Calendar & Events

Falls Prevention Webcast

[ September 4, 2013; 9:00 am to 11:00 am. ] 5th Annual Older Adults Fall Prevention Webcast
“Preventing Falls – One Step at a Time”
Purpose: to provide health care professionals, coalitions/organizations, caregivers, and other individuals with quality information on falls prevention strategies.
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Celebrating Grandparents Fun Day Experience

[ September 8, 2013; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] In celebration of Grandparents Day on Sunday, September 8, 2013, all grandparents and their family members, including their grandchildren, are invited to celebrate grandparents and have a heartfelt family time at this event.

Orange County Regional History Center
65 East Central Blvd
Orlando, FL  32801

Ticket price: $20.00 per adult

Contact Sandy Isaacs at 407-272-7522 for additional information.

Medicare Birthday Party

[ September 11, 2013; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] SHINE will be hosting a Medicare Birthday Party at One Senior Place in Altamonte Springs.  There will be a presentation to inform you about Medicare and the important choices you have.

Cake and refreshments will be provided.

One Senior Place
715 Douglas Ave
Altamonte Springs, FL  32714

Please RSVP to Karen Precord at 407-949-6733.

Cool Season Home Vegetable Garden

[ September 12, 2013; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. September 14, 2013; 9:00 am to 10:30 am. ] Covers the basics about what to do in the vegetable garden in the cool season (October-March).  With the humidity and temperatures winding down there is a lot that can be done in the vegetable garden.  It is time for the leafy vegetables, root vegetables, and herbs.  Learn what works well at this time of year […]

Enhancing Neighborhood Safety

[ September 14, 2013; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Community Connections Workshop

Feeling safe in our home is important to how we feel about the place where we live.  When we feel safe in our neighborhood, we are more willing to get to know our neighbors and invest in making our neighborhood a better place.  Crime Prevention Experts will discuss the top crime and safety […]

Florida Friendly Lakeshore Landscapes

[ September 16, 2013; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Right plant, right place is the overriding principle in a Florida Landscape including the shoreline.  This presentation will guide you in making the best decisions for your shoreline landscape and help to protect the waterfront.

Orange County Extension Education Center
6021 S Conway Rd
Orlando, FL  32812


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2013 Plant & Garden Festival

[ September 21, 2013; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] A great day of fun, learning, and activity!

Take a tour of the Extension Center’s Exploration Gardens, visit our many plant vendors, participate in workshops with expert speakers, have your children enjoy some of the kids activities, browse the garden shop for treasures, enjoy the food trucks, buy a raffle ticket, or win a door prize!

Admission […]

True Love Ball

[ September 21, 2013; 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm. ] The Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center is celebrating its 29th year providing education and support services for those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias.  The True Love Ball is their “signature” fundraising event and helps the agency to continue providing critical services to caregivers in the community.

The event will include gourmet appetizers […]

National Falls Prevention Awareness Day

[ September 22, 2013; ] The National Council on Aging recognizes September 22, 2013 as the 6th annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day.  This year’s theme is Preventing Falls – One Step at a Time.  The Florida Department of Health, Injury Prevention Program and the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Community and Support Services encourages you host, support, market, […]

National Falls Prevention Awareness Day Event

[ September 23, 2013; 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. ] The 6th annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day will be observed on September 23, 2013 at the Florida Blue Centers to promote and increase public awareness about how to prevent and reduce falls among older adults.
This year’s theme, Preventing Falls- One Step at a Time, seeks to unite professionals, older adults, caregivers, and family members […]