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July Food Truck Friday

Food Truck Friday

 

Our July Food Truck Friday will be on the 13th. Make plans to join us from 5 – 9 p.m. at Town Hall.

Enjoy the fun and sounds of DJ Joe Magic throughout the evening. The evening will also mark our annual Community Services night, come on out and meet some of our first responders. Schedule lineup includes: Kona Dog, Mission Tacos, Ono Moku Hawaiian Shaved Ice, Olde Dixie Fried Chicken, Pastel Gourmet, The Naked Cupcake, Lees Famous Cheesesteaks, Bem Bom, German Grill, Barnwood BBQ, The Maine Thang, Nola on da Geaux, All Coxinhas, Pizza a Cone.

 

Date : July 13, 2018

Event location : Celebration, FL

4th of July Parade

 

This year’s 4th of July parade will kick-off at 9 a.m. from Town Hall, following a route along Celebration Avenue to Market Street and eventually concluding at the entrance to Lakeside Park.

Civic and service groups, families and individuals alike are all invited to participate. The most important part of the whole day is to be patriotic!

For additional information, please contact the Town Hall Lifestyle office at 407-566-1200 or lifestyle@celebrationtownhall.com. Download the parade application HERE

 

Date : July 4, 2018

Event location : Celebration, FL

Community Chorus Concert

 

Make plans to join the Celebration Community Chorus for their Independence Day concert on Wednesday, July 4 at 5:30 p.m. at Community Presbyterian Church.

The Celebration Community Chorus is a non auditioned choir. Celebration, Florida residents and NON-residents are welcome. Meet every Monday at the 851 Building (TOWN HALL) from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

 

Date : July 4, 2018

Event location : Community Presbyterian Church – 851 Celebration Avenue, Celebration, FL

Contact : +1 407-566-1200

Happy Independence Day!

 

Independence Day is annually celebrated on July 4 and is often known as “the Fourth of July”. It is the anniversary of the publication of the declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776. Patriotic displays and family events are organized throughout the United States.

Independence Day is a day of family celebrations with picnics and barbecues, showing a great deal of emphasis on the American tradition of political freedom. Activities associated with the day include watermelon or hotdog eating competitions and sporting events, such as baseball games, three-legged races, swimming activities and tug-of-war games.

History

In 1775, people in New England began fighting the British for their independence. On July 2, 1776, the Congress secretly voted for independence from Great Britain. Two days later, on July 4, 1776, the final wording of the Declaration of Independence was approved, and the document was published.

The first description of how Independence Day would be celebrated was in a letter from John Adams to his wife Abigail on July 3, 1776. He described “pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations” throughout the United States. However, the term “Independence Day” was not used until 1791.

Customs

Families often celebrate Independence Day by hosting or attending a picnic or barbecue; many take advantage of the day off and, in some years, a long weekend to gather with relatives or friends. Decorations (e.g., streamers, balloons, and clothing) are generally colored red, white, and blue, the colors of the American flag. Parades are often held in the morning, before family get-togethers, while fireworks displays occur in the evening after dark at such places as parks, fairgrounds, or town squares.

 

Date : July 4, 2018

Event location : Celebration, FL

Knights of Columbus Bingo

 

 

Join the Knights of Columbus for their monthly bingo, held the third Wednesday of each month at Town Hall.

 

Date : Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 6:30pm

Event location : 851 Celebration Ave Celebration Ave, Celebration, FL 34747, United States

Contact : +1 407-566-1200

Happy Father’s Day!

 

Father’s Day is an occasion to mark and celebrate the contribution that your own father has made to your life. Many people send or give cards or gifts to their fathers. It is a relatively modern holiday so different families have a range of traditions. Father’s Day is not a federal public holiday in Canada. It falls on a Sunday, which is a day off for many workers so many offices and stores are closed. However, some shopping precincts and stores, as well as restaurants, cafes and entertainment venues, may be particularly busy on Father’s Day.

