COMMUNITY CALENDAR

April 14 — Cattle Barons Ball

Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando, hosts American Cancer Society’s 2018 Orlando Cattle Barons Ball, including western-themed fun, a reception, silent and live auctions, gourmet dine-around and entertainment. Time: 6-11 p.m. Cost: $250. For more information, call 407-581-2503 or visit www.cattlebaronsballorlando.com.

compiled by Lisa Sagers


Charities/Fundraisers

Jan. 30 — Author’s Luncheon

Windermere Town Hall, 520 Main St., Windermere, hosts the second annual Author’s Luncheon, featuring Kristen Harmel, international bestselling author; and including lunch, a silent auction, raffle and book sale. Time: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Cost: $30, with proceeds benefiting Julie’s Mission for critically ill babies. For more information, call Patty Goonen, 407-234-8471; or email pattygoonen@gmail.com.

Feb. 3 — Trash 2 Trends Fashion Show

SeaWorld’s Ports of Call, 7007 Sea World Drive, Orlando, hosts the fifth annual Trash 2 Trends recycled fashion show, an event for age 18-older that brings the fashion and art worlds together with the environmental community to promote and inspire sustainability. The fashion show features more than 35 fashion designers and artists who have created  innovative high-end looks made from material that would otherwise be headed to a landfill or recycling facility. A panel of judges chooses winners in five categories. Cocktail attire is requested. Time: 7-10 p.m. Cost: $45-$125, with funds benefiting Keep Orlando Beautiful, which strives to keep the city clean through litter prevention, waste reduction, recycling and beautification efforts. For more information, visit cityoforlando.net/trash2trends.

Feb. 8 — Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

Downtown Orlando hosts the sixth annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes Orlando, kicking off at the Orange County Courthouse and ending at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The fun-filled event encourages men to strap on stilettos or blingy flip-flops. Time: 5 p.m. for registration. Walk kick-off begins at 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit domestic abuse survivors through Harbor House of Central Florida. For more information, visit harborhousefl.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1178444.

Feb. 9 — Over The Edge

The 32-story Hyatt Regency Orlando, 9801 International Drive, Orlando, hosts Over The Edge for GKTW, during which participants walk 428 feet straight down by rappelling down the side of the Hyatt. Cost: $75 to register; however, each participant raises a minimum of $1,000 by Feb. 8. Proceeds benefit Give Kids The World. For more information, visit givekidstheworld.org/overtheedge.

Feb. 14 — Love Letters Reading

Theatre South Playhouse in The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips, 7601 Della Drive, Suite 15, Orlando, hosts a reading of A.R. Gurney’s play, Love Letters. Time: 7 p.m. Cost: $20, with all proceeds benefiting The ALS Foundation. For more information, call 407-489-4458 or visit tsplayhouse.ticketbid.com.

Feb. 17 — Evening On Broadway

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando, hosts Hemophilia Foundation of Greater Florida’s 16th annual Evening on Broadway, including a performance of The Lion King, a reception and silent auction/raffle. Time: 6 p.m. Cost: $150, with 90 percent of the proceeds benefiting the bleeding disorders community in Florida. For more information, call 407-629-0000 or visit hemophiliaflorida.org/theatre.

March 3 — An Evening With Fabulous Friends Gala

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, 10100 Dream Tree Blvd., Lake Buena Vista, hosts the 15th annual  An Evening With Fabulous Friends Gala, a 1920s-themed event that includes entertainment by Michael Andrew, live and silent auctions, and the sale of artwork. Time: 6 p.m. Cost: $375, with proceeds benefiting The Mennello Museum of American Art. For more information, visit www.mennellomuseum.org.

March 8 — Crazy Card Party & Luncheon

Windermere Town Hall, 520 Main St., Windermere, hosts Windermere Garden Club’s 23rd annual Crazy Card Party & Luncheon fundraiser. Other activities include a silent auction and raffle. Time: 9:45 a.m. Cost: $25 per person. Reservations are required by March 2 and can be made by sending a check to Windermere Garden Club, P.O. Box 502, Windermere, FL  34786-0502. Include the names and phone numbers of all attendees. Experience is not required.  For more information, call Peggy Collins, 407-876-4239; or visit windermeregardenclub.org.

March 9 — PoolSide Social

SouthWest Aquatics, 205 Windermere Road, Winter Garden, hosts the PoolSide Social, including an assortment of beverages, food provided by Yellow Dog Eats, live music, poolside bingo, a silent auction and more. Time: 6 p.m. Cost: $40 through March 8; $50 at the door, with proceeds going toward The Gift of Swimming’s mission to ensure the community’s children can receive potentially live-saving swim survival skills. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/the-gift-of-swimming-pool-side-social-tickets-41049487121.

