October 31, 2013
Come out to Blanchard Park YMCA located at 2451 N Dean Rd, Orlando, FL 32817 on Saturday Nov. 2nd, 10 am-2 pm for the 11th Annual Orange County Family Fun Day. It is free for the family and will have games, rides, food trucks, entertainment and exhibits all hosted by MC RETRO BILL.
There will also be a Silly Sock Walk at 9 am where you can Walk and Talk with the family in your silliest socks. Bring an extra pair of new socks to donate to an Orange County Family in Need.
Drop off your shoe box or simply donate an new school supply to help a child in need.
Posted by Amy at 1:25 PM
October 24, 2013
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is proud to present LEGENDS! The brand new show plays the Amway Center in Orlando January 9-12, 2014. Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday at 10 a.m.
Behold the living legends! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey brings the unbelievable to Children Of All Ages in an all-new show - - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS. Experience unimaginable family fun as amazing performers from around the globe perform awe-inspiring feats of daring, spectacles of strength and thrills of wonder to summon the mythical and the mysterious: a Unicorn, a Pegasus and a Woolly Mammoth! Join us for an unforgettable family night of legendary proportions! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS!
Thursday, January 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, January 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 11 at 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, January 12 at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Ticket Prices and Purchase:
Tickets for Thursday and Friday performances are: $75 (Front Row), $35 (Premium Seats), $27, $23 and $16
Tickets for Saturday and Sunday performances are: $75 (Front Row), $40 (Premium Seats), $30, $23 and $16
Ticketmaster service charges and facility fees not included. All seats are reserved, and tickets go on sale October 18 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are available at www.ringling.com or www.ticketmaster.com, at any Ticketmaster outlet, by calling 800-745-3000, or at the Amway Center box office (phone: 407-440-7900). For group ticket sales and information, call 866-248-8740. The Amway Center is located at 400 West Church Street - Suite 200, Orlando, Florida 32801.
Posted by Amy at 6:12 PM
October 22, 2013
MONSTER JAM® makes its return to the Orlando area when the annual motor sports spectacle drives into the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium. The Monster Jam is one of Orlando’s most popular and largest single-day stadium events, attracting capacity crowds of over 60,000 fans. A huge field of sixteen monster trucks will compete in side-by-racing and the fan-favorite freestyle competition. One of the many highlights of this year’s event is the return of fan favorite Dennis Anderson (originator and driver of GRAVE DIGGER) to the city and stadium he calls his favorite.
The event will also feature 11-time and reigning World Champion MAXIMUM DESTRUCTION, plus Latino favorite EL TORO LOCO, MOWAWK WARRIOR, ICE CREAM MAN, MONSTER MUTT ROTTWEILER, the Orlando debut of Nicole Johnson driving SCOOBY, and more yet-to-be announced motorsports competitors.
Show Time: One show only: Saturday, January 25th
Fans can go behind the scenes, meet the drivers for autographs and photo ops, and see the monster trucks up close at the World’s Ultimate Pit Party at Tinker Field from 2-5 pm. Purchase a pit pass for only $10 more when buying tickets at Ticketmaster or the Amway Center Box Office.
Gates Open at 5 pm. Opening Ceremonies at 6:30 pm. Racing Starts at 7 pm.
Where: Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium, 1610 W. Church Street, Orlando, FL 32805
Ticket Prices & Purchase: Advance purchase SuperValue Tickets are ONLY $15. $35 VIP / $25 Sideline. Tickets are on sale now at all Ticketmaster outlets, the Amway Center Box Office, or charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com. Tickets will also be available day of show at the Citrus Bowl. All seats reserved. Subject to facility fee, plus convenience and handling charges. Don’t wait – buy tickets in advance as prices go up $5 more the week of show. Get more show information at MonsterJam.com (click on “Tickets” and search for Orlando January 25th).
I went last year to the one in Tampa and had a total BLAST. I can't wait to go again this year !!!
Posted by Amy at 8:30 PM
October 7, 2013
Sea World Orlando's Halloween Spooktacular has begun and takes place weekends in October: 5-6, 12-13, 19-20 and 26-27, from 12 to 8 pm, leaving the littlest of trick-or-treaters wide-eyed for all of the fun-filled activities.
Stop by Penelope’s Party Zone, located at SeaWorld’s Bayside area, where this dynamic underwater environment comes to life each day with a live DJ, a variety of interactive crafts to choose from, countless bubbles floating overhead and colorful pumpkin fish gliding around!
