Latest Issue: July 2019
Let Freedom Ring - Celebrate with Fireworks!
The Fourth of July commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the freedom our country gained in 1776. Today, we commonly associated it with family picnics, barbecuing, parades and of course fireworks! We hope you get to celebrate the fourth in your own way, but have assembled a list of events and shows you can attend to help your patriotic spirit!
FIREWORKS AT THE FOUNTAIN. - Lake Eola park, Thur. July 4th 4-10 pm
Fun activities for children, live music, including a performance by the Orlando Concert Band, and food and beverages available for purchase. The evening concluded with an amazing fireworks display.
4TH OF JULY @ AVALON PARK - July 4th, 5-9 pm
Events include apple pie bake-off, bike parade, bounce park, food vendors, music and
fireworks @ 9pm
24th Annual 4TH OF JULY @ WINTER PARK - July 4th, 9 am
Mayor Steve Leary will lead a special presentation at 9:15 a.m. from the main stage which will include an “Oath of Allegiance” naturalization ceremony for citizenship applicants. The celebration will also feature a Kids Zone with carnival games and an inflatable slide, train rides, live patriotic music performed by the Bach Festival Choir and Brass Band, and Sean Holcomb.
RED, HOT AND BOOM - Wednesday, July 3rd, 4 - 11 pm / Fireworks 9:30 p.m.
The City of Altamonte Springs and XL 106.7 are hosting yet another spectacular Independence Day celebration. Come rain or shine, Red Hot & Boom will deliver an unforgettable night of great performances, mouthwatering eats and beautifully synchronized fireworks.
STAR SPANGLED SPECTACULAR IN CELEBRATION, FL - July 4th, 9 am - 10 pm
A fun filled day of events including a parade through town (9 am), live music, kids activities, food, fun and fireworks (9:15 pm). Visit www.celebration.fl.us for more information.
The Enchanted Fairy Door exhibit is back at Leu Gardens
Jun 01 2019
Ends in 2 months
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 leugardens.org or call 407.246.2620 for more information.
GINORMOUS RUMMAGE SALE
Jul 18 2019
Ends in 1 day
Blessed Trinity Council of Catholic Women hosts this popular, annual charitable event! WE WANT WHAT YOU DON’T NEED ANYMORE! We gratefully accept: Clean, wearable clothing of all types, shoes, purses, jewelry, kids’ stuff, baby stuff, furniture, toys, household items, knick-knacks, linens, kitchenware, cookware, small & medium appliances, gifts, paper goods, Christmas and Holiday items and decorations, CDs, DVDs, sporting equipment, outdoor items, working lawn equipment, tools, lamps, & artwork, books especially cookbooks, coffee table books, and children’s books. To schedule large item pickup please call: Karen 407-529-4763 or Debbie 407.234.3457 For additional information: call Peggy 407.766.9686 (cell)
Back to School Party
Jul 20 2019
12:00 pm –2:00 pm The American Legion Post 286 Family will be hosting a back to school party. There is limited space so please call 407-859-1460 to sign your child up. We are located at 529 Fairlane Ave, Orlando. We look forward to seeing you there.
Back-to-School Free Immunization Event
Jul 22 2019
Ends in 17 days
(8am - 2pm) eThe Florida Department of Health in Orange County is urging parents to prepare their children now for the upcoming school year by attending the Back-to-School Immunization event running July 22 through August 4, 2019. This free immunization event has been planned so parents can vaccinate their children and obtain their DH680 form for school. Don’t wait, vaccinate! Open for Orange County Public School (OCPS) students and children (4 years to 18 years of age) entering, attending, or transferring to Florida schools. West Oaks Mall, 9401 W. Colonial Drive, Ocoee, FL 34761 For additional information, please call 407-858-1444 or visithttp://orange.floridahealth.gov.
Back to School Party
Jul 22 2019
Ends in 17 days
(8am - 2pm) eThe Florida Department of Health in Orange County is urging parents to prepare their children now for the upcoming school year by attending the Back- to-School Immunization event running July 22 through August 4, 2019. This free immunization event has been planned so parents can vaccinate their children and obtain their DH680 form for school. Don’t wait, vaccinate! Open for Orange County Public School (OCPS) students and children (4 years to 18 years of age) entering, attending, or transferring to Florida schools. West Oaks Mall, 9401 W. Colonial Drive, Ocoee, FL 34761 For additional information, please call 407-858-1444 or visithttp://orange. floridahealth.gov.
Growing Vegetable Transplants from Seed
Jul 24 2019
10 – 11:30 am This is the second best time of the year to start the “warm season” vegetable transplants. Learn how to do it right, how to choose the most successful varieties and how to care for them as they grow. The class size is limited to 12 individuals. $5.00 per individual. Pre-Registration is required along with the non-refundable class fee. Pre- register at www.gardenflorida.eventbrite.com.
NEIGHBORHOOD FUN AND GAMES
Jul 25 2019
11 AM- 2 PM at the Pine Castle Woman’s Club, 5901 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, Bring yourself or 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.
Adopt - A - Tree Event
Jul 27 2019
8:00 a.m. Stop by UF/IFAS Extension Education Center, 6021 S Conway Rd, to Adopt-A-Tree of your very own! Open to all Orange County residents with proof of residency on a first come, first served basis starting at 8:00 am until trees are gone or 11:00 am, whichever comes first. Each household is eligible to receive two trees, and the trees must be planted on resident's private property only. Tree varieties will vary based on availability but all will be suitable to flourish in Zone 9B.