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Photo by: Isaac Babcock - Friday, June 22 is national Take Your Dog to Work Day.
Photo by: Isaac Babcock - Friday, June 22 is national Take Your Dog to Work Day.
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The Winter Park Playhouse dives into the summer by bringing back the off-Broadway musical, “SUDS: The Rocking 60’s Musical Soap Opera” from June 21-July 1 and July 12-21. Call 407-645-0145 or visit

There will be a Counsel for Caregivers Seminar Series at the Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd., in the Albertson Room, on Thursday, June 21, at 12:10 p.m. The topic being discussed is “When mama ain’t happy…” To RSVP, email [email protected] or call 407-836-7446.


Businesses across the country are increasing the "canine employment rate" on Friday, June 22, with Take Your Dog To Work Day! A recent study released by Virginia Commonwealth University touts the benefits of dogs in the workplace, citing reduced perceived stress and increased job satisfaction for employees with their dogs at work.

Art & History Museums – Maitland (A&H) hosts an opening reception for its newest exhibit, “A Day in the Life of the Research Studio,” on Friday, June 22, from 6-8 p.m. at the A&H’s Maitland Art Center Galleries. The reception is free to A&H members and the cost for non-members is $5. The exhibit continues through Sept. 19. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for seniors (55 and older) and for children (4-18 years). A&H members and children (younger than 3) are free.

Art & History Museums – Maitland (A&H) opens a new permanent exhibit, “Maitland’s Legacies: Creativity and Innovation.” The exhibit opens with a reception on Friday, June 22, in the A&H’s Maitland Historical Museum, 221 W. Packwood Ave., from 6-8 p.m. The reception is free to A&H members and $5 for non-members

There will be hospice volunteer training at the Cornerstone Hospice Office, 8009 S. Orange Ave., from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 22, and Friday, June 29. Call the volunteer specialist Melissa Cruz to pre-register at 407-256-2033 or the manager Lisa Gray 352-742-6806.


The Food Truck Bazaar makes a stop at Full Sail University, 141 University Park Drive, on Sunday, June 24, from 6-9 p.m. Inside air-conditioned seating will be available. Visit for the truck list and more information.


Mary Love Dance Projects will hold a summer dance intensive for intermediate and advanced pre-professional and professional dancers ages 16 and older. The intensive will take place from June 25-28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Harwood Watson Studios, 1015 S. Orlando Ave. The intensive will feature dance technique classes taught by professional company dancers in contact improvisation, classical ballet, contemporary ballet, pilates, modern and repertory. Cost for the full intensive is $175, daily rate is $50, and drop-in for $15 per class. Mary Love Dance Projects is a resident artist at The Center for Contemporary Dance. Visit


The Art & History Museums – Maitland (A&H) presents Artists’ Critique & Conversation on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. beginning Tuesday, June 26, in the A&H’s Germaine Marvel Building, 210 W. Packwood Ave. Artist, arts writer and instructor Josh Garrick will lead the critiques. Joining Garrick as guest panelists on June 26 are Richard Reep and Parker Sketch. Visit

Please join SHINE for a Medicare Birthday Party at One Senior Place in Altamonte Springs on Tuesday, June 26, at 2 p.m. There will be a presentation about Medicare and the important choices you have. Cake and refreshments will be provided. One Senior Place is located off of Douglas Avenue. Call 407-949-6733 to RSVP.


Ballroom dance lessons for beginners and intermediate will be given for eight weeks every Tuesday beginning on July 3. Classes are at Winter Park Farmers Market, 200 W. New England Ave., from 7-8:30 p.m. and 8:45-9:45 p.m. The cost is $80 per person. Please arrive 30 minutes early to the first class in order to register. Visit or call 407-599-3364.

The Tarflower Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will meet on Tuesday, July 3, at 7 p.m. at Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave. Dr. Pat Ashton, botanist from the Ashton Biological Preserve, will present an outstanding program called "Humans and Gopher Tortoises can Forage Together." The meeting is free and open to the public. Come early and enjoy refreshments and visiting with other native plant enthusiasts.


There will be no yard waste or recycling collection service in unincorporated Orange County on Wednesday, July 4. If Wednesday is your yard waste and/or recycling collection day, they will be collected on the next Wednesday.


There will be no yard waste or recycling collection service in unincorporated Orange County on Wednesday, July 4. If Wednesday is your yard waste and/or recycling collection day, they will be collected on the next Wednesday.


The Winter Park Police Department and the Victim Service Center of Central Florida will host free women’s safety awareness classes for interested women that have a tie to the city of Winter Park. The classes will be offered Thursday, July 5, and Thursday, July 12, from 6-8 p.m. at the WPPD, 500 N. Virginia Ave. Ages 14 and older are welcome. The class is limited to the first 25 women who sign up. Call Officer Kaitlin Gonzalez at 321-303-5884 or [email protected]


7.06 Baldwin Park First Friday Festival & Art Stroll will be 6-10 p.m. Friday, July 6, along New Broad Street in the Village Center. Presented by the Baldwin Park Merchants Association and The Arts Hub Florida, this family-friendly event is free and open to the public. This event will feature local businesses and some of the region’s emerging and accomplished local artists of all mediums from the Central Florida community creating their works live with original art for sale. There will also be live music.


Orlando-area vegetarians and animal advocates will celebrate the 4th of July holiday at the Animal Rights Foundation of Florida's 13th annual "Independence for the Animals" potluck picnic. The event will be on Saturday, July 7, at 2 p.m. at the Mead Garden, 1300 S. Denning Drive. The cost is a $3 donation and we ask that you bring a vegan dish to share. Attendees are asked to RSVP to [email protected] or 407-968-2400.


An afternoon of English music starring Theresa Leigh and Danielle Kristen Smith accompanied by Ms. Kathy Slage is held at the Winter Park Presbyterian Church, 400 S. Lakemont Ave., on Sunday, July 8, at 3 p.m. Visit


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. For more information, visit 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. 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, 656 N. Park Ave. Visit or call 407-628-8200, ext. 3.

The second Friday of every month, local residents will have the opportunity to meet the artists and enjoy live music and performances while experiencing art and culture at the Maitland Chamber of Commerce. Contact [email protected]

RNR Registered Nurses Retired meets the third Wednesday of the month at Denny’s at 440 S. Semoran Blvd. for charitable works, educational offerings, fellowship and support. Call 407-281-1527.

Monday mornings at 11 a.m. at the Winter Park Community Center, there’s a 50-minute Deep Stretch Yoga class that is great for beginners, and anyone who wants to get an intensive stretch after a long run or bike ride. Classes are drop-in and cost $8. Contact the yoga instructor at 407-276-3478 or the Winter Park Community Center at 407-599-3275 for additional details. The Winter Park Community Center is located at 721 W. New England Ave.

The Central Florida Watercolor Society will exhibit members’ works in “Watercolor Impressions” through July 15 at the Garden House Gallery in Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

On the first Wednesday of each month, the SOS (Survivors of Suicide) support group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Cornerstone Hospice, 8009 S. Orange Ave. Call Claudia Swonger to register at 407-206-2273.

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