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Snap to open second gallery space in Downtown Orlando

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Snap! Orlando (Facebook | Website) announced Monday, October 12 that they would be opening a new location in Orlando’s downtown sometime this December.

Snap! Orlando is one of the most popular photography festivals in Central Florida. The owners, Patrick and Holly Kahn, opened a gallery in Mills 50’s historic Cameo Theater space a few years ago.

We’re still looking into the story and will keep you updated on where the new gallery will be.

Harbor House breaking ground on emergency housing facility

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This Wednesday, Harbor House of Central Florida (Website) is breaking ground on their new emergency shelter. The shelter will provide more beds and specialized areas for those with newborns and special needs.

The new temporary emergency shelter is slated to open on the Harbor House campus in early Fall of 2016.

A ceremonial groundbreaking using purple sand (purple representing domestic violence) will be this Wednesday, October 14 at 11 a.m. at Buell Duncan Park [GMap].

Bungalower weekend event picks

Photo by Danny Garcia

Rainbow River Cruise Photo by Danny Garcia

Here’s a look at some of the events taking place this weekend.
Visit the complete events calendar by clicking on “Events” in our main menu.

If you’d like to have your event added to our calendar, simply send a link to your Facebook event page to [email protected], it’s that easy.

Friday, October 9

Paper Sculpture Workshop for Homeschoolers, Unschoolers and Schoolskippers, with Kattya Graham

October 9 @ 11:30 am

CityArts Factory,

29 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Paper Sculpture Workshop with Kattya Graham. Colorful paper mache sculptures have long been part of the Mexican folklore and are often used in the celebration of Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead. In this workshop, Mexican artist Kattya Graham will demonstrate how to sculpt cardboard and make strong paper mache forms while you create your very own Miniature Mojiganga aka Mexican Dancing Puppet, and learn of the rich cultural history of Dia de los Muertos. Your…

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