Things to Do This Month in Central Florida

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Things to do in Central Florida this Month!

Need some ideas for things to do? Ready to get out and explore Central Florida? Orlando Mom has compiled a few of our favorite events happening around Central Florida this month!

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February 1 – 28 – Kindness Month at the Crayola Experience, 8001 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, Store Hours, It’s that time of year – Crayola Colors of Kindness Creations is here! Visit anytime through Feb. 28 and create colorful crafts from the heart – for sparking creativity, it’s a great place to start!

February 1 – 28 –  Figurehead: Music & Mayhem in Orlando’s Underground, Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 9AM – 5PM, Between 1985 and 2001, the Orlando concert promoter Figurehead invigorated the musical landscape in Central Florida. This special exhibition, Figurehead: Music & Mayhem in Orlando’s Underground, tells the story of how the company helped grow the local scene with a focus on underground rock music and the club circuit. Utilizing the extensive Figurehead archive, now part of the Orange County Regional History Center’s permanent collection, the exhibition showcases an impressive display of eye-catching and jaw-dropping concert posters that capture the energy and drive of this era. Musical acts featured include Black Flag, Jonathan Richman, and Drivin N Cryin, hometown favorites Seven Mary Three and Rob Thomas, and many more. Figurehead: Music & Mayhem in Orlando’s Underground provides a glimpse into what made this time in the Orlando area so memorable – the bands and the clubs, the community and the chaos.

February 1 – 2023 Collaborative Campaign for the Arts Kickoff, Amway Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 5:30 – 8PM, Celebrate the start of the Collaborative Campaign for the Arts. United Arts of Central Florida and 33 partners are working together to raise $6 million to bring you rich and diverse cultural programming through the 2023 Collaborative Campaign for the Arts. Join United Arts and the campaign partners as we kickoff the start of the 2023 Collaborative Campaign. This United Arts campaign raises awareness for our local arts and cultural community by uniting arts, science and history organizations to collectively raise funds from February 1 to April 30. As Central Florida continues its rapid growth, so does the demand for these organizations, and the need for funding increases. Dollars raised during this campaign will provide vital funds to help fuel the arts and strengthen the economy in Central Florida.

February 1 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 1 – GriefShare Support Group, 1919 Delaney Avenue, Orlando, 6 – 7:30PM, GriefShare support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable Grief Share resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life. You will receive help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend! “YOUR JOURNEY FROM MOURNING TO JOY!” This class is led by Cheryl Lumbert and will meet in Room C101. Registration required.

February 1 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 11PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 2 – 25 – Country Nights Live, 6400 Carrier Dr, Orlando, Grab your cowboy boots and get ready for a good ole Southern time – A new dinner experience is coming to Orlando this spring. Presented by Orlando Dinner Entertainment – the creator of Pirates Dinner Adventure – Country Nights Live was created with families in mind. Featuring live music, dancing and delicious food, this interactive experience will transport you from the big city to a classic Southern hoedown.

February 2 – Free Assistive Technology Exhibit Hall, Caribe Royale Hotel, 8101 World Center Dr, Orlando, 10:30AM – 5:30PM, Does your child have a disability? From communication devices (AAC) to low-vision and blindness technology, ATIA is hosting its annual conference in Orlando. There is a massive Exhibit Hall, featuring 100+ companies. Each company will share the latest technology that aids those with disabilities. This is a rare opportunity for moms to see products in real life. Best of all, it’s free to attend. Bring your family and friends, and see how assistive technology is making the world more accessible.

February 2 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 2 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 11PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 3 – Historic Walking Tour, Discover Downtown, 201 S Orange Ave, Suite 102, Orlando, 9:15 – 11AM, On the first Friday of the month from October-May, we offer a free, guided tour of the Downtown Historic District.  Tours feature architectural and historic information about some of downtown Orlando’s oldest and most historic buildings and start at 9:30 a.m. at Discover Downtown – the Downtown Orlando Info Center (201 S. Orange Avenue). Tours last approximately 1.5 hours.

February 3 – Free Assistive Technology Exhibit Hall, Caribe Royale Hotel, 8101 World Center Dr, Orlando, 10:30AM – 5:30PM, Does your child have a disability? From communication devices (AAC) to low-vision and blindness technology, ATIA is hosting its annual conference in Orlando. There is a massive Exhibit Hall, featuring 100+ companies. Each company will share the latest technology that aids those with disabilities. This is a rare opportunity for moms to see products in real life. Best of all, it’s free to attend. Bring your family and friends, and see how assistive technology is making the world more accessible.

February 3 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 3 – Toby Mac, Amway Center, 400 W Church St #200, Orlando, 7 – 10PM, TobyMac Hits Deep Tour is the unique idea of Christian music icon TobyMac. The heart behind Hits Deep is to bring music to the people with a diverse lineup of artists who have a hit songs on the radio and also songs, which hit deep into the heart of fans across the country. With a decade of history, Hits Deep has become one of the largest and highly-anticipated annual events in the Christian music genre impacting tens of thousands of people each year.

February 3 – An Intimate Evening With David Foster & Katharine McPhee, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 7:30 – 9:30PM, 16-time Grammy Award-winning musician, composer and producer David Foster and acclaimed singer, television and Broadway star Katharine McPhee are bringing their viral Instagram show on the road. Coming directly from the living room to the stage, this intimate show with the powerhouse duo will be packed with Foster’s hits from Chicago, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Josh Groban, Michael Bublé and more, along with McPhee’s biggest songs from American Idol, Smash and Waitress—plus some of their personal favorites!

February 3 – The Second City, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 7:30 – 9PM, The Second City has been the world’s first name in laughter for over 60 years. Come join the next generation of comedy superstars as they mash up Second City’s greatest hits and brand-new material along with their signature improvisation in this hilarious show.

February 3 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 11PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 4 – Free Assistive Technology Exhibit Hall, Caribe Royale Hotel, 8101 World Center Dr, Orlando, 9AM – 12PM, Does your child have a disability? From communication devices (AAC) to low-vision and blindness technology, ATIA is hosting its annual conference in Orlando. There is a massive Exhibit Hall, featuring 100+ companies. Each company will share the latest technology that aids those with disabilities. This is a rare opportunity for moms to see products in real life. Best of all, it’s free to attend. Bring your family and friends, and see how assistive technology is making the world more accessible.

February 4 – Taco and Margarita Festival 2023, Camping World Stadium, 1 Citrus Bowl Place, Orlando, 12 – 6PM, The Orlando Taco and Margarita Festival comes to Camping World Stadium on Saturday, February 4 with big, bold flavors for all to enjoy. There will be several popular, local taquerias, restaurants and food trucks to offer innovative taco options and exciting sampling opportunities. Get ready for live music, live wrestling, taco-eating competitions, carnival games and so much more!

February 4 – The Second City, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 2 – 4PM, The Second City has been the world’s first name in laughter for over 60 years. Come join the next generation of comedy superstars as they mash up Second City’s greatest hits and brand-new material along with their signature improvisation in this hilarious show.

February 4 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 2 – 5PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 4 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 4 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 1 – 4PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 4 – Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades, Amway Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

February 5 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 5 – Offense-Defense All-American Bowl, Camping World Stadium, 1 Citrus Bowl Place, Orlando, 7 – 9PM, The Offense-Defense All-American Bowl at Camping World Stadium is offered to the top players in the country that show the ability to handle rigorous training, uphold themselves to a higher sportsmanship standard, and are able to play at the next level. The O-D Bowl will be held in Orlando February 2-5, 2023.  The hand-selected rosters are the product of intense pre-season scouting from hundreds of Offense-Defense coaching personnel, culminating in what has become the biggest invitation-only youth and high school football event in the world! Unlike the myriad “pay-to-play” tournaments out there, our All-American Bowl is the only that can boast having trained and personally evaluated the players prior to selecting them.

February 7 – Orlando Magic vs. New York Knicks, Amway Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

February 7 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 11PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 8 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 8 – GriefShare Support Group, 1919 Delaney Avenue, Orlando, 6 – 7:30PM, GriefShare support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable Grief Share resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life. You will receive help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend! “YOUR JOURNEY FROM MOURNING TO JOY!” This class is led by Cheryl Lumbert and will meet in Room C101. Registration required.

February 8 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 11PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 9 – Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, Orange County Courthouse, 425 N Orange Avenue, Orlando, 5 – 9PM, It’s that time of year again, when we Walk a Mile in Her Shoes down Orange Avenue to raise awareness about domestic violence in our community and raise resources to support critical survivor programs and services through Harbor House of Central Florida. Aptly named, this event encourages men and women to strap on stilettos (or blingy flip flops or sneakers, if you prefer) and walk to show solidarity with survivors of domestic violence. Participate as an individual or encourage your friends, family members, and colleagues to start a team today! To add to the fun (and healthy competition), upon registration, you will be entered to win Largest Team, Largest Team Fundraiser, and Largest Individual Fundraiser. Men are also invited to walk the red carpet at 5:45pm to compete for the Best Shoe Award!

February 9 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 9 – Orlando Magic vs. Denver Nuggets, Amway Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

February 9 – Moulin Rouge The Ballet, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 7:30 – 9:30PM, The spirit of Paris and the world’s most famous cabaret, the Moulin Rouge, come to life in an evening of passion, betrayal, love, and high-energy can-can. Step into the romantic world as Jorden Morris’ original work, Moulin Rouge The Ballet returns for a full staging. Originally presented in Orlando in 2020, a full 40 minutes has been restored so audiences can revel in the glory of the Bohemian nightlife.

February 9 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 11PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 10 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 10 – Moulin Rouge The Ballet, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 7:30 – 9:30PM, The spirit of Paris and the world’s most famous cabaret, the Moulin Rouge, come to life in an evening of passion, betrayal, love, and high-energy can-can. Step into the romantic world as Jorden Morris’ original work, Moulin Rouge The Ballet returns for a full staging. Originally presented in Orlando in 2020, a full 40 minutes has been restored so audiences can revel in the glory of the Bohemian nightlife.

February 10 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 11PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 11 – Paws In The Park Pet Festival 2023, Lake Eola Park, 512 E Washington St., Orlando, 10AM – 4PM, Join the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando on Saturday, February 11, 2023 for Paws in the Park – Orlando’s Largest Pet Festival! Register today to help support Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando, the region’s oldest and largest animal welfare agency. Your support will help Pet Alliance save over 5,200 dogs and cats this year by providing shelter, care and love until they find their forever home.

February 11 – 2023 Cupid’s Undie Run, ELIXIR, 9 West Washington St., Orlando, 12 – 4PM, Every February, thousands of undie runners in cities all across the U.S. come together, whether it be in-person or virtually, to support those affected by NF, a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body and affects 1 in every 3,000 births. Cupid’s Undie Run kicks off with drinking and dancing, then you will jog it out with a mile(ish) run and end it all with an epic dance party!

February 11 – Moulin Rouge The Ballet, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 2 – 4PM, The spirit of Paris and the world’s most famous cabaret, the Moulin Rouge, come to life in an evening of passion, betrayal, love, and high-energy can-can. Step into the romantic world as Jorden Morris’ original work, Moulin Rouge The Ballet returns for a full staging. Originally presented in Orlando in 2020, a full 40 minutes has been restored so audiences can revel in the glory of the Bohemian nightlife.

February 11 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 2 – 5PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 11 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 11 – Orlando Magic vs. Miami Heat, Amway Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

February 12 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 1 – 4PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 12 – Moulin Rouge The Ballet, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 2 – 4:30PM, The spirit of Paris and the world’s most famous cabaret, the Moulin Rouge, come to life in an evening of passion, betrayal, love, and high-energy can-can. Step into the romantic world as Jorden Morris’ original work, Moulin Rouge The Ballet returns for a full staging. Originally presented in Orlando in 2020, a full 40 minutes has been restored so audiences can revel in the glory of the Bohemian nightlife.

February 12 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 12 – Galentine’s Market Party, 707 E Washington St, Orlando, 6 – 10PM, Celebrate your friendship with your gal pals at the Galentine’s Market Party. Come shop, eat, and drink with female vendors.

February 14 – Jay Wheeler, Amway Center, 400 W Church Street, Orlando, 7 – 10PM, Jay Wheeler makes his debut appearance at Amway Center during his Emociones World Tour.  His first album Platonico was born from his alliance with Flow Music, which premiered on November 29 on all digital platforms. The album consists of 13 songs produced by Dj Nelson and composed by Jay Wheeler, including a very special song called Otra Noche Mas, featuring urban superstar Farruko, one of his greatest childhood idols. In his first year of official artistic presence, Jay Wheeler was invited to important award ceremonies such as Billboard Latin Music Awards and Premios Juventud, and he also obtained two nominations for Premios Tu Música Urbano 2020 and his first nomination to Premio Lo Nuestro 2021 as “best new artist”.

February 15 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 15 – GriefShare Support Group, 1919 Delaney Avenue, Orlando, 6 – 7:30PM, GriefShare support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable Grief Share resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life. You will receive help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend! “YOUR JOURNEY FROM MOURNING TO JOY!” This class is led by Cheryl Lumbert and will meet in Room C101. Registration required.

February 16 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 17 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 17 – Orlando Solar Bears vs. South Carolina Stingrays, Amway Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

February 17 – The Philadelphia Orchestra, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Founded in 1900, the Philadelphia Orchestra rose to become one of America’s “Big Five”, as well as a global ambassador of music. Hear for yourself why they’re famous for their rich string section—one of the best in the world—as the orchestra performs in our acoustically advanced Steinmetz Hall for one night only. Led by principal guest conductor Nathalie Stutzmann, the orchestra will be joined by soloist Gil Shaham. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience—in a one-of-a-kind space. Avenue, Orlando, 7:30 – 10PM,

February 18 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 19 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 19 – Orlando Solar Bears vs. Utah Grizzlies, Amway Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

February 19 – John Mellencamp, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 10PM, John Mellencamp rose to fame in the 1980s while honing an almost startlingly plainspoken writing style that, starting in 1982, yielded a string of Top 10 singles, including “Hurts So Good”, “Jack & Diane”, “Crumblin’ Down”, “Pink Houses”, “Lonely Ol’ Night”, “Small Town”, “R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A.”, “Paper in Fire”, and “Cherry Bomb”. He has amassed 22 Top 40 hits in the United States. In addition, he holds the record for the most tracks by a solo artist to hit number one on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, with seven. Mellencamp has been nominated for 13 Grammy Awards, winning one. His latest album of original songs, Strictly a One-Eyed Jack, was released on January 21, 2022. Mellencamp has sold over 30 million albums in the US and over 60 million worldwide.

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February 1 -5

February 1 – 28 – Kindness Month at the Crayola Experience, 8001 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, Store Hours, It’s that time of year – Crayola Colors of Kindness Creations is here! Visit anytime through Feb. 28 and create colorful crafts from the heart – for sparking creativity, it’s a great place to start!

February 1 – 28 –  Figurehead: Music & Mayhem in Orlando’s Underground, Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 9AM – 5PM, Between 1985 and 2001, the Orlando concert promoter Figurehead invigorated the musical landscape in Central Florida. This special exhibition, Figurehead: Music & Mayhem in Orlando’s Underground, tells the story of how the company helped grow the local scene with a focus on underground rock music and the club circuit. Utilizing the extensive Figurehead archive, now part of the Orange County Regional History Center’s permanent collection, the exhibition showcases an impressive display of eye-catching and jaw-dropping concert posters that capture the energy and drive of this era. Musical acts featured include Black Flag, Jonathan Richman, and Drivin N Cryin, hometown favorites Seven Mary Three and Rob Thomas, and many more. Figurehead: Music & Mayhem in Orlando’s Underground provides a glimpse into what made this time in the Orlando area so memorable – the bands and the clubs, the community and the chaos.

February 1 – 2023 Collaborative Campaign for the Arts Kickoff, Amway Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 5:30 – 8PM, Celebrate the start of the Collaborative Campaign for the Arts. United Arts of Central Florida and 33 partners are working together to raise $6 million to bring you rich and diverse cultural programming through the 2023 Collaborative Campaign for the Arts. Join United Arts and the campaign partners as we kickoff the start of the 2023 Collaborative Campaign. This United Arts campaign raises awareness for our local arts and cultural community by uniting arts, science and history organizations to collectively raise funds from February 1 to April 30. As Central Florida continues its rapid growth, so does the demand for these organizations, and the need for funding increases. Dollars raised during this campaign will provide vital funds to help fuel the arts and strengthen the economy in Central Florida.

February 1 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 1 – GriefShare Support Group, 1919 Delaney Avenue, Orlando, 6 – 7:30PM, GriefShare support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable Grief Share resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life. You will receive help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend! “YOUR JOURNEY FROM MOURNING TO JOY!” This class is led by Cheryl Lumbert and will meet in Room C101. Registration required.

February 1 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 11PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 2 – 25 – Country Nights Live, 6400 Carrier Dr, Orlando, Grab your cowboy boots and get ready for a good ole Southern time – A new dinner experience is coming to Orlando this spring. Presented by Orlando Dinner Entertainment – the creator of Pirates Dinner Adventure – Country Nights Live was created with families in mind. Featuring live music, dancing and delicious food, this interactive experience will transport you from the big city to a classic Southern hoedown.

February 2 – Free Assistive Technology Exhibit Hall, Caribe Royale Hotel, 8101 World Center Dr, Orlando, 10:30AM – 5:30PM, Does your child have a disability? From communication devices (AAC) to low-vision and blindness technology, ATIA is hosting its annual conference in Orlando. There is a massive Exhibit Hall, featuring 100+ companies. Each company will share the latest technology that aids those with disabilities. This is a rare opportunity for moms to see products in real life. Best of all, it’s free to attend. Bring your family and friends, and see how assistive technology is making the world more accessible.

February 2 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 2 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 11PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 3 – Historic Walking Tour, Discover Downtown, 201 S Orange Ave, Suite 102, Orlando, 9:15 – 11AM, On the first Friday of the month from October-May, we offer a free, guided tour of the Downtown Historic District.  Tours feature architectural and historic information about some of downtown Orlando’s oldest and most historic buildings and start at 9:30 a.m. at Discover Downtown – the Downtown Orlando Info Center (201 S. Orange Avenue). Tours last approximately 1.5 hours.

February 3 – Free Assistive Technology Exhibit Hall, Caribe Royale Hotel, 8101 World Center Dr, Orlando, 10:30AM – 5:30PM, Does your child have a disability? From communication devices (AAC) to low-vision and blindness technology, ATIA is hosting its annual conference in Orlando. There is a massive Exhibit Hall, featuring 100+ companies. Each company will share the latest technology that aids those with disabilities. This is a rare opportunity for moms to see products in real life. Best of all, it’s free to attend. Bring your family and friends, and see how assistive technology is making the world more accessible.

February 3 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 3 – Toby Mac, Amway Center, 400 W Church St #200, Orlando, 7 – 10PM, TobyMac Hits Deep Tour is the unique idea of Christian music icon TobyMac. The heart behind Hits Deep is to bring music to the people with a diverse lineup of artists who have a hit songs on the radio and also songs, which hit deep into the heart of fans across the country. With a decade of history, Hits Deep has become one of the largest and highly-anticipated annual events in the Christian music genre impacting tens of thousands of people each year.

February 3 – An Intimate Evening With David Foster & Katharine McPhee, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 7:30 – 9:30PM, 16-time Grammy Award-winning musician, composer and producer David Foster and acclaimed singer, television and Broadway star Katharine McPhee are bringing their viral Instagram show on the road. Coming directly from the living room to the stage, this intimate show with the powerhouse duo will be packed with Foster’s hits from Chicago, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Josh Groban, Michael Bublé and more, along with McPhee’s biggest songs from American Idol, Smash and Waitress—plus some of their personal favorites!

February 3 – The Second City, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 7:30 – 9PM, The Second City has been the world’s first name in laughter for over 60 years. Come join the next generation of comedy superstars as they mash up Second City’s greatest hits and brand-new material along with their signature improvisation in this hilarious show.

February 3 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 11PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 4 – Free Assistive Technology Exhibit Hall, Caribe Royale Hotel, 8101 World Center Dr, Orlando, 9AM – 12PM, Does your child have a disability? From communication devices (AAC) to low-vision and blindness technology, ATIA is hosting its annual conference in Orlando. There is a massive Exhibit Hall, featuring 100+ companies. Each company will share the latest technology that aids those with disabilities. This is a rare opportunity for moms to see products in real life. Best of all, it’s free to attend. Bring your family and friends, and see how assistive technology is making the world more accessible.

February 4 – Taco and Margarita Festival 2023, Camping World Stadium, 1 Citrus Bowl Place, Orlando, 12 – 6PM, The Orlando Taco and Margarita Festival comes to Camping World Stadium on Saturday, February 4 with big, bold flavors for all to enjoy. There will be several popular, local taquerias, restaurants and food trucks to offer innovative taco options and exciting sampling opportunities. Get ready for live music, live wrestling, taco-eating competitions, carnival games and so much more!

February 4 – The Second City, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 2 – 4PM, The Second City has been the world’s first name in laughter for over 60 years. Come join the next generation of comedy superstars as they mash up Second City’s greatest hits and brand-new material along with their signature improvisation in this hilarious show.

February 4 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 2 – 5PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 4 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 4 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 1 – 4PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 4 – Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades, Amway Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

February 5 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 5 – Offense-Defense All-American Bowl, Camping World Stadium, 1 Citrus Bowl Place, Orlando, 7 – 9PM, The Offense-Defense All-American Bowl at Camping World Stadium is offered to the top players in the country that show the ability to handle rigorous training, uphold themselves to a higher sportsmanship standard, and are able to play at the next level. The O-D Bowl will be held in Orlando February 2-5, 2023.  The hand-selected rosters are the product of intense pre-season scouting from hundreds of Offense-Defense coaching personnel, culminating in what has become the biggest invitation-only youth and high school football event in the world! Unlike the myriad “pay-to-play” tournaments out there, our All-American Bowl is the only that can boast having trained and personally evaluated the players prior to selecting them.

February 6 - 12

February 7 – Orlando Magic vs. New York Knicks, Amway Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

February 7 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 11PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 8 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 8 – GriefShare Support Group, 1919 Delaney Avenue, Orlando, 6 – 7:30PM, GriefShare support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable Grief Share resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life. You will receive help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend! “YOUR JOURNEY FROM MOURNING TO JOY!” This class is led by Cheryl Lumbert and will meet in Room C101. Registration required.

