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46 x April 20 - May 3, 2017 x n Charities/Fundraisers April 26 — Argentinian Wine-Tasting Event Texas de Brazil Churrascaria, 5259 International Drive, Orlando, hosts a Bodegas Salentein wine-tasting event to benefit the American Red Cross Service to Armed Forces. Throughout the past six years, the Texas de Brazil restaurant has raised nearly $145,000 for the nonprofit organization. Time: 6:30 p.m. Cost: $35. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit April 30 — High Tea & Hats The Ballroom at Rosen Plaza Hotel, 9700 International Drive, Orlando, hosts the 10th annual Seniors First High Tea & Hats, including a luncheon with traditional tea time fare, silent and chance auctions, a “stylish hat” parade, and contest. There is also an “Itsy Bitsy” hat parade just for children. Time: 2-5 p.m. Cost: $65 for adults, $40 for children 12-younger, with proceeds benefiting Meals On Wheels and other programs that help seniors live independently. For more information and to RSVP, call 407-615-8979 or visit COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD April 30 — Corks, Caladiums & Canvases Nehrling Gardens, 2267 Hempel Ave., Gotha, hosts its fourth annual Corks, Caladiums & Canvases, a fundraising event that includes strolls through the compiled by Lisa Sagers historic gardens, live music, a silent auction, wine and food samples, and artists at work. Time: 4-7 p.m. Cost: $55 in advance, $65 at the door. For more information, call 407-455- 9977, email or visit Nehrling Gardens in Gotha hosts its fourth annual Corks, Caladiums & Canvases fundraising event on April 30. May 1 — One Celebrity Golf Classic The Golden Bear Club at Keene’s Pointe, 6300 Jack Nicklaus Parkway, Windermere, hosts the Give Kids The World Hope in One Celebrity Golf Classic, presented by Holiday Inn Club Vacations, when participants play 18 holes of golf with professionals/celebrities to raise funds for GKTW. Time: 7:30 a.m. for registration. For more information, email or visit May 10 — The J Ball Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N. Mills Ave., Orlando, hosts The J Ball, including heavy hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, live entertainment and a silent auction. Cathy Cotter will be honored with the Harriet Weiss JCC Legacy Award. Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Cost: $95, with proceeds benefiting The Roth Family JCC. (Tickets are $75 for JCC preschool, J University and Jewish Academy parents and seniors.) For more information, call Keith, 407-621- 4042; or visit May 12 — Hearts Of Gold Concert Hard Rock Live, 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando, hosts Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida’s annual Hearts of Gold concert event, presented by Reed Nissan. Activities include

complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction. Time: 6 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit hearts-gold-concert/. May 20 — Orlando NF Walk Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake, 3401 S. Hiawassee Road, Orlando, hosts the fourth annual Orlando NF Walk to raise awareness and funds for neurofibromatosis (NF) research NF is an under-recognized genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body. Activities include food, face painting, live music, costumed superheroes and fun. The public is welcome, and registration is required. On-leash dogs are welcome, too. Time: 9 a.m. for check-in, 10 a.m. for walk. For more information, visit May 21 — Donations Needed Southwest resident and Realtor John Scolaro seeks donations for his Team in Training, participating in the Gran Fondo New York 100-mile cycling event. Proceeds benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. In addition, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza will donate 20 percent of tracked dine-in and takeout sales every Tuesday in May. (Tell your server you are supporting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.) Café de Paris is donating $1 for every bag of coffee or box of K-Cups purchased online or at the restaurant. For more information, visit granfndny17/jscolaro. n Children’s/Teen Programs May 6 — Art Class Registration Opens Women in the Arts at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 801 Hastings St., Orlando, sponsors free summer art classes for youth in grades pre-K-12. Classes take place Saturdays from 2-4 p.m. in June-July. Space is limited. Registration opens May 6 at 11 a.m. at www.womeninthearts. org/csa-art-classes and is on a first-come, first-serve basis. To become a sponsor, donate or volunteer, call Maria, 407- 491-3884. For more information, visit May 29-June 29 — Teen Volunteers Needed The Orlando Public Library seeks Teen Library Corps volunteers between the ages of 13-18. Participants volunteer twice per week for three-hour shifts. Must be dependable, punctual, willing to complete assigned projects/tasks, and a team player. For more information, email or visit x April 20 - May 3, 2017 x 47 June 3-Aug. 5 — Summer Reading Program Orange County parents can register their children in fun, educational camps, classes and events at 16 library locations across Orange County as part of the Orange County Library System’s Summer Reading Program. Except for a handful of camps that require a small materials fee, all the library’s Summer Reading Program events are free to OCLS cardholders. For more information, visit at n Classes/Programs April 29 — EcoSaturday Program As part of its EcoSaturday Program, the Tibet-Butler Nature Preserve, 8777 Winter Garden-Vineland Road, Winter Garden, presents Gracious Gophers. Seating is limited, so arrive early. Time: 11 a.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 407-254-1940 or email n Events/Performances Through May 5 — Art In The Chambers Exhibit The Commission Chambers at the Orange County Administration Center, 201 S. Rosalind Ave., Orlando, hosts Art in the Chambers, an exhibit that features new works in a variety of media by the art faculty of Valencia College. For more information, call 407-836-4450 or visit Through May 13 — Seven Seas Food Festival SeaWorld Orlando, 7007 Sea World Drive, Orlando, hosts the Seven Seas Food Festival, including live performances by world-renowned entertainers, more than 60 unique food items, and more than 55 local and international craft beers. Time: Saturdays through May 13. Advanced reserved seats are available at April 23-29 — Winter Park Paint Out The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens hosts the ninth annual Winter Park Paint Out, during which the museum, sculpture gardens and gallery are open and free to the public. Twenty-five professionally acclaimed plein air artists paint at the Polasek and locations nearby with art lovers invited to watch the artists work, view their recently completed paintings in the gallery, and attend free painting demonstrations. Artwork is available for CONTINUED ON PAGE 49 MANAGED BY METROWEST MASTER ASSOCIATION PRESENTED BY DIAMOND SPONSOR Sunday, May 7 • 3 - 8 p.m. MetroWest GOLF CLUB FREE Public Event Local Food Vendors Beer, Wine and Cocktails Local Exhibits GOLD SPONSOR Featured Entertainment: POP FUSION A Capella Group I-4 BAND Dance/Top 40 MIGHTY SWELL Bluegrass/Pop