Discover something new with the kids at this Grown-Ups and Guppies STEM Lab from 10:30-11:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9. at the Mad Science Laboratory, 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Enjoy hands-on experiences and demos at this event aimed toward toddlers and preschoolers. Tickets start at $25 for one adult and child. Learn more.
Celebrate the season of love at this Valentine’s Sip and Shop event from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9 at the Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd. Enjoy live entertainment, discounts, a food-and-wine stroll and singles mixer locations, including an LGBTQ+ mixer, at this free event. Learn more.
Join the Oviedo Jeep Club for a meet and greet from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9 at the Sonic Drive-In, 1055 Broadway St. in Oviedo. Sign up for a membership and receive your dog tags, T-shirt and 15% off your Sonic order at this family-friendly event. Learn more.
Experience a wine and chocolate tasting from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9 at Spill Wine Bar, 1196 Tree Swallow Drive in Oviedo. Enjoy five hand-selected wines, chocolate pairings and live music provided by Charlie Morris. The event is free for Spill Wine Club members and $15 for guests. Learn more.
Retirees and lower income folks of all ages can get their taxes done for free through AARP’s foundation Tax-Aide. IRS-certified volunteers will prepare and electronically file tax returns from 1-4 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays at the Seminole East Library, 310 N. Division Street in Oviedo. Call the library at 407-665-1560 or stop by to make an appointment.
Join the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post for Rick’s Famous Wing Night from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 at the Winter Springs VFW Post 5405, 420 N. Edgemon Ave. Enjoy live music and a $12 10-wings-and-fries deal. Learn more.
Get messy at a Family Paint Party as you learn to make your own Dino-mite painting from 6:30-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 at Songbirds Music, Art, & Dance Center, 181 E. Mitchell Hammock Road in Oviedo. All instructions and materials are included. Tickets cost $15 per artist. Learn more.
Join the City of Winter Springs for their 24th annual Father-Daughter Dance from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 at the Winter Springs Senior Center, 400 N. Edgemon Ave. Enjoy a live DJ, a free professional photo, refreshments and prizes at the event. Attendance is free for Winter Springs residents but tickets are still required. Tickets for non-residents are $10 per couple and $5 per additional child (not to exceed $25 per family). Learn more.
Get busy at this Beginning Beekeeping Class from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at Black Hammock Bee Farms, 2385 Howard Ave. in Oviedo. Learn the basics of beekeeping as you enjoy a catered lunch and refreshments, a Q&A session, honey tasting and more. Long pants and closed-toe shoes are required. Tickets start at $75. Learn more.
Choose from a variety of vendors and find a unique gift for that special someone at the Valentine’s Day Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at My Oviedo Store, 50 Smith St. in Oviedo. Learn more.
Learn a delicious recipe at this Healthy Cooking for One or Two class by Breaking Bread with Mira from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Foundry Church, 1491 E. State Road 434 in Winter Springs. Tickets start at $50. Learn more.
Join the City of Oviedo for their Daddy Daughter Dance from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Oviedo Cultural Center, 357 Center Lake Lane in Oviedo. Enjoy music, dancing and catering by Dominick’s Restaurant. Tickets are $40 per couple and $10 for each additional child. Learn more.
Join Orlando & Sanford Girls Pint Out and Design Build Brewing for their second annual Galentine’s Celebration, starting at noon Saturday, Feb. 11 at 1628 Purple Plum Place in Oviedo. Celebrate by bringing a fun beer and brunch dish to share with the group at this free potluck event. Learn more.
Create your own Galentines Charcuterie Board at this Breaking Bread with Mira workshop from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Foundry Church, 1491 E. State Road 434 in Winter Springs. Enjoy a light brunch, refreshments and your very own keepsake charcuterie board. Tickets start at $75. Learn more.
Join Burnside Bridge Equestrian for their first Family Fun Day Valentine’s Edition event from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12 at 250 E. Panama Drive in Winter Springs. Enjoy games, food, free hayrides, prizes, pony rides and more. Admission is free for seniors and children younger than 3 years old. Admission costs $10 for adults and $5 for children. Learn more.
