Happenings

The City of Ocoee will hold registration for its Before and After School Program on July 27 – 31, for residents only.
Beginning in early July, as part of the I-4 Ultimate construction, parking in Lots 9 and 10 under the I-4 overpass will have limited availability.
Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society, a not-for-profit educational organization, is hosting a Show on September 11-13.
The Orlando Magic will host over 20 basketball camps, designed for boys and girls of all skill levels ages 7-16, across Central Florida this summer. Registration is officially open and limited space is still available for all sessions.
True Health, formally known as Central Florida Family Health Center (CFFHC), has opened new prenatal site in Orange County, Florida Department of Health in Orange County announced Wednesday.
The public is invited to learn more about the I-4 Ultimate project during a public information open house, and how the project is transforming Altamonte Springs, Longwood and Maitland, as well as the entire 21-mile corridor.
Nearly 30 graduating seniors from seven Orange County Public Schools will walk across the stage with not only a high school diploma but an associate degree.
Orange County encourages residents to be prepared this hurricane season by taking steps to be ready and reduce their risk of damage. Orange County can help residents prepare for the upcoming storm season during the 2015 Hurricane Expo on June 6 at the Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W. Colonial Dr., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Federal Transit Administration, City of Orlando and LYNX officials will kick-off construction of the new LYMMO Lime Line Construction on May 14, at the construction site of the old Amway Arena.
Cuba Gooding Sr., longtime lead vocalist of The Main Ingredient and father of Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding Jr., is suing the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
In a celebratory ceremony, Orange County Public Schools will recognize its dedicated volunteers and community partners in education Friday, May 1, 2015 at SeaWorld Orlando in the Nautilus Theatre from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Howard and Lake Nona middle schools, both Orange County schools, are among fifteen Florida public schools recognized by the Florida Alliance for Arts Education (FAAE), for having exemplary arts programs.
During a one-time offer by the Orange County Clerk of Courts, citizens lined up by the hundreds to take advantage of the savings to pay their outstanding traffic tickets and criminal fines in full and restore their driving privileges.
A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Davenport on Monday afternoon, Polk County deputies said.
Beginning on Friday, May 1, and continuing on the last Friday of every month through August, a free, family-friendly movie will be shown at Lake Eola Park, on the east lawn, Downtown Orlando.
Universal Technical Institute (UTI-Orlando) recently partnered with Mercedes-Benz of Orlando to highlight the value of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education in transportation careers.
A just-released study of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) finds that, learning and performance are improved when their level of movement is facilitated.
Today, Florida Surgeon General John Armstrong, MD, will recognize UF Health Cancer Center-Orlando Health as a state-designated Cancer Center of Excellence. The cancer center is the only one in Central Florida and one of four cancer centers in the state to receive this prestigious distinction.
On April 22, Goodwill Industries of Central Florida will be hosting a Spring Career Fair with their Neighborhood Center for Families in Orange County.
Walter Spelzhausen, known as the resident Postmaster in Goldenrod, passed away over the weekend, the Goldenrod Chamber and the Goldenrod Historical Society announced Monday.
Looking for a career in law enforcement? The Florida Highway Patrol will be hosting a job fair on Saturday, April 11, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. The Job Fair will be held at the Florida Highway Patrol Headquarters, located at 133 South Semoran Blvd, Orlando, FL. 32807.
Island Travel & Tours (ITT) announced it will begin non-stop flights from Orlando International Airport (MCO) beginning July 8, 2015.
Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and Orange/Osceola Chief Judge Frederick J. Lauten will team up to bring attention to a problem plaguing this area: jury duty scams.
As a prelude to Fan Appreciation Weekend, the Magic will offer fans the opportunity to meet veterans Nikola Vucevic and Tobias Harris and Magic rookie Elfrid Payton on April 9, where they will sign autographs for fans.
Florida’s state colleges, manufacturers and regional workforce boards are teaming up to connect Floridians with careers in advanced manufacturing.
The Medical Eye Bank of Florida will honor Commissioner Samuel B. Ings of Orlando’s District 6 with the Community Champion for Sight Award.
District 5 City Commissioner Regina I. Hill invites the Central Florida community to visit the historic Tinker Field on Saturday, April 4, 2015.
More than 70 employers will participate in a job fair hosted by the Central Florida Employment Council on April 1.
On March 30, 2015, a panel discussion on restoration of voting rights will be held at FAMU Law.
A European man who attended a conference in Kissimmee, at the Gaylord Palms Resort, was treated for measles, officials of the Department of Health confirmed Thursday.