Peak Season Pops is hosting a month long fundraiser — 25 percent of sales from all pupsicles in August will benefit WinterParkLostPets.com’s The Lost Pets Foundation. Pupsicles are available at The Winter Park Farmers Market, Maitland Farmers Market and the Winter Park Food Truck Stop.
Enzian’s popcorn flicks in Central Park will feature “Babe” at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9. Gather friends, grab a blanket and enjoy classic family films once a month under the stars in Winter Park’s Central Park. Films and popcorn are free compliments of Enzian. Visit Enzian.org or call 407-629-1088 for more information.
Movies in the Park featuring “Cars” is 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, on the Village Center Green (in front of Barnie’s) in Baldwin Park. Family activities will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by entertainment and announcements at 7:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Seating is limited, so arrive early!
Come celebrate family fun days at the Maitland Art Center on select dates. On Aug. 18, learn about calling cards, the social network of the past, at the A&H’s Waterhouse Residence Museum. On Sept. 15, make sound waves and string telephones at the A&H’s Telephone Museum. For more information, call 407-539-2181 or visit ArtandHistory.org
Crealdé School of Art culminates its popular summer ArtCamp program with a youth art exhibition featuring works of the next generation of talented artists from Aug. 18 – Sept. 8 in the Showalter Hughes Community gallery on Crealdé’s campus, with almost 300 pieces of artwork on display. Light refreshments are served. Contact 407-671-1886 or visit crealde.org
Track Shack’s 21st Annual Celebration of Running 5k will be on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Orlando Science Center Loch Haven Park, 777 E. Princeton St. The 5k will begin at 7:30 a.m. At 8:45 a.m., the Healthy 100 Kids’ Run will begin, and awards will be given out at 9 a.m. This is the first of six premier Orlando running and walking races. For more information, visit trackshack.com
Orange County students get back in the swing of things after a long and hot summer. Monday, Aug. 20, is the first day of the 2012-2013 school year.
The kids are off school so have some fun in the sun on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3.
The Art and History Museums – Maitland presents classes and workshops for children and adults beginning on Sept. 10, including painting, drawing, stained glass, jewelry and pottery. Register at ArtandHistory.org, by phone at 407-539-2181, ext. 265, or in person at 231 W. Packwood Ave.
At 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday, the Maitland Public Library hosts preschool story and craft time. At 10:30 a.m. each Thursday, it hosts baby time stories and activities. At 4 p.m. each Thursday, it hosts Reading Buddies for kindergarten through fifth grade. Call 407-647-7700.
The Art & History Museums – Maitland and the Cornell Fine Arts Museum on the Rollins College campus take part in the Blue Star Museums program, in which active duty military and their families can enjoy free museum admission at more than 1,500 museums nationwide from Memorial Day until Labor Day. The complete list of participating museums is available at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums
Art & History Museums – Maitland (A&H)’s free admission for Maitland residents has been extended through Sept. 30. For more information, call 407-539-2181 or visit ArtandHistory.org
The Art and History Museums – Maitland offers artistic classes for adults and children this summer. Call 407-539-2181 or visit ArtandHistory.org
The Winter Park Farmers Market is held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at the old train depot, 200 W. New England Ave. Visit CityofWinterPark.org
The Maitland Farmers Market is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday at Lake Lily Park. Food Truck Café is 6-9 p.m. every Wednesday at Lake Lily Park. Visit ItsMyMaitland.com or call 407-539-6268.
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