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48 x December 1 - 14, 2016 x CONTINUED FROM PAGE 47 Sprinkler Repairs & Sod Installation Low-Voltage Lighting French Drains Sprinkler Install New Landscaping Valve Locating Timer Pumps CALL FOR A FREE ESTIMATE! 407-591-0045 20% off sprinkler repairs Need Help Getting Organized for Christmas? Call Now for Special Holiday Savings! Homes • Closets • Pantries • Files • More! • 321-946-2180 Full Landscape Service Complete Maintenance • Manicured Yard Detail Work Resodding • Mulching • Tree Work • Cleanups Pavers Installation • Landscape Design Irrigation Repair • Free Estimate 15% OFF ANY SERVICE Mention this ad and get 10% off any service. Please let us know how we can help 407-529-9112 Motorized Retractable Awnings 12x10 $ 1,650 15x10 $ 1,850 19x10 $ 2,150 Serving All of Central Florida Learn more about our motorized screens & retractable awnings at • 407-935-9115 “CLOTHES DON’T DRY? GIVE ME A TRY!” Are your clothes wet or damp after one cycle? Is your utility room warm or humid? Dryer vents need to be cleaned every two years! Save Money & Lower Power Bills Save Time & Aggravation Lint builds up in four Prevent Dryer Fires areas 20,000 home fires a year are caused by clogged or blocked dryer vents. Universal Service Center YOUR ONE-STOP, ON-THE-SPOT SERVICE CENTER. • ASE Certified Techs • Import Service • Precise Diagnostics • Tires • Towing • Oil Change ALL GENERAL REPAIRS. • Batteries • A/C Repairs • Brakes 5989 Turkey Lake Road • 407-345-4860 DRYER Transition Hose Dryer Vent Exhaust Dryer Vent Begins 407-470-7077 WWW.THEDRYERVENTSWEEPER.COM Hours of operation: M-F 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sat 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sun Closed Dec. 9 — Holiday Concert As part of the Celebration Foundation Concert Series, the Community Presbyterian Church in downtown Celebration hosts a holiday concert by the Brass Band of Central Florida. Time: 7:30 p.m. Cost: $25. For more information, call 407-566-1234. Dec. 10 & 11 — Glad Tidings Concert The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando, hosts Glad Tidings, an annual holiday performance by the Orlando Gay Chorus. Attendees are encouraged to bring a new unwrapped toy for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign. Time: Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Cost: $25 in advance, $30 at the door; $10 for students. For more information, call 407-841-7464 or visit on the web. Dec. 11 — MetroWest WinterFest 2016 MetroWest Golf Club, 2100 S. Hiawassee Road, Orlando, hosts MetroWest WinterFest 2016, including dual snow slides, an outdoor ice skating rink, live performances, food and beverages, Santa and Mrs. Claus and more. Time: 4-8 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 407-299-1099 or email Dec. 17 — Holidaze Concert Orlando Repertory Theatre, 1001 E. Princeton St., Orlando, hosts Holidaze, a performance by the Central Florida Sounds of Freedom Band and Color Guard. The show features holiday music from Halloween to New Year’s Eve and a silent auction. Time: 7 p.m. Cost: $10; free for children 12-younger. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, visit on the web. Dec. 17 — Habitat For The Holidays Oakland Nature Preserve, 747 Machete Trail, Oakland, hosts Habitat for the Holidays with Alissa Himelfarb, education coordinator. Participants craft edible ornaments, garland and pinecone feeders for the preserve’s wildlife. Afterward, attendees take a hike to place their edible gifts on the trails. Preregistration is required. Time: 10 a.m. Cost: $5 for nonmembers, free for members. For more information, call 407-905-0054, email or visit on the web. n Miscellaneous Ongoing — Female Singers Invitation Vocalists are needed for the Sunshine Singers women’s chorus that entertains at local nursing homes, senior residences, civic organizations and service clubs. Practices are held Mondays at 9:30 a.m. at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka- Vineland Road, Orlando. For more information, call Mary Ellen Boice, 407-299-5244. Ongoing — Female Singers Invitation Vocalists are needed for the Sound of Sunshine Chorus, a nonprofit musical teaching group. Open, free rehearsals are held Thursdays from 7-10 p.m. at Reeves United Methodist Church, 1100 N. Ferncreek Ave., Orlando. For more information, visit on the web. Through Jan. 24, 2017 — Art Submission Deadline Women in the Arts Inc. and the Orange County Library System invite professional female artists to 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