March 10 — Hearts Of Gold

The Orlando Magic open their private airline hangar, located at 4225 Execuair St., Orlando, for the 25th annual Hearts of Gold, presented by Nissan. Attendees can enjoy musical entertainment by Sister Hazel, food and drinks, a silent auction and special surprises. Time: 6 p.m. for first-class pass admission; 6:45 p.m. for premier class ticket entry; 8 p.m. for concert. Cost: $150-$300, with proceeds benefiting the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida. For more information, visit centralfloridahomeless.org.

March 16 — Leadership Seminar

Donna Orender, recognized as one of the top 10 most powerful women in sports, speaks on the driving forces of effective leadership at Dave’s House Insights That Inspire Leadership Seminar. The breakfast seminar takes place at Rosen Centre, 9840 International Drive, Orlando. Time: 8-10 a.m. Cost: $30-$45, with proceeds benefiting Dave’s House programs to end homelessness for individuals with serious mental illness and co-curring disabilities. For more information, call 407-968-3508 or visit www.daveshouse.org.

May 5 — Princess Ball

Hyatt Regency Orlando, 9801 International Drive, Orlando, hosts the sixth annual Princess Ball, presented by the A. Jones Family Foundation. The event highlights the positive relationship between fathers and daughters while giving back to a local children’s charity. The evening includes food, music and entertainment by the Orlando Magic cheerleaders, hula dancers and local pageant winners. Other activities include carriage rides, photo booth fun, a silent auction and more. Time: 6-9:30 p.m. Cost: $100 through March 1; $125 from March 2-May 1 or until sold out, with proceeds co-benefiting Bridges of Light and the Florida Hospital Patient Assistance Fund. For more information, visit www.princessballorlando.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.

Feb. 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22 & 27 — 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.

Feb. 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22 & 27 — 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.

Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23 — 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.

Feb. 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28 — 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.

Feb. 6 — Native Plant Meeting

Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando, hosts a meeting of the Tarflower chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society. Sandra Friend, founder of FloridaHikes.com, will describe her many hikes and the plants and wildlife she has encountered. Time: 7 p.m. Admission is free, and refreshments are offered for those who arrive early. For more information, call 407-647-5233..

Feb. 6, 13, 20 & 27 — 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.

Feb. 8 — Moderated Discussion

The University of Central Florida President John Hitt takes the stage at Rollins College in the Knowles Memorial Chapel for a moderated discussion about his life and success in higher education. Rollins College President Grant Cornwell will host. Time: Doors open at 7 p.m. The discussion begins at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited. For more information, call 407-646-1520 or visit www.rollins.edu.

March 1 — Classes Begin

Registration is open for National Alliance on Mental Illness Greater Orlando’s free Family-to-Family education program, a 12-week course for family, friends and caregivers with a loved one age 18-older living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being. The program, in Southwest Orlando, is taught by peer volunteers who possess lived experience, and the course includes information on schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other mental health conditions. Preregistration is required. For more information, call 407-253-1900, email information@namigo.org or visit www.namigo.org.

Events/Performances

Jan. 31 — Wine Down Wednesday & Book Signing

The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park, hosts the Wine Down Wednesday & Island Objects Book Signing, including a happy hour mingle that offers appetizers, beer and wine, live music by Jeff Scott, and an opportunity to explore the museum. There is also a book signing with Barbara Wavell, anthropologist and collector of the museum’s current exhibit, Island Objects: Art and Adaptation in Micronesia. Time: 5-8 p.m. Cost: $25 at the door, $20 for the general public, $15 for museum members. For more information, visit polasek.org/winedown.

Feb. 3 — India Day 2018

The Indian American Chamber of Commerce Orlando leads Orlando’s official India Day 2018 Celebration in downtown Orlando. The event brings together thousands of people to Amway Center to celebrate cultural diversity. IACC and Orlando Magic co-host the first India Day 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, during which teams compete on the Magic court to win prizes, and there is also a large street festival in front of Amway Center. For more information, visit www.iaccorlando.com.

Feb. 9-11 — Romeo & Juliet Ballet Performances

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando, hosts performances of Orlando Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet. Time: Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Ticket prices vary. For more information, call 844-513-2014.

Feb. 10 — Blues & BBQ Festival

The Downtown Plant Street Pavilion in historic Winter Garden host the seventh annual Blues & BBQ Festival, including performances by Ari & The Alibis at 4 p.m., Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones at 6 p.m., and Albert Castiglia at 8 p.m. There is also award-winning barbecue available for purchase. Time: 4-10 p.m. Admission is free. Proceeds benefit various Winter Garden nonprofits and community organizations. For more information, call 407-656-4155 or visit www.wintergarden-fl.gov.

