COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Sept. 30 — 2017 Hats & Heroes Masquerade Ball

Waldof Astoria Orlando, 14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, hosts the 2017 Hats & Heroes Masquerade Ball, including cocktail receptions, silent and live auctions, a raffle for diamond earrings, dinner, Terry Barber and his orchestra performing the music of Phantom of the Opera, dancing to the music of Michael Andrew & Swingerhead, and a DJ After Party. Special hotel packages for overnight stays are also available. Time: 5 p.m.-1 a.m. Cost: $350, with proceeds benefiting the Kids Beating Cancer Pediatric Transplant Center at Florida Hospital for Children. Sponsorships are available. For more information, visit kidsbeatingcancer.org.

Charities/Fundraisers

Through Aug. 31 — Food Drive

Central Florida Toyota Scion of Orlando, 10020 Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, partners with Move For Hunger, a national nonprofit organization, to hold a food drive at the dealership. Residents are urged to donate nonperishable food items such as peanut butter, tuna fish, canned fruits/vegetables, pasta, rice, beans and cereal to help support the effort. Anyone making a donation receives $5 off service or 10 percent off a parts purchase. Time: Donations may be dropped off Monday-Saturday from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. For more information, call Dan, 732-774-0521, ext. 109; email dan@moveforhunger.org or visit www.moveforhunger.org.

Aug. 19 & Sept. 2 — Fundraising Events For Liver Patient

The following fundraisers are being held in support of Randi Siebert, who needs funds for a critical liver transplant: Aug. 19 at 6 p.m., an open and silent auction at VFW Post 3227, 915 New York Ave., St. Cloud. For more information and to RSVP, call 407-892-6761, 407-702-8906 or 407-715-7971; and Sept. 2 at 1 p.m., the Battle of the Bands fundraiser at the City of St. Cloud Community Center, 3101 17th St., St. Cloud. Band entry is $20, and the winning band will play at the headline show Sept. 23 for the first City of St. Cloud Walk-A-Thon for the National Foundation of Transplants. Grilled hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks will be served. For more information or to register, call Fred Siebert, 407-702-8906; or Steve Feller, 407-715-7971. To make a tax-deductible donation, visit give.transplants.org/goto/randisiebert.

Aug. 24 — Jared’s Luau

Paradise Cove, 13245 Lake Bryan Drive, Orlando, hosts Jared’s Luau in honor of Jared Serra, a 16-year-old who passed away from Hodgkin’s lymphoma last year. Activities include island-inspired cuisine, fire dancers, live musicians, vendors and more. Time: 7-10 p.m. Cost: $50. Proceeds co-benefit the Serra family and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida. For more information, call 321-236-0757 or email rebekkah@yourrunwayevent.com.

Aug. 26 — Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament

Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando, hosts the 13th annual Philips Phile Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament, including poker, prizes, food and fun. Time: 6-10 p.m. Suggested donation is $125, with proceeds benefiting Mustard Seed of Central Florida. For more information, call 407-514-2000.

Aug. 27 — Taste Of The J

Rosen JCC, 11184 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts its annual Taste of the J, a festival that includes classic local food vendors, a health fair and children’s activities. Time: noon-3 p.m. For more information, call 407-387-2740.

Sept. 16 & 17 — Falsettos Performances

Theatre South Playhouse in The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips, 7601 Della Drive, Suite 15, Orlando, presents performances of Falsettos, a musical that shares a hilarious and poignant look at a modern family in the mid-80s, revolving around the life of Marvin, a gay man; his wife; his lover; his soon-to-be-bar-mitzvahed son; their psychiatrist; and the lesbians next door. Time: Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Cost: $30-$45, with proceeds benefiting the Acts of Love and Kindness Scholarship Fund. For more information, call 407-489-4458, email info@theatresouthplayhouse.org or visit theatresouthplayhouse.org.

Sept. 17 — Dream The Impossible Dream Gala

The John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando, hosts Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF’s 29th Season Gala: Dream the Impossible Dream, including food and beverage tastings, a silent auction, raffle and a musical showcase of Man of La Mancha. Time: 5 p.m. Cost: $150-$250. For more information, call 407-447-1700, ext. 1.

