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'Enchanted Garden'

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"The Enchanted Garden & Various Excerpts" at Trinity Prep March 24.
"The Enchanted Garden & Various Excerpts" at Trinity Prep March 24.
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The Goldenrod Chamber’s President's Luncheon is at the Goldenrod Station from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 22. Single tickets are $25 each. Call 407-677-5980.

Winter Park Institute presents photojournalist, filmmaker and educator Ed Kashi at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, at Rollins College, Bush Science Center. It’s free. Visit

Join the head and neck cancer specialists from The Ear, Nose, Throat and Plastic Surgery Associates as they conduct free head and neck cancer risk assessments at the YMCA Crosby Wellness Center, 2005 Mizell Ave. in Winter Park, from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 22. Call 954-914-3950.

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando will be hosting an event titled “On The Catwalk 3” from 6 to 9 p.m. on March 22 at the Heaven Event Center. The cost is $60; $50 for JCC members; $36 for seniors/students. Contact Julie Varkonyi at 407-387-5330 or at [email protected]

One Senior Place at 715 Douglas Ave. in Altamonte Springs will have a Community Open House celebration from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 22. Visit or call 407-949-6733.


The next Cornerstone Hospice Volunteer Training will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day Friday, March 23. This is a 16-hour certification, so plan to attend both training days. It will be at the Cornerstone Hospice offices, 8009 S. Orange Ave., in Orlando. Please pre-register by calling 1-800-503-5756.

Susan Saladoff will discuss her documentary, “Hot Coffee,” at Rollins College from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, March 23, at Room 114 170 W. Fairbanks Bldg., Rollins College. The documentary reveals what really happened to Stella Liebeck, the woman who spilled coffee on herself in 1992 and sued fast food chain McDonald’s. The event is free.


The Art & History Museums – Maitland hosts Participation: Circus of the Surreal, at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the A&H’s Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Ave. in Maitland. Tickets are $90 for A&H members and $100 for non-members. Visit

At 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, the Central Florida Ballet - Studio Company presents “The Enchanted Garden & Various Excerpts,” a performance featuring the full-length ballet of “Le Corsaire” among other ballet excerpts. Prices for ages 11 and older are $20 in advance and $25 regular price, and for ages 10 and younger are $8 in advance and $10 regular price. It is being held at Trinity Preparatory School, 5700 Trinity Prep Lane, in Winter Park. Call 407-849-9948 or visit

L & J Accessories will be hosting a jewelry fundraising event from noon to 4 p.m. on March 24 at 100 Candace Drive in Maitland. The proceeds benefit New Hope for Kids. Call 407-671-0111.

“Wickets to Fair Trade: Croquet Tournament”, a croquet fundraising event for Ten Thousand Villages of Winter Park, is Saturday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of the Caza Feliz. Teams of two are allowed to compete. The event is free with a contribution to Ten Thousand Villages and prizes will be given. To register, please email Colin Meyers at [email protected] or visit the Fundrazr tab on the Facebook Page.

The Sixth Annual Breast Cancer Charity Ride & Music Fest is from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, with the country’s largest scooter ride through downtown Orlando, Baldwin Park and Winter Park starting at 1 p.m. at Lake Eola. There will be live music performances. Visit

She may be turning 110 on Saturday, March 24, but Ruth Leiber is young at heart. Easter Seals invites you to celebrate this momentous occasion with Ruth on Friday at 2 p.m. with a birthday party at their adult day center, Day Break, 2010 Mizell Avenue, in Winter Park.


The Maitland Civic Center is hosting a family reunion from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 25. It’s the 47th anniversary of the building. There will be live entertainment by Tir na Greine – School of Irish Dance and more. The MCC will provide burgers, hot dogs and fried chicken and drinks. Please bring a side dish to share with 20. A cash donation will be accepted instead of a side dish. There will also be a best dessert contest. Call 407-376-3915.


The Judges of the Ninth Judicial Circuit will hold sessions for citizens wanting to learn about the judicial system. “Inside the Courts” is a series presented by judges that provides participants with a look at our judicial system and an opportunity to ask questions about our courts. The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the following dates: Tuesday, March 27, Tuesday, April 3, Tuesday, April 10, Tuesday, April 17. It will be held at the Jury Assembly Room of the Orange County Courthouse, 425 N. Orange Ave., in Orlando. Seating is limited, so register either online at or by calling 407-836-0517.


On March 28, all area Jersey Mike’s restaurants will donate 50 percent of the day’s sales to Give Kids The World. Visit

Architectural historian Richard Guy Wilson, one of today’s most noted American scholars in the fields of architecture and decorative arts, provides his insights into Laurelton Hall at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28. Admission is free. It is being held at in the Morse Museum’s Jeannette G. and Hugh F. McKean Pavilion, 161 W. Canton Ave. in Winter Park.


There will be an energy conservation program hosted by Winter Park on Thursday, March 29. There are two sessions: one from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for commercial customers, and one from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. for residential customers. The event is free to Winter Park utility customers, but attendees must register by Friday, March 23. Call 407-599-3285, or visit (commercial customers) or (residential customers).

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