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40 x February 2 - 15, 2017 x www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com CONTINUED FROM PAGE 39 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ SEBASTIAN MOVING 407-466-6455 PROFESSIONAL FURNITURE MOVERS ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Ken PROFESSIONAL HANDYMAN Interior & Exterior Painting All Flooring • Pressure & Chemical Cleaning • Screen Repair Drywall • Texture • Popcorn Removal • Kitchen & Bath Remodeling 407-769-1348 All Repairs, Improvements & Odd Jobs, Large or Small ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Mention this ad and get 10% off any service. Pet Sitting & Dog Walking Services $25 off when you spend $50 or more SWB16 bonded and insured • excellent references • family-owned-operated 407-970-0903 Motorized Retractable Awnings 12x10 $ 1,650 15x10 $ 1,850 19x10 $ 2,150 Universal Service Center YOUR ONE-STOP, ON-THE-SPOT SERVICE CENTER. • ASE Certified Techs • Import Service • Precise Diagnostics ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Serving All of Central Florida Learn more about our motorized screens & retractable awnings at www.sunshadesofcentralflorida.com • 407-935-9115 • Tires • Towing • Oil Change ALL GENERAL REPAIRS. • Batteries • A/C Repairs • Brakes 5989 Turkey Lake Road • 407-345-4860 Hours of operation: M-F 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sat 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sun Closed Feb. 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23 & 28 — 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 csmith@st.lukes.org. Feb. 7, 14, 21 & 28 — 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. Feb. 10, 17 & 24 — 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 cathy.infiniteyoga@gmail.com. Feb. 11 — Preserve Open House Oakland Nature Preserve, 747 Machete Trail, Oakland, holds an open house, including a guided bird tour that starts the event at 9 a.m. Throughout the day, there are Lake Apopka updates, guided edible plant tours, live animal exhibits, children’s crafts and food. Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call 407-905-0054. n Events/Performances Through March 3 — Commemorative Poster Exhibition The Terrace Gallery at Orlando City Hall, 400 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, hosts A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture, a commemorative poster exhibition celebrating the opening of the Smithsonian’s newest museum. Time: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1-5 p.m. For more information, visit www.cityoforlando.net/arts on the web. Feb. 3-26 — Theatrical Performances The Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, hosts performances of Beth Marshall Presents production’s The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Time: Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. There is one industry night performance Feb. 13 at 8 p.m. with $15 tickets and two “adults only” performances Feb. 18 and Feb. 25 at 11 p.m. Cost: $25-$33. For more information, call 407-877-4736 or visit gardentheatre.org on the web. Feb. 11 — Indie-Folkfest 2017 The Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 E. Princeton St., Orlando, hosts the third annual Indie-Folkfest, showcasing local, national and regional art, music and culinary talent. Time: noon-5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 407-246-4278, ext. 4861 or visit www.indiefolkfest.wordpress.com on the web. Feb. 16-March 6 — Bach Festival The 82nd annual Bach Festival with more than a dozen events takes place throughout three weeks. This year’s festival includes three new programs of sacred and secular music. Cost: $10-$50. For more information, call 407-646-2182 or visit www.bachfestivalflorida.org on the web. Feb. 19 — Ain’t-a That Good News Performance Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, 8300 Vineland Ave., Orlando, hosts Ain’t-a That Good News: A Celebration of Black History Month, performed by the Basilica Choir, instrumentalists and soloists under the direction of William Picher. Time: 3 p.m. Cost: $15. For more information, call 407- 239-6600 or visit maryqueenoftheuniverse.org on the web.