Sept. 23 — Beads For Beats 5K

Dr. Phillips Community Park, 8249 Buenavista Woods Blvd., Orlando, hosts the annual Beads for Beats 5K. All ages are welcome to register. Time: 8 a.m. The goal is to raise $10,000 to support B4B, which helps terminally and chronically ill children and their families. Pets are allowed in the park but not in the 5K event area or route. For more information, call 407-394-6567 or visit www.beads4beats.org.

Sept. 23 — Human Growth Foundation Family Day

SeaWorld Orlando, 7007 Sea World Drive, Orlando, hosts Human Growth Foundation Family Day, including workshops, exhibit booths, catered lunch, one-on-one meetings with health care providers, and access to a SeaWorld Orlando adventure. Space is limited. Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; 8:30 a.m. for registration/check-in. Families must attend all workshops before getting access to the theme park. Cost: $10. For more information, email hgf@hgfound.org or visit www.hgffamilyday.net.

Sept. 30 — 2017 Hats & Heroes Masquerade Ball

Waldof Astoria Orlando, 14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, hosts the 2017 Hats & Heroes Masquerade Ball, including cocktail receptions, silent and live auctions, a raffle for diamond earrings, dinner, Terry Barber and his orchestra performing the music of Phantom of the Opera, dancing to the music of Michael Andrew & Swingerhead, and a DJ After Party. Special hotel packages for overnight stays are also available. Time: 5 p.m.-1 a.m. Cost: $350, with proceeds benefiting the Kids Beating Cancer Pediatric Transplant Center at Florida Hospital for Children. Sponsorships are available. For more information, visit kidsbeatingcancer.org.

Classes/Programs

Ongoing — Computer Lessons For Adults

Orange County Parks & Recreation offers courses through the Computer Basics & More program at the South Econ Community Center, 3800 S. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando. Classes are taught weekdays in English by qualified volunteers to adult users interested in topics such as email, spreadsheets, eBay buying/selling, internet searching and Windows Explorer. Students are encouraged to bring their own devices for direct, hands-on learning. Cost: $5 per three-hour session. For more information, call 407-254-9075 or email computerbasicsandmore1@gmail.com.

Ongoing — Health & Wellness Program

The public is invited to learn about a simple change that is a necessary foundation in supporting health, reducing health risks, increasing energy and empowering the immune system. Time: Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. For more information, including the Orlando location, call 407-325-6174.

Aug. 17, 22, 24, 29 & 31 — Strength For Life 50+ Classes
St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts Strength for Life 50+ group strength classes. Participants are encouraged to bring exercise bands and free weights. Exercise mats are provided. Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Cost: $2. For more information, email fit4ever40f@cfl.rr.com.

Aug. 17, 22, 24, 29 & 31 — Cardio/Strength Interval Classes

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts cardio/strength interval classes. Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. Cost: $5 per class or $30 per month. For more information, email Chris Smith at csmith@st.lukes.org.

Aug. 18 & 25 — 50+ Yoga Classes

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts 50+ Yoga classes. Participants are encouraged to bring a yoga mat and blocks. Time: Fridays at 9:30 a.m. Cost: $2. For more information, email cathy.infiniteyoga@gmail.com.

Aug. 21, 23, 28 & 30 — 50+ Fitness Aerobics Classes

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts 50+ Fitness Aerobics classes. Exercise mats are provided. Time: Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:45 a.m. Cost: $2. For more information, email fit4ever40f@cfl.rr.com.

Aug. 22, 29, Sept. 5, 12, 19 & 26 — Stitching-Group Gatherings

The Twisted Stitchers stitching group meets at the Southwest Library at Dr. Phillips, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando. All crafters are invited to attend. Time: Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call Alouise Bergeron, 407-351-1324.

Aug. 24 — State Of Orange County Real Estate

Wyndham Orlando International Resort, 8001 International Drive, Orlando, hosts the 2017 State of Orange County Real Estate, presented by Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh and including guest panelists. Time: 5-8 p.m. For more information, call 407-836-5056 or email events@ocpafl.org. To register, visit ocpafl.org.

