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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. The service will be available through April 14. Call the library at 407-665-1560 or stop by to make an appointment.
Join Adventure Cycling’s Thursday Night Throwdown bicycle ride, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, starting at 1491 E. State Road 434, Suite 110, in Winter Springs. The event page warns that this is a fast-paced ride. Learn more.
Support the Stenstrom Elementary PTA at their Gators Dockside Spirit Night from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 at Gators Dockside, 167 E. Mitchell Hammock Road in Oviedo. Mention Stenstrom Elementary and a portion of the proceeds will go toward the PTA. 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.” Complimentary popcorn will be available. Learn more.
Join the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post for Patrick’s famous pork chops and karaoke from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 at the Winter Springs VFW Post 5405, 420 N. Edgemon Ave. Learn more.
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Get messy and create your own “Among Us” painting at this Kinda Sus Family Paint Party event from 6:30-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 at Songbirds Music, Art, and Dance Center, 181 E. Mitchell Hammock Road in Oviedo. No experience is required but participants must be 5 years or older. The cost is $15 per person. Learn more. Learn more.
Join the fun with a Mardi Gras Celebration from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17 at Kava Culture Kava Bar, 1174 Tree Swallow Drive in Winter Springs. Enjoy drinks, live music, mask decorating and a scavenger hunt with prizes. Learn more.
Browse fresh produce, baked goods, honey and plants at the Oviedo Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Lawton House, 200 W. Broadway St. in Oviedo. The Oviedo Farmers Market is open the first and third Saturday of each month. 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.
Oviedo Little League’s Opening Day starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at 275 King Street. There will be a parade of teams, softball and baseball games throughout the day, vendors, a basket raffle and food. Learn more.
Turn up the heat at the Seminole County Natural Lands Learn and Burn event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Ed Yarborough Nature Center, 3543 County Road 426 in Geneva. Get an inside look into the planning and process of a prescribed burn, meet some of the creatures that live in fire-dependent ecosystems and view a live burn, if conditions permit. Children ages 10 and older are permitted with an accompanying adult. Tickets cost $8 per person. Learn more.
Stop and smell the flowers at this Orchid Seminar starting at 10 a.m. at Lukas Nursery, 1909 Slavia Road in Oviedo. Orchid Expert Charlie Chapman will visit to talk about orchid care and varieties at this free event. Learn more.
Dance the night away with the University of Central Florida’s Muslim Student Association at their Sister’s Ball from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Oviedo Woman’s Club, 414 King St. in Oviedo. Enjoy food, dancing and more with your fellow sisters. Tickets are $10. Learn more.
Play for prizes at a Game Night event from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at Kava Culture Kava Bar, 1174 Tree Swallow Drive in Winter Springs. Enjoy drinks and a variety of board games, card games and video games. The event has a one-drink minimum and a five-win cap per game. Learn more.
Paint and sip on alcohol-free drinks at this Brushes and Brunch event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19 at Kava Culture Kava Bar. Bring your own painting supplies or purchase supplies for $20, which includes a drink. Learn more.
Party with your pup and Pet Rescue by Judy at their Pooches On The Porch event from 3-6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19 at Spill Wine Bar, 1196 Tree Swallow Drive in Winter Springs. Enjoy live music with Dave Mander, pet adoptions, drink specials and a raffle at this free event. 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 costs $250 per child, with available sibling discounts. Learn more.
Cultivate your green thumb at this Spring Vegetable Gardening Seminar starting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 1 at Lukas Nursery, 1909 Slavia Road in Oviedo. Enjoy this free seminar, hosted by certified horticulturists, as you learn everything you need to know to start a vegetable garden this spring. Learn more.
Attend a Spring Open House event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 4 at the Ed Yarborough Nature Center, 3543 County Road 426 in Geneva. Explore exhibits, meet animal residents and enjoy a short guided hike at this free event. All ages are welcome. Learn more.
Hoof it to this Baby Goat Yoga event from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at 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.
Get in touch with your wild side at the Seminole County Spring Break Eco Camp, which runs daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, March 13 through Friday, March 17 at the Ed Yarborough Nature Center. Children aged 7 to 12 will enjoy a screen-free experience filled with hiking, fishing and more. Registration is now open and attendance costs $132. 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.
Join the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post every Thursday for their Burger Night event from 5-7 p.m. at the Winter Springs VFW Post 5405, 420 N. Edgemon Ave. Learn more.
Oviedo Brewing Run Club’s weekly 5K+ run is from 6:30-9 p.m. every Tuesday night at Oviedo Brewing Company, 1280 Oviedo Mall Blvd. Learn more.