Winter Park St. Patrick's Day parade
Park Avenue turned green for a day during its St. Patrick's Day parade March 4.
Enzian’s Popcorn Flicks in Central Park is at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, featuring “The Man Who Knew Too Much” at the Central Park Main Stage in Winter Park.
On Friday, March 9, Trinity Prep's biennial Ethel S. Danhof Fine Arts Series will feature Vox Audio in concert at Trinity Prep. Visit tinyurl.com/tpvox.
The Track Shack Smile Mile is at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 10, at Blue Jacket Park. Join Miles and his friends for a morning of fun and fitness, consisting of a one-mile children’s race open to all students between the ages of 5 and 11. Visit tinyurl.com/7dhrur3.
Thanks to last year’s success, Crealdé School of Art will host its Second Annual Family Festival — a preview of Crealdé’s Summer ArtCamp — that will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the Crealdé campus located at 600 Saint Andrews Blvd. in Winter Park. The event and workshops are free. Contact 407-671-1886 or visit crealde.org.
On Saturday, March 10, the Orlando Science Center hosts the 14th annual Science Challenge. The participants are the first place winners in the physical science competitions for middle and high schools for the eight surrounding counties. The public can review entries from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 407-514-2000 or visit osc.org.
At 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, celebrate St. Patrick's Day early by coming to the Maitland Public Library to be entertained by Watter's School of Irish Dancers. Learn about the culture and see some fantastic costumes.
Pollo Tropical is hoping to collect 2,000 phones from 10:30 a.m. to close at all company-owned Florida restaurants on Wednesday, March 14, for Women In Distress by offering customers a free Shrimp or Chicken Quesadilla Wrap for each phone donated. The phones do not have to be in working order. They simply need to have a battery. Visit pollotropical.com.
Just Between Friends Central Florida (JBF) spring community consignment event is March 16 through March 18 at the Altamonte Springs Hilton, 350 S. Northlake Blvd., in Altamonte Springs. Admission is $2 until 4 p.m. only on Friday and Saturday. Visit centralflorida.jbfsale.com
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 activity. At 4 p.m. each Thursday, it hosts Reading Buddies for kindergarten through fifth-grade. No registration necessary. Call 407-647-7700.
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