Events/Performances

Through Sept. 10 — Art Exhibition

The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park, hosts Patrick Martinez: American Memorial, a solo exhibition. Time: Tuesday from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Wednesday-Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from noon-5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 407-646-2526 or visit www.rollins.edu/cfam.

Aug. 19 — BBQ 4 The Blue

Bill Breeze Park, 125 N. Lakeshore Drive, Ocoee, hosts the second annual BBQ 4 The Blue, a free family-style picnic for Central Florida law enforcement officers, first responders and their families. The nonprofit event includes food from the best local restaurants, music and family fun. Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. To donate or volunteer, visit www.1031thewolforlando.com.

Aug. 19 — Open House & Movie Night In The Park

In celebration of its 29th season, Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership With UCF invites the public to the free Open House and Movie Night in the Park, including an open rehearsal of Orlando Shakes’ production of Man of La Mancha, theater production demonstrations, story times with characters from the Theater’s Children’s Series, a props and costume museum, and more, in the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando. Shakespeare in Love is shown on the lawn in Loch Haven Park, 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando. Time: 2-11:30 p.m. in the center. Food trucks are available from 6-8:30 p.m., and the movie is shown from 8:30-11:30 p.m. For more information, call 407-447-1700, ext. 1; or visit www.orlandoshakes.org/openhouse.

Aug. 25 & 26 — Titanic The Musical: In Concert Performances

Calvary Orlando, 1199 Clay St., Winter Park, hosts Central Florida Community Arts’ Community Choir and Symphony Orchestra’s performances of Titanic the Musical: In Concert, featuring more than 150 singers and musicians from across Central Florida. Time: Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Cost: $10 in advance; $15 at the door. Priority and premium seating are also available. For more information, call 407-937-1800, ext. 710; email boxoffice@cfcarts.com or visit cfcarts.com/titanic.

Sept. 4-Oct. 22 — Disney’s Newsies The Musical Performances

Orlando Repertory Theatre in Partnership With UCF, 1001 E. Princeton St., Orlando, presents performances of Disney’s Newsies The Musical. Cost: Ticket prices start at $15. For more information, call 407-896-7365 or visit orlandorep.com.

Sept. 6-Oct. 8 — Man Of La Mancha Performances

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF’s Margeson Theater, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando, presents performances of Man of La Mancha, starring Broadway veteran Davis Gaines as Don Quixote. Showtimes vary. Cost: $18-$65. For more information, call 407-447-1700, ext. 1; or visit www.orlandoshakes.org.

Sept. 20 — Peppa Pig Live Performance

Hard Rock Live at Universal CityWalk hosts a performance of Peppa Pig Live. Time: 6 p.m. For more information, call 407-351-5483 or visit peppapiglive.com or hardrockliveorlando.com.

Oct. 27 & 28 — Food & Wine Classic

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin hosts its eighth Food & Wine Classic, including unlimited tastings at more than 50 stations that feature culinary selections from the hotel’s award-winning restaurants and wines from more than 30 wineries, live entertainment, overnight and multiple-night package options, and more. Upgraded ticket options allow guests access to a beer garden, featuring a wide selection of craft beers and Oktoberfest-inspired cuisine. Cost: Advanced-purchase event-only tickets are $115 each. Upgraded tickets are $140. For more information, call 800-227-1500 or visit www.swandolphinfoodandwineclassic.com.

Dec. 8, 2017; Jan. 6, Feb. 11, March 11 & April 15, 2018 — Concert Series

As part of Celebration Foundation’s 2017-18 Concert Series, Community Presbyterian Church, 511 Celebration Ave., Celebration, hosts the following performances: Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m., the Traditional Holiday Brass Concert, performed by The Brass Band of Central Florida; Jan. 6 at 7:30 p.m., An Evening With Branford Marsalis Quartet; Feb. 11 at 5 p.m., Florida’s Finest Youth Orchestra; March 11 at 5 p.m., Colorado’s Next Great Bluegrass Band; and April 15 at 5 p.m., Mozart & Dvorak, performed by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. Cost: $25-$45 per concert. A series ticket is available for $135. Tickets are available at the door if they are not sold out. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 407-566-1234 or visit www.thecelebrationfoundation.org.

