Quick Hits 05.14.15

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Garden Theatre presents “Peter Pan”8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, May 1 to 31, at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. You know the story, but you’ve never experienced it in this way. Be whisked away with Peter Pan, Wendy, Michael and John in the timeless Broadway musical that now combines live action with digital immersive theatre. Thanks to the magical talents of the Garden Theatre’s digital partners, you can follow James M. Barrie’s characters out the nursery window on a trail of pixie dust to Neverland. This is unique, revolutionary theater in Winter Garden’s intimate, 299-seat venue. Let go of what you’ve previously known and come fly with us. Tickets are $29 ($25 students/seniors) and $12 for ages 12 and under on Saturday matinees. For more information, visit gardentheatre.org.


Between the BrushesAdult class will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, May 15, and the children’s class will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 16, at The Art Room, 709 Main St., Windermere. Cost is $35 for either session. Reservations required, (407) 909-1869.


Chef’s Gala6:45 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Walt Disney World Resort’s Epcot World Showplace, 200 Epcot Center Drive, Orlando. Recognized as the region’s premier food and wine pairing event, Heart of Florida United Way’s Chef’s Gala features exquisite cuisine from more than 20 of Central Florida’s top chefs, along with thoughtfully paired fine wines, live music and a silent auction. Ninety five cents of every dollar raised through this event goes directly to programs in education, income, health and basic needs. The cost is $275 for individual tickets and $500 for couples’ tickets. For tickets or more information, visit ChefsGala.org.

Mixed Media with Christine Peloquin10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 16, and Sunday, May 17, at the 127 SoBo Art Center, 127 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden. Cost is $155 for Winter Garden Art Association members and $175 for non-members. For more information, call (407) 347-7996 or visit wgart.org.


Asian Spring Rolls6 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at the West Oaks Branch Library, 1821 E. Silver Star Road, Ocoee. Local chef and author Ha Roda will share tips on making the perfect spring roll. Guests who take part in this interactive program will make their own healthy, fresh spring roll. This event is presented in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Space is limited.  To register, visit ocls.info or call (407) 835-7323.


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