February 8 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 11PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 9 – Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, Orange County Courthouse, 425 N Orange Avenue, Orlando, 5 – 9PM, It’s that time of year again, when we Walk a Mile in Her Shoes down Orange Avenue to raise awareness about domestic violence in our community and raise resources to support critical survivor programs and services through Harbor House of Central Florida. Aptly named, this event encourages men and women to strap on stilettos (or blingy flip flops or sneakers, if you prefer) and walk to show solidarity with survivors of domestic violence. Participate as an individual or encourage your friends, family members, and colleagues to start a team today! To add to the fun (and healthy competition), upon registration, you will be entered to win Largest Team, Largest Team Fundraiser, and Largest Individual Fundraiser. Men are also invited to walk the red carpet at 5:45pm to compete for the Best Shoe Award!

February 9 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 9 – Orlando Magic vs. Denver Nuggets, Amway Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

February 9 – Moulin Rouge The Ballet, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 7:30 – 9:30PM, The spirit of Paris and the world’s most famous cabaret, the Moulin Rouge, come to life in an evening of passion, betrayal, love, and high-energy can-can. Step into the romantic world as Jorden Morris’ original work, Moulin Rouge The Ballet returns for a full staging. Originally presented in Orlando in 2020, a full 40 minutes has been restored so audiences can revel in the glory of the Bohemian nightlife.

February 9 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 11PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 10 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 10 – Moulin Rouge The Ballet, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 7:30 – 9:30PM, The spirit of Paris and the world’s most famous cabaret, the Moulin Rouge, come to life in an evening of passion, betrayal, love, and high-energy can-can. Step into the romantic world as Jorden Morris’ original work, Moulin Rouge The Ballet returns for a full staging. Originally presented in Orlando in 2020, a full 40 minutes has been restored so audiences can revel in the glory of the Bohemian nightlife.

February 10 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 11PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 11 – Paws In The Park Pet Festival 2023, Lake Eola Park, 512 E Washington St., Orlando, 10AM – 4PM, Join the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando on Saturday, February 11, 2023 for Paws in the Park – Orlando’s Largest Pet Festival! Register today to help support Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando, the region’s oldest and largest animal welfare agency. Your support will help Pet Alliance save over 5,200 dogs and cats this year by providing shelter, care and love until they find their forever home.

February 11 – 2023 Cupid’s Undie Run, ELIXIR, 9 West Washington St., Orlando, 12 – 4PM, Every February, thousands of undie runners in cities all across the U.S. come together, whether it be in-person or virtually, to support those affected by NF, a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body and affects 1 in every 3,000 births. Cupid’s Undie Run kicks off with drinking and dancing, then you will jog it out with a mile(ish) run and end it all with an epic dance party!

February 11 – Moulin Rouge The Ballet, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 2 – 4PM, The spirit of Paris and the world’s most famous cabaret, the Moulin Rouge, come to life in an evening of passion, betrayal, love, and high-energy can-can. Step into the romantic world as Jorden Morris’ original work, Moulin Rouge The Ballet returns for a full staging. Originally presented in Orlando in 2020, a full 40 minutes has been restored so audiences can revel in the glory of the Bohemian nightlife.

February 11 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 2 – 5PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 11 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 11 – Orlando Magic vs. Miami Heat, Amway Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

February 12 – Wicked, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 1 – 4PM, Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz … but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships … until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “Wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

February 12 – Moulin Rouge The Ballet, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 2 – 4:30PM, The spirit of Paris and the world’s most famous cabaret, the Moulin Rouge, come to life in an evening of passion, betrayal, love, and high-energy can-can. Step into the romantic world as Jorden Morris’ original work, Moulin Rouge The Ballet returns for a full staging. Originally presented in Orlando in 2020, a full 40 minutes has been restored so audiences can revel in the glory of the Bohemian nightlife.

February 12 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 12 – Galentine’s Market Party, 707 E Washington St, Orlando, 6 – 10PM, Celebrate your friendship with your gal pals at the Galentine’s Market Party. Come shop, eat, and drink with female vendors.

February 13 - 19

February 14 – Jay Wheeler, Amway Center, 400 W Church Street, Orlando, 7 – 10PM, Jay Wheeler makes his debut appearance at Amway Center during his Emociones World Tour.  His first album Platonico was born from his alliance with Flow Music, which premiered on November 29 on all digital platforms. The album consists of 13 songs produced by Dj Nelson and composed by Jay Wheeler, including a very special song called Otra Noche Mas, featuring urban superstar Farruko, one of his greatest childhood idols. In his first year of official artistic presence, Jay Wheeler was invited to important award ceremonies such as Billboard Latin Music Awards and Premios Juventud, and he also obtained two nominations for Premios Tu Música Urbano 2020 and his first nomination to Premio Lo Nuestro 2021 as “best new artist”.

February 15 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 15 – GriefShare Support Group, 1919 Delaney Avenue, Orlando, 6 – 7:30PM, GriefShare support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable Grief Share resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life. You will receive help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend! “YOUR JOURNEY FROM MOURNING TO JOY!” This class is led by Cheryl Lumbert and will meet in Room C101. Registration required.

February 16 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 17 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 17 – Orlando Solar Bears vs. South Carolina Stingrays, Amway Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

February 17 – The Philadelphia Orchestra, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Founded in 1900, the Philadelphia Orchestra rose to become one of America’s “Big Five”, as well as a global ambassador of music. Hear for yourself why they’re famous for their rich string section—one of the best in the world—as the orchestra performs in our acoustically advanced Steinmetz Hall for one night only. Led by principal guest conductor Nathalie Stutzmann, the orchestra will be joined by soloist Gil Shaham. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience—in a one-of-a-kind space. Avenue, Orlando, 7:30 – 10PM,

February 18 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 19 – Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Orlando, The Oliv Bar, 745 N Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 5:30 – 11PM, Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world of Beauty & The Beast. During the event, solve riddles, create unique beverages, and more.

February 19 – Orlando Solar Bears vs. Utah Grizzlies, Amway Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

February 19 – John Mellencamp, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, 8 – 10PM, John Mellencamp rose to fame in the 1980s while honing an almost startlingly plainspoken writing style that, starting in 1982, yielded a string of Top 10 singles, including “Hurts So Good”, “Jack & Diane”, “Crumblin’ Down”, “Pink Houses”, “Lonely Ol’ Night”, “Small Town”, “R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A.”, “Paper in Fire”, and “Cherry Bomb”. He has amassed 22 Top 40 hits in the United States. In addition, he holds the record for the most tracks by a solo artist to hit number one on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, with seven. Mellencamp has been nominated for 13 Grammy Awards, winning one. His latest album of original songs, Strictly a One-Eyed Jack, was released on January 21, 2022. Mellencamp has sold over 30 million albums in the US and over 60 million worldwide.

February 20 - 28

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Things to do in East Orlando

February 1 – Explore the World!, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11AM – 12PM, Learn about a different country each month through games, activities, and crafts. Don’t forget your passport! This month we are visiting Burkina Faso. Recommended for ages 3-5.

February 2 – Valentine’s Arts & Crafts , Avalon Park Arts & Culture Center, 10:30AM – 2PM, Join us for Valentine’s Arts & Crafts Day on February 2nd from 10:30 AM – 2 PM. Enjoy canvas painting and varied crafts and projects. Photo opportunity available! Tickets are $15 a child.

February 2 – Homeschool Cooking Corner: Game Day grub!, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 2 – 3PM, The NFL was established in the 1920s, learn about early football and make some Superbowl snacks! Food will be served at this event, please see staff about specific needs concerning food allergies. Registration required for each child.  Recommended for ages 6-8.

February 4 – Toddler Time at Launch Entertainment Park Orlando!, 610 N Alafaya Trail, Orlando, 8 – 10AM, Join us for our new Toddler time, and experience a great way for little launchers to enjoy the fun of all of our attractions in a safe and exciting environment. This exclusive event will take place every Saturday from 8am-10am for just $15 including both Toddler and Parent/Guardian. Check out our website for more details. We hope to see you there!

February 4 – LEGO® One Scoop, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 1:30 – 2:30PM, Create greatness with one single scoop! The challenge is on so let’s see what you can build! Bricks will be provided but cannot go home with you. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

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February 7 – Alphabet Adventures, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11AM – 12PM, Learn the alphabet with exciting stories and fun activities. Recommended for ages 3-5. Each month we’ll focus on different letters! This month is C and D.

February 8 – In-Person: Artsy Toddler: Love!, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 10:15 -11AM, Paint, paste, glue, stamp and create! Young children will enjoy stories, songs and exploring age-appropriate art experiences. Registration is recommended. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

February 8 – Happy Habitats, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5PM, Learn about habitats, plants, and animals through books and crafts. This month we’re learning about the rainforest. Registration required for each child. Recommended for ages 6-8.

February 9 – Plant Clinic, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 2 – 4PM, Bring your plants and ask questions! Master Gardener Volunteers from the UF/IFAS Orange County Extension Office will be available to answer your gardening questions.

February 10 – Let’s Code an Ocean AI (Ages 7-9), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Machines can learn just like us! Explore the ocean while learning how machines can see patterns and predict outcomes.

February 11 – Toddler Time at Launch Entertainment Park Orlando!, 610 N Alafaya Trail, Orlando, 8 – 10AM, Join us for our new Toddler time, and experience a great way for little launchers to enjoy the fun of all of our attractions in a safe and exciting environment. This exclusive event will take place every Saturday from 8am-10am for just $15 including both Toddler and Parent/Guardian. Check out our website for more details. We hope to see you there!

February 11 – Avalon Park SpringFest Lunar New Year Festival, Downtown Avalon Park, 3651 Avalon Park East Blvd., Orlando, 12 – 6PM, Chinese New Year for the year 2023 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, January 22.This year the animal sign is the Rabbit. It symbolizes mercy, elegance, and beauty. People who are born in the year of the rabbit are calm and peaceful. Chinese New Year is the first day of the New Year in the Chinese lunisolar calendar (Chinese traditional calendar). It is also known as the Lunar New Year or the SpringFestival. Many countries around the world that have ethnic Chinese people celebrate Chinese New Year in various forms including America, Canada, many European countries, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippine’s and more.

February 11 – Citrus Spa Day, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 3 – 4PM, Create your own orange scented body products in honor of the library’s 100 years of service. Recommended for ages 18 and up, registration required.

February 12 – Family Storytime, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 2 – 2:25 PM, Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages.

February 14 – Hello, Neighbor!, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11AM, Welcome to our neighborhood of make-believe. Join us for a grr-ific time learning practical skills with stories and interactive activities! Recommended for ages 3-5. Inspired by PBS Kids Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood series. Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in any class or event due to a disability may arrange for accommodations by contacting the location at which the event is held at least seven days prior to the event.

February 15 – Cuisine Corner Junior: 1920s food!, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5PM, Make some easy recipes from the 1920s and learn about the weird stuff people used to eat a hundred years ago! Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration for each child required.

February 17 – Live Music at the MarketPlace – Roger Docking, Marketplace at Avalon Park, 7 – 9PM

February 18 – Live Music at the MarketPlace – Sydney Grant, Marketplace at Avalon Park, 7PM

February 18 – Toddler Time at Launch Entertainment Park Orlando!, 610 N Alafaya Trail, Orlando, 8 – 10AM, Join us for our new Toddler time, and experience a great way for little launchers to enjoy the fun of all of our attractions in a safe and exciting environment. This exclusive event will take place every Saturday from 8am-10am for just $15 including both Toddler and Parent/Guardian. Check out our website for more details. We hope to see you there!

February 19 – Food Truck Night, Town Park, 3651 Avalon Park East Blvd., Avalon Park, 5 – 8PM, Come on out to our ROCKIN’ food truck night featuring local food trucks and live music!

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February 1 -5

February 1 – Explore the World!, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11AM – 12PM, Learn about a different country each month through games, activities, and crafts. Don’t forget your passport! This month we are visiting Burkina Faso. Recommended for ages 3-5.

February 2 – Valentine’s Arts & Crafts , Avalon Park Arts & Culture Center, 10:30AM – 2PM, Join us for Valentine’s Arts & Crafts Day on February 2nd from 10:30 AM – 2 PM. Enjoy canvas painting and varied crafts and projects. Photo opportunity available! Tickets are $15 a child.

February 2 – Homeschool Cooking Corner: Game Day grub!, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 2 – 3PM, The NFL was established in the 1920s, learn about early football and make some Superbowl snacks! Food will be served at this event, please see staff about specific needs concerning food allergies. Registration required for each child.  Recommended for ages 6-8.

February 4 – Toddler Time at Launch Entertainment Park Orlando!, 610 N Alafaya Trail, Orlando, 8 – 10AM, Join us for our new Toddler time, and experience a great way for little launchers to enjoy the fun of all of our attractions in a safe and exciting environment. This exclusive event will take place every Saturday from 8am-10am for just $15 including both Toddler and Parent/Guardian. Check out our website for more details. We hope to see you there!

February 4 – LEGO® One Scoop, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 1:30 – 2:30PM, Create greatness with one single scoop! The challenge is on so let’s see what you can build! Bricks will be provided but cannot go home with you. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

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February 6 - 12

February 7 – Alphabet Adventures, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11AM – 12PM, Learn the alphabet with exciting stories and fun activities. Recommended for ages 3-5. Each month we’ll focus on different letters! This month is C and D.

February 8 – In-Person: Artsy Toddler: Love!, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 10:15 -11AM, Paint, paste, glue, stamp and create! Young children will enjoy stories, songs and exploring age-appropriate art experiences. Registration is recommended. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

February 8 – Happy Habitats, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5PM, Learn about habitats, plants, and animals through books and crafts. This month we’re learning about the rainforest. Registration required for each child. Recommended for ages 6-8.

February 9 – Plant Clinic, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 2 – 4PM, Bring your plants and ask questions! Master Gardener Volunteers from the UF/IFAS Orange County Extension Office will be available to answer your gardening questions.

February 10 – Let’s Code an Ocean AI (Ages 7-9), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Machines can learn just like us! Explore the ocean while learning how machines can see patterns and predict outcomes.

February 11 – Toddler Time at Launch Entertainment Park Orlando!, 610 N Alafaya Trail, Orlando, 8 – 10AM, Join us for our new Toddler time, and experience a great way for little launchers to enjoy the fun of all of our attractions in a safe and exciting environment. This exclusive event will take place every Saturday from 8am-10am for just $15 including both Toddler and Parent/Guardian. Check out our website for more details. We hope to see you there!

February 11 – Avalon Park SpringFest Lunar New Year Festival, Downtown Avalon Park, 3651 Avalon Park East Blvd., Orlando, 12 – 6PM, Chinese New Year for the year 2023 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, January 22.This year the animal sign is the Rabbit. It symbolizes mercy, elegance, and beauty. People who are born in the year of the rabbit are calm and peaceful. Chinese New Year is the first day of the New Year in the Chinese lunisolar calendar (Chinese traditional calendar). It is also known as the Lunar New Year or the SpringFestival. Many countries around the world that have ethnic Chinese people celebrate Chinese New Year in various forms including America, Canada, many European countries, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippine’s and more.

February 11 – Citrus Spa Day, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 3 – 4PM, Create your own orange scented body products in honor of the library’s 100 years of service. Recommended for ages 18 and up, registration required.

February 12 – Family Storytime, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 2 – 2:25 PM, Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages.

February 13 - 19

February 14 – Hello, Neighbor!, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11AM, Welcome to our neighborhood of make-believe. Join us for a grr-ific time learning practical skills with stories and interactive activities! Recommended for ages 3-5. Inspired by PBS Kids Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood series. Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in any class or event due to a disability may arrange for accommodations by contacting the location at which the event is held at least seven days prior to the event.

February 15 – Cuisine Corner Junior: 1920s food!, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5PM, Make some easy recipes from the 1920s and learn about the weird stuff people used to eat a hundred years ago! Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration for each child required.

February 17 – Live Music at the MarketPlace – Roger Docking, Marketplace at Avalon Park, 7 – 9PM

February 18 – Live Music at the MarketPlace – Sydney Grant, Marketplace at Avalon Park, 7PM

February 18 – Toddler Time at Launch Entertainment Park Orlando!, 610 N Alafaya Trail, Orlando, 8 – 10AM, Join us for our new Toddler time, and experience a great way for little launchers to enjoy the fun of all of our attractions in a safe and exciting environment. This exclusive event will take place every Saturday from 8am-10am for just $15 including both Toddler and Parent/Guardian. Check out our website for more details. We hope to see you there!

February 19 – Food Truck Night, Town Park, 3651 Avalon Park East Blvd., Avalon Park, 5 – 8PM, Come on out to our ROCKIN’ food truck night featuring local food trucks and live music!

February 20 - 28

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Things to do in Apopka/Wekiva/Longwood

February 1 – Wine & Paint, WeKiva Island, 6 – 8PM, Join our very talented Artist, Elisabeth Ferber and let her guide you step by step through creating your own masterpiece! 2 glasses of wine, all your supplies and gourmet charcuterie are included for only $40! Reservations are required. Limited Reservations are available.

February 2 – My Hero, the Service Animal, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, There are heroes all around us! Celebrate the superstars in our community at the library with stories, arts and crafts. Ages 3-5.

February 2 – Yoga for Adults, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 1 – 1:45PM, Yoga is for everyone: male & female; young & elderly; non-flexible and active! Attendees are encouraged to dress in comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Designed for adults and seniors.

February 2 – Alcohol Ink Art, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 5 – 6:30PM, Begin your journey into the world of fluid painting with alcohol ink. Alcohol ink is a fun, fast-drying, waterproof, highly-pigmented ink that is great to use on a variety of surfaces. You will be guided on the use of this unique artistic medium to help you create 2 personalized greeting cards. Recommended for ages 18 and up. Please be aware that alcohol ink could produce strong fumes and odors.

February 4 & 5 – 2023 Apopka Seafood Festival featuring Matt Stell & David Nail, Apopka Amphitheater, 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, All Day, Come enjoy this Family friendly event Feb. 4th and 5TH with plenty of seafood, music, and fun for the whole family. Kids 12 and Under are Free.

February 4 – 36th Annual Mustang & Ford Roundup, Historic Downtown Longwood, 10AM – 3PM, The City of Longwood will host the 36th Annual Mustang & Ford Roundup presented by Mid-Florida Mustang Club on Saturday, February 4th from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm in the Historic District of Longwood. There will be over 300 cars at the show, local and national vendors, live DJ, door prizes and food available for purchase. Admission is free.

February 4 – Percy Jackson’s Escape Room Challenge, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, multiple times starting at 11AM, Challenge yourself to an escape room themed around the world of the hit Rick Riordan series “Percy Jackson & The Olympians.” Inspired by the hit Rick Riordan series “Percy Jackson & The Olympians” we invite you to test your wits as you work with the Greek gods in North Orange’s own escape room!  All willing demigods will be given 20 minutes to navigate through our room of trickery and earn a Prize. Participants must be accompanied by an adult while in the escape room. Please be aware bookings are set for 20 minutes at a time, late arrivals are not guaranteed access. Please arrive up to 10 minutes prior to your booking to ensure your place in line. Recommended for the entire family!

February 5 – In- Person: Family Storytime, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 2 – 3PM, Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages.

February 6 – Kids Yoga & Meditation, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 10:15 – 10:45AM, Practice yoga, meditation, and mindfulness in a fun way by integrating music with movement. Families can wiggle together and learn ways to calm down. Recommended for families with children ages 3-10.

February 6 – Heart UV Resin Pendant, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 5:30 – 6:30PM, Create a one-of-a-kind heart UV resin pendant to take home with you. Ages 18 and up. Registration required.

February 9 – Count on Me, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, How much do I love you? Let’s count the ways! Use simple math counting exercises to show what’s in your heart. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

February 9 – Yoga for Adults, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 1 – 1:45PM, Yoga is for everyone: male & female; young & elderly; non-flexible and active! Attendees are encouraged to dress in comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Designed for adults and seniors.

February 10 – Little Artist, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, Get creative with arts and crafts! Preschoolers will enjoy age- appropriate stories and crafts.

February 10 – Southern Soul Love Festival, Apopka Amphitheater, 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, 4PM, This show will be full of love , music and fun featuring Tucka , King George, Tina P , Jeter Jones and Dj Trucker.

February 12 – Paint Party!, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 2 – 3:30PM, You’ll be guided through painting beautiful cherry blossoms on a canvas that you can take home. Time for you to relax, have fun, and get creative! You’ll leave with a beautiful, completed work of art that you can display in your home or give as a gift.

February 13 – Kids Yoga & Meditation, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 10:15 – 10:45AM, Practice yoga, meditation, and mindfulness in a fun way by integrating music with movement. Families can wiggle together and learn ways to calm down. Recommended for families with children ages 3-10.

February 14 – Love Bugs, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11 – 11:45AM, Use heart-shaped cut outs to create sweet little love bugs with your love bug! Bug-themed activities and stories will be included too. Recommended for toddlers.

February 16 – J is for Jazz, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, Learn about the lively rhythms and improv sound of jazz music through melodic stories, instrument play and more. Recommended for preschoolers.

February 16 – Yoga for Adults, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 1 – 1:45PM, Yoga is for everyone: male & female; young & elderly; non-flexible and active! Attendees are encouraged to dress in comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Designed for adults and seniors.

February 17 – Movie in the Park, Reiter Park, 311 Warren Avenue, Longwood, 6:30 – 8:30PM, Enjoy a movie at Reiter Park. Bring your family and friends, and don’t forget to pack a blanket, chair, and/or snacks. For more information, please contact Ryan Rinaldo at 407- 260-3497.

February 18 – Cookies & Milk with a Cop Storytime with Apopka Police, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, Join the Apopka Police Department at the North Orange Branch Library to meet our local police officers, enjoy a story, arts and crafts, and cookies and milk provided by LCL Food Services (McDonald’s).

February 18 – Sounds Concert Series, Apopka Amphitheater, 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, 5 – 7PM, The City is proud to host this free family-friendly concert series (on select dates) at the Amphitheater.

February 20 – Kids Yoga & Meditation, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 10:15 – 10:45AM, Practice yoga, meditation, and mindfulness in a fun way by integrating music with movement. Families can wiggle together and learn ways to calm down. Recommended for families with children ages 3-10.

February 20 – To Be a Drum Celebration, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, Be inspired by dancing and drumming as we hear the rhythm of the Earth through a storytelling performance of “To Be a Drum” by Evelyn Coleman. Recommended for families with children ages 0-6.

February 21 – Bubble Playtime, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

February 23 – Colors and Patterns, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, Paint, paste, glue, stamp and create! Young Children will enjoy stories, songs and exploring age-appropriate art experiences. Ages 1-3.

February 23 – Yoga for Adults, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 1 – 1:45PM, Yoga is for everyone: male & female; young & elderly; non-flexible and active! Attendees are encouraged to dress in comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Designed for adults and seniors.

