Archive for June 2014

Central Florida can expect Heated Races For the State Legislature

House District 31, which includes northwestern Orange and Lake counties, drew four Republicans vying to replace termed out Rep. Bryan Nelson of Apopka by Friday’s noon qualifying deadline. Randy Glisson

Apopka May be a center of Florida’s Legal Marijuana Industry

“It’s an issue that’s coming from outside of Apopka. We have to deal with it in a forthright and open manner,” said Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer. “We’re not going to

Baldwin Park Fireworks in Orlando on July 5th, 2014

Since 2010, the Baldwin Park Rotary club has featured a firework show over Lake Baldwin either before or after the 4th of July to celebrate America’s Independence Day. The 2014

Sanford Fireworks at Star Spangled Sanford on the Riverwalk for the 4th of July

In the northeast part of Metro Orlando is Orlando’s other large fireworks show in Sanford, Florida that is called Star Spangled Sanford. Fireworks are launched over Lake Monroe from the marina in

Downtown Orlando Fireworks at the Fountain for the 4th of July

Downtown Orlando has one of the most popular 4th of July fireworks shows during the Independence Day holiday with a great setting over Lake Eola. There are a lot of areas

Discovery Hour in the Park

Join us every Saturday morning this summer and fall for Discovery Hour in the Park. These programs are held at our interpretive pavilion between the two boardwalks that lead to

Fourth of July Celebration

This Fourth of July come out to Lions Park in Lake Alfred FL and have a day filled with fun for the whole family. EVENTS Celebrate Fourth of July, Friday

Summer Children’s Program at the OCLS

The following are summer programs for children ages 3-5 and 6-12. Some programs require a reservation and a current OCLS library card. Functions and events are available at multiple branches

Tampa Taiko Japanese Drumming

Tuesday, June 17 from 11am-12pm Orlando Public Library March to the beat of your own drum with this ancient martial art form. Experience the exciting music of these magnificent large–scale

Movie Makeup Magic

Come to the Orlando Public Library on June 21 for lessons in movie makeup. Ghoul School professor Barry Anderson will lead a workshop showcasing castings, prosthetics and molds that transform people

Bike and Car Wash Fundraiser

On Saturday, June 7, the New Journey Youth Center Summer Camp is partnering with the #1 Stunnas Motorsports Club to hold a fundraiser car and bike wash. Bring your vehicles