What’s happening this weekend — Free trees, fishing lessons and live shows


Oviedo Jeep Club’s Monthly Social event is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 11 at Gator’s Dockside Oviedo, 167 E. Mitchell Hammock Road. Learn more


Dance the night away at the 5th Grade Prom from 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 12 at Oviedo Cultural Center, 357 Center Lake Lane in Oviedo. Tickets cost $25 and include food, chips and a drink. Each child will be verified with their school, teacher and birthday. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cannot be purchased at the door. Learn more

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Watch The Ensemble Company’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”, showing nightly at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and daily at 2 p.m. on Sundays from May 12-21 at Penguin Point Productions, 1220 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Tickets cost $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and $18 for students. Learn more.

See Penguin Point Productions’ in-house improv troupe, Imaginary Friends, perform at 7 p.m. Friday, May 12 at 1220 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo Learn more

Catch John Lazar live at Spill Wine and Craft Beer Bar from 7-10 p.m. Friday, May 12 at 1196 Tree Swallow Drive in Winter Springs. Learn more.

Play trivia at Can and Bottle Beer Shoppe from 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 12 at 278 E. State Road 434 in Winter Springs. Learn more.  

Red Sun Yoga’s INBody Experience class, designed to restore your connection to the body, starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 12 at 5965 Red Bug Lake Road in Winter Springs. The class costs $35 for members and $40 for nonmembers. Learn more


Learn to fish from Winter Springs Parks and Recreation staff members at the Fish Winter Springs event at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 13 at Central Winds Park, 1000 Central Winds Drive. Poles and bait will be available to use and kids will take home a free fishing pole. Registration is open to children ages 5 -12. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Learn more

Oviedo Cars & Coffee is from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 13 at Rock & Brews, 7131 Red Bug Lake Road in Oviedo. All years, makes and models are welcome. Learn more

Bring a green thumb to the City of Oviedo’s Arbor Day Tree Giveaway, starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 13 at City Hall, 400 Alexandria Blvd. Residents of Oviedo will be given two trees per household while enjoying vendors providing environmental education, coffee, donuts and more. Learn more

Attention, gamers: There will be a Flesh and Blood tournament at noon on Saturday, May 13 at Versus Games, 1320 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. The entry fee is $35. There will be cash prizes. Learn more.

Learn selection, cutting and layout techniques at a Charcuterie & Sip Workshop at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13 at Our Suite Village, 1305 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Learn more

Bring gently used items to Antioch Missionary Baptist Church’s Fill the Truck event from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 13 at 311 E. Broadway St. in Oviedo. The event will benefit The Sharing Center, a charitable organization that helps those experiencing poverty or homelessness. Learn more

Mother’s Day Events

Treat mom to an authentic Hawaiian meal and a hula dancer show at Oviedo Brewing Company’s Mother’s Day event, happening from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 14 at 1280 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Learn more

Celebrate mom with a Mother’s Day painting event for teens and adults, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, May 14 at Songbirds Music, Art, & Dance Center, E. Mitchell Hammock Road in Oviedo. Registration costs $25. Learn more

Create a “whimsical mushrooms” work of art at a Mother’s Day painting event from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday, May 14 at Calliope Street wine boutique and artist studio, 1670 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Learn more

Future Events

Bring a chair or a blanket for the City of Winter Springs’ Food Truck Thursday from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, May 18 at Trotwood Park, 701 Northern Way. Learn more

The Oviedo Brewing Night Market is from 5-10 p.m. Friday, May 19 at Oviedo Brewing Company. Local vendors will include Oviedo Olive Oil, Drunk Chicks Craft Sauces, Black Hammock Bee Farms, Rascal’s Rickin Beignets, and Riley Reigh’s Freeze Dried Sweets. There will also be chicken bingo. Learn more.

Enjoy game time with other adult seniors from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 25 at CrossLife Church’s Christian Life Center, 45 W. Broadway St., Room 112, in Oviedo. There will be games and snacks provided, but guests are encouraged to bring a favorite game if they wish. Seniors from Oviedo and surrounding communities are welcome to join. Learn more

The community is invited to Oviedo High School’s dedication of a memorial to remember OHS graduates who have passed away, at 9 a.m. Friday, May 26 at the OHS Football Field, 601 King St. Learn more. Email Assistant Principal Drew Morgan at drew_morgan@scps.us.