February 23 – Paint Party!, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 2 – 3:30PM, You’ll be guided through painting beautiful cherry blossoms on a canvas that you can take home. Time for you to relax, have fun, and get creative! You’ll leave with a beautiful, completed work of art that you can display in your home or give as a gift.

February 24 – Longwood Food Trucks, Reiter Park, 311 Warren Avenue, Longwood, 5:30 – 8:30PM, Bring your friends and family out for dinner at Reiter Park from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm every fourth Friday of the month and enjoy some of the area’s best food trucks! (Excludes months when the Battle of the Food Truck event occurs).

February 25 – READing Paws, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 1PM, The Reading Education Assistance Dogs® [R.E.A.D.] program improves children’s reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a therapy dog. Recommended for ages 6-12.

February 25 – Sounds Concert Series, Apopka Amphitheater, 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, 5 – 7PM, The City is proud to host this free family-friendly concert series (on select dates) at the Amphitheater.

February 27 – Kids Yoga & Meditation, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 10:15 – 10:45AM, Practice yoga, meditation, and mindfulness in a fun way by integrating music with movement. Families can wiggle together and learn ways to calm down. Recommended for families with children ages 3-10.

February 28 – Little Chef: Red Light, Green Light, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, Red means stop, green means go! Learn about African-American inventor Garrett Morgan and his creation of the traffic light through food! Registration required. Recommended for preschoolers. Bring your little one to learn cooking skills such as kitchen safety, layering, measuring, smearing, tasting and presentation as you interact with a delicious recipe. Food will be served at this event; Please see staff about specific needs concerning food allergies.

February 1 -5

February 1 – Wine & Paint, WeKiva Island, 6 – 8PM, Join our very talented Artist, Elisabeth Ferber and let her guide you step by step through creating your own masterpiece! 2 glasses of wine, all your supplies and gourmet charcuterie are included for only $40! Reservations are required. Limited Reservations are available.

February 2 – My Hero, the Service Animal, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, There are heroes all around us! Celebrate the superstars in our community at the library with stories, arts and crafts. Ages 3-5.

February 2 – Yoga for Adults, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 1 – 1:45PM, Yoga is for everyone: male & female; young & elderly; non-flexible and active! Attendees are encouraged to dress in comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Designed for adults and seniors.

February 2 – Alcohol Ink Art, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 5 – 6:30PM, Begin your journey into the world of fluid painting with alcohol ink. Alcohol ink is a fun, fast-drying, waterproof, highly-pigmented ink that is great to use on a variety of surfaces. You will be guided on the use of this unique artistic medium to help you create 2 personalized greeting cards. Recommended for ages 18 and up. Please be aware that alcohol ink could produce strong fumes and odors.

February 4 & 5 – 2023 Apopka Seafood Festival featuring Matt Stell & David Nail, Apopka Amphitheater, 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, All Day, Come enjoy this Family friendly event Feb. 4th and 5TH with plenty of seafood, music, and fun for the whole family. Kids 12 and Under are Free.

February 4 – 36th Annual Mustang & Ford Roundup, Historic Downtown Longwood, 10AM – 3PM, The City of Longwood will host the 36th Annual Mustang & Ford Roundup presented by Mid-Florida Mustang Club on Saturday, February 4th from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm in the Historic District of Longwood. There will be over 300 cars at the show, local and national vendors, live DJ, door prizes and food available for purchase. Admission is free.

February 4 – Percy Jackson’s Escape Room Challenge, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, multiple times starting at 11AM, Challenge yourself to an escape room themed around the world of the hit Rick Riordan series “Percy Jackson & The Olympians.” Inspired by the hit Rick Riordan series “Percy Jackson & The Olympians” we invite you to test your wits as you work with the Greek gods in North Orange’s own escape room!  All willing demigods will be given 20 minutes to navigate through our room of trickery and earn a Prize. Participants must be accompanied by an adult while in the escape room. Please be aware bookings are set for 20 minutes at a time, late arrivals are not guaranteed access. Please arrive up to 10 minutes prior to your booking to ensure your place in line. Recommended for the entire family!

February 5 – In- Person: Family Storytime, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 2 – 3PM, Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages.

February 6 - 12

February 6 – Kids Yoga & Meditation, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 10:15 – 10:45AM, Practice yoga, meditation, and mindfulness in a fun way by integrating music with movement. Families can wiggle together and learn ways to calm down. Recommended for families with children ages 3-10.

February 6 – Heart UV Resin Pendant, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 5:30 – 6:30PM, Create a one-of-a-kind heart UV resin pendant to take home with you. Ages 18 and up. Registration required.

February 9 – Count on Me, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, How much do I love you? Let’s count the ways! Use simple math counting exercises to show what’s in your heart. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

February 9 – Yoga for Adults, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 1 – 1:45PM, Yoga is for everyone: male & female; young & elderly; non-flexible and active! Attendees are encouraged to dress in comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Designed for adults and seniors.

February 10 – Little Artist, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, Get creative with arts and crafts! Preschoolers will enjoy age- appropriate stories and crafts.

February 10 – Southern Soul Love Festival, Apopka Amphitheater, 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, 4PM, This show will be full of love , music and fun featuring Tucka , King George, Tina P , Jeter Jones and Dj Trucker.

February 12 – Paint Party!, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 2 – 3:30PM, You’ll be guided through painting beautiful cherry blossoms on a canvas that you can take home. Time for you to relax, have fun, and get creative! You’ll leave with a beautiful, completed work of art that you can display in your home or give as a gift.

February 13 - 19

February 13 – Kids Yoga & Meditation, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 10:15 – 10:45AM, Practice yoga, meditation, and mindfulness in a fun way by integrating music with movement. Families can wiggle together and learn ways to calm down. Recommended for families with children ages 3-10.

February 14 – Love Bugs, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11 – 11:45AM, Use heart-shaped cut outs to create sweet little love bugs with your love bug! Bug-themed activities and stories will be included too. Recommended for toddlers.

February 16 – J is for Jazz, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, Learn about the lively rhythms and improv sound of jazz music through melodic stories, instrument play and more. Recommended for preschoolers.

February 16 – Yoga for Adults, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 1 – 1:45PM, Yoga is for everyone: male & female; young & elderly; non-flexible and active! Attendees are encouraged to dress in comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Designed for adults and seniors.

February 17 – Movie in the Park, Reiter Park, 311 Warren Avenue, Longwood, 6:30 – 8:30PM, Enjoy a movie at Reiter Park. Bring your family and friends, and don’t forget to pack a blanket, chair, and/or snacks. For more information, please contact Ryan Rinaldo at 407- 260-3497.

February 18 – Cookies & Milk with a Cop Storytime with Apopka Police, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, Join the Apopka Police Department at the North Orange Branch Library to meet our local police officers, enjoy a story, arts and crafts, and cookies and milk provided by LCL Food Services (McDonald’s).

February 18 – Sounds Concert Series, Apopka Amphitheater, 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, 5 – 7PM, The City is proud to host this free family-friendly concert series (on select dates) at the Amphitheater.

February 20 - 28

February 20 – Kids Yoga & Meditation, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 10:15 – 10:45AM, Practice yoga, meditation, and mindfulness in a fun way by integrating music with movement. Families can wiggle together and learn ways to calm down. Recommended for families with children ages 3-10.

February 20 – To Be a Drum Celebration, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, Be inspired by dancing and drumming as we hear the rhythm of the Earth through a storytelling performance of “To Be a Drum” by Evelyn Coleman. Recommended for families with children ages 0-6.

February 21 – Bubble Playtime, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

February 23 – Colors and Patterns, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, Paint, paste, glue, stamp and create! Young Children will enjoy stories, songs and exploring age-appropriate art experiences. Ages 1-3.

February 23 – Yoga for Adults, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 1 – 1:45PM, Yoga is for everyone: male & female; young & elderly; non-flexible and active! Attendees are encouraged to dress in comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Designed for adults and seniors.

February 23 – Paint Party!, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 2 – 3:30PM, You’ll be guided through painting beautiful cherry blossoms on a canvas that you can take home. Time for you to relax, have fun, and get creative! You’ll leave with a beautiful, completed work of art that you can display in your home or give as a gift.

February 24 – Longwood Food Trucks, Reiter Park, 311 Warren Avenue, Longwood, 5:30 – 8:30PM, Bring your friends and family out for dinner at Reiter Park from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm every fourth Friday of the month and enjoy some of the area’s best food trucks! (Excludes months when the Battle of the Food Truck event occurs).

February 25 – READing Paws, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 1PM, The Reading Education Assistance Dogs® [R.E.A.D.] program improves children’s reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a therapy dog. Recommended for ages 6-12.

February 25 – Sounds Concert Series, Apopka Amphitheater, 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, 5 – 7PM, The City is proud to host this free family-friendly concert series (on select dates) at the Amphitheater.

February 27 – Kids Yoga & Meditation, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 10:15 – 10:45AM, Practice yoga, meditation, and mindfulness in a fun way by integrating music with movement. Families can wiggle together and learn ways to calm down. Recommended for families with children ages 3-10.

February 28 – Little Chef: Red Light, Green Light, North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, 11AM – 12PM, Red means stop, green means go! Learn about African-American inventor Garrett Morgan and his creation of the traffic light through food! Registration required. Recommended for preschoolers. Bring your little one to learn cooking skills such as kitchen safety, layering, measuring, smearing, tasting and presentation as you interact with a delicious recipe. Food will be served at this event; Please see staff about specific needs concerning food allergies.

Things to do in Winter Garden/Ocoee/Clermont

February 1 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10 – 10:30AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 1 – Snack Around the World: Italy, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 4 – 5PM, Treat yourself to tasty snacks from a land far away! Each month we will learn about a different culture while we sample the yummiest snacks it has to offer. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

February 1 – Kids Hour at Orlando Cat Cafe, 532 Cagan Park Avenue, Clermont, 4 – 5PM, Join our fun, structured Kids Hours (for children 12 and under) on Wednesdays from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. In partnership with Read to Sydney and Kiwanis Club of Clermont, this time will be an interactive time geared toward kids and includes cat play time, reading with cats, and a take-home craft project. Cost is $8.00 per person. This time slot is reserved specifically for children and their parents. Please note, all adults and children ages 2 and over must be masked (except if actively eating or drinking).

February 2 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 2 – Toddler Time at the Dreamcatcher Horse Rescue, 10639 Toad Rd., Clermont, 10 – 11AM, Every Thursday 10-11am $25 per child- Includes 1 adult Includes the full hour to walk around to meet and feed the horses/animals Every child receives a hand led pony ride Pony Grooming Other fun activities! One adult is included with each paying rider, each additional adult or non riding child $5 (under 1 free)
Come see what we have to offer for you and your family!

February 3 – First Friday Food Trucks, Downtown Clermont, West Montrose Street, Clermont, 5:30 – 9PM, Join your family and friends Downtown for live music and food trucks. Each month is a little different than the last, so get set to try some new tastes as well as some popular favorites.

February 4 – Family Fiber Arts: Paper Valentines, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10AM – 12PM, In this two part series, we will learn how to make paper and use our paper to make hand made Valentine’s cards! This program is intended for families, whatever family means to you!

February 4 – The Great Clermont Campout, Clermont’s Waterfront Park, Downtown Clermont, 12PM, What could be more than a family campout? If you’re looking for an activity to share with your family and friends, this event is a great opportunity to sleep under the stars in the safety of Clermont’s Waterfront Park. So, roll out your sleeping bags and pop up your tents and join us at the Great Clermont Campout!

February 5 – Crooked Can Brewery Tour, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 12 – 4PM, Go behind the scenes of the Crooked Can Brewing Company every Sunday with one of our Brewery Tours.

February 6 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 6 – Read to Sydney, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 4 – 5PM, Read to Sydney is a local therapy dog organization that encourages children to practice their reading skills with an attentive furry listener. All ages are welcome.

February 7 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 7 – A Trip to Africa, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 11AM – 12PM, Discover African culture through interactive stories and activities. Get creative with color as we play with shapes and patterns to make paper kente cloth. Registration required. Recommended for toddlers ages 18-36 months.

February 7 – LEGO Block Party, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Is there anything you can’t build with LEGO? The challenge is on so let’s see what you can build! Bricks for play will be provided but cannot go home with you.

February 7 – Trivia at Attic Door, 28 W Plant St, Winter Garden, 7-9:30pm, Text your team name and group size to 407-750-7063 by 6pm to get a reserved table. Prizes for top teams!

February 7 – Trivia at Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 7:30-10:30pm, Do you Love Trivia? Do you Love Craft Beer? Well GREAT NEWS, if you answered Yes to either of these questions because it’s Tuesday Night Trivia in the Crooked Can Taproom! If you answered No…. You still have the ability to answer questions, play trivia and drink Wine! It’s a Win-Win Folks! www.crookedcan.com

February 8 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10 – 10:30AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 8 – To Be a Drum Celebration, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11:15AM, Be inspired by dancing and drumming as we hear the rhythm of the Earth through a storytelling performance of “To Be a Drum” by Evelyn Coleman. Recommended for families with children ages 0-6.

February 8 – Backyard Birding with Orange Audubon Society, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 12 – 1PM, As winter ends with spring just around the corner: the birds are chirping in Central Florida. Orange Audubon Society will be sharing which species to look for in your backyard!

February 8 – Pokémon Party, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 4 – 5PM, Calling all trainers big and small: we choose you to party like a Pikachu! Fun, activities and crafts are waiting for you! Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

February 8 – Kids Hour at Orlando Cat Cafe, 532 Cagan Park Avenue, Clermont, 4 – 5PM, Join our fun, structured Kids Hours (for children 12 and under) on Wednesdays from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. In partnership with Read to Sydney and Kiwanis Club of Clermont, this time will be an interactive time geared toward kids and includes cat play time, reading with cats, and a take-home craft project. Cost is $8.00 per person. This time slot is reserved specifically for children and their parents. Please note, all adults and children ages 2 and over must be masked (except if actively eating or drinking).

February 9 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 9 – Toddler Time at the Dreamcatcher Horse Rescue, 10639 Toad Rd., Clermont, 10 – 11AM, Every Thursday 10-11am $25 per child- Includes 1 adult Includes the full hour to walk around to meet and feed the horses/animals Every child receives a hand led pony ride Pony Grooming Other fun activities! One adult is included with each paying rider, each additional adult or non riding child $5 (under 1 free)
Come see what we have to offer for you and your family!

February 11 – Family History Fair, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10 – 11:30AM, Connect with some of the many resources, societies, and organizations available to help with your family history research journey.

February 11 – Family Fiber Arts: Paper Valentines, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10AM – 12PM, In this two part series, we will learn how to make paper and use our paper to make hand made Valentine’s cards! This program is intended for families, whatever family means to you!

February 11 – Winter Garden Heritage & Music Festival – Celebrating the City’s 120th Anniversary, Historic Downtown Winter Garden, 11AM – 10PM, Established in 1903, the City of Winter Garden commemorates its heritage with a special 120th anniversary extravaganza. Festivities include six stages of entertainment, strolling performers, and much more! This Winter Garden Heritage & Music Festival is a FREE event for all ages and is brought to you by the City of Winter Garden along with the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation and other generous partners.

February 11 – Plant Clinic, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 11:30AM – 1:30PM, Bring your plants and ask questions! Master Gardener Volunteers from the UF/IFAS Orange County Extension Office will be available to answer your gardening questions.

February 11 – Altered Books Workshop, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 2 – 4:30PM, Junk journal, scrapbook, diary? Bring your imagination and join us to discover the possibilities of altered books at this monthly workshop. Registration required. Recommended for ages 18 and up.

February 11 – Movie and a Craft, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 3 – 5PM, Sit back and relax during a family-friendly movie while working on a craft or coloring sheets. Recommended for families.

February 11 – Pours at the Preserve, Oakland Nature Preserve, 5:30PM, Oakland Nature Preserve invites you to walk its upland trails in the evening, sipping wine or tasting beer, enjoying the sunset through the trees or enjoy the stars in the night sky, listening to the owls, the frogs, maybe the whippoorwill. The half-mile trail will be lighted for you with luminaries. Enjoy refreshments at the five tables stationed along the paths while tasting a variety of wines and beers.

February 12 – Book Page Roses, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 3 – 4PM, Celebrate the library’s 100th anniversary with art using book pages. All supplies provided. Recommended for ages 18 and up. Registration required.

February 12 – Crooked Can Brewery Tour, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 12 – 4PM, Go behind the scenes of the Crooked Can Brewing Company every Sunday with one of our Brewery Tours.

February 13 – OrisiRisi African Folklore, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10 – 11AM, Share the beauty of African life and culture through a unique folkloric performance filled with drumming, dance and storytelling. Recommended for ages 0-12.

February 13 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 14 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 14 – Valentine’s Day Storytime, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11:15AM, Spread the love and celebrate Valentine’s Day with stories, songs and activities. Participants will make their very own valentine—to keep, or to share with someone they love. Recommended for ages 3-5.

February 14 – Little Chef: Red Light, Green Light, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 11AM – 12PM, Red means stop, green means go! Learn about African-American inventor Garrett Morgan and his creation of the traffic light through food! Registration required. Recommended for ages 3-5. Bring your little one to learn cooking skills such as kitchen safety, layering, measuring, smearing, tasting and presentation as you interact with a delicious recipe. Food will be served at this event; Please see staff about specific needs concerning food allergies.

February 14 – Trivia at Attic Door, 28 W Plant St, Winter Garden, 7 – 9:30pm, Text your team name and group size to 407-750-7063 by 6pm to get a reserved table. Prizes for top teams!

February 14 – Trivia at Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 7:30 -10:30pm, Do you Love Trivia? Do you Love Craft Beer? Well GREAT NEWS, if you answered Yes to either of these questions because it’s Tuesday Night Trivia in the Crooked Can Taproom! If you answered No…. You still have the ability to answer questions, play trivia and drink Wine! It’s a Win-Win Folks! www.crookedcan.com

February 15 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10 – 10:30AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 15 – J is for Jazz, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11:30AM, Learn about the lively rhythms and improv sound of jazz music through melodic stories, instrument play and more. Recommended for preschoolers.

February 15 – Kids Hour at Orlando Cat Cafe, 532 Cagan Park Avenue, Clermont, 4 – 5PM, Join our fun, structured Kids Hours (for children 12 and under) on Wednesdays from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. In partnership with Read to Sydney and Kiwanis Club of Clermont, this time will be an interactive time geared toward kids and includes cat play time, reading with cats, and a take-home craft project. Cost is $8.00 per person. This time slot is reserved specifically for children and their parents. Please note, all adults and children ages 2 and over must be masked (except if actively eating or drinking).

February 15 – Alma Thomas Art, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 4 – 5PM, Honor African American artist Alma Thomas and create your own colorful abstract work of art. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

February 15 – Crafternoons: Celebrate Black History Month, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 4 – 5PM, Learn how to create new crafts in celebration of Black History Month. Use creativity and collaboration for an hour-long crafting event. Recommended for ages 6-8.

February 16 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 16 – Toddler Time at the Dreamcatcher Horse Rescue, 10639 Toad Rd., Clermont, 10 – 11AM, Every Thursday 10-11am $25 per child- Includes 1 adult Includes the full hour to walk around to meet and feed the horses/animals Every child receives a hand led pony ride Pony Grooming Other fun activities! One adult is included with each paying rider, each additional adult or non riding child $5 (under 1 free)
Come see what we have to offer for you and your family!

February 18 – Family Fiber Arts: Lace Crowns, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10AM – 12PM, Learn hand sewing and beading skills as we make crowns from lace scraps. This program is intended for families, whatever family means to you!

February 19 – Crooked Can Brewery Tour, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 12 – 4PM, Go behind the scenes of the Crooked Can Brewing Company every Sunday with one of our Brewery Tours.

February 20 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 21 – A Trip to Africa, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11:30AM, Discover the African culture through interactive stories and activities. Get creative with color as we play with shapes and patterns to make paper kente cloth. Recommended for preschoolers.

February 21 – J is for Jazz, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 11AM – 12PM, Learn about the lively rhythms and improv sound of jazz music through melodic stories, instrument play and more. Recommended for ages 3-5. Registration required.

February 21 – Wetlands Are Wonderful, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 4:30 – 5:30PM. Celebrate wetlands by learning about one of our most diverse Florida ecosystems and the creatures living inside of them. Recommended for families with children ages 8 and up.

February 21 – Trivia at Attic Door, 28 W Plant St, Winter Garden, 7 – 9:30pm, Text your team name and group size to 407-750-7063 by 6pm to get a reserved table. Prizes for top teams!

February 21 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 21 – Trivia at Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 7:30-10:30pm, Do you Love Trivia? Do you Love Craft Beer? Well GREAT NEWS, if you answered Yes to either of these questions because it’s Tuesday Night Trivia in the Crooked Can Taproom! If you answered No…. You still have the ability to answer questions, play trivia and drink Wine! It’s a Win-Win Folks! www.crookedcan.com

February 22 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10 – 10:30AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 22 – Alma Thomas Art, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 3:30 – 4:30PM, Honor African American artist Alma Thomas and create your own colorful abstract work of art. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

February 22 – Scoop!, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 4 – 5PM, Get the scoop on African American inventors and discover common household items invented to make our lives easier, including Alfred L. Cralle’s ice cream scoop! Recommended for ages 6-12.

February 22 – Kids Hour at Orlando Cat Cafe, 532 Cagan Park Avenue, Clermont, 4 – 5PM, Join our fun, structured Kids Hours (for children 12 and under) on Wednesdays from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. In partnership with Read to Sydney and Kiwanis Club of Clermont, this time will be an interactive time geared toward kids and includes cat play time, reading with cats, and a take-home craft project. Cost is $8.00 per person. This time slot is reserved specifically for children and their parents. Please note, all adults and children ages 2 and over must be masked (except if actively eating or drinking).

February 23 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 23 – Toddler Time at the Dreamcatcher Horse Rescue, 10639 Toad Rd., Clermont, 10 – 11AM, Every Thursday 10-11am $25 per child- Includes 1 adult Includes the full hour to walk around to meet and feed the horses/animals Every child receives a hand led pony ride Pony Grooming Other fun activities! One adult is included with each paying rider, each additional adult or non riding child $5 (under 1 free)
Come see what we have to offer for you and your family!

February 25 – READing Paws, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 11:30AM – 1:30PM, The Reading Education Assistance Dogs® [R.E.A.D.] program improves children’s reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a therapy dog. Recommended for ages 6-12.

February 25 – Motown Movin’, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 3 – 4PM, Bring your family on down to Motown! Move and groove together with drop-in activities related to the first black-owned record company in the US. Recommended for families. Registration required.

