THE CITY OF ORLANDO IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE MAYOR’S CITY ACADEMY


WHAT: The City of Orlando is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Mayor’s City Academy. A free, 10-week program, the Mayor’s City Academy offers citizens a unique look inside their City government. Participants interact with City employees and learn more about how to become involved and engaged in the city. The program includes tours of…

Orlando Philharmonic Welcomes Third Music Director Finalist & Chinese Lute Musician for January concert


This January, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra continues its FAIRWINDS Credit Union Classics Series with a concert of East-meets-West music, conducted by Orlando Philharmonic Music Director finalist Eric Jacobsen. The program includes Russian composer Rimsky Korsakov’s Scheherazade—a musical setting of One Thousand and One Nights—Debussy’s Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun, and Chinese film composer…

Meet the Brains behind Orion’s Spacecraft


Learn All About the Orion Spacecraft from Those Who Built It Saturday, Dec. 6 – Sunday, Dec. 7 Orlando Science Center hosts some key players who paved the way for Orion’s test launch and made its premiere journey a success. Guests can enjoy special presentations from Lockheed Martin’s Joe Mayer, Adam Ayala and Barry Bohnsack.

Oath of Office Ceremony Draws Hundreds to Orange County Convention Center


The Oath of Office ceremony was recently held for the second terms of Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thompson; additionally District 2 Commissioner Bryan Nelson and District 6 Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin were sworn in for their first terms at the Orange County Convention Center. The ceremony, held at the…

At the end of the day …. “Falling through the Rain”!!


Originally posted on It Is What It Is:
~~December 5, 2014~~  After the rain the air is sweet With glist`ning pools beneath my feet Raindrops dripping down from the eaves Teardrops slipping off shining leaves And silken webs with crystals strung Which span across the ivy hung Around the trellised arbours green A shimm`ring, luminescent…

Del Monte Launches New Minnie Mouse and Spiderman Branded Kids Nectars


Del Monte(R), fruit expert since 1892 has signed an agreement with the Walt Disney Company MENA for Disney and Marvel characters. Minnie Mouse and Spider-Man, two of the most iconic characters amongst children and families, will feature in a new range of high quality fruit nectar’s.