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12101 Challenger Pkwy Alafaya Trl. & Challenger Pk, Orlando, FL, US, 32826

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"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.

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Local Events

»Rob Holloway As Seen On Mad Tv and Second City With Kirk Bonacci

March 28, 2015 8:30 PM

Rob’s high energy impressions, hilarious sound effects and non-stop comedy will make you laugh until you fall out of your chair and leave you begging for more. Rob’s popularity keeps him performing non-stop in casinos, comedy clubs and cruise ships all year long. Rob has even appeared on stage with great comics including Richard Prior, Jim Carey and Kevin James.

10749 E Colonial Dr
Orlando, FL 32817

»Houston Cougars at UCF Knights Baseball

March 28, 2015 4:00 PM

UCF Knights - Houston Cougars Baseball Tickets - Buy and sell Houston Cougars vs UCF Knights Baseball Tickets for 28 March at Jay Bergman Field in Orlando on StubHub!

4000 Central Florida Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32816

»UCF Knights Softball vs. University Of Connecticut Softball

March 28, 2015 1:00 PM

4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816

»2015 Retiree Appreciation Day

March 28, 2015 9:00 AM

Fort Stewart/Hunter AAF will be conducting its annual Retiree Appreciation Day on Saturday, 28 March, at the University of Central Florida, CFE Arena/The Venue, from 0900-1600.  All US Army retired Soldiers are invitedto attend this great event which will provide retired Soldiers and their families the latest information on the current state of the Army, benefits and entitlements, and the future outlook for defense programs supporting retirees and pay.  We will have briefings from the Defense Accounting and Finance Service (DFAS), HQ Department of the Army retiree activities, the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) on upcoming legislation affecting the retired community, and a host of other topics.  We'll also have ID card-making capabilities and the event will culminate with a County  Fair with representatives from TRICARE, Delta Dental, AAFES, Public Health,DFAS, the Commissary and Federal and State Veterans Administration.      FAQs   What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Directions and Maps to the 2015 Ft Stewart RAD Retirees and their guests are encouraged to carpool to decrease traffic in and around University of Central Florida (UCF) Campus. Miami & vicinity - Access I-95 (North) to Exit 205, FL-528 (West), partial toll road) toward Orlando. Take exit 16 to FL-417 (North), toll road. Turn right onto FL-417 (North), toll road. Take exit 37A to University Boulevard (East). Turn right onto University Boulevard (East). Turn right onto Gemini Boulevard South. Turn right onto East Plaza Drive. CFE Arena/The Venue will be on the left. Cocoa & vicinity - Access FL-528 (West), toll road towards Orlando. Take exit 16 to FL-417 (North), toll road. Turn right onto FL-417 (North), toll road. Take exit 37A to University Boulevard (East). Turn right onto University Boulevard (East). Turn right onto Gemini Boulevard South. Turn right onto East Plaza Drive. CFE Arena/The Venue will be on the left. Daytona Beach & vicinity - Access I-4(West) towards Orlando to Exit 101B to FL-417 (South), toll road. Turn right onto FL-417 (North), toll road. Take exit 37 to University Boulevard (East). Turn left onto University Boulevard (East). Turn right onto Gemini Boulevard South. Turn right onto East Plaza Drive. CFE Arena/The Venue will be on the left. Ocala/The Villages & vicinity - Access I-75 (South). Take exit 328 to Florida Turnpike (South), toll road towards Orlando. Take Exit 265 for FL-408 (East), toll road. Take exit 18 to FL-417 (North), toll road. Turn left onto FL-417 (North). Take exit 37A to University Boulevard (East). Turn right onto University Boulevard (East). Turn right onto Gemini Boulevard South. Turn right onto East Plaza Drive. CFE Arena/The Venue will be on the left. Tampa & vicinity - Access I-4 (East) towards Orlando. Take exit 62 to FL-417 (North), toll road. Turn right onto FL-417 (North). Take exit 37A to University Boulevard (East). Turn right onto University Boulevard (East). Turn right onto Gemini Boulevard South. Turn right onto East Plaza Drive. CFE Arena/The Venue will be on the left.

4000 Central Florida Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32816

»Get The Led Out

March 28, 2015 8:00 PM

In an attempt to recreate the stage show of one of the greatest rock bands of all time, a few musicians decided to form a Led Zeppelin cover group in 2006 and since then, the band has become one of the premier touring cover bands today. With accomplished musicians who are capable of recreating Jimmy Page's lively guitar playing, Robert Plant's harrowing singing, John Paul Jones's tasteful bass playing and John Bonham's thunderous drumming, Get the Led Out is a sure fire fix for anyone who needs a quick hit of Led Zeppelin action.

425 North Bumby Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803

»Focus Exhibition: Lockwood De Forest’s The Wreck

March 28, 2015 1:00 PM

Lockwood De Forest (1850-1932) was an artist who was a well-traveled man and son of a wealthy family. His famous painting The Wreck has been exhibited many times, three times alone in 1880 - at The Century Association, the National Academy of Design in New York City and at the Louisville Industrial Exhibition in Kentucky. The Wreck thematizes life and death in a desert setting. This circle of life is timeless and the skill with which De Forest used his brush and commitment of colors makes the painting seem alive. 

