Through Wednesday, Feb. 1, customers can visit www.chick-fil-aforbreakfast.com to reserve one free Chick-fil-A breakfast entrée to be redeemed on Feb. 2.
The Best Friends Pet Care Treat Truck for Dogs is coming to Winter Park with free ice cream and cookies for canines. The schedule includes visits to Baldwin and Blue Jacket parks on Thursday, Jan. 26, and Wednesday, Feb. 1. For a detailed schedule, visit www.bestfriendspetcare.com/treat-truck-tour/
Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy a free movie and popcorn on the lawn, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, as Orangewood Church and School in Maitland present “Kung Fu Panda 2”. Admission, popcorn and parking are free. The event is held at Orangewood Field, located at 1300 W. Maitland Blvd. Visit www.orangewoodmovienight.com
The Children’s Art & History Festival is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the A&H’s Maitland Art Center, located at 231 W. Packwood Ave. “Meet Mr. Waterhouse,” a one-man play that takes you back through time to learn about the life of William Waterhouse, is 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, in front of the Waterhouse Residence Museum, located at 820 Lake Lily Drive. Both events are part of Arts Fest. Visit ArtsFestFl.com and artandhistory.org for ticket information.
Hosted by Maitland Community Preschool at Orangewood Presbyterian Church, Touch-A-Truck is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 1300 W. Maitland Blvd. in Maitland. Admission is $5 (Family max. $20). Visit www.orangewood.org/touchatruck
Maitland Public Library events:
Reading Buddies, a reading enhancement program with fun activities for K-2 graders, will happen at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26.
LCC Finance will hold a presentation titled “What you need to know about Social Security” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26. Please register.
LCC will hold a Social Networking Lab at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 27. Please register.
LCC Finance will hold a presentation titled “What you need to know about Social Security, part 2” at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28. Please register.
LCC will have a presentation titled “How to Create Poetry, part 2” at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28. Please register.
PC Academy will happen at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 30. Please register.
“LCC Nutrition: Food Choices for Vegetarian,” will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 30. Please register.
LCC Social Networking Lab will be happening at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31. Please register.
Call 407-647-7700 to register.
The Maitland Public Library has bedtime stories for all ages at 6 p.m. every Monday. Preschool story time is 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Infant and toddler story time is at 10:30 a.m. every Thursday. Reading buddies is 4 p.m. on Thursdays.
The Crosby Observatory atop the Orlando Science Center is open for seasonal sky-watching from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. every first and third Saturday until Feb. 18. Admission includes a live planetarium show. Tickets are $10. Call 407-514-2000 or visit www.osc.org
"The Great Duck Derby" features a series of rubber duck races and FREE family activities on Saturday, Feb. 18. The Peabody Ducks begin the festivities with a march to the Amphitheater at 10:00 a.m. The little yellow rubber ducks will race in the Garden's pond off Howell Creek at 12:15 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. Admission and activities are free. Sponsors buy big ducks for a special race at 11:15 a.m. Baby Rubber Ducks can be purchased for $5 at the Winter Park Farmer’s Market on Saturday, Feb. 11, and on Derby Day. Proceeds benefit the Mead Education Programs. Mead Garden is located at 1300 S. Denning Drive in Winter Park.
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