THURSDAY, AUG. 24
6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Woman’s Club of Ocoee, 4 N. Lakewood Drive. Join club members for food, fun, prizes and a 50/50 raffle. Tickets are $10. Proceeds benefit the club’s projects. To reserve a seat, contact Teresa at (407) 579-7977 or [email protected].
6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St. Join Anna-Marie Walsh of beautyandthebeets.com as she teaches you blogging basics. Attendees should have basic computer and internet skills. (407) 835-7323.
FRIDAY, AUG. 25
RESCHEDULED: 11TH ANNUAL ARTS AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, in the Oakland Town Center, 221 N. Arrington St. Hosted by HapCo Music Foundation. Enjoy an evening of musical entertainment by Spayed Koolie, DaCapo Trio, NextGen Jazztet and A Cosmic Gathering Jam. Food trucks, exhibiting artists, local businesses and children’s activities by Luv ’N Motion. Bites for sale from Melts on Main Street. Free. (407) 656-1117.
8TH ANNUAL ORLANDO FALL HOME & GARDEN SHOW
Noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at the Orange County Convention Center, West Hall E 1&2, 9400 Universal Blvd., Orlando. Exhibits featuring landscape and gardening experts, home-improvement contractors, the latest in products and services and related businesses. Cost is $9 for ages 17 and older, free for attendees under 16, $7 for seniors 65 and older and $7 with a military ID. Parking is $10. (407) 685-1061, occc.net.
SATURDAY, AUG. 26
GIRL SCOUTS RECRUITMENT FAIR
4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at Ascension Church, 4950 S. Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando. Join the Dr. Win community for an afternoon of fun while learning about Girl Scouts. Contact Georgia MacKenzie at [email protected].
SISTERS OF SOUND
6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at East Ridge Middle School, 13201 Excalibur Road, Clermont. The Clermont Chapter of Harmony Inc. will present its annual show and auction with an “Around the World” theme. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for students. Sistersofsound.org. The group rehearses at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Community Foundation of South Lake, 2150 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont.
THE OCTOPUS'S GARDEN
11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Windermere Library, 530 Main St. Welcome to the wonderful world of the octopus. Travel under the sea and learn how these amazing creatures use unique adaptations to survive. Ages 4 to 8. (407) 835-7323.
MONDAY, AUG. 28
CAREERSOURCE CENTRAL FLORIDA
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28, at the Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St. Spend time with experts to explore the services they provide and get connected to employment opportunities using career counseling, skill development, workshops and more. (407) 835-7323.
TUESDAY, AUG. 29
CHARLOTTE AND FRIENDS
5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, at the West Oaks Library, 1821 E. Silver Star Road, Ocoee.
Celebrate the classic children's novel “Charlotte’s Web,” with stories, games and activities. Be a part of the Zuckerman Farm family with Charlotte, Wilbur, Templeton and all their friends. Ages 6 to 12. (407) 835-7323.
6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, at the Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St. A smell can recall a memory, influence your mood and even affect academic performance. Learn about the power of smell and how smell triggers memories and make your own scented bath and beauty products. Script will include recipe for scented bath bombs using essential oils. Ages 18 and up. (407) 835-7323.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 2
JR. MAGIC YOUTH BASKETBALL REGISTRATION
8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at the West Orange Recreation Center, 309 S. West Crown Point Road, Winter Garden. Birth certificate needed at registration, and league age is determined as of June 1. Games are Saturdays, Sept. 23 through Nov. 11. Cost is $60 and includes game jersey, certificate, games and a ticket opportunity to an Orlando Magic game. (407) 254-9304.
GIRL SCOUTS PARENT NIGHT
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. (for grades kindergarten, first, fourth and fifth) and 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. (for grades second, third and sixth through 12th) Thursday, Sept. 7, at Ascension Church, 4950 S. Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando. Join the Dr. Win community for an afternoon of fun while learning about Girl Scouts. Contact Georgia MacKenzie at [email protected].