We’re entering our first full week of the new school year! Feels good to be back in the swing of things. Be sure to read our newsletter to keep up with what’s going on in Orlando on the upcoming weekends.

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Orlando Science Center Prehistoric Party Weekend

August is Paleontology Month at Orlando Science Center and to celebrate, we’re throwing a Prehistoric Party for your favorite dino pals! ************ EXPERIENCES • Prehistoric Experiments in Dr. Dare’s Lab • DIY Fossil Necklaces in The Hive: A Makerspace • A Cretaceous Carnival featuring an excavation station, prehistoric puzzles, design-a-dino & more!

Friday, August 16, 2019

Baldwin Park Sunday Funday

Join us in Downtown Baldwin Park for our official Sunday Funday events held every quarter! Pick up your Sunday Funday card at Saor Boutique for just $5 in advance or $10 the day of then hop around beautiful Downtown Baldwin Park visiting our local shops and restaurants, each offering a special treat for participants.

Cookies & Canvas: Monthly Paint Nights

Join us for a night of painting, cookies & family FUN! Participants 8 years and older are welcome to join us as we paint our AWESOME creative piece!! This night will be lead by an amazing artist who will gladly walk all levels of painters through creating this fun creative piece!

Fairy Festival at Leu Gardens

Join us for a magical evening celebrating the Gardens’ summer fairy doors. Explore, find and create all things fairy. Enjoy a self-pace walk through the enchanted gardens to find the beautiful fairy doors and discover the role of each fairy.

Movie in the Pines!

You’re Invited to MOVIE in the PINES! Join us August 23rd for Special Showing of: The Great Outdoors. The outdoor showing is family friendly and will be shown on the Driving Range at Winter Pines Golf Club. We encourage you to bring blankets, chairs and an appetite!

Windermere: Family Food Truck Night

The event is held on brick main street in front of Town Hall located in the heart of Downtown Windermere. Trucks are open for business from 5-9:30pm. Bring friends, family, chairs, blankets, and an appetite. For a list of the trucks please visit the website listed below.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Camping World Kickoff Fanfest

Four hours prior to kickoff, fans can enjoy interactive games, inflatables, face painters and more. Admission is FREE. A wide selection of food and beverages will be available for purchase from local vendors.

Central Florida Student Kindness Day

Fellow Orange County 6-12th graders, our students want to say hello! Time to put down our phones and spread kindness and friendship by engaging face-to-face. Come enjoy eats, good conversation and take our pledge to focus on kindness this school year by being a better communicator and more engaged member of our student community.

Orlando Family Frenzy

Come on out to Eaglesnest Park from 1pm to 7 pm for an end of the Summer “Perfkt” family event. Our goal is to promote small business growth and also provide a safe environment for you and your family to have a blast spending quality time together.

S.K.A.I. Teen Creative Writing & Poetry Classes

S.K.A.I. (“Sagacious Kids Aiming to Inspire”) classes are Creative Writing and Poetry classes encouraging T-2-T (Teen to Teen) teaching and learning. The founders of S.K.A.I. (brothers Brennan-Pierson and Julian-Alexandre) are two teens aiming to teach, share and learn from their peers in the art of creative writing and poetry.

The Infinity Toy and Comic Con

Comicbooks, toys, collectibles, special guests, cosplay contests, and more! Celebrate pop culture fandom with us.

Tibet-Butler Preserve’s EcoSaturday Program

Dragons in the Sky — Discover the fascinating life of a dragonfly as we trace its life cycle. Craft your own dragonfly from recycled materials and learn how the parts of a dragonfly work. Suitable for ages 7 and up and limited to 25 participants.TT

Sunday, August 18, 2019

AAU National Indoor Pickleball Championships

Come out and get a taste of what the best local restaurants have to offer with complimentary food samples, family activities, and entertainment. You’ll also get a TASTE of all the wonderful programs the JCC has to offer. This is a FREE event, so bring the entire family!

Family Movie Night at Old Town

Bring the entire family to watch free movies on a big screen. Old Town will play family-friendly movies and classics every Sunday night. Bring a chair, grab some snacks at your favorite Old Town store, and spend the night watching a movie underneath the stars. Movies are every Sunday night beginning at dusk.

Fleet Farming Swarm Rides Free Community Event

Every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month, we gather at Audubon Park’s East End Market to enjoy the beautiful morning air and tend to our many micro-farms around the neighborhood via bicycle. This is your chance to take the whole family out for an outdoor activity, all while learning all you can about gardening

10th Annual Taste of the J

Come out and get a taste of what the best local restaurants have to offer with complimentary food samples, family activities, and entertainment. You’ll also get a TASTE of all the wonderful programs the JCC has to offer. This is a FREE event, so bring the entire family! August 25 – Herbie: Fully Loaded

Which of these activities do you plan to do in Orlando this weekend?