Food Truck Friday and Movie In The Park July 21st. Watch a movie and dine under the summertime stars at Ocoee’s Food Truck Friday and Movie in the Park on July 21. Held the third Friday of each month at Bill Breeze Park, 125 North Lakeshore Drive, the July 21 event includes the following: food trucks from 6:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m.; free tours of the historic Withers-Maguire House, 16 East Oakland Avenue, from 6:00 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.; and a movie starting at 8:30 p.m. The July movie will be the Lego Batman Movie.
Hannibal Square Heritage Center Through September 2 Phase IX of the Heritage Collection: Hannibal Square Heroes Creadle Presents its newest phase of photographs and stories celebrating ten women and men born and raised in Hannibal Square who became nationally known in their fields. Among others, the exhibition explores the lives of Tuskegee Airman Richard Hall, Orange County Public School Superintendent Dr. Barbara Jenkins, and national celebrated Gospel singers and educators Horace and James Boyer. The exhibition is curated by Hannibal Square historians Fairloyn Livingston and Mary Daniels.
Local youth finalist for pageant. Anointis Moore is 6 years old and is one of the state finalist for the National American Miss for the State of Florida. Her parents are Marcus and Dayanta Moore. This pageant will be held at the Hyatt Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando, FL on July 28-29,2017. This pageant is to help our young girls all around the world to have confidence, personality, poise within themselves. If anyone would like to DONATE and show your support to Anointis, please contact Mrs. Moore ay email@example.com
The Central Florida Black Nurses Associaiton of Orlando, Inc. invites all RNs, LPNs, and Student Nurses to their meetings on the 4th Thursday of every month except July and August. Meetings are held from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the UF Health Center(Orlando Health) 1400 South Orange Avenue, 4th Floor, rooms LP1 and LP2, Orlando, FL 32806. For more info, call 407-975-5253, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cfbnaoforlando.org
City of Orlando-Thursday, June 29, 2017, 5:30 p.m. City ArtWorks Employee Exhibition Awards Ceremony Council Chambers Mayor Dyer will present the awards at the City ArtWorks Employee Exhibition Awards ceremony. The City ArtWorks Employee Exhibition showcases the creative talents of City of Orlando employees, their families and members of their households.
New Covenant Baptist Church of Orlando Camp Covenant is an Academic Achievement Camp that will be held here at New Covenant, June 5-July 28th. Camp cost is $55 per week per camper(8:00am-4:00pm) and an additional $15 per week for extended day services(4:00pm-6:00pm). Breakfast, hot lunch and snacks served daily.
Presented by the Family Life and Usher’s Ministries: The Shack will be screened Wed. June 28th at 6:30pm. Then Family Game Night will be in full effect on Fri., June 30th at 6:00pm. Tickets for food will be available for purchase starting June 11th. See Art Whorley for tickets and details.
Central Florida Cycle for Life 2017 on October 1, 2017 at Volusia Co. Fairgrounds, 3150 E New York Avenue, DeLand, Fl 32724 from 7:00am-6:00pm. Get your wheels in motion and join us for our 6th annual bicycle event as we ride through some of the most picturesque and scenic terrain in Volusia County. CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 32, 65 and 100 miles. From breakfast to our cycle post party, you can enjoy fully stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, bike mechanics for bicycle maintenance and repair, ride marshals to cheer you along the way and plenty of support vehicles to help you complete the ride. This unique event empowers participants to take action and demonstrate their fight in finding a cure for cystic fibrosis in a tangible, emotional and powerful way.
Greg Warmoth Holiday Classic on December 4, 2017 at Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, 4012 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, Fl 32837 from 8:00am-5:00pm. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s 16th Annual Holiday Classic honoring Aubrey Rose Brown will be held at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes. This year’s golf outing promises to be great a event, filled with good friends and great golf! Our annual Golf Classic is an event like no other, with extraordinary golf, an outstanding dining experience on the course, and great entertainment including a silent/live auction as well as an award ceremony. Every person who joins us is helping to fuel the mission of the CF Foundation; a cure for everyone with Cystic Fibrosis.