445 North Park Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789

»Introduction To Bromeliads

March 28, 2015 10:30 AM

Introduction to Bromeliads Saturday, March 28 10:30 a.m.-Noon Instructor: Jay Thurrott Bromeliads have enjoyed a worldwide surge of popularity during the last few decades. Although they are often treated as short-lasting decorations to be discarded after they fade, this need not be the case. Bromeliads are easy to grow; you can enjoy their graceful symmetry and flamboyant blooms year round. This class will introduce you to some of the representative varieties that are available for use in the home or landscape and discuss simple cultural techniques to ensure your success in growing these most unusual plants.   James (Jay) Thurrott is an environmental chemist and Manager of Treatment Operations for Daytona Beach. He grows over 700 varieties of bromeliads at his home, is a longtime active member of the Florida East Coast Bromeliad Society, serves as president in his local society and vice-president of the Bromeliad Society International, and is also a BSI accredited judge. Participants must withdraw from classes at least five days prior to the start of class in order to receive a full refund or credit. If we must cancel a class, we will make every effort to inform you prior to the class time, and you will receive a full refund or credit. Only those registered for the class will be permitted in the classroom. Childcare services are not provided.

1920 North Forest Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803

»Plant Propagation 101

March 28, 2015 10:30 AM

Plant Propagation 101 Saturday, March 28   10:30 am-Noon Instructor: Pinky Ormand   Learn the basic how-to of plant propagation: the production of more plants by seeds, cutting and grafting. If weather permits, we will spend some time in the Gardens collecting samples. Please bring your hand tools to class if you have them, and wear appropriate garden clothes and comfortable shoes. Pinky Ormand is a horticulturist at Harry P. Leu Gardens and maintains the Idea Garden, White Garden, Butterfly Garden and the Camellia Collection. Pinky attended the University of Central Florida where she graduated with a B.A. in Art and has also earned a Landscape & Horticulture Technology degree from Valencia College.   Participants must withdraw from classes at least five days prior to the start of class in order to receive a full refund or credit.  If we must cancel a class, we will make every effort to inform you prior to the class time, and you will receive a full refund or credit. Only those registered for the class will be permitted in the classroom.  Childcare services are not provided.

1920 North Forest Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803

»DJ Smilin' Dan

March 28, 2015 10:00 PM

1042 North Mills Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803

»Varietease: Carnies

March 28, 2015 8:00 PM

100 South Eola Drive
Orlando, FL 32801

»Habitat Greater Orlando Theater Series

March 28, 2015 7:00 PM

Help us raise funds while enjoying a night at the theater! Habitat Greater Orlando will be offering discounted tickets to a series of shows at the dazzling new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets will be available for The Nutcracker, Newsies, Motown the Musical, Pippin and Beauty and the Beast. Select performances include an opportunity to meet the cast following the show! A portion of the purchase price of each ticket sold will support Habitat Greater Orlando's Women Build 2015. For additional questions about the series, please contact Sherri Law at (407)440-6983 or slaw@habitat-orlando.org.  *Post Show Cast Chat Back is a Habitat Greater Orlando exclusive. This is the opportunity to meet with the performance cast after the show for a quick Q&A, photos and autographs! ** ALL TICKETS SOLD WILL BE BEST AVAILABLE SEAT IN SECTION D (BLUE) AND SECTION E (GREEN). Please refer to the seating chart below. The Nutcracker | DECEMBER 19-21, 2014 Complete your holiday season with The Nutcracker, the magical tale of Clara and her beloved toy. Join Orlando Ballet and The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra as they transport audiences for an evening of mice, sugar plums and ginger.  Motown the Musical | MARCH 10 15, 2015 Written by label founder Berry Gordy, Motown: The Musical charts the meteoric career of Gordy from his days as a wannabe boxer in Detroit to his position as the head of the Motown record label. As Gordy discovers new talents like Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson and The Supremes, he also finds himself entangled in a drama-fueled romance with Diana Ross. The show stretches across decades as it tells the true story of Gordy - and Motowns - rise to fame. Featuring an ensemble cast of more than 40 actors, Motown: The Musical is an explosive new musical featuring almost 60 of the most beloved hits in the Motown music catalogue. Many of the songs are sung in medleys by the shows talented cast, channeling legends like Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Diana Ross, Mary Wells and the Jackson 5 in a dazzling non-stop display of music and dancing that will please fans both young and old.  Pippin | APRIL 21 26, 2015 Diane Paulus new, circus-inspired production of Pippin features an acrobatic troupe of performers, led by the charismatic Leading Player. The ensemble cast tells the story of Pippin, a young prince who longs to find passion and adventure in his life. To prove his loyalty to his distracted father, King Charles, Pippin goes to war. But when the Leading Player convinces the prince to fight tyranny, Pippin kills Charles and takes over the throne. Realizing his mistake, Pippin begs the Leading Player to bring his father back to life, and she obliges. The prince falls in love with Catherine, a widow with a young son, and (much to the Leading Players chagrin), Pippin struggles to decide whether he should settle down and pursue a peaceful life or continue to make magic with the dazzling troupe of performers. From the moment the Leading Player beckons the audience into the big top, the first-ever Broadway revival of Pippin is a sensational spectacle. As the story unfolds, acrobats fly through the air, contort themselves into impressive positions and perform classic circus tricks. Even the leading actors get in on the action, throwing swords, riding unicycles, hula hooping, and even flying on the trapeze. Pippin is a two-and-a-half-hour, high-energy extravaganza that makes for a positively electrifying night at the theater. Beauty & the Beast | MAY 12 17, 2015   Featuring the animated films Academy Award®-winning score with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman, plus additional songs with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice, Disneys Beauty and the Beast is the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped in a spell placed by an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. Disneys Beauty and the Beast has become an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries.

1111 North Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32804

»The Scene 2015

March 28, 2015 7:00 PM

One of the most influential bands of the Dutch pop community, The Scene is an alternative pop band from Amsterdam that was formed in 1979 around lead vocalist Thé Lau. Initially offering a new wave sound and English lyrics, the band slowly developed its signature Nerder pop sound and switched over to Duthc lyrics. The band released its most widely-distributed album Blauw, in 1991, earning an international fan base with the title track. The Scene released its fifteenth studio albumCode, in 2012.

578 North Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
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