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  • Blessing of the animals

     
    From the Florida Catholic: Every year, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, is an occasion for annual blessings of animals at many churches in the Orlando area. This year's blessings: Saturday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m.: All Souls...
  • Bless the beasts

     
    A reminder, if you'd like to attend a blessing of the animals this weekend: Saturday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m.: All Souls Catholic Church, 3280 W. First St., Sanford. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 834 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Apopka. St. Matthew...
  • Bok Tower Gardens looking for holiday volunteers

     
    Bok Tower Gardens needs more than 200 volunteer “angels” to assist with this year’s Christmas at Pinewood holiday home tour. All new angels will be required to attend both a morning and afternoon volunteer orientation session Nov. 18 o...
  • Orlando Philharmonic offers Harry Potter program at Bok Tower Gardens

     
    On Saturday, Nov. 6, Bok Tower Gardens will offer children a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to conduct the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor Dirk Meyer will invite children to help direct the Orlando Philharmonic’s presentation of Harry...
  • Children can conduct ‘Harry Potter’ tune by Orlando Philharmonic

     
    This Saturday, Nov. 6, Bok Tower Gardens will provide children a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to conduct the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. Noted for its performance at the grand opening of Universal Orlando’s The Wizarding World of Harry Potter,...
  • Alexander keeps budget reins, Gaetz gets tasked with redistricting

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Incoming Senate President Mike Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island, just announced that J.D. Alexander, R-Lake Wales, would keep the reins as budget chairman, Sen. John Thrasher, R-St. Augustine, would become rules chair, and Se...
  • Cannon: Scott deserves a chance to shape up DMS

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Incoming House Speaker Dean Cannon confirmed Monday afternoon that the Legislature would not try to override vetoes of two controversial bills dealing with prescription drug re-packaging and re-organizing the Department of Management....
  • State economist: Revenues down, Medicaid costs up

     
    TALLAHASSEE — With Gov.-elect Rick Scott on a statewide jobs tour this week, the Legislature's chief economist delivered a sobering refresher to state lawmakers on Florida's bleak revenue and jobs pictures. State economists will set their for...
  • Bok Tower Gardens offers something to do on Christmas Day

     
    Looking for a Christmas Day activity? Bok Tower Gardens has an  option… The iconic Lake Wales attracti0n will host a garden scavenger hunt on Christmas Day from noon to 4 p.m. The first four families to finish will receive a private tour of t...
  • Bok Tower Gardens schedule for January

     
    Bok Tower Gardens, the iconic Florida attraction in Lake Wales,  has a variety of special events on the schedule for January. Activities include moonlight carillon concerts, art exhibits and concerts at Pinewood Estate. Of c...
  • Looking to channel your inner warrior? Lake Wales race is the thing for you

     
    Are you looking for an event that will challenge your inner warrior? Warrior Dash, in Lake Wales,  has participants jumping through fire, crawling through mud pits, climbing over vehicles and working their way through nine additional grueling obstacles.....