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36 x June 21 — July 4, 2018 x n Charities/Fundraisers June 23 — Celebrating Independence Gala Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando, hosts the Celebrating Independence Gala 2018, including a full-course dinner, silent auction, raffle and entertainment. Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Cost: $100; $170 for a pair ticket, with proceeds benefiting the Center for Independent Living in Central Florida Inc. For more information, visit n Children’s/Teens Programs Through June 26 — Library Exhibition The Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, hosts Thinking Money, A Financial Expedition, a museum-quality traveling exhibition that strives to teach tweens/teens and their parents, caregivers and educators about financial literary topics like saving, spending and avoiding fraud. For more information, call 407-835-7323. Through Aug. 4 — Summer Reading Program Registration is open for Orlando County Library System’s 2018 Summer Reading Program for tweens and teens, which includes special live performances, storytelling, and arts and crafts. Participants can sign up for technology camps and classes where they can create their own video games, build robots and more. Seating may be limited for some events, so advance registration is recommended. For more information, call 407-835-7323 or visit June 25 — Library Program The Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St., Winter Garden, hosts Comic Books Rock for youth 11-18. During the program, participants create comics and explore the unique needs they have in the world of music. Time: 2:30 p.m. For more information, call 407-835-7323. n Events/Performances Through Aug. 19 — Art Exhibition The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park, hosts Arabesque: Contemporary Conversations, an art exhibit that interprets traditional Islamic art through the eyes of contemporary artists in a variety of styles and mediums. Time: Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Cost: $10, adults; $8, seniors and college students with a valid ID; and $3, children in kindergarten-12th grade. For more information, call 407-647-6294 or visit Through Aug. 31 — Art Exhibition The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida, 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland, hosts Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, a traveling exhibition that examines how Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and the public good, used science to help legitimize persecution, murder and, ultimately, genocide. Time: Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD Friday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 407-628-0555 or visit June 29 — Movieola At Lake Eola Park The east lawn of downtown Orlando’s Lake Eola Park hosts Movieola, a free monthly movie series. This month’s movie is Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. Festivities include family-friendly activities, and food is available for purchase. Time: the last Friday of every month through August. Time: 6 p.m. for lawn games and music; 8:15 p.m. for the feature movie. Admission is free. For more information, visit June 29 — Open Reception & Gallery Talk The Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 E. Princeton St., Orlando, hosts the Jiha Moon Opening Reception & Gallery Talk. Ms. Moon’s work is on display in a solo exhibition called Jiha Moon: Double Welcome, Most Everyone’s Mad Here from June 22-Aug. 12. Time: 5:30-8 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 407- 246-4278 or visit June 30 — Art Submission Deadline St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts Take pART 2018, a Festival of the Arts, during which artists (adults and children) are invited to submit artwork for consideration of display. This year’s theme is “Footloose and Fancy Free,” inspired by St. Luke’s summer musical, Footloose. All submitted artwork should be family-friendly and exemplify what the theme means to the artist. Anyone interested in participating should mail digital images of his/ her artwork to by June 30. Put “Fine Art Gallery Submissions” in the subject line. The event takes place July 14 from 2-6 p.m., and there is an Open Mic Night in Founder’s Hall following the event. For more information, visit June 30-Sept. 23 — Enchanted Fairy Doors Exhibit Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando, hosts the Enchanted Fairy Doors Exhibit, when the 50-acre gardens feature 15 one-of-a-kind fairy doors. Cost: Included with daytime garden admission of $10 for adults; $5 for children 4-17. For more information, call 407-246-2620 or visit July 3 — Red, Hot & Boom Cranes Roost Park at Uptown Altamonte, hosts Red, Hot & Boom, with live entertainment, family fun and fireworks. Pets, alcohol, food, glass bottles, large coolers and personal fireworks are prohibited. Time: 4-11 p.m. Fireworks are scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit July 4 — Fireworks At The Fountain Downtown Orlando’s Lake Eola Park, 195 N. Rosalind Ave., hosts the annual Fireworks at the Fountain, including a children’s play area, live music, a beer garden, food and beverages available for purchase, and a fireworks display and laser show. Time: Beginning at 4 p.m. For more information, visit July 4 — Celebration In Central Park The city of Winter Park invites the public to its 23rd annual 4th of July Celebration, including live entertainment, a kid’s zone, bicycle parade at 11:30 a.m., and food available for purchase. Time: 9 a.m.- noon. For more information, call 407-599-3463. Sept. 4-30 — A Year With Frog And Toad TYA Performances Orlando Repertory Theatre, Orlando, kicks off its 2018-19 season with performances of A Year With Frog and Toad TYA. Time: Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Cost: Ticket prices start at $15. For more information, call 407-896-7365 or visit n Miscellaneous Through July 13 — Photographs Needed The City of Orlando’s Historic Preservation Board seeks photographs capturing the beauty of the built historic streetscape and landscape enhancements for its 2019 calendar. A $100 honorarium is awarded to each photographer whose picture is selected. Up to three photographs can be submitted, and they should be black and white and printed on 8” x 10” or 8 1/2” x 11” photo paper with a white border. Each photograph must be labeled on the back with photographer name, daytime telephone number, email address, address of the subject, and site label address. Contest submissions must be delivered or postmarked by July 13, 2018, at 5 p.m. Send to the Historic Preservation Office, P.O. Box 44990, 400 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32802. For more information, call Richard Forbes, 407-246-3350; or visit historic-preservation-board/board-calendars. June 28 — Food Truck Connection MetroWest hosts the Food Truck Connection, including food and music, at 2295 S. Hiawassee Road in Veranda Park. Time: fourth Thursday of every month from 5:30-9 p.m. For more information, visit July 4 — Museum Admission Offer The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, 445 N. Park Ave., Winter Park, offers free admission on the Fourth of July. The museum is home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by Tiffany. Time: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call 407-645-5311 or visit July 11 — Job Fair compiled by Lisa Sagers Central Florida Fair Expo Park, 4603 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, hosts the Central Florida Employment Council’s Job Fair, including more than 90-100 companies offering thousands of career openings in various industries and resources on hand to assist people in their job search. Attendees should dress professionally and bring résumés. Admission and parking are free; child care is not provided. Time: noon-4 p.m. For more information, call 407-834-4022. To register as a job-seeker, visit n Support Groups June 26, July 10 & 24 — Mental Health Support Group Meetings Room 201 in Building B at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts free individual and family support groups for individuals affected by mental illness. The 90-minute meetings are peer-led and help participants connect with each other, learn from each other’s experiences, share coping strategies and offer each other encouragement and understanding. Time: the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 407-253-1900, email or visit July 10 — 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 n Volunteer Opportunities Ongoing — Volunteers/Docents Needed Oakland Nature Preserve, 747 Machete Trail, Oakland, seeks adults interested in learning about the history, wildlife, plants and restoration efforts at ONP to volunteer at the preserve to greet visitors, help answer questions and lead a tour from time to time. Workdays are Mondays and/or Saturdays. For more information, email or visit To register online, visit 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. Contributions to Community Bulletin Board are welcome. Please send information six weeks before the event to P.O. Box 851, Windermere, FL 34787; call 407-351-1573, option 5; or email ª x June 21 — July 4, 2018 x 37 Mention this ad and get 10% off any service. 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