Touchdown with Beef O’Bradys at their Pour ‘til They Score event starting at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12 at 1817 E. Broadway St. in Oviedo. Enjoy the Super Bowl and free 9-ounce Bud Light draughts until the first team scores. Learn more.
Valentine’s Day Events
Drop your furry friend off for their own Valentine’s Day Play Party from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14 at the Tuscawilla Oaks Animal Hospital, 1490 Tuskawilla Road in Oviedo. Limited spaces available. Pups will receive a keepsake kissing booth photo and a personalized paw print craft. Learn more.
Stop and smell the flowers at this Valentine’s Day Orchid Show from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Lukas Nursery, 1909 Slavia Road in Oviedo. Shop a variety of orchids and arrangements produced by Orchid Expert Charlie Chapman. Learn more.
Enjoy a Valentine’s Day Dinner from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14 at the Black Hammock Restaurant, 2356 Black Hammock Fish Camp Road in Oviedo. Celebrate the evening with a special menu and sunset views overlooking Lake Jessup. Learn more.
Visit the Perfect Pours Taproom for their Valentine’s Day Dinner event, featuring a three-course meal with beer and wine pairings from 6-10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Perfect Pours Taproom, 855 E. State Road 434 in Winter Springs. Tickets cost $65 and are in limited supply. Vegan options are available. Learn more.
Play to win at Valentine’s Day Bingo from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Spill Wine Bar, 1196 Swallow Tree Drive in Oviedo. Enjoy drink specials and the chance to win a bottle of wine each round. Bingo cards are $2 each. Learn more.
Dine out for a 3 Course Valentine’s Dinner Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Rock and Brews, 7131 Red Bug Lake Road in Oviedo. Enjoy Valentine’s cocktails and the “Hooked on a Feeling” dinner course for two. Learn more.
Hoof it to this Baby Goat Yoga event from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 Oviedo Brewing Company, 1280 Oviedo Mall Blvd. All ages and experience levels are invited to attend. Attendees should bring a mat or towel. Tickets cost $28 and include one pint or fountain drink of your choice at the end of the session. Learn more.
Enjoy a free monthly outdoor movie night hosted by the City of Oviedo from 6-9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 at The Oviedo Amphitheater, 357 Center Lake Lane. Bring blankets and lawn chairs for a showing of “DC League of Superpets” along with free popcorn. Learn more.
Have a ball at the Babe Ruth Opening Day event from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at Central Winds Park, 1000 Central Winds Drive in Winter Springs. Learn more.
Join rehearsals for the Inspired Theater Company’s production of “Disney’s High School Musical” starting Monday, Feb. 20 at CrossLife Church, 45 W. Broadway St. in Oviedo. Students in grades 4-12 are invited to participate. Registration fees are $250 per child with additional sibling discounts available. Learn more.
Dementia-Friendly Dining is every Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. at Perkins Restaurant, 701 E. State Road 434 in Winter Springs and every Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. at the Town House Restaurant, 139 N. Central Ave. in Oviedo. Families and friends may bring their loved ones who are living with Dementia to a friendly, safe, and enjoyable meal. Learn more.
Stretch out every Saturday at BodyInUnity Yoga School’s Oviedo Community Yoga-by-the-Lake at the Canterbury Retreat and Conference Center, 1601 Alafaya Trail in Oviedo. Participants should bring a towel to place under their mat, water and bug spray. The drop-in cost is $10 per person. Learn more.
Enjoy live traditional Irish music sessions every Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. at Irish 31 Oviedo, 65 W. Mitchell Hammock Road in Oviedo. Learn more.
The Irish 3.1 Run Club meets every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Irish 31, 65 W. Mitchell Hammock Road in Oviedo. Learn more.
Win free drinks at Perfect Pours’ Team Trivia Night every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at 855 E. S.R. 434 in Winter Springs. Learn more.
Think and Drink Trivia Night is every Sunday from 8-10 p.m. at the Kava Culture Kava Bar, 1174 Tree Swallow Drive in Winter Springs. Enjoy drink specials and a weekly changing trivia theme. Learn more.
Enjoy Trivia Night every Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at Bonfires Kitchen, 1340 Alafaya Trail in Oviedo. Learn more.
Join the Mad Science Laboratory every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a Mad Science Homeschool Lab at 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd. Drop-in single-class tickets start at $49. Learn more.
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