February 26 – Crooked Can Brewery Tour, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 12 – 4PM, Go behind the scenes of the Crooked Can Brewing Company every Sunday with one of our Brewery Tours.

February 26 – Family Storytime, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 2 – 2:30PM, Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages. Recommended for all ages. This storytime lasts approximately 25 minutes.

February 27 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 28 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 28 – Trivia at Attic Door, 28 W Plant St, Winter Garden, 7-9:30pm, Text your team name and group size to 407-750-7063 by 6pm to get a reserved table. Prizes for top teams!

February 28 – Trivia at Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 7:30-10:30pm, Do you Love Trivia? Do you Love Craft Beer? Well GREAT NEWS, if you answered Yes to either of these questions because it’s Tuesday Night Trivia in the Crooked Can Taproom! If you answered No…. You still have the ability to answer questions, play trivia and drink Wine! It’s a Win-Win Folks! www.crookedcan.com

February 1 -5

February 1 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10 – 10:30AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 1 – Snack Around the World: Italy, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 4 – 5PM, Treat yourself to tasty snacks from a land far away! Each month we will learn about a different culture while we sample the yummiest snacks it has to offer. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

February 1 – Kids Hour at Orlando Cat Cafe, 532 Cagan Park Avenue, Clermont, 4 – 5PM, Join our fun, structured Kids Hours (for children 12 and under) on Wednesdays from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. In partnership with Read to Sydney and Kiwanis Club of Clermont, this time will be an interactive time geared toward kids and includes cat play time, reading with cats, and a take-home craft project. Cost is $8.00 per person. This time slot is reserved specifically for children and their parents. Please note, all adults and children ages 2 and over must be masked (except if actively eating or drinking).

February 2 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 2 – Toddler Time at the Dreamcatcher Horse Rescue, 10639 Toad Rd., Clermont, 10 – 11AM, Every Thursday 10-11am $25 per child- Includes 1 adult Includes the full hour to walk around to meet and feed the horses/animals Every child receives a hand led pony ride Pony Grooming Other fun activities! One adult is included with each paying rider, each additional adult or non riding child $5 (under 1 free)
Come see what we have to offer for you and your family!

February 3 – First Friday Food Trucks, Downtown Clermont, West Montrose Street, Clermont, 5:30 – 9PM, Join your family and friends Downtown for live music and food trucks. Each month is a little different than the last, so get set to try some new tastes as well as some popular favorites.

February 4 – Family Fiber Arts: Paper Valentines, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10AM – 12PM, In this two part series, we will learn how to make paper and use our paper to make hand made Valentine’s cards! This program is intended for families, whatever family means to you!

February 4 – The Great Clermont Campout, Clermont’s Waterfront Park, Downtown Clermont, 12PM, What could be more than a family campout? If you’re looking for an activity to share with your family and friends, this event is a great opportunity to sleep under the stars in the safety of Clermont’s Waterfront Park. So, roll out your sleeping bags and pop up your tents and join us at the Great Clermont Campout!

February 5 – Crooked Can Brewery Tour, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 12 – 4PM, Go behind the scenes of the Crooked Can Brewing Company every Sunday with one of our Brewery Tours.

February 6 - 12

February 6 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 6 – Read to Sydney, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 4 – 5PM, Read to Sydney is a local therapy dog organization that encourages children to practice their reading skills with an attentive furry listener. All ages are welcome.

February 7 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 7 – A Trip to Africa, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 11AM – 12PM, Discover African culture through interactive stories and activities. Get creative with color as we play with shapes and patterns to make paper kente cloth. Registration required. Recommended for toddlers ages 18-36 months.

February 7 – LEGO Block Party, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Is there anything you can’t build with LEGO? The challenge is on so let’s see what you can build! Bricks for play will be provided but cannot go home with you.

February 7 – Trivia at Attic Door, 28 W Plant St, Winter Garden, 7-9:30pm, Text your team name and group size to 407-750-7063 by 6pm to get a reserved table. Prizes for top teams!

February 7 – Trivia at Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 7:30-10:30pm, Do you Love Trivia? Do you Love Craft Beer? Well GREAT NEWS, if you answered Yes to either of these questions because it’s Tuesday Night Trivia in the Crooked Can Taproom! If you answered No…. You still have the ability to answer questions, play trivia and drink Wine! It’s a Win-Win Folks! www.crookedcan.com

February 8 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10 – 10:30AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 8 – To Be a Drum Celebration, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11:15AM, Be inspired by dancing and drumming as we hear the rhythm of the Earth through a storytelling performance of “To Be a Drum” by Evelyn Coleman. Recommended for families with children ages 0-6.

February 8 – Backyard Birding with Orange Audubon Society, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 12 – 1PM, As winter ends with spring just around the corner: the birds are chirping in Central Florida. Orange Audubon Society will be sharing which species to look for in your backyard!

February 8 – Pokémon Party, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 4 – 5PM, Calling all trainers big and small: we choose you to party like a Pikachu! Fun, activities and crafts are waiting for you! Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

February 8 – Kids Hour at Orlando Cat Cafe, 532 Cagan Park Avenue, Clermont, 4 – 5PM, Join our fun, structured Kids Hours (for children 12 and under) on Wednesdays from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. In partnership with Read to Sydney and Kiwanis Club of Clermont, this time will be an interactive time geared toward kids and includes cat play time, reading with cats, and a take-home craft project. Cost is $8.00 per person. This time slot is reserved specifically for children and their parents. Please note, all adults and children ages 2 and over must be masked (except if actively eating or drinking).

February 9 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 9 – Toddler Time at the Dreamcatcher Horse Rescue, 10639 Toad Rd., Clermont, 10 – 11AM, Every Thursday 10-11am $25 per child- Includes 1 adult Includes the full hour to walk around to meet and feed the horses/animals Every child receives a hand led pony ride Pony Grooming Other fun activities! One adult is included with each paying rider, each additional adult or non riding child $5 (under 1 free)
Come see what we have to offer for you and your family!

February 11 – Family History Fair, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10 – 11:30AM, Connect with some of the many resources, societies, and organizations available to help with your family history research journey.

February 11 – Family Fiber Arts: Paper Valentines, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10AM – 12PM, In this two part series, we will learn how to make paper and use our paper to make hand made Valentine’s cards! This program is intended for families, whatever family means to you!

February 11 – Winter Garden Heritage & Music Festival – Celebrating the City’s 120th Anniversary, Historic Downtown Winter Garden, 11AM – 10PM, Established in 1903, the City of Winter Garden commemorates its heritage with a special 120th anniversary extravaganza. Festivities include six stages of entertainment, strolling performers, and much more! This Winter Garden Heritage & Music Festival is a FREE event for all ages and is brought to you by the City of Winter Garden along with the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation and other generous partners.

February 11 – Plant Clinic, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 11:30AM – 1:30PM, Bring your plants and ask questions! Master Gardener Volunteers from the UF/IFAS Orange County Extension Office will be available to answer your gardening questions.

February 11 – Altered Books Workshop, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 2 – 4:30PM, Junk journal, scrapbook, diary? Bring your imagination and join us to discover the possibilities of altered books at this monthly workshop. Registration required. Recommended for ages 18 and up.

February 11 – Movie and a Craft, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 3 – 5PM, Sit back and relax during a family-friendly movie while working on a craft or coloring sheets. Recommended for families.

February 11 – Pours at the Preserve, Oakland Nature Preserve, 5:30PM, Oakland Nature Preserve invites you to walk its upland trails in the evening, sipping wine or tasting beer, enjoying the sunset through the trees or enjoy the stars in the night sky, listening to the owls, the frogs, maybe the whippoorwill. The half-mile trail will be lighted for you with luminaries. Enjoy refreshments at the five tables stationed along the paths while tasting a variety of wines and beers.

February 12 – Book Page Roses, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 3 – 4PM, Celebrate the library’s 100th anniversary with art using book pages. All supplies provided. Recommended for ages 18 and up. Registration required.

February 12 – Crooked Can Brewery Tour, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 12 – 4PM, Go behind the scenes of the Crooked Can Brewing Company every Sunday with one of our Brewery Tours.

February 13 - 19

February 13 – OrisiRisi African Folklore, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10 – 11AM, Share the beauty of African life and culture through a unique folkloric performance filled with drumming, dance and storytelling. Recommended for ages 0-12.

February 13 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 14 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 14 – Valentine’s Day Storytime, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11:15AM, Spread the love and celebrate Valentine’s Day with stories, songs and activities. Participants will make their very own valentine—to keep, or to share with someone they love. Recommended for ages 3-5.

February 14 – Little Chef: Red Light, Green Light, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 11AM – 12PM, Red means stop, green means go! Learn about African-American inventor Garrett Morgan and his creation of the traffic light through food! Registration required. Recommended for ages 3-5. Bring your little one to learn cooking skills such as kitchen safety, layering, measuring, smearing, tasting and presentation as you interact with a delicious recipe. Food will be served at this event; Please see staff about specific needs concerning food allergies.

February 14 – Trivia at Attic Door, 28 W Plant St, Winter Garden, 7 – 9:30pm, Text your team name and group size to 407-750-7063 by 6pm to get a reserved table. Prizes for top teams!

February 14 – Trivia at Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 7:30 -10:30pm, Do you Love Trivia? Do you Love Craft Beer? Well GREAT NEWS, if you answered Yes to either of these questions because it’s Tuesday Night Trivia in the Crooked Can Taproom! If you answered No…. You still have the ability to answer questions, play trivia and drink Wine! It’s a Win-Win Folks! www.crookedcan.com

February 15 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10 – 10:30AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 15 – J is for Jazz, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11:30AM, Learn about the lively rhythms and improv sound of jazz music through melodic stories, instrument play and more. Recommended for preschoolers.

February 15 – Kids Hour at Orlando Cat Cafe, 532 Cagan Park Avenue, Clermont, 4 – 5PM, Join our fun, structured Kids Hours (for children 12 and under) on Wednesdays from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. In partnership with Read to Sydney and Kiwanis Club of Clermont, this time will be an interactive time geared toward kids and includes cat play time, reading with cats, and a take-home craft project. Cost is $8.00 per person. This time slot is reserved specifically for children and their parents. Please note, all adults and children ages 2 and over must be masked (except if actively eating or drinking).

February 15 – Alma Thomas Art, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 4 – 5PM, Honor African American artist Alma Thomas and create your own colorful abstract work of art. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

February 15 – Crafternoons: Celebrate Black History Month, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 4 – 5PM, Learn how to create new crafts in celebration of Black History Month. Use creativity and collaboration for an hour-long crafting event. Recommended for ages 6-8.

February 16 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 16 – Toddler Time at the Dreamcatcher Horse Rescue, 10639 Toad Rd., Clermont, 10 – 11AM, Every Thursday 10-11am $25 per child- Includes 1 adult Includes the full hour to walk around to meet and feed the horses/animals Every child receives a hand led pony ride Pony Grooming Other fun activities! One adult is included with each paying rider, each additional adult or non riding child $5 (under 1 free)
Come see what we have to offer for you and your family!

February 18 – Family Fiber Arts: Lace Crowns, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10AM – 12PM, Learn hand sewing and beading skills as we make crowns from lace scraps. This program is intended for families, whatever family means to you!

February 19 – Crooked Can Brewery Tour, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 12 – 4PM, Go behind the scenes of the Crooked Can Brewing Company every Sunday with one of our Brewery Tours.

February 20 - 28

February 20 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 21 – A Trip to Africa, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11:30AM, Discover the African culture through interactive stories and activities. Get creative with color as we play with shapes and patterns to make paper kente cloth. Recommended for preschoolers.

February 21 – J is for Jazz, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 11AM – 12PM, Learn about the lively rhythms and improv sound of jazz music through melodic stories, instrument play and more. Recommended for ages 3-5. Registration required.

February 21 – Wetlands Are Wonderful, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 4:30 – 5:30PM. Celebrate wetlands by learning about one of our most diverse Florida ecosystems and the creatures living inside of them. Recommended for families with children ages 8 and up.

February 21 – Trivia at Attic Door, 28 W Plant St, Winter Garden, 7 – 9:30pm, Text your team name and group size to 407-750-7063 by 6pm to get a reserved table. Prizes for top teams!

February 21 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 21 – Trivia at Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 7:30-10:30pm, Do you Love Trivia? Do you Love Craft Beer? Well GREAT NEWS, if you answered Yes to either of these questions because it’s Tuesday Night Trivia in the Crooked Can Taproom! If you answered No…. You still have the ability to answer questions, play trivia and drink Wine! It’s a Win-Win Folks! www.crookedcan.com

February 22 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 10 – 10:30AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 22 – Alma Thomas Art, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 3:30 – 4:30PM, Honor African American artist Alma Thomas and create your own colorful abstract work of art. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

February 22 – Scoop!, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 4 – 5PM, Get the scoop on African American inventors and discover common household items invented to make our lives easier, including Alfred L. Cralle’s ice cream scoop! Recommended for ages 6-12.

February 22 – Kids Hour at Orlando Cat Cafe, 532 Cagan Park Avenue, Clermont, 4 – 5PM, Join our fun, structured Kids Hours (for children 12 and under) on Wednesdays from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. In partnership with Read to Sydney and Kiwanis Club of Clermont, this time will be an interactive time geared toward kids and includes cat play time, reading with cats, and a take-home craft project. Cost is $8.00 per person. This time slot is reserved specifically for children and their parents. Please note, all adults and children ages 2 and over must be masked (except if actively eating or drinking).

February 23 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 23 – Toddler Time at the Dreamcatcher Horse Rescue, 10639 Toad Rd., Clermont, 10 – 11AM, Every Thursday 10-11am $25 per child- Includes 1 adult Includes the full hour to walk around to meet and feed the horses/animals Every child receives a hand led pony ride Pony Grooming Other fun activities! One adult is included with each paying rider, each additional adult or non riding child $5 (under 1 free)
Come see what we have to offer for you and your family!

February 25 – READing Paws, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 11:30AM – 1:30PM, The Reading Education Assistance Dogs® [R.E.A.D.] program improves children’s reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a therapy dog. Recommended for ages 6-12.

February 25 – Motown Movin’, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 3 – 4PM, Bring your family on down to Motown! Move and groove together with drop-in activities related to the first black-owned record company in the US. Recommended for families. Registration required.

February 26 – Crooked Can Brewery Tour, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 12 – 4PM, Go behind the scenes of the Crooked Can Brewing Company every Sunday with one of our Brewery Tours.

February 26 – Family Storytime, West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center,1821 E Silver Star Rd, Ocoee, 2 – 2:30PM, Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages. Recommended for all ages. This storytime lasts approximately 25 minutes.

February 27 – Mindful Start Family Yoga, Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, 10:30 – 11AM, Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

February 28 – Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S Hwy 27, Clermont, 9 – 11AM, Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

February 28 – Trivia at Attic Door, 28 W Plant St, Winter Garden, 7-9:30pm, Text your team name and group size to 407-750-7063 by 6pm to get a reserved table. Prizes for top teams!

February 28 – Trivia at Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 7:30-10:30pm, Do you Love Trivia? Do you Love Craft Beer? Well GREAT NEWS, if you answered Yes to either of these questions because it’s Tuesday Night Trivia in the Crooked Can Taproom! If you answered No…. You still have the ability to answer questions, play trivia and drink Wine! It’s a Win-Win Folks! www.crookedcan.com

Things to do in Maitland/Altamonte

February 3 – Getdown Downtown: First Friday Block Party, Independence Square, 1776 Independence Lane, Maitland, 6 – 9PM, Join us for the most exciting monthly street party in Maitland…the Get Down Downtown held on the first Friday of each month (summer months excluded) on Independence Lane between Packwood and Horatio. THIS EVENT IS FREE for attendees.

February 3 – (Un)Common Form, Art and History Museums Maitland, 6 – 9:30PM, Celebrate the opening of this new exhibition with DJ Monegro, Burgers and Booch, and the artist herself on our beautiful National Historic Landmark campus! (Un)Common Form will feature the work of sculptor Kendra Frorup. Her work is informed by the rich landscapes of Florida and the Bahamas, where Frorup grew up. The sculptures in this exhibition move through the realms of play, chance, and determinism, all the while conversing with the viewer on topics of cultural motivation.

February 4 – Baby Boot Camp, 9 – 10AM, Fitness for Moms classes are stroller based fitness classes. Registration and information about classes can be found on their website at babybootcamp.com or their Facebook page @babybootcamporlando/events

February 4 – Seminole County Touch-A-Truck, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs, 10AM – 2PM, Enjoy a family-friendly event with fire trucks, police cars, helicopters, ambulances, public works trucks and more! This free showcase teaches families how to prepare for severe weather events and other related disasters.

February 5 – Sensory Sensitive Sundays at Chuck E. Cheese, 541 W. Hwy 436, Altamonte Springs, 9 – 11AM, Chuck E. Cheese is proud to support families who have children with autism and other special needs. Through our Sensory Sensitive Sundays program we’re able to offer families a quieter dining and entertainment environment, dimmed lighting and a sensory-friendly arcade experience. Our sensory-friendly events also include a trained and caring staff to ensure each guest has a safe, fun-filled visit.

February 7 – Heart Wreaths, Maitland Public Library, 501 Maitland Avenue South, Maitland, 7 – 8:30PM, Use yarn and rings to make a festive wall hanging. Registration required. RSVP on our website beginning February 1. Ages 14 and up.

February 8 – Fresh for Kids: Cooking Class, Maitland Public Library, 501 Maitland Avenue South, Maitland, 4 – 5PM, This is a hands on cooking class for kids. Each month we will learn 2-3 recipes.

February 11 – Baby Boot Camp, 9 – 10AM, Fitness for Moms classes are stroller based fitness classes. Registration and information about classes can be found on their website at babybootcamp.com or their Facebook page @babybootcamporlando/events

February 11 – Movie in the Park – Ghostbusters, Independence Square, 1776 Independence Lane, Maitland, 6:30PM, Bring your chairs, blankets, and family over to Independence Lawn and enjoy a Movie night evening. City of Maitland’s Parks and Recreation team will be providing free popcorn and drinks for sale. Popcorn is provided 10 minutes before the movie starts and continues for 1 hour after movie starts. Movie Start time for this event is 6:30pm, come early to get a good seat! This Month we will be watching: Ghostbusters (1984) [PG] Movie Synopsis: “After the members of a team of scientists (Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray) lose their cushy positions at a university in New York City, they decide to become “ghostbusters” to wage a high-tech battle with the supernatural for money. They stumble upon a gateway to another dimension, a doorway that will release evil upon the city. The Ghostbusters must now save New York from complete destruction.”

February 14 – Heart Button Necklaces, Maitland Public Library, 501 Maitland Avenue South, Maitland, 7 – 8:30PM, Create a heart shaped button necklace.  Register for this class on our website beginning February 1.  Class size is limited. Ages 14 and up.

February 18 – Baby Boot Camp, 9 – 10AM, Fitness for Moms classes are stroller based fitness classes. Registration and information about classes can be found on their website at babybootcamp.com or their Facebook page @babybootcamporlando/events

February 22 – Fresh for Kids: Space Edition, Maitland Public Library, 501 Maitland Avenue South, Maitland, 4 – 5:30PM, Get ready to blast off and prepare recipes that are out of this world! Ages 5 and up. Space is limited. Registration required.  Please call the library to register. 407-647-7700.

February 23 – Sun Telescope Viewing, Maitland Public Library, 501 Maitland Avenue South, Maitland, 12:30 – 2:30PM, Stop by our courtyard to gaze upon the sun through a special telescope. No registration or library card required. ALL ages welcome.

February 25 – Baby Boot Camp, 9 – 10AM, Fitness for Moms classes are stroller based fitness classes. Registration and information about classes can be found on their website at babybootcamp.com or their Facebook page @babybootcamporlando/events

February 1 -5

February 3 – Getdown Downtown: First Friday Block Party, Independence Square, 1776 Independence Lane, Maitland, 6 – 9PM, Join us for the most exciting monthly street party in Maitland…the Get Down Downtown held on the first Friday of each month (summer months excluded) on Independence Lane between Packwood and Horatio. THIS EVENT IS FREE for attendees.

February 3 – (Un)Common Form, Art and History Museums Maitland, 6 – 9:30PM, Celebrate the opening of this new exhibition with DJ Monegro, Burgers and Booch, and the artist herself on our beautiful National Historic Landmark campus! (Un)Common Form will feature the work of sculptor Kendra Frorup. Her work is informed by the rich landscapes of Florida and the Bahamas, where Frorup grew up. The sculptures in this exhibition move through the realms of play, chance, and determinism, all the while conversing with the viewer on topics of cultural motivation.

February 4 – Baby Boot Camp, 9 – 10AM, Fitness for Moms classes are stroller based fitness classes. Registration and information about classes can be found on their website at babybootcamp.com or their Facebook page @babybootcamporlando/events

February 4 – Seminole County Touch-A-Truck, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs, 10AM – 2PM, Enjoy a family-friendly event with fire trucks, police cars, helicopters, ambulances, public works trucks and more! This free showcase teaches families how to prepare for severe weather events and other related disasters.

February 5 – Sensory Sensitive Sundays at Chuck E. Cheese, 541 W. Hwy 436, Altamonte Springs, 9 – 11AM, Chuck E. Cheese is proud to support families who have children with autism and other special needs. Through our Sensory Sensitive Sundays program we’re able to offer families a quieter dining and entertainment environment, dimmed lighting and a sensory-friendly arcade experience. Our sensory-friendly events also include a trained and caring staff to ensure each guest has a safe, fun-filled visit.

February 6 - 12

February 7 – Heart Wreaths, Maitland Public Library, 501 Maitland Avenue South, Maitland, 7 – 8:30PM, Use yarn and rings to make a festive wall hanging. Registration required. RSVP on our website beginning February 1. Ages 14 and up.

February 8 – Fresh for Kids: Cooking Class, Maitland Public Library, 501 Maitland Avenue South, Maitland, 4 – 5PM, This is a hands on cooking class for kids. Each month we will learn 2-3 recipes.

February 11 – Baby Boot Camp, 9 – 10AM, Fitness for Moms classes are stroller based fitness classes. Registration and information about classes can be found on their website at babybootcamp.com or their Facebook page @babybootcamporlando/events

February 11 – Movie in the Park – Ghostbusters, Independence Square, 1776 Independence Lane, Maitland, 6:30PM, Bring your chairs, blankets, and family over to Independence Lawn and enjoy a Movie night evening. City of Maitland’s Parks and Recreation team will be providing free popcorn and drinks for sale. Popcorn is provided 10 minutes before the movie starts and continues for 1 hour after movie starts. Movie Start time for this event is 6:30pm, come early to get a good seat! This Month we will be watching: Ghostbusters (1984) [PG] Movie Synopsis: “After the members of a team of scientists (Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray) lose their cushy positions at a university in New York City, they decide to become “ghostbusters” to wage a high-tech battle with the supernatural for money. They stumble upon a gateway to another dimension, a doorway that will release evil upon the city. The Ghostbusters must now save New York from complete destruction.”

