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District Calendar

These events are posted as a courtesy only and could be subject to change.  If you have an interest in the event, please confirm before attending.

Mondays

Farmers Market at the YMCA
4 – 9 p.m.
Located at our local YMCA every Monday from 4pm- 9pm.
You can enjoy produce and treats from local vendors. Click Here

Saturdays

Every first Saturday of the Month starting April 8th, 2017
Lake Nona Cars & Coffee Autoshow
8 – 10:30 a.m.
Free family event for all to enjoy. They will feature exotic cars, classic cars, hot rods, muscle cars, show cars, euro cars and race cars. Location: 9681 Lake Nona Village Place, Orlando, FL 32827. For more information Click Here

Lake Nona Community Farmers Market
9 – 2 p.m.
Lake Nona Community Farmers Market is located at Valencia College 12350 Narcoossee Rd. Check the website and see the local vendors that will be onsite. Click Here

Yoga Nona sponsored by Lake Nona Life Project
9 – 10 a.m.
These hour-long classes are free and open to the public and held outdoors at Crescent Park, so dress appropriately and bring your own mat, towel and water.
Location: 8374 Upper Perse Cir, Orlando, FL 32827

Sundays

Tai Chi at Lake House
4 – 5 p.m.
Tai Chi is free and open to the public, so bring your friends and neighbors! The Lakehouse is located at 13623 Sachs Avenue Orlando, FL 32827 within the Laureate Park neighborhood in Lake Nona. Click Here

Monday, October 16, 2017
2nd Annual Halloween Pet Costume Contest and Parade at the Lake Nona YMCA Monday Market
4:30 – 8 p.m.
Dress up your pets whether you have a dog, cat, rabbit, hamster, bird, or lizard… we want all pets to participate in our second annual pet costume contest and parade. Parade will start at 6:30 pm. Pets must be in parade to entered into the costume contest. Prizes will be awarded for the following categories. Most creative/original, best pet and owner costume, and best overall costume. Location: Lake Nona YMCA 9055 Northlake Pkwy. Orlando, FL 32827.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
2017 Gracias Christmas Cantata at the Bob Carr Theater
7 – 9 p.m.
This out-of-season holiday celebration brings families together with three world-class stages and a single message of happiness.
Last year, families of Central Florida were enchanted by an evening of unparalleled performances so spectacular, that many had abruptly set aside their daily schedules to make room for the evening of holiday festivities in October.
For more information  Click Here.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Free Event: Willie Clark with All Star Panel: “On the Air: The History of Black Radio in Orlando”
6 – 7:30 p.m.
In the 1950’s and early ’60’s, radio personalities such as Clyde on a Cloud, Bigfoot Saul, and the Hossman were household names in Orlando’s black communities. All were heard regularly in Central Florida during an era when radio DJ’s reigned as major figures in popular culture. This program will revisit the beginnings of minority broadcasting in the Orlando area and chronicle its emergence as a dominant media platform in the community. The program includes a brief retrospective on the city’s black radio pioneers and the history of WOKB-AM 1600 (“Tiger Radio”), the area’s first full-time black station, followed by what promises to be a lively panel discussion with legendary radio personalities, executives, and at least one former radio station owner, “telling it like it was.” Willie Clark is an award-winning broadcaster, entrepreneur, and community activist with 30-plus years of experience in the radio and television industry.

Location:  Orlando Public Library (Albertson Room, 3rd Floor) 101 E. Central Blvd. Orlando, FL 32801.

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Live & Local
6 – 8 p.m.
Bring your friends + family to Crescent Park in Laureate Park on Thursday nights for a produce market and stay for live music featuring local musicians.
Live music from: DON BLACK
Fresh Local Produce from Solace Organic Farm
Delicious Eats from:
The Local Chef LLC
Bigbelly’s Food Truck
Semilac
Noo Cow “Dessert without the hurt”
Vendors:
K&L Scentsations

Thursday, October 19, 2017
3rd Thursday Gallery Hop
6 – 9 p.m.
On the third Thursday of every month, thousands of visitors converge Downtown to celebrate art, food, music and business. Along the way, people partake in an evening of sights, sounds, food, shopping and cosmopolitan living. On a typical Hop, several galleries and non? traditional art venues spotlight the best of established and emerging Orlando-based artists in tandem with nationally and internationally acclaimed artists. Street artists and performers settle into the many nooks of the District. Discover up-and-coming bands, dance troupes and buskers.
Location:  City Arts Factory 29 South Orange Avenue Orlando, FL 32801.  For more information Click Here

Friday, October 20 – 22, 2017
USTA National Adult and Over 40
8 – 5 p.m.
Adult teams from around the nation in the 4.0 division meet at the National Campus to compete for a national league title. Play begins at 7 a.m. For more information Click Here

Saturday, October 21, 2017
Education Day
10 – 2 p.m.
The East Orlando Chamber of Commerce is hosting their annual East Orlando Celebrates Education Day on Saturday, October 21st from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Waterford Lakes Town Center. This event supports our East Orange County Public Schools and provides excellent opportunities for school groups to showcase their talent and raise funds for their organizations. Businesses have to opportunity to market their services and products to those who attend the event. Location: Waterford Lakes413 N. Alafaya Trl Orlando, FL 32828.

