‘Apopka & Altamonte Springs’

On Demand: Interview about the 2016 Apopka Art and Foliage Festival

Host: Jim Turner Guest: 2016 Apopka Art and Foliage Festival Original Air Date: April 13, 2016 Download Interview

Attractions Round Up for April 7, 2016

Attractions Round Up for April 7, 2016

ON DEMAND: Patrick Shackleford “The Orlando Dog Wizard”

Host: Jim Turner Guest: Patrick Shackleford – Orlando Dog Wizard Original Air Date: March 24, 2016 Download Interview

Apopka City Council Election Headquarters

It’s Election Day! If you need any more info on the candidate running for Apopka City Council, here is a collection of links from previous articles we have had along

Register NOW for our Pastors Appreciation Brunch & Enter to Win Trip to Israel!

Here is a word to all our Pastors out there from WTLN General Manager Bill Files: Good morning Pastor, Have you RSVP’d yet? “You are invited to attend our 9th Annual Pastors

Thanks to Sam’s Club for Sponsoring Youth Programs in Apopka

The City of Apopka recognizes Sam’s Club for funding three public programs to benefit youth in our community. Sam’s Club provided a $6,600 grant to provide tuition-free summer youth camps

City of Apopka Joins National Recognition for Play Ball Month

Apopka is joining with Major League Baseball, the U.S. Conference of Mayors and more than 125 cities across the country to host special events celebrating August as Play Ball Month.

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #038 from 08/04/15

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and Pete Paquette, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This week’s show features Michael Cooper with an update on growth

Apopka’s Northwest Recreation Complex to Add New Shade Structures

Watching baseball games at Apopka’s Northwest Recreation Complex is about to get a lot cooler with the addition of new shade structures. The Apopka City Council on Wednesday afternoon approved

Art Events in Apopka Area this Weekend

reprinted from the Orlando Sentinel Have fun with the whole family at the free Hannibal Square Heritage Center Folk & Urban Art Festival on Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. In addition

Construction starts on Whole Foods, Sports Authority, more in Altamonte Springs

from the Orlando Business Journal Kimco Realty Corp. has broken ground on Central Florida’s newest Whole Foods Market, as part of the reconfiguration of an existing shopping center near the

Apopka Art & Jazz Festival This Weekend!

Jazz and Art Fest Saturday, January 24 Northwest Recreation Ampitheater Featuring Local area Schools Tickets are $5.00 dollars and are available at school’s or at the gate on January 24th.

Altamonte Springs water tower gets makeover

Check out this great video report from Local News 6. http://www.clickorlando.com/news/altamonte-springs-water-tower-gets-makeover/29175662

Halloween Scares & Frights at A Petrified Forest in Altamonte Springs

Come celebrate our 7th year as one of the highest rated Halloween scare trails in the Central Florida area. We are pleased to announce that this year not only will

Apopka HS Week 7 – Shutout Victory

from the Orlando Sentinel Demetri Burch ran for 130 yards and two touchdowns, and he passed for 82 yards and a score to lead No. 7 Apopka (5-2, 1-1 in

Problem at substation causes Altamonte Springs power outage

Residents in Altamonte Springs found themselves without power for a few hours Tuesday afternoon. Over 10,000 people were without power. Duke Energy reports a static line at the Spring Lake

Sign Up Now for Tonight’s Exclusive FREE Advanced Screening of “The Song”

Our friends at the New 950 WTLN invite you to a special radio listener showing of the new movie The Song! The Song is a music driven romantic drama about things

Apopka’s North Orange Library October 2014 Class and Event Schedule

Here is the October 2014 Class & Event Schedule for the North Orange Library in Apopka. The library is located at 1211 E Semoran Blvd, Apopka, FL 32703. (click for PDF printable

New mixed-use project on tap for Altamonte Springs

Construction has kicked off on a new mixed-use development in the Altamonte Springs/Longwood area. Silver Sea Homes Inc. last week began construction on a new three-story, 18,000-square-foot building at 1188

Join the Pray for America Tour

On September 2, not long from now, the Pray for America Tour will begin and a team of prayer leaders from the National Day of Prayer Task Force will be

See “The Giver” In Theaters Now

Looking for the perfect way to spend that part of your Saturday when it’s just way too hot to go outside in Orlando? Stop by your theater and watch “The

The New 950 WTLN’s 8th Annual Pastors Appreciation Brunch

Announcing the 8th Annual Pastors Appreciation Brunch Where: Rosen Plaza Hotel When: October 30, 2014 What: This FREE event is exclusively for Active and Retired pastors in the Greater Orlando

Why Winter Springs left CALNO

CALNO, which originally stood for Casselberry, Altamonte, Longwood and North Orlando, was created so mayors in Seminole County could allocate the local option gas tax revenue among the different municipalities.

