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Winter Park Upcoming Events



8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Rachel D. Murrah Civic


*Friday, 7/17 DIVE IN MOVIE featuring “Finding Nemo” by Disney –

7:30 to 10 p.m., Winter Park Community Center


*Thursday, 7/23 SALUTE TO BUSINESS “A Foundation of Strong Commerce”*

5:30 to 8 p.m., Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center



8 to 11 a.m., Central Park main stage



1 to 4 p.m., Winter Park Community Center



9 to 11 a.m., Mead Botanical Garden



8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Rachel D. Murrah Civic


*Tuesday, 8/4 MARKET 2 PARK (lunchtime)*

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Shady Park at Hannibal



8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Rachel D. Murrah Civic


*Thursday, 8/6 MARKET 2 PARK (afternoon)*

4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Shady Park at Hannibal


*Thursday, 8/13 COFFEETALK featuring Commissioner Sarah Sprinkel*

8 to 9 a.m., Winter Park Welcome Center



8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Rachel D. Murrah Civic

Popcorn Flicks in the Park

popcornPresented by Winter Park CRA and produced by Enzian Theater. This film series features classic films for the whole family. We encourage you to bring a blanket, a picnic or snacks, and some family and friends and join us!

Free popcorn for everyone.

For more information please call 407-629-0054.

When: Thursday, June 11, 2015

Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM



June events at Crealdé School of Art


June 5
Crealdé 40th Anniversary Homecoming Exhibition Opening Reception
Crealdé-inspired artists who have taken classes here in the not too recent past and who have moved on to become exhibiting professional artists share current work and stories of how their artistic careers were influenced through experiences at the school. This exhibition is curated by Barbara Tiffany, Director, Painting & Drawing and Chair, Crealdé Gallery Committee. The opening reception Friday, June 5, coincides with the Annual Membership Meeting, from 7-7:30 p.m., followed by a reception until 9:30 p.m. The exhibition continues through August 15.

June 19
St. Augustine at 450: A Crealdé Documentary Project Opening Reception at Hannibal Square Heritage Center

The Photography Department, during a special master class, produced this exhibition of photographs and oral histories of the oldest city in the United States during its anniversary year. The exhibition examines the city’s past, its preservation efforts and its place as a tourist destination, college town and home to a diverse population. Produced and curated by documentary photographers and faculty members Peter Schreyer and Sherri Bunye. Reception 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 19. The exhibition continues through August 29.

June 26 – Crealdé Photography Guild presents Sherri Bunye in a discussion of her experiences teaching Crealdé’s Storytellers Teen Documentary Project. Join us on the last Friday of the month to share time with people that have a passion for photography. Presentations are 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Showalter Hughes Community Gallery, Crealdé School of Art, 600 St. Andrews Blvd., Winter Park, FL 32792. For information, call 407-671-1886, or visit All events are free and Crealdé membership is encouraged.

Summertime Sip, Shop & Stroll

Join us for the Summertime Sip, Shop & Stroll!

When: Thursday June 11, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Park Avenue
Check-in at
S Park Ave & E Morse Blvd
Winter Park, FL 32789

Cost: $25 each (includes passport and wine glass)

Beat the heat and experience Park Avenue during a relaxing summer wine
stroll on Thursday, June 11. Visit local merchants for appetizer and
beverage pairings and discover new fashion trends, gift ideas and sample
seasonal menus.

Participating local merchants include:

*Alex and Ani*
*Bebe’s Baby Boutique*
*Boca Kitchen Bar Market*
*California Closets*
*Cocina 214*
*Filthy Rich of Winter Park*
*Lilly Pulitzer*
*Luma on Park*
*Nelore *
*Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park*
*Scout & Molly’s*
*Simmons Jewelers*
*The Ancient Olive*
*The Doggie Door*
*The Grove*
*The Impeccable Pig*
*The Spice & Tea Exchange*
*Timothy’s Gallery*
*Winter Park Land Co.*
*Writer’s Block Bookstore*

Tickets are limited. Advanced registration is strongly encouraged as the
event often sells out in advance.

Tickets will not be mailed, confirmations will be emailed for registrations
submitted through PayPal.

Online registration will close at noon on Thursday, June 11, or earlier in
the event of a sell out.

Check-in will be held at at the corner of Park Avenue and Morse
Boulevard on June 11, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Attendees will receive their
wine glass and passport at check-in. *Guests must check-in by 7 p.m.*

Must be 21 or older to attend. Please sip responsibly. Event is rain or
shine, no refunds.

Winter Park High School Bands Memorial Weekend Pops Concert

Friday, May 22, 2015 | 7:00 PM


The Winter Park High School Bands will present two concerts in May to finish the band program’s 75th anniversary season. The Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, and Freshman Jazz Band will perform an array of music that showcases the bands tradition of musical excellence.

