Winn-Dixie will have an Open House Celebration event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7800 S. Highway 17-92, Unit 160, in Fern Park. Come and enjoy the store’s new features and sample delicious cuisine with your family, friends and neighbors.
Please join the Maitland Public Library at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28. LCC Social Networking for seniors is offering a workshop on YouTube. Program is free but you must register. Books to Die For! Mystery Book Club will also meet here at this time to discuss Carl Hiaasen’s book, “Star Island”. Book Club is open to new members. Call 407- 647-7700.
IHOP restaurants nationwide will offer each guest a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day to raise awareness and funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28. Visit ihoppancakeday.com
Admission to the Maitland Art Center is free from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Sunday in February. It is located at 231 W. Packwood Ave. in Maitland. Experience the beauty and wonder of this artist colony that was established in 1937 and see the work of painter and printmaker Molly Chism. Call 407-539-2181.
ArtsFest is Feb. 1-29. All events are free and open to the public, although some offerings have limited seating and capacity. Visit ArtsFestFL.com for more information.
Enjoy a free movie and popcorn on the lawn at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, as Orangewood Church and School in Maitland invite the community for “Puss in Boots”. Admission, popcorn and parking are free. The event will be at Orangewood Field, 1300 W. Maitland Blvd. Visit orangewoodmovienight.com.
The fifth annual Junior League of Greater Orlando’s Kids in the Kitchen Fit-n-Fun Fest will feature more than 40 exhibitors, free giveaways, nutrition professionals and much more. The free event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, at South Central Park in Winter Park.
The 33rd annual Winter Park St. Patrick’s Day Parade is at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, in downtown Winter Park. For more information regarding the 33rd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, please call 407-222-0645 or visit cityofwinterpark.org.
Each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. the Maitland Public Library hosts preschool story and craft time. Each Thursday at 10:30 a.m. it hosts baby time stories and activity. Each Thursday at 4 p.m., it hosts Reading Buddies. Any kindergarten through fifth-graders who want to enhance their reading skills are welcome to attend. No registration necessary. Call 407-647-7700.
Each Friday at 10 a.m., the library hosts the LCC Networking for Seniors Lab – this lab is a practice time for class attendees to try their new networking social skills. Please register.
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 CityofWinterPark.org
The Maitland Farmers Market is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday. It is located at Lake Lily Park. For more information, visit ItsMyMaitland.com or call 407-539-6268.
Food Truck Café is from 6 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. Visit Facebook at tinyurl.com/FoodTruckStop
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. For more information, visit CasaFeliz.us or call 407-628-8200, ext. 3. Upcoming performances include: Shannon Caine of Beautiful Music on Feb. 26.
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