Latest Issue: December 2016

Amazon Lockers Seek to Stop Local Theft

Amazon Lockers Seek to Stop Local Theft

November 30 2016

Instead of delivering a package to your home or business address, you can select an Amazon Locker location and pick up your package at a time that’s convenient for you. Once your package is delivered to the Amazon
Locker, you’ll receive an e-mail notification with a unique pickup code that includes the address and opening times for your selected Locker location.
When you arrive to collect your package, enter your pickup code or scan the barcode using the barcode scanner and follow the instructions on the screen.

All packages delivered to Amazon Locker locations must be picked up within three business days. If you’re not able to collect your package within this time frame, the package will be returned for a refund.

If you have feedback about your experience with Amazon Locker, you can
submit it through the Amazon Locker Customer Survey.

There is no additional fee for shipping to an Amazon Locker. Standard Shipping and free shipping may be unavailable at some Amazon Lockers. Same-Day Delivery and One-Day Shipping are available in select areas only.

Lockers are currently available at two 7-11 locations that service our area—
4655 S Dixie Bell Drive,
Orlando, FL 32812

5650 Hansel Ave,
Edgewood, FL 32809 - HOFFNER AVE.

December 2016

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Community Calendar

Enchanting Christmas at the Leu House

Nov 13 2016

Ends in 25 days

Local Interior designers will spruce and illuminate the grand rooms of the Leu House Museum, Mr. & Mrs. Leu’s private home which is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. Each room will reflect a designer’s interpretation of an enchanting Christmas from traditional to whimsical. The 11-room estate will be adorned with holiday trimmings, Christmas trees and amazing decorations for all to enjoy. Special classes will be offered with step-by-step instructions from wreath making to holiday gifts available in November through the beginning of December. Please check out our website leugardens. org for all our classes. Leu Gardens is located at 1920 North Forest Avenue. Visit or call 407.246.2620 for more information.

Children’s Christmas Party

Dec 11 2016

12:00-2:00 PM The American Legion Family will be hosting a Children’s Christmas Party.  There will be games and refreshments along with a visit from Santa.   Please call the American Legion at 407-859-1460 to sign your child up to attend.  We will take the first 100 to sign up.  Cut off date will be December the 3rd.

Farmer’s Market at Barber Park

Dec 11 2016

The Conway Farmers Market will be hosting its first  Holiday Show on Sunday, December 11th from 11am - 3 pm.  Many of your favorite vendors will be there with some of the best ideas for Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers.  Food Trucks will be offering a variety of choices for your dining pleasure and music will be playing throughout the day for your enjoyment.  For more information, see our site at or

Cocoa and a Craft

Dec 14 2016

Herndon Branch   3:30 p.m. Join us for a little cocoa, a little movie and a little craft. Test your doodling skills for a creative cup of cocoa. Ages 11-18.

Pine Castle’s Woman’s Club Meeting

Dec 14 2016

10:00 AM to Noon The Pine Castle Woman’s Club meeting will feature a speaker from Tapestry International and a holiday cookie exchange.  All are welcome.  For further information, call 561-271-1700.

Cookie Decorating

Dec 14 2016

Orlando Public Library  Wednesday, December 14, 2:30 pm Southeast Branch  Saturday, December 17, 2 pm Frosting, sprinkles, candy and cookies…what more could you want!? Stop in and express your creativity by decorating a sugary treat. Then enjoy the best part of all, eating it!  Ages 6 to 18.

Key Pests/Key Plants --- If You Plant It, They Will Come

Dec 15 2016

6:30 - 8:00pm Certain plants grown in the Central Florida landscape have pests that are specific to them. Learning the “Key Pests” will help you improve the quality of your landscape plantings and greatly improve your pest management success. $5.00 per household. Register at

Dinosaur Invasion,

Jan 13 2017

Ends in 5 months

Harry P. Leu Gardens presents, an outdoor exhibit of prehistoric creatures which will inhabit the gardens from January 13 – April 30, 2017. The exhibit will feature 13 life size dinosaurs ranging in sizefrom 14 inches to a massive 33 feet! Creator Guy Darrough is a well respected, accomplished fossil expert and collector who has worked in the paleontology field for over 40 years. He meticulously crafts each dinosaur for authenticity creating one of the most prominent dinosaur exhibits in the United States. Come and discover what life was like millions of years ago when dinosaurs roamed the earth.

Lake Conway Woods 18th Annual 5K Fun Run / Walk

Jan 21 2017

This event is a fund raiser for local charities as well as a great neighbor meeting neighbor occasion. This year we plan to make all donations again to the Russell Home in Orlando. “The Russell Home for Atypical Children in South Orlando has been in continuous operation for over 50 years without any government support. Registration for an individual $8, family $25 -- if received by Wed. Jan 18, 2016 Day of Race registration for an individual $10; family $30. Contact Larry Behrens 407-857-2943 for more information.