There are some suggestions that the idea of Father’s Day may originate in pagan sun worship. Some branches of paganism see the Sun as the father of the universe. The June solstice occurs around the same time of year as Father’s Day so some people saw a link between the two.

The idea of a special day to honor fathers and celebrate fatherhood was introduced from the United States. A woman called Sonora Smart Dodd was inspired by the American Mother’s Day celebrations and planned a day to honor fathers early in the 20th century. The first Father’s Day was celebrated in Spokane, Washington on June 19, 1910.

In the United States, there are a range of events, which may have inspired the idea of Father’s Day. One of these was the start of the Mother’s Day tradition in the first decade of the 20th century. Another was a memorial service held in 1908 for a large group of men, many of them fathers, who were killed in a mining accident in Monongah, West Virginia in December 1907.

 

Date :
Sunday, June 17, 2018

June Food Truck Friday

 

Our June Food Truck Friday will be on the 8th. Make plans to join us from 5 – 9 p.m. at Town Hall.

Attendees can enjoy the sights and sounds of DJ Joe Magic, not to mention the culinary delights of many of central Florida’s most popular food trucks.

Scheduled lineup: Kona Dog, Arctic Shaved Ice, El Cactus Azul, Little Blue Donut, Treehouse truck, Korean Taco Box, Ice Cream Social Club, Something Cheesy, Pokekai, Jakes BBQ, Jour de Crepe, Willy t’s Crab Shack, Wholey Smokey Waffles, The Maine Thang.

 

Date : Friday, June 8, 2018

Event location : Celebration, FL

Celebrators Meeting

 

Monthly Celebrator Meeting – First Wednesday of the month. Social time starts at 9 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9:30 a.m.

The Celebrators is a club for residents over 50 years of age in the Town of Celebration in Central Florida. We are a 501(c)(7) tax exempt organization. We started in December of 1997 and presently have over 300 members. We are a non profit organization and are committed to education, lifelong learning, volunteer service and having fun!

If you would like more information, please feel free to contact our membership chairperson, Pat Wells @321.939.2594 or email her at patwells07@aol.com. Any of our board members would also be happy to answer any questions.

 

Date : Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 9am

Event location : Celebration FL

 

Summer Breakout – Week 1

Our annual Celebration summer camp runs from June 4 to August 3 and provides daily care for children age 6-12, with exciting and interactive activities for all.

June 4- 8: Color outside the Lines; Field Trip: Crayola Experience

Campers will be shining bright this week by being immersed into the world of color! This week is all about showing off your artistic skills! Campers will have the opportunity to create masterpieces at the Crayola Experience to bring home.

Summer Breakout incorporates a balanced schedule of indoor and outdoor activities. Each day has a structured timeline of fun and safe activities supervised by the parks & recreation staff. Campers can expect weekly themes, field trips, swimming, playing games outside, enjoying our fantastic Spring Park playground, along with crafts, dancing, building timeless friendships and more.

 

 

Date : Monday, June 4, 2018

Event location : Celebration, FL

Contact : 407-566-1200 or parks.rec@celebrationtownhall.com

 

Celebration, Florida :: May events 2018

 2018 Spring Concerts in the Park

 

 

 

Celebration Foundation, in partnership with CROA, invite you to enjoy a free concert in the park, Wednesday, May 2 at 6 p.m., tap your feet to the sounds of Benny Goodman with the Central Florida Community Arts Big Band. Concerts are for Celebration residents at Lakeside Park. Bring your chairs, snacks and beverages of choice, also don’t forget your friends, kids and furry pals. Show is weather dependent.

Let’s enjoy our talented Celebration K-8 Jazz Band…led by Jim Cochran, they have worked so hard all year! After their set, the OCSA Jazz Band, led by Edwin Santiago, will perform.

