Latest Issue: January 2015

Orlando, Worst City in Nation for Pedestrians

Orlando, Worst City in Nation for Pedestrians

January 05 2015

Recent reports indicate that the metro Orlando area is the nations the most dangerous city for pedestrian fatalities. Florida tops the list of states with Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville and Miami holding
the top four spots.

Crossing at marked intersections greatly reduces the chances for an accident. The Conway area has several locations where pedestrians would rather cross at unmarked areas than proceed to an intersection with crossing helps. In a 30 minute period, 11 persons were observed taking that risk at the Publix store, corner of Conway and Curry Ford Roads. The photos on page three depict a few of the more unbelievable, daring souls risking their lives to save a few minutes walk to marked intersection.

January 2015

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Jan 22 2015

Ends in 4 days

University of Central Florida -Theatre, Main Stage (107) Directed by Kate Ingram. In 1809, on an elegant English estate, thirteen year-old Thomasina makes a startling scientific discovery that will change the way people understand the world. Around her, the adults, including her tutor Septimus, are preoccupied with secret desires, illicit passions, and intense rivalries. Two hundred years later, academic adversaries Hannah and Bernard, under the scrutinizing eye of a young mathematician, are piecing together puzzling clues, uncovering the past scandals of the estate, in their quest for an increasingly elusive truth. 407-823-1500. Cost: $20 standard, $18 senior, $10 student

Pressure Cooker Cooking

Jan 28 2015

10am to 12pm $15.00 Pressure Cooking is easy when you know how. Let us show you the right way to use this kitchen standard. You’ll save time and money in this hands-on class and discover healthy recipes while learning how to use your pressure cooker safely. Advance Registration and payment are required. (We need to know how many supplies to buy!) Register and pay online at: Or pay in person by check or cash at the extension center. FREE. Register at

Date Night at Leu Gardens

Feb 06 2015

7:30 pm See a classic movie or current feature film on one of the largest outdoor screens in Central Florida. This months film is Stuck in Love Pack a dinner picnic basket and a blanket or chairs, alcohol is permitted. Great food and drinks are available for purchase. Gardens open at 6:00 pm and movie begins at 7:30pm. Cost: $6 adults, $3 kids, Free for members.

Southern Oaks Annual Community Garage Sale 2015

Feb 07 2015

8 am - 3 pm Orlando Police Department will be patrolling. NO Early Birds!

4th Annual Milk Run - 5K Run/Walk

Feb 07 2015

Orange County 4-H is excited to announce sponsorship opportunities for the 4th annual Milk Run 5K Run/Walk. This event will be held Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the former T. G. Lee Dairy property off of Conway Rd. behind the UF/IFAS Extension Office in Orlando. For information: (407) 254-9200

Barber Park Farmer’s Market

Feb 15 2015

Conway Farmers market at Barber Park Saturday, February 15. visit