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 Dec. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 — Farmers Markets Winter Garden Farmers Market — voted No. 1 in America by American Farmland Trust in Washington, DC — takes place at 104 S. Lakeview Ave., Winter Garden. The market boasts more than 150 vendors, and there is a free parking in the parking garage next to the event. Time: Saturdays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 7, 14, 21 & 28 — Dances For Seniors The Belles and Beaus Dance Club sponsors a dance for seniors at the Marks Street Recreation Complex, 99 E. Marks St., Orlando. Music is provided by Soft Touch, and singles and couples are welcome. Refreshments are available. Time: Wednesdays from 7-9:30 p.m. Cost: $5 per person. Men attending the dances for the first time are free. For more information, call 407-644-4200 or visit on the web. n Networking/Clubs Dec. 6, 13, 20 & 27 — Toastmasters Meetings The Seventh-day Adventist Church Hall, 4100 McKinnon Road, Windermere, hosts Windermere Toastmasters Club No. 4662754 meetings. Attendees learn to develop their oral communication and leadership skills in a supportive and positive learning environment. Time: Tuesdays at 7 p.m. For more information, visit on the web. Dec. 7, 14, 21 & 28 — Toastmasters Meetings The Florida Turnpike Headquarters Building No. 5315 in the Turkey Lake Service Area on Florida’s Turnpike at Mile Marker 263, hosts Turnpike Toastmasters meetings. Guests must check in at the reception desk for meeting access. Time: Wednesdays from noon-1 p.m. For more information, visit on the web. 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 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. x December 1 - 14, 2016 x 49 Dec. 16 — Memory Disorders Support Program Holy Family Catholic Church, 5125 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts a monthly support program for those diagnosed with memory disorders and their caregivers/family members/friends. Time: third Friday of each month from 10:30 a.m.-noon. For more information, call Jennifer Magbanua, LMFT, 407-536-8877; or Sue Odena, 407-760-2304. 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 Volunteers Ongoing — Volunteers Needed Seniors First seeks 50 volunteers to assist in fulfilling the high demand of its Meals on Wheels program, which provides meals and outreach to seniors who are unable to prepare or have meals otherwise provided. There are eight pickup areas in the Greater Orlando area, and the commitment is once per week for approximately 1.5-2 hours on weekday mornings. Volunteers must be 18-older, and have a valid driver license, insurance and reliable transportation. For more information, email or visit on the web. Ongoing — Volunteers Needed The Winter Garden Heritage Foundation History Center, 21 E. Plant St., Winter Garden, seeks friendly, responsible volunteers to staff the welcome center by greeting guests and answering questions. Weekday hours are available from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and/or 2-5 p.m. For more information, call Jim or Lynne, 407-656-3244; or visit on the web. Ongoing — Volunteers Needed Vitas Healthcare of Central Florida seeks hospice volunteers to provide relief for caregivers, offer companionship for patients, run errands and help in small but meaningful ways. Assignments and schedules are made according to the volunteer’s preferences. For more information or to attend an orientation class, call 407-691-4541. Ongoing — Volunteers Needed Hospice of the Comforter, which cares for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their families facing an incurable illness, seeks volunteers with a compassionate heart. For more information, call Jacque King, 407-379-2254; or email Contributions to Community Bulletin Board are welcome. 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