Tax Incentives Help Altamonte Springs-based software company Grow

BookThatDoc plans to add 40 new employees in Seminole County during the next three years, officials announced Aug. 13, and will also spend $581,000 on capital investments in its office.

Could Seminole State’s Altamonte campus support a hotel, conference center?

Seminole State College’s board of trustees will get a look at a market study Aug. 18 examining whether a hotel and conference center would be feasible at Seminole State College’s

Knetik Media expanding in Altamonte Springs, now hiring engineers

Knetik Media raised $1 million in financing, the company announced Aug. 11. Knetik, which offers the Knetik Platform to monetize and distribute content in the video, broadcast, magazine and game publishing

New video shows panic after fatal shooting in front of Altamonte Best Buy

New surveillance video shows the panic that erupted after a drug-related shootout in the middle of one of Central Florida’s busiest roadways. Investigators said two brothers executed a man in

Lake Brantley Alum Comes Home to play with Rays

When the Tigers acquired long time Rays pitcher David Price at the trade deadline two days ago in a three team deal, the Mariners sent infielder Nick Franklin to Tampa

Children’s Programs at the Library

Bring your children to the library to hear a story, participate in making crafts or for science workshops. Fun for all ages! SRP: National Geographic Wild Bat Tails Wednesday, July

Music in the Library

This July come to your local branch of the Orange County Library to hear some amazing music. Here’s what’s on the schedule this month. Elements of Sound: Chris Robertson Saturday,

Art in the Library

Here are a list of this month’s exciting art displays at the OCLS. Florida Surface Design Association Textile Arts Orlando Public Library, Library Central Members of the Florida Surface Design

Prenatal Care Education

The Orange County Library Systems has a number of prenatal educational workshops for expectant mothers. Come out and meet other pregnant women and learn about health and pregnancy safety. To

Writer’s Corner at the OCLS

This July get inspired by attending one of our writers workshops. Bring you paper and pens and come listen to authors speak about their works and offer advice on writing.

A Civil Rights March Through Time

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Civil Rights Act of 1964, Professor Don Harrell of the University of Central Florida Africana Studies Program chronicles the historical affairs that

Learn the FUNdamentals of Improv

Celebrate five years with Power 2 Improv at the library! Whether you are new to improv or have previous experience, these classes are about having fun while learning the essential

Steve Songs Concert at the Library

PBS’s Steve Songs is coming to the Orlando Public Library, Library Central on July 23. Concert begins at 10:30am and closes at 1pm. You must register to attend this event.

Mayor Kilsheimer’s Sunday Booze Ban Decision

Apopka residents have been giving their two cents towards the ban discussion in an open forum, giving their opinion on liquor laws. Currently, Apopka is the only community in Central

The Edge Workshop

Register by July 11 to join the D.I.V.A. LLC in a back to school preparedness for girls. This day long workshop will help build a girl’s confidence and academic success.

Local Beauty Pageants

The Foliage Sertoma Club of Apopka presents 4 local beauty pageants: Cutie Pie, Little Miss Apopka, Miss Pre-Teen and Miss Teen Apopka. The date has yet to be announced as

Apopka Council Meetings

If you would like to be more active in your community, come out to a council meeting this month and hear what’s going on in your community. The council meets

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

Apopka Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala

The Apopka Chamber of Commerce presents the Apopka Chamber Awards Gala on Saturday, June 7th. You must purchase a ticket to attend this event, so get your tickets today and

New Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer

Congratulations to the NEW Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer!

Toddler and Kindergarten Programs at the OCLS

These events are fun for children in Kindergarten and pre-K. Bring your little one and celebrate learning at the library! Storybook Fun for Your Little One These read-aloud programs are

Art on Display at the OCLS

This month different branches of the library have art on display and meet the artist workshops. Come out and enjoy art by local artists. Find an exhibit close to you.

