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Join a beginner Tai Chi eight-class series from 6-6:45 p.m. Thursday, May 18 at The Serenity Center, 2040 Winter Springs Blvd. in Oviedo. Learn more.
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 Rockin Beignets, and Riley Reigh’s Freeze Dried Sweets. There will also be chicken bingo. Learn more.
Watch The Ensemble Company’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”, showing at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, May 19-20 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 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.
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Hear John Lazar play live at Red-Eye’s Git ‘N Messy Smokehouse and Tavern from 7-10 p.m. Friday, May 19 at 855 State Road 434 in Winter Springs. Learn more.
Browse fresh produce, baked goods, honey and plants at the Oviedo Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20 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.
Learn all about houseplants from a certified horticulturist at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20 at Lukas Nursery and Butterfly Encounter, 1909 Slavia Road in Oviedo. Learn more.
Enjoy free field-day-style games, food, an inflatable obstacle course and music at the Rock the Block Youth event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20 at Core Faith Church, 50 W. Magnolia Ave. in Oviedo. Learn more.
The City of Oviedo’s Water Safety Day is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 20 at the Oviedo Aquatic Facility, 148 Oviedo Blvd. Aquatic staff and first responders will provide water safety information, the city’s summer program information and family activities. The Aquatics Facility, Splash Zone and Big Kahuna Pool will be open to the public during this free event. Learn more.
Come to the Rainbow of Kitties adoption event from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 20 at Pet Supermarket, 1080 Alafaya Trail in Oviedo. Learn more.
Attend the Goldilocks and Baby Bears Birthday Party from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, May 20 at Penguin Point Productions, 1220 Oviedo Mall Blvd. This interactive storybook play is for kids and runs for 45 minutes. Learn more.
Listen to Scott Davidson perform live from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, May 20 at Rock & Brews Oviedo, 7131 Red Bug Lake Road in Oviedo. Learn more.
Check out the Sunday Speakeasy event from 8-10 p.m. Sunday, May 21 at Oviedo Brewing Company, 1280 Oviedo Mall Blvd. This event is for adults only and will feature bingo, prizes, music and drinks. Advanced registration is required online. Learn more.
Learn to fly-fish with Susie Whitaker at Reely Good Life from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 21 in the Black Hammock Wilderness Area. The exact location will be emailed to those who register. The class costs $115 and includes lunch and a wine social after the class. Learn more.
Pay your respects at the Florida Fallen Memorial at noon Sunday, May 21 at the American Legion Memorial Post 243, 491 W. Broadway St. in Oviedo. Learn more.
Need a helping hand on an in-progress sewing project? Bring it to Salty Sews Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Sewing Class from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 21 at Our Suite Village, 1305 Oviedo Mall Blvd. in Oviedo. 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. Email Assistant Principal Drew Morgan at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
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.
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 from kindergarten through 12th grade and costs $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.
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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.
Adventure Cycling offers two night bicycle rides a week. Enjoy a No Rider Left Behind ride for the whole family from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesday nights. Learn more. Get a more intense workout at the Throwdown ride, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Thursday. Learn more. Both start at 1491 E. State Road 434, Suite 110, in Winter Springs.
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.