44 x December 1 - 14, 2016 x www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD compiled by Lisa Sagers n Charities/Fundraisers Through Dec. 10 — Sneaker Collection Drive As part of the Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association Care Collection Drive in support of homeless students in Orange and Osceola counties, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando accepts donations of new sneakers in conjunction with the CFHLA Hospitality Gala on Dec. 10. Donations can also be dropped off at CFHLA offices, 6675 Westwood Blvd., Suite 210, Orlando. This year’s goal is 1,000 pairs. For more information, call Kim, 407-313-5040; or email email@example.com. Through Dec. 31 — Pet Rescue Project Reed Nissan sponsors the third annual Reed Nissan Pet Rescue Project 90-Day Adopt-a- Thon through Dec. 31, with a special adoption program Dec. 13 at Reed Nissan Clermont, 16005 State Road 50, Clermont. During the event on Dec. 13, fees will be waived for animals adopted at the dealership or both Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando shelter locations. Last year’s project resulted in the adoption of more than 2,100 pets. Time: 3 p.m.-6 p.m. For more information, visit www.friendinreed.com on the web. Through Jan. 16, 2017 — Infant Prematurity Campaign Southwest Orlando resident and midwife Jennie Joseph, executive director of Commonsense Childbirth Inc., urges people to support the annual Heads Up on Infant Prematurity campaign by knitting or crocheting hats for newborns or premature infants. The hats will be delivered to local neonatal intensive care units or hospital nurseries Jan. 16, 2017. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.perinataltaskforce.com on the web. Dec. 10 — Helping Neighbors In Need The Dr. P. Phillips YMCA and www. CareWeShare.com co-sponsor the Helping Our Neighbors in Need special holiday event, at the Y, 7000 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Orlando. Together, the organizations will be providing free, healthy holiday meals to people with special needs and disabilities. A typical gift box includes fruits, vegetables, meat and nonperishable food items. Reservations are required. Time: 4-6 p.m. For more information, call 407-351-9417 or email email@example.com. Jan. 22, 2017 — Brighton Beach Memoirs Play Reading Theatre South Playhouse presents an intimate stage reading of the hit Broadway play Brighton Beach Memoirs at the Rosen Event Theater, 11184 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando. Time: 2-4 p.m. Cost: $10, with proceeds benefiting the research of Lou Gehrig’s disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. ALS attacks motor neurons, cells that control the muscles. For more information, call 407-489-4458, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit brightonbeachfor-als.whindo.com on the web. n Children’s/Teen Programs Through Dec. 16 — Registration For Basketball & Cheerleading League St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, holds registration for a noncompetitive (scores and stats are not recorded) league for boys and girls in kindergarten through seventh-grade for basketball and age 4 through seventh-grade for cheerleading. First practice is Jan. 9, 2017, and practice sessions are held in the Coleman Memorial Gymnasium in Building C. For details, email Chris Smith at email@example.com. Jan. 21, 2017 — Youth Fitness Competition Winter Garden Athletic Club, 350 E. Crown Point Road, Suite 1070, Winter Garden, hosts Youth Fitness Warriors, a free, fun fitness competition and coed event. Physicals are not required, and free physicals are offered for preregistered youth participants. Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for elementary students, 1-2 p.m. for middle and high school students, and 2-3 p.m. for parents/adults. For more information about free physicals, call Toni Muzzonigro, D.O., at 407-367-5676. For more information and to preregister for the event, visit www. youthfitnesswarriors.com on the web. n Classes/Programs Dec. 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28 — 50+ Fitness Aerobics Classes St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts 50+ Fitness Aerobics classes. Exercise mats are provided. Time: Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:45 a.m. Cost: $2. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Dec. 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 & 29 — Strength For Life 50+ Classes St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts Strength for Life 50+ group strength classes. Participants are encouraged to bring exercise bands and free weights. Exercise mats are provided. Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Cost: $2. For more information, email email@example.com.
Dec. 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 & 29 — Cardio/Strength Interval Classes St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts cardio/ strength interval classes. Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. Cost: $5 per class or $30 per month. For more information, email Chris Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dec. 6, 13, 20 & 27 — Stitching-Group Gatherings The Twisted Stitchers stitching group meets at the Southwest Library at Dr. Phillips, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando. All crafters are invited to attend. Time: Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call Alouise Bergeron, 407-351-1324. Dec. 9, 16, 23 & 30 — 50+ Yoga Classes St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts 50+ Yoga classes. Participants are encouraged to bring a yoga mat and blocks. Time: Fridays at 9:30 a.m. Cost: $2. For more information, email email@example.com. Dec. 10 — Archaeology Open Lab Oakland Nature Preserve, 747 Machete Trail, Oakland, hosts an archaeology open lab, during which attendees learn how artifacts and other archaeological material gets processed in a laboratory. All ages are welcome, and children 12-younger should be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required. Time: 10 a.m. For more information, call 407-905-0054 or email information@oaklandnaturepreserve. org. n Events/Performances Dec. 17 & 18 — Canine Extravaganza The West Building at Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive, Orlando, hosts Canine Extravaganza, the nation’s largest celebration of dogs. Activities include a diving dogs competition, a meet and play with more than 150 dog breeds, children’s activities at the Fun Zone, a doggie boutique and more. Time: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost: $10-$25. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.akc.org or www. canineextravaganza.com on the web. Feb. 16, 2017 — The Piano Guys Performance The Walt Disney Theater at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando, hosts An Evening With the Piano Guys. Time: 8 p.m. Ticket prices start at $45. For more information, call 844-513-2014 or visit drphillipscenter.org on the web. CONTINUED ON PAGE 46 www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com x December 1 - 14, 2016 x 45 Dining with the Stars Available 5pm-7pm nightly • Reservations Required 1st Course (Select one) Corn Bisque with Spicy Shrimp Jack’s Caprese Salad Heirloom Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella Basil 1 st Course (Select one) 2nd Course (Select one) Heirloom Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella Pan and Seared Basil Snapper Roasted Free Range Chicken Breast Prime New York Steak Au Poive 3rd Course (Select one) 2 nd Course (Select one) Trio of Sorbet served in a Mini Dessert Cone over Angel Hair Pasta with Mediterranean Tomato Sauce Free Valet Parking with Thyme Mash Potato served over Chorizo, Haricot Vert and Manchego Cream Sauce with Blue Cheese Potato Soufflé and Grilled Asparagus Rosen Plaza Hotel | 9700 International Drive | Orlando, Florida 32819 407-996-1787 | www.jacksplacerestaurant.com 3 rd Course served in a Mini Dessert Cone $35.95 per person