Saturday, October 21, 2017
Taste of Nona
6 – 9 p.m.
Come to the 5th Annual Taste of Nona at Marriott Courtyard Lake Nona Town Center, an annual signature event by the Lake Nona Regional Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy an evening out with a huge assortment of delectable dining options. This year’s Taste will feature more than two dozen fantastic local restaurants, dessert makers, and catering services! Each vendor will be bringing a sampling of some of their most celebrated offerings, and all of this is included in every ticket purchased for the Taste. For more information Click Here

Saturday, October 21, 2017
Rare Masquerade Ball
7:30 – 11:00 p.m.
Excitement is building for the inaugural Rare Masquerade Ball hosted by Evans Syndrome Foundation! This signature fundraiser will take place on at the Oslunds’ residence in Orlando. 
The Rare Masquerade Ball will bring together more than 100 distinguished members, benefactors and leaders of the city of Orlando for a lovely evening of music, hors d’oeruvres, dessert, libations, an auction and surprise entertainment. It’s the perfect mix of networking to help the Foundation get off the ground. Cost: $60
About Evans Syndrome
Evans Syndrome is a very rare, autoimmune, chronic blood disorder where the body creates antibodies that kill the red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. One in a million people are diagnosed with Evans Syndrome. There are around 500, known, cases worldwide.
Funding Research
By becoming a sponsor, you will support research specific to Evans Syndrome conducted by Dr. David T. Teachey, MD at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Also, by supporting the Evans Syndrome Foundation, you will be part of an amazing group of Lake Nona area residents who have dedicated precious resources and countless hours to unmask Evans Syndrome.
To learn more about Evans Syndrome Foundation visit www.evanssyndromefoundation.org

Sunday, October 22, 2017
Canvas Market Pop-Up: Claire Wiley Art
11 – 3 p.m.
Come shop with Claire Wiley Art on Sunday, October 22 from 11 AM – 3 PM at the market. Check out what’s popping up here: http://www.clairewileyart.com/

Monday, October 23, 2017
Hurricane Relief Benefit: All-Stars Event
8 – 10:30 p.m.
Orlando’s music community comes together to help hurricane victims from all 3 recent storms. This will be an all star, cavalcade type event with a stunning line up of local talent. Proceeds to benefit the American Red Cross. Performers include: David Pellegrene, Chris Cortez, Sam Zambito, Rich Walker, Smoking Torpedoes, Julian Bond, John DePaola, The Conglomerate, Michelle Amato, Ed Krout, Sergei Kossenko, Sergei Kossenko Trio, Marc Clermont, Ron Jenkins, Heather Thorn, Bobby Koelble, Robotman, … and many more.
Admission: $20
Location: Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, 1905 Kentucky Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789. Click Here

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Jazz Chamber Group Concert
8 p.m.
Presented by UCF School of Performing Arts at UCF Music Rehearsal Hall
This free concert is open to the public, no ticket required.  Location: 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32816

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Clash of the Lions
7 – 9:30 p.m.
Charity event hosted by Lake Nona High School Speech and Debate and National Honor Society for those effected in the U.S. and Puerto Rico following the recent hurricanes. To get into the event we ask for a donation (of any amount). The event will take place in the high school auditorium. Both clubs will be on stage taking part in these speech/debate club: public forum, Lincoln-Douglas, speech and parlimentary style debate. All ages are welcome to come!

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Scary Amounts of Fun Event
5:30 – 8 p.m.
The Lake Nona YMCA and Nonahood News present the annual Halloween Spooktacular Event! This free, community event features various community vendors, food trucks, live music, games and activities and of course, a costume contest! You do not want to miss out on the Halloween event of the season!
All proceeds for this event benefit the Lake Nona YMCA and Lake Nona Kiwanis Club.
Interested in being a vendor? Click here: http://nonahood.to/spooky17
Interested in being a sponsor? Email: Lward@cfymca.org

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Live & Local
6 – 8 p.m.
Bring your friends + family to Crescent Park in Laureate Park on Thursday nights for a produce market and stay for live music featuring local musicians.
Fresh Local Produce from Solace Organic Farm
Location: Crescent Park in Laureate Park 8374 Upper Perse Cir., Orlando, FL 32827 

Friday, October 27, 2017
Lake Nona Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon
11:30 – 1 p.m.
The monthly Business Luncheon Event Series has been designed to promote strong connections, provide B2B networking & business-matching opportunities, uplift & educate, and keep you “in the know” of the development of local government and community. We offer a professional, yet welcoming, atmosphere for you to gain the connections, tools, and experience to grow and maintain your business.

The Monthly Business Luncheon takes place the 4th Friday of every month at the Ronald McDonald House, Nemours.

SPACE IS LIMITED–register today!

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Sheriff Demings

LUNCH CATERER: Twisted Catering

For more information: Click Here

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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