Miscellaneous

Ongoing — Female Singers Invitation

Vocalists are needed for the Sunshine Singers women’s chorus that entertains at local nursing homes, senior residences, civic organizations and service clubs. Practices are held Mondays at 9:30 a.m. at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando. For more information, call Mary Ellen Boice, 407-299-5244.

Ongoing — Female Singers Invitation

Vocalists are needed for the Sound of Sunshine Chorus, a nonprofit musical teaching group. Open, free rehearsals are held Thursdays from 7-10 p.m. at Reeves United Methodist Church, 1100 N. Fern Creek Ave., Orlando. For more information, visit www.soschorus.com.

Through Oct. 2 — Call For Artists

All local and national fine artists and fine crafters are invited to submit applications with digital samples of your artwork via www.zapplication.org for the 11th annual Downtown Clermont Art Festival — DCAF 2017. The Nov. 4 and Nov. 5 juried fine art show is themed “Champions for the Arts.” Only 50 well-qualified artists will be accepted to compete for cash awards and ribbon recognition categories. The application deadline is Oct. 2, 2017. For complete details, call 352-989-5399 or visit www.clermontdowntownpartnership.com.

Through Nov. 1 — Plein Air Artists Needed

The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park, hosts the 10th annual Winter Park Paint Out from April 22-28, 2018, and is seeking 25 professionally acclaimed plein air artists to participate in the juried event. Applicants must be 18-older. To apply, download an application from winterparkpaintout.org and return via email to info@winterparkpaintout.org. The deadline is Nov. 1, 2017. For more information, visit winterparkpaintout.com or polasek.org.

Aug. 19, 26, Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 — Farmers Markets

Winter Garden Farmers Market — voted No. 1 in America by American Farmland Trust in Washington, D.C. — takes place at 104 S. Lakeview Ave., Winter Garden. The market has more than 150 vendors, and there is a free parking garage next to the event. Time: Saturdays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Aug. 20, 27, Sept. 3, 10, 17 & 24 — Farmers Markets

The Lakefront Farmers Market in Summerport Village, an eclectic market that features unique offerings from local growers, crafters and artisans, takes place at 13790 Bridgewater Crossing Blvd., Windermere. Time: Sundays from noon-4 p.m. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/summerportvillagemarket/about/.

Aug. 23, 30, Sept. 6, 13, 20 & 27 — Dances For Seniors

The Belles and Beaus Dance Club sponsors a dance for seniors at the Marks Street Recreation Complex, 99 E. Marks St., Orlando. Music is provided by Soft Touch, and singles and couples are welcome. Refreshments are available. Time: Wednesdays from 7-9:30 p.m. Cost: $5 per person. Men attending the dances for the first time are free. For more information, call 407-644-4200.

Aug. 24 & Sept. 28 — Food Truck Takeovers

MetroWest Food Truck Takeover takes place in Veranda Park near 2121 S. Hiawassee Road, Orlando. Time: the fourth Thursday of each month from 6-9 p.m. For more information, visit metrowestcommunity.com.

Sept. 2 — Food Truck Night

Summerport Village Food Truck Night, a family-friendly event that features a variety of food trucks, local vendors, live music and children’s activities, takes place at 13790 Bridgewater Crossing Blvd., Windermere. Time: the first Saturday of every month from 5:30-9 p.m.

Networking/Clubs

Ongoing — Mah-Jongg Players Needed For New Group

Experienced American mah-jongg players are needed for a new weekly group. As soon as there are enough members, the group will play at Westerly’s Restaurant in MetroWest Golf Club, 2100 S. Hiawassee Road, Orlando. Time: Wednesdays at 1 p.m. Participants should bring their current national mah-jongg cards, mah-jongg sets and $4 in change to play. For more information and to sign up, call Renee, 407-219-4518.

