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Contact: Annie Sundquist 407-246-2637
APRIL EVENTS AT MAYOR WILLIAM BEARDALL SENIOR CENTER
800 S. DELANEY AVE. ORLANDO FL 32801
Weekly Ballroom Dances: Thursdays & Saturdays - The Armand Marchesano Orchestra.
4th Wednesday, April 23 - Big Band Dance, “April Showers,” -- The Orlando Swing Band. 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission - $3 per person, includes refreshments. For more information, call 407-246-2637.
Monday Movie Matinee: Free film series – 1 p.m.
April 1 – Enchanted April – four British women on holiday in 1920 Tuscany.
April 15 – The Producers – the zany Mel Brooks farce about a Broadway play.
Lifeline Screening April 4: Avoid a stroke! Register for Doppler ultrasound of the carotid artery, abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral vascular screening and osteoporosis screening. Fees start at $35. Appointments required -- call 1-800-407-4557.
Historic Walking Tour: Friday, April 4, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Catch the last tour this winter. Jodi Rubin, Orlando’s Historic Preservation Officer, guides another fascinating tour around Lake Copeland. Meet at Beardall. RSVP 407-246-2637.
Wind Chime Workshop: Thursdays April 10 & 24, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Learn how to make hand built clay “wind chimes,” glaze and finish in two sessions with Orlando clay artist Carole Osborn. $5 materials fee. Call 407-246-2637 to register.
Last Day for Tax Help: Is Tuesday April 15, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Don’t wait - stop in today.
Day Trip to Cocoa: Wednesday, April 16. 8:30 a.m. – 4: 30 p.m. Off the beaten path guided tour includes several stops behind the scenes of Port Canaveral, the largest port in U.S. Lunch at the historic and astronaut’s favorite—MOON HUT, then indulge in dessert and explore Cocoa Village. $35 per person paid with reservation no later than April 10.
Fancy Paper Crafts: Thursday April 17, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Just in time for Easter! Make beautiful boxes and gifts from wallpaper samples. Bring your extra craft odds & ends, scissors glue.
Arbor Day Afternoon Dance: Friday, April 25, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Celebrate Arbor Day with great live music by “Loretta’s Trio.” FREE ADMISSION and refreshments sponsored by the Keith Craft and Avante Nursing and Rehab Centers.
OVAL (Orlando Visual Artists League) Art Class: Saturday, April 26, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Guest artist Amanda Vickers will conduct a workshop on mosaics. Space is limited, call 407-246-2637 for sign-up and materials list. Free admission!
13th Annual Downtown Senior Day at Lake Eola: Wednesday, May 7, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Re-discover Downtown Orlando! Join the Fitness Walk around the Lake at 8 a.m., opening ceremonies at 8:30 with Wendy Chioji, awards from the City, entertainment and Health & Wellness Fair. Shop, lunch and explore all the new businesses around Lake Eola and Thornton Park. Free shuttles and parking at the Centroplex.
The Golden Wedding Event in May: Celebrates couples married 50 years or more. If you or anyone you know have a 50th Anniversary, please call 407-246-2637.