Latest Issue: April 2014

99 Things to do in April. . .

99 Things to do in April. . .

April 02 2014

Leu Gardens is a great place to start.

04/04 Date Night
04/07 Story Time at Leu Gardens
04/12 Jazz’n Blues Stroll
04/30 Lunafest

April 2014

Past Issues

The April 2014 issue is out. Need an extra copy? Download it here. Did you know that we keep an archive of past issues?

Looking for another issue?

Community Calendar

YMCA of Central Florida 20th Annual Celebration of Prayer Breakfast

Apr 17 2014

Time: 7 to 8:15 a.m First Baptist Church of Orlando 3000 S John Young Pkwy Orlando, FL 32805 Tickets: Corporate tables, seating eight, are $200. Individual tickets are $50. To reserve tickets, please contact Debbie Korba at (407) 895-8669 orDKorba@cfymca.org. The Central Florida YMCA's Celebration of Prayer breakfast is attended each year by more than 1,000 community leaders, and is the largest event of its kind held locally during Holy Week. This year, Major Dan Rooney, Retired USAF and People Magazine’s 2008 Hero of the Year, will share an inspirational message about the importance of faith at the Y's 20th Annual Celebration of Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, April 17.

Florida-Friendly Turf and Groundcovers

Apr 17 2014

6-7:30 pm Using Florida-Friendly Best Management Practices for your lawn and alternatives to use for areas where grass is not practical. FREE. Register on-line at http://fflgarden.eventbrite.com

Conway First Baptist Easter Activities

Apr 19 2014

10th Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 19th @ 10:30am Sunrise Service Sunday April 20th @ 7am Easter Morning Worship Service April 20th @ 11am

The Big Hunt

Apr 19 2014

10:30 a,m.-2 p.m. Easter egg hunt, clowns, games, face painting, entertainment and more. Registration required for egg hunt at 11:30. All free activities. Food trucks on property. Reformation Lutheran Church located on 800 E. Michigan. For more info call 407.425.7771 or visit http://www.reformationlutheranorlando.org/

Conway Community Council

Apr 21 2014

Bring you neighbors and join the Conway Community Council at the Spring meeting on Monday, April 21st at 7:00 PM at the IFAS Agricultural Center. Commissioner Pete Clarke (OC, District 3) and Commissioner Jim Gray (City of Orlando, District 1) will give us updates on pertinent issues and will be able to answer your questions.

The City of Edgewood turns 90!

Apr 24 2014

5 pm The City will be celebrating its 90th birthday on Thursday, April 24th! Not only will we be celebrating our 90th birthday, but we also want to honor those resident’s that are celebrating their 90th or 90th plus birthday! So we invite all of our residents to come to our BIG birthday party, it will be at the City’s Municipal Complex located at 405 Larue Avenue. The birthday festivities will begin at 5 p.m. and go until 8 p.m. We will have our food trucks (Chefs on Wheels), Farmer’s Market vendors and live entertainment. We look forward to celebrating with you! For more information contact Edgewood City Hall at info@edgewood-fl.gov or call 407-851-2920.

Blessed Trinity Sunshine Seniors Tours - Solomon’s Castle

Apr 24 2014

9 am - 4 pm Hidden in the lush Florida woodlands is one man’s dream of paradise. A visit to Solomon’s Castle may be the most unique experience of your life. Decorated with more than 80 interpretive stained glass window and countless metal sculptures the castle is a day long delight. The bus will leave promptly at 9:00 a.m. FROM THE BLESSED TRINITY PARKING LOT, 4545 Anderson Road. Cost is $59.00 Per Person and includes bus transportation, gratuities, meal and tour. For more information or to make reservations contact: Camille 1-866-824-1613.

Bryn Mawr Community Sale

Apr 26 2014

Ends in 10 days

The Village of Bryn Mawr Community Garage Sale. Saturday, April 26, 8 AM - 1 PM. Come join us for our community garage sale. Be on the lookout for signs advertising which streets off Ashford Blvd will have homes participating in this event.

Master Gardner Open House

Apr 30 2014

9:30 am -11:30 am Orange County Master Gardener Volunteers invite you to attend an OPEN HOUSE and discover what the Master Gardener Volunteer Program has to offer YOU! This FREE event is held at the Orange County Extension Education Center, 6021 S. Conway Road. Information: http://orange.ifas.ufl.edu/mg Registration: http://orange.ifas.ufl.edu

Retired Educators Luncheon

May 01 2014

12 pm. The Orange County Retired Educators Association will meet for their Annual Spring Luncheon at College Park United Methodist Church, 644 W. Princeton Street, Orlando. $14. Reservations necessary. Call 407-644-7092.

University Singles Social Group

May 02 2014

5 PM. A mature singles social group, is mwe will meet at Julie’s Waterfront Restaurant on S. Orange Ave. For more information, please call the 24 hour voicemail (407)420-2130. Come join us!

A Taste of Extension

May 03 2014

9 am - 12:15 pm - IFAS Extension on Conway Road. Master Food and Nutrition Volunteer Expo. Come participate in our classes, visit vendors, learn from Chef David Bearl and win some door prizes. For more information visit orange.ifas.ufl.edu or call 407-254-9229.

Patriotic Rosary Prayer Service

May 03 2014

10 am Blessed Trinity Catholic Church on 4545 Anderson Road. The Council of Catholic Women are holding a prayer service followed by a dessert social in the Parish Center. This service combines prayer, messages from our founding fathers and patriotic music. All branches of the military will be honored. All are welcome to join us as we pray for our Country and our Military. RSVP to assure sufficient refreshments to Peggy Beck at 305.794.0116. For more information visit - www.blessedtrinityorlando.org

Second Annual Miles for Milk

May 10 2014

Join us Mothers’ Day weekend for the Miles for Milk 5K Fun Run and 2 Mile Walk to support the Mothers’ Milk Bank of Florida, a non-profit organization. This milk bank will provide a safe and reliable supply of donor human milk to premature and critically ill infants when their mother’s milk is not available. Human donor milk is essential to saving the lives and health of our tiniest, most vulnerable babies. Miles for Milk is a family event at beautiful Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake. There will be kids events including face painting, OPD Mounted Horsemen Team, and a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Ambulance. Register now at: MilkBankofFlorida.org.

Stamp Out Hunger

May 10 2014

Residents are encouraged to leave nonperishable foods, such as canned soup, canned vegetables, pasta, rice or cereal next to their mailbox prior to the time of regular mail delivery on Saturday, May 10. Letter carriers will collect these food donations as they deliver the mail. All food collected will be donated to local food banks.