February 13 - 19

February 14 – Heart Button Necklaces, Maitland Public Library, 501 Maitland Avenue South, Maitland, 7 – 8:30PM, Create a heart shaped button necklace.  Register for this class on our website beginning February 1.  Class size is limited. Ages 14 and up.

February 18 – Baby Boot Camp, 9 – 10AM, Fitness for Moms classes are stroller based fitness classes. Registration and information about classes can be found on their website at babybootcamp.com or their Facebook page @babybootcamporlando/events

February 20 - 28

February 22 – Fresh for Kids: Space Edition, Maitland Public Library, 501 Maitland Avenue South, Maitland, 4 – 5:30PM, Get ready to blast off and prepare recipes that are out of this world! Ages 5 and up. Space is limited. Registration required.  Please call the library to register. 407-647-7700.

February 23 – Sun Telescope Viewing, Maitland Public Library, 501 Maitland Avenue South, Maitland, 12:30 – 2:30PM, Stop by our courtyard to gaze upon the sun through a special telescope. No registration or library card required. ALL ages welcome.

February 25 – Baby Boot Camp, 9 – 10AM, Fitness for Moms classes are stroller based fitness classes. Registration and information about classes can be found on their website at babybootcamp.com or their Facebook page @babybootcamporlando/events

Things to do in Winter Park/College Park/Baldwin Park

February 2 – Get Crafty! Valentine’s Day Garland, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 6 -7PM, Create a festive garland using wood pieces made on the library’s Glowforge 3D Laser Printer. Materials provided.

February 4 – AdventHealth Lady Track Shack 5k, Mead Botanical Garden, 1300 South Denning Drive, Winter Park, 7:30AM, Since 1978, thousands of mothers and daughters, sisters and friends have come together at this all-women’s 5k to celebrate women’s health and fundraise to provide early diagnosis for those in need.

February 4 – DIY Paper Bag Journal, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 1:30 – 3PM, All Ages. Bring your family to celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day and DIY your own paper bag journal.  While supplies last. No enrollment required.

February 6 – Pajama Time, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 7 – 7:30PM, Wear your favorite pair of pajamas and join Ms. Shanna for an evening of stories, songs and rhymes designed to build letter knowledge, vocabulary and narrative skills. We encourage full and active participation of accompanying adults.

February 8 – Angel Paws to Read, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 3:30 – 4PM, Students age 5+ may read to the “Be An Angel Therapy Dogs” and earn paw stamps towards free books and a t-shirt. Partnership with Be an Angel Therapy Dogs.

February 9 – Tweens Make! Greeting Cards & Sweet Treats, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 6 – 7PM, Grades 5-7. Explore the world of art, crafting, and creating. This month: Greeting Cards & Sweet Treats. We will have Valentine’s treats to enjoy while we craft, and some to wrap up as Valentine’s gifts.

February 9 – Adult Coloring, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 6:30 – 7:30PM, Have a relaxing night at the library with adult coloring. Coloring supplies provided but feel free to bring your own.

February 9 – Popcorn Flicks in the Park, Central Park – Main Stage, Park Avenue & Garfield Avenue, Winter Park, 7PM, This film series features classic films for the whole family. We encourage you to bring a blanket, a picnic or snacks, and some family and friends. Movie Title – 101 Dalmations

February 9 – 11 – Hannah’s Closest Children’s Consignment Sale, First United Methodist Church of Winter Park, 125 N Interlachen Ave, Winter Park, 8AM – 5PM, Don’t miss this amazing consignment sale with high quality children’s items, such as clothes, books, toys, furniture, room decor, maternity clothes, baby carriers, and strollers, we have it all! Each year we have over $30,000 of merchandise at the sale, so you have a wide variety to shop from! The public sale times are: Friday, February 10 from 9am-1pm & 5-8pm Saturday, February 11 from 8:20-11:30am* *Half Price Sale on most items plus our famous $15 Fill-the-Bag Sale starting at 12:30pm!

February 11 – AdventHealth Run 4 Love 4 Mile, Showalter Fields Park, 250 Perth Lane, Winter Park, 7:30AM, The 5th race of the Track Shack Running Series is for anyone that has found the love of running and walking and for those just starting to look for it! Bring your loves and experience the euphoria of a healthy lifestyle.

February 11 – Paint & Sip Party, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 10 – 11AM, Grades 8-12. Paint an adorable Valentine’s Day cupcake on canvas while enjoying tasty warm beverages. All supplies provided, and all skill levels welcome. Dress for mess!

February 13 – OneBlood: [email protected], Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 11AM – 4PM, One Blood’s Little Red Bus will be in the south Library parking lot from 11AM-4PM welcoming blood donations from donors 16 years old and older.

February 16 – Armchair Detectives, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 6:30 – 7:30PM, Mystery lovers meet on the third Thursday of the month to discuss what they’re reading.

February 22 – Angel Paws to Read, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 3:30 – 4PM, Students age 5+ may read to the “Be An Angel Therapy Dogs” and earn paw stamps towards free books and a t-shirt. Partnership with Be an Angel Therapy Dogs.

February 23 – Popcorn Flicks in the Park, Central Park – Main Stage, Park Avenue & Garfield Avenue, Winter Park, 7PM, This film series features classic films for the whole family. We encourage you to bring a blanket, a picnic or snacks, and some family and friends. Movie Title – Sleepless in Seattle

February 25 – 2023 Fiddler’s Green 5K, Mead Botanical Garden, 1300 South Denning Drive, Winter Park, 7:30AM, The 15th Annual Fiddler’s 5K race is a fun run/walk directly benefitting the Conductive Education Center of Orlando (CECO) and Habitat for Humanity of Winter Park-Maitland.

February 25 – HeART & Soul: A Celebration of Black Culture, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 2 – 4PM, All Ages. Music. Spoken Word. Dance, and Art. Winter Park Library pays homage to the beauty of Black Culture across the Diaspora. Refreshments will be served.

February 27 – Pajama Time, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 7 – 7:30PM, Wear your favorite pair of pajamas and join Ms. Shanna for an evening of stories, songs and rhymes designed to build letter knowledge, vocabulary and narrative skills. We encourage full and active participation of accompanying adults.

February 28 – Steve Barry: In Person Talk and Book Signing, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 6 – 8PM, From celebrated New York Times bestselling author, Steve Berry, comes the latest Cotton Malone adventure, in which the discovery of a lost historical document challenges the global might of the United States.

February 1 -5

February 2 – Get Crafty! Valentine’s Day Garland, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 6 -7PM, Create a festive garland using wood pieces made on the library’s Glowforge 3D Laser Printer. Materials provided.

February 4 – AdventHealth Lady Track Shack 5k, Mead Botanical Garden, 1300 South Denning Drive, Winter Park, 7:30AM, Since 1978, thousands of mothers and daughters, sisters and friends have come together at this all-women’s 5k to celebrate women’s health and fundraise to provide early diagnosis for those in need.

February 4 – DIY Paper Bag Journal, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 1:30 – 3PM, All Ages. Bring your family to celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day and DIY your own paper bag journal.  While supplies last. No enrollment required.

February 6 - 12

February 6 – Pajama Time, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 7 – 7:30PM, Wear your favorite pair of pajamas and join Ms. Shanna for an evening of stories, songs and rhymes designed to build letter knowledge, vocabulary and narrative skills. We encourage full and active participation of accompanying adults.

February 8 – Angel Paws to Read, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 3:30 – 4PM, Students age 5+ may read to the “Be An Angel Therapy Dogs” and earn paw stamps towards free books and a t-shirt. Partnership with Be an Angel Therapy Dogs.

February 9 – Tweens Make! Greeting Cards & Sweet Treats, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 6 – 7PM, Grades 5-7. Explore the world of art, crafting, and creating. This month: Greeting Cards & Sweet Treats. We will have Valentine’s treats to enjoy while we craft, and some to wrap up as Valentine’s gifts.

February 9 – Adult Coloring, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 6:30 – 7:30PM, Have a relaxing night at the library with adult coloring. Coloring supplies provided but feel free to bring your own.

February 9 – Popcorn Flicks in the Park, Central Park – Main Stage, Park Avenue & Garfield Avenue, Winter Park, 7PM, This film series features classic films for the whole family. We encourage you to bring a blanket, a picnic or snacks, and some family and friends. Movie Title – 101 Dalmations

February 9 – 11 – Hannah’s Closest Children’s Consignment Sale, First United Methodist Church of Winter Park, 125 N Interlachen Ave, Winter Park, 8AM – 5PM, Don’t miss this amazing consignment sale with high quality children’s items, such as clothes, books, toys, furniture, room decor, maternity clothes, baby carriers, and strollers, we have it all! Each year we have over $30,000 of merchandise at the sale, so you have a wide variety to shop from! The public sale times are: Friday, February 10 from 9am-1pm & 5-8pm Saturday, February 11 from 8:20-11:30am* *Half Price Sale on most items plus our famous $15 Fill-the-Bag Sale starting at 12:30pm!

February 11 – AdventHealth Run 4 Love 4 Mile, Showalter Fields Park, 250 Perth Lane, Winter Park, 7:30AM, The 5th race of the Track Shack Running Series is for anyone that has found the love of running and walking and for those just starting to look for it! Bring your loves and experience the euphoria of a healthy lifestyle.

February 11 – Paint & Sip Party, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 10 – 11AM, Grades 8-12. Paint an adorable Valentine’s Day cupcake on canvas while enjoying tasty warm beverages. All supplies provided, and all skill levels welcome. Dress for mess!

February 13 - 19

February 13 – OneBlood: [email protected], Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 11AM – 4PM, One Blood’s Little Red Bus will be in the south Library parking lot from 11AM-4PM welcoming blood donations from donors 16 years old and older.

February 16 – Armchair Detectives, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 6:30 – 7:30PM, Mystery lovers meet on the third Thursday of the month to discuss what they’re reading.

February 20 - 28

February 22 – Angel Paws to Read, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 3:30 – 4PM, Students age 5+ may read to the “Be An Angel Therapy Dogs” and earn paw stamps towards free books and a t-shirt. Partnership with Be an Angel Therapy Dogs.

February 23 – Popcorn Flicks in the Park, Central Park – Main Stage, Park Avenue & Garfield Avenue, Winter Park, 7PM, This film series features classic films for the whole family. We encourage you to bring a blanket, a picnic or snacks, and some family and friends. Movie Title – Sleepless in Seattle

February 25 – 2023 Fiddler’s Green 5K, Mead Botanical Garden, 1300 South Denning Drive, Winter Park, 7:30AM, The 15th Annual Fiddler’s 5K race is a fun run/walk directly benefitting the Conductive Education Center of Orlando (CECO) and Habitat for Humanity of Winter Park-Maitland.

February 25 – HeART & Soul: A Celebration of Black Culture, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 2 – 4PM, All Ages. Music. Spoken Word. Dance, and Art. Winter Park Library pays homage to the beauty of Black Culture across the Diaspora. Refreshments will be served.

February 27 – Pajama Time, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 7 – 7:30PM, Wear your favorite pair of pajamas and join Ms. Shanna for an evening of stories, songs and rhymes designed to build letter knowledge, vocabulary and narrative skills. We encourage full and active participation of accompanying adults.

February 28 – Steve Barry: In Person Talk and Book Signing, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 6 – 8PM, From celebrated New York Times bestselling author, Steve Berry, comes the latest Cotton Malone adventure, in which the discovery of a lost historical document challenges the global might of the United States.

Things to do in Daytona/DeLand

February 1 – 12 – Matilda Jr. the Musical, Athens Theatre, The truly great children’s author Roald Dahl brings us a musical to delight all generations, a “joyous girl power romp” full of catchy songs and high-energy dance numbers in which a very special girl with an amazing imagination saves her well-intentioned, shy teacher and triumphs over every sort of adversity. Children and adults will both fall in fall in love with this Broadway hit and winner of 16 Best Musical awards! Not recommended for audiences younger than 6.

February 1 – Wild Wednesday, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 5 – 6:30PM, Tweens and Teens can join us for programs that includes a variety of crafts, games, and fun.

February 2 – Game On!: The Golden Girls, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 2 – 3PM, Test your knowledge on the Award Winning 80’s show The Golden Girls when you join our first Game On! The winner will walk away with bragging rights and an iconic prize. This program will offer adults a place to interact with others that like fun and challenging games. Registration is required, and is intended for adults only.

February 2 – Quick Crafts, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 4 – 4:55PM, Quick Crafts is a physical literacy program designed to develop fine motor and critical thinking skills.  School-age children will tap into their creativity by constructing crafts from a variety of materials provided in the children’s section. Supplies may be limited.

February 3 – Gentle Yoga, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 10 – 11AM

February 4 – MeStrong DeLand 5k, Downtown DeLand, 8AM, Uniting to raise funds to support community members undergoing cancer treatment.

February 4 – Matinee Movie: Soul, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 2 – 4:30PM, Join us in the library auditorium for a free showing of Soul.What is it that makes you…YOU? Pixar Animation Studios’ all-new feature film SOUL introduces Joe Gardner (voice of Jamie Foxx) – a middle-school band teacher who gets the chance of a lifetime to play at the best jazz club in town. But one small misstep takes him from the streets of New York City to The Great Before – a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities, quirks and interests before they go to Earth. Determined to return to his life, Joe teams up with a precocious soul, 22 (voice of Tina Fey), who has never understood the appeal of the human experience. As Joe desperately tries to show 22 what’s great about living, he may just discover the answers to some of life’s most important questions. Rated PG. Runtime 90 minutes.

February 4 – Love is Love Pride Fest, Artisan Alley, 2PM, Join DeLand Pride and celebrate the annual Love is Love Pride Festival. All are welcome, no cover! Pride Marketplace, Live Entertainment, Youth Activities, and more begin in Artisan Alley at 2pm. Followed by live music at 9pm till midnight at Cafe DaVinci!

February 6 – S.T.R.E.A.M., DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 4 – 4:55PM, S.T.R.E.A.M. is an interactive multi-literacy program that integrates Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math concepts aimed at developing innovation, imagination, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.  School age children are introduced to the building blocks of one ore more S.T.R.E.A.M. learning concepts through exploratory hands-on activities in a fun and educational environment.

February 7 – Master Gardener – Vegetable Gardening, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 1 – 2PM, Come enjoy a new year of Florida Gardening.  These master gardeners will answer questions, give tips and tricks, and feature a specific plant topic.  Feature topic: TBD

February 7 – Jazz on the Alley, Artisan Alley, 6 – 7:30PM, An open air concert on the first and third Tuesdays in Artisan Alley featuring The Alley Cats, a jazz quintet comprised of local students, and professional musicians. They play instrumental music in styles that include traditional jazz, swing, ballads, bebop, bossanova, blues, and funk. Tables and chairs are provided for fans who are encouraged to bring their carry-out food and beverage from nearby establishments. The public is invited to attend free of charge. In the event of inclement weather the event will be moved to the nearby Artisan Alley Garage.

February 8 – Wild Wednesday, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 5 – 6:30PM, Tweens and Teens can join us for programs that includes a variety of crafts, games, and fun.

February 8 – Wine, Women & Chocolate, 5 – 7:45PM, Pick up a passport at participating locations.  Step One: Spot the WWC stamped wine bottle Here’s a hint! IT SPARKLES! at any one of the businesses listed on the inside and collect a store stamp or signature. Step Two: Collect at least 10 different store stamps/signatures, and make at least ONE PURCHASE to be eligible to win a gift certificate from one of the participating merchants. Join us at the end of the night at Abbey Bar! Space is limited! Make it to all the stops (with a purchase) and double your chances to win! Every Diva who makes it to every location on the passport and enters into the WWC drawing will receive $2 in MainStreet bucks!! YAY!!!!!

February 9 – Quick Craft, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 4 – 4:55PM, Quick Crafts is a physical literacy program designed to develop fine motor and critical thinking skills.  School-age children will tap into their creativity by constructing crafts from a variety of materials provided in the children’s section. Supplies may be limited.

February 10 – Gentle Yoga, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 10 – 11AM

February 11 – Reading Paws, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 11AM – 1PM, Reading Paws™ is an interactive reading program designed for children up to age 12.  Children practice basic reading aloud skills by pairing up with a specially trained, volunteer dog.  Reservations are required Books are provided; or children can bring their favorite story along for the fun and learning!

February 11 – Thin Man Watts Jazz Fest, 12 – 7:30PM, The Thin Man Watts Jazz Fest is a nonprofit fundraiser that provides funds for the Watts-Greenlee Music Scholarship at Daytona State College, the African American Museum of Arts in DeLand, and the MainStreet DeLand Association.  This multi-cultural festival is more than just a concert – it’s an event that will immerse you in cool jazz, soul, gospel, and the blues across various venues in Downtown DeLand. A celebration of live Jazz, Blues, and Gospel music. The festival honors the lives and works of masters like Watts and Sam Rivers, by providing opportunities to experience this artistic heritage and to find the artists within themselves. For a performance schedule, visit: www.wattsjazzfest.com. Presented by the African American Museum of Art and the MainStreet DeLand Association. Tickets for the event are $15 per person in advance, and $20 per person the day of the event. Free admission for children 12 & under. The tickets will cover the venues at the Dr. Noble “Thin Man” Watts Amphiteather, located at 322 S. Clara Ave in DeLand, and at Cafe Devinci, located at 112 W. Georgia Ave in DeLand.

February 11 – Matinee Movie: Thor: Love and Thunder, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 2 – 4:30PM, Join us in the library auditorium for a free showing of Thor: Love and Thunder. The fourth installment of the Thor franchise focuses on the future of New Asgard. While Valkyrie seeks to find a worthy ruler to stand by her side, Thor reunites with his old flame Jane Foster. What follows is a love story of gigantic odds between gods and mortals. Rated PG-13. Runtime 118 minutes.

February 13 – S.T.R.E.A.M., DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 4 – 4:55PM, S.T.R.E.A.M. is an interactive multi-literacy program that integrates Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math concepts aimed at developing innovation, imagination, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.  School age children are introduced to the building blocks of one ore more S.T.R.E.A.M. learning concepts through exploratory hands-on activities in a fun and educational environment.

February 14 – Recipes and Reads, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 1 – 2PM, Gather around the table every second Tuesday of the month, to learn about food preparation techniques, different ingredients and the culture behind a dish when you join  Recipes and Reads. You will have the chance to enjoy what we make as well as be part of great social experience. Registration is required and intended for adults only.

February 14 – Twilight Tale: Valentine Storytime, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 6 – 6:30PM, Twilight Tales is an interactive, evening literacy program designed for children of all ages.   Families are introduced to a wide variety of literacy and social skills through stories, rhymes, music, and other activities; in a fun and educational environment.

February 15 – Wild Wednesday, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 5 – 6:30PM, Tweens and Teens can join us for programs that includes a variety of crafts, games, and fun.

February 15 – Bee Gees Now Tribute Band, Athens Theatre, 5 – 8PM, Close your eyes & you will swear the real Gibb Brothers were performing! Open your eyes & experience the illusion that they’re standing in front of you! Experience an incredible technical, theatrical production before you that touches your senses & effects your emotions.

February 16 – Quick Crafts, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 4 – 4:55PM, Quick Crafts is a physical literacy program designed to develop fine motor and critical thinking skills.  School-age children will tap into their creativity by constructing crafts from a variety of materials provided in the children’s section. Supplies may be limited.

February 17 – Gentle Yoga, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 10 – 11AM

February 17 – Zora Neal Hurston: The Agitator and The Phenomenal Woman, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 1 – 2PM, Celebrate Black History Month with a look at the life of Zora Neal Hurston. This engaging presentation from Robin Harris, will delve into areas that may have been overlooked or possibly unknown about the fascinating American author, anthropologist, and filmmaker. One thing is for sure; Zora was extraordinary! Robin is a Florida tour guide, history enthusiast, writer, and social justice activist from Central Florida.

February 17 – The McCartney Project, Athens Theatre, 5 – 8PM, The McCartney Project is America’s #1 tribute to Paul McCartney, The Beatles and Wings.

February 18 – Mardi Gras on MainStreet Dog Parade & Festival, Woodland Blvd., Downtown DeLand, 11AM – 3PM, Floats, authentic Mardi Gras costumes and beads for spectators.

February 18 – Downtown DeLand Cruise, East Indiana Avenue, 3 – 7PM

February 18 – Fame, the Ultimate Tribute to David Bowie, Athens Theatre, 7:30PM, Come and enjoy a journey through the decades with this epic recreation. From Ziggy Stardust and beyond – this incredibly talented group of musicians will have you believing you’re right in the room with David himself.

February 20 – S.T.R.E.A.M., DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 4 – 4:55PM, S.T.R.E.A.M. is an interactive multi-literacy program that integrates Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math concepts aimed at developing innovation, imagination, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.  School age children are introduced to the building blocks of one ore more S.T.R.E.A.M. learning concepts through exploratory hands-on activities in a fun and educational environment.

February 21 – Crafting – Polymer Clay Creations, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 1 – 2:30PM & 3 – 4PM, Registration required.

February 21 – Jazz on the Alley, Artisan Alley, 6 – 7:30PM, An open air concert on the first and third Tuesdays in Artisan Alley featuring The Alley Cats, a jazz quintet comprised of local students, and professional musicians. They play instrumental music in styles that include traditional jazz, swing, ballads, bebop, bossanova, blues, and funk. Tables and chairs are provided for fans who are encouraged to bring their carry-out food and beverage from nearby establishments. The public is invited to attend free of charge. In the event of inclement weather the event will be moved to the nearby Artisan Alley Garage.

February 22 – Wild Wednesday, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 5 – 6:30PM, Tweens and Teens can join us for programs that includes a variety of crafts, games, and fun.

February 23 – Quick Crafts, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 4 – 4:55PM, Quick Crafts is a physical literacy program designed to develop fine motor and critical thinking skills.  School-age children will tap into their creativity by constructing crafts from a variety of materials provided in the children’s section. Supplies may be limited.

February 25 – Black Tie Blue Jeans Gala, Artisan Alley Garage, 7 – 11PM, Annual fundraiser to benefit Halifax Hospital’s Begin Again Children’s Grief Center and other Rotary charities.

