younger are free. Dress as your favorite literary character. Call 407-647-7700.


At 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday, the Maitland Public Library hosts preschool story and craft time. At 10:30 a.m. each Thursday, it hosts baby time stories and activity. At 4 p.m. each Thursday, it hosts Reading Buddies for kindergarten through fifth-grade. Call 407-647-7700.

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

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

Food Truck Café is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Wednesday at Lake Lily Park in Maitland.

The Winter Park Food Truck Stop is located at 1127 N. Orlando Ave. in Winter Park, and is open for food trucks 24/7. Follow the site on Facebook at

Music at the Casa is a free weekly open house from noon to 3 p.m. on Sundays, featuring live performances and tours of the historic Casa Feliz, at 656 N. Park Ave. in Winter Park. Visit or call 407-628-8200, extension 3.

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