Now here’s some news…the Osceola County School for the Arts Jazz Band will be traveling to NYC to compete in the 23rd Essentially Ellington Competition and Festival at Lincoln Center from May 10 – 12. From Mr. Santiago…It will be OCSA’s third overall appearance and historic first appearance in consecutive years (2014, 2017, & 2018). We are only one of 15 Jazz Bands from North America (one of two from FL) selected for this life-changing event!

Now here is some even brighter news…we make a donation to each of the school band departments for their performance at Concerts in the Park. Mr. Cochran wrote to say he would like the Celebration K-8 donation to go to OCSA to help the kids get to NYC. Love that he was willing to do that…but the Celebration Foundation is making a separate contribution to help OSCA’s travel expense. Mr. Cochran…you are a gem

 

Date : Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 6pm

Event location: 610 Sycamore Street, Sutie 110 (14 774,41 km) – 34747 Celebration, FL

Phone number: +1 407-566-1234

Website: https://celebrationfoundation.org/

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Kids Night Out Mad Science Party!

 

 

Call all Scientists! Grab your safety glasses and join us for a night of wacky experiments and out of this world crafts in our parent-free science lab. Parents in the lab will cause a contaminated environment; this is a kid’s only event! Pizza and sweets will be provided. We recommended having your scientists bring their bathing suit and a towel to the lab since we will be jumping into a fun pool of hydrogen and oxygen molecules to finish off our evening!

Cost: $30 per child, $15 additional child

 

Date : Friday, May 4, 2018 from 6-9pm

Event location: Lakeside Park, Jones Room

Contact: Parks and Recreation Department office

Phone number: 407-566-1200

E-mail: parks.rec@celebrationtownhall.com

Website: http://celebrationtownhall.com/

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May Food Truck Friday

 

 

Our May Food Truck Friday will be on the 11th. Make plans to join us from 5 – 9 p.m. at Lakeside Park. PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN LOCATION FOR THIS MONTH

Attendees can enjoy the sights and sounds of DJ Joe Magic, not to mention the culinary delights of many of central Florida’s most popular food trucks. Scheduled lineup includes.

 

Date : Friday, May 11, 2018 at 5pm

Event location: Lakeside Park

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Music on the Lawn

 

 

Music on the Lawn Series presents: Johnny Danger.

 

Date : Friday, May 11, 2018 from 7-9pm

Event location: Great Lawn – Lakeside Park, Celebration FL

Website: http://www.reverbnation.com/johnnydangerband

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Happy Mother’s Day!

 

 

It is the time for people to thank mothers and mother figures who took the time care for them and help them through life’s challenges.

Early celebrations of Mother’s Day originated from Canada’s neighboring country, the United States. Carnations are a popular Mother’s Day symbol in both Canada and the United States. Some people may choose to wear a carnation as a brooch on Mother’s Day. However, other flowers are also given to mothers or mother figures to symbolize one’s love and appreciation for them.

Many people send cards or gifts to their mother or mother figure or make a special effort to visit her.

Common Mother’s Day gifts are flowers, chocolate, candy, clothing, jewelry and treats, such as a beauty treatment or trip to a spa. Some families organize an outing for all of their members or hold a special meal at home or in a restaurant. In the days and weeks before Mother’s Day, many schools help their pupils to prepare a handmade card or small gift for their mothers.

The origins of Mother’s Day are attributed to different people. Many believe that two women, Julia Ward Howe and Anna Jarvis were important in establishing the tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States. Other sources say that Juliet Calhoun Blakely initiated Mother’s Day in Albion, Michigan, in the late 1800s. Her sons paid tribute to her each year and urged others to honor their mothers.

 

Date :
Sunday May 13, 2018

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Movie Night – COCO

 

 

Please note that this is a resident event onlyDon’t forget your blankets and chairs for this free movie night under the stars! Food and games available at 7:30 PM. Movie begins at dusk. Free admission.

 

Date : Friday, May 25, 2018 at 8:30pm

Event location: Great Lawn, Celebration, FL

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