Ongoing — Running Club for Women

Moms Run This Town, a women’s running club with more than 10,000 members nationwide, invites local women to get together to run/walk/jog and socialize. All skill levels (from beginning walkers to experienced marathoners) are welcome, and an encouraging and informative online support community is provided. To join the Orlando chapter, visit www.facebook.com/groups/centralflorida.mrtt. For more information, email mrttcentralfl@gmail.com or visit www.momsrunthistown.com/centralfl.

Ongoing — Members Needed

The West Orange Women seeks women of all ages to join its social group where they “build friendships while helping others.” The 200-plus members enjoy more than 25 fun activities each year. For more information, visit www.westorangewomen.com.

Ongoing — Members Needed

The Baby Boomer Bunch of Southwest Orlando seeks members for its social group, which consists of men and women, single and married, born between 1946-64. Activities include dining out and more. For more information or to sign up, visit www.meetup.com/baby-boomer-bunch-west-orlando.

Aug. 22, 29, Sept. 5, 12, 19 & 26 — Toastmasters Meetings

The Seventh-day Adventist Church Hall, 4100 McKinnon Road, Windermere, hosts Windermere Toastmasters Club No. 4662754 meetings. Attendees learn to develop their oral communication and leadership skills in a supportive and positive learning environment. Time: Tuesdays at 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.windermeretoastmasters.org.

Aug. 23, 30, Sept. 6, 13, 20 & 27 — Toastmasters Meetings

The Florida Turnpike Headquarters Building No. 5315 in the Turkey Lake Service Area on Florida’s Turnpike at Mile Marker 263, hosts Turnpike Toastmasters meetings. Guests must check in at the reception desk for meeting access. Time: Wednesdays from noon-1 p.m. For more information, visit 2362.toastmastersclubs.org.

Sept. 7 — Retired Educators Meeting

The Orange County Retired Educators Association meets at College Park United Methodist Church, 644 W. Princeton St., Orlando. Anyone who has worked in education is invited. The group will be launching this year’s theme, “Vitality: A Healthy Lifestyle.” Time: 10 a.m. For more information, call 407-677-0446 or visit www.ocrea-fl.org.

Support Groups

Aug. 17 & Sept. 19 — Better Breathers Club Meetings

Classroom C on the second floor of Orlando Health Heart Institute, 1222 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, hosts an Orlando Better Breathers Club meeting, a group that supports patients and their loved ones/caregivers. The club aims to provide patient-centered, community-based educational opportunities to those suffering from chronic lung disease such as asthma and COPD. Time: third Tuesday of every month from 1-2 p.m. For more information, call Diane Ruiz, 321-841-4194.

Aug. 21 & Sept. 18 — Stroke Support Group Meetings

The Winter Park Civic Center, 1050 W. Morse Blvd., Winter Park, hosts a free meeting of the BCenter’s Stroke Support & Social Group. A deli-style lunch is provided. Reservations via email are requested to valerie@bcenter.com. Time: third Monday of each month from 12:30-2:30 p.m. For more information, call 888-942-9355.

Sept. 6 — Orlando Story Club Meeting

The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive, Orlando, hosts a meeting of the Orlando Story Club, during which anyone who wishes to tell a personal story has a chance to put their name in a hat. Selected individuals showcase their storytelling for the enrichment of the local community. Time: first Wednesday of every other month from 7-9:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Cost: $5 at the door with an optional donation for different Orlando philanthropic organizations. For more information, visit www.orlandostoryclub.com or www.orlandoslice.com.

Sept. 12 — Support Group Meeting For Caregivers

The Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center sponsors a free support group meeting for caregivers in the Suite 281 Conference Room (next to the south elevators on the second floor) at Health Central Hospital, 10000 W. Colonial Drive, Ocoee. Time: second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. For more information, call 407-843-1910 or visit www.adrccares.org.

Sept. 14 — Cancer Support Group Meeting

Building C, Room 204, at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts a cancer support group for cancer fighters, survivors, caregivers and spouses/partners affected by cancer. All faiths are welcome. Meetings include a time of sharing, spiritual and emotional support, and a different topic each month related to the key challenges associated with cancer. Time: 6:30-8 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, call 407-876-4991, ext. 262; or email care@st.lukes.org.

