Happenings

Orange County's Washington Park Branch Library is preparing for the grand opening celebration for the P.L.A.N.E.T. multimedia center for kids, tweens and teens. At the heart of P.L.A.N.E.T., which stands for Play and Learn Area for New Educational Technology, are five new iPad Pro tablets loaded with apps and...
Orange County homeowners are encouraged to attend solar co-op informational sessions on September 26th and 27th. Homeowners in Orange County are forming a solar co-op and its members will use their group buying power to get a discounted price for solar panels. The effort is supported by Orange County...
Mayor Jacobs and Orange County Government are partnering with the Hispanic Heritage Committee of Greater Orange County to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month with a kick-off party on Friday, September 16th. The free event is open to the public and features musical performances, dance and food. In addition, local Hispanic artwork...
Jill Stein, Green Party candidate for President, will be in Orlando on Thursday, September 29th, where she will gather with supporters. The event will take place at Acacia's El Centro Borinqueño and will begin at 6:30PM. WHO: Jill Stein, candidate for President (Green Party) WHEN: Thursday, September 29, 2016 6:30 PM WHERE: Acacia's El Centro 1865 N....
Commissioner Bryan Nelson is hosting a back to school fair on August 6, 2016 at the John H. Bridges Center in Apopka. The Back to School Fair will feature local community vendors, refreshments and a backpack giveaway. The backpacks will feature essential school supplies including; 1 ruler, 3 folders, 1...
On Monday, August 1, 2016, the Young Democrats of Orange County announced the third debate of their Central Florida Democratic Primary Debate Series. The debate will feature State House Districts 45 & 46, both contested primaries with a total of seven candidates between both races. The topics of the...
Misión Boricua is hosting a presentation by journalist Maria Padilla on the topic of "Puerto Ricans In Florida: An Analysis." The event will discuss and promote dialogue on the Puerto Rican population and issues affecting the Boricua community. The presentation will take place on Thursday, August 4, 2016 from...
Need to safely dispose of your household hazardous waste and electronic waste? Stop by Orange County's free collection event this Saturday at the East Orange County Service Center. Saturday, July 16, 2016 8AM - 3PM East Orange County Service Center 12050 E Colonial Drive Dispose of your household waste, old and unused electronics and...
On Aug. 1st, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando will begin accepting pre-qualification forms for its homeownership program. Pre-qualification forms will be available and can be submitted only from August 1 – August 31, 2016. The forms will be available via the Habitat Greater Orlando website, picked up from the main...