Class

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Ball­room dance: Amer­i­can style waltz, fox­trot, tango, rumba, cha cha and swing. Open to be­gin­ner through sil­ver level. Part­ner not needed. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Mon­days and Wednesdays, Win­ter Park Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 721 W. New Eng­land Ave., Win­ter Park, free for Win­ter Park res­i­dents; small an­nual fa­cil­ity fee for non­res­i­dents, 407-599-3275.

Flower Yoga: Classes will in­clude a med­i­ta­tion walk through the gar­dens, weather per­mit­ting. Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 28Dec. 19, Harry P. Leu Gar­dens, 1920 N. For­est Ave., Or­lando, $60 for mem­ber, $72 for non­mem­bers, 407-2462620.

Hy­dro­pon­ics/ Mi­cro­greens: Learn how to grow your own veg­eta­bles with­out soil in this ba­sic hy­dro­pon­ics/mi­cro­greens class. Par­tic­i­pants will learn how to start, main­tain and har­vest this spe­cialty crop. Par­tic­i­pants will go home with mi­cro­greens ready to har­vest in ap­prox­i­mately 14 days or less. Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. 6-8 p.m. Nov. 28, Orange County Univer­sity of Florida IFAS Ex­ten­sion, 6021 S. Con­way Road, Or­lando, $12 per per­son, 407-254-9200.

gARTen­ing: Kokedama: Each at­tendee will con­struct kokedama balls (moss balls) and leave with the knowl­edge to cre­ate hol­i­day gifts for years to come. Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. 10-11:30 a.m. Dec. 1, Orange County Univer­sity of Florida IFAS Ex­ten­sion, 6021 S. Con­way Road, Or­lando, $20 per per­son, 407-254-9200.

Grow­ing Toma­toes in Cen­tral Florida: Learn about the his­tory of the tomato, what tomato va­ri­eties are best adapted to the Cen­tral Florida cli­mate and how to best grow them. Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. 9-10:30 a.m. Dec. 8, Orange County Univer­sity of Florida IFAS Ex­ten­sion, 6021 S. Con­way Road, Or­lando, $5 per house­hold, 407-254-9200.

Grow­ing Toma­toes in Cen­tral Florida: Learn about the his­tory of the tomato, what tomato va­ri­eties are best adapted to the Cen­tral Florida cli­mate and how to best grow them. Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 13, Jessie Brock Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 310 N. Dil­lard St., Win­ter Gar­den, $5 per house­hold, 407-2549200.

De­cid­u­ous Fruit as an Al­ter­na­tive to Cit­rus: Learn about grow­ing ap­ples, peaches, nec­tarines or per­sim­mons and other de­cid­u­ous fruit as an al­ter­na­tive for cit­rus. Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. 6:30-8 p.m. Dec. 20, Orange County Univer­sity of Florida IFAS Ex­ten­sion, 6021 S. Con­way Road, Or­lando, $5 per house­hold, 407-2549200.

Orange County Sher­iff’s Of­fice Civil­ian Po­lice Academy: A 13-week course de­signed to ed­u­cate res­i­dents about the many dif­fer­ent di­vi­sions which make up the Orange County Sher­iff ’s Of­fice. At­ten­dees will par­tic­i­pate in demon­stra­tions, in­struc­tor guided tours and ques­tion-and-an­swer ses­sions. Par­tic­i­pants must be at least 18 years old. A back­ground check will be per­formed on all ap­pli­cants. There are no phys­i­cal re­quire­ments. Reg­is­tra­tion dead­line is Jan. 31. Visit ocso.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 19-May 21, Orange County Sher­iff ’s Of­fice Cen­tral Op­er­a­tions Com­plex, 2500 W. Colo­nial Drive, Or­lando, free, 407-254-7141.

Line dance: En­joy mu­sic and get ex­er­cise while danc­ing on a new ball­room floor. 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thurs­days, Beardall Se­nior Cen­ter, 800 S. De­laney Ave., Or­lando, $2 per class, 407-246-4440.

