- November 8, 2019
3RD ANNUAL BIKE 5 CITIES
7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at Mead Botanical Garden, 1300 S. Denning Drive, Winter Park. Riders of any age, experience or ability level are welcome to join a 28-mile regional bike ride on trails and bike-friendly, comfortable roads through five cities: Winter Park, Orlando, Casselberry, Maitland and Eatonville. The goal is to show some comfortable places to ride bikes. You can start your Bike 5 Cities ride at any of our five cities and follow the marked course on your own. You can check in at any of the five cities between 7:30 and 10 a.m. to pick up registration materials and your T-shirt. The group ride will consist of about 200 cyclists. The group will take off from Mead Botanical Garden in Winter Park around 8 a.m. There’s a minimum $15 donation. For more information, call (407) 636-5606.
10TH ANNUAL RUN FOR THE ROSES
5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at The Pines of Windermere, 3409 Maguire Road, Windermere. The Kentucky Derby-themed party is hosted by the West Orange Junior Service League and includes food and drinks, casino gaming tables, horse racing, a hat contest and silent auction. Tickets are $100 and available at eventbrite.com.
Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the Crooked Can Brewing Company, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. Chihuahuas will line up to Run for the Rescues at this event, which supports A Cause 4 Paws Rescue. Tickets are $10. Preregister your pet at Eventbrite.com/e/crooked-can. Tickets are $10.
DERBY ON PARK
3:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at University Club of Winter Park, 841 North Park Ave., Winter Park. Come out to a Kentucky Derby viewing experience Winter Park style happening on Park Avenue. Every ticket includes four plus hours of drinks, food, live music, dancing and fun. Cost is $69 to $100. For more information, call (407) 896-7356.
TOWN HALL MEETING ON HOMELESSNESS
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Winter Garden Elks Lodge, 700 N. Ninth St., Winter Garden. Matthew's Hope is hosting a public town-hall discussion on homelessness in our community. Hear some do's and don'ts, learn about the growing problem and discover what role the public can play in making a difference. RSVP to (407) 905-9500 or [email protected].