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Show dates: Tuesday-Sunday, May 9-14, 2017 Show times vary Tickets start at $33.75 Walt Disney Theater Winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, Matilda continues to thrill soldout audiences of all ages on Broadway and in London’s West End.
CALL TO ARTISTS WHAT: RECYCLE Art – Orlando 2017 WHEN: July 22rd through July 31th, 2017 WHERE: Inside the SoDo Shopping Center at S Orange Ave & Grant St The address for the venue is: 80 W Grant St, Orlando, FL 32806 (The event space is located between Flipper’s Pizza and TJ Max) :
Friday, May 12
1st Floor Training Room of the TCK Administration Center PUBLIC INPUT WORKSHOPS TO BE HELD FOR THE PROPOSED RIVER TO SEA TPO BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN PLAN The Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) of the River to Sea Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) will be conducting three workshops to solicit public input on a bicycle and pedestrian plan covering the urbanized areas of Volusia and Flagler Counties.
Let’s roll! Friday night Happy Hour Bowling to benefit The Milk District! All proceeds will benefit The Milk Main Street program and district improvement projects. $12 per person Includes two games and shoe rental Bowling – Drink Specials – Prizes- Followed by Karaoke in the bar New Belgium Brewing will be providing a free beer to those who strike with a colored head pin.
Come celebrate the release of Page 15’s 5th annual anthology of high school writing, “From Orlando with Love.” Nearly 200 high schoolers submitted works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Fifteen finalists were selected and paired with a local artist that created one unique piece inspired by the writing to be published alongside each students work, resulting in a collaborative book representative of Orlando’s diverse creative community.
Players, gamers, and lovers of vintage fun are invited to join us for the winter edition of Retro Game Night at the History Center on Friday, May 12, from 7 p.m. to midnight. Play old-school games like Parcheesi, Pictionary, Chinese checkers, Clue, Battleship, Candy Land, Mystery Date, Scrabble and Twister, plus retro video games and giant versions of Jenga and Connect Four. Trivia Nick will be on hand for multiple sessions of pop-culture trivia.
Ugly Orange x GLO Presents an evening inspired by tropical flora. Come spend the night in a modern lush forest & dance along with: Millionyoung http://millionyoung.tumblr.com/ & George Clanton (Brooklyn) Electronic http://www.georgeclanton.com/ & Negative Gemini (Brooklyn) Electronic pop https://soundcloud.com/negativegemini Edmondson (Gainesville) https://edmondson.bandcamp.com/album/strange-durations also Thematic DJ set provided by BOXicle Jenkins https://www.facebook.com/BOXicleJenkins/ Interactive botanical installation by Hannah Glogower Live @ Henao Contemporary Center DOS 8 PM / MUSIC @ 9 PM / $10 Cover
Each year Audubon Center for Birds of Prey hosts the Baby Owl Shower to help support clinical programs during our busiest season. We ask for in kind donations in lieu of admission. Fun for the whole family, the Center hosts special conservation themed activities and up-close and personal visits with the Center’s Educational Ambassador birds. Visitors will be able to view non-releasable orphaned raptors (birds of prey) being raised at the Center that are available.
A family fest of sights, sounds and tastes of the African-American and other diverse cultures of Soul Food Cooking. Taste of Soul will feature vendors and family activities as well as lots of music Food Vendors.
Saturday, May 13
Kidsfest is the day when the Audubon Park Garden District gets turned into a mini kids campus for the day. Sign up for free or nearly free workshops on arts and crafts, food, music, sustainability and more. Kids of all ages welcome. Pre-registration is highly encouraged, as some class sizes are limited and space can fill up early. Photo by Katrina Poggio. Note: Most classes take place inside various shops in APGD. W
Highways and byways, two wheel, saddle rockin, engine roarin, running on fumes, Ural pushin’ wild child. We are calling you. Mark your calendars! Come join the Sideshow at Standard Motorcycle Co. May 13th! It’s becoming a staple in local Orlando DIY eclectic community, the Standard Side Show. Once a quarter we block off the streets at our facility and open things up for a day of fun in the sun with motorcycles, good times and great vibes.
Jimmy Buffett is back! He’s in Orlando on Saturday May 13th and we’ll be throwing a Block Party for all you Parrot Heads! Stop by Wall St. Plaza before heading to the Amway and get pumped up with $4 Margaritaville Margaritas, $4 Coronas, music, cheeseburgers…and a chance to WIN Jimmy Buffett tickets. Party starts at 3pm and the winner will be announced at 7pm.
Going to the Jimmy Buffett concert at Amway Center? Make sure to come early and join your fellow Parrot Heads on #churchstreet. Party starts at 3PM with Landshark, Pinnacle, and Cruzan bucket specials. Music, tailgate games, giveaways and more. Bring your flowered party pants, because we are throwing the ultimate bash. Pre-party with Harry Buffalo and Hamburger Marys from Noon – 3PM, then come back for the Harry Buffalo after party! Free! Use 54W for GPS purposes.
It’s a Sneak Peek Studio Party at McRae Art Studios’ (mcraeartstudios.com) new location in Orlando. Most of our studios are still half-dressed, but we can’t wait to show them off. Plus, we want to introduce our six new member artists. Light refreshments, beer and wine will be served. Come as you are! All of McRae’s 23 artists, including six new member artists will be in attendance.
*Tickets in the Club and Midfield East Premium sections include select food and beverage for free. *SUPPORTER SECTION – Safe-standing section, no assigned locations. Instead of seats, each row as a rail that provides safety as well as a cup holder for drinks. When in the home supporter section, always wear purple! If purple isn’t your thing then alternate colors are black, gray or white.
The wait is over. For one night only, Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band perform as a part of the I Don’t Know Tour 2017 at Orlando’s Amway Center on Saturday, May 13. Parrotheads won’t want to miss their chance to soak in the full Margaritaville experience. This year’s tour celebrates Buffett’s 42nd touring season. The popularity of his trademark Key West and laid back atmosphere at his live shows gained a devoted following of fans, called Parrotheads.
The pool is open til 3am! Meet Andrew Christian and model Sean Zavran. Mojoman Fashion Show at 1am. Sexiest swimsuit wins $300 Cash + $150 Mojoman + $50 GoBearr Gift Certificates.
Sunday, May 14
Enjoy this special day with your mom in the beautiful 50-acre gardens. FREE Admission for Moms, Sunday, May 14, 2017. Stroll the winding pathways and discover all the amazing gardens including Florida’s largest rose garden which is in full bloom during the month of May. Stop by the historic Leu House to take a tour of the home and learn about the families that once lived here.
Our Chefs will be busy in the kitchen preparing something special just for her. Enjoy elaborate Chef-Attended stations with complimentary mimosas and live music. Sunday, May 14th: TWO SEATINGS: at 10:00 am or 1:00 pm $69 per guest $29 per child, ages 5 – 12 Children under 4 are complimentary Complimentary Valet Parking For more information regarding Mother’s Day, visit our website at TheAlfondInn.com.