What’s Happening in Orlando and Central Florida - July 8, 2010

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Real Estate Agent with Marc It Sold!

This is a guide to a smattering of events occurring in the Greater Orlando Central Florida area.  The sections are divided into Art, Music, Theater, Food, Nature, Etc.  There is surely something for everyone.  There is also an extensive complementary list of On-Going events in the area as well & you can find those by Clicking Here! These are events that either occur on a regular basis or are special events for an extended period of time such as Art Exhibitions & the Theater.

ART

WELCOME TO THE FOREST

What: The gallery's introductory exhibit features a contemporary collection of paintings, sculptures and installations

When: Thurs – Sat – 6 – 10pm through July 12th

Where: Neon Forest Gallery

1741 S. Orange Ave

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 321-217-1675

www.NeonForestGallery.com

MATT WOODHAM

What: The Apopka artist displays his paintings inspired by the co-existence of organic and man-made

When: July 8 – 6:30 – 8:30pm

Where: Artistree Co-op

1600 Edgewater Dr

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-999-5251

BRICE STEPHENS ART SHOW

What: The local artist displays ink and acrylic glass paintings created on window panes

When: July 8 – 7 – 10pm

Where: Mother Falcon Clothing

817 E. Washington St

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-423-3060

HERITAGE COLLECTION:  PHOTOGRAPHS AND ORAL HISTORIES OF WEST WINTER PARK OPENING RECEPTION

What: Peter Schreyer curates an exhibit of 125 pieces that make up the historic collection of West Winter Park

When: July 9 – 6 – 8pm

Where: Hannibal Square Heritage Center

642 W. New England Ave

Winter Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-539-2680

www.HannibalSquareHeritageCenter.org

FLAGMAN

What: Georgia artist Roger Ivens presents large-scale wooden flag assemblages and enduring images of American culture

When: July 9 – 6 – 9pm

Where: Jeanine Taylor Folk Art

211 E. First St

Sanford

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-323-2774

HIT THE BEACH

What: Annie Laurie Wells and Tiffany George present paintings celebrating beach culture

When: July 9 – 6 – 9pm

Where: Creative Spirit Art Gallery

(Inside Harwood Watson Dance Studio)

820A Lake Baldwin Lane

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-228-0005

WHAT WE SEE WHEN WE LOOK BACK

What: Featuring work by Danielle DeGuglimo, Josh Erickson and Nelson Hallonquist

When: July 9 – 7 – 11pm

Where: Twelve21 Gallery

1221C N. Orange Ave

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-982-4357

AUTHOR

UNSPOILED RECEPTION AND SIGNING

What: Authors Bill Belleville and Dawn Evans Radford informally discuss their collection of essays featuring sources who oppose drilling in the Gulf

When: July 8 – 6 – 8:30pm

Where: Maya Books

205A E. First St

Sanford

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-321-6504

www.UnspoiledBook.com &

www.myspace.com/MayaBooksAndMusic

AUTHOR CHRIS WHALEY BOOK SIGNING

What: The Winter Springs author brings to life a new superhero in his The Masked Saint

When: July 10 – 1 – 3pm

Where: Acme Comics, Cards & Collectibles

905 E. SR 434 # 100

Longwood

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-331-0433

KY-MANI MARLEY BOOK SIGNING

What: The singer presents her book Dear Dad along with an acoustic performance

When: July 10 – 5pm

Where: The Social

54 N. Orange Ave

Orlando

Cost: Free with RSVP

Contact: 407-246-1419

www.TheSocial.org

LUCILLE O’NEAL, AUTHOR DISCUSSION AND BOOK SIGNING

What: The mother of NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal shares her book Walk Like You Have Somewhere to Go

When: July 13 – 7pm

Where: Barnes & Noble

2418 E. Colonial Dr

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-894-6024

MOVIE/THEATER

25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

What: Orlando Youth Theatre production of the quirky musical directed by Jason Whitehead

When: July 7 - 10 – 7pm

10 – 11 – 2:30pm

Where: Orlando Youth Theatre

398 W. Amelia St

Orlando

Cost: $10

Contact: 407-254-4930

WTF THEATER

What: Showing of the classic film Grease starring John Travolta

When: July 7 – 8pm

Where: Little Fish Huge Pond

309 E. First St

Sanford

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-920-1321

www.LittleFish-HugePond.com

POPCORN FLICKS IN THE PARK

What: Outdoor showing of Men in Black

When: July 8 – 8pm

Where: Central Park Stage

Park Avenue

Winter Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-599-3334

www.Enzian.org

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF

What: UCF Conservatory Theatre presents Edward Albee's fiercely ferocious Tony Award-winning drama

When: July 8 - 10 – 8pm

11th – 2pm

Where: UCF Conservatory Theatre

12501 Research Pkwy

Orlando

Cost: $17

Contact: 407-823-1500

THE HOBBIT

What: In The Limelight production of the enchanting voyage of Bilbo Baggins

When: July 9 – 7pm

10th – 1pm

Where: Lowndes Shakespeare Center – Goldman Theater

812 E. Rollins St

Orlando

Cost: $10

Contact: 407-447-1700

MY FAVS!

