Orlando Weekly Fall Guide
EVENTS: Everything from food truck gatherings to zombie walks to literary readings to pet-rescue fundraisers
Published: September 25, 2013
Equality Florida 2013 Greater Orlando Gala In support of equality and justice for Florida’s LGBT community. 8 pm Friday; The Mezz, 100 S. Eola Drive; visit website for details; eqfl.org.
Fun With Flowers – Pumpkins Say Fall Learn how to create a fall table arrangement. 10 am Wednesday; Winter Park Garden Club, 1385 S. Denning Drive, Winter Park; $25 includes all materials; 407-644-5770.
The Longest 90 Miles: Cuban Migrations to South Florida Since 1959 Luis Martinez-Fernandez, Ph.D. speaks about the Cuban exile and Cuban-American politics. 7 pm Wednesday; Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd.; $20; 407-836-7010; thehistorycenter.org.
CreativeMorning Orlando Monthly morning gathering features short lectures followed by a group discussion. 8:30-10 am Friday; Urban ReThink, 625 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-704-6895; urbanrethink.com.
Backyard Florist Fall Workshop Learn to make fall floral arrangements in a workshop led by Teresa Eddy. 10-11:30 am Saturday; Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave.; $16; 407-246-2620; leugardens.org.
Homemade Mozzarella Cooking Class Ilene Colwill leads a hands-on cooking class on how to make your own cheese. 10 am-1 pm Saturday; Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave.; $40; 407-246-2620; leugardens.org.
Science Night Live Adult-only event with evening sky viewings in the Crosby Observatory, food and a cash bar. 8-11 pm Saturday; Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St.; $15; 407-514-2000; osc.org.
Sept. 28-Sept. 29
The Downtown Guitar School Learn to play the instrument with Roger Docking. 10 am-1 pm Saturday-Sunday; Urban ReThink, 625 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-704-6895; urbanrethink.com.
Sept. 28-Dec. 31
Sesame Street Presents: The Body Interactive exhibit explores the human body by identifying body parts and learning how physical activity and nutritious foods help keep your body healthy. 10 am-5 pm Monday-Tuesday, Thursday-Sunday; Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St.; $19; 407-514-2000; osc.org.
The History of the Negro Spiritual Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush explores African-American spiritual music. 3 pm Sunday; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7481; ocls.info.
Creating Your Positive Self Learning practical skills to become a more positive person. 6:30 pm Monday; Hiawassee Branch Library, 7391 W. Colonial Drive; free.
Lessons Learned From My Grandfather: Non-Violence in a Violent World Winter Park Institute presents a lecture by Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi. 7 pm Wednesday; Rollins College, Knowles Memorial Chapel, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-691-1995; rollins.edu/wpi.