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submit their work to be exhibited during Women’s History Month at the library. Finalists are chosen from submitted entries, and selected art is featured in the upcoming annual Celebrating the Genius of Women exhibition in March and April. Finalists are eligible for $1,500 in cash prizes and gallery representation at Baterbys Art Gallery for the top three winners. For more information, call 407-835-7481. Apply online at Nov. 19, 26 & Dec. 3 — Farmers Markets Winter Garden Farmers Market, voted No. 1 in America, takes place at 104 S. Lakeview Ave., Winter Garden. The market is adding 50 new vendors, and there is a new parking garage next to the event. Time: Saturdays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 3 — Rummage & Craft Sale Chain of Lakes Middle School, 8700 Conroy-Windermere Road, Orlando, hosts a rummage and craft sale. Space is available for $10, and table rental is $5 per table. Leave cash or a check payable to COLMS PTSA in the front office. Time: 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. For more information, email n Networking/Clubs Ongoing — Running Club for Women Moms Run This Town, a women’s running club with more than 10,000 members nationwide, invites local women to get together to run/walk/jog and socialize. All skill levels (from beginning walkers to experienced marathoners) are welcome, and an encouraging and informative online support community is provided. To join the Orlando chapter, visit on the web. For more information, email or visit on the web. Ongoing — Members Needed The West Orange Women seeks women of all ages to join its social group where they “build friendships while helping others.” The 200-plus members enjoy more than 25 fun activities. For more information, visit on the web. Dec. 1 — Retired Educators Meeting The Orange County Retired Educators Association meets at College Park United Methodist Church, 644 W. Princeton St., Orlando, for the Sounds of the Season concert by Lake Nona and Apopka high schools. Anyone who has worked in education is invited. Time: 10 a.m. For more information, call 407-677-0446. Dec. 27 — Book Club Meeting The Southwest Library at Dr. Phillips, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando, hosts a free meeting of the Southwest Book Club. This is the annual celebration of reading, so there is no book selection for December. Time: 7 p.m. For more information, call 407-835-7323. n Support Groups Dec. 13 — Support Group Meeting For Caregivers The Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center sponsors a free support group meeting for caregivers in the x November 17 - 30, 2016 x 45 Suite 281 Conference Room (next to the south elevators on the second floor) at Health Central Hospital, 10000 W. Colonial Drive, Ocoee. Time: second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. For more information, call 407-843-1910 or visit on the web. Dec. 19 — Stroke Support Group Meeting The Winter Park Civic Center, 1050 W. Morse Blvd., Winter Park, hosts a free meeting of the BCenter’s Stroke Support & Social Group. A deli-style lunch is provided. Reservations via email are requested to Time: third Monday of each month from 12:30-2:30 p.m. For more information, call 888-942-9355. n Volunteer Opportunities Ongoing — Volunteers Needed The Mustard Seed of Central Florida, 12 Mustard Seed Lane, Orlando, seeks volunteers who can help with donation sorting, mattress recycling, warehouse maintenance, administrative work, special events or general maintenance. For more information, call 407-875-2040, ext. 110; or email Ongoing — Volunteers Needed The Florida Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, which advocates for quality long-term care, seeks volunteers. Training is provided. For more information, call 888-831-0404 or visit ombudsman. on the web. Through Dec. 1 — Volunteers Needed Volunteers are needed for AARP’s Tax-Aide Program. Tax-Aide counselors help prepare tax returns and assist with filing requirements for older taxpayers and others. AARP membership is not required to volunteer. An orientation is held in December, and training for volunteer counselors begins around Jan. 9 in the Orlando area. For more information, call Jackie Sward, 407-647- 5233 or visit on the web. Nov. 23 & 24 — Volunteers Needed Bread of Life Fellowship and Publix Super Markets seek volunteers for the annual Thanksgiving Food for Families food project, which provides food for more than 1,200 deserving families throughout Orange County. Volunteers meet Wednesday at 7 p.m. or 10 p.m. at Ocoee High School, 1925 Ocoee Crown Point Parkway, Ocoee, to sort and pack boxes of food. Volunteer drivers are also needed Thanksgiving Day at 8 a.m. to get maps, directions and boxes of food to deliver to each family’s home. For more information, call 407- 654-7777, email office@breadoflifefellowship. com or visit on the web. Contributions to Community Bulletin Board are welcome. Please send information six weeks before the event to P.O. 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