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June 2018

Hot Talks: The Jewish Narrative in Superhero Comics

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando, 851 N Maitland Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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Join us for Hot Talks, an evening lecture series. These three lectures by members of our local Orlando community will broadly encompass the idea of being a "hero," from exploring the history of Jewish identity in superhero comics, to understanding the physics behind superpowers, and implementing strategies to make our own community better in real life, just like a superhero would! How do Jewish identities and histories intersect and intermingle with other identities in the diaspora? How do seemingly disparate…

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History in a Glass: A Libation Competition for the Ages

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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Local craft bartenders compete for bragging rights by creating libations with the theme of ”King Celery.” Enjoy great food and music, plus three hand-crafted cocktails. Members $20, general admission $25.  This event is for guests 21 and older. Plan on going to all four History in a Glass events? Save money by purchasing a Four Pack in advance.  $70 for members, general admission $90. Click here to purchase your tickets in advance. Doors open at 6 p.m., cocktail competition and drink service starts at 6:30.…

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Welcome to Anxiety

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Welcome to Anxiety is an art performance series that openly discusses mental health and emotions through all art forms. If you would like to perform please submit by sending an email to [email protected]

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PechaKucha Night Orlando v23

June 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S Magnolia Ave
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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PechaKucha Night is an entertainment event held several times a year in downtown Orlando. Drawing its name from the Japanese term for "chitchat," PechaKucha rests on a simple idea: 20 images x 20 seconds. It's a format that makes the presentations concise andkeeps things moving at a rapid pace. The speakers are: Arcadian Broad, Artist in Residence with Orlando Ballet Lauren Chianese, Advocate for Education Equity Benoit Glazer, Founder and Chairman, Timucua Arts Foundation Bahiyyah Maroon, Chief Optimization Officer at…

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July 2018

TEDxOrlando Salon: Using Business as a Force for Good

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Orlando Science Center, 777 East Princeton Street
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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TEDxOrlando's Why. At TEDxOrlando, we believe that ideas are the tools for positive change in the world. We get up every day to create a platform for people to share ideas that matter with people who want to make a difference. This Event’s Why. As society progresses, there has been a noticeable shift in the type of businesses that are taking off and thriving. It seems the market today is demanding that companies not only meet their initial needs but…

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August 2018

Community Connections Workshop – Planning 101

August 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Beardall Senior Center, 800 Delaney Ave
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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This informative session will give you an understanding of urban development in Orlando from City planners. Participants will create a development project, taking into consideration open space, a mix of uses, how the project relates to the surroundings, parking needs, and ultimately how the overall project relates to the City at large.

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