What’s Happening in Central Florida - August 25, 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

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

ROMEO ET JULIETTE

What: Charles Gounod's operatic translation of Shakespeare's tragic play, shown as part of the Enzian's Summer Opera Series

When: Aug 29 - noon

31st - 8pm

Where: Enzian Theater

1300 S. Orlando Ave.

Maitland

Cost: $20

Contact: 407-629-0054

www.Enzian.org

MAITLAND POETS & WRITERS

What: readings on the Farmer's Market stage

When: Aug 30 - 11:15am

Where: Lake Lily Park

840 Lake Lily Drive

Maitland

Cost: Free

Contact: 321-274-4329

AVERAGE COMMUNITY

What: documentary about the '80s hardcore punk scene through the eyes teens from Trenton, N.J

When: Aug 30 - 12:30pm

Where: Enzian Theater

1300 S. Orlando Ave.

Maitland

Cost: $5 donation

Contact: 407-629-0054

www.Enzian.org

BOOTLEG ON THE BIG SCREEN

What: Dave Segal of Bootleg Television intercuts road videos with performances by Shak Nasti and Thomas Wynn & the Believers

When: Aug 30 - 9pm

Where: Enzian Theater

1300 S. Orlando Ave.

Maitland

Cost: $10

Contact: 407-929-6600

www.Enzian.org

MOVIE MONDAY

What: The intimate pub screens watery epics, with 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, The Abyss and Das Boot

When: Aug 31 - 7pm

Where: Redlight Redlight

745 Bennett Rd

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-644-2578

http://www.myspace.com/theredlightredlight

JUST FOR CHILDREN

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

NATURE

GREEN GARDENING: NATIONAL WILDLIFE CERTIFICATION

What: Learn sustainable gardening practices that can turn any garden into a wildlife friendly habitat and become a Certified Wildlife Habitat When: Aug 29 - 10am - noon

Where: Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

3755 US Hgwy 17-92

Sanford

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-323-4450

www.CentralFloridaZoo.org

FOOD

HIGH & MIGHTY BEER KICKOFF

What: new brew offers sample flights, with music from Jazz Revolver

When: Aug 27 - 7pm

Where: Redlight Redlight

745 Bennett Rd

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-893-9832

http://www.myspace.com/theredlightredlight

FUNDRAISERS

LES PAUL TRIBUTE SHOW

What: Local musicians Thomas Wynn, Kaleigh Baker, Jeff Nolan, Joseph Martens and more pay tribute to the guitar pioneer, with videos of Paul's work and a live art show Jim Jackson; all proceeds benefit Connections4Kids and Family

When: Aug 27 - 9pm

Where: The Lodge

49 N. Orange Ave

Orlando

Cost: $5 donation

Contact: 407-650-8786

www.DowntownLodge.com

HOGS SAVING DOGS

What: bike ride, raffle & auction to benefit Pet Rescue by Judy

When: Aug 30 - 9am

Where: Fleet Reserve

3040 SR 46

Sanford

Cost: $6 breakfast/lunch

Contact: 407-302-4497

ETC.

CITY SKIP DAY

What: A street party to celebrate not going to your job, featuring live music, food and drink specials

When: Aug 28 - noon

Where: Downtown Orlando

Church St. & Orange Ave.

Orlando

Cost: Free

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

ALL-BREED 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

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

A TASTE OF THE J

What: local restaurants sample their wares for the grand opening ceremony of the new southwest campus for the Orlando Jewish Community Center

When: Aug 30 - 11am - 4pm

Where: Jack & Lee Rosen JCC Campus

11184 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd.

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-644-7593

WALKING TOURS IN WINTER PARK

What: A guided tour of the churches detailed in the current Heritage Center exhibit Sacred Places, Sacred History: Black Churches of West Winter Park

When: Aug 30, Sept 6 & 20 - 1:30 - 3:30pm

Where: Hannibal Square Heritage Center

642 W. New England Ave.

Winter Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-671-1886

www.crealde.org

VOLUNTEER FAIR

What: non-profit orgs will have booths for people to find out about volunteer opportunities within the community

When: Aug 30 - 2 - 5pm

Where: Maitland Public Library

501 S. Maitland Ave.

Maitland

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-647-7700

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

PLAN AHEAD

FALL LAWN CARE

What: how to repair lawn damage caused by insects, weeds & root rot

When: Sept 3 - 6 - 7:30pm

Where: Orange County Extension Education Center

6021 S. Conway Rd.

Orlando

Cost: Free - registration required

Contact: 407-254-9200

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

What: screening of Race to Witch Mountain

When: Sept 3 - 6:30pm

Where: Winter Garden Library

805 E. Plant St.

Winter Garden

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-835-7480

DATE NIGHT AT LEU GARDENS

What: outdoor screening of America's Sweetheart

When: Sept 4 - 8:30pm

Where: Harry P. Leu Gardens

1920 N. Forest Ave.

Orlando

Cost: $7 adults; $2 children

Contact: 407-246-2620

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

SEMINOLE UNCORKED

What: wine tasting and auction to benefit The Mustard Seed

When: Sept 10 - 5:30 - 9:30pm

Where: Seminole Towne Center

200 N. Entrance Rd

Sanford

Cost: $35 advance; $45 day of the event

Contact: 407-290-1060

HIDING IN THE SPOTLIGHT BY GREG DAWSON

What: true story how his mother & aunt survived the Holocaust as entertainers to then study at Julliard; with a book signing and reception

When: Sept 10 - 7pm

Where: Holocaust Resource & Education Center of Central Florida

851 N. Maitland Ave.

Maitland

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-628-0555

7TH ANNUAL CARIBBEAN HEALTH FAIR

What: prevention education and free screenings for blood pressure, body mass, HIV, glucose, cholesterol (must fast), pap smears & prostrate offered by The Center for Multicultural Wellness & Prevention

When: Sept 12 - 8am - 2pm

Where: Central Florida Fairgrounds

4603 W. Colonial Dr

Orlando

Cost: Free - screenings on a first come-first served basis

Contact: 407-648-9440 x 14

COIN AND MONEY SHOW

What: over 125 vendors buying and selling

When: Sept 11 & 12 - 10am - 6pm

13th - 10am - 3pm

Where: Central Florida Fairgrounds

4603 W. Colonial Dr

Orlando

Cost: Free & receive a free coin

Contact: 407-889-3658

5TH ANNUAL MUSEUM DAY

What: presented by Smithsonian Magazine

When: Sept 26

Where: Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens

633 Osceola Ave.

Winter Park

Cost: Free - download your card at www.smithsonian.com/museumday

Contact: 407-647-6294

 

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