Kids and parents alike can have a “splash” creating their own scrumptious cookies at this fun decorating station. Sugar cookies can be glazed then sprinkled with lots of fun toppings to complete your yummy Halloween treat.
Make sure you stay for the Spooktacular Dance Party at the Village Square located at the front of the park where you can dance the night away with Princess Penelope and her undersea friends. Children will rock out to a Spooktacular mix of line-dancing favorites as clouds of bubbles fill the air. The dance party kicks off at 7 pm and continues through til 8:30 pm Don’t miss it!
Even though Halloween Spooktacular is included with park admission you can add onto the fun even earlier by coming to the Count von Count’s Spooktacular Breakfast (purchase required). Join Count von Count, Elmo and his furry friends! Featuring a delicious buffet sprinkled with the hottest characters in town, the Count’s Spooktacular Breakfast is a fun-filled experience sure to delight kids and parents alike. You can “count” on it! Adults $24, Child (2-9) $14.
Posted by Amy at 10:01 AM
October 4, 2013
This weekend, when you give blood on the Big Red Bus at Waterford Lakes, you will receive a FREE movie ticket, a FREE pizza from Marco’s Pizza and a coupon good for FREE rides at Old Town Adventure Park.
The Big Red Bus will be at Waterford Lakes Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 9 pm and Monday from 3 pm to 9 pm.
Posted by Amy at 7:08 PM
This year, Sam’s Clubs nationwide are offering free women’s health screenings and affordable immunizations to members and non-members who want to take a proactive stance on their wellbeing.
The women’s health screenings will take place on Saturday, October 12 from 11 am to 3 pm. Screenings are free and available to the public at all Sam’s Club locations with a pharmacy. Sam’s Club will give away more than 25,000 breast self-exam kits at the screenings, and will conduct preventive TSH tests which measure thyroid hormone levels in women.
The free health screening event is valued at $200 and includes:
- Take-home breast self-exam gel packs
- TSH testing
- Blood pressure
- Total Cholesterol
- HDL (good cholesterol)
- Body mass index
- Vision (Not available in all locations)
Sam’s Club knows that whole-body health is essential for women to be their best, most-successful selves. As another resource for women’s wellness, Sam’s Club Pharmacies are offering ten important immunizations to members and non-members age 18 and older including, flu shots and HPV immunizations. Competitive prices for immunizations are offered at each location and most insurance providers are accepted.
Posted by Amy at 9:26 AM
October 1, 2013
The Krispy Kreme Millenia Doughnut Factory located at 4080 Millenia Blvd., Orlando, FL 32939 will mark the grand re-opening of the popular shop on Tuesday, October 29, 2013. The shop was previously closed due to a fire in the fall of 2012. The completely renovated and remodeled shop of approximately 5,200 square feet features the company's new interior and exterior design, finishes, and architecture including ample interior seating areas, a drive-thru, and the famous Hot LightTM.
Krispy Kreme is seeking 60 qualified candidates for full and part-time employment. Available positions include production specialists, shift supervisors, retail specialists and assistant manager. Qualified applicants may send resumes to email@example.com or fill out an application at Krispy Kreme Winter Park located at 1031 S. Orlando Avenue, Orlando, FL 32789.
"Krispy Kreme has been in the Central Florida market for decades and it is still incredible to see how well our brand resonates with Orlando doughnut and coffee fans," says Cindy Bay, senior vice president of U.S. franchises and company stores for Krispy Kreme. "As Krispy Kreme continues its growth throughout the country, we are especially excited to bring new shops, new jobs, and a number of delicious new products to this community."
"Krispy Kreme is a great place to work. When you look at us, you see mouth-watering doughnuts. When we look at you, we see the future of our company. As one of the world's most enduring brands, Krispy Kreme will help you realize your potential and build a career that is sweeter than you could ever imagine," says Jenny Bellanca, authorized franchisee of Krispy Kreme Millenia.
Grand Re-Opening: Turning the Blaze into Glaze
Day Before Activities: Family Fun Activities and Line Participant Registration begins October 28, 2013 from 7-10 p.m. (Participant rules apply.)
Grand Re-Opening: October 29, 2013 at 6 a.m., registered line participants claim prizes:
- One free dozen Original Glazed® doughnuts every week for a year to the FIRST customer in line;
- Customers 2 through 100 receive one free dozen Original Glazed® doughnuts every month for a year;
- AND, the first 100 customers in line will receive a commemorative Grand Re-Opening t-shirt.
Posted by Amy at 11:18 PM