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Walmart $5 Day this Sunday, Aug. 26, at the Orlando Science Center
Walmart $5 Day this Sunday, Aug. 26, at the Orlando Science Center
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From Aug. 24-31, all proceeds from each kids’ meal purchased at Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants across the nation will go back to the classroom gardens of Veggie U. Families who purchase a kids’ meal can then bring their receipt back to the restaurant in September and receive a kids’ meal for free.

Crealdé School of Art culminates its popular summer ArtCamp program with a youth art exhibition featuring works of the next generation of talented artists through Sept. 8 in the Showalter Hughes Community gallery on Crealdé’s campus, with almost 300 pieces of artwork on display. Light refreshments are served. Contact 407-671-1886 or visit

AUG. 26

Rally Day Kickoff is at St. John Lutheran Church, Winter Park, on Sunday, Aug. 26, at 10:15 a.m. There will be a backpack blessing and a noon celebration with food trucks, water slides and a bounce house. It’s at 1600 S. Orlando Ave. Call 407-644-1783.

The next Walmart $5 Day will be this Sunday, Aug. 26, at the Orlando Science Center. Guests can enjoy exhibits, giant screen films and live programs for the significantly discounted price of $5. General admission fees are usually $17 for adults and $12 for kids (ages 3-11). Call 407-514-2000 or visit


The kids are off school so have some fun in the sun on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3.

SEPT. 10

The Art & History Museums – Maitland presents classes and workshops for children and adults beginning on Sept. 10, including painting, drawing, stained glass, jewelry and pottery. Register at, by phone at 407-539-2181, ext. 265, or in person at 231 W. Packwood Ave.


Maitland Public Library events:

• LCC Artist in the Gallery Peter Burg, a local photographer, presents “Impressions of Cuba” on Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m.

• Stretching & Toning class is Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Please register.

• Read the Book, See the Movie: “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” is Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 2:30 p.m.

•Books to Die for Mystery Book Club is Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 7:30 p.m. featuring Deaver’s “The Bone Collector.”

• 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 activities. At 4 p.m. each Thursday, it hosts Reading Buddies for kindergarten through fifth grade.

Call 407-647-7700 to register or for more information.

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

The Maitland Farmers Market is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday at Lake Lily Park. Food Truck Café is 6-9 p.m. every Wednesday at Lake Lily Park. Visit or call 407-539-6268.

The Art & History Museums – Maitland (A&H)’s free admission for Maitland residents has been extended through Sept. 30. For more information, call 407-539-2181 or visit

The Art & History Museums – Maitland and the Cornell Fine Arts Museum on the Rollins College campus take part in the Blue Star Museums program, in which active duty military and their families can enjoy free museum admission at more than 1,500 museums nationwide from Memorial Day until Labor Day. The complete list of participating museums is available at

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