Quick Hits: 03.12.15

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THURS., March 12

Dr. Phillips High School Theatre Magnet Presents “The Mousetrap” — 7 p.m. March 12 to 14 and 3 p.m. March 15, at Dr. Phillips High School, 6500 Turkey Lake Road, Orlando

This production of Agatha Christie’s award-winning comedy is directed by magnet instructor Jeff Perino and will be performed in the brand new Studio Theatre. For more information, updates and to purchase tickets, visit dphs.ocps.net and “Like” the group’s Facebook page.


Florida Film Academy Puppet Workshop — 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday March 18, at the academy, 270 W. Plant St., Winter Garden

Create your own puppet and learn how to bring it to life on the big screen with John Kennedy. Kennedy has voiced many famous puppet characters, worked on numerous Muppet productions and created original characters for NBC, Universal Studios and more. Cost is $25 per child. For more, visit flfilmacademy.com.

THURS., March 19

Table for Two — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at the Windermere Branch Library, 530 Main St., Windermere

Award-winning cookbook author Warren Caterson will share kitchen tips, cooking hints and humorous anecdotes about the joys and challenges of cooking. He will also demonstrate how to easily cook for two using fresh and readily available ingredients. A book sale and signing will follow the program. For more information, visit tablefortwocookbooks.com.

Teen Art Adventures: CD Scratch Art — 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at the West Oaks Branch library, 1821 E. Silver Star Road, Ocoee

Learn how to create a special wall hanging from recycled CDs. All supplies will be provided. Ages 11through18 are welcome. For more information, call (407) 835-7323.

FRIDAY, March 20

The Art of Pysanky — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 20, at The Art Room, 709 Main St., Windermere

Join Lorraine Bell for an all-day workshop to learn the centuries-old art of Ukrainian egg decorating. Participants will create magnificent eggs using traditional tools and techniques that have been passed on for generations. The cost is $150. Lunch and all supplies are included. For more information, call (407) 909-1869.


Garden Theatre 2015 Spring Classes: ABCs of Acting — 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays, March 31 through May 19, at the theater, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden

An acting class for self-expression and self-confidence, this class encourages each child in a relaxed and positive environment. The class will end in a mini-performance. Tuition is $250; class is open to children ages 7 to 12. To register, visit gardentheatre.org.