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Learning and Civics in Orlando this week

Plan, Plant and Prep for Fall
  • Plan, Plant and Prep for Fall


Christmas Ornaments Woodcarve your own ornaments. 9 am-1 pm Wednesday; Fort Christmas Folk School, 851 Christmas School Road, Christmas; $65; 407-568-1009;

Fall Family Fun Night Food, giveaways, 4-H activities and master gardener consultations. 6:30 pm Thursday; Seminole County UF/IFAS Extension Auditorium, 250 W. County Home Road, Sanford; free; 407-665-5575;

Gone With the Wind: Reel to Real Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the film. Wednesday-Tuesday; Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd.; contact for price; 407-836-8500;

Hateful Things Traveling exhibition from the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia representing almost 150 years of racist material. Wednesday-Tuesday; Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center, 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland; free; 407-628-0555;

Phoneography Class Learn how to use that curious camera device on your smart phone. 6 pm Tuesday; Mount Dora Center for the Arts, 138 E. Fifth St.; by donation; 352-383-0880;

Plan, Plant and Prep for Fall Learn about planting a fall/winter garden from East End’s owner and chief gardener, John Rife. 9-11 am Saturday; Audubon Park Exchange, East End Market, 3201 Corrine Drive; $15.98;

The Integrationist’s Dilemma: War Machine and the Fantasy/Fetish Dynamic in Superhero Comics This paper explores the intersection of race, power, and identity shaping the presentation of James Rhodes in Marvel Comics from his publishing debut to his cinematic present. 6:30 pm Tuesday; Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-646-2000


Audubon Assembly 2014 Workshops and speakers. Friday-Saturday; Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort and Marina, 555 NE. Ocean Blvd, Stuart; $75-$129; 772-225-3700;

Accidental Activist LGBT rights activist Candace Gingrich shares her story. 6:30 pm Thursday; Suntrust Auditorium, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-691-1240;

Lake Maitland Watershed Cleanup Volunteer to clean up litter and to prune trees with Keep Winter Park Beautiful. 8-11 am Saturday; Kraft Azalea Gardens, Alabama Drive and Palmer Avenue, Winter Park; free; 407-599-3334;

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Non-competitive 5K walk to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research. 10 am-5 pm Saturday-Sunday; Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Marketplace Blvd., Oviedo; $5; 888-539-0997

Orange County DEC Monthly General Meeting Meeting of elected and appointed members of the Orange County Democratic Executive Committee. 9 pm Monday; IBEW Union Hall, 820 Virginia Ave.; free; 407-896-7271;

Our Roaring Twenties Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando celebrates 20 years of providing reproductive healthcare and education. 7-9 pm Friday; Orchid Garden, Church Street Station, Church Street and Garland Avenue; $100 minimum donation; 407-246-1788;

Stroll ’n’ Roll 2014 Celebrate disability inclusion by joining the Center for Independent Living for a walk around Lake Baldwin. 8 am-12:30 pm Saturday; Harbor Park, 4990 New Broad St.; $10; 407-623-1070;


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