Line dance: 10-11:30 a.m. Satur­days for ex­pe­ri­enced dancers, Win­ter Park Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 721 W. New Eng­land Ave., Win­ter Park, $5 per class, 407-592-7835.

Line dance: En­joy mu­sic and get ex­er­cise at the same time. 3-4:30 p.m. Sun­days for begin­ners, Aza­lea Lane Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 1045 Aza­lea Lane, Win­ter Park, $5 per class, 407-592-7835.

Tai chi and chi kung: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mon­days and Fri­days, Win­ter Park Pres­by­te­rian Church, 400 S. Lake­mont Ave., Win­ter Park, $8 per class, 407-234-0119.

Line dance: Learn to line dance while en­joy­ing mu­sic and get­ting ex­er­cise at the same time. Begin­ners wel­come. 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon Thurs­days, Re­nais­sance Se­nior Cen­ter at South Econ Com­mu­nity Park, 3800 S. Econ­lock­hatchee Trail, Or­lando, dona­tion, 407-273-4114.

Tap danc­ing class for adults: Wear hard soled shoes. 1 p.m. (ad­vanced), 2:30 p.m. (begin­ners) Wednesdays, Pine Cas­tle Woman’s Club, 5901 S. Orange Ave., Or­lando, $10 per class, 407-242-3840.

Ok­i­nawan Karate-Do: 7-8:30 p.m. Mon­days and Thurs­days, Hope Lutheran Church, 2600 N. Dean Road, Or­lando, $40 per month, 407-484-5124.

Com­puter Lessons for Adults: Orange County Parks and Re­cre­ation of­fers cour­ses through the Com­puter Ba­sics and More pro­gram on how to use your PC, lap­top, tablet, iPad or An­droid. Topics in­clude: email, spread­sheets, eBay buy­ing/ sell­ing, in­ter­net search­ing and Win­dows Ex­plorer. Stu­dents are en­cour­aged to bring their own de­vice for di­rect hands-on learn­ing. Times and dates vary de­pend­ing on classes. Classes are taught week­days at South Econ Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 3850 S. Econ­lock­hatchee Trail, Or­lando, $10-$15 per class, 407-254-9075.

Cul­ture

Fu­sionFest: A cel­e­bra­tion of cul­tural in­clu­sion. Fes­tiv­i­ties will in­clude mul­ti­ple stages, a food court, mar­ket­place and other in­ter­ac­tive ac­tiv­i­ties. Per­for­mances will fo­cus on orig­i­nal cul­tures as well as re­flect­ing fu­sions from dif­fer­ent world re­gions. The MY­gra­tion short film pro­gram will of­fer per­sonal sto­ries of how Cen­tral Florid­i­ans came to live here from other parts of the world. Noon-7 p.m. to­day, Sen­eff Arts Plaza at Dr. Phillips Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Arts, Orange Av­enue and City Hall Com­mons, Down­town Or­lando, ad­mis­sion is free, 407-836-3873.

Fes­ti­val/Show

FLOREX Stamp Col­lect­ing Show: The Florida Stamp Deal­ers’ As­so­ci­a­tion and the Cen­tral Florida Stamp Club will host 38 deal­ers buy­ing, sell­ing or trad­ing stamps. An ex­hibit sec­tion will con­tain more than 200 frames show­ing col­lec­tions from all over the world. Free stamps will be pro­vided to chil­dren. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 2, Osce­ola Her­itage Park Events Cen­ter, Hall B, 1901 Chief Osce­ola Trail, Kis­sim­mee, ad­mis­sion and park­ing are free, 407493-0956.

Coin and cur­rency show: More than 25 coin and cur­rency deal­ers will be buy­ing, sell­ing and of­fer­ing free ap­praisals for coins, cur­rency, gold, sil­ver, stamps and more. Chil­dren ages 12 or younger will re­ceive free coins. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2, Venue on the Lake: The Mait­land Civic Cen­ter, 641 S. Mait­land Ave., Mait­land, ad­mis­sion is free, 407-730-3116.

