Community Events for June 13 edition

Indoor Movies

Friday, June 15, 6:30 p.m. Oviedo Cultural Center, Oviedo. Free. "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs." 


Virtuous Life Studies

Thursdays, 2nd & 4th of each month, 7 p.m., Lake Mary Community Center, 140 E. Wilbur Ave., Lake Mary. Bible study by Veronica L. Smith, uniqueness & harvesting your promise. 


Comedy Show

Saturday, June 16, 9 p.m., Inner Compass Brewing Company, 300 E. 2nd Street, Sanford. Due North Comedy Show. Free. Not recommended for young children.


Paddleboard & Kayak Demos

Saturday, June 16, 10 a.m. to noon, Secret Lake Park, 200 N. Triplet Lake Dr., Casselberry. Instructors from Paddleboard Orlando will demo paddleboards & kayaks. Free food & drinks.


"Little Wars"

Saturday, June 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Museum of Seminole County History, 300 Eslinger Way, Sanford. $3 - adults, $1 - students & seniors. Dads free. Toy soldiers based on 1913 HG Wells book, "War of the Worlds." Dress in Steampunk attire & participate in the battlefield. Registrants receive a set of soldiers. Call 407-665-2489. 


Sanford Art Walk

Saturday, June 16, (3rd Saturday of each month), 6 to 9 p.m., Sanford Welcome Center, 230 E. First St., Sanford. Juried art show, live music & art. For info go to


Rhythms at the Roost

Saturday, June 16, 6 to 10 p.m., Cranes Roost, Alt. Spgs. New Orleans Flare from the NOLA Brass Band. Bring chair & enjoy music. 


Car Show

Sunday, June 17, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.,  City Hall, 101 N. 4th St., Lake Mary. 


Library Families Rock

Monday, June 18 6 to 7:30 p.m., North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave., Sanford. Decorate rocks & hide them Supplies included. Registration required. Call 407-665-1620.


Lunch & Learn

Wednesday, June 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Riverside Park, 1600 Lockwood Blvd., Oviedo. $9 per class. Health & educational classes & art projects. Lunch provided. Call 407-971-5575.


River Rats

Saturdays, June 23 & July 21, 9 to 11:45 a.m., Sanford Memorial Stadium, Mellonville Ave., Sanford. Stretch, hit, throw, learn defense & enjoy campers versus Rats autograph session. $30 per session or $50 for both. Ages 5 to 12. Sign up at 


Clothing/Shoe Drive

Saturday, June 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Seminole Towne Center Mall, Sanford. A trailer will be in the parking lot between Burlington Coat Factory & Dillards for dropping off donations.. Call 973-598-8880 ext. 18. 


Zoo Night Hikes

Saturdays, June 23 & Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m., Central Florida Zoo, 3755 NW Hwy. 17-92, Sanford. (Ages 5+) Experience the sights & sounds of the zoo nocturnal adventure, up-close & guided flashlight tour. Call 407-323-4450.


Men's Health Challenge

Sunday, June 24, 12 to 4 p.m., Springs Meadows Seventh-day Adventist Church, 5783 N. Ronald Reagan Blvd. (CR427) , Sanford. Health & wellness guest speakers, educational vendors, food, special work shops & more. Call 407-665-3008. 


Family Movie Night

Monday, June 25, 5:45 p.m., North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave., Sanford. Free. "Emoji Movie." Bring blanket & snacks. 


Quick Meals for 1 or 2

Tuesday, June 26, 2 to 3:30 p.m., North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave., Sanford. Learns ways to downsize & simplify meal prep, essential kitchen tools, appliances & ideas. Free. Registration required. Call 407-665-1620.


Flying Needles

Wednesday, June 27 (last Wednesday of each month), 6 to 7:30 p.m., North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave., Sanford. Free. Adults & teens 15+. Knit, crochet & other needlework, share tips, learn from others. 


International Safari Gala

Saturday, June 30, 6 to 9 p.m., Northland Church Rink, 530 Dog Track Rd., Longwood. The goal is to manifest how we celebrate diversity as a community at large.  The experience will not only allow guests to undergo the culture and beauty of some countries from around the world but, also the rich history of the diversities. Call 407-834-2669.



Saturday, June 30, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., All Souls Catholic Church, 800 Oak Ave., Sanford. $8 adults/kids under 12 free. Salad supper with over 20 different homemade salads, fresh breads, drinks & desserts. Door prizes, raffles & music. Proceeds used to help needy with emergency funding & food from pantry through Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Call 407-739-7910.


Church hosts Concert

Saturday, June 30, 7 p.m. (desserts & refreshments from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.), Community United Methodist Church, 41 W. Highbanks Rd, DeBary. Orange City Orchestra (33+ musicians) will preform. Call 386-668-4805.


Art Classes

July 2 (every first Mon.) , 7 to 9 p.m., Rural Heritage Center, 101 E Main, $25 per session with all supplies included.  Up to 15 people can attend and you can attend just one or all sessions.  Art with Valerie Paint Classes will be held by Geneva artist Valerie Kelley. Call 407-729-1449.


Red, Hot & Boom

Tuesday, July 3, Cranes Roost Park, Altamonte Springs.


Geneva Parade

Wednesday, July 4, 8:30 a.m. antique vehicles, 9:30 a.m. parade line-up, 10 a.m. parade, 11:15 a.m. festival with food, face painting, pony rides and more. First Street, Geneva. The theme is “Christmas in July," Float/horse/bicycle/ATV decorating planned! This year the public will vote for the 1st ($200) and 2nd ($150) place floats. The votes will be 50 cents per vote or 5 votes for $2. The Judges will decide the kid’s & commercial floats. Register your float at is also an Art Contest that goes along with the theme. Any kind of art for wall or table concerning Geneva’s “Christmas in July” may be entered with two groups, children 12 & under and all others.  And you can start growing your beard and getting your costume together for the Patriotic Santa Claus Contest. ($100 winner).

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