- July 25, 2012
Come out to downtown Winter Park’s Central Park at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, for a free screening of “Muscle Beach Party” as part of the Enzian Theater’s Popcorn Flick in the Park series. Bring a blanket, a picnic or snacks and some family and friends. Admission is free and popcorn will be served. The rain date will be July 24. For more information, visit enzian.org
The Park Avenue July Sidewalk Sale will be held Thursday, July 10, through Sunday, July 13. Save 50 to 75 percent at participating retailers. View details at ExperienceParkAvenue.com or call 407-644-8281.
Join comedian and magician Kevin King from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, at the Maitland Public Library as he returns to perform some tricks. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit maitlandpubliclibrary.org
Bring the whole family and watch “James and the Giant Peach” at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, at the Enzian Theater. This film is part of the KidFest Summer Film Series, which plays for free on weekdays and $5 on weekends. For more information, visit enzian.org
The Art and History Museums of Maitland will be featuring The N Tunes at its Summer Concerts in the Garden from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, July 11. The concert will be held in the Main Garden at A&H's Maitland Art Center. Members receive free admission and for all others there is a $5 suggested donation.
The Maitland Police Department will host a S.A.F.E. Class from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16, at the Maitland Community Park meeting room. Class size is limited to the first 12 who sign up. The class is free and for women ages 18 and older only. Call the park office at 407-539-0042 to register.
Maitland's Summer Youth Tennis Camp is now in full swing at Maitland Community Park and runs Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon now until Aug. 14. Head teaching pro Donnie McGinnis will teach the camp, with levels available for beginner and intermediate players. Bring a racquet, water, a towel and sun block. The cost is $110 for Maitland residents and $120 for non-residents. Registration is available at Maitland Community Park, or by calling 407-539-0042.
Learn self-defense forms and get healthy at Tae Kwon Do classes at the Maitland Civic Center. Sessions run from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays under the instruction of world champion Grand Master Harms. Cost is $60 per month. For more information, call 407-461-5932 or email [email protected]
The REP (Orlando Repertory Theatre) Youth Academy will be offering more than 80 summer camps from now through Aug. 15. The camps will be held at three locations, including the theater's three-stage facility in Orlando's Loch Haven Park, as well as Celebration K-8 School in downtown Celebration and the University of Central Florida in east Orlando. The camps and productions are designed to foster self-confidence, creative thinking and problem-solving skills through the medium of the performing arts. For a full listing of the camps, visit orlandorep.com
Come out to the Crosby YMCA in Winter Park every Thursday at 6 p.m. for exercise and advice at its Walk with a Doc program. Residents can get their health questions answered by Florida Hospital physicians and take a 30-minute walk to receive a prize. Contact the Crosby YMCA at 407-644-3606 or visit HealthyCentralFlorida.org for more information.
In partnership with the Orlando Chapter of USA Dance, the Alzheimer's Association Central and North Florida Chapter is bringing a free ballroom dance program to the community. "Ballroom for the Brain" runs from 2 to 3 p.m. on Saturdays now through July 26 at the Crosby YMCA in Winter Park. Trained dance instructors from USA Dance will teach swing, rumba, merengue and the waltz to early- and middle- stage individuals and their care partners. RSVP is required. For more information or to register, call 1-800-272-3900.
Explore the rich and multicultural history behind the art of puppetry at the collaborative exhibition by The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Puppets. The exhibit runs through Aug. 24 at the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens. Call 407-647-6294 for times and visit polasek.org for more information.
Join dance instructor Michael Barbieri at his Salsa Heat Dance Studio to learn salsa dancing. Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Maitland Civic Center. Cost is $10 per class, $79 for 10 classes, and $159 for 25 classes. Visit salsaorlando.com or call 407-275-0943 for more information.
Best Paw Forward offers small group classes for dog obedience and behavior problem solving. The classes will be held at the Maitland Civic Center from 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday. There are classes for pups 8-18 weeks old, a basic manners program for older pups and adult dogs, and intermediate and advanced obedience classes. Email [email protected] or call 407-321-1006 for more information.