Orlando Weekly Fall Guide
CIVICS: Community events to keep you engaged and informed
Published: September 25, 2013
Crises and Transformations in the Middle East and the Muslim World UCF Global Perspectives presents an open forum discussion. 7-9 pm Thursday; Bush Auditorium, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-646-2000; ucfglobalperspectives.org.
Orange You Happy Join the Mental Health Association of Central Florida’s campaign to promote anti-depression awareness. 1-2 pm Friday; Cobb Plaza Cinema Café, 155 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-898-0110; mhacf.org.
FWEA Florida Water Festival Learn about methods of conservation, water quality, use and supply, with promo giveaways and educational vendors. 10 am-3 pm Saturday; Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; free; 407-571-8863; fwea.org.
The Square: Egypt’s Ongoing Struggles for Democracy UCF Global Perspectives presents an open forum discussion with Jehane Noujaim. 3-4:30 pm Tuesday; UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom, University of Central Florida; free; ucfglobalperspectives.org.
Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes For the American Diabetes Association. 7 am-noon Sunday; Harbor Park, 4990 New Broad St.; donations accepted; 407-660-1926; main.diabetes.org.
Global Issues Conference: What Is Global Is Local UCF Global Perspectives presents a panel discussion. 8:30 am-2 pm Thursday; UCF Student Union; free, registration required; 407-823-0688; ucfglobalperspectives.org.
Winter Park’s Annual Veteran’s Day Celebration 9:30 am Friday; Winter Park Community Center, 721 New England Ave., Winter Park; free; cityofwinterpark.org.
Amvets 5K To support for our local veterans. 7:30 am Saturday; Hankins Park, 130 Lake Park Court; free-$25; 407-294-0838.
Orlando Veterans Day Parade Active military and veteran’s organizations march around downtown Orlando in honor of the holiday. 11 am-1 pm Saturday; Downtown Orlando, Orange Avenue and Central Boulevard; free; 407-246-3720; cityoforlando.net.
Orlando Walk Now for Autism Speaks 9 am-1 pm Saturday; Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; donations accepted; 407-571-8863; autismspeaks.org.