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What’s happening this weekend — Summer kick-off event, mom & me picnic and a local art exhibit

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Thursday

The City of Oviedo’s Job Fair is from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, May 19 at the Oviedo Cultural Center, 357 Center Lake Lane in Oviedo. The city is filling temporary positions for the summer season as well as permanent positions in all city departments. Learn more.

Perfect Pours’ Beer and Bingo event is from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, May 19 at 855 E. State Road 434 in Winter Springs. This free event will have gift card prizes for the winners. Learn more.

Friday

Shop local produce, craft items and ready-to-eat food at Oviedo Brewing’s Night Market from 5-10 p.m. Friday, May 20 at Oviedo Brewing Company, 1280 Oviedo Mall Blvd., Oviedo. Learn more.

Catch two live bands in one night starting at 8 p.m. Friday, May 20 at Black Hammock Restaurant, 2356 Black Hammock Fish Camp Road in Oviedo. On the Rocks Band covers songs from all genres and Jaclyn Arnold sings the top 40 hits, throwback, soul and soft rock. Learn more.

Saturday

Live music, more than 60 local vendors selling crafts, plants, and fresh produce and ready-to-eat food will be at the Oviedo Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at the Lawton House, 200 W. Broadway Street in Oviedo. Pets are welcomed. Tours of the Lawton House are available during market hours. Learn more.

Find fresh fruits and veggies at Big Daddy’s Farm’s Old Fashioned Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 30 at 285 Howard Ave. in Oviedo. Learn more.

Rock the Block, a summer kick-off event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at Core Faith Church, 50 W. Magnolia Street in Oviedo. There will be an inflatable slip and slide, a 24-foot-high water slide, water games, free Jeremiah’s Italian Ice and food and raffle prizes. Learn more.

Author Becca Bredholt will host a book signing for her novel “Finding Cover” at noon on Saturday, May 21 at the Lawton House, 200 W. Broadway Street in Oviedo. Learn more.

Guitar, percussion and vocals are part of Blazing Sands’ live show at the Oviedo Brewing Company, 1280 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Learn more.

Sunday

Eat lunch, enjoy arts and crafts and play in the splash pad at the Mom and Me Picnic in the Park event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 22 at Torcaso Park, 104 N. Moss Road in Winter Springs. The free community event is hosted by Inspiring Hands. Learn more.

Singer and guitarist Chuck Kleinknecht will play rock, country and folk music with a nautical theme from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, May 22 at Spill Wine Bar, 1196 Tree Swallow Drive in Winter Springs. Learn more.

See 15 cabaret dancers from across Central Florida perform, plus performances of Disney, showtune and pop songs at Reilly Cardella’s fundraiser for her bid for Miss Florida at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 22 at The Church at 434, 817 E. State Road 434 in Winter Springs. There will be snacks and desserts. A donation of any amount will be accepted at the door. Learn more.

Events from Geneva Email News

Meet resident animals, explore exhibits and have fun with arts and crafts at the Ed Yarborough Nature Center’s Spring Open House from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21 at 3485 N. County Road 426 in Geneva. Join guided hikes to the fishing pier to try to spy some wild creatures happening at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. This event is free. Learn more.

“Challenging Times Are Nothing New,” an exhibit that explores the freeze of 1894-95, the Spanish Flu, the Polio Epidemic, and the present Covid Pandemic, is open from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, May 22 at The Museum of Geneva History, 165 1st St. in Geneva. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. Learn more.

These events are provided through a partnership with Geneva Email News. To get the full listing to your email, contact GenevaHGS@aol.com.

Future events

The Winter Springs Run Club hosts community runs on Wednesdays from 6-7:15 p.m. starting at the Can and Bottle Beer Shoppe, 278 E. State Road 434 in Winter Springs. The free club features $1 draft pours for participants. Learn more.

Get a say in how Seminole County grows over the next 20 years by participating in the Envision Seminole 2045 comprehensive plan update Visioning Tour. Attend the in-person meeting from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 25 at Geneva Elementary School, 275 1st Street in Geneva. Pre-register for the event, get updates about the plan’s progress, watch the informational video and submit input on the plan here.

From May 22 through June 3, more than 400 crosses will be erected for Florida’s Fallen Memorial. Each cross represents a military service member who died in active duty and displays their photo, name, hometown, branch of service, rank and any higher level awards they received. Visit the memorial at the American Legion Memorial Post 243, 491 W. Broadway Street in Oviedo. Learn more.

Support Hope Helps’ food bank by donating non-perishable food items between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday – Friday, May 16-31 at Elite DNA Therapy Services, 2959 Alafaya Trail, Suite 121, in Oviedo. Items of greatest need include canned meats and fish, canned fruit, vegetables and soup, breakfast cereal, peanut butter, rice, macaroni and cheese, and pasta. Learn more.

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