What’s Happening in Central Florida - August 12, 2008

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This is a guide to a smattering of events occurring in the Orlando Central Florida area.  The sections are divided into Art, Music, Theater, Author, Etc, On-Going and Plan Ahead.  There is surely something for everyone. 

 

ART

 

ANIME FESTIVAL ORLANDO

            What:             Japanese animation convention with celebrity guests

            When:            August 15 - 17

            Where:          Wyndham Orlando Resort

                                    8001 International Drive

                                    Orlando

            Cost:              $15-25 daily; 45 weekend pass; 35 ages 3-8

            Contact:        407-351-2420

 

THEATER

 

DIVINE DIVAS:  A CABARET

            What:             a musical revue

            When:            through August 17th

            Where:          Winter Park Playhouse

                                    711-B Orange Aven

                                    Winter Park

            Cost:              $32 general, 30 seniors, 24 matinees, 22 students & industry

                                    professionals

            Contact:        407-645-0145

 

MOVIE

 

POPCORN FLICKS

            What:             screening of The Goonies

            When:            August 14th – 8pm

            Where:          Central Park

                                    Park Avenue

                                    Winter Park

            Cost:              Free

            Contact:        407-629-0054

 

MOVIE UNDER THE STARS

            What:             screening of The School of Rock

            When:            August 15th – 8pm

            Where:          Avalon Park

                                    13001 Founder’s Square Drive

                                    Orlando

            Cost:              Free

            Contact:        407-737-6510

 

ETC

 

BIRD NEST PROGRAM

            What:             ages 2-5 w/guardian will learn about the variety of homes

                                    birds create

            When:            August 13 – 10-11am

            Where:          Audubon of Florida’s Center for Birds of Prey

                                    1101 Audubon Way

                                    Maitland

            Cost:              $10 includes adult and child

            Contact:        407-644-0190

 

FLORIDA TRAIL ASSOCIATION

            What:             In Marjorie’s Wake – a PBS documentary

            When:            August 14 – 6:30pm

            Where:          Harry P. Leu Gardens

                                    1920 N. Forest Avenue

                                    Orlando

            Cost:              Free

            Contact:        407-332-7790

 

ZOMBIE TRAILER PARK CAR WASH

            What:             with music to benefit local animal rescue organizations

            When:            August 16 - noon

            Where:          Taste

                                    717 W. Smith St.

                                    Orlando

            Cost:              Donations Accepted

            Contact:        407-835-0646

 

COOKING DEMONSTRATION

            What:             with Bobbie Tartaglino

            When:            August 16 – 3pm

            Where:          Fresh Market

                                    995 N. SR 434

                                    Altamonte Springs

            Cost:              Free

            Contact:        407-786-1801

 

GOLF TOURNAMENT

            What:             for all veterans sponsored by Donald & Sandi Hodgskin &

                                    local businesses

            When:            August 18 – 8am-2pm

            Where:          Wekiva Golf Club

                                    4100 Wekiva Club Court

                                    Longwood

            Cost:              Free to the first 288 to sign up – 18 holes, cart, food, etc.

            Contact:        407-468-3055

 

ON-GOING

 

JUSTICE  ILLUMINATED:  THE ART OF ARTHUR SZYK

            When:            M-Th – 9am – 4pm

                                    Fri – 9am – 1pm

                                    Sun – 1pm – 4pm

            Where:          Holocaust Memorial Research and Education Center of CF

                                    851 N. Maitland Ave.

                                    Maitland

            Cost:              Free

            Contact:        407-628-0555

 

ORLANDO POETRY GROUP

            What:             open mike

            When:            first Tuesday – 7pm

            Where:          The Daily Grind Coffee House & Cafe

                                    807 N. Orange Ave.

                                    Orlando

            Cost:              Free

            Contact:        407-839-4009

 

FIRST THURSDAYS

            What:             a new art theme by local artists, live music, cash bar

            When:            6 – 9pm

            Where:          Orlando Museum of Art

                                    2416 N. Mills Ave.

                                    Orlando

            Cost:              Free to OMA members; $45 individuals; $30 students

            Contact:        407-896-4231

 

STORYTELLING AT LEU GARDENS

            What:             for 18 months to 5 yearsold

            When:            Third Monday – 10am

            Where:          Harry P. Leu Gardens

                                    1920 N Forest Ave.

                                    Orlando

            Cost:              Free

            Contact:        407-246-2620

 

THIRD THURSDAY’S

            What:             art in downtown Orlando at various locations from 6-9pm

            Where:          City Arts Factory (Orange & Pine)

                                    The Office Gallery (47 E. Robinson)

                                    A.K.A. Lounge (68 E. Pine)

                                    Gallery at Avalon Island & Guinevere’s (Magnolia & Pine)

            Cost:              Free

           

PLAN AHEAD

 

TOURNAMENT OF HOPE

            What:             golf tourney to benefit medical funds for Cleo Spoon

            When:            August 27th – 8:30am

            Where:          Celebration Golf Club

                                    701 Golf Park Drive

                                    Celebration

            Cost:              $75

            Contact:        407-566-4653

 

DATE NIGHT AT THE GARDENS

            What:             romantic movie outdoors; bring a dinner picnic basket,

                                    blanket and a chair; concessions also available

            When:            September 5 – gates open at 6pm; movie starts at 8:30

            Where:          Harry P. Leu Gardens

                                    1920 N. Forest Avenue

                                    Orlando

            Cost:              $7 adults; 2 school-age children; free for garden members

            Contact:        407-246-2620

 

 

For information on Orange and Seminole County real estate and Orange and Seminole County homes for sale in addition to Orange and Seminole County relocation contact Marc Grossman, your Orange and Seminole County Realtor @ 407-463-1034.  Additional information is available for Seminole County real estate, Orange County real estate, West Volusia County and South Lake County.

To learn more about Marc and the services he has to offer, visit his profile & website

Marc Grossman, GRI  -  http://www.OrlandoHomes-4u.com/  -  407-463-1034

Marc donates 10% of his net proceeds to Hospice of the Comforter.

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Great post Marc. Thanks for sharing. I think I'm going to take the wife and kids to the Popcorn Flicks this Thursday.

Make it a great day,

Dan

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Dan - Cool Beans!  Hope you have a great time!!

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