February 1 -5

February 1 – 12 – Matilda Jr. the Musical, Athens Theatre, The truly great children’s author Roald Dahl brings us a musical to delight all generations, a “joyous girl power romp” full of catchy songs and high-energy dance numbers in which a very special girl with an amazing imagination saves her well-intentioned, shy teacher and triumphs over every sort of adversity. Children and adults will both fall in fall in love with this Broadway hit and winner of 16 Best Musical awards! Not recommended for audiences younger than 6.

February 1 – Wild Wednesday, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 5 – 6:30PM, Tweens and Teens can join us for programs that includes a variety of crafts, games, and fun.

February 2 – Game On!: The Golden Girls, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 2 – 3PM, Test your knowledge on the Award Winning 80’s show The Golden Girls when you join our first Game On! The winner will walk away with bragging rights and an iconic prize. This program will offer adults a place to interact with others that like fun and challenging games. Registration is required, and is intended for adults only.

February 2 – Quick Crafts, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 4 – 4:55PM, Quick Crafts is a physical literacy program designed to develop fine motor and critical thinking skills.  School-age children will tap into their creativity by constructing crafts from a variety of materials provided in the children’s section. Supplies may be limited.

February 3 – Gentle Yoga, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 10 – 11AM

February 4 – MeStrong DeLand 5k, Downtown DeLand, 8AM, Uniting to raise funds to support community members undergoing cancer treatment.

February 4 – Matinee Movie: Soul, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 2 – 4:30PM, Join us in the library auditorium for a free showing of Soul.What is it that makes you…YOU? Pixar Animation Studios’ all-new feature film SOUL introduces Joe Gardner (voice of Jamie Foxx) – a middle-school band teacher who gets the chance of a lifetime to play at the best jazz club in town. But one small misstep takes him from the streets of New York City to The Great Before – a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities, quirks and interests before they go to Earth. Determined to return to his life, Joe teams up with a precocious soul, 22 (voice of Tina Fey), who has never understood the appeal of the human experience. As Joe desperately tries to show 22 what’s great about living, he may just discover the answers to some of life’s most important questions. Rated PG. Runtime 90 minutes.

February 4 – Love is Love Pride Fest, Artisan Alley, 2PM, Join DeLand Pride and celebrate the annual Love is Love Pride Festival. All are welcome, no cover! Pride Marketplace, Live Entertainment, Youth Activities, and more begin in Artisan Alley at 2pm. Followed by live music at 9pm till midnight at Cafe DaVinci!

February 6 - 12

February 6 – S.T.R.E.A.M., DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 4 – 4:55PM, S.T.R.E.A.M. is an interactive multi-literacy program that integrates Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math concepts aimed at developing innovation, imagination, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.  School age children are introduced to the building blocks of one ore more S.T.R.E.A.M. learning concepts through exploratory hands-on activities in a fun and educational environment.

February 7 – Master Gardener – Vegetable Gardening, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 1 – 2PM, Come enjoy a new year of Florida Gardening.  These master gardeners will answer questions, give tips and tricks, and feature a specific plant topic.  Feature topic: TBD

February 7 – Jazz on the Alley, Artisan Alley, 6 – 7:30PM, An open air concert on the first and third Tuesdays in Artisan Alley featuring The Alley Cats, a jazz quintet comprised of local students, and professional musicians. They play instrumental music in styles that include traditional jazz, swing, ballads, bebop, bossanova, blues, and funk. Tables and chairs are provided for fans who are encouraged to bring their carry-out food and beverage from nearby establishments. The public is invited to attend free of charge. In the event of inclement weather the event will be moved to the nearby Artisan Alley Garage.

February 8 – Wild Wednesday, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 5 – 6:30PM, Tweens and Teens can join us for programs that includes a variety of crafts, games, and fun.

February 8 – Wine, Women & Chocolate, 5 – 7:45PM, Pick up a passport at participating locations.  Step One: Spot the WWC stamped wine bottle Here’s a hint! IT SPARKLES! at any one of the businesses listed on the inside and collect a store stamp or signature. Step Two: Collect at least 10 different store stamps/signatures, and make at least ONE PURCHASE to be eligible to win a gift certificate from one of the participating merchants. Join us at the end of the night at Abbey Bar! Space is limited! Make it to all the stops (with a purchase) and double your chances to win! Every Diva who makes it to every location on the passport and enters into the WWC drawing will receive $2 in MainStreet bucks!! YAY!!!!!

February 9 – Quick Craft, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 4 – 4:55PM, Quick Crafts is a physical literacy program designed to develop fine motor and critical thinking skills.  School-age children will tap into their creativity by constructing crafts from a variety of materials provided in the children’s section. Supplies may be limited.

February 10 – Gentle Yoga, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 10 – 11AM

February 11 – Reading Paws, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 11AM – 1PM, Reading Paws™ is an interactive reading program designed for children up to age 12.  Children practice basic reading aloud skills by pairing up with a specially trained, volunteer dog.  Reservations are required Books are provided; or children can bring their favorite story along for the fun and learning!

February 11 – Thin Man Watts Jazz Fest, 12 – 7:30PM, The Thin Man Watts Jazz Fest is a nonprofit fundraiser that provides funds for the Watts-Greenlee Music Scholarship at Daytona State College, the African American Museum of Arts in DeLand, and the MainStreet DeLand Association.  This multi-cultural festival is more than just a concert – it’s an event that will immerse you in cool jazz, soul, gospel, and the blues across various venues in Downtown DeLand. A celebration of live Jazz, Blues, and Gospel music. The festival honors the lives and works of masters like Watts and Sam Rivers, by providing opportunities to experience this artistic heritage and to find the artists within themselves. For a performance schedule, visit: www.wattsjazzfest.com. Presented by the African American Museum of Art and the MainStreet DeLand Association. Tickets for the event are $15 per person in advance, and $20 per person the day of the event. Free admission for children 12 & under. The tickets will cover the venues at the Dr. Noble “Thin Man” Watts Amphiteather, located at 322 S. Clara Ave in DeLand, and at Cafe Devinci, located at 112 W. Georgia Ave in DeLand.

February 11 – Matinee Movie: Thor: Love and Thunder, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 2 – 4:30PM, Join us in the library auditorium for a free showing of Thor: Love and Thunder. The fourth installment of the Thor franchise focuses on the future of New Asgard. While Valkyrie seeks to find a worthy ruler to stand by her side, Thor reunites with his old flame Jane Foster. What follows is a love story of gigantic odds between gods and mortals. Rated PG-13. Runtime 118 minutes.

February 13 - 19

February 13 – S.T.R.E.A.M., DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 4 – 4:55PM, S.T.R.E.A.M. is an interactive multi-literacy program that integrates Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math concepts aimed at developing innovation, imagination, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.  School age children are introduced to the building blocks of one ore more S.T.R.E.A.M. learning concepts through exploratory hands-on activities in a fun and educational environment.

February 14 – Recipes and Reads, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 1 – 2PM, Gather around the table every second Tuesday of the month, to learn about food preparation techniques, different ingredients and the culture behind a dish when you join  Recipes and Reads. You will have the chance to enjoy what we make as well as be part of great social experience. Registration is required and intended for adults only.

February 14 – Twilight Tale: Valentine Storytime, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 6 – 6:30PM, Twilight Tales is an interactive, evening literacy program designed for children of all ages.   Families are introduced to a wide variety of literacy and social skills through stories, rhymes, music, and other activities; in a fun and educational environment.

February 15 – Wild Wednesday, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 5 – 6:30PM, Tweens and Teens can join us for programs that includes a variety of crafts, games, and fun.

February 15 – Bee Gees Now Tribute Band, Athens Theatre, 5 – 8PM, Close your eyes & you will swear the real Gibb Brothers were performing! Open your eyes & experience the illusion that they’re standing in front of you! Experience an incredible technical, theatrical production before you that touches your senses & effects your emotions.

February 16 – Quick Crafts, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 4 – 4:55PM, Quick Crafts is a physical literacy program designed to develop fine motor and critical thinking skills.  School-age children will tap into their creativity by constructing crafts from a variety of materials provided in the children’s section. Supplies may be limited.

February 17 – Gentle Yoga, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 10 – 11AM

February 17 – Zora Neal Hurston: The Agitator and The Phenomenal Woman, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 1 – 2PM, Celebrate Black History Month with a look at the life of Zora Neal Hurston. This engaging presentation from Robin Harris, will delve into areas that may have been overlooked or possibly unknown about the fascinating American author, anthropologist, and filmmaker. One thing is for sure; Zora was extraordinary! Robin is a Florida tour guide, history enthusiast, writer, and social justice activist from Central Florida.

February 17 – The McCartney Project, Athens Theatre, 5 – 8PM, The McCartney Project is America’s #1 tribute to Paul McCartney, The Beatles and Wings.

February 18 – Mardi Gras on MainStreet Dog Parade & Festival, Woodland Blvd., Downtown DeLand, 11AM – 3PM, Floats, authentic Mardi Gras costumes and beads for spectators.

February 18 – Downtown DeLand Cruise, East Indiana Avenue, 3 – 7PM

February 18 – Fame, the Ultimate Tribute to David Bowie, Athens Theatre, 7:30PM, Come and enjoy a journey through the decades with this epic recreation. From Ziggy Stardust and beyond – this incredibly talented group of musicians will have you believing you’re right in the room with David himself.

February 20 - 28

February 20 – S.T.R.E.A.M., DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 4 – 4:55PM, S.T.R.E.A.M. is an interactive multi-literacy program that integrates Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math concepts aimed at developing innovation, imagination, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.  School age children are introduced to the building blocks of one ore more S.T.R.E.A.M. learning concepts through exploratory hands-on activities in a fun and educational environment.

February 21 – Crafting – Polymer Clay Creations, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 1 – 2:30PM & 3 – 4PM, Registration required.

February 21 – Jazz on the Alley, Artisan Alley, 6 – 7:30PM, An open air concert on the first and third Tuesdays in Artisan Alley featuring The Alley Cats, a jazz quintet comprised of local students, and professional musicians. They play instrumental music in styles that include traditional jazz, swing, ballads, bebop, bossanova, blues, and funk. Tables and chairs are provided for fans who are encouraged to bring their carry-out food and beverage from nearby establishments. The public is invited to attend free of charge. In the event of inclement weather the event will be moved to the nearby Artisan Alley Garage.

February 22 – Wild Wednesday, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 5 – 6:30PM, Tweens and Teens can join us for programs that includes a variety of crafts, games, and fun.

February 23 – Quick Crafts, DeLand Regional Library,130 E Howry Ave, DeLand, 4 – 4:55PM, Quick Crafts is a physical literacy program designed to develop fine motor and critical thinking skills.  School-age children will tap into their creativity by constructing crafts from a variety of materials provided in the children’s section. Supplies may be limited.

February 25 – Black Tie Blue Jeans Gala, Artisan Alley Garage, 7 – 11PM, Annual fundraiser to benefit Halifax Hospital’s Begin Again Children’s Grief Center and other Rotary charities.

Things to do in Kissimmee

February 1 – Valentines: A Work of Heart, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Love is in the air! Listen to stories, then create your own “work of heart” Valentine’s Day card for someone you love.

February 6 – Baby & Me, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 10:30AM, Hug your little one while sharing this special first-time experience. This storytime introduces books with play time and repetitive music. Age: Birth-18 months. This themed storytime will be in celebration of Black History Month.

February 7 – Library for All: Inclusive Activities for Adults, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 11AM, Learn, create and foster new skills with this interactive program designed for people with varied intellectual and physical abilities.

February 9 – Step into the Past, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 6 – 8PM, Discover what life was like for early African-Americans living in Osceola County. Presented by Osceola History.

February 10 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 3251 Margaritaville Blvd., Kissimmee, 5PM, free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality.

February 11 – Maker’s Café: Scrabble Coasters, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 12 – 1:30PM, Spell out your love for that special someone with this unique coaster gift created with Scrabble tiles. Supplies provided.

February 11 – Give Kids The World Gingerbread Run, Give Kids The World Village, 210 S Bass Road, Kissimmee, Give Kids The World opens the doors to the village for the annual Gingerbread Run 5k / Family Fun Run on a new date with a Valentines theme.

February 12 – Car & Truck Show, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 3251 Margaritaville Blvd., Kissimmee, 11AM – 2PM, On the second Sunday of every month, the Promenade at Sunset Walk hosts hundreds of classic to modern cars and trucks from all eras, makes, and models.

February 12 – Big Game Outdoor Watch Party, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 3251 Margaritaville Blvd., Kissimmee, Join us at the “Promenade Sunset Walk – Orlando” Sunday, February 12th beginning at 2:00pm for The “Big Game” Outdoor Watch Party!

February 13 – Baby & Me, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 10:30AM, Hug your little one while sharing this special first-time experience. This storytime introduces books with play time and repetitive music. Age: Birth-18 months.

February 14 – Library for All: Inclusive Activities for Adults, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 11AM, Learn, create and foster new skills with this interactive program designed for people with varied intellectual and physical abilities.

February 16 – Speed Friending, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 6 – 8PM, Making new friends can be challenging, but we can help! Join us for speed friending, a fun and quick opportunity to make lightning-fast platonic connections with others who share your hobbies and interests. Registration required.

February 16 – Marisela Hernandez and Alvaro Torres “Enamorados” Live In Concert, Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee, Marisela Hernandez and Álvaro Torres will be performing “Enamorados” Live in Concert at the Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park on February 26, 2023. Marisela Hernandez, known as Marisela, is an American Mexican singer. In 1984, she recorded her first album at the age of 18 and continued to release albums into the 1990s. Her cover version of Barbara George’s single “I Know”, titled “Ya No”, peaked at number one in the Billboard Latin Songs chart in 1990. Álvaro Torres was born on April 9, 1954, in Usulután, El Salvador. Torres moved to Guatemala and started a solo career recording his first album, “Algo especial” (Something Special) in 1976. In 1977 he released the album “Acariciame” (Caress Me) and one year later, he was selected by TCS to represent his country in the seventh edition of the OTI Festival that was held in Santiago, Chile. Some of his more famous songs are “Hazme olvidarla”, “La Unica” (The Only One), “Lo Que Se Dice Olvidar”, “Si Estuvieras Conmigo” (If you were here with me), and “Nada se compara contigo” (Nothing Compares to You).

February 17 – 19 – 150th Silver Spurs Rodeo, Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee, Grab your cowboy boots and saddle up for an American rodeo! One of Osceola County’s longest and most treasured traditions is the Silver Spurs Rodeo. This February, the Silver Spurs Rodeo celebrates 80 years of hosting action-packed rodeo events and family-fun activities.

February 17 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 3251 Margaritaville Blvd., Kissimmee, 5PM, free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality.

February 18 – Celebrating Black Superheroes, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 12 – 2PM, Make this Black History Month super! Explore early and current comic book history with Black Superheroes: Evolution of Black Panther, presented by scholar Magdalena Lamarre. Participants will be entered in a raffle to win super prizes!

February 21 – Library for All: Inclusive Activities for Adults, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 11AM, Learn, create and foster new skills with this interactive program designed for people with varied intellectual and physical abilities.

February 21 – Fat Tuesday Street Party, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 3251 Margaritaville Blvd., Kissimmee, 5PM, The Promenade at Sunset Walk presents our Inaugural Fat Tuesday Street Party! Join us as we Celebrate & Welcome the Promenade’s newest venue, Fat Tuesday! Stay connected to sunsetwalk.com for updated details about the Grand Opening of Fat Tuesday, coming soon!

February 23 – Sensory Playdate, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 10:30AM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

February 23 – Bad Art Night, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 6 – 7:30PM, Don’t let your lack of talent keep you from channeling your inner artist. Create something truly dreadful with the supplies provided. The worst art will win a prize!

February 24 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 3251 Margaritaville Blvd., Kissimmee, 5PM, free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality.

February 27 – Baby & Me, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 10:30AM, Hug your little one while sharing this special first-time experience. This storytime introduces books with play time and repetitive music. Age: Birth-18 months.

February 28 – Library for All: Inclusive Activities for Adults, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 11AM, Learn, create and foster new skills with this interactive program designed for people with varied intellectual and physical abilities.

February 1 -5

February 1 – Valentines: A Work of Heart, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Love is in the air! Listen to stories, then create your own “work of heart” Valentine’s Day card for someone you love.

February 6 - 12

February 6 – Baby & Me, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 10:30AM, Hug your little one while sharing this special first-time experience. This storytime introduces books with play time and repetitive music. Age: Birth-18 months. This themed storytime will be in celebration of Black History Month.

February 7 – Library for All: Inclusive Activities for Adults, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 11AM, Learn, create and foster new skills with this interactive program designed for people with varied intellectual and physical abilities.

February 9 – Step into the Past, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 6 – 8PM, Discover what life was like for early African-Americans living in Osceola County. Presented by Osceola History.

February 10 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 3251 Margaritaville Blvd., Kissimmee, 5PM, free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality.

February 11 – Maker’s Café: Scrabble Coasters, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 12 – 1:30PM, Spell out your love for that special someone with this unique coaster gift created with Scrabble tiles. Supplies provided.

February 11 – Give Kids The World Gingerbread Run, Give Kids The World Village, 210 S Bass Road, Kissimmee, Give Kids The World opens the doors to the village for the annual Gingerbread Run 5k / Family Fun Run on a new date with a Valentines theme.

February 13 - 19

February 12 – Car & Truck Show, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 3251 Margaritaville Blvd., Kissimmee, 11AM – 2PM, On the second Sunday of every month, the Promenade at Sunset Walk hosts hundreds of classic to modern cars and trucks from all eras, makes, and models.

February 12 – Big Game Outdoor Watch Party, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 3251 Margaritaville Blvd., Kissimmee, Join us at the “Promenade Sunset Walk – Orlando” Sunday, February 12th beginning at 2:00pm for The “Big Game” Outdoor Watch Party!

February 13 – Baby & Me, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 10:30AM, Hug your little one while sharing this special first-time experience. This storytime introduces books with play time and repetitive music. Age: Birth-18 months.

February 14 – Library for All: Inclusive Activities for Adults, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 11AM, Learn, create and foster new skills with this interactive program designed for people with varied intellectual and physical abilities.

February 16 – Speed Friending, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 6 – 8PM, Making new friends can be challenging, but we can help! Join us for speed friending, a fun and quick opportunity to make lightning-fast platonic connections with others who share your hobbies and interests. Registration required.

February 16 – Marisela Hernandez and Alvaro Torres “Enamorados” Live In Concert, Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee, Marisela Hernandez and Álvaro Torres will be performing “Enamorados” Live in Concert at the Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park on February 26, 2023. Marisela Hernandez, known as Marisela, is an American Mexican singer. In 1984, she recorded her first album at the age of 18 and continued to release albums into the 1990s. Her cover version of Barbara George’s single “I Know”, titled “Ya No”, peaked at number one in the Billboard Latin Songs chart in 1990. Álvaro Torres was born on April 9, 1954, in Usulután, El Salvador. Torres moved to Guatemala and started a solo career recording his first album, “Algo especial” (Something Special) in 1976. In 1977 he released the album “Acariciame” (Caress Me) and one year later, he was selected by TCS to represent his country in the seventh edition of the OTI Festival that was held in Santiago, Chile. Some of his more famous songs are “Hazme olvidarla”, “La Unica” (The Only One), “Lo Que Se Dice Olvidar”, “Si Estuvieras Conmigo” (If you were here with me), and “Nada se compara contigo” (Nothing Compares to You).

February 17 – 19 – 150th Silver Spurs Rodeo, Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee, Grab your cowboy boots and saddle up for an American rodeo! One of Osceola County’s longest and most treasured traditions is the Silver Spurs Rodeo. This February, the Silver Spurs Rodeo celebrates 80 years of hosting action-packed rodeo events and family-fun activities.

February 17 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 3251 Margaritaville Blvd., Kissimmee, 5PM, free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality.

February 18 – Celebrating Black Superheroes, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 12 – 2PM, Make this Black History Month super! Explore early and current comic book history with Black Superheroes: Evolution of Black Panther, presented by scholar Magdalena Lamarre. Participants will be entered in a raffle to win super prizes!

February 20 - 28

February 21 – Library for All: Inclusive Activities for Adults, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 11AM, Learn, create and foster new skills with this interactive program designed for people with varied intellectual and physical abilities.

February 21 – Fat Tuesday Street Party, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 3251 Margaritaville Blvd., Kissimmee, 5PM, The Promenade at Sunset Walk presents our Inaugural Fat Tuesday Street Party! Join us as we Celebrate & Welcome the Promenade’s newest venue, Fat Tuesday! Stay connected to sunsetwalk.com for updated details about the Grand Opening of Fat Tuesday, coming soon!

February 23 – Sensory Playdate, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 10:30AM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

February 23 – Bad Art Night, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 6 – 7:30PM, Don’t let your lack of talent keep you from channeling your inner artist. Create something truly dreadful with the supplies provided. The worst art will win a prize!

February 24 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 3251 Margaritaville Blvd., Kissimmee, 5PM, free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality.

February 27 – Baby & Me, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 10:30AM, Hug your little one while sharing this special first-time experience. This storytime introduces books with play time and repetitive music. Age: Birth-18 months.

February 28 – Library for All: Inclusive Activities for Adults, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 11AM, Learn, create and foster new skills with this interactive program designed for people with varied intellectual and physical abilities.

Things to do in Lake Mary/Sanford

February 1 – WineArt Marketplace, Central Park at City Hall, 100 N Country Club Road, Lake Mary, 5:30 – 8:30PM, This monthly event is in Central Park and better than ever with food trucks, local artisans, live entertainment in the Gazebo, and refreshing craft adult beverages in the River City Beer & Wine Garden.

February 4 – African American Hair Wraps, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 3 – 4:30PM, Have you ever been curious how to master the art of hair wraps? The North Branch in Sanford will be celebrating African American History month with one of our Librarians demonstrating a variety of different hair wrap style techniques. Please join us Saturday, February 4th from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm or from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm for this fun, interactive program.

February 6 – Black History Month Movie Night, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 5:30 – 7:30PM, Are you looking for something fun and free to do together? The North Branch Library will be showing the movie, “King Richard” (PG-13) on Tuesday, February 6th starting at 5:30 PM in honor of Black History Month. Bring a blanket, snacks and enjoy the show!

February 8 – Teen Frosting Fun, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 3:30 – 5PM, For Teens 13-18: Learn a variety of simple cupcake decorating techniques, including how to pipe frosting using a Ziploc bag! Each teen will get two cupcakes to decorate. Keep the treats for yourself or gift them to someone special for Valentine’s Day! All materials will be provided.

