What’s Happening in Central Florida - August 18, 2009

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This is a guide to a smattering of events occurring in the Greater Orlando Central Florida area. The sections are divided into Art, Music, Theater, Author, Nature, Etc, and Plan Ahead. There is surely something for everyone. There is also a complementary list of On-Going events in the area as well & you can find those by Clicking Here!

ART, MUSIC, LITERARY & THEATER

SMALL CHANGE

What: screening of the Francois Truffaut film

When: Aug 20 - 7pm

Where: The Painter's Daughter

331 Donnelly St.

Mount Dora

Cost: Free

Contact: 352-735-3470

POPCORN FLICKS

What: outdoor screening of The Wiz

When: Aug 20 - 8:30pm

Where: Shady Park

crnr New England & Pennsylvania Aves.

next to Winter Park Community Center

Winter Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-629-0054

www.Enzian.org

BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL

What: various screenings of movies about cyclists

When: Aug 21 - 22

Where: Backbooth

37 W. Pine St.

and

Gallery at Avalon Island

39 S. Magnolia Ave.

Orlando

Cost: $10

Contact: http://www.bicyclefilmfestival.com

MOVIE UNDER THE STARS

What: outdoor screening of Charlotte's Web

When: Aug 21 - 8pm

Where: Avalon Park Town Center

13001 Founders Square Dr

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-658-6565

www.AvalonPark.com

MOVIE BY THE POOL

What: outdoor screening of Race to Witch Mountain

When: Aug 21 - 8:30pm

Where: Jim Beech Recreation Center

1820 A. D. Mims Rd

Ocoee

Cost: Movie - free; concessions available; pool - $1.25 adults, .75 children

Contact: 407-905-3100

BRIAN TURNER

What: farewell reading by the poet & Kerouac House resident

When: Aug 22 - 8pm

Where: Kerouac House

1418 Clouser Ave

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: www.KerouacProject.org

EASY RIDER 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

What: film screening, barbecue & bikes

When: Aug 23 - 1pm

Where: Enzian Theater

1300 S. Orlando Ave.

Maitland

Cost: $10

Contact: 407-629-0054

www.Enzian.org

JUST FOR CHILDREN

DANCE BABY DANCE LUAU

What: for parents & children aged 6 mo - 7 yrs

When: Aug 22 - 2 - 5pm

Where: Rix Lounge at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort

1000 W. Buena Vista Drive

Lake Buena Vista

Cost: $10

Contact: 407-832-4814

FUNDRAISERS

17TH ANNUAL MARCH OF DIMES MUD VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT

What: coed teams of 6 - 10 players

When: Aug 22

Where: Lee Vista Center

Lee Vista between Judd Rd & SR 436

Orlando

Cost: team registration $450 til 8/1; $500 after - teams raising over $1500 receive special benefits

Contact: 407-599-5077 x 24

A.U.T.I.S.M.

What: music festival benefitting Autism Speaks

When: Aug 23 - 2pm - 2am

Where: Fusion Ultra Lounge

875 Woodbury Rd.

Orlando

Cost: $5

Contact: 407-281-8987

ETC.

PEACE THROUGH MASS MEDIA

What: Peace University of Mass Communications present a seminar on using media for global conflict resolution

When: Aug 21 - 4 - 8pm

Where: Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

1 Grand Cypress Blvd

Lake Buena Vista

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-239-1234

UNITING FOR AMERICA

What: Activists gather for an evening of patriotism and entertainment featuring Lloyd Marcus & the McPhersons

When: Aug 22 - 6 - 8pm

Where: Lake Eola Park

N. Rosalind Ave. & E. Washington St.

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-246-2827

MINI-MEGACON

What: comic book & sci-fi convention

When: Aug 22 - 10am - 7pm

23rd - 10am - 5pm

Where: Orange County Convention Center

9800 International Drive

Orlando

Cost: Sat - $22; Sun - $19; 2-day pass $36

Contact: 386-364-1826

PRO-HEALTH CARE REFORM RALLY

What: Activists voice their opinion in support of the Congressional health care plan

When: Aug 23 - 4 - 6pm

Where: Orlando City Hall

400 S. Orange Ave

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-246-4279

PLAN AHEAD

POSSIBLE LIVES

What: a Global Lens film screening

When: Aug 28 - 4 & 7pm

30th - 1:30pm

Where: Orlando Museum of Art

2416 N. Mills Ave.

Orlando

Cost: adults - $12; seniors & students - $11; 17 & under - $8

Contact: 407-896-4231

PLAYDATE ORLANDO

What: board game night for adults

When: Aug 28 - 8pm - 2am

Where: Rix's Lounge

Disney's Coronado Springs Resort

1000 W. Buena Vista Drive

Lake Buena Vista

Cost: $5 - $10 after 9pm; must be over 21

Contact: 407-939-3806

HORSE SHOW

What: presented by the Orlando Arabian Horse Club

When: Aug 29 - 30 - 9am

Where: Clarcona Horseman's Park

3535 Damon Rd

Apopka

Cost: Free for spectators; concessions & BBQ on 29th

Contact: 321-231-1221

BBQ COOKOFF & FAMILY FESTIVAL

What: 12-15 teams; live music; children's activities; lunch

When: Aug 29 - 10am - 7pm

Where: Trinity Downtown

123 E. Livingston St.

Orlando

Cost: $10 - all-you-can-eat BBQ wristbands

Contact: 407-295-6269

ACTIVITIES DAY FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

What: hosted by Orlando PlayDate Foundation, a social networking site connecting children with disabilities; also a panel of doctors for parents to ask questions & get information about resources available; food & drinks provided

When: Aug 29 - noon - 5pm

Where: Central Florida Fairgrounds

4603 W. Colonial Drive

Orlando

Cost: $5

Contact: 407-770-7809

LUNA

What: Learn about the interactions between life on Earth and our moon

When: Aug 29 - 8:30pm

Where: Seminole Community College Planetarium

100 Weldon Blvd.

Sanford

Cost: $6

Contact: 407-708-2360

CIVILIAN POLICE ACADEMY

What: 13 week course to educate citizens about the Sheriff's Dept. includes demos, tours, q & a - no physical requirements

When: Sept 1 - 6:30 - 9:30pm

Where: Orange County Sheriff's Office

2500 W. Colonial Dr.

Orlando

Cost: Free, registrations required, must be 19+ & a background check will be performed

Contact: 407-254-7389

BRAILE TRANSCRIBER

What: 9-month course leading to certification; materials & equipment provided; includes study & exercises at home

When: Tuesdays, Sep 8 - 10 -11am

Where: Braille Assn of Mid-Florida, Inc.

1500 Falcon Drive

Orlando

Cost: Free; orientation 9/1 - 10 - 11am

Contact: 407-894-8130

GROWING ORCHIDS

What: with Doug Watson or World Wide Orchids

When: Sept 9 - 10am

Where: Winter Park Garden Club

1300 S. Denning Dr

Winter Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-644-5770

JOB FAIR

What: over 70 employers hosted by the Central Florida Employment Council

When: Sept 9 - noon - 4pm

Where: Central Florida Fairgrounds

4603 W. Colonial Drive

Orlando

Cost: Free - dress properly; no children; bring resumes

Contact: 407-834-4022

BROWN BAG LUNCH & LEARN

What: with Dr. Jan Garavaglia, chief medical examiner for Orange & Osceola counties

When: Sept 10 - noon - 1pm

Where: Orange County Regional History Center

65 E. Central Blvd.

Orlando

Cost: Free - bring your lunch or pre-order for a small charge

Contact: 407-836-7010

 

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