Hack-a-tronics: Basic Electronics Using Snap Circuits

There are two different class for different ages and skill levels. Use Snap Circuits to explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects such a flashing light, a radio

Hack-a-tronics: Machines, Motion and Engineering Using K’NEX for Kids

The OCLS has two different hour long workshops for kids to build learn and explore with K’NEX. Use K’NEX construction system to build machines such as transmissions, drag racers, cranes, rocket

Basic Computer Safety and Maintenance

The OCLS brings beginner computer users a tutorial about the basics of computer safety and maintenance. Learn basic tips on how to maintain your computer system using various system tools and

Technology Classes at Melrose Center

The OCLS hosts a variety of technology tutorials for library card holders. If you’re interested in furthering your knowledge in a number of areas see which classes are right for

Career On-Site Job Search Assistance

Get the edge you need in this competitive job market. Come to one of the career search seminars the OCLS is hosting this month and find the dream job you’ve

Minor Vegetables – Expanding the Season

On Thursday, May 8, 6-7:30pm, at the Jessie Brock Community Center located at 310 N. Dillard Street in Winter Garden the UF/IFAS Extension Service Orange County is giving a seminar

Mother’s Day 5K Run

This Mother’s Day come out and participate in the 5k RUN TO HONOR MOTHERS planned for Saturday, May 10 by Trinity Christian School Junior Beta Club, at 7 a.m. Come

Memorial Day Ceremony

May 26 at the Edgewater Cemetery in Apopka FL there will be a ceremony celebrating the sacrifice of soldiers. Come out with family and friends and honor those who fought

Earth Day

Your local branch of the OCLS has great events planned for your children this Earth Day. Earth Day 2014 Eatonville Branch  Tuesday, April 22, 2pm South West Branch Tuesday, April

Preschool events at your local OCLS

Here are some great events for young children brought to you by your local branch of the OCLS. Pigeon Wants a Party West Oaks Branch Friday, April 11, 11am Orlando


Are you ready to do some Easter egg  hunting? Stop by Fields A,B,C, and D on Saturday, April 19 at the Northwest Recreation Complex for some egg hunting fun between

Social Media Marketing for Your Business

Join us at the UCF Business Incubator for a FREE seminar on April 29 that can really help your business. Jenny LeMieux of Barret LeMieux Consulting presents Social Media Marketing for

Business After Hours

Come to our monthly meeting on April 27 of Business After Hours at TD’Z Firearms at 5:30pm. Our seminars provide one premiere networking opportunities with members and guests. Have the chance

Tennis Classes

Posh Rock tennis, along with Apopka Tennis Academy are running tennis classes at the North West Recreation Center in Apopka. They have many classes for many stages of play and

53rd Apopka Art And Foliage Festival

The 53rd Annual Apopka Art and Foliage Festival will be kicking off on April 26. The event runs from Saturday, April 26th 9am to 5pm until Sunday, April 27th 10am

Star Tour USA 2014

Here are some astronomy programs from the OCLS that are great for star gazers and budding space enthusiasts. Lectures given by internationally renowned Kevin Manning at branches at the OCLS.

Apopka Music and Bike Festival

Come to the N.O.C.I.A. facility (home of the Zellwood Sweet Corn Festival) on March 29 at 12pm for the Apopka Music and Bike festival. This event will be a day of

5th Annual Apopka Art and Jazz Festival

The 5th Annual Apopka Art and Jazz Festival takes place this April 5, at 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway around the Amphitheatre. The festival will feature school art from 30 schools,

Meet the Author Avi: The Secret of Writing Good Books

Come to the Orlando Public Library, Library Central on April 4 at 10 am for a meet and greet with children’s author Avi. Newbery Medal winning children’s author Avi will

Tech Talks: Tech Central

These are technical discussions about current and future technologies. Join us for our panel and enjoy learning something new with us. Tech Saturday: Remote Control Association of Central Florida Orlando

Melrose Center Photo Studio

The Melrose Center has a number of ways to help you to learn or better your photoshop skills with courses designed to introduce you to the software and learn basic

Get Your Taxes Organized with OCLS

The OCLS is offering classes in tax preparation this year. For times and locations contact your local library branch. Quick Books Pro 2013 This four part series provides an introduction

