Fall Guide 2012
Fall Guide 2012: Civics
Published: September 26, 2012
Evening of Valor 11th annual banquet fundraiser for Jewish Family Services of Greater Orlando with a plated dinner, cocktails and a large-scale silent auction. 5-9 pm Sunday; Westin Lake Mary Hotel, 2974 International Parkway, Lake Mary; $175 includes dinner and one free drink; 407-644-7593; jfsorlando.org.
UpStanders Family Day Anti-bullying event with live music, info tables, kids activities and a proclamation by Commissioner Patty Sheehan. Noon-3 pm Sunday; Lake Eola Park, North Rosalind Avenue and East Washington Street; free; 407-628-0555;
Oct. 15, Nov. 19
Orange County Democratic Executive Committee Meeting All registered Democrats in Orange County are welcome to attend, observe and learn more about the organization. 7 pm Monday; IBEW Union Hall, 820 Virginia Ave.; free; orangefldemocrats.com.
CoffeeTalk With Winter Park Commissioner Carolyn Cooper Meet with the commissioner in an informal setting and network. 8 am Thursday; Winter Park Welcome Center and Chamber of Commerce, 151 W. Lyman Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-599-3428;
Pretty in Pink: Party With a Purpose Sample dishes and cocktails from six restaurants, with live music by Michael Andrew & Swingerhead, a prize drawing and more to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure. 6-9 pm Thursday; Baldwin Park, New Broad Street and Jake Street; $25-$35; prettypink2012.eventbrite.com.
Oct. 18, Nov. 15
Green Drinks Meet others looking to make Orlando a more sustainable city. Green clothing optional! 7 pm Thursday; Dandelion Communitea Cafe, 618 N. Thornton Ave.; free; 407-362-1864; dandelioncommunitea.com.
5th Anniversary of Orlando Rescue & Restore Coalition Celebration of anti-human trafficking group organized to identify, rescue and restore the rights of victims. 5:30 pm Thursday, Orlando City Hall Rotunda, 400 S. Orange Ave.; free, orlandorrc.com.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K fundraising walk to benefit the American Cancer Society. 9 am Saturday; Lake Eola Park, 195 N. Rosalind Ave.; donations accepted; 407-843-8680; main.acsevents.org.
Wiggle Waggle Walk Fundraising walk around the lake to benefit SPCA of Central Florida with games, a costume contest and pet-related vendors. Frankenweenie jokes not allowed. 9 am Saturday; Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; donations accepted; 407-571-8863; uptownaltamonte.com.