February 9 – Tween Frosting Fun, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 6 – 7PM, For Tweens 8-12: Learn a variety of simple cupcake decorating techniques, including how to pipe frosting using a Ziploc bag! Each tween will get two cupcakes to decorate. Keep the treats for yourself or gift them to someone special for Valentine’s Day! All materials will be provided.

February 9 – 12 – Love Your Shorts Film Festival, The Ritz Theater, 201 S. Magnolia Ave., Sanford, Films are divided into blocks that are approximately 90 minutes long. Most blocks are grouped by genre except for Opening Night, which is a mix of genres; E for Everyone, which is all family friendly; and Florida Flavor, which is films made by Florida filmmakers or were shot primarily in Florida. At the end of each block the audience votes for its favorite film. Each winning film is again screened at our final Best of the Fest block on Sunday evening at 7 p.m. when our jury of film professionals will select the winning film to be crowned Best of the Fest. Screening committee awards will also be announced at the Best of the Fest block.

February 11 – Hands-Only CPR and AED Class, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 10 – 11AM, Please join us Saturday, February 11th at 10:00 am to learn Hands-Only CPR and AED training with the Public Safety Specialist of the Seminole County Fire Department, Sharon Gregory. There is no better time to learn these potentially life-saving skills than during American Heart Month in February! (Please note – these are not certification courses.)

February 11 – Orianne Center for Indigo Conservation’s (OCIC) second Indigo Bluegrass BBQ, Central Florida Zoo, 3755 W Seminole Blvd, Sanford, 12 – 4PM, Guests can enjoy an array of BBQ favorites, wine and beer, and the popular Lake County bluegrass group, Blackwater Creek Bluegrass Band. Tickets are $30 per person or $50 for two. All proceeds go toward the OCIC’s mission to reestablish the eastern indigo snake, a threatened species here in Florida and surrounding states. There’s also an online auction happening now.

February 11 – Lego Club, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 2 – 3PM, For Kids Ages 5+: Calling all Logo builders! Build your own Lego creation or collaborate with friends. Legos are provided. Meets at the Northwest Branch (Lake Mary). No Registration Required!

February 12 – Sanford Food Truck Fiesta, Historic Downtown Sanford, 1 – 6PM, Join us every 2nd SUNDAY 1-6pm for the popular Sanford Food Truck Fiesta in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford! Come out and enjoy the brick-lined streets and grab some amazing food from 40+ of Orlando area’s top food trucks and tents, craft beer and cocktails from the bars, enjoy live music, craft artisans and vendors, plus plenty of outside tables and chairs to sit and eat! Free parking. Pet and family friendly. Positive vibes. See current Facebook event to see lineup of food trucks.

February 14 – Black History Month Movie Night, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 5:30 – 7:30PM, Are you looking for something fun and free to do together? The North Branch Library will be showing the movie, “Respect” (PG-13) on Tuesday, February 14th starting at 5:30 PM in honor of Black History Month. Bring a blanket, snacks and enjoy the show!

February 15 – Zen Dogs for Teens, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 3:30 – 4:30PM, At each Zen Dogs session, 2-3 trained dogs from Zen Dogs Therapy Network will visit with teens at the library. You can choose to read aloud to a dog or simple hang out and de-stress with a new furry friend.

February 16 – Sanford Art & Jazz Night, 6 – 9PM, Join us on the 3rd Thursday of the Month in Historic Downtown Sanford for Sanford Art & Jazz Night 6-9pm and every 3rd Thursday!
Enjoy a special evening celebrating the arts, music & spirits at multiple venues! Free event.

February 18 – READing Paws, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 2 – 4PM, Come Practice your reading skills by reading to a Dog!

February 18 – 9th Annual Sanford Mardi Gras Street Party, 4 – 9PM, Grab your beads and come enjoy the Sanford Mardi Gras Street Party in the ‘Famous L’ between Celery City Craft and West End Trading Co. in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford! The parade starts on 6th Street and Sanford Avenue! Gathering starts at 330pm and then at 4pm Sashay your way down Sanford Avenue all the way down to West End Trading Co. with musicians such as Kid Dutch’s Perseverance Band and The Smoking Jackets, golf carts, dancers, artists and the community!

February 20 – Black History Month Movie Night, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 5:30 – 7:30PM, Are you looking for something fun and free to do together? The North Branch Library will be showing the movie, “Soul” (PG) on Tuesday, February 20th starting at 5:30 PM in honor of Black History Month. Bring a blanket, snacks and enjoy the show!

February 22 – Guitar Club, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 5:30 – 7:30PM, Jam with fellow guitar players of all skill levels, connect with other music lovers, and try your hand at musical improvising. Open to other stringed instruments such as ukulele, mandolin, etc.

February 25 – 6th Annual Sanford Porchfest Music Festival, 11AM – 8PM, Your favorite CHARITY BASED MUSIC FESTIVAL is back and bigger than ever! Celebrating 6 years and more than $80k donated to the arts in Seminole County, the Producers of Sanford Porchfest are rockin’ the block with: 17 PORCHES – OVER 70 BANDS – ONE COMMUNITY – ONE CAUSE. This family and pet-friendly festival operates on good vibes and good neighbors, where everyone plays a part in the magic. While free to attend, please donate to support the cause.

February 28 – Black History Month Movie Night, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 5:30 – 7:30PM, Are you looking for something fun and free to do together? The North Branch Library will be showing the movie, “Selma” (PG-13) on Tuesday, February 28th starting at 5:30 PM in honor of Black History Month. Bring a blanket, snacks and enjoy the show!

February 1 -5

February 1 – WineArt Marketplace, Central Park at City Hall, 100 N Country Club Road, Lake Mary, 5:30 – 8:30PM, This monthly event is in Central Park and better than ever with food trucks, local artisans, live entertainment in the Gazebo, and refreshing craft adult beverages in the River City Beer & Wine Garden.

February 4 – African American Hair Wraps, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 3 – 4:30PM, Have you ever been curious how to master the art of hair wraps? The North Branch in Sanford will be celebrating African American History month with one of our Librarians demonstrating a variety of different hair wrap style techniques. Please join us Saturday, February 4th from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm or from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm for this fun, interactive program.

February 6 - 12

February 6 – Black History Month Movie Night, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 5:30 – 7:30PM, Are you looking for something fun and free to do together? The North Branch Library will be showing the movie, “King Richard” (PG-13) on Tuesday, February 6th starting at 5:30 PM in honor of Black History Month. Bring a blanket, snacks and enjoy the show!

February 8 – Teen Frosting Fun, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 3:30 – 5PM, For Teens 13-18: Learn a variety of simple cupcake decorating techniques, including how to pipe frosting using a Ziploc bag! Each teen will get two cupcakes to decorate. Keep the treats for yourself or gift them to someone special for Valentine’s Day! All materials will be provided.

February 9 – Tween Frosting Fun, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 6 – 7PM, For Tweens 8-12: Learn a variety of simple cupcake decorating techniques, including how to pipe frosting using a Ziploc bag! Each tween will get two cupcakes to decorate. Keep the treats for yourself or gift them to someone special for Valentine’s Day! All materials will be provided.

February 9 – 12 – Love Your Shorts Film Festival, The Ritz Theater, 201 S. Magnolia Ave., Sanford, Films are divided into blocks that are approximately 90 minutes long. Most blocks are grouped by genre except for Opening Night, which is a mix of genres; E for Everyone, which is all family friendly; and Florida Flavor, which is films made by Florida filmmakers or were shot primarily in Florida. At the end of each block the audience votes for its favorite film. Each winning film is again screened at our final Best of the Fest block on Sunday evening at 7 p.m. when our jury of film professionals will select the winning film to be crowned Best of the Fest. Screening committee awards will also be announced at the Best of the Fest block.

February 11 – Hands-Only CPR and AED Class, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 10 – 11AM, Please join us Saturday, February 11th at 10:00 am to learn Hands-Only CPR and AED training with the Public Safety Specialist of the Seminole County Fire Department, Sharon Gregory. There is no better time to learn these potentially life-saving skills than during American Heart Month in February! (Please note – these are not certification courses.)

February 11 – Orianne Center for Indigo Conservation’s (OCIC) second Indigo Bluegrass BBQ, Central Florida Zoo, 3755 W Seminole Blvd, Sanford, 12 – 4PM, Guests can enjoy an array of BBQ favorites, wine and beer, and the popular Lake County bluegrass group, Blackwater Creek Bluegrass Band. Tickets are $30 per person or $50 for two. All proceeds go toward the OCIC’s mission to reestablish the eastern indigo snake, a threatened species here in Florida and surrounding states. There’s also an online auction happening now.

February 11 – Lego Club, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 2 – 3PM, For Kids Ages 5+: Calling all Logo builders! Build your own Lego creation or collaborate with friends. Legos are provided. Meets at the Northwest Branch (Lake Mary). No Registration Required!

February 12 – Sanford Food Truck Fiesta, Historic Downtown Sanford, 1 – 6PM, Join us every 2nd SUNDAY 1-6pm for the popular Sanford Food Truck Fiesta in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford! Come out and enjoy the brick-lined streets and grab some amazing food from 40+ of Orlando area’s top food trucks and tents, craft beer and cocktails from the bars, enjoy live music, craft artisans and vendors, plus plenty of outside tables and chairs to sit and eat! Free parking. Pet and family friendly. Positive vibes. See current Facebook event to see lineup of food trucks.

February 13 - 19

February 14 – Black History Month Movie Night, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 5:30 – 7:30PM, Are you looking for something fun and free to do together? The North Branch Library will be showing the movie, “Respect” (PG-13) on Tuesday, February 14th starting at 5:30 PM in honor of Black History Month. Bring a blanket, snacks and enjoy the show!

February 15 – Zen Dogs for Teens, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 3:30 – 4:30PM, At each Zen Dogs session, 2-3 trained dogs from Zen Dogs Therapy Network will visit with teens at the library. You can choose to read aloud to a dog or simple hang out and de-stress with a new furry friend.

February 16 – Sanford Art & Jazz Night, 6 – 9PM, Join us on the 3rd Thursday of the Month in Historic Downtown Sanford for Sanford Art & Jazz Night 6-9pm and every 3rd Thursday!
Enjoy a special evening celebrating the arts, music & spirits at multiple venues! Free event.

February 18 – READing Paws, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 2 – 4PM, Come Practice your reading skills by reading to a Dog!

February 18 – 9th Annual Sanford Mardi Gras Street Party, 4 – 9PM, Grab your beads and come enjoy the Sanford Mardi Gras Street Party in the ‘Famous L’ between Celery City Craft and West End Trading Co. in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford! The parade starts on 6th Street and Sanford Avenue! Gathering starts at 330pm and then at 4pm Sashay your way down Sanford Avenue all the way down to West End Trading Co. with musicians such as Kid Dutch’s Perseverance Band and The Smoking Jackets, golf carts, dancers, artists and the community!

February 20 - 28

February 20 – Black History Month Movie Night, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 5:30 – 7:30PM, Are you looking for something fun and free to do together? The North Branch Library will be showing the movie, “Soul” (PG) on Tuesday, February 20th starting at 5:30 PM in honor of Black History Month. Bring a blanket, snacks and enjoy the show!

February 22 – Guitar Club, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 5:30 – 7:30PM, Jam with fellow guitar players of all skill levels, connect with other music lovers, and try your hand at musical improvising. Open to other stringed instruments such as ukulele, mandolin, etc.

February 25 – 6th Annual Sanford Porchfest Music Festival, 11AM – 8PM, Your favorite CHARITY BASED MUSIC FESTIVAL is back and bigger than ever! Celebrating 6 years and more than $80k donated to the arts in Seminole County, the Producers of Sanford Porchfest are rockin’ the block with: 17 PORCHES – OVER 70 BANDS – ONE COMMUNITY – ONE CAUSE. This family and pet-friendly festival operates on good vibes and good neighbors, where everyone plays a part in the magic. While free to attend, please donate to support the cause.

February 28 – Black History Month Movie Night, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 5:30 – 7:30PM, Are you looking for something fun and free to do together? The North Branch Library will be showing the movie, “Selma” (PG-13) on Tuesday, February 28th starting at 5:30 PM in honor of Black History Month. Bring a blanket, snacks and enjoy the show!

Things to do in Oviedo/Winter Springs

February 1 – BOGO Wednesday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, Buy 1 Admission, Get 1 Admission (of equal or lesser value) Free! (*Not valid with any other offer or for groups. Max of 3 entries or 6 children.)

February 1 – Meet a Firefighter, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 4 – 5PM, Join us for firefighter stories with a children’s librarian. Then it is time for Q & A with a real fire fighter! Fire fighters will show everyone their specialized gear, and at the end, everyone will be able to check out the fire truck outside.

February 2 – 12 – Winter Carnival at Oviedo Mall, Midway fun is coming to Oviedo Mall daily beginning February 2nd through February 12th, 2023. This family friendly event is perfect for all ages for those looking for whimsical kiddie rides to those seeking state-of-the-art thrills. Experience the sights, sounds and aromas of the electrifying midway with exciting rides and games coupled with tasty fair food sure to please every appetite. The Oviedo Mall Winter Carnival will operate Monday-Thursday 5pm-10pm, Fridays 5pm-11pm, Saturdays 12pm-11pm, and Sundays 12pm-10pm.

February 2 – Toddler Thursday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, All children 3 and under are just $5 to play – ALL DAY!

February 4 – READing Paws, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 2 – 4PM, Sign up at the Central Branch Library at the Youth Services Desk or call the Central Branch to reserve your time slot to read to the dog. Free. For Children. Registration Required.

February 8 – BOGO Wednesday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, Buy 1 Admission, Get 1 Admission (of equal or lesser value) Free! (*Not valid with any other offer or for groups. Max of 3 entries or 6 children.)

February 9 – Toddler Thursday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, All children 3 and under are just $5 to play – ALL DAY!

February 11 – Daddy Daughter Dance, Oviedo Cultural Center, 357 Center Lake Lane, Oviedo, 12 – 3PM, The City of Oviedo presents the Daddy Daughter Dance. Join us for music and dancing at The Oviedo Cultural Center, with catering by Dominick’s Restaurant. Tickets are $40 per couple, $10 per additional child, and includes food.

February 11 – READing Paws, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 2 – 4PM, FREE. For children to read independently with a service dog. Children can sign up to practice reading aloud to a therapy dog for 15 minutes. READing Paws helps young readers gain confidence and practice fluency!

February 13 – Walk and Talk Books!, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 9 – 10AM, Meet new people and get some steps in as we talk books! Read any book you want from the suggested monthly genre, then meet our Librarian in front of the Central Branch library to walk on the nearby Casselberry Greenway Trail and discuss your latest read with the group. ** Bring your own water and wear comfortable clothes and shoes** February’s Genre: Fantasy

February 13 – Bedtime Movies: Soul, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 6 – 7:30PM, Join us for Bedtime Movies! Bring your own blanket and snacks and join us for a fun family movie night!

February 14 – City Host Big Red Bus, 1126 East State Road 434, Winter Springs, 10AM – 3PM, The City of Winter Springs is excited to host The Big Red Bus.  Show love to your local community by visiting City Hall on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, February 14, 2023, between 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM to donate blood. Participants are asked to arrive hydrated and to bring a valid state ID. If you are 16, you’ll need a signed parental consent form. Schedule your appointment today!

February 14 – Teens: DIY Valentine Perler Beads, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry,  6 – 7PM, Join our Librarian and other teens for an evening of creating valentine hearts with perler beads! All Supplies are provided.

February 15 – BOGO Wednesday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, Buy 1 Admission, Get 1 Admission (of equal or lesser value) Free! (*Not valid with any other offer or for groups. Max of 3 entries or 6 children.)

February 16 – Toddler Thursday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, All children 3 and under are just $5 to play – ALL DAY!

February 18 – Babe Ruth Opening Day 2023, Central Winds Park, 9 – 11AM, Play Ball! Opening day is a cherished tradition in Winter Springs. Celebrate teamwork, dedication, & sportsmanship with us at Central Winds Park.

February 18 – Pete the Cat’s Groovy Party, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 10:30AM – 12PM, Free. For ages 2-8 but all children and families are welcome! It’s time to celebrate the grooviest cat we know the East Branch Library on Oviedo on Satuary, February 18th from 10:30am to 12:00pm! Join us for a special outdoor Pete the Cat Storytime at 10:30, which will be followed by games, crafts, and activities featuring Pete and friends! No registration required. This program will be held outdoors.

February 20 – Meet a Firefighter, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 10:30 – 11:30AM, Join us for firefighter stories with a children’s librarian. Then it is time for Q & A with a real fire fighter! Fire fighters will show everyone their specialized gear, and at the end, everyone will be able to check out the fire truck outside.

February 21 – Family Movie Night, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 5:30 – 7:30PM, Free. For the whole family.  Join us for a showing of A dog’s Journey. Bring a blanket, snacks and enjoy the show!  No registration required.

February 22 – BOGO Wednesday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, Buy 1 Admission, Get 1 Admission (of equal or lesser value) Free! (*Not valid with any other offer or for groups. Max of 3 entries or 6 children.)

February 22 – Meditation for Health and Happiness, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 6 – 7:30PM, Join Dr. Mark Young, Professor Emeritus of Counseling Education at UCF for an evening of meditation education and practice.

February 23 – 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Kickoff Celebration, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 10 – 11:30AM, Join our Librarians to learn more about 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, a Kindergarten readiness program. Librarians will present a storytime and then caregivers and children can explore stations that promote early literacy skills.

February 23 – Toddler Thursday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, All children 3 and under are just $5 to play – ALL DAY!

February 27 – Movie Night: I am Ali, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 5 – 7:30PM, In celebration of Black History Month join us for a film showing of I am Ali (Rated PG). Feel free to bring your own snacks. Facilitated by Library Staff. Free. For Adults (Supervised chidren welcome). Registration is not required.

February 27 – Gotta Fold ‘Em All! Pokémon Origami for Families, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 6 – 7PM, Free. For ages 7 and up but all families are welcome!  Celebrate with us by learning how to make Pokémon themed origami crafts at the East Branch in Oviedo on February 27th from 6:00 to 7:00pm. Simple “beginner” origami options will be available, as well as more advanced options for those who already love origami!  Printed instructions and origami paper will be provided. No registration required. This program is FREE!

February 1 -5

February 1 – BOGO Wednesday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, Buy 1 Admission, Get 1 Admission (of equal or lesser value) Free! (*Not valid with any other offer or for groups. Max of 3 entries or 6 children.)

February 1 – Meet a Firefighter, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 4 – 5PM, Join us for firefighter stories with a children’s librarian. Then it is time for Q & A with a real fire fighter! Fire fighters will show everyone their specialized gear, and at the end, everyone will be able to check out the fire truck outside.

February 2 – 12 – Winter Carnival at Oviedo Mall, Midway fun is coming to Oviedo Mall daily beginning February 2nd through February 12th, 2023. This family friendly event is perfect for all ages for those looking for whimsical kiddie rides to those seeking state-of-the-art thrills. Experience the sights, sounds and aromas of the electrifying midway with exciting rides and games coupled with tasty fair food sure to please every appetite. The Oviedo Mall Winter Carnival will operate Monday-Thursday 5pm-10pm, Fridays 5pm-11pm, Saturdays 12pm-11pm, and Sundays 12pm-10pm.

February 2 – Toddler Thursday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, All children 3 and under are just $5 to play – ALL DAY!

February 4 – READing Paws, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 2 – 4PM, Sign up at the Central Branch Library at the Youth Services Desk or call the Central Branch to reserve your time slot to read to the dog. Free. For Children. Registration Required.

February 6 - 12

February 8 – BOGO Wednesday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, Buy 1 Admission, Get 1 Admission (of equal or lesser value) Free! (*Not valid with any other offer or for groups. Max of 3 entries or 6 children.)

February 9 – Toddler Thursday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, All children 3 and under are just $5 to play – ALL DAY!

February 11 – Daddy Daughter Dance, Oviedo Cultural Center, 357 Center Lake Lane, Oviedo, 12 – 3PM, The City of Oviedo presents the Daddy Daughter Dance. Join us for music and dancing at The Oviedo Cultural Center, with catering by Dominick’s Restaurant. Tickets are $40 per couple, $10 per additional child, and includes food.

February 11 – READing Paws, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 2 – 4PM, FREE. For children to read independently with a service dog. Children can sign up to practice reading aloud to a therapy dog for 15 minutes. READing Paws helps young readers gain confidence and practice fluency!

February 13 - 19

February 13 – Walk and Talk Books!, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 9 – 10AM, Meet new people and get some steps in as we talk books! Read any book you want from the suggested monthly genre, then meet our Librarian in front of the Central Branch library to walk on the nearby Casselberry Greenway Trail and discuss your latest read with the group. ** Bring your own water and wear comfortable clothes and shoes** February’s Genre: Fantasy

February 13 – Bedtime Movies: Soul, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 6 – 7:30PM, Join us for Bedtime Movies! Bring your own blanket and snacks and join us for a fun family movie night!

February 14 – City Host Big Red Bus, 1126 East State Road 434, Winter Springs, 10AM – 3PM, The City of Winter Springs is excited to host The Big Red Bus.  Show love to your local community by visiting City Hall on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, February 14, 2023, between 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM to donate blood. Participants are asked to arrive hydrated and to bring a valid state ID. If you are 16, you’ll need a signed parental consent form. Schedule your appointment today!

February 14 – Teens: DIY Valentine Perler Beads, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry,  6 – 7PM, Join our Librarian and other teens for an evening of creating valentine hearts with perler beads! All Supplies are provided.

February 15 – BOGO Wednesday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, Buy 1 Admission, Get 1 Admission (of equal or lesser value) Free! (*Not valid with any other offer or for groups. Max of 3 entries or 6 children.)

February 16 – Toddler Thursday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, All children 3 and under are just $5 to play – ALL DAY!

February 18 – Babe Ruth Opening Day 2023, Central Winds Park, 9 – 11AM, Play Ball! Opening day is a cherished tradition in Winter Springs. Celebrate teamwork, dedication, & sportsmanship with us at Central Winds Park.

February 18 – Pete the Cat’s Groovy Party, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 10:30AM – 12PM, Free. For ages 2-8 but all children and families are welcome! It’s time to celebrate the grooviest cat we know the East Branch Library on Oviedo on Satuary, February 18th from 10:30am to 12:00pm! Join us for a special outdoor Pete the Cat Storytime at 10:30, which will be followed by games, crafts, and activities featuring Pete and friends! No registration required. This program will be held outdoors.

