The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce’s Political Update Breakfast hosts political leaders tackling issues critical to our community during a panel discussion. Panelists are District 13 State Senator Andy Gardiner, District 30 State Representative Karen Castor Dentel, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Winter Park Mayor Ken Bradley. It starts at 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, at the Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center, located at 1050 W. Morse Blvd. in Winter Park. Visit winterpark.org for more information.
Learn from expert educators about kidney function and causes of kidney disease at Kidney Smart Classes. The next class is from 9 to 11 a.m. on Thrursday, May 23, at Health Central Hospital, located at 10000 W. Colonial Dr. in Orlando. To register, call 1-888-695-4363 or visit kidneySmart.org/Class
Winter Park resident and author Vashon Marie Sarkisian will be speaking about her first book, “Finding Joy After Loss: My Seven-Step Journey of Transforming Grief into Joy,” on Thursday, May 23, at 7 p.m. at Winter Park Library, located at 460 E. New England Ave.
The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College will feature Malick Sidibé’s exuberant photographs of Malian people as they gained independence from France. The photographs will be part of the museum’s Studio Malick exhibit, which opens on Saturday, May 25, and runs through Dec. 1 at Rollins, located at 1000 Holt Ave. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Visit cfam.rollins.edu for more information.
The Art & History Museums – Maitland’s next Artists’ Critique & Conversation takes place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, in the A&H’s Germaine Marvel Building, located at 210 W. Packwood Ave. This program is free and the public is encouraged to attend. Visit artandhistory.org for more information.
The Enzian’s Cult Classics series continues with “Pretty Woman” at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28. The Enzian is located at 1300 S. Orlando Ave. Visit enzian.org for more information.
The Art & History Museums – Maitland Executive Director/CEO Andrea Bailey Cox will serve as a panelist in a panel discussion with museum directors from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, at the Orlando Museum of Art. Also on the panel are Glen Gentele, director of the Orlando Museum of Art, Ena Heller, the Bruce A. Beal director of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum. The panel is free and open to the public. Visit artandhistory.org for more information.
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