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What’s Happening in Central Florida - October 14, 2009This is a guide to a smattering of events occurring in the Greater Orlando Central Florida area. The sections are divided into Art, Music, Theater, Author, Nature, Etc, and Plan Ahead. There is su

Oct. 14, 2009

This is a guide to a smattering of events occurring in the Greater Orlando Central Florida area. The sections are divided into Art, Music, Theater, Author, Nature, Etc, and Plan Ahead. There is surely something for everyone. There is also a complementary list of On-Going events in the area as well & you can find those by Clicking Here! It’s Fall and of course that means time for Halloween!

ART & LITERATURE

IN YOUR BACKYARD: WHERE NEWCOMERS MEET THE ARTS

What: brief orientation from several cultural & arts orgs presented by the United Arts of Central Florida

When: Oct 14 – 8 – 9:30am

Where: Hannibal Square Heritage Center

642 W. New England Ave

Winter Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-628-0333 x 29

SPANISH VIGNETTES: AN OFFBEAT LOOK INTO SPAIN’S CULTURE, SOCIETY AND HISTORY

What: a discussion by the author Norman Berdichevsky

When: Oct 17 – 11am

Where: Orlando Public Library

101 E. Central Blvd.

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-835-7481

www.ocls.info

THEATER & MOVIES

ALL HALLOWS 10 FOR THE FRINGE

What: A night of spooky short plays, food, an auction and a costume contest to benefit the Orlando International Fringe Festival

When: Oct 16 & 17 – 7pm

Where: Lowndes Shakespeare Center

812 E. Rollins St.

Orlando

Cost: $10

Contact: 407-447-1700

CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST

What: A one night screening

When: Oct 17 – 11:30pm

Where: Enzian Theater

1300 S. Orlando Ave.

Maitland

Cost: $8

Contact: 407-629-0054

www.enzian.org

LECTURE

A SOCIAL AGENDA FOR DEMOCRACY IN LATIN AMERICA

What: a lecture by Alejandro Toledo, former president of Peru

When: Oct 15 – 7pm

Where: Rollins College Tiedke Concert Hall

1000 Holt Ave

Winter Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-691-1995

HEALTH

BRAIN HEALTH – ALZHEIMER’S

What: how it affects our community & how to maintain a brain-healthy lifestyle

When: Oct 15 – 1 – 2:30pm

Where: Jewish Community Center

851 N. Maitland Ave.

Maitland

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-645-5933 x 244

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

What: for men & women with Roxanne McCormac with M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

When: Oct 15 – 6pm

Where: Hiawassee Library

2768 N. Hiawassee Rd.

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-835-7480

BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS

What: conducted by the Maitland Fire Department

When: Oct 16 – 10:30 – 11:30am

Where: Maitland Public Library

501 S. Maitland Ave

Maitland

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-647-7700

IS YOUR ANCESTRY A RISK FACTOR FOR BREAST CANCER – A WOMEN’S FORUM

What: moderated by Dr. Kamy R. Kemp

When: Oct 21 – noon - 1pm

Where: Jewish Family Services

2100 Lee Road

Winter Park

Cost: $6 includes a light lunch – reservations required by 10/19

Contact: 407-644-7593 x 237

NATURE

FLORIDA FRIENDLY LANDSCAPING

When: Oct 17th – 9 – 11am

20th – noon – 2pm

Where: Willow Street Community Center

6565 Willow St.

Zellwood

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-254-9224

FOOD, BEER & WINE

TASTE OF THORNTON PARK

What: food & wine festival

When: Oct 15 – 6 - 9pm

Where: The Fountain

Washington St & Hyer Ave

Orlando

Cost: $25 advance; $35 at the door

Contact: 407-765-5050

OKTOBERFEST

What: with music, contests & beer garden

When: Oct 17 – 5 - 9pm

Where: Avalon Park

13001 Founder’s Square Drive

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-658-6565

THE CRUSH

What: Sanford Wine Company presents over 50 wines for tasting and live entertainment from Curb 60

When: Oct 17 – 7pm

Where: Sanford Wine Company

114 S. Palmetto Ave

Sanford

Cost: $25

Contact: 407-302-8620

www.SanfordWineCompany.com

FUNDRAISERS

WIGGLE WAGGLE WALK

What: People walk their pets to show support for homeless animals and raise money for the SPCA of Central Florida

When: Oct 17 – 9am – 1pm

Where: Canine Companions for Independence

8150 Clarcona-Ocoee Rd.

Orlando

Cost: $10

Contact: 407-765-5913

CANINE COMPANIONS FOR INDEPENDENCE AUCTION

What: by the SE Peanuts Collectors Club 9th annual auction & swap

When: Oct 17 – noon

Where: Oval Park

W. Lake Mary Blvd & International Pkwy

Lake Mary

Cost: donation

Contact: 407-351-7722

www.OrlandoPets.org

SAVE THE TA-TAS

What: Luau to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research

When: Oct 17 – 4pm

Where: Ain’t Misbehavin’ Sports & Tiki Bar

1550 Semoran Blvd.

Orlando

Cost: $15 donation

Contact: 407-672-0368

8TH ANNUAL AQUA BALL

What: benefitting the YMCA Aquatic Center hosted by Rowdy Gaines with live & silent auctions, music, beer, wine, food, special Sea World rides, attractions & shows

When: Oct 17 – 6:30pm

Where: Sea World Ports of Call

7007 Sea World Drive

Orlando

Cost: $40 YMCA members; $75 nonmembers; $125 couples

Contact: 407-363-1911

ETC.