February 20 - 28

February 20 – Meet a Firefighter, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 10:30 – 11:30AM, Join us for firefighter stories with a children’s librarian. Then it is time for Q & A with a real fire fighter! Fire fighters will show everyone their specialized gear, and at the end, everyone will be able to check out the fire truck outside.

February 21 – Family Movie Night, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 5:30 – 7:30PM, Free. For the whole family.  Join us for a showing of A dog’s Journey. Bring a blanket, snacks and enjoy the show!  No registration required.

February 22 – BOGO Wednesday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, Buy 1 Admission, Get 1 Admission (of equal or lesser value) Free! (*Not valid with any other offer or for groups. Max of 3 entries or 6 children.)

February 22 – Meditation for Health and Happiness, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 6 – 7:30PM, Join Dr. Mark Young, Professor Emeritus of Counseling Education at UCF for an evening of meditation education and practice.

February 23 – 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Kickoff Celebration, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 10 – 11:30AM, Join our Librarians to learn more about 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, a Kindergarten readiness program. Librarians will present a storytime and then caregivers and children can explore stations that promote early literacy skills.

February 23 – Toddler Thursday at Monkey Joe’s, 5471 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, 11AM – 6PM, All children 3 and under are just $5 to play – ALL DAY!

February 27 – Movie Night: I am Ali, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 5 – 7:30PM, In celebration of Black History Month join us for a film showing of I am Ali (Rated PG). Feel free to bring your own snacks. Facilitated by Library Staff. Free. For Adults (Supervised chidren welcome). Registration is not required.

February 27 – Gotta Fold ‘Em All! Pokémon Origami for Families, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 6 – 7PM, Free. For ages 7 and up but all families are welcome!  Celebrate with us by learning how to make Pokémon themed origami crafts at the East Branch in Oviedo on February 27th from 6:00 to 7:00pm. Simple “beginner” origami options will be available, as well as more advanced options for those who already love origami!  Printed instructions and origami paper will be provided. No registration required. This program is FREE!

Things to do in Lake Nona/St. Cloud

February 1 – Sensory Playdate, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 11AM – 12PM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

February 1 – STEAMworks, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 4:30 – 5PM, Power up your imagination, creativity, and learning with Ms. Crystal through a variety of weekly activities that will guide today’s curious minds to become tomorrow’s great innovators.

February 4 – Annual Run for the Cherubs 5K benefiting Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies, Lakefront Park, 1104 Lakeshore Blvd., Saint Cloud, 8:30AM, We created this foundation to honor Graham’s name and create a legacy in his memory that will have an impact for years to come. His life may have been cut short, but his tiny footprints can still make a mark in this world. To share our story with others who have or are experiencing the loss of a child at any age. We want families to know that they do not have to face this alone. Our goal is to come together as a community to raise funds for Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies towards continued research and to provide support to bereaved families just starting this journey, and to let those at any stage of their journey know they are not alone. Our event is uplifting, and focused on hope, and strength, while honoring all the tiny footprints by running or walking for those that will never get the chance to. The 2nd Annual Run for the Cherubs 5K & Walk benefitting Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies is professionally chip timed by Florida Race Day with live online results. Runners, walkers, strollers welcome.

February 6 – Toddler Open Gym, St. Cloud Civic Center, 3001 17th Street, St Cloud, 10:30AM – 12PM, Let your little one run out some energy, while enjoying quality time with them doing what they love!

February 6 – Crafty Crew, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 1 – 3PM, Learn, share ideas, and create while in the company of others.

February 9 – St. Cloud Friends of the Library Book Sale, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 1 – 8PM, The St. Cloud Friends of the Library will be hosting a book sale. Don’t miss this great opportunity to support your reading habits and the amazing programs sponsored by the St. Cloud Friends of the Library!  Cash and credit cards accepted. $3 to fill a bag (grocery store size) $.25 for paperback and children’s books / $.50 for hardcover fiction and nonfiction. Friends of the Library bags available for $2 each

February 11 – Father Daughter Dance, Marina Banquet Hall, 1104 Lakeshore Blvd., St Cloud, 7 – 9PM,  Cost is $10 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

February 10 – St. Cloud Friends of the Library Book Sale, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9AM – 3PM, The St. Cloud Friends of the Library will be hosting a book sale. Don’t miss this great opportunity to support your reading habits and the amazing programs sponsored by the St. Cloud Friends of the Library!  Cash and credit cards accepted. $3 to fill a bag (grocery store size) $.25 for paperback and children’s books / $.50 for hardcover fiction and nonfiction. Friends of the Library bags available for $2 each

February 11 – Father Daughter Dance, Marina Banquet Hall, 1104 Lakeshore Blvd., St Cloud, 7 – 9PM,  Cost is $10 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

February 11 – St. Cloud Friends of the Library Book Sale, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9AM – 3PM, The St. Cloud Friends of the Library will be hosting a book sale. Don’t miss this great opportunity to support your reading habits and the amazing programs sponsored by the St. Cloud Friends of the Library!  Cash and credit cards accepted. $3 to fill a bag (grocery store size) $.25 for paperback and children’s books / $.50 for hardcover fiction and nonfiction. Friends of the Library bags available for $2 each

February 11 – Father Daughter Dance, Marina Banquet Hall, 1104 Lakeshore Blvd., St Cloud, 7 – 9PM,  Cost is $10 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

February 13 – Maker’s Café: Unity Bracelet, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 10 – 11AM, Wear your support for a united community against racism by creating a bracelet with a purpose. Supplies provided. 

February 13 – Toddler Open Gym, St. Cloud Civic Center, 3001 17th Street, St Cloud, 10:30AM – 12PM, Let your little one run out some energy, while enjoying quality time with them doing what they love!

February 13 – Community Blood Drive, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 12 – 5PM, Be a hero and save a life by donating blood today! OneBlood’s Big Red Bus will be on-site to receive your life-saving donation. For the safety of donors and staff, face coverings must be worn to donate. If you do not have a face covering one will be provided. Temperatures will be taken upon arrival. If you don’t feel well or are running a fever, please stay home and make your donation another day. For more information or to find our next mobile donation site, visit oneblood.org.

February 15 – Sensory Playdate, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 11AM – 12PM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

February 15 – Adult Movie Matinee (Ages 18 and older), St. Cloud Community Center, 3101 17th St, St Cloud, 12:30 – 2:30PM, The movie feature being shown is “The Vow” starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum. Rated PG-13. A car accident puts Paige in a coma, and when she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband Leo works to win her heart again.

February 20 – Toddler Open Gym, St. Cloud Civic Center, 3001 17th Street, St Cloud, 10:30AM – 12PM, Let your little one run out some energy, while enjoying quality time with them doing what they love!

February 22 – African Jewelry: Glass Bead Cuff Bracelet, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 10 – 11:30AM, Learn about the history of African jewelry while creating a sparkling cuff bracelet inspired by the African flag. Supplies provided. Registration required.

February 22 – Sensory Playdate, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 11AM – 12PM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

February 23 – Adult Day Trip – Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner (18+), St. Cloud Community Center, 3101 17th Street, St Cloud, 1PM, All aboard the Murder Mystery Dinner Train for a one-of-a-kind theatrical and culinary experience! Enjoy a five-course dinner with a choice from three entrees, prepared fresh onboard the train while a live murder mystery show is played out in the dining cars during your 3-hour, twelve-mile round trip from Colonial Station in Fort Myers, FL. Pre-registration is required by February 16.

February 25 – A Community Day of Love, Hopkins Park, 620 E. 17th Street, St Cloud, 12 – 4PM, Honoring Black History month. Come join us for a day of health, wellness and fun for the community. Food trucks & exhibitors, music, performers and more.

February 27 – Toddler Open Gym, St. Cloud Civic Center, 3001 17th Street, St Cloud, 10:30AM – 12PM, Let your little one run out some energy, while enjoying quality time with them doing what they love! 

February 1 -5

February 1 – Sensory Playdate, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 11AM – 12PM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

February 1 – STEAMworks, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 4:30 – 5PM, Power up your imagination, creativity, and learning with Ms. Crystal through a variety of weekly activities that will guide today’s curious minds to become tomorrow’s great innovators.

February 4 – Annual Run for the Cherubs 5K benefiting Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies, Lakefront Park, 1104 Lakeshore Blvd., Saint Cloud, 8:30AM, We created this foundation to honor Graham’s name and create a legacy in his memory that will have an impact for years to come. His life may have been cut short, but his tiny footprints can still make a mark in this world. To share our story with others who have or are experiencing the loss of a child at any age. We want families to know that they do not have to face this alone. Our goal is to come together as a community to raise funds for Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies towards continued research and to provide support to bereaved families just starting this journey, and to let those at any stage of their journey know they are not alone. Our event is uplifting, and focused on hope, and strength, while honoring all the tiny footprints by running or walking for those that will never get the chance to. The 2nd Annual Run for the Cherubs 5K & Walk benefitting Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies is professionally chip timed by Florida Race Day with live online results. Runners, walkers, strollers welcome.

February 6 - 12

February 6 – Toddler Open Gym, St. Cloud Civic Center, 3001 17th Street, St Cloud, 10:30AM – 12PM, Let your little one run out some energy, while enjoying quality time with them doing what they love!

February 6 – Crafty Crew, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 1 – 3PM, Learn, share ideas, and create while in the company of others.

February 9 – St. Cloud Friends of the Library Book Sale, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 1 – 8PM, The St. Cloud Friends of the Library will be hosting a book sale. Don’t miss this great opportunity to support your reading habits and the amazing programs sponsored by the St. Cloud Friends of the Library!  Cash and credit cards accepted. $3 to fill a bag (grocery store size) $.25 for paperback and children’s books / $.50 for hardcover fiction and nonfiction. Friends of the Library bags available for $2 each

February 11 – Father Daughter Dance, Marina Banquet Hall, 1104 Lakeshore Blvd., St Cloud, 7 – 9PM,  Cost is $10 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

February 10 – St. Cloud Friends of the Library Book Sale, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9AM – 3PM, The St. Cloud Friends of the Library will be hosting a book sale. Don’t miss this great opportunity to support your reading habits and the amazing programs sponsored by the St. Cloud Friends of the Library!  Cash and credit cards accepted. $3 to fill a bag (grocery store size) $.25 for paperback and children’s books / $.50 for hardcover fiction and nonfiction. Friends of the Library bags available for $2 each

February 11 – Father Daughter Dance, Marina Banquet Hall, 1104 Lakeshore Blvd., St Cloud, 7 – 9PM,  Cost is $10 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

February 11 – St. Cloud Friends of the Library Book Sale, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9AM – 3PM, The St. Cloud Friends of the Library will be hosting a book sale. Don’t miss this great opportunity to support your reading habits and the amazing programs sponsored by the St. Cloud Friends of the Library!  Cash and credit cards accepted. $3 to fill a bag (grocery store size) $.25 for paperback and children’s books / $.50 for hardcover fiction and nonfiction. Friends of the Library bags available for $2 each

February 11 – Father Daughter Dance, Marina Banquet Hall, 1104 Lakeshore Blvd., St Cloud, 7 – 9PM,  Cost is $10 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

February 13 - 19

February 13 – Maker’s Café: Unity Bracelet, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 10 – 11AM, Wear your support for a united community against racism by creating a bracelet with a purpose. Supplies provided. 

February 13 – Toddler Open Gym, St. Cloud Civic Center, 3001 17th Street, St Cloud, 10:30AM – 12PM, Let your little one run out some energy, while enjoying quality time with them doing what they love!

February 13 – Community Blood Drive, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 12 – 5PM, Be a hero and save a life by donating blood today! OneBlood’s Big Red Bus will be on-site to receive your life-saving donation. For the safety of donors and staff, face coverings must be worn to donate. If you do not have a face covering one will be provided. Temperatures will be taken upon arrival. If you don’t feel well or are running a fever, please stay home and make your donation another day. For more information or to find our next mobile donation site, visit oneblood.org.

February 15 – Sensory Playdate, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 11AM – 12PM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

February 15 – Adult Movie Matinee (Ages 18 and older), St. Cloud Community Center, 3101 17th St, St Cloud, 12:30 – 2:30PM, The movie feature being shown is “The Vow” starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum. Rated PG-13. A car accident puts Paige in a coma, and when she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband Leo works to win her heart again.

February 20 - 28

February 20 – Toddler Open Gym, St. Cloud Civic Center, 3001 17th Street, St Cloud, 10:30AM – 12PM, Let your little one run out some energy, while enjoying quality time with them doing what they love!

February 22 – African Jewelry: Glass Bead Cuff Bracelet, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 10 – 11:30AM, Learn about the history of African jewelry while creating a sparkling cuff bracelet inspired by the African flag. Supplies provided. Registration required.

February 22 – Sensory Playdate, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 11AM – 12PM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

February 23 – Adult Day Trip – Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner (18+), St. Cloud Community Center, 3101 17th Street, St Cloud, 1PM, All aboard the Murder Mystery Dinner Train for a one-of-a-kind theatrical and culinary experience! Enjoy a five-course dinner with a choice from three entrees, prepared fresh onboard the train while a live murder mystery show is played out in the dining cars during your 3-hour, twelve-mile round trip from Colonial Station in Fort Myers, FL. Pre-registration is required by February 16.

February 25 – A Community Day of Love, Hopkins Park, 620 E. 17th Street, St Cloud, 12 – 4PM, Honoring Black History month. Come join us for a day of health, wellness and fun for the community. Food trucks & exhibitors, music, performers and more.

February 27 – Toddler Open Gym, St. Cloud Civic Center, 3001 17th Street, St Cloud, 10:30AM – 12PM, Let your little one run out some energy, while enjoying quality time with them doing what they love! 

Things to do in Mt. Dora/Deltona

February 4 & 5 – 47th Annual Arts Festival, Downtown Mount Dora, 9AM – 5PM, This nationally ranked fine arts festival attracts about 300 artist vendors from all over the world. The fine arts are displayed throughout the downtown streets of Mount Dora, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors.

February 4 – February Classic Car Show, Lake Square Mall, 4 – 7PM, Every first Saturday of the month the Cruisin’ Couples Car Club will be hosting a themed car show in our Front West Parking Lot.
Each show will feature a Nostalgic Theme, Best costume and Best in class awards and a 50/50 Raffle. This month’s theme is “The Day the Music Died” A Buddy Holly Tribute!
For more Information Call Kent at 352 255 2232 or Email at
21 [email protected]

February 10 – 12 – The Mount Dora Jane Austen Fest, Donnelly Park Building, 530 North Donnelly Street, Mount Dora, 9AM – 9PM

February 11 – 8th Annual Running Of The Georges, Ferran Park Dr, Eustis, 8 – 11AM, Come out run in our 8th Annual Running of the Georges 5K and new this year, our 1 Mile Kids Fun Run.

February 11 – Centennial of the Mount Dora History Museum Building, 450 Royellou, Mount Dora, 10 AM – 3PM, Celebrate the role of public safety in Mount Dora with the 100th anniversary of the first fire station and jail. The Mount Dora History Museum will be open for free.

February 17 – 19 – Renninger’s Antique Extravaganza, Renninger’s Vintage Antique Center, 20651 US Hwy 441, Mount Dora, 8AM – 5PM, An antique lover’s dream! One of the largest gatherings of antique dealers in the south with over 800 dealers attending. Three times a year Renninger’s hosts this Extravaganza in the show field, antique center and under the on-site pavilions…rain or shine!.

February 18 & 19 – 10th Annual Scottish Highland Festival, Downtown Mount Dora, 9AM – 5PM, Enjoy Scottish Bands and musicians performing throughout the weekend, an afternoon of Highland Games on Saturday.

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February 1 -5

February 4 & 5 – 47th Annual Arts Festival, Downtown Mount Dora, 9AM – 5PM, This nationally ranked fine arts festival attracts about 300 artist vendors from all over the world. The fine arts are displayed throughout the downtown streets of Mount Dora, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors.

February 4 – February Classic Car Show, Lake Square Mall, 4 – 7PM, Every first Saturday of the month the Cruisin’ Couples Car Club will be hosting a themed car show in our Front West Parking Lot.
Each show will feature a Nostalgic Theme, Best costume and Best in class awards and a 50/50 Raffle. This month’s theme is “The Day the Music Died” A Buddy Holly Tribute!
For more Information Call Kent at 352 255 2232 or Email at
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February 6 - 12

February 10 – 12 – The Mount Dora Jane Austen Fest, Donnelly Park Building, 530 North Donnelly Street, Mount Dora, 9AM – 9PM

February 13 - 19

February 11 – 8th Annual Running Of The Georges, Ferran Park Dr, Eustis, 8 – 11AM, Come out run in our 8th Annual Running of the Georges 5K and new this year, our 1 Mile Kids Fun Run.

February 11 – Centennial of the Mount Dora History Museum Building, 450 Royellou, Mount Dora, 10 AM – 3PM, Celebrate the role of public safety in Mount Dora with the 100th anniversary of the first fire station and jail. The Mount Dora History Museum will be open for free.

February 17 – 19 – Renninger’s Antique Extravaganza, Renninger’s Vintage Antique Center, 20651 US Hwy 441, Mount Dora, 8AM – 5PM, An antique lover’s dream! One of the largest gatherings of antique dealers in the south with over 800 dealers attending. Three times a year Renninger’s hosts this Extravaganza in the show field, antique center and under the on-site pavilions…rain or shine!.

February 18 & 19 – 10th Annual Scottish Highland Festival, Downtown Mount Dora, 9AM – 5PM, Enjoy Scottish Bands and musicians performing throughout the weekend, an afternoon of Highland Games on Saturday.

February 20 - 28

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Theme Park Events

February 1 – 3 – Elmo’s Birthday Celebration, SeaWorld Orlando, Celebrate Elmo’s Birthday daily, Jan. 28 – Feb. 3, with meet-and-greets, a family-friendly DJ, photo opportunities with your favorite furry friends, and even more surprises in select locations around Sesame Street Land at SeaWorld! This event is included with your park admission.

February 1 – 20 – EPCOT International Festival Of the Arts, EPCOT, Park hours

February 3 – 28 – Seven Seas Food Festival, SeaWorld Orlando, Oceans of flavor and fun are waiting at SeaWorld. From foodies to families, everyone will find tasty delights among more than 200 distinct offerings. Explore more than 50 fresh global cuisine choices to pair with over 75 refreshing wine and cocktail selections, including more than 75 craft brews. Revitalize your taste buds as you share this fan-favorite event select dates, Feb 3- May 7. Add a taste of rock, country, Latin, or throwback sounds at our live music shows, and enjoy even more diverse entertainment and surprises at special times like Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day, and Cinco de Mayo. With so many exquisite flavors to top off exhilarating coasters and extraordinary animal encounters, our Seven Seas Food Festival is a voyage to stir the soul—and warm the belly!

February 16 – 26 (NOT February 20 or 22) – Mardi Gras at SeaWorld Orlando, 12:30 – 6PM, LIVE MUSIC – Immerse yourself in the music of New Orleans as our live band brings Cajun and jazz classics to Orlando., STREET PARTY – The sights and sounds of Bourbon Street will take over Wild Arctic Plaza with a DJ, street performers, and physically distant dance party. GULF COAST FLAVORS – Enjoy classic Gulf Coast flavors as part of our Seven Seas Food Festival including beignets, po’ boys, and southern libations.

Select days February 4 – 28 – Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando, At Universal’s Mardi Gras you’ll enjoy a glittering parade and some of the biggest names in music live in concert (both select nights only), along with unforgettable food from around the world (food available for purchase).

Space Events

February 1 – 3 – Meet Astronaut Tom Jones, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.

February 4 – 7 – Meet Astronaut Fred Gregory, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.

February 8 – 11 – Meet Astronaut Terry Wilcutt, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.

February 9 – Launch Director Tour of Space Shuttle Atlantis, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, First tour 9:30am-12:30pm and second tour is 1:15-4:30pm, $75 in addition to daily admission, See space shuttle Atlantis with her last launch director, Mike Leinbach, and learn about the risks and rewards of the Space Shuttle Program from an insider. The 3-hour tour begins with a walking tour along the incredible spacecraft from nose to engines. Space is limited.

February 11 – Launch Director Tour of Space Shuttle Atlantis, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, First tour 9:30am-12:30pm and second tour is 1:15-4:30pm, $75 in addition to daily admission, See space shuttle Atlantis with her last launch director, Mike Leinbach, and learn about the risks and rewards of the Space Shuttle Program from an insider. The 3-hour tour begins with a walking tour along the incredible spacecraft from nose to engines. Space is limited.

February 12 – 15 – Meet Astronaut Bill McArthur, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.

February 16 – 19 – Meet Astronaut Charlie Walker, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.

February 17 & 19 – Fly With An Astronaut, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Join a veteran NASA astronaut on their journey in what it took for them to become an astronaut and let them be your guide behind the gates of Kennedy Space Center. A catered lunch will be provided back at the main visitor complex where your astronaut guide will reflect on their personal accounts and experiences followed by a question and answer session with the group. You will also receive a special pin and autographed card before moving on to the next part of your experience. Next, you will enter Space Shuttle Atlantis® for a guided tour and a private viewing of the pre-shows The Flight and Coming Home. Then, board the Shuttle Launch Experience® to feel what it’s like to launch into space on a shuttle traveling 17,500 mph, accompanied by a veteran NASA astronaut! At the end of the tour, approximately 2:15 PM, continue on to a waiting bus to tour the Apollo/Saturn V Center on your own.

February 20 – Meet Astronaut Winston Scott, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.

February 21 – 24 – Meet Astronaut Bob Thirsk, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.

February 23 – Launch Director Tour of Space Shuttle Atlantis, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, First tour 9:30am-12:30pm and second tour is 1:15-4:30pm, $75 in addition to daily admission, See space shuttle Atlantis with her last launch director, Mike Leinbach, and learn about the risks and rewards of the Space Shuttle Program from an insider. The 3-hour tour begins with a walking tour along the incredible spacecraft from nose to engines. Space is limited.

February 25 – 27 – Meet Astronaut Woody Spring, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.

February 25 – Launch Director Tour of Space Shuttle Atlantis, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, First tour 9:30am-12:30pm and second tour is 1:15-4:30pm, $75 in addition to daily admission, See space shuttle Atlantis with her last launch director, Mike Leinbach, and learn about the risks and rewards of the Space Shuttle Program from an insider. The 3-hour tour begins with a walking tour along the incredible spacecraft from nose to engines. Space is limited.

February 28 – Meet Astronaut Anna Fisher, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.

Rocket Launches

February 26 – NASA’s SpaceX Crew-6 Launch, 2:07AM, Crew-6 is targeted launch to the International Space Station from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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