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September 2020

Justice for Salaythis Melvin Rally- Orange County Budget Meeting

September 10, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Orange County Administration Buliding, 450 E. South Street
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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FREE

#JusticeForSalaythisMelvin. It has been over 1 month since the fatal shooting of Salaythis Melvin by Orange County Sheriff's Agent James Montiel and yet the family and community are still awaiting updates from the investigation, from law enforcement leadership and elected officials. We have yet to hear from many of our county commissioners and have yet to receive a direct statement about this incident from our Orange County Mayor. Enough is Enough. We need our leadership to speak up to the…

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National Night Out Shred Event: OPD HQ

September 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE

Bring unwanted documents to one of our contactless shredding services. Benefits include protecting yourself from identity theft, ridding your home from clutter and limiting potential fire hazards.

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2020 PARK[ing] Day

September 18, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
College Park Main Street, 2400 Edgewater Drive
Orlando, Florida 32804 United States
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PARK(ing) Day is typically a global experiment in reclaiming and reprogramming vehicular space for social exchange, recreation, and artistic expression in the temporary installation of parallel parking spaces. While this year’s event is different than most years, the images, ideas, and discussions of possibility has lasting effects and is helping to shift the way streets are perceived and utilized.  There will be a virtual happy hour where attendees can discuss PARK(ing) Day, their ideas and their sketches for future events.

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7th Annual Oktoberfest at Roque Pub

September 20, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Eola Park, 512 E Washington St
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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Participate in International Coastal Cleanup weekend with some outdoor community work at Lake Eola! Help maintain our local Orlando waters with some safe and sustainable fun outside! We will be cleaning up the area around Lake Eola for 2 hours in the morning on September 20. NOTE: face coverings will be required to participate in the Surfrider Cleanup event, and Lake Eola Park requires proper physical distancing for group events. Stay safe and we will see you there!

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October 2020

Pride In The Streets

October 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
FREE

On October 10, 2020, join the biggest vehicle procession Orlando has ever seen! Hundreds of Pride-decorated cars travel a 15+ mile route around Orlando to celebrate Pride in a social-distanced setting. We pass by LGBTQ+ landmarks to signify that we are all still very much connected during these times. Details on how to watch or participate are available at comeoutwithpride.com.

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Inaugural Graham Avenue Clean Up

October 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cherry Tree Park, 2725 E. Jackson Street
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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In conjunction with Keep Orlando Beautiful, The Milk Distrct Neighborhood Association has formally adopted Graham Avenue. This, our first event, will be spent cleaning up Graham Avenue and surrounding streets while staying safe and socially distant. All supplies will be provided by Keep Orlando Beautiful.

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November 2020

Stop Shooting Us in the Back March

November 13, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
orlando police headquarters, 1250 W. South Street
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Residents are holding a “Jericho March” at Orlando Police Headquarters to appeal to city officials to ban police from shooting fleeing suspects in the back. Please wear a face covering; COVID-19 precautions will be enforced. This year the Orlando police and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office shot two young black men – Kevin Adolphe and Salaythis Melvin -- in the back killing them. Police are only supposed to shoot when their lives are in danger. There are many similar shootings…

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Clean Up in Ivanhoe Village – Sponsored by Lake House Apartments

November 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
FREE

Volunteers needed to clean up in Ivanhoe Village. Join the Ivanhoe Village, Lake House Apartments, and Keep Orlando Beautiful to remove litter from the surrounding areas at Lake Ivanhoe. All needed supplies will be provided. Most importantly, masks are provided and socially distancing in place. Please RSVP for this event. Email [email protected] Please include the name of your group, number of volunteers, and your email address. Afterward, Ivanhoe Park Brewing hosts an “after clean up” drink at the brewery. In…

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January 2021

Lake Formosa Cleanup!

January 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Lake Formosa Park, Alden Road
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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LFNA and Friends of Loch Haven Chain of Lakes join forces for a first-time multi-lake cleanup. Keep Orlando Beautiful will supply litter grabbers, gloves, trash bags, and safety vests. What will get accomplished? • Water-based lake cleanup using boats - pending lake alert status and water condition. • Public shoreline cleanup • Storm drain inlet signage installation with new signs: “No dumping, drains to lake.” Have a CANOE or kayak? Please bring it down. They're very helpful for retrieving the…

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One Heart for Women and Children Mobile Food Drop

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camping World Stadium, 1 Citrus Bowl Place
Orlando, FL 32805 United States
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One Heart for Women and Children is set to host another impactful food drop on January 27, 2021, at Camping World Stadium. The event will begin at 10 am and last until the food is gone. One Heart will be distributing over 50,000 lbs of food provided by Second Harvest Food Bank, which will help over 1,000 people in the Orlando community. The event will be sponsored by Dan Greib’s Home to Sell team. With the surging COVID-19 pandemic, the…

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February 2021

Thornton Park Quarterly Clean-Up

February 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Thornton Park District, 608 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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Join us and help clean up the Thornton Park Neighborhood! What? Picking up trash in Thornton Park (garbage, cigarette butts, unsightly branches/palm fronds, gum, rocks). When? Quarterly on a Saturday morning from 9-10am, meeting at Island Time (maybe have some beers/sodas afterwards!). Where? Streets, sidewalks, and the areas in between (verges/rights-of-way). Who? All of Thornton Park teaming up! (residents of the Neighborhood Association and merchants in the Main Street District). Why? Neighborhood beautification makes for happy residents and customers! Clean…

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Winter Park – State of the City

February 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
City of Winter Park City Hall, 401 S Park Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789-4386 United States
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$45 – $220

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and the City of Winter Park invite you to attend the annual "State of the City" Address luncheon. The event will feature Winter Park Mayor Steve Leary’s annual State of the City Address and the presentation of the city’s Employees of the Year. The city has also partnered with Orange County’s government access channel Orange TV to offer the Mayor’s State of the City Address live the day of the event via- facebook.com/WinterParkFla - youtube.com/WinterParkFla

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Greenhouse Plant Sale – Fruit Trees, Herbs, Flowers, and More!

February 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kaley Square, 1030 W Kaley St
Orlando, FL United States
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Various prices

GREENHOUSE PLANT SALE with Fleet Farming on February 20th, 2021 Come check out our selection of fruit trees, herbs, flowers, and more. What are the benefits of buying hyper-local plants starts? Some plants do well when directly seeded in your garden, while others (like eggplants and peppers) start off better in a greenhouse setting before transplanting. The Fleet Greenhouse program feeds plant starts a happy nutritious diet so their immune system can compete against pathogens or pests when in your…

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Random Acts of Kindness Day with Rep. Anna Eskamani & Rep. Travaris McCurdy

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE

In honor of Random Act of Kindness Day, join Representative Anna V. Eskamani and Representative Travaris McCurdy for a community clean-up! We’ll supply all the tools you need, and we ask that you dress comfortably with closed-toe shoes and a mask. You’re encouraged to bring a refillable water bottle to stay hydrated and reduce plastic waste. We will provide one if needed! WHAT Community Clean-Up with Rep. Anna Eskamani and Rep. Travaris McCurdy DATE Saturday, February 20th TIME 10:00am -…

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Milk District Neighborhood Cleanup

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Milk District, East Robinson St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Hey you Milksters, it is that time again. Let's get our neighborhood cleaned up! Join your Milk District Neighborhood Association Board as we spend the morning cleaning up Graham and Bumby Avenues and the surrounding streets, while staying safe and socially distant. @Keep Orlando Beautiful will provide garbage bags, trash grabbers, gloves, and other needed supplies. Masks and social distancing required.

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