Friday, June 24, 2016

Weekend Top 6 Picks for June 25th and 26th.

Saturday June 25, 2016
2pm to 8pm Free. Love By Design. 2424 E. Robinson Street, Orlando, FL. (also known as the Tasty Tuesdays food truck location behind the Milk District bars).  In response to the tragedy at Pulse, AIGA Orlando is inviting our entire city to Love by Design, an event that will inspire and empower us all to stand against discrimination.
Love By Design is for civic leaders, creative professionals and anyone else who cares about the future of our city. Representatives from the LGBTQ and Muslim communities will share their stories as we begin the process of healing from our collective heartbreak. Together, we will determine how to move forward as a city that lives with more love every day.
Even more than a reflection on this tragic event, Love by Design will be an all-day celebration of The City Beautiful's talent, diversity and resilience. Local artists and designers will donate original work for sale and auction. Food and entertainment will be provided by local musicians and food trucks. Proceeds will benefit OneOrlando, the fund formed by the mayor’s office to respond to the needs of our community in the wake of the Pulse Tragedy.
AIGA Orlando is a professional association for design and creative professionals. Formed in 2000, the association currently has about 250 members, and grew 68% in 2015 alone. Their mission is to nurture a thriving creative community and serve as a hub for creatives in the area.

7pm to 9pm $5 Drums and Lyrics: A Summer Solstice Celebration. True Serenity 1100 Montana St, Orlando, Florida. Connect to the primal energies of Creation as spoken word artists deliver soul-moving poetry to the sounds of a live tribal drumming circle. Bring your drums, instruments and words. Let’s celebrate the Summer Solstice, life, commUnity and Mother Earth with our gifts. All ages event. Beverages and light bites will be available. You are also welcome to bring food and drinks to share. Invite your friends and family. At True Serenity, we know that pets are family too. Pets must be on a leash and are allowed at all outside areas.

7pm to 9pm $3 IWPS2016 SAFE! Words! Finals! Henao Contemporary Center 5601 Edgewater Dr, Orlando, Florida.

Sunday June 26, 2016.
10am to 1pm Free to $10. Sketch Orlando Eola. Lake Eola - Outside Eola House - 512 E. Washington St, Orlando, FL. Sketch Workshop. Join ASLA in our second Sketch Orlando series, this time exploring Lake Eola's dynamic spaces with artist Thomas Thorspecken and landscape architect Greg Bryla. This series will focus on VALUE and COLOR with a pencil, a pen and watercolor.

2pm to 4pm Free Yoga. Free Yoga. Lake Eola Park, near the red pagoda. Weekly.

10pm to midnight. Free but get an iced coffee. Comedy Open Mic. Austin's Coffee, 929 W Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park, FL. Free comedy show! Come out & laugh, or give it a try yourself.

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