HAZARDOUS & ELECTRONIC WASTE COLLECTION

What: just what is sounds except tires & ammunition will not be accepted

When: Oct 17 – 8am - 3pm

Where: Orange County Services Bldg.

1111 N. Rock Springs Road

Apopka

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-836-6601

CARDBOARD CANOE REGATTA

What: teams of 4 will have 3 hrs to design & build a canoe make only of cardboard & duct tape w/ a race at 1pm in Rock Springs; children’s activities, music, etc.

When: Oct 17 – 9am - 5pm

Where: Harry P. Leu Gardens

1920 N. Forest Ave.

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-246-2620

HORSE SHOW

What: competition and classes

When: Oct 17 & 18 – 9am

Where: Clarcona Horseman’s Park

3535 Damon Road

Apopka

Cost: Free; concessions available

Contact: 407-359-2313

ROCK FEST

What: buy, trade & sell gemstones, minerals & handmade jewelry

When: Oct 17 – 9am - noon

Where: Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society

2721 Forsyth Rd – Ste. 101

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-625-6336

OCLS GENEALOGY EXPO

What: Attend classes, visit informational booths and receive research assistance in learning about your heritage

When: Oct 17 – 10am

Where: Orlando Public Library

101 E. Central Blvd.

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-835-7481

www.ocls.info

FOSSILS

What: the Florida Fossil Hunters with present Richard Hulbert of UCF to discuss the chronology of bone valley fossils

When: Oct 17 – 3pm

Where: Orlando Science Center

777 E. Princeton St.

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-699-9274

WINTER SPRINGS HOMETOWN HARVEST

What: Street festival with hayrides, fall activities and foods and live entertainment

When: Oct 17 – 5:30pm

Where: Winter Springs Town Center

158 Tuskawilla Rd

Winter Springs

Cost: Free

VINYL LIVES

What: Gathering of record collectors, dealers, DJs and vinyl enthusiasts

When: Oct 18 – 10am

Where: Central Florida Fairgrounds

4603 W. Colonial Dr.

Orlando

Cost: $3

Contact: 352-665-0259

PLAN AHEAD

“THE FUTURE OF THE AMERICAN DREAM” DISCUSSION

What: William Grieder a political journalist & author will lead the discussion

When: Oct 22 – 8 – 9:30pm

Where: Rollins College Bush Auditorium

1000 Holt Ave

Winter Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-646-2203

“THE 21ST CENTURY: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM” SYMPOSIUM

What: 3 panels & discussion presented by the Winter Park Institute

When: Oct 23

9 – 10:30am – “Politics and the Economy” with William

Grieder, Leah Nedderman & Anya Kamentez

11am – 12:30pm – “The Human Environment” with

Christopher Leinberger, Mark Jerome Walters & Jerome

Ringo

2 – 3:30pm – “The Natural World” with Michael Cousteau,

Thane Maynard and John Cronin

Where: Rollins College Tiedke Concert Hall

1000 Holt Ave

Winter Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-691-1995

FOUR THOUSAND YEARS OF ANDEAN GOLD: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL LECTURE

What: presented by Mark Aldenderfer & sponsored by UCF’s Anthropology Dept & the Central Florida Chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America

When: Oct 23 – 7pm

Where: University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd

Psychology Bldg – Rm 108

Orlando

Cost: Free – call for a parking pass & information

Contact: 407-823-6725

CHEERS TO CHARITIES

What: appetizers, entertainment & silent auction sponsored by the Orlando Junior Woman’s Club to benefit local charities

When: Oct 23 – 7 - 10pm

Where: Houlihan’s

9150 International Drive

Orlando

Cost: $15 advance; $20 at the door

Contact: 407-426-9642

FALL FEST - WINDERMERE

What: arts, crafts food, entertainment & bounce houses

When: Oct 24 – 9am - 4pm

Where: Downtown Windermere

Main St between 5th & 6th

Windermere

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-876-0270

FALL FEST – WEKIWA SPRINGS STATE PARK

What: with games & environmental exhibits by Wekiwa Wilderness Trust

When: Oct 24 – 10am - 2pm

Where: Wekiwa Springs State Park

1800 Wekiwa Circle

Apopka

Cost: $6 per car

Contact: 407-884-2006

FINDING MONEY FOR YOUR EDUCATION

What: learn how to obtain financial aid for studies using resources available OCLS’ Foundation Center Cooperating Collection

When: Oct 24 – 10am

Where: Orlando Public Library

101 E. Central Blvd

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-835-7480

www.ocls.info

 

4TH ANNUAL NURTURE THE NATIONS

What: international food & wine tasting, entertainment, auction, guest speakers

When: Oct 24 – 5:30 – 8:30pm

Where: Mennello Museum of Art

900 E. Princeton St.

Orlando

Cost: $15 students & UNA members; $25 non members

Contact: 407-832-1777

11TH ANNUAL MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER WALK

What: 5K walk sponsored by the American Cancer Society of Metro Orlando

When: Oct 31 – 8am – registration 7am

Where: Lake Eola Park

1 N Rosalind Ave.

Orlando

Contact: 407-843-8680

JOB FAIR

What: over 70 employers – bring resumes & dress professionally

When: Nov 4 – noon - 4pm

Where: Central Florida Fairgrounds

4603 W. Colonial Dr.

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-834-4022

 

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