Spring Break with OCLS

We have a number of events for children and teens to learn about technology during the March Break, which runs from March 24-28. Whiz Kids- Introduction to Solar Power Using

Myanmar: The Golden Land

South Creek Branch Sunday, March 15, 10:30am The country formerly known as Burma is relatively unknown to the West and is comprised of over 100 ethnic groups. Formerly ruled by

Teen Tech Week at the OCLS

Here are some events the OCLS is putting on at local library branches near you! All these events are meant for teens between the ages 13+. Wall-E Orlando Public Library,

Children’s Program

The following are OCLS programs appropriate for children ages 6-12. Sunshine State Book Club West Oaks Branch Tuesday March 4, 3:30pm Come and explore the Candymakers book with crafts, prizes

Preschool Programs at the OCLS

Here are a list of events going on through the OCLS. Fancy Nancy Tea Party Orlando Public Library, Children’s Library Saturday, March 8, 3pm North Orange Branch, Tuesday, March 18,

St. Patty’s Day Dash & Bash 5k

Saturday, Mar 15  at 5pm Beef O Bradys Apopka is teaming up with Make A Wish Central and Northern Florida. At Beefs we understand the healing power of hope, strength and


Adopt-a-tree will take place in Magnolia Park, 2929 Binion Rd., Apopka – March 15, 8am-12pm. Receive two free trees to plant in your landscape. Trees may be planted on private

8th annual Apopka Fun & Fitness Fair

March 13 at the Fran Carlton Center there will be a health fair. Come get a free health screening, listen to guest speakers, participate in exercise demos and more. While your

Wildlife Festival

Gather the family and come out to the Wildlife Festival this March 1st at Magnolia Park. Open from 9am-4pm you will learn all about the wildlife in your area and

Children’s Events at the OCLS

Here are a list of children’s events at the OCLS this month. Music and Rhythm Eatonville Branch Tuesday February 18 at 3pm Ages 6-12 Clap and create music in this

Preschool Events at the OCLS

Here’s what’s happening this month at the OCLS. Get Ready for Kindergarten! Herndon Branch Fridays February 7-28 at 11am Learn all the skills you’ll need for starting kindergarten. Great for

Science Smart at the OCLS

These are some programs that are offered this month at local library branches. A Look at Why Orlando Public Library, Children’s Library Staurday February 22, 3pm For ages 6-12. Get

February Teen Programs at the OCLS

Throwback for Teens Eatonville Branch Wednesday, February 19, 2:45pm Celebrate the things you loved from you childhood, play games and participate in activities. Ninja Challenge Orlando Public LIbrary, Club Central

Step Off

The 9th annual Step Off games are coming to the Orlando Public Library on Friday, February 28 at 7pm. Local teens show off their moves in a battle to be

The Association to Preserve Eatonville Community

Eatonville Branch on Monday, February 24 at 6pm. Come to the local library branch to learn about the associations mission and programs and how you can get involved. Help preserve


Come to Magnolia Park on March 1 and take in the spectacular sights of Lake Apopka. The restoration of the lake has resulted in the return of endangered birds and

Old Florida Outdoor Festival

Don’t miss the Old Florida Outdoor Festival this coming February 8-9, 2014. There is so much to see and do for the entire family. Enjoy outdoor concerts by the Eli

Apopka Art and Foliage Festival Applications

The 53rd Apopka Art and Foliage Festival is now accepting applications for the festival. If you live in the Apopka area and are a talented artist or crafter you can

Snapshot Day: A Day in the Life of the Florida Libraries

Come out to the library on January 22 and help us to archive statistics on how our services and facilities are utilized by the public. By coming out and participating

Language and Citizenship Through the OCLS

Practice Makes Perfect If English is your second language and you would like to practice your conversational skills join us at the library for easy, and comfort level speaking-skills practice

Children’s Programs at the OCLS

The following are list of activities for kids from ages 3-18. The OCLS has something for everyone.   Science Smart by Seimens Preschool: Forces, Motion and You Edgewater Branch January,

OCLS Presents Girls Gone Reading Book Club

We’re kicking off a brand new book club at the West Oaks Branch called, ‘Girls Gone Reading’. Come with your friends and sign up, bring a list of books you

An Evening with Author Hallie Ephron

Monday, January 6, 2014 at 6, 6:30pm join us at the Orlando Public library where author Hallie Ephron will be discussing growing up in a family of authors and talking

