6 Things To Do in Central Florida: Week of August 2
Each week, ClickOrlando.com will select 6 things to do in the Central Florida area in the upcoming week.
Whether you are looking for something fun to do with the family, an outing with your friends or a weekend getaway, ClickOrlando.com has you covered.
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Sunday, August 2- Saturday, August 8: Orlando Main Street Restaurant Week. A week-long event to promote culinary Main Street members. Restaurant members offer a select prix fixe menu with established price points of $5, $10, $20 and $30 depending upon lunch or dinner. No tickets or passes are required. See participating restaurants: http://www.mainstreetrestaurantweek.com/participating-restaurants/
Monday August 3: Free Admission to Leu Gardens, Storytime at Harry P. Leu Gardens. 1920 North Forest Avenue, Orlando. Gardens hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Story Time at Leu Gardens 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. by Orange County Library Systems' engages children in songs, rhymes and books for infants through 5 years of age. Free. Details, story time breakdown at www.leugardens.org.
Thursday, August 6: Wine for Us 2015 at Orlando Science Center. 777 East Princeton Street. 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. The annual Wine For Us wine-tasting fundraiser, sponsored by the American Water Works Association, is an event to raise awareness and support for the work of development and progress through water, sanitation and health in developing countries. Silent auction, jazz band. Tickets $60. Tickets, information: www.wineforus.org.
Friday, August 7: Date Night at Leu Gardens. Harry P Leu Gardens, 1920 N Forest Ave, Orlando. 7:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Showing The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1. Gardens opens at 6 p.m. and movie time is at 8:30 pm. Pack a dinner picnic basket and a blanket or chairs, alcohol is permitted. Food, popcorn and drinks are available for purchase. Garden admission: $6 adult plus tax, $3 child (K-12th grade). Info: http://www.leugardens.org/date-night-movie-august-7-830-p-m/
Saturday, August 8: Orlando City Soccer vs Philadelphia Union at the Citrus Bowl. The Citrus Bowl, 1 Citrus Bowl Plaza, Orlando. 7:30 p.m.- 10:30 p.m. http://www.ticketmaster.com/Orlando-City-SC-tickets/artist/1550331?tm_link=edp_Artist_Image
Saturday, August 8: Star Wars Day at Cagan Crossings Community Library. 16729 Cagan Oaks, Clermont. 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Troops from the 501st Legion – Florida Garrison are landing at the Cagan Crossings Library. Storytimes with a trooper of the Galactic Empire. Trivia Contest for young Padawans and experienced Jedi. Costume Competition for teen & above and for 12 & under. Photo Ops with troops and officers of the 501st Legion. Star Wars Bingo, video game room, and Star Wars movies. Free raffle drawings. Info: http://www.mylakelibrary.org/news/news_release.aspx?id=1071
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