Feb. 25 — India Day Celebration The Indian American Chamber of Commerce sponsors the fifth annual India Day Celebration in downtown Orlando. Activities include a street festival showcasing traditional Indian dance and food, and ends with participation in the evening’s Orlando Magic game vs. the Atlanta Hawks. Time: 3-6 p.m. for the street festival. Cost: The street festival is free. For more information, visit www.iaccorlando.com on the web. March 4 — Spring Plant & Garden Festival The Orange County Extension Education Center, 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando, hosts the UF/ IFAS Extension Orange County Master Gardeners’ annual Spring Plant and Garden Festival, including educational seminars, plant vendors, artisan booths, a garden shop, raffles, children’s activities, food trucks, garden tours and more. Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call 407-254-9200. March 4 & 5 — Windermere Art Affair Downtown Windermere hosts the second annual Windermere Art Affair, a pet-friendly event that focuses on showcasing and selling fine art by renowned artists. Festivities include jazz music, entertainment, and wine and food available for purchase. Time: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Young Artists Group, part of the Downtown Arts District. For more information, call Barbara, 407-648-7060; or email barbara@dadorlando.com. 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 www.soschorus.com on the web. Through Feb. 28 — Museum Admission Offer The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, which opened its doors on the Rollins College campus on Feb. 17, 1942, celebrates its 75th anniversary with free admission throughout February and the debut of a new cellphone tour Feb. 1. In addition, the public is invited to a free champagne reception Feb. 17 from 5-7:30 p.m. Time: Tuesday-Saturday from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. For more information, visit www.morsemuseum.org on the web. Through March 1 — Playfest Submissions Accepted Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF seeks new full-length plays that speak to the human condition in a fascinating and complicated contemporary world. Both comedies and dramas are welcome. Seven of the new works will be selected for readings in the theater’s annual play festival, Playfest, presented by Harriett’s Charitable Trust, tentatively scheduled for Nov. 2-5. They will also be considered for fully staged productions in future seasons. The submission deadline is March 1, 2017. For a complete list of submission guidelines, visit www. orlandoshakes.org/playfest-home on the web. Feb. 4 — Food Truck Night Summerport Village Food Truck Night, a familyfriendly event that features a variety of food trucks, local vendors, live music and children’s activities, takes place at 13790 Bridgewater Crossing Blvd., Windermere. Time: the first Saturday of every month from 5:30-9 p.m. Feb. 4, 11, 18 & 25 — Farmers Markets Winter Garden Farmers Market — voted No. 1 in America by American Farmland Trust in Washington, D.C. — takes place at 104 S. Lakeview Ave., Winter Garden. The market has more than 150 vendors, and there is a free parking garage next to the event. Time: Saturdays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26 — Farmers Markets The Lakefront Farmers Market in Summerport Village, an eclectic market that features unique offerings from local growers, crafters and artisans, takes place at 13790 Bridgewater Crossing Blvd., Windermere. Time: Sundays from noon-4 p.m. For more information, visit www. facebook.com/summerportvillagemarket/about/ on the web. Feb. 8, 15 & 22 — 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 bellesandbeausdance.com on the web. n Networking/Clubs Feb. 7 — Native Plant Society Meeting Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando, hosts a meeting of the Tarflower chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society. Joshua Campbell, professor of entomology at the University of Florida, presents a presentation titled “Florida’s Native Pollinators — Ecology and Identification.” Time: 7 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public. Refreshments are served before the meeting. Feb. 7, 14, 21 & 28 — Toastmasters Meetings The Seventh-day Adventist Church Hall, 4100 McKinnon Road, Windermere, hosts www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com x February 2 - 15, 2017 x 41 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 www.windermeretoastmasters.org on the web. Feb. 8, 15 & 22 — 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 2362.toastmastersclubs.org on the web. March 1 — Orlando Story Club Meeting The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive, Orlando, hosts a meeting of the Orlando Story Club, during which anyone who wishes to tell a personal story has a chance to put their name in a hat. Selected individuals showcase their storytelling for the enrichment of the local community. Time: first Wednesday of every other month from 7-9 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Cost: $5 at the door with an optional donation for different Orlando philanthropic organizations. For more information, visit www.orlandostoryclub.com or www.orlandoslice.com on the web. n Support Groups Feb. 14 — 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 www.adrccares.org on the web. Feb. 20 — 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. Refinancing now could save you thousands At LendingTree, we make it easy by doing the shopping for you. A deli-style lunch is provided. Reservations via email are requested to valerie@bcenter.com. 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 lshumaker@seniorsfirstinc.org or visit seniorsfirstinc.org 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 wghf.org 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 jacqueline.king2@flhosp.org. Contributions to Community Bulletin Board are welcome. Please send information six weeks before the event to P.O. 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