Hard Hat Open

It’s that time of year again where we tee off to fight homelessness and help a deserving family build the house of their dreams in our annual golf ‘fore’ homes

Teen Programs by the OCLS

Here are a list of events going on this December at the OCLS. Holiday Movie and Craft Join us at the Eatonville Branch for a holiday movie and craft on

Youth Art Contest

Are you an artist? Enter the Youth Art Contest! Entry forms will be available on Tuesday, January 2, 2015 at all Orange County Libraries or you can print out your

Hiawassee, Alfaya and South West Book Clubs

The Hiawassee Book Club meets on Monday December 16, 2014 at 6:30pm to discuss the reading of A Christmas Beginning by Anne Perry, a Christmas time murder mystery. Superintendent Runcorn

Preschool Holiday Fun

Come and have some festive fun at the West Oaks Branch on Friday, December 20 at 11am when we get into the holiday spirit with some stories, game sand crafts.

Science Smart with Seimens

Visit your local library branch for fun science activities this holiday season.  At the South Trail Branch on Wednesday, December 18, at 3pm there will be an adventure waiting for

Peace Corps: Friends and Family Panel

Come down to the Herndon Branch on Monday, December 16, 2014 at 6pm to learn all about the Peace Corps and what they are doing world wide. Bring family and

Affordable Care Act

Come down to the Hiawassee Branch and learn about the new government health care program on Tuesday December 17, 2014 at 6pm.Enrollment agents will be on hand to answer questions,

Small Business…Big Ideas: Digital Marketing with Chatter Buzz Media

Join us in the Albertson Room of the Orlando Public Library on Tuesday, December 17, 2014 at 6pm for a workshop that will teach you the essence of digital marketing

Holiday Programs at the OCLS

Here are a list of programs the OCLS are putting on this holiday season. Come out and bring the little ones for some good books and fun! Holiday Showcase: Accordion

Write Your Memoir

Do you have a story to tell? If so come down to the Orlando Public Library at Library Central this Monday, December 16 at 6pm and meet local writer David

Art Displays and Events at OCLS

Library Central Art This month we are proud to present an ongoing presentation of local artist Delores William Browne’s collection that depicts women in diverse roles as mother, sister, friend, helper,

Live Online Classes

Now you can join us at the OCLS from the comfort of your home in one of our workshop classes about Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite or Quickbooks. An experienced instructor

Technology Petting Zoo

Come down to the Orlando Public Library and learn how to use the latest and greatest devices for downloading music, movies and more. We will have the Apple iPad, Kindle

Buy and Sell 24/7 This Season with Ebay and Etsy.com

If you want to make some quick cash or are looking to buy hard to find items this hoilday season come down to the Orlando Public Library on Wednesday, December

Reflections of Christmas Parade

The Foliage Sertoma Club of Apopka is proud to sponsor the 37th Annual Apopka Christmas Parade. Our theme this year is “Reflections of Christmas”. The parade will be held on Saturday,

30th Anniversary Thanksgiving Dinner

Come down to the First Baptist of Apopka on 441 S Highland Ave for a Free Thanksgiving Dinner. Doors are open between 11-1:30pm. 19 Churches, businesess and civic groups come together to feed

Altamonte Winter Camp

Do not miss out on the end of the year camping. Winter Camp is offered through Seminole County for school aged children during their break period.   The camp days

Teen Activities at the OCLS

Here are a few activities brought to you by the OCLS. Just for teens and all about fun! Tell your friends and come out for a great time! Teen Sumit

Preschool Programs at the OCLS

Here are a variety of programs you will love to attend with your little one.   Gobble Gobble, Wibble Wobble Eatonville Branch Tuesday, November 12, 10:30qm Herndon Branch Wednesday, November

Children’s Programs

See what’s going on this month at the OCLS for you and your little one.   Check It Out: Central Florida Botanical Gardens and Zoo All Locations November1-27 Come and

Art and Display Exhibitions

This month at your local OCLS check out amazing art and installments by local artists. Library Central Art Delores Williams displays her oil paintings depicting a time to love, serve

The Writer’s Corner

Here are a couple of workshops for aspiring authors. Digital Publishing With Kindle: How to Create a Successful Ebook Herndon Branch November 18 and 25 at 7pm and Monday December

