Latest Issue: September 2019

Local Youth Takes Gold In World Youth MMA Competition

Local Youth Takes Gold In World Youth MMA Competition

September 01 2019

The MMA World Championship was held in August in Rome under the auspices of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IM- MAF).

Among the 269 competitors, aged 12 – 17, was local youth, 12 year old Alana Delva. In July of this year, Alana also won first place honors at the National MMA competition in L0s Angeles. She was then eligible to compete in Rome.

Alana was diagnosed with Type I diabetes a few years ago and took up the sport at the suggestion of her mother as a means to get exercise. The exercise aided her in the control of the diabetes. She immediately fell in love with the sport. Her goal is to continue competing in order to qualify for the National Junior Olympics. She wants to be an example and inspiration to young girls showing them with study and hard work, they will reach their own goals. Anyone who would like to help Alana with the expense of travel and lodging etc can do so at:

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Community Calendar

The Enchanted Fairy Door exhibit is back at Leu Gardens

Jun 01 2019

Ends in 10 days

Admission to the Enchanted Fairy Doors Exhibit is included in the daytime garden admission: $10 adult, $5 child (ages 4 – 17 years). Leu Gardens’ Members and all children 3 years of age and under receive free admission. Leu Gardens is located at 1920 North Forest Avenue. Visit or call 407.246.2620 for more information.

Pine Castle Historical Society Quarterly Meeting

Sep 22 2019

3 pm, September 22, 2019, at and learn about Will and Pine Castle’s illustrious past from one of Central Florida’s most prolific writers, Richard Lee Cronin. After his talk Cronin will sign copies of his latest book, Will Wallace Harney, Central Florida’s Acclaimed Poet, Writer, Historian and Correspondent.

Exercise with Extension - YOGA!

Sep 26 2019

12 noon to 1 pm Come experience mindful movement that strengthens the body and mind at this mid-day yoga break. All levels, all ages welcome! Chair will be available, for modification. Please bring a mat. Register and pay online at www.oclivingwell. For more information call Shireen Campbell Riley at 407-254-9218 or email Cost: $5 per class.


Sep 26 2019

11 AM- 2 PM 5901 S. Orange Ave., Orlando Bring yourself or come with friends, cards and board games, and brown bag lunch and beverage. All are welcome; suggested donation $5 per person. For further information call 407-852- 1728.

Conway Market at Barber Park

Sep 29 2019

11 A.M. - 3 P.M. with special guests K-9 Fletcher, Orange County Fire Rescue’s Comfort Dog, along with the local heroes of Station of 72. Come meet Fletcher, who will happily pose for hugs and photos, and get updates on K-9 Cooper.All children can participate at the complimentary Conway Children's Craft Corner. Bring your appetite and visit the popular food trucks including Lucky Dawgs Barbeque, The Salty Cow’s Cheese, Simply Foods, Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream, RD Foods, and more. Rapptors Meals will return with their delicious full meal boxes to go. For more information visit www. or call (407)719-7829.

Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Oct 04 2019

Ends in 14 days

Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society, Inc., a non-profit 501(C)3 educational organization is hosting a Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show at the Florida National Guard Armory, 2809 S. Fern Creek Ave., Orlando, FL 32806 October 4th at 1pm to 6pm, Oct. 5th 10am to 6pm and Oct. 6th 10am to 5pm. Vendors offering beads, minerals, beads, rocks, gemstones, jewelry, fossils and artifacts. Silent Auction, Door Prizes and Family Activities. Website: Contact: Salvatore Sansone, 321-278-9294 or

4-H Kick-Off event

Oct 05 2019

9:00AM to noon Come join us at the Orange County Extension Education Center for the annual 4-H Kick-Off event. 4-H Clubs from around the county will have stations where families can learn more about the individual clubs and how to get involved with the program. The Orange County 4-H Program is open to all youth ages 5-18 and offers project-based learning in everything from plants, animals, archery, robotics, and more!! For more information about the 4-H Kick-Off Event and/or the 4-H Youth Development Program, please call 407-254-9222, or email We hope to see you all!

Edgewood Eats! Food Trucks UPcoming events

Oct 18 2019

6 pm to 9 pm Join us for food trucks and a trick or treat for kids (while supplies last), bounce house, silent auction to win carved pumpkins and entertainment in Bagshaw Park at Edgewood City Hall, 405 Bagshaw Way (formerly Larue Avenue).