Wednesday, April 8, 2009

What’s Happening in Central Florida - April 8, 2009

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, MOVIE & THEATER

DARIUS GOES WEST

What: screening of the documentary

When: April 9 – 6pm

Where: Darden Auditorium

9907 Universal Blvd.

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-903-8151

LEJOS DE LA ISLA

What: screening of the Luis Salas documentary

When: April 9 – 6pm

Where: University of Central Florida Library

4000 Central Florida Blvd.

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-823-5880

PATTY CORRIGAN MYERS

What: discussion with the author of Autism Is A Blessing

When: April 11 – 2pm

Where: Orlando Public Library

101 E. Central Blvd.

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-835-7323

MERCHANT OF VENICE

What: Orlando Shakespeare Theater

When: various times through April 26

www.OrlandoShakes.org

Where: Margeson Theater

Lowndes Shakespeare Center

812 E. Rollins St.

Orlando

Cost: $22 – 38; $14 senior matinee April 22

Contact: 407-447-1700

ART IN CHAMBERS

What: photographer Phil Eschbach

When: Mon - Fri – 8am - 5pm

Where: Winter Park City Hall

401 S. Park Ave.

Winter Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-599-3498

THE VIRTUE OF SIMPLICITY

What: American arts & crafts from the Morse Collection thru April

When: Tues – Thurs & Sat – 9:30am - 4pm

Fri – 9:30am – 8pm

Sun – 1 – 4pm

Where: Morse Museum of American Art

445 N. Park Ave.

Winter Park

Cost: $3 adults; $1 students; children 11 & younger free;

Free Fri 4 - 8pm

Contact: 407-645-5311

EGG HUNTS

EASTER EGG HUNT – WINTER PARK

When: April 11 – 10am

Where: Central Park Stage

Park Avenue

Winter Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-599-3463

EASTER EGG HUNT - OCOEE

When: April 11 – 10am

Where: Jim Beech Recreation Center

1820 A. D. Mims Road

Ocoee

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-905-3180

EASTER EGG HUNT – OCOEE #2

When: April 11 – 10am - noon

Where: Bill Breeze Park

150 N. Lakeshore Drive

Ocoee

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-905-3180

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA

When: April 11 – 10am

Where: Fort Mellon Park

East First St

Sanford

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-688-5120

NATURE

TREE GIVEAWAY

What: 2 native trees per Orange County household

When: April 11 – 8am - noon

Where: Tibet-Butler Preserve

8777 SR 535

Orlando

Cost: Free; first come - first served w/proof of residency

Contact: 407-254-9200

COMPOSTING & RAIN BARREL HOW-TO-CLINIC

What: learn about water conservation and composting

When: April 11 – 9 - 11am

Where: Orange County University of Florida IFAS Extension

6021 S. Conway Road

Orlando

Cost: Free; registration deadline April 7th.

Contact: 407-254-9850 x 2

BUTTERFLY IDENTIFICATION CLASS

What: The Orange Audubon Society

When: April 11, 18 – 2:30 - 5pm

Where: Orlando Wetlands Park

25155 Wheeler Road

Christmas

Cost: $40; $25 – Audubon members

Contact: 407-644-0796

SPRING LANDSCAPE DESIGN

What: 3 session workshop with course guide & drawing materials

When: April 16 & 23 – 6:30 – 8:30pm

Where: Winter Park Public Library

460 E. New England Ave.

Winter Park

Cost: $20; registration required

Contact: 407-623-3300

ON-GOING

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; others $10

Contact: 407-896-4231

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE

What: concerts in an outdoor setting

When: 7 – 9pm

Where: Cranes Roost Park

http://www.UptownAltamonte.com

Uptown Altamonte

Altamonte Springs

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-571-8863

STORYTELLING AT LEU GARDENS

What: for 18 months to 5 years old

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

CAREGIVER TOOLBOX TRAINING

What: medication management, caregiver relief, abuse, neglect, fall prevention, etc.

When: April 15 – 1 - 4pm

Where: Renaissance Senior Center

3800 S. Econlockhatchee Trail

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 727-637-7227

ART LECTURE & TOUR – THERMAN STATOM: STORIES FROM THE NEW WORLD

What: escorted tour of the glass exhibit, refreshments & video

When: April 15 – 1 - 4pm

Where: Orlando Museum of Art

2416 N. Mills Ave.

Orlando

Cost: $12 of OMA members; 15 nonmembers

Contact: 407-896-4231 x 261

ROTARY/FEST 2009

What: music, entertainment, artists will use chalk on the bridges sidewalk along Central Blvd.

When: April 18

Where: Lake Eola Park

1 N. Rosalind Ave.

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-619-5108

20TH ANNUAL MAITLAND SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL

What: artists, food, beverages

When: April 18 – 9am - 5pm

19th – 9am – 4pm

Where: Lake Lily

Maitland

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-644-0741

SPRING FEVER IN THE GARDEN

What: plants, nature, wildlife, conservation, art auction, kidzone, education

When: April 18 – 9am - 5pm

19th – 11am – 4pm

Where: Downtown Winter Garden

Plant St.

Winter Garden

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-656-4155

www.SpringFeverInGarden.com

HOME IRRIGATION CHECK UP

What: learn to reduce waste water in the landscape & system performance

When: April 18 – 9 – 10:30am

Where: Orange County University of Florida IFAS Extension

6021 S. Conway Road

Orlando

Cost: Free; registration required

Contact: 407-254-9200

12TH ANNUAL “WELCOME TO THE WOODS” EVENT

What: learn to fish, canoe, hike & take a hayride

When: April 18 – 9am

Where: Seminole Forest Wildlife Management Area

SR 46

Sorrento

Cost: Free; advance registration required; wear appropriate attire, bring water & snacks, bug spray & sunscreen

Contact: 352-732-1225

LANDSCAPING, IRRIGATION & PEST CONTROL

When: April 23 – 7 – 9pm

Where: Orange County University of Florida IFAS Extension

6021 S. Conway Road

Orlando

Cost: $10

Contact: 407-254-9224

SAFE BOATING

What: boating laws, safety, equipment, handling & navigation

When: April 25 – 8:30am – 4:30pm

Where: Bass Pro Shops

5156 International Drive

Orlando

Cost: $35; registration 8am

Contact: 407-876-2977

48TH ANNUAL APOPKA ART & FOLIAGE FESTIVAL

What: arts, crafts, foliage, entertainment, food

When: April 25 – 9am - 5pm

26th – 9am – 4pm

Where: Kit Land Nelson Park

105 E. First St

Apopka

Cost: Free: parking - $5

Contact: 407-884-6498

10TH ANNUAL MAGNOLIA PARK BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

What: music, children’s activities, crafts, vendors, etc.

When: April 25 – 10am - 6pm

Where: Magnolia Park

2929 Binion Road

Apopka

Cost: $2; children free

Contact: 407-886-4231

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