Young Blacks in Action, Inc. is in its 38th season and scheduled to perform in the 89th Chicago’s Bud Billiken Parade (Oldest African-American Parade) on Aug. 12, 2017. Donations are needed to assist with a chartered bus, hotel accommodations, and uniforms. All donations are tax deductible and can be made online at www.ybacommunityband.com. Or send a check to: Young Blacks In Action, Inc., P O Box 618648, Orlando, FL 32861. Also, donation pick up is available, please contact: Mr. Howard (Mr. Flute) Gentry at (407) 739-3388.
CF Climb Orlando 2017 on September 16, 2017 at Orlando World Center Marriott, 8701 World Center Drive, Orlando, FL 32821 from 9:00am-6:00pm. CF Climb is a challenging and unique fitness event where participants climb the flights of stairs in a tall building or around stadiums in a test of endurance and time. Whether climbing to improve timing or to simply cross the finish line, this event is a great way to spend the day with co-workers, friends and family while “Adding Tomorrows” for people with cystic fibrosis. At the end of the climb, participants celebrate at the survival party with delicious food and great entertainment.
Ambassadors of Change Inc, presents The National Miss Black US Ambassador and Miss Black Teen US Ambassador Scholarship Pageant to be held Orlando, Florida, July 16th-23rd 2017. This is the first time in history that a pageant for black women will be held at a Walt Disney World Resort. Miss Black US Ambassador has been featured in Rolling Out Magazine, Centric TV, BET, and several media outlets and was previously held in Atlanta, Georgia. The prelims and the final pageant will take place at the Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disney World.
For more information and tickets, visit www.thembusam.com.
Kappa Alpha Psi To Present Community Health And Wellness Fair Health care providers invited to participate in this free public event. The Orlando and Winter Park alumni chapters of Kappa Alpha Psi will present their Community Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday, July 15 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Northwest Community Center, located at 3955 W. D. Judge Drive in Orlando. This event will be among several public activities surrounding the fraternity’s 83rd Grand Chapter Meeting, its biannual national convention, which will take place in Orlando from July 18-22 at the Rosen Shingle Creek resort. The health fair will be free and open to the public, and up to 1,000 attendees are expected. For more information about Kappa Alpha Psi’s convention activities, visit: www.facebook.com/ConclaveOrlando2017/ or www.twitter.com/83rdGCM_Orlando or www.conclave2017.com/
This year marks the 70th year Mt. Sinai MBC has been serving the Little Egypt area, a community within District 6. In honor of this commemorative milestone Mt. Sinai MBC under the leadership of Dr. Larry G. Mills will be hosting a unique community mass outreach as we continue celebrating this landmark year, with a Youth Tent Revival/2017 Back-to-School Unity Carnival & Festival. . Mt. Sinai will be hosting a special youth week starting August 1 through 5, 2017. The Revival will feature special guests, community leaders and clergy. The festivities will kick off on Tuesday, August 1st, 6:30 pm, with a 3 night Tent Revival on Ivey Lane "Between College St. and Carter St.", leading to the weekend main event, the Back-to-School Unity Carnival, to be held on the grounds of Mt. Sinai MBC, 5200 W. South St., Orlando. Florida 32811
In addition, many local churches have partnered such as St. John's MBC, New Covenant MBC, Washington Shores Church of Christ, New Bethel AME Church Second Shiloh MBC, Macedonia MBC just to name a few who will be joint evangelizing the districts (2, 3 5 & 6) every weekend leading to the Youth Revival/Carnival. The Carnival is FREE to the community it will begin Friday, August 4th, at 1:00 pm, ending at 10:00 pm and Saturday, August 5th (11:00 am to 10:00 pm). Throughout the day there will be workshops on Health & Nutrition, Conflict Resolution, Bullying, Getting Your Business In Order, just to name a few. Our aim is not just helping our children for today, together we are also investing in the long-term future health of our community.
All financial donations should be sent to Mt. Sinai MBC 5200 W. South St. Orlando, Florida 32811. Please visit our website at to make donations https://www.sharylspeaks89.wixsite.com/faithinaction