An­tique phono­graph show and sale: Fea­tur­ing ap­prox­i­mately 40 booths rep­re­sent­ing deal­ers from across the coun­try, the show will of­fer a wide range of vic­tro­las, gramo­phones, cylin­der ma­chines, 78 RPM and cylin­der records and mem­o­ra­bilia. 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 25, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 26, Al­lure Re­sort Or­lando, 8444 In­ter­na­tional Drive, Or­lando, ad­mis­sion is $25 Jan. 25 and $12 Jan. 26 with free park­ing, 407-247-6271.

Craft fair: Fea­tur­ing knit and cro­chet items, baby quilts, flo­ral ar­range­ments, jew­elry and wooden crafts. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. the first Tues­day of the month, Marks Street Se­nior Re­cre­ation Com­plex, 99 E. Marks St., Or­lando, free, 407-277-1821.

Fri­day Fes­ti­val: Fea­tur­ing more than 70 lo­cal ar­ti­sans of all gen­res, nu­mer­ous Cen­tral Florida-based small busi­nesses and non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tions with prod­ucts and of­fer­ings rang­ing from health and fit­ness, to beauty and fash­ion, as well as com­mu­nity ser­vice op­por­tu­ni­ties. 5:30-9:30 p.m. the first Fri­day of ev­ery month, Bald­win Park, New Broad Street, Or­lando, free, 407-755-6430.

Fundraiser

Pan­cake Break­fast: Scram­bled eggs, sausage, grits, cof­fee, orange juice and all-you-can-eat pan­cakes. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the Bahia Shrine Cen­ter, Apopka. 9-11 a.m. Dec. 2, Bahia Shrine Cen­ter, 3101 E. Se­moran Blvd., Apopka, $7, 407-660-8811.

Health

Tools To Quit Smok­ing class: Spon­sored by the Florida Area Health Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter Net­work and the Florida Depart­ment of Health. Free car­bon monox­ide test­ing ma­te­ri­als and nico­tine patches for par­tic­i­pants (while sup­plies last). Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. 5-6:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Florida Hos­pi­tal East, 7727 Lake Un­der­hill Drive, Or­lando, free, 877-252-6094.

Tools To Quit Smok­ing class: Spon­sored by the Florida Area Health Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter Net­work and the Florida Depart­ment of Health. Free car­bon monox­ide test­ing ma­te­ri­als and nico­tine patches for par­tic­i­pants (while sup­plies last). Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. 10-11:30 a.m. Dec. 5, Florida Hos­pi­tal Sev­enth-day Ad­ven­tist Church, 2800 N. Orange Ave., Or­lando, free, 877-252-6094.

Move­ment as Medicine Dance for Parkin­son: Pre­sented by The Florida Hos­pi­tal Parkin­son Out­reach Cen­ter, the dance pro­gram in­cor­po­rate var­i­ous forms of move­ment to ad­dress balance, flex­i­bil­ity, range of mo­tion and spa­tial aware­ness, with live musical ac­com­pa­ni­ment. Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. 2-3:15 p.m. the first and third Thurs­day of the month, Florida Hos­pi­tal Church, 2800 N. Orange Ave., Or­lando, $5 dona­tion per cou­ple is ap­pre­ci­ated, 407-303-5295.

Ex­er­cise for those with Parkin­son’s dis­ease: Rock Steady Box­ing is a non­con­tact form of ex­er­cise that helps those bat­tling Parkin­son’s dis­ease. Noon Mon­days, Wednesdays and Fri­days, Wade­view Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 2177 S. Sum­mer­lin Ave., Or­lando, $10 per class, 917-853-9102.

Hol­i­day

An­nual Per­for­mance of Han­del’s Mes­siah: Fea­tur­ing the Mes­siah Choral So­ci­ety led by John Sin­clair, chair and pro­fes­sor of mu­sic at Rollins Col­lege. The con­cert will fea­ture fa­mil­iar master­works per­formed by a more than 120-mem­ber choir, in­clud­ing pro­fes­sional soloists. 3 p.m. to­day, Bob Carr Theater, 401 W. Liv­ingston St., Or­lando, free, bring non­per­ish­able food items to help the hun­gry, 407-246-4262.

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