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May 2020

Health Care Access Q&A w/Rep. Eskamani and PCAN

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Health care access is critically important everyday, but especially during a pandemic and especially with skyrocketing unemployment rates. We know all too well that before COVID19, Florida faced serious health disparities and the situation has only become more dire. With no Medicaid Expansion, many Floridians and their families struggle to even see a doctor, let alone gain access to necessary medication. Please join Rep. Anna V. Eskamani and Anne Packham of Primary Care Access Network (PCAN) to talk about your…

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Building Community for Self Sufficiency

May 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$15 – $78

Building community to take you from sustainable to resilient. It helps support you and your landscape! This is part of a 6 part course on resilient self-sufficiency, you can take each class individually or purchase as a package deal. As a reminder all classes will be recorded & sent out 24 hours after class for your review or if you missed that session. We will be covering 6 in-depth topics including: * May 6 - Sheet Mulching * May 10…

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Return to Flight

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
FREE

The first human launch from the U.S. in nearly a decade is set for May 27. Join WMFE at noon that day for "Return to Flight," a special program to mark this historic mission. You can listen on 90.7-FM or stream at wmfe.org. And then, watch the launch live on the 90.7 WMFE Facebook page. Hosted by WMFE space reporter and Are We There Yet? Podcast host Brendan Byrne, "Return to Flight" explores what it means for the U.S. to…

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June 2020

“Candid Conversations with Our Community” Virtual Town Hall Meeting

June 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
FREE

In light of the recent occurrences surrounding the death of George Floyd, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings is seeking to connect with our community to discuss solutions and alternatives to the civil unrest that many communities are currently experiencing. Mayor Demings along with the Orange County MLK Initiative would like to invite residents to participate in a Virtual Town Hall Meeting.  This event will serve as a forum for federal, state, and local leaders to engage our residents to…

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The Stories They Could Tell: Curator’s Virtual Tour

June 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
FREE

Join chief curator Pam Schwartz and One Orlando registrar Jeremy Hileman for a curator’s tour of the virtual exhibition, The Stories They Could Tell. Get a behind-the-scenes look at what went into creating the fourth annual Pulse remembrance exhibition that highlights some of the artifacts that serve as physical representations of stories of struggle and loss, and of triumph and hope. REGISTER

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Storytellers 18: See Through Our Eyes

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

You Are Invited To See This Timely Exhibition And Hear The Stories Virtual Opening Reception & Gallery Talk Saturday, June 20, 12–1pm Free & Open to the Public Coinciding with the Juneteenth Celebration Join us online: HannibalSquareHeritageCenter When the camera is put in their hands, and intergenerational connections are made, the results are powerful and lasting. STORYTELLERS 18 was originally unveiled in the Fall of 2019 at the African American Museum of the Arts in DeLand — as all STORYTELLERS…

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Central Florida History 101: Part IV (1972 – to the present)

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Central Florida History 101: Tourist Destination, International Community, and Big City Problems (1972 – to the present) Join museum director Michael Perkins on Zoom as he reviews the seminal events that shaped Central Florida history from the Civil War to the present. With the arrival of Disney, Central Florida became an international tourist destination. Hosting 60 million visitors each year is no easy task!

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Ongoing uncertainty in the hospitality industry: A conversation with José Andres and Arne Sorenson

June 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
FREE

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, travel, and other hospitality sector businesses throughout the country. As of May 2020, the national unemployment rate for the leisure and hospitality industry was 35.9%, compared to 5% just one year prior in May 2019. Meanwhile, many states and local communities rely on foodservice, tourism, and hospitality for their economic livelihood. As all states have already begun their initial reopening phases, employees of these industries have joined those in the health care…

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July 2020

July Monthly Meeting: Protecting our Waterways

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harry P Leu Gardens, 1920 North Forest Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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FREE

This months guest speaker, Jennifer Mitchell is a Public Coordinator with the St Johns River Water Management District. She is passionte about Florida's unique and incredible water resources and will speak about the aquifer system and how each of us can help keep our water clean.

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Growing Bolder What’s Next

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
FREE

Each Friday, Growing Bolder comes to you live with our new show, What's Next. Hosted by award-winning broadcasters Marc Middleton, Bill Shafer and Laura Savini, What's Next is inspirational and aspirational. On this week's show, get ready to rock. We're taking a trip back in time with one of the most iconic rock photographers in history. Henry Diltz was the man behind the camera for some of the most famous rock photos in history, including pictures of Jimi Hendrix at…

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