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Today is October 23, 2016

Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

Nearby communities: Altamonte Spg / Forest City

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - An occasion to honor mothers-in-law for their contribution to the success of families, and for their good humor in enduring bad jokes.

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

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    - "What greater gift than the love of a cat?"—Charles Dickens.
    Celebrate cats and help them to find forever homes. Cats can lower blood pressure, offer unconditional love and companionship, tons of laughs and alert their owner to danger. Please visit a local shelter and offer love and life by adopting a cat. Visit click for details for more information.

Sunday, October 30th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 1:38PM, EDT.

Monday, October 31st, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Also known as All Hallows Eve, the observance, dating from the sixth or seventh century has long been associated with spirits, witches, and ghosts.
    Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, attending costume parties, decorating, carving pumpkins into
    jack-o'-lanterns, lighting bonfires, apple bobbing and games, playing pranks, visiting haunted attractions, telling scary stories and watching horror films.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

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    - This day was created for the men who do not know their way around the kitchen and are not familiar with cooking appliances, as well as for the women in their lives who need a break. Non-cooking men are encouraged to have some fun and whip up a special meal for their loved ones. Barbecues not allowed!
    For information visit click for details

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

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    - Register by Oct 7, 2016.
    For more information visit: click for details
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    - A popular occasion where women and girls take initiative in inviting a man or boy of their choice for a date. This tradition established in "Li'l Abner" comic strip in 1930s by cartoonist Al Capp. Usually on the first Saturday in November.

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Standard time resumes 2AM on the first Sunday in November in each time zone. Many people use the popular rule "spring forward and fall back" to remember which way to turn their clocks.

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

  • | NATL - Government
    - Generally, the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

Friday, November 11th, 2016

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans, that is, persons who served in the United States Armed Forces. It coincides with other holidays, including Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, celebrated in other countries that mark the anniversary of the end of World War I.

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 2:00pm | Health Seminars and Screenings, community health fair free health screenings
    - Get ready for our 2016 Community Health Fair!
    We'll be offering free Hepatitis C tests, free glucose checks, free cholesterol checks, free blood pressure checks, free occult blood test kits, and flu shots (free for the uninsured).
    You'll be able to enter our raffles for a chance to win a free colonoscopy, endoscopy, mammogram certificate, compression stockings, and more.
    Lunch will include free 4 Rivers BBQ sandwiches, free hot dogs, and free popcorn.
    Event embraces local entertainment including yoga, ballet, martial arts, and dance presentations throughout the morning.
    With jumpers and face painting for kids, the whole family can benefit from our Community Health Fair!
    Free admission and free parking.
    click for details
    For more information call 407-384-7388 ext 706 or email
    Digestive and Liver Center of Florida
    100 N. Dean Road Orlando FL 32825
    Elisabeth Defreitas 4073847388ext706

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

  • | 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment
    - It’s an exciting festivity! We’re honoring artist Albin Polasek’s Czech heritage and celebrating the diverse cultural heritage of our Central Florida neighbors. Come be a part of this special event discover Albin Polasek’s roots and the history and culture of his homeland, share your family’s heritage, learn about other cultures. Our celebration is FREE to all guests.

    All day long you can tour Albin Polasek’s Historic Home and Studio, walk through our amazing gardens, visit the gallery exhibit, see the Capen Showalter home, and create a vintage silhouette cutout at the art table.

    Special events include:

    - A lecture on preserving your small heirlooms by Winter Park Archivist, Rachel Simmons
    - A special performance and demonstration by the Orlando International Folk Dance Club Explore A special children’s performance by Winter Park’s Penelope Princess of the Peacocks
    - An “Adopt an Ancestor” photo embellishing workshop with Curator Rachel Frisby
    - A book signing with artist Pierre Henri Matisse
    - Kona Ice Truck’s “Cans for Kona” partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida to help raise food for our community; bring two canned or boxed goods and Kona will upgrade your purchase of a Kona Ice product.

    There will be limited onsite parking for $5 per car.

    Please see schedule of events for times and location. Any further information about this event can be obtained by emailing or calling 407-647-6294.

    For more information about the Kona Ice and Second Harvest Food Bank food drive, call 407-620-9721 or email
    Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardesn
    633 Osceola Avenue Winter Park FL 32789
    Marnie Vanture 407.960.4719

Monday, November 14th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Native American Tribes of New England and the Great Lakes named the November Full Moon the Beaver Moon because at this time of year, beavers are preparing themselves for the coming winter. Moon enters Full Moon phase at 8:52am, EST.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A program of Keep America Beautiful, is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting recycling in the United States. Every year event organizers educate the public through thousands of events. For information visit click for details.

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event is your chance to triumph over addiction. Annually, the third Thursday to encourage smokers to go the distance, and to finally give up smoking. For information, visit click for details

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

  • - On this date in 1863, 17 acres of the battlefield at Gettysburg, PA, were dedicated as a national cemetery. The address that Lincoln delivered in less than 2 minutes was later recognized as one of the most eloquent of the English language.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

  • - On this date in 1963 President John F. Kennedy was slain by a sniper while riding in an open automobile in Dallas, TX. Accused assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald was killed by Jack Ruby while in police custody awaiting trial.

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

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    - A part of everyone's Thanksgiving, the parade gets bigger and better every year. Featuring floats, giant balloons, marching bands, and famous people. The three-hour Macy's event is held in New York City starting at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on Thanksgiving Day, and has been televised nationally on NBC since 1952.
  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Legal public holiday. Observed in all states. Originally celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.

Friday, November 25th, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - The traditional start of the Christmas shopping season on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Called "Black Friday" because traditionally retailers were in the "black" by this day of year.

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. Please join the SBA and organizations across the country in supporting your local small business by shopping at a small business. For more information visit click for details

Monday, November 28th, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Traditional beginning of the online Christmas season.

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 7:18AM, EDT.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number
    - On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
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