Teen Clubs

Here are a variety of clubs for teens offered by the OCLS. There truly is something for everyone. Check out what’s going on at your local library.   Teen Voices

Teen Programs at the OCLS

Here are a number events just for teens that are running the month of November.   Animanga Reality Contest: An Anime/Manga Character Contest Create your very own anime/manga comic strip

Technology Highlights

Learn how to create and more with some of the greatest technical tools of the trade.   Adobe Dream Weaver Create professional web interface using the Adobe Suite. Whether it’s

Music in the Library

Here are a number of musical events coming this November. Hope you and your family enjoy one of these great presentations.   Steven and the Gypsy Poets: Original Music Ensemble

Second Saturday: The Florida Seminoles

Learn more about the Seminole culture and living in this presentation by Dr. Andrew K. Frank, a specialist in Seminole history. This lecture includes stories, clothing, cuisine, housing, ceremonies, and

General Events From OCLS

The following is a list of fun events your local library is putting on.   Science Cafe Orlando Publlic Library, Library Central Tuesday, November 12, 2013 6pm Explore the latest

Health and Wellness Series

Here are a series of events being held at your local library branches. Each of these events are learning events geared towards better health of Orange County citizens. Anti-Bullying Presentation

Spooktacular Events at the Library

Here are some Halloween inspired events for the little ones this October at the library.   I’m Not Scared Orlando Public Library,Children’s Library Saturday October 12 3pm South Creek Branch

Teen Halloween Events at the Library

Here are some Halloween inspired events for teens this October at the library. Frankenweenie Eatonville Branch Wednesday, October 16, 2:15pm Orlando Public Library- Club Central, Tuesday, October 15, 3:30pm A

Writer’s Corner

This October there are a series of writing workshops to participate in. If you love to write come out to one of our workshops and begin working on your story

Homework Help at the Library

If you could use a little help with your studies then head out to the North Orange Branch for some educational tools to help you to succeed this year at

October Kids Programs at the Library

Here are some exciting and fun activities for kids this October at your local library branch.   Home School Study Hall Orlando Public Library, Children’s Library Wednesday October 2, 10am

Preschool Library Events This October

Here are some events for your toddler or preschooler at your local library branch.   Duck, Duck, Goose North Orange Branch Tuesday, October 8, 11am South Creek Branch Thursday, October

October Children’s Library Events Ages 6-12

  Visit your local library branch this October for some family fun with the little ones. Here’s what’s happening May the Force Be With You Eatonville Branch Tuesday October 8,

October Book Club Meetings

                  Another month has gone by and it is time once again to discuss the books we’ve read, and pick up copies

Art at the Library

  Would you like to discover local artists in your area? Then you should head out to your local library branch for special installments this fall. Local artists are displaying

Viva Florida 500 Events in October

Whether it’s food or dancing you want we’ve got it all at your local library branch. Check out these great events that celebrate 500 years of Spanish culture in Florida.

Mr Steve Concert at the Orlando Public Library

  Do you and your kids want to dance and let the wiggles out? then come down to the Orlando Public Library on October 3 for a free concert and

Teen Programs

Back-to-back Back to the Future Movie Marathon Eatonville Branch Wednesday ,September 25, 2:30pm Come out and and enjoy an 80’s classic film with your friends. Laugh along as you watch Micheal

Technolody Highlights

Technology Highlights Adobe Video and Audio www.ocls.info/adobe Adobe Premiere Fundamentals Edit your videos faster and more accurately with Adobe Premiere Pro C56. Split and trim video clips with precision directly

Small Business, Big Ideas: Passport to Success

Small Business Big Ideas: Passport to Success Orlando Public Library, Albertson Room Tuesday September 17, 6pm Euromonitor International will teach attendees how to use market research to grow your business.

Second Saturday: US Presidents in Florida

Second Saturday: US Presidents in Florida Orlando Public Library, Albertson Room Saturday September 14, 2pm US Presidents have played a major role in shaping Florida, whether waging wars, protecting the

Music in the Library

  There will be free concerts at two OCLS branches for those interested in coming out to hear good music and maybe pick up a good read.   Soothing Sounds

3rd Annual Mexican Film Festival

  Your local library is hosting the 3rd Annual Mexican Film Festival from September 8-14. The Consulat eof Mexico and the Orlando Public Library invite you to come to the

Health Programs at the Library

Hispanic Heritage Month

This month at OCLS we’re focusing on Hispanic Heritage Month and our Viva Florida 500 initiative. Attached you’ll find programs highlighting the influence Spanish culture has had on the Sunshine State over the last

Local Authors Festival

  Come out and meet local authors who live in the Apopka/Orlando area.

