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Learning and Civics in Orlando this week



Cruising the Road to Medicare Overview of the options available to the soon-to-retire. 6 pm Thursday; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7481;
Cuisine Corner: Fit Spoon Discussing culinary medicine and nutrition. 6:30 pm Wednesday; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323
Cuisine Corner: Florida Beef Council Learn a new beef recipe. 6:30 pm Tuesday; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323
Free Brewery Tour Check out the brewery and enjoy some samples. 6 pm Wednesday-Saturday, 6 pm Monday-Tuesday; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; free; 407-872-1117;
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;
Happy Hour for Hunger Drinks and appetizers by Winter Park Village restaurants, live entertainment and a photo booth and proceeds benefit Feed the Need. 5:30-7:30 pm Thursday; Winter Park Village, 2000 Village Lane, Winter Park; $25;
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;
Holiday DIY Workshop Learn to make your own geometric holiday wreath designed by Brittni Mehlhoff, founding editor of Paper and Stitch. 6:30 pm Thursday; West Elm, the Mall at Millenia, 4010 Conroy Road.; free; 407-354-1518
Panel Discussion on Marginalized Communities Discussion. 7-9 pmWednesday; Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center, 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland; free; 407-628-0555;
Political Persuasion and Advertising A presentation highlighting local industry experts who have taken part in political strategy from the inside. 6:30-8:30 pm Thursday; Izea, 480 N. Orlando Ave., Winter Park; $10; 407-525-4932;
Tai Chi Chuan Physical exercise and self-defense based in Tai Chi philosophy. 7 pm Monday; Florida School of Holistic Living, 1109 E. Concord St.; $15; 407-595-3731;
To Your Health Tuesdays Community-based women’s health education program and discussion. Activities like low-impact dance class reinvigorate the body. 6:30 pm Tuesday; Florida School of Holistic Living, 1109 E. Concord St.; free; 407-595-3731;
Turkey and Gravy Demonstration class on two Thanskgiving staples. 3-5 pm Sunday; East End Market, 3201 Corrine Drive; $32.28;


Break the Silence: Protect the Woodlands Learn about gun safety and natural resource committees in regards to the recent developments around hunters using silencers in Florida. 7 pm Thursday; Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave.; free
Casselberry Farmers Market and Green Bazaar  9 am-1:30 pm Saturday; Casselberry City Hall, 95 N. Triplet Lake Drive, Casselberry; free; 407-262-7720;
College Park Makers Market Local vendors sell produce, food, flowers, clothing and more. 11 am-3 pm Sunday; College Park, Edgewater Drive; free;
Global Impacts of Climate Change Multiple perspectives from climate-change experts. 8:30 am Monday; UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom, University of Central Florida; free;
Green Drinks Jim Ward, chief of urban design for Orange County, discusses land use public policy and the environment. 7 pm Wednesday; Dandelion Communitea Cafe, 618 N. Thornton Ave.; free; 407-362-1864;
Mayor’s Job Fair Central Florida Employment Council hosts this free event. Get your hair did, leave your kids at home and bring a professional resume. Noon-4 pm Wednesday; Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W. Colonial Drive; free; 407-834-4022;
Mills 50 Community Market Produce, products and more in a pop-up market every Tuesday evening next to Will’s Pub. 4-9 pm Tuesday; Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; free;
Orange County DEC Monthly General Meeting Meeting of elected and appointed members of the Orange County Democratic Executive Committee. 7 pm Monday; IBEW Union Hall, 820 Virginia Ave.; free; 407-896-7271;
Winter Park Farmers Market Held in the old train depot with produce, bakers, plants and more. 7 am-1 pm Saturday; Winter Park Farmers Market, 200 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-599-3397;