Feb. 10 — Indie-Folkfest

The Mennello Museum of American Art sponsors the fourth annual Indie-Folkfest for people and their pets, in the Mennello Museum Sculpture Garden, 900 E. Princeton St., Orlando. The event features local, regional and national art, music and cuisine. There are also raffles and live auctions and an art project station. Time: noon-5 p.m. Admission is free. Small plates, beverages and cocktails are available for purchase. For more information, visit www.mennellomuseum.org.

Feb. 21-March 23 — Twelfth Night Performances

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents performances of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night in the Margeson Theater, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando. Twelfth Night will play in repertory with Shakespeare in Love. Showtimes vary. Cost: $25-$50. For more information, call 407-447-1700, ext. 1; or visit www.orlandoshakes.org.

March 8 — WOCC Best Fest

The shore of Starke Lake, 150 N. Lakeshore Drive, Ocoee, hosts West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s annual Best Fest “The Taste of Orange,” the largest food tasting and business expo in west Orange County. Time: 5-8:30 p.m. Cost: $46 in advance, $56 at the door. Sponsorships are available. For more information or to become a vendor, call 407-656-1304 or visit wochamber.com.

March 17 & 18 — Beauty & The Beast Ballet Performances

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando, hosts Orlando Ballet’s performances of Arcadian Broad’s Beauty & The Beast. Time: Saturday at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Ticket prices vary. For more information, call 844-513-2014.

April 7 — Taste Of Lake County

Lake Catherine Blueberry Farm, 5849 Lake Catherine Road, Groveland, hosts Taste of Lake County 2018 (Farm to Table), sponsored by Central Florida Dreamplex and including a cornhole tournament, Tim McGraw tribute, bluegrass and country bands, full bar, games and prizes, kid zone with a scavenger hunt, and the Guns n’ Hoses Tug of War (police vs. firemen). Attendees sample specialty dishes from locally sourced and seasonally fresh foods prepared by chefs and then vote for their favorite dish as eight chefs compete for a $1,000 prize. Time: 4-11 p.m. Cost: $40, adults; $15, children. For more information, call 414-788-3342 or visit tasteoflakecounty.eventbrite.com.

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 Dec. 31, 2018 — Admission Offer

SeaWorld Orlando offers free admission for Florida children age 5-younger who register for a SeaWorld Orlando Preschool Card through Dec. 31, 2018. Advance registration must be completed online by May 13, 2018. For more information, visit seaworldorlando.com/preschoolcard.

Jan. 31 — Job Fair

Central Florida Fair Expo Park, 4603 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, hosts the Orange County Mayor’s Job Fair, including more than 90 companies offering thousands of career openings in various industries. Attendees should dress professionally and bring résumés. Child care is not provided. Time: noon-4 p.m. To register as a job seeker, visit www.cfec.org/job-fairs. For more information, call 407-834-4022.

Feb. 3 — 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.

Feb. 3, 10, 17 & 24 — 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.

Feb. 4, 11, 18 & 25 — 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/.

Feb. 6, 13, 20 & 27 — 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.

Feb. 7, 14, 21 & 28 — 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.

Feb. 22 — Food Truck Connection

MetroWest hosts the Food Truck Connection, including food and music, at 2295 S. Hiawassee Road in Veranda Park. Time: fourth Thursday of every month from 6-9 p.m. For more information, visit www.metrowestcommunity.com.

Networking/Clubs

Feb. 1 — Retired Educators Meeting

The Orange County Retired Educators Association meets at College Park United Methodist Church, 644 W. Princeton St., Orlando, for a potluck luncheon and musical presentation. Anyone who has worked in education is invited to attend. Time: 11:30 a.m. For more information, call 407-677-0446 or visit www.ocrea-fl.org.

Feb. 6, 13, 20 & 27 — 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.

Feb. 7, 14, 21 & 28 — 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.

Feb. 13 — 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.

Feb. 19 — Stroke Support Group Meeting

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.

Feb. 20 — Better Breathers Club Meeting

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.

Feb. 27 — Book Club Meeting

The Southwest Library at Dr. Phillips, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando, hosts a meeting of the Southwest Book Club, during which the group discusses The Leavers by Lisa Ko. Time: 7 p.m. For more information, call 407-835-7323.

Support Groups

Feb. 13 — 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.

Feb. 13 & 27 — Mental Health Support Group Meetings

Room 201 in Building B at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts free individual and family support groups for individuals affected by mental illness. The 90-minute meetings are peer-led and help participants connect with each other, learn from each other’s experiences, share coping strategies and offer each other encouragement and understanding. Time: the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 407-253-1900, email information@namigo.org or visit www.namigo.org.

Feb. 19 — Stroke Support Group Meeting

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.

Feb. 20 — Better Breathers Club Meeting

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.

Volunteer Opportunities

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

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’s 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.

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

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.

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. 💓