The Spring Concert will be held on Wednesday, May 6, and will feature works by Aaron Copland, Paul Hindemith, and David Gillingham. It will also feature senior concerto winner Sara Nazarian on the Chaminade flute concerto.

The Memorial Weekend Pops Concert will be held on Friday, May 22, and will include lighter works by Frank Ticheli, Chuck Mangione, and John Philip Sousa. It will feature our second senior concerto winner, Matthew Mignardi, on the famous Carnival of Venice. The concert will conclude with a salute to our nation with performances of the Armed Forces Salute, America the Beautiful, and Stars and Stripes Forever!

Both concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Ann Derflinger Auditorium on the Winter Park High School main campus, 2100 Summerfield Road, Winter Park, FL 32792. Admission is free, and the public is warmly invited to attend.

The Winter Park High School bands are under the direction of Director Christopher Blackmer, and Associate Director Michael Clemente.

For more information about the Winter Park High School Band Program, please visit the website at Winter Park High School


Date: Friday, May 22, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Event Location

2100 Summerfield Road, Winter Park, FL 32792

Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.

Saturday, May 9, 2015 | 10:00 AM


The Winter Park Playhouse, central Florida’s only professional musical theater, will offer this FREE performance of Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. on the outdoor stage at The Winter Park Community Center’s Ruby Ball Amphitheater. The performance is sponsored by The Winter Park Rotary Foundation. The event is open to all and patrons are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs (rain or shine) and enjoy this high-energy musical with family and friends.

Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. is one of musical theater’s brightest and most innovative shows. Based on the Emmy Award-winning 1970’s educational cartoon series, Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. uses a wide array of musical styles to teach grammar, math, science, history and social studies.


Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Event Location
Winter Park Community Center
721 W. New England Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

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Phone: 407-599-3275

Spring Cleanup

Thursday, May 7, 2015 to Friday, May 8, 2015 | 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

| 407-774-0800 | FREE

It’s that time of year again! Now is the time for spring cleaning just in time for the summer. The City of Winter Park encourages residents to participate in the city’s annual Spring Cleanup which will be held during the month of May. The annual Spring Cleanup provides an extra “bonus” pickup day so that residents can dispose of old furniture, broken appliances and other bulky items. To take advantage of this convenient service, residents must place their items curbside after 5 p.m. on the evening prior to their second regularly scheduled pickup day. Households North of Fairbanks/Aloma avenues – week of May 4. Households South of Fairbanks/Aloma avenues – week of May 11. (Hazardous waste and yard waste is not included in the spring cleanup.)

Get Your Jazz On


Grab a blanket or bring a lawn chair and enjoy a glass of wine, live Jazz music or a cigar while our Chef fires up his Caja box for his Winter Park award winning Roasted Pig.


6 P.M. – 9 P.M.

Price will include live music under the stars, wine portions, Smoked Pig with accompaniments, valet parking and our extended happy hour the day of the event. Dinner reservations in our Hamilton’s Kitchen Restaurant are recommended after the festivities.

To make reservations, call 407-998-8089
Cost: $30.00 per person
Reservations NOT required



Join The Alfond Inn as we celebrate Mom


Our Chefs will be busy in the kitchen preparing something special just for her.
There will be elaborate Chef attended stations, accompanied by a complimentary Mimosa or Champagne,
as well as live piano music.

SUNDAY, MAY 10TH, 2015

11 A.M. – 3 P.M.

$69.00 (plus tax and gratuity) per guest
$24.00 for Children ages 5-12 (plus tax and gratuity)
Children under 5 complimentary
Valet Parking complimentary

For Mother’s Day reservation, please call 407-645-6605

Good Morning Winter Park

photo_856_20060117Good Morning Winter Park is the popular monthly breakfast gathering where Chamber members, residents, and community leaders converge.   Each month attracts a key speaker to provide a new perspective on an important community issue.

Attending Good Morning Winter Park is an excellent opportunity to grow your business through interacting with community leaders, gaining insight on a timely topic and networking with fellow business professionals.

Good Morning Winter Park is always free, open to the public and includes a complimentary continental breakfast.

Upcoming Program

Friday, December 12, 2014
7:45 a.m. – Networking
8:15 a.m. – Program

Winter Park Welcome Center / Chamber of Commerce
151 W. Lyman Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789

Topic: Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen Celebrates the Holidays with Santa’s White Christmas, America’s favorite flavored coffee.

Speaker: Jonathan Smiga, CEO, Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen

As 2015 draws to an end, a look at how Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen has grown and evolved as a brand and is stronger than ever. Especially as consumer products has become the strategic focal point, bringing Barnie’s Coffee to retailers, grocers & office coffee distributors in bagged, single serve and BREWSTICKS coffees nationwide.

Mark Your Calendar
Good Morning Winter Park is held on the second Friday of each month.  Mark your calendar now for our 2014 program dates:
December 12