3 events worth checking out in Orlando this week


There's a little something for everyone coming up on the events calendar this week. From a wildlife habitat workshop to a back-to-school volunteer event, here's a roundup of options to help you get out and about in the days ahead.

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Wildlife Habitat Workshop and screening of 'The Last Green Thread'

From the event description:

Learn about local efforts to help monarch butterflies and how to make your yard more wildlife friendly. We'll start off with a screening of "The Last Green Thread" documentary. Stick around for a panel discussion with two experts — Jason Lauritsen from the Florida Wildlife Corridor and Lisa Roberts with  Florida Wildflower Foundation. 

When: Wednesday, Aug. 7, 5–8 p.m.
Where: Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave.
Admission: $10
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Fashion Square Mall Vendor Event

From the event description:

We need performers and vendors for this event at Fashion Square Mall. Register to be a vendor and you'll get to display your merchandise in front of hundreds of shoppers. The guest panel will discuss small business insight, sales growth and more. 

When: Friday, Aug. 9, 8:30 a.m.–9 p.m.
Where: Fashion Square Mall, 3201 E. Colonial Drive
Admission: $35.95 speaker; $75.95 vendor; $109 performer. More ticket options available.
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Volunteer for the back to school book bag and school supplies giveaway

From the event description:

This Friday, help us prepare these kids for a successful school year and donate to our back-to-school event. Supplies will be given out Aug. 31 at Fashion Square Mall.

When: Friday, Aug. 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Fashion Square Mall Community Room, 3201 E. Colonial Drive
Admission: Free to donate
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