Sept. 14 — Autism Spectrum Disorder Support Group

Building C, Room 201, at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts a support group designed for parents of children and teens on the autism spectrum disorder to share challenges, ideas, concerns, success stories and fellowship. A trained facilitator offers a brief topical lesson each month. Registration is required. Time: 7-8:30 p.m. For more information, call 407-876-4991, ext. 262; or email care@st.lukes.org.

Volunteers

Ongoing — Volunteers/Docents Needed

Oakland Nature Preserve, 747 Machete Trail, Oakland, seeks adults interested in learning about the history, wildlife, plants and restoration efforts at ONP to volunteer at the preserve to greet visitors, help answer questions and lead a tour from time to time. Workdays are Mondays and/or Saturdays. For more information, email outreach@oaklandnaturepreserve.org or visit www.oaklandnaturepreserve.org/guide. To register online, visit oaklandnaturepreserve.org.

Ongoing — Volunteers Needed

Relay For Life of Dr. Phillips seeks forward-thinking, creative and dedicated individuals from the Dr. Phillips, International Drive, MetroWest and Millennia communities to bring Relay For Life of Dr. Phillips to the next level of success as part of its Event Leadership Team. The event will be held in spring 2018. Experience working in a team environment is a must. The American Cancer Society provides training through webinars, round tables and support from a community representative. For more information, email Fernando Carrasquillo at fernando.carrasquillo@cancer.org.

Ongoing — Volunteers Needed

The Mustard Seed of Central Florida, 12 Mustard Seed Lane, Orlando, seeks volunteers who can help with donation sorting, mattress recycling, warehouse maintenance, administrative work, special events or general maintenance. For more information, call 407-875-2040, ext. 110; or email jessi@mustardseedfla.org.

Ongoing — Volunteers Needed

The Florida Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, which advocates for quality long-term care, seeks volunteers. Training is provided. For more information, call 888-831-0404 or visit ombudsman.myflorida.com.

Ongoing — Volunteers Needed

Seniors First seeks 50 volunteers to assist in fulfilling the high demand of its Meals on Wheels program, which provides meals and outreach to seniors who are unable to prepare or have meals otherwise provided. There are eight pickup areas in the Greater Orlando area, and the commitment is once per week for approximately 1.5-2 hours on weekday mornings. Volunteers must be 18-older and have a valid driver license, insurance and reliable transportation. For more information, email lshumaker@seniorsfirstinc.org or visit seniorsfirstinc.org.

Ongoing — Volunteers Needed

The Winter Garden Heritage Foundation History Center, 21 E. Plant St., Winter Garden, seeks friendly, responsible volunteers to staff the welcome center by greeting guests and answering questions. Weekday hours are available from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and/or 2-5 p.m. For more information, call Jim or Lynne, 407-656-3244; or visit wghf.org.

Ongoing — Volunteers Needed

Vitas Healthcare of Central Florida seeks hospice volunteers to provide relief for caregivers, offer companionship for patients, run errands and help in small but meaningful ways. Assignments and schedules are made according to the volunteer’s preferences. For more information or to attend an orientation class, call 407-691-4541.

Ongoing — Volunteers Needed

Hospice of the Comforter, which cares for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their families facing an incurable illness, seeks volunteers with a compassionate heart. For more information, call Jacque King, 407-379-2254; or email jacqueline.king2@flhosp.org.

Sept. 30 — Volunteers Needed

Kids Beating Cancer, which serves children diagnosed with leukemia, cancer or 80 other malignant/nonmalignant life-threatening diseases, seeks adult volunteers for its 2017 Hats & Heroes Ball on Sept. 30. For more information, call 407-894-2888; to sign up, visit www.signupgenius.com/go/5080948a4ad22a4fd0-2017.

Contributions to Community Bulletin Board are welcome. Please send information six weeks before the event to P.O. Box 851, Windermere, FL 34787; call 407-351-1573, option 5; or email Lisa@kearneypublishing.com. 💓