Fall Guide 2012
Fall Guide 2012: Events
Published: September 26, 2012
Holocaust Center Community Book Club The group discusses Kristin Harmerl's The Sweetness of Forgetting, with the author as guest facilitator. 2 pm Sunday; Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center, 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland; free; 407-628-0555; holocaustedu.org.
The Ravenous Pig: Seasons of Florida Cookbook Release Party Join chefs James and Julie Petrakis for hors d'oeuvres inspired by the new cookbook, cocktails, beer and wine, and a signed first-editon copies of the book. 5-7 pm Sunday; The Ravenous Pig, 1234 N. Orange Ave., Winter Park; $50 per couple; 407-628-2333; theravenouspig.com.
Oct. 9, Nov. 13
There Will Be Words J. Bradley hosts a reading series featuring a group of local writers. 7 pm Tuesday; Urban ReThink, 625 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-704-6895; urbanrethink.com.
Oct. 14, Nov. 11
Parcels: MFAs In Progress Reading series features poets and authors in UCF's Creative Writing Masters of Fine Arts program. 7-9 pm Sunday; Urban ReThink, 625 E. Central Blvd.; $5; 407-704-6895; urbanrethink.com.
Oct. 16, Nov. 20
Speakeasy Spoken word open mic night hosted by Tod Caviness. 9 pm Tuesday; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; free; 407-898-5070; willspub.org.
Lawyers for Literacy Spelling Bee Third annual Adult Literacy League fundraiser pits local attorneys against each other, with a buffet lunch and cash bar. 5:30 pm Thursday; Sheraton Orlando Downtown, 400 W. Livingston St.; visit website for details; 407-422-1540; adultliteracyleague.org.
Writing Workshops with Patricia Charpentier Learn how to write your life story. 9:30 am-12:30 pm Thursday; Winter Park Public Library, 460 E. New England Ave., Winter Park; $25-$35; 407-623-3300.
Lustig Book Group Group discussion on Carlos Ruiz Zafon's The Shadow of the Wind. 7 pm Tuesday; Winter Park Public Library, 460 E. New England Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-623-3300.
History Book Club with Eliot Kleinberg Discussion and book signing for War in Paradise: Stories of World War II in Florida. 10:30 am-noon Saturday; Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-836-8500; thehistorycenter.org.
Through Nov. 2
Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Wear your costume to the park for the Boo-to-You parade, spooky music, a fireworks display and costumed characters. 7 pm-midnight on select nights; Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista; $50.95-$69.95; 407-824-4321; disneyworld.com.