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Archive for Friday, May 1, 2015

Beach Lighting Rules Kick In With Start of Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Friday is the official start to sea turtle nesting season in central Florida. The turtles come out of the water usually at night to lay eggs in the sand. Jennifer Winters, with Volusia Countys Environmental Management Division, reminds people a lighting ordinance is now in effect for the protected sea turtle.
Published in NPR News

Spotlight: Orlando’s Hon Viet Group Keeps Vietnamese Culture Alive Through Dance

Its been 40 years since the Fall of Saigon and all week were looking at Orlandos Vietnamese population. Age is just a number for a group of Orlando Vietnamese retirees who dance for their country. Six members, average age 60 with no professional dance training, make up the group Hon Viet. Hon Viet means soul of Vietnam, and soul is certainly what you get when you watch this group perform.
Published in Central Florida News

Bluegrass & Art Festivals – Holy Grail & Derby Party

Live bluegrass bands, childrens activities, wildlife exhibits and vendor displays will be found at the Magnolia Park Bluegrass Festival at Magnolia Park at 2929 Binion Road Saturday 10am- 6pm. For info go to orangecountyparks.net Arts and crafts, live artist demonstrations, gourmet foods, chalk art and acoustic performers can be found at the St Johns River Festival of the Arts in downtown Sanford Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm at the intersection of Sanford Avenue and First Street. For info go to stjohnsriverartfest.com Orlando Shakes looks towards next season’s highly-anticipated musical, Monty Python’s Spamalot, with a screening of the classic Monty Python take on the Grail myth at their Dinner and Movie Night in the Park presenting Monty Python and the Holy Grail. ...
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