Share your favorite music with others at Can & Bottle Beer Shoppe’s Bring Your Own Vinyl event from 2-8 p.m. Saturday, May 27 at 278 E. State Road 434 in Winter Springs. Learn more 

Summer Camps

Register your kids for Camp Sunshine with the City of Winter Springs, running each week from May 30 through July 28. The cost per week is $125 for residents and $210 for non-residents. Registration is first come, first served and will be capped at 65 campers. All fees must be paid by June 3. Learn more.

North Wind Martial Arts’ summer camp runs from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday the weeks of  May 29,  June 5, June 12, June 19 and June 26 at 1753 W. Broadway St. in Oviedo. Each day of camp will include two hours of karate instruction and a field trip. The camp focuses on routines and practices that foster respect, character, curiosity, knowledge and courtesy. The cost is $175 for a full week or $50 for a full day. There’s a $50 registration fee and the cost for additional children is discounted 10%. Learn more.

O2B Kids offers weekly themed summer camps from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday starting the week of May 29 and ending the week of July 31. Tuition costs $219 weekly. The camps group kids by age, with the youngest campers being in first grade and the oldest being 13 years old. Learn more.  

Camp Create, a summer art camp where kids will learn art theory while exploring new mediums, runs from 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday, June 26-30 at The Foundry Center, 1491 E. State Road 434 in Winter Springs. The camp, hosted by local artist Caryn Dahm, also includes outdoor play. The cost is $185 for the week and offers sibling discounts. Learn more

Penguin Point Productions offers one- and three-week performing arts summer camps for kids grades kindergarten through 12th and cost $150 or $400, respectively. Each camp has its own theme, including magic and Star Wars. Penguin Point is located at 1220 Oviedo Mall Blvd. Learn more

Master Roberts Taekwondo Summer Camps are for kids ages 4-12 and run from 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday, June 19-23 and July 24-28 at 980 Oviedo Blvd., Suite 1008, in Oviedo. Campers will work on Taekwondo skills as well as team building skills. The cost is $165. Learn more.

Songbirds Music, Art, & Dance Center will host several art-based camps from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, each week starting on May 30 through Aug. 5 at 181 E. Mitchell Hammock Road in Oviedo. A majority of the camps cost $245. Early drop off and extended days are available for an additional cost. Learn more.

Editor’s note: Have a summer camp you’d like OCN to include in this listing? Send the details to contact@oviedocommunitynews.org

Regular Events 

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 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

Enjoy yoga outdoors at 9 a.m. every Wednesday at Canterbury Retreat and Conference Center, 1601 Alafaya Trail in Oviedo. The drop-in cost is $10 per person. Learn more

Sing your heart out at Open Mic Nite every Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. at Spill Wine & Beer Bar, 1196 Tree Swallow Drive in Winter Springs. Enjoy drink specials, food options and live music. Learn more

Stretch out every Saturday at BodyInUnity Yoga School’s Oviedo Community Yoga-by-the-Lake at 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.  

Be a bookworm with Storytime at B. Dalton Bookseller at 1 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd. Kids can enjoy snacks and activities while improving their literary skills. 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.

Think and Drink Trivia Night is every Sunday from 8-10 p.m. at 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 local 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 from 6-7 p.m. for teens and from 7-8 p.m. for adults every Wednesday at Penguin Point Productions, 1220 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. Classes are $25 a session billed in four-week increments of $100. Learn more.  

Get ready to cycle with a Breakfast Ride every Saturday from 8-11 a.m. at Adventure Cycling, 1491 E. State Road 434 Suite 110 in Winter Springs. Ride either 8 or 20 miles and enjoy a potluck-style breakfast afterward at this free event. Learn more.  

Run through Oviedo’s historic downtown every Tuesday night with Oviedo Run Club. Most folks who attend this casual, social run start the run just before 6 p.m. Participants start in the parking lot of Oviedo’s Historic Celery Pre-cooler, located at 159 N. Central Ave. and run the distance of their choice along the Cross Seminole Trail. New members get a free T-shirt. Learn more.

Enjoy Free Bingo Night at District Eat and Play Oviedo every Friday night from 6-7 p.m. at 1395 Oviedo Mall Blvd. Learn more.

Enjoy Big Daddy’s Organic Farm’s Farmers Market every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at 285 Howard Ave. in Oviedo. Get locally grown produce, artisans, eggs and beef straight from the farm. Learn more.

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