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Celebrate the Savannah Court of Oviedo assisted living facility grand opening from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 at the Savannah Court and Cottage of Oviedo, 395 Alafaya Woods Blvd.. Enjoy a complimentary meal, live music and door prizes leading up to the grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony of the newly remodeled senior living community. Learn more.
Enjoy a variety of food options from local food trucks at the City of Oviedo’s Food Truck Thursday from 5-9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23 at Center Lake Park, 299 Center Lake Lane in Oviedo. The food truck lineup includes Wing King Miami, Betta’s Pizza, Maya Rosa, Gran Arepa, Amish Pretzel, Rosario’s, Fully Loaded Food, Churros and Cream, Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream, and Sugar Rush Marshmallows. Attendees are invited to bring their own chairs and blankets. Event entry and parking are free. Learn more.
Travel the world virtually at the Seminole County Public Library’s Virtual Reality Open Lab from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 at the East Branch Library, 310 Division St. in Oviedo. Enjoy using the Oculus Virtual Reality headsets at this free event. No registration is required. Learn more.
Join conservationist Katrina Shadix at the Gardening for Nature event from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 at The Serenity Center and CommUNITY Space, 2040 Winter Springs Blvd. in Oviedo. Learn how to share your yard with birds, butterflies and bees at this free event. Learn more.
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Bring the kids for a $5 showing of “The Lorax” at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 at the Regal movie theater, 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Learn more.
Get creative and learn to paint Harry Potter and his friends at a Family Paint Party event from 6:30-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 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.
Dance the night away at the Oviedo-Winter Springs Optimist Club’s Sunshine Dance at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 at the First United Methodist Church of Oviedo, 263 King St. in Oviedo. The group invites persons with disabilities in Central Florida to attend in their best Valentine-themed outfit and enjoy entertainment by Big Dan the Music Man. The cost is $2 for entry. Learn more.
Enjoy a night of live music featuring Mother Medicine Music from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 at Rock & Brews, 7131 Red Bug Lake Road in Oviedo. Learn more.
Join the Gaming Caravan at their Tabletop Game Day event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at Vital Church, 281 N. Division St. in Oviedo. Enjoy their board game library, as well as a minifig painting class, a Dungeons & Dragons (5th Edition) intro class and more. Early bird tickets are $15. Learn more.
Experience the story of Hansel and Gretel with a live performance by Penguin Point Productions at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at Penguin Point Theater, 1220 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Tickets are $8 for children and $10 for adults. Learn more.
Let everyone get their hands dirty at a Family Clay Party from 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at Songbirds Music, Art, & Dance Center, 181 E. Mitchell Hammock Road in Oviedo. There will be step-by-step instructions on how to create unicorn charms. The cost of admission is $20 per artist and includes all materials. Learn more.
Chow down at the annual Oviedo Food Truck Jam from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at Center Lake Park, 357 Center Lake Lane. Join the City of Oviedo as they partner with the nonprofit Helpful Hands to bring a selection of 20 food trucks plus Dixieland music. Attendees are invited to bring their own small tables and chairs at this free event. Learn more.
Seminole County Public Library’s Tertulia Cuatro Gatos event from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at the East Branch Library, 310 Division St. in Oviedo. Participate in talks about literature, art, music, culture and history at this free event. The program will be presented in Spanish. Learn more.
Enjoy a night of live music featuring Scott Davidson from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at Rock & Brews, 7131 Red Bug Lake Rd in Oviedo. Learn more.
Enjoy a live musical performance by singer and songwriter John Lazar from 3-6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26 at Spill Wine Bar, 1196 Tree Swallow Drive in Winter Springs. Learn more.
Join the Highlands Homeowners Association for a Family Game Night event starting at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26 at the Highlands Clubhouse, 2200 Shepard Road in Winter Springs. Residents can bring their favorite board games to play at this free event. 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.
Help those in need while breaking a sweat at HOPE Helps’ Sham Rock ‘N Run 5K. Registration starts at 7 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 4 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 2012 W. State Road 426 in Oviedo. Race proceeds benefit HOPE Helps, Inc., whose mission is to prevent and reduce homelessness in Central Florida. 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.
Join the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post for their free Spring Fling event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 11 at the Winter Springs VFW Post 5405, 420 N. Edgemon Ave. 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.
Get your Irish on at the City of Oviedo’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival from 5-9 p.m. Friday, March 17 and from 4-10 p.m. Saturday, March 18 at Center Lake Park, 299 Center Lake Lane in Oviedo. Enjoy Irish cuisine, draft beer, live entertainment, photo booths, jugglers, balloon artists and more at this free two-day event. 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.
Learn the art of improv for adults every Tuesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and for teens every Wednesday from 6-7:30 p.m. at Penguin Point Productions, 1220 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Classes are $25 a session billed in four-week increments of $100. Learn more.