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The much-loved Jerry Herman’s hit Broadway shows will sing and dance their way onto the Winter Park Playhouse stage with “Showtune!"

Michael Edwards will direct, Roy Alan will choreograph and Chris Leavy will music direct.

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Here is a clever way to donate to five charities while eating one spectacular dinner.

We are all invited to enjoy the offerings of five of the finest chefs in Florida at the annual 5C Charity Event to be held at The Alfond Inn on March 13.

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A tribute to one of the most beloved singers of all time, this Orlando Philharmonic concert relives the highlights of Judy Garland’s 1961 concert at Carnegie Hall.

Broadway, television and recording star Karen Mason brings to life favorite tunes by Judy Garland.

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In the free two-day CalligraFaire event we are invited to watch the learned members of the Scribes of Central Florida as they demonstrate the ancient, and the new, art of calligraphy.

Members will write your name on free bookmarks, discuss the history of calligraphy, offer items for sale, and offer 50-minute intro-classes so you can try your hand at calligraphy.

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Restaurant Review: Brio Tuscan Grille

Experience a tasty 'Tale of Two Risottos' at Brio through March 27.

At Brio Tuscan Grille restaurants, they truly do work to bring the special tastes of the Tuscan countryside to our tables with fresh-daily ingredients and Tuscan-inspired recipes.

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I’ll have mine “shaken, stirred or blended” on Feb. 22 when I join several judges for the 2016 Margarita Madness Competition at Cocina 214.

We’re all invited to imbibe and participate at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 22 as we seek the “best original margarita recipe of 2016.”

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Paws in the Park is a community fundraiser that helps provide for the more than 8,000 homeless pets who will be cared for by the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando this year.

The 2016 event, at Lake Eola Park in Orlando, will include a Disney kids and family zone, splash dog zone, doggie activities, canine sports arena, and food trucks.

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Creative hosts and hostesses, brides-to-be, and those who simply want to get lost in a little luxury need to visit Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Maitland this weekend.

After touring the tables, visit the Mediterranean Café for real, hand-made-by-mama Greek food.

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Restaurant Review: Mikado

All you can eat sushi!

It’s the beautiful range of choices on the sushi buffet that calls up words like quality, excellence, and originality.

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“The Wizard of Oz” Educational Exhibit is a journey of discovery at the Orlando Science Center.

Guests travel from the farm to the land of Oz to explore Munchkinland, the Witch’s Castle and the Emerald City before heading back home.

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Beginning Jan. 15, the ever-beautiful Leu Gardens will be invaded by an unforgettable collection of Gargantuan-scale-bug-sculptures created by artist David Rogers.

A free Insect Hunt Adventure Guide is available to help discover the Big Bugs hiding throughout the gardens.

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Beginning Jan. 15, the ever-beautiful Leu Gardens will be invaded by an unforgettable collection of gargantuan-scale bug sculptures.

A free Insect Hunt Adventure Guide is available to help discover the Big Bugs hiding throughout the gardens.

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See rarely displayed pieces in a Maitland exhibit filled with historical treasures.

The Maitland Historical Society was founded in 1970 as a result of a Women’s Club initiative to preserve Maitland’s history.

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What better way to ring in the New Year than to join Glinda the Good Witch as she shares her goodness at the Dr. Phillips Center?

Kristin Chenoweth is the Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress who created the role of Glinda in Broadway’s smash hit “Wicked.”

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The beloved classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” flies off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season.

This beloved musical adventure teaches us that what makes us different can be what makes us special.