General Programs

        Listed below are a number of programs available through your local library branch that may interest you.

Family Fun

      Check out all the fun family happenings at, www.ocls.info/Fall Family Fun. Registration for all events required, call 407 835 7323 to register, all ages welcome.

Crafting for Adults


Citizenship/Cuidadania with USCIS

Southeast Branch Saturday, September 28, 2013 10:30am US Citizen and Immigration Services (USICS) staff from the Orlando office will present monthly workshops on obtaining citizenship. They will host mock interviews

September Library Highlights

  Come out and see what’s going on at your local library branch, there are programs for young and old. Below are a few of our extra special programs for children.

Library Card Registration

September is National Library Registration Card month. If your card is out of date, or you’re getting your very first library card, now is the time to do it! Sign-up in

Children’s Programs at the Orange County Library Systems

  The Orange County Library Systems has a number of engaging and interesting activities for children. There is something for every age group, so read on and find an activity

Book and Music Clubs

  Here are a number of book and music clubs available through your local branch of the Orange County Library System. Cuatro Gatos Book Club South Creek Branch Wednesdays 7pm

Art, Miniatures, and Trucks on Display at the Orlando Public Library.

  On display this September at the Orlando Public Library are a series of  paintings, miniatures and Tonka Trucks.   Southwest Painting Series Southwest Branch Saturday September 7, 2013 at

Viva Florida 500 at the Orlando Public Library

Viva Florida is an on-going event throughout Florida, celebrating our past, present and future. Celebrate Viva Florida at the Orlando Public Library this September with one of their events. Classical

Orlando Public Library Test Prep and Admissions Aid

  The Orlando Public Library is offering essential services for individuals who need help either preparing for tests, or applying to college. If these services interest you, write these date

Pirate Treasures and Turkeys

  Saturday August 17, 5pm at the Central Apopka VFW Hall, the National Wild Turkey Federation is holding their 14th Annual Hunting Heritage Banquet and Auction. The itinerary is as

Important School Dates

Back to school is right around the corner, and we have a list of all the important school calender dates, including the start dates for the Orange County Public Schools

GFWC Apopka Women’s Club Annual Tea

    Sunday August 25, 2013, 2-4pm First Methodist Church of Apopka 201 South Park Ave Apopka FL   The GFWC Apopka Women’s Club would like to invite you to

Community Library Children Events

Teaching your children to love reading and learning always begins with your local library. Take advantage of your local library branch with your children this summer and have some fun

Let’s Move 5K Run/Walk Health Fair

  Are you ready for the second annual Let’s Move Day Apopka 5k Walk/Run Health Fair? If not start training now, it will be here before you know it. The

Youth Soccer Sign Up

  If you would like to sign up your children for fall soccer. come down to the Northwest Recreation Complex main office (3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway) from 8:00am to 5:00pm and

Teen Clothing Swap

The Orlando Public Library is holding a teen clothing swap. Come down to Club Central Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 2pm with your friends and bring clothing and accessory items

Get Moving in Apopka this Summer

  Just because summer is winding down doesn’t mean the summer activities are. If you are looking to get active this summer there are an assortment of activities for you

Fourth of July Celebrations

    Red Hot and Boom The City of Altamonte Springs brings you their 18th Annual   Independence Day Celebration at Cranes Roost Park this Wednesday, July 3rd. Festivities begin

Build Your Online Brand

The University of Central Florida is holding a series of networking sessions and seminars this summer through their Business Incubator Program. Join speakers Kristy Rivera Diaz and Stephany Jones on June

Memorial Day Ceremony at Edgewood/Greenwood Cemetery

Presented by the City of Apopka and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10147, a Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at the Veterans Memorial at Edgewood/Greenwood Cemetery (located at

52nd Annual Art & Foliage Festival

The 2013 52nd edition of festival will be the biggest and best yet. The festival takes place April 27-28, 2013 at the Kit Land Nelson Park (441 N. Park Avenue,