Friday, April 6, 2018

Weekend Top 6 Picks for April 7 and 8, 2018

Saturday April 7, 2018
8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Free. Lake Virginia Watershed Cleanup. Dinky Dock 410 Ollie Ave, Winter Park, Florida 32789. In conjunction with Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup, join us as we clean-up litter in and around Lake Virginia. Activities may include but are not limited to picking up litter in and around the lake – stooping, kneeling, and bending.
Breakfast, volunteer t-shirt, snacks, and water will be provided. We will also provide litter grabbers, safety vests, gloves and garbage bags.
Please remember to bring a reusable water bottle, wear closed-toe shoes, hats, and long pants, & carpool! Kayaks and paddle boarders are welcome!
To register, please visit:

11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Spring Market at Audubon. Audubon Park Garden District Orlando, Florida 32803. Come out for Central Florida's best artists, native and Florida friendly plants, locally produced artisanal foods, handmade crafts, music, food trucks and more at APGD's Spring Market at Audubon.

8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Free. Shuffleboard at Orlando's Beardall Courts. Orlando's Beardall Courts 800 Delaney Ave Orlando FL. 1st Saturday of each month. Free fun!

Sunday April8, 2018
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $275.00 for 6 classes. Crealde Urban Sketch Class. Crealde School of Art, 600 St Andrews Blvd, Winter Park, FL 32792. Urban Sketcher Thomas Thorspecken teaches you to sketch from studio subjects to the environment. Classroom sessions will focus on sketching clothed models and progress towards sketching the model and classroom environment. Learn how to incorporate storytelling into your sketches in our location sessions. These trips to local venues will challenge you to use your sketchbook the way a photojournalist uses a camera. The six-week goal is to produce finished sketches using pencil, pen, and watercolor within two hours. Main Campus
Room 1B.

11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $12. Locally Fresh. Enzian Theater 1300 S Orlando Ave, Maitland, Florida 32751. Feed all your senses! Central Florida foodies partner-up with local filmmakers at this utterly unique (and mouth-watering) event—a festival favorite! Filmmakers dig into the stock and trade of what makes Central Florida delicious. Watch their documentaries, accompanied by cooking demonstrations and sumptuous samples. A feast for the eyes and the taste buds.
Locally Fresh! Farmers Market
Noon-2:30PM Free.
Lawn at Eden Bar
After Locally Fresh! Scrumptious Cinema, the lawn at Eden Bar transforms into a Farmers Market, filled with local products fresh from the field. Get to know Central Florida’s finest farmers and vendors, and don’t miss this delicious opportunity to take some local goodies home for your own feast.

1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Family Day on the Second Sunday. The Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803. The make-and-take craft table is open from noon-2:30 p.m., and docents are available to give mini-tours of the museum. Then it's open house in the galleries until 4:30 p.m.

Prints are available for each sketch for $250 and many originals can be purchased for $400. White museum grade shadow box frames are $100 more. You can e-mail Thor at

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