What: Cabaret starring Andrea Canny with music provided by pianist Kyle Mattingly

When: July 9 – 7:30pm

10th – 7:30 & 9:30pm

Where: Winter Park Playhouse

711B Orange Ave

Winter Park

Cost: $15

Contact: 407-645-0145

ANNIE

What: Theatre Downtown musical production about the freckle-faced orphan

When: July 9 – 10, 15 – 17, 22 – 24, 29 - 31 – 8pm

18, 25 & 8/1  – 2:30pm

Where: Theatre Downtown

2113 N. Orange Ave

Orlando

Cost: $18

Contact: 407-841-0083

SUNSET CINEMA

What: Outdoor screening of family films

When: July 10 – 8pm

Where: Cranes Roost Park

Uptown Altamonte

Altamonte Springs

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-571-8863

www.UptownAltamonte.com

CULT CLASSICS:  THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN

What: Showing of the imaginative fantasy film by Jean-Pierre Jeunet

When: July 13 – 9:30pm

Where: Enzian Theater

1300 S. Orlando Ave

Maitland

Cost: $5

Contact: 407-629-0054

www.Enzian.org

CHILDREN

HANGING OUT AT THE PORCH

What: Children's Library offers afternoon games, crafts, movies and more

When: July 9 – 3pm

Where: Orlando Public Library

101 E. Central Blvd

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-835-7481

www.ocls.info

FAMILY FUNSHOP:  FREEWHEELIN’ AND FLYWHEELIN’ FUN WITH IBRICK ACADEMY

What: Create your own LEGO model, prizes awarded for the best in each class

When: July 10 – 10:30 – 12:30pm

Where: Orange County Regional History Center

65 E. Central Blvd

Orlando

Cost: $3 - 5

Contact: 407-836-8500

www.TheHistoryCenter.org

NATURE – LANDSCAPING - ENVIRONMENT

STORIES OF THE NIGHT SKY

What: As part of the cultural astronomy series, this show details the myths, legends and facts related to two or three constellations in the current night's sky

When: July 9 & 23 – 8:30pm

Where: Seminole State College Planetarium

100 Weldon Blvd

Sanford

Cost: $6

Contact: 407-708-2360

SECOND SATURDAY:  THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND

What: Oakland Nature Preserve explores the natural beauty of Florida and preservation issues facing the state

When: July 10 – 2pm

Where: Orlando Public Library

101 E. Central Blvd

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-835-7481

www.ocls.info

SKIES DOWN UNDER:  SOUTHERN ASTRONOMY

What: look at six constellations only viewable in the Southern Hemisphere

When: July 16 & 30 – 8:30 – 9:30pm

Where: Seminole State College Planetarium

100 Weldon Blvd

Sanford

Cost: $6

Contact: 407-708-2360

FOOD & DRINK

COLLEGE PARK FARMER’S MARKET

What: Specializing in local and organic vendors, artists and live music each week

When: July 8 - 5 – 9pm

Where: Infusion Tea

1600 Edgewater Dr

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-999-5255

www.InfusionOrlando.com

FUNDRAISING

STUDS & SUDS AND BABES & BUBBLES

What: The adult store hosts a car wash with professional models and donation drive to benefit the Mustard Seed

When: July 10 – 11am – 4pm

Where: Fairvilla Adult Mega Store

1740 N Orange Blossom Trl

Orlando

Cost: Donation

Contact: 407-425-6005

ADOPT A PELICAN BICYCLE RIDE

What: 40-mile bike ride to raise money for The International Bird Rescue and Research Center

When: July 11 – 8am

Where: Colonial Town Park

200 Colonial Center Pkwy

Lake Mary

Cost: $10 Donation

Contact: 407-444-0484

www.LM-HeathrowFestival.com

ETC

ALIVE AFTER FIVE:  INTERNATIONAL NIGHT

What: Food and drink sampling, local art and sidewalk shops with live music by Harry and the Alternators

When: July 8 – 5pm

Where: Downtown Sanford

W First St & S Park Ave

Sanford

Cost: $7

Contact: 407-302-2586

GRAND OPENING WEEKEND

What: The newest location opens with live music on the patio, karaoke, sets by DJ GRE-DE and an appearance by Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Glenn Becker

When: July 9 - 11 – 5pm

Where: Friendly Confines

7052 CR 46A

Lake Mary

Cost: Free

Contact: 321-257-0536

SECOND ANNUAL BASTILLE DAY

What: French wine, a pretend poodle parade, mimes, and live music by Cirque du Soleil's Benoit Glazer, guitarist John Gallagher and others

When: July 10 - 2 – 10pm

Where: Audubon Park Garden District Shops

E. Winter Park Rd & Corrine Dr

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-590-8776

www.APGardens.com

BREAKTHROUGH THEATRE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

What: The theatre celebrates one year with food, entertainment and door prizes

When: July 11 – 7pm

Where: Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park

419A Fairbanks Ave

Winter Park

Cost: $18 - 25

Contact: 407-920-4034

www.BreakthroughTheatre.com

COMMUNITY HEALTH AWARENESS

What: Dr. Yen Nguyen shares tips on raising a healthy, drug-free family

When: July 13 – 6:30pm

Where: Orlando Public Library

101 E. Central Blvd

Orlando

Cost: Free

Contact: 407-835-7481

www.ocls.info

For information on Orlando real estate and Orlando homes for sale in addition to Orlando relocation contact Marc Grossman, your Greater Orlando Area Realtor @ 407-463-1034.  Additional information is available for Seminole County real estateOrange County real estate, West Volusia County and South Lake County.

To learn more about Marc and the services he has to offer, visit his website.

Marc Grossman, GRI  -  http://www.OrlandoHomes-4u.com/ -  407-463-1034

You can read Marc’s other blogs Real Estate MorselsReal Estate Off The Leash & Real Estate Cracker